"Hello and welcome to the forum,
I am just coming out of the depression episode that has been going on since about November of last year. I am also text book bipolar.
I can tell you that the anti-depressant might help but I am trying t..."
"He really needs to get back out there but at this point it is going to have to be baby steps. He won't be able to add too much to his life because he won't have the energy to keep it up but there is hope. If he can re-activate some of ..."
"It is possible but only the dr can help you to uncover what is physical and what is mental. You have e lot going on right now and a lot of treatment has to be done so if they give you something that is supposed to help your mood it woul..."
"I met a lady in treatment one time with the same sort of problem you are facing. She had Graves disease and was being treated for the possibility of having BP. She made a good case to me as far as why she didn't believe she had BP and ..."
"You must have felt very secure to be able to sleep like that. I can only assume that you have had a lot on your mind. When we have a hard time in the physical world sometimes our minds will have a desire to stay in the dream world for ..."
"A lot of us do not want to believe that the gifts we have is a curse that needs to be treated with meds. It is a personal decision that has consequences either way. It is nice to know that if it gets out of control there are medication..."
"Yes it seems that 100mg is the magic number. Any less than that will cause some depression but I have found that less than 100mg is perfect to take during a panic attack. It calms you down but not really to the point of depression.
"I definitely agree with that. 50mg is a good dose for me to have on hand for a panic attack but that is about all it is good for. At one time I was on 400 for my therapeutic dose and also had a prescription for 25 mg which I would take..."
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