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Dr. Margarita Krasnova

Psychiatry
Torrance, CA
36 years experience

Locations

Office

Torrance, CA

Address

(310)961-4896, 24445 Hawthorne blvd #211, Torrance, CA
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About

Bio

Practice of psychiatry for more than 20 years. Completed residency training in Maine, current work in Down town LA at veterans clinic. Small private practice in Torrance. Special interests - Mindfullness, Transgender Disorders.

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Psychiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

20 Answers
8 Agrees
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Just start!: It is hard to go back to regular exercise. Usually someone waits for motivation to come. The truth is action is first, and then comes motivation. Forc... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
Psychiatry 36 years experience
No difference: Yes, both genders struggle with tobacco cessation equally hard.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Need more info...: Are there any other concerns. Are sleeping ok? Is you energy too high? Do people tell you - slow down? I guess if you are seeking the answer, it bothe... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Both: Cymbalta and Paxil (paroxetine) (either cr or regular) share this adverse reaction. Discuss it with you doctor.
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Buspirone: There is a medication for anxiety you haven't listed - buspirone, has great antianxiety qualities, would not make you sleepy.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Connection: There is no significant difference for a patient. What makes a difference is how well you connected to your therapist, i mean you trist your therapist... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Depression: There is no " best medicine" in this matter. Your doctor would work on finding your " ideal fit" . Combination of antidepressants with psychotherapy ... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
Psychiatry 36 years experience
See a doctor: First step is to see your doctor to make sure this is no medical reason for your anxiety.. Sometimes thyroid gland disease, for example, may cause s... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Sleep Hygiene: I guess, it affects your life, unless you work graveyard shift. Start with going to bed at the same time, make sure no coffee or caffeinated drinks a... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Is it too much?: If this is just a necessity helping to look good, then no problem. If you plucked your eyebrows too much, or there are bald spots on your head as a re... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Your right: This is your decision. First - is this early enough to stop the pregnancy? Second - what would be the risk for you not be pregnant again? Is your job ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
Psychiatry 36 years experience
This is good start: This is good sign- you see it as a problem, therefore you are motivated to be treated. Trustful relationship with therapist, possibly medication will ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Avoid pills: Melatonin considered to be safe , but this is natural substance, not a "pill". Daily walks , relaxation exercises, make sure your bed is comfortable..... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Fear of flight: I would suggest to see a psychiatrist , who could help you dveloping a treatment plan, which may include psychotherapy ( focused on coping mechanisms)... Read More
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Tramadol: It seems like you are trying to treat yourself, and you struggle with both - pain, depression, and anxiety. There are too many enemies you are trying ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Balance it.: When you stressed out- either because of watching games, or any other stress, your body reponses by producing the hormone of stress- cortisol, which i... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Invesigation needed: It sounds like thereis a reason for your sleep pattern. 1- caffeine intake 2-redbull or other "energizers" 3- daytime naps 4- lack of exrcise 5- med... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
Psychiatry 36 years experience
No: There no interactions between these 2 drugs, means you may take both of them . Good thing - you are trying to make sure. Safety- first!
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Absolutely: It seems like you are taking good care of yourself.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margarita Krasnova
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Insomnia: Ambien (zolpidem) is prescribed for insomnia. If you don't like how Ambien (zolpidem) works for you, you may ask your doctor to try other sleeping aid... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Krasnova is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Krasnova is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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i hate medication and want to join the military some.day. i just need to find a.way to get rid of it all together it burdens everything i do im seeing my doc. on the 23 ill be sure to talk with him ab...Read More
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Thanks! Either my physiatrist or PCP prescribed the Prozac. All my docs are aware. I'm on 50-100mg Ultram, 40mg of Prozac. I space them out in summer so I don't overheat but no other issues. Was a con...Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Russian State Medical University, Russia
Graduated 1986MD
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