Poetry Blog by Don Matthews (2018, Bipolar disorder. Mental health)
The Brain and Bipolar : Raising Awareness, Removing the Stigma
I have been asked, along with some others, to write a piece to do with the brain. I have chosen the brain and bipolar disorder as I believe there is an urgent need to raise awareness of this debilitating mental illness which affects 1 in 50 people, of which I am one.
Bipolars past and present appear bet...
Saturday 1st September 2018 7:53 am
Bipolar Mania : An Example Of
Bipolar disorder is an imbalance of chemicals in the brain. Born with it, no cure. Medications help to balance. Bipolars cycle between mania and depression.
Treatment involves a period in hospital and testing of a suitable drug regime.
Fortunately I don't suffer from depression. I need to medicate for mania to keep the fine balance ...
Sunday 26th August 2018 8:30 am