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The Different Types of Bipolar Disease

 The Subtypes of Bipolar: A Better Understanding of a Misunderstood Illness Most people know bipolar disorder as a mental illness with two distinct poles – mania and depression – but did you know that there are actually different types of bipolar disorder? The disease can be split up into five different subtypes: bipolar I bipolar […]

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Online Test for Bipolar Depression

The Bipolar Depression Online Test: What Is It, And Can It Help? If you have been experiencing symptoms of bipolar disorder, you may want to take a bipolar test to determine whether or not you should see a doctor for accurate diagnosis and treatment. While doctor’s visits can be expensive and anxiety-inducing, an online bipolar […]

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What triggers or causes Bipolar Disease?

The Causes of Bipolar: Does Anyone Really Know How It Develops? Just as bipolar disorder is difficult to diagnose, it is equally as hard to determine what causes bipolar. There may not be one specific cause of this disorder, but rather the combination of many different factors that lead to the development of it. Years […]

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Bipolar and Schizophrenia

  Bipolar, Schizophrenia, and the Fine Line between the Two Though schizophrenia is a psychotic disorder and bipolar a mood disorder, the overlap between symptoms makes it hard to distinguish between the two – especially in the early stages. Bipolar disorder is characterized by alternating episodes of highs and lows, known as periods of mania […]

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Bipolar or ADHD: How Can You Tell?

Relationship Between Bipolar and ADHD. With the steadily increasing number of people – adults and children alike – being diagnosed with bipolar and ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), it raises the questions of why so many people are being diagnosed with these disorders and what the two have in common. In many cases the symptoms […]

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Bipolar Disorder and Thyroid Disease

Bipolar Disorder and the Thyroid: Is There a Connection? How are bipolar disorder and thyroid dysfunctions linked? In many cases, symptoms of hypothyroidism mimic the symptoms of bipolar depression, and symptoms of hyperthyroidism mimic the symptoms of bipolar mania. However, the connection doesn’t stop there. While disorders of the thyroid can affect your mood, mood […]

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Remedies for Bipolar: From Prescription to Natural

If you have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, your first question is probably what sort of bipolar medication is available for you. You may want to get a prescription, or you may want to try to treat yourself naturally. Understanding the different options is your first step to deciding which treatment is best for you. […]

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Bipolar Disorder, what is it ?

  What Is Bipolar Disorder Anyway? Bipolar disorder is one of the less understood mental illnesses, since it is typically misdiagnosed and has a variety of different symptoms depending on which subtype the patient has. Typically bipolar, also known as manic depressive disorder, is characterized by extreme shifts in mood from manic to depressive; bi, […]

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