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Dr. Saikat Chatterjee

Psychiatrist, Kolkata

Dr. Saikat Chatterjee Psychiatrist, Kolkata
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Saikat Chatterjee is an experienced Psychiatrist in Tollygunge, Kolkata. You can visit him at Mood Psychiatric & Drug DE Addiction Society in Tollygunge, Kolkata. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Saikat Chatterjee on Lybrate.com.

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Dear all I feeling very laziness all the time. And also feeling no interest towards any work. All the time I am feeling tried ness. I think I am suffering from depression, feeling fear to come in front of grp and also feeling fear to speak in front of grp. When I speak in front of peoples my heart rate increase and feeling uncomfortable. Kindly provide me the solution for this. I am badly suffering for this issues.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, MBA (Healthcare)
Psychiatrist, Davanagere
Dear all I feeling very laziness all the time. And also feeling no interest towards any work. All the time I am feeli...
Good ​Morning, Feelings of laziness, lethargy, lack of energy, motivation and interest in work and things that you usually enjoyed doing in the past are all related to a debilitating condition called major depressive disorder. It can affect anybody and the lifetime incidence for such a disorder is 10-15% meaning to say that about 10-15 people in 100 will have this problem in their lifetime. I highly recommend that you consult a psychiatrist since you also seem to have social anxiety and both these conditions have effective therapy with medications and counseling.
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I am 22 year old I want to know how to heal the lungs as I am thinking of quiting smoking. I am doing so by 6 years. Please advice.

Psychiatrist, Kollam
Smoking is a major problem nowdays with youngsters you are one among them. I understood your problem. As you are very young need to stop smoking immediately. First you decrease smoking gradually by reducing the numbers along with breathing exercise in the morning. Anticraving drugs and nicotine replacement therapy also will helpful.
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I have a memory loss problem please help me toh get over from this problem.

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Psychologist,
Dear, at your age, memory problems like amnesia are not common. Many young people are having problems with memory. These problems are either they are too busy or due to anxiety and stress. Busy people use organizers or employ a personal assistant because they can't remember every task. You need to understand this. If you still say, you are having memory problems, we need to check your memory using memory test. If you want more of my help in this regard, please contact me. Take care.
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Hi I bad habit of smoking I smoke 4-5 tyms a day is it mainly effects to digestive system if I drink water immediately after smoking.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Hi I bad habit of smoking I smoke 4-5 tyms a day is it mainly effects to digestive system if I drink water immediatel...
U don't know if you are asking a question or just making a statement regarding your stomach. Smoking is bad for so many organs. Even if you drink water after smoking, it will not prevent the damage that comes from the chemicals present in cigarette smoke. You just need to quit right away.
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Actually my brother started smoking how to quit smoking n he wanted to consult a doctor for that reason so that he might recommend some tablets.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
He could visit a doctor who will prescribe some medicines that help with the initial craving. But he can also do the following: It is indeed a very noble thought that you want to help your brother. However, it is now very clear that in any addiction, the addict must want to stop the habit himself for any success. All you can do is keep advising him, but also highlight the dangers of tobacco smoke with correct information. And believe me that it is indeed very scary. One thing that hits a lot of youngsters, boys in particular, is that you will lose your erectile capacity and over a period of time even your sexual potency can diminish. And of course everyone has heard about cancer, which is very frightful. You could take him to any police station or cancer hospital to view the condition of cancer-caused disfigurement and it is horrific. These things do help in dissuading people from smoking. In other words, create awareness such that it works as a deterrent to further smoking. You would have done him a great favor. He will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. He should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time he feels like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. He may also take hard candy or chewing gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine chewing gum or nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces substantially. He 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 himself 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 he has quit smoking. Here?s a piece of very good advice: even if he accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world ? he can start the cessation all over again. He must persevere with the best support until he defeats this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest. All the damage he incurred earlier because of the smoking can be reverted back to normal in quick time.
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What is anxiety disorder? how can it be cured?

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Psychologist,
Anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. You must be able to distinguish between mental disease and mental disorder. Your problem is a mental disorder. Not a mental disease. Therefore no medicines are required. Mental disorder can be successfully treated with the help of awareness, meditation, psychotherapy techniques, lifestyle changes etc. I think two or three counseling sessions and psychotherapy techniques should solve your problem. Let me know if you are willing to undergo counseling sessions and tailor made psychotherapy. Take care.
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I have pain in left hand and liquid is coming from my ear and i am also suffering from headache what should i do ? please advice

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have pain in left hand and  liquid is coming from  my ear and i am also suffering from headache what should i do ? ...
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and also take tablet moxikind cv625 mg 1-1 for three days and at night take tablet cetrizine
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Esteemed doctors. I worry about little things and I get nervous because of this. Please prescribe me a remedy for this.

M.D. - Ayurveda, B.A.M.S (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine& Surgery), N.D.D.Y(Diploma in Naturopathy,Diploma in Yoga)
Ayurveda, Pune
Esteemed doctors. I worry about little things and I get nervous because of this. Please prescribe me a remedy for this.
First of all, start doing meditation daily for 30-40 min and increase it up to 1 hour. Sit in a calm relaxed and noise free place and at a time when no one will disturb u. Turn off your mobile phone first. Focus on your breathing and forget everything else. Sit still without any movement and focus only on your breath coming and going out of your body. Next thing is pranayam. Daily be done for 20 min or more. It will give more oxygen to your body cells and brain and improve the functioning of brain and body. Helps you feel better and think better. Take your medications regularly with faith and eat well and healthy food. Make yoga a part of life under guidance of a good yoga instructor. Pray with devotion and faith to your deity. Do these things daily religiously without fail and you will see lots of positive changes in your self.
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I am 25 year old man. There is some fungal problem on my buttocks, I feel very much pain on it from last two years. I use some kind of ring gurd. That give me relief only for two days. After the problem comes again. Please help me.

MBBS, PGC IN FAMILY WELFARE &HEALTH MANAGEMENT, DHA, PGD IN MEDICAL LAWS ÐICS
General Physician, Kolkata
I am 25 year old man. There is some fungal problem on my buttocks, I feel very much pain on it from last two years. I...
Dear lybrate-user, fungal infection by itself does not cause pain, unless secondarily infected. It causes itching only. It may be infection of hair follicles. (baltore) consult doctor.
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I am a male age 33. I am suffering from acidity from around 2 years. I have tried all ph inhibitor drugs like pantoprazole etc but of no use. I never smoke/drink and eat very less spice food. I don't even eat out more then once a month. Please help. Sachin.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I am a male age 33. I am suffering from acidity from around 2 years. I have tried all ph inhibitor drugs like pantopr...
Dear lybrate user, you need to take homoeopathic carbo veg 200, 5 drops, thrice daily, in empty stomach. You can also try homoeopathic liver tonic liv-t (sbl company). Take 20 ml of the aforesaid liver tonic, thrice daily, after meals. Try to drink as much water as you can drink daily. Try to get an uninterrupted sleep of minimum 8 hours.
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I feel that I have low energy and no concentration on work. What are the best ways to treat.

pg general medicene
Ayurveda, Hyderabad
Do Pranayama meditation regularly withexercise and good diet Take leafy vegetables sprouts and fruits and milk Medicines are not required.
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Jab main medicine chhod deti hu to fir se anxiety start ho jati hai. Daily routine k kaam me bhi man ni lagta Dob enter karne me error hai 37 age hai.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
Jab main medicine chhod deti hu to fir se anxiety start ho jati hai. Daily routine k kaam me bhi man ni lagta
Dob ent...
Dear lybrate user, you appear sad. There must be some reason why you are feeling like this at the age of 37 years. I think, probably you have become dependent on your medicines. You will need conscious efforts to taper it down after consulting your doctor. It will be very helpful if you start counselling sessions along with medication. The counsellor will help you to understand the root cause of your anxiety and then will help you to modify your thoughts and behaviour. This will reduce your anxiety. Once this is done, your doctor and your counsellor together can help you to get rid of medicines. All the best.
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I am 43, male, feel extremely exhausted all the time, have smoking habit with bp and diabetis, on medication. What could be wrong?

M.D,Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Amritsar
Quit smoking. Start tab bupropionxl150 mg at night. Chew nicotex tab when there is craving for smoking.
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I am an chain smoker and I want to quit it by homeopathic medicines. Please do suggest me.

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/ weed, 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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I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all time please help me.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all time please help me.
Usually grief reaction with symptoms of depression occurs up to an year after losing a loved one. If thus does not affect your daily functioning pull on, else, consider a psychiatric consultation. A course of antidepressants would surely help
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What is solution for body pain which is varying from head to neck to stomach to legs.please help

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What is solution for body pain which is varying from head to neck to stomach to legs.please help
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Eat nutritious food and have adequate fluid intake and take physical rest
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Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), M.D.Ayu, BAMS, MD, Ph.D
Ayurveda, Hyderabad
In summer don't do more exercise and avoid alcohol to prevent many vata disorders
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I am 17 and have very bad addiction of smoking plese tell me most helpful tips to leave smoking.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You are very young to have a? bad addiction? to smoking. 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. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. 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 chewing gum or 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. All the damage you incurred earlier because of the smoking can be reverted back to normal in quick time.
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My son is suffering from cerebellum atrophy from last 4 years I am using anti-epilepsy medicine and present is condition is he is bedridden he can fill pain, hot ,cold i.e skin sense rest all sense are not working. Kindly advice me what I have to do. Really we are troubling a lot. We are ready to give to research center.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am sad to hear this. But cerebellar atrophy is difficult to reverse, I guess the neurologist should have told you about the disorder and long term prognosis.
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How I gain good health I am very thin I want to get good weight. I also want to remove mental stress.

M.Sc - Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
How I gain good health I am very thin I want to get good weight. I also want to remove mental stress.
To gain good health you should take nutritious food. Your intake should include minerals vitamins calcium proteins. At the same time you should exercise. Walking, jogging gym can be of help to you.
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