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what could be causing my irritability lately? not related to menstrual periods.

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Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Gynecology 23 years experience
Depends: There is a vaste array of causes of irritability. Potentially keeping a diary could connect potential causes. Hormone or other chemical blood testing could reveal causes. Increased stress or decreased sleep can cause this. I would talk with your primary physician to help you sort through things. You may even want to consider a counselor or mental health professional.

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