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Bipolar NOS?
Oct 21, 2011
... my own hypomania is so mild that it's nearly subclinical, so doctors don't know quite what to do with me. ... (1 replies)
... think the best thing you can do in the mean time if you are not taking medication is to take care of oneself. Proper amounts of sleep, eating healthy, as little stress as possible can greatly improve ones mood. ... (3 replies)
... I have been back, he is aware. Unfortunately this is one of the fabulous ways my hypomania surfaces is with extreme irritation. ... (5 replies)

... for 14 years, heavy genetic loading, extreme marital, occupational, physical and emotional stress I went from denying my disorder, denying my constant state of hypomania, to a ful blown manic episode. ... (0 replies)
Jun 25, 2009
... It can be very dangerous for someone who has bp to only take antidepressants. There needs to be a mood stabilizer in place or mania or hypomania will occur. I would really stress the fact that you want to be placed on a mood stabilizer. That even might help you sleep too. ... (24 replies)
... Welcome to the board. :wave: I know you'll find it helpful. I thank God for the people on this board. I really don't know where else to turn sometimes. I was just dx bpII a month ago. But something hasn't been right for years. I was having depressions that came and went, with edgy, angry, but very creative times inbetween. Though an SSRI (Lexapro) helped, eventually it... (48 replies)
... I have to agree with Dreams, I have BPII and BPD, and my hypomania's are not always "pleasant". they may briefly start that way, but then the quickly turn into irritability, stress, agitation and anger. One thing you might want to know is that once you get on the right meds and on a regular therapy schedule the depression will be manageable at times. I won't lie, you will... (24 replies)
... izing nicely and that I'm doing well on my meds. My tdoc asked me if I agreed and I said yes. I mentioned that I haven't rapid cycled or had problems with mania, hypomania or depression since my last hypomanic episode. ... (8 replies)
... HTP is one you should definitely run by your pdoc before taking. I'm sorry I was too tired last night to stress that point. ... (57 replies)
Mar 17, 2009
... BFB, Hope you don't mind that I shortened your name. *g* It seems like you're from Cali, do y'all swim? My 19 yr old son has asthma also, and swimming is what his pediatrician has always made him do since he learned when he was 2 (he was dx'd when he was 6 wks old) it's great for the lungs, doesn't cause breathing stress, and would be great exersice, and there's just... (30 replies)
... I am in the same boat. I get to where I have a whole week and get an hour or so every night. I finally get to sleep and in the morning I cannot wake up. I am on the verge of sleep all day and if I stop for a moment even to stand, I fall asleep standing up. I try and sleep later that night and it's just useless. I am so tired that all I can do is cry. I can't get back into... (6 replies)
... Thanks, everyone. I will see p/doc on Thursday. I am sliding right into depression again (what else?) with lots of migraines. You're right, Caren, this is a med issue. I appreciate everyone's responses, you're great. Seaturtle (6 replies)
... Seaturtle, I am so sorry that you are going through this.. One time in 2006 I went thorugh a week of no sleep and mania, and I ended up in the hospital. and they put me on zyprexa. which stopped all the symthoms and I could finally sleep..... hope this gets better for you ........... only the right medication will stop it.. hugs, Caren (6 replies)
Nov 1, 2007
... Seriously though I think it is just another sign of the stress you are feeling and the fact that you do not have access to the meds that would help you with these feelings. These outbursts are signs of hypomania. ... (6 replies)
... m cycling so much faster than I did in the past. Is it stress from work? ... (6 replies)
... substance abuse and had the diagnosis taken away. He is treated with zoloft and topamax and trazodone to sleep. he has most not all of the symptoms of bp. his hypomania comes out in the form of rage, anger anxiety things like that. he has never been suicidal, and will tell you that is a major sin in the eyes of god. ... (7 replies)
... or hypomania and is a big part of BP. My daughter also hates when she gets this way and how it affects her relationships. ... (19 replies)
Aug 20, 2007
... I'm new here so Hi, I know it's probably selfish for your first post to be about how hard your life is but I just need to vent. So apologies in advance I'm 17 and was diagnosed with bipolar I two months ago, I'm on seroquel Quetiapine 400mg and diazepam 5mg when needed. I was in a mixed episode until about 2 months ago when my meds started kicking in and felt normal... (3 replies)
... Ive been having panic attacks and hypomania and now im feeling depressed again. ... (345 replies)
... You really are off meds. I have often wondered if I would be on meds for the rest of my life. My psychiatrist & psychologist say that I will. Once truly diagnosed with bipolar always bipolar. I flare up even with my meds (which are the best ones yet). I also have to manage my stress with daily exercise, family support/understanding mood swings, private time, and other. I... (8 replies)

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