Doctor insights on:
Bipolar Disorder Type 2
See a Dr: Schedule a visit with a psychiatrist or psychologist to review signs and symptoms. If the disorder is present, treatment options are available. ...Read more
The lay term is manic depression. It is a mood cycling condition in which a person has periods of elevated mood & energy, little sleep, racing thoughts & grandiose ideas. The person may engage in risky behaviors, spend a lot or work a lot. These episodes alternate w/ periods of depression for at least 2 wks. The duration & severity of the manic sx determines the ...Read more
I think i may have bipolar disorder type 2. How would i know for sure, without consulting a doctor?
I have bipolar disorder type 2 will it worsen or effect me if i smoke marijuana? I'm a 18 year old male and i take lithium 900ml and zyprexa 5ml for my medication and i was wondering, if i smoke medical marijuana, would it do a bad effect on me or will it
Yes: Bipolar appears to be mediated by multiple neurotransmitter systems in the brain, in particular serotonin. Therefore, when people with bipolar (1 or 2) take antidepressants it can provoke outright mania. Thc has a similar effect (among others) and also provokes a paranoid response. Your brain is a delicate mechanism--when manic, it's an untuned ferrari. Don't throw a wrench into the pistons! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have type 2 bipolar disorder and its been unbearable. I'm either depressed or i'm so hyper i'm fighting my brain to calm down. I have no insurance for medicines. What shouldi do?
There are options: This is a great question. There are older, effective medications for bipolar disorder that are much less expensive than the newer ones. Lithium is one example. Alternatively, many pharmaceutical companies have programs to help with the cost of medications that are based on income. Finally, some doctors or clinics have free samples of medications please ask your doctor about these alternatives. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bipolar Disorder: I feel empathy for your severe depressive moods Please see a Psychiatrist to determine whether you have bipolar disorder your type of bipolar, and the best bipolar treatment for you Seroquel treats both bipolar depression and bipolar mania. Have frequent psychotherapy to improve feelings of sadness, hopelessness, despair, resolve conflicts, for self-esteem and coping skills to deal with stressors ...Read more
Many types: There is bipolar i and bipolar ii. There are phases such as manic, mixed and depressed types, there are mild, moderate and severe forms. The severe forms may be with or without psychotic features. Finally, there is bipolar disorder, nos which stands for not otherwise specified. This has also been termed atypical bipolar d/o. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Manic depressive disorder is also known as Bipolar disorder. Though depression is not required for diagnosis most people have both manic and depressive episodes and may have mixed episodes with features of both. Length of episodes vary, but are separated by "normal" periods of emotion and behavior. See my answers to similar ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Bipolar disorder type 2 test
- Bipolar disorder type 1 vs type 2
- Schizoaffective disorder bipolar type dsm code
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Taurine dosage for bipolar two disorder
- How many types of bipolar disorder are there?
- What are the different types of bipolar disorder?
- Type 2 personality disorder
- Talk to a psychiatrist online for free