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What causes perimenopausal mood disorders?
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Dr. Brad Bobrin
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not exactly known
But probably changes in estrogen and Progesterone which have effects on the functioning of serotonin and norepinephrine.
This is probably how replacing estrogen and using antidepressants cause an improvement in mood, but like all mood disorders, the exact process in which mood is produced and controlled is not really known.

In brief: Not exactly known
But probably changes in estrogen and Progesterone which have effects on the functioning of serotonin and norepinephrine.
This is probably how replacing estrogen and using antidepressants cause an improvement in mood, but like all mood disorders, the exact process in which mood is produced and controlled is not really known.
Dr. Brad Bobrin
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Mood disorders
Most cases are unknown, but likely due to hormonal changes around that time.

In brief: Mood disorders
Most cases are unknown, but likely due to hormonal changes around that time.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Mood
Hormonal changes around menopause is one possibility.

In brief: Mood
Hormonal changes around menopause is one possibility.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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