Doctor Q&A for Dr. Monika Heller

A female asked:
Dr. Monika Heller
16 years experience
Evaluation: An evaluation by a psychiatrist can be very helpful to manage mood/anxiety and perhaps talk about resources for stress management. Anxiety and mood c... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Monika Heller
16 years experience
Therapy: The best treatment for anxiety or panic attacks is cognitive behavioral therapy and exposure therapy which focuses on exposing yourself to anxiety pro... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Monika Heller
16 years experience
Medical work up: A medical conditions that can cause anxiety include heart problems, diabetes, thyroid imbalance, anemia, electrolyte imbalances, asthma, drug abuse, a... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Monika Heller
16 years experience
Useful: This medication can be very useful for it's indications of adhd and narcolepsy. 80% of people will respond to Ritalin (methylphenidate) or adderall. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Monika Heller
16 years experience
Exposures: The goal of social anxiety is to limit avoidance to social situations and work on the negative thoughts that increase anxiety. When exposing yourself ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Monika Heller
16 years experience
The difference: Adderall contains 75% of the effective (dextro) isomers of amphetamine, while Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) is dextro-methylphenidate (only the right-h... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Monika Heller
16 years experience
Addiction: Addiction is a biological disease and quite tricky to manage. The best way to manage addiction is to seek addition treatment at a recovery center and... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Monika Heller
16 years experience
Hair follicle: Hair follicle tests reflect the last 90 days of ingestion of substances.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monika Heller
16 years experience
Evaluation: Yes, chronic anxiety can cause hair loss, but other medical conditions that are associated with anxiety can also caused hair loss. It is important to... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Monika Heller
16 years experience
Interaction: Rhodiola can help anxiety/depression and also augment the effects of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). This increases the risk of... Read More
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