Bipolar Disorder And The Seasons

2017-07-12T13:29:55+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: Living with Bipolar|0 Comments

Bipolar Disorder And The Seasons Can you track your upcoming mood swings simply by looking at the calendar? If so, you are not alone. Seasonal changes can trigger your bipolar disorder symptoms especially during the winter and spring. According to the director of psychiatry at the University of Michigan Depression Center in Ann Arbor, patients […]

Bipolar Disorder And Hobbies

2017-07-12T13:29:56+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Categories: Living with Bipolar Disorder|0 Comments

Bipolar disorder is generally characterized by manic highs and depressive lows. While your mood swings are usually treated with a combination of medications and therapy, there are some other ways you can help manage your symptoms. Scheduling hobbies and other activities that you enjoy throughout the week can give you the additional structure you need […]

Bipolar Disorder And Seniors

2017-07-12T13:29:57+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Living with Bipolar Disorder|0 Comments

Occasional irritability and moodiness are common as the aging process progresses. This is usually due to the assorted aches and pains that are felt as the body grows older. However, if the behaviors or moods become extreme this could indicate the onset of bipolar disorder later in life. Bipolar disorder symptoms typically manifest in teens […]

Bipolar Disorder And School

2017-07-12T13:29:58+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Categories: Get Support|0 Comments

Children, teens and college students all face certain challenges at school, and these can be even more difficult if they also have bipolar disorder. Drowsiness from medications and trouble concentrating are only a few of the problems that commonly plague bipolar students. Laws are in place to help ensure that bipolar children and teens are […]

Bipolar Disorder And Work

2017-07-12T13:30:00+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Categories: Career and Money|1 Comment

If you are one of the millions of adults living and working with bipolar disorder, you know how challenging it can be. The mood episodes common with bipolar disorder can be embarrassing and disruptive at work. Don’t give up! There are several steps you can take that will help you be successful at work and […]

Demi Lovato and Bipolar Disorder

2017-07-12T13:30:01+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Categories: Famous People|0 Comments

Demi Lovato Diagnosed with a bipolar disorder in 2010 at the age of 22, Demi Lovato has become an advocate for therapy and treatment. The popular singer/songwriter talks openly about her bouts with severe depression, eating disorder and willingness to do self-harm, along with how alone she felt until she was properly diagnosed. Becoming a […]

Bipolar And Postpartum Depression

2017-07-12T13:30:02+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Categories: Relationships|0 Comments

It is estimated that one out of every 10 women will experience symptoms associated with postpartum depression after pregnancy. This includes intense feelings of anxiety, depression and despair that make it impossible for them to deal with their daily lives. Similar to the feelings experienced with bipolar disorder, research is currently being done to see […]

The ADHD Bipolar Disorder connection

2017-07-12T13:30:03+00:00 December 19th, 2015|Categories: Bipolar Spectrum Disorder|0 Comments

There has been an ongoing debate and a lot of confusion regarding the similarities and differences between a bipolar and attention deficit hyperactive disorder, and it is important to state that these are different conditions and while it is possible to suffer from both it is almost impossible to diagnosis yourself without help and advice from a licensed health care professional. In this article you will find all of the information you need to help you keep ADHD and a bipolar disorder separate in your mind, even if you are constantly finding that you exhibit symptoms associated with both conditions. You will also find information that helps to explain how and why these disorders are often connected, and why the creativity that often results from the manic behavior is sometimes beneficial and at other times dangerous for your mental and physical health. The more you know about your disorder the easier it will be to find a treatment plan that works for you.