Medication Management

Medication Management Services Offered in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, CA

Medication Management

Medication Management services offered in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, CA

If you struggle with anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or other mental health challenges, board-certified psychiatrist Joseph Gulino, M.D. is here for you. At Beverly Hills Psychiatry in Beverly Hills, California, he offers medication management to reduce and end unpleasant symptoms and offer you the best life possible. Call the office to learn more or use the online booking feature today.

Medication Management Q&A

What is medication management?

Medication management at Beverly Hills Psychiatry uses medicines to improve your mental health and well-being. Dr. Gulino may recommend you try medications combined with therapy to maximize your quality of life. He tailors each medication regimen to match your personalized needs.

Why might I need medication management?

You may be a candidate for medication management at Beverly Hills Psychiatry if you struggle with one or more of the following conditions:

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Attention-deficit disorder (ADD)
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Autism 
  • Schizophrenia
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Tics or Tourette Syndrome
  • Substance use disorder
  • Other mental health issues

Taking medicines is a simple treatment that dramatically improves your mental health and overall well-being. 

What are the risk factors for mental health conditions?

Some of the common risk factors for developing a mental health disorder include:

  • Family or personal history of mental health issues
  • Ongoing stress
  • Past or current traumatic life events
  • Substance abuse
  • Lack of a good social support network
  • Having a chronic or terminal disease
  • Unhealthy lifestyle habits

The cause of mental health disorders isn’t always clear, but treatment can give you the quality of life you deserve. 

Which medications are best for me?

Dr. Gulino reviews your symptoms and medical history to determine which medicines are right for you. If necessary, he may recommend you undergo blood tests or a physical exam to detect or rule out underlying causes of mental health concerns. 

During a psychiatric assessment, he also asks a series of questions about your thoughts, emotions, behavior patterns, and lifestyle habits.

What should I expect during medication management?

During medication management, it’s essential to take your medicine exactly as directed by Dr. Gulino. Follow up with him to make sure your treatment works effectively. He may also recommend therapy to treat your disorder and may recommend making healthy lifestyle changes, such as getting more sleep, exercising daily, trying stress-reduction strategies, and eating nutritious foods.

He tailors each medication management plan to match your desired outcome and alters the treatment if necessary.

To learn more about medication management at Beverly Hills Psychiatry and find out if it’s right for you, call the office or use the online booking feature today.