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I've never considered that I might be bipolar because of the way "highs" are described online. But I think I misunderstood what it meant. When I'm "high" I feel like I have to do lots of stuff and become hyper... I start cleaning the house like crazy and having to do lots of work. I've also found it a lot harder to sleep. I'll feel exhausted, but my mind's like "I have to do stuff."

And I've had periods of depression every so often, mixed with the anxiety, but it seems a lot more drastic now. Like one day I'm hyper, the other I am so so depressed.

I'm thinking about going to the GP and telling them. What do I say? Ask them to test me or something?

I don't want to sound like a hypochondriac, after being diagnosed with GAD and whatnot... But I want answers and if necessary, I want to try a different medication. The fluoxetine just didn't work, so maybe it's not the right thing.
 

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I would express my concern to a physician who could then refer to me down the right avenue, if I were you.
 

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Asking your GP before panicking is always a good idea.
Also, who prescribed you Flouxetine? Anyone who prescribed that should be able to know if you should consult with a specialist.
Well I haven't seen my psychologist (who prescribed the fluoxetine) since the start of summer. I carried on seeing my psychiatrist until recently, as she thinks I should try to "see how things go on my own", which I was totally cool with. At the time. This is more a recent worry.

Truth be told, I really didn't like my psychologist. I'll go to the GP, but if they just refer me to the same person... I don't know. I'll probably just have to suck it up and go, but whatever.
 
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