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Dr. A. B. Ghosh

Psychiatrist, Kolkata

Dr. A. B. Ghosh Psychiatrist, Kolkata
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. A. B. Ghosh is an experienced Psychiatrist in Amherst Street, Kolkata. He is currently practising at Dr. Girindra Sekar's Clinic in Amherst Street, Kolkata. Book an appointment online with Dr. A. B. Ghosh and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Sir, my father addicted in alcohol for many years, he became most violent after alcohol consumption. One year before he got treatment from drug addiction centre. But no use, he drink even more. Is he became mental. Can we took him to mental hospital. Please suggest sir, any diagnosis.

BHMS
Homeopath, Trichy
Homoeopathy medicines make him to dislike the taste of alcohol. Homoeopathy medicines along with counseling needed.
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Hookah Smoking

MD PULMONARY
Pulmonologist, Mumbai
Hookah Smoking
60 minutes of hookah smoking is equivalent to smoking 40-400 cigarettes.
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I am not able to concentrate on my studies. When I sit to study I feel sleepy and tired.

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. You must be able to understand concentration, attention span, recollection and distraction. If you are able to watch a movie for two hours continuously, if you are able to play a game for an hour, then you do not have any concentration problems. You can't be attentive towards your studies because you are not interested in it. You are able to watch movie and play game because you are interested in it. Human cannot be attentive towards anything for more than 10 minutes. If the task is boring, it is natural that that person will sleep or feel sleepy. Then you should study in such a way that your attention is continued and make the subjects are interesting to you. Effective learning techniques should help you. Recollection depends on anxiety, stress and other physical and circumstantial factors. Distractions while studying are plentiful. You should be able to overcome distractions or avoid distractions. Please understand the above. Change your study style and attitude accordingly.
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I want to improve my physic bt I dnt have time in the morning and had a habit of smoking.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You need to create time in the morning by waking up early or skipping whatever else you are doing and fit in the exercise regimen. If you exercise in the morning, you feed into the biorhythm and will find your entire day cheerful and fruitful. Regarding smoking please follow these instructions meticulously: 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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I have low Vit. D- 29.1 .And have body pains. Please suggest how much IU I should take daily and food .

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have low Vit. D- 29.1 .And have body pains. Please suggest how much IU I should take daily and food .
Normal level of vit d is between between 20-50ng/ml. A level less than 20 ng/ml indicates vitamin d deficiency 1. Expose yourself to sunlight for 15-20 minutes daily in the morning 2. Take milk, cheese, egg yolk, fish (salmon/mackerel/ trout/sardines/tuna) cod liver oil, mushroom, cereals, orange juice. 3. If you have deficiency of vitamin d you have to take vitamin d supplement 60000iu/week fo r 3 months after consulting physician.
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When mind is in so much depression what can people do, suicide this is correct or not?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Ghaziabad
When mind is in so much depression what can people do, suicide this is correct or not?
Depression is a treatable illness. Experiencing suicidal thoughts and negative thoughts during depression is common. However ending your life is not a solution to any problem. And since depression is treatable. You should consult a psychiatrist and Start treatment.
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My wife is 26 years old. Her father died 11 years ago by a truck accident. She loved her father very much. After died she highly shocked. About 2 years to get recover from the shock. But till now she has fear of dead body, accident, burning ghat. Any time when she saw the dead body or hears such a sound Bolo hori Hori Bol', she about to get senseless, even 2 times I saw that after since back she not remembering any thing for hours she back go to her childhood. Please help me to recover the problem.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
My wife is 26 years old. Her father died 11 years ago by a truck accident. She loved her father very much. After died...
She has obviously been traumatized by, not only the sudden death of her father, but the manner of his death. Girls are normally close to their fathers and so this has had a great impact on her. I do not believe that she has genuinely or completely resolved his death. She has to go through some grieving therapy and so it is advised that you take her to a counselor to take care of that. Once she takes care of the grief and perhaps some anger too, she will return to normal pretty soon. You, as her husband, must be very empathetic and understanding and give her all the support you can to help her process this grief. She has to be encouraged to talk and express all the feelings and memories to completely deal with the issue.
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I was in depressed In many condition So please help to about my depression And discuss about stress.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
I was in depressed In many condition So please help to about my depression And discuss about stress.
Loss of interest, decreased concentration and attention, feeling low and disturbed sleep or appetite are some of the signs of depression. Consult a psychiatrist who will assess you in detail. If you are feeling suicidal or hopeless, seek professional help immediately.
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Hi I am in deep depression. My husband doesn't care me. He won't even speak to me when he is in home. He always go trips with friends for his enjoyment. Weekdays office. Weekends outings. He does not spend time with me and my kids. If he is in home he will be busy with phone. I told him so many times that speak with me at least 5 mins but he doesn't care that. He treats me as servant and he use me for sex other than that nothing is there in between us. Now a days I am not interested in sex as he is not showing love towards me for that we are fighting. It is like a torture for me. I told him many times try to be lovingly so that even I can agree for that but he forcing me. I really scared of that. We both are sleeping in separate rooms from so many days. If he want sex he will come to me otherwise he will not. I am saying no for that he is telling I am having affairs that's why I am not agreeing. I told him just think how you are behaving with me but all is waste. I suggested him to behave lovingly with me otherwise consult psychologist so that you can know what wrong you are doing to me. But he answered me I don't have any rights to speak to him as did not agreed for sex. I don't know what to do. I really doesn't have interest in sex now. Please suggest me what to do.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Hi I am in deep depression. My husband doesn't care me. He won't even speak to me when he is in home. He always go tr...
YOu have to show more love, affection and care for him ad it not wise to retaliate the way you do. If both of you can see a counselor it is fine and if he refuses to come tell him that you have some problem and o accompany you after preparing the counsellor for this incognito consultation for him. You can seek the help of elders also. If you are patient, I Feel he can be corrected and if he goes to other women make sure they are not infected with STD.
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Actually I used masturbate regularly. As I am very much attracted towards sex. Whenever I see a girl or lady only two things come in my mind her breast and bumps and starts looking at her vaginal area and after that I have to masturbate. Please help me to get out of it. I tried a lot to indulge in some other activities but nothing is working.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Actually I used masturbate regularly. As I am very much attracted towards sex. Whenever I see a girl or lady only two...
Since you admit you are obsessed with sexual thoughts on seeing females and have to compulsively masturbate after that to relieve the anxiety, it suggests that you have a obsessive compulsive symptoms. You have also attempted controlling them by diverting yourself to other activities but that failed. So I would suggest you to seek assistance with medicines and counseling from a psychiatrist. Consult online for further queries and help.
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My mind keeps thinking about silly things, means I have problem of over thinking. What to do?

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
My mind keeps thinking about silly things, means I have problem of over thinking. What to do?
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. The duty of your mind is to think. If you are unable to control your mind, your mind will wander into negative territories which in tuen will give anxiety and stress. I suggest online counselling, life style changes and cognitive therapy. Feel free to contact me. Take care.
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I am 35 Years old woman. I was having meaningless disturbing thoughts. I am under medication. I am having thoughts like person dying and if the person dies due to some illness then I feel guilt on my thought. What can I do suggest please.

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
I am 35 Years old woman. I was having meaningless disturbing thoughts. I am under medication. I am having thoughts li...
Dear user. I can understand. Your mind's job is to think. If you allow you to think without having control over it, it will always wander into negative territories. You should train yourself to keep your thoughts under your control. Cognitive therapy will help you in this case. Take care.
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Dear sir My name is jagdish. My problem in my body. My body is very pain when I do work and pain in one side head. please tell me best solution. Thanks.

MBBS
General Physician,
Dear sir My name is jagdish. My problem in my body. My body is very pain when I do work and pain in one side head. pl...
You may have sinusitis frontal or maxillary or it could be error of refraction of vision so get your eye-site checked of for correction of vision if there is any. Do warm saline gargle regularly and have homemade freshly prepared lemon juices which id very rich in vitamin c thereby increasing your body autoimmunity which prevents infection including viral infection. Have plenty of water by mouth. Go for regular morning walk followed by free hand exercise. It will be alright.

I am 26 years old. I have a problem when I wake up in the morning. There is a pain on whole body and Feeling a great weakness and after 1 hour I became comfortable. Please help me sir.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
I am 26 years old. I have a problem when I wake up in the morning. There is a pain on whole body and Feeling a great ...
You need yo improve on your diet and daily activity routine make it more active by adding sufficient activities and exercises and take a good 6 to 8 hrs sleep in the night exercises will solve your problems.
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When I got frustrated I smoke weed. I feel relaxed for some time isn't it good for me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Ghaziabad
Not at all. Please try to avoid this habit. You will not be able to leave this instantly but you can overcome gradually.
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My boards are coming near and my parents want me to study for hours and hours. To sleep at 2 and wake up at 5 .I am not able to do such things and am getting tired and lazy day by day what should I do to improve mt time table.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Please Minimum 5to 6 hrs sleep is necessary to be active and to concentrate. Tell this to your parents
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Respected doctors, I am a male of 29 years of age, I am suffering from generalized anxiety disorder feeling like I am in a dream like state, light headed, foggy vision, stiff head, head feeling numb, depersonalization, tough to carry on life since 1 and half year. One of psychiatrist tell me that I had taken lots of medicine as I was hospitalized 3 times in a year and therefore depersonalised has taken place and feeling numbness in head due to heavy medicine and waves r feeling in my head. Eat healthy sleep healthy will create stamina and slowly your anxiety will be improved.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
Respected doctors, I am a male of 29 years of age, I am suffering from generalized anxiety disorder feeling like I am...
You need to take action on the advice and suggestions given to you on this forum and your local doctor. Writing the same question again and again will only give you temporary relief from anxiety. For long term relief you will need to take some different kind of action. To me, you are not looking ready to make changes yet. This is your choice and decision.
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I have Severe anxiety. Very less sleep. I have developed a tendency of being hyper and nervous at diverse situations.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
Please learn to relax and calm down. Yoga, walking, pranayama, gym etc is very helpful. Also see your problems in a lighter vein rather than getting anxious over it. You can' t win all battles. Do what is most important and leave out things that are not important. Organising, planning, time management, far sightedness would be important skills for you. Try to set daily goals and work your time around them. Don' t forget to strike a balance between work and relaxation. Take care of your health by exercising and walking in open parks. For sleeping, don' t do anything that is stressful just before sleeping. Listen to soft music, dim lights meditating, will help you sleep better at night. There are excellent ayurvedic and homeopathy medications which can help you with both and that too with our side effects.
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My sis in law having some psychiatric problem. She is hearing sounds which we are not getting. Need help from good psychiatrist.

MD - Psychiatry, Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD)
Psychiatrist, Ghaziabad
Hearing voices when other person is not receiving is very bad and serious. It is sign of schizophrenia. Please mention the duration, age etc. I advise her to consult psychiatrist immediately so that t/t could be started.
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