Old 06-28-2018, 04:12 PM
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Commocean
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My late little brother, who died unexpectedly of a heart attack at 48 years young, suffered from this for the last 30 years of his life, though he didn't open up about it until he was in his 30's. I didn't realize how much he struggled with it. For years I always wondered why he'd resist doing things like going out to dinner, and when we did go out, he acted like a porcupine in a balloon factory.. He finally went to a physician that got him on the right drug therapy which literally changed his life, albeit sadly too late. It seems diagnosis, and more so, treatment can be complex and almost exploratory. In my brothers case, it was well out of the scope of traditional therapy, as it was certainly caused by some form of "chemical imbalance" that was ultimately helped/corrected by the proper medication.

You have quite a bit to explore/research I imagine, and the answer is out there in some way, shape or form.
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