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I experience extreme mood shifts.Sometimes, I feel happy and motivated and at other times, I feel very depressed within hours.Please help me.?
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
10 doctors agree
In brief: See your doctor
Mood shifts or mood swings can have many causes.
These can range from hormone imbalances, metabolic disorders (like blood sugar issues), medication side effects, or psychological issues. Before getting a treatment (or online help) one must first confirm the cause of the mood issues. See your doctor first to find the cause, then seek help from your doctor, or other trusted sources.

In brief: See your doctor
Mood shifts or mood swings can have many causes.
These can range from hormone imbalances, metabolic disorders (like blood sugar issues), medication side effects, or psychological issues. Before getting a treatment (or online help) one must first confirm the cause of the mood issues. See your doctor first to find the cause, then seek help from your doctor, or other trusted sources.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Peter Forster
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Psych Assessment
You should definitely get a referral to a psychiatrist.
There are several treatable conditions that could be causing this. It could be a bipolar type of mood disorder but there are some other possibilities as well so you should find a good psychiatrist to do an assessment.

In brief: Psych Assessment
You should definitely get a referral to a psychiatrist.
There are several treatable conditions that could be causing this. It could be a bipolar type of mood disorder but there are some other possibilities as well so you should find a good psychiatrist to do an assessment.
Dr. Peter Forster
Dr. Peter Forster
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Dr. Alan Ali
Rapid cycling can be either mood disorder, hormonal, or effect of medications or medical causes.
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