Resistance to Drugs

I become resistant to any mood stabilising medication that I take daily Here’s the typical scenario. I start a new medication, one that says it takes 1-2 weeks to take effect. I start getting a noticeable response to the drugs within hours – sometimes in less than one hour. So that’s good. But then the…

Do the Drugs Work?

It takes us a while to get past the idea that taking drugs somehow makes us weak, or less than in proper control of our lives. But eventually we reluctantly start to take them, and not unreasonably, we expect that the drugs will make us better. Wrong. Well, they do make us better. Sort of.

Should I Take this Medication?

It is quite reasonable for you to have some concerns about taking medications / drugs. You might feel they are a final admission that really is something wrong with you – that you really may have mood swings. They may make you nauseous or cause occasional blurred vision or have other side effects that interfere…