Gaining weight on antidepressants

Horrible isn’t it? To be on medications and to endure the side effects. There are many things consumers wish their doctors adequately told them before starting on antidepressants. Most antidepressant are likely to cause weight gain. Well, it varies individually actually. With that being said, being depressed itself can cause weight gain. Some people tendContinue reading “Gaining weight on antidepressants”

Signs your collegue or employee are dealing with depression or any other form of mental illness and how to assist them ?

Before i share the following post, i hope people understand the difference between a friend that is having burnout symptom or depression. Burnout cases does not require any form of medication for treatment while most depression cases does. Burnout is a syndrome that results of a chronic stress at a workplace that has not been successfullyContinue reading “Signs your collegue or employee are dealing with depression or any other form of mental illness and how to assist them ?”

My doctor gave me EPILIM? should i be worried of side effects etc? Brief education for newbies. :)

Valproate, valproic acid, sodium valproate or however you prefer to call them. You probably have heard them by their brand name Epilim or Epivan. These are medications that are commonly taken to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorders. Both long and short-acting forms are available for these guys. They come in tablets and injections too,though injectionsContinue reading “My doctor gave me EPILIM? should i be worried of side effects etc? Brief education for newbies. :)”

Prices and Costs of respective Mental Health services and providers in Malaysia

Seeking professional helpBrief estimation if you intend to seek for professional help in Malaysia. Do bare in mind, some of these wages will vary according to different individual. And some of your charges will only be waived, or you will be given a special discount if you meet some criteria’s such as a disabled person,Continue reading “Prices and Costs of respective Mental Health services and providers in Malaysia”

Mental Health. Now’s a good time to seek for help for you and your loved ones. Here’s a simple breakthrough how. Malaysia psychiatric care.

If you are struggling with depression or any suicidal thoughts, follow the following steps for the right diagnosis and treatment. Step 1 : Referral LetterFrom Klinik Kesihatan, Specialist Clinic, Private Clinic ( GP) Step 2: Choose any hospital with a psychiatric clinic which is convenient for you.( *Bring along this referral letter ) Step 3:Continue reading “Mental Health. Now’s a good time to seek for help for you and your loved ones. Here’s a simple breakthrough how. Malaysia psychiatric care.”

The idea of letting go of the past. Dont throw your past, keep it and mold it

I had this idea in my mind, it kept me thinking a lot about it. From my recent visit to see my psychiatrist Dr Elinda, PSY of Hospital Serdang, we were talking about various new things. I love how she shares her thoughts and perspective not only in mental health but also other things. ForContinue reading “The idea of letting go of the past. Dont throw your past, keep it and mold it”

How does a minute feels like living in a mania and depressive reality? Part 3

He had this love for his bed like no one else does, people used to call him lazy and that he likes to sleep a lot. In reality, he felt like sleeping is the only escape and much easier than death. But even though as much as he loves to sleep, it was never easyContinue reading “How does a minute feels like living in a mania and depressive reality? Part 3”

How does a minute feels like living in a mania and depressive reality? Part 2

The following day, he had so much energy to get his tasks done. He was ready to learn, achieve, or complete the tasks he imagined. The thing is about this mania is that you get so pumped up for every single thing, that you tend to put so much expectation on yourself and that’s heContinue reading “How does a minute feels like living in a mania and depressive reality? Part 2”

How does a minute feels like living in a mania and depressive reality? Part 1

P/s: The story below depicts a young boy who has already been diagnosed by medical professionals and recognizes his symptoms well enough. Do seek for help if you can relate to the symptoms below. Note: Different individual may manifests their symptoms differently and varies according to severity. For emotional support, please call the hotline  603-79568145 (Continue reading “How does a minute feels like living in a mania and depressive reality? Part 1”