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Doctor insights on: Mood Changes With Period Women

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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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Do the hormone changes duringmenstrual cycles affect people with bipolar disorder more?

Do the hormone changes duringmenstrual cycles affect people with bipolar disorder more?

Not Usually: Some women with bipolar disorder can have increased difficulties associated with their menstrual cycles, but this does not occur the large majority of the time. ...Read more

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How come women have mood swings during PMS and menopause?

How come women have mood swings during PMS and menopause?

The mood swings: That may occur are related to hormonal changes in the woman's body. ...Read more

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Can periods cause cyclic changes in mood and behavior?

Can periods cause cyclic changes in mood and behavior?

Yes: The hormone changes which drive a woman's menstrual cycle can certainly be associated with changes in mood and behavior. ...Read more

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Can sudden mood changes normally coincide with migraines?

Can sudden mood changes normally coincide with migraines?

Of course: You see, there are phases of migraine, and in between the headaches, we see prodromal events, and afterwards, postdromal symptoms. Migraine seems episodic but really is far more disruptive than the headache period. Maybe, your best approach is to use a medication or otc prep to prevent the entire syndrome. ...Read more

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For what reasons do women get such drastic mood changes when their hormones change?

Unknown: Because hormones effect so many systems in the body, the specifics of how is unknown. For menopause or premenstrual dysphoric disorder, one treatment for the irritability, and difficulty with sleep is ssris, antidepressants like prozac, celexa, and zoloft (sertraline). ...Read more

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Appetite changes and menstrual cycle--when will they end?

Appetite changes and menstrual cycle--when will they end?

See your doctor: Sometimes if there are no contraindications to oral contraception the pills may help you get over these changes. Talk with your doctor first. ...Read more

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How often does a women menstrual cycle change?

How often does a women menstrual cycle change?

Irregular cycles: Your cycle can change every month. There is no regular, although most women have a range cycles. Normal can be anything greater than 21 days from start of one cycle to the next. The longer the time between cycles the more likely for the bleeding to be heavier. Bleeding during cycles is anything less than 7 days. Hope this answers your question. ...Read more

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At 27 with a tubal ligation and 8 days late for period with mood swings, fatigue, some cramping, and irritability, could this be early menopause?

At 27 with a tubal ligation and 8 days late for period with mood swings, fatigue, some cramping, and irritability, could this be early menopause?

Menopause: Never say never but highly doubtful. Hormonal yes, but i recommend if this continues, an evaluation by your physician would be most beneficial. ...Read more

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Do many women with lupus have problems with their menstrual cycles?

Yes: The disease, if severe, can disrupt menstrual cycles. (nature's way of saying if your sick, don't get pregnant.) steroids can also causes irregular menses. So you have two causes, the disease and/or treatment. One final point. Thyroiditis (which causes hypothyroidism) and grave's disease disease, which causes high thyroid levels, occur more frequently in sle. They can both causes menstrual probs! ...Read more

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Why do women confuse pregnancy spotting with their periods?

Why do women confuse pregnancy spotting with their periods?

Common: The "pregnancy spotting" is implantation bleeding and it usually happens about the time the period is due. That makes it common for a woman that does not suspect a pregnancy to think her period is starting. ...Read more

Dr. Caroline Cribari
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Mood Changes (Definition)

Perhaps you are asking about severe and sudden changes in mood that do not correspond to the current situation? If so, this might indicate a ...Read more