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Dr. Izabella Gokhman

Psychiatry
CA
female

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Psychiatry

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English

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24 Answers
49 Agrees
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
Alcohol: No doubts, alcohol is by far more dangerous.
A female asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
Bulimic: You have symptoms of bulimia nervosa. The best way to address this is to start eating 5 SMALL meals a day & control your portions. Eating one appl... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
Electrolytes: At age 23, it is most likely, electrolyte imbalance, which can happen after vigorous exercise or overheating. Try to drink some Gatorade and to take B... Read More
A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
Fixed delusions: If your sister is convinced about unreal events or actions of other people - these may be fixed delusions. It is harder to treat them, compared to oth... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
Yes: Citalopram usually does not interact with other medications, but it is a good idea to separate these 2 medications by at least 30 minutes.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
Confidential: Once you fill the prescription, your confidential information will be stored in a database. Only doctors and pharmacists have access to it.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
No: Antidepressants work on different chemicals and affect different part of the brain. There are some studies showing that antidepressants have some posi... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
No.: Water cleans your system, including kidneys.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
Lower the dosage: It happens when you either start from higher dosage or increase it too fast. Some people though cannot tolerate even lowest dosage of Lexapro (escital... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
Zoloft (sertraline) can cause it: In male patients Sertaline (Zoloft) quite frequently causes sexual side effects. Ask your psychiatrist about possibility of changing to another antide... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
Ignore: Be honest with your doctor. Do not hesitate to give details on your worries.
A 80-year-old male asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
No known prevention: Unfortunately, there is no prevention means for ALS available at this time.
A female asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
Don't do it!: Taking way too many medications, which interact with each other, makes no sense. Talk to your doctor about other options
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
Smaller dosage: Ask your doctor to prescribe you 25 mg or 10 mg pills and taper off gradually.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
OK at bedtime to try: If that is what your psychiatrist recommends, try it at bedtime. Can cause drowsiness and dizziness if taken during the day.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
No: Buspar (buspirone) is not a habit-forming medicine, & you don't develop tolerance to it. However, it is a weak and old medication, and there are ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
Needs to go to ER: Schizophrenic on not, he is in acute physical distress and needs to see a doctor ASAP (either in ER or go or call immediately to his primary doctor.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
Not a good idea. : Even though it is after 11 hours, combination of alcohol and Ativan (lorazepam) in one day can cause a lot of problems, especially if you are driving.... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
Ignore: Breathe deeply before going to bed for 5 minutes. Keep daily routine.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
Stop Wellbutrin (bupropion): You should gradually stop Wellbutrin (bupropion) first.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
Zero: Do not experiment doing that. It is dangerous.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Izabella Gokhman
Specializes in Psychiatry
Ignore: Breathing exercise and "absorbing" good energy through your palms.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gokhman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gokhman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks Dr., Should V go for Hypnotherapy ? Will Regression therapy help her removing false things? Thanks again,Ma'am.
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Thank you for the response! Will be sure to drink gatorade and eat bananas the next few days.
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Thank you for answering candidly. Greatly appreciated!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical Academy of Latvia
MD

Residency

Drew University
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