Bipolar Disorder: What You Need to Know

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Coexisting Issues With Bipolar Disorder

Many people who suffer from bipolar disorder also juggle a number of other health issues as well including drug and alcohol addiction, anxiety disorders and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Also people with bipolar disorder have a higher risk of having thyroid issues, obesity, migraines and diabetes, says the National Institute of Mental Health

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