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Experience:  20+ years as a doctor. Internal Medicine Internship in NYC
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I have bipolar 1 mixed states rapid cycling and schizo

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i have bipolar 1 mixed states rapid cycling and schizo affective disorderhave been on medications since 1995 would like alternative treatment vitamins orwhateveryou use
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: lithium xanex wellbutrin topomax temazapam perphenazine no i havent seen anyone exept my psychatrist
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no no physical problems
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Homeopathy
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 1 year ago.

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There are no vitamins, diet, exercise or homeopathic compound that will replace your current therapy.

Don't believe what you read on the internet.

So. What should you do?

1. Continue taking your medications as directed.

2. Follow up with your primary care MD

3. Discuss your concerns with your therapist and psychiatrist. They can adjust and modify your treatment to address your concerns.

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