• BLOG

    Mary Ellen Guiney is 30 years of age. She has a biochemistry degree from the National University of Galway, Ireland where she also rowed at home and internationally and won the All Ireland Championships in a crew boat.
  • Drugs

    Mary has her undergraduate degree from NUI Galway in Biochemistry and knows all about the functioning of the cell within the body and how drug induced therapy is sometimes not the correct route for people to take and that exercise and a good diet plays a much more important role in aiding positive thinking and a healthy lifestyle.

    Atomoxetine

    This drug is a norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor approved for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Common risks include the increased risk of suicidal thoughts. It can also add to worsened depression and a change in behaviour. Regular checks of blood pressure and ECGs ar

    Paliperidone palmitate (injection)

    SIDE EFFECTS Very common: postural hypotension, akathisia (restlessness) Common: movement disorders, raised prolactin, sleepiness, weight gain, constipation, blurred vision On this injection, Mary is experienced weight gain, unnatural heart ache in the morning, flu like symptoms, pain in her left

    Librium

    Mary has also met alot of individuals being prescribed librium. Although it may be beneficial to alcohol withdrawal it is known to treat anxiety. Mary is highly against tablets to treat anxiety and knows well that the WRAP approach is much more beneficial as the marketing of lots of drugs is simply

    Lithium

    Lithium is the most widely studied drug used to treat mania. Mary has met alot of individuals taking lithium to taper off other pharmaceutical and street drugs. Although it is supposed to prevent suicide, she sees alot of people depressed on this drug as it is similar to the AAP (anti-psychotics) wh