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Do People With Amenorrhea Still Have Mood Swings
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
I started taking the pill 1+ yr ago for menstural control. Why am I still having severe mood swings only every few months around the end of the month?
Con't BP II vs PMDD? Can I still have PMDD symptoms w/out period? BFing for 14mths but 14 days of stability followed by 14 days mood swings ea mth
Unclear: PMDD is not usually confused with Bipolar II. If you are breastfeeding and not having periods then it is not PMDD. PMDD is very specific in its relationship to the menstrual cycle. I would schedule a visit with your primary care doctor or psychiatrist and ask for an evaluation. Post partum depression and bipolar screening can be done to help you sort this out. ...Read more
I'm 40 years old im sweating really bad always hot...It can be super cold and, im still hot and sweating....Also with mood swings...Is this, menopause?
Not sure...: Go to your gynecologist. Are you still getting your period? They can do blood tests to help know if you are menopausal. If so, you might be a candidate for hormone replacement, but that requires discussion with your doctor. There are some other medical problems that could cause you to feel so hot and have increased sweating--let your doctor check you out. Good luck to you! ...Read more
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
I have long periods but had a short one & been pukey, tired, mood swings, & spotting a week off & on with a negative test. Possibly pregnant still?
Get help: You sound like you need some support. Home pregnancy tests are very reliable. Do you really want to be pregnant? You list that you have been pregnant 2x but no births. It is emotionally very difficult to be trying and not getting pregnant. Talk to your ob/gyn and ask where you can get additional emotional support. Best wishes. ...Read more
I take Celexa (citalopram) 40mg for mood and anxiety. Is there a natural supplement I can also take along with it? I am still having some mood swings and anxiety.
On Oct 17th I had a mirena (levonorgestrel) coil fitted, still bleeding and cramping. Mood swings are diabolical. Help, should I get it removed?
Mirena (levonorgestrel): Irregular bleeding is common in the first 3-6 weeks after insertion. The locally acting Progesterone begins to thin out the endometrial lining which is what ultimately leads to the absent or light periods. Mood swings are not likely related as the dose of Progesterone is so low it normally does not have systemic effects. You may just want to give it some time to see if you adjust. ...Read more
Been on the pill for almost a year. Why do I still get PMS? Not every month bt sometimes I get horrible mood swings a few days before my placebo pills
1yrhemiplegic mgrns, bipolar psych event, anx nos, maj depress disorder. Still want 2 hide, mood swings, don't feel meds wrk. 600 sera/100 topa/20 cele?
Bipolar management: Treatment of mood disorders often entails trials of various medications often in combination. These disorders are often chronic disorders requiring continuous medication monitoring with dosage adjustments or changes. Non medication therapies may also be necessary. Discuss your concerns with your md and take an active role in the treatment process. Remind yourself your illness is treatable. ...Read more
I worry all the time and have really bad anxiety. I take celexa 40 mg a day and topamax (topiramate) for mood swings but still worrying like crazy. I can't sleep. What should I do?
I have taken 2 pregnancy test and they both came back negative, I am still having symptoms of pregnancy, could I still be pregnant for the last week and a half I have been having symptoms of pregnancy. I have been nauseous, I have fatigue, mood swings, fo
It: It depends on whether you have missed your period and when you took your tests. As doctors, anytime a fertile, sexually active woman has an abnormally light or missed period, the first thing we do is rule out pregnancy. You can either take another home pregnancy test as long as it has been 5- 6 weeks since your last normal period, or you can go see your doctor and they can test you. A home pregnancy test is 97% accurate if taken a week or more after the missed period, so another negative test would help confirm that you are not pregnant. A blood test can tell if you are pregnant as soon as 7 days after conception and a doctor's urine pregnancy test can tell if you are pregnant around when you next period should come. ...Read more
I am now 14 days overdue on my period, I've had all the pregnancy symptoms & mood swings but a home test has come back negative! Cud I still be pregnant?
Am I bipolar I have mood swings that can last for weeks and I can get by on 2 hours of sleep sometimes and still be really hyper and other times even when I get 12 hours of sleep I'm still really tired and I ge really bad headaches all the time for no rea
Bipolar: Not sure what the question is, but it seems to me like u need to talk to your psychiatrist about your medications & your symptoms. ...Read more
I have back ache morning sickness sore boobs mood swings craving my ovulation was the 11/21/14 8 days have pass and still a negative is it too early?
Start lightly spotting a week before my period. Still spotting 8 days later. Pink, red, brown color. Back pain, mood swings. Ttc since june. Pregnant?
Stronger tastes, sore breasts, mood swings, tiredness, smells making me feel nauseous but still having periods. What could it be?
Pregnancy: If you have had intercourse, then you could certainly be pregnant. ...Read more
Even after having my periods I have painful breasts and swollen feet. Mood swings as well. Did pregnancy test but it was negative. Can I still be preg?
Took provera (medroxyprogesterone) to induce period. 3 weeks later I'm still experiencing very tender swollen breasts, cramping and mood swings. Is this normal?
Possible: Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can also make your breast swollen and tender and with mood swings. Sometimes, you can have a hormonal cyst that makes delays your period. By taking Provera (medroxyprogesterone), the hormonal cyst is not treated. So, the hormonal cyst continues to make hormones which makes you moody and also gives you swollen and tender breasts. Provera (medroxyprogesterone) only induces your period. It doe snot treat the cause. Hope this is clear. ...Read more
Had sex 11 days b4 period, & got my period but is still possible that I could be pregnant? Have nauesa, headaches, tender breasts, mood swings.
I have PMS symptoms (lower back pain, swollen & tender breasts, lower abs cramps, mood swings). But af still hasn't come for almost 2 weeks. Pregnant?
Back pain from scapula down, sore throat, headache, chills and shivers, mood swings, BUT NO FEVER, is meningitis still a possibility?
Possibly: Hi. There are many types of meningitis, some of which are not associated with fever. Fortunately, meningitis is rather uncommon. Any neck stiffness? Bothered by looking at bright lights? Cough or night sweats? You should see your doctor. A spinal fluid analysis may be indicated (or not - your doc will advise you on this).It may just be a pharyngitis with muscular back ache. Ask your doc. Good luck ...Read more
Stomach fullness/bloating/sensitivity, breast leaking, mood swings, heart burn, weight gain, feeling like baby kicks but still having normal periods??
See a doctor:
You need to see a doctor to run some labes that could explain some of your symptoms
Are you under any kind of stress some f your symptoms could be related to stress
Your doctor cam check your hormone level your gland function like thyroid
Meanwhile stay on light /liquid diet hydrate well and avoid food that bother you ...Read more
Am I pregnant? I am on birth control and still got my period but I have been feeling pregnancy symptoms such as, nauseous, lower back aches, head aches, mood swings, brown vaginal discharge, bumps around nipples, line on stomach, and dizzy spells for the
The symptoms you are having could be caused by hormonal fluctuations due to the birth control pill. Think about it like this; the birth control pills suppress ovulation thus your body is in a state of pseudo pregnancy. You may benefit from a different pill with a different hormonal make up. At your next visit discuss changing your birth control pill with your doctor.
Take care. ...Read more
Itchy stomach, itchy and sore nipples and breast, nausea but no throwing up. Severe headaches, cold symptons, dizziness, blurry vision fatigue, back pain. Have 3 kids, got tubal ligation 7 yrs ago, still get my period every month, mood swings. Please help
Still cycling: If you got the long acting Depo-Provera shot you will stop cycling. ...Read more
I tapered off and stopped risperdal. Other med is working as mood stabilizer. Amenorrhea since starting on risp. Period has lasted 2 weeks+ seek help?
Can happen: Risperdal can stimulate prolactin secretion (from the pituitary gland in the brain) to high levels in some patients. If this was your case, it may take a month or more after discontinuation for your hormones to balance and cycles to regulate. Your other meds may impact as well. If bleeding continues, please see your doctor. ...Read more
Stopped birth control for amenorrhea and had natural period. Mood (chronic depression) improved during flow. Why? How can I recapture rest of month?
Menses and Mood: Many women's moods are dysregulated by hormone changes. As estrogen changes, serotonin changes. Keep a chart: mood (describe and rate), life events, sleep, irritability, changes in your menstrual cycle (ovulation, onset period, flow, end of period). Bring this to your ob/gyn or primary md. If you need more help, find a psychiatrist who is trained in "reproductive psychiatry" or "moods & hormones". ...Read more
Assessment and treat: An old saying goes if you did not want to have mood swings, you made the first mistake - you were born human not a rock. While some mood fluctuations are part of being human when they are disruptive to sleep, health, relations, or funcitoning, they may be a symptoms of a mood or medical disorder. A medical assessment and psychiatric/clinical psychology assessment will lead to the best treatment. ...Read more
Why off meds?: Practice good coping skills and self care. Exercise can help with depressed mood and sleep is critical to keeping mood stable. Utilize psychotherapy - cbt in particular has been shown to be effective with the treatment of mood disorders. If you were previously on medications for mood stabilization I would want to know why you are now off them and are you under a doctors care? ...Read more
Seek treatment.: Fortunately much can be done with psychotherapy and medications. Start with a psychiatrist with a reputation for treating mood disorders. Therapy and exercise, stress reduction and relaxation techniques, treatment of medical illnesses that may be contributing (thyroid disorders, sleep disorders), alternative medicine therapies such as vitamins, yoga, and resolution of past trauma, etc all help. ...Read more
Professional help.: It would be best to talk to a psychiatrist to find out if you're going through something related to extreme stress, or if this is something that is ongoing and needs further attention and perhaps medication. Just hold in mind that moods have feelings attached to them, and feelings do come and go. There's many relaxation practices that can help along with seeking professional care. ...Read more
Get checked out: By psychologist or psychiatrist. In the meantime - take good care of yourself. Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga or exercise program. ...Read more