I know that many express the idea that without their medications they'd be "dead". For others, they're willing to try anything to keep from having to take such high levels of medications for such long periods.
There are alternatives, but you must be aware that your psychiatrist is the ultimate authority for your advice in any situation regarding changes in your medications. However, here's a sight that is very helpful in leading one to some new ideas about treatment of bipolar illness and what the illness really is.
Please page down to "Index", check bipolar illness, and read more to learn about it.
Post Edited (It's Genetic) : 5/21/2012 10:48:29 AM (GMT-6)