Famous People with Bipolar

Famous People with Bipolar

This is a list of people accompanied by verifiable source citations associating them with bipolar disorder. This list includes only: a) deceased persons; and b) living persons who have been frank about their condition. It does not include speculation about status of living people who have not publicly stated themselves to have bipolar disorder. In addition to the above criteria, persons are only listed here if they also meet the Wikipedia notability criteria for biographical articles. Many famous people are believed to have been affected by bipolar disorder, based on evidence in their own writ... »

How to Date Someone with Bipolar Disorder

How to Date Someone with Bipolar Disorder

Living with bipolar disorder is a challenge, and dating someone with this illness is a challenge as well. If your boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, or wife is a manic-depressive, here is a guide to help you and your partner build and maintain a healthy relationship. Step 1 First, learn as much as you can about bipolar disorder. Understand its origins as an imbalance of neurotransmitters in the brain, and how an imbalance of these important chemicals can manifest as unstable moods. Step 2 Learn to recognise when your boyfriend or girlfriend is in a low period. The depressive phase of bipolarity i... »

EastEnders’ Stacey faces bipolar disorder

EastEnders’ Stacey faces bipolar disorder

One of Walford’s most loved characters, Stacey Branning (Lacey Turner), is set to face her toughest challenge yet as she comes to terms with the prospect that she suffers from bipolar disorder, the same condition that her mother Jean Slater (Gillian Wright) has had for many years. EastEnders on BBC One has worked closely with various charities including Mind and MDF The BiPolar Organisation (Manic Depression Fellowship), on researching this storyline to accurately reflect the issue. Viewers have recently seen Stacey struggling to come to terms with the death of her friend Danielle and si... »

A Healthy Diet: Health tips for Sufferers

A Healthy Diet: Health tips for Sufferers

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Bipolar disorder is not a condition that is generally considered to have direct nutritional considerations, like diabetes or heart disease. However, recent research has found that omega 3 fatty acids may lessen the symptoms of bipolar disorder. While research is still ongoing, studies have found that they lessen stress and aid in focusing. Antidepressants and Weight Gain There are special dietary requirements for people who take many of the medications used to treat bipolar disorder. Weight gain is a potential side effect of nearly all antidepressant medications. However it... »

Akmal Shaikh

Akmal Shaikh

Age: 53 Nationality: British Arrested: September 2008 Location: Urumqi, China Legal status: Executed 10.30am 29 Dec Akmal Shaikh was executed at 10.30am local time on December 29 2009 in Urumqi, China. Sharing Bipolar.com is appalled that China killed Akmal despite his severe mental illness and vulnerability. Akmal’s tragic death is a shocking failure of the Chinese legal system. About Akmal Shaikh A British small business owner from North London, Akmal was married with five children. Akmal had a lifelong history of very strange behaviour, and he suffered from an extremely serious mental... »