Monthly Archives: April 2014


Bipolar insomnia

April 16th, 2014|Categories: Living with Bipolar Disorder|0 Comments

It is important to remember that insomnia is not necessarily a sign of a bipolar disorder and it can be caused by a number of different factors, but it can be an unpleasant result of this mental health condition and lead to the appearance of other manic symptoms. In this article you will learn what health care professionals have been saying for years that your sleep patterns will and can affect your mental and physical health. Learning how to recognize certain behaviors that can make it difficult to fall and stay asleep at night is the first step to improving your general well being. With helpful tips that can make it easier to fall asleep at a set time and give your body the chance to recover from a long stressful day, this article can make it easier for you to control your manic mood swings and irrational behavior.


Manic Bipolar

April 5th, 2014|Categories: Diet and Nutrition|0 Comments

Many suffers of manic depression are finding help through diet and exercise, and are enjoying a healthy weight and active lifestyle without the side effects associated with some treatment plans. Most healthy diets that are designed for sufferers of manic depression caused by a bipolar disorder also carry an extremely low risk of interacting with any necessary medications, and clinical studies have also found that it can dramatically reduce your risk of developing certain life threatening illnesses. In this article you will find information on the healthy benefits associated with fish oil and folic acid, along with tips on eating well balanced meals and nutritious snacking. You will also learn the dangers of using food as a temporary aid to help improve your mood and how it can have devastating effects on your weight and mood. Simply following a healthy diet and exercise plan can help you treat your manic depression, and live a longer, happier life.


Zyprexa medication

April 4th, 2014|Categories: Medications|0 Comments

Manufactured by one of the largest drug companies in North America Eli Lilly, Zyprexia is advertised in magazines and on television as an effective treatment for manic and psychotic episodes and it is living up to the company’s outstanding reputation for only producing safe and effective medications. This is not to say that there are not risks and side effects associated with Zyprexia, only that it can be an effective alternative to other medications that were developed to treat the symptoms associated with a type 1 bipolar disorder. In this article you will find the information that you need to help you decide if this medication might be the right form of treatment for you, along with its possible connection to diabetes. Elderly patients who are suffering from dementia may need to pay particular attention to the risks associated with this medication, but overall it is a treatment that you might want to discuss with your health care adviser if you are having difficulty managing your bipolar symptoms.

Weight gain after bipolar medication? Read The Bipolar Diet & balance your food and your mood.Read The Bipolar Diet & balance your food, mood and weight gain.