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Dr. Anand Thakker

Psychiatrist, Ahmedabad

Dr. Anand Thakker Psychiatrist, Ahmedabad
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Dr. Anand Thakker is one of the best Psychiatrists in Mehamdabad, Ahmedabad. You can visit him at Satram Phsyotherapist Centar in Mehamdabad, Ahmedabad. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Anand Thakker on Lybrate.com.

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I don't drink or smoke but sometimes my hand starts shaking for no reason is it a cause for concern?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Nicotine is the active ingredient in cigarette and chewable tobacco. But there are hundreds of other carcinogens and psycho-active substances and they are highly dangerous to the physical and psychological health a person. People can smoke as unhealthy way of coping stress, part of nicotine withdrawal, to overcome short term depression and anxiety (which it worsens over a longer term). To overcome this the withdrawal needs to be addressed and anti craving medications started and comorbid anxiety, etc like psychological and constipation, etc like physical symptoms needs to be treated. So you kindly consult a psychiatrist to stop smoking. All the best.
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Hello doctor. My age is 22. I am not able to concentrate on thing what is happening. I am forgetting everything even the person names, places and feeling pressure. And the information provided by others also forgetting. Can you help me how to overcome this.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
7 Ways to Remember Anything Research-based strategies to boost your memory and keep it strong 7 Strategies for Remembering 1.Become interested in what you're learning. We're all better remembering what interests us. Few people, for example, have a difficult time remembering the names of people they find attractive. If you're not intrinsically interested in what you're learning or trying to remember, you must find a way to become so. 2.Find a way to leverage your visual memory. You'll be surprised by how much more this will enable you to remember. For example, imagine you're at a party and are introduced to five people in quick succession. How can you quickly memorize their names? Pick out a single defining visual characteristic of each person and connect it to a visual representation of their name, preferably through an action of some kind. Remember: Memory is predominantly visual. 3.Create a mental memory tree. If you're trying to memorize a large number of facts, find a way to relate them in your mind visually with a memory tree. Construct big branches first, then leaves. Branches and leaves should carry labels that are personally meaningful to you in some way, and the organization of the facts ("leaves") should be logical. 4.Associate what you're trying to learn with what you already know. It seems the more mental connections we have to a piece of information, the more successful we'll be in remembering it. This is why using mnemonics. Write out the items to be memorized over and over and over. 5.When reading for retention, summarize each paragraph in the margin. This requires you to think about what you're reading, recycle it, and teach it to yourself again. Even take the concepts you're learning and reason forward with them; apply them to imagined novel situations, which creates more neural connections to reinforce the memory. 6.Do most of your studying in the afternoon. Though you may identify yourself as a "morning person" or "evening person" at least one Study. Suggests your ability to memorize isn't influenced as much by what time of day you perceive yourself to be most alert but by the time of day you actually study—afternoon appearing to be the best. 7.Get adequate sleep to consolidate and retain memories. Not just at night after you've studied but the day, you study as well. Far better to do this than to stay up cramming all night for an exam.
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Hello I am 21 years old male, I used to smoke cigarettes and marijuana for past 1 year and I lost a lot of weight, I am 50 kgs now and I couldn't stop smoking and I don't eat food on time, also I couldn't stop smoking. Please suggest me the diet plan for gaining weight.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello I am 21 years old male, I used to smoke cigarettes and marijuana for past 1 year and I lost a lot of weight, I ...
Few diet tips - Not to eat fried food items and Can eat All green vegetables, moong, chana,Dal, rice etc And to apply ghee over chappati and don't apply oil over chappati And to drink milk mixed with turmeric powder twice a day And If possible eat eggs on alternate days And If possible in breakfast eat atleast one bajra ka rotla And Eat seasonal fruit and I will suggest you to take injection vitcofol 2 cc intramuscularly every alternate days for five pricks over the buttocks through a health professional.
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I have a habit of biting my nails. How can I get rid of it? I am doing this since childhood. Please help.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I have a habit of biting my nails. How can I get rid of it? I am doing this since childhood. Please help.
You need to exercise mind control and resolve not to bite . YOu can apply some bitter substance or wear a thimble and you will remember when you start to bite
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My father is addicted to tobacco consumption and has digestion problem, I think it is because of tobacco. please suggest me what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My father is addicted to tobacco consumption and has digestion problem, I think it is because of tobacco. please sugg...
If he decreases the use of tobacco on his own than it's better and for constipation eat food with high fiber content and eat bananas at bedtime
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Whenever we are having some discussion, at some points, she usually gets angry, and start talking loudly, and sometimes shouts. Is there any problem with her? She sometimes try to hit herself in these situations, or damages something. She herself says that this is not right! What should we do? Whom to consult? Is there any deficiency?

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Frequent anger outbursts and inability to control them can be a part of underlying personality problems, impulse control disorders or mood disorders. This can also occur due to hormonal imbalances and vitamin deficiency. If these problems have became frequent then you should not hesitate to consult a psychiatrist for treatment and counselling.
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I keep stressing over everything. Any small issue creates panic. I keep over thinking about each and every small matter. It takes a troll over my health. I want to increase weight but all these results in poor health.

MD Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mohali
I keep stressing over everything. Any small issue creates panic. I keep over thinking about each and every small matt...
Dear Ms. lybrate-user, I can understand what you must be going through with your symptoms. Constantly worrying over minor matters, and associated anxiety is suggestive of generalised anxiety disorder. However, a detailed psychiatric evaluation would be required for a definitive diagnosis. With proper treatment that will constitute of medications and psychotherapy, you will start feeling better an your general medical health will also improve. In addition, start exercising daily. Start writing a diary to let out your feelings and emotions daily. Please do consult a psychiatrist and initiate treatment. I do hope that you start recovering soon. Best wishes.
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I am 47 years male and I am unable to sleep at night without taking zolfresh 5 mg. From last 1 year also taking venlor75 for mild depression. How to get rid of zolfresh.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 47 years male and I am unable to sleep at night without taking zolfresh 5 mg. From last 1 year also taking venlo...
1.You may be having anxiety or stress. Avoid stress. 2.You need 7-8 hours of sound sleep to remain healthy. 3.Go for regular exercise, Take part in games and sports, 4.Do yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise like pranayama to calm your mind, control your emotion, relieve anxiety and improve concentration. 5.Take light dinner. 6.Avoid taking tea/coffee at bed time. 7.Don’t go to sleep immediately after dinner.Take a small walk after dinner and if possible take hot water bath before sleep. Read a light magazine or interesting book before going to bed 8. Avoid late night. 9.Don’t sleep in day time 10.Don’t take sleeping pill 11. If no relief consult doctor
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Dear sir or madam, I am diagnosed for social phobia. Kindly suggest me very inspirational and helpful books for self healing. I am 23 years old computer engineer. Indian authors are preferable.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Dear sir or madam,
I am diagnosed for social phobia. Kindly suggest me very inspirational and helpful books for self ...
From what you have mentioned, you are definitely manifesting symptoms of social phobia. You difficulty in communicating and avoiding people are due to the same. You should consult a psychiatrist for initiating treatment for the same. Medications like sertraline and paoxetine will help in treating social phobia. In addition, you can also opt for behavior therapy sessions which will help you relax and overcome your anxiety in facing the situations. I do hope that I was able to help with your query. Best wishes,
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I used to get angry easily. I get irritated on some issues I'll get anger. Y this I'll happen n say me how to control. I don't no wat to do. please say how to control or wat to do for that please help me.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
At your age this is an indication that some experience from childhood has not been fully resolved. Meet with a counselor and get some help dealing with your emotions. Anger should never be controlled but expressed always though in an appropriate manner. If you play games and sports it is a very good avenue to expend the energy of anger. Deep-rooted anger may have high levels and quick reactions too.
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I have been experiencing anxiety, mainly repetitive palpitations throughout the day, since the last 5 months. I have always been a slightly anxious person but never had such palpitations. It all started with an incident last December and since then I have been on clonazepam for a while. Then discontinued it because of the addictive nature. Currently am on sertraline 100 mg, Chlordiazepoxide 10 mg and Desvenlafaxine 50 Mg. I feel quite good while I am taking these. But once I am off them, I feel the same again in some days. How long will they take to show some long lasting effects. Should I take Chlordiazepoxide for more than a month, cause it's been two months already and it's working quite well?

MA - Clinical Psychology, P.G. Diploma in Guidance and Counseling, BA In Psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
I have been experiencing anxiety, mainly repetitive palpitations throughout the day, since the last 5 months. I have ...
Lybrate user. You are working on effects of anxiety but how about working on main cause of it. As you already know that it has started from an incident in past so why it has created such impact need to work on that. With medication if you do counselling and psychotherapy you will b able to see the change fast. Metaphor therapy works very good to overcome past issues.
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1) I'm very much depressed due to not clear C.A. Exam thought pass in all subject but short in aggregate. 2) I'm B.com (H) passed with distinction but un- employed due to C.A. Degree. What should i do?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
1) I'm very much depressed due to not clear C.A. Exam thought pass in all subject but short in aggregate. 2) I'm B.co...
Lybrate-user, you should not lose heart in not able to clear your ca exams. Failures are always stepping stone to success. You have to either work doubly hard for next attempt or look at alternative career/ degree options in consultation with family or friends as you feel convinced. Life may have its up and downs but take it in stride and work harder.
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How Should I Feel Better while sleeping when I got up in morning Full Body is paining.

MBBS
General Physician,
How Should I Feel Better while sleeping when I got up in morning Full Body is paining.
You are having viral fever or feverish due to which sometimes byou feel bodyache. Have light dinner do not drink water immediately after food wait for at least one hr. Avoid red neat instead have lean meat like chicken and fish. Go for morning walk followed by free hand exercises. Avoid stress and strain and anxiety. You will be ok.
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I am 37 love failure getting depressed. Every time unknowingly even I am busy I am unable to forget her . To forget her I make my self engage in work . Still no able to forget.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 37 love failure getting depressed. Every time unknowingly even I am busy I am unable to forget her . To forget h...
Relationships will come and go many times in one’s life. You cannot take it too seriously unless you were thinking of marrying this girl. In fact, this is a common problem with a lot of guys, where you look at the first relationship that comes along as serious enough for matrimony. These are important associations to learn how the opposite sex functions and what happens to you around them, and to make the necessary corrections to become a suitable partner. You have put in a lot into this relationship and it has not worked. Leave it but please learn something from the experience. Besides, you don’t want to be in a relationship where the other person is not interested in you. Quickly get rid of all reminders of this girl, and do not visit the old haunts that you and this girl used to frequent. For some time avoid people, places, and situations that you two enjoyed. In the meantime, please talk extensively to a confidante or counselor about your feelings and thoughts to externalize it out of your system. Do not bad mouth the girl for any reason but go about your life as quickly and normally as possible. Don’t get into another relationship until you have dealt with this loss completely. Keep these three values in mind: be responsible, be respectful, and be functional, always.
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Hi this is my mom case and very strange also she is under depression but she is very smart also. She repeat one thing at least 10 times doesn't take bath for long time she cares for small small things in the morning she looks more worried compare to evening and repeat one thing ten times. When ever I go out she calls me various times pls suggest.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Hi this is my mom case and very strange also she is under depression but she is very smart also. She repeat one thing...
Hi lybrate-user, she is suffering from obsessive compulsive disorder. Obsessive-compulsive disorder is characterised by unreasonable thoughts and fears (obsessions) that lead to compulsive behaviours. Ocd often centres on themes such as a fear of germs or the need to arrange objects in a specific manner. Symptoms usually begin gradually and vary throughout life. Treatment includes psychotherapy talk therapy, medications, or both. You can consult with me for same.
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I don't get the urge to have sex with my husband. We have been married for 12yrs. I love him a lot but still I don't get that urge & as a result we have been fighting a lot. I have got so much depressed due to all this that I have tried to kill myself. Please help

MBBS (Gold Medalist, Hons), MS (Obst and Gynae- Gold Medalist), DNB (Obst and Gynae), Fellow- Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (ACOG, USA), FIAOG
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Don't get depressed. Depression can affect the sexual life in adverse manner. Consult your doctor to find the actual cause and get the solution and lead a happy life. All the best.
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Do gals have 90% signs of lesbians. Like holding hands of there besties or sis kissing on der cheeks, gossipin with them or sleeping. Are this d signs of lesbians.

Diploma in Naturopathy & Yogic Science (DNYS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Do gals have 90% signs of lesbians. Like holding hands of there besties or sis kissing on der cheeks, gossipin with t...
If any girl or women doing such things it may seeking for adjusting from your side. Try to enjoy that turn. Further medical need you should meet us thank you.
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12 Ways You Can Love Yourself Now

Master of Science in Counselling and Family Therapy (pursuing), BPTh/BPT, zumba fitness - sports nurtionist
Physiotherapist, Delhi
12 Ways You Can Love Yourself Now

Are you wondering how to love yourself? I have found that there is only one thing that heals every problem, and that is: truly loving yourself. When people start to love themselves more each day, it's amazing how their lives get better. They feel better. They get the jobs they want. They have the money they need. Their relationships either improve, or the negative ones dissolve and new ones begin.

Loving yourself is a wonderful adventure; it's like learning to fly. Imagine if we all had the power to fly at will? How exciting it would be! Let's begin to love ourselves now.

Here are 12 Commandments to help you learn how to love yourself:

1. Stop All Criticism


Criticism never changes a thing. Refuse to criticize yourself. Accept yourself exactly as you are. Everybody changes. When you criticize yourself, your changes are negative. When you approve of yourself, your changes are positive.

2. Forgive Yourself

Let the past go. You did the best you could at the time with the understanding, awareness, and knowledge that you had. Now you are growing and changing, and you will live life differently.

3. Don't Scare Yourself

Stop terrorizing yourself with your thoughts. It's a dreadful way to live. Find a mental image that gives you pleasure, and immediately switch your scary thought to a pleasure thought.

4. Be Gentle and Kind and Patient

Be gentle with yourself. Be kind to yourself. Be patient with yourself as you learn the new ways of thinking. Treat yourself as you would someone you really loved.

5. Be Kind to Your Mind

Self-hatred is only hating your own thoughts. Don't hate yourself for having the thoughts. Gently change your thoughts.

6. Praise Yourself

Criticism breaks down the inner spirit. Praise builds it up. Praise yourself as much as you can. Tell yourself how well you are doing with every little thing.

7. Support Yourself

Find ways to support yourself. Reach out to friends and allow them to help you. It is being strong to ask for help when you need it.

8. Be Loving to Your Negatives

Acknowledge that you created them to fulfill a need. Now you are finding new, positive ways to fulfill those needs. So lovingly release the old negative patterns.

9. Take Care of Your Body

Learn about nutrition. What kind of fuel does your body need in order to have optimum energy and vitality? Learn about exercise. What kind of exercise do you enjoy? Cherish and revere the temple you live in.

10. Do Mirror Work

Look into your eyes often. Express this growing sense of love you have for yourself. Forgive yourself while looking into the mirror. Talk to your parents while looking into the mirror. Forgive them, too. At least once a day, say, I love you, I really love you!

11. Love Yourself . . . Do It Now

Don't wait until you get well, or lose the weight, or get the new job, or find the new relationship. Begin now - and do the best you can.

12. Have Fun

Remember the things that gave you joy as a child. Incorporate them into your life now. Find a way to have fun with everything you do. Let yourself express the joy of living. Smile. Laugh. Rejoice, and the Universe rejoices with you!

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Memory is getting weak day by day, I am not able to memories the things and forget very early, please suggest me.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
At your age, memory problems like amnesia are not common. Many young people are having problems with memory. These problems are either they are too busy or due to anxiety and stress. Busy people use organizers or employ a personal assistant because they can't remember every task. You need to understand this. If you still say, you are having memory problems, we need to check your memory using memory test. If you want more of my help in this regard, please inform me take care.
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Hi doctors, My wife was pregnant with 2 and half month, but there is no growth inside of child. There is no positive result in ultra sound. Gynacolist saying I have to go with abortion. So just want to know is there any medicine of abortion or we go with operation. Pls suggest ASAP. Thanks.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
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My wife was pregnant with 2 and half month, but there is no growth inside of child. There is no positive ...
at two an half months means around 10 weeks, it is safe to undergo MTP (medical termination of pregnancy), under the guidance of an experienced OG cian, done in an approved centre. Medical abortion can many a times lead to serious blood loss and loss of life is a common risk, so better go for surgical intervention.
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