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Ms. Shilpa

Psychologist, Bangalore

Ms. Shilpa Psychologist, 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....more
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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Ms. Shilpa is a popular Psychologist in Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore. You can meet Ms. Shilpa personally at Child & Adult Psychiatric & Counselling Center in Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Ms. Shilpa and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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My sister is diagnosed with bipolar disorder. She does not hv interest in anything. She just walk around and doing noting. She is around 20. Even if she want to study She cannot concentrate much. Is there is any solution? She want to study actually but not understand well.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Bipolar disorder, with its extreme mood swings from depression to mania, used to be called manic depressive disorder. Bipolar disorder is very serious and can cause risky behavior, even suicidal tendencies, and can be treated with therapy and medication. You need to see a psychiatrist and follow up with therapist. Medication is a very important apart of this disorder. The symptoms you are mentioning are a part of disorder. It should not be left untreated. Get back to me for any query all the best
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I want to leave smoking but I can't, I am addicted to it so how can I leave it because I am feared that I might have cancer in next 5 years, give me a advice how can I leave it please help me.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate-user, Welcome to Lybrate. Tobacco is addictive. Cigarette also contains 4000+ carcinogenic chemicals other than nicotine. Nicotine and other chemicals can cause cancer of different types and areas. Throat cancer, mouth cancer, lung cancer, stomach cancer and brain problems can result. Over and above smoking may also increase the risk factor of heart attack and brain stroke. Please quit smoking. The best method is to leave it and continue with your will power. There are other methods like Nicotine Replacement therapy and pharmacotherapy combined. If you’re ready to stop smoking and willing to get the support you need, you can recover from nicotine addiction and abuse abuse—no matter how bad the addiction or how powerless you feel. The first step in treating nicotine 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 smoking. Therefore, you need to stick to the treatment plan and cooperate with your psychiatrist / psychologist. Mind power building therapy, motivation therapy etc should help you doing so. I suggest you to consult a psychologist or de addiction therapist. Take care.
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I am 35 year old male taking antidepressant for ocd with depression since many years. Mind condition is under control but I feel lack of energy and desire for everything. please suggest me what other things I can do to improve myself.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 35 year old male taking antidepressant for ocd with depression since many years. Mind condition is under control...
Along with the medication you can start psychotherapy. Please talk to your doctor about it and then consult a counsellor/psychotherapist who can have a few sessions with you and spend time with you and help you to cope up with your life. All the best.
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Hello doctor. I don't know whether I'm right or wrong. 7 years competed to my married life in this April. But in that 7 years. Starting 5 years had lots of problems in relation due to family, due to financial and lot of responsibilities in his shoulders. So we live separately I'm in my home for my studies and he in his job place. He comes once a week or month to see me. Afterwards I complete my diploma. I got job. So he take me with him to his job place. But we live for 1 week then again separate then after 1 year he come back and try to contact me. So I thought may be it's new beginning. He changes a lot, so we decided to go somewhere for 3 4 days. So on that days when I go bath he check my mobiles and social chats. So I too ask him his mobile. So when I check it he throughly chatting with his office girls and in his other history and all when check it all porn sites. I totally get upset. I scold him his colleagues. He say sorry he promised again not do all that. From that situations and now we have 14 months baby. He is good now. But the problems is that I never forget that incident of girls and his watching that kind of videos. I always doubting him that he again like that and I also fight regarding past. He change a lot for me but I cannot able till now. Always have doubt in him.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Hello doctor. I don't know whether I'm right or wrong. 7 years competed to my married life in this April. But in that...
Hi lybrate-user Don't worry. It happens in most of the marriages. Success of marriage is not depends on what you sacrifice for him and what he sacrificed for you. It always lies on UNDERSTANDING AND ACCEPTING. Try to understand him holistically both his positives and negatives. Try to accommodate his negatives. Having negatives is not a weakness but failure to aware one negatives is a weakness. Make him to accept his negatives. Then there won't be any problem. If there would be no problem between you peoples then nobody can enter between you. All the best.
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Hi I am 32 yes old. I smoke cigrate 30 pcs daily. Till 10 yes. I want to quit it. What should I do. Please advice check up as in my chest its pain a lot.

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, you should definitely quit. You should visit a pulmonologist / physician for detailed investigation. Let them decide what are those check ups you need. You will need de-addiction therapy and nicotine replacement therapy for some time to tackle nicotine craving. Take care.
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I cannot find out what I really want in my life. Got into depression and unmotivated. Still no job since I completed my Master degree 2 years back. Now I am 28 years. Some I feel hopeless. What should I do so that I can get what I want? The job and lead a more productive life.

PG Dip(psycosexual diseases), MBBS
Sexologist, Delhi
I cannot find out what I really want in my life. Got into depression and unmotivated. Still no job since I completed ...
Take piece of paper write your strenghts and weaknesses. Then you write what three things you want without which you cannot live. If you already have then write next two and if you do not have then start thinking how best you can get it.(please do not want those things which are not feasable at this momments) considering your strenght and weakness. Do your real self analysis.
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How to stop my addiction of beer I am drinking weekly thrice. So will any help. I am 27 age not married.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Dear lybrate user a strong will power and determination coupled with a constitutional treatment will help you leave this addiction also try to engage in other fruitful activities ,eat more vegetables and whole fruits ,drink plenty of water and exercise daily
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I am 22 years old male and I am suffering from negativity of my mind and now I am not capable of thinking anything positive about myself.

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
I am 22 years old male and I am suffering from negativity of my mind and now I am not capable of thinking anything po...
change thinking. Think about your carrier and money to live hapily. These will give you right result. Negative thinking let you down direction. You will get no respect afterwards. Live happily in your activities. German lycopodium 200 single dose will help you a lot, take 4-5 drops orally in morn. Single dose no repeatition. Food fruit juice daily. Kismis 25 pcs morn 5 pcs khejur. In morn. You will be champion after 15 days.
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I'm not attracted to wife after she got fat. But I am very much interested in sex. I could not tell her the reason and I do not want to hurt with this chilly reason. But I love my wife. Please suggest the solution. Love marriage 3 years back and We have 2 years old kid.

M.Sc. - Applied Psychology
Psychologist, Coimbatore
Becoming fat is common thing in this current trend. If you are bothered by this, You can do certain things to change the situation. Insist your wife to go for a walk early in the morning for about half-an-hour. Tell her to talk nutrients food and on a healthy diet. To make her satisfied, you can also go with her in the morning which will help to boost your metabolism as well. If you could see that your wife is reducing weight, working on to reduce the weight, hope your hesitation will also get resolved. Weight reduction will not alone helps for satisfied sexual relationship, also helps her stay fit.
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My face has shrunk I am handsome But My face is like a triangle shape I don't take tobacco or anything People makes fun of me Please doctor I need your help. Else I will suicide myself Please I need your help please I need your help.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Sexologist, Mumbai
My face has shrunk
I am handsome
But My face is like a triangle shape
I don't take tobacco or anything
People makes f...
Dear lybrate user...I can understand your agony, but in life there will be numerous instances when it will be mandatory for you to take your stand and disagree with other people. Always the one's who keep their own point at the top priority are the one's who leave a mark behind them. Everyone is different and everyone has different body structure and shape. No one gets greatness for their external appearances even the movie stars, but what they get greatness for is the expertise they have got. You need to be proud to be yourself, to be a human being and once you start respecting yourself, people around you will start respecting you. There is no reason always for people who bully others, but the motivation for them to bully is the distress and reaction they produce in the other individual. Stop giving them the thrill they get by bullying you and this will mark the beginning of change. I hope this is useful to you. Take care
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I have a serious ulcer problem and while eating eagerly am getting hiccups. And how to reduce my ulcer problem. I have smoking habit, how to quit smoking. I have little bit skin issues how to reduce black spots on my face.

I have a serious ulcer problem and while eating eagerly am getting hiccups. And how to reduce my ulcer problem. I hav...
For ulcer --- 1--- tab. Peptileen 2-2 with narikel khand 20 gm with planawater 2 hr before meal at the morning n evening 2-- hare nariyall ka pani daily 500 ml you have to take 3--- milk strrictly prohibited in diet 4---- mirch masaale no use 5---- moong dal lauki chapati use only.
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Hi I have anxiety problem it's not often but whenever I am in situation when I need to compose myself to resolve any issue or a high kind of problem especially in office suddenly my nervous system breakdown and my brain stop working I lost my control over my body. You can say panic attack or anxiety even today morning it happened when I got an issue and I required to Perform. Kindly suggest your valuable suggestion what should I do to overcome this problem.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, MBA (Healthcare)
Psychiatrist, Davanagere
Hi I have anxiety problem it's not often but whenever I am in situation when I need to compose myself to resolve any ...
Good Morning ~ Anxiety can be an overwhelming issue, which can prevent you for initiating or completing daily activities that require a continuous sustained attention. It seems from your description of the problem which is very brief that you are also having panic attacks. You may benefit from medications for the problems that are associated with distressing symptoms on a daily basis. A psychiatric evaluation may elicit some social problems that are contributing to your condition, and it may be appropriate to start you on medications after a thorough evaluation. I believe that you need to focus as much as you can on the symptoms and divert your attention from them when you recognize them. Also being able to face anxiety evoking situations without causing you to be distressed is something that you can be working on using mindfulness meditation. All said you may need medications to take the edge off of your anxiety.
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I am smoking what I did to leave smoke it may got me lot of problem in stomach please help.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
There are no health benefits of smoking. Smoking causes lung and oral cancer as well as interstitial lung disease. It affects peripheral blood vessels adversely and can cause respiratory and circulatory issues. It is advisable to quit immediately. Consult a psychiatrist with experience in deaddiction. With the right medication and counseling it is likely that you will be able to quit smoking successfully.
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5 Ways your Pet can Relieve You from Depression

Post Graduate Diploma in Pyschology
Psychologist, Noida
5 Ways your Pet can Relieve You from Depression

Having pets around not only makes you feel better, but also teaches you compassion, empathy and loyalty. Spending quality time with your pets tends to have a positive effect on your mood and mental health. Pets can act as great stress relievers and actually uplift your mood when are depressed.

Connecting with your pet instantly improves your mood and makes you forget your worries with their unconditional love and care. Here are 5 ways in which your pet can relieve depression and make you feel better.

1. A healthy heart: If you own a dog, you are less likely to get heart diseases. Spending time with your dog, going for walks and jogs, playing in the park, etc. will keep you active and maintain a normal blood pressure. Activities with your pets will also curb any sadness in your heart, at least for the moment. You will have a routine to follow, and this will keep you distracted from your source of depression.


2. Stress relief: Petting your pet dog, cat or rabbit will soothe your mind and help you get rid of any kind of stress. Depression causes a lot of stress, and if you hug or lay down with your dog, you are likely to feel better and get much more relieved from stress. A relaxation hormone is released by the body which brings down stress levels.

3. Pets enable you to connect socially: If you are depressed, you may feel like connecting with new people for feeling better. Your pets can help you with this. If you walk down a road with your dog, it is likely that people approach you and start a conversation with you. 

4. A better mood: If you are depressed for a long time, getting a pet dog can change your life. Pet owners are happy people and are more trustworthy than normal people. If you feel lonely and depressed, a pet dog can provide you better company and happiness than a human at times. You will have a new meaning in life and would love to take care of your pet and raise him healthy. Your general mood will be much improved.

5. Unconditional love: The best thing about pets and especially dogs is that they will love you unconditionally. No matter what you do, they will always love you the most and come to you wagging their tail. A loving touch has an incredible healing power and hugging your pets will make you happy and less depressed.

Pets are an amazing way to get relief from depression. Having a pet around makes any atmosphere much livelier. Raising a pet is like raising a child, and thus you will remain distracted and won’t have time to think about your reason for depression.

I was smoking more than 3 years but I was scared and stopped smoking for couple of days. Daily morning during wake up I feel like breathless it is because I left smoking suddenly or some other problem?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
The breathlessness is just a reaction and the outcome of some wild imagination. You have done very well to quit smoking and it is good that you did not have any symptoms but quit because you did not like it. It only means that you are proactive. Just keep up with the decision and if you find it very difficult meet with a counselor for a few sessions and that will help maintain your resolve.
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She feels very weak depressed anxiety issues constant headaches anger. Not sure what to do?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
She feels very weak depressed anxiety issues constant headaches anger. Not sure what to do?
She needs to be taken to a psychiatrist for assessment. If she is very shy, go for online consultation with a psychiatrist. Her symptoms and severity can be evaluated by standard instruments and remedy advised. Some tests like Hemogram, blood test for thyroid hormones needs to be done, if suspected.
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I have a stammering problem. When I get tensed I will get more stammered. Normally I talk very well with my family and friends. But, when I talk in class, office I will get stammered. So, please help me How can I overcome my stammering problem.

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (UWS, Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
This is clearly an anxiety disorder. Treatment is possible and can be done in many different ways. Medicines alone, psychotherapy alone or a combination of both can be used. We routinely encounter clients with such problems at our center and treat them with good results. It will need some basic evaluation and difficult to suggest it in a brief text. You must consult an expert at the earliest in order to prevent yourself on missing out from many good things in life!
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I am smoking since last 2 years .and now I can't stop that .I mean I want to but m addicted for this .tell how to get rid of it and it's consequences if not stopped early.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Best age to stop smoking is before 40 ,In fact do not start all Only by using strong will power and avoiding all situations where you feel like smoking, chewing tobacco or drinking or using drugs/ weed, 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 31st May is “World No Tobacco Day” Quitting smoking before the age of 40 is associated with larger decline in premature death than stopping it at a later date. Best age therefore to stop smoking is before 40. However, stopping smoking even after the age of 50 is still associated with lower risk of death as compared to those who continue to smoke. Even in smokers aged 80 years or more, quitting smoking appears to reduce some mortality.
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Sir my left eye lid is flickering continuously from last 20 days and sometimes my left arm is also flickering. I'm having high blood pressure and diabetes too. Few days before I consulted a doctor he said that I'm suffering from depression. He gave me anti-anti - depression tablets. Is anything serious? Sir, Kindly reply soon. regards Mehtab Alam. Age-30.

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
Sir my left eye lid is flickering continuously from last 20 days and sometimes my left arm is also flickering.
I'm ha...
As is evident, good control of diabetes & blood pressure is very important. Take adequate measures to reduce stress in your life, in general eyelid flicker could be a sign of tiredness, lack of sleep, overwork, too much travel, inadequate or inappropriate food, and so on. Usually, it is a minor & vague sign of general debility. Correct the above states, if any, in your present lifestyle. In addition, wash your closed eyes gently with cold (not chilled) water, eat well (as appropriate for your diabetes & blood pressure) and get some rest. Inform if there is no improvement with these measures.
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