Doctor Q&A for Dr. Toner Overley

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
73 years experience Psychiatry
YES: Amphetamines could trigger a Manic episode. You would need to be on a satisfactory mood stabilizer. I usually try to find someone who is in frequent c ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
73 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep strategy: Your "thinking brain" and your "feeling brain" can inhibit each other. If you are trying to sleep but thinking, including observing that you are still ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
73 years experience Psychiatry
Not typical angina: This could be a heart problem without chest pain. Self diagnosis is not a good idea even for a doctor like me. If you don't have a primary physician, ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
73 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Alcohol alone can cause blackouts. Combining it with a variety of medications that also act on the brain intensifies the effect. Check for interaction ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
73 years experience Psychiatry
Orthopedics: Nerve blocks, joint fusion, belts or braces to immobilize the area first to learn if movement or pressure aggravates the joint. Fibromyalgia is incre ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
73 years experience Psychiatry
Pressure on nerve: If the tingling feels like bumping your elbow ("crazy bone") you could have bumped the nerve in your arm-pit or slept with it in an awkward position, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
73 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: 150 mg of Trazodone is common dose. Dose of Halcion (triazolam) if high enough could be excessive. Otherwise, Halcion (triazolam) acts more quickly an ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
73 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: The interaction of all these t once, together, could be fatal. Since you are still around to ask the question, I would suspect that you put yourself t ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
73 years experience Psychiatry
Kinds of Depression : Psychological causes do not respond to medication. They require the right kinds of therapy and a patient who is open to it. Medical conditions can co ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
73 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Dose increases blood level and this could tip the balance with the other medications.
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