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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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


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Mood swings, anger, sleepless and abdominal cramps and I am on birth control pills for endromectious?

Possible side effect: There are many different birth control pills--and most of the time you can find one that doesn't cause bothersome side effects. Mood swings are one possible effect, but changing pills can be helpful. Sleeplessness isn't a common side effect, and can be due to many things. Abdominal cramps may even be due to your endometriosis. Talk with your gyno about options. ...Read more

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What could cause random mood swings?

What could cause random mood swings?

Many possibilities: By random, I am presuming you mean unrelated to external stimuli. Mood swings is very non-specific. Everyone has mood variability. Thyroid and other hormones influence mood and many other physical conditions can effect mood. Bipolar disorder leads to variable degrees of mood swings. If you or someone around you feels your mood swings are excessive, see a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What causes very bad mood swings?

What causes very bad mood swings?

Mood Disorders: The most common cause of mood swings is a mood disorder. Depending what you mean by a "mood swing" you could be talking about a mild form of bipolar. There are some medical illnesses that can do this, so definitely go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Do diet changes cause mood swings?

Do diet changes cause mood swings?

It can: The gastrointestinal tract is now known as one of the largest endocrine organs of our body. In essence without proper nutrition, there are many hormones generated from our gut that feed back to our brain that could generate a whole host of emotional responses. It comes down to balance. Doing anything to the extreme, including exercise, extreme dieting, etc has consequences..Such as mood swings. ...Read more

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Does methadone cause severe mood swings?

Possible: Any medication the works on the brain directly can have effects on mood. If the only new medication it the methadone, then there could be a connection. ...Read more

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My question is what causes mood swings during menopause?

PMS: Fluctuations of hormones in some an increase as during monthly ovoulations hormones shift in quanitiy. This also known as pms. ...Read more

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Can there be any ways to help with mood swings caused by puberty?

Support: In an otherwise healthy teenager going trough puberty, there is no treatment for mood swings. Good communication and support and making sure there is nothing else contributing to mood swings. If concerned, discuss with pediatrician to make sure these are normal reactions. ...Read more

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My lithium came back very low - 0.15 nmol/l (normal range says 0.5 - 1.2). Could this be the cause/conseuqence of my mood swings, depr, and anxiety?

My lithium came back very low - 0.15 nmol/l (normal range says 0.5 - 1.2). Could this be the cause/conseuqence of my mood swings, depr, and anxiety?

Lithium Level: Lithium is a mood stabilizer and usually needs to be at therapeutic levels to help regulate the manic/depressive episodes. The blood sample should be taken before the morning dose at the "trough" or the lowest level in the blood. Please speak to your mental health provider about possibly increasing your dose, as necessary. ...Read more

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I have been on the nuvaring for 6 months but i get terrible mood swings and don't feel like myself. What can I take that is less likely to cause this?

I have been on the nuvaring for 6 months but i get terrible mood swings and don't feel like myself. What can I take that is less likely to cause this?

mood swings on ring: The NuvaRing releases the contraceptive hormones 24 hours a day but the amount released varies by the week, a lot in the first week, less by the last week, and the week off will also change the hormones. You could switch to a pill with 20 mcg ethinyl Estradiol and 1 mg norethindrone, use it every night without a week off, then your hormones will be the same every day, no cycle, stable mood. ...Read more

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What causes mood swings due to pms?

What causes mood swings due to pms?

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 the time of menopause). How that works is not clear. It is clear that if you add a little bit of depression to the normal variability of mood, you can end up with really bad pms. Serotonin drugs given right then help. ...Read more

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Could steroid creams cause mood swings?

Highly unlikely: Applied externally, steroid creams would have no way to cause chemical changes in your brain. The relief of the itching might elevate your mood. Sorry. ...Read more

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What causes mood swings in men?

Complex question: There are so many possible causes: 1) stress, 2) depression, 3) bipolar disorder, 4) anxiety, 5) medical problems, 6) interpersonal conflict, 7) medication side effect, ..... Without more information, it's impossible to answer more precisely. ...Read more

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What are the causes of mood swings?

Varied: Daily shifts in mood can be due to many causes some of which are - adjustment disorders, mood disorders personality disorders, neurological conditions. Mood swings by themselves are not diagnostic of any condition - for diagnosis it's bet to get evaluated by a psychiatrist and discuss all the other symptoms as well. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Will taking different medications cause mood swings?

You question is: Not clear enough for anyone to answer. Which medications are you concerned about? ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what causes rapid and intense mood swings?

Mood Swing causes: Changes in a person's energy level, sex drive, sleep patterns, self-esteem, concentration, drug or alcohol use can be signs of mood disorder, Many different things might trigger mood swings, from unhealthy diet or life style to drug abuse or hormonal imbalance. A major cause of mood swings is hyperactivity sometimes accompanied by inattentiveness. Depression, B PD, cyclothymia , anxiety symptoms. ...Read more

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Does asthma cause mood swings?

Does asthma cause mood swings?

No...but...: No...But the medications you take for asthma can have an affect on your mood per say. Albuterol can make you anxious. Steroids can make you moody as well. Asthma as a disease process itself though does not cause mood swings. If you have a bad case of asthma and you feel sick a lot...That can make you feel moody. ...Read more

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Does valacyclovir cause mood swings?

A common side effect: Emotional disturbances are common side effects of this medication. Hopefully, your need for it is quite short-term and you will enjoy your moods stabilizing rapidly. Talk with your prescribing physician about this especially if you will be on the medication awhile. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Traub
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Endometriosis (Definition)

An abnormal condition where the lining tissue of the uterus, is located outside the uterus. The displaced tissue, just like the tissue lining the uterus, bleeds during each menstrual cycle. Endometriosis can be very painful, and can result ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali
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Emotional Instability (Definition)

Emotional instability is a clinical finding in which a person's mood either varies significantly over time between various emotions or a person frequently experiences a strong emotion like ...Read more