Ask a Psychiatrist and Get Answers to Mental Health Questions ASAP
Hi, I'd like to help you with your question.
You can find a health psychologist at the American Psychological Association website at:
Here is a link describing what a health psychologist does:
Here is a link to help you find a holistic doctor:
It is becoming more common that people use holistic medicines to help themselves feel better. They can be effective in alleviating some symptoms. But doctors, for the most part, are still trained mostly in psychiatric medications and therefore they feel more comfortable with what they know.
Here are some supplements you may be able to try that your doctor will be familiar with. This regime is known to be a mood stabilizer. Make sure you ask your doctor about this before you take them:
1000 mg of Omega 3, 10 mg Zinc, 100 mg Magnesium glycinate and 100 mg calcium.
Risperdal Consta is a newer medication that helps stabilize mood in patients diagnosed with Bipolar I. I am not sure how much it costs or if your insurance covers it. You may want to contact your insurance provider for that information. Here is a link to the company's website to explain the medication further:
I hope this has helped you,Kate
You are welcome! It is always good to search for what you feel works best for you. And I agree, modern day medication can have more bad effects than helpful good ones. The health psychologist should have some good suggestions for you.
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