4 thoughts on “Bipolar Disorder and Chronic Pain

  • January 24, 2020 at 10:43 am

    Hey, I totally understand the challenges in living with bipolar depression and fibromyalgia. I must exercise some for both my mental health and fibro baptisms in. Its much worse, both of them, when I don’t. So selecting exercises that don’t inflame the fibro is key…so I walk on an inclined treadmill and do sitting weight routines. They are certainly linked like you described. Also, finding a good sleep regimens is key too.

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    • January 24, 2020 at 1:54 pm

      Hi! Thanks so much for reading and commenting. I’m sorry you go through that too. I completely agree with you about the exercise and the sleep. If you want to find out more about how to manage chronic pain, feel free to check out the links included in the post. Much love xxx

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  • February 26, 2020 at 8:16 am

    Although I’m sorry you suffer, it’s comforting to know I’m not alone. As if Bipolar Disorder wasn’t challenging enough, I also suffer from Fibromyalgia and arthritis. The pain is overwhelming and sometimes I feel like I can’t handle another day. But I press on and I know God is with me. Thanks for your article.

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    • February 26, 2020 at 12:11 pm

      How strange that we have three diagnoses in common! I’m sorry you have the same struggles, it truly is horrendous sometimes. I’m really proud of you for keeping going. We’re warriors. Your comment means the world to me, thank you for your kind words and for reading. Sending love and gentle hugs xxx

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