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Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Tell your doctor : It is important that you talk to your doctor about the insomnia. There are various causes of insomnia. Your doctor can investigate further with the ... Read More
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Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Ritalin vs. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): There are a variety of stimulants available for treatment of ADHD. All of them have the potential for habituation. Recommend discussing the various ... Read More
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Dr. Pacita David
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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Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Fainting: Psychogenic shock is a physiologic response of the body to a perceived overwhelming emotional stress. The blood vessels dilate, reducing blood flow t... Read More
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Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Do not take together: There is a moderate interaction between NSAIDs (such as Advil (ibuprofen)) and corticosteroids (Prednisone) in that there is an increased risk of gast... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Good question: As a class, antidepressants/antianxiety medications such as Effexor (venlafaxine) XR, can potentially cause worsening depression and/or anxiety in sus... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Not dangerous: The amount of masturbation performed depends on the person. As long as it doesn't keep you from having a healthy sexual relationship and/or prevent y... Read More
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Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Many causes of pain: Although chronic anxiety can result in a variety of physical symptoms, it is also important not to dismiss specific physical pain or simply attribute ... Read More
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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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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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