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Having bipolar disorder is hard. And going through hypomania is just as tough.
I’m currently going through another hypomanic phase. Although this time instead of cruising through, I destroyed a beautiful partnership.
The balancing act of medications are often frustrating. From simply taking a few pills a day to managing those pills plus general side effects.
I’m currently taking Abilify, Tegretol, and Trihexyphenidyl for my Bipolar Disorder.
Until recently, I had little to no side effects on my current medications. Though my past use was a little different.
I have in the past been on 16-different medications to find what I thought was the right cocktail.
Recently, I’ve been vomiting at night. Well after dinner, but before bed. Why this is I don’t know. Though its been going on for two months at an interval of every other week.
My 20-year-old son, is an undiagnosed bipolar.
This is a bit hard to deal with as I myself am diagnosed with Type I Bipolar Disorder, and understand thoroughly what he’s going through.
People often have common questions about the basics of manic depression. These are some of the most commonly asked questions — and their answers — about manic depression (also known as bipolar disorder):
Can you guess how many mood swings there are for one with bipolar disorder?
We’re all guilty of the “project syndrome,” thanks to bipolar disorder. Can you (be honest) count this years projects on your hand…two hands…ok, now were talking!
This is a difficult topic for me to discuss, but I hope my story will help others going through a similar situation.
To be a savvy consumer in the world of doctors and therapists, you have to assess your caregiver’s credentials and qualifications, make informed treatment choices, determine how you can tell if treatment is working, and know what to do if you begin feeling worse.
My mania seems to kick up around the same time every year. This particular summer was no different.