Monthly Archives: October 2014

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Bipolar infidelity

October 22nd, 2014|Categories: Relationships|2 Comments

One of the first things you need to do before reading this article is to pull out your treatment contract and go over it with your spouse, before the issue of infidelity comes up and ruins an otherwise beautiful relationship. Infidelity is unfortunate and is often blamed on manic behavior and hyper sexuality, but this is usually difficult to explain as a reason to your partner no matter how understanding they may usually be. This article not only provides you with the necessary information explaining why your symptoms might lead you to consider cheating, along with helpful tips and methods that can prevent you from acting out on this destructive behavior. Not only will you learn that you can’t blame your bipolar disorder for all of your bad choices, especially when there are several successful treatments available, but this article will help you understand how your choices can affect your life and relationships.

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Depakote for bipolar disorder

October 15th, 2014|Categories: Medications|0 Comments

If you are looking for a fast acting medication that is approved by the FDA as a treatment for your bipolar mania and are a man not overly concerned about gaining a large amount of weight, you might want to consider a medication known as Depakote. While this medication might have been originally developed as a treatment option for patients suffering from epilepsy it is also proving to be beneficial to some suffers of bipolar mania, though it should be noted that this medication is certainly not designed for everyone and that women seem to experience the side effects more frequently than men. In this article you will find all of the information you need concerning this treatment for bipolar mania, including facts that point out it is not effective for depression. The more information that you have about your various treatment and medication options, the better your chances are of finding a regimen that works for your particular symptoms.

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Thriving in College With Bipolar Disorder

October 14th, 2014|Categories: Scholarships|0 Comments
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Misunderstanding the Link Between Bipolar and Creativity

October 12th, 2014|Categories: Scholarships|0 Comments
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Bipolar excessive spending

October 8th, 2014|Categories: Money|0 Comments

Excessive spending is common among bipolar sufferers and many do not realize it until their credit cards are cut off and their bank accounts have run dry, and by this time it is often too late to save your credit or protect your family from financial ruin. It is also important to realize the excessive spending is completely different from compulsive shopping, and there are easy ways for you and your health care provider to make the right diagnosis so you can start receiving an effective treatment. In this article you will learn the differences between the disorders, along with ways to prevent your uncontrollable spending sprees. Simply because you have a bipolar disorder you are not automatically excused from your manic episodes and this includes your over spending, which can be treated and prevented as part of your treatment and therapy so you don’t have to experience the deep depression that usually follows an unrestrained spree.

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Lamictal bipolar treatment

October 3rd, 2014|Categories: Medications|0 Comments

As one of the three approved medications for stabilizing your manic mood swings associated with a bipolar condition, Lamictal has become a “life saver” for some patients who are coping with the extreme highs and lows associated with this mental health disorder. Often referred to as a “wonder drug” by some patients with a bipolar disorder, this medication is approved by the FDA and has shown to be an effective long term treatment option in clinical studies and testimonials. That is not to say that there are not risks involved with this medication and it should also be noted that it might not be effective in all patients, and it is not able to treat all manic episodes. In this article you will find the information you need to make your own decision regarding Lamictal and its possible effectiveness at helping you manage your own bipolar depression, along with a complete list of the possible side effects.

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