Dr. Divyansu Patel

Psychiatry
Austin, TX
19 years experience

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Austin, TX

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3724 Jefferson St ste 207, Austin, TX
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Psychiatry

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English

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19 Agrees
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Many options: There are two class stimulant and non stimulant. There are diffrent meds depending on the severity of your disorder and other comorbidities your doct... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
It could be: It could be sign of depression or something else. You should talk to your doctor for solution to this problem.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Different class : Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a stimulant medication indicated for the treatment of adhd. Nuvigle is a non stimulant indicat... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
The following: Derpessed or irritable mood, loss of interest, change in sleep habit and appetite, decrease energy, worthlessness/ excessive guilt, decrease concentra... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Many: It could be any of these: confusion, speech problems, unable to move or feel arms or legs, loss or change of vision. You should see immediate help if ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Meds: Good sleep hygiene. Use bed for sleep only. No caffeine before bed and no big meal before bed. Listen to soft music. No tv or anything that is activat... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Doctor : You should have a psychiatric evaluation for a solution such as meds.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Doctor: It could be several reason from stress to depression. Talk to your doctor for evaluation and treatment.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Medication : Mood stabilizer or antipsychotic are indicated for the treatment for bipolar. You should talk to your doctor for futher treatment options.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Medication: Picking is a for of anxiety. Stimulant mendication can make anxiety worse. Talk to your doctor as he/she may decrease the dose or change medication.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Yes: Yes it can help to decrease stress and release natural endorphin that help decrease anxiety.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Risk: All ssri are category c which mean there were adverse reaction in animal studies. There is a possible risk to having mal formation to your baby if you... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Yes: Zoloft (sertraline) can decrease sex drive. You should talk to your doctor to see if you ifanother medication might be beneficial without this side ef... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Medication: If you feel depressed, low energy, change in sleep or appetite, decrease ability to concentrate, loss of interest, suicidal ideation, and feeling of h... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Yes: There are medications indicated for adult adhd. You should see a psychiatrist for futher help.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Triggers: Something is triggering your anxiety attacks. You should see your psychiatrist for an evaluation.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
No: It not a fatal but it has pain issues.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
See your doctor: I would recommend she see her doctor to get her chest and heart evaluated to make sure there is nothing wrong with her heart.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Either: Either is fine. If it is causing drowsiness or nausea then take it at night. If it keep you up then morning.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Paythotheray: You need to see a psychiatrist for an evaluation. He/she can recommend meds and psychotherapy.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Brain: Pain meds act on the reward center of your brain which make you want to keep having that feeling. It can also led to accommodation which means your go... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Medications: There are several medication you can take for anxiety. Depending on the level and type of anxiety your doctor can recommend ssri and/or benzodiazepine... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Side effects. : They are safe but they can also be dangerous due to side effects. Talk to your doctor about side effects.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Yes: Yes shy kids can have adhd. They may not be as talkative but they will get easily distracted, have poor organization, poor attention, doesn't listen, ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Task: People eat when they are not hungry for multiple reason ie boredom, stressed, anxiety, depression ect. When you notice your eating when your not hungr... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Yes: It can decrease motivation and your reaction time. It can be dangerous when driving. It can decrease brain volume.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Meds: You can treat it by stimulant such as vyvanse, adderall, and focalin, (dexmethylphenidate) or non stimulant such as strattera. You can go to a quite p... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Doctor: You should go see a doctor to see if there is any treatable cause for your memory problems.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Depends: Strattera (atomoxetine) is a non stimulant vs Concerta and Ritalin are stimulant medication. They all have side effect and can be dangerous if not mon... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Therapy : Psychotherapy is a good treatment for depression with or without medication.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Squeeze technique : First see if it due to anxiety. You can try the squeeze technique or take a short break. Sometime ssri can help improve this condition.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Psychiatrist: A psychiatrist can do an evaluation for adhd.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Yes: Yes it will help with the hyperactivity and impulsivity symptoms of adhd.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Coping skills: You should use your coping skills i.E music, drawing, journaling when you feel depressed. Physical activity help release natural endorphin to help you... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Meds: Good sleep hygiene. Use bed for sleep only. No caffeine before bed and no big meal before bed. Listen to soft music. No tv or anything that is activat... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Multiple : You can try b complex vitamins, fish oils, and methlyfolate.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Medication: Antidepressant have helped to control symptom of pmdd.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Psychotherapy: There are several things you can do naturally. You can do yoga or any kind of physical activity which will help release natural endorphin. You can try... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Improve concentratio: There are many things that can affect concentration ie stress, depression, anxiety, adhd. You can improve concentration by decreasing distraction, goi... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Sleep hygiene : Good sleep hygiene. Use bed for sleep only. No caffeine before bed and no big meal before bed. Listen to soft music. No tv or anything that is activat... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Patel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Patel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thankyou i will definatly be trying your suggestion.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you vary much.
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