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My granddaughter, aged 22, was diagnosed with bipolar

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My granddaughter, aged 22, was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 19 but she was already having symptoms from the age of 14 to 15. At the moment she takes Abilify 10 mg daily. She is better but not perfect and this medicine has a number of side effects.
We would like to know if bipolar disorder could be treated with stem cells and where to go for that. Any information on this would be greatly appreciated.
I look forward to your reply.
Elena ************
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 10 months ago.

Hello

No

There is no such thing as stem cell treatment for bi polar.

Bipolar is a neurological, psychiatric, genetic and environmental problem.

It is not from a defective body part, so it is not really part of regenerative medicine.

You need to take here to a functional medicine.

A number have now been trained in the UK, by IFM

Go to their website.

www.functionalmedicine.org

look at the practitioner list

call them if needed.

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
What is a functional doctor? I have tried your link but here in the UK there are no functional doctors listed in a radius of 150 miles from where I live.
What is the best treatment for bipolar disorder other than Abilify (Aripiprazole)
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 10 months ago.

Please ignore that post

Site problem./

You have to call the institute.

They don't have the uk docs listed yet.

A functional doctor uses natural treatments to address underlying mediators of disease.

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