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Dr. Sanjay Sen

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Dr. Sanjay Sen is one of the best Psychiatrists in Salt Lake, Kolkata. He is currently practising at AMRI Hospital- Salt Lake in Salt Lake, Kolkata. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sanjay Sen and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I had to move to a different city for studying in a college. I'm a single child and my parents are very over protective about me. Thats why my mother decided to come with me and stay together in a rented house. My mom is a house wife and dad has his business back home. Although dad keeps vising for a good 10-15 dats every month, yet mom has to stay alone in d house d rest of d days when dad isnt around. Every time dad leaves, my mom kees crying the entire day and stays very irritated. She creates a scene and scolds me over trivial reasons. She loves me a lot and doesnt let me do anything on my own. She doesnt even let me go to college and come home alone.She drops me and picks me up as well. She is skeptical about me going anywhere outside college campus with my friends. Although i avoid going out with friends but on some days i have to go out in order to participate in extra curricular activities of college. On such days, my mother would be very concerned and would worry a lot. My mother has diabetes,high blood pressure etc and if she takes tension it adversely affects her health. Sumtimes she drops me to college and den i go out of college meet friends and den come back to college. I dont like the way she tries to control my life. From what i eat to what i ear and everything else she controls me.I hv told her that i can stay in a hostel but she says she cant live without me and also that i cant take care if myself. When dad is away she keeps calling dad all the time which makes dad feel guilty as well. We tell her something as to how she can keep herself busy with books or exercise or some creative classes. We tell her that she needs to give me some space and that i'm not a 10 year old anymore. But when we say all this, she cries or gets angry and her blood pressure gets high etc. She has sacrificed a lot for the family but she needs to understand that each one us are also individuals and we all need to have a life of our own. I feel like running away somewhere or just dying. Right now each one of us is frustrated. What do i do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You all need family therapy. Your mom?s mothering is smothering, isn?t it? She is refusing to cut the apron strings even now! I like that she loves you so much but it should not stifle your growth and independence. All people, and particularly children seek Permission and Protection to grow, develop, and become independent. It is not the equal use of both but a discrete use of one over the other for the singular purpose of growing up and away of the dependent person. You must talk to the college counselor and get him/her to intervene. But the greatest proof would be for her to see that you are a responsible person by the way you conduct your life and studies. Now I know it could turn out to be ?a chicken or the egg? situation, where you may feel justified that you can?t be responsible without the provision of that kind of opportunity or permission. However, do not get into that futile argument but prove yourself to her. Then talk to dad too and get him to assure her. She obviously gets worked up over little or no reason, which is why she may have all those medical complications. Someone has to become firm and take a strong stance. It all sounds good on the surface but what she is inadvertently doing is stifling your growth and self-confidence. I do not recommend that you do sneaky things behind her back because that is no solution to over-protective parents. This whole manner will disturb your healthy development. Parents? love must ensure the healthy personality formation while they are in charge. At a certain age that is relinquished to enable independence. So you must do something either through the college (try the counselor or the principal), through dad, and of course through your responsible behavior. A professional will also help by reminding your mom to sever the umbilical cord. So it is all up to you to maneuver, in a gracious manner, this healthy outcome for your own good. Let me know how it goes. I am fully with you, and would love to be of some help. Let?s see what initiative you take. The single child status does not help at all for these reasons, particularly.
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My son is mentally retarded. He is now 8years 9 months old. Now he walks in home fluently. In outside he fears. He can not talk. He tries to talk. He understand our talks in home. He recognises his father, mother,grandfather, grandmother and his sister. Is there any chance of improvement after proper medication. And how much it cast? Please help me.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
MR can be better treated with behaviour therapy and skills training. Please go out with him, reward him for spending some time in another room without you then encourage him going momentarily out of house to bring something. then promote him to talk with some one known just outside the gate for sometime, then promote him to open door for in comers, help him to socialise with peer group and reward him suitably for his social behaviour.
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Socially not easily angered but when little sister or family does something like even talking rude to me I become too much aggressive and I even hit my sister hard. I can not bear her not respecting me and speaking. How to control my anger. After shouting or hitting her I myself cry and spend the remaining day being sad and try to make her happy but in that spur of moment nothing calms me down. Please help me.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, MBA (Healthcare)
Psychiatrist, Davanagere
I will give you some information regarding the anger management disorder. I am however unable to prescribe medications or give you specific advice regarding counseling or therapy in your situation as it would be considered confidential and private. Anger is a normal, healthy emotion, but when chronic, explosive anger spirals out of control, it can have serious consequences for your relationships, your health, and your state of mind. With insight about the real reasons for your anger and these anger management tools, you can learn to keep your temper from hijacking your life. Understanding anger The emotion of anger is neither good nor bad. It’s perfectly healthy and normal to feel angry when you’ve been mistreated or wronged. The feeling isn't the problem—it's what you do with it that makes a difference. Anger becomes a problem when it harms you or others. If you have a hot temper, you may feel like it's out of your hands and there's little you can do to tame the beast. But you have more control over your anger than you think. You can learn to express your emotions without hurting others—and when you do, you’ll not only feel better, you’ll also be more likely to get your needs met. Mastering the art of anger management takes work, but the more you practice, the easier it will get. And the payoff can be huge. Learning to control your anger and express it appropriately can help you build better relationships, achieve your goals, and lead a healthier, more satisfying life. Myths and facts about anger Myth: I shouldn’t “hold in” my anger. It’s healthy to vent and let it out. Fact: While it’s true that suppressing and ignoring anger is unhealthy, venting is no better. Anger is not something you have to “let out” in an aggressive way in order to avoid blowing up. In fact, outbursts and tirades only fuel the fire and reinforce your anger problem. Myth: Anger, aggression, and intimidation help me earn respect and get what I want. Fact: True power doesn’t come from bullying others. People may be afraid of you, but they won’t respect you if you can’t control yourself or handle opposing viewpoints. Others will be more willing to listen to you and accommodate your needs if you communicate in a respectful way. Myth: I can’t help myself. Anger isn’t something you can control. Fact: You can’t always control the situation you’re in or how it makes you feel, but you can control how you express your anger. And you can express your anger without being verbally or physically abusive. Even if someone is pushing your buttons, you always have a choice about how to respond. Myth: Anger management is about learning to suppress your anger. Fact: Never getting angry is not a good goal. Anger is normal, and it will come out regardless of how hard you try to suppress it. Anger management is all about becoming aware of your underlying feelings and needs and developing healthier ways to manage being upset. Rather than trying to suppress your anger, the goal is to express it in constructive ways. I hope this helps. Take care and have a lovely day!
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HI, We got married last December (2014) & ours is a love marriage with parents consent. My wife's age is 21 & myself 25. My wife hardly knows any work, but my mom & I tries to teach every work her very softly. If we show more love & affection and teach politely she turns into non-hearing mode, which means she starts to dominate us & dont learn/work at all. If I start to show some anger she starts to cry & start to learn/work. But I do not want her to have pain while she learn the work. Neither we want to see dominance from her. What is the best way to go forward. We use to love a lot & care for each other before marriage. Still now we love & care each other when things are fine. When things are worst it goes to extreme extent of thinking why did we marry each other. Kindly suggest your opinion. We want to lead a happy life together & forever with my wife learning all the work with out any pain. I cannot see anyone pointing at my wife for not knowing basic house hold activities.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You sound like a very reasonable chap and this girl is blessed that she has found a husband like you. Now this peculiar behavior of your wife may be some of the effects of her upbringing. So do not become too harsh on her, and I like that you do not want her to go through pain to learn all the household chores. So I advise you to sit down and have a talk to her and tell her what you have conveyed to me. If she is spoken to and made to understand where you are coming from I am sure she will be able to comply. Sometimes she may have this fear that once she shows she is capable of doing work that she might be dumped with all the work over time. Now you need to give her that assurance that this will not happen, ever. In the first two years of your marriage there will be a power struggle to establish who wears the pants in the house! There is an establishment of who is the final authority between you two. Of course being in your own house gives you some advantage. However this need not become a struggle if you two play complimentary roles i.e. where she is good you play a supportive role and where you are dominant she has to compliment you. This will remove the power struggle. It is very important to sustain the love you both enjoyed before marriage: never talk about any regret at all and ever. Love needs to be worked upon for the rest of your lives. It is too precious to be dismissed under stressful circumstances so easily. And don?t ever worry about what people will say about your wife: what you say and do about her is important. Love her and share with her your expectations and find out her difficulties and if there is any need to meet with a counselor please do not hesitate to ideally nip these issues in the bud and get on with your lovely life. If it will help you can share this response with her and start the ball rolling.
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BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Stop smoking and drinking.
Cardiovascular risk reduction Programme.
Do Power Yoga.
Meditate
Be natural
you can avoid medication.
Diet is drug/Water is medicine.
Maintain Mental Health by Cleaning your thought.
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I have finished my exams just 2 days before but I am having tensions of my results.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I have finished my exams just 2 days before but I am having tensions of my results.
There is nothing you can do about the results except to wait and accept the outcome. If you have written well, you can expect good results. Do not waste time and energy and your mood on that eventuality but go ahead and occupy yourself with the next important thing to do to use your vacation time usefully. Otherwise, you will spoil your whole vacation worrying uselessly about something you can do nothing about, now.
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I am very depressed about my life because there are so many problems I can't control my mind,

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am very depressed about my life because there are so many problems I can't control my mind,
Problems are there to be resolved and if you need help from someone find the right person and sort out your problems. You are in control of your mind always although you may feel like you have lost control over it. You must go and meet with a counselor immediately and if that person advises that you meet with a doctor you must do so and cooperate to your utmost. Please visit these professionals along with your parents. In the meantime please do the following sincerely because you could resolve the problem better with good cooperation: Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least, 30 minutes but not in the scorching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive every day and learn to be contented with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: 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. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved.
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Narcissistic Personality Disorder - 8 Signs To Watch Out For!

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Navi Mumbai
Narcissistic Personality Disorder - 8 Signs To Watch Out For!

Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental syndrome in which individuals have their very own inflated feeling of self-significance, a deep requirement to be inspired and an absence of compassion for others. However, behind this cover of ultra-confidence mask, lies a delicate self-esteem that is helpless against the slightest criticism.

A narcissistic personality disorder causes issues in numerous areas of life, for example, work, school, relationships or monetary issues. Here are a few signs and symptoms that can show if a person is suffering from this disorder:

  1. Are highly reactive to criticism. People with this disorder are highly reactive to being criticised by the others or anything they assume is adversely affecting their identity. They get defensive when questions are posed.
  2. Have low self-esteem. This arena of their psyche is complicated because externally their self-esteem would seem to be higher and more guaranteed than pretty much anybody else's. They are continuously headed to justify themselves, both to others as well as their own self-esteem.
  3. Can be unnecessarily defensive and self-righteous. Anything said or done that they see as scrutinising their competence can activate their vigorous self-defensive systems. This is the reason why such a large number of non-narcissists have shared that it is so hard to break through to them in different situations of conflict.
  4. Respond to opposite perspectives with outrage. It is not specific feeling of dread or surrender that draw out their alleged narcissistic rage. These people respond with heated emotions when others convey their most profound insecurities excessively close to the surface. The reason that sentiments of outrage and anger are so normally communicated by them is because they hide feelings of shame and anxiety underneath it.
  5. Project others qualities, attributes, and practices they will not acknowledge in themselves. Since they are constrained to conceal their defeats, downfalls or shortcomings in their mental self-image, they routinely divert any unfavourable evaluation of themselves externally. It is difficult to break into the root cause of their aggression because their feelings are too underdeveloped to talk about it in matured terms.
  6. Have poor interpersonal boundaries and limits. It has been said in regards to narcissists that they cannot tell where they end and the other individual starts. They tend to see others as extensions of themselves. They view them as existing essentially to serve their own needs as they put their requirements before anyone else.
  7. Have an exceptionally solid feeling of privilege. They have nonsensical desires of getting good treatment by others or others complying with his or her desires.
  8. Need sympathy. People with this disorder are unwilling to perceive or relate to the sentiments and needs of the others.

Sir/madam,i am suffering from depression and anxiety, I am unhappy and I feel there is no grip in my talking and I forget my sentence while speaking and breaks my talk in the middle, unhappy all the time, long breathe or short breathe all the time. Unable to think about a topic for some duration of time, some feel of sensitivity in my toes most of the time, always feels I am doing wrong whatever I do, I am intensely feeling this from 3 years, but these feels was not all the time before these 3 years. Sir/madam I am badly affected by this, it is affecting my normal life, sir/madam please help me to come out of this.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Sir/madam,i am suffering from depression and anxiety, I am unhappy and I feel there is no grip in my talking and I fo...
Hi lybrate-user, Practice Jacobs' progressive muscle relaxation This relaxation technique starts by tensing one muscle group for five to 10 seconds. Then the same muscle group is relaxed letting the muscle go limp for 15-20 seconds. Suggested tips before starting this progressive muscle relaxation script Find a quiet place that is comfortable for you. Practice at a regular time during the day. Preferably not after you have eaten Find a comfortable position. If you are sitting, then keep your back straight and feet flat on the floor. If lying down (the preferred option as your body is supported by the floor) then you can put a pillow beneath your knees for extra support. Adopt a passive attitude to PMR. When tensing muscles (without straining), do so for roughly 5 seconds. When you relax your muscles do so for roughly 15-20 seconds before progressing to the next muscle group. Tense each muscle group once before progressing. Progressive muscle relaxation script Start out with a few relaxing breaths. Use the diaphragmatic breath, and as you exhale feel the tension begin to ebb away. Clench your fists. Move your awareness to your hands. Clench both of your fists for up to 5 seconds. Release for 15-20 seconds, imagining the tension ebbing out of your hands. Tighten your biceps. Move your attention to your arms. Draw your forearms toward your shoulders, creating a bicep. Hold for up to 5 seconds and then release for 15-20 seconds. As you release and imagine the tension flowing out of your biceps. Forehead and scalp. Move your attention to your forehead. As you inhale lift your eyebrows and wrinkle your forehead. Hold for up to 5 seconds and then release for 15-20 seconds. As you release, feel the relaxation of the muscles of the forehead. Facial muscles. Move your attention to your facial muscles. Furrow your eyebrows and purse your lips. Try to pull all of your facial muscles towards your nose. Hold for up to 5 seconds and then release for 15-20 seconds. As you release feel the relaxation of the facial muscles. Jaw. Bring your attention to your jaw. Clench your jaw tightly, feeling the tension in the surrounding muscles. Hold for up to 5 seconds and then release for 15-20 seconds. Relax the muscles and allow the tension to disappear. You may feel your mouth begin to open a little. Neck and shoulders. Now bring your awareness this region. Shrug your shoulders towards your ears. Feel the tension in the surrounding muscles. Hold for up to 5 seconds and then release for 15-20 seconds. Feel the tension in the muscles ebb away. Upper back/shoulders. Now bring your awareness between the shoulder blades. Push your shoulder blades back as if you were trying to get them to touch. Feel the tension in the surrounding muscles. Hold for up to 5 seconds and then release for 15-20 seconds. Feel the tension in between the shoulder blades ebb away. Upper chest. Now bring your awareness to your upper chest. Tighten the chest muscles and hold. Feel the tension in the upper chest muscles. Hold for up to 5 seconds and then release for 15-20 seconds. Feel the tension in the chest muscles flow away. Stomach. Now bring your awareness to your navel area. Try to draw your navel in to your backbone. Feel your stomach muscles tighten. Hold for up to 5 seconds and then release for 15-20 seconds. Feel the tension in the abdominal muscles dissipate. Buttocks. Now bring your awareness to your buttocks area. Squeeze your buttocks together, consciously tightening the muscles in this region. Hold, hold hold…and now release for 15-20 seconds. Feel the tension in these muscles disappear. Thighs. Now bring your awareness to your thigh muscles. Try not to contract your stomach muscles as you consciously tighten your upper thigh muscles. Hold, hold hold…and now release for 15-20 seconds. Feel the tension in the thigh muscles dissipate. Calves. Now bring your focus to your calf muscles. Consciously tighten your calf muscles by pointing your toes. Hold, hold hold…and now release for 15-20 seconds. Feel the tension in the calf muscles flow away. Feet. Now bring your focus of attention to your feet. Tighten your feet by curling your toes toward the ground. Hold, hold and hold some more…and now release for 15-20 seconds. Feel the tension in the feet flow away. Mentally scan your body for any residual tension. If you find a muscle group with residual tension then tense and relax this area again. Feel a wave of relaxation, from the top of your head to the tip of your toes. When you are ready bring your awareness back to your breath and slowly open your eyes. This entire progressive muscle relaxation sequence should take you 15-25 minutes. You need psychotherapy to cure anxiety, you should consult a psychologist and take treatment for your worries, fears and depression. It is curable. Do not worry. You can consult me for same follow the exercise to start with, all the best.
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Hello sir. I am a 21 year old student currently preparing for civil services. I have always been a bright student but lately my problem of over thinking (EXTREMELY negative thoughts) and overstress has exacerbated to an extent where forget concentrating, I am not even able to form proper sentences while speaking/writing. This has reduced my confidence levels drastically because I was always a good performer at debates and writing competitions in my school days. My father is an alcoholic so I do not share a friendly relationship with him. We hardly talk. I have always been sort of an introvert but now it has become very hard for me to bear with this loneliness as the only person I had in my life hates me now. I think I'm slowly going into severe depression because now that I am not able to study properly, I feel like I will not achieve my goals and all my aspirations will merely remain dreams. I wish I could emphasize more on how tough this has become for me but I fail to explain it to anyone perfectly. I do not want a solution to my problems, I just want my confidence and enthusiasm back so that I can concentrate on my studies and ignore all my problems.

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, Masters in clinical psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
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I am a 21 year old student currently preparing for civil services. I have always been a bright student but...
Hi Librate user Good to know that you are preparing for civil services exam.to succeed in this exam you need a long term motivation. so it is good to keep yourself motivated at all times by hanging a picture or motivational quotes on your study wall. you should remove all the pressures from your mind and become independent completely.and try to focus only on your goal. Always keep in mind why you are passionate about clearing this exam and start feeling that you are very close to your destination. always remember you are the creater of your own destiny. eat healthy, sleep well, study hard,believe in yourself and achieve your goal. All The Best.
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Iam so un healthy. Full body pains. Can you tel me how can I grow my body. I want to fat. Can you please tel me. Wich food can I eat. speedily grow the fat.

BAMS
Aesthetic Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Iam so un healthy. Full body pains. Can you tel me how can I grow my body. I want to fat. Can you please tel me. Wich...
Investigations are must . If every thing is ok , you can eat all vegetables , fruits , dairy products . Take 1/2 tsp of Ashawgandha with milk daily
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Dementia - 7 Warning Signs You Must Be Careful About!

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Dementia - 7 Warning Signs You Must Be Careful About!

Dementia is a disorder characterized by a decline in mental capabilities in a person. It is primarily caused by Alzheimer's disease but can also be caused by damage to the brain from an injury or a stroke. The cells of the brain fail to communicate with each other in dementia. People suffering from dementia have difficulties in taking part in regular activities as their mental functioning is impaired.

The major symptoms of dementia are problems in recalling, ineffective communication, inability to concentrate and impaired reasoning abilities. It may also affect the short-term memory of a person when he/she may be unable to keep track of his/her belongings. Dementia can be progressive where the symptoms gradually increase with age.

With age, the mind also goes through slowing. Being the control organ for all other organs, this leads to issues with thinking, cognition, communication, memory, etc. Dementia is a condition which is a combination of all these; it is not a disease per se, but a symptom complex.

Causes:

  1. Alzheimer’s disease, a neurodegenerative process
  2. Brain injury (accidents, trauma, etc.)
  3. Stroke
  4. Huntington’s disease

Except in acute trauma cases, as a degenerative process, there are early symptoms of dementia which can be watched for. It is even possible to delay the progress of dementia by keeping an eye out for these symptoms.

  1. Recent memory loss: A person may not be able to recall what happened a couple of days prior but can clearly recollect events from the past. This may be gradual in onset and gets progressive. There could be difficulty in recollecting things like where the TV remote is, where the phone is, where the door keys are, etc.  Some people could also ask for the same information repeatedly, as they are not able to retain information.
  2. Loss of learned behaviour: Things which were taught or learned like how to arrange things at the table, how to do basic things on the computer, organising medical kits, etc., might be forgotten. The person finds these more taxing than before and requires more help in doing them. Learning new tasks slowly becomes difficult too, as they find it difficult to get orderliness or process thinking in them.
  3. Mood changes: While depression with onset of dementia is very common, the person also could have drastic mood changes, which would be noticeable only to close family and friends
  4. Forgetting names: It is another major symptom. Whether it is of people or objects or animals, there is difficulty in recollecting names
  5. Personality alterations: Since dementia affects judgment and reasoning, a shy person could be seen to become outgoing gradually
  6. Difficulty following storylines: While most elderly people are adept at telling stories, those affected with dementia could be seen to be gradually losing track of the storylines. This could be true of their own storytelling or even television serials or movies.
  7. Repeating tasks: Given the short-term memory loss, they tend to repeat things which were just done, both in actions and words.
  8. Feeling lost: Recent memory loss also affects things like forgetting why they headed out, spacial disorientation, whether they had a snack or not, etc.
  9. Forgetting day to day things: Regular tasks like paying utility bills, reading newspaper or books, cooking up small dishes, tend to become difficult than they were. This is a combined effect of short-term memory loss and loss of orderliness. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Psychiatrist.

 

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Hi I am feeling heaviness on the chest for last 15 days. I got 2 d and stress test done. Both but still feel anxiety. Blood in leg goes drain. Little nunlmbness on cheeks. Plse help.

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dear , if your echo and tmt are normal, then the chest heaviness can not be due to heart. Still I would advise you to consult a cardiologist in person.
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I am 18 years old. I am not able to learn my syllabus or un able to study. please tell me some tips to help me to overcome this problem.

M. sc Psychology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Mr, now in this age, the reason for unable to focus on studies might be due to any deviations, attractions, which is common in this age, or any family issues, or any lack of interest in subjects, or not able to nderstand the concept. If you r aware of any of these, then, its in your hands, to avoid thinking abt those issues, taking any assistance from friends/lecturers who can help you better in explaining, or go to group studies. Practice pranayama/meditation daily morning/evening or night, to avoid stress, & to improve concentration over studies. If you feel that you r getting more strained by studying, try to take break, get engaged in any other your interested games/hobbies/activities like reading other books, listening sngs, chatting with friends, family members etc, t get relaxed & then again you go t study again. ** try to take brahmi lehyam[ayurveda-1 spoonful]] or, aswagandha mother tincture [homeo. 15-20 drops in 1/4th cup of luke or normal water]daily twice m/n to imrove memory.
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Are anti depressants safe to take? And can they have an effect on our appetite or other side effects?

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Are anti depressants safe to take? And can they have an effect on our appetite or other side effects?
Dear Sunit, There are no drug without any side effect. One has to weigh the effect with the side effect. There are different type of antidepressants. Some like mirtadep may increase appetite and armod may decrease appetite. Each drugs side effects are different. The same drug also causes different side effect at different dose. Interaction with other drugs also cause or nullify side effects. What is your weight - 1 kg?
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I'm unable to keep my complete focus on education and I use to waste the time without any reason. As I open the book I use to read not more than 10min a day mostly so please what I've to do to pay attention towards studies. Kindly help me in reading and I've another problem that what ever I read I'm able to remember for long time. Thanking you sir.

(MRCPSYCH-UK), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
Tension, forgetfulness and decreased concentration can be a symptom of depression or anxiety. Consult a psychiatrist for effective treatment. Eat well, sleep on time, maintain a regular day structure, meditation, breathing exercises, focus on the task, rehearse all these will improve your memory and concentration.
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I'm very shy to talk to others. I don't know what to talk about and I think they will make Shame on me when I talking to them. I can't even talk to small children in front of elders. This is irritating me so hardly. Please give me the right advice to improve my social skills and to reduce anxiety, fear in public situations.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I'm very shy to talk to others. I don't know what to talk about and I think they will make Shame on me when I talking...
Try the following remedy it will surely help you natural home remedy using almonds, milk, saffron and honey: 1. Soak 8-10 almonds in water overnight 2. Peel off the skin and crush them in the morning 3. Add 1 tsp of crushed almonds to 1 cup warm milk 4. Add a pinch of soaked saffron 5. Add 1 tbsp of honey 6. Mix well 7. Drink once every day surely you will get results.
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I am viraj thakker 30 years of an age having anxiety symptoms such as derealisation depersonalisation. Brain fog. Panic disorder. Light headed. Fear of public. Since 3 n half years. I consulted cyketrist for the same Dr. has given me patroxta12. 5 vitamin d3 and toliclam 50 and I feel energetic after having all these tablet. please suggest whether I will be alright soon.

MD, Fellowship in Intergrative Medicine, MBBS
Integrated Medicine Specialist, Kochi
I am viraj thakker 30 years of an age having anxiety symptoms such as derealisation depersonalisation. Brain fog. Pan...
Please change your life style Change your food habits. Treat these things naturally and taper off the medicines Medicines are addictive and make you dependent. Read the side effects of all these medicines and ask your Dr. also. Remove the trigger factors which cause the issue. Take a consult for specific advise.
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Hamare sadi ko do sal ho gaye hai hum koi child nahi chah rahe h, isliye hume koi child nahi h.meri patni village par mere ghar par rahti h aur mai kahi aur rahkar padhai kar raha hu. Wo mujhe bahut miss karti h aur mai bhi. Mai use 2-3 mahine par samay dene jata hu10-15 din ke liye. Kya aisa karna thik h?Please tell.

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. There is nothing wrong in the present scenario or in your behavior because you are studying. You are compelled to stay away from your wife because of your education. Time being there is nothing wrong. But make sure, after education, you stay with your wife. Take care.
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