So I have worked three days in my new job which has been a nice introduction back to the workplace. The job itself is still being developed as it varies between serving customers to repairing Apple devices. No two jobs are the same which is nice, stops me getting bored. The fatigue I've been writing … Continue reading Work & Life
So I still have fatigue and it is effecting my quality of life at home, as when I finish work I get home and just lay on the couch. I have this heaviness and no energy. Fortunately, it hasn't effected my new job which is a plus. I am going to start by stopping my … Continue reading Tiredness & Fatigue Cont…
As mentioned in my previous post I have been suffering from moderate fatigue and tiredness for the past few weeks. Some commentators on the post highlighted that it could be due to Olanzapine and that I should look at reducing my dose, however, I did a little bit more investigating and discovered that the fatigue … Continue reading Statin Could Be Causing My Fatigue
Thinking it could be related to taking 10mg Olanzapine at night as the following morning I always feel tired and fatigued throughout the day. I've tried coffee which works for a short while in alleviating the fatigue but it soon comes back. Does anybody else suffer from fatigue when taking Olanzapine? If so what remedies … Continue reading Daily Fatigue
Lithium makes me meh, just hovering above my body observing my life. Olanzapine makes me feel like a sack of spuds the following day. Escitalopram increases the good chemicals to help me enjoy life again. Atorvastatin stops my arteries from plaquing up and thus preventing me from dying from a heart attack or stroke. I … Continue reading Life In The Slow Lane
This is just a quick post but over the last few months I've noticed that I get a kind of buzz whenever I have a coffee. Upon researching it does appear that caffeine can change lithium levels in the blood, who would have thought aye. Does anybody else get that little buzz from caffeine?
So at my last psychiatrist appointment I was put on Escitalopram 10mg once daily in the morning to combat bipolar depression. This new medication is to work alongside my current lithium and olanzapine. Doctor has also shortened the time frame of my appointments to keep a close eye on how I go on antidepressants. Here's … Continue reading New Medication (Escitalopram)