Managing Bipolar Disorders

Helpful Tips In Managing Bipolar Disorders

  • Avoid caffeine or use it in moderation, especially if you are experiencing a manic episode
  • Avoid alcohol and drugs at all times as substance use can trigger an episode
  • If you are experiencing a manic episode, get a psychiatric assessment immediately to prevent serious consequences from risky behaviour
  • Try ensure the home environment is calm
  • Avoid excessive stimulation such as parties, animated conversation and long periods watching television, especially during a manic episode
  • Ensure you get enough sleep and eat a healthy diet to help prevent a relapse of symptoms
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