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Re: Doc. Bob,looking for some a success story!!!!!

Posted by Tess on February 4, 1999, at 5:50:00

In reply to Re: Doc. Bob,looking for some a success story!!!!!, posted by saintjames on February 3, 1999, at 1:21:18

Harry, this is liking asking a diabetic if he can beat diabetes without the insulin. After a 10 year quest of trying to lick depression with natural methods, I finally accepted that I have an illness that may require treatment for the rest of my life. The only thing I accomplished by that 10 year quest is making my mood disorder worse and more resistent to treatment. I am thankful for modern medicine and have no problem taking one small pill per day so that I can be the best person I can be.

> > Would love to hear from old Alumnus or anybody out there that can honestly say they have beat this scourge and they have been off ALL medications for at least a year... How about that Doc.Bob?Can you give us some hope you must know at least one???
> James here....
> As many mental disorders are perm. conditions it is unrealistic to expect to stop taking meds. I was born with ADD and will die with it but I have never thought of it as a negative. I don't really
> consider the depression a plus but I live with it.
> neurobiology is very very complex and we are just
> beginning to understand it so cures are really in the picture while we don't fully understand why things happen. Some depressives, after a course of an AD, do have total remmision.
> Personally I like my meds...they work and when they don't I have been able to find others that work. The meds allow me to enjoy the positives of ADD.
> james




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