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What causes mood swings in men?

What causes mood swings in men?

Complex question: There are so many possible causes: 1) stress, 2) depression, 3) bipolar disorder, 4) anxiety, 5) medical problems, 6) interpersonal conflict, 7) medication side effect, ..... Without more information, it's impossible to answer more precisely. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin
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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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Are there any mood stabilisers for rapid mood swings?

Are there any mood stabilisers for rapid mood swings?

Absolutely!: But you must work with a medical provider to find the right medication(s) for you. ...Read more

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Can you advise me understand how diabetees really affects mood swings?

General Answer: When your cells are unable to process energy (glucose) properly, they will function at a sub-optimal or weaker level. This can result in systemic complains such as fatigue, depression, etc. Excessive glucose can also change the general 'chemistry' of your blood, affecting you in many ways. ...Read more

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Do UTI cause mood swings?

Possibly: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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Does anemia cause mood swings?

Does anemia cause mood swings?

Not really: Anemia is the low hemoglobin level that can be secondary to many causes. U can be fatigued and may feel short of breath because of anemia and that feeling of generalized weakness can make u cranky though. ...Read more

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Why does anemia cause mood-swings?

Why does anemia cause mood-swings?

See below: Anemia can cause fatigue and low energy, similar to depression. Anemia coupled with other medical illness could result in delirium, one symptom of which can be mood swings. ...Read more

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Are mood swings common in pregnancy?

Yes: America as we knew it has changed dramatically and rapidly. The economy is a concern daily. Many women, even if happy to be pregnant, wonder about the world in which their babies will live. I would be surprised if there weren't mood swings in all moms. Add onto that the hormone shifts of pregnancy, and, yes, changes in mood can be expected. But also check out my guide for mood disorder, depression. ...Read more

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Could steroid creams cause mood swings?

Highly unlikely: Applied externally, steroid creams would have no way to cause chemical changes in your brain. The relief of the itching might elevate your mood. Sorry. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali
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Emotional Instability (Definition)

Emotional instability is a clinical finding in which a person's mood either varies significantly over time between various emotions or a person frequently experiences a strong emotion like ...Read more