Bipolar disorder is a chronic mental condition that affects how you feel and act. As a mood disorder, it is thought to be caused by chemical imbalances in the brain that can result in extreme mood swings, from manic highs to depressive lows.
Cmmon treatments for bipolar include medication and talk therapy. It is recommended that the two be taken in conjunction.
Signs of bipolar include:
(mania) Disconnected, racing thoughts
Elation Increased sexual desire
Increased talking and volume
Markedly increased energy
(depression) Decreased appetite and weight loss/ overeating and weight gain
Loss of interest in usual activities
Feelings of guilt, worthlessness, helplessness
Persistently sad, anxious or empty moods.
A-1 Home Care is A+ rated with the BBB and a member of the National Care Planning Council. We provide experienced caregivers to offer skilled care for loved ones with bipolar disorder.
To contact us for care assistance, call 310-657-8780.