Previously called manic depression, bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that causes severe mood changes and unusual shifts in energy, activity levels, behavior, and thinking. It is classified into four groups, namely bipolar I disorder, bipolar II disorder, cyclothymic disorder, and bipolar disorder induced by any other condition or medication. The mood of the person with this disorder varies from being extremely energized to being very sad or feeling hopeless.
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I have bipolar disorder and trouble sleeping, but I am also hyper-energetic, speak fast, and have racing thoughts when awake. Is it hypomania?
Query: Hello doctor, I have bipolar disorder, but I cannot afford medication for a while (I am still new to learning about it as I only got diagnosed a few months back). Anyway, for the last ten days, I have been having trouble sleeping (three to five hours a night), but I still have lots of energy when I ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Regarding your situation, you may suffer from a manic disorder, and it is essential to be under medication treatment. Medication will not entirely solve your problem, but it can control your symptoms and limit the h... Read Full »
I feel nervous when my father makes loud noises. What should I do?
Query: Hello doctor, My father is suffering from a bipolar disorder. When he gets annoyed, he makes a loud noise. I feel nervous about this. Why is this happening to me? This past month, I have had so much work to do and due to this, I have lack of sleep too. I am not on any supplements or vitamins. Kin... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From what I can understand, you seem to be depressed because of two reasons. One reason is your father's behavior and the other is your stress from work. People with bipolar disorder are hard to accept as their moods change a lot. This is because they are not on p... Read Full »