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Re: Toby and Others...curious about ect

Posted by David K. on July 4, 1999, at 15:54:54

In reply to Re: Toby and Others...curious about ect, posted by Joan D. on July 4, 1999, at 11:28:50

> I have had many rounds of ECT for bipolar depressions and manias. Yes they can be highly effective.
> Don't kid yourself many lose some memory especially retaining recent memories.
> I have always had a day or two of muscle aches-nothing unbearable,and a big time headache on the day of the treatment.
> I have not been on Geraldo and don't intend to go but I resent the implication that what i have experienced
> is fake. ECT has made life possible for me but it should not be undertaken lighlty
> or without full(and honest)consideration of the possible side effects.

Could you give me an idea what it is like to undergo ECT?

Also, could you read my previous post and possibly answer the questions that are in it?





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