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Mania and Serotonin-Norepinephrine Reputake Inhibitors

Millions of Americans suffer from depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions. So says WebMD, and I don’t find it particularly difficult to believe this to be true. 538 more words

Getting fatty-mac-fat-fat after a hysterectomy?

There is a rumor out there in the universe that women will gain weight after a hysterectomy.  I have heard it.  I am living that rumor … or truth. 1,376 more words


He's back with a worse bite than ever

After going cold turkey on medication, gradually introducing Venlafaxine up to full dose and taking time off work, I really thought I might be making progress. 446 more words

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Venlafaxine Yes, Sleep No.

I am coming up on the 3 week mark of making the switch from Mirtazapine and Venlafaxine. The first couple of weeks were definitely odd, and I’m sort of wondering if the transition from one medicine to the other is what shocked my system enough to trigger this current flare I am in. 460 more words


An expected breakdown

To be honest, I was dreading today before it started.

I knew, I would be at home with my family for the first time since Monday and we would be essentially housebound as I am off sick from work. 343 more words

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The Affects of Effexor


The medication does interesting things.

For the first two days I was too tired to do anything, but my legs and arms had other ideas. 672 more words

Flawed beginnings

Thanks to the tech time travel phenomena of a Facebook Memory, I was informed at the weekend that my dog – a black Scottie/Westie hybrid – had turned six. 559 more words

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