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Dr. Mark Rego

Psychiatry
Avon, CT
37 years experience male

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Psychiatry

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rego
Psychiatry 37 years experience
You can: Your doctor is probably having you avoid caffeine. Nothing terrible will happen. Nonetheless you should discuss this with your doctor as perhaps he/sh... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Rego
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Call your Dr!: I do not know your age or other important things about your history but chest pain is almost always a reason to call your regular medical doctor at le... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Rego
Psychiatry 37 years experience
It depends.: Most therapeutic effects will be gone (i.e. mood and anxiety benefits). Side-effects are dependent on the dose so they will go down with a decreased d... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rego
Psychiatry 37 years experience
No speech problem: When children are not talkative but understand and use speech selectively the issue is emotional. They may feel anxious or like they should not talk o... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rego
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Yes, very often.: Anxiety comes in different types. The more severe ones, like panic attacks, are most helped by fluoxitine. Often anxiety can be a sign of depression... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Rego
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Not likely the med: This does not sound like any typical side effect of remeron (mirtazapine). The most common effects are sedation and weight gain. I would treat it like... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rego
Psychiatry 37 years experience
No: not unless you are having a test for drugs of abuse (usually a urine test) in which case you will test positive for amphetamine for a day or so.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Rego
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Stage 3 +4 non-REM: If you are remembering dreams on the nights you are not very rested you are not sleeping well those nights. We do not recall the vast majority of our ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rego
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Yes: Constipation is an unusual but difficult side-effect of Cymbalta (duloxetine). Most people feel stimulated with drugs like this but a small percentage... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Rego
Psychiatry 37 years experience
No: These drugs generally have no affect on inflammatory indicators but in theory treating depression may lessen inflammation (in theory only).
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rego
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Blepharospasm: This is probably about the muscles outside of your eyes that are spasming and causing the involuntary blinking. I would see a neurologist.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rego
Psychiatry 37 years experience
NOT Hormones: If this is monthly it is not a hormonal problem. Rather it is a response within your brain to NORMAL hormonal changes in your menses. Depression and r... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rego
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Yes: They are probably related. Anxiety usually interferes with concentration. With who are prone to anxiety and depression (biologically two sides of the ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rego
Psychiatry 37 years experience
They are different: Long qt syndrome usually doesn't have symptoms. If you have chest pain, palpitations or especially if you faint, see your regular doctor first. If y... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rego
Psychiatry 37 years experience
A small Diff.: The XL form lasts longer than the sr. This means it is less likely to make you anxious but it may last long enough to keep you up. I prescribe the X... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rego
Psychiatry 37 years experience
It depends.: Anxiety comes in different types. Panic attacks, bad worrying, phobic fears etc. In fact anxiety comes with almost all psychiatric disorders in adul... Read More

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Medical/Graduate school

New York Medical College, NY
Graduated 1985MD
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