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Sad Estrogen Prevent Depression
Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more
History of opitate dependency, add, depression, panic disorder. Now, very low harmones, not absorbing vitamins, increase cortisol levels, increase bp?
Sorry: Horse7309, your issues are way too complex for this forum. Please do seek ongoing care with the provider of your choice. We would be glad to try to help with limited issues here. ...Read more
Obsessive thoughts. Mood swings throughout the day. Extreme anxiety depression. Obsessive actions. What is this?
In addition to the: medical advice already given,please see a mental health professional for evaluation for possible Obsessive Compulsive Disorder,especially if you are trying to ward off impending danger that you may not even be able to identify. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Doesn't seem to: Hormone therapy seems to have little or no effect on cognitive function. Estrogen + progestin or estrogen alone are not recommended for women at any age to prevent cognitive decline. Hormone therapy appears to increase the risk of dementia when started in women who are 65 or older. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to prevent or control ptsd / panic attacks / anxiety as anniversary of original event nears? Normally under control with lexapro (escitalopram).
Time for support: I suggest on this upcoming anniversary that you not be alone. Hoping you're in talk therapy as well as using Lexapro (escitalopram) -- this is extremely important in recovering from ptsd. Cognitive processing therapy and emdr can be very helpful to you especially at this time. You may need practices for grounding in the present, where you are safe rather than threatened -- therapy can provide these too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depress, socialy withdrawn, anxious, lethargic, just want to sleep, lack of interest. Take cymbalta (duloxetine) for fms + wellbutrin for depression. Any help?
History of depression - recently having mood swings: hyper, excessive spending, insomnia, then back to depression. Rapid change. Possibly bipolar? Or?
First depression. Now adult add. Curious if bipolar 2 is the culprit. Depression-extreme anger-panic -tears-back to depression. Daily, weekly, monthly?
Gordian Knot: That is a difficult question to answer, but you may be on the right track. Speak with your mental health provider about further testing rule out adhd. It is true that hypomania/mania has similar symptoms to adhd. However, the main differentiating factor is time frames; with adhd, the racing thoughts, inability to focus, failing to complete tasks, etc. Is present all the time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Experiencing uncontrollable anger, panic attacks, mood-swings, loss of interest in life, suicidal thoughts, what to do?
First things First.: You can call the national suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255). If you are suicidal please have a friend or relative drive you to the nearest emergency room or call 911 for transport. Help is available. If you aren't working with a psychiatrist that is a must. ...Read more
I am on Lexapro (escitalopram) for depression but still suffer from ptsd bipolar 2 psychosis anxiety sleep problems racing thoughts agitation what meds could help me?
Depressed but not sure if Prozac making worse. Emotional numbness lack of motivation anhedonia negative thoughts. Wellbutrin caused insomnia, extreme dry mouth, fits of rage. When Prozac was doubled, felt high, agitated. Tired of med merry go round.
Help, yoga, exercise: It's important to pursue a course of therapy and medication prescribed by a psychiatrist. It's also important to take steps to involve oneself in activities that help build the resilience of the brain like regular exercise, yoga, and meditation. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Could 1 missed dose of manic depression/bipolar medication cause uncontrolled anger and suicidal thoughts?
Not usually: Although, it is of course good not to miss any doses. If you were my patient and felt suicidal, i would want you to call me in my office right away. If you are truly feeling suicidal, you should seek immediate treatment at the nearest emergency department. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Experiencing uncontrollable anger, panic attacks, mood-swings, loss of interest in life, suicidal thoughts?
See a psychiatrist: These may be symptoms of major depressive disorder or other psychiatric disorders. It is important to seek help from a psychiatrist or get a referral from your primary care doctor. Suicidal thoughts should be evaluated immediately. Call your doctor or go to an emergency room. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Modafinil/depakote mood disorder.Safe lifelong treatment?Does it alter personality/intelligence?Modafinil gives insomnia so sleeping pills.Help peace
Side effect : All medication can have side effect , we take them because we need them . If u have a concern about u medication. , discuss it with u prescriber. ...Read more
Had totalvaginalhysterectomy 5.5 wks ago.Now it seems Im prone to mood swings between happiness &sadness. I'm not depressed,just confused.Adjusting?
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