What is it?

Bipolar disorder also known as manic depression is a mental health condition that involves severe episodes of mood swings that includes depressive lows and manic highs.

What are the symptoms?

Bipolar disorder manifests as:

  • Mood swings.
  • Anxiety.
  • Depression.
  • Irritability.
  • Agitation.
  • Apathy.
  • Loss of interest.
  • Hopelessness.
  • Disorganized behavior.
  • Hyperactivity.
  • Delusions.
  • Lack of concentration.
  • Paranoia.
  • Sleep disturbances.
  • Weight problems.
  • Fatigue.

What to expect?

In addition to treatment by your doctor or psychologist you can try the following things:

  • Maintaining a normal rhythm by going to sleep at normal times and getting out of bed early in the morning.
  • Try to keep doing your normal daily activities.
  • Try to avoid using recreational drugs and alcohol.

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