I Want to Talk About Myths and Facts About Bi Polar Disorder

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    Treatment Can Bring 'recovery'

    I'd like to say as a myth about this illness (in a way) that you will have it for life.  You should probably take a mood stabiliser for life, but if you find the right meds for you and you keep taking them, you can stay free of episodes for long periods of time, perhaps even...
    Freedomfriend Freedomfriend
    31-35
    Oct 31, 2009

    Defiinition of Bi Polar Disorder- Helpguide.org

    What is Bi Polar Disorder? Also known as Manic Depression. It causes serious shifts in a persons thinking, mood,energy and behavior patterns. More common than we think. NIMH quotes as 3 out of 100 adults are effected by this. It's causes are not understood, but it often runs...
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    4 Responses Jun 20, 2009

    Be Aware of Triigers For Manic Or Depressive Spisodes

    From the National Alliance Of Mental Health: Certain factors can set offor worsen bi polar in people who are gentically pron e to the condition. 1)A stressful environment or negative life style. 2) Reactions to medications 3) Trouble falling asleep. 4) Underactive thyroid...
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    5 Responses Jun 24, 2009
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