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manic episode. ADVICE PLEASE
An_246296 posted:
Right in the middle of a manic episode. I've walked about 5 miles and worked out for a good half hour. still very manic and haven't gotten more than 3 hours of sleep a night for the past 2 weeks.
currently taking

any suggestions to help cure this mania?
ddnos responded:
Hi, have you talked with your pdoc about this? That's the first thing I would do, and be very clear with him/her about all of your manic symptoms. You may need a med adjustment and/or change. So if you haven't already, give your pdoc a call, yes?

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Ms_Moodie responded:
I agree with ddnos! Sounds like you may need a med adjustment. There are certain behaviors that help me head off a manic episode, like getting enough sleep, slowing down my schedule, laying off the caffeine, and taking my Seroquel as directed (which manages my bipolar and makes me sleepy at night). But these are things I do to help prevent mania. You sound like you are in the midst of it, so seeing your doc asap is your best bet.

Good luck!


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mommaange1 replied to Ms_Moodie's response:
MS Moodle

This has nothing to do with anything but I gotta tell ya, everytime I see your profile pic it creeps me out Lol. Don't know why but it is like a clown that freaks people out. Maybe it's my mania or maybe I am just totally flaky. I don't wanna look but I keep looking. It's way to funny Lol

If We Couldn't Laugh, We Would All Go Insane :)

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