Posted by floatingbridge on April 9, 2011, at 10:10:15
In reply to Re: Rapid cycling Agitated Depression or Mixed State? » SLS, posted by Frustratedmama on April 9, 2011, at 9:19:51
Sorry to ask. You dx'd with ADD or ADHD?
Stim therapy left me worse off, that's my latest suspicion. I was doing pristiq, dex, Xanax xr, sonata as needed.
W/o stims, well, how do you think you'd
Something about your intolerance for sound, did you say light, and activity? (Aka life with kids :-/ )
My son has a low threshold for stimulation that we are learning about and learning to respect. There are
'sensory diets' suggested to help kids build neuropathways (I'm kinda' talking sensory integration issues here, rehashed; I'm just learning) to handle
more incoming stimulation. That's just thoughts towards the long view.
Of course, stimulants (meds) can create the crash affect, too.
My best towards sorting your meds asap;
I'll follow your threads. If you need to ditch the stims, there is life after them. I can attest in the strong affirmative.
Hugs, and God bless.
*a rose by any name