mood swing

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mood swing

(mūd swing),
Oscillation of a person's emotional feeling tone between periods of euphoria and depression.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mood swing

(mūd swing)
Oscillation of a person's emotional feeling between euphoria and depression.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about mood swing

Q. does multiple sclerosis cause mood swings seem like i have changed. I 've become very irritable towards my family. Seems like I've become a mean person, and that has not my charactor.

A. MS can indeed cause depression or other mood changes such as euphoria, so it may be part of the disease. In addition, some treatments may also cause mood changes. If it bothers you, than consulting your doctor may be wise.

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Q. I’m often getting mood swings and depression. I’m fresher to my college. I’m often getting mood swings and depression. I don’t have close friend in this college, to share my thoughts. And I think there’s no point in life. And I don't want to do anything. Help me.

A. Well, depression and mood swings are common to all. So don’t worry about that. You need to talk to someone who is close to you and try to talk with your doctor, and a small amount of meds will help out a lot and won’t make you sick. Good luck!!!

Q. How can I can control my mood swings during the pregnancy. How can I can control my mood swings during the pregnancy and I need a help for this problem. Is there any remedy?

A. Are you a diagnosed Bipolar patient or are you just having normal mood swings associated with your currently delicate condition? If so, what treatments have you been on?

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