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Does Oral Contraceptive Pill Mood Changes Cause Postpartum Depression
Contraception: In susceptible individuals, & depending on the hormones in the pill, it is possible. ...Read more
Also known as oral contraceptives, birth control pills are highly effective oral medications that use hormones to prevent pregnancy. There are two main types of birth control pills: one with estrogen and progestin (also known as the combination pill) and one with just progestin. The two main ways they prevent pregnancy are: 1) The hormones thicken the cervical mucous, which keeps sperm from entering the uterus on their way to the egg; and 2) By maintaining a level of hormone in the blood stream that prevents the ...Read more
Dep.: Hormonal changes in susceptible women can affect moods. ...Read more
Can one oral dose of a castrating med cause long term changes including insomnia blurred vision lack sex drive muscle loss psychotic behavior?
Which medication?: Check out http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-hormone-therapy for list of anti-androgens used as daily pills (there are other ways to lower testosterone to treat prostate cancer). Then review each at www.drugs.com for side effects. Most of all, discuss your concerns w/treating physician. But in general, one dose shouldn't have long lasting effects. ...Read more
Superdosing on vitamins for 2 months (via juicing). Can this cause mood changes, levelheadedness, increased bp?
Yes, see link below: & follow links from there to hypervitaminosis a, d. E. B6, b3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/vitamin_poisoning strongly recommend backing off significantly from these vitamins, especially the fat-soluble ones (a, d, e). Consult a nutritionist or naturopathic physician as to appropriate amounts. Rda's can also be a guideline. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm taking sertraline and escitalopram with birth control pills. Is it possible that the antidepressants affect the pills' contraceptive action?
Can taking wellbutrin (bupropion) and proscar while using nexplanon make the spotting worse or alter menstrual patterns ?
Dose levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED have a higher progesterone than other contraceptive pills i'm looking for a bc pill that will help with mood swings what's most common?
Any birth control: Pill can help with mood swings. In my experience, there isn't a particular pill that is better than any other. However each pill can have a different effect on an individual woman. Try and see what happens. Often mood swings are related to the Progesterone in the pill. So if one pill doesn't help i will prescribe another bcp with a different progesterone. Levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) has potent progesterone. ...Read more
Not Clear Yet: Currently, it is thought that combined progestin + estrogen birth control formulations may be less likely to trigger depressive symptoms than progestin-only contraceptives. Bottom line is that more research is needed to clarify the relationship between various birth control forms and mood changes. ...Read more
Yes. : A lot of birth control pills can cause mood changes because of the hormones. If you feel this one is making you depressed, you should ask your doctor to change it. There are lots of different birth control pills available and you might have to try several to see what is best for you. T ...Read more
Immediately after stopping estrogen mom noticed cognitive changes. She is on cymbalta (duloxetine) but had no mood change. Did estrogen lessen cymbalta (duloxetine) ne effects?
Postpartum: Post partum depression is a complex, common and serious condition. The mainstays of its treatment are 1) properly selected antidepressants 2) peer support. Anyone suffering from it should ask her OB for referral to an experienced psychiatrist --as well as for referral to a local support group. The psychiatrist may suggest psychotherapy as well, which may need only be brief. ...Read more
help me choose a birth control pill known to have minimum side effects such as vaginal dryness.I heardLevonorgestrel combination pills are safest?
Trial and error: Every patient tolerates or not various combinations of oral contraceptives that your MD will sometimes have to change formulations when that occurs. Not every pill will be "perfect" with each patient and your first step is to talk to your treating MD who is Rx ing the pills about your concerns to determine what is right for you. That having been said, most low dose pills will minimize dryness. ...Read more
Which component of birth control pills can cause decreased sexual desire less? I don't know if i choose between norethindrone 1mg or 2.5 nomegestrol.
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
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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