Bipolar III disorder is an unofficial bipolar disorder, a mild form of bipolar disorder. Cyclothymia, sometimes called Cyclothymic disorder, is a long-term condition in which your emotions cycle between hypomania and depression, but they do not cause incapacity or suicidal tendencies.
Hypomania is a kind of “high” that can range from mild to quite severe, but does not include delusions, hallucinations, or other psychotic features.
Cyclothymia is milder than Biphas I or Biphas II because depression and hypomanic episodes are not as intense as the other two diseases. Between highs and lows, you may feel normal. However, getting help to treat arrhythmias is important because it will significantly affect your daily operations and affect your relationships at home and work.
Who will suffer from cyclic depression?
Cyclothymia usually starts in adolescence or youth and affects men and women equally. It may be underdiagnosed because people with it are sometimes incorrectly diagnosed with other mental health conditions, such as depression or bipolar II disorder.
Many people with arrhythmia do not seek treatment because their symptoms are not as debilitating as bipolar disorder.
Like all other mental health disorders, no one knows what causes the arrhythmia.Certain factors, including family history, environmental stressors, and brain chemicals, seem to play a role in the development of arrhythmia.
Bipolar disorder has similar symptoms to other bipolar disorder, but not as extreme. It is characterized by emotional ups and downs, which may but not always disrupt daily operations. These emotional ups and downs are called hypomanic and depressive episodes.
In mania, when your mood is high, you are experiencing a hypomanic episode, which is not as extreme as mania. Symptoms of hypomania last at least four days and may include:
- easily distracted
- More talkative than usual
- Shows poor impulse control and/or judgment, which may lead to risky choices
- Experiencing irritability or agitation
- Feel very happy or euphoric
- feeling irritated
- Fidgeting, pacing or becoming more active
- Difficulty concentrating
- Need less sleep than usual
- Value yourself very much
In cyclic bipolar disorder, when you are at a low point, you may be experiencing a depressive episode, which is often not as extreme as found in bipolar I and bipolar II. These symptoms may include:
- Crying excessively
- Experiencing changes in eating habits and/or weight
- Hardly experience happiness in the things you once liked
- Feeling guilty, worthless, or hopeless
- Feeling tired or exhausted
- Difficulty concentrating
- Isolate yourself from others
- Sleep too much or too little
- Considering death or suicide
If you have symptoms of arrhythmia, you should see a doctor immediately. Based on your doctor’s experience, if you cannot find the physical cause of your symptoms, they may refer you to a mental health professional for diagnosis.
When these factors are present, cyclic depression is diagnosed:
- Your stable mood, that is, the time between emotional episodes, lasts less than two months.
- You have at least two years (one year for children and adolescents) of hypomanic and depressive episodes, and these highs and lows account for at least half of the time.
- Your symptoms do not meet the diagnostic criteria for other diseases, such as depression, bipolar I or bipolar II disorder.
- These emotional episodes have a negative impact on your life and daily operations.
- Your symptoms are not the result of drug abuse or physical illness.
An effective treatment plan may take time and patience to find the best combination for you. Treatment may include psychotherapy and/or medication to help prevent your symptoms from interfering with your life.
No Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved drugs specifically for the treatment of arrhythmias, but your doctor may use drugs approved for bipolar disorder, such as mood stabilizers or antidepressants, to help control you Symptoms.