Bipolar Disorder Community

Bipolar Disorder is also known as "Manic Depressive Disorder". This forum is for questions and support for people with, or for loved ones of people with Bipolar Disorder. The forum covers topics ranging from Aggressive Behavior, Affect on friends and Family, Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Appetite Changes, Chronic Pain, Denial, Depression, Difficulty Concentrating, Euphoria, Guilt, Manic Depression, Medications, Mood Swings, Poor Judgment, and Sleep Disorders
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Sooo..I am a Social Worker who works with somebody who is Bipolar. He is very High functioning and very smart, and basically can do alo...
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I’ve been taking Abilify for about a month now, for my bipolar depression. But yesterday my doctor decided to add Wellbutrin as a combina...
Is this unusual? Has this happened to any one else? What do you think is happening? I started Lamictal very slowly, 25mg each week and I ...
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Hi Everyone, Please keep your fingers crossed and say some prayers for me. I am having a baby due on Monday the 12th. I had to stay ...
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I have Bipolar 2 , PTSD , Panic Disorder and have Borderline Personality Disorder . I have more depression than mania. I was on Depakote ...
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Hello, Before I start, I would like to mention a few things. I have been diagnosed with ADHD combined(mild), Anxiety(NOS), and Bipolar d...
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I have been on Lithium since about June or July of 2011. At my highest dosage, I was on 1350 mg. At that point, my hair started falling o...
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What have yall done that has helped ease the withdrawals of geodon and oxcarbmazipine? I've got headaches, sweats, shakes, vomiting, dry ...
I am new to having this disorder, my neurologist started me on Xanax last year and it was working fine, but now that I have been on it fo...
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Although this is probably another transient thought resulting from a wave of depression, I feel hopeless. I feel like I need medicatio...
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For those of you out there with tattoos, how many have gotten inked (or even pierced, etc.) while hypo/manic? Do you regret it, or does i...
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Hi everyone. I was wondering if someone could help me out here. I have a very good friend, who has been a friend of mine since we were k...
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So it turns out I'll be on Clonidine (Catapres application patch) for a long time. My psychiatrist says that I've tried all available moo...
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Hi everyone! I've been a part of Medhelp for years, posting in addiction (I'm a person in long term drug and alcohol recovery) and anxiet...
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I have been taking a number of medications since I turned 21 in 2008, the first being Prozac, Adderall, and Seroquel. I was only prescrib...
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So I will be very honest as this is a topic hard for me to talk about. I have suffered from depression since i remember. As a teenager i ...
Yesterday I started on Guanfacine. That is used as an experimental mood stabilizer in the same class as Clonidine (alpha blocker). For me...
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So, I woke up this morning in a terrible mood; down, depressed, anxious.. Just felt awful.. My shrink, family and I have been debating ab...
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Hello, so I'm bi polar and have a personality disorder and I've been taking seroquel 300mg before bed for 13 months and lithium 900mg for...
I told my p-doc I was still depressed and she suggested that we lower Lamictal instead of increasing Wellbutrin (which she said I was max...
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