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... sure it's from the lithium. When I took myself off lithium, my skin was so beautiful. Even as I started with the lithium a year and a half ago, I had nice skin, but that didn't last long. ... (2 replies)
Come off lithium
Dec 5, 2006
... I know just how you are "feeling". Believe me. I come off Lithium during 5 episodes,however, I paid the price each time. ... (6 replies)
Come off lithium
Dec 5, 2006
... hey all, I have recently come off Lithium and have been feeling great got my sense of humour back which is wkd, got my sex drive back which is even better and life couldnt be better feeling great. ... (6 replies)

Coming off lithium
Nov 16, 2006
... my homeopath treated me naturally before and during stopping the drug. I'm afraid I can't remember how long it took me to wean off it or in which stages I came down from my original dose. ... (5 replies)
... Lamictal 200 and cymbalta 60 was AWESOME. My doc is a BAD doc and I switched. Primary is getting me off lithium fast. On 300 mg lamictal as of today, working towards no antidepressant or just 30 mg cymbalta. ... (8 replies)
Nov 11, 2009
... I'm not only getting nowhere, I am going backwards and am now only going through the motions with my psychiatrist and psychologist because I am certain now I will end it. ... (6 replies)
... years, along with Prozac, the combination seems to have sort of worked for me but I still suffer dramatic depressive periods and have never wanted to change the Lithium to an Anti Psychotic as sometimes has been suggested. ... (8 replies)
... I was wondering if anyone could tell me if they are or have been in the same boat as me. I have been on Lithium for 17 yrs straight. ... (3 replies)
Come off lithium
Dec 5, 2006
... Been off my lithium for about 4 months now. Still doing good. IF you feel you don't need it then let your doctor no. ... (6 replies)
... I have since lost 41 lb and now the diabetes is gone. Lamictal gave me the deadly rash, so I went off it. Lithium is very difficult to monitor and you must have blood tests frequently, because the toxic level is very easy to reach. ... (3 replies)
... i was on lithium for about a year as well, and i had a crystal clear complexion previous to taking the medication, when i started taking it, i started getting huge deep pimples under my skin on my face and back, and it was horrible! so i feel your pain!! ... (3 replies)
... ause I've not been up in awhile. And though I go days or weeks without sleeping it isn't because i'm up and about doing things. I'm actually laying in bed pissed off while i toss and turn trying to shut of my mind and the anxiety so i can get some sleep. ... (4 replies)
... Good questions. Be sure you are drinking lots of water. It is kind of an oxymoron but drinking H2O will help you lose water. Also, I was off Lithium for 3 days and I didn't notice a change. ... (3 replies)
... You could end up getting off Lithium Carbonate, but Serenity is Lithium Orotate and it is still lithium. ... (1 replies)
Come off lithium
Feb 19, 2014
... hat you describe. Since you are trying to stop Lithium, the only thing I can offer is my heart. I congratulate you for finding a wonderful guy and that you are getting married. Also, that you are starting a new career as a teacher. And most of all your courage for your decision to stop your meds and have a child. ... (1 replies)
I'm getting tired
Dec 31, 2006
... feeling tired too and I have not been involved with my spouse for as long as you guys. My husband walked out a few months ago after stopping his Lithium. He was off Lithium for about two weeks and before, during, and after that time I was the worse person in the world. ... (6 replies)
... Just saw your post, how are you getting along? ... (3 replies)
... really good points about misdiagnosis and getting a second opinion. This is very important. You should do it for your own health. ... (8 replies)
Come off lithium
Dec 5, 2006
... hey thanks all for the replies, I think really I know deep down whats going on and I know the feelings I am getting are not from being well they are the start of a manic. ... (6 replies)
... feelings have been capped off. I feel horrible but feel as if such a low dose of lithium couldn't be the problem. I went to the ER on Sunday and they preformed a ct scan and all appeared normal. ... (4 replies)

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