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Do you know much about how messy hormones and missing periods

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Do you know much about how messy hormones and missing periods affect mental health and Bipolar/schizoaffective in particular?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
Hormone imbalance is not a cause of bipolar or skizoaffective disorders.
However, these would be more difficult to treat if you are , say, hypothyroid, or if you have estrogen dominance, or an adrenal problem.
If this is a concern, your doctor needs to order
TSH and T4
Sex hormone panel and SHBG
AM cortisol and perhaps saliva cortisol tests.
OK, so that is an initial answer….
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have been looking into nuitrion and have already found it helpful but at least now I will know what to ask my GP. Thanks
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
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