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Posts (21)

Jul 8, 2013 · How do you treat your bipolar disorder? in Mental Health

The main medication used for bipolar is mood stabilizers such as lithium, Lamictal, and Depakote. Other things given include antidepressants and antipsychotics.

Jul 8, 2013 · Ect treatments in Depression & Anxiety

The only side effects I have ever heard of from ECT are headaches, memory loss, and muscular discomfort. I would say your problems are not ECT related.

Jul 8, 2013 · Diagnosed with bipolar 2, wondering if in early-stage hypomania? in Mental Health

It is my understanding that tartive dyskinesia is caused by antipsychotics, not antidepressants.

Jul 8, 2013 · Burning Mouth Syndrome. I have it very severe. in Skin Health

Your rendition about the man in the nursing home goes against your belief that dental work – extractions – caused BMS as he had it before the extractions.

Jul 8, 2013 · Burning Mouth Syndrome. I have it very severe. in Skin Health

Shellb123 your experience is not typical. You have given your opinion which I disagree with. Klonopin is a fine medication if it is used appropriately. I have used it in the past and it was fine. I would use it again if necessary.

Jun 23, 2013 · Want to learn more about lymphedema in Heart & Blood Health

You might also try compression stockings

Dec 6, 2012 · Gallstones in Digestive Health

I had gallstones and ignored the pain for a long time and even thought it was acid reflux. I had to have emergency surgery laparoscopically I had gotten an infection and my gallbladder was inflamed, urine brown, severe pain. I later – a month later got pancreatitis because there was still blockage in the common bile duct which had to be removed. The pain of the pancreatitis was worse than the gallbladder. My advice is to get surgery before your problem gets severe or moves to pancreatitis as the only thing they can do for it is have you stop eating and flushing your body with IV fluids.