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side effects of depakote | How I dealt with the depakote side effects
 
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http://melindacurle.com/2013/09/28/addressing-the-causes-of-seizures-naturally/ My name is Melinda Curle. I was on Depakote throughout my teen age years. I would say that the side effects of Depakote were subtle. However, it is important to realize that I started slowly on anticonvulsants and increased my dosage over about two years. My body adjusted and the side effect of Depakote on me was mainly lethargy and responding slowly. My family noticed that I responded slower than the other siblings, but never said anything to me until my medication was switched and they thought I could handle the opinion that I was "slower." Side effects of Depakote on other people will vary and it is good to check with your doctors about them. Not everyone will want to deal with the side effects of Depakote. I certainly didn't. There were some things that improved my quality of life while I was on Depakote. I was a swimmer and getting extra exercise did seem to lessen the side effects of Depakote. Another thing that helped was that I didn't eat a ton of junk food. My parents just didn't have much around the house. The Depakote side effects were minimized by a healthier lifestyle. You can help your body expel toxins and improve your side effects of Depakote with a healthy clay detox bath, some deep breathing exerises and eliminated processed foods from your diet. 0:01 side effects of Depakote video begins 0:05 learn about my side effects from Depakote 1:00 Check out my blog for more on the side effects of Depakote Here is the link to my blog to learn more about the side effects of Depakote - http://melindacurle.com/2013/09/28/addressing-the-causes-of-seizures-naturally/
Views: 17549 Melinda Curle
My Seroquel Taper: Start to Finish (What You Might Expect)
 
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This video is for educational purposes only and is not intended to treat or diagnose. The opinions expressed are that of the individual in the video and nobody else. Please consult a health care professional for all mental and physical healthcare needs. Please SHARE THIS VIDEO if you found it useful or if you know somebody who is suffering and/or feeling alone. Thank you. IN THIS VIDEO I DISCUSS MY EXPERIENCE COMING COMPLETELY OFF OR SEROQUEL THAT WAS LEGALY PRESCRIBED BY MY MEDICAL DOCTOR FOR MY MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS OF DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY. MY STORY: My name is Noah and on May 18 2011, I had a rare reaction to a vaccine called VIVITROL and consequently spiraled into a major, agitated, suicidal depression with depersonalization. I lost 25 lbs in 4 weeks and was in full panic or near panic for 8 weeks straight mixed with the darkest most painful depression I cold have ever imagined. I immediately could not work and had to move in with my parents who along with many siblings and friends had to watch me 24/7 as I was so suicidal. I was eventually hospitalized. Getting through each day seemed truly unbearable and I knew I would surely die. I have been put on many many different SSRI's SNRI's Tricyclics, Mood stabilizers, anti psychotics, holistic meds, acupuncture and even a form of shock therapy called RTMS. I barely saw any improvement in my condition for a full year. It was decided I had treatment resistant depression and I spent nearly every moment in tears. Weeks after starting my newest round of medications (Seroquel & Nortryptaline) as a last ditch effort, I had my blood drawn for possible hormone imbalances and my Testosterone levels came back 200 ng/Dl and 150 ng/Dl. The average 25 year old male has 750 ng/Dl. With this discovery I for the first time had any type of possible explanation as to why I was not getting better and why I might be so so sick. The symptoms of such Low T are very similar to those of major depression. I started Testosterone replacement therapy soon after and have been checking in with the world and documenting my experience with treatment. I am blessed to say that I have slowly over the last 8 months been improving and becoming more stable which I never thought to be possible. My low T manifested itself in the form of Major depression, anxiety, and depersonalization/ derealization for over a year. I am glad to report that I have experienced improvements in all areas and that is a miracle. I do not consider myself to be totally healed yet but I am closer now then ever before and aim to use what I have been through to help or at least offer support to others in need.
Views: 45686 bignoknow
Divalproex Medication Information (dosing, side effects, patient counseling)
 
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Your medication Divalproex Divalproex sodium is also known by the brand name: Depakote, Depakote ER and Depakote Sprinkle capsules. Divalproex sodium comes in 125, 250, and 500 mg tablets, 250 and 500mg extended release tablets, and 125mg sprinkle capsule. Divalproex sodium is most commonly used to treat seizures, bipolar problems, and prevent migraine headaches. No matter what your doctor has you taking it for, divalproex sodium is taken by mouth with or without food 1 to 4 times a day. If upset stomach occurs, take divalproex sodium with food. If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your normal dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. For best results take each dose at the same time each day. Extended-release tablets must be swallowed whole, do not split or break tablets. Divalproex Sprinkle capsules may be swallowed whole or the capsule may be opened and sprinkled on small amount (1 teaspoonful) of soft food like pudding, or applesauce. This is to be used immediately (do not store or chew). Some common side effects with divalproex sodium include headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, tiredness, weakness, tremor, dizziness, blurry eye sight, and loss of hunger. Some less common side effects include swelling of the arms or legs, high or low blood pressure, weight gain, and constipation. Do not take divalproex sodium if: you are pregnant, have liver problems or under the age of 2 years. This medication should not be abruptly discontinued because of the possibility of increasing seizure frequency. While taking divalproex sodium, remember it is important to tell your doctor or pharmacist if: • You have signs of an allergic reaction (rash, itching, swelling, tightness of the chest, etc.) • You have dark urine, are feeling tired, are not hungry, have an upset stomach, are throwing up, or have yellowing of the skin or eyes. • Are pregnant as this drug may cause very bad birth defects. If you are or become pregnant and take this drug for seizures or bipolar disorder, talk to your doctor to see if you need to keep taking this drug. All forms of divalproex sodium including the liquid needs to be stored at room temperature in a dry place away from children or pets.
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Treating Bipolar Disorder
 
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This video is for educational purposes only. Here I describe current options for treating bipolar disorder, including lithium, mood stabilizers, some antipsychotic medications as well as potential treatments with omega 3 oils.
Views: 5403 Paul Merritt
Recovering from Drug induced Parkinson's Disease
 
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Do not stop taking Depakote without talking to your Doctor. It can be a lifesaving medication, Monitor Free levels of this medication to insure safety.This site is not intended as a substitute for medical advice. It is important to always consult a physician before making medical decisions. My Dad's Depakote story started in 2009 with a Depakote dose of 250mg twice a day, then a Parkinson's diagnosis in 2011. I stayed with my dad this spring while my mom was in the hospital and became more involved with his care. I started to read about his medications and question some of them because of things that I had read. He takes mestinon for MG, which is mandatory, prednisone which I wish he didn't need, and want him to taper off of, and he also took Depakote, Prozac, and simvastatin which are the three meds that I was questioning based on articles on Pub Med and side effects that I had seen on Drugs.com that matched my dad's symptoms. Throughout the last 4 years he has gradually become weaker. He was admitted to the university hospital 3 weeks ago, after an ER visit to another hospital where he was sent home the same night. While at the university I asked them to draw a Valproic acid level and it came back normal. The nurse continued to tell me that the rest of the Valproic Values and the Free Valproic came back at 42. His neurologist checked his Valproic Acid levels often in her clinic and they had always been normal. I looked back through his medical records and noticed that he did have a Free Valproic level drawn only once before, on the same visit to the hospital in 2011 when he was diagnosed with Parkinson's. His free level was also high on that visit. I read about the Free Valproic level, and then I understood. His neurologist had never looked at that level. The neurologist at the university hadn't looked either. No one had, and no one knew what a Free Valproic level was, at least none of the people I was talking to. And they didn't understand what a high free level meant, or what the consequences were. NO ONE KNEW! Including Utah poison control! Utah poison control did understand that a free level was the unbound portion of Depakote but they did not think it was at a toxic level. When I called Abbott Laboratories (the manufacturer of Depakote), they knew the free level was the unbound portion of Depakote but said that they had no information on normal ranges, and that they didn't include that information in their prescribing information! I did find information with normal and toxic ranges on ARUPs site. My dad's Level was toxic! Above 15 is Toxic! My Dads Medications, Prozac, Simvastatin, Prednisone (throughout the years he also took (aspirin {which is a whole other story} ibuprofen and naproxen) are all highly protein bound and fighting for Albumin and increasing Free Depakote levels. It's true that over the years my Dad's Depakote level had been normal, but, if his free level had been checked its probable they would have been high. I explained this to the doctors who said that I was wrong, and one of them said he would read about it. I had to explain this to my mom. I told her to stop the Depakote but she wouldn't listen to me, it had to come from a doctor. After all, doctors are there to protect you. And honestly, I doubted myself. They were "tapering him off" of Depakote by decreasing his dose, but they were actually putting more into his system. My Dad could not move very well anymore, or think or remember anything. Rod helped me be brave, and a phone call to a good friend who firmly said "STOP THE DEPAKOTE," gave me the power to do what I needed to do. I threw a fit, I didn't want to, but I had to, to get people to listen. I told the nurses no more Depakote. Then my mom told my dad to refuse it. The rehab doctor started to read about free levels and protein binding and told my mom that it was ok to refuse it ( I guess he couldn't discontinue because neurology ordered it, I'm not really sure.) This same doctor said, "I know that my practice is forever changed, but I can't speak for others... Thank you." It was nice to hear him say that. I have felt crazy for a while; it was nice to be acknowledged by one of them. There is a lot more to the story, so much more that I am writing a case study hopefully to try and change things and help with awareness of protein bound drug interactions. Apparently this problem is being GREATLY MINIMIZED! And to all the neurologists out there CHECK FREE LEVELS but, the important thing is that my dad is getting better, he is walking and moving and thinking better. It is amazing! I am seeing him do things that I haven't seen him do for over 2 years!!!!!!!! It is very probable that my Dads Parkinson's Disease is not PD but was caused by Depakote toxicity; he should continue to improve over the next three months or so, hopefully a full recovery https://www.facebook.com/pages/Drug-Induced-Disease-Awareness/169088816613730#
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THE TRUTH ABOUT BLACK SEED OIL AND HOW IT CHANGED MY LIFE
 
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Click here for my other Black seed oil informative videos. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXWrdZ86gXUSTFMiSuR8cJIUtpsmxWAHi Black seed oil or black cumin seed oil is said to have unlimited health benefits like increasing energy, Anti inflammatory. Helps with sleep, fall asleep faster and sleep deeper. Lowers high blood pressure, cholesterol, Helps with allergies. Some have even said it has helped them with cancer, arthritis and much much more. Cures everything but death they say. Watch the video for my personal experience with black seed oil. *Note* I forgot to mention in the video that two people that I know say that they don't get up as often in the middle of the night to use the bathroom. Amazing Herbs Black Seed oil 8oz bottle http://amzn.to/2rE2FVg 16 oz bottle http://amzn.to/2sGxQxM 32 0z bottle http://amzn.to/2ucsxJ8 In pill form http://amzn.to/2rYjPO1 Herbal by nature Black seed oil 8 oz bottle http://amzn.to/2s6YSRO 1 oz bottle http://amzn.to/2sGbr3w Radar approved https://www.amazon.com/shop/ontheradar Old School Labs product line https://www.oldschoollabs.com/products/ 15% off order use promo code "radarosl" The TRUTH about APPLE CIDER VINEGAR https://youtu.be/8rbQvWWLfnA The TRUTH about drinking LEMON WATER https://youtu.be/tYpIZiCt2NY "THINK ABOUT IT" (Mental Fitness) playlist https://tinyurl.com/kbp3owc Tech and fitness gear that I use. https://kit.com/TheFitnessRadar Dangers and Benefits of.... https://tinyurl.com/lvruxd5 Smoothie recipes https://tinyurl.com/kmt8wpn The Journey https://tinyurl.com/l22j2yg Nutribullet & Nutri Ninja Reviews https://tinyurl.com/kakazhx Gods of Iron 2015 https://tinyurl.com/lhamk7u Gods of Iron 2014 https://tinyurl.com/lkmlfl7 all right I'm going to keep it real with you guys I'm laughing because I just recorded this entire video and my mic wasn't plugged in so I got no audio so I got to do this whole thing again so bear with me if I'm laughing at myself bear with me if I just even will distract it and all over the place but I want to thank you guys for tuning in I need an assistant anybody out there want to volunteer just you know hit me up what get serious I want to tell you guys about black seed oil and if you don't know about it I want to tell you the benefits and my experiences with it first of all I got introduced to this by somebody who was telling me that it helped with their energy it helped take away their pain inflammation that helps them sleep better so right away knowing the person that it was I wouldn't expect them to have used it and I definitely trusted them when they told me about it so I went out and picked it up I did my research first I saw that it is it is said that it has basically unlimited amount of benefit it is said that it cures everything but death so that pretty much is you know everything in between life and death so like I said I did my research I saw a lot of good things about it I went out and tried it and I know a few other people that have been using it so my personal experience with it is number one I have this dry cough that I always have I've done tons of test allergy tests I've been to all these different doctors I could not find out what the problem is what causes it I've been trying to eliminate foods part of me not eating meat I was trying to see if you know I was allergic to meat and different things and I could not find out what the issue was I've started taking black sea oil and the very first night I took it I stopped coughing and it was definitely more it was definitely noticeable because when I went to work that night as soon as I walk into my job every night there's a carpet there and I start coughing and I just noticed throughout the whole night I wasn't coughing I didn't have throat irritation and I was like wow I think this is working and that was funny because nothing usually works immediately after you take it you know unless it's like an aspirin or something but most things that doesn't work immediately so I noticed that right away the very first night and I kept paying attention you know because I'm like nah that can't be but so far it's been like what two or three months and my cost is almost non-existent so it definitely helped with that I sleep better I can lay down now and go to sleep right away where usually it takes me a while I've always benadryl z- quill I always had to take something to sleep because I've just black seed oil black seed black cumin seed oil black cumin nigella sativa black cumin oil nigella seeds black seed oil benefits black seed benefits nigella sativa oil cumin oil black seeds oil black seed cumin oil black seed oil capsules black seed oil for hair benefits of black seed oil black seed extract black seed oil hair cumin seed oil black cumin seed oil benefits black jeera black oil black oil seed black caraway seeds black seed oil uses black seed oil for skin black seed capsules egyptian black seed oil organic black seed oil nigella sativa seeds.
Views: 1029097 ON THE RADAR
Understanding Bipolar Depression
 
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This talk provides a broad overview of bipolar depression in adults, with respect to diagnostic challenges and current treatment strategies for this condition. Speaker: Shefali Miller, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University Medical Center
Views: 10878 Stanford Health Care
Finally Caught My Myoclonic Jerks On Camera
 
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Before someone asks, I was not drunk or high.. I just have epilepsy lol. I know I am really out of it.
Views: 170032 Cassidy McDaniel
TEDxTerryTalks - Laura Bain - Living with Bipolar Type II
 
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Laura Bain speaks about living with Bipolar Type II Disorder, the trials and tribulations, but also how it informs her vibrant character and wonderful sense of identity. "Laura is a very passionate person and as a 5th year Biology student she is a lover of Science. She is an avid cyclist, a teacher, an artist and a silly dancer. She is a windsurf instructor, the former vice commodore of the UBC sailing club, and a summer landscaper. She is a friend, roommate, a well-loved daughter and baby sister to three big brothers. She is also an auntie to the cutest little niece ever. Oh, there is one more thing, she is living with Bipolar Disorder." November 5th, 2011. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada Filmed by Craig Ross: Video edited by David Ng About TEDx: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Views: 761090 TEDx Talks
Medication & Sticking To It.
 
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Hi guys! I know this video is a long one, and probably a bit repetitive, but stick with me it's an important topic. Medication is majorly important in the mental health community and needs to be taken seriously. This all is coming from a place of love and support!! Here's he quote about Zoloft: “Zoloft has a half-life of about one day. That means that for every day that passes without taking the medication, the level in the blood falls by 50 percent. After one day, the level is reduced to 50 percent of the original level, after two days to 25 percent, after three days to 12.5 percent, and so on. Because Zoloft leaves your body so quickly, stopping it too abruptly can cause discontinuation syndrome to develop. Among the symptoms that may be experienced are nausea, tremor, dizziness, muscle pains, weakness, insomnia, and anxiety” https://www.verywellmind.com/tapering-off-zoloft-1067486 Sources: https://psychcentral.com/lib/discontinuing-psychiatric-medications-what-you-need-to-know/ http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/new-study-examines-effects-of-stopping-psychiatric-medication https://www.verywellmind.com/tapering-off-zoloft-1067486 https://mentalhealthdaily.com/2014/07/15/depakote-valproic-acid-withdrawal-symptoms-how-long-they-last/ http://www.campusmindworks.org/students/treatment/medication/starting%20psychiatric%20medication%20treatment.asp Online Support Groups: https://www.inspire.com/groups/mental-health-america/ https://psychcentral.com/resources/Mental_Health/Support_Groups/ cassowary.mountain@gmail.com Photo by freestocks.org on Unsplash
Psychotropic drugs - Side Effects (Making A Killing)
 
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Dr William Glasser, psychiatrist: "No drugs has side effects. They are all effects. "Side effect" is just a way that doctors explain away the effects you don't like, or you won't like. But they are effects. Lääkkeellä ole sivuvaikutuksia. Ne ovat kaikki vaikutuksia. Sivuvaikutukset on vain lääkärien tapa selittää mitättömiksi ne vaikutukset, mistä he eivät pidä, tai joista sinä et pidä. Mutta ne ovat vaikutuksia."
Views: 8511 Messenger 4 fi.
Tardive Dyskinesia
 
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Three video clips merged showing symptoms of Tardive Dyskinesia
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Sodium valproate
 
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Sodium valproate (INN) or valproate sodium (USAN) is the sodium salt of valproic acid and is an anticonvulsant used in the treatment of epilepsy, anorexia nervosa, panic attack, anxiety disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, migraine and bipolar disorder, as well as other psychiatric conditions requiring the administration of a mood stabiliser. Sodium valproate can be used to control acute episodes of mania and acute stress reaction. Side effects can include tiredness, tremors, nausea, vomiting and sedation. The intravenous formulations are used when oral administration is not possible. In pregnancy, valproate has the highest risk of birth defects of any of the commonly used antiepilepsy drugs. However, some epilepsy can only be controlled by valproate, and seizures also pose grave risk to mother and child. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Leg Tremors (10 min)
 
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This is a long video and all you have to watch is like 5 min if you want. This is the leg tremors I have been suffering from in addition to my arm tremor. There are these lovely other movements that come to play sometimes too. Its all mostly at rest movements. Meaning they happen when my body is at rest or that limb is at rest. Sometimes I get random hand, finger, arm movements. Like today in the car I was hitting the door. Such is the joy of living with odd tremors. They say you are not given more than you can handle. Well I am learning to accept and cope with it. Filmed on November 2, 2010 AS usual if you have nothing nice to say please do not say anything at all.
Views: 69971 Beth Pizana
Huntington's Disease: Stages and Therapies
 
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Huntington's disease is a rare genetic disorder that causes programmed degeneration of brain cells, called neurons, in certain areas of the brain. This talk explores the diagnosis, stages of the disease, and its treatment. The Stanford Huntington's Disease and Ataxia Clinic has been named a Center of Excellence by the Huntington's Disease Society of America. This talk reflects the treatment standards offered at Stanford. Speaker: Veronica Santini, MD Clinical Instructor, Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University Medical Center
Views: 11395 Stanford Health Care
Next to Normal Edit - Act 1
 
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Hello! This is an edit of the OBC version of Next to Normal, with Alice Ripley, J Robert Spencer, Aaron Tveit, Jennifer Damiano, Adam Chanler-Berat and Louis Hobson. I've used a total of 6 versions of the show, but you will mainly see 3 - the only OBC videos out there. I've cut them together so as to show as much of what is happening on stage as possible, as many close-ups as possible, and also as many of my favorite moments as possible (because I am nothing if not self-indulgent). Subtitles are included! Credits to the video originators, whoever you are! Act 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0juDN3JGHI
Views: 4024 Isabelle Alice
Alcohol, Alcoholism and Inhalants
 
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Discussion of alcohol use and abuse, with notes on problems combining alcohol with caffeine, potential treatments for alcoholism and a brief discussion of inhalants.
Views: 1190 Paul Merritt
Diabetes Cure | Best Natural Diabetes Cure
 
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Diabetes Cure | Best Natural Diabetes Cure There’re many signs and indications of diabetes such as elevated thirst, elevated hunger, again and again desire of urination and extremely slow process of healing lesions. Now we are going to discuss regarding how to reverse diabetes? It is a universal actuality that using medicines can’t reverse diabetes forever. Although, taking inulin through injection might help to lower the severity of diabetes symptoms but it’s extremely hard to reverse diabetes by this process. If you have been following medicaments for prolong period to reverse diabetes or to cure diabetes then the probabilities are, you may suffer several severe unwanted effects. If you surely want to reverse diabetes then you have to take the shelter of nature. There’re some holistic energetic stuffs available which will surely help every diabetic people to cure diabetes forever. diabetes cure diabetes cure book diabetes cure clinical trials diabetes cure diet diabetes cure documentary diabetes cure fox news diabetes cure medication diabetes cure natural Bitter melon supports to lower the blood glucose level of the body to heal the diabetes. This is a energetic natural stuff which helps to increase insulin secretion. Using cinnamon may help you to manage the sugar level therefore slowly you will be capable to reverse diabetes forever. It is usually recommended that, if you want to reverse diabetes then you will have to use Indian gooseberry. This is an ultimate thing that you may follow to control any kinds of diabetes. diabetes cure naturally diabetes cure research diabetes cure scams diabetes cure type 1 diabetes cure type 2 type 1 diabetes cure 2016 type 1 diabetes cure research
Parkinson's Fundraiser
 
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We are raising money to fund a microgrant for Dr. Dan Leventhal's research at the University of Michigan. Learn about what Parkinson's Disease is, and how it affects family members in this video. http://www.youcaring.com/dr-daniel-k-l-leventhal-s-research-team-369816 ----------------------------------------------------------- Royalty free music from incompetech.com Easy Lemon by Kevin MacLeod Sovereign Quarter by Kevin MacLeod
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rivotril não é comida, vó manuela
 
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Ilustrações por ordem de aparição: Matheus Campos Isabela Maia Marinho Jorge Peixoto André Ribeiro Trilha sonora original: Pleasehelp - Matheus Campos Instrumental bounce delícia na rádio - Makalister Renton Tu es parti là-bas - Isabela Maia Marinho Agradecimentos especiais: Marcelo de Sousa Igor Mota Thomas Pavitte Samples: Le Couleur - Femme Gustav Klimt - The Kiss "and when I think we could’ve happened we could’ve been happy together I remember how it felt to have your lips against my skin the softness the warmness and the feeling that there was something going wrong and that I didn’t really want us to happen at least not that way" Animação psicodélica feita quadro a quadro. Quatro pessoas, uma resma de papel sulfite branco 70g/m², algumas Unipin 0.5, uma Scanner e cansaço. Trabalho desenvolvido para a disciplina de Animação da Faculdade de tecnologia Senac Goiás, pelos alunos do 3º Módulo. Professor Cloves Elias Ferreira.
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