Bipolar Disorder Treatment in Ludhiana, Punjab


Bipolar Disorder Treatment in Ludhiana, Punjab

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental health problem that results in severe mood swings that include emotional lows and emotional highs.

Bipolar Disorder Treatment approach At Manas Hospital

At Manas Hospital, we give the Bipolar Disorder Treatment according to the patient’s condition. To treat the problem, 2 types of treatment options are available.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy : CBT can help the patient with bipolar and check coping skills, mood monitoring, psychoeducation can educate regarding bipolar, and mood strategies can help to check when the mood is changing and prevent the mood swinging into the depressive bipolar episode, or full-blown manic.

Medication : Bipolar medications can help to stabilize the mood and limit the chances of relapse.

OCD Treatment approach At Manas Hospital

At Manas hospital, OCD Treatment is based on individual treatment programs by following the clinical evidence. The treatment can be done as an outpatient, inpatient, or day patient.

Talking Therapy

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy called CBT to treat OCD patients. It includes 2 types that are based on to change a person’s behavior and thoughts. It includes Exposure Response Prevention (ERP) and Cognitive Therapy (CT).

  • ERP is used for anxiety and compulsive behavior. Increasing the strength by helping the person to face fear and making them understand to stop the compulsive behavior.
  • CT is goal-directed, problem-solving, and systemic therapy approach. Its main focus is on the way we think and act so that the person can manage and overcome the emotional issue.

Symptoms of Bipolar disorder

Depression
Depression is something which we experience at different times. But, with bipolar disorder, the feeling of depression is worse as it stays for a long time and makes it difficult to manage things easily. You will notice these changes:

Emotional

  • Unhappy and it does not go away.
  • Feel like crying for no reason
  • Not interested in anything or not able to enjoy it.
  • Agitated and restless.
  • Feeling useless and hopeless
  • Suicidal thoughts.

Thinking

  • Not able to think positively.
  • Not able to make a simple decision.
  • Not able to concentrate.

Physical

  • Losing appetite and weight
  • Problem Sleeping
  • Waking earlier than usual
  • Feeling utterly tired
  • Constipation
  • Going off sex

Behavior

  • Not able to perform daily activities.
  • Feel like crying all day.
  • Avoiding meeting people.

Mania
Mania is an extreme sense of energy, well-being, and optimism. This can affect the way you think and judge things. You may have a feeling like you make bad decisions, strange feeling yourself, and occasionally behave in a harmful way. If you become manic, you may notice these things:

Emotional

  • Happy and excited
  • Irritated with other people who don’t share your optimistic outlook
  • Feeling more important than usual

Thinking

  • Full of new ideas
  • Shifting from one idea to another.
  • Hearing voices that are not heard by others

Physical

  • Full of energy
  • Unable to sleep
  • More interested in sex


Behavior

  • Making unrealistic plans
  • Very active
  • Unusual behavior
  • Talking very quickly
  • Making odd decisions without thinking of consequences
  • Spending money without thinking
  • Over-familiar with other people

Psychotic symptoms : If the problem of mania become severe then you can experience these symptoms:

– In a manic episode
You will have majestic beliefs about yourself that you are on an important mission or you have special powers.

– In a depressive episode
You will have a feeling of guilt, that you are the worse person, or you do not even exist.

When you visit our doctor, they will examine your condition and according to that best Bipolar Disorder Therapy will be recommended.

FAQ About Bipolar disorder

Some of the common Bipolar Disorder FAQs answered by our doctor to give you a better understanding of the problem.

Bipolar disorder is a brain and behavior problem that occurs due to severe shifts in a person’s mood and energy. Due to this, the person is not able to function properly. A person of 18 years or older can experience this disorder. The problem can begin in late adolescence or early adulthood. In some cases, it can occur in children and adults. However, sometimes people live with this condition even without getting diagnosed and treated.

Some of its main symptoms are:

  • Increased Energy and restlessness
  • Sleeplessness
  • Extreme irritability
  • Decreased energy, fatigue
  • Restlessness and irritability
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Sleeplessness or sleeping too much
  • Increased sexual behavior
  • A heightened sense of self-importance
  • Spending sprees (Spending a lot of money)
  • Bodily symptoms not caused by physical illness or injury
  • Thoughts of death or suicide
  • Denial that anything is wrong

Till now, there is no blood test or lab test to diagnose the condition. Currently, the diagnosis is based on the symptoms, family history, and course of illness. The type of bipolar disorder will be diagnosed by evaluating the severity and pattern of depressive and manic disorder.

  • Bipolar I Disorder : It is defined by manic episodes that last for 7 days or it can be so severe that immediate medical care is needed. In most cases, the depressive episode is for 2 weeks. When the depression or mania symptoms occur the person’s behavior is changed.
  • Bipolar II Disorder : It is defined by a depressive episode in which the mood shifts back & forth but they are not a full-blown manic episode.
  • Bipolar Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (BP-NOS) : It is diagnosed when a person has symptoms but they do not match the above 2 types. The symptoms do not last for a long time or they are very few.
  • Cyclothymic Disorder, or Cyclothymia< : It is a mild form of bipolar disorder. The problem can come back and forth for at least 2 years. But, the symptoms diagnosed do not meet the other types.
The major difference is between the presence of manic episodes. This is the reason, depression alone will not help to diagnose if the person has bipolar. However, one manic episode is best to diagnose bipolar.

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