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bipolar medication is extremely sensitive

dubblemonkey

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Lithium
Seroquel
Sodium Valproate

others...

interesting that lithium and sodium are both very active 'metals' in the elements

in fact?... they are 'salts'

ever wonder why you got fucking fat!

lithium is a salt...sodium is a salt... the body tries to dilute itself
you are not fat you are just full of fucking water.

what happens when you eat chips covered in salt?

fucking thirsty yeah!

lithium is a poison
sodium is a poison

if you have a complaint during medication treatment?

the fucking doctor has 100% less knowledge than you do

if you feel uncomfortable on the lithium and likewise chemicals

the only time in you sick life is to get some confidence and say NO

lithium makes you fat and kills your personality
some likewise antipsychotics kill your personality and make you fat on water
 
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There is always associated risk with taking medication. They can be hard on the body. It becomes a question of if the the medication reduces symptoms of disorder for you or not. Or if the side effects outweigh therapeutic effects. Quite a few medications also alter how fat is deposited and stored. It is why you can gain a lot of weight on them. If these drugs are killing your personality you may well be on the wrong ones. I had a good solid four years of stability on Lithium. Sadly it became less effective over time and the side effects of going higher ceased to be worth it.
 
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I have been on medication for bipolar disorder for almost 20 years. Of course I have tried so many different varieties through the years but Abilify has worked the best for me and then antidepressants and throw in there an anti-anxiety. I have a reaction to the Abilify, my eyes experience a seizure or a reaction to the medication so they throw in the mix an anti-seizure med also. I definitely had and have now weight issues. Over the years the abilify meds lost their effectiveness and I started trying other anti-psychotics and eventually was put on the Abilify Mantana 400 mg injectable. It is supposed to last 28 days but I start feeling not myself, body aches, anxious, moody, my actual bones ache. It's difficult to explain but i can assure you it's not pleasant. I wish that there was a way that I could receive my injectable sooner but my insurance will not cover it. The injectable costs over $2,000 and as you can imagine I'm unable to afford that every month. Naturally, I have weight gain with it as well. Don't get me wrong I am grateful that I'm "stable" but at what cost? I was wondering if anyone else experiences weight gain with Abilify and have a similar result from taking the Abilify injectable?
 
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