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Reply: Seroquel - question on doses
Dear San, About half or more of people who take Seroquel experience sedation due to its...More
Reply: Bipolar and Transgender
I agree with your statement as any changes to the body chemistry will conflict with medications.
Take from each day, all that it offers you, return to it, nothing less than the very best that you can offer.
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Reply: New life, same me!
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Reply: Bipolar and anger help
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Reply: Bipolar disorder and medicines
welcome to the board. not taking care of your physical health is not helping your mental health. you need to...More
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Reply: Slik and MC ~
got your addy in my contacts now.
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Reply: reasonable accommodations ?
As ad-on to what wellbeing said, is true that in order to be covered under the ADA and other Federal programs,...More
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
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Reply: legal question
Normally disclosure is in writing a letter from you psychiatrist to the top HR person which lays out the...More
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Reply: difference between mania and hypomania?
Mania exists only when your illness is Bipolar 1. Hypomania exist only in a disorder called bipolar 2. In...More
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Reply: I need to talk to someone, any help is appreciated...
Go to www.nami.org, there you'll find a map page that will give you information for your nearest NAMI...More
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Reply: Initial Appointment Question Dr G?
Dear wellbeing, Studies show that by someone's mid 30's, if they've had hypomanias but not...More
Reply: WARNING TRIGGER Feel like life choices are fatalis...
Welcome to the board! I don't think your fears are any different that most peoples. Who doesn't fear lack of...More
A little yoga goes a long way
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Reply: Bipolar disorder and religion
Hi Alex, Hyper-religousity is pretty common with many with bipolar. It comes in both manic and depressed...More
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Reply: hypomania questions Dr G
Lithium is truly the gold standard for most Bipolar 1s. After initial dosing for a crisis, maintain...More
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Reply: How to improve your mood
walking in the rain is fun too! Just bring an umbrella! More
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
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Reply: Happy Monday Bipolar Post
Debbie Doodles Dahling, We can pretend its any day that you want!! Still trying to find the right therapist...More
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Reply: Great News!
Awesome! Keep me posted.
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Bipolar myths
Many bipolar myths were created after 1992, I see many still persist. WebMD has a great article about the...More
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Reply: Executive Functioning question Dr. G?
Dear Stacy, Neuropsychological testing is done by a PhD or PsyD psychologist (not a psychiatrist)...More
Reply: Therapy Questions
Now days there is another alternative, I've used for selective problems with work or social situations,...More
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Reply: Is anyone taking Klonapin or Topamax
Hi Cindigal, I have never taken Klonapin but every anti-depressant/anti-anxiety medication I have ever taken...More
A little yoga goes a long way
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Reply: weird day yesterday
" If Congress does not act before 2016"More
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
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Reply: Dr. G - Anti-psychotic
Thank you Dr. G! I think I will go ahead and wait on the Abilify like I had planned but perhaps give my...More
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Reply: Poem - OT
Love it!!
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Reply: No one understands me including doctors
(TRIGGER) Dear Pets, It is hard to find others who are at the same place you are in this illness. There...More
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Reply: Possible Tyramine problem????
Hi whileyrout, I am not planning on going off Nardil - well - long story. But I went off Nardil 6 yrs ago and...More
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
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Reply: Two months
Do you know why you are crying? If not or even if you have a cause, crying for several months everyday is...More
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Reply: Dr. G re hallucinations or not
Dear David, It's possible that that medication combination wasn't helpful to you. It's unlikely...More
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Reply: How long does it take for Cymbalta to leave your s...
Its technically not withdrawal because your body isn't physically addicted, however after reading on many sites...More
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Job Search
For anyone who is, will be, or knows someone who is looking for a full or part time job, I found this website...More
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
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