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Dr. Aron Tendler

Psychiatry
Royal Palm Beach, FL
20 years experience male

Locations

Office

Juno Beach, FL

Address

790 Juno Ocean Walk,, Suite 404C, Juno Beach, FL
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 8:00pm
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Deerfield Beach, FL

Office

Palm Beach, FL

Office

Royal Palm Beach, FL

Office

Royal Palm Beach, FL

About

Bio

Dr. Aron Tendler has been in Private Practice in Palm Beach County since 2006. He went to medical school at State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn, Downstate Medical Center, and received his MD with distinction in research in 2002. Subsequently he trained for two years in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry at Tulane University Hospital and then in Psychiatry at the University of Chicago where he was the chief resident and course director for psychosomatic medicine. Dr. Tendler studied sleep medicine at the Sleep Disorders Research Center of Rush University Hospital. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Psychiatry, Sleep Medicine and is certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Specialties
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Psychiatry

Sleep Medicine

Licenses

United States: California, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, New York

Languages spoken

Hebrew

Doctor Q&A

185 Answers
49 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Not Necessarily: Some people respond to lexapro, (escitalopram) some to prozac. They are both equally effective for anxiety at high doses.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Hard To Answer: For several reasons. You are adding two diagnosis. Bipolar and anxiety. Also you are not saying if anyone else in the family has the diagnosis and if ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Yes: Although 10 month old babies sleep longer six hours is not an unusual or rare interval time to wake up and eat especially if they are still breast fee... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Give it Time: For anxiety it is important to start low, and go high with the dosage. So you may need to be on a higher dosage for 6-8 weeks before it works. Stick w... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Reversible: Alot of the psychiatric medications can cause GI side effects. Usually constipation is a problem. This is because there is alot of serotonergic innere... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Yes: It can, depression does become psychotic depression. Please see a psychiatrist ASAP.
A female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Don't stay in bed: If you have to lay down, use a recliner. You don't want to develop habits that will result in chronic insomnia like learning that the bed is not a pla... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Stalevo (carbidopa and levodopa and entacapone): It has much more dopamine.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
That is Fine: Wheatgrass shots are safe and have no interactions with Lexapro (escitalopram).
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Yes: It is a safe drug, you just might have some temporary side effects but it will not cause breathing problems like regular opiates.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Yes: It is safe for you, but I don't know if the blood bank wants it. You need to disclose what medications you are on to them. They will decide if they ca... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
No Problem: Just tell them in advance, and let them communicate with your physician or get pharmacy records.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
MRI: Ms and panic attacks and generalized anxiety have a very high comorbidity. The best way to determine if you are having an ms relapse is with your neur... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Yes: Gastroesophageal reflux is mediated/ controlled by the autonomic nervous system. Specifically the parasympathetic fibers that originate from dorsal nu... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
It Depends: Sertraline is a category c drug for pregnancy and it is safe during lactation. During pregnancy the risks and benefits are calculated between you and ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Sometimes: For depression 50mg is enough, for anxiety usually you need over 125mg (in adult size patients who have normal drug metabolism.).
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Half Life and Dosage: Ativan/lorazepam: 14 hr half life klonopin/clonazepam: 20-50hr half life usually you switch from 1mg twice a day of Clonazepam to 1mg three times a da... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Yes : But there can be some increased bruising and prolongation of the qt interval on her ekg so that should be checked. This is due to the interaction of P... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Unrelated: Please write more details. The xanax (alprazolam) is not going to help a collapsed nasal valve. You can usually taper off xanax (alprazolam) 0.25mg ev... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Brief, Non Sustained: Purging by throwing up after meals or by using laxatives or diuretic is a poor method of weight loss. It is also incredibly dangerous. Athletes that h... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
New Coping Skills: Cutting is a high risk coping skill. You need to learn some coping skills and practice them while you are relaxed and then in a stressful situation an... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Usually Progestrone: Birth control pills differ in their dosages and types of Estrogens and progesterone. More women have depression from progesterone. However some get it... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Varied and Dangerous: There are many different synthetic cannabinoids. Hopefully some of them will have therapeutic benefits in the future. However, spice-k2 and the five s... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Bruising is normal: I am assuming you are getting the injections for faulty valves in the leg veins (resulting in either varicose veins or edema) and they are trying to d... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Yes- See Your Dr.: This would be a very painful situation. Unless you are having some small bowel movements you would be very sick at this point, having accumulated 3 we... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Several Possibilit: Excessive sleepiness at your age can be do to several causes. A temporary medical problem like mono, anemia, pregnancy, infection or a sleep disorder ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Not Advisable: It is hard to predict how you will react, and the xanax (alprazolam) effects can be compounded by the alcohol. You can be suddenly very sedated or cog... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Sedation-Yes: You should become tolerant to the sedation from seroquel (quetiapine) very quickly. Otherwise we would not be able to get people to therapeutic doses ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Essential Tremor: At your age the most likely diagnosis is essential tremor if you are not taking any medications that are causing this. Progressive, mainly symmetric, ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
No: That is not a known side effect.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Several Mechanisms: There are a variety of areas in the brain that are affected during depression. It is evident through decreased activity smaller volume and abnormal os... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
50.4 Hours: If your liver is functioning normally.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Relatively: Pramipexole is a dopamine agonist that is used for Parkinson's or Restless Legs. Your doctor might be using it off label for another reason. All the d... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Yes: Prozac (fluoxetine) also comes in a liquid. Your doctor can order it. 20mg/5ml.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Yes: Sle itself would cause fatigue. Celiac with an inappropriate diet would cause fatigue.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Wait or ER: It will take about 2.5 days for the adderal to be gone completely from your system. Until that time it can cause racing heart beat, anxiety, agitation... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Good: You will pass a urine test. I hope you can get some more sober time.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
As Soon As: You are calm, A pseudo seizure is not a seizure, You are allowed to drive.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
4-8 Wks: Once you are at the maximum tolerated dose of close to 300mg (it takes time to taper up, most people are above 200mg). Only the can you start counting... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Any?: There is no real answer to this question. It depends on the sensitivity of the lab. Unlike urine tests that have established cutoff values, hair and n... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Occaissionally: Cymbalta (duloxetine) with chronic alcohol use can worse the liver damage. Mild and infrequent alcohol use is ok.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Yes: It has a barbituate in it, butalbital.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Try The Full Dose: You can try a faster taper, even starting at 1mg twice a day (the full dose) but if you get agitated or nauseous go down in the dose. (0.5 x 3d, then ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
No: The best way to boost metabolic rates is to eat every 3 hours and exercise frequently. If you starve or eat less frequently and then binge your body w... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Yes: You can even cut that in half or quarters. Eventually some patients can get onto Naltrexone or vivitrol which is just an opiate blocker and not a repl... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Not A Problem: Strattera (atomoxetine) is not toxic to the liver over time and does not require monitoring of liver function tests. If you have impaired liver functi... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Don't Wait Too Long: This is a very personal discussion that has to occur between you and your doctor. However, ssd benefits are determined by the amount you paid into ss ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
It Is Possible: Traumatic brain injury and after neurosurgery you can have changes in your libido. You can also have changes in your personality. Give it at least two... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Adults: The primary risk factors associated with larygeal cancer include tobacco use, alcohol consumption, human papillomavirus (hpv) infection (for oropharyn... Read More

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Dec 16, 2012
Dr. Tendler is very intelligent, understanding, insightful and professional. He helped me with my problems. I would highly recommend him.
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Jan 27, 2014
I wanted to send a "thanks" but don't know how. So I figured a recommendation should suffice. Thank you for your prompt and helpful reply.
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Dec 16, 2012
Thank you Dr. Tendler. Happy Doctors' Day. Know I appreciate you! Ann #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower10
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you :-) there's no way I'm pregnant as I haven't been sexually active. I take alprim for re-occurring UTI's, kidney stones
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Thankyou but my doctor told me she would prefer me to be on a lower dose and come off them. :-( I obviously can't makes me feel so crap
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Tyvm Dr. Your reply is much appreciated. You have reassured me very much. I'm grateful for your response

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Graduated 2002MD

Residency

University of Chicago Medical Center

Residency

Tulane University Affiliated Hospitals

Residency

Tulane University Affiliated Hospitals

Awards

Leading Physician of the World & Top Psychiatrist in Florida, International Association of Healthcare Professionals
America's Top Psychiatrists, Consumers Research Council of America
Top Psychiatrist , Second Place, Florida - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Psychiatric Association
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
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