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Dr. Marsha Wheatley

Psychiatry
HOUSTON, TX
39 years experience

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Psychiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

16 Answers
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Wheatley
Psychiatry 39 years experience
The same impact: Actual impact not quantitatively predictable. The manufacturer of both citalopram and escitalopram did not feel the impact to be significant. Tegret... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Wheatley
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Yes.: Infants receive 3% of maternal dose and have been noted to have discontinuation syndromes.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Wheatley
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Medical vs. psych.?: After ruling out physical illness, consider psychiatric illnesses that interrupt sleep. Night terrors, unlike nightmares, leave no memory trace. PTS... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Wheatley
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Are you alone?: If you are the only person in the room, it's you. Pay attention to your diet. Also note any changes in color of your stool. Liver problems are one ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Wheatley
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Confuses recovery.: Not sure what your indication for being prescribed Abilify (aripiprazole). Compare your symptoms that you're seeking relief from with the effects of ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Wheatley
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Subconcussive Injury: have also been associated with CTE . There is ongoing research on finding markets. Continue doing positive things for your brain health.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Wheatley
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Morning: Stimulate at a time when you can best metabolize and utilize nutrients. Make sure these are safe and approved appetite enhancers.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Wheatley
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Multimodal.: Some people get dysphoric. Alcohol is disinhibiting. Euphoria maybe related to various receptors and neurochemicals--GABA, serotonin, dopamine, or a... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Wheatley
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Appears safe.: If irritability is your only side effect it is apparently not a physical threat. Are you able to tolerate the irritability without threatening your l... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Wheatley
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Very.: Gas chromatography. Detects low levels and can extend back in time based on the length of hair follicle. 90 days on average.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Wheatley
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Ignore: Be patient with someone who was patient with you. Be loving with someone who loved you. Be present.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Wheatley
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Avoid polypharmacy: Work with the meds you have on hand. Tell your prescriber of your insomnia and he/she may adjust your current meds.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Wheatley
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Numbers.: Unless it is a peer based group like AA, group therapy is run by a mental health professional, such as a psychologist. Psychologists can have differe... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Wheatley
Psychiatry 39 years experience
States' rights.: California tends to be higher taxed and higher regulated. Insurers sometimes dictate what level of certification of personel they will reimburse.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Wheatley
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Weird? : Some people express symptoms or prodromal characteristics early in life. Many, if not most, showed no symptoms. The change in behavior is often what... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Wheatley
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Not advised.: Adding stimulants, while taking a Stimulant or Amphetamine, will increase chances of insomnia, and other side effects.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wheatley is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wheatley is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 6, 2015
Direct and to the point, calmed my thoughts
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Going to try and take some time to relax before sleeping. Usually just stop what I'm doing,shower and straight to bed. Thanks.
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I have thyroid problem will does that mean i will never conceive
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you much doctor.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX
Graduated 1983MD

Residency

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Awards

Founding Rx Editor, First Place, National - Winter
2015
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