Dr. Shah Nawaz

Psychiatry
Waterbury, CT
37 years experience male

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Office

Waterbury, CT

Address

Waterbury CT 06706
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Specialties
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Psychiatry

Languages spoken

English

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275 Answers
36 Agrees
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A member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Gastro: Make sure dont drink coffe coke pepsi or any thing that contains caffeine.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
How much smoke: If you smoke 1 pack per day for long time your life span is more than 10 year shorter.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Melatonin: Melatonin is best Restoril (temazepam) is for insomnia can be taken if had good response in past.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Level: See if medication level is in therapeutic range depends on what is your dose if you slow or fast metabolized or taking any medication that interfere.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Mental health clinic: Take him to see mental health worker psychiatrist look community clinic need professional help.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Off label: Fda approved for dementia it also can be used off label for delirium induced by antipsychotic for brief duration.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Weed : How old are you most likely weed is causing noises or voices can cause paranoia and even delusions every one respond differently when they use weed.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Professional help: Get professional help instead reading on internet and making your self sick.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Shy: Shyness more common in boys than girls because women have early language development reasoning . Boys due to hormone surge more aggressive and shy do... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Varies: Every individual is different what dose how long have you been taking medication did you taper slowly or you stopped suddenly there are many factors w... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Fears: Preoccupation with fears of having idea that one has serious disease based on persons misinterpretation of body symptoms . Preoccupation persist despi... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Class C: Most of antidepressant are class c except Paxil (paroxetine) make sure take extra supplement of Folic Acid in addition to prenatal plus .Most studied ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Small portion: Are you taking any medication take small portions see medical doctor check your blood sugar are you drinking too much caffeine don't drink too much w... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Some people: Some people become laid back less emotional again when not depressed they don't cry slow to respond some only a small per enrage post people feel bett... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Most likely: Why don't do you do pregnancy test to be sure you can do at home if positive than schedule with your physician.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Not common: If someone taking only Buspar (buspirone) for anxiety does not cause mania unless taking as adjunct with ssri may cause restless dizziness agitation d... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Social work study: You need to finish study first go to school to become social worker msw so you can apply job than go for psychology or become addiction counsellor lad... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Sedation: Your chance of sedation and respiratory suppression are higher be cautious risk of fall and don't drive after taking both medications.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Possible: Some people are sensitive you might have gene for ht2c best will be do genetic testing to find out if you are slow metabolized or fast metabolized to ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
PMDD: People who suffer from pmdd have labile mood more emotional even depressed agitated angry start week before menstrual cycle see professional antidepre... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Yes: It lower sperm count so affects fertility when smoking for years lower testosterone level.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Check with physician: Smoking is dangerous for your health specially for lungs if you continue to have problem should see your doctor any recent cold symptoms cough or heav... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
It's safe: You can take both medications .There has been trial of inisitol in ocd and you can take with vitamin B12
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Interaction: How much oxy you taking time interval make sure you take as schedule don't use CAD pen your panic might be due to opioid withdrawal also what is dose ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Caffeine: How old are you do you drink lot of caffeinated beverages and spicy foods that might affect you need to learn relaxation technique and watch your diet... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Starting dose: Please provide complete information what dose you started how long you took that dose when did you increase the dose. Most medication have side effect... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Moderation: Moderation is the best thing dark chocolate is good still limit portion.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Most likely: If medication is working .How long you have been taking most of the time take for one year and reasses .What is cause of your anxiety if its because y... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Not to worry: May be stress related 2 days plus minus is ok
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Safe: If she has been on valium should continue stopping suddenly risk of seizure. And valium also helpful in dystonia.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Important: Actually that's diagnostic criteria physical exam by professional also to notice tender points at different location.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Taper: Why u take Ativan 3 mg for anxiety need to taper slowly 10 percent weekly also taking frolic acid 1 mg daily never stop Ativan suddenly always tape... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Assesment: Need professional assesment there is different types of bipolar disorder also have mood swings risky behavior sleep issues rapid mood swings there are... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
60 to 80 ounce: 60 to 80 ounces are sufficient.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Most likely: Make sure talk to your doctor before stopping medications there are different antidepressant available with less sexual side effects.
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Check dose: Yes some of side effects include palpitation fast heart rate tachycardia low blood pressure check your dose best is to start low and go ow also less c... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Not really: It can increase your heart rate best is to avoid nyquil with stimulant.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Tourette's: See professional dont diagnose self first your bipolar should be treated once stable . Than get seen by psychiatrist for tourette syndrome.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
That's Normal: Observe closely any problem call your pediatrician.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Why that high: If become psychotic go to emergency room also risk of cardiac problem
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Is it prescribed : If its prescribed to you than no worry .Make sure dont take if not prescribed to you there are serious side effects.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
See professional: If you are in deep depression see professional you might need inpatient if you are suicidal if not than outpatient treatment let professional decide w... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Hypotension: Yes it can cause hypotension try to lower the dose in half if still feel dizzy talk to your psychiatrist to switch to different medication for insomni... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Not that high: Chances are not that high unless you had menstrual cycle after birth .If you miss your cycle than check with your physician.
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A member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Relaxation: As you know it's stress related so learn to relax deep breathing exercise yoga cut down caffeine . List of medications any side effects
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A member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Most likely: Yes cannabis is lipid soluble stays longer also depends how much you use how often you use quantity and quality of product.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Normal: Every one respond different with medications depend on your metabolism also it's best to start low go slow give few days than you talk to your doctor... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Chest X-ray: See your medical doctor chest x-ray and throat swab to determine if you have active infection you should not keep waiting see physician.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Assesment: Proper assesment by psychiatrist sometime therapy with medication work best had to find underlying cause of anger sometime has mood component.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Talk to psychiatrist: See your physician may be medication needs adjustment or need to add other mood stabilizer.
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Jan 6, 2015
How can I get in touch with you I can't believe this but I live next to east mountain rd waterbury ct
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Nawaz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nawaz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! we live in Kosovo, if you know where found, but here there is no proper medication and doctors only test in giving drugs are there any place
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks. I understand rehab would b best&would happily go if I could. I just want to know that there is hope. That I will feel better
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks for your time. Are you saying I should stay on the methadone and taper down? It's been four years.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University tecnologica de santiago santiago campus
Graduated 1986MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Connecticut - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, New Haven, CT - Winter
2013
Top Psychiatrist , First Place, Connecticut - Winter
2013

Affiliations

Franklin surgical suite
St marys hospital
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