Treatment of Bipolar

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition. Individuals with this disorder experience extreme mood swings. They could feel at the height of their emotions and experience mania or hypomania at a moment, and in the next, they could be at their lowest. Anyone can have their mood changed throughout the day, but for people with bipolar disorder, it is extreme and incredibly taxing on both; the mind and the body. Due to the harsh swings between the two extremes, the body suffers and thus daily activities, sleep, and behavior are all affected.

Episodes of mood swings can occur frequently as it can be a lifelong condition. They are manageable through treatment though. Often, people are called “moody” and told to calm down when they’re incredibly happy and to settle down. When they’re incredibly sad, it’s often thought of as depression, when it’s not only that. Bipolar disorders can appear into different types including Bipolar I Disorder, Bipolar II Disorder, Cyclothymic Disorder, and other disorders.

No exact causes of bipolar disorders have been uncovered yet. They are linked, however, to genetic factors, biological reasons and situations, and experiences that one may go through. However, that doesn’t mean it can’t be diagnosed. Here at THE BALANCE Bipolar Disorder Treatment Center, our team’s priority is always you. We develop a specialized treatment program consisting of a combination of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy interventions, whilst also taking into consideration all the biological and psychological components, risk factors, and medical history. Alongside the treatment, our facilities will provide a calm setting which will aid in bringing your mind to a state of relaxation and security. 

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Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

The following are common symptoms of bipolar disorders. Since it includes mania and depression, the symptoms are directly related to that:

  • Feeling fatigue
  • Experiencing a loss of energy
  • Loss of interest in activities
  • Extreme sadness or despair
  • Racing thoughts
  • Trembling
  • Impulsive behavior
  • Increase in energy
  • Fast and uneven speech patterns