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I Don't Like Taking Medication

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    I'm Getting Weary Of It

    I had this crazy thought that what if I just stopped all my psych meds and just took vitamins and herbal supplements like St Johns Wort for depression and Kava Kava for anxiety. Why am I thinking like a scientologist? It may be OK for Tom Cruise and Kate but it's not for me. I...
    Kittychanel Kittychanel 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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    People don't understand how medication works

    and it's sad. Say u have to take medication for anxiety.. There are more side effects then the cure. Side effects include nausea, depression .. So now u have to take anti depressants.. Anti depressants side effects include, mild head aches, thoughts of suicide.. Why does an...
    ADeepPerspective ADeepPerspective 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    Just Dont Take It.

    Cold, flu, soar throat, or even a tummy ache; I believe that none of these are a reason to take medication. The only time I do take medication is when I have something real serious that needs to be treated quickly. (Like strep throat.) No one I know seems to understand why I don...
    nekajean nekajean 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 28, 2011

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    Self Medication

    from a very early age i started using, this or that it didnt matter as long as i could escape reality for a time.........., looking back i just was never happy and wanted more of im not sure what..... Now at 60 i need to take meds or the anger is to much to handle, i feel traped
    aselfseeker aselfseeker 61-65 Mar 31, 2012

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    If I Have a Headache,it's For a Reason.

    I think I avoid medicine of any type because I see so many people around me misuse it.And I figure if it hurts,it hurts for a reason.My body is trying to say something.And if I catch something I really rather just let my body fight it off.Life shouldn't be so fast that we can't...
    AmayaEkio AmayaEkio 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 18, 2009

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    I Hate It

        i know that i will probilly take medication every day of my life . that one pill that makes me happy and not sucidal.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 19, 2009

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    Strong Body

    I feel like people nowadays use medicine for the tiniest things. As a little child, when I got sick, my mom only gave me medicine at bedtime. During the day, she would give me crackers and 7up, and tell me to rest. As a grownup, when I get sick, I hardly ever need to take...
    dramaqueen82 dramaqueen82 26-30 2 Responses Oct 7, 2008

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    My Parents...

    this is just damn great! i hate my parents so much!!! even though they are in complet denile of me having voices in my head that sometimes control me and me possibly have a schizophrenia dissorder they still want me to go on some HEAVY mediaction. it will make the voices go away...
    LelouchZero LelouchZero 18-21, T Oct 3, 2009

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    No More Please!

    So I went to the doctors yesterday and she tells me I still need to be taking my anti-depressants.I hate taking themI've never been good at remembering to take pills. These ones get me so doped up, I usually get really dizzy, nauseated, and drowsyI'm not suppose to drive with...
    sweetsie sweetsie 26-30, F Dec 7, 2011

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    I actually hate taking medication,

    and as an epileptic, this is the only way for me to live a good and controlled life. I also take birth control, but have stopped that recently as me and my boyfriend are trying to conceive. I wish I didn't have to take a pill every night for epilepsy. But it's what I have to do
    Amberrush Amberrush 18-21, F Feb 1, 2014

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    26 Pills A Day

    I am 18 and I have taken 12 medications or more daily for the past 7 years for severe medical complications, so it really bothers me when people take a pill for every little thing that ails them when they don't absolutely need it. Without my medication, I lose control over the...
    Saebriel13 Saebriel13 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2011

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    When I take Medication,

    it erases my best thoughts and has me phased out. I can never remain long enough on a project while on medication. The project becomes but a phase. Taking medication makes me look and feel irresponsible. I cannot handle a task for too long and often either become bored...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Sep 10, 2015

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    No Choice Rt Now!

    I've always hated taking meds, but I have no choice! The pains are too much to handle at times and I also need to sleep. I may be strong, just not that strong. I have my weak moments and until there is cure for all my aches and pains; I guess I'll stay on them, yuk!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 19, 2012

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    I Cant Escape These Pills

    My drug of choice is opiates. I really love heroin but when I couldn't get that I found painkillers was close enough. After years an years of takin pills I couldn't stop. Now I can't sleep so my dr gave me a pill. I'm depressed so my dr gave me a pill. I'm so unhealthy so my dr...
    allen207 allen207 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 24, 2013

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