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.
- Loss of interest.
- Disorganized behavior.
- Lack of concentration.
- Sleep disturbances.
- Weight problems.
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.