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Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Stressed out: Certainly chronic stress can lead to hypertension. Lifestyle changes such as healthy food choices, exercising regularly, and getting enough sleep can ... Read More
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Psychiatry 32 years experience
Same symptoms: Usually, when pt experiences what appears to be a "plateau" in response to antidepressants, it could be that the medication needs adjustment. This is... Read More
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Psychiatry 32 years experience
Discuss with doctor: It sounds like you are really struggling. However, you are on a number of very potent medications, and such recommendations cannot be made in this set... Read More
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Psychiatry 32 years experience
Get help immediately: Inhaling bleach fumes not only can cause irritation to the lungs. Contact with skin and eyes can also cause irritation. Bleach consists of chlorine an... Read More
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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 27-year-old male asked:
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Psychiatry 32 years experience
Constipation: Antipsychotics commonly cause constipation as a side effect. This leads to altered stool consistency. In severe cases it can lead to fecal impaction a... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
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Psychiatry 32 years experience
Use a condom!: All forms of unprotected sex leave both partners at higher risk for HIV, as well as other sexually transmitted diseases. Sexually transmitted diseas... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Need more info: What was your initial response to Wellbutrin (bupropion) XL? Why did you stop? How did you do the 1.5 weeks you were off Wellbutrin (bupropion) XL ?... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
It depends: Dosing of lithium depends on the form taken and the patient response, and interactions with other medications. Levels are used to determine if they fa... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Discuss with doctor: Severe anxiety can cause undue suffering and be extremely debilitating. Your despair is certainly understandable. However, the "resistance" that you ... Read More
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