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Hormones and Inability to deal with stress

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Elizabeth1

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I think hormones play a part in depression in general.
 
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hormonal imbalances are not of much concern to psychiatrists. they should be, but they aren't. what is of concern to a psychiatrist is whether you are taking pills and not getting into trouble.

poor diet and lack of exercise plays havoc with peoples hormonal balances, amongst other things. I don't know why it is that people struggle to make a link between what they are eating and how much they are exercising, and their mood.

it's not brain science.

although as far as psychiatrists are concerned the effects of a decadent modern lifestyle are indications of a mental illness.

there is a madness known only to psychiatrists and their faithful servants...
 
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Diet and excercising are important. I must do some tomorrow. I might go to the pool or for a long walk. Put the walking boots on I might.

I have a good diet. It could be better though.

I was curious about hormones as perimenopause was discussed and this can affect moods. Rasselas I'm not sure that'd be your area as I assume you are male?

Stress, we were talking about my irrationality I think. Nice.
 
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yes he is male. rasselas is male. he's very very male.

hormones take a battering in the ladies. especially the ladies. these days you can access hormonal treatments. as far as I'm concerned for women that need it, it's a human right. and no shame.
 
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I'm a decade or more away from hrt but I will bear that in mind when the time comes. I mentioned it as my Dr was telling me that bipolar disorder begins after menstruation begins in women. A surge of brain hormones. Hormone changes I have been reading are the culprit for many depressions too. Some are treated with hormone therapy but I think that is due to pnd. Either way it is interesting.
 
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