Substance Abuse Disorder can be defined as a person's use of alcohol or another substance (drugs) which leads to health issues or problems at work, school or home. The exact cause of substance use disorder is not known. A person's genes, the action of the drug, peer pressure, emotional distress, anxiety, depression, and environmental stress … Continue reading Identifying the warning signs – Substance Abuse Disorders
Individuals with bipolar mood disorder often have cycles of elevate and depressed mood that fit the description of "manic depression." When a person's illness follows this pattern, a diagnosis of bipolar disorder is usually relatively easy. For example, an individual's mood can range from feelings of elation, euphoria and high energy to depression and suicidal … Continue reading Identifying the warning signs – Bipolar Disorder
Dopaquel is an international brand name for Quetiapine, which is a class of medications called atypical antipsychotics. It is used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Quetiapine works in the brain, where it affects various neurotransmitters, in particular serotonin and dopamine. Quetiapine works by BLOCKING the receptors in the brain that dopamine acts on. This … Continue reading Dopaquel and what it does to your brain?
Wellbutrin, or bupropion, is a drug that's main purpose is to treat depression. It can however also be used to help stop smoking. In contrast to stimulant medication (like amphetamine or methylphenidate), which normally starts working within a few hours, Wellbutrin (like any other antidepressants) can take approximately 3 to 7 days before you notice … Continue reading Wellbutrin – what does it actually do for you?
Https://youtu.be/yldAGcE8aSg As mentioned in the past, I have a few songs that I love to blast in my car on route to work in the mornings to remind me how lucky I am and that I need to keep my head up high. This track is one of those special ones, and it's kind of … Continue reading Never Give Up – Another song to blast!
If you are an avid follower, then I am sure you know this year has probably not been one of my most polished years. My crown has been knocked from my head plenty of times this year and my faith has been pushed to the limits. Yet I have remained strong and came out on … Continue reading Why should you pay it forward?
Sometimes one just needs to make a change to make them feel good and forget their worries behind. I decided to die my hair platinum silver, and guess what it made me feel good. So is the saying true? Well here's the thing, let's be honest, a change is never going to be as brilliant … Continue reading Is change as good as a holiday?
After last week Wednesday's flashback of the accident, I found myself permanently anxious on the roads and tensing up uncontrollably. I have also not been sleeping well since the incident on Wednesday. So I went to see my psychologist yesterday and sitting in her office I suddenly couldn't focus as the room started to spin. … Continue reading Breathing Excercises – calming yourself down.
So this past Wednesday, the 28th August 2019, something scary happened. I finished work and headed home, I had just climbed onto the highway and reached my max speed of 125km p/hour, as I headed around a bend with my music blaring, the radio changed to a new song as I overtook a car on … Continue reading Flashback
So I apologize for the quietness guys. I have been in Cape Town for the past few days helping my mom out. She was unfortunately diagnosed with colon cancer last week; luckily though it was caught early enough that they could literally cut out the section and stitch the colon together again. My mom is … Continue reading Sometimes we just need to be there!