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Could bipolar disorder change your appetite?
14 doctors weighed in

Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
10 doctors agree
In brief: Yes - Treatment Also
Yes, people with bipolar disorder can have shifts in their appetite that can lead to either weight loss or weight gain.
At the same time, medicines that are used to treat bipolar disorder can also affect appetite, so this needs to be monitored as well.

In brief: Yes - Treatment Also
Yes, people with bipolar disorder can have shifts in their appetite that can lead to either weight loss or weight gain.
At the same time, medicines that are used to treat bipolar disorder can also affect appetite, so this needs to be monitored as well.
Dr. William Holmes
Dr. William Holmes
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Bipolar & appetite
Bipolar in manic phase can cause increased food consumption, so does some mood stabilizers such as lithium or depakote, also in depressed phase a good no.
Of patients tend to eat more to boost their energy up.

In brief: Bipolar & appetite
Bipolar in manic phase can cause increased food consumption, so does some mood stabilizers such as lithium or depakote, also in depressed phase a good no.
Of patients tend to eat more to boost their energy up.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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