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The list of disorders is very unending. There are various different disorders that can be contracted by an individual. Most of the disorders largely affect the mental health of the patient. Bi-polar disorder is a similar type of disease affecting a large number of the total population around the world.
Scientifically the Bi-polar disorder is defined as the “manic depressive illness”, which creates great fluctuation in the patients mood, physical ability and also the “ability to function” various things properly, in a severe intensity than the normal changing of moods in a healthy person. The bi-polar disease is said to be developed by the people in their starting age of adulthood or in “late adolescence”. Bi-polar disorder largely affects the performance of the patient on the social as well as personal front. If this problem is not detected at an early age and treated properly, it is likely that the person remains in this state of disorder and can result in destroying the life of himself by the patient.
There are many reasons which can give rise to the development of the bi-polar disorder. Genes may be the main factor but the surrounding factors can also largely affect the state of the person, making him more prone to contract this disorder. But the best thing is that the bi-polar disorder can be treated completely.
With the help of various techniques and medication, the bi-polar disorder can be completely cured, helping the patient regain his normal and more stable life.
Study Shows Older People Less Likely to Realize How Alcohol Is Affecting Them Social drinking seems to impair older people more than their younger drinking buddies. Also, older people are less likely to realize how the alcohol is affecting them, according to a new study. The study, published in The Journal of Studies on Alcohol….
Drug abuse involves the repeated and excessive use of drugs. Drug abuse today is a major cause for concern and has evil effect on society. Teens constitute a large segment of drug abusers, adults also surrender to drug abuse. Middle-aged people are more prone to abuse prescription drugs. The drug addiction affects the brain and….
Alcoholism is a family disease. If you are living with an alcoholic, whether it is a spouse or a child, your family is dysfunctional. There is much shame associated with alcoholism. It is not fair but there are judgements put on you and your family. Many people think that you should be able to control….
When Luis Carino was sober, his friends said he was a thoughtful guy. He painted and fixed things and did odd jobs for people in the neighborhood where he used to live. But when he drank beer, which friends said was often, it was a different story. Carino, 52, who had a history of battery,….
New, long-term results from a clinical trial presented today at the 1st European Lung Cancer Conference jointly organized by the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and the International Association of the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) show that MAGE-A3 ASCI (Antigen-Specific Cancer Immunotherapeutic), an immune-boosting treatment for lung cancer patients, reduces the risk of….