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Bipolar Disorder


Bipolar is a serious disorder, but it can be managed and treated successfully. These articles can help you understand the problem and identify the best ways to regain control and lead a full and meaningful life.

Man with Bipolar Disorder

The extreme highs and lows of mania and depression can hurt your job and school performance, damage your relationships, and disrupt your daily life. But you're not powerless when it comes to bipolar disorder.

Understanding the signs and symptoms and seeking professional help are the first steps to managing your symptoms and staying on track. But beyond the treatment you get from your doctor or therapist, there are many things you can do to help yourself, including surrounding yourself with people you can count on, making healthy lifestyle choices, and monitoring your moods.

Understanding bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder treatment and self-help

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Additionally, it takes energy and focus to successfully make major life changes. You can gain strength through regular exercise, a healthy diet, and activities that reduce stress.