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    Help I am bi-polar, need non-drug control advice
    An_252354 posted:
    Hi All,
    I a m bi-plar. I need help, but my Gen. Prac. Dr. has prescribed meds that have side effects = negative, ie, procduce insomia, which drug was Supposed to be used to treat RSL which is causing lack of sleep.

    I have lost confidence in my GP Dr. as last time he wrote script it worsened my condition & I ended up committing myself to a locked facility 800 miles from home on a busines trip. I lost a lot of $ on that trip.

    Now, 4 years later, RSL has reared it's ugly head, I can't sleep more than 2 hours at a time, 5 hrs total per night. He gave script for RSL, aggravated my insomnia. Madeit worst.

    Now he is woried I will sue him, whch I won't.

    Need info links? or info on NON-drug solution to maintain creativity at the high point of Manic_depression, but slow me down. Have been sleeping 2-4 hrs / night. Hyper during waking hrs.

    Any info would be appreciated.

    mike in NH
    slik_kitty responded:
    what's rsl? meds are a necessity for treating bp. if you've only tried one med there are still plenty out there for you to try. tell your doc that this one isn't working and you want to try another. if you aren't happy with this pdoc, find another.

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