Need help controlling mood disorder without medications?

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    shipaddict wrote...


    I have tried many medications to help control my bipolar outbursts of anger, rage, and mood swings but nothing really helps. Is there any other methods then medication that work better.





    Dear shipaddict,


    Are you using medications alone or in combination with therapy / counseling? For some people, a combination of medications and therapy is necessary.


    There are treatments other than medications, but whether they would work better for you than medications is something that has to be determined by trying them. Take a look at:


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    I hope some of our other members will also have feedback for you soon. Also, take a look at our sister site look for additional information that's more specific to bipolar disorder.


    hoping this helps,


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Published On: December 10, 2007