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I do get sometimes intense down moods other times I can be

Customer Question

I do get sometimes intense down moods other times I can be very happy
Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Yes he has given me medication that help for a short period of time
Assistant: Are you in any pain? How regular are your periods?
Customer: I am not in pain and I am an older person
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have had depression on and of for many years
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

This is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

I am sorry you are having these symptoms of depression

intense moods down and up can be a sign of bipolar mental illness

there are treatments and medications which can help with bipolar illness

which can help your moods be more stable

but you have to see a doctor to start on these medications

do you have a GP doctor who can help you?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

you should see your GP doctor

have you talked to your GP doctor about your moods before?

have you been on biploar medications before?