They can be an unfortunate side effect of the medication.
If you are feeling suicidal or you are worrying about a person you know who may be suicidal, contact your local mental health hotline and seek treatment.
Bipolar 1 disorder is when a person experiences defined manic episodes.
Bipolar 2 disorder is when a lesser mania, called hypomania, is paired with depressed episodes.
It is important to understand that this disorder is marked by both depression and mania- without one of these two conditions, the diagnosis may be for a different mood disorder.
An adequate amount of sleep and regular sleep times are of primary importance in the treatment of bipolar disorder.
Lastly, bipolar NOS disorder is when a person does not fit in any specific category but still experience impairment from their bipolar symptoms.
The symptoms for bipolar disorder can vary widely from person to person.
No one has to ‘go it alone.’ Despite a diagnosis of manic-depressive illness, if you have a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ His Son, and rely on Him for guidance and direction, you will have the power to live life. If you truly believe and trust this in your heart, receiving Jesus alone as your Savior, declaring, "Jesus is Lord," you will be saved from judgment and spend eternity with God in heaven.
This type of crazy comes with a diagnosis that often goes unnoticed until your heart is going for broke.
Manic-depressive illness or bipolar disorder affects both men and women.