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Nine tips for living with bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder isn't for the faint-of-heart.  The depressions are catastrophic.  They're black, painful clouds of existence that hardly count as living.  The manias bury you with baggage and regret.  And the in-betweens, when you're trying to remember how to be "normal" and make sense out the fact that none of this is normal...  No, not… Continue reading Nine tips for living with bipolar disorder

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Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, also called manic depressive disorder, is a mental illness that produces unusual extremes of emotion.  These mood states are severe enough to cause problems in the sufferer’s life.  Read on for more information. Does having mood swings mean you have bipolar disorder?  Not necessarily. We all have natural fluctuations in our mood.  There’ll… Continue reading Bipolar Disorder

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Medications for bipolar and mood swings

Medications are an essential part of the plan when it comes to bipolar disorder.  The right treatment can make a world of a difference. But figuring out which one is the right one can be challenging. Here’s a little information about mood-stabilizing medications to help you along. What are mood stabilizers used for? Mood stabilizers… Continue reading Medications for bipolar and mood swings