"Getting into a daily routine can benefit your mental health because it creates stability, structure, and familiarity.” - Nicole Amesbury, Therapist and Head of Clinical Development at Talkspace // (Step Challenge Names)
1. A woman named Taylor Muhl has Chimerism, a condition in which she's a fraternal twin who fused together with her sibling in the womb. Now she has 2 different immune systems and 2 different bloodstreams. Her immune system is constantly fighting off her twin sister’s cells, as it recognizes them as foreign, causing autoimmune issues. 2. Until 1948, 7-up contained lithium citrate, a mood stabilizer used to treat manic states and bipolar disorder.
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I also take mood stabilizers. I have been taking mood stabilizers since my diagnosis over three years ago but it took two years to get the combination right. I now take two different mood stabilizers and am happy to say that I have been euthymic for a year. Though I experience few side effects from mood stabilizers, taking these medications still impact on some areas of my life.