• Can Poop Transplants Treat Bipolar Disorder? The Surprising Connection Between Your Gut And Your Brain

    4 monthes ago - By Health & Lifestyle

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    Every year, more than 400,000 Canadians experience symptoms consistent with bipolar disorder - extreme mood swings whip-sawing between mania and debilitating depression. It's a particular cruelty of the condition that while some find relief with medication, others experience side effects that seem, in some cases, almost as devastating as the disease.
    “For many people, existing medications don't work at all, or produce intolerable side effects,” says Dr. Valerie Taylor, chief of psychiatry at Toronto's Women's College Hospital. Some bipolar patients, she explains, feel as if...
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