— -- Question: How can exercise or lifestyle help bipolar disorder?
Answer: The answer to the problems that bipolar disorder causes are not all medication-related. A healthy lifestyle, adopting an exercise program, not only helps regulate your circadian rhythms but can help you reach your life goals.
It's extremely important to set out for yourself a purpose in life apart from managing your symptoms -- to use lifestyle interventions to help regulate your sleep and wake cycles, your diet, and promote wellness by adopting a healthy lifestyle. These are excellent additions to a medication management program.