Blog Posts - Clinical Depression



Still salted but without the lithium

I forgot how vivid my dreams can be when I’m not taking the lithium. I’ve been off for almost four months now. For ten years lithium carbonate kept me sane. It gave me the base on which to build my … Continue reading →...
by ...salted lithium on Sep 15, 2013

Depression And Clinical Depression

Today we know a lot more about depression, this disease is one of the common and dangerous mental conditions we can encounter in all societies and in all cultures, it Continue Reading →...
by Give Me Cash on May 12, 2013

Improving Cardiovascular And Mental Health One Step At A Time

One of the most natural things that an individual does every day is to walk. For years, this single act has been linked to improving cardiovascular health. The reason is Continue Reading →...
by Give Me Cash on May 9, 2013

Depression – False Indentity

Who is more prone to become affected by or suffer from psychological problems? the answer nearly everyone. Depression in the United States alone has left its mark on at least Continue Reading →...
by Give Me Cash on May 5, 2013

Some studies into the biology of manic depression and schizophrenia

“Certain brain regions in people with major depression are smaller and less dense than those of their healthy counterparts. Now, researchers have traced the genetic reasons for this shrinkage. “Brain-imaging studies, post-mortem examinati...
by ...salted lithium on Feb 26, 2013

If You Need Help With Depression, You Will Be Surprised How Close It Is

Help with depression might be right around the corner for you. Under-diagnosed and under-treated, depression is an illness that affects one’s body, mood, and thoughts and is a type of illness that affects numerous Americans annually. It is prob...
by blog.mediakeperawatan.com on Jan 9, 2013

Depression And Anxiety ( Mental Treatment Symptoms Causes Signs Physical Best Spiritual Clinical)

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by igraine Gone on Dec 28, 2012

A short story about someone named Alex

This is a mostly biographical short story I wrote back in 1997. This is the second draft, there are some problems with ‘tense’ (has/had was/is)… it’s something I’ve always had problems with when writing longer pieces.* T...
by ...salted lithium on Sep 26, 2012

Something I wrote a long time ago about someone who doesn’t exist (updated)

Sorry for the double post, I accidentally sent this to my Facebook account. This is a story I wrote back in 2001… it’s fictional, but just barely. I never gave it a title, and I haven’t edited it. Critical thinking … Continue...
by ...salted lithium on Sep 14, 2012

Moving.

“When I moved from Ottawa to Toronto [in 1998] I had two bags of clothes, some books and a [10-year old] radio. Four or five years later, when I moved [back] I had two bags of clothes, a few more … Continue reading →...
by ...salted lithium on Aug 20, 2012

Crappy days, depressive mood, marriage on the rocks - keeping from sinking

Past few days have been crappy to say the least. First it started off by having an argument with my mother, one would think I have learned how to handle those by now, but I guess I’m not perfect, so that kind of triggered my depression and thoughts...
by My Meddling Mind on Jul 18, 2012

Grandfather update plus another death in the family and it’s really hot (Updated 11pm)

My grandfather’s youngest brother died Friday morning. It wasn’t a surprise. My granduncle had a stroke last week, which led to the heart attack on Friday. But he had been… ‘damaged’ for a couple of years. He lost most o...
by ...salted lithium on Jul 15, 2012

Grandfather update plus another death in the family and it’s really hot

My grandfather’s youngest brother died Friday morning. It wasn’t a surprise. My granduncle had a stroke last week, which led to the heart attack on Friday. But he had been… ‘damaged’ for a couple of years. He lost most o...
by ...salted lithium on Jul 15, 2012

The time my grandfather taught me how to build a dam

When we were kids, and we were lucky, it would rain. And the parking area of my grandfather’s mountain farm would fill up with streams and rivulets. The farm house was in a small valley, near the top of one … Continue reading →...
by ...salted lithium on Jul 1, 2012

Neuroplasticity: it’d be so much easier if our brains were made from Play-doh

I’m poor. Constantly broke. I’ve lived in poverty my entire life. I was raised, first by a political collective of people who believed poverty was a virtue and an ideal, and then by a single mother who had no support … Continue read...
by ...salted lithium on Jun 28, 2012

Who you are, what you can do and become – Mental illness - Treatment

Many things can be challenging for a person who has clinical depression or other forms of mental illness, things such always having to push yourself to do even the smallest of task’s because of the lack of energy and motivation. Isolation among man...
by My Meddling Mind on Jun 14, 2012

My daughter gets her gravestone

I don’t believe there’s an ‘afterlife’. I believe this is it, there is nothing after. I do believe we are made of atoms. We are a collection of pieces that makes us each unique. Other than how they’re grouped together, &...
by ...salted lithium on Jun 11, 2012

Hearing for the first time what I missed for four months

For the first time since January 24, 2012, I can hear out of both ears. It’s not perfect, but it’s really, really close. On January 25 I lost my hearing due to an infection. At its worst I had no … Continue reading →...
by ...salted lithium on May 30, 2012

Fixing the things that have been broken

Tomorrow afternoon* I will be in the hospital for a quick procedure which, I’ve been told, will allow me to hear properly again. Eventually. I have some hearing in my left ear, but that’s like wetting the bottom of a … Continue read...
by ...salted lithium on May 24, 2012

The sun, dark clouds, recovery and healing. Emotionally, physically and mentally.

I know no other way to explain it, other than this way.  You see not long ago, I felt the sun on my skin, I mean; I actually felt it, not just physically but, with my heart and mind, I felt the warmth, the rays, and the glow. And it felt so good...
by My Meddling Mind on May 22, 2012


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