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Bipolar and chronic pain
posted at February 3, 2012 3:18 PM EST
First: February 3, 2012
Last: February 3, 2012
|I need more information about ECT; electric convulsive shock therapy. for bipolar, anxiety and chronic pain. I understand this treatment mostly is used to address the depression part of bipolar. But, all of these systems seem to work congruently. (Bipolar, anxiety and chronic pain due to back/surgeries and arthritis). I would not be discussing isues if pharmaceutical medication or acupunture/radioltherapy/attempted steroid injections into the facet joints of my spine had been successful. I do meditate which seems helpful in getting me to sleep. Due to narcotics and anxiety medication I now have sleep apnea which I am having difficulty adjusting too. Please advise on any or all of the above. Thank you.|