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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Get help now: Please let your parents or guardians know right away that you are having suicidal thoughts and marked mood swings. If you are not getting professiona ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
30 years experience in Psychiatry
Psychiatric help: Graves' disease is hyper activity of thyroid gland, leads to rapid heart beat, anxiety, irritability, agitation and mood swings. If you treat hyperthy ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Depressed: Please start w/a visit to your doctor. Then consult at clinical psychologist or other type of therapist. The fatigue, etc. MAY be from the depressio ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Delcampo
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Seizure Disorder Med: Lamictal (lamotrigine) This medicine is used specifically for SEIZURE DISORDER (antiepileptic, Anticonvulsant). Having Bipolar depression you really ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
43 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Anything distressing: Can contribute to feeling depressed, especially if you can't find a way to relieve the distress. Learn to manage the anxiety with relaxation training ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience in Family Medicine
No: No manic depression or bipolar disorder can be quite serious and have a devastating effect on the patient as well as loved ones. This disorder can lea ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Momen El Nesr
38 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Yes: Yes.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
14 years experience in Clinical Psychology
See below: Are these new or old symptoms? Are you or have you started any new medication? Tried any new drugs? All these things potentially might have an effect ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Momen El Nesr
38 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Possible: Possible.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Kilgo
Specializes in Neurology
Difficult to answer: You present numerous symptoms which can be linked to numerous medical problems. Sometimes symptoms of headache, depression can be due to a deficiency ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Bipolar: Manic depression is a mood disorder that presents with extreme highs & lows, with at least few weeks of manic phases (abnormally elevated mood & energ ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Not sure exactly what you are asking, but there are certainly variations in degree of symptoms between individuals and between episodes of the same in ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Mood vs disorder: We all have depressive mood from time to time. I.E. -my goldfish dies and i feel sad. However a major depressive disorder is a minumum of a two week ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Can be: Yes, women with pcos can have depression and mood swings.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
You might need: A bit more geodon (ziprasidone).
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience in Urgent Care
High temp: If you are running a high fever and you have significant symptoms it is a good idea to see a doctor in person to examine you and diagnose. Once this i ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Down moods: Hypothyroidism causes people to be fatigued, lethargic and down.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arun Patel
44 years experience in Family Medicine
See MD ASAP : Appears that you are having significant problems with your moods and can be frightening. You need to seek help as soon as possible and find out what ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
35 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Maybe: Prozac (fluoxetine) is an antidepressant. Many antidepresants including Prozac (fluoxetine) can cause patients who have bipolar disorder or who are pr ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
53 years experience in Psychiatry
Anxious Depression?: Or maybe a bipolar type of anxious depression? Is this a new problem? Is there loss of energy, drive and motivation? Are the mood swings random or are ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Reiter
Specializes in Ophthalmology
See your doctor: Please see your doctor as soon as possible. If you feel like harming yourself, go to the emergency room right now! The very best of wishes.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Pancner
17 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Mood: They are related in that they are both mood disorders. In other words, both affect emotions or moods. Treatment, however, is different in terms of med ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
14 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Variety: Not a complete, but a brief description. Manic and depressive episodes referred to an episodes within the mood disorder.Roughly, bipolar is when perso ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Weed: Very possible, more so if predisposed to mood changes.

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