Tag: Symptoms of bipolar

8 Common Misconceptions About Bipolar Disorder

What is Bipolar Disorder? There are a lot of misconceptions about bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is a mental disorder that causes extreme highs and lows and changes in sleep, energy, thought, and behavior. Bipolar disorder, previously called manic depression, is a mental illness mood...

My Bipolar Life – My Daily Struggles With Bipolar Disorder

My Bipolar History We name is Kevin and I have bipolar disorder. I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1997 after I tried to un-alive myself. I was immediately committed to a state hospital where I stayed for two weeks and I was put on a medicine regimen that...

The Top 10 Symptoms of Bipolar 2

Bipolar 2 Disorder Bipolar 2 disorder is a mental illness that causes extreme changes in mood, energy, and behavior. People with bipolar 2 disorder can have periods of manic highs, where they feel extremely happy and energized, followed by periods of deep lows, or depression. Symptoms of bipolar 2...

The Worst Manic Episode of My Life

My name is Kevin and I have a wife and a little girl. The worst manic episode of my life began on October 2 2018. It began with racing thoughts that would not stop. I thought maybe if I went to sleep that it would stop. I tossed and...

What is a Manic Episode and What Are the Signs

What is a Manic Episode A manic episode is the part of bipolar disorder that is an upswing and hyperactive. A manic episode can last for hours or days or weeks. Depending on the treatment and how soon the person was treated. A manic episode can also be the...

Bipolar Disorder and Addiction – Are They Connected?

From self experiences I would say that there is a very strong connection between bipolar and addiction. It seems like addiction and bipolar go hand in hand with one another. Most people that I know that have bipolar disorder also suffer from some type of addiction. Bipolar and Addiction...

How I Was Diagnosed With Bipolar Disorder

My name is Kevin and I was born in 1971 in south Mississippi. By the time I was 8 years old I could already tell that I was a little bit different. So I was taken to multiple doctors where I was diagnosed with ADHD. This diagnose would stick...

What is Mental Illness

Mental Illness One of the major problems of the present time is mental illness. Mental illness is a change in a person’s emotions, thoughts, behavior, manner of speaking. Also aversion to various activities or not getting involved in social activities is a kind of mental problem. This mental illness...