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Dr. Jennings Godsy

Psychiatry
Houston, TX
17 years experience male

Locations

Office

Houston, TX

Address

14335 Torrey Chase Blvd., Suite E, Houston, TX
Directions

Insurances accepted

BlueCross BlueShield

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Psychiatry

Doctor Q&A

35 Answers
31 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
15-20%: Studies have show that there is a strong genetic component to mood and anxiety disorders. Most studies show that the chances of passing ether to your ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Communication is key: Low sex drive can be caused by a number of factors including problems in the relationship. It can also lead to problems in the relationship. If you ar... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Depends?: The best one is the one that works for you. There are many options currently out there to help one stop smoking such as nicotine patches and gum, elec... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Prozac (fluoxetine) can help: But, there are many other thing that you can do as well. Practicing relaxation techniques or using distraction methods may help. Counseling or behavi... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Yes: It is safe and non-habit forming.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Most likely not: Unfortunately, imaging studies are not very helpful in diagnosing mental illness. However, they can be helpful in ruling out an organic or medical cau... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Addictions can come: In many different forms. I would recommend seeing a counselor as the most effective treatment is therapy.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Unfortunately not: If you are worried about having some form of mental illness, then i would recommend seeing a mental health professional who can discuss the symptoms y... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Ok: This is the maximum fda recommend dose for both, but they can be used together at these doses safety.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Yes: Anxiety can cause many different physical symptoms as well as difficulty concentrating and focusing. If these symptoms are causing you significant di... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Usually: Latuda, (lurasidone) like any atypical antipsychotic can cause increased blood sugar. However, studies have shown that it's less likely to than some o... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
No: It is not normal for your face or anything else to be swollen after taking adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine).
A male asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Yes: Citalopram is in the drug class of ssri's. The drug that is the most similar is lexapro, but that class also includes medications such as: zoloft, pr... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Depends: Talk to your primary care doctor to see if he or she is comfortable tapering you off these meds. If not, he or she should be able to refer you to some... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Both can be used: But, of the two, seconal (secobarbital) tends to be better for sleep as it does not last as long and has indication for sleep by the fda. However, th... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Yes: All three can cause constipation. For relief, start by drinking plenty of water and eating a high fiber diet.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Yes: Should not be a problem.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Yes: There is no significant drug interactions between these two medications.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Yes: These two personality disorders actually have some similarities and fall under the same group called cluster b personality disorders.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Eat protein: And do leg exercises such as lunges, squats, dead lifts, and leg presses. Use higher amounts of weight and lower number of reps to help build muscle.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
No: Talk to your doctor as antidepressants can sometimes have the opposite effect and cause worsening of depression or anxiety, especially in teenagers an... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Yes, but: I have concerns about the dose you are taking as Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) does not come in a 25mg tablet, and you are not suppose to cut it in half. T... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Depends?: First, you have to know how many calories you eat a day. We all need a certain number of calories to maintain our weight. To ruffly determine this mul... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
No: Oral contraceptives are ofttimes prescribed to help lessen the symptoms of pms.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Talk to your doctor: The combination of the two may increase the risk of qt prolongation which can lead to cardiac arrhythmias.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Should be okay: Be careful however, as the two together may make you extra drowsy.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Exercise can Help: However, exercise alone oftentimes is not enough. Panic attacks are the result of an over activation in the part of your brain that controls your figh... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
3-5 days: This somewhat depends on the dose and frequency you are taking it. But, as a general rule of thumb, most of the amphetamines are detectable for up to ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Yes: Elevated prolactin levels can cause a variety of medical problems, such as infertility, sexual disfunction, menstrual irregularity, galactorrhoea, and... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Hopefully good dream: Seriously, hopefully some sleep. But, occasionally some people do have problems with it. Most common side effects are headache, dizziness, or drugged ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Ok together: Prozac and zofran (ondansetron) are okay to be taken together, as there are no significant drug interactions, and could be taken at the same time.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Yes: Hydroxyzine is commonly used to treat anxiety.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Probably not: But you can always use backup protection to be completely safe.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Well: This is a difficult question to answer as there are many different reasons people have difficulty sleeping including anxiety, depression, poor sleep e... Read More

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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Dec 16, 2012
I was really depressed after some bad stuff in my life. I went to my family doctor, but he put me on a bunch of medication that just made me feel drugged. I started calling around to a bunch of diffe...Read More
HealthTap member
Dec 16, 2012
Really like this doctor and feel like he gives good care. Highly recommend. Treats me for depression and my husband for anxiety and our teenager for ADHD. I see him at 1960 location near Spring, but...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Godsy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thank you so much! I really appreciate that info. My fiance is a real trooper but after awhile it bcomes a problem when she doesnt get Off
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank u, doctor said ok to cut for the dose needed
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Thank you for the advice. Have tried about everything, these are last.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Graduated 2005MD

Residency

Austin Medical Education Programs

Awards

Humanism in Medicine Award Nominee, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Affiliations

North Houston Pychiatry
Seton Shoal Creek Hospital
St. Joseph Hospital
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