Neuroscience

Clonazepam Side Effects: Hypomania, a study from 48 people by eHealthMe.com

Found eHealthMe—”FDA and Social Media personalized”—with a report on Clonazepam and Hypomania. “22,881 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonazepam. Among them, 48 people (0.21%) have Hypomania.” See: Clonazepam Side Effects: Hypomania, a study from 48 people by eHealthMe.com Hypomania (literally, below mania) is a mood state characterized by persistent and pervasive elevated […]

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Neuroscience, Writing

The Happy Hypomanic’s Handbook

“Intense creative episodes are, in many instances, indistinguishable from hypomania” — Kay Jamison Besides the birth control pill, I’d only ever had two prescriptions, but those two were the dyna-combo to do me in—I suffered paradoxical effects from Clonazepam, and Ambien was no joke. It took me until 2011 to make the connection. Clonazepam induced hypomania, […]

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Cannabis, Neuroscience

Carolina Parents Push for Medical Marijuana

By Molly Parker, Molly.Parker@StarNewsOnline.com Published: Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 10:00 p.m. North Carolina parents of children who suffer severe seizures are lining up for access to and pushing for legalization of medical marijuana where it’s not already allowed. They want people to know they’re not radicals. And they’re not going rogue. They are searching for options. […]

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Angela Glass SxSW 2009 (Photo Credit @JayZombie)
Are You There God? It's Me, Gidget, Neuroscience

Hyperthymia != Bipolar

It was the use and consequential paradoxical effects of Clonazepam—suffering from drug induced episodes of hypomania—which lead to the discovery that I am what they call “a hyperthymic temperament”. While it is true that patients who experience hypomania as a side effect of Clonazepam may prove to have a form of bipolar disorder that has previously gone unrecognized, drug-induced […]

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Are You There God? It's Me, Gidget

Women in Technology, Gidget Gone Mad

Subject: Women in Technology, Gidget Gone Mad Date: October 28, 2011 10:46:20 AM PDT To: Tara Tiger Brown, Kathy Gill Cc: Lara Long, Molly Holzschlag, Eris Stassi, Susan Vander Kooi Hobbs, Tim O’Reilly, Rob Hayes, Jay Adelson, Brant Cooper, Rob Coneybeer, Scott Cate, Brian Rosenthal, Isaac Hepworth, Kevin Bier, Kevin Cheng, Coley Wopperer, Chris Treadaway, Mark […]

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photo, Religion

Caffeine & Lithium Drug Interactions

Here is interesting stuff… so I was using caffeine to increase getting rid of the lithium. However, at that time I didn’t know that I’d been given Clonazepam. It is counterproductive on getting rid of Clonazepam. [Three doses of] Lithium arguably did something good for me. It released this maniac that I adore… finally I’m […]

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