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Dr. Amrita Chakraborty

Psychologist, Kolkata

Dr. Amrita Chakraborty Psychologist, 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. Amrita Chakraborty is a renowned Psychologist in 24 Parganas, Kolkata. She is currently associated with south city in 24 Parganas, Kolkata. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Amrita Chakraborty on Lybrate.com.

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Hello sir, I am facing these symptoms memory is loss fatigue muscle spasm ,weakness, headache.. What should i do to cure?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, Lybrate user, Loss of memory, Lack of concentration, aversion to study/ work, cause due to stress, pressure of work, malnutrition ,insomnia. ●Tk homoeo medicine: @ Anacardium 200-6 pills, thrice. @ Five phos 6x-4 pills, thrice .* Tk, apples,carrots, cheese,spinach, milk,almonds, walnuts,papaya. ●*Go for meditation to reduce stress and to nourish your brain to restore concentration without fatigue.●Tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins and to regulate metabolism to absorb neutrients, protein, vitamins to nourish your body to check muscle. Spasm. *Your diet should b easily digestible on time to avoid gastric disorder. *ensure sound sleep for 6/7 hrs in d  night. *Avoid, junk food, nicotine ,alcohol, late sitting on computer in d night. Report, wkly, > Your feedback is solicited. Tk care.
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I feel I am under depression. I'm always surrounded with people but I don't feel like laughing or even talking. My mind is never at peace and I always feel like crying. Can you please suggest me what to do?

MSC Psychotherapy & Counselling, CHt Hypnotherapy, MD Alternative Medicine, MBBS, Diploma in Public Health
Psychologist, Mumbai
I feel I am under depression. I'm always surrounded with people but I don't feel like laughing or even talking. My mi...
Depression can happen to anyone  and does happen to one in four of us over our lifetimes.  Different factors that make it more likely to happen include biological make up, upbringing, or reactions to life events. What keeps it going though is how we deal with those things. The way we think and what we do affects the way we feel. Thinking differently: * STOP take a pause, do relaxation breathing. And ask yourself. What I am racing to- is it fact or opinion? Or is it a negative thinking? * Do something different to divert mind from these thoughts * learn Mindfulness activity and breathing * Self hypnosis helps to reinforce positive thoughts and positive self image * Use positive self talk * Engage in a hobby. Most importantly even when one is depressed he is not always experiencing depression. No two moments are same. Look closely. Each moment is new. Focus and enhance happy peaceful moments. Mindfulness breathing helps to break the depressive cycle of thoughts by bringing our attention to current moment.
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How we can do a best relationship in married life with our partner, also physical relationship for a good and healthy life journey.

Advance Course in Neuro linguistic Programming, Diploma In Dyslexic Studies, Masters In Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Mumbai
Each and every relationship has a little bit of give and take. When each partner say's" I will give a little bit more than the other" and work towards satisfying the need of the other a beautiful relationship is born. We turn towards trust to our creator because he only gives us. Such has to be our giving in out most intimate relationship.
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My problem is with my memory when I took a lot of time to remember what I study. I studies 8-10 time a single line to remember what is study. Please sir give me the solutions of this that I can do good in studies.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You must be under a lot of stress to be so distracted. Meet with a counselor and sort that out first. In the meantime do some of these recommendations very faithfully: Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive oil instead, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning at least five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. There is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. There are some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling too. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid sugar and junk food.
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I have been smoking till today. I am 34 years and might be pregnant by mid of this month. What should I do to cut effects of smoking. Is it too late.

(MRCPSYCH-UK), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
I have been smoking till today. I am 34 years and might be pregnant by mid of this month. What should I do to cut eff...
If you are an occasional smoker - with public messages, health awareness programs and your own doctors advice, you can quit. If you are a regular smoker, motivational therapy with a trained psychotherapist or a psychiatrist and enormous will power will help you quit. If you are a diseased smoker, consult a de addiction psychiatrist at the earliest. He may give you anti-smoking medications and de addiction treatment.
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I just don't enjoy the things I used to, and I don't feel much like visiting friends or family. Is this part of aging?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I just don't enjoy the things I used to, and I don't feel much like visiting friends or family. Is this part of aging?
It can be depression or hypothyroid and 39 is not getting too aged !!! Check your blood CBC and TSH and inform me personally
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I want to know the complete dangers of chronic anxiety disorder to human health. Please will it cause heart problem like anorexia? I'm male and underweight. Due to unnecessary chronic anxiety, my weight has reduced a lot please. Tell me the danger thereof, I'll get rid of it.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Anantapur
I want to know the complete dangers of chronic anxiety disorder to human health. Please will it cause heart problem l...
Chronic anxiety itself is very unpleasant to experience. It can result in many physical problems though not directly but indirectly. So it is better to get treated atleadt initially with drugs and later with relaxation exercises to maintain the improvement.
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Hello, I am feeling very disturbed and down these days. I don't know why. Please suggest.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
Hello,
I am feeling very disturbed and down these days. I don't know why. Please suggest.
Chronic stress is a side product of our life style these days. Try following things to learn relaxation response which leads to better coping mechanism on a daily basis. To begin with doing guided progressive muscular relaxation before sleeping will help you relax. You could google and download an audio file. I would also suggest you to take a multiple small break to take 3 nice and deep breath while keeping your eyes closed. You could do this while sitting or standing or while even walking or climbing stairs (keep your eyes open in that case). When you take a nice and deep break there is actual physiological change in your body. This will help you to activate parasympathetic nervous system which promotes relaxation and helps you calm down and think more clearly. This will also actually improve your performance in your work. Along with this exercise is one of the best way to relieve stress and stay fit. Engage in any kind of physical activity at least 4 times a week. This also helps in stress reduction. Along with this some relaxation exercises as well as engaging in joyful activities such as music, singing, dancing, reading, being in nature, gardening, talking with friends or anything which you enjoy will help reducing stress and rejuvenation of your mind and body. Have good routine for sleep and eating. Lot of research has now proven that sugar is very harmful for our health. Reduce sugar and refined white flour in your diet as much as you could. Along with this also increase consumption of raw vegetables in the form of salad in both the meals of your day. Hope this helps.
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How can I quit smoking?

D.P.M, MBBS
Psychiatrist,
Try nicotine replacement therapy, nico gum, champix is a type of drug available, replace with sauff.
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Tell me some reasons due to which memory of a person is effected and also some precautions about it.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
A lot of people experience memory lapses. Some memory problems are serious, and others are not. People who have serious changes in their memory, personality, and behavior may suffer from a form of brain disease called dementia. Dementia seriously affects a person's ability to carry out daily activities. Alzheimer's disease is one of many types of dementia. Reversible conditions can be caused by a high fever, dehydration, vitamin deficiency and poor nutrition, bad reactions to medicines, problems with the thyroid gland, or a minor head injury. Medical conditions like these can be serious and should be treated by a doctor as soon as possible. Sometimes older people have emotional problems that can be mistaken for dementia. Feeling sad, lonely, worried, or bored may be more common for older people facing retirement or coping with the death of a spouse, relative, or friend. Adapting to these changes leaves some people feeling confused or forgetful. Emotional problems can be eased by supportive friends and family, or by professional help from a doctor or counselor.
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I have a 13 years old daughter n a 9 years old son. Both fight a lot. N do not listen to me, I mean I have to bark at them like dogs if I want them to do something. For eg. Lessons or homework or not watching tv not playing games on my phone etc. At times I feel I am not a good mother. I am not able to handle my 2 kids. I am in great distress and feel very depressed at times. pls help!

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I have a 13 years old daughter n a 9 years old son.
Both fight a lot.
N do not listen to me, I mean I have to bark at...
I quite understand how difficult it must be to take care of two kids who are going for each other, hammer-and-tongs. In situations where there are sibling rivalries you have to be really careful to handle it without bias or at least appear to be so. Here are a few tips: be rational in any disputes; show that you care for both but more for the person who is right; reason out with both but expect the older one to be both considerate and understanding; teach the younger one obedience to the older one due to the age difference, if she is reasonable; sometimes you let them sort out their disputes by just monitoring the conversation; no violence is to be permitted, ever; no foul language also; settle disputes by yourself as early as possible and never tell them to wait till daddy comes home; do not punish them with physical beatings unless it calls for the same but it should be done with complete control over your own emotions and you need to be very careful what you say when you do so; do not compare the two with each other or with other people you know; and reward them when they are deserving with verbal or material forms of recognition. However much you show love to both of them equally (which is really not possible actually) both will claim that you love the other more. If they can justify that accusation, you must accept it and act accordingly. If they cannot justify it just ignore those comments. Never hesitate to apologize if you are wrong for any reason (they will really get overwhelmed by that). In terms of consequences (i like that term instead of punishments), use the following proven techniques: stick one or both in the corner of the room facing the corner and let them be there until they are ready to deal with the situation by giving you a very good explanation for their behavior; let them do a chore that is related to the crime; deprive them of tv, if they cannot agree amicably on a program with which you can help them initially; make them write a sentence several times that is meaningfully connected to the event; deprive them of chocolates, sweets etc. For a limited period of time and do specify that time; never give them unending consequences or undefined in terms of time or frequency; at the end of each such successful confrontation show them that you love them but do not do it from guilt, even if you feel really sorry for them; never, never, ever reject them whatever you do or say; and confront the behavior and not the person. Your daughter is in her early teens and will need special attention. She may display certain abnormal behaviors in which case, she is indicating that some unresolved childhood issues are surfacing seeking a resolution. Be there for her in a special way and if you know of any unresolved issues yourself do talk to her about it and help her out of it. If anything gets too serious, meet a professional counselor and work in league with them. Be in touch with their teachers and you will be surprised with how much more they know and how it is possible to work with them to help both your kids. But do not be a complainer to the teachers and in no way should you embarrass them in front of those faculties. Your disciplining is with motherly nurturing and do not hold that back for any reason. Involve the father where his role as a man is required and the kids will know that you both work together as parents for their welfare. There is so much more but space does not permit going into too much detail.
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Dear sir I get angry quickly what is th solution not to frustration my age 47 weight 90 kgs.

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. I can understand. Anger and aggression are emotions. These emotions are triggered when you are frustrated, disappointed, stressed or anxious. You must learn to control your anger through understanding circumstances and learning to manage anger. Anger management therapy will be helpful to you. Take care.
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My BP recently for average one week was in the range of 145/94 then to 138/90. I have not taken any medicine as I felt it was anxiety induced. Shall I take anti anxiety drug or any other medicine or exercise you suggest.

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
My BP recently for average one week was in the range of 145/94 then to 138/90. I have not taken any medicine as I fel...
Yes, one possibility is anxiety. You can manage anxiety and stress by several relaxation techniques. Exercise is also a form of mental relaxation. Anti anxiety drugs may be taken for short period if above measures do not work.
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Hlo doctor. I am smoking for 7 months. Now a days when I smoke my upper chest is paining. Can you please tell me what it is nd suggest me a remedial measure.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Hlo doctor. I am smoking for 7 months. Now a days when I smoke my upper chest is paining. Can you please tell me what...
Smoking is associated with significantly serious health problems like lung cancer, oral cancer, impotence, etc. It also causes breathlessness and difficulty in breathing, and reduction in stamina. The best thing is to quit smoking immediately to promote good health. Consult a psychiatrist for the same. You may consult me if required.
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I am suffering from panic attack/disorder from Nov. 2009.Doctor prescribed mostly Daxid 1000.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am suffering from panic attack/disorder from Nov. 2009.Doctor prescribed mostly Daxid 1000.
is ur panic controlled, if so feel happy. daxid is not first drug of choice, if it s not controlled or u have side effects, discuss with him or get a second opinion
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How to avoid sex related thoughts? It disturbs me a lot at mental level, I want to get rid of this. Pls doctor help me. What should I do?

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
How to avoid sex related thoughts?
It disturbs me a lot at mental level, I want to get rid of this. Pls doctor help m...
At your age it is healthy to have sex related thoughts. Why should it disturb you mentally? try to keep those thoughts away when you want to concentrate in something. You only can help yourself. Be positive think positive. Practice yogic shavasan. Sit silently in the morning for 10 minutes without thinking anything keep your mind blank. This will help you. Ok do not worry.
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I am suffering from depression for last 6 month and I am not consultant any doctor. But I thing in future I contect any doctor give me some advice.

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 suffering from depression for last 6 month and I am not consultant any doctor. But I thing in future I contect a...
Dear, you should be able to distinguish between disappointment and depression. Disappointment also brings on symptoms identical to depression but they are short lived. Were your wife disappointed in the near past? please post a private question to me with every detail. I will help you. Take care.
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I am drug addict from last two years, I want to be free from addiction of ganja. Whats should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, take Tabacum 200, 5 drops , once daily and Nux vomica 1m, 5 drops once in a week. Avena sativa Q, 15 drops with water once daily. Revert after 1month.
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