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  1. Bipolar Disorder - Symptoms

    Bipolar disorder causes extreme mood swings, from feeling overly energetic (mania) to feeling very sad or having low energy (depression).

  2. Bipolar Disorder - Prevention

    Bipolar disorder cannot be prevented, but often the mood swings can be controlled with medications.

  3. Bipolar Disorder - What Happens

    With bipolar disorder, you alternate between episodes of depression and mania. In between, you may return completely to normal or have some remaining symptoms.

  4. Bipolar Disorder - Treatment Overview

    Although there is no cure for bipolar disorder, it can be effectively treated with a combination of medications and counseling.

  5. Bipolar Disorder - Cause

    The cause of bipolar disorder is not well understood, although evidence suggests that the disorder runs in families

  6. Bipolar Disorder - What Increases Your Risk

    Bipolar disorder can run in the family. Find information on the risk factors for bipolar disorder including alcohol or drug abuse, stress, and genetics.

  7. Bipolar Disorder - When To Call a Doctor

    If you have bipolar disorder, call or other emergency services.

  8. Bipolar Disorder - Exams and Tests

    There are no lab tests for bipolar disorder. Instead, your doctor will ask detailed questions about your symptoms.

  9. Bipolar Disorder - Health Tools

    Healthwise information on bipolar disorder.

  10. Bipolar Disorder - Medications

    Although your family doctor can prescribe medications to treat bipolar disorder, you will probably be referred to a psychiatrist, who is trained specifically in the medications used to treat mental disorders.

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