Why do I feel like crying but I don't know why?

Dr. Purushothaman
July 5, 2020

Some people cry when they are extremely happy and others when they are sad. However, not always does one act upon the situation. Often, tears flow without any particular reason. And if you do not know why you are crying, it can be a reason for concern. Now, why does that happen? There are many reasons why you may have a sudden outburst of tears and you do not know why.

  • Depression

A mood disorder which causes you to have persistent feelings of sadness. A sign of crying often is good because it denotes that the depression is milder and you must seek immediate help to stop from getting more serious.

  • Stress

Everyday stress pertaining to work or personal life can easily perpetrate into your system on a subconscious level. That may cause emotional wrecking to release the pent up tension.

  • Anxiety

With an anxiety disorder, your brain may experience worry and nervousness more often and most likely on a daily basis. There is always an edginess or irritability that comes with the loss of focus, trouble sleeping and excessive crying.

  • PMS/Perimenopause/Menopause

Menstruation affects your hormones on various levels and causes them to get Topsy turvy. This can lead to tears very often. Treatments and lifestyle adjustments need to be taken into consideration to help you reduce or manage the signs.

  • Pseudobulbar affect

PBA is an involuntary neurological state in which an injury or disturbance in certain parts of your brain controls your emotions. The feelings do not match what you are experiencing and can cause severe distress. It occurs often in those individuals who have a history of stroke, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, etc.

If you are experiencing any of these or are unable to identify the cause of sudden distress, it is important to know that help is available.

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Article Source : https://www.quora.com/Why-do-I-feel-like-crying-but-I-dont-know-why/answer/Dr-Purushothaman-Kollam-2

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