Bipolar Disorder Symptoms and Treatment


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Bipolar mainly affects the mental state of human. Bipolar disorder is known as manic depressive illness. It is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in the mood and energy. The symptoms of the bipolar disorder include hyperactive or restless behaviors, distractibility, poor concentration, impulsivity and racing thoughts. They need to be handled with proper care and attention.

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Facts About Bipolar Disorder : 

Facts About Bipolar Disorder Also known as manic depression Mental disorder with cycling moods From severe depression to euphoria Affects approximately 3% of adults

Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder : 

Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder Difficult to distinguish from classic depression Bipolar disorder also involves manic episodes Hallucinations, delusions of grandeur, racing thoughts, increased energy, decreased need for sleep Irritation or anxiety may also be present during a manic phase

Signs and Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder : 

Signs and Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder Altering phases of depression and mania Typical symptoms of major depression during a depressive episode Sadness Loss of energy Lack of interest in once enjoyable activities Loneliness apathy

Hypomania and Mixed Affective Episodes : 

Hypomania and Mixed Affective Episodes Hypomania and mixed affective episodes make diagnosis difficult Hypomania, a mild manic episode Mixed affective episode – simultaneous occurrence of manic and depressive symptoms Normally distinct presence of episodes is blurred

Bipolar Disorder in Children : 

Bipolar Disorder in Children Adult onset mood disorder Some studies indicate presence in children Diagnoses in children have increased due to awareness Bipolar disorder is a serious psychiatric diagnosis that requires attention to avoid significant impacts on relationships, career, and daily functioning

Bipolar Disorder Treatment : 

Bipolar Disorder Treatment Pharmaceuticals Psychotherapy Lithium – monitor liver and kidney function Psychotherapy can help recognize episode triggers

Take Action : 

Take Action If you believe you’ve experienced symptoms of bipolar disorder, take action to get your symptoms under control. Don’t risk ruining your career, your family, or your important relationships. Learn more about controlling bipolar disorder symptoms by visiting

Megavista Health : 

Megavista Health Here at Megavista Health, we focus on positive, holistic health and nutrition. Visit our website to learn more about bipolar disorder and other health conditions.