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Dr. Mahua Roy

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Dr. Mahua Roy is a renowned Psychiatrist in Madurdaha, Kolkata. You can consult Dr. Mahua Roy at Anubhav Clinic in Madurdaha, Kolkata. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Mahua Roy on Lybrate.com.

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My child is about 3 years and is not able to speak full sentence he speak only words, shall I wait and watch?

MBBS, DNB (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Kolkata
Some children speak late and it's completely normal. But total picture needs to be taken into account before we term it normal. What about other developments skills?
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Sir , I am rohan and my age about 52 years . Now I lose my old memory. What I can do sir ? Help me.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, tk, homoeo medicine: @ anacardium 30-6 pills, thrice, orally. @ five phos6x-4 tabs, thrice, orally. Go for meditation to reduce your stress, to nourish your brain to establish your memory, back. Tk, plenty of water to hydrate your body and to regulate your metabolism to absorb minirals, protein, vitamins, fatty acid, to restore vitality. Avoid, caffiene, nicotine, alcohol, junk food. Tk care.
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I am twenty eight years old have smoking habit. Since 10 yr. How can stop this habit.

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 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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Hi Doc, My age is 24+. Doc, from the last 6 months I'm totally feeling stressed because I lost my job due to some reason & I knew that from the very first day, my mind is not relaxed & I can't concentrate any other activities or stuffs. I always feel very irritating & boring, I'm loosing my interests from all of my currents works that I have to do. My mind is not focused for that reason I can't find another good job like the previous one. I am an IT Employee since 2014. Doc, please help me what to do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Hi Doc,
 My age is 24+. Doc, from the last 6 months I'm totally feeling stressed  because I lost my job due to some r...
You are obviously stressed about something. I would imagine that it has a lot to do with your job and its loss. You may be so angry about that that you think you can do nothing about it. Now this is a fallacy: you have to express your anger to someone, even if it is not the same person you are angry with. You may therefore meet with a counselor and sort this anger out. What you are doing with this anger is turning it inwards and that is causing you all this stress. May be you have a personality like that already, and therefore the allergies too. There are so many jobs in the it sector that getting one is not the problem but getting what you want may be. But before you do that talk to someone about what happened and learn to deal with that soon, and also to deal with all other past issues concerning anger in particular and things will improve considerably.
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My mind direction all time into sex I am not fell comfortable how I get fell relief.

M.Sc - Psychology, MS- Sexualty
Sexologist, Visakhapatnam
My mind direction all time into sex I am not fell comfortable how I get fell relief.
Get serious goal.avoid bad friend ship.Frequently go to temple. Read self help books. Do physical activity exercises. Keep on busy. Moderate sexual thoughts are healthyou don't worry
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Iam 43yrs old woman I feel to suicide for so many years. Did I have courage to take that step.

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 , why do you want to commit suicide? there are no problems in life which cannot be solved. Otherwise, because of the life given problems, almost half of the earth's population should commit suicide. See the fate of african country people. They are starving for everything and their suicide rate far too less than indian people. Wrong perception is the key. Please provide me more information and details. I will help you overcome any problems. Believe me. Take care.
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I am 18 years old and I have a memory problem whenever I study something I forgot that at the end of the day so, what can I do for this?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
At your age I suspect that the adolescent issues with regard to hormones may be affecting your ability to concentrate. When the hormones play up, it lasts for a period of close to two years and during that time you could be influenced by three signs directly impacted by the chemicals: you will tend to become aggressive and rebellious, you will become sexually active, and you will have acne and pimple problems. The hormonal imbalances may not only impact your memory because of the chemical but also bring some distractions that come with it. But you may work on the following even if the hormones kick in: 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 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.
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I always feel depressed due to breakup with my girlfriend so how to get rid of from this.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
It looks like you are pining for her after the break up. Have you analyzed why you two had this fallout? If it your fault, then apologize and see if she is amenable. If not you may have done something quite unforgiveable. But you say you cry every night, and you have lost so much of weight and friends that it seems you have discovered that a heterosexual relationship is very different from normal relations. It is very intense, and the very thing that makes it attractive (the opposite sex and all its nuances), can also be its nemesis. You must learn what that difference was about your past relations and this particular one and find out how to live with a love relationship. There must be love, respect, commitment, honesty, trust, and freedom in the romantic scene. If however, this is final, then remove all associations of hers: gifts, notes, letters, cards, emails, and any reminders to get her out of your system, not just the mind. Keep the good memories but don’t indulge in them. Get back to your old pals and revive those contacts. Normally when we get a girl friend, we drop all our friends and live exclusively with her. This is not a good thing to do, generally. So do get back to them and get into good social circles. They will help you get over her. Do not talk ill or malign your ex to your friends, whatever was the reason. That is unfortunately a very bad habit many of us have – we must still respect her reputation and treat her with dignity. Since this break up is so serious for you that suicidal thoughts are also plaguing you, do meet up with a counselor and talk about your feelings, openly. This is not the end of the world and she is not the only girl in life. You will find another but learn not to repeat the mistakes that led to the breakup. This time choose wisely and behave like a true gentleman.
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My gf 6 year's older than me I want know marry her later will there be any problem in our relationship or not If yes then tell me wt problem I can face in future or how I can live with her happy.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, P.G.Dip.in Guidance &Counselling, B.A., Psychology, Dip.in Pharmacy
Psychologist, Theni
Physically she may lose libido (sex drive) earlier than you as she ages. This may cause problems in your sexual life. Psychologically there may erupt ego clashes in future since you are younger and if you would like to have a male-dominant family. But with good understanding and open communication from both sides, you can live a happy married life.
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I lost somebody close last day and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time .please help me.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
I lost somebody close last day and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time .please h...
It is natural to feel low and miss the person you have lost. However if it is interfering with your sleep, studies or general well being, or if you feel suicidal, you need to consult a psychiatrist. It is common to feel low, cry, feel like you are alone, or lose your self confidence. Usually time is the best healer. However if things are too difficult to handle you should talk to a psychiatrist or counselor. Confide in someone close to you, who will support you in this difficult time. Don't cut off from friends or family, even if you feel like you want to be alone.
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I am 45 year divorce male and Have one daughter custody with me, my problem is I am very frustrated and failure in my life in terms of my carrier as well in my personal life and So why I am an alcoholic and addicted to see dreams which are unrealistic. please Gude me how to come out from this.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 45 year divorce male and Have one daughter custody with me, my problem is I am very frustrated and failure in my...
Your alcoholism is not at all useful especially if you are frustrated and'addicted' to dreams which are unrealistic: this will only further the frustration and the alcoholism. Being divorced and having the custody of your child, you have a very important responsibility where you must act and remain sober. A failure in your career and personal life does not make a very reliable person and this is being imbibed by your daughter every day. Considering all these facts, your alcoholism will give you temporary relief and an equally vengeful reaction after the wearing out of the alcohol. During the high you will fantasize a lot and will tend to believe in those pipedreams. So, it is a vicious circle of dreaming high when you are drunk and slumping low when you are sober and discovering that it was all wild imaginations and this will make you dip into a depression. You may be scripted to ruin your life in this fashion and alcohol is a good aid to meet this tragic end. You need serious counseling or rehabilitation quickly to make straight your life and career. You may use antabuse as a preventive medication and abide with the counseling for a period of three years of abstinence. You will need to attend aa meetings simultaneously, and your daughter, depending on her age, will also need to attend al-teen meetings to resolve her issues connected to your drinking. You need to be responsible for the two of you and with proper counseling all aspects of your life can be put in order.
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My close Friend got a heart attack from that day I am getting fear that for me to get that act in night time I will get that feeling more please help me.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
My close Friend got a heart attack from that day I am getting fear that for me to get that act in night time I will g...
You have weak ego boundaries to so easily identify with your friend's heart attack. As long as you are living a good and healthy lifestyle, you need not fear. So be rational and detach from your friend's issues. In fact, if you look at his lifestyle you would have noticed a lot of contributors that ha had indulged in and has paid the price. So if you maintain a good diet, regular exercise, adequate sleep, and emotional fitness, you cannot (I repeat, you cannot) get a heart attack. Be positive and cultivate good spirituality to keep calm and confident.
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I am strongly addicted to alcohol I also want to leave it but couldn't do. What should I 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
Alcoholism is alcohol addiction. If you?re ready to stop drinking and willing to get the support you need, you can recover from alcoholism and alcohol abuse?no matter how bad the addiction or how powerless you feel. The first step in treating alcoholism 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 alcoholism. Therefore, you need to stick to the treatment plan and cooperate with your psychiatrist / psychologist. Take care.
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Just feeling low. I want to get away from everyone. Is that even possible when all my family does is demotivate me every single time!

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
Just feeling low. I want to get away from everyone. Is that even possible when all my family does is demotivate me ev...
Dear Lybrate user. Momentary disappointment do happen with every one. The disappointment could lead to depression and therefore I suggest motivation therapy and counseling to you. Take care.
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I am feeling depressed due to my 12th CBSE maths paper which a great disaster to me due to which I do less work get restless in very less efforts. Can you suggest me some ways so that I can be calm?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I am feeling depressed due to my 12th CBSE maths paper which a great disaster to me due to which I do less work get r...
Try the following remedy it will surely help you Natural home remedy using cardamom seeds: 1. Crush 3-4 cardamom seeds to powder 2. Take ½ tsp of this cardamom powder 3. Add to 1 glass of water 4. Mix well 5. Sieve the mixture 6. Drink 1 glass every day This remindy will be helpful.
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Sir my age is 34 and since from 10 months I have high bp more than normal and now I quit smoking since from 4 months and started walking up to 6 km since 8 month but still I am taking bp tablet amlokind at and its normal when I take tablets , if I left the tablet it will be high only . . Sir give me any suggestions to be normal bp with out taking tablet .

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Sir my age is 34 and since from 10 months I have high bp more than normal and now I quit smoking since from 4 months ...
Dear lybrate-user, blood pressure is one of the conditions that predispose you to heart attack or stroke. The other modifiable condition is smoking which you could quit. Healthy habit of walking you have started. Why don't you continue all - no smoking, walking, bp tablets to keep bp normal - forever to protect your heart and brain? if amlokind gives any unwanted effect, please discuss with your doctor. He will adjust the dose or change the tablets. Stopping smoking and walking are just bp treatment. Happy to know that your bp is normal with just one amlokind. Take care.
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I am suffering from depression and mood swings from past 3 years. I am unable to come out from the above. I really do not have any motivation? On to work at all. What I have to do?

BDS, Certification in hypnotherapy, Certification in N.L.P, Certification in Gene and behavior, Psychology at Work
Psychologist, Gurgaon
I am suffering from depression and mood swings from past 3 years. I am unable to come out from the above. I really do...
You should get counseling done. Depression has a particular pattern of thoughts and one gets stuck into the pattern. Take actions in life which you have not taken in past for the fear of outcome or social evaluation. There is dissatisfaction created by your mind for not having or not becoming something and the mind also tells you to get rid of this. Do not fight your depression, it will get magnified that way. Get up and do what you want irrespective of the outcome!
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Stress: 4 Reasons Why You Should Avoid It for a Better Sex Life

PG Dip (Sexual & Relationship Therapy), MRCPsych, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Sexologist, Bangalore
Stress: 4 Reasons Why You Should Avoid It for a Better Sex Life

Stress and sex is a bad combination, as it is a well known fact that it is because of stress that a person's love and intimate life often suffers. Listed below are few ways in which stress can affect your sex life:

  1. Negative body image: The hormones associated with stress are capable of affecting your metabolism. If you gain weight or feel sluggish, it makes you feel bad about your own body, which in turn hinders your desire to initiate sex. A lower self-image leads to less amount of sex and in turn, creates relationship problems. One of the main sources of stress can be your relationship; if you cannot nurture it, it might lead to elevation of stress.
  2. Negative effect on libido: Cortisol is a hormone that is produced by stress. It is needed by the body in small doses and over short periods of time. Increase in stress over a period of time results in increased levels of cortisol, which lead to suppression of sex hormones. Lower amount of sex hormones results in lower libido.
  3. Excessive drinking: It is of common knowledge that people drink to relieve stress. Maximum times, increased stress levels lead to excessive drinking. Men have difficulty having erections after they drink too much. In women, excess alcohol causes dehydration, resulting in reduced lubrication. These problems lead to dull sex.
  4. Impact on fertility and Menstrual Cycle: In women, stress affects the pituitary gland, which is responsible for the thyroid, ovaries and adrenal glands. Improper functioning of the ovaries can adversely affect the menstrual cycle. Periods might become irregular or menstruation might stop.
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I am suffering from anxiety. Doctor give me tatracylic antidepressant tablet 50 mg morning and 50 mg evening. I am also have ibs .Doctor it is also related to anxiety. If I eat chicken it cause gas and acidity. please answer me.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am suffering from anxiety. Doctor give me tatracylic antidepressant tablet 50 mg morning and 50 mg evening. I am al...
Yes. Anxiety is very much related to IBS and has a bi-directional relationship. What is the name of the medicine. IBS with Anxiety has to be treated by a gastro in liasion with a psychiatrist. All the best.
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