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Dr. N B Kulkarni

MBBS, Diploma in Psychological Medicine

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

33 Years Experience
Dr. N B Kulkarni MBBS, Diploma in Psychological Medicine Psychiatrist, Bangalore
33 Years Experience
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Dr. N B Kulkarni is a renowned Psychiatrist in Vijayanagar, Bangalore. He has over 33 years of experience as a Psychiatrist. He has done MBBS, Diploma in Psychological Medicine . You can consult Dr. N B Kulkarni at N B Kulkarni in Vijayanagar, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. N B Kulkarni on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - KMC Hubli, - 1984
Diploma in Psychological Medicine - NIMHANS bangalore, - 1996
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English
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Indian Association of Private Psychiatry

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How can we cure during depression and what are the major cause of depression and how can we reform from it?

MD Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mohali
How can we cure during depression
and what are the major cause of depression and how can we reform from it?
Hi, Depression is a psychological condition where one of the important symptoms is sadness. Other symptoms include sleep and appetite disturbances, loss of interest, irritability, loss of body energy. It's difficult to cite any one reason for depression. A complex of biological factors like genetics, social factors and psychological factors are responsible fir depression. Depression is a treatable condition. Medications and psychotherapy can help overcome depression.
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I drink alcohol from last five year regularly but from las two month when I drink alcohol I feel like sick my eyes turn red & my breathing so fast what is solution on it because I drink alcohol.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I drink alcohol from last five year regularly but from las two month when I drink alcohol I feel like sick my eyes tu...
Hello lybrate-user. I have the following suggestions for you: (1) drink in moderation. This means you should reduce your frequency of drinking. This simple measure will help to reduce the redness and discomfort. (2) use a lubricant eye drop 5-6 times daily. Along with it, you could use an antihistamine eye drop as well. (3) get your blood pressure checked. Raised blood pressure could be a cause for eye discomfort as well. (4) you could consider taking help from a support group regarding your drinking problem. All these measures if followed appropriately are sure to help you. Take care-regards.
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How to Cope With Erectile Dysfunction and Depression

PG Dip (Sexual & Relationship Therapy), MRCPsych, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Sexologist, Bangalore
How to Cope With Erectile Dysfunction and Depression

Depression is considered the common cold of all mental health issues and can strike in varying levels due to causes like pressing circumstances, problems in one's personal life and relationships, hormonal changes and other long term, chronic health conditions. Your intimate relationships are also subject to dejection when physical ailments enter the picture. Erectile dysfunction is one such area that creates depression. This is basically a condition that men suffer from. Due to this condition, a man is not able to get and hold an erection long enough to enjoy the act of sex. This can be caused due to related physical problems as well as stress. It can also lead to depression and problems in one's relationship due to anger, frustration, hopelessness and sadness. Here are a few ways to deal with depression caused due to erectile dysfunction.

  1. Recognising the Symptoms: The very first thing to do is to come out of denial and recognise the symptoms that are caused by this kind of depression. Usually, any long term or chronic problem can lead a person to look at himself or herself as a hopeless case. This can cause symptoms like dejection, a negative attitude towards everything and sudden outbursts of anger and frustration which may crop up in other areas of the patient's life. Since this is an intimate problem that one cannot discuss with everyone, the problem of depression gets all the more challenging. In such cases, the best thing to do is to be aware of the symptoms.
  2. Getting help: Simply being aware of the symptoms is not enough that is merely the first step. One will need to go ahead and do something about the symptoms. Visiting a sexologist or a sex therapist is the next step. With the help of therapy and discussions, the patient and the doctor can actually reach the root cause of the issue and help in realigning the attitude and thinking of the patient to come out of stress that is creating the issue, or to deal with medical repercussions of the issue in a more stable manner.
  3. Psychotherapy: One of the foremost methods used by most therapists includes psychotherapy that can help in unravelling the cause and finding a way to cope with the problem in a way that is focussed on discussions.
  4. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: This form of therapy examines all aspects of the person's life and reality so as to find the cause of the problematic behaviour and reprogram the brain of patient with great deliberation.
  5. Antidepressants: While some medications can affect sexual functioning, there are antidepressants that do not have major sexual side effects. Please consult a Psychiatrist and discuss about this option too.

Tackling depression and erectile dysfunction is a matter of striking a fine balance with professional help.

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My daughter age 24, is having severe and untimely pain in arms and legs from past 20-25 days, yesterday there was pain in hand only and spinal area on her back, in hand pain accompanied with temperature gain in arms and head and when pain disappear it becomes cold. She just married last year in may and her in-laws behavior is not good, she is very much mentally disturb, her husband do not say any thing but does not oppose his family for wrong things which disturb her. Please suggest what good can be done and what medical problem she might be having ? please help

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, P.G.Dip.in Guidance &Counselling, B.A., Psychology, Dip.in Pharmacy
Psychologist, Madurai
My daughter age 24, is having severe and untimely pain in arms and legs from past 20-25 days, yesterday there was pai...
My answer to the first part of your question is, your daughter has to consult a general physician in order to rule out typhoid fever, malarial infection, jaundice, anemia or even dengue fever, because all the symptoms you mentioned here are few of the symptoms of such conditions. My answer to the second part of your question is, it is very very common in our country, adjustment problems with in-laws and husband's ignorance in such things. Almost every newly married woman has to face these kind of problems. The problem may be your daughter's incompetence to manage that emotionally. There is a chance for her pain behaviors arising from her unconscious mind crying for help to escape from this stressful situation. Ask her to be positive in her approach towards the in-laws, looking into and praising the positive aspects of them. And it is good her husband remains neutral without torturing her to obey his family members like many others do. Her stress tolerance will develop once she gets children and be busy with child-rearing practices and other future plannings with her husband. If she does not complain about her problems with in-laws, her husband may turn positive towards her in course of time. Until then, you can help her as a patient listener to her problems without giving any judgments or negative comments on anybody, which can give her ventilate her bottled-up emotions leading to relaxation to some extent.
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I am 37 male. From some last six month I feel lack of concentration & memory. Please suggest some homeopathic medicines to improve the concentration & memory so I can remember the things easily? Last year some circumstances occurred in the family which disappointed me very much. I think this is the main cause which has effected my brain power.

(MRCPSYCH-UK), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
Decreased concentration can be a symptom of depression or anxiety. Distractions like mobile phones, computers can also cause decreased concentration. Eat well, sleep on time, maintain a regular day structure, meditation, breathing exercises, focus on the task, all these will improve concentration.
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Hi from last 20 days I have constant burping and mild pain coming and going 3-4 times in a day below rib cage increase when deep breath. I do not have loss of appetite please suggest.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Hi from last 20 days I have constant burping and mild pain coming and going 3-4 times in a day below rib cage increas...
Hello,take homoeopathic medicine Carbo Veg 30 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for 7 days and revert. *If overweight,loose weight. *Make a habit of 8-10 glasses of water daily. *Avoid spicy and fried food *Include fruits, fresh vegetable juices in your diet.
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Hello. I need suggestions to cure the school refusal problem in my 7 year old son. He refuses to go to school saying he wants to stay with parents. He is good in studies and sports and very active otherwise.

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Mphil in Clinical Psychology, PG Dip Edu Counselling , Certificate in Nutrition & Mental health, Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Psychologist, Trivandrum
Hello. I need suggestions to cure the school refusal problem in my 7 year old son. He refuses to go to school saying ...
Separation anxiety is the issue or home environment is more rewarding and give more comforts from which he does not want to change. Parental counselling and behavioural intervention are the ways. Simply prepare him to be at school where he may be attracted to something like friends sports etc. First take him along with mother and slowly get yourself at distance from him,
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I am suffering from headache from long time. I am unable to take decisions as I think a lot. I think I am taking lot of stress. Kindly suggest me diet plan and some exercises so that I can attain peace.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), DYA (DIPLOMA IN YOG & AYURVED), D.I.H.M (DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT)
Ayurveda, Nashik
I am suffering from headache from long time. I am unable to take decisions as I think a lot. I think I am taking lot ...
1) massage with stress relief oil or warm coconut oil to head, neck, and ears. 2) apply chandan powder +2-4 saffron threads+ pinch of cinnamon (dalchini) lep with rose water to forehead. 3) take 8 hrs sleep in the night. 4) avoid oily & spicy food. 5) pour 3-4 drops of warm pure cow ghee in both nostrils in head low position 6) do eye check up if headache persist
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What are the short term effects and long term effects of smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol.

M. sc Psychology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Short term effects may be seen or not depending on individual reactions&tendrncy fof allergies, immunities. Out of those, loss of appetite, fyspnoea, frequent attacks of cough, indigestion, oppression of chest, blackening of lips (edpecially from. Smoking, lack of attention, restlessness etc. Those are from both vices acutely, sometimes slowly also. In chronic affairs, major vital organs damage like liver cirrhosis, lung cancer, bronchitis (can be acute or chronic; intestinal cancer, heart problems, asthma (may be bronchial or cardiac, mentally moods off, depression, aggressiveness, loosing temper very easily, sleeplessness, apnoea. Many.
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Why relapse occur after treatment depression. Is it possible to prevent from relapse. Can I cure permanently.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Why relapse occur after treatment depression. Is it possible to prevent from relapse. Can I cure permanently.
Dear Ashok, Depressions are different varieties. Bipolar depression is a relapsing disorder. You can prevent a relapse, by taking appropriate mood stabilizer tablets in proper dose for many years. Many diseases in medicine like diabetes, hypertension, hormonal problems are life long. Doctors still care for it - not to interfere with your life. Like those diseases, please take care of your future depression with mood stabilisers. Don't think of cure.
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Yesterday I said that I have a concentration problem, that means I can't concentrate on ot her thing apart from my job, basically I want to say that I can't concentrate on my studies .what should I do to get out of this problem?

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, you must be able to understand concentration, attention span, recollection and distraction. If you are able to watch a movie for two hours continuously, if you are able to play a game for an hour, then you do not have any concentration problems. You can't be attentive towards your studies because you are not interested in it. You are able to watch movie and play game because you are interested in it. Human cannot be attentive towards anything for more than 10 minutes. Then you should study in such a way that your attention is continued and make the subjects are interesting to you. Effective learning techniques should help you. Recollection depends on anxiety, stress and other physical and circumstantial factors. Distractions while studying are plentiful. You should be able to overcome distractions or avoid distractions. Please understand the above. Change your study style and attitude accordingly. Please post a private question to me and I will help you with" effective learning" techniques. Take care.
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I am getting short time memory. 2-3 days information am not able to get it back again?

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, 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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I am in depression. Always I thik about my career. I am hopeless. Points to increase.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am in depression. Always I thik about my career. I am hopeless. Points to increase.
Just like any addiction, depression is also self created. Mentally strong people comes out of addiction and depression very fast., always keep one thing in your mind always that nobody will come and feed you in this harsh but true world, not even parents, even our parents feed us to a limit but one truth is for sure that we all have to make our own way, our own destiny and the same people those neglected us once will be our well wishers when we taste success. So by going into depression will not solve your problem, but you will have to find a solution of your present condition on your own and nobody will help you or guide you, you will have to use your own brain to come out of this depression and my homoeopathic medicines will help you in this direction but I want you only to take help of these medicines for few days and once normal, leave these medicines as I do not want sartak to be medicine dependent. Most of the successful people in this world have made their own way in their own terms and conditions but you simply by saying depression seems that you are scared of this world. Do not be scared and come out of your own created web and be a man. You can do what others can do, you just need motivation and nothing else. Work hard on your goals, only then it will be yours. Sitting idle and giving the name to your scares as depression will end you nowhere but darkness. Do not just think but try to implement your thoughts and jusst think about the hardships your parents have gone through in your upbringing and do not let you parent dream shatter by even thinking of this word depression as only scared people talks about it and try to be bold and lead from the front to fulfil your parents dreams so that one dy they are proud of you one day you will surely thank me for these suggestions homoeopathic medicine alpha ts (wilmar schwabe india) drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily for 15 days. Passiflora inc q (dr reckeweg) drink 40 drops in 20 ml fresh water 15 minutes before sleep bramari pranayam daily bramari pranayam or bee breath 1. Close your eyes. Focus on your breathing. 2. Place your thumbs in your ears, your index fingers above your eyebrows, and your remaining along the sides of your nose. Keep each pinky finger near a nostril. 3. Breath in deeply through the nose. First, feel the diaphragm move down, allowing the lungs to expand and forcing the abdomen out; then feel your chest expand with your collar bones rising last. 4. Use your pinkies to partially close each nostril. Keep your lungs filled. 5. Breathe out through the nose while humming. Note that the humming sound should originate in your throat, not as a result of your partially-blocked nostrils. 6. Repeat twenty times. Starting from 5 times drink plenty of water daily.
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I'm very tense for my husband because he is alcoholic from last six year . Main problem is after having 4 pegs he will not have any sense to talk and he start abusing language and after me.He had gastric bypass in 2006 after his surgery he became wild and arrogant . Plz help me out . He is diabetic also

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Your husband is complicating matters by consuming alcohol after this surgery and also being a diabetic. You must take him to his doctor and find out from him how dangerous alcohol is for his condition. It seems that he has a strong oral issue which has switched from heavy eating to heavy drinking, after the surgery. This may indicate some issue stemming from his early childhood ? normally some deep pain that he is smothering by intoxication. He will need to be hospitalized to detoxify him and then for some extensive addiction counseling to resolve this for good. You could then both go for AA meetings and Al-anon support groups: the former for your husband and the latter for family members of alcoholics like you. You could also contact me for the book on addictions, for a fee of Rs. 250/- only.
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Hi! Am suffering from anxiety and sleep deprivation, owing to issues at work. Hope this is the right place for consultation.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Hi! Am suffering from anxiety and sleep deprivation, owing to issues at work. Hope this is the right place for consul...
Occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. You might feel anxious when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or making an important decision. But anxiety disorders involve more than temporary worry or fear. For a person with an anxiety disorder, the anxiety does not go away and can get worse over time. Restlessness or feeling wound-up or on edge being easily fatigued difficulty concentrating or having their minds go blank irritability muscle tension difficulty controlling the worry sleep problems (difficulty falling or staying asleep or restless, unsatisfying sleep) these are some of the symptoms. U seem to be having anxiety disorder, kindly consult a psychiatrist and get treated.
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Sir Some time I have stress. But I did not control this stress. I need daily happy to feel my self what can I do sir.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
Sir   Some time I have stress. But I did not control this stress. I need daily happy to feel my self what can I do sir.
1. You can do yoga in early morning like pranayam, sukhasan, padmasan 2. Take ashvagandha choorna 3 gm twice daily 3. Syrup sankhpushpi 10 ml twice daily.
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I am very depressed because of my life and job related problems always headic what can I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
I am very depressed because of my life and job related problems always headic what can I do.
.Hi, Take five phos 6x (sbl) 4tabs to be chewed thrice a day do some yoga exercises. Pranayam and suryanamaskar to relax for atleast 1/2 an hour.
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Quiting smoking

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Quiting smoking will reduce all cause mortality the maximum.
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What is the home remedies to get rid off stammering problem I am facing the same for 15 years.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Stammering can be made lesser only and only by speech therapy. So you should take the help of a speech therapist. Also, i'd suggest you to visit a psychologist as confidence plays a great role in dealing with this problem. I'd suggest you to speak very slowly, word by word. People may make fun of this but believe me, slowly you'll get better at it. Hope your query is answered. Wishing you good health.
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