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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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How can severe depression and mood swings be treated?

my son is 16 years old he is having a lot of depression, his sister was killed a year and half ago and i know that some of it was due to this. She was 12 and they were very close. I began asking questions last night due to his anger, breaking things, can t sleep at night mood swings. If he was using drugs. He told me that he isn t now however a year ago he did some MOLLY? he said that he has not felt right since. He itches all over his body, he cry and is angry. he has lost a lot of weight. I bought a drugtest and tested him and he passed
Fri, 23 Mar 2018
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In my opinion, it is necessary to try to rule out low hemoglobin levels, thyroid dysfunction, analyze his issue.
Therapy sessions.
Mood stabilizer drugs would be useful.
Make sure the urine drug test is negative.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

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