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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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How can I improve my mood?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
6 doctors agreed:
How can I improve my mood?

Mood: Healthy body, healthy mind. Life style changes with good diet, exercise & minimal stress. Satisfaction with work & home. Having good support system. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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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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Does the patch make you moody?

Does the patch make you moody?

What patch?: PLease specify what type of patch you are referring to. There are many patches for many different medical issues. ...Read more

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Why am I so moody and ajitated?

Why am I so moody and ajitated?

Need to see someone: A psychologist or psychiatrist may be able to help if there is no defined medical reason for your symptoms. Would see regular doctor first and have a thyroid test to begin with. ...Read more

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Why do my moods change so fast?

Teenage years: It is not uncommon for a teenager to experience changes in mood in a quick fashion, maybe related to your hormones. However if you are using drugs that can effect the way you feel also. Another possibility is the development of a psychiatric disorder at this age. You should consider a visit to your regular doctor to sort this out ...Read more

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What are effects of colors on mood?

Each color has own: Colors can have strong effects on mood, and while there are general things that hold true, like red being stimulating and blue being calming, different people may react differently to the same color based on their learned associations with them. See http://www. Huffingtonpost. Com/2011/11/27/how-color-affects-our-moo_n_1114790.Html for more on this. ...Read more

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How can I boost my mood without food?

Mood: Engage in meaningful productive activity that you enjoy, especially one that makes others happy. ...Read more

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Feeling blue, how can I boost my mood?

Feeling blue, how can I boost my mood?

Lots of things: Good job for recognizing it and asking for help. Here are a few ideas for you: exercise, meditation/prayer, talking with friends or family, journaling, outing or other activity you enjoy with friends, talking with a trusted person or counselor, eating in a healthy manner. If it gets worse please talk with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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How do external events affect my mood?

External events/mood: Happy events elevate mood, sad ones lower mood, since people are reactive. ...Read more

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Can meds really affect your mood a lot?

Yes: Some medications are treacherous in making you horribly sad or thoughtless-happy-wild. Reserpine, an old antihypertensive, caused an epidemic of suicides, and even today, people with unexplained "mental illness" may not realize the cause is in a pill bottle. This is a very good question. Be alert. ...Read more

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Does chocolate really boost up your mood?

Does chocolate really boost up your mood?

Yes: Chocolate is produced from the seed of the tropical theobroma cacao tree.
Numerous studies have shown that chocolate may boost your mood as well as increase blood flow to the brain which may help keep your brain sharp. Other studies show that it can improve your heart health and lower your blood pressuer and improve memory. Have a piece. ...Read more

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What do you do when you're in a blue mood?

What do you do when you're in a blue mood?

Exercise is great: If you're feeling low, one of the best ways to change that is to go out and do something physical that will raise the activation level of your body. Exercise (like lifting weights or running) can elevate your heart-rate and respiration. Such elevations can impact the way you feel for the better by sending messages from your body to your brain that you're in an "up" mode. ...Read more

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I need advice on dealing with someone's moods?

I need advice on dealing with someone's moods?

Help them get help: Keep the communication channels open and suggest taking the moody person to a counselor, social worker, therapist, psychologist, or Doctor for help. Make sure the moods are not secondary to a medical condition like Hypothyroidism for example. If the moods are secondary to Bipolar disorder there are treatment options. Help the moody become stable and happy. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: mood?

Mood: 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 your affect is "angry.". ...Read more

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Information about lithium for mood stabilizing?

Information about lithium for mood stabilizing?

Which information?: Lithium is the oldest and most well-studied mood stabilizing medication we have. It's mostly well tolerated when levels are carefully monitored. Still, it doesn't work as well in every case of bipolar disorder, especially with rapid cycling. Your psychiatrist will be checking ekg, kidney, and thyroid function ; lithium levels. For more info: http://tinyurl. Com/kmq5bdb. ...Read more

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I want to increase my mood asap. What can I do?

Act brave: I'm going to assume that you are describing nothing more severe than the ordinary downs of life. What works best for many of us, including myself, is to think of the thing you're putting off doing and know that you should do. Then force yourself to do it. It's not fun, but it's good pain, like lancing a boil, and you'll feel quite good afterwards. And it will be easier next time. Cheers. ...Read more

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How can my perpetually sour mood affect my memory?

How can my perpetually sour mood affect my memory?

Low participation: In order for people to remember something they must encode it by giving it meaning. Then they must stay with the information long enough to store it. Finally, they must retrieve the information (by reversing the process of encoding). A sour mood can lead to an inability to focus on the information to properly encode and give meaning to it. Decreased participation due to a bad mood hampers memory. ...Read more

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My moods are always changing, how can I control myself?

My moods are always changing, how can I control myself?

Underlying Issues: I wonder if getting to the underlying issue of why your moods are always changing is essential to helping you control yourself? It is always important if you have concerns about yourself to speak to your primary care doctor for a referral to a psychologist or therapist to help you learn ways to cope with your moods. Medication has also been shown to be effective to help regulate mood. ...Read more

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What can exercise do to boost my mood while I'm at work?

What can exercise do to boost my mood while I'm at work?

Helps you stay alert: Exercise keeps the blood moving to your muscles and if done frequently -- even small amounts -- may help you feel better physically. This may have an affect on your mood. Try getting out of your chair every 60-90 minutes and stretching or walking for a few minutes. It may help your productivity as well. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's normal to be very moody at 38weeks?

Pretty normal: Feeling irritable, emotional and frustrated is pretty common at 38 weeks of pregnancy. ...Read more

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How does my foul mood affect the people around me at work?

Foul mood: People react to the way you present to them, some withdraw & others will counter-attack with smart remarks. ...Read more