One of the key tests that should be administered for anyone with so-called Bipolar Disorder is for pyroluria. This is a deficiency in zinc and vitamin B6 which causes identical symptoms to Bipolar Disorder. It is diagnosed with a simple urine test (imagine that! a real test, not a psychiatrist's opinion!).
Another option to look at is hypoglycemia or allergies.
From Alternative Mental Health:
I found it interesting that I have been trained in traditional psychiatry toSo if you've been diagnosed with Bipolar or think you may have this disease, realize that Mother Nature has the answers. Contact a nutritionist, a homeopath, or a doctor who has an understanding of natural medicines. It could literally be the difference between life and death.
medicate manic-depressives. Personally, I find this dreadful, as I think we lose
a lot of great minds and creations when we do. Just think of all the historical
geniuses who would fit the bipolar mold, and if they were living today, they
would be medicated out of creating. (Not to offend anyone, but this would
probably also include Jesus Christ, as he would certainly fit the bill for a
Bipolar Psychotic, by today's standards, just think about it). And all the
actors, and others today who are strange and bizarre, well, some are getting
medicated and they aren't doing too much anymore. As I just treat kids, I have
found that many of them can be controlled with a sugar free diet. It takes a
long time (average is about 2 years) for the family to make this adjustment, but
it does work. So are they still Bipolar? (I have other opinions about this area
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