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Dr. Shireen Ratna Stephen

Master of Philosophy, Doctor of Philosophy

Psychologist, Bangalore

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Dr. Shireen Ratna Stephen is a popular Psychologist in Whitefield, Bangalore. Doctor has helped numerous patients in his/her 12 years of experience as a Psychologist. Doctor is a Master of Philosophy, Doctor of Philosophy . Doctor is currently associated with HealthEminds in Whitefield, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shireen Ratna Stephen and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Master of Philosophy - Women?s Christian College, Chennai, India - 2005
Doctor of Philosophy - Women?s Christian College, Chennai, India - 2011

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Hello, I am suffering from extreme depression from last one year. I failed in exams, as a result. I tried to overcome on my own but now it is becoming worse. I cant concentrate on studies, cant enjoy things, my brain always is in worry & always tensed, dont know when I smiled last tym, a temporary relief I get is only when I go out with friends but after reaching home again I forget to smile or if I go to gym. Every morning I cant wake up early. I always feel tired and my mind tensed. And what is even worse is my allergy. Every morning I get up with running nose and countless sneezes. Dust and particle allergy is to blame. Can I beat this stress with medicines, are medicines effective in depression, I wanna feel light and active and ofcourse happy like when I was in college?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
The allergy is a sign of grief, and so is the depression. It is good that you have identified what activities help you and what do not. Now I recommend that you meet with a counselor soon and talk to the person about all these problems. You will be guided well, and you will also need to know about emotions and how to deal with them. It is good you like the company of your friends and can therefore keep in touch with them often and for long durations. In other words, do everything possible in your spare time to be with people. If you are staying with your family, then the other times can be spent with them until you have to sleep. Do not sleep beyond 6.30 am, every day. Get into a healthy routine of exercise, good diet, and proper sleep habits, soon. Exercise is really good for a lot of reasons but primarily because the aerobic exercise stimulates the brain to product natural antidepressants. The allergy too will disappear over time. There is some sadness from your past that is the culprit. Can you identify it? if not, the counselor will help you. The sadness will naturally precipitate a lot of tears. That too you must do with someone, never alone. Be committed to the therapy. If the counselor thinks that you need medical intervention, that person will surely send you to a doctor for psychiatric consultation.
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Hi, I have this query regarding the Medicine called Geriforte by Himalaya. I had recommended this Tab to my Mom as she is taking stress and feeling week physically. Please suggest if diabetic people can have this tab and also suggest the dosage of the same. Thanks.

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath,
Hi, I have this query regarding the Medicine called Geriforte by Himalaya. I had recommended this Tab to my Mom as sh...
diabetes is not disease its tendency u cn control it by drink 1glass of warm water add tumeric in it u must drink empty stomac early in d morning walk atleast 2 km phos ac 12c 2tims day for 30 days mother tincture syzygium jam insulin 3c once alternate day for 120 days inform progress
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I am 29 years male. I have been suffering from general anxiety disorder since almost 7 years and I have been taking mild medicines for that. The problem is ther my hairs are becoming grey so is ther any relation between this medicine and grey hair and is there any permanent solution of this general anxiety disorder.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am 29 years male. I have been suffering from general anxiety disorder since almost 7 years and I have been taking m...
GAD is a long term disorder, no permenent solution, apart from regular medicines. Stress and anxiety can cause hair greying. To my knowledge the medicines will not, anyway what r the medicines being given. All the best, consult your psychiatrist and take them regularly.
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I am 32 yr. Have depression from 4 month taking alprazolam tab. One per day 0.25 mg. Its relief but my mood is very sad from 2 week. Very negative thoughts n some times vertigo problems.

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda, Satara
I am 32 yr. Have depression from 4 month taking alprazolam tab. One per day 0.25 mg. Its relief but my mood is very s...
HI…A) eat 30-40 black currants and 1 tsf of jaggery during meals… B) take 250 ml of fresh butter milk with pinch of black salt during meals. C) instill 3-4 drops of brahmi taila in each nostril at the time of Sleeping, do all these things for 15 days gives you excellent result, thanks.
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I am 22 years old female I am having subclinical hypothyroidism I took my blood test recently everything was normal but am not feeling good feeling low no interest in studying getting failed marks can't concentrate. Always feeling guilty no eating or over eating whom should I consult psychiatrist or psychologist or endocrinologist am totally confused I want my life to be the way it was before wrong relationships pls suggest.

MSc Applied Biology, Diploma in Naturopathy
Ayurveda, Delhi
I am 22 years old female I am having subclinical hypothyroidism I took my blood test recently everything was normal b...
Out of 100 persons, all have stress in some way but the way they handle is different .try to learn in the way how to struggle, face and solve them .but feed some good calemary fish omegas .the need need of brain and heart .who control your whole body and 11 systems .life is mix of failures first and successes later .arise awake and run again HOW .ask and get free consultation stat.
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I am addicted to smoking very much and I am trying to quit it but I will not be able to quit can you please help me with this please guide me if any Medicine is there for it.

BHMS
Homeopath, Bangalore
Homoeopathic medicine Tabacum 1M 4pills 4 times 4 days with 1 week gap repeat again complete such 5 courses n revert back..
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I can't remember any studies and I am experiencing depression and I am always crying about it.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I can't remember any studies and I am experiencing depression and I am always crying about it.
If you feel excessive sleep or tiredness/ head spinning or vertigo like feeling you have to make sure you have no anaemia or hypothyroidism by doing a blood CBC & TSH and inform me directly 10 Study Tips to Improve Your Learning Study Tip 1: Underlining Underlining is one of the simplest and best known study tips. It’s easy to highlight the most significant parts of what you’re reading. One key sentence per paragraph and a few important phrases here and there. You can only retain a certain amount so it’s best to retain the most important information. Study Tip 2: Make your own note and taking notes is one of the most widespread study skills out there. Essentially the aim of note-taking is to summarise lectures or articles in your own words so you can easily remember the ideas. Study Tip 3: Mind mapping A good Mind map can save you many hours of study and further consolidate your knowledge for your exams. Mind Maps are an extremely versatile tools. They can be used for brainstorming, outlining essays or study topics and for general exam preparation, ExamTime offers the ability to create Mind Maps quickly and easily which makes them the ideal tool when it comes to exams. Study Tip 4: Flash cards:- Using these are a particularly effective method of learning when trying to assimilate different facts, dates, formulas or vocabulary. Subjects such as History, Physics, Maths, Chemistry, Geography or any language are made much easier if you incorporate Flashcards in to your study. Study Tip 5: Case Studies Sometimes it can be difficult to grasp the implications of some theories. This is where studying case studies can be a big help. Case studies can help you visualise a theory and place it in a more familiar and realistic context. This is especially useful in business or law subjects. Study Tip 6: Quizzes are an excellent way to review study notes in the weeks and days before an exam. Quizzes can show where your strengths and weaknesses are, so it allows you to focus your efforts more precisely. Moreover, if you share your Study Quiz with your classmates and test each other as much as possible you can discover even more details and areas you may have overlooked. So before any exam, make sure you create and share a bunch of different Quizzes with your Friends. Study Tip 7: Brainstorming This is another study technique that is ideal for studying with friends and/or classmates. Brainstorming is a great way to expand every possible idea out of any topic. Just get a bunch of friends together and shoot the breeze, there are no wrong answers when brainstorming – just talk and capture the ideas, you can review afterward. Study Tip 8: Mnemonic Rules Mnemonics are especially useful when memorising lists and sets. Mnemonics rules basically work by associating certain concepts with other concepts that are more familiar to us. There are many different ways to make mnemonics and these can be individual to the person. Study Tip 9: ORGANISE your study One of the most effective study skills is also one of the most often overlooked; this is organising your study. Creating a TIME TABLE gives you goals and a time in which to achieve them. Having a study timetable as you study is greatly motivational Study Tip 10: Drawing Many people find it easier to recall images rather than text that is why they are better able to memorise concepts if they associate them with pictures or drawings. If you find answer helpful please click on “helpful” tab for knowing my efforts are useful CONCENTRATION TIPS Here’s some tips to get into a state of deep concentration where work / or studies flow easily so that you can do well in examinations/ and or do your work well. 1) Cut Off the Noise Getting into a state of concentration can take at least fifteen minutes. If you are getting distracted every five, you can’t possibly focus entirely on your work. Request that people don’t interrupt you when working on a big project. If you are required to answer phones and drop-in’s immediately, schedule work when the office is less busy. 2) Structure Your Environment The place you work can have an impact on your ability to focus. Try to locate yourself so you are facing potential distractions such as doors, phones or windows. This way you can take a glance to assess sounds that would otherwise break your focus. 3) Clarify Objectives Know what your goal is clearly before you start. If you aren’t sure what the end result is, the confusion will make it impossible to focus. 4) Divide Blobs. If you have a large project that needs work, clearly identify a path that you will use to get started working on it. If the sequence of actions isn’t obvious, it will be difficult to concentrate. Taking a few minutes to plan not only your end result, but the order you will complete any steps, can save hours in wasted thinking. 5) Know the Rules Get clear on what the guidelines are for the task ahead. What level of quality do you need? What standards do you need to follow? What constraints are there? If the rules aren’t clear from the outset, you will slip out of concentration as you ponder them later. 6) Set a Deadline Deadlines have both advantages and disadvantages when trying to force concentration. A deadline can make it easier to forget the non-essential and speed up your working time. If you give yourself only an hour to design a logo, you will keep it simple and avoid fiddling with extravagant designs. Time limits have disadvantages when they cause you to worry about the time you have left instead of the task itself. 7) Break down Roadblocks Roadblocks occur whenever you hit a tricky problem in your work. This can happen when you run out of ideas or your focus wavers. Break down roadblocks by brainstorming or planning on a piece of paper. Writing out your thought processes can keep you focused even if you might become frustrated. 8) Isolate Yourself Become a hermit and stay away from other people if you want to get work done. Unless your work is based on other people they will only break your focus. Create a private space and refuse to talk to anyone until your work is finished. Put a sign on your door to steer away drop-ins and don’t answer your phone. 9) Healthy Body, Sharper Mind What you put into your body affects the way you concentrate. Nobody would expect peak performance if they showed up drunk to work. But if you allow yourself to get chronic sleep deprivation, overuse stimulants like caffeine or eat dense, fatty foods your concentration will suffer. Try to cut out one of your unhealthy habits for just thirty days to see if there is a difference in your energy levels. I’ve found even small steps can create dramatic changes in my ability to focus. 10) Be Patient Before I write an article, I often sit at my desk for a fifteen or twenty minutes before I put finger on the keyboard. During this time I feel a strong urge to leave or do something else. But I know that if I am patient, I’ll stumble upon an idea to write about and enter a state of flow. Without a little patience, you can’t take advantage of flow when it rushed through you. If you need strong concentration I recommend periods of 90-120 minutes. Any less than that and you will waste too much time getting started before the flow can continue. More than this is possible to sustain focus, but you will probably benefit from a quick break. These are the general guidelines for concentration, studying well or doing your job. Regards.
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Actually I had breakup with my girlfriend about a week ago. And I am very depressed about this and can't concentrate on my exams. Can you help me?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Actually I had breakup with my girlfriend about a week ago. And I am very depressed about this and can't concentrate ...
YOu practise meditaion, yoga, music and control mind for your sake of studies. Break up is common life and in your age you need not worry at all
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Sir mujhe ghabarahat hoti hai aur tension bhi rehta hai kisi bhi baat ko lekar saare samay mai usi ko sochta hoo to mai kya karoo

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Sir mujhe ghabarahat hoti hai aur tension bhi rehta hai kisi bhi baat ko lekar saare samay mai usi ko sochta hoo to m...
To be a safe and predictable person for those around you at work and at home, it is essential that you are able to maintain your composure when you feel like your'buttons' are being pushed. This strength will help you to achieve your goals in business as well as your goals for your personal relationships. 1. Share negative emotions only in person or on the phone. E-mails, answering machine messages, and notes are too impersonal for the delicate nature of negative words. What feels like a bomb on paper may feel like a feather when delivered in person. 2. Pepper your responses with the phrase" I understand" this phrase will support your goals when the tension is high and you need to find common ground to form compromises or agreements with the other party. 3. Take notice when you feel threatened by what someone is saying to you. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or to" shut down" the other person's communication. It will take this kind of discipline to become an open, trusting communicator. 4. Practice making requests of others when you are angry. It is often much more useful to make a request than to share your anger. For example, if the babysitter is driving you crazy by leaving dirty dishes in the sink, it is better to make a request of them than to let your anger leak out in other ways such as by becoming more distant. 5. Try repeating the exact words that someone is saying to you when they are in a lot of emotional pain or when you disagree with them completely. This mirroring technique can keep both the speaker and the listener'can notered' in a difficult conversation, especially when the attitude of the person doing the mirroring is to gain understanding of a different point of view.
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How are Psychological tests helpful?

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Navi Mumbai
How are Psychological tests helpful?

Psychological assessment — also known as psychological testing — is done to help a psychologist better understand an individual and provide valuable insights into the individual’s behavior, skills, thoughts and personality. Psychological testing commonly includes intelligence testing, personality testing, and skills testing, among other areas.

Psychological assessment is never focused on a single test score or number. Every person has a range of competencies that can be evaluated through a number of methods. A psychologist is there to evaluate the competencies as well as the limitations of the person, and report on them in an objective but helpful manner. A psychological assessment report will not only note weaknesses found in testing, but also the individual’s strengths.

It has often ben said that 'you are what you think'. It is the human mind which enabled the entire race to dominate over the planet over millions of other species. How can this very complex instrument is so difficult to understand? The human mind is capable of extreme highs and lows in terms of every aspect such as emotions, achievement, empathy anger and so forth. One field of study is Psychology which does help us in its understanding. 

What are psychological tests?

Psychological tests are a method to gauge various parameters of an individual’s mind and how it works. There are not one but multiple psychological tests which help with determining various aspects of a person’s mental functioning and capabilities among others. Like medical tests such as X-rays and various types of blood reports help us get a better picture of the condition of your body, similarly, psychological testing helps us a get a better view of a person’s thinking and if at all there are any problems with it. Just a few examples of psychological testing are as follows – 

  1. Aptitude testing in children to check for learning disabilities 
  2. Testing for skills such as dexterity or flexibility, and reaction time to look for brain damage or dementia
  3. Memory tests to look for psychological disorders as well as dementia
  4. Testing for anxiety related disorders especially in social conditions, both in children and adults

How are these helpful?
More than pinpointing psychological disorders, these tests are meant to help an individual point out problems and then start on a treatment or therapy to overcome the problems. These tests can help a person in many ways such as – 

  1. Identifying problems early on when they are mild, thus making treatment more effective
  2. Help them further in studies or their career where certain conditions or problems were becoming an impediment
  3. Provide methods to tackle a phobia
  4. Sometimes, psychological testing is very helpful in diagnosing serious mental issues such as depression which may force many to take their own lives; thus preventing it
  5. Helping to combat physiological problems in cases where no pathological causes are found. In many cases, stress and anxiety lead to other disorders like diabetes, hypertension, gastrointestinal troubles and others. Once the psychological side is treated after correct diagnosis, the physical problems also tend to dissipate. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychologist.
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What is the solution to avoid the thinking of single thing more then one time in a day?

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
What is the solution to avoid the thinking of single thing more then one time in a day?
The simple truth about our mind is. The more you try to avoid thinking about something, the more you think about it. Our brain does not recognize no - in any form. So when you say I want to avoid thinking about this. What is highlighted and recognizes is. So you will start thinking about this. Now in order to change this pattern of thought, what you need to do is to give a suggestion which is positive. Instead of this repeated thought, what would you like to replace it with? make that as a goal. For example, I would like to focus on that. Every time the thought of this comes, you tell yourself that I want to focus on that. Regular meditation is a wonderful way to make this switch. So try guided meditation to begin with. It is very simple yet effective breath awareness techniques which helps to rewire your brain to something positive. You may goodle guided metitatio audio and you shall be able to find few good ones. Choose the one which you like the most. Do both the things on a regular basis, and you will see positive result in 2 to 4 weeks. Hope this helps, wishing you very best,
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Is smoking once a day harmful? I was a chain smoker 3 years back but now due to stress I feel like again starting it. So is it safe if I smoke only once a day?

BDS, Certification in hypnotherapy, Certification in N.L.P, Certification in Gene and behavior, Psychology at Work
Psychologist, Gurgaon
Smoking once a day may not be as harmful, but it will still affect the lung tissues, still add up plaque formation in arteries. Funnily, it does not relieves stress, nicotine creates stress between two fags and then supposedly relieves it! take care.
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I lost someone who was very close to me I am feeling very depressed my mind is not working properly the boss of my office is not happy with my work.

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 lost someone who was very close to me I am feeling very depressed my mind is not working properly the boss of my of...
Hi lybrate-user, If you have lost a loved one, the following tips may help you cope with the loss: •Let yourself feel the pain and all the other emotions, too. Don’t tell yourself how to feel or let others tell you how you should feel. •Be patient with the process. Don’t pressure yourself with expectations. Accept that you need to experience your pain, your emotions, and your own way of healing − all in your own time. Don’t judge your emotions or compare yourself to others. Remember that no one else can tell you how you should mourn or when to stop. •Acknowledge your feelings, even the ones you don’t like. Let yourself cry. You need to do both for healing. •Get support. Talk about your loss, your memories, and your experience of the life and death of your loved one. Don’t think you are protecting your family and friends by not expressing your sadness. Ask others for what you need. Find and talk to others who have lost a loved one. •Try to maintain your normal lifestyle. Don’t make any major life changes (for example, moving, changing jobs, changing important relationships) during the first year of bereavement. This will let you keep your roots and some sense of security. •Take care of yourself. Eat well and exercise. Physical activity is a good way to release tension. Allow yourself physical pleasures that help you renew yourself, like hot baths, naps, and favorite foods. •Avoid drinking too much alcohol or using other drugs. This can harm your body as well as dull your emotions. It’s also likely to slow your recovery and may cause new problems. •Forgive yourself for all the things you did or didn’t say or do. Compassion and forgiveness for yourself and others is important in healing. •Give yourself a break from grief. You must work through it, but you don’t need to focus on grief all the time. Find distractions like going to a movie, dinner, or a ball game; reading a good book; listening to music; or getting a massage or manicure. •Prepare for holidays, birthdays, and anniversaries knowing that strong feelings may come back. Decide if you want to keep certain traditions or create new ones. Plan in advance how you want to spend your time and with whom. Do something to honor the memory of your loved one. •Join a bereavement support group. Other people can encourage, guide, and comfort you. They can also offer practical advice and information, and help you feel less alone. If you can’t find a group near you, online groups may be helpful. •When you feel ready, do something creative. Some options include: oWrite a letter to the person who died to say everything you wish you could say to them. OStart keeping a journal. OMake a scrapbook. OPaint pictures. OPlant flowers or trees. OInvolve yourself in a cause or activity that the deceased loved. You need to give some time for yourself and the process to work. It might affect your work but you keep calm. If you need any further guidance, we will be happy to help you.
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I am feeling very low these days. I don't smoke cigarettes but I drink sometimes. What are the adverse affects of drinking more please tell if there are some good effects.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Take nat mur 200 2 doses (1 in morning and then in evening). And then consult me again after 10 days. In between feel free to consult me again.
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For e.g. I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please help me.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
For e.g. I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time...
You are going through extended grief reaction, which is normal after loss of a loved one. Time is the healer for the emotional and behavioral changes, however if your depression is severe enough to affect you in a significant manner, kindly consult a psychiatrist for short term antidepressant medication, depending on the complaints.
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Hi am 34 yrs old male. I have problem of listening while small team meeting with my office mates and I unable to concentrate in any of the activities like work related or reading the newspaper and policies. Sometimes my mind is going somewhere when someone is discussing with their opinions. And most of the times my mind went blank or not function properly. Most of the times I struggle in taking right decision. I can't involved any activities continuously. I dono which thing is interested or suitable for me. Still am having confusion to select my profession. Interest is not coming in any other areas. I dono how to speak with others. Hope you understand my problems I need your advice to improve myself. Thanks in advance.

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, please introspect. There are many occasion in our life, we often go away from what is being happening around us. Those occasion are very few and we need to realize that. If you try to generalize that, then it could be a problem. You will be able to take decisions when you have experience in those aspects. Confusion in selecting the profession is because you are still going behind salary and not with your passion. I can understand your problems but you need to provide me more examples. You may consult a psychologist for detailed analysis. Take care.
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Sir I always thinking about negative approach, like people don't want to talk to me, they hate me etc. I don't know what is happening to me. I can remember even smaller things I have mood swings. Please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Solan
Sir I always thinking about negative approach, like people don't want to talk to me, they hate me etc. I don't know w...
First off all do half hour meditation and yoga in morning and don't think so much about those people and first off all you have to feel you are the best and do things which excites you like dance, eat, hair style, bike riding like whatever. You want to do and this negative things you are feeling is because you are not happy inside and you are not confident so be confident and happy. You can do any thing in this world. Don't make your own perceptions about peoples what they are thinking. And please do meditation and yes I want to give you advice to watch sandeep maheshwari you tube videos they might help you. If this will not help I can give you homeopathic remedies without sideeffect. Because mental health affects physical health.
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I am 24 years old. I am a chain smoker. Sometimes their is a pain in my right side chest. Does the pain for smoking? how can I quit smoking?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello,Smoking is injurious to health. Smoking can have serious effects on your life. The longer you smoke, the more damage you do to your body.If you want to quit smoking then take the below treatment:- take tabacum 200, 5 drops once in a week and arnica 30 ch, 5 drops once daily.Daphne indica 1x, 2 tabs twice daily. Revert me after 1 month.
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I am smoker. Mujhse cigarette nhi chut rhi hai to main kese cigarette chodu. Plzz tell me.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
When quitting, you must take one day at a time; though you must give up all smoking at once, and promptly. If you look too far ahead you will get discouraged and will give up. If you sit and count the number of days you have given up, that will also focus too much on achievement. You must focus on the here and now, on that day to be precise. After all quitting is not that easy due to many factors. So even if you fail one day, you must try and try again. Very few people succeed in their first attempt. Your persistence will eventually pay off. The urge to discontinue is hampered by many factors but the worst of them is the conditioning. 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 but true and you must remind yourself about this every day. 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 gums and 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.
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