Our expert says:
Increasing the Lamictin sounds like a good idea. It helps control the mood swings, and the depressions, too.
Some mood disorders do seem worse at certain times of year, for many reasons, often misunderstood. It can be changes of season and the number of hours of light ( which can influence depression, as in Seasonal Affective Disorder ( SAD ) It can be psychological issues --- feeling lonely at holiday periods, or times of year when a loved one died. Its complex. The typing of BP can be useful, but isnt a firm guide to which treatments to use --- if Lamictin is working, one wouldn't abandon it just because it didn't fit into the same segment of someone's theoretical chart. The pattern and nature of a Bipolar Disorder can shift and change over time.
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