Posted by Kath on May 20, 2008, at 20:42:57
In reply to Seroquel and Chemical Sensitivity...please help!, posted by NewHampshireGuy on May 20, 2008, at 16:23:04
If you would turn your Babblemail option to 'ON' I would like to send you a couple of links.
It means I can send you an email THROUGH PsychoBabble, without me ever knowing your email address or you knowing mine. I don't remember how to turn it on. Please ask if you want to & need help.
My 32 year old daughter has severe MCS (Multiple Chemical Sensitivities). She belongs to an online group for people with MCS. In the past, she did weed & ecstasy & probably other stuff also, acid, maybe K.
Is difficulty sleeping & 'turning off' your mind at night the only thing you'd be taking meds for?
If so, maybe there are other solutions. My daughter had depression & suffers from SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), as I do also. She has HAD to find natural alternatives. She can't even eat non-organic food, so would maybe even die if she took pharmaceuticals.
My memory was HUGELY messed up from taking Celexa for about 5 years. This past winter I was feeling VERY depressed & was almost willing to take Celexa (an SSRI) again, but not QUITE!!!!
So I found a homeopathic med that worked & had to add 5HTP & St. John's Wort & was able to get right above the depression. And I would NEVER have thought I could.
It might seem like I'm over-simplifying here, but this is what I have found for when I can't sleep:
Warm milk & honey, 3 calcium/magnesium tablets, "Calms Forte" - a homeopathic remedy by the company "Hyland's". I used to be hooked (at least psychologically, BIGTIME) to rivotril, which I believe is Clomazapam (sp?) & when I found Calms Forte I was able to throw out the perscription, which I'd been afraid to let go of, & toss the last 5 or so pills, which I'd been afraid to get rid of. Basically Calms Forte is GOOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
There just MIGHT be more natural ways that might help you!!! I'd say DO try them first, since you got so very ill before from pharmaceuticals.
Please keep in touch.