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... i have been on abilify for just over a year now for schizophrenia and i couldnt be happier. after taking a cocktail of other meds in the past i found that by taking abilify most of the side effects i was used to just disappeared for example , my libido and sexual function returned, i dont feel tired , my weight hasnt been altered, i dont find it hard to get out of bed anymore... (25 replies)
... lamictal side effects? ... (4 replies)
... Although side effects from quetiapine are not common, they can occur. ... (26 replies)

... gested a journal detailing what she eats and what kind of rest and stress she has each day to try and find out if any of those things affect her tremors or other side effects. I'm also hoping that others will respond. While I am not bp, I am truly hoping for a much better understanding so that I can help her understand it. ... (26 replies)
... k up with tiny doses, the mania began disappearing, but so did the anger, rage and impatience, ect. I realized that I was a more pleasant me even without my fun side of mania. I actually liked it. My husband noticed a difference and he liked it. And my creativity didn't really leave. ... (9 replies)
ECT? your views
Feb 3, 2010
... about ECT before deciding to say "yes". You will be screened pre ECT for anything that might complicate your response to the procedure. ... (11 replies)
ECT anyone
Aug 16, 2009
... I underwent my first ECT yesterday and have been feeling horrible since then. My periods started a week early and there is very less coherence in my actions. ... (7 replies)
... tweaking with different meds before you feel a difference. 2litres of water sounds about right but the thirst will ease off. i too hate the idea, thought of ect. side effects sound very extreme. ... (11 replies)
... Thanks for the vivid description of ECT. I was wondering what it was and wondering if it would be of help to me, I have problems with a lot of side effects with different meds and now I know it's not a med. ... (11 replies)
... A couple of years back they ran a series of ECT on me as nothing else was working but due to health complications it needed to be stopped. ... (11 replies)
... treat Epilepsy and the kind I have is used almost exclusively for BP. I have almost lost track of the hypomania I used to experience, but I am still BP. The only side effects of the implant is with your voice when it is pulsing. I dont expect to go off of meds, but some people do, or at least decrease them as a result. ... (11 replies)
... The side effects on ECT are suppost to be minimal... If anyone has recived this treatment I would gladly take your advice.. ... (11 replies)
Apr 1, 2007
... Since I have been on every med known to mankind and my doc wanted to treat the severity of my depression, ECT was recommended. I began ECT treatments while an inpatient and continued them as an outpatient. ... (14 replies)
Mar 31, 2007
... I have seen some positive things about ECT but more negative than good. ... (14 replies)
Mar 31, 2007
... term memory loss and confusion are the usual side effects immediately after the treatment, but these go away. ... (14 replies)
Mar 31, 2007
... I have done some reading and it sounds horrible the side effects. I have found very very few testimonies that it works. ... (14 replies)
Apr 14, 2005
... My husband and I considered ECT during his last depressive episode. I did a lot of research, and it was scary to think about, but it was a very bad time and we were desperate. ... (5 replies)
... Wow! thanks everybody for all the info on ECT. I am somewhat relieved by your research. ECT still sounds like such a barbaric thing to do (shades of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"). What about clinical trials on new meds? Has anyone had any luck with something like that? My daughter (her name is Charity) seems to get so distressed and frustrated over the tremors and I... (26 replies)
... I've known folks in a support group that got ECT regularly. ... (26 replies)
... Me again. I've spent the evening trying to research ECT. There doesn't seem to be allot out there about ECT and bipolar. What's out there seems to be mostly theory. Maybe you guys saw something I didn't. ... (26 replies)

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