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Dr. Kulkarni

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

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Dr. Kulkarni Psychiatrist, Bangalore
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Kulkarni is one of the best Psychiatrists in Magadi Road, Bangalore. You can meet Dr. Kulkarni personally at Padmavathi Hospital in Magadi Road, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Kulkarni on Lybrate.com.

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Sir please tell me something about difference in sharpness/working/capacity of mind in 16 age and 21 age person.

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. Memory and mind power depends on three aspects. Understanding, retention and recollection. Recollection is easy if your retention is proper and flawless. Retention is possible when you are able understand what you read or learn. To understand you should have concentration. Concentration comes from effective learning techniques based on creative and active learning. Physical exercise, outdoor games, entertainment, socializing coupled with systematic learning improves your memory and mind power. Vegetables, fruits and nuts are perfect for memory. Brain games like sudoku and jigsaw puzzles helps too. Avocados, Beetroots, Blueberries, Broccoli. Celery, Coconut Oil, Dark Chocolate etc are good for improving concentration and memory. I suggest online education counseling. Take care.
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Every evening time. My body want alcohol. How to quite this problem.Please help sir.

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
Every evening time. My body want alcohol.
How to quite this problem.Please help  sir.
Dear Lybrate user, Welcome to Lybrate. Alcohol addiction also comes under abuse and addiction. If you’re ready to stop the substance and willing to get the support you need, you can recover from addiction and abuse —no matter how bad the addiction or how powerless you feel. The first step in treating addiction is accepting that you have a problem. Confronting an addiction and accepting responsibility for your actions isn’t easy. But it’s a necessary step on the road to treatment and recovery. You should then consult a psychiatrist / psychologist who fill follow this treatment. 1. Detoxification using medicines. 2. Behavior modification with the help of therapies. 3. Counseling. 4. Medication to sustain and 5. Long term support. These given steps are essential for any addict to get effectively rid of addiction. Therefore, you need to stick to the treatment plan. Take care.
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I am very depressed and it's affecting my health and studies. How do I overcome it?

psychologist
Psychologist, Delhi
I am very depressed and it's affecting my health and studies. How do I overcome it?
Try deep breathing exercise ,do meditation and yoga keep yourself busy ,try to divert your mind Without knowing reason for your depression its difficult to plan treatment.
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I am suffering from chronic insomnia associated with ADHD. I lack concentration in almost everything. If someone is discussing a topic or if a teacher is explaining something I can't understand anything. Also I am unable to sleep from past 6 months. How can this be cured? Is it due to some chemical imbalance?

Masters in Clinical Psychology & Certified Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Practioner, Certified Neuro linguistic programming Practioner, Masters in Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Child and ADolescent Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
I am suffering from chronic insomnia associated with ADHD. I lack concentration in almost everything. If someone is d...
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development. Here’s how to help yourself overcome sleeping problems: •Buy an egg timer. Using a tangible instrument like an egg timer helps keep your family on track with bedtime schedules. •Commit to a set schedule. Make sure that you go to bed at the same time every night and wake up at the same time every morning, including weekends. Staying up later on weekend nights and wake up later the next morning just makes your weekdays more difficult. If you are fighting fatigue despite the set schedule, you might need to increase your sleep time. Remember that younger children do need more sleep than older children. •Remove sources of stimulation. During the hour you get ready for bed, turn off the TV, music, computers, and video games. Don’t engage in arguments or initiate any rough play. This is an hour that should be very peaceful, That means that parents also need to be peaceful — no arguing with each other or the children. •Use a reward system. Give yourself stars, or stickers that can be traded in the next morning for a small reward. These rewards come when expected actions, like brushing teeth, are completed on time. Rewards may also be earned by staying in bed after lights-out. •Keep the house quiet. During the bedtime preparation and once you are in bed, keep the house quiet and calm. It’s a good idea to keep your voices down and turn down TV and music. •Return calmly to bed. Even with a reward system and a cozy bed, you might still want to get up. Return to bed without indulging in talking, arguing, threatening , or any other energizing activity. •Allow a full hour to get ready for bed. Once you have your egg timer, you can use it to count down the hour you need to wind down. Here’s how to break down the hour: oFirst 30 minutes: Set the egg timer for 30 minutes. This period of time is for hygiene — bathing, brushing teeth, and putting on pajamas. ONext 15 minutes: Set the egg timer for 15 minutes. This period of time is for a relaxing activity, such as reading a book, doing some relaxation exercises, or practicing deep breathing. OFinal 15 minutes: Set the timer for 15 minutes. This is for getting into bed (and staying there). In bed, there should be some sort of ritual between the parent and the child. Consider reading a favorite book, snuggling, praying, identifying good things that happened that day, telling a favorite story, or some other soothing and affectionate activity. Lights go out at the last “ding.” •Wake up gently. You need a good plan for waking The “bugle call” approach can actually set you up for a day-long spiral of ill temper. Instead, try a gentle action, such as opening the blinds or listening to a calm music and getting up. •Build in getting-ready time. You may need a morning schedule that is just as generous in time and structure as their pre-bed ritual. A chaotic rush to get out the door sets the wrong tone for the day. •Limit Caffeine and stimulants late in the day and Be Active. Caffeine and other stimulants consumed too close to bed time will keep you tossing and turning all night. The same goes for taking stimulant prescription medications too late in the day. •Exercise. Not only is exercise beneficial for your overall health, but it plays a very big role in helping you sleep and feel better. However, it is not recommended to workout or engage in any major exercise too close to bed either. It can actually have the opposite effect in helping you achieve the rest you desire. Try and get regular exercise during the day or very early evening to avoid being wired at night. Regards,
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I am 23 year old. In exam tension I do not sleep full night. And next day full of nervousness. What to do ? Help me.

(MRCPSYCH-UK), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
I am 23 year old. In exam tension I do not sleep full night. And next day full of nervousness. What to do ? Help me.
Eat well, sleep on time, maintain a regular day structure, meditation, breathing exercises, focus on the task, rehearse all these will improve your memory and concentration and reduce your nervousness.
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I smoke for 10 years when I was 11. I want to quit smoking. I have tried many times but I can't. Please help me otherwise I'll dye.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Only by using strong will power and avoiding all situations where you feel like smoking, chewing tobacco or drinking or using drugs avoiding friends who smoke and diverting mind by reading or chewing a gum, like NICORETTE and taking a walk when you crave for a smoke can all help. You can chew Nicorette gum which is nicotine replacement. There are medicines available. Which can be prescribed if asked personally Cigarette smoking is a leading preventable cause of mortality. It kills more than 60 lakh people worldwide every year. More than 50% of regular smokers would invariably die from tobacco-related illnesses which includes heart attack, cancer or asthmatic lung diseases. Best age to stop smoking is before 40
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How to reduce my anger, I am always shouting at my friends and family members, I can't control myself? pls give me gud 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, anger and aggression are emotions. Anger comes when you become irritated. Irritation happens when you don't like something, or when something is repeated. As anger is an emotion, it should be vent out. You should be able to throw anger out instead of controlling it. But more perfect will be, know the frustrating situations and stop being emotional. If practiced properly, you will not get irritated at those circumstances at all. Those techniques are much easier to understand.
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Is psychologist treatment good enough to cure depression? Is it worth the effort invested?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Is psychologist treatment good enough to cure depression? Is it worth the effort invested?
If the depression is mild, CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy) can show good results. It can be given by a psychiatrist, clincal psychologist or trained person. All the best.
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Can a psycho problem of a father occur to his daughter? what are the chances if any?

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
Can a psycho problem of a father occur to his daughter? what are the chances if any?
Dear , there are chances that such a thing happen. But there are no strict probability theory is available. Just hope this will not happen. Take care.
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Hi Dr. I am 25. I have a very bad habit of forgetting things at time Due to this I have a very bad effect at work. What is this thing due to please help.

Master in clinical psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
Hi lybrate-user, you mus b overburden with work or your emotions, you should first relax your mind and start doing some breathing excercise and yoga too. As this will create long term issues.
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I got a bundle of piled up questions. For my this question I would like a psychologist help, well I would be glad to receive any help from any one I had a crush on a girl who was to responsive to me. But she got engaged with someone else before I could say her about my feeling. Now I want to forget her but she jumps up evey time when I sit to study and get distracted. please help me out of this. My minds totally diverted. Its a common one for us teenagers. please help.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
You are 18 years old. A lot of girls are yet to enter your life and you may form meaningful relation. Whenever you get such thoughts distract yourself by doing something you enjoy or talk to someone you are comfortable sharing this. Try to tell yourself that her thoughts are temporary it will go one day but the precious time your wasting on not studying will haunt you forever. So, learn to prioritize thins. Make a to do list everyday and try to complete when you will have sense of achievement you will good and motivated and this will become a pattern. consult me for any stress
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I have stress problem and I have lots of fear and not going anywhere because of this problem.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I have stress problem and I have lots of fear and not going anywhere because of this problem.
The stress that you feel is not dependent on the stressor: It is entirely dependent on your perception of stress. Change your perception, there is no stress: it’s like looking at a glass half full or half empty. Life is difficult no doubt, as a general rule, but what we do adds to the stress in our response. We add to the stress of life instead of reducing it or learning to deal with it. Many of us follow a policy of avoidance. We cannot do that all of our lives. So the first thing to do is to change your perception. For example, look at it as a challenge that you would like to meet with a positive outlook. See everything as a gift from God to perform as though you are doing it for Him. God never gives us work to do beyond our capacity. Build a good constitution mentally, emotionally and physically to combat stress. Eat healthily, sleep well, and exercise regularly. Talk about your emotions regularly to a good friend every day. Learn stress management techniques, which is all about expressing your feelings in appropriate ways. Do Yoga and meditation. Pray every day to God to give you the strength, and offer your work as a prayer to Him – you will give your best and you will feel so satisfied when you do it well. At work you must learn to delegate much or some of your work to subordinates. If you do not trust, you will find it difficult to delegate. You need to examine if your work is too stressful for various reasons. It is the one place you will be spending the greatest part of your awake life, more than even with your family! This being the case any stress there can take a severe toll: the stress in the work is mostly related to relationships. We are always into relationships and you need to find a very amicable way to interact with people. You cannot avoid people all your life: no man is an island! 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 is injustice in the work spot, you will need to discuss it with the HR department. 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 are emotionally distraught, then there may be some work for you to do with a counselor. This is where stress is mostly felt. When you do not express feelings you will land up with stress. Check what feelings you are not dealing with and then tackle that to find relief which is a permanent solution. To resolve it you need to deal with the unexpressed feelings which may have become a habit from childhood. Meet with a counselor and that person will help you process your feelings and find ways to express them once and for all and give you permanent relief. You will see an immediate change for the better.
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I am suffering from fever. I want to go for an exam to other state. How can l get rid of my fever?

DPM, FAGE, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Indore
I am suffering from fever. I want to go for an exam to other state. How can l get rid of my fever?
Hello, Thanks for writing to us. I have read your case and can understand your situation. Paracetamol 500 mg is usually given to reduce fever. However there are many causes of fever like Malaria, Dengue, Typhoid, Chikangunya etc. The associated symptoms with fever like cough, cold, malaise, etc help to determine diagnosis. If the fever re appears after taking paracetamol it is advisable to get basic reports like Complete blood picture, Widal, Malaria parasite done. It is advisable for you to visit doctor and not self medicate. Hope this helps. Feel free to write back.
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Doctor Sahab, I am a patient of depression from last sixteen year. I am consuming Fluvoxin 100 mg Clonil 75sr and Rivotril 2 mg thrice a day. Consequently I am suffering from erectile dysfunction .Will you please prescribe some medicine so that , I can enjoy my married life again. I am forty five years old height six feet three inches and body weight is one hundred twenty kilogram. Please help.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Doctor Sahab,
I am a patient of depression from last sixteen year. I am consuming Fluvoxin 100 mg Clonil 75sr and Riv...
Hi, stress, anxiety is d out come of irregular life- style, now a days. Go for meditation to reduce your stress, anxiety and to nourish your brain to calm down your nerve to ease your problem. It has been noticed that acidic disorder &'indigestion generates some negative feeling causing stress, depression, hence tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins and to regulate metabolism to complete, digestion, properly. Ensure sound sleep for at least 7/8 hrs in d night. Tk, easily digestible simple, diet on time. Tk, homoeo medicine/ @ ignatia 30-6 pills, thrice a day. @ five phos 6x-4 tbs, thrice a day with lukewarm water. Avoid, caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, junk food, polluted atmosphere, watching tv, sitting on computer in d late night. Tk care.
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I am nilesh and 29 years old I work in software company and I am feeling stressed in office while doing work.

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Bachelor of Arts - Psychology and English Literature
Psychologist, Coimbatore
I am nilesh and 29 years old I work in software company and I am feeling stressed in office while doing work.
Hi lybrate-user, Stress and tension has become common among software professional due to many reason like workaholic, continuous work pressure, no breaks, no relaxation. I wanted you to take break at least a day or two in a month and fully relaxing with family, movie or drive to a favourite place. Take a break once in three months at least for a week go outstation or wherever you prefer and enjoy. In the office take 5 to 10 minutes break and relax yourself. Feel free to contact me for further assistance. Take care. Be cool. With regards,
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Dealing With Anxiety Disorders in Youngsters

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Dealing With Anxiety Disorders in Youngsters

In today's fast paced world, the number of cases of teenagers with serious mental health problems like anxiety disorders have quadrupled. An anxiety disorder affects the thinking, feelings as well as the behaviour of a young person. It is important to seek professional help if one sees any of the warning signs of anxiety disorder in a youngster. Most of the normal anxiety issues are short lived and the feelings may last for few hours. However, an anxiety problem becomes an anxiety disorder when anxious feelings are very intense, severe and last for weeks or months. They start interfering in a youngster's ability to socialise, learn and daily activities.

Let's talk specific:

1. Aviophobia: Fear of flying, also known as aviophobia, is an anxiety disorder classified as a situational Specific Phobia. The person with fear of flying, heights has a continuing and excessive fear triggered by flying or the thought of flying or heights. Typically, flying is avoided or endured with intense anxiety, which may take the form of a panic attack.

2. Claustrophobia: Claustrophobia is a fear of being in an enclosed space. Thus, being trapped in a lift scare those who have such phobia. Also, travelling through a tunnel or metro makes people anxious if you have claustrophobia. A person suffering can often feel distressed just with the thought of being in a bus, train or plane. Usually any small, enclosed space would trigger a panic attack, especially if you felt trapped.

The problem with this way of thinking is it spreads to other places. Subways, lifts, small rooms are the classic scenario, but the intense fear of the person  is not restricted just to these places. The fear and the panic can be experienced in any place where the person perceives a confinement, closeness or trapped feeling.

If anxiety disorder in a youngster is ignored and left untreated, it can have long-term consequences on the mental health and can hamper development. The first step is to talk with the youngster and others who might be able to help like a general practitioner, school counsellor, family members or other parents. Identification of a teenage anxiety problem is difficult as youngsters are good at hiding their feelings and thoughts. They are able to mask those feelings with aggressive behaviour or withdrawal.

Young people might be diagnosed with more than one type of anxiety disorder. Social phobia or social anxiety disorder occurs when one develops an intense fear of being judged or embarrassed in public. Excessive worry about everyday situations is called as generalised anxiety disorder. Panic disorder is repeated, unexpected panic attacks where one encounters panic in a situation where most people wouldn't be afraid. Excessive fear of being separated from home or a loved one is separation anxiety disorder.

There are many things that one can do to support the youngster mentally and reduce the risk. 

Strong family support and relationships have shown to help protect youngsters from anxiety disorders. Seeking professional help early for the youngster is the best thing one can do when symptoms are seen or the youngster is experiencing severe anxious feelings which are interfering with his normal activities.

One must not ignore or dismiss youngster's fears.

Encourage him gently to do things that make him anxious, but do not push him to situations that he does not want to face. Also, praise him for doing things he's anxious about. Refer the youngster as brave and not anxious or shy. Set up a role model for him by managing your own stress and anxiety. A professional help for an anxiety disorder is vital for youngster's healthy development. Psychological treatment concentrates on strategies to help youngsters cope up with anxiety. Anti-depressants drugs are used to reduce the symptoms of anxiety disorders. One should also stop or reduce consumption of caffeine products such as coffee, tea, cola, energy drinks and chocolate.

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My problem is lack of confidence. During the presentation or function, where center is me, my heart beating very fast and my hands getting shake. you can't speak clearly too. Situation become irritating for me. I want to be out from this problem. Please suggest.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
My problem is lack of confidence. During the presentation or function, where center is me, my heart beating very fast...
You seem to be anxious when on stage and this could be coming from a lack of self confidence. On stage or in presentations, it's not about how much you remember. It's about how you reproduce what you know. So it's important to know about the content of your presentation. If once in a way you refer to the contents. The people will not think i'll of you. Everyone can forget something on stage. It's common. Instead of focusing on yourself. Look at the audience and make eye contact. Engage them in your presentation. You can also work upon your body language and gestures and practice in front of a small group of known people so that you can become at ease. If your hands are shaking, hold a pen/pencil or the desk with your hands. Don't stuff them in your pockets as it's not considered as very respectful of the audience. Any thoughts that you have about your inability to do well. Need to be worked through in counselling. If you are the kind of person who becomes anxious in other situations as well, then it will be important for you to take counselling sessions and learn tips tools and techniques to manage and cope with stressful situations. Stage fear is a very common fear and many people are afraid to be centre stage but it stil needs to be done as it's part of their job.
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I have not played any sport for more than three years. Now I am playing football for 3 days my body aches a lot also I am not able to sprint in the field. What should I do.

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General Physician, Mumbai
I have not played any sport for more than three years. Now I am playing football for 3 days my body aches a lot also ...
I will suggest you to eat nutritious home made food with adequate fluid intake and take physical rest and for pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg.
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Whenever she work in water Like washing clothes She gets fever and high body pain.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Whenever she work in water Like washing clothes She gets fever and high body pain.
take following remedies 1. alovera juice 4tsp+ 1 tsp honey after dinner 2.amal juice 4tsp +2 tsp sugar + 2tsp honey empty stomach in the morning
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Hi Mujhe pata nahi ye seriously koi problem hai ya nahi pr mujhe aaj kal logo se irritation hone lagi h bhot jldi jhgde hote hai mere . Mera sir k dono sides 24 *7 pain hota h aur mujhe light se allergy jaisi hoti h kabhi kabhi . Mujhe andhere me rehna pasnd aa rha h . Aur mujhe aise time me neend bhot aati hai . Mai khush rehna bhi psnd nhi kr rhi hu kuchh dino se . Mujhe bss rone ka yaa toh jhgdne ka man krta h ?

B.A PSYCHOLOGY HONOURS, M.A PSYCHOLOGY, M.Phil - Psychology, PhD PSYCHOLOGY
Psychologist, Delhi
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Mujhe pata nahi ye seriously koi problem hai ya nahi pr mujhe aaj kal logo se irritation hone lagi h bhot jldi jhg...
You must see a psychologist as soon as possible for discovering the cause of these mood changes. Some sittings taken will be great help. If you delay, problems will become worse as each day passes. You will see for yourself how much better you will feel after that.
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