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sallieq [Try to stay positive]
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sallieq [Strategies for managing mental symptoms]
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-  * Restrict exposure to radiofrequency radiating technologies+  * Restrict exposure to radiofrequency radiating technologies....see  [[home:special:emf:home|Can RF radiation make you sicker]]
   * **[[home:othertreatments:antidepressants|Antidepressants and other psychotropic medications]]** – Patients on the MP may take anti-anxiety agents, antidepressants, sleep medications, etc. As with many drugs, these can act in immunomodulatory ways, sometimes in ways that have yet to be fully understood. Although the ultimate goal is to discontinue taking these medications, patients experiencing intolerable anxiety or depression should certainly seek relief. If these drugs palliate severe symptoms and allow patients to continue the MP in a safe and tolerable manner, they are not contraindicated.   * **[[home:othertreatments:antidepressants|Antidepressants and other psychotropic medications]]** – Patients on the MP may take anti-anxiety agents, antidepressants, sleep medications, etc. As with many drugs, these can act in immunomodulatory ways, sometimes in ways that have yet to be fully understood. Although the ultimate goal is to discontinue taking these medications, patients experiencing intolerable anxiety or depression should certainly seek relief. If these drugs palliate severe symptoms and allow patients to continue the MP in a safe and tolerable manner, they are not contraindicated.
   * **[[home:social:talking|Get support from family and friends]]** – Struggling with chronic disease can strain the fabric of even the strongest families and relationships. Like those recovering from any other disease, patients battling chronic inflammatory disease want and need to have support from family members. Building that support has proven easier for some patients than others.   * **[[home:social:talking|Get support from family and friends]]** – Struggling with chronic disease can strain the fabric of even the strongest families and relationships. Like those recovering from any other disease, patients battling chronic inflammatory disease want and need to have support from family members. Building that support has proven easier for some patients than others.
   * **[[home:social:support|Join (or start) a support group]]** – The MP is a challenging multi-year therapy. As many MP veterans can attest, the chance to talk to a more experienced patient can significantly improve the odds of treatment success. While some patients may prefer to limit themselves to the online forums, an alternative possibility is that of a face-to-face support group. While there are currently only a few support groups, that can change over time. Patients who are interested in building a community of MP patients should seriously consider starting a support group.   * **[[home:social:support|Join (or start) a support group]]** – The MP is a challenging multi-year therapy. As many MP veterans can attest, the chance to talk to a more experienced patient can significantly improve the odds of treatment success. While some patients may prefer to limit themselves to the online forums, an alternative possibility is that of a face-to-face support group. While there are currently only a few support groups, that can change over time. Patients who are interested in building a community of MP patients should seriously consider starting a support group.
 +  * A dog or cat may be a perfect companion. 
  
  
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