Monthly Archives: June 2014


99 bipolar disorder facts

June 18th, 2014|Categories: What is bipolar?|0 Comments

Wouldn’t it be nice if all of the information regarding bipolar disorders were listed in one convenient place, and designed to be easy to scroll through. Not only will readers be able to find 99 important and informative facts concerning the symptoms and treatments associated with this disorder, but also a helpful quiz that will help you identify your problems. This informative article will not only walk you through the important steps in learning how to identify the real symptoms associated with the illness, but it will also help you find a treatment that will work for you. Discover how effective mood stabilizers can be for some patients, along with the latest treatments that are just recently making headlines. This informative article also covers how diet and lifestyle can affect a bipolar disorder, and includes helpful tips and tricks that can keep you mood centered and stable simply by using natural remedies.


Interesting facts about lithium

June 14th, 2014|Categories: Medications|0 Comments

Almost everyone suffering from a mental illness or bipolar disorder has heard about Lithium and its’ amazing ability to treat depression and prevent manic episodes, which makes it startling to learn that this proven form of treatment is actually being replaced by medications with a higher risk of side effects and a poorer track record of being able to help manage mood swings. While it is always important to remember that the same treatments and medications will not work for everyone, Lithium is one of the few proven drugs that seems to benefit almost everyone who is dealing with a bipolar disorder. In this article you will find the information you need regarding this proven form of treatment, along with the possible risks and side effects some patients experience. When you are more informed about your treatment options it will be easier for you and your health care adviser to find a medication that works for you.


Bipolar disorder self injury

June 13th, 2014|Categories: Living with Bipolar Disorder|0 Comments

A major misconception associated with a bipolar disorder is that one of the symptoms commonly caused by this illness is the uncontrollable desire to cut yourself, or inflict other injuries to your body. While it is important to state that the desire to harm yourself is not a symptom of manic or depressed behavior, it is easy to see why this might be confusing and cause some people to misdiagnose themselves. In reality the desire to inflict self-harm is more often associated with a borderline personality illness and not a symptom of a bipolar disorder, but it should also be noted that manic depression can result in suicide which is definitely an attempt to cause injury to your body. In this article the differences between these mental health conditions will be explained, along with the harmful behaviors that can occur when you are in the middle of a manic mood swing.


Surviving Custody Disputes as a Bipolar Parent

June 11th, 2014|Categories: Scholarships|2 Comments

Bipolar Chat Room Guide

June 6th, 2014|Categories: Resources|0 Comments

There are several resources that suffers of a bipolar disorder can take advantage of and some of these are proving to be effective at helping patients to manage and control their manic urges and mood swings, and one of the most popular is an online chat room. In an online chat room you can connect with other adults who are also experiencing the same or similar symptoms and problems, and the simple feeling that you are not alone can do wonders for helping you prevent a manic episode. This article will not only cover the benefits your can receive from these chat rooms it also includes a list of safe and free ones that can offer you the help and support that you need. It is important to remember to use your common sense when you are online, and be careful to not let the chat room take over your life and become a problem and not a handy resource.


Bipolar and memory loss

June 3rd, 2014|Categories: Living with Bipolar Disorder|0 Comments

A bipolar disorder doesn’t just cause manic mood swings and irrational behavior, it can also affect your memory and cognitive function. If the thought of losing your ability to easily recognize familiar places and people doesn’t motivate you to start learning more about this disorder, you might want to simply resign yourself to a lifetime of extreme manic behavior. This article will help you get started understanding how this illness affects your brain function and it will also provide you with some tips on how to improve your memory, along with providing the hope and help you need to recover from this condition. When you start to experience problems with your memory it can affect your relationships, work and study habits, and the way you are able to interact with others which can also cause a manic episode and cause the cycle to start over again.

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