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Dr. Muktolekha Mukherjee

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Dr. Muktolekha Mukherjee is one of the best Psychologists in Bhowanipore, Kolkata. She is currently associated with Bangur Institute of NeuroScience in Bhowanipore, Kolkata. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Muktolekha Mukherjee on Lybrate.com.

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Feeling tension by the doing work. Its a small problem but I can react more some more times I think its not good I can not controlling. How can I reduce my tension pls tell me Thank you.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Feeling tension by the doing work. Its a small problem but I can react more some more times I think its not good I ca...
Practice deep breathing. Belly breathing, also called diaphragmatic breathing or abdominal breathing, is the process of breathing deeply so that your body receives a full supply of oxygen. While shallow breathing can cause shortness of breath and anxiety, deep breathing slows the heart rate and stabilizes blood pressure. It's a great technique to use when you want to decompress and lower your stress level take a slow, deep breath in through your nose. Let the air completely fill your lungs. Resist the urge to exhale quickly before you've fully inhaled. It definitely takes some practice, since most of us are in the habit of taking quick, shallow breaths instead of long, deep ones. Focus on breathing in as much as you can through your nose, which has tiny hairs that filter out dust and toxins so they can't reach your lungs. As we go about our days, we often breathe in a quick, shallow way without being conscious we are doing so. Daily stresses distract us from being aware or mindful of the way we are breathing. Deep breathing will help you be more mindful of your body. Feel the air enter your lungs and fill them up. When you're concentrating on taking a deep breath, your worries are pushed aside for the time being. Let your stomach expand. As you draw in a deep breath, let your stomach expand by an inch or two. The air should travel all the way to your diaphragm, causing your belly to round out as it fills. If you watch a baby sleep, you see that babies belly-breathe naturally. Their stomachs, not their chests, rise and fall with each breath. As adults, we get conditioned to take shallow breaths instead of belly breaths. When we hold in our emotions, we tend to suck in our stomachs, tensing up rather than relaxing when we breathe. When you learn how to breathe properly, this tension goes away. Lay down, stand, or sit upright as you breathe. It's more difficult to draw in a full breath if you're in a slouched position. Place one hand on your belly, and the other on your chest, as you inhale. You can tell you're breathing deeply and properly if the hand on your belly rises out further than the one on your chest as you inhale. Exhale fully. Let out your breath slowly through your nose. As you breath out, pull in your belly toward your spine. Exhale all of the breath in your lungs. After you exhale, take in another deep breath through your nose and continue breathing deeply. Try to exhale for twice as long as you inhale, and fully expel the air try breathing deeply five times in a row. Inhaling and exhaling counts as 1 time. This immediately calms you down by slowing your heart rate and blood pressure, as well as distracting your mind from stressful thoughts. Get in a comfortable position and practice deep breathing correctly 5 times in a row. Remember that your stomach should expand an inch or so from your body, further than your chest expands. Once you get the hang of deep breathing, try doing it 10 or 20 times in a row. Notice how your body begins to feel as you flood it with oxygen.
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I am 27 years old male. Every morning I feel very low in energy and negative thoughts overpower. This spoils my whole day and also affects my job performance. I have been advised to take serta 50 mg and revotrial 0. 5 mg. I have so far not started taking these medicines due to their possible side effects. Please advice. Thanks.

BHMS
General Physician,
If you realy want to come out from this start this medicines, dont think of side effects. Try to think with positive attitude. God bless you, have a healthy life, best of luck.
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How can I increase my memory power? I forget things after sometime. Please suggest me.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You must examine how much of stress you are in right now. Meet with a counselor and get some help dealing with your emotions. You can also do the following in the meantime: 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 junk food.
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I heard drinking alcohol after meals doesn't effects sex life further is it true. please suggest me how to drink without getting effected further.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB (Psychiatry)
Psychiatrist, Kolkata
This is a myth. Alcohol can cause a whole variety of physical, social and psychological problems. Sexual dysfunction is one of them, along with liver damage, sleep problems etc. There is no right way of drinking alcohol. If you can be abstinent it will be the best. Social drinking can not be encouraged by a doctor too. As most people are unable to control themselves after the first drink. If you are drinking heavily or regularly, I strongly urge you to seek help from a psychiatrist.
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My sister is 40 years old she has done diploma in electronics engg. She is married but separated. Her memori is very good but she likes to live alone and she talks with herself. Some times lodudly. She thinks for herself only. Please advise how we can change her.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Such patients need psychological support along with few medications.Please don't bang on her heavy allopathic doses by consulting her to some psychiatric. Better take homoeopathic medicines.If you wish to take treatment under me.Contact me
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I'm 27yr old single girl.Suffering from depressed thoughts for about a month now. Anybody can help me get back interest in my work, social and personal life.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Its just a phase which will pass. Introspect whether or not you have started liking to be like this! You yourself can be out of this codition very easily .Just pursue hobbies or things in life which you were unable to do.Be joyful and celebrate each moment of life' live moment to moment.This too shall pass and try five phos tonic 6x (biochemic) 4 pills 4 times a day for a month or so.
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I am afraid to stay alone in home at night. Fear about super natural powers haunts me. Pls suggest some solutions to get rid of this. Because of this inborn fear I face many problems.

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 afraid to stay alone in home at night. Fear about super natural powers haunts me. Pls suggest some solutions to ...
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. Your present condition is called general anxiety disorder. It is pretty common and no need to worry about it. General anxiety disorder treatment consists of cognitive behavioral therapy, life style changes, relaxation therapy and meditation. Once you learn how to manage your anxiety yourself with the help of the above treatment methods, you will be cured and you can stop the medicines if any.
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Dear sir; kindly suggest me how can I can leave smoking and nicotine. What do to remove the nicotine. I have been smoking since line last 10 yearsthankssameer.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You must quit your smoking completely and you must do it now, seriously. The tobacco tar in cigarette smoke lines your lung with huge patches that make that portion dysfunctional. Your oxygen carrying capacity is jeopardized, and breathing is impinged. But don’t be discouraged because it is not too late even now to reverse all the ill-effects of smoking. I don’t know what other organs could be damaged but do go for a thorough medical check up to assess the effects of your abuse. Regarding improving your lungs, do a lot of aerobic exercise breathing through your nostrils only. Then there are a lot of deep breathing exercises in Yoga which you can learn too. Deep breathing cleanses your system and lungs and restores it to good health. Deep breathing uses the 80% of the lungs which are not normally used in normal breathing and even when exerting yourself. The greatest effect is in the lungs because this substance is processed through the respiratory system directly through the lung surface. 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. But don’t fool yourself any smoking is harmful, and you need to seriously get on with quitting it completely and immediately.
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Hi! I am 20 years old and last some times, I am in depression because of more load on mind. So, what can I do thereby I reduce my load on my mind?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Hi! I am 20 years old and last some times, I am in depression because of more load on mind. So, what can I do thereby...
hi first you should organized every thing at which work you give more time .....make preferable chart on paper then you will get to know how much time do you have remain then automatically your load will decrease and also i suggest you some remedies that make your mind keep calm 1.sarswatarishta 4 tsp after lunch and dinner
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