Teen Mom Kailyn Lowry reveals she's NOT bipolar after once being misdiagnosed with mood disorder after fight with Javi
TEEN Mom's Kailyn Lowry revealed she's NOT bipolar after once being misdiagnosed with the mood disorder.
The star, 29, got into a physical altercation with her then-boyfriend Javi Marroquin during a 2013 episode of Teen Mom 2.
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The fight led to Kailyn to get counselling, where she was then diagnosed with bipolar.
However, the mum-of-four has said she was actually misdiagnosed and doesn't have the mood disorder.
She said on her podcast The Things That Shape Us to friend Toni: "I haven't struggled with that in a long time.
"That was something I more or less struggled with as a kid because I'd gone through so much trauma and when I was a young adult.
"Did I see you when I went through the doctors and they had me reassessed and re-evaluated and I ended up not being bipolar?"
Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that cause someone to swing from one extreme mood to another.
In a 2015 episode of The Doctors, Kailyn revealed she stopped taking her meds and going to therapy after not feeling a difference.
She said: "A few years ago, my mom was diagnosed bipolar and my older son's father and I split up.
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"My mom's an alcoholic, so I'm a new single parent at 17-years-old – and I think I was going through so much, so I wanted to go get treatment for mood swings, anxiety, depression…
"I did a psychiatric evaluation, and then he said I think that you are bipolar."
She added: "From that pointon my life got hectic and I just kind of stopped going to therapy and stopped refilling my prescriptions."
Kailyn and Javi's fight occured shortly after the pair moved in with each other.
Kailyn wanted to have friends and another toddler in the house and asked Javi to keep their two dogs outside.
However, Javi refused as there was a hole in the fence and they both kept getting out.
The dogs began jumping on the babies so Kailyn confronted Javi, and their verbal argument escalated into physical violence.
Kailyn then shoves Javi's head down and hits him on the head – and says she hates him.
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