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Do pituitary tumors cause mood swings?

Do pituitary tumors cause mood swings?

They can: Pituitary tumors can produce active hormones. Some of the hormones, including acth and tsh, may cause mood swings. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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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My bf has a pituitary tumor that has caused him to gain weight and have mood swings is this all from the. Tumor how do they treat it could he die?

My bf has a pituitary tumor that has caused him to gain weight and have mood swings is this all from  the. Tumor how do they treat it  could he die?

Unlikely: Mood disorders and weight gain are common problems with or without pituitary disease. Pituitary tumors are rarely dangerous or deadly and are usually fairly easy to manage or even cure. His hormone levels need to be carefully monitored, and he needs good followup to monitor the growth of the tumor. His mood and overeating should be treated separately. ...Read more

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What would be the best treatment for elevated prolactin and pituitary microadenoma? Except of cabergoline. I also have a history of elevated cortisol. I've been feeling tired and had mood swings all my life. I've been on dexamethasone, cabergoline and fem

Seek endocrinology: Managing pituitary adenoma and hyperpralactinemia is best managed by a specialist who has a chance to exam you, get a good history and order/interpret proper lab tests and imagining. It's unfortunately beyond the scope of this forum. Sorry. ...Read more

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What could cause random mood swings?

What could cause random mood swings?

Many possibilities: By random, I am presuming you mean unrelated to external stimuli. Mood swings is very non-specific. Everyone has mood variability. Thyroid and other hormones influence mood and many other physical conditions can effect mood. Bipolar disorder leads to variable degrees of mood swings. If you or someone around you feels your mood swings are excessive, see a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What causes very bad mood swings?

What causes very bad mood swings?

Mood Disorders: The most common cause of mood swings is a mood disorder. Depending what you mean by a "mood swing" you could be talking about a mild form of bipolar. There are some medical illnesses that can do this, so definitely go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Do diet changes cause mood swings?

Do diet changes cause mood swings?

It can: The gastrointestinal tract is now known as one of the largest endocrine organs of our body. In essence without proper nutrition, there are many hormones generated from our gut that feed back to our brain that could generate a whole host of emotional responses. It comes down to balance. Doing anything to the extreme, including exercise, extreme dieting, etc has consequences..Such as mood swings. ...Read more

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Does methadone cause severe mood swings?

Possible: Any medication the works on the brain directly can have effects on mood. If the only new medication it the methadone, then there could be a connection. ...Read more

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My question is what causes mood swings during menopause?

PMS: Fluctuations of hormones in some an increase as during monthly ovoulations hormones shift in quanitiy. This also known as pms. ...Read more

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Can there be any ways to help with mood swings caused by puberty?

Support: In an otherwise healthy teenager going trough puberty, there is no treatment for mood swings. Good communication and support and making sure there is nothing else contributing to mood swings. If concerned, discuss with pediatrician to make sure these are normal reactions. ...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


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