They transferred her to a general ward and she was weaned off meds
, she also had a throat specialist in with her."
Instead, put them on meds, teach them some of those things, and then see if off meds
they can maintain those gains," advised Dr.
I was taken off meds
and what happens is, and what people don''t often understand about illnesses like that, is it's the physical symptoms, which are the problem.
"As I think back, it seems clear to me that I had internalized the stigma against mental illness that is so pervasive in our society." At a time when "my analyst was urging me to stay on meds and just get on with my life," Elyn decided, "I would give getting off meds
one last try."
We hoped to get Bart off meds
as soon as safely possible.
"But those who outgrow seizures and are off meds
don't appear to be at [extra] risk."Surgery for epilepsy has been shown to outperform medication and help some patients dramatically (SN: 8/4/01, p.
I am still healthy but I got sick in October and decided to go off meds
. I want to live my last years relaxing with a good stomach, enjoying my life--I want to be me.
The good news is that both strains proved highly susceptible to current medications and the reinfection occurred while the patient was off meds
. The bad news is that the new viral strain clearly accelerated disease progression, as the patient's immune system didn't seem to recognize the new virus and fight it effectively.
The first two times I went off meds
, my viral load went up a little.