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Causes of Euphoria

Introduction: Euphoria

There are a variety of potential causes of brief periods of euphoria. Some causes are considered normal and are not due to disorders, diseases or medical conditions. These include sexual organism, extreme athletic activity or victory or other competitive victory, or as a result of meditation or a spiritual experience.

Certain mental health disorders are common causes of euphoria. These include bipolar disorder and cyclothymic personality. Alcohol intoxication and drug use can also cause euphoria. These drugs can be prescription or street drugs and include marijuana, crack, cocaine, methamphetamine, LSD, sedatives, narcotics, hypnotics and barbiturates.

Other causes of euphoria include neurological diseases and neurological disorder which directly affect the brain and nervous system. These include Alzheimer's disease, head injury, head trauma, petit mal seizure, temporal lobe epilepsy. Hypoxia (a lack of oxygen in the body) and altitude sickness can also affect the brain, causing euphoria.

Euphoria can also be the result of metabolic disorders and disease, such as hyperthyroidism.

Causes of Euphoria:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Euphoria. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Euphoria:

The following list of conditions have 'Euphoria' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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More Information About Euphoria

List of 78 causes of Euphoria

This section shows a full list of all the diseases and conditions listed as a possible cause of Euphoria in our database from various sources.

Euphoria: Tools

Drug side effect causes of Euphoria

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins may possibly cause Euphoria as a side effect.

  • Selegiline - Transient euphoria
  • Atapryl - Transient euphoria
  • Carbex - Transient euphoria
  • Eldepryl - Transient euphoria
  • L-Deprenyl - Transient euphoria
[See detailed list of 527 drug side effect causes of Euphoria]


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