Doctor Q&A for Dr. Susie Mendelsohn

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susie Mendelsohn
Anxiety, Trauma, Abuse, 24 years experience
Medication for dep.: Your doctor will be able to take your family history and prescribe the proper antidepressant for your depression. The typical medications are ssri's a... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susie Mendelsohn
Anxiety, Trauma, Abuse, 24 years experience
Anxiety/Stress: You may want to try some progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises, sit in quiet room daily for 15 minutes without stimulation; yoga or ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susie Mendelsohn
Anxiety, Trauma, Abuse, 24 years experience
"Cure" : There is no "cure" per say, but there is certainly treatment for body dysmorphia. You may want to seek a therapist who specializes in the treatment of... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Susie Mendelsohn
Anxiety, Trauma, Abuse, 24 years experience
Hot Flashes: You are most probably experiencing some sort of reaction to the medications. If you are taking them for some sort of anxiety disorder, however, then t... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susie Mendelsohn
Anxiety, Trauma, Abuse, 24 years experience
Anxiety Medication: I think it's best to ask your pharmacist about the expiration date on your prescription. He/she would know best.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susie Mendelsohn
Anxiety, Trauma, Abuse, 24 years experience
Depression: Depression is very common and can get worse in the winter as the days are shorter. Listening to soothing music is good, but if your depression continu... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susie Mendelsohn
Anxiety, Trauma, Abuse, 24 years experience
Panic: People often go to the er for panic/anxiety; however, there is nothing they can do for you since the key is seeking psychological assistance to learn ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susie Mendelsohn
Anxiety, Trauma, Abuse, 24 years experience
Medication changes: In my experience, some of the antidepressants that are newer can have minimal side effects. You may want to ask your doctor for a new one such as cele... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susie Mendelsohn
Anxiety, Trauma, Abuse, 24 years experience
Happy: The combination of an antidepressant medication with therapy (preferably cognitive-behavioral therapy) will help you learn the tools you need to funct... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susie Mendelsohn
Anxiety, Trauma, Abuse, 24 years experience
Inappropriate affect: Laughing at sad things could be a sign that painful stimuli are too difficult for you to deal with. In this sense, your laughter is being used as a de... Read More
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