5 doctors weighed in:
Would crying excessively cause a breakdown?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Crying is a symptom.
Crying excessively won't cause a 'nervous breakdown', but it could be a symptom of a 'nervous breakdown'.
If there is no underlying reason (i.e., loss of a loved one) for the crying, it's best to see your doctor.

In brief: Crying is a symptom.
Crying excessively won't cause a 'nervous breakdown', but it could be a symptom of a 'nervous breakdown'.
If there is no underlying reason (i.e., loss of a loved one) for the crying, it's best to see your doctor.
Dr. Cindy Juster
Dr. Cindy Juster
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified, Pediatrics
32 years in practice
2M people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors