Symptoms of bipolar disorder tend to fluctuate dramatically between two extremes: mania and depression. Sometimes a patient may have an episode in which both symptoms of mania and depression are present at the same time. This is called a mixed state."
Symptoms vary among patients. The types of symptoms experienced also depend on the type of bipolar disorder. Patients with bipolar I disorder typically have severe manic episodes that alternate with shorter bouts of depressive symptoms....Read more
So far, I’ve never had to call an ambulance (or had one called for me) to treat a severe low or high blood sugar situation. (My father... Read more »
Topamax is an anti-seizure drug that's sometimes prescribed as a mood stabilizer to treat bipolar disorder. Topamax - and the generic... Read more »
Bipolar disorder treatment includes medication and non-drug therapy. The good news is that most patients respond to treatment and are able to control... Read more »