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Dr. Gitanjali Sharma

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Dr. Gitanjali Sharma is a renowned Psychiatrist in Mylapore, Chennai. You can visit her at Dr.Gitanjali Sharma's Clinic in Mylapore, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Gitanjali Sharma on has an excellent community of Psychiatrists in India. You will find Psychiatrists with more than 29 years of experience on You can find Psychiatrists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


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Hi my husband is 36 yrs old and he is suffering from schizophrenia from aug 2013. I want the details for this disease is it curable or not? how should we treat a person?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Hello, welcome to lybrate, I can understand your plight, would like to help you with this. Schizophrenia is a psychotic spectrum disorder characterised by paranoia, delusions, hallucinations, loss of insight, conceptual disorganisation, disorganised speech, impaired judgement, cognitive impairment and negative symptoms can also be present. Its usually occurs in middle ages, more common in males than in females. Pt usually develops unusual beliefs like he's being watched, followed, being plotted against, being discussed by others. At times bizarre behaviours and thought content could also be found. It is a complex syndrome which affects perception, thought, judgement, insight, cognition, motor and behavioural aspects of an individual. If left untreated, chances of spontaneous remissions are less, would gradually worsen. It is a treatable condition, treatment predominantly involves antipsychotic drugs such as haloperidol, risperidone, olanzapine, clozapine etc. Some rare cases also require mect as well. Besides this psycho-social interventions are also required to improve functioning of the individual. If you want to know more details, and want to seek an opinion regarding treatment, you can consult me in private

Sir suddenly I stopped taking depression medicine for 5 days and seemed same problem is any problem. My doctor is out stationed.

Master of Science/M.S. (Psychotherapy & Counselling), Ph.D.Neuropsychology, BA, Master of Arts (Clinical Psychology )
Psychologist, Udaipur
Sir suddenly I stopped taking depression medicine for 5 days and seemed same problem is any problem. My doctor is out...
Dear Lybrate User, Why did you stop taking the Depression medication. The Psychiatric medication isn't allowed to stop or start suddenly. It gives brain shock waves which are harmful. These medication can only be reduced very gradually over a period of time. please continue your medication and see your doctor when he comes. You can also contact Psychologist along with medicine to reveal the cause of depression and tackle it. Divine Blessings.
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Sir when I am getting angry my body is vibrating. I am over reacted. And I feel that if somebody hit me I can not able to beat him. What is the reason. Can I overcome from this by doing meditation.

Neurologist, Patna
Ya meditation will surely help you. But Hijamah (cupping therapy) will be perfect treatment plan for u. You have problem related to heart which rarely detectable through test. Soon consult a qualified Hijamah therapist.
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I have a bad habit ,I take khaini(tobacco) in every day in any time. I want to leave it.

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, Positive Psychiatry and Mental Health
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. Khaini addiction comes under SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND ADDICTION. Deaddiction treatment is best suited for such addictions. Medically assisted drug detoxification or alcohol detoxification alone is ineffective as a treatment for addiction. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) recommends detoxification followed by both medication (where applicable) and behavioral therapy, followed by relapse prevention.
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Hi I am 40 years old, and having indigestion, body pain, low energy level, constipation front long back also gaining weight and increase tummy is there any treatment available.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hi I am 40 years old, and having indigestion, body pain, low energy level, constipation front long back also gaining ...
Eat green veg. More fiber foods. Avoid fatty foods,junk foos,oily meal, drink plenty of water.take digestive meal . Syp. Aristozyme 10 ml thrice a day. Take tab. Charcol at night. Syp . Livoluk 10 ml at night. tests for constipation.. stool c/s, Examination of the rectum and lower, or sigmoid, colon (sigmoidoscopy) Examination of the rectum and entire colon (colonoscopy). An X-ray of the rectum during defecation (defecography). Avoid smoking/alcohol if you take.
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My mom has full of body pains and stomachache from last one month does not recover this, I consult near by doctor, but no solution please give me solution to this problem.

General Physician, Mumbai
My mom has full of body pains and stomachache from last one month does not recover this, I consult near by doctor, bu...
Get your moms blood checked for cbc, mp , widal , sgpt and urine r/m and also do an usg abdomen and revert back to us with reports
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Hey doc, I am a very cheerful person on the outside or I should say that I pretend to be happy in front of my family and friends but somewhere inside I am really disturbed. I feel really insecure in relationships. I am afraid of losing people whom i love. Therefore I don't express much about my feelings to them. I don't want to lose someone I love and thus that keeps me away from them. I am seeking your help and would be grateful if you revert to the same .

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
There are two harmful things you are doing that have no reasonable basis to be taken as facts: one, with the fear of losing them, you are not expressing your feelings; and secondly, you are afraid of their loss for no apparent reason. Now expressing feelings, you may be surprised actually brings people closer, and improves intimacy. It is not the feeling per se that is the problem but it is the way we express them ? you just have to be appropriate in the expression. The other fact is that people will not leave without a reason! What reason do you have that will make people abandon you just like that? Perhaps you think that you are not good enough for them to want to stay with you for long. Depending on how long you have lived with them, they would have already left you, if there was any concern about this. Talk to them about this and see what they have to say. I am absolutely sure that they will be shocked that you are entertaining such false thoughts. They may then give you sureties and loving assurance about how much they love you and that they will never ever do such a thing. Then you owe me a treat, and I so look forward to that.
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Hello doctor, Mine s love marriage v got married in march 2014 my husband loved me loads kept me very good nd even me treated him like my kid our love bond wr very strong but n may 2015 he met a lady 8 years elder to him who was his x colleague just 1 months she worked wit him tat time v wr n love he told me about everyone n his office after tat she left tat org then after 6: months he joined n a hotel. During may she came to tis hotel for a guy but after c'ng my husband she used him for car food and accommodation 3 days they both roamed my city nd d 3rd day I got some doubt nd asked my husband as he was n night shifts he said he was busy those 3 days and n day he used to go out stating he is going wit a guest because v own travels. I dint doubt he would sorts of things even his colleague told about her. But on tat third day after I asked him he went out without informing me. I searched 4 him nite day cried a lot dint eat @ al. After 3 days he came back home by leaving her n airport tat too she got married nd having 6 years old kid from nepal. But I collected al d info about these crap things from the hotel. He came home nd said many lies tat she s his 1st wife nd tat idiot's daughter s his own kid like tat actually he s just 21 tats wat I dint believe his words he thought to escape from me so I called cops nd they compromised us tat time he ll b gud to me then again he went to hotel. Tats it started to torture me like hell tat month fully I dint sleep may b 1 hour a day I dint ve food I survived only wit water. Again I approached police again he was gud nd bad by telling he does not want both me and her but having touch wit her and wats ap imo lik tat. I even saw many videos of him to her which s very awkward. On 31st may I found her no I dint even reply her but she blocked him nd it was India's no. I cant reach her n tat no. But tis idiot found tat msgs n wats ap nd cried then he started leading a normal life wit me but I dint trust him he was true tat time. Then june 31st a guy for whom she came to chennai called his no fortunately I picked his called told everything about her to me answer to my husband. Told tat she s a prostitute and still cheating many guys n India nd UAE. After tat I became normal nd our love bonded stronger again but still I cant forget those incidents nd tortures of my husband. Daily i am crying nd sometimes fighting wit him like hell. My love my trust my faith everything become down but I can not live without him I wanna forget those stupid things which almost killed me and still killing me. Im trying yoga nd al possible ways but still I feel lik tat incident happened yesterday. please help me to live happier life wit my husband.. My heart so afraid to trust and love him lik before but he promised me he never change again. we are trying for baby guess this affect me to give birth to a baby. please help me:(

MBA (HR), D.Sc, MS - Counselling & Psychotherapy, M.Sc - Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Pune
Madam, I do understand what's have with you. But remember 3 things- 1. Its a past 2. Can you do anything with the past 3. What to do now isn't it? so, focus on point no. 3 1. To forget these things easily, not possible but you can certainly forgive your hubby 2. Whatever happened, treat it as movie you observed in the theatre and treat it just as a story. 3. Start living as if our married just now. This change in focus will give you great relief. Good luck.
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Hello I am suffering from depression doctor told me to change your lifestyle What is lifestyle? How Can I change my life style.

BA Psychology, Masters in Counseling Psychology
Psychologist, Navi Mumbai
Hello I am suffering from depression doctor told me to change your lifestyle What is lifestyle? How Can I change my l...
Hello Lybrate user Changing lifestyle means changing your routine. Not doing the same monotonous work you doing currently. Change also means adding different hobbies like you can join yoga class, cooking, painting etc. Thinks can change your routine and your mood too. If these things still doesn't then consult a Psychologist for counseling sessions.
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My father aged 78 has developed a unique social anxiety problem since last 3 years, he tends to keep lying down, does’t talk much, has poor appetite, poor sleep & does’t venture out of home (feer of going out & meeting people), keeps imagining that he has various ailments. We have got him treated through a psychiatrist who gave him anti depressants & anti anxiolytics but nothing helped till date. Pls advise what to do for him. His vitals are normal & he has mild hypertension for which he is prescribed medicine which he takes regularly.

MSW, Clinical Hypnotherapy, MBA, Post Graduation in Counselling, Research Scholar
Psychologist, Guwahati
My father aged 78 has developed a unique social anxiety problem since last 3 years, he tends to keep lying down, does...
You may need to consult a qualified counsellor in your area and take their advice to get yourself released of all emotional trauma you hold within Symptoms suggests you are too much overworked and anxious You can engage yourself in some form of yoga or relaxation to take care of your stress and anxiety as apparently from your situation it seems you are very anxious. You should also share issues with close friends and pursue your hobbies to buildup your self esteem. Maybe gardening, writing, painting, music etc.
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