HOW SAFE ARE PSYCHIATRIC MEDICATIONS?

Bipolar disorder has become a serious condition in this country and sadly drugs may alleviate the symptoms but cause health problems. Sheri, I’m so sorry to hear about your family’s failed health care. I came across a great article when I googled “bipolar and nutrition”.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-pamela-peeke/bipolar-disorder_b_5578079.html
Thank you for sharing your story, it may help other people have hope.

Sheri Lawrence de Grom

The American Recall Center/Personal Experience
by – Sheri de Grom

Far Too Many Pills - Photo Courtesy of Death to the Stock Photo Far Too Many Pills – Photo Courtesy of Death to the Stock Photo

Each day begins with my swallowing a handful of pills and injecting a shot. Each medication has more side effects than I care to think about. Four of the pills I swallow in the a.m. are for panic attacks resulting from a nasty case of PTSD. I’ve worked hard in therapy and thought I had managed to put everything in a pretty box and handed it to God. The move to DC I’ve talked about a lot brought on other events leading to more severe panic attacks. After my second brain injury, I was diagnosed with Narcolepsy and here came another pill and more panic. I suddenly found myself in one dangerous situation after another and I had no idea when my body would betray me and…

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