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Mood changes treatment, diagnosis & prescriptions

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Can I talk to a doctor on Maple about my mood changes?

Yes, absolutely. In most cases, a Maple doctor can diagnose mood changes online by asking about your symptoms and observing your condition. Once you describe your symptoms to the doctor, they’ll be able to diagnose, prescribe appropriate medication, and recommend an appropriate course of treatment. If the doctor suspects you have a more serious problem, they may suggest for you to go to a clinic for a thorough physical examination. 

You can also request to have a psychotherapy/psychology session right on Maple about your mood changes.

Can I get a prescription on Maple?

Yes, our physicians can prescribe medications online during your consultation. Once you accept a prescription, you’ll have the option to pick it up from any pharmacy or we’ll deliver it right to your door at no additional cost.

You can visit our How it Works page to learn more.

What are mood changes?

Mood changes (or mood swings) are rapid changes in a person’s mood. Mood changes are usually more common for people with bipolar disorder, severe depression, pregnant women, and those going through hormonal changes.

Changes in mood are quite normal for everyone, but it’s important to find a clear distinction from what’s normal and what’s a health concern. If these changes occur for multiple days or longer, it may signify a more severe issue. Alternatively, if the mood changes cause severe depression or suicidal thoughts, you should see a doctor as soon as possible.

How can I treat my mood changes?

You can manage or treat your mood swings through a combination of both mental health therapy and medication. Attending regular psychotherapy sessions may help reduce your mood swings symptoms and help you learn strategies to manage your mood swings on a regular basis. Additionally, doctors may recommend or prescribe medications to treat mood changes, such as antidepressants and antipsychotic medications. 

What is Maple?

With Maple, you can start talking to a doctor or mental health professional (psychotherapy/psychology) about your symptoms in a matter of minutes. We’re a healthcare app for fast, convenient 24/7 access to Canadian healthcare providers.

You simply log in, tap a button to request a consultation, and we’ll immediately connect you to a doctor or mental health professional via live chat or video. You can visit our How it Works page to learn more.

Our doctors can assess symptoms, and provide treatment, including prescriptions if necessary. Our mental health professionals can provide counseling and treatments such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).

 

To learn more about how our online mental health visits work, please click here.

Patients love using Maple

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Saves a lot of time compared to sitting in a doctor's office!

- Play Store review

Legitimate and just as described, with fabulous doctors. Totally fills the late-night worry gap!

- App Store review

Not having to endure a long wait at a walk in clinic is fabulous. Especially since I have twin pre-schoolers to contend with.

- App Store review

The service is so quick and professional and saves hours spent in a walk-in-clinic. This is a game changer for busy moms and I recommend it to everyone!

- Facebook review

Instead of my husband having to drag both kids to the hospital or walk in alone he was able to see a doctor right away and get a prescription faxed to our local pharmacy.

- Facebook review

Our family has used this service twice so far and it has been amazing. Both doctors were friendly, compassionate and you never feel rushed.

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Was concerned I wouldn’t be able to see a doctor without an appointment. I installed the Maple app, spoke to a doctor and had my prescription in under 30 min.

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I used Maple for the first time today. It was quick and easy, took less than ten minutes including connecting time and the doctor was professional and friendly. 

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LOVE This service. Not only do you have a doctor within seconds but they are professional and knowledgable.

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Absolutely blown away. It was SO easy to use. No wait time getting connected with a doctor. Getting the prescription faxed to the pharmacy made it a seamless process.

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Conditions Maple doctors can treat

Chronic care

Doctors are available 24/7 to provide advice and prescriptions for common chronic care conditions.

Mental health

Our doctors are available to provide advice and treatment for common mental health conditions.

Some examples include:

Women's/men's health

Doctors can advise on family planning and treat conditions like urinary tract infections and erectile dysfunction.

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