Bipolar Disorder

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Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder affects about 5.7 million American adults, or about 2.6% of the U.S. population 18 and older, according to the National Institute of Mental Health

A mental disorder marked by alternating periods of elation and depression or making your mood change rapidly

Bipolar Disorder

While bipolar disorder cannot be prevented, it's important to be aware of early warning signs of an impending episode of bipolar depression or bipolar mania


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While there is no permanent cure for bipolar disorder, there is every reason to believe that with proper treatment, you will get better. Proper treatment means taking all your medications and attending therapy sessions as recommended by your doctor. Early recognition of bipolar warning signs and seeing your doctor regularly can allow you to monitor your mood and medications and keep illness from escalating.


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