Dr. Andrew Kaplan
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
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Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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I was educated and trained at
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University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, ME
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I have an irrational fear and anxiety that if I don't use smokeless tobacco before I go to sleep that I won't be able to fall asleep. I had insomnia for years. I no longer have it. But, I can't escape the irrational fears and anxiety that I have abou? In brief: Real helpANXIETY TROUBLE SLEEPING INSOMNIA SLEEP SPIT TOBACCO
I'm glad you feel comfortable sharing your concern here, but if you'd like to get better you'll need to seek professional help outside the internet.
How can I take st john's wort for first time, what quantity to take it in for moderate depression? In brief: Resource
Do speak with your primary care doctor if you have concerns about your mood.
Regarding this supplement, here's a link to an overview: https://nccih.nih.gov/health/stjohnswort/sjw-and-depression.htmDEPRESSION YOUNG HEALTH OLD HEALTH
Can i take citalopram and antihistamine at the same time? In brief: "Can I"ANTIHISTAMINE CELEXA CITALOPRAM
"I" is the catch in your question.
What are some myths or misunderstandings about phobias? In brief: OverdiagnosisPHOBIA
Without clear psychosocial impairment such as avoidance that leads to missing out on important daily events, particular fears don't rise to the level of a diagnosable specific phobia.
On Klonopin for yrs, .25 x 3qday lately i don't feel like its helping. Seems/feel like it makes my anxiety worse not better or calm it? Possible? In brief: Possible
Certainly not everybody responds well to this type of medication.
You're also very early to decide. Your best course of action is to discuss this concern with the prescriber.ANXIETY CLONAZEPAM KLONOPIN
Why is 20 mgs of zyprexa doing nothing for my paranoia? In brief: WhyOLANZAPINE PARANOIA PARANOID PARANOID BEHAVIOR ZYPREXA PARANOID SCHIZOPHRENIA SCHIZOPHRENIA DELUSIONSSee 1 more answer
That's a big question.
How can you stop being such a hypochondriac? In brief: Scheduled visitsSee 1 more answer
In addition to what's been said by Dr. Fowler, scheduled visits with your primary care doctor can be helpful.
I had chronic Lithium toxicity. I still get bad nerve sensations, burning pain, tingling. Every doctor denies permanent damage or withdrawal! Help! In brief: UnclearBURNING PAIN LITHIUM NERVE TINGLING DRUG WITHDRAWALSee 1 more answer
I'm unclear what information you're looking for, please clarify.
Need help with Remeron (mirtazapine) withdrawal. Not the usual taper schedule. Need someone who REALLY knows what can happen with coming off this drug. Desperate. In brief: Specific questionMIRTAZAPINE REMERON DRUG WITHDRAWALSee 1 more answer
I wouldn't give you specific medical advice, but am happy to answer general questions about conditions and treatment.
How different or same is the risperdal consta than invega sustenna (paliperidone palmitate)? In brief: Very close.INVEGA INVEGA SUSTENNA RISPERDAL CONSTA RISPERIDONE PALIPERIDONE PALIPERIDONE PALMITATESee 1 more answer
Similar side effects and the same mechanism of action (effect in the brain).