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... Again, what you describe sounds like major depression aggravated by an anxiety disorder. Major depression is serious stuff. We are not undermining what you feel by saying that you are may be incorrectly diagnosed with Bipolar. ... (8 replies)
... nderstand. I would seriously get a second opinion from another pdoc. These bipolar meds are seriously heavy stuff. I don't understand why your doc would diagnose you as bp because you were crying because your bf broke up with you. I don't know. Does that make any sense to you? ... (8 replies)
... t off and on for the last several years for depression, and have tried all the SSRI's, Welbutrin, Effexor etc, as well as some stuff for ADHD that just seemed to make me wired and jittery. Welbutrin has always been helpful, it at least seems to "sharpen" me up some and clear out some of the brain fog. ... (5 replies)

Nov 21, 2010
... about it, it's because I'm bipolar. My mom cries and says she can't understand why I'm not doing better since I've been going to weekly therapy and have been on Lithium and Xanax for the last three months. ... (3 replies)
... randomness. He seemed to encourage them and understand how I felt. I never had as melodramatic lows as he did though. ... (12 replies)
... fire You went and you are on your way to getting better....yipppppeeee!!! ... (14 replies)
... is front page! You should tune in. Not necessarily for your daughter though, more for you. Getting back to the meds. ... (18 replies)
... Ive been bipolar since "87" on Lithium since "93", There are a couple of others here tha a long term Lithium users and very full of wisdom. ... (3 replies)
Lithium Questions
May 30, 2005
... I am confused. So you were taking lithium for about 2 weeks, and your symptoms seemed to be much improved? ... (12 replies)
Dec 22, 2003
... ote, Effexor,and Keppra because I am Bi Polar and my psych put me on Metadate for my attention deficent. Can anyone tell me what are the side effects of Lithium, how long does it take to get started in your systemand if it works good for you? ... (8 replies)
... uly helped my ADHD, but there has always still been my horrible irritability issue that we can't get under control. I snap at my kids, my spouse, my dogs.... I feel it coming on and I just burst. I'm not violent, I have never punched anybody, I don't hit walls....I just yell. And I hate it. ... (0 replies)
... There are a lot of other meds out there for us, its just a matter of how different meds effect your individual body, and which side effects are the most manageable to you. ... (2 replies)
... Krenzelect, Lamictal is an anti-epilepsy drug that has secondary benefits for Bipolar patients - with particular emphasis on the depression side of Bipolar, whereas Lithium mainly helps with the Hypomania/Mania side. In the latter part of last year I was in continued Bipolar-related Major Suicical Depression, again and again and again. Two years ago I tried to take my life... (9 replies)
... Hey Wendy, Thx again for ur reply to me ur very kind. Im trying to read ur reply but my eyes are that sore from crying i cant even focus properly,let alone type aswell. I will read it again 2morrow ok. I may be feeling better!! ha what a F**** laugh that is. Sorry my anger again. I need to get on some abilify or maybe lithium?? I dont know. sweet dreams. ... (23 replies)
... with Cyclithimia, I have been incorrectly prescribed AD's which have had little effect or at nest increased the highs, so onwards we go with treatment. I do not feel ashamed or worried but disappointed by the total lack of support from any friends or family that are aware of the situation. ... (3 replies)
... hi again. glad to hear you sound so hopeful. yeah as kat said the trying of new meds can get so old after a while. weaning off the prozac sounds better than just stopping it. ... (9 replies)
... very bad nausea and vommiting, and so dizzy i can barely stand,i had to go to the hospital and go on an IV for afew days. Anyways i guess what i would suggest is make sure your dr does your lithium levels properly and does all the other necessary tests to avoid some potentially serious problems. ... (25 replies)
... thank you both for coming to my aide. ... (23 replies)
... My husband just got denied life insurance becasue he disclosed that he was taking Lithium. This disclosure spurred further investigation and that was that. The Lithium is the only thing that has changed since he had his last Life Insurance review. It hurt him and "took him down a notch" and it's pure unethical BS..... ... (11 replies)
... Well.........I have BPD n Bipolar and you just gave me a read about myself. The BPD exaggerates everything emotional. I have had it since I was 12 and I am 32 now. ... (2 replies)

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