10 Steps to Bipolar Disorder Treatment

10 Steps to Bipolar Disorder Treatment

The goal of bipolar disorder treatment is to reduce your episodes of feeling too high (mania) and feeling too low (depression). Treatment can lessen mood swings and help you live a normal and fulfilling life. Because bipolar disorder is unpredictable, your treatment may need to change over time. Here is a step-by-step look at the possibilities.

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