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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
The mood swings: That may occur are related to hormonal changes in the woman's body.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Not Clear: Some amount of mood change in the pre-menstrual period is normal. And changing hormone levels seem associated with mood swings (for instance around th ... Read More
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Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
The best you can....: If it is really bad, see a doctor. If it's not that bad - eat well, sleep well, exercise and treat yourself nicely. Also, gently let people around yo ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Van norman
33 years experience in Psychiatry
Antidepressants: Can help. Discuss with your doctor. Sometimes estrogen replacement/support can alleviate symptoms as well.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shiao-Yu Lee
Specializes in Gynecology
Mood: Menstrual mood swings typically occur during the second half of menstrual cycles. Mood swings is a common symptom of menopause, but not as cyclic as t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes: America as we knew it has changed dramatically and rapidly. The economy is a concern daily. Many women, even if happy to be pregnant, wonder about the ... 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Mood swings have been well described as a part of the menstrual cycle.
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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Weiner
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Complex question: There are so many possible causes: 1) stress, 2) depression, 3) bipolar disorder, 4) anxiety, 5) medical problems, 6) interpersonal conflict, 7) medic ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Your cycle: Hormonal mood swings typically occur the last 5-10 days of your menstral cycle and usually occur monthly. The mood swings that occur in bipolar disord ... 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience in Psychiatry
Could be: U can do home pregnancy test.
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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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: The symptoms for PMS vary from person to person.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Possibly: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Not really: Pcos is also called stein leventhal syndrome. Strangely, you don't have to have ovarian cysts to have this disease. Symptoms include lots of things in ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Miller
40 years experience in Pathology
Many possibilities: Your symptoms are not instantly diagnostic of any one particular illness or problem, and so you should see your physician for an evaluation. Have you ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Pms: Have pregnancy test first to rule it out.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Ovarian cysts can cause severe mood swings.
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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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Ovarian cysts: In some cases, sure. Consult your ob/gyn.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Boelter
47 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
YES: A cyst may be a reaction or condition that messes with your normal hormones.
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