Bipolar and Genetic Testing
Bethany Heinesh
Bethany Heinesh
October 9, 2018
Genetic testing is becoming popular to help identify risk factors of various chronic conditions, like bipolar. Learn more about bipolar and genetic testing.

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What Causes Bipolar Disorder?

What Causes Bipolar Disorder?

If you have been diagnosed with bipolar, you should learn more about the condition, its signs, and its causes. Let's look at what causes bipolar disorder.
434 found this helpful by Eric Patterson on May 31, 2016
Bipolar and Childhood Trauma

Bipolar and Childhood Trauma: What’s the Link?

Studies have linked the two conditions, but what exactly is the connection between bipolar and childhood trauma and what can be done about it?
918 found this helpful by Sharon Davis on February 9, 2016
Bipolar Triggers

Understanding Your Bipolar Triggers

Bipolar can have a serious and long-lasting effect on a person’s life, and it is imperative that warning signs and bipolar triggers are carefully monitored.
865 found this helpful by Becky Wicks on January 26, 2016
How Your Hormones Can Impact Your Bipolar Disorder

How Your Hormones Can Impact Your Bipolar Disorder

Studies have shown that various events connected to fluctuating hormones and bipolar disorder can contribute to the onset or recurrence of symptoms .
277 found this helpful by Becky Wicks on October 20, 2015
Bipolar Isn’t Just Ups and Downs

Understanding That Bipolar Is Far More Than Just Mood Swings

Everybody’s moods go through ups and downs, and there are many things linked to this. Our genetic makeup, diet, exercise, sleep pattern, stress and traumas.
646 found this helpful by Fliss Baker on June 9, 2015
8 Bipolar Myths Busted

Dispelling Myths and Uncovering the Truth About Bipolar Disorder

Throughout this article are examples of bipolar myths that are often believed, and discussion of the real facts behind these misleading ideas.
211 found this helpful by Becky Wicks on June 9, 2015
Gender Difference in Bipolar Disorder

Does Bipolar Affect Men and Women Differently?

Studies have shown that there are some trends that can present differently between males and females who have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder.
182 found this helpful by Becky Wicks on May 20, 2015
Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Bipolar with seasonal pattern, commonly referred to as seasonal affective disorder, is a mental health condition where symptoms change based on the seasons.
94 found this helpful by Eric Patterson on October 14, 2014