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I have gotten into some bad arguments where I feel like I have explosive rage.

I have had rage attacks before.

Any tips on how to cope with one?  It is suspected my attacks are a sometimes related to my menstrual cycle.

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I know this is what I always say, but you should talk to your pdoc.  S/he may be able to help with menstrual rage, depending on how bad it is. I don't know how to deal with rage attacks other than to get my meds adjusted, to be honest. 

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Going through a med adjustment now. Fingers crossed.

Not happy with how angry I have been.

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I understand. I'm going through personal stress right now, and angrily lashing out at whoever's closest. I think I'm going through menopause as well, so that's no help. 

Hope the med adjustments help. 

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I would also see your GYN if it’s a cycle thing. I used to have premenstrual anger issues and saw a GYN who treated it hormonally and I’ve never felt better. That was a good outcome and ymmv, but if it’s hormonal, and your other meds aren’t helping, a GYN is my suggestion. 

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Oh, I know about this.. This happened to me in August. It was bad.I bitched out a lady at a bakery over a donut. I was edgy. And just not me.

I came off my Cymbalta ... my pdoc thought it was that, I still had ragey bitch attacks, so she increased my Seroquel 100mg..It took about 3 weeks until I settled down.

Def talk to your pdoc! :) Good luck!

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