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Dr. David Scheiderer

Psychiatry
Sarasota, FL
37 years experience male

Locations

Integrative Psychiatry, inc.

Sarasota, FL

Address

3392 Magic Oak Lane, Sarasota, FL
Directions

Fax

9413717667

Office

Sarasota, FL

About

Bio

Bringing together modern theory, current science, and decades of clinical practice, I help people build and maintain their health and happiness.

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.

Psychiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

44 Answers
7 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Entirely possible. : Depends on the reason you are taking it. Abilify (aripiprazole) has numerous fda approved uses when taken by itself including schizophrenia and bipola... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
General Approach: Once other medical conditions have been ruled out, i explore many options: psychorx, meds, natural supplements and lifestyle: sleep hygiene, mediterra... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Did: Did you know that meditation rewires brain centers associated with attention, mood, and cognition?
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Think Cortisol: Once ur pcp has ruled out the zebras (those serious but rare medical conditions that could be causing ur symptoms) consider testing for cortisol (sali... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Hormones and NTs: Currently there are no lab tests that can be used to diagnose people with any psychiatric disorder including depression/anxiety. We can however measu... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Many good options: Once i'm sure symptoms are due to anxiety and not another medical condition, i explore many options: psychotherapy, medications, relaxation, lifestyle... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Intriguing. : I dare say yes. Hormonal (hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal-thyroidal-gonadal: hpatg axis) hormones are bound to be involved in most psychiatric syndro... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Stablizing Dopamine: In theory, psychosis is caused by excess Dopamine activity in certain key brain areas. Abilify (aripiprazole), (aripiprazole) a partial agonist at d2... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Probably Not. : Caffeine from natural sources- coffee, teas, dark chocolate- is probably good for health in general. Caffeine, however, is not designed to treat fatig... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Don't Give Up: Alas, nearly two-thirds of people suffering from depression and taking an anti-depressant do not get totally well. My approach: re-evaluate to r/o m... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
An approach....: First make sure you don't have a severe life- threatening illness preventing you from gaining weight. That will require seeing a clinician. Once done ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
I think so. : That said, there are many safe & potentially effective supplements for depression such as travacor, serocor, eskaloft, deplin, & folanac. Neurotra... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Good thinking!: To simultaneously cleanse and repair the gut, I use a modified elimination diet (no gluten, dairy, or soy), anti-inflammatory plant based protein powd... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Does: Does this suspicious looking mole need to be biopsied? Especially if you have a family history.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Recent: Recent study shows higher omega-3 levels (from fish oil) linked to lower risk of dying over 16 yrs.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Don't: Don't put anything on your skin that you wouldn't put in your mouth.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Absolutely: Tragically, is not uncommon for a person suffering from bipolar disorder to have been symptomatic for more than a decade, seen multiple clinicians, an... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Counting Sheep?: I generally start with general "sleep hygiene" measures and prefer natural supplements to prescription sleeping pills for many reasons. I reported on... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Honey: And no i'm not getting fresh. High quality raw honey has been used successfully for thousands of years as a wound dressing. Data suggests that h... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
I like Lamictal: As a psychiatrist i prescribe Lamictal for its fda approved use in bipolar disorder. When used appropriately (slow titration monitoring for rash) I ha... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Low glycemic index: Glycemic index is a numerical value assigned to foods indicating how high and how quickly your blood sugar spikes after ingesting that food. The lower... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
No Fun.: Sounds like no fun. Start with thorough medical evaluation to include adrenal hormone and neurotransmitter testing. Lifestyle (sleep, diet, exer... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
"Allergic Shiners?": Many things can cause dark circles under one's eyes: lack of sleep, stress, eczema, genes, lying face down while sleeping, rubbing of the eyes. Becau... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Acid: In your case, it amy be too little acid to break down complex food stuffs. A favorite home remedy of mine is organic unfiltered apple cider vinegar i... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Urgent. : You are either an insightful philosopher poet or you are clinically depressed. If the latter, get help immediately, suicide can be prevented. If t... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Meds plus psychoRx: Alas no cure for most people with ocd but many good treatments: medications (ssris, snris, anafranil) & cognitive behavioral psychotherapy from an exp... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
What's the rush?: Slow and steady wins the race. I start with a low glycemic, anti-inflammatory, hormonally correct plant based protein powder (provides great nutrient... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Great question.: Simplistically, persons with adhd have too little activity in certain brain pathways (dopamine-da and norepinephrine-ne) to override extraneous distra... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Yes, but....: Would have her hormone levels checked first. Blood at a lab or saliva from a lab or at home with a kit. Most hormones require a prescription but s... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
You're not alone SB: Fatigue is a modern plague. It's causes and effects are legion. You have likely been self- medicating yours with coffee. The good news, coffee, unless... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Many possibilites: An organic diet of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, good fats, lean protein provides nutrient rich foods while avoiding harmful toxins such ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Not ok, essential!: Fiber aids in elimination and detoxification. Enzymes help with digestion and absorption of protein. Vitamins and minerals support vital metabolic... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Yes and Maybe: Finateride, by inhibiting the enzyme (5-alpha-reductase) blocks the conversion of testosterone to dht. Depending on your unique genetic endowment and... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Definitely.: High cortisol can cause myriad signs & symptoms: fatigue, decreased energy, impaired memory, insomnia, anxiety, restlessness, crying, and depression... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Help is available!: A thorough exam (h&p, blood work including thyroid panel-not just tsh) a good start. For a woman in her mid 20s i also get specialty labs from a home ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
"Wired and Tired": A clinical profile i often encounter is the person who is simultaneously wired (anxious) and fatigued. Difficult to treat because it is nearly imposs... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Indubitably! : At some point you will be well served meerkat to explore why you have recurring yeast infections. The most common causes might surprise you: antibio... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Possibly: Every hormone has its pause. Perimenopausal night sweats can be due to abnormalities in any of your hormones. I normally check using serum or saliva... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Complicated : Bc, consider getting screened/evaluated for depression, a leading cause of lack of motivation and pleasure. Also consider having, in addition to ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Important issue. : General things to consider: get a good physical exam with usual labs, manage blood sugars (low glycemic or mediterranean-like diet), control bloo... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Simple but not easy.: You may not like the answer but here goes, 11d. Lifestyle and health-related behaviors. Specifically, high quality sleep and higher quality food. Get ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Not necessarily.: There are many many different serotonin receptors in your body. Indeed 95% of your serotonin receptors reside in your gut, 3% in your brain, and 2% i... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Could be low sugar: Need to get this evaluated. One possibility is that after a high-carb (refined sugars, white bread/pasta/potato) meal ur blood sugar is spiking causin... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Depends on much. : Some increase prolactin, some might affect Insulin levels or sensitivity, some decrease cortisol. Their effects on hunger and satiety hormones also li... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Scheiderer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Scheiderer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Nov 26, 2015
I am grateful for this doctor this Thanksgiving!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I was wondering if I could have high levels of cortisol and this helped me. I have a lot of symptoms so I want to have it measured. Thanks!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! i been doing meditation for 2 yrs now anyway and have felt the benefits from it.
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Thanks for your quick reply! bitch you dr. I really appreciate the answer so quickly you're the best

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, OH
Graduated 1985MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Roanoke, VA - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, Roanoke, VA - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Third Place, Roanoke, VA - Winter
2013
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