U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free

Dr. J Rodos

Psychiatry
IL
63 years experience male

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Psychiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

24 Answers
1 Agree
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
Adjust timing of med: each of the medications for ADD lasts different times AND vary for individuals. So, there are lots of choices to deal with the coverage you need when ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
Wrong cells: In polycythemia [ increased red cells] can ocur for a number of reasons. you are at risk for complications of whatever disorder caused the increase in... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
More to do: using antidepressats alone does not get you well!r there a list of things that help. your doctor can guide you to cognitive therapy, light, exrercise... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
Not first task: Idiopathic means 'we do not know'. beofre saying that a weight bearing MRI in a vertical uinit and an EMG[nerve conduction test need to be completed. ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
Yes: as we understand the role of vitamin d3 it may be a contributing factor. but you and your physician need to assess all the factors and issues that imp... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
No: while it is unlikely that 75mg of remeron (mirtazapine) will cause a fatal reaction, if it was taken as a self harm action, he needs to be assessed no... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
Evaluation needed: traumatic brain injuries [TBI] require functional evaluation. unless the test was a fMRI it will assess anatomic issues only. functional brain scans [... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
Yes it can: Yes, there are a number of therapies which are available to manage the symptoms of depression. there are numerous medications,and also available are E... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
Not necessarily so: Do you mean fMRI a functional brain scan? or MRI an anatomic brain scan?. Either is an adjunct [aid ] in the clinical diagnosis of any condition. the... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
Obtain diagnosis: there are many possible causes for the symptoms you describe. to focus on the cause of your condition. a sleep study would be helpful as would a caref... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
Requires an eval: A visit to a neurologist with a proper evaluation and tests should bring the answer.AND develop a treatment plan.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
Not likely: marijuana is lipophyllic[ ,[get stored in fat cells] and may be found in urine 30 days after last use.
A male asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
No: your height is determined by your genetic make up with some nutritional influence.
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
Yes: this is a class of drugs known as beta blockers. originally and still used in treating elevated blood pressure, the beta blockers have been found effe... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
Find out why: if you have chronicearly insomnia you should have a sleep study to find out why. then an app=appropriate treatment plan can be created. hypnotics, th... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
Depedence, seizures: Phenobarbital and its relatives are brain sedatives and are dependence producing. if you take them you will have working memory problems,more falls, a... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
Need to know more: first you have to be symptom FREE! other-wise you will relapse. second, relates to number of previous episodes. this determines the length of treatmen... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
Not likely: The dose is low and the duration short. It would be surprising to have any discontinuation response
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
Yes: both drugs are in the same family but metabolize at different rates. ativan and xanax (alprazolam) have shortl action time 3-4 hrs ascompared to kloni... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
Yes,but use ointment: it would be more useful to deal with the opiate constipation. speak to your doctor about an effective protocol.. use an ointment not a cream which wil... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
Seek medical evaluat: this is a problem with many possible causes. some are emotional, some physical and most are a mixture of both. Your family doctor might be a good pla... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
Many possible causes: This is a symptom with many possible causes: 1. there is some anatomic/disease issue causing the sensation.an office procedure with a flexible scope w... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
They work: some antidepressantsare also effective antianxiety drugs and have FDA aPPROVAL FOT THIS USE.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodosanswered
63 years experience
No: both are dependence producing, they are in different families and do not help withdrawal of each other. there are seperate routines for managing withd... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.

Ask doctors free
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less

Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

1
Recommendations
13
Thank you notes
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rodos is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much! I'll speak with my PCP and Psychiatrist about further treatment options!
HealthTap member
Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)
HealthTap member
Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, MO
Graduated 1959MD
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less