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Dr. Felix Toro

Anti-Aging Medicine
Jacksonville, FL
41 years experience male

Locations

Felix R. Toro, M.D.

Jacksonville, FL

Address

6817 Southpoint Parkway, suite 304, Jacksonville, FL
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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About

Bio

Completed the AMMEF Physician Training and Certification in Age Management Medicine, jointly sponsored by the Age Management Medicine Education Foundation (AMMEF) and the Age Management Medicine Group (AMMG)" • "certified in Age Management Medicine by the Age Management Medicine Education Foundation.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Anti-Aging Medicine

ADHD and Autism

Integrative Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Psychiatry

Doctor Q&A

84 Answers
30 Agrees
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Tell your Doctor: Talk to your Doctor ASAP. Tell her about your thoughts. If your thoughts are getting stronger or you feel you could act on them, go to the ER, there t... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Watch-out!: While it seems convenience, for BC and stopping your periods, Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) has been associated with many adverse effects.I have ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Communicate!: The medications you are taking are usually prescribed for Bipolar Depression, usually harder to treat. As it has been 6 months and you are not better,... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
1 to 3 weeks: As we usually start it low and taper up, from 20 mg to 100 mg, it can take from 1-3 weeks to start working. Titrating many times prevents side effects... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
What triggers it?: First you need to figure out what contributes to it. In this case it could be alcohol, the Sun, stress, high decibel noises, the hot dog, tension or ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Maybe: In Psychiatry there is a riff in between the "lumpers" and the "splitters". As the names imply some will lump together symptoms ( like obsessive compu... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Anxiety the Chameleon: yes, your symptoms are not rare, as when you are anxious the adrenaline and sympathetic nervous system gets activated and practically all your organ s... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Side effects of meds: The symptoms you describe could be side effects from the medications you are taking. Talk with your Doctor as he can adjust your medication or add a s... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Need to adjust dose: Usually physicians start a medication at the lower dose to see if you can tolerate it and no major side effects. Call for earlier appointment and he c... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Depends but practice: Like any other problem we most first identify it, in this case which type of memory problems you are having. There are many type controlled by differe... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Yes!: i notice you have Asthma and Panic disorder. You need to avoid cold medications that contain a decongestant like pseudo ephedrine due to taking Effexo... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Side effect?: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) also blocks the reputable of norepinephrine, so it increases its level in the synapsis. The bladder has a sphincter that cont... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Ignore: In the USA there is "scientific consensus" on taking these supplements, Fish Oil, CQ10, Vit D.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Ignore: Join a support group, learn, read and understand your strengths and not just your deficits!
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Ignore: Family and friends should try minimizing highly intense emotional reactions or environment.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Ignore: At home rest, ice, apply heat, stretch, stand, walk, strengthen muscles, lose weight, follow your MD.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Ignore: What you do not use, you lose even more! Exercise and stretch your affected area, get a nice hot tub.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Ignore: It is not low fat but the right fats that you should eat! Like Olive, fish oil, monounsaturated fats.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Listen: Listen share the same letters as silent! Do both and you will age gracefully, and live longer.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Ignore: Do eat unsaturated fats like olive oil, mixed nuts and fish oils, do not eat the transfats of frying.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Ignore: You can stop the progression and reverse some of the deficits! Talk w your Doctor and live healthy.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Optimize your Health: I prefer to call it Age Management, a process of optimizing our physical/mental function thru out our life cycle. Research has shown that most of the... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Analyse it!: You first have to keep tract of what and how much you eat and drink water. At the same time measure your activity level (many inexpensive tracking dev... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Ignore: Do practice and use a tutor with a phonetic approach. It gets better with time!
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Ignore: They are sweet an bring much happiness to their families for more years than we imagine.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Ignore: View your compulsions as a "coping mechanism" and figure out other ways you can cope.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Ignore: Eating Organic sausages and cookies with organic juices will still make you Obese, but less toxic!
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Ignore: There is much you can do to improve your cognitive and emotional function, so start today!
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Ignore: Start shifting your sleep clock before your trip. Avoid alcohol in the plane, and ask your doctor.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Any or All: Those 3 medications are called antidepressants and work similarly, regulating Serotonin, epinephrine and some Dopamine. That is why not only going up ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Around 120: Healthy weight may be different for all as genetic, familial and developmental issues affects it. For example the bone structure and size will influen... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Yes!: everyone metabolizes medication differently, so the effects can last longer or shorter than average. Vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) which is a prodrug th... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Get help!: You need a complete evaluation as Panic attacks can be caused or precipitated by many different factors. From hormone imbalances like thyroid, to effe... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
High: You have the following risk factor, smoking, high blood pressure, age, Thyroid problems. We do not know about your weight, Alcohol use,exercise level,... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Yes, it could. Most probably you start at a very low dose and he will raise it as tolerated until it helps. If you are "sensitive to medications", you... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Eggs fruits: You need to start the day right. Have low glycemic, high fiber, proteins, healthy fats only. Eggs with fruits, great. Avoid simple sugars, breads, and... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Ignore: Relapse starts before you pick up the drink or take the hit.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Ignore: Ice, rest, stretch, protect and strengthen it. But mainly change the movement that is causing it!
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Ignore: Extend your "daylight fun"for 12 hrs! If no Sun is available, get a "full spectrum light" .
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Weekly Okay: There is no consensus of the advantages of taking Vit D daily vs. 1X/W. In general Vit D Half Life (how long it takes for your body to get rid of ½ of... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Ignore: You can improve it, keep on reading!
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Maybe: While not sleeping can cause your symptoms, what is causing your insomnia could also be causing the symptoms. It also could be two unrelated problems.... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
See your Doctor: Congratulations, you are already doing the right things! Unless you are over exercising or not resting enough ( which could make you feel exhausted a... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Ignore: Educate about this condition those around you, they do not understand Asperger's.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Ignore: You're symptoms will come and go, so plan your life accordingly.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Moderation is Safe: Diazepam is used for its calming effects (anxiolitic), or for its sedative effects (help sleep) or for muscle relaxation (muscle cramps). Sometimes it... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Fiber not Enema: Careful, stretching your colon/rectum can over stretch it and cause adjustment and damage in the nerve receptors that control the peristalsis and sens... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Anxiety are fears: Anxiety is a natural feeling that helps us avoid harm. Some of us are born or develop a hyper active autonomic nerve system and unwarranted fears rule... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Find the cause: We spend around 30 yrs. of our lives sleeping! (8 hrs/Day). So there are so many things that could be causing your insomnia, probably around 100. Star... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
Anti-Aging Medicine 41 years experience
Practice: Assuming you have been clear by your health professional, increase your exercise by a small percentage every week. The safest way to do it is measurin... Read More

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Aug 9, 2014
Dr.Felix Toro is a caring, honest, and compassionate doctor and human being. He's open to expanding his already impressive knowledge and education. He also has a wonderful staff that also treat the pa...Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Toro is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Toro is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Opened my eye especially with having depression myself! I only want what's best for my child, will keep an eye on my reactions thankyou
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Very interesting article, we have a dementia care unit in our town and find the progression of treatment and causes interesting

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, PR
Graduated 1981MD

Medical/Graduate school

Medical School
Graduated 1981MD

Residency

Washington University, Barnes Hospital in St. Louis
Completed 1985

Awards

Top Doctor 2013-Jacksonville Magazine
Top Anti-Aging Specialist, First Place, Florida - Summer
2014
Thought Leader Doctor, Third Place, Jacksonville Region - Summer
2014

Affiliations

Cenegenics Medical Institute
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