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   Posted 7/22/2008 3:07 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi everyone,  I am a 41 year old female that has been diagnosed with Bipolar II.  I have been battling this demon for about 20 years.  I have been on every medicine known to mankind.  It works for a while then it stops. I am on Lamictal now.  I feel a little better but am loosing my hair and am now dealing with anxiety, agitation and enough anger to where I think I can bite the head off of a snake!!  That is me in a nutshell.. ha ha no pun intended...... 

little b
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   Posted 7/22/2008 3:42 PM (GMT -6)   
HAHA i get it. good one. welcome =)
to suffer is not enough.

olivia of course
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   Posted 7/22/2008 4:38 PM (GMT -6)   

I would like to welcome you to the HW forum, I am glad you found us. Please don't hesiste to jump in and share your thoughts and experiences. Again, welcome aboard! :-)
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   Posted 7/22/2008 7:50 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi newlife1,

Welcome to the board.

Usually Lamictal is prescribed in conjunction with other medications to treat the other symptoms like anxiety, agitation and anger. Lamictal is the mood stabilizer, but usually a psych will give a drug to help control the specific moods as well. Please try once again with your psych and explain you'd like something to help with your manic symptoms.

hope this helps,
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