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Children and Bipolar Anger

Temper tantrums are often a part of raising children, after all there is a reason for the phrase “the terrible twos” and “teenage angst”. However, some parents aren’t just dealing with anger caused by frustration or their children not understanding why they are being told “no”. The anger displayed by their child can be destructive [...]

2018-10-16T17:33:41+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Kids, Living with Bipolar|0 Comments

Bipolar Lives And Drug Interactions

Have you ever wondered if your over-the-counter pain aid or the dietary supplements you take for your health could interact with the medication you are taking to help manage bipolar disorder? Surprisingly, there are some items in your local pharmacy aisles and in the grocery store that could cause a problem with your prescribed bipolar [...]

2018-07-22T13:28:40+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Living with Bipolar|0 Comments

Bipolar Disorder And Chronic Pain

Are you trying to manage chronic pain and bipolar disorder? Did you know that bipolar disorder and chronic pain have been linked? Not just the emotional anguish you often feel, but actual physical pain. It’s not only the muscle aches and lethargy that often comes with depression but the pain that is reoccurring or never [...]

2018-06-26T18:14:46+00:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: Living with Bipolar|0 Comments

Bipolar 2 or Bipolar II Disorder

One of the reasons that it can be so difficult to find a treatment that works for all of your bipolar symptoms is the simple fact that there are two types of this disorder and manic episodes and periods of depression can vary dramatically between them. The most common form is a type 2 disorder which is also referred to as "soft bipolar", though people that suffer from the less manic symptoms may not agree with this term. In this article you will find all of the information you need to distinguish between the different types of bipolar disorders, and it will also explain the need and importance of taking a test administered by a health care professional. Since the treatments can vary slightly for type 1 and type 2 it is important the you receive the right diagnosis to ensure that the therapy and medications are what you need to prevent and lessen your symptoms.

2018-05-07T21:28:48+00:00May 4th, 2018|Categories: Bipolar Spectrum Disorder|52 Comments

Bipolar Disorder And Post Holiday Blues

The holidays are over. Routines are returning to normal, so why do you feel depressed? After all, you’ve survived holiday stress, and maybe even traveled without experiencing a major episode. Even though, these are things you think you would be celebrating there is still a persistent feeling of sadness. This is commonly referred to as [...]

2018-01-03T09:12:24+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Living with Bipolar Disorder|0 Comments

Bipolar 1 Versus Bipolar 2

Did you know that there is more than one type of bipolar disorder? This is important, since it will determine your treatment plan. This includes the medications you take to manage your symptoms. There are actually four types of this disorder, but the most common are Bipolar Type 1 and Bipolar Type 2. So, which [...]

2017-11-29T12:03:51+00:00November 29th, 2017|Categories: Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder|0 Comments
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