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Dr. Dhananjay

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

400 at clinic
Dr. Dhananjay Psychiatrist, Bangalore
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My sister is suffering with autoimmune encephalitis, is she can live normal life again, like going to job.

B.A PSYCHOLOGY HONOURS, M.A PSYCHOLOGY, M.Phil - Psychology, PhD PSYCHOLOGY
Psychologist, Delhi
My sister is suffering with autoimmune encephalitis, is she can live normal life again, like going to job.
PLEASE HELP HER TO PRACTICE PRANAYAM AS TAUGHT DAILY ON ASTHA CHANNEL 5 TO 7.30 AM. DEFINITELY SHE CAN IMPROVE PROVIDED _DAILY PRACTICE.PLUS,if you feel ok. You may get medicines without side effects fromnearest patanjali chikitsalay.
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His all. I am 27 years old and get easily distracted when see a girl and think. Of making physical relationship. Moreover some times get upset since I don't have girl friend. I am. Also a patient of anxiety so. Should I change my thoughts process to avoid the girls. But simultaneously enjoyed when staring the girl. But when girls are. Huge in no. And not able to talk to them I. Get upset. Please advise.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
His all. I am 27 years old and get easily distracted when see a girl and think. Of making physical relationship. More...
Hello it is normal for this age try to focus on your studies you will get everything after marriage but now stop thinking about having physical relationship. You can think of making them friends and your anxiety will decrease.
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I am loosing my brain power. Can you give any suggestions to gain more and hack more intelligence.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
Try following things on a daily basis and you will see positive results. Concentration is a mental skill that you can develop. There are two ways to improve your concentration: first, raise your brain's natural ability to concentrate. In other words, increase your attention. Second, adjust the environment around you to make concentrating easier. To improve your concentration takes a little time and effort, but it can be worth it. In my personal experience with students. This can make noticeable improvement in a relatively short time. Ideas for daily concentration-boosting habits include: mindfulness meditation - many studies confirm that 20 minutes of meditation or more per day improves concentration and attention span. Focusing on your breathing, known as mindfulness meditation, is one of the simplest way of meditation. Start with ten minutes in the morning and ten minutes before bed. Proper sleep -i am sorry to say it. Pulling all nighter will not help with your grade. Unless you are getting sufficient restful sleep, you are not going to be as mentally focused as you could be. Brain game -. The more you use certain skills, the more they are reinforced in the brain. So it makes sense that playing concentration games and games that require you to focus will improve your concentration ability. You need to be consistent in this. Play for about 10 to 20 minutes each day. Have fun, and get the benefits but remember not to spend more than 20 minutes a day. Your goal is to improve your concentration and not the score in the game! eat healthier - your brain needs the proper nutrients to allow you to focus. Eat more vegetables and fruits and avoid consumption of junk food as much as possible. Lot of research has now proven that sugar is very harmful for our health. Reduce sugar and refined white floor in your diet as much as you could. Exercise is helpful in both reducing stress and increasing focus. At-least 20 minutes a day would go a long way. Optimize your mental state & environment in addition to building the habits described above into your daily routine, also adjust your environment and your current mental state to improve your concentration when studying. Create a study spot. Your brain loves routine. Create a place where all you do is study. An obvious choice is a secluded desk of some kind, but the trick is to make sure you only study in that spot. Studying in bed is a bad habit, for example, because your body is trained to want to sleep once you get into bed. Remove distractions. Turn off the ringer on your phone and take other steps to prevent interruptions. Don't study with the television on or with talk radio playing. Some studies have shown that soft instrumental music (no vocals) can help improve your concentration. Block background noises. If you have to study or work in an environment where it is too loud (classroom or open space) or too quiet (such as at home or at a library) you can get easily distracted by outside influences. With the right amount of background noise you can actually block out distractions and enhance your creative thinking. Use time boxes. Set a time limit when you need to study new material. For example, let's say you want to read one chapter in a book (and remember it). Decide in advance that you can have 45 minutes to read the chapter, and 15 minutes to review it. Set a timer to keep yourself honest, then pace yourself to keep within the allotted time. Stay motivated with rewards. If you see studying as burden, it's hard to concentrate. One way to stay motivated is to set up a reward system. Tell yourself you have to earn that hour of watching your favorite show later in the evening by first completing one hour of intense studying. That way, even if the material is dry, you have the reward to look forward to. Take a break every two hours. You mental energy will begin to decline after a long period of study. So every two hours or so, take a ten minute break. Walk around, eat a light snack, or just stare at the wall to relax your mind. Concentrating is the first step to learning anything new. It only makes sense that if you improve your concentration, your memory will improve also. Hope this helps, wishing you very best,
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DNB, DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Smoking is a huge risk for lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, accounting for more than 75 percent of all deaths from these disorders. Smoking doubles the risk for cardiovascular disease deaths, but, because this disease is more prevalent, it accounts for as many smoking deaths as cancer and lung disease. The third major cause of tobacco-related mortality is chronic obstructive lung disease. Other common smoking-related diseases include low-birth-weight offspring, perinatal complications, other cancers (e.g., throat, bladder, and pancreas), and ulcers. Second-hand smoke increases the risk of cancer and heart disease in spouses and the incidence of respiratory and ear problems in children.
The tar in cigarette smoke is responsible for the cancers. Irritants and ciliotoxins appear to be responsible for lung diseases. Carbon monoxide and clotting factors appear to be the most likely causes of cardiovascular disease. The role of nicotine in cardiovascular disease appears to be much smaller than previously thought, and how many perinatal problems (including sudden infant death syndrome) are caused by carbon monoxide or by nicotine is debatable. Smokeless tobacco, pipes, and cigars cause oral cancers, especially when accompanied by heavy alcohol use.
Cessation of smoking almost eliminates the risk of heart disease in 5 years and of lung cancer in 20 years; however, the benefits of cessation are highly dependent on duration of smoking.

Measure the magnitude--Taking 10 puffs per cigarette × 20 cigarettes per day × 365 days per year × 20 years results in millions of drug self-administrations.

Cessation of smoking almost eliminates the risk of heart disease in 5 years and of lung cancer in 20 years; however, the benefits of cessation are highly dependent on duration of smoking.

if you wants to know more details on how to quit smoking .Let me know.
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I need counseling or my married life I am 36 years old and from last few years there are something wrong between me and my wife. Please advise.

Diploma in Family Medicine, M.Sc - Psychotherapy
Sexologist, Pune
Since you know some thing is wrong between you and your wife, either try to talk it out with your wife. If that effort meets a dead end, contact a marriage counselor and get in to therapy.
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My problem is getting stressed because of high pressure of job. Please advise.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist,
My problem is getting stressed because of high pressure of job. Please advise.
Unless you describe the stress it is impossible to know what you are talking about. So I will just have to speculate: if it is people related, you will need to examine whether you are the cause or others the cause. If it has to do with workload, then you will need to discuss that with your colleagues first and if they think you are justified, then you will have to take it to the immediate boss. If it injustice in the work spot, you will need to discuss it with the hr department. If you are emotionally distraught, then there may be some work for you to do with a counselor. If you feel that you are doing more than you can manage or are qualified for, again you can consult the hr department. If you want a more specific answer, kindly be more specific and we can see how we can be of help.
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I am having pain in my head when I bow my head down and having pain in body also.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I am having pain in my head when I bow my head down and having pain in body also.
check your BP, check your eye sight. take crocin pain relief one sos for severe headache.take rest and proper sleep. avoid stress. inform if not ok.
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My mother is suffering from unexpected behavior which is totally unexpected from her and she is living alone after marriage of my sister and mine and my father is no more and she is teacher so details will be explained in further communication.

M.A- Psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
My mother is suffering from unexpected behavior which is totally unexpected from her and she is living alone after ma...
Yes, you could let me know about her unexpected behavior. Or you can consult your general practitioner.
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I suffer with cough, headache, cold and body pains, muscle pains and veins are pained and not interested in life what is this?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I suffer with cough, headache, cold and body pains, muscle pains and veins are pained and not interested in life what...
Hello. Take tab. Sinarest sos for pain. Pl. Checkup your b. P. Blood sugar level, cbc, after tests consult again. Avoid fatty meal, oily foods, take green veg, plenty of water.
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Sir I m B. Tech student. How to increase my memory? I am 25 years old. Please solve my problem or give me solution.

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Homeopath, Raebareli
Healthy and balanced diet is important in reducing risk of memory loss. Green leafy vegetables reduce the risk of decline of memory with age. Good social relationships and interactions can help reduce risk of memory loss. Brain activity should be maintained. This can be regular reading, writing, learning a new skill, or instrument, doing crossword or puzzles etc. stimulates brain cells and lower risk of memory loss. For further queries get back to me.
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I am 50 years old. Since seven years working as facility manager. Now I am trying to get executive job. My problem is in job interview I get nervous. My thighs, hand start tremble. Mouth dry, mind will blank. I can not answer even simple questions. Since I am young same problem was there but not this much. Now I missed the three job regarding this problem. I want some drugs for 2 to 3 hours, so I can attend my interview without nervous. Please help me.

D.P.M(psychiatry) [Diploma in Psychological medicine] , MBBS
Psychiatrist, Jalna
I am 50 years old. Since seven years  working as facility manager. Now I am trying to get executive job. My problem i...
Hello, it's a common complaint amongst interview /oral exam givers. It is termed as" performance anxiety. Medicines like beta blockers and benzodiazepines should solve your problem without much hassle. Take care.
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Hello sir/mam I 21 year old male I have problem of stammering from 6 months I stammer mostly on some words aa and ra .and it is happen mostly when I talk on phone .and when someone ask anything face to face. And I feel difficulty to make concentration when some one talk about anything in long and forget early of things and some weightless on mind. Pls give me tips and guide medicine should I take memory booster. Pls help me.

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Bachelor of Arts - Psychology and English Literature
Psychologist, Coimbatore
Hi lybrate-user, you are suffering from stamerring and wanted to overcome this problem. Firstly, you have done a good job for coming forward to tell your problem. Stammering is not a big problem unless otherwise no physiological cause is present. It is only 6 months old problem definitely, we can solve it, medication is not necessary. But can you tell, how you feel when you take medicine for this problem. I want you to consult speech specialist or ENT specialist and let me know the result or status of your problem and then we could get clear idea of what exactly and then, start the treatment for you. Do not worry, there are many ways to overcome this problem. Take care.
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He has a bad habit of smoking. He can not quit cigrate. Please give the solution.

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
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. As you already know, smoking is injurious to health. Smoking cigarettes can cause cancer and other respiratory problems. Quitting smoking is not an easy task, but can be achieved. There are many methods like deaddiction therapy. But the most useful method is using will power. Motivate him to quit smoking. Take care
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From one year I have seen a change in my mood. I get frustrate and irritate on small things. Scold my family nd gf a lot by bad words & on small things I get angry, feel lyk breaking some thing. I do not know why.in a week 2 days I remain happy and rest of the days irritated nd frustrated sometimes upset without a reason. Is there astrological reason?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Kolkata
From one year I have seen a change in my mood. I get frustrate and irritate on small things. Scold my family nd gf a ...
Hello, You have found some changes in your life towards irritate mood but you have not noticed your weight gain. The metabolic disorder started since long back signifying weight gain due to the psychological dysfunction. You should go through proper Characterized Homeopathic case recording for your individualized treatment else your problem will persist. It is curable by homoeopathy treatment only.
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I am 24 year old man, whenever I learn something new, after some days I forgot that all what I was learn. Please suggest me some ayurveda tips for quick learning and build my memory power.

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
Dear , I think your concept of learning is wrong. Let me explain you. Human being brain is able to store anything it sees or learns. Storage of data is always taking place. The more you learn, the data will be kept in some cells which are readily accessible. Our brain never deletes any file. There is of course over writing. Your problem could be recollection. This recollection matter will be only visible in education. The initial things you need to grasp what you read is' interest' in the subject and interest in your life. You need to understand the importance of education, approach it with enthusiasm and passion. You should recall, how you approach a game. You will be able to understand better and effectively if your approach is positive, enthusiastic and passionate.'effective learning methods' should help you. You may post a private question to me and I am happy to help you in all the way I can. Take care.
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Doctors some days ago I have asked for medicine for removing habits for smoking and drinking but is there any medicine jisko power form me kisi bhi food me mix kar ke dia jaa sakke. please help I am really worried for my papa. Recently my tau ji passed away due to cancer.

Doctor of Naturopathy & Natural Medicines, DM - Clinical Haematology
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Agra
if your dad is not suffering from Kidney stones or gall bladder stones, than mix 1 gram lime stone (choona) in 100 gram curd and ask him to eat. lime stone is the best medicine to heal the damage done by alcohol, secondly talk to your father about the horrors of smoking, make him emotional, this is the best way. Some natural tips: The grape diet can actually help you to get rid of alcohol cravings. It is one of the most popular home remedies for quitting alcohol. In this diet, you have to eat grapes for about 25 days. You are not allowed to eat anything else. Wines are made of grapes and if you eat them, you will not crave for alcohol at all. This diet should be followed for about a month in order to leave alcohol completely. This will surely work for you! However if you feel unwell in the middle of this diet then it is advisable that you should discontinue. Dates are one of the oldest and most popular home remedy for getting rid of alcoholism. If you are not able to quit alcohol then this will help you to get rid of it instantly. Alcoholism can be easily treated with the help of dates. You can rub some dates in water and drink the solution twice or thrice in a day. This will help you to get rid of alcohol completely. This remedy has been used by many people and it worked wonders too! You would need to drink the solution for a month in order to see visible results. Alcohol addition is something that affects your body in a negative way. So, have dates as much as you can! Bitter gourd can help you get rid of alcohol and also cure your damaged kidney. alcohol damages the kidney which can also lead to death. You can have bitter gourd juice early in the morning on a daily basis in order to quit alcohol. This remedy will surely work as it has worked for other people. The taste is bitter and not great but you can mix the juice with buttermilk for better taste. Thanks Consult me if still he drinks
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Hi I am a student and suffering from memory loss. Which is very irritating. Cant remember any thing which I read. Please give some suggestion.

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
Dear, 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 contact me. Take care.
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My friend's boy friend is very rich but married now she is in love with him as the girl is not having father so he is taking care of her family he is supporting her financially but he is forcing her to be in liven relationship my friend asked him to take divorce but he says he ll after 3 years first he wants his father to transfer his property to him but he is pressuring her for liven she is upset too much cz id if she denies then he won't support and if she does it ll be shameful what she shall do tell something for her to come over depression and stay calm.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology
Psychologist, Bangalore
My friend's boy friend is very rich but married now she is in love with him as the girl is not having father so he is...
Your friend needs to evaluate all the pros and cons of whatever she decides to do. Its difficult to understand whether this relationship has any solid grounds. There are two layers to this situation. Layer 1) whether to get into live-in because she loves him and he has promised divorce to his wife after 3yrs. Your friend needs to consider following scenarios. A) he gives divorce and marries her after 3yrs: maybe possible, maybe not. What if he has a kid with his wife in these 3yrs. This will complicate the situation and cause undue pain and dysfunctionality to a family structure. B) he does not divorce his wife after 3years bcos maybe he feels responsible towards her or situation gets too much complicated. What will your friend do after spend 3years in live-in with him. Can she imagine the emotional and physical attachments may make it difficult for her to move on? will she be willing to settle for as a second option all of her life? thinking abt having children may complicate things further. Layer 2) she does not have father so he is financially supporting her family. How and who approved of such an arrangement? what is the role of her mother in this situation? is there no other source of income in the family? what would the family have done to have financial security if this guy would not have been in their life? why is the girl not earning to support the family? is this the only way she can bring money into the house? is money the only binding factor for this relationship? what will happen to them once the rich guy refuses to take care of them any more? ask your friend to reflect on these questions and take a wiser decision. If she can not do it on her own then consult a counsellor.
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Drinking coffee prevents Parkinson’s disease

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Nicotine present in the tobacco has been used for its medicinal value for quite some time for diseases like Parkinson’s disease and ulcerative colitis. A study from University of Miami School of Medicine, USA, now has shown that people from families prone to Parkinson’s disease are less likely to develop the disease if they drink coffee on a regular basis.

Both coffee and nicotine have a link with dopamine in the brain. Dopamine is a chemical that decreases in patients with Parkinson’s disease. It is possible that people who are going to have Parkinson’s disease have lower levels of dopamine. Those with low levels of dopamine may be more likely to enjoy caffeine.

Parkinson’s disease is caused when brain cells that produce dopamine die. The disease is progressive, affecting about one percent of people older than 65. Symptoms start out with shaking and can progress to paralysis. There is no cure, although a number of drugs can make symptoms better for a time.
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For e. G lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please help 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
For e. G lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. ...
Dear lybrate-user. Welcome to lybrate. I can understand. Loosing someone near and dear is called grief and depression related to grief is pretty normal. But this sort of depression does not stay for long. This depression gets cleared within a span of some weeks. The best option for you is to undergo counseling and depression related therapy. Take care.
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