Rise in Drug-Related Suicide Attempts by Young Men Alarms Experts Misuse of prescription drugs part of problem, U.S. report finds “FRIDAY, June 17 (Health Day News) — U.S. emergency department visits for drug-related suicide attempts by young adult males rose 55 percent between 2005 and 2009, a government report says. “The misuse of prescription drugs [...]
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Valnoctamide Effective in Mania, Maybe Without Valproate’s Side Effects (February 3, 2011) “Valproate (Depakote), also known as divalproex sodium and valproic acid (VPA), is highly effective in the treatment of mania, seizures, and migraine. However, its use in pregnant mothers can cause birth defects and developmental delay. A closely related compound, valnoctamide, may not pose [...]
MANIA AND THE SUGAR TRAIL- CSA.com – 04/17/11 “Protein Kinase C, (PKC) the hottest discovery in the treatment of mania, is an enzyme known to rise with high blood sugar levels. It also plays a role in the immune system, apparently helping control infection by intracellular parasites. In fact Lyme disease, caused by intracellular bacteria, [...]
You can find the following article in it’s entirety at: Bipolar.About.com Medications for Bipolar Disorder: An Overview – Bipolar Medications Library By Marcia Purse, About.com Guide – Updated June 16, 2009 “Antidepressants Antidepressant medications are also used to treat bipolar disorder. An important thing to remember about antidepressants is that if they are not taken along [...]
Bipolar disorder can be managed…. when you take care of your ‘mental health’ by going to the doctors taking your meds, life is more then possible…. and it’s fun! Check out this article about a new found medication…. taken from drugwatch.com: Bipolar Disorder Patients May Benefit from Treatment with Anesthetic Drug Ketamine August 04, 2010, [...]
Bipolar disorder, or as I like to refer to it… this ”CrAzY” illness. What can I say… I’m crazy, and loving it! One of the reasons I’m having fun in life, and experiencing true happiness, is because I’m ‘happily meidcated’! I’ve been on meds for almost six years, and one drug that’s been a constant has been [...]
Bipolar Disorder – chick breaks down how you, yes… you, can have access to the medications you need! There is absolutely no reason that you, or anyone else, should be suffering from this crazy bipolar disease: not to mention the depression, bipolar mania and hypomania symptoms that also ‘interrupt’ your life. Listen up… as you [...]