Bipolar Disorder Questions & Answers

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2 1 Mon, 25 Jun 2018
My mother has Bipolar disorder and she told me she stopped taking her medicines because they make her feel like a zombie.She s had Bipolar for over 20 years now, we she just lost her 90 year old mother to Alzheimers and my mother is acting very very moody.She and I fight a lot and she calls me...
2 1 Sat, 23 Jun 2018
I have been diagnosed bipolar but I believe it to be some mood disorder. On lithium I am negative irritable and angered. Of of a the med, I can snap into rage out of nowhere at the simplist thing and both on meds and I am able to recognize I was wrong but have a hard time believing I m truly...
2 1 Fri, 22 Jun 2018
I m wondering which Neuromodulators/mood stabilizers: Valproic Acid-Depakote, Carbamazephine-Tegretol, Gabapentin . Oxcarbazepine (Triepal), or possibly Lamotrigine is safest & works best for treating BPD agitation, aggression/anger outbursts? (Client experienced episodes of pathological gambling...
3 2 Tue, 19 Jun 2018
Hi I ve taking LaMICtal for my bi-polar for abut 21 days now. I always feel tired and i feel like I m more depressed than I was before I started the treatment. I was wondering what the goal is for this treatment? After seven more days i move up from 50mg s to 100mg s. I a little worried about how...
2 1 Tue, 29 May 2018
hello, I was just prescribed seroquel for bi polar. I m on the depressed vs. mania side. I read the side affects which are concerning. Any other recommendation with less side affects that have a proven history. Not a newer drug that doesn t have a generic. Tried Zyprexa - had side affects and...
2 1 Tue, 22 May 2018
My 42 year old girlfriend was diagnosed with bi-polar when she was arrested due to sever manic caused behavior. The Police first on the scene believed that was her issue and she was taken to a mental health hospital for an involuntary 5 day observation. She was diagnosed with Bi polar and was...
2 1 Tue, 22 May 2018
My son is 16 yrs. old and from birth has had strange or not typical behaviors. Things such as rolling over at 12 days of age, at 4 1/2 months he suddenly would not be able to sleep without me driving in car radio on low till he finally passed out , this continued until he was around 10 months of...
2 1 Fri, 3 Nov 2017
I suffer from bipolar disorder. I manage well for the most part. lately I am feeling high levels of anxiety, and very depressed. Acute feeling of dread and headaches. My mid races and My heart is beating very rapidly and I get very weak. I have a lack of motivation to do anything when for the...
2 1 Fri, 3 Nov 2017
My husband is bipolar and taking both Trazadone and Cymbalta. Right now he is having highs . The Dr. has changed the dosage of both these recently. He was OK for a few weeks, but has had several days of the hi, this week. Are there any way we can regulate these reactions? Thanks YYYY@YYYY
2 1 Thu, 2 Nov 2017
I have a bipolar friend she says she is bipolar. I feel for her the best way to get better would be to go to an institution where she gets monitored for what she eats, how much and what minimal medicine she needs or uses going to jail might help, be the simplest
2 1 Thu, 2 Nov 2017
Hi, I currently take 300mg per day of Lamotrigine for Bipolar disorder. Am I able to take Kalms alongside it as I m feeling anxious at work and unable to sleep. This is temporary so don t want to increase my meds, but I can t find out whether it is safe to take both together. Thank you.
2 1 Tue, 31 Oct 2017
i take lithium and buspirone along with other meds for bipolar disorder and border line schitzophrenia but I havnt had either medicine in about 5 days im feeling fuzzy/cloudy headed, shaky, blurred vision and voice im also having hot flashes are these symptoms from not having those meds?
2 1 Tue, 8 Aug 2017
My son 40yrold had a manic bipolar episode one month ago the facility gave him a shot of I vega and a booster shot, since a week after booster he has had many side effects ,cannot work,think straight,communicate, He does not want the next shot. What can we do
2 1 Fri, 4 Aug 2017
My 14 year old brother is bipolar he is on several medications . The last 6 months he has been having behavior problem so bad hitting adults . Sending sex texting to even his cansolars .He saids he thanks about sex all the time .Does medications make this happen?
2 1 Wed, 21 Jun 2017
I am seeking SSI disability for PTSD, my recent therapist claims he can spot bipolar disorder in 5 min. and that is what he says is my diagnosis. I ve taken every bipolar screening test I can find online and none indicate bipolar. I m seriously doubting my therapists credibility now. Please advise.
2 1 Mon, 23 Jan 2017
My son is 27 and has been diagnosed as bipolar disorder. He is very angry with everyone and has threatened my daughter that he would burn her house down (even though it isn t built yet). I am worried about him. He will not take meds and won t accept that he even has a problem. How can I help when...
2 1 Wed, 13 Jul 2016
I am facing ect after many years of treatment for bipolar disorder with rapid cycling and mixed episodes. i am recovering from lithium toxicity. I know there are no more drugs available to me but can t seem to shake the fear of past relatives 1960 s experience.
38 1 Mon, 2 Nov 2015
Mom is bipolar. On 60mg latuda. Cannot sleep well. Legs restless. Dr. Thought SE of drug. Not on any other patch drug. MD ordered to cut dose in 1/2 to 30mg. Not adding any other drug. I worry she will start having g depression of psychotic behavior- hallucinations/delusions. Instead I give 45mg....
34 1 Wed, 14 Oct 2015
Hi I have a 27 year old son, diagnose back in June bipolar disorder. He has seen a psychiatrist once and in 45 minutes said he was bipolar, gave him a prescription, abilify and acid valprosite. Since he is seing his family doctor and he is not sure how to treat, has been adjusting his meds,...
35 1 Fri, 18 Sep 2015
i was diagonised with bipolar disorder in 2011.i got treatment and now i am taking the medicines dicorate 500,lonazep .5,sizodon 1mg for the past three years.i was not getting sleep even if i quit single tablet.moreover i want to reduce the dosage and i am gainning more weight and i want to...
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