Experts Say Eating Too Much White Bread, Sugary Foods, Caffeine, a Thyroid Issue, or Not Getting Enough Exercise Could be Why Many Adults Struggle with Teenage Mood Swings

Many teenagers experience a rollercoaster of emotions that can leave their families reeling.

But experiencing these violent mood swings in adulthood can be potentially damaging to relationships and overall wellbeing.

Jessica Sepel shared her advice with Femail

Speaking to FEMAIL, Jessica Sepel, an Australian clinical nutritionist and founder of JSHealth, and Tom MacLaren, a consultant psychiatrist, explained the common causes of these mood swings later in life – and how simple lifestyle changes could help you become more balanced.

Jessica told how having too much white bread, sugary food or caffeine can all lead to imbalances in the body that can lead to mood swings, as can issues with hormone levels.

Meanwhile Dr MacLaren said these mood swings could be a symptom of a deeper rooted mental health issue that might require more attention…

Hormonal imbalance

One common cause of dramatic mood swings is a hormonal imbalance.

Many women will experience this around the time of their period due to a shift in the progesterone and estrogen levels, which rise and fall throughout the full menstrual cycle.

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SOURCE: Daily Mail, Abi Turner

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