Postpartum Psychosis

The birth of a new baby is often one of the most wonderful and gratifying experiences of a woman’s life. Even with the trials of pregnancy and the work & pain of labor, the expectation is that after the birth and presentation of a wonderful new life, all will be perfect. However that is not […]

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Delays in the diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder

A few weeks ago, we shared a post about how bipolar disorder can create a toxic environment in your brain which can actually reduce your brains ability to function. The study may have helped to explain why, the longer someone goes untreated with bipolar disorder, the harder it is to treat. This also clearly underscores […]

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The impact of bipolar disorder on your brain

Bipolar disorder, historically known as manic depression, is a mental illness characterized by unusual shifts in energy and mood. One pole of the continuum is mania, which is characterized by emotional highs where there is an exuberance, grandiosity and extreme excess of energy. The corresponding pole it depression where there is despair, morbid rumination, and […]

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