Although bipolar disorder is one of the most common mental illnesses, it’s also one of the most misunderstood. To shed light on bipolar disorder, we asked members of our bipolar disorder community what makes them hopeful and what makes them nervous about the medications they take.
Here’s what they had to say. What makes them nervous: 1. Medication side effects. “Side effects of my medication.” “My medication makes me nervous because it affects my memory, and I have mixed episodes, which are exhausting.” “My doctor wants me back on Lithium, but I won’t do it because it makes me too constipated.” 2.
The mood changes. “Low highs make me nervous.” 3. Developing other health conditions. “Taking some medications long-term can lead to other healthRead more on themighty.com