Does bipolar disorder run in families?

Answer On One Hand: Biological Factors Play a Role in Bipolar DisorderBipolar disorder, a mental illness characterized by intermittent periods of extreme emotional highs (mania) and depression, is thought... Read More »

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Does effexor work for bipolar?

On One Hand: Effective for DepressionBipolar disorder is a mental condition involving fluctuating episodes of mania and depression. Manic episodes are periods of excitement or agitation, while depr... Read More »

Does alcohol use trigger bipolar disorder?

On One Hand: Alcohol Is a DepressantAlcohol is a depressant, so consuming alcoholic beverages can cause you to feel depressed by itself. Although some people drink alcohol in an attempt to cover up... Read More »

Does everyone with bipolar cheat?

No. My best friend is bi-polar and has only been with one woman for his entire life.

Does bipolar disorder cause a lack of concentration?

On One Hand: Lack of Energy Affects ConcentrationOne of the biggest symptoms of bipolar disorder is a lack of energy. This lack of energy includes sleeping many hours a day as well as the inability... Read More »