There is ongoing research to see if there is a potential connection
between diabetes and Alzheimer's but it hasn't been confirmed yet.
It would depend on the cause of the dementia as to whether
its a condition that can be inherited or not.
What type of symptoms are you experiencing? Have you been
treated for depression before?
There should be options as regards
insurance if you need help. Some mental health clinics have
sliding scale fees. Some people might be eligible for Medicaid
or if working and it is in their state the Medicaid Buy in program
for working people with disabilitie...
Anxiety disorder can cause mental changes
but some of what you are describing
does sound like psychosis although
only a psychiatrist could provide a conclusive diagnosis.
It would be worth seeing a psychiatrist
and explain to them what is happening
so they could diagnose and treat these concerns
within their clinical discretion.
Medicaid generally is supposed to respond on the time frame it says
on the form. However sometimes they can lose track of
the information so its important to call the office
that is processing it from time to time.
Also keep a record of any paperwork that
is part of the process. As well any information
you send them should be sent certified mail retur...
It would be very unsafe due to physical withdrawal symptoms to
stop the medications at once. There should be a way you
can obtain coverage for the medications. For example
there is the Patient Assistance Program where the companies
that produce the medications can if a person is eligible and falls between
the gaps with insurance coverage provide them ...
Sometimes it can be helpful to write down any specific concerns
you have had to remember to tell your psychiatrist. I do that when I need
to. If these concerns occur at intervals and stabilize for a while
I tell them about this as well. That way they can better
to know how to adjust things to have the episodes under control
and also keep track of them...
NAMI friends and family support groups can be helpful as regards
exchanging ideas as regards coping skills. Withdrawing from people and having difficulty taking care of personal concerns can be part of the negative symptoms of schizophrenia which often impact on a person's functioning. Medication should be able to treat this. However, antipsychotics ...
The antipsychotics from Abilify onwards are in a slightly class
of antipsychotic and are less likely to cause these side effects
although they still can occur. As the other post noted
each person responds differently to each medication
and it can take time to find one that a person can both tolerate
and respond to well.
The medication I am taking h...
The two medications do have a potential to interact.
It would be worthwhile to ask your psychiatrist
if this is a potential interaction and if so is it
anything of concern or not. Also if there
are other causes what might be occurring.
Then they can make a determination
within their professional discretion
as to the appropriate follow up. Also keep...
This can be very common with withdrawal symptoms
when medications are discontinued abruptly
and it can be unsafe. Perhaps you could go to a walk in clinic
to be able to be able to have the medication so that
the withdrawal symptoms don't become worse.
Also it would be worthwhile to speak to your pharmacist
and also if needed have your psychiatri...
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