Bipolar is a mental health condition that affects the mood of a person. The symptoms you have will depend on your mood. The cause of bipolar is due to extreme stress, life changing events, overwhelming problems etc.

1 in every 100 people will be diagnosed with bipolar at some point in their life. Bipolar often develops between the ages of 15 to 19 and rarely develops at the age of 40.

Bipolar will be different for all those diagnosed as some people may have a lot of mood swings while others may have less mood swings which will of course depend on their mood.

There are 2 types of bipolar which are depression and mania.

Symptoms of depression bipolar Symptoms of mania bipolar
Feeling sad and hopeless Feeling happy
Lacking energy Talking very quickly
Difficulty concentrating and remembering things Energetic
Loss of interest Easily irritated and distracted
Struggling to sleep Don’t want to eat or sleep