Breaking down what manic episodes really mean!
Hypomania or mania can feature many noticeable differences. Some of those are clearly visible, while others are not. While everyone experiences mood episodes differently, I wanted to share 3 ways hypomania and mania change me. Changes in writing: "Writer's block" does not present as an issue. Some describe this as a "flow", when writing [...]
A major part of accepting an illness and the treatment required to manage it is also accepting the fact that life is now different. You cannot simply reverse things to how they were before you were symptomatic- there is no magic pill that have time machine qualitiess. You may have to sacrifice certain things for [...]
Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic, potentially debilitating disease that affects the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). It is thought to be an autoimmune disease affecting the protective coating of the nerve fibers. Source: http://www.triangleneuropsychology.com/resources.html
This article is dedicated to Parkinson’s Day, which is April 11th. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative brain disorder. For most people, this disease progresses slowly, with symptoms taking years to develop. This is not a fatal condition. However, complications from the disease are serious; the CDC rates complications from PD as the 14th top [...]