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The Best Foods for Mania and Depression
By Jeff Hayward Diet and Nutrition News & Advice

The Best Foods for Mania and Depression

The types of food we eat can have a big impact on our body and mind, and sometimes even more so when there’s a psychological problem like depression or bipolar disorder. Depression can be debilitating on its own, but bipolar is characterized by periods of being “up” (mania) and “down” (depression) that can be disruptive […]

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Good and Bad Foods for Bipolar Disorder
By Emily Lockhart Diet and Nutrition News & Advice

Good and Bad Foods for Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a complicated mental health condition that generally results in wide mood swings, from a patient feeling really great to incredibly depressed. Although we usually think about mood swings in the short term, in reality many people with bipolar disorder can experience slow fluctuations that can last days or even weeks. Most people […]

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Bipolar Disorder: An Inforgraph Outlining the Basic Facts
By ActiveBeat Author Your Health

Bipolar Disorder: An Inforgraph Outlining the Basic Facts

Statistics show that approximately 2.3 million Americans suffer from Bipolar Disorder. That’s 1.2-percent of the population! So it’s likely that you know someone with Bipolar Disorder, perhaps even a close loved one or family member. This complex mental disorder is marked with distinct and often drastic periods of depression and mania, which can often cause fear and misunderstanding. Thankfully, great online resources […]

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Pregnancy A Benefit For Women With Bipolar Disorder?
By Catherine Roberts Health Studies in the News

Pregnancy A Benefit For Women With Bipolar Disorder?

The lead author of a study funded by the Ontario Mental Health Foundation suggests that pregnancy could have a positive impact on women with bipolar disorder. With his team, Verinder Sharma, a scientist with the Lawson Health Research Institute, performed a full review of the existing literature in order to understand what was known about […]

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