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Mood Swings

Mood swing causes abrupt mood changes. It can occur due to hormonal changes, mental health conditions, and substance use. Other reasons to have mood swings are stress, medications, and disturbance in sleeping habits. Extreme mood swings are seen in conditions of bipolar disorder, schizoaffective disorder, dysthymia, and personality disorder. It is also commonly seen in women with premenstrual syndrome. It is managed by doing exercise regularly, having an adequate sleep, and following relaxation techniques.

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Why do I have increased mood swings and a loss of interest in daily activities?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 29-year-old woman. These days I have increased mood swings and do not have interest in any of my activities. I did not have any loss, nor did anything adverse happen in my life. I do not take any medications, nor do I smoke or drink. I feel that I have changed a lot, and I do not...  Read Full »


Prathi Priya. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would be happy to help. Mood swings are common to everyone. However, only their intensity can vary based on many reasons. I suggest you seek professional counseling from a psychologist to resolve the issue. A temporary or permanent solut...  Read Full »

Based on my symptoms, am I suffering from depression?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a medical student and want to know about if I am suffering from depression. I have mood swings. My concentration in studies has decreased. I have lost interest in activities, especially my hobbies and I have recurrent thoughts coming now and then. Sometimes, I could not sleep, or ...  Read Full »


Dr. Meena. Parth Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The sign and symptoms you have depicted are highly suggestive of depression. The standard features of depression are loss of pleasure in previously pleasurable activities, persistent sad or irritable mood, dysphoria (state of unease), lack of energy and enthusiasm, sleep ...  Read Full »

I have severe and chronic body pain and mood swings. Could it be due to vitamin and mineral deficiency?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having constant bone pain, muscle pain, and mood swings. I feel like I am lacking some vitamins or nutrients. I have tested for several illnesses, but nothing was ruled out. How do I find if I lack some vitamins or minerals? What blood work should I undergo? What is your diagnosis ba...  Read Full »


Roopa

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for contacting us. I went through your query, and I feel you are not providing essential proteins and vitamins to your body that are required to meet your daily nutrient requirement. Maybe because of that, you are having muscle pain and bone pain. Therefore, I...  Read Full »

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