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Hints for surviving psych meds

Taking medications can be the pits.  Will they work?  Do the side effects render people bed-ridden?  Are the pills horse pills, too big to swallow?  Do I turn into a pumpkin when I forget to take my meds?  Understanding that few people like taking pills, here are some hints about keeping up with your medications.… Continue reading Hints for surviving psych meds

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Medications for Depression

Antidepressants are used for the treatment of depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions.  They don’t cure depression, but they’re very effective at reducing symptoms and improving quality of life.  Sometimes the first antidepressant you take will work just fine, but if it doesn’t reduce your symptoms or it causes side effects that bother you,… Continue reading Medications for Depression

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Medications for bipolar and mood swings

Medications are an essential part of the plan when it comes to bipolar disorder.  The right treatment can make a world of a difference. But figuring out which one is the right one can be challenging. Here’s a little information about mood-stabilizing medications to help you along. What are mood stabilizers used for? Mood stabilizers… Continue reading Medications for bipolar and mood swings