are mood swings automatically said to be anxiety or depression? i have pretty bad mood swings quite frequently, but i don't recognize other symptoms in myself to categorized as depression so i guess it could possibly be anxiety. i refuse to take anything that alters the way i feel... like makes me loopy. i was prescribed an anxiety med a couple years ago and tried to take it 2 times and i just threw it away. i won't take pain meds that make me loopy either. is there any other way than taking a med for anxiety to help w/ mood swings?
i read a little bit about bipolar disorder... i don't feel that i have caracteristics of being depressed (like i don't feel sadness). but i do say that i am extrememly irritable a lot. yes, there's stress on my plate but i don't like blaming things on stress (probably b/c i don't really know what all stress can cause)! i don't want to be so irritable but it just comes over me and i can't help it. when i went to the doc recently to get my thyroid checked i mentioned this to him. he said it could be anxiety but we really didn't get into too much b/c his main concern was getting my thyroid checked. i told him about not wanting to take a med that makes me feel funny and the response i got from him made me think that there wouldn't be anything i could take then... is there such a thing (a med for anxiety that doesn't make you feel funny)?
i just looked at your age... when i was 18 i was more concerned w/ partying and being unruley than being on a website giving good advice to other women... thank you very much for talking w/ me. hopefully it is just stress... but then again, if its stress then it might never go away, lol!!!
ha yeah ill be 19 on the 14. well i didnt go to school today because dominics so sick and teething and he was a MESS when i picked him up yesterday at daycare and i didnt have one of my classes today so ive been home all day.
ill send you a messge....
but your welcome i kinda know somethings about this...: ) it might just be stress. another sign of bipolar disorder is crying for no reason, etc. so i dont think you have that
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