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  •  I know too many people who are being urged to (2+ / 0-)
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    belinda ridgewood, Ice Blue

    go on antipsychotics.

    A friend with Lyme's Disease was recommended to go on them until her real malady, the Lyme's, was discovered. All her symptoms presented as psychosis, when what she was  was really, really sick from an overload of Lyme spirochetes.

    There are many difficult-to-diagnose conditions that require digging into to understand. An un-curious MD might just pass off the challenge and recommend a drug treatment to get you off their back.

    In some situations, if your condition is too difficult to diagnose, it is easier to say you have a mental disorder and drug you, than to get to the bottom of what is causing the imbalances in your health.

    Kindness is the language the blind can see and the deaf can hear. Mark Twain

    by 4Freedom on Fri May 03, 2013 at 09:36:40 AM PDT

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