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  •  By all means. (8+ / 0-)

    Brain chemistry can be tweaked. And such mediation can be better than the alternatives.

    But I tried them once, at doctors orders, (after stress-caused chest pains).

    The Meds made me even-keeled -- (ie happy go lucky)

    but they also muted my concern for the wrongs happening in the world (you could say for six month -- I no longer 'gave a shit', about it all.)

    At the end of the "trial run" I decided -- they were NOT for me.

    NOT the solution I was looking for, nor in need of.

    But I would not say that others should ignore their Doctor's advice -- what ever that health-enhancing advice might be.

    Sooner or later were going to have to: Trade in those Carbon Footprints ...

    by jamess on Sat Aug 16, 2014 at 09:38:04 AM PDT

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    •  interesting. (2+ / 0-)
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      jamess, miss SPED

      That feeling of not caring was how I got when I went off my meds some years back. But I wouldn't say I was happy. I'm on meds again, but different ones than I was on before, and they have helped me greatly.

      Gondwana has always been at war with Laurasia.

      by AaronInSanDiego on Sat Aug 16, 2014 at 12:52:07 PM PDT

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