Dr. Byron Law-Yone

Psychiatry
Dallas, TX
57 years experience

Locations

Office

Dallas, TX

Address

18170 Dallas Parkway, Suite 502, Dallas, TX
Directions

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

Parkway Psychiatry

Dallas, TX

About

Bio

Medical Degree from the Institute of Medicine, Rangoon, Burma. Psychiatry training in England. Studied at the Institute of Psychiatry, London. Practiced Psychiatry in Asia, Europe and the United States. Research experience and publications in Psychopharmacology, Addiction Medicine and Pain Management. Have held teaching appointments at University of North Carolina, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas,Texas, and Southern Methodist University at Dallas, Texas. Have served as medical director at Psychiatric Hospitals and Addiction Treatment Centers in North Carolina, Maryland and Texas.

Specialties
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Psychiatry

Languages spoken

Burmese

Doctor Q&A

322 Answers
63 Agrees
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Bad stuff: This can cause nausea, vomiting, tremors, falls, insomnia, delirium tremens ( dts - confusion, delirium, hallucinations) seizures, impulsive behavio... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Uncommon in the USA: This is a cause of malnutrition in many parts of the world especially in third world countries.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
There are many: There can be brain altering/damaging effects that cause developmental delay. Heart attack, stroke, paranoid psychosis, abuse dependence, severe mood c... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Depends...: Why are your muscles in pain ? Your md can determine the cause and help solve your problem.Is your exercise routine at fault ?
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Keep encouraging: Unfortunately addiction is often a chronic recurring brain disease. Continue encouraging your friend to keep fighting the disease. Life style changes ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Very possible: Depression is associated with all forms of addictions.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Varies: Because of a long half life of 36 hours withdrawal lasts longer than withdrawal from a full opioid agonist like heroin or hydrocodone. Most patients f... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Dizziness, nausea,: Nausea, tiredness, agitation, anxiety, diarrhea, constipation, weight gain, sexual side effects, headache, insomnia.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Your symptoms ....: Are suggestive of an anxiety disorder. If you have been drinking to excess, this may be contributing to your symptoms. I am glad you have cut down on ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Don't think so.: If you are referring to substances like "k2" it is not an opioid. Yes many report having a more intense mood change. Several reports of psychosis foll... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Yes but ....: They must be used carefully. They can sometimes cause a switch from depression to mania. Mood stabilizer meds are the most important and antidepressan... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Not really but ..: Either one taken alone can cause agitation, anxiety, nausea and other symptoms. So if you are depressed and taking wellbutrin (bupropion) weed is not ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Can't say.: Sorry i cannot help. I'm here to help people stay alive and well.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Stroke,heart attack: Mdma (ecstacy) is a stimulant that is neurotoxic - damages brain cells , impairs cognitive function , seizures, strokes. It can affect cardiovascular ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
It can.: Depends on how poor your diet is. Anorexia nervosa can cause brain size to diminish.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
See a professional: You can get tested by a number of professionals. A psychiatrist or psychologist ( pediatrician if below 18 ) can make the diagnosis. There are many di... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Check sympptoms: We get forgetful as we grow older. Stress and illnesses like anxiety and depression can also cause forgetfulness. Dementia is a term used to describe ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
No: These desires may occur at any age. But, I am not a child psychiatrist.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Within a few weeks: Usually Lamictal is started at a low dose and titrated up slowly over 4-5 weeks. Side effects can occur within days, whereas benefits may take a few w... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
There are many.: Why overdose on alcohol and viagra (sildenafil) in the ist place ? I am assuming you are male.An overdose of alcohol alone can be fatal. Are you head... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Yes: Yes. Can't reveal details. Subject matter is sensitive and confidential.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Depends...: Such thoughts occur frequently in patients with depression or anxiety disorders. They are always considered serious and require a careful suicide risk... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Depends: A suicide risk assessment will help determine the level of care needed to treat you safely. Past or recent suicide attempts, positive family history, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Yes: Murder rate (2007 figures ) 4.8 per 100, 000 population, suicide rate (2010 ) 11.3 per 100, 000, a suicide occurs every 15 mins in the us.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Depends...: Is your dentist going to put you to sleep or sedate you with medication? If so you should not drink after the procedure. Your dentist is the best pers... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
5 to 7 days: Depends on how much and how often you drink.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Yes: It is dangerous to take either of these drugs. Either one can kill you. When you take both together you are taking a big risk. Mdma (ecstacy) is a sti... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Depends...: It depends on the nature of your disorder. This can be a symptom of a mood disorder in which case you can benefit from individual or group therapy and... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
SSRI side effect: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (ssri) type antidepressants like Celexa (citalopram), zoloft, prozac, Paxil (paroxetine) and Lexapro can cause ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Consider Suboxone.: First find an md who can prescribe suboxone. You will need to drop daily Methadone dose to 30mg or less, then stop it and 24hrs or so later start Subo... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Depends...: Check with your prescribing md. If you are having withdrawal symptoms because you are trying to come off Suboxone you may be weaning yourself off too... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Yes: Combining the two will get you more cognitively impaired and intoxicated. Disorientation, confusion, impulsivity, impaired judgment, loss of inhibitio... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Brain dysfunction: Delirium, encephalopathy, alcohol withdrawal (delirium tremens), head trauma, hepatic failure, drug intoxication, psychosis.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Depends...: If your paranoia is caused by smoking weed then smoking more of the stuff is likely to increase the paranoia. If the paranoia is a separate psychiatri... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Yes sometimes.: Cigarette smokers are no longer sexy. Nonsmokers hate the way their smoking partners breath smells. On the other hand trying to find sex does increase... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Yes: One study showed patients suffering from narcissistic personality disorder made suicide attempts which were less impulsive but more lethal.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Anorexia definition: Anorexia is loss of appetite for food. Anorexia nervosa is a an eating disorder that is serious and often difficult to treat. Someone who has a loss o... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
If Zolft ...: Is responsible then stopping it should eliminate these side effects in 2-3 days. Always check with your md before you make any changes with your medic... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Taper dose and stop: Dose is usually 75mg to 450mg. Cut back 75 to 150mg every 7 days till you are off completly. Hope you have managed to quit smoking.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Ask yourself...: Is my pain med use causing problems in my work, school, physical, finances or relationships ? Have i been taking meds exactly as prescribed ? Am i n... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Anxiety.: Used for anxiety, muscle relaxant, withdrawal symptoms of drug/alcohol abuse. Use with caution, may lead to dependence and addiction.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Coming off Heroin.: Detoxing from heroin at home is difficult. Your prescribing md will tell you how to use subutex correctly. You have to be off heroin for some time bef... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Get Help: See a psychiatrist for an evaluation and develop a treatment plan that will help. Postponing treatment will only delay getting the problem addressed.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Yes: Many psychotropic medications can cause a migraine headache.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Yes: I'm assuming you are referring to a fear of being alone and not the anxiety when faced with heavy traffic. "autophobia" is often accompanied by feeli... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Good question: This is something that is being debated. It is no longer just the big event that causes the disorder it has more to do with your particular brain's re... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Yes: Adhd meds can cause euphoria, increased energy, loss of inhibition and impulsive "risky" sex. These meds. May cause serious medical problems to the mo... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
6.9 per 100,000: This is the nimh figure for 2007.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Yes, for now.: You should seek help for porn addiction. You will be told to get rid off the ipad for now. Hopefully. You may be able to set your self a strict time a... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Safe homes: Places where skilled staff offer assistance, care, training and supervision to people who have special needs due to physical, mental health/ behavior ... Read More
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Sep 16, 2013
Thanks for your contribution at Health Tap
Sep 15, 2013
Thanks for your valuable contributions
Sep 3, 2013
Great answers!
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you for taking the time to answer my question, especially, since I have been without it an have 2 days to go, you made a differance
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! I don't use cocaine for the record haha I just didn't know a brain could heal really! Thanks
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Thank you for your help, sir. I had been worried about it. My thyroid tests are scheduled for Monday. I'll stop worrying about it now.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Institute of Medicine (I) Rangoon, Burma
Graduated 1966MD

Awards

Top Psychiatrist , Third Place, Texas - Winter
2013
Top Psychiatrist , Second Place, Texas - Summer
2013
Top Psychiatrist, First Place, Dallas Region - Spring
2015
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