BIPOLAR DISORDER

What is Bi-Polar?

Bipolar disorder is characterized by extreme mood swings. These can range from extreme highs (mania) to extreme lows (depression). It used to be known as manic depression.

 

Signs of Bi-Polar Disorder:

Up and down moods.

Trouble completing tasks.

Depressive systems, loss of appetite, problems to sleep.

Irritability.

Rapic speech.

What can trigger Bi-Polar Disorder:

Chemical imbalance in the brain, genetics, triggers and stressful circumstances
or situations often trigger the symptoms of bipolar disorder.

 

Examples of stressful triggers include:

The breakdown of a relationship.

Physical, sexual or emotional abuse.

The death of a close family member or loved one.

Physical illness.

Sleep disturbances.

Overwhelming problems in everyday life, such as problems with money, work or relationships.