Hi All,   I've been reading up on the forum for the last few months and decided i might put a post in as would be keen to hear your thoughts and also share my experience.   I've been on Effexor XR for around 10 years in total. Original condition was OCD - obsessive thoughts about food poisoning and my food being drugged - didn't help that i would feel strange after eating food & then become anxious / paranoid about it. This resulted in depression along with inability to f