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Jasong566

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I think i have schizophenia, I hear voices for years now and feel like my face and body are being pulled apart and it goes away and then I feel like I'm being raped. I don't know what to do to make it stop. I have a job it's hard to save money for a doctor I don't have insurance been thinking that I can order some medicine from Canada and have it shipped I get afraid of side effects so I haven't done it
 
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You can't really medicate yourself if you really have such an issue. You would have to be monitored by a pmed for at least 6 months and change your medication even weekly at first to adjust the doses and check for possible side effects. You shouldn't leave this and just try to cope with it, get yourself a visit to the cheapest psychiatrist available at first and start with some prescribed medicine (is usually very cheap)
 
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Buying medication online is far more expensive. On medication that is used to treat what you feel you might have, you would not be able to work straight away anyway, because of the side effects. They are very powerful and life changing, even at the lowest dose.
 
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What i mean is that you will need help from a psychiatrist to get the right medication at the right dose, and it takes time. It is not a 'one size fits all' thing.
 
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I wish voices were just that, voices, but they can have a physical effect on us. Mine messes around with my face all the time even whilst on medication.

I highly recommend seeing a professional and getting some proper medication but if you're unable to there is an alternative that may work for you with little to no side effects.

While I was waiting for a doctors appointment I researched anti-psychotics and found they inhibit the reuptake of Dopamine so I looked for herbal remedies that did the same and found three. Magnolia Bark, St John's Wort and Graviola all are Dopamine reuptake inhibitors and I chose Graviola in pill form and bought some from Amazon, As Dopamine is produced mostly while you're sleeping I took one before bed and one in the morning and this was one of the best things I did as they reduced the volume of my voice by around 80% and gave me back my focus and concentration, I continued to take the Graviola for 43 days without side effects until I was prescribed the pharmaceutical grade anti-psychotics which reduced the volume of my voice down even further and stopped him messing with my body for the most part and I could easily ignore him and get on with my life.
 
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St John's Wort is prescribed in some countries as an anti depressant. It is quite strong even though herbal. Many of these herbal medications can do damage to your body though, and there are many interactions too. This is in addition to what damage they can do to you mentally. If you have bipolar disorder, it is not a good idea to have st john's wort, for example.

Exercise and a healthy diet are an excellent place to start.
 
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