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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
It depends....: People eat at night for various reasons - boredom, to soothe, even to sleep, especially if insomnia is a problem. Going to bed hungry may awaken you,... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Alternative meds: The low sex drive may be either from under treated depression or from side effects of the medications you are currently on. Consider talking with you... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Response to 10 mg?: It depends. What was your response to the 10 mg dose, and how much was it increased? If you could be more specific, that would be helpful.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Performance Anxiety: Performance anxiety is a very common occurrence, especially before test taking. Progressive muscle relaxation is extremely helpful in relaxing the bo... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Various causes: Tightness in the throat area is a very general symptom that can occur in a variety of conditions . Certainly anxiety can cause this. Do you have any ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Need more info: What sort of physical symptoms are you having with the anxiety? How do you define your anxiety? When you feel good/great, what is it like for you? ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Talk to professional: Struggling to manage daily challenges, while feeling chronically tense and distressed, can make one feel tired and unmotivated. It appears that you a... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Cognitive effects: The newer antipsychotics (second-generation antipsychotics) theoretically are supposed to assist with improving cognitive impairments in various menta... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Inform your doctor: Even though Effexor (venlafaxine) and Klonopin both address anxiety symptoms , they have different mechanisms of action in the brain and target differ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Be specific: When you say that you don't feel "right," it would be useful if you could try to be as specific as you can with your doctor. I understand that it can ... Read More
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