Bipolar Causes and Triggers Bipolar disorder has no single cause. It appears that certain people are genetically predisposed to bipolar disorder, yet not everyone with an inherited vulnerability develops the illness, indicating that genes are not the only cause. Some brain imaging studies show physical changes in the brains of people with bipolar disorder. Other research points to neurotransmitter imbalances, abnormal thyroid function, circadian rhythm disturbances, and high levels of the stress hormone cortisol.
Bipolar Mania Bipolar mania – or a manic episode as part of a bipolar illness – is a condition most commonly characterized by having an abnormally elevated mood, along with such other symptoms as an excess of energy, extravagant behaviour, rapid speech, reckless spending and hallucinations.
PR 20042017 Press Release MALTI 20 ta’ April, 2017 Laqgha tal-grupp “Be Positive Bipolar Self Help, Malta” – V/O 1371 il-Gimgha, 21 ta’ April 2017, Fil – Kappella Russa – San Anton, Attard Il-grupp “Be Positive Bipolar Self-help, Malta” se jorganizza laqgha ghal dawk kollha li jbaghtu b’din il-kondizzjoni u ghal dawk li jiehdu hsiebhom. Din il-laqgha ser issir fil-kappella Russa tal – Palazz ta’ San Anton, nhar il-Gimgha, 21 ta’ April 2017, fis-6.00pm. Bil-permess gentili u kortesija tal-Ecc. Taghha, il-President […]
What is the Span of Bipolar Disorder? Periods of the disorder do reoccur throughout a person life if they have had it before. Those who are being treated do lead quality lives, but about 25% of those diagnosed have regular symptoms throughout. There are two major levels of bipolar disorder ranging from bipolar I, bipolar II, but there is also a state known as rapid cycling that can be damaging as well. Bipolar I disorder is the most common illness, […]
The vision of World Bipolar Day is to bring world awareness to bipolar disorders and to eliminate social stigma.
Bipolar disorder is perhaps one of the oldest known illnesses. Research reveals some mention of the symptoms in early medical records. It was first noticed as far back as the second century. Aretaeus of Cappadocia (a city in ancient Turkey) first recognized some symptoms of mania and depression, and felt they could be linked to each other.