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Mood Swing Tablets
VERY DANGEROUS: No, they do not. They can actually send you right into a manic episode. ...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
No: Manic depression is a serious mental disorder which leads to more than mood swings. Bipolar Disorder is a mood disorder that can present with possible symptoms of mania, hypomania, depression, mixed state and normal state. * Mania or hypomania: 1 may show aggression, agitation, v judgment & impulse control, distractability, rapid thoughts & speech, ^ libido, V sleep, spending sprees, high risk ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Does taking norethisterone causes mood swing and depression?I am taking 20mg per day.I always feel sad, depressed and emotional.
You question is: Not clear enough for anyone to answer. Which medications are you concerned about? ...Read more
Yes: Not sure exactly what you are asking, but there are certainly variations in degree of symptoms between individuals and between episodes of the same individual. One thing we do know is that the more episodes you have, the more frequent they occur and the more severe they become. The more stable the mood over time, the better the prognosis. ...Read more
Absolutely!: But you must work with a medical provider to find the right medication(s) for you. ...Read more
Will Vyvanse's mood destabilizing effects (bipolar I disorder) be reduced over time at a constant dosage (30mg)? Taking 30mg Abilify (aripiprazole) to compensate.
Monitor Carefully: Stimulants like Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) can be very helpful in patients with mood disorders and ADHD, but they can also be highly variable in their effect--in other words, time will tell for you, and you alone, how effective this will be. If possible try and include as many people as you can in your "circle of trust" to help monitor your progress. ...Read more
Seek evaluation: It is advisable to seek an evaluation with a mental health professional who specializes in pregnancy and postpartum depression. If you have Antepartum anxiety and/or depression (10-15% prevalence) it would be best to start treatment now to lower risk of postpartum depression and anxiety. Many ppl don't realize anxiety is often more common than depressed mood. If in IL, I can do virtual consult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can ritalin (methylphenidate) improve rhe side effects of mood stabilers and antideprssant., as i feel tired and unfocused om my bipolar medication.
Sometimes: Sometimes methylphenidate is used in small doses to augment the effect of antidepressants. But in higher doses it can worsen depression or anxiety. A stimulant medication can destabilize bipolar disorder. It's use is, therefore, best left in the hands of an experienced doctor in the appropriate clinical setting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is Latuda (lurasidone) a mood stabalizer? I was prescribed Latuda (lurasidone) to help with mood lability?
It can be -:
Latuda is an atypical antipsychotic medication.
Latuda has FDA indications for use with Schizophrenia & for depressive episodes with Bipolar I Disorder. It can be used as monotherapy or as adjunct with lithium or depakote. It can help with mood stabilization. REF: http://www.latuda.com/LatudaPrescribingInformation.pdf ...Read more
Bi polar and mood swings what is the difference between being bi polar and having severe mood swings?
Bipolar definition: Bipolar disorder is diagnosed when an individual has episodes of depression and mood elevations ( episodes of mania or hypomania). Mood elevations include symptoms of elevated self esteem, high energy, decreased need to sleep, rapid speech, racing thoughts and out of character behaviors. Mood swings can be seen with many disorders, personality traits or stress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is no cure: Depression and bipolar disorder are like any chronic condition including diabetes, heart disease or hypertension. Unfortunately there is no cure but maintanance treatement is necessary to remain symptom free. All medicines have side effects. Lamotrogine and duloxetine both have adverse effects that vary in each individual based on genetics, age, dose and require monitoring to achieve response. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Uncontrollable and unpredictable mood swings in my bipolar son taking medication. What can we do?
Stay strong.: It can take quite a while to completely optimize a child's medication regimen. There is some trial ; error involved in finding which medications are most effective for him ; if he has intolerable side effects. Often taking one medication alone is not sufficient. ...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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers