My dad has bipolar disorder, but I don't know what that means. I'm going to search it up.
The Jackson Health Organization Bipolar Disorder Bipolar Disorder is a disorder that affects a person by causing them mood swings, usually a switch between sad, depressive periods, and happy, exciting periods.
The Jackson Health Organization Symptoms Symptoms can include intense emotions, distractibility, irritability, lots of or low energy, changes in sleep pattern, mood swings, and racing thoughts.
The Jackson Health Organization Risk Factors Complications can include extreme mood swings, effects on the brain function, and genetic bipolar disorder. No cure has been found, although you can avoid drugs and take medication (as directed).
The Jackson Health Organization Complications Complications include misuse of drugs, anxiety, ADHD, psychotic episodes, suicide / suicidal thoughts, and poor performance in work or school.
Interesting... now that I know what it is and what it does now, I can use this information to help and take care of my dad!