May is Mental Health Awareness Month – Mental Health Post a Day in May – May 21 – ECTs

This treatment intrigues me. I am torn regarding my personal opinions on medication. I know medication has saved lives and I would not judge someone else path. Check out the video at the end.

My Loud Whispers of Hope

Electroconvulsive Therapy Treatments – ECTs

Please watch the video at the end of my blog post. Thank you.

I am one of the many people who have bipolar or depression that medications do not help. I have tried probably every medication out there over the course of about 24 years and had either severe side effects, adverse reactions or the medications were not effective for me.

Because my bipolar disorder had become unmoored and medications were not helping me, I began having Electroconvulsive Therapy Treatments – ECTs about twenty years ago. Over the course of twenty years, I had more ECTs than I can count. The ECTs were very effective for me and truly have less side effects than medications. I praise God for ECTS and I praise God that ECTS worked for me. They saved my life. ECTs saved my life!

(Coincidentally… Just four days ago I had to…

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