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Laramie, WY
A 31-year-old female asked:

Why does psych medicine make you feel lazy?i use to be crazy active, walking, swim, ride...now i'm like eh. unless i'm manic...then i'm endless energy

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Dr. Marc Katz
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
Med Management: The words "crazy active", "manic" and "endless energy" are suggestive of one of the Bipolar Disorders. With psychotropic medications, the key is finding the correct dosage. Hopefully you are seeing a psychiatrist for medication management issues. Additionally, it is not uncommon for those with Bipolar Disorder to miss the hypomania or manic phases.
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