Depression: Depression & Related Conditions

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I feel like I am going crazy

I am 22 years old, mother of a 9 month old. I was diagnosed with high anxiety, depression and an eating disorder at 14. I have never wanted to take meds. I have always had my ups and downs but since I had my son, it feels like nothing but downs. I cannot focus, I am easily agitated with anything and everything, my hair is falling out, I get frequent migraines. A few nights ago I passed out at the store (and no I am not pregnant again). I have IBS which doesn't help with my eating disorder. My grandmother and brother are Bi-polar/Manic Depressive, I don't want to believe that I am too, but I don't know what else to consider.. Any advice?

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