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Neck stress and sleep loss caused by Ritalin

Neck stress and sleep loss caused by Ritalin

I have taken Ritalin to help me concentrate on studying for exams, the first day I took it I felt concentrated and complete normal, the next day I took one Ritalin pill at around 7pm, about half an hour later I felt as my neck was stresses and pressure was on my lower neck/spine bone,I also could not sleep causing me to only sleep for an hour and I cannot sleep still. Please help
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replied July 2nd, 2013
Hello,
Ritalin is not meant for improvement of study skills in normal people but only in those who have attention deficit. It is not a benign drug. Using it without a proper doctor's supervision is a bad idea. Besides, it has rebound effect after it wears off: fatigue and exhaustion. Ritalin increases a blood pressure (dose dependent) which can cause potentially devastating complications, such as bleeding inside the head. STOP DOING THIS.
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replied July 23rd, 2013
It is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
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