My Brave Disorder

The first time I remember feeling brave about my disorder is when I came out of the bipolar closet online. Very few people knew what I talked about when I said I was “sick”

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Is Bipolar Disorder an Autoimmune Disease?

A subset of bipolar disorder is strongly linked to inflammation, and a treatable immune system condition could be mistaken for bipolar disorder or schizophrenia.

Researchers at the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute believe that many people diagnosed with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia actually have a form of encephalitis that interferes with brain receptors. 

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