Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that causes changes in a person’s mood and energy levels. Depending on the type of bipolar disorder someone has, they can go from feeling very “up” to very “down” quickly.
Medications like mood stabilizers and antidepressants combined with talk therapy can help with bipolar disorder symptoms. Self-care strategies are also important when managing bipolar disorder. These may include practicing good sleep hygiene and finding social support.
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