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Dr. Shah Nawaz

Psychiatry
Waterbury, CT
36 years experience male

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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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Ears: Ostly behind your ear lobes ear cartilage back of your ears also will check back of shoulder if its tense.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Multiple: There are many factors obesity can play big role family history some inherited problem genetic problem history of hepatitis should consult gastroenter... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Supportive therapy: A group where he can learn for to maintain his proper hygiene social interaction also some healthy recreation some time assesment refer to brs see wha... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Effective: Ect is effective for major depression .Patient needs to be medicaly stable . Common side effects short term memory problem and risk of confusion after... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Slowly : Work with your physician taper very slow depends. How long you have been taking medication . What is your metabolism
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Stress: Check what are your triggers at work evaluate any particular stressor.
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A member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Should be out: Most likely should be out if you have normal metabolism no kidney or liver disease your urine should be negative.
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A member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
See doctor: Need to see doctor also have urine analysis for infection or history of kidney stone.
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A female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Varies : 7 to days 20 days should get better after onset of menses.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
No: Both medications cause sedation and cause more sedation and dizziness when taken together risk of falls or accident unless you work at night and sleep... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Tachycardia: You should not use occasionally first you need diagnosis of adhd than find right medication than start low go slow taper caffeine it can affect appeti... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Gastroenterologist: You should not stay on h2 blocker for ever make sure see gastroenterologist change your diet cut spice last meal 4 hour before sleep no soda cut caffe... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
No: No it's not safe thc lower your heart rate and beta blocker also lower heart rate and benzo cause sedation more side effects and sedation.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Seizure disorder: High dose Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) and wellbutrin have risk of seizure disorder be careful at high dose.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Slowly: If you really want to stop than taper to 20 mg for few weeks than if no problem with sleep than 10 mg for 2 weeks than take as needed if not able to ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Dose: What dose you started have you ever tried any other stimulant what is your baseline heart rate how much coffee you drink talk to you'd physician.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Dose: Check with your medical doctor if you have severe pain leg pain is not common side effect of addrerall it can cause tachycardia weight loss loss of ap... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Which mood stabilize: Be more specific there is few mood stabilizer which one someone is taking lately atypical has indication for bipolar that can interrupt menstrual cycl... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Starting dose: What is starting dose also are you taking any other medications Paxil (paroxetine) have lot of interaction with different medications it can cause dr... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Rehab: You have addiction problem you are using nicotine and pain killer even to pot pouri so you have addiction seek help inpatient or outpatient rehab if n... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Fluids: How much you drink do you drink soda or any caffeinated drinks affect increase urination at night time.I don't know your gender also check your blood ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Yes: Depression in common with cardiac problem don't hesitate if you need antidepressant see psychiatrist.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Dosage: You should not stop medication immediately unless told by your physician Anafranil (clomipramine) treats depression and ocd may be it was helping you ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Check college : After high school you can enroll as social worker if only interested as counselor look program for ladc . At least three to four years after high scho... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Anxiety : Most likely related to anxiety worried also might have been treating yourself with drinking which is not working need to see professional to help you ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Se ENT: See ENT in case you have sinus problem also allergic test in case if you have any allergy to environment.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
See OT: See occupational therapist also get treatment for anxiety and your medical issues . Occupational therapist will help you give you instruction for prop... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Namenda (memantine): There are few things physical and psychological exercise reading walking doing puzzle treating blood pressure loose weight aricept/ Namenda (memantin... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Stop &start techniqu: First try squeeze techniquestop& start technique if no help sometime Paxil (paroxetine) is helpful get professional help.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Yes: Both can lower pod pressure so risk of dizziness and fall.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Dependence: When you using illicit drugs opioids or alcohol when you stop have shakes and withdrawal .When you are physically dependent neglecting family and re... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
No study: No study has done coq 10 good for muscle enzyme specially useful when you take with statin but there is no interaction if you want as supplement.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Emergency room: If you are paranoid over your sleep and trying to stay awake even have suicidal thoughts go to emergency ro or call 911 or call crisis center in your ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
See professional : You should see psychiatrist therapy plus medication will help you . Help is available no need to suffer should seek help.
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A member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Depends: Depends who is ordering how many panels on that drug screen.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Varies: If it was helping your sleep and you did not taper down slowly and did not replace than it will take long time to feel better . Seroquel (quetiapine) ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Medication: Are you taking any medications sometime side effects of medications. Other any history of anxiety or obsession see professional if it interrupt your d... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
3 weeks or more: Depends how much you use it stays 3 weeks or more depends on use also intake of fluids and kidney filtration.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Caffeine: How much coffee you drink or soda sometime too much caffeine can increase peristalsis . Make sure you have balanced breakfast less caffeine . If does ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
It varies: Depends on family history of alcohol environmental stressors how every individual takes responsibility.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Intrusive thoughts: One of anxiety spectrum see professional if you have recurrent persistent thoughts impulses or images intrusive thoughts that cause anxiety.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Relaxation: Relaxation / yoga no chocolate in evening not even decaff 6 hours before sleep if no success may be sleep study / option of sleeping medication to adj... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Option: Try with plenty of water and try to swallow but if you have been chewing it and its working for you than keep taking it there is not much literature o... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
24 to 72 hour: It varies with usage and strength of product sometime upto 3 days if you using heavy may be more.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Antidepressant: It belong to classification of snri antidepressant also help anxiety start slow go slow its approved for depression and anxiety disorder there are som... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Age: How old is she any history of anxiety or memory problem any family history of memory problem.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Buspar (buspirone): Best you should try cbt therapy and relaxation yoga if still no help than try Buspar (buspirone) at low dose.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Medication: How long you been in therapy have you seen medical doctor have blood work done specially check your thyroid than see psychiatrist for trial of antid... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Sweating: Do you take any antidepressant specially ssri sweating is common side effects drink enough fluids.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Wellbutrin (bupropion): One of antidepressant specially wellbutrin (bupropion) is best if goal is to achieve concentration make sure not taking other medications which intera... Read More
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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

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St marys hospital
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