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Updated on December 8, 2010

bipolar treatments

There are many new bipolar disorder treatments available that are not the traditional medications. For those who need bipolar disorder help with the different treatment options this lense contains information that can help you. Treating bipolar disorder can be very time consuming if you don't know where to look and what you are looking for there are many therapies which can help which many doctors never discuss with their patients through lack of time or other reasons. Often knowing what to ask your doctor about can be very helpful in tailoring a medication and wellness plan for you. There are many things you can do to improve your illness and once you find out how simple they are you will be amazed. Good luck with finding your way to wellness, with the right tools anyone can do it.

bipolar disorder treatment
bipolar disorder treatment

bipolar medications

Probably the most utilised category of treatment is medication. This can be any one of the following:

Mood stabilisiers - such as Lithium

Anti convulsants - such as Epilim ( used to treat epiliepsy)

Anti depressants - such as Prozac

Anti psychotics - such as Seroquel

Natural medications - a variety of herbs and supplements have proven effective in the treatment of bipolar disorder.

Usually a combination of different medications is taken to address the different symptoms of the illness, it can take many years to find the right ombination and even then there may need to be ongoing changes made as things in your life change. The use of medications directly addresses the chemical imbalances in the brain and can help manage moods and change a persons behaviour. Most people notice an initial improvement on medication and if remember to take it regularly it can make a huge difference to their lives. Before making any changes to medications it is always best to do so with your doctors assistance, if your doctor is reluctant to help you, you can always find a doctor who will.

Even though medications are beneficial they are not the only piece of the puzzle, bipolar disorder treatment can take many forms such as lifestyle, environment changes as well as medication. If you can address the other areas of your life impacting your disorder you can be less reliant on medications, if you have been on medication for many years, you may already be stable and doing well and wondering why make changes? However if you are still strggling on medications there is a big incentive to try other things to compliment medication and get better without taking more medications.

There are 2 schools of thought one is take medication, thes other one is don't. I prefer the middle road which is one I wish doctors talked more about, that is taking medication but improving your health in other ways to help you get through the harder times without having to increase medications, because even though the work there are still side effects and long term effects which we need to address. If we can take smaller doses then these issue diminish and we are more in control of our own health.

bipolar disorder treatment
bipolar disorder treatment

other bipolar disorder treatments

Bipolar disorder can be the thing that inspires us it can also condemn us to a life of ill health and sickness.

Many people feel that being bipolar is a curse however this doesn't have to be the case. There are many people living a great life who are bipolar. According to the human genome project it says 'bipolar disorder is genetic'. However about 10% of the population has this gene, also noted was that most geniuses, entrepreneurs and artists have the gene that leads to bipolar disorder. That is a gene that can lead to a disorder not a fore gone conclusion that you will have a disorder. This group of people carrying this gene includes most successful inventors, pioneers, self-made billionaires, rock stars and innovators. Why is it then that 10% of the population are not suffering from ill health associated with bipolar disorder. They are simply doing something you are not, that's right it is possible to have biploar disorder and lead a happy fulfilling life, you just need to make a few changes. But whatare the best changes? Keep reading.

What does that mean?

Medically we know that the bipolar disorder gene affects the brain's relationship with dopamine. This causes people carrying the gene to crave stimulation just to feel alive and makes there moods unstable. Having bipolar you are more likely to seek thrills, take risks, discover new ways to do things, be bolder, and have more charisma. When you crash you may just want to hide away from the world. There are many things you can do to self manage these moods and harness your energy so you can use it when you need to without being heavily medicated all the time. Medication is great but it is no the complete answer there are other things you need to be doing to manage your disorder, minimise side effects and stay well.

According to research walking 30 minutes a day can be as effective as taking an anti depressant, for those suffering from bipolar depression this is an amazing fact to know. Considering how much you need them when you are low and how much trouble they can cause when you are high. Has your doctor told you this? Why not? Because if you don't need anti depressants or other medications they will soon be out of business. There is also the fact that this is new research which often takes a while for the whole medical community to come on board with.

But why do some people achieve brilliance and success living with bipolar, while leaving many others struggling with depression? Beat bipolar disorder will show you how.

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What to expect from beat bipolar disorder

In beat bipolar disorder you will learn:

How to change your mindset and start on the journey to wellness.

How to create new habits to encourage wellness, rather than be held back.

Why bipolar disorder can impact the amont of water you need to drink.

How to use everyday free techniques to help you become well.

Why medications are not the full answer.

The ways to use natural light to manage depression and mania.

Why laughter can help you manage your disorder.

The importance of connecting with the community for your mental health.

Why therapy can help you with a chemical imbalance.

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taking medication and still unwell?

Beat bipolar disorder is designed to help people with bipolar disorder create a lifestyle that enables them to live well and stay well even though they have bipolar disorder. While medications sedate and control the symptoms for those with bipolar disorder they do not help you improve your life, or help you get well and stay well. They are only part of the solution.

Why should someone with bipolar disorder struggle day to day surviving and completely dependant on medication when there is an alternative, using simple everyday techniques you can regain your health.

This method is based on well researched options that have proven to improve health for people suffering from mental illness, no longer do you have to be weighed down by the side effects that you endure to control your illness there is help. You can use beat bipolar disorder to start improving your health today, no risks and definatley no unwanted side effects. Side effects of using this work book maybe include, weight loss, a sense of relaxation, more energy and definatley a sense of hope for your future.

If you or some one else have bipolar disorder, then all you need to do is learn what works and how you can help yourself. After long periods of being unwell for the cost of less than one months worth of medications you can turn your life around and start iving the life you were meant to live. You can also use this book to help improve other mental illness's you may be suffering or stress related conditions. It works to improve your brains ability to cope with the disorder enabling you to suffer less symptoms of your illness.

Don't waste any more time expecting medications to solve the problem act now get tips that will have you feeling calmer and more relaxed with more energy in minutes.

can medication solve bipolar disorder alone?

Do you need more than just medication to get well?

what is your best bipolar disorder treatment?

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Fluoxetine (Prozac) is the best. Though I would have liked to find out before the age of 33.