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How do I talk to my psychiatrist about my thoughts feelings etc. without confusing him?

Posted 31 Oct 2012 by johncoo6 8 answers

i notice with my last psychiatrist i just rambled on and on about whatever came into my head i didnt think there was anything wrong with it because im being honest but i realized some of the things i would say werent relevant to my real condition (whatever i have) ya know when your in a ...

Hi guys, just wanted to share the good news I got today?

Posted 7 Nov 2012 by Delila 14 answers

I have just become an auntie for the first time! My sister gave birth this afternoon to a little boy - Harrison James - 8lb 9oz. She was in labor for 24 hours and eventually had a caesarian at lunchtime today. Sorry, i know this isn't a question but wanted to share the joy! : )

Why do medications for mental illness cause weight gain?

Posted 5 Apr 2015 by LaylaDusty 5 answers

It seems that every drug I've taken for my panic disorder and bipolar disorder cause weight gain. I took a "medication vacation" for a year, and my weight decreased dramatically. After years of taking medications for my disorders, my weight gain has put me in the obese category. The ...

What is the difference between symbicort and dulera?

Posted 15 Feb 2012 by huskerfanrn 3 answers

what ingredients are different/same?; are psychiatric side effects same/different?

Obesity - I have gained weight from taking psychiatric medicines. I am bipolar and can not stop?

Posted 17 Feb 2010 by bcindyfree 7 answers

... taking them yet until my doctor sees that I no longer need the medicine. I am 5'5 and weight 225lb. Will joining a gym help me to lose weight and keep it off? A gym can be expensive. I do not want to pay too much. I do yoga at home and it helps with my back pain but does not burn off much ...

Hi guys... I have been having a rough time lately. Who knows a lot about major side effects?

Posted 21 Mar 2012 11 answers

I am so miserable... gained at least 25 pounds of water weight in less than 2 weeks. I have total body edema, called anasarca, it actually is really painful, especially legs as you can feel the edema in your thighs and your lil tootsies look like eploding watermelons. I feel like stopping all but ...

Hello all! I am increasing my Seroquel back up to 200mg from 150mg, how long should it take to?

Posted 31 Dec 2011 by Delila 7 answers

notice the difference? Has anyone had any experience? BTW, happy new year to you all!!

Psychiatric Disorders - I need name of psychiatric medication for restlessness,emptiness,loss of?

Posted 17 Jun 2011 by iqbalsyed 6 answers

... hope,anxiety, no interest in daily chores,OCD,Paranoid schizophrenia with psycotic symptoms,bipolar disorder, schizoaffective disorder bipolar type,body dysmorphia,low attention spam,lack of concentration

Anyone else had adverse psychiatric reactions to methylprednisone oral 21pill 6 days?

Posted 23 Jul 2013 by stephenevaile 6 answers

I took the entire 21 pill 6 day dose pak as prescribed and directed, within 2 days my bipolar went hypomanic for about 5 days then I awoke with homicidal ideation towards my wife. I am 41 years sober/clean. I started VA mental health 8 months ago and have been prescribed; Quetiapine 50mg/day, ...

Psychiatric Disorders - My 11 year old daughter was diagnosed with OCD in January although I?

Posted 26 Aug 2009 by worriedandconcerned 4 answers

... think it may have started last summer. She is currently taking 100 mg of Zoloft, which took 5 months for her psychiatrist to increase it to that level. She is also taking .25 mg of Klonopin daily. Recently in the past several weeks she has begun new rituals, and has started taking baths and/or ...

Traumatic childhood any advise? I kno this is long but plz take time2 read and HELP!?

Posted 8 Apr 2011 by Saraj2009 2 answers

well as a child me my brother and my mom were all physically, emotionally, and verbally abused for few years by her boyfriend at the time. I cant go into detail wat happened bc its hard for me 2talk about and hate re-living it, but these are just very very few things that i expierienced, both me ...

How long does it stay in the body? Saphris?

Posted 6 May 2011 by Princess22008 1 answer

I just want to know how long it takes for the body to metabolize this medication. I know for example, Lithium, needs to build up in your system, Is Saphris one like that or does it rise and fall through the day. I take 10mg twice a day and seem to be doing pretty well on this.

How long til it works? Lamictal?

Posted 21 Jun 2011 by Princess22008 4 answers

I was just prescribed Lamictal to go along with my other meds and was wondering how long it takes to work? It was given to me for depression and stabilizing moods. I already take Saphris and Trazadone.

Vitamin D deficiency?

Posted 20 Jun 2012 by Princess22008 2 answers

I got the test results from doctor today and I have to take 50,000 units weekly for 16 weeks. I can't spend alot of time in the sun due to meds already taking. Is there some other way that I can treat this without taking more pills?

Psychiatric Disorders - my 8 year old son has been diagnosed with adhd,odd,depression,behaviorissues

Posted 22 Apr 2013 by meliver1977 3 answers

I have had him in and out of therapist,dr.psychiatrist, and at the u of m for diagnosis he has been on diff meds since he has been 3 I am at the point that I dont know what to do to help him

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