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Question about Topamax
Hi I'm a 48 year old female who had her first full blown mania with psychotic features that started in...More
Posted by bipolar1217
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BiPolar Onset in College Student
Interested in Dr. Golberg's perspective on BiPolar onset in college students and the role of alcohol and...More
Posted by An_259778
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Bipolar and high anxiety- Dr. G
Dr. G, I'm wondering if I should contact my doctor due to issues of anxiety along with low mood. My...More
Posted by asurvivor777
Regarding Lamictal Infrequent Side Effects arising...
Dear friends, I've been climbing the ladder of Lamictal's doses. I reached 100 mg safely. Now on 150 mg, i...More
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Poll on depakote and lithium effectiveness
I just posted, but I thought maybe I would try out a poll to see people's thoughts. Thanks for your...More
Posted by carolinewriter

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Is depakote combined with lithium effective in treating bipolar?
  • I only take depakote but it is effective
  • I only take lithium but it is effective
  • Both are effective together
  • They don't work together
  • Depakote isn't effective (didn't have another space for lithium)
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Is anyone on lithium and depakote for bipolar? Or ...
Hey I have been diagnosed with having bipolar for about a year and a half now, and have tried so many...More
Posted by carolinewriter
In one word......
What's your answer to the following question? - Mine is below the picture. FEAR ...More
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
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Good morning
Good morning everyone! I hope that everyone has a good day! I saw a few questions that I like and thought we all...More
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
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Dr. G . Klonopin tapering down & arm tremors
A few weeks ago I started weaning off my Klonopin after being on it for over 10 yrs. I was on 3mg. Img three...More
Posted by topazz55
Rectal bleeding, and sores
About three days ago I had anal sex. Afterward I bled a little bit but nothing bad. The next day I was...More
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Mixed Cycling on Geodon?
Dear Dr. Goldberg, I was dx'd in 2008, with Bi-Polar II, and was taking Lamictal, Abilify, Wellbutrin and...More
Posted by kathyb66
Tamiflu and bipolar is a NO!
I know this discussion is old. But I am posting this in the hopes that it might help someone. I think this is a...More
Posted by hc477
What A Day This Has Been (2 Days, Actually).
These are words from a musical that I can't remember the name or author of, but it goes something like "What...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
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Dr G: Sleep and bipolar
Hi Dr. G! How many nights of missed sleep are concerning to mental health? What if I have no noticeable...More
Posted by monkeybee
Finally got letter
I got a letter about 4 months ago from Social Security, saying that it was time for them to do my disability...More
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
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do i have to?
I prefer going back to bed, but will do everything in my power to stay up. Need to do the errands I didn't do...More
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
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Good morning!
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"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
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Diagnosed today - Bipolar 2
Just diagnosed with Bipolar II today. Ironically, I'm relieved. I've been depressed/anxious for about 10...More
Posted by kates2424
TRIGGER - Not feeling well
Good morning, or afternoon for some TRIGGER I'm not doing well. I know that I will one day find the way to...More
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
Posted by ddnos
HypoMania- How long will It last this time?
Hello everyone, I am currently wide awake after trying to sleep for a few hours, so I thought I would write...More
Posted by An_259798

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