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The 3 comments posted are personal views. Any information they give has not been checked and may not be accurate.

Champo1 said on 13 August 2014

Rob [me] is bi-polar but was only diagnosed at 47. I had a massive breakdown at 20 with shock treatment & 6 months of rehab. From the age of 21 to 47 I left psychiatrists and medication, rarely missing a day of work over that period.. A massive depressive episode struck again when 47, needing hospitalisation for 10 weeks. But good came out of a very bad situation. When I went to hospital I kept repeating: "i am beyond redemption" i.e.[ I thought I could not get to Heaven] which was a very frightening state [for a Catholic especially]. [ My 1st big step was to get up & have a shower]. I felt good that I had achieved something instead of wanting to stay in the security of my bed forever more. At this time my wife gave me some timely good news..our house at Augusta had been rented. This really picked me up & I decided to look what group sessions were on. I went to a cooking group & felt very happy about it. Next, it was onto group discussions [my nemesis for 30 years because I had bottled up fear of speaking publicly among my peers]. After a few sessions I got into the swing of things and was considered inspirational by one of the patients and the star pupil by the group organisers. About 10 years of retirement passed and I had a manic episode where I was convinced I was thee Messiah. My wife took me to hospital & waited for the nurse to come into the room. She said "he thinks he's the Messiah". The nurse replied: "Don't worry, they all think that when they come in here!". My next experience was a 9 week depressive episode where I lost complete interest in everything that used to occupy me. I felt terrified and terrible and told 1 of the nurses that endless sleep was my only way out.. However I somehow survived this without much hope, but now I'm fine, thanks be to God.

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Oliv said on 03 July 2014

Prednisolone - I have been on it for 3 years (myalgia and temporal arteritis); both the latter disappeared quickly but coming off pred. slowly has caused many side effects. The important thing is that they are now dying down, so dont get depressed - with any luck you will get back to normal. I cant wait to get rid of my pumpkin face and skin blotches and hope that will be my Christmas present in 2014!

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Stella marie said on 08 February 2014

Went into anaphylectic shock for past two saturdays at work panicin it might happen tonight dont know what my allergy is but have an epipen now

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