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  1. serafim

    People for whom Abilify has stopped working, is your baseline worse than before you started?

    There was a poll in the Abilify FB group according to which 58% of the users for whom Abilify stopped working are worse than before they started it, with only a few people being better. It’s hard to follow up with those who responded to the poll because i assume many of them have left the group...
  2. serafim

    Starting LDA while in a crash — good idea?

    Hi, i’m either in a long, very severe crash right now or i have permanently lowered my baseline. It’s been 2-3 months with no improvement. I’m really suffering. Can barely tolerate screens, no stimulation rest 23 hours a day. Should I start LDA? I seriously cannot afford to lose any more...
  3. A

    LDA increases autoimmune gastritis

    Hi, My sister has been trying LDA again for 3 weeks. The side effects she used to have are almost gone and she is noticing a slight improvement. She is currently at 1 drop per day. After a while, every time she takes the drops, she gets severe stomach pains. She suspects that her autoimmune...