The Difference Between Bipolar I and Bipolar II?

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition characterized by abnormal high and other cases, low moods. There are numerous types of bipolar disorder, but the most common is bipolar I and bipolar II. The main difference between Bipolar I and Bipolar II is the severity of the manic episodes. This article explores more about the […]

Bipolar Disorder or ADHD: Learn the Symptoms and How to tell the Difference

Bipolar Disorder or ADHD Learn the Symptoms and How to tell the Difference

Bipolar disorder and ADHD “attention deficit hyperactivity disorder” are some mental problems affecting many people around the world. They have overlapping symptoms which make it difficult to differentiate between the two conditions unless with the help of a doctor. If left untreated, bipolar disorder can become worse over time. It is therefore important to seek […]

THIS Improves Mental Health Better Than Medication

THIS Improves Mental Health Better Than Medication

It is often said that the pharmaceutical industry is more interested in creating clients than cures. When it comes to mental health issues, it seems that this statement, as cynical as it is, may hold some truth. A 2013 study out of New Zealand found that better nutrition improved mental health much more effectively than […]

3 Ways to Tell If a Person Is Manic Just by Looking in His Eyes

For the 5.7 million Americans with bipolar disorder, extreme mood swings become a daily part of their life. In addition to periods of depression, those with bipolar disorder will also experience mania, which is described as an extreme state of energy. Though mania might not necessarily seem like a bad thing, it can also cause […]

Feeling Fear and Inability to Move May Point to THIS Scary Disorder

During a regular night of sleep, your brain will typically move through different cycles of sleep, ranging from a very light state of unconsciousness to very deep REM sleep. Though for most people this is a very simple and automatic, others struggle to move through the stages properly and may experience a condition known as […]

25 Things You Learn When Your Best Friend Is Suffering From Depression

25 Things You Learn When Your Best Friend Is Suffering From Depression You and your best friend are so close that it’s almost as if you are one person. You share everything, well almost everything. Sadly, your favorite person suffers from depression. 1. You fell hard in friendship love when you first met and probably […]

Food vs. Mood: How Nutritional Deficiencies Affect Mood Disorders

Food vs. Mood: How Nutritional Deficiencies Affect Mood Disorders What you eat has more of an impact on your mental health than you might think. When your diet consists of too many overly processed foods instead of healthy, wholesome choices like fresh fruits and vegetables and lean meats, it’s easy to develop nutritional deficiencies that […]

Can Your Medications Be Responsible For Your Weight Gain ?

Can Your Medications Be Responsible For Your Weight Gain? It is no secret that obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. In fact, approximately 70 percent of Americans are overweight or obese. Unfortunately, many prescription medications, including those used to treat obesity-related conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes, may actually cause […]

The Fascinating Relationship Between Bipolar Disorder and Weight

The Fascinating Relationship Between Bipolar Disorder and Weight According to a study, more than two-thirds of people with bipolar disease are overweight. This means that there is a big increase and there is an urgent need to address this problem. The following are some of the ways weight and bipolar disease are associated and how […]

13 Warning Signs of Mental Illness

13 Warning Signs of Mental Illness The popular misconception about mental disorders is that they’re rare and are always someone else’s problem, they’ll never happen to you or your family. The truth of the matter is, there are quite a few mental disorders and they’re quite common. An estimated 54 million Americans suffer from some […]

7 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Bipolar Disorder

7 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Bipolar Disorder Formerly called manic depression, bipolar disorder is a mental illness where the sufferer goes through periods of elevated mood followed by periods of dark depression. This disorder affect 5.5 million adult Americans, or 2.6% of the population, yet it’s widely misunderstood. Here are seven of the most […]

10 Ways To Know If Your Spouse Has Bipolar Disease

10 Ways To Know If Your Spouse Has Bipolar Disease Bipolar disease is an easily stereotyped disorder. It is difficult to diagnose due to the stigma around it, and even today individuals suffer under this disease without being assisted by medication because they are unwilling to be stigmatized. If your spouse or someone you love […]

10 Signs of Borderline Personality Disorder

10 Signs of Borderline Personality Disorder Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental health disorder that generates significant emotional instability. This can lead to a variety of other stressful mental and behavioral problems. With borderline personality disorder, a person may have a severely distorted self-image and feel worthless and fundamentally flawed. Anger, impulsiveness, and frequent […]

Bipolar Disorder Facts

[Last Updated on May 11th 2014] 1- Many artists, musicians, writers, singers and celebrities has or had bipolar disorder. Here is a list of the most famous celebrities who have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder: Frank Sinatra, Edgar Allan Poe, Sinead O’Connor, Friedrich Nietzsche, Marilyn Monroe, Demi Lovato, Ernest Hemingway, Mel Gibson, Kurt Cobain, Vincent […]