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Question for Dr. G
I read in one of your post something about breakthrough symptoms being a natural course of the disease. So you...More
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BP1 and AA
Last year I was finally diagnosed with bi-polar 1 with psychotic features. It was a 5 month long episode...More
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Lamotrine 25mg
My 14 year old daughter is on this medication, This morning when I left work I left her meds on the table for...More
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Dr G: sleep and hypomania
Hi Dr G! Quick question: can you sleep normal (or close to normal) hours and experience hypomania? ...More
Posted by monkeybee
Becoming Independent
Hi Everyone, I'm so glad I have other people with the same disorder who can possibly help me. I'm 18 years...More
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Small hard mass on scrotum
I've had a small, hard mass on my left testicle for several months now. It seems to be rather harmless as...More
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How I know have bipolar or a thyroid disease?
Well,I am new here. I have sleeping problem for few months.I think was my asthmas but I am not so sure...More
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My Mom
Well, it looks like my mom is going to have to have surgery. She has aortic valve stenosis and with her last...More
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Think I have bipolar can anyone enlighten me?
Hi people I hope this is ok. After another crippling low this weekend, I started wondering if my symptoms are...More
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Hey guys and gals
Hi, We hardly have "groupie" posts anymore. I miss "seeing" you all. I hope everyone is well and your lives...More
Posted by monkeybee
wondering
I have decided that it may be time to make talk to a health care professional about an issue I've been...More
Posted by gbpandcmpsmom
Help
I need help with finding a doctor that specializes in Bipolar disorder. I was diagnosed when I was 12 and...More
Posted by mrstuggle2112
Lost time
Has anyone had any experience with losing time - just acting completely out of character for a few minutes to...More
Posted by riversw
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Dr. G - Provigil
Hi Dr. G I'm sure I brought this up before a while back, but I can't remember what you said, so I apologize for...More
Forgiveness is letting go of the hope that the past could have been any different --Unknown
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Is bio-polar likely to affect other family members
I have read many books on bio-polar and all of them state that it is a genetic trait in a family. Is...More
Posted by onedayatatime3
Is bio-polar likely to affect other family members
I have read many books on bio-polar and all of them state that it is a genetic trait in a family. Is...More
Posted by onedayatatime3
Stopped taking lithium
I am 57 yr old man who was diagnosed with Bipolar One 10 years ago. Since then I have been through 4...More
Posted by brianpan
Newly diagnosed (read: finally admitted to) Bipola...
I'm so scared about all this. My psychiatrist has started me on new meds and referred me to a counselor, but I...More
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