Hummingbird Psychiatry

Dustin Dippen, MD

Bipolar Disorder Treatment Fort Collins CO

This is a community that shares the same challenges as anyone else, especially those who are struggling with the disease of Bipolar Disorder. It is unfortunate that the stigma surrounding this illness has created some type of wall of self-denial in the hearts and minds of so many people who suffer with it. While it is a severe medical condition, this disease can be treated and cured, just like any other. There are many different treatment options that you will be able to consider depending on the severity of your illness. The same goes for the medications you may be taking as well, they all have different effects and should be taken under the direction of a licensed physician. One way to begin your bipolar disorder treatment Fort Collins CO is through the help of a psychiatrist. If your physician is not prescribing you any medication, then you may want to look into having him or her check you out before prescribing you something. This is because some medications can interact with other medications, making the situation worse. You may also want to talk to your insurance company if they have a budget for your medications, you will want to make sure you can afford the medications. They may have some financial incentives to help pay for the medication you need.

One of the best places to start your bipolar disorder treatment Fort Collins CO is with a specialist. If you are diagnosed with this disease, there is no one else who can give you the correct diagnosis and prescribe the proper medications. They will most likely refer you to a mental health doctor, although the local hospital may also have a doctor specializing in this field. Once you are diagnosed with this illness, the psychiatrist is going to start a screening process. They will ask you questions regarding your history, what types of triggers cause you to go off on a bender, and how you treat yourself on a regular basis. All of these questions are going to help the psychiatrist decide which treatments are best for you.


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"Know thyself and to thine own self be true."


Balanced diet

"Let food be thy medicine and medicine by thy food."



"A calm mind is the first step."


Medications and supplements

"To be used with careful consideration for risk vs harm."