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I have sudden mood swings where I suddenly feel very blue, what is happening?

I have sudden mood swings where I suddenly feel very blue, what is happening?

Bipolar: You may have a form of bipolar (manic depressive) type disorder, which is very common. Best to be sen by a Psychiatrist who specializes in this and there may be therapy and/or medications that can help you through this. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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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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What are the causes of frequent headaches and sudden mood swings?

What are the causes of frequent headaches and sudden mood swings?

Bipolar ?: Mood disorders are large group. I can 't be more specific based on information you submitted.Read dsm-iv; it published on line. Many primary care doctors are well trained to treat mental/psychiatric disorders. Do not be shy; go get help from your doctor. ...Read more

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Can having hyperthyroidism make you have sudden mood swings?

Can having hyperthyroidism make you have sudden mood swings?

Yes: Hyperthyroidism puts your whole body and mind in a "hyper" state. Mood swings are a common symptom. In susceptible people, it can worsen bipolar and other mental health disorders. ...Read more

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Why do I have dramatic and sudden mood swings and severe depression?

This can't be: diagnosed without a thorough psychiatric evaluation. Your symptoms suggest a mood disorder. Would encourage prompt assessment. ...Read more

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Does having hyperthyroidism make you likely to have sudden mood swings?

Yes: This is one symptom of hyperthyroidism (although there are many other causes for mood swing as well). I would treat the hyperthyroidism. If the mood swing goes away, then the hyperthyroidism was the cause. If not, continue to search for other etiologies. ...Read more

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Mood swings, sudden brown tanning & pigmentation of facial skin with light colored spots in it since 2 years, acne & oily skin, pcos. Skin problem?

Mood swings, sudden brown tanning & pigmentation of facial skin with light colored spots in it since 2 years, acne & oily skin, pcos. Skin problem?

DERMATITIS: Looks like it is a stubborn skin condition that lasted for 2 years. It is better seen by a dermatologist for the right evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How come I have mood swings?

A variety of things: Can cause mood swings. Family problems, financial meltdowns, significant health challenges, educational plans going off track can all be a stimulus for the mood swings. More seriously it could be some form of bipolar disorder where mood swings are always a part of the disorder. That, and sleep problems and chronic agitation are part of almost every type of bipolar disorder. ...Read more

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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