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. :)”

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”

Living with Bipolar disorder. How it affects creativity and science?

This painting above is familiar isn’t it for most of you?. It is actually a painting made famous by a painter name Vincent Van Gogh. If you are not familiar with him, he has produced the most celebrated and influenced paintings of all time. What people don’t know behind all that successful painting is that,Continue reading “Living with Bipolar disorder. How it affects creativity and science?”

An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness

An Unquiet Mind, A Memoir of Moods and Madness book by Kay Redfield Jamision. An academic professor that suffers from bipolar herself that lead and inspired her to do a research on mental illness. I heard some very good reviews for this book that i had to write and blog about it and probably getContinue reading “An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness”

Walk-a hunt, Walk for Depression Awareness Event by SJ Care Warriors

First of all, I would like to congratulate SJ Care Warriors for a successful event held today on July 14th 2019 that was taken placed in Taipan. This event was organized by our beloved YB Michelle Ng Mei Sze from ADUN Subang Jaya, and together with the community leaders, the event was held to raiseContinue reading “Walk-a hunt, Walk for Depression Awareness Event by SJ Care Warriors”

Chapter 2.My honest experience in a psychiatric ward. Expectations vs Reality.

Scared? I was too. The stigma in our society that has brought mental ilness seems like everything sounds like its a bunch of crazy people.I was wrong. It was the exact help that i needed. Its good to reach out for medical help for yourselve or loved ones before its too late. On 2/6/19 iContinue reading “Chapter 2.My honest experience in a psychiatric ward. Expectations vs Reality.”

Depression is real . 13 reasons why. Disclaimer: TW. Trigger Warning

“i had all and then most of you, some and now none of you,” that’s such a beautifully written line :^) I thought i saw the devil in the morning, Looking at the mirror, Oh, its just another day i survived, My past tasted bitter, So i wield a shield that protected me I cantContinue reading “Depression is real . 13 reasons why. Disclaimer: TW. Trigger Warning”

How to help mental health from worsening? 10 simple ways

Seek immediate professional help Take medications strictly as directed Pay attention to your trigger and warning signs. You need to identify it within you! Seek help for support and encouragement ( e.g: support groups ) Avoid alcohol and drugs Stay close connected to friends and family Always to keep your stress in check. ( breathingContinue reading “How to help mental health from worsening? 10 simple ways”

Depression. Why we don’t owe anyone an explanation.

Here’s the thing about people with good hearts. They give you excuses when you don’t explain yourself. They accept apologies you don’t give. And you wonder why they’re the most sensitive people. You wonder why they’re the most caring people- Najwazebian You see, everybody has their own story of struggle kept somewhere deep in theirContinue reading “Depression. Why we don’t owe anyone an explanation.”

HELP GUIDE. Immediate actions in suicidal.

This post is specifically for you and your loved ones. I could’nt fall asleep for 3 days straight despite on quarter clonazepam, despite forcibly pushing my limits to complete tasks just so that i could fall asleep. Last week i had a relapse. My symptoms worsened after that episode. My tremors got worsened after aContinue reading “HELP GUIDE. Immediate actions in suicidal.”