Imagine What Would Happen If We Stopped Taking Our Pills? 💊

It makes you wonder though doesn’t it? Or maybe it doesn’t? But it definitely has made me ponder the question of what would happen, if anything, detrimentally to myself or others. Medication is prescribed on the basis of the pro’s outweighing the cons. Seeing the amount of cons potentially each one individually could bring inContinue reading “Imagine What Would Happen If We Stopped Taking Our Pills? 💊”

Psychiatrist Appointment: Tuesday 2nd May, 2022

I’ve got my appointment this coming Tuesday that was originally scheduled for November last year. Due to the fact that the NHS, and especially the Mental Health sector is over stretched and under resourced, it’s nearly 6 months later than planned. I have still been in contact with my CMHT practitioner weekly and with startingContinue reading “Psychiatrist Appointment: Tuesday 2nd May, 2022”

And Then There Were 3…

Semisodium Valproate ❌ My psychiatrist has decided to taper me off the Depakote and hopefully, I will lose a little bit of weight the 4 psych meds have added to me. I don’t want to lose too much though as I’ve just finished buying clothes that fit me 😂 I’ll keep you updated with myContinue reading “And Then There Were 3…”

Is There a Link Between Calcium Levels & Lithium Therapy In Bipolar Disorder

I’m on with my reading and research on Lithium and I have a question about something that I was hoping somebody may be able to share their knowledge on it with me. Lithium in higher, therapeutic doses can inhibit the resynthesis of phosphatidylinostol diphosphate. This is why it is used for mania. Inositol triphosphate andContinue reading “Is There a Link Between Calcium Levels & Lithium Therapy In Bipolar Disorder”

Mass Formation Psychosis is Becoming More Dangerous Than Bipolar Induced Psychosis

After watching a video of Dr. Robert Malone on the current situation with the Covid-19 Pandemic it really resonated with me. Psychosis is a detached mental state from reality. The reality of your surroundings hidden from your perspective by your own consciousness, being persuaded by voices in your head flooding every single moment of yourContinue reading “Mass Formation Psychosis is Becoming More Dangerous Than Bipolar Induced Psychosis”

My Bipolar Review 📝

I’ve been writing a few things about my Bipolar and my medication etc etc. Thought I’d share it with you lovely lot and see if anyone can relate 👍 (Sorry about my scruffy handwriting btw)

Medication Change 💊

This week I have had a chat with my Psychiatrist about my medication. I’m constantly looking at the interactions of psychoactive medication and especially the ones used in Bipolar and Schizophrenia. I read as much as I can about people’s personal experiences with the different meds and I have formed my own catalogue of theContinue reading “Medication Change 💊”

Drugs Explained: Cocaine

South America is the biggest drug dealer in the world and North America are the biggest junkies Pablo Escobar Cocaine is a stimulant drug that’s made from the leaves of the South American coca plant. For thousands of years, indigenous people in the Amazon Rainforest and Andes Mountains have chewed coca leaves to get anContinue reading “Drugs Explained: Cocaine”

Living with Bipolar Disorder Explained: Bipolar Schizoaffective Disorder

This last week has been arguably the most surreal thing I’ve ever experienced. Also, its been arguably the most difficult. I’ve been chasing the shadows in my head and tied myself up in knots. One thing I can say is that you are certainly kept on your toes with mental illness. As I was fillingContinue reading “Living with Bipolar Disorder Explained: Bipolar Schizoaffective Disorder”

Medication Explained 💊

Antipsychotics What are atypical antipsychotics? Atypical antipsychotics are antipsychotics that are less likely than traditional antipsychotics to cause certain side effects, such as extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS). EPS are drug-induced movement disorders and include tremor, Parkinson’s-like symptoms (walking with a shuffle, mask-like facial features) and tardive dyskinesia this describes abnormal, repetitive facial movements such as lipContinue reading “Medication Explained 💊”

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