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Dr. David Salvage, M.D.

Psychiatrist

Dr. David Salvage is a psychiatrist practicing in New York, NY. Dr. Salvage is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Salvage diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Salvage may treat patients through a variety of methods including medications, psychotherapy or talk therapy, psychosocial interventions and more, depending on each individual case. Different medications that a psychiatrist might prescribe include antidepressants, antipsychotic mediations, mood stabilizers, stimulants, sedatives and hypnotics. Dr. Salvage treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.
Dr. David Salvage, M.D.
  • New York, NY
  • Accepting new patients

Are there factors that could put someone at risk of developing bipolar disorder?

It’s mostly determined by genetics. But an exposure to certain substances — steroids, cocaine -- can definitely cause manic behavior.

Sudden mental fatigue--what can it be?

It could be a number of things. I wouldn't immediately jump to a psychiatric diagnosis - but would suggest thorough labwork to assess thyroid functioning, B12 and folate levels, READ MORE
It could be a number of things. I wouldn't immediately jump to a psychiatric diagnosis - but would suggest thorough labwork to assess thyroid functioning, B12 and folate levels, and a complete blood count to make sure that you're not suffering from anemia. Abnormalities in any of these areas could definitely explain the symptoms you're describing. Why not be thorough? Nothing is more important than your health.