Fatigue in Bipolar Disorder: How to Cope

Via Peters

No, the term is not accurate. But fatigue is a possible symptom of episodes of depression or mania in bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder can impact your sleep cycle, energy levels, and motivation. So, if you live with the condition and often feel exhausted, it’s not just your imagination. Fatigue is […]

Metformin in Treatment-Resistant Bipolar Depression

Via Peters

Adjunctive metformin in bipolar disorder. Researchers performed a randomized clinical trial of treating insulin resistance to improve clinical outcomes in treatment-resistant bipolar depression. RESEARCH UPDATE Treatment-resistant bipolar depression (TRBD) is defined by non-remission after 2 8-week trials of recommended medications, including combination therapy, at therapeutic doses, and associated with increased […]

What to know if you’re diagnosed with bipolar disorder

Via Peters

If you’ve been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, it’s important to know there are effective treatments available and, most important, that you are not alone — the National Alliance on Mental Illness estimates that 7 million U.S. adults have bipolar disorder. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the percentage of […]