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  1. P

    Is Lithium causing memory loss??

    I take two medications that cause memory loss (as indicated in the side effects that every prescription comes with). I take 900 mg of lithium per day for 7 years now. It's weird my dose has never needed to be adjusted, I'm always at a .08 (or .8 I dont know) but I've also been on xanex. My dose...
  2. Gajolene

    ‘Gluten Brain': Wheat Cuts Off Blood Flow To Frontal Cortex

    'Gluten Brain': Wheat Cuts Off Blood Flow To Frontal Cortex | Wake Up World As far back as 1954, reports of the full or partial resolution of schizophrenia following a gluten free diet began to surface in the medical literature. We covered this remarkable pattern of associations in a previous...
  3. Gajolene

    How WHOLE Turmeric Heals The Damaged Brain

    Quoting from the article How WHOLE Turmeric Heals The Damaged Brain | GreenMedInfo | Blog Entry Now, an exciting new study published in the journal Stem Cell Research & Therapy provides additional support for the concept that curcumin alone is not enough to explain the healing power of...
  4. V

    Scared to read my journal

    Basically, it's something i havent done for personal reasons, im affraid of what's in there and well...... simply put 3 months when i was in one of the sections i didnt talk at all to anyone and another patient later described me as a vegetable, i dont even remember anything from that period of...
  5. shaky

    Schizophrenia and Alzheimers have same weak spot

    The brain has a weak spot for Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia, according to UK scientists who have pinpointed the region using scans. The brain area involved develops late in adolescence and degenerates early during ageing. At the moment, it is difficult for doctors to predict which...
  6. F

    My therapist says I'm done. But I'm not.

    :cry: Female. 19. I have been living with Depression and Anxiety for almost 4 years. I started college last fall, and things declined rapidly (complicated, but not the point here). To keep it simple, I was doing poorly enough that my therapist (of about a year and a half) recommended I go to...
  7. cpuusage

    Rewriting Our Negative Stories.

    Rewriting Our Negative Stories. | elephant journal
  8. FallenAngel

    So Much For The 21st Century

    New century right? New world right? Acceptance right? Wrong! These past 2 days have really had me on the borderline. I am struggling and the option of a lif ending event is ever appealing. I won't go into detail about yesterday, but today hit a nerve. 2 weeks ago the main boss of the...
  9. F

    Cannabis prevents negative behavioral, physiological effects of traumatic events, rat study shows

    Cannabis prevents negative behavioral, physiological effects of traumatic events, rat study shows Administering synthetic marijuana (cannabinoids) soon after a traumatic event can prevent PTSD-like (post-traumatic stress disorder) symptoms in rats, caused by the trauma and by trauma reminders...
  10. cpuusage

    Mindfulness Helps People Live with Schizophrenia

    Mindfulness Helps People Live with Schizophrenia | Mad In America July 1, 2014 Researchers report in the British Journal of Psychiatry that the ancient Buddhist practice of mindfulness meditation can help people live with schizophrenia symptoms. In the study, 107 outpatients in China with...
  11. F

    Schizophrenia – caused by demons?

    “The causes of schizophrenia have been the subject of much debate”, and the debate is now extended with a new possibility proposed by Dr. Kemal Irmak, of the High Council of Science, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey. In the June 2014 issue (Volume 53, Issue 3, pp 773-777) of the...
  12. cpuusage

    Journal Explores Connections Between Religion & Mental Health

    Journal Explores Connections Between Religion & Mental Health | Mad In America
  13. S

    I think I have TD

    Tardive Dyskenesia. I wink alot. Sometimes wink, sometimes my head, arms, legs will twitch violently. I have been going on and off anti-psychotics since 2007. I am now on 100 mcg injected Invega. I am in a complete mess. I have no diagnosis right now. I noticed that my mother shows signs of...
  14. firestorm

    Back in the real world

    I had a very bad time since Wednesday after returning to work. Started dissociating very badly on Thursday. Will it ever end. Anyway, I just woke up from sleeping almost for 24 hours after my psychiatrist gave me a dose of zyprexa. Feel very groggy still, but much clearer. I mentioned to him...
  15. R

    Reclaiming my home

    In the past few years I have really let my home go. The place badly needs redecorating and cleaning. I have decided to try and make it a challenge to get it really cosy and the way I want it to look before winter. I don't know if this is a BP2 start a big project thing or not, but for now I am...
  16. Shiro

    Tips on maintaining Mental Health?

    As of currently I do not see a counselor or doctor. I am not on medications. I have depression and anxiety. As of the last two days I've been feeling "up" mostly. I have been maintaining myself through a journal with: Advice, Goals, & Worksheets/Analysis of Self. Anything that I could add to...
  17. Lincoln1990

    I'm out

    Put in my journal. Sorry.
  18. A

    British Journal of Psychiatry Editorial Urges Rethinking the Use of Antipsychotics

    British Journal of Psychiatry Editorial Urges Rethinking the Use of Antipsychotics British Journal of Psychiatry Editorial Urges Rethinking the Use of Antipsychotics | Mad In America
  19. kikid

    sitting here with tears of sadness and joy!

    so i have been updating my journal!!! how emotional is it for me to write! :nod2:
  20. C

    Gaslighting, invalidation, assertiveness, and psychological self-defence

    Gaslighting, invalidation, assertiveness, and psychological self-defence I have a lot of trouble writing clearly and succinctly about the topic of mental illness. I have even more trouble writing clearly and succinctly about the unnamed topic of a kind of no man's land that appears to exist...
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