How Do I Know If I Need to Seek Treatment for Bipolar Disorder?

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You will definitely know if you need to seek treatment for bipolar disorder because you were alternating between a very deep depression and of course some sort of what we call hypermania, or hypomania which is a lower level of mania verses the hyper, but still so much more than what a regular phase of energy would be.

If you're not able to get over going from depressed to manic and then back and forth, well then you definitely need to be in treatment and the treatment of course includes psychotherapy, support groups, but just as importantly medications prescribed by your physician.