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What Is Emotional Instability
Been told I need prioritise bulimia recovery but I think my emotional instability is more of an issue as it causes suicide/ self harm. ?
Contraception: In susceptible individuals, & depending on the hormones in the pill, it is possible. ...Read more
Having one an extremely painful period. Extreme cramps. Get worse when I move. Nausea. Headache. Emotional instability. What should I do?
Terrible period!: Sounds horrible. Take the over the counter period med, soak in hot bath, add Tylenol (acetaminophen) extra if you need to, keep hydrated, try and drink something with caffeine for headache and have some chocolate. It will pass but you may want to think about birth control to help with future periods. I know how you feel! Try not to hurt any one. I used to put out a warning to just stay away! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The after effects of bacterial are like emotional instability, mood swings, a little mental retardation and clumsiness. how can I help myself?therapy?
A psychologist: or social worker can help you learn some strategies to help w/your situation. There is a lot you can to to help yourself but others need to be involved, including your doc, for the best outcome. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Does emotional instability increase with alcohol consumption? Days of heavy drinking back to back as opposed to binge drinking?
Yes but : Binge drinking is not better! the first organ to b dammaged by alcohol is the CNS meaning the brain. Alcohol is the fakest friend u can imagine! it is a CNS depressant that destroys sleep, mood & personality much quicker than pple usually think. Avoid both daily heavy drinking or weekend alcohol binge, b safe & keep ur best asset healthy! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: Ncreased emitionality during preg can be due hormonal changes and due to psychological stress of adapting to changing life-roles. Women have been experiencing these challenges for millennia without harming pregnancy. However, if this is disabling, i.e. Keeping you from doing things you normally would, it might warrant an intervention. Best to discuss this with your obgyn soon. Good luck! ...Read more
Unstable emotions: It means that a person will get easily emotional about things that may not normally affect us. There are several stages of severity. In mild cases, it can just look like moodiness. In severe cases, patients may experience intense feelings of happiness or sadness over trivial issues or even without a clear provoking factor. They may go from one to the other very quickly. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had been very stressed lately, and it's affecting my life;excessive eating, being emotional, mood swings, quick judgements..What should I do ?
Find support ; care: Hopefully the recent stress is time limited so that with support and caring from a pro or good un-involved friend/relative/love you'll get through it and back to normal. If it's long term, find a therapist ti evaluate your needs. Talking and planning might be enough. Short-term meds may help until you learn management skills. Make life as easy for yourself as possible during stress. Best wishes. ...Read more
How do you know if you have a hormonal imbalance? 30 yr old female with 15 month old. Extremely moody, mood swings, emotional, extreme pmdd
See your doctor: Your doctor can evaluate your hormone levels if you are interested. It's a simple blood draw. At the very least, it could rule out hormonal problems as the cause to your current complaints and get you one step closer into finding out what's wrong. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Terrible mood swings, odd appetite, emotional, freqent urination, always tired, morning sickness off and on...Why? Should I consider taking a test?
Pregnant?: If you have had unprotected sex and have missed your period, you could be pregnant. The symptoms you listed are classic symptoms of pregnancy. You can buy home pregnancy tests at almost any drug store & they are fairly inexpensive. You can also go to your doctor for a pregnancy test & discuss what might be causing your symptoms. If the pregnancy test is negative, see your doctor for a full exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing emotional problems (quality: feelings of unreality, detachment) , mood swings, hallucinations, impulsive or reckless behavior, t...
See your doctor: Please see your doctor as soon as possible. If you feel like harming yourself, go to the emergency room right now! The very best of wishes. ...Read more
I am experiencing inappropriate sexual behavior. The following also describe me: Emotional problems, Personality changes, Behavior problems, and Mood swings. What should I do?
Isolate and treat: In such a case, a patient can isolate herself from certain people who may be affected by the patient's inappropriate sexual behavior... for two reasons. First, those other people may end up traumatized. Secondly, the patient may end up in jail (and end up trying to get treatment from prison doctors). While staying safe, she can ask her primary doctor and psychiatrist for medicine or talk therapy. ...Read more
My 12 year old step-daughter has severe mood swings, anxiety and is having emotional trouble at school. Do i start with a regular doctor to evaluate?
Teenage mood swings: While teen age mood swings are not uncommon, when they are interfering with daily activities, help is appropriate. Start with your primary doctor who will probably refer you to a mental healh doctor for evaluation depending on the assessment of severity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low self esteem from childhood, constant mood swings & emotional/sad all the time.. How do I explain this to my doctor & any advice? (tried gym etc..)
Speak loudly : You should express yourself as eloquently as you did in your question. Your symptoms are very common and the more freely you speak with your doc, the better your treatment plan will be. Lifestyle modification, behavioral modification and support group participation will all be helpful. Basically look for help, you will find it. Don't be embarrassed, speak freely; you're not alone. ...Read more
What to do am peeing clear all the time and have emotional mood swings, panic attacks etc. I think it's water intoxication but my dad thinks otherwise?
See a doctor: Hello, You would benefit by some lab work to exactly pinpoint the cause, please see a doctor ...Read more
Is it normal for a doctor to prescribe Prozac for mood swings and high emotions during menopause I am going through menopause and am very emotional and have mood swings sometimes i feel like crying for no reason i jump at people these things are not norma
Work with your doc : Menopause usually occurs around age 52. As you are a lot younger, you may have experienced menopause through surgery (hysterectomy) or other medical reason. Sometimes, it is helpful to use antidepressants as women adjust to the changes of menopause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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