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Do I Have to Take Medicine Forever?

Friday, October 31st, 2008

People who take medications to treat most serious medical conditions, including diabetes, high blood pressure, and thyroid disorders usually never question the need to be on long-term medication. Many people with bipolar disorder, however, constantly wonder whether they really need to continue taking medication to keep symptoms in check.


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Candida Fink, M.D. and Joe Kraynak are authors of
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