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Molly McHugh
MollyMcHugh.com - Freelance Writer
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I recently received a note from a mother desperate to help her daughter who was diagnosed bipolar and has only been made worse by psychiatric care. She has been prescribed multiple psychotropic medications and is slowly becoming more and more disabled.…
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The article “An Overview of the Neurological Base of Bipolar Disorder” published October, 2017 in the Journal of Childhood & Developmental Disorders is inaccurate and misleading. It sounds scientific, but contains too many errors to be of any use to…
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If you have never heard of copper toxicity before and were diagnosed bipolar after the birth of a child, you will want to learn about this root cause of mood swings and get tested. It can be successfully treated. Psychotropic medications treat nothing.…
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I don’t do much Twitter anymore because it triggers too much emotion for me (and I overreact at times, neither are healthy) but was on this morning to connect with someone and a tweet from came through from Monica Cassani aka “Outlier”. She is Retired But…
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Here are ten medical studies about omega-3 fatty acids and bipolar disorder. I found studies from the 1990s up to today and most found favorable results. If you have a mood disorder it would be very smart to take a high-quality salmon oil supplement. Not…
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How much salmon oil should you take for bipolar disorder? Excellent question! And the award goes to Emile who wrote this as a comment on another post: “What dosage of omega 3 fish oil capsules a day for bi-polar is enough. Thanks” I’ve always assumed 1000…
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Ten medical studies about circadian rhythm and bipolar disorder – a hopeful avenue of research that can lead to better treatment options. Circadian rhythm is your bodies internal 24 hour clock that regulates your sleep/wake cycle. Each listing includes a…
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I’ve been really angry off and on lately – periods of feeling intense anger that is not the norm for me. And I’ve been trying to process it, understand it, deal with it. Some may experience this as part of their mood disorder i.e. ramped-up energy states…
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Here is some basic information on what is involved in tapering off antidepressant or other psychotropic medication. If you are thinking of taking this step and want to understand what the process may be like, here are medical resources and information for…
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I was a kid in the sixties. As a teenager at a small, private highschool in the 1980s it was all blue jeans, sports, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, lots of beer, a little pot and weekend partying. Scratch that, we partied on weeknights and during…
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