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Mood Imbalance

Mood imbalance varies with circumstances or due to certain mental health disorders. It affects the thinking and decisions abilities of an individual. As a result, the affected individuals may experience sadness, depression, and emptiness.

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How do I overcome the sudden shifts in my emotional state?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing persistent feelings of depression for the past two weeks, which eventually led to hospitalization. Upon discharge, I noticed a period of emotional numbness. Gradually, over the next few weeks, my emotions began to return. However, recently, I experienced a seve...  Read Full »

Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. The symptoms you have described could be indicative of a mixed mood disorder or bipolar disorder. However, a precise diagnosis can only be established through a comprehensive evaluation conducted by a psychiatrist in pe...  Read Full »

Are hourly mood swings typically seen in depression?

Query: Hi doctor, I have hourly mood swings, sometimes 10 to 20 minutes. I will be fine, all of a sudden, I feel sad, and I feel like I am dying. And my movement slows down, and I am just numb, and then I have this burst of energy. I cannot even get out of bed. Is this normal for depression? I have been ...  Read Full »

Dr. Parth Nagda

Answer: Hello, Welcome to What are your symptoms exactly? If they are of depression, then the treatment with an SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) is ideally given for six months or so. Basically, if you are depressed, you will feel irritable, low, feel like crying, sad, do not ...  Read Full »

Can you suggest a solution for my seasonal affective disorder?

Query: Hello doctor, What is seasonal affective disorder and recommend products that can help people manage their symptoms?   Read Full »

Dr. Albana Greca

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression related to seasonal changes. I would like to call it winter mood changes as it often happens during the winter time. Mostly related to lack of sunshine. During the spring and summer, everything changes and the s...  Read Full »

I have been stressed lately as I have problems within my family that adds to my studies. Is it due to depression?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been stressed lately as I have problems within my family that adds to my studies even though I tried to act and solve them on my own. It did not progress at all. It has been almost six months I keep trying and trying. This month I feel that I am going at my lowest and the proble...  Read Full »

Dr. Vipul Chelabhai Prajapati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. As per your mentioned symptoms, you are suffering from depression or anxiety. As you are delaying things and it affects your study too that means you are not able to control your thoughts. It is because of neurochemical imbalance. You need ...  Read Full »

Why do I have depression-like symptoms and low sexual pleasure after a stomach infection?

Query: Hello doctor, Ten days back, I suffered from a stomach infection, and after that, a stupid thought came to my mind and after that my sexual orientation was changing. I got afraid and felt weird. Suddenly next day, I started having depression-like symptoms. I could not enjoy anything, nor was I feeli...  Read Full »

Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concern. First, we have to ensure that it is clinical depression. Do a self-rating test of depression like Zung's self-rating depression scale, which you can easily find online, and if it is indicative of depression, consul...  Read Full »

I have not been feeling well due to random mental breakdowns and mood changes. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 20-year-old woman. I have not been feeling well for over a year. Recently I kept having random mental breakdowns. Sometimes I feel fine, and then the next thing I know, I am just sad, anxious, and crying. I had suicidal thoughts around the age of 18. I want to understand what is...  Read Full »

Dr. Punya Mulky

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to I understand that what you are going through must be very difficult because you do not understand what is happening. However, you have adequately expressed your problems. Coming to your problem, what you are currently facing is depression. These random ment...  Read Full »

I did not get periods from last three months. What would be causing such problems?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29-year-old woman. I did not get periods last three months and have not done any tests. My mood changes, and I face hair fall and severe acne issues. What would be causing such problems? Is this due to any hormonal shift in my body? How can I recover from this? Will this issue last...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. According to your description, there is most probability of having PCOS (polycystic ovarian disorder) if you are sure about your pregnancy. Irregular periods, scanty menses, acne, and excessive weight gain, these things are commonly seen ...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my husband's overthinking and disinterest to go to work?

Query: Hello doctor, My husband and I got married 1.5 years back and we have a 3-month-old child. Recently, he started feeling disinterested to go to work place and is always overthinking. When I asked about his overthinking, he said he did not like to go to office. However, when I enquired at his office, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Siva Anoop Yella

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and would be happy to help. Tabley Risperidone is an antipsychotic used to treat schizophrenia or any psychotic disorders. Tablet Lorazepam is for sleep. Can I know if he is continuing the medicines? Did he mention anytime that he hears any...  Read Full »

I feel sad, cranky and tired. What can I do?

Query: Hi doctor, My energy levels are low, and I feel sad and cranky. What can I do?  Read Full »

Dr. Madhan Kumar Madathupalayam Velusamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You seem to be suffering from major depressive disorder. You need to take medication for your disorder and be active in your life. Try to do exercise daily like just go for a walk for 30 to 45 minutes, take good food, avoid junk food, get sound sleep at least six to eig...  Read Full »

I have low mood, debilitating anxiety, and intrusive thoughts about the past. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, For months I have struggled with low mood, debilitating anxiety, intrusive thoughts about the past, avoiding anything to do with the past, suicidal thoughts, self harm, and daily guilt and shame that has stopped me from hanging out with friends, or being successful in school. Everyday...  Read Full »

Dr. Parth Nagda

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would beg to differ with the psychiatrist who you have consulted and all the symptoms you have mentioned are depressive symptoms which do need treatment with medicines. Therapy can only help increase the effect of medicines, it is not a replacement . I would prefer...  Read Full »

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