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Sumit Anand, MD

October 16, 2018

Over the Counter and Psychiatric Medications: Helpful or Dangerous Combination?

Over the counter medications (OTC’s): many of us have relied on them for day-to-day ailments. Be it for coughs, colds, headaches, fever, minor sprains, allergies, or aches and pains, we’ve all found ourselves meandering into our local pharmacy seeking relief from these minor but pesky symptoms. In fact, studies have…
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MedicationMental HealthSubstance Use/Process Addiction
June 6, 2018

Dr. Anand Answers Questions About Psychiatric Medications

Am I on the right medication? How do I know if it is working? These are among the most common questions I get asked by patients. Naturally it stems from people wanting to learn more about their medications, including how they work. I try to set up realistic expectations for…
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Mental Health
April 25, 2017

Anxiety or ADHD – Which Disorder Do I Have?

For many patients and doctors, these can two disorders can be the hardest to distinguish from one another. After all, both can affect concentration, make people distractible and forgetful, and result in impulsive or rash decisions that can sometimes have bad consequences. Anxiety and ADHD also make many people feel…
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Mental HealthSubstance Use/Process Addiction
April 12, 2017

Medication Management

IIAT Philosophy on Medications and Psychiatric Disorders Medication can play a pivotal role in helping address mental health concerns. Studies have shown that when appropriately prescribed and monitored, and when combined with therapy, medication can help significantly improve the outcome of many psychiatric and psychological conditions. IIAT now has a…
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