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Losing Lithium’s Side Effects, Gaining Sodium Valproate

Lithium has caused some nasty side effects for me over the past few years.  I did not even realize that my symptoms were likely a direct result of the drug despite working very closely (once weekly) with my psychiatrist.  I

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Binge Update 1

I did not binge for 3 weeks.  It was weird.  I started on Latuda about the same time, but I do not know if that is the reason or not.  I did not have as much of an appetite.  Other

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BP II and Weight Loss Surgery

I mainly binge because of my mental health. How will I control that? What are the consequences if I do binge? I still believe somehow I can pull myself up by my bootstraps despite failing on every diet I have tried. Then part of me KNOWS I cannot.

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Posted in Actions, Binge Eating, Health, Medical

Famous Folks Fighting It – Stephen Fry, Robbie Williams?

Anyway, this documentary is entertaining and ideal to share with non-bipolar folks so they get a more realistic and less-freaked-out understanding of the disease.

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Bipolar II & Binge Eating Disorder (BED)

The drugs I take in case you are wondering are:

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