Category «Bipolar»

4 Surprising Signs of Bipolar Disorder

Fewer than half of Americans with bipolar disorder are properly diagnosed and treated, recent research shows. Could you spot bipolar symptoms – in yourself or in someone close to you? Getty Images Reckless spending, including splurges that can lead to mountains of unmanageable debt, can be a key symptom of bipolar disorder. Don’t Miss This …

10 Key Questions About Bipolar Disorder

What Is Bipolar Disorder and What Causes It? Bipolar disorder, sometimes called manic depression or manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes extreme shifts in mood, energy level and behavior. Everyone has ups and downs, but people with bipolar disorder have higher “highs” and lower “lows.” They may repeatedly go from feeling very energetic …