Newly revised, part 3 of my series on bipolar depression symptoms looks at sadness, guilt feelings, helplessness and other feelings, and how this cluster of symptoms fits into the overall diagnosis of a bipolar depressive episode.
New information shows that problems with the parathyroid glands in people taking lithium are much more common than had been thought. The scientists also took a look at other side effects of lithium including thyroid issues and weight gain.
While there is little research published regarding the effects of Lamictal withdrawal, there are a number of complaints by patients with bipolar disorder regarding the withdrawal symptoms from discontinuing Lamictal.
This two-part article, written 9 months after my bipolar diagnosis, has elements that crack me up now. Did I really join that exercise program? Well, yes, I did. I can even understand why it appealed to me...