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How can Wilson’s disease cause anger?

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This rare genetic defect causes a buildup of copper in the liver or brain. If the disease attacks the frontal lobe of the brain, which is tied to personality, it can cause aggravation and fury.

If you think one of these conditions or treatments might be causing your rage, talk to your doctor.

Need help managing your anger? Ask your doctor to refer you to a counselor.

SOURCES:

Alzheimer’s Association: “Aggression and Anger.”

Synapse: “Anger & Autism Spectrum Disorders.”

While, A. published online March 2012 European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, .

Golomb, B. published online March 2004. Oxford Journals,

HelpGuide.org: “Depression Signs and Warning Signs.”

American Diabetes Association: “Anger.”

Vermont Department of Health: “High and Low Blood Sugar.”

Epilepsy Foundation: “Partial seizures.”

American Liver Foundation: “The Progression of Liver Disease.”

Canadian Liver Foundation: “Hepatic Encephalopathy.”

NHS: “Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Symptoms.”

Women in Balance Institute: “About Hormone Imbalance.”

Institute for Optimum Nutrition: “Vicious Cycle: Understanding the Science behind PMS.”

Toxipedia: “Benzodiazepines.”

Stroke Association: “Emotional Changes after Stroke.”

Thyroid Foundation of Canada: “The Thyroid and the Mind and Emotions.”

Wilson Disease Association: “About Wilson Disease,” “Symptoms.”

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 20, 2018

SOURCES:

Alzheimer’s Association: “Aggression and Anger.”

Synapse: “Anger & Autism Spectrum Disorders.”

While, A. published online March 2012 European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, .

Golomb, B. published online March 2004. Oxford Journals,

HelpGuide.org: “Depression Signs and Warning Signs.”

American Diabetes Association: “Anger.”

Vermont Department of Health: “High and Low Blood Sugar.”

Epilepsy Foundation: “Partial seizures.”

American Liver Foundation: “The Progression of Liver Disease.”

Canadian Liver Foundation: “Hepatic Encephalopathy.”

NHS: “Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Symptoms.”

Women in Balance Institute: “About Hormone Imbalance.”

Institute for Optimum Nutrition: “Vicious Cycle: Understanding the Science behind PMS.”

Toxipedia: “Benzodiazepines.”

Stroke Association: “Emotional Changes after Stroke.”

Thyroid Foundation of Canada: “The Thyroid and the Mind and Emotions.”

Wilson Disease Association: “About Wilson Disease,” “Symptoms.”

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 20, 2018

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