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Dr. Elizabeth Morgan

Clinical Psychology
FL
14 years experience female

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Clinical Psychology

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
More information: You're correct, people with dementia may appear to be childlike and have changes in their sleep cycle. The only way to be sure is through medical and ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Depakote: Depakote is an antiepileptic drug (AED) used to treat seizure disorders, migraine headaches, and the manic phase of bipolar disorders. It is thought ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Antipsychotics: They may be used short-term to reduce agitation or other symptoms during inpatient hospitalization. Depending on the cause of the symptoms, they may b... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Symptom onset: Symptoms of schizophrenia usually start between the ages of 16 and 30. There are other conditions that may look similar (such as bipolar disorder, sid... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Difficult to say: This sounds like a movement disorder called tardive dyskinesia (typically repetitive, chewing mouth and jaw movements), which is usually a side effect... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Shaking side effect: Shaking is a possible side effect of Lexapro (escitalopram). It may go away in a few weeks, once your body gets used to the medication. If it doesn't ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Complications: Trabeculectomy is surgery to treat glaucoma by slowly releasing the pressure from inside the eye. It is my understanding that potential problems inclu... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Possibly: It's usually not the first symptom, but if the tumor becomes large it may press on parts of the brain and cause problems with memory. Other symptoms c... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
PMDD treatment: Ssris such as prozac, paxil, (paroxetine) sarafem, and zoloft may provide relief from many symptoms of pmdd. Taking birth control pills stops ovulati... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Strattera/Zoloft: I don't know of any foods that reduce efficacy of either zoloft or strattera (atomoxetine). Taking the medications with food may be helpful, though, t... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
B12 deficiency: Yes, anemia can cause cognitive problems which may resemble delirium or dementia due to impaired absorption of vitamin b12. This vitamin is important ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Dementia types: Alzheimer's disease is one type of dementia. It is a neurodegenerative dementia, which cannot be reversed and gradually worsens over time. However, so... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Hypoglycemia : Severe hypoglycemia (too low blood sugar) that causes loss of consciousness is also called Insulin shock. It is a very serious situation and in some s... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Evaluation: I'd recommend a medical work-up and neuropsychological assessment in order to determine the best treatment. There is a disorder of thinking and behavi... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Inteview anxiety?: I don't think you are alone in this. If you find you have difficulty forming your thoughts during interviews, it may help to prepare yourself by think... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Many causes: Hypoechoic lesions are abnormal areas that appear as darker areas on an ultrasound. They can occur in any part of the body and for a range of reasons.... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Treating OSA: I just want to add how important proper treatment is for sleep apnea. Besides interfering with deep restorative sleep, apnea puts increased stress on ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
SFI: Sporadic fatal insomnia is a rare prion disease related to familial fatal insomnia. It involves a characteristic change in sleep pattern, autonomic hy... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Consult: Standard newborn screening includes screening for cystic fibrosis (cf). This identifies the vast majority of infants with cf, but a missed diagnosis i... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Celexa (citalopram): I haven't heard that! in 2011 the fda suggested a dose of no more than 40 mg a day in people younger than 60 and 20 mg a day in people over age 60 bec... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Support: It sounds like you're really worried. Have you talked to your friend about your concerns? Sometimes when someone is depressed they feel isolated, even... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Be safe: It could be a medication reaction. If you are concerned, you should get it checked out.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
NPH: It really depends on how long the hydrocephalus was causing symptoms and whether there are any other medical issues that may be contributing. Dementia... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
None known: I do not know of any interactions between turmeric and prozac (fluoxetine). However, no known interactions does not mean that none are possible.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Interaction risk: There is a potential interaction as both affect dopamine. One possible side effect of bupropion is seizure, and the risk may increase in combination ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Growth and CFS: Not to my knowledge, although cfs is not well understood. Cfs is most common in ages 30 to 60, when growing is done.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Anemia: Anemia is a condition in which your body does not produce enough healthy red blood cells, or your blood cells do not have enough hemoglobin. Symptoms ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Mania and depression: There are many symptoms of bipolar disorder, also called manic depression, and several different types. In general it involves periods of elevated/irr... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Ignore: Stress reduction (meditation, yoga, massage) and a healthy diet help manage cfs symptoms!
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Fibromyalgia pain: Pain is most likely from fibromyalgia. Do you feel like you got adequate information about your condition?Are there other symptoms that concern you? D... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Methotrexate: Methotrexate affects cells in the hippocampus, part of the brain with an important role in memory. Studies are looking at how other drugs, such as pro... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Morgan
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
CFS onset: Cfs affects more women than men (or may be under reported in men), and is most common between the ages of 30 and 60. Symptoms can begin in people youn... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Morgan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Morgan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This saved my life. Thank you. Thank you so much! I started to write more songs and talk to people and just express my feelings more and it worked. Thank you Dr. Morgan for the help
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! One of the answ. on this site mentioned celexa is not recom. after 50
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you Dr.Morgan, i really appreciate you took the time to answer

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