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Bipolar Disorder Community
Bipolar Disorder is also known as "Manic Depressive Disorder". This forum is for questions and support for people with, or for loved ones of people with Bipolar Disorder. The forum covers topics ranging from Aggressive Behavior, Affect on friends and Family, Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Appetite Changes, Chronic Pain, Denial, Depression, Difficulty Concentrating, Euphoria, Guilt, Manic Depression, Medications, Mood Swings, Poor Judgment, and Sleep Disorders
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Ever since i was 10 i became alittle salty. Anyone who touches my i get mad easily. Even alittle noisy i started to make a post of nearly...
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20146022 tn?1493513073
I've noticed that I have a really hard time adjusting when I change from Depressive to Manic... specifically having to do with getting th...
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What are some good medications for bipolar other than topamax (what I am on now) that still make you lose weight? I have been on this med...
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My father and my grandfather both have bipolar disorder and recently I feel like my entire world is crumbling around me. Nothing bad is h...
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I have been on geodon, an antipsychotic, for around ten years. I just went through a temporary taper, I found I was in withdrawal and had...
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Now i only took risperidone(2mg) for about 25 days and recently stopped taking it one day ago now i was wondering how long does it stay i...
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20210433 tn?1492548130
I feel like a robot. I can not cry. I have not cried in years. I am sick of living like this. I feel damaged. Everyone treats me like ...
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I've noticed with pictures of my family members I can tell by the look in their eyes regardless of their facial expression which pictures...
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20187928 tn?1492014668
I've been taking risperidone (4mg daily) 2x 2mg and valproic acid (500mg daily) 2x 250 for more than 8 years. How to proper tapper those ...
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HELP?! I'm hurting. I have had major depressive disorder as well as, generalized anxiety and attention deficit disorder for the past 4...
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569026 tn?1216985893
HI there. I have a long history of "stuff". Taken several SSRIs in the past for anxiety. Adderall XR for ADD, Wellbutrin too. I have been...
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Since March 1st, Im recently down to 10mg a day of methadone. I do take xanax once a day and 1 trazadone at night. Pysch RNP wants to ad...
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I am Type 1, rapid cycling, bipolar. I currently am taking Symbyax, Lamictal, and Adderall. I take ativan as needed, but I find it doesn'...
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2010625 tn?1329375656
I just started latuda 80mg. I got akathisia from it so my doctor put me on cogentin. I am not sure the cogentin is working though. Does i...
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My 3 year old daughter is due to switch from Risperdol to Abilify this week (has autism and possible schizophrenia or bipolar with halluc...
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I'm 18 and have been taking lithium ever since I was 14. Does drinking alcohol affect the lithium levels? I'm in no means an alcoholic be...
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I was taking risperdal for 6 month (4MG) and stopped "cold turkey" as the doctor suggested. now for 2 month i am having insomnia. can not...
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I just weaned myself off risperdal and lamictal and I have terrible insomnia. Maybe it's just coincidental because I'm 51 and probably pe...
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Hi, I had been on Risperdal for about 15 months and I recently stopped taking Risperdal. First of all, my periods which had stopped short...
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My question is that whether it is normal to encounter Insomnia and sleep disturbances while tapering Risperidone and if yes how many shar...
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