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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Bipolar II Disorder: Bipolar ii disorder is a mood disorder. It is characterized by a pattern of depressive episodes shifting back and forth with hypomanic episodes -- bu ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Bipolar: Bipolar 1 is manic depression with phases of depression alternating with manic episodes. Type 2 is less severe, with hypomanic phases.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience Psychiatry
Not by itself: Our current understanding is that bipolar disorder (type 1 or 2) is essentially inbred, i.e., not caused by life stress or emotional trauma. But vari ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Bipolar: Bipolar II disorder can be thought of as mood swings from deep depression to a hypomanic (which means not fully manic) state. BPD or borderline person ... Read More
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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
They should not: have any adverse effect on a mood disorder. The herbs in Shakeology are all phytonutrients and antiioxidants, safe for anyone when used as directed.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
19 years experience psychiatry
Criteria: The criteria for bipolar ii indicates that you have a history of at least one hypomanic episode (not manic). You must also have had at least one or m ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Mood stabilizers: Nothing recent of particular note. Mood stabilizers are used to treat bipolar disorder. Lithium and depakote would be two examples of mood stabilizers ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
31 years experience Psychiatry
See your doctor: Mood changes in bipolar disorder tend to occur without cause or are a exaggerated response to an event. The individual tends to expresses frustration ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes: It is the only drug other than lithium w/ successful research findings and even it has conflicting other results. Read here: http://www.webmd.com/bipo ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
No connection: Sometimes medicines can cause headaches, especially if you use them regularly. Often, if you stop taking the medicine your headache will go away. If y ... Read More
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