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Dramatic life?: I suppose there are times in some lives when circumstances are so volatile that you can have dramatic mood changes for good reasons. But, if that is not the case, it is a mood disorder - sounds like cyclothylmic at least, and perhaps bipolar disorder. If you are not living in an extreme situation, talk with a therapist to understand what's happening. ...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
DEPRESSION: Get an evaluation from a psychiatrist to help identify what mood swings mean to you and whatever else may be bothering you. Consider recommendations for medication if any are given. Get a referral for a reputable psychotherapist to speak with. Meds and therapy combined are most optimal; no just one or the other. ...Read more
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
Cyclical mood change: Changes in the emotional states of mind, shifting typically without regard for external circumstances. Shifts typically polarized somewhere from Seriously depressed/down, to manic. ...Read more
SAD: Seasonal affective Disorder, or SAD, is a real depressive illness believe to be controlled by a lack if exposure to sunlight during the fall and winter months. There are actual natural light lamps you can sit in front if as therapy, that help to modify the effects, and quite impressively ...Read more
I am moody and my mood changes really suddenly I cant even hide if I don't like something it just comes to my face?
Problem?: I get the feeling you would like it not to happen and that might need acting lessons. Unrealistic mood change can be a psych issue. Have an eval and perhaps therapy w/ or w/o Rx to balance moods if you are Dx'd as bipolar. Some folk are more revealing than others of true feelings. That can be a nice trait. ...Read more
I have a 2 year old who is very demanding and he seem to have abnormal mood changes compared to other kids, not sure if this is normal or not.?
I love everyone I see, I get sad when I see someone in paine, my mood changes to go with people's mood and that's effecting my life what should I do?
Acceptance: It's a truly wonderful strength to have the capacity to love and be loved. That first part of what you wrote is separate from the second part--about being overly sensitive/reactive to other people's pain and moods. This vulnerability, which interferes with your life, can be addressed in therapy or possibly by reading a psychological self-help book. Take good care of yourself and your moods! ...Read more
Going through terrible family relation with spouse because of explosive behavior & mood changes. Help me cure of this havoc with any valuable advise pl?
Not sure if it is: You or your spouse with the explosive behavior ; mood changes. Note that you have anxiety ; depression. If you have the explosive behavior - then your symptoms are not adequately treated - let your psychiatrist know. If the behavior is on his part - give yourself permission to leave the situation before you feel endangered or unsafe. Set limits on what you are willing to tolerate. ...Read more
Consult: Consult with your primary care provider to rule out any medical conditions. If nothing shows up, considering meeting with a psychologist and/or psychiatrist. Try to monitor these symptoms, so you can provide a history to your providers. ...Read more
Memory and mood: Contact your local doctor and have a consultation to check if there's any medical condition. Then, check with a mental health professional to see if you might be depressed, or some other emotional or psychological issue. Help is available. ...Read more
Many: Bipolar disorder can cause mood changes, and may present in your age range. Also so can substance abuse with cocaine, other amphetamines, alcohol, etc. Sometimes use of anabolic steroids. It would be a good idea to see your physician and possibly a psychiatrist about this, and get some help. ...Read more
Amount: More importantly, how do the changes negatively affect you, people around you, and things that you do every day. ...Read more
When a condition that cause mental or mood changes what's that mean? Like. Can you explain mental. And mood changes please nd thank you
Very generally...: What you are asking about is very general and vague. "mental changes" could mean almost anything, from changes in thought processes (e.g., memory, attention, reasoning) to emotions. "mood" simply refers to emotional state-- sad, angry, elated, etc. So "mental or mood changes" could mean a lot of things. Whatever condition you are asking about, it sounds like you need to get more specific info. ...Read more
I feel mood changes alot. I can be fine for days then my mood changes then changes back. I wake up like this. Expect more from life...feel trapped.?
Not directly: Obviously, having severe OCD symptoms can be discouraging or even depressing, but mood changes are not an inherent part of ocd. When depression sometimes coincides with OCD — and it does somewhat more than chance would suggest — it is diagnosed separately. On a related note, ssri antidepressants also can treat OCD symptoms, as they help anxiety disorders too. ...Read more
See below: Mood swings can vary from severe mood shifts (happy-sad), to experiencing mild irritability, etc. One of the ways to deal with them is monitor events that lead to mood swings -- keeping a journal helps with establishing patterns and events. You would have to give yourself space -- maybe do something you enjoy, make yourself a list of things to do when experiencing mood swings. Counseling will help. ...Read more
HO-Q: Given at the appropriate dose 6.5mg-6mg/kg of body weight, the drug as few if any, cognitive effects. I have not seen one case similar to what you are decribing. Since you are on, most likely several meds, it may be others. Also, many patients are taking this drug for potentially serious diseases. This by itself can affect mood. ...Read more
My mood changes a lot. Sometimes i'll be very irritable and feeling empty, but sometimes just fine. Help?
Hmmm. It depends: I think the critical thing is teasing apart the "biological" from the "psychological" aspects of this. If your mood changes for no particular reason and/or you have periods of irritability for no particular reason, you may have a type of bipolar disorder - the "type ii." if your emotional reactivity is due to psychological issues - there may be things eating at you. Rx: see a counselor. ...Read more
My mood changes all the time. Sometimes I just feel sad and angry and hate everybody for a whole day and sometimes it last morethan 1 day?
Have you ever been: Evaluated for this? See you are 19 years old. Sometimes moods can shift due to teen angst. Or mood swings might be related to a mood disorder or personality characteristics. If this is impacting your quality of life would encourage you to be evaluated by a psychiatrist or a psychologist. Take care. ...Read more
Could be: You could track your symptoms for a few months, and then speak with your physician. You can find a "symptom tracker" form on the following womenshealth. Gov web site, along with a lot of other helpful information: http://tinyurl. Com/3z3kznu you can make several copies of the symptom tracking sheet, fill it out, and any patterns should show themselves. ...Read more