Medication Tolerance, yup…it’s a thing

  The problem with many psychiatric medications is that they stop working after a period of time. This happens most often with anti-depressants and anti-convulsants and is often referred to as “poop out” (seriously). A more scientific term is tolerance. When you have developed a tolerance for a medication, you either need a higher dose […]

Dealing With Side Effects

The dictionary defines side effects as “…a secondary, typically undesirable, effect of a drug or medical treatment. Side effects range from minor to seriously dehabilitating”. So what level, if any, of side effects is acceptable for a lessening of symptoms? That’s the million dollar question. And the answer is different for everyone. It’s nerve-wracking to […]