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Doctor insights on: Any Reports Qvar Depression Mood Swings

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Depression (Definition)

Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more


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Can topamax (topiramate) help depression ,feeling spaced out , mood swings ?

Can topamax (topiramate) help depression ,feeling spaced out , mood swings ?

It has it's benefits: Topamax (topiramate) is an anti seizure medication that has some mood stabizing properties. It may help prevent or reduce migraine headaches. It tends to promote weight loss. It is not an antidepressant nor is it an anti mania drug. It might help reduce alcohol drinking and it might help reduce cocaine use in cocaine users. ...Read more

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How can I tell if a a teenager has depression or just extreme hormonal mood swings?

How can I tell if a a teenager has depression or just extreme hormonal mood swings?

Har to say.: Hard to say. Teen years can be a time of marked anguist. Possible depressive signs/ sxs: isolation, anger, irritability. Poor self esteem, , self-mutilation, drop in grades, opposition, drug or alcohol use, risk -taking, sadness, change in sleep pattern, weight loss or gain & loss of interest in activities are all possible symptoms. Be sure to check for thoughts of suicide. Eval may be best option. ...Read more

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Are there any natural foods/and or supplements that can help a person cope with depression and mood swings?

Are there any natural foods/and or supplements that can help a person cope with depression and mood swings?

Don't Rely on Herbs: Many seek out st. John's wart for depression from health food stores. Research has show such a wild variation in the active ingredients measured in such minimally regulated products. Products have been actually found to contain none of the active ingredient, hypericum. Such supplements cost more than reliable generic antidepressants. Depression is serious. Don't gamble with herbs. See your md. ...Read more

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Why does my Abilify (aripiprazole) make me so tierd, what else should I take for my depression and mood swings?

Drug side effects: Abilify (aripiprazole), (aripiprazole) even though it is well portrayed as an idyllic add-on for resistant depression in the well done tv and print ads, is one of a class of major psychiatric medications called the "atypical antipsychotics." ever member of this class can dope you up and fog you out. The ideal dose of Abilify (aripiprazole) for anti-depressant augementation is in the neighborhood of 2 mg - 5 mg. ...Read more

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Obsessive thoughts. Mood swings throughout the day. Extreme anxiety depression. Obsessive actions. What is this?

Obsessive thoughts. Mood swings throughout the day. Extreme anxiety depression. Obsessive actions. What is this?

In addition to the: medical advice already given,please see a mental health professional for evaluation for possible Obsessive Compulsive Disorder,especially if you are trying to ward off impending danger that you may not even be able to identify. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing very bad mood swings and depression.. Sometimes i feel like im going crazy what can I do?

U need to see U pcp: As soon as possible and if he has no opening go to the next er for evaluation , u seems to be in a lot distress . Good luck. ...Read more

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Taking nexito 20,qutipin 100 for 6 months with addition of d-veniz 50 for last 10 days .still having depression and mood swings too often .what to do?

Taking nexito 20,qutipin 100 for 6 months with addition of d-veniz 50 for last 10 days .still having depression and mood swings too often .what to do?

Depression: Your post shows that you're in India so it's best that you follow up w/your Family Doc or Psychiatrist there. Nexito is Peruvian brand of escitalopram (http://goo.gl/Eb1OTt). Qutipin is Chilean or South Korean brand of quetiapine (http://goo.gl/HMU23t). Veniz is Myanmarian brand of venlafaxine (http://goo.gl/K8t9wq). There are many other options besides these three. Also ask about counseling, too. ...Read more

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I've been feeling joyless, worthless, useless, and unloved, for a couple weeks.I laugh sometimes but i fast get that state back.Mood swings or depression?

I've been feeling joyless, worthless, useless, and unloved, for a couple weeks.I laugh sometimes but i fast get that state back.Mood swings or depression?

What happened?: Feeling this way for a couple weeks could be a lower mood due to some event in your life, although 2 weeks is often considered criterion for clinical depression. Check with your doctor, since there are various medical reasons for these symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Mood (Definition)

Is how a patient says they feel, or how someone feels internally, versus how someone's mood appears, which is called "affect." if you say your mood is "happy, " and you appear to be so, we would say that your affect is congruent. If, however, you actually look really angry, we would say your mood is "happy" and ...Read more


Steroid Inhaler (Definition)

Inhaled corticosteroids help keep your airways from swelling up. This helps keep your asthma symptoms away. If your child cannot use an inhaler, your doctor will give you Pulmicort Respules. This drug is used with a nebulizer. This machine can turn liquid medicine into a spray, so your child can ...Read more