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7 month pregnant,suggest some solutions for mood swings and sleeplessness.

7 month pregnant,suggest some solutions for mood swings and sleeplessness.

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 more

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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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Could you suggest good herbal remedies for bad PMS mood swings?

Many: Soy-based products are considered estrogen-like compounds and may help with some symptoms of pms. Also, if mood symptoms are the primary problem, exercise, the use of st. John's wort or same may be of help too. Lastly, there is some evidence behind the use of omega 3 fatty acids for mood too. ...Read more

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What is the difference between having hormonal mood swings and bipolar mood swings?

Your cycle: Hormonal mood swings typically occur the last 5-10 days of your menstral cycle and usually occur monthly. The mood swings that occur in bipolar disorder occur irrespective of where you are pin your cycle. ...Read more

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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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What is a good mood stabilizer for bipolar disorder, quickening of mood swings?

Options: Lithium, certain anticonvulsants (valproic acid, carbamazepine, lamotragine, ) and second generation antipsychotics (risperidone, quetiapine, Aripiprazole and others) meet the definitions of what may be considered a "mood stabilizer" and all can offer effective treatment. ...Read more

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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

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Is manic depression just bad mood swings?

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 more

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What is the difference between hormonal mood swings and having bipolar swings?

What is the difference between hormonal mood swings and having bipolar swings?

The extremes!: Mood swings in pts. With bipolar disorder of much more profound. Hormonal mood swings are of lesser magnitude and can be treated with hormones and other drugs. ...Read more

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What natural products can be used to combat symptoms coming off estrogen? (headache, mood swings, hot flushes)

What natural products can be used to combat symptoms coming off estrogen? (headache, mood swings, hot flushes)

Soy: Soy products, such as soy milk, tofu, and edemame, and foods containing these products have compounds in them that will help you transition off estrogen. ...Read more

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I'm wondering can the mood swings in menopause and PMS be prevented?

Probably not however: exercise can help. In addition, knowing what causes the mood swings can help cope with them better. Knowing PMS will pass makes it more tolerable. Menopause passes as well with time. ...Read more

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Do bipolar mood swings have variations in each extreme mood?

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

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Mood swings days before period, very painful periods, headaches, cravings for sweets, etc... Is there anything I can do to help these symptoms?

Mood swings days before period, very painful periods, headaches, cravings for sweets, etc... Is there anything I can do to help these symptoms?

Perimenstrual: Symptoms such as you are having are very common. There are a couple of things that can be done to help these. You could take birth control pills which can decrease some of the symptoms especially the painful periods. Another option is to take an antidepressant for just 10 days of the month which helps with the other symptoms, fluoxetine. Talk with your GYN or FP about options. ...Read more

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What medications are safe to take for "bipolar disorder" while pregnant? 17 wks, severe deprssion, at times manic, mood swings, ect...

What medications are safe to take for "bipolar disorder" while pregnant? 17 wks, severe deprssion, at times manic, mood swings, ect...

Weigh risks/benefits: It's important to weigh risks and benefits both of the medication and of untreated bipolar disorder on the unborn child. This is a question that is best answered by a psychiatrist who is familiar with you. ...Read more

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What is a mood swing remedy?

Depends on severity: Depending on the severity, you might be prescribed mood stabilizers if shifts are severe. Counseling helps with helping you monitor why swings are occurring. Self-care, relaxation will also help. ...Read more

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Tiredness headaches mood swings dizziness depression anxiety and inattention. What causes all my symptoms?

Tiredness headaches mood swings dizziness depression anxiety and inattention. What causes all my symptoms?

See below...: All the symptoms u describe are not uncommon with depressive disorders...Although more details are needed, to know for sure... I hope u are in psychotherapy working on the underlying emotional issues. I have seen many a client have their physical symptoms disappear as their depression lifted... Of course, a general physical work up with ur md is a good idea as well... Wishing you well! ...Read more

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Could I have bipolar-like mood swings in borderline personality disorder. What are the mood swings like in bpd?

Often confused: They are very different conditions. Sometimes doctors (including psychiatrists) who don't really understand personality disorders mistake bpd for bipolar ii, because both involve labile mood (mood swings), and people with both conditions have depressive episodes. People with bpd do not have true manic or hypomanic episodes. Bpd is treated with psychotherapy, bipolar disorder with medication. ...Read more

Pms (Definition)

Collection of emotional symptoms, with or without physical symptoms, related to the menstrual cycles. Common symptoms are irritability, tension & dysphoria, also insomnia, headaches, fatigue, mood swings, ...Read more


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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