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Dr. Ram Kumar Srivastava is one of the best Psychiatrists in Patparganj, Delhi. He is currently associated with Max Super Speciality Hospital-Patparganj in Patparganj, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ram Kumar Srivastava and consult privately on has an excellent community of Psychiatrists in India. You will find Psychiatrists with more than 25 years of experience on You can find Psychiatrists online in Delhi 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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I am 26 year old girl. Many times I repeat things. Like washing hands again n again. Praying god again and again. Some time I lough on little things and sometimes I prefer to be silent. Am I mentally disturbed? what should I do?

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I am 40 years of age, married, three kids, my business and family background was a very royal n luxurious set up had a big empire, but in sudden collapse we lost almost everything even started struggling for survival which could even never be dreamt of after living in huge bunglow and a king size life. After all these happenings its almost 7 years passed but after trying to my best capacity level not achieving hike as want to also now due to responsibilities n fear n doubt of how to go about everything is making me depress and lack of confidence in me n lack of trust in others not allowing me to grow and come back again in life. My relation ok but financial status has put me down within my own self. Do not know how to over come it. Please guide, my body weight was 77kg height 5.11 but its appx 90 kg try hard but not loosing the same. Also it seems some kind of unknown fear and greed to grow back again is pulling me down. Please guide me if you can.

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I am 40 years of age, married, three kids, my business and family background was a very royal n luxurious set up had ...
Hello I could understand how difficult it could be for you to lead this kind of life. Especially difficult part might be mental and emotional state of fear doubt and lack of confidence. Ups and down are part of life. And mental and emotional state are no different. You are facing a major obstacle which might be feeling like a block or darkness where nothing seems to make sense. As I listened to your life story above. I have a deep faith in you that you have the capability and competence both to come out of this hopelessness you are feeling right now. My understanding is that instead of a counselor or therapist a life coach would be a better fit for you. Life coach would help you get clarity about your present state and then will be able to lead you step by step to where you want to be by this year end. He or she will be able to get you into both planning and resource management - both internal and external as well as small weekly action steps towards long term goal and success. If you work with someone for 4 to 6 months you will be able to take a significant forward movement which will help you tap into both inner courage and confidence. Hope this helps. Wishing you very happy and successful life ahead.

Mai kuch bhi padhai karne ke baad jaldi bhul jata hu aur mera memory power bhi bahut kamzor h so please help me.

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Dear lybrate-user, memory and mind power depends mainly on three aspects. Understanding, storage and recollection. To understand what you are studying, you must be able to be attentive or concentrate. Concentration is possible when you are interested in that subject. Creative way of learning can help you concentrate and understand easily. When you are able to understand and concentrate, it is stored within your brain. If you read more and more it will be store in long term memory. Third part is retrieval. Whenever you want to retrive what you learned and stored, your brain gets the request, searches the database and retrieves the information for you. The retrieval may prove to be difficult if you are anxious, stressed, worried or tired physically or mentally. Retrieval is more easy when you are relaxed and healthy. Brain needs nutrients to keep itself sharp. Fruits, vegetables and dry fruits provide much needed nutrients for your brain. Include at least one fruit in your daily diet. Physical exercises, entertainment, hobbies, relaxation, memory games like sudoku etc help keep your memory sharp and active. Take care.

Hello, From few months I am not feeling good as I know that what ever I am doing is not correct but even tho I use to do that I will tell you in brief From teenage itself I was involved in girlfriends not only one at a time always I have two three at a time and with them I was so close means I have a physical relationship with every one and some time I feel that I am in love with one but at the same time if any other girl offer sex I will not refuse that slowly I grown up and now I am 26 now also I am doing the same right now in my life 4 girls are there on which recently I break up with one and for her some time I feel guilty that she love me like any thing and I did break up with her another girl is with me from my teenage and still we are in relationship and 3rd one is my friend but now she suddenly got attracted towards me and we did sex now she is expecting more from me and the fourth one is the girl who is girlfriend of my best friend but she use to sleep with me some time and I will not refuse now the problem is that I know that I am cheating every one but I could not stop my self now a days I am getting to much anger if I will not do sex with my friend girlfriend some time she allow and some time she refuse please help me to come out of this and give some idea so that I can control my seff.

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I can understand your hypersexuality, the girls you have been with, a few may have been hypersexual, few might have really loved and got disappointed. To reduce your obsession about having these multiple affairs at the same time, you need to consult a psychiatrist (preferably male) and get treated, as there are medications which can reduce your obsession on these fronts. All the best.

Nowadays i am fearing for everything..I am not able to do anything boldly..I am not afraid of ghost before 1 year,but now i am having so much fear to go out at Midnight.Some unexpected things happened in my life,this creates me more pressure..I could not concentrate on my work properly an sleep earlier at night also..Please help to resolve this problem as soon as possible..

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Fear is a natural response to situational threats. If there is frequent response of fear without having any threats, then it is a symptom of mental illness which need to be treated by a Psychiatrist. Psychologist will help you to identify your fear related thoughts and to learn to distort these thoughts and implanting constructive positive thoughts. You will also learn to relax your mind

Dear Sir, My brother age 35, BE , M.Tech anh he was pursuing PHD too. He is married and has 7 year old son too. Is mentally affected from last 4 years. He is not ready to take medical advise or treatment. His went to Dr. Batra. And he rarely takes medicine. Once in a week only. But he left his job, his anger is very high, keeps on fighting with everyone. Can you suggest us, how we should convince him for medical treatment. Or is there any NGOs who come to home and help us in this matter. Please advise. Regards

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Dear, May be because of the PhD stress and other education and emotional stress triggered the anger in him. Before diagnosing him as having emotional disorder, please consult a psychological counselor, who identifies the problems behind his anger and should advise correct remedial measures. Take care.

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How to Improve Your Memory

Tips and Exercises to Sharpen Your Mind and Boost Brainpower

Improving Emotional Health
A strong memory depends on the health and vitality of your brain. Whether you're a student studying for final exams, a working professional interested in doing all you can to stay mentally sharp, or a senior looking to preserve and enhance your grey matter as you age, there are lots of things you can do to improve your memory and mental performance.

Harnessing the power of your brain

They say that you can?t teach an old dog new tricks, but when it comes to the brain, scientists have discovered that this old adage simply isn?t true. The human brain has an astonishing ability to adapt and change?even into old age. This ability is known as neuroplasticity. With the right stimulation, your brain can form new neural pathways, alter existing connections, and adapt and react in ever-changing ways.

The brain?s incredible ability to reshape itself holds true when it comes to learning and memory. You can harness the natural power of neuroplasticity to increase your cognitive abilities, enhance your ability to learn new information, and improve your memory.

Improving memory tip 1: Don't skimp on exercise or sleep

Just as an athlete relies on sleep and a nutrition-packed diet to perform his or her best, your ability to remember increases when you nurture your brain with a good diet and other healthy habits.

When you exercise the body, you exercise the brain

Treating your body well can enhance your ability to process and recall information. Physical exercise increases oxygen to your brain and reduces the risk for disorders that lead to memory loss, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Exercise may also enhance the effects of helpful brain chemicals and protect brain cells.

Improve your memory by sleeping on it

When you?re sleep deprived, your brain can?t operate at full capacity. Creativity, problem-solving abilities, and critical thinking skills are compromised. Whether you?re studying, working, or trying to juggle life?s many demands, sleep deprivation is a recipe for disaster.

But sleep is critical to learning and memory in an even more fundamental way. Research shows that sleep is necessary for memory consolidation, with the key memory-enhancing activity occurring during the deepest stages of sleep.

Improving memory tip 2: Make time for friends and fun

When you think of ways to improve memory, do you think of ?serious? activities such as wrestling with the New York Times crossword puzzle or mastering chess strategy, or do more lighthearted pastimes?hanging out with friends or enjoying a funny movie?come to mind? If you?re like most of us, it?s probably the former. But countless studies show that a life that?s full of friends and fun comes with cognitive benefits.

Healthy relationships: the ultimate memory booster?

Humans are highly social animals. We?re not meant to survive, let alone thrive, in isolation. Relationships stimulate our brains?in fact, interacting with others may be the best kind of brain exercise.

Research shows that having meaningful relationships and a strong support system are vital not only to emotional health, but also to brain health. In one recent study from the Harvard School of Public Health, for example, researchers found that people with the most active social lives had the slowest rate of memory decline.

There are many ways to start taking advantage of the brain and memory-boosting benefits of socializing. Volunteer, join a club, make it a point to see friends more often, or reach out over the phone. And if a human isn?t handy, don?t overlook the value of a pet?especially the highly-social dog.

Laughter is good for your brain

You?ve heard that laughter is the best medicine, and that holds true for the brain and the memory as well as the body. Unlike emotional responses, which are limited to specific areas of the brain, laughter engages multiple regions across the whole brain.

Furthermore, listening to jokes and working out punch lines activates areas of the brain vital to learning and creativity. As psychologist Daniel Goleman notes in his book Emotional Intelligence, ?laughter?seems to help people think more broadly and associate more freely.?

Looking for ways to bring more laughter in your life? Start with these basics:

Laugh at yourself. Share your embarrassing moments. The best way to take ourselves less seriously is to talk about the times when we took ourselves too seriously.
When you hear laughter, move toward it. Most of the time, people are very happy to share something funny because it gives them an opportunity to laugh again and feed off the humor you find in it. When you hear laughter, seek it out and ask, ?What?s funny??
Spend time with fun, playful people. These are people who laugh easily?both at themselves and at life?s absurdities?and who routinely find the humor in everyday events. Their playful point of view and laughter are contagious.
Surround yourself with reminders to lighten up. Keep a toy on your desk or in your car. Put up a funny poster in your office. Choose a computer screensaver that makes you laugh. Frame photos of you and your family or friends having fun.
Pay attention to children and emulate them. They are the experts on playing, taking life lightly, and laughing.
Improving memory tip 3: Keep stress in check

Stress is one of the brain?s worst enemies. Over time, if left unchecked, chronic stress destroys brain cells and damages the hippocampus, the region of the brain involved in the formation of new memories and the retrieval of old ones.

The stress-busting, memory-boosting benefits of meditation

The scientific evidence for the mental health benefits of meditation continues to pile up. Studies show that meditation helps improve many different types of conditions, including depression, anxiety, chronic pain, diabetes, and high blood pressure. Meditation also can improve focus, concentration, creativity, memory, and learning and reasoning skills.

Meditation works its ?magic? by changing the actual brain. Brain images show that regular meditators have more activity in the left prefrontal cortex, an area of the brain associated with feelings of joy and equanimity. Meditation also increases the thickness of the cerebral cortex and encourages more connections between brain cells?all of which increases mental sharpness and memory ability.

Depression and anxiety can also affect memory
In addition to stress, depression, anxiety, and chronic worrying can also take a heavy toll on the brain. In fact, some of the symptoms of depression and anxiety include difficulty concentrating, making decisions, and remembering things. If you are mentally sluggish because of depression or anxiety, dealing with the problem will make a big difference in your cognitive abilities, including memory.

Improving memory tip 4: Eat a brain-boosting diet

Just as the body needs fuel, so does the brain. You probably already know that a diet based on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, ?healthy? fats (such as olive oil, nuts, fish) and lean protein will provide lots of health benefits, but such a diet can also improve memory. But for brain health, it?s not just what you eat?it?s also what you don?t eat. The following nutritional tips will help boost your brainpower and reduce your risk of dementia:

Get your omega-3s. More and more evidence indicates that omega-3 fatty acids are particularly beneficial for brain health. Fish is a particularly rich source of omega-3, especially cold water ?fatty fish? such as salmon, tuna, halibut, trout, mackerel, sardines, and herring. In addition to boosting brainpower, eating fish may also lower your risk of developing Alzheimer?s disease. If you?re not a fan of seafood, consider non-fish sources of omega-3s such as walnuts, ground flaxseed, flaxseed oil, winter squash, kidney and pinto beans, spinach, broccoli, pumpkin seeds, and soybeans.
Limit calories and saturated fat. Research shows that diets high in saturated fat (from sources such as red meat, whole milk, butter, cheese, cream, and ice cream) increase your risk of dementia and impair concentration and memory. Eating too many calories in later life can also increase your risk of cognitive impairment. Talk to your doctor or dietician about developing a healthy eating plan.
Eat more fruit and vegetables. Produce is packed with antioxidants, substances that protect your brain cells from damage. Colorful fruits and vegetables are particularly good antioxidant "superfood" sources. Try leafy green vegetables such as spinach, kale, broccoli, romaine lettuce, chard, and arugula, and fruit such as bananas, apricots, mangoes, cantaloupe, and watermelon.
Drink green tea. Green tea contains polyphenols, powerful antioxidants that protect against free radicals that can damage brain cells. Among many other benefits, regular consumption of green tea may enhance memory and mental alertness and slow brain aging.
Drink wine (or grape juice) in moderation. Keeping your alcohol consumption in check is key, since alcohol kills brain cells. But in moderation (around 1 glass a day for women; 2 for men), alcohol may actually improve memory and cognition. Red wine appears to be the best option, as it is rich in resveratrol, a flavonoid that boosts blood flow in the brain and reduces the risk of Alzheimer?s disease. Other resveratrol-packed options include grape juice, cranberry juice, fresh grapes and berries, and peanuts.
For mental energy, choose complex carbohydrates
Just as a racecar needs gas, your brain needs fuel to perform at its best. When you need to be at the top of your mental game, carbohydrates can keep you going. But the type of carbs you choose makes all the difference. Carbohydrates fuel your brain, but simple carbs (sugar, white bread, refined grains) give a quick boost followed by an equally rapid crash. There is also evidence to suggest that diets high in simple carbs can greatly increase the risk for cognitive impairment in older adults. For healthy energy that lasts, choose complex carbohydrates such as whole-wheat bread, brown rice, oatmeal, high-fiber cereal, lentils, and whole beans. Avoid processed foods and limit starches (potato, pasta, rice) to no more than one quarter of your plate.

Improving memory tip 5: Give your brain a workout

By the time you?ve reached adulthood, your brain has developed millions of neural pathways that help you process and recall information quickly, solve familiar problems, and execute familiar tasks with a minimum of mental effort. But if you always stick to these well-worn paths, you aren?t giving your brain the stimulation it needs to keep growing and developing. You have to shake things up from time to time! Try taking a new route home from work or the grocery store, visiting new places at the weekend, or reading different kinds of books.

Memory, like muscular strength, requires you to ?use it or lose it.? The more you work out your brain, the better you?ll be able to process and remember information. The best brain exercises break your routine and challenge you to use and develop new brain pathways. Activities that require using your hands are a great way to exercise your brain. Playing a musical instrument, juggling, enjoying a game of ping pong (table tennis), making pottery, knitting, or needlework are activities that exercise the brain by challenging hand-eye coordination, spatial-temporal reasoning, and creativity.

The brain exercise you choose can be virtually anything, so long as it meets the following three criteria:

It?s new. No matter how intellectually demanding the activity, if it?s something you?re already good at, it?s not a good brain exercise. The activity needs to be something that?s unfamiliar and out of your comfort zone.
It?s challenging. Anything that takes some mental effort and expands your knowledge will work. Examples include learning a new language, instrument, or sport, or tackling a challenging crossword or Sudoku puzzle.
It?s fun. Physical and emotional enjoyment is important in the brain?s learning process. The more interested and engaged you are in the activity, the more likely you?ll be to continue doing it and the greater the benefits you?ll experience. The activity should be challenging, yes, it should also be something that is fun and enjoyable to you. Make an activity more pleasurable by appealing to your senses?playing music while you do it, or rewarding yourself afterwards with a favorite treat, for example.
Use mnemonic devices to make memorization easier

Mnemonics (the initial ?m? is silent) are clues of any kind that help us remember something, usually by helping us associate the information we want to remember with a visual image, a sentence, or a word.

Mnemonic device Example
Visual image ? Associate a visual image with a word or name to help you remember them better. Positive, pleasant images that are vivid, colorful, and three-dimensional will be easier to remember.
To remember the name Rosa Parks and what she?s known for, picture a woman sitting on a park bench surrounded by roses, waiting as her bus pulls up.
Acrostic (or sentence) - Make up a sentence in which the first letter of each word is part of or represents the initial of what you want to remember.
The sentence ?Every good boy does fine? to memorize the lines of the treble clef, representing the notes E, G, B, D, and F.
Acronym ? An acronym is a word that is made up by taking the first letters of all the key words or ideas you need to remember and creating a new word out of them.
The word ?HOMES? to remember the names of the Great Lakes: Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior.
Rhymes and alliteration - Rhymes, alliteration (a repeating sound or syllable), and even jokes are a memorable way to remember more mundane facts and figures.
The rhyme ?Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November? to remember the months of the year with only 30 days in them.
Chunking ? Chunking breaks a long list of numbers or other types of information into smaller, more manageable chunks.
Remembering a 10-digit phone number by breaking it down into three sets of numbers: 555-867-5309 (as opposed to5558675309).
Method of loci ? Imagine placing the items you want to remember along a route you know well or in specific locations in a familiar room or building.
For a shopping list, imagine bananas in the entryway to your home, a puddle of milk in the middle of the sofa, eggs going up the stairs, and bread on your bed.
Tips for enhancing memory and learning skills

Pay attention. You can?t remember something if you never learned it, and you can?t learn something?that is, encode it into your brain?if you don?t pay enough attention to it. It takes about eight seconds of intense focus to process a piece of information into your memory. If you?re easily distracted, pick a quiet place where you won?t be interrupted.
Involve as many senses as possible. Try to relate information to colors, textures, smells, and tastes. The physical act of rewriting information can help imprint it onto your brain. Even if you?re a visual learner, read out loud what you want to remember. If you can recite it rhythmically, even better.
Relate information to what you already know. Connect new data to information you already remember, whether it?s new material that builds on previous knowledge, or something as simple as an address of someone who lives on a street where you already know someone.
For more complex material, focus on understanding basic ideas rather than memorizing isolated details. Practice explaining the ideas to someone else in your own words.
Rehearse information you?ve already learned. Review what you?ve learned the same day you learn it, and at intervals thereafter. This ?spaced rehearsal? is more effective than cramming, especially for retaining what you?ve learned.
5 Simple Tricks to Sharpen Thinking and Memory Skills

Using these memory-enhancing techniques can help improve your ability to learn new information and retain it over time.

1. Repeat

One of the golden rules of learning and memory is repeat, repeat, repeat. The brain also responds to novelty so repeating something in a different way or at a different time will make the most of the novelty effect and allow you to build stronger memories. Examples of using repletion include:

Taking notes.
Repeating a name after you hear it for the first time.
Repeating or paraphrasing what someone says to you.
2. Organize

A day planner or smart phone calendar can help you keep track of appointments and activities and can also serve as a journal in which you write anything that you would like to remember. Writing down and organizing information reinforces learning.

Try jotting down conversations, thoughts, experiences.
Review current and previous day?s entries at breakfast and dinner.
If you use a planner and not a smart phone, keep it in the same spot at home and take it with you whenever you leave.
3. Visualize

Learning faces and names is a particularly hard task for most people. In addition to repeating a person?s name, you can also associate the name with an image. Visualization strengthens the association you are making between the face and the name. For example:

Link the name Sandy with the image of a beach, and imagine Sandy on the beach.
4. Cue

When you are having difficulty recalling a particular word or fact, you can cue yourself by giving related details or ?talking around? the word, name, or fact. Other practical ways to cue include:

Using alarms or a kitchen timer to remind you of tasks or appointments.
Placing an object associated with the task you must do in a prominent place at home. For example, if you want to order tickets to a play, leave a newspaper ad for the play near your telephone or computer.
5. Group

When you?re trying to remember a long list of items, it can help to group the items in sets of three to five, just as you would to remember a phone number. This strategy capitalizes on organization and building associations, and helps to extend the capacity of our short-term memory by chunking information together instead of trying to remember each piece of information independently. For example:

If you have a list of 15 things on your grocery list, you can group the items by category, such as dairy, produce, canned goods, and frozen foods.
Adapted with permission from Harvard Health Letter: July 2014, a special health report published by Harvard Health Publications.

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Staying Healthy As You Age ? How to Feel Young and Live Life to the Fullest

I am very tense and depression. I want to marry with my love but family not agree because I have 2 room in my house and I am trying to get a better job. I don't want to live without her.

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I am very tense and depression. I want to marry with my love but family not agree because I have 2 room in my house a...
If you want to live with her, then get a better job and accommodation. That is a very reasonable ask, really. Anyway, you are way too young to think of marriage and even if you do so now, you must make proper plans. Ideally, you must get everyone's support too. By the time you grow up some, you may change your mind about a lot of things. If after a few years of working,earning, saving, getting better accommodation you can decide if this is your true love. Talk to the girl and if she agrees with what I am saying, I am sure you will do the sensible thing. Both of you must be on the same page about your future. With time even your family members may change their mind. So, be patient and in the meantime get things done.

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Men who smoke are less likely to make a woman pregnant than nonsmokers, and the more they smoke the worse their chances are, a new study finds. According to doctors, men trying to have children will benefit if they smoke less. Women have chemical receptors to nicotine on their eggs like those on sperm so, they said, smoking is likely to lessen ‪‎fertility for them, too.
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I have delayed arousal issues. Visual arousal does not happen. I need talk accompanied by manual stimulation to get hard. Why would this happen. Why can I not get aroused by seeing my naked partner or even fully clothed kissing. Is it a mental command issue.

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This not a concern as you are aroused anyway. You cahange the pllace where you mak sex or adjust light and surroundings. Keep me posted after you try. After may years of being together, visual arousal may not always come. By touching and kissing and by physical stimulation you can get. Ask privately I can guide you.

My name is Rohan Aggarwal. I am worried about my height it's 5.4 I really feel very embarrassed outside my home every day. Due to this I am also not able to focus on my studies. please PLZ suggest me some work able method to gain height at least 5 inches. please Help me.

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My name is Rohan Aggarwal. I am worried about my height it's 5.4 I really feel very embarrassed outside my home every...
Dear friend, the height is genetically determined health factor and as it is there is no way to increase height and all commercial market claims are misleading and rob you off money

Hi Sir;/madam; I am 23 years old my problem is forgetting. My lesson or any task I donot save for long time remember. I suffering in exam. Days when I remembered question then I donot Save my mind. Please give me better suggestions. Thanks.

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Strategies for Remembering 1. Become interested in what you're learning 2. Find a way to leverage your memory 3’ create a mental memory tree 4. Associate what you're trying to learn with what you already know 5. When reading for retention, summarize each paragraph in the margin. 6. Do most of your studying in the afternoon 7. Get adequate sleep to consolidate and retain memories

We are twins . He wants to have sex with mom but my mom is satisfied with my dad . They do sex every week. And sometime mom also gives signal . How to help him .he wants to sex with mom anyhow.

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We are twins . He wants to have sex with mom but my mom is satisfied with my dad . They do sex every week. And someti...
He has a fixation with his mom that he needs to grow out of. All children have a phase when they want to marry their mother or father depending on the sex of the child. This is quite normal but then the child has to resolve this attraction and learn that this is normal but it is there to help him find a sexual resolution. He will, in normal circumstances, accept his sexuality and resolve the sexual identity according to how well his mother has accepted him and helped him understand (not in so many words) that she is his mother and his father's wife, period. When this is done properly and often quite naturally, he will move on. So talk to him and explain that he is fixated in a childlike state and needs to happily move on. He has to find his attraction in other girls that he meets and cultivate a good relationship with them and know that those are his peers from which he will choose a partner in life. If he is not receptive to you, then take him to a counselor.

I am a 29 year old male and iam taking following medicines for stress arpizol10mg prestiq 100mg movacobal forte for two years. I want to know for how many days I have to continue this medicines ?

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You should start ayurvedic medicines for stress. Start pranayama early morning. 1-1 drop cow ghee in both nostrils at night time. Start sarpagandha vati.

Please suggest me some steps to quit smoking. I have tried so many time but always failed. My age is 36, smoking since 20 years of age. I have work style which is really stressful. Please suggest.

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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 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.

How to quit smoking? how to fight against cravings?

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Instead of fighting against cravings, learn to understand them and stay put, and the cravings you have for smoke after you have left smoke for some considerable time are mostly psychological in nature. They are habits that are hard to break but can be broken like we break any other habit with mindfullness and awareness.

Hi, I am 31 years old male. I am suffering from anxiety, panic disorders and intrusive thoughts. I am also taking medicine for BP since last 2 years. I feel depress, full of negativity and all negative symptom like sleeping disorder suicidal thoughts etc. I am doubting everything including my sexuality. earlier I was so much wanted to have relation with a girl but suddenly my feeling changed My friends all used to tease on sexuality and making abusing comments on me like you like to eat what girls like and so on which I can't tell you also in paste faced abusing behavior which constantly appearing in my imagination. It was really a bad feeling. I am virgin now that also stuck in my mind like why I am still virgin. I was watching porn a lot but now stopped and I wanted to have sex but waiting till get married. Please guide.

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Hi, I am 31 years old male. I am suffering from anxiety, panic disorders and intrusive thoughts. I am also taking med...
Hi lybrate-user, I can understand what you are going through. It must be overwhelming. I would like to know your schedule- your activities on a normal day. What makes you doubt on your sexuality- are not getting aroused now or something else? I would want you to start exercising daily for 30 minutes and practice mindfulness breathing daily for 15 minutes. Mindful Breathing The primary goal of mindful breathing is simply a calm, nonjudging awareness, allowing thoughts and feelings to come and go without getting caught up in them.  Sit comfortably, with your eyes closed and your spine reasonably straight. Bring your attention to your breathing. Imagine that you have a balloon in your tummy. Every time you breathe in, the balloon inflates. Each time you breathe out, the balloon deflates. Notice the sensations in your abdomen as the balloon inflates and deflates. Your abdomen rising with the in-breath, and falling with the out-breath. Thoughts will come into your mind, and that’s okay, because that’s just what the human mind does. Simply notice those thoughts, then bring your attention back to your breathing.  Likewise, you can notice sounds, physical feelings, and emotions, and again, just bring your attention back to your breathing. You don’t have to follow those thoughts or feelings, don’t judge yourself for having them, or analyse them in any way. It’s okay for the thoughts to be there. Just notice those thoughts, and let them drift on by, bringing your attention back to your breathing. Whenever you notice that your attention has drifted off and is becoming caught up in thoughts or feelings, simply note that the attention has drifted, and then gently bring the attention back to your breathing. It's okay and natural for thoughts to enter into your awareness, and for your attention to follow them. No matter how many times this happens, just keep bringing your attention back to your breathing. Have warm glass of milk and warm water bath during night to sleep well. Discuss your concerns with me for therapy.
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