Researchers at the University of Leeds investigating the genetic causes of bipolar disorder have identified two new drugs – one of which has already been found safe in clinical trials – that may be effective in treating the disorder.

Researchers at the University of Leeds investigating the genetic causes of bipolar disorder have identified two new drugs – one of which has already been found safe in clinical trials – that may be effective in treating the disorder.

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You know, that could be the reason why I have heart problems at a younger age than I should. And these heart problems came from the likely source that my genetics got the BP from. I noticed that my mood improves when I’m on certain supplements that help with heart function, paricularly Co-Enzyme Q10. I have to have a pretty high dose for it to have an effect on my mood and energy levels. But it works.

I’m guessing that’s why they suggest fish oil as well. I haven’t seen any specific changes with that, but I’ll keep you up to date. I’m going to try another heart supplement and I’ll report changes back.

I know I’ve mentioned before that I take brands from Douglas Laboratories because C.S works there. I take a mixture they call Quell. The difference between Rx supplements and shelf supplements is the mixture. Shelf supplements have a lot of unnecessary junk in them. Quell differs from regular fish oil in that it’s more potent. I’m not sure about the dosage, but to be honest, I take the fish oil primarily for heart health. It doesn’t work as a mood stabilizer. But, the Co-enzyme Q10 in the form of Ubiquinol from Douglas is awesome. It supports mood and energy when depression is a problem. I take Cogni-flex to stabilize and Seditol for sleeping. Seditol has helped me ween down to a lower dose of bezos. It helps me relax and calm myself before bed.

Those are the ones I’d recommend. http://www.douglaslabs.com. I’m not sure if they have the ingredient labels alone on there. There’s a ton of third party sellers for those products too, if you can’t get a doc to agree to get an account.

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