Beyond the Bipolar Label with Dr. Christina Bjorndal | Dr. Lo Show

In today’s conversation, I share one of the most vulnerable episodes to date on the podcast. We dive deep into real and raw topics like bipolar disorder and I share my journey with own mental health. If you’re struggling with your own mental health, then Dr. Bjorndal’s book Beyond the Label is one to check out.

Inside this episode: 

  • How Dr. Bjorndal first got diagnosed with bipolar disorder
  • The differences between bipolar 1 and bipolar 2
  • Dr. Lo’s mental health journey
  • How big life changes can trigger breakdowns
  • Dr. Bjorndal’s mental health diet recommendations
  • Why you probably shouldn’t be using marijuana when you struggle with your mental health
  • Why it’s important to find a balance between natural remedies and medicine for bipolar disorder
  • Dr. Bjorndal’s recommendations for dealing with mania and depression
  • Why you should try to stay away from screens when dealing with mania
  • Why it’s important to set boundaries for yourself when you are struggling with mental health
  • How meditation can help you feel more grounded when you are struggling
  • How loved ones can be supportive to someone with bipolar disorder
  • Mental illness myths busted

Resources Mentioned: 

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Beyond the Label Book 

Chill Pill 

How to Love Someone with Bipolar Disorder 

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Dr. Bjorndal’s Bio: 

Dr. Christina Bjorndal, ND is considered an authority in the treatment of mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders and eating disorders using a physical, mental, emotional and spiritual approach. Having overcome many mental health challenges, Dr. Chris is a gifted speaker and writer and has shared her wellness philosophy with audiences from platforms such as the Jenny McCarthy show, the International Bipolar Foundation, and many health summits and docuseries. She is recognized as a top ND to follow by two independent organizations. Her book “Beyond the Label” is a comprehensive guide to naturopathic mental health.