Bipolar... and Pregnant
They say pregnancy can give women crazy mood swings as her hormones are in flux. So what if a woman already has bipolar disorder and becomes pregnant?
Lithium Still Bipolar's Treatment of Choice
At one time lithium was a common drug treatment for bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive disorder. But its use has decreased significantly, partly due to concerns about safety and its possible negative effect on kidney function.