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My wife has Bipolar Sindrome since she was 28 years old. At

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Hello Doctor:
My wife has Bipolar Sindrome since she was 28 years old. At the moment she is taking 40 mg of Zeldox at night including Unakalm 15 mg when necessary. Do Bipolar patients have a shorter longetivity? At the moment this is all.
Antonio and Paula
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  psychlady replied 6 years ago.
What do you mean by longevity
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
By longevity we mean lifespan in relation to a person who does not have mental illness. My wife has been diagnosed with Bipolar type II.
Expert:  psychlady replied 6 years ago.
It doesn't matter whether it is I or II. The long term of this relationship is the same
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Customer: replied 6 years ago.

But, is there a decrease of lifespan for Bipolar patients (and how much), in relation to the other population and if so how can this be conpensated?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.

Is the lifespan of a Bipolar patient reduced in relation to a healthy person?

Expert:  psychlady replied 6 years ago.
I don't believe so
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

We would like you to consult more concrete information about this particular issue. We would like to have a concrete reply regarding this issue because it is very important for us.

Thank you,

Paula and Antonio

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Relist: Inaccurate answer.
Did not reply to the question.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Relist: Other.
Accepted by mistake the answer posted on, Tuesday, May 03, 2011 7:38 AM EST.
Can this issue be reopened, please?