How it feels for a Bipolar Disorder victim to survive without Meds and how I manage it

As a bipolar disorder victim, I am certain that a good percentage of fellows who have undergone diagnosis and confirmed the illness may find it hard to afford meds. This is rampant in countries where mental illness is never a top priority and only focuses on physical illness. Such countries have considerably high costs for psychiatric services and medications. In this article, I have crafted an overview of how it feels to survive without medication and the steps I have

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Harmful alcohol use

Any amount of alcohol use is currently considered harmful: Alcohol causes over 5 million deaths worldwide through injuries, cancer, liver disease among others. Alcohol is also responsible for contributing to over 200 diseases including heart disease, cancer, and high blood pressure. Drinks such as bottled beer, wines and spirits; and local brew such as chang’aa, busaa, and muratina all contain alcohol. In Kenya 30% of people use alcohol mostly youth In addition to poor physical health, alcohol use contributes to:

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10 Things you should know about anti-depressants?

There are many types. One size doesn’t fit all and choice is made by the clinician based on one’s symptoms e.g. some are preferred when one has sleep problems; availability in the country of residence, age of the patient, other medical conditions, other medication being taken among other factors. Antidepressant effects take about 2-3weeks to be felt. Do not expect to pop a pill today and feel great tomorrow. Patience is key. You should be consistent with your antidepressant intake. Try to fix

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