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How Does Bipolar Disorder Affect Your Memory? 

Bipolar disorder is characterized by a variety of well-known symptoms and behaviors, including significant changes in mood, energy levels, and sleep patterns. However, many people may not know that in addition, the disorder can cause considerable difficulties with cognition and memory. In some cases, memory loss and difficulties concentrating can be severe problems, which can … Read more

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Living With Bipolar Disorder

So you just got diagnosed with bipolar disorder and you’re trying to find answers, but learning about your new diagnosis is becoming overwhelming. Our team has put together our own research to help you identify five triggers for mania.  While bipolar disorder is a serious, long-term mental health condition that is characterized by extreme mood … Read more

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Can You Test for Bipolar Disorder?

In today’s digital age, it is hard to not self-diagnose. Especially with the openness of apps like TikTok, Instagram, Twitter, etc. People are constantly talking about their symptoms that the average person could be experiencing as well. But does that mean you are bipolar too?  In the past several decades, doctors have made significant progress … Read more

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Does Bipolar Disorder Affect Memory?

Bipolar Disorder’s effects on your body can be terrifying. When experiencing mania, you can feel abnormally cheery, easily scared, or wired, increased activities or agitation, sleep disruptions, racing thoughts, and so much more. A person may also experience difficulties with their thinking and memory because of the disorder. Poor memory and difficulty concentrating can, for … Read more

woman with bipolar disorder calling husband in the park while having a bipolar episode

Signs of Bipolar Disorder in Women

Bipolar is misdiagnosed three times as much in women as it is in men. At Life Adjustment Team, we know how difficult living with bipolar disorder is, let alone living with it untreated. We want to assist you with knowing the signs of BP so you can move forward with living your best life.   Bipolar … Read more

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What Does a Bipolar Episode Look Like?

There are many symptoms of bipolar disorder. The most distinguishing feature is its frequent mood swings. Bipolar disorder gets its name because people alternate between periods of mania (extremely elevated mood) and depression (excessive sadness). Usually, a person will have periods of normal moods in between these two extremes.  To better understand what mania and … Read more