How I got addicted to Alcohol?

Hello, this is Raajan Vasudev Menon from Bangalore. I am a recovered alcohol addict who’s just out of a rehab centre. I like to share my story to all, especially parents on- how your alcohol practice may affect your children’s life. There is no confusion from where to start with. For every annual leave, I […]

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Depression or Sadness- how do ...

Nobody would welcome the feelings of dejection or sadness, but feeling low can sometimes feel like a  normal emotion, and a natural response to disappointment or loss. But it is vital to note that if this sadness persists for a long duration of time, it can be devastating. However, depression is a mental health condition […]

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Why is Overcoming Alcohol Addi...

Alcohol addiction does lead to bad behaviours and is dangerous. But why is Overcoming Alcohol Addiction So Hard? “I admire anyone who rids himself of an addiction” – Gene Tierney Overcoming Alcohol Addiction is Hard- why? A person may not admit he is an alcoholic as he starts out seeking or experiencing a sense of […]

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Shisha Smoking More Addictive ...

Health Effects of Shisha Smoking Shisha vs. cigarette smoking Shisha smoking, also called hookah involves smoking through a water pipe. Where the tobacco mixture gets filtered through water before reaching the smoker. This practice dates back to several hundred years ago when it was found in parts of India, the Middle East, and Persia. Most […]

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Marijuana: Herbal or addictive...

Over the last decade, the use of marijuana has grown popular across various countries and so brings the never-ending debate of whether marijuana is healthy or not. On one hand there are progressive cannabis supporters looking at the health benefits of it while on the other hand of this ever-growing divide are people who fear […]

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Bipolar Facts

This blog is a compilation of the common questions asked by patients with bipolar and their family members.  It is completely for the knowledge, short-term recovery, and most importantly to imbibe self-confidence for the individuals that – You’re not alone!

– I read that ‘people with bipolar disorder can’t switch to normal life again‘ is that true?  

I appreciate your question but the phrase itself is completely wrong. What I have seen in my personal experience as a mental health professional, the individuals who suffer the effects of bipolar had fabricated a fruitful profession. They too had a good family relationship and understanding others normally as we do. Yes, existence with bipolar is difficult but following the proper medications, right treatments, and good family support will definitely pave the way to lead a quality life.  

Does Bipolar affect the only mood?

Bipolar disorder not only affects your mood also your sleeping, memory, confidence, libido and energy levels. Furthermore, bipolar disorder is closely linked to anxiety, heart disease, migraine, and high blood pressure.  

 

 

Are there any types of bipolar?

Yes, there are types such as bipolar 1, bipolar 2, rapid-cycling, mixed episodes, cyclothymia. To know more about types of bipolar Click here

What is bipolar disorder 2?

Bipolar 2 popularly known as manic depression is similar to bipolar 1. Bipolar 1 deals with an oscillation of moods from high to low. Type 2 deals with hypomania (less-intensive elevated moods) for a prolonged time. Most of the individuals who encounter bipolar 2 suffer episodes of depression more often. Some of the symptoms of bipolar 2 are rapid speech and flying from one topic to another without any link to other, overconfidence, high energy, hyperactivity, and sleeplessness.

Anyway, bipolar disorder is a rare disease right?

I don’t think it is a rare case scenario because 4% of the human population across the globe suffers from bipolar disorder.

Are you concluding the people who encounter bipolar are geniuses?

Certainly, no bub! The researcher studies have proven that the individual with higher IQ and above average have the chance of developing bipolar comparing with the individual with below average IQ. For example, Newton developed bipolar because of his higher IQ. Know here how Newton encountered bipolar.”

Is it true what I heard, that ‘bipolar can be treated by medicines only’?  

Yes, medicines have an essential impact and its basic treatment too. Apart from everything an individual most needed recovery tool is self-help. The recovery tool makes the individual control the symptoms, exercise regularly to maintain sleep schedule, eats food which sounds healthy, keeping the positive thought, and avoiding stress.

At some conditions bipolar can be dangerous for the both suffering individual and the surroundings, so permanent recovery is the best way to get back the quality essence of life might be you are reading this blog for yourself or your adorable one. Get the best treatment for bipolar from Cadabam’s. Reach us @ +91 96111 94949

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