My PCP suspects I may have developed sleep apnea at some point, and this has caused my psychiatrist to change up my antipsychotic, which acts somewhat as a sedative for me. What will happen next is a mystery…
Tag Archives: medication
Episode 47 – Different Mental Health Professionals
There are significant but subtle differences between these four mental health professionals: psychiatrist; psychiatric nurse practitioner; psychologist; and therapist. While they are closely related, they come with different qualifications, certifications, and treatments.
Personal Update – Recovery
A long post about my increased medications, praise to my doctor, and some of the ways my medication changes have affected me in the last month and a half.
Episode 35 – Jumping Through Hoops
Jumping through hoops due to mental illness can break someone down so much that they want to give up and go against what they’re supposed to do or not. This is a personal post about how I feel so broken down by my limitations that I want to just give up.
Episode 27 – Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome
Antidepressant withdrawal is its own medical phenomenon with a set of common symptoms, doesn’t happen in everyone who stops antidepressants, occurs more often with certain medications, and can be potentially prevented by avoiding self-medicating.
I’ve recently been put on lithium carbonate and had my duloxetine reduced due to mood cycling. This is how I’m doing currently…
Guest Interview 1 (Part 2)
This is the second part of my guest interview with @keiralanebooks from Twitter. We discuss some medications and how they have affected her abilities to function, as well as how she is doing now.