Lybrate Mini logo
Lybrate for
Android icon App store icon
Ask FREE Question Ask FREE Question to Health Experts
Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}

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
Submit Feedback
Report Issue
Get Help
Feed
Services

Personal Statement

I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
More about Dr. N B Kulkarni
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.

Find numerous Psychiatrists in India from the comfort of your home on Lybrate.com. You will find Psychiatrists with more than 32 years of experience on Lybrate.com. You can find Psychiatrists online in Bangalore and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.

Info

Education
MBBS - KMC Hubli, - 1984
Diploma in Psychological Medicine - NIMHANS bangalore, - 1996
Languages spoken
English
Professional Memberships
Indian Association of Private Psychiatry

Location

Book Clinic Appointment

#36, Ashraya Apartments, 1st Main Road, Vinyakalayout, Vijayanagar. Landmark: Behind BTS Bus DepoBangalore Get Directions
...more
View All

Consult Online

Text Consult
Send multiple messages/attachments
7 days validity
Consult Now

Services

View All Services

Feed

Nothing posted by this doctor yet. Here are some posts by similar doctors.

I am suffering depressions pls give me a why I am suffering this I do not have a mud to do any thing.

psychologist
Psychologist, Delhi
I am suffering depressions pls give me a why I am suffering this I do not have a mud to do any thing.
Its very important that you live every second happily and enjoy all the beautiful colours of life ,through your query I can understand that you want to change this situation its really good ,when there is a will there is a way. Any professional can show the path but you have to go on that path, you need slightly change in your approach .when any time negative thought runs then just say to yourself that I will deal all this from evening and presently I am suppose to do any work which you are doing and at evening write all the thoughts in diary, one more way is that share all thoughts with any good friend. Divert your mind ,make yourself busy as much as you can so that you don't get time to think ,make some good friends with whom you can share your feelings, develop some hobby, take sleep of 6-8 hours it is compulsory, for this don't sleep at day time ,you need to maintain your sleeping cycle ,do some yoga and meditation, don't think on this topic as much you will think you will be more frustrated because these thoughts are endless. Take care.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

First of all, this is a psychological problem. I have performed very poorly in my class 12 exams. I was a topper of my class. But my class 12 final performance is disastrous. This is a very important exam in my life. I will not get any job if I perform poorly. I have let down my mother who have trusted me so much. My father hates me and he will turn me away from house if my results are bad. All this thoughts are eating up my mind. My mind is going out of control. I do not know what to do with my stupid life. I feel there is nothing left in my life. I am totally depressed and frustrated. My only skill was my education and now I have messed it up. I do not know what to do, where to go and I think all my life doors are closed. I blame only myself for this. I cannot bear this humiliation. What have I done. Please help me anyone.

DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
First of all, this is a psychological problem. I have performed very poorly in my class 12 exams. I was a topper of m...
Hello lybrate-user. Okay, I can understand the panic and absolute disappointment you must be feeling. You put all your hopes on one thing and not succeeding there could be very scary. But as you have mentioned in your query, you still haven't got the results. May be your fear of failure is making you underestimate your performance. It's better to not count our chicken before they hatch, even the dead ones! so tell your mind to stop believing in'one of the many' possibilities. Yes, you may get bad results but you may get not so bad results also. Secondly, whatever be the outcome you will have to face it. We all do. There is not a single person in the world who hasn't failed at least once. What we do in the face of failure determines our future, not the failure itself. So, you can accept your responsibility (or credit) for the results and figure out what to do next (hopefully, peacefully) with your parents, or blame yourself or someone or something and not do anything to better your situation or, I hope not, do something to put you in more trouble. The choice is yours. Lastly, you said education is your skill. If that is so then you can use it whenever you want. Batting is virat kohli's skill. Sometimes he gets out on the first ball. He is not a skilled batsman? one exam cannot say everything about you, your life or your abilities. Life is much much bigger and you are much much bigger. You will see that. Your parents want the best for you. They will deal with negative events if you are there with them. Help each other out through each other's failures, that's what families do. If you ever feel things are getting out of hand, consult a professional. Problems will come. Go on solving them one by one and you will be fine. Take care.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time.
Your loss is understandable. But your mourning and sadness about your loss is taking too long for you to recover. Feeling sad, depressed and hopeless about life are signs of depression. I would suggest you to reach out and consult a psychiatrist with all your details so that an appropriate management can be started. Depression like any other illness is treatable and once you are out of it you will be fine. For any further queries or assistance contact me online.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 26 year old and having habit of chewing tobacco and cause of this habits my mouth jaws is lock and only 2 fingers I can open my mouth so please help to open my mouth normally firt how it was opening wide and im quiting this habit slowly slowly.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Pune
I am 26 year old and having habit of chewing tobacco and cause of this habits my mouth jaws is lock and only 2 finger...
First first problem- consult to ent surgeon, he will treat you with some medicine and injections if needed. For second problem- consult to addiction psychiatrist will start nicotine or non nicotine replacement therapy depending on your condition.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hi My TSH I'd very high 9 I am taking Eltroxin 75 mg since a long time. Recently I am getting pains in various parts of my body. Is it related to TSH? Your advice is highly appreciated Thanks generally pain is frequent in stomach.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hi
My TSH I'd very high 9
I am taking Eltroxin 75 mg since a long time.
Recently I am getting pains in various parts ...
lybrate-user, The dose of Eltroxin may have to be increased to reduce TSH. Once TSH level is maintained between 3 to 4 mU/L. Increased TSH or uncontrolled hypothyroidism does lead to muscle and joint pains. Pain in stomach, may be unrelated to other muscular or joint pains. Thanks.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

What is the symptoms of alcimers. I am 22 years old I have some memory problem in recent years. I can't remember some very recent things in daily life.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
What is the symptoms of alcimers. I am 22 years old I have some memory problem in recent years. I can't remember some...
Alzheimer's disease occurs in old age due to cerebral atrophy. It causes dementia (forgetful ness, failure to recognize objects, disorientation. To improve your memory follow the advice given below 1. Take balanced diet with proper combination of carbohydrate, protein and fat. Avoid diet high in saturated fats like red meat, whole milk, butter, cheese, cream, ice cream etc which hampers memory and concentration. Take complex carbohydrates like whole wheat bread, brown rice, oat meal, high fiber cereals, lentils, whole beans etc. Avoid processed foods like pasta, potato etc 2. Eat plenty of green leafy vegetables and fruits and drink green tea since they contain anti oxidants which enhance memory 3. Go for regular physical exercise like brisk walking, jogging, cycling etc for 30-45 minutes daily 4. Take some mental exercise like doing cross word puzzle, problem solving exercise, playing chess etc 5. Develop some new hobby and skill like learning music, dancing, playing new game etc 6. Take adequate rest. 7-8 hours of sound sleep in the night is required to remain healthy 7. Avoid alcoholic beverages, caffeinated drink, smoking and consumption of tobacco etc. 8. Develop healthy relationship with friends, relatives, family members for good emotional health 9. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression, agitation, severe physical and mental exertion 10. Focus on one task at a time rather than focusing on multiple task 11. Practice yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control emotion, increase concentration and enhancing memory
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have short term memory loss problems during talk with every one. What can I do? Please help.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Natural concentration is when the mind can hold a thought for a long time, when thoughts are under our own control. Without concentration the mind goes here, there and everywhere, jumping like a monkey from branch to branch, idea to idea. When there is a natural concentration, we can control our mind and there is peace. This one-pointed concentration on a thought, holding it for as long as we like, gradually collects strength in the mind and in the self. A strong mind is a mind that is peaceful, stable, satisfied and can remain in the deeper meaning of a thought. There is no waste caused by over-thinking, or the high speed of thought: These are the two greatest diseases of the mind these days, which is why there is so much stress and mental breakdown. Stress can foil concentration and learning ability. Although concentration is different to memory, they can affect each other. Concentration precedes memory. If you are under stress your concentration will go for a toss, then naturally memory will be totally foiled. So meet with a counselor to take care of the stress and your memory will happily return. You can follow these simple rules in the meantime: Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. There is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid all junk food.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

The number n ease of erection is going down with time. M just 26 and a smoker. Is there a way to get back to normal? I'll quit smoking too.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
The number n ease of erection is going down with time. M just 26 and a smoker. Is there a way to get back to normal? ...
You have to quit smoking to improve your erection. I don’t think there is any minimum number of cigarettes that you need to smoke to cause cancer. It is still dangerous for other reasons, anyway. For example, each cigarette you smoke has an effect on your erectile capacity: the nicotine in the cigarette is a vasoconstrictor i.e. it narrows the blood vessels to constrict the blood flow. The erection of the penis is caused by an extra flow of blood to the penis along with a shut down valve that facilitates its engorgement. This action will be compromised. Your BP rises with every cigarette you smoke. That is really good that you want to stop smoking because it is really very harmful. Just the fact that you want to give up smoking is a good starting point. The habit can be very difficult to halt because of the many conditions attached to smoking. In fact these conditions can exist all through the day unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chewing gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine chewing gum or nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces substantially. You may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. at least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here’s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world – you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest. All the damage you incurred earlier because of the smoking can be reverted back to normal in quick time.
17 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hi! Am 35 year young. I feel very lethargy am going to get married in some time. I feel my ejaculation is just in 30 second. erection is also not so strong. I have been stress patient in past. Am overweight also. Kindly advise diet plan which help me in weight loss n also improve my sexual ability & stress relief too. Suggest good medicine also. Thanks.

MBBS (Gold Medalist, Hons), MS (Obst and Gynae- Gold Medalist), DNB (Obst and Gynae), Fellow- Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (ACOG, USA), FIAOG
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Hi! Am 35 year young. I feel very lethargy am going to get married in some time. I feel my ejaculation is just in 30 ...
Premature ejaculation (pe) occurs when men cannot control semen flow or have excessive sensitivity. So, before treatment, you should precisely diagnose the cause of your problem. It is easily curable- but needs time. Usually most cases respond to sex therapy and exercises and using few simple tips. So, e men may need drug to cure this. Erectile dysfunction (ed) should never be ignored. It can even represent early stage of heart disease or diabetes or some other severe disease. So, instead of going to medicine shop to buy medicines and taking risks, consult doctor so that the cause can be found out and can be treated properly to give you complete cure. At the same time it is important to boost up your confidence.
13 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am suffering from body pains since a day Which is not supported to do any work please give me good suggestion. Thank you.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am suffering from body pains since a day Which is not supported to do any work please give me good suggestion. Than...
1. Take one tablet of crocin pain relief sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily 2. Drink plenty of water 3. Take adequate rest.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have pain in my whole abdomen and it continued by a week. When the pain begins it goes to the back. So suggest me good advice. Thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have pain in my whole abdomen and it continued by a week. When the pain begins it goes to the back. So suggest me g...
Hello. Start taking homoeopathic medicine - mag. Phos. 6x/ after every 3 hours for relieving your pain, but get yourself examined and do share more details pertaining to your problem for proper diagnosis and thus treatment.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My mother is suffering from bipolar disorder-mania for many years starting from age 18. Now around 49. It's normal most of the time but will happen many time in a year and will continue for one or two weeks. Is there any permanent solution or new findings or medicins for this problem sir. I'm at 27 now. Son.is there any possibility of inheritance for me in any manner in future sir? I have a sister at 28 also normal now.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
My mother is suffering from bipolar disorder-mania for many years starting from age 18. Now around 49. It's normal mo...
Please Less chances of inheritance Please give her Saraswatarishta 20 ml twice a day for 3 months Cap stresscom by dabur 2 2 for 3 months Consult me regularly on Lybrate till she feels better Take her for morning and evening walk regularly Tell her to do meditation regularly.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

What do I use as a substitute for smoking, I want to quit, but whenever I try, I feel an strong urge to smoke?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi. It's good that you have already made your mind! Now make a strong will to quit the habit of smoking, because only then you can get rid off that! Take homoeopathic medicine which will help you to get rid of your habit of smoking. Schwabe's Daphne Indica/ thrice daily for a month. After a month, report back to me.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

How to built a self confidence?

DNB in Psychiatry, completed course from Asha Hospital, Hyderbad
Psychiatrist,
How to built a self confidence?
Try to expose yourself to all your colleagues and friends and request them to point out your mistakes and rectify it for next time.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Old Age and Loneliness: How to Tackle it?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Old Age and Loneliness: How to Tackle it?

Elderly people are usually prone to social isolation which can take a toll on their health. With physical inability or limitations to move around, socializing also gets limited and loneliness comes into your life. Thus, a major section of the senior population tends to have psychological issues as well which may be caused due to the loss of company and lesser interaction as well as a generation gap in trying to deal with younger people. If you are finding it hard to cope with loneliness, here are a few initiatives worth giving a try:

  1. Meet New People: Try giving an effort into meeting new people and enjoying their companionship. With time, few of these relationships might culminate into deep friendship. You can always turn to these people for emotional support as well as keeping company.

  2. Community Volunteering: Volunteer your time engaging yourself in local community activities and social events. Also try and get into interest groups where you can find people who have common interests as yours.

  3. Get back to your long lost hobbies: Re-kindle your long-lost zeal by adopting or getting back to hobbies you truly love, for instance, art and craft, gardening, sewing, playing an instrument, reading and writing, puzzles and writing to pen pals.

  4. Get a pet: Pets can add a new meaning to your life through their unconditional love. There is no greater joy than the joy of bringing up a pet. Ensure how don’t have allergy problems and will be able to keep up with the readily requirements of pets.

  5. Reminisce your good old days: Recollection would enhance your emotional health and will less likely make you feel withdrawn.

  6. Invite people over: In case you are home-bound, coming across people each day would be difficult. In that case invite your mates over tea or keep in touch with them through phone or internet. The internet is also a great resource to keep yourself occupied and to find hobbies that you can get into.

  7. Keep depression at bay: Loneliness can often make you fall prey to depression. Keep a check on any sign of physical or mental deterioration such as the feeling of despair and sadness, sleep-troubles, suicidal thoughts, unwillingness to take decisions, apathy and appetite loss.

  8. Help others: Use your acquired experiences and knowledge of your life-time in helping people out. Teach as well as learn something new each day.

  9. Write it down: Maintain a personal journal to pen down the things you are looking forward to or devise a plan for the forthcoming week.

  10. Take initiative: Do not wait for others to call on you. Instead travel by yourself to visit them. Seize every chance to initiate a conversation and smile even if life seems hard so that people are automatically attracted to you.

2757 people found this helpful

How can we concentrate our mind?

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Psychologist,
Dear, 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.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My brother gets unconcious sometime in a week? why?

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Psychologist,
Dear, you are asking a vague question. There are so many reasons for becoming unconscious. If your brother becomes unconscious once a week, surely he needs doctor intervention. Please consult a physician. Take care.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hello doctor! My brother is Diabetic patient, He loss is weight day by day, Because of this he mentally disturbed, Could not eat properly, Kindly give advice and how to gain body weight for diabetic type 2 Thanks in advance Regards.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Udupi
Hello doctor!
My brother is Diabetic patient,
He loss is weight day by day,
Because of this he mentally disturbed,
Co...
Increase the calories in your diet while watching your carbohydrate intake. Gaining weight is simply a matter of eating more calories than you burn, but having diabetes complicates the equation because it's not safe for diabetics to eat whatever foods they want. Recommends limiting sweets like candy and chocolate, as they can spike your blood sugar levels too quickly, and instead of eating foods with refined carbohydrates like white rice, white bread and pasta, Eat more whole grains like whole wheat bread, proteins like chicken and fats like olive oil. Continue to check your blood sugar levels as often as your doctor or dietitian recommends.
16 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 25 year old male since recently i am not able to concentrate on anything, my mind becomes blank, I get angry and depressed, I want to get back my mind sharpness and be active what should I do ?

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
Some events in the past could be bothering you which is why you become angry and depressed. Some worries about the future or feelings of inadequacy bring on the same affect of depression. Do you often criticise yourself and others and go round and round in your mind about how hopeless life has become? counselling helps to manage such thoughts and feelings and help the person to feel more able and capable so that they start feeling in charge of themselves and their world again. I help my clients to connect with their strengths to raise their self esteem, which in turn improves their mental and emotional health and they do better at work and in relationships. If you have any queries, please contact me on private chat.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Doc I have a problem of forgetting. I forget to some general things even some names or words that generally everyone knows.

M.Phil clinical Psychology, MS Psychotherapy and Counseling, PGDGC, MSc Psychology
Psychologist, Chennai
There is s possibility that you are having learning disabilty (dyslexia) with limitations in working memory. Check whether you are attentive to whatever you do, or preoccupied with some other thought whenever you are doing any activity. If this is the problem then improve your attention by overcoming the preoccupation using" here and now" method consistently. If you feel that you have to improve you memory there are a number of techniques such as cue control, sequential prioritizing etc. If you feel that you are anxious stressed or sleep deprived which leads to forgetting consult a clinical psychologist at the earliest edit answer.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback
View All Feed