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Dr. Sanjay Sen

Psychiatrist, Kolkata

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

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Hello sir, I am 20 years old and I suffer with body pains what can i do? Please tell me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hello sir, I am 20 years old and I suffer with body pains what can i do? Please tell me.
Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos, drink plenty of water, avoid physical and mental exhaustion. Check your hemoglobin. Get yourself examined by doctor
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I am suffering from stress that leads to sleeplessness. I cannot take english medicine as its been many years I have not taken any english medicine.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am suffering from stress that leads to sleeplessness. I cannot take english medicine as its been many years I have ...
You have mentioned that you are suffering from stress, which in itself can disturb your sleep. Instead of worrying too much about causes and medicines, why don’t you implement some of my suggestions, because they work effectively if implimented fully. The lack of sleep, i.e. Sleep for less than 6 hours per night, is directly linked to about 86 diseases! So let us first focus on that. In your case particularly, do not sleep during the day; don’t even lie down. Go for regular exercise (breathing through your nostrils only) at a fixed time (at about 6 am) every day, whether you sleep or not. You must develop this habit of sleeping by 10 pm latest every night and wake up at a uniform time by 6 am every morning, even if you do not get sleep. If you do not get sleep, just lie down and if you have a bed lamp (or you could get one) lie down and read something light but not exciting. Your eyes will tire and you will fall asleep. If you like you may also put on light and soft music with the sleep function on. Depending on whether you are a visual or auditory person, you may watch TV in a lying down position until you feel sleepy. Have a warm bath before going to bed (for some people a cold bath at night seems to induce sleep! If you are one of them, please do so). Place the head side of your bed in a North-South position. The room must be as dark as possible and there should be no electronic items that give off even a light LED glow. There must be ample ventilation in the room. Avoid strong odors, except lavender, on your body or in the room, or on your sheets and clothes. There should not be any live plants in your bedroom. Sleep with the lightest of clothes or without any clothing. When lying down to sleep, lie down on your left ear as much as possible. Do not sleep directly under an overhead fan. You must eat a good breakfast, a fairly light lunch, and an early dinner, which should be a very light meal. Whatever you eat in the other meals, have only a pure carbohydrate meal at night with any vegetables, and preferably before 8 pm. Do not drink much liquids after or near about dinner time. When lying down to sleep you may use the 4-7-8 breathing pattern of sleep inducement i.e. Breathe in for four counts through your nostril only, hold for 7 counts, and exhale with a whoosh sound, through your mouth only, for 8 counts. Repeat this four times in the morning and just before you sleep at night. If you know Emotional Freedom Technique or EFT (check this out either on YouTube or Google), then please practice this too for sleep induction. Self-hypnosis and slow relaxation techniques, at night will be tremendously useful. Acupuncture or acupressure will both be very useful too. Pray last thing at night before you sleep.
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Dear Doctor, My father-in-law (76 years) who is already suffering from Parkinsons and Osteoarthritis is now having this problem. While passing stools there is no solid stool; it is only like a foam (soapy foam), something like that. Since we are not able to take him to a doc we asked a local doc and they prescribed some medicines and after which he was ok. But now again after some weeks the same has started. It goes off and on. Could u please let me know if there is any major issue on this.Kindly help?

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
Dear, According to Ayurveda joint pain is known as Sandhigata vata. With increase in age vata dosha is predominant in human body that is why with aging disease caused by vata dosha increases in body. Joint pain is a common symptom with many possible causes. Joint Pain and Arthritis are the one of the most devastating conditions faced by individuals, particularly elderly women today. When there is pure Vata dosha involvement (a pain without swelling or discoloration) then the massage with medicated ayurvedic oil is quite useful & supplement is helpful in balancing bodily humors ?vata, which is responsible dosha for Sandhigata vata . Visit us:-www.Malhotraayurveda.Com
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I have severe anxiety issues .i get weird thoughts every time I go through a tough situation. Please help.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I have severe anxiety issues .i get weird thoughts every time I go through a tough situation. Please help.
Occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. You might feel anxious when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or making an important decision. But anxiety disorders involve more than temporary worry or fear. For a person with an anxiety disorder, the anxiety does not go away and can get worse over time. Restlessness or feeling wound-up or on edge being easily fatigued difficulty concentrating or having their minds go blank irritability muscle tension difficulty controlling the worry sleep problems (difficulty falling or staying asleep or restless, unsatisfying sleep) these are some of the symptoms. So consult a psychiatrist and get your anxiety treated.
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I am 16 years old male and I am suffering from psychosis such as chemical imbalance, does transcranial magnetic stimulation is done for psychosis .does it works?

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Dear Shaik, rTMS is repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation. It is one of the modes of treatment - but not the only mode. If drugs do not work or if you can not tolerate drugs and if you are suicidal, it will be advised. You can take it at conscious level unlike ECT that is done under anaesthesia. It needs a number of sessions. Please discuss with you r doctor about it. You can assess the improvement yourself. But you need to continue the medicines also along with rTMS.
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I think my memory power goes down, even I can't remember the name of some people sometimes. How can I increase my memory power? Any natural treatment?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Daily BRAMARI PRANAYAM or 15 minutes early morning BRAMARI PRANAYAM or Bee Breath 1.Close your eyes. Focus on your breathing. 2.Place your thumbs in your ears, your index fingers above your eyebrows, and your remaining along the sides of your nose. Keep each pinky finger near a nostril. 3.Breath in deeply through the nose. First, feel the diaphragm move down, allowing the lungs to expand and forcing the abdomen out; then feel your chest expand with your collar bones rising last. .4.Use your pinkies to partially close each nostril. Keep your lungs filled. .5.Breathe out through the nose while humming. Note that the humming sound should originate in your throat, not as a result of your partially-blocked nostrils. 6.Repeat twenty times.starting from 5 times
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I'm Always depressed sometimes I can't concentrate While studying. I loose my passion quickly and then I feel. Dizzy and uncomfortable.

Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO), MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Bangalore
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Always depressed sometimes I can't concentrate
While studying. I loose my passion quickly and then I feel. Dizzy ...
Are you stressed out? how is the atmosphere in the house? is it conducive for a teenager? be in the company of good friends who are focussed & balanced. Eat a well balanced & nutritious food. Exercise regularly.
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Dear, sir I am a mbbs student. My problem is mind is always forgetful. How to solve.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Your brain is like a muscle. You need to exercise it regularly. The exciting thing is that you don’t have to be a millionaire to increase your brain capacity. All you need to do is invest a little time to regularly train your brain. So what can you do? Here are 10 simple ways you can increase your brain power and improve your intelligence! 1. Do something new When you experience something ‘new’ you actually ‘stimulate’ your brain! Don’t get stuck in a rut doing the same old things – the only way to change the structure of your brain is to do something new. This creates new neural pathways, increasing your intelligence. You could take a new route to work, try a new recipe for dinner, or even a new form of exercise – mix it up! 2. Exercise regularly It’s been proven that regular exercise helps to increase brain function and enhances neurogenesis. This means that every time you exercise you are creating new brain cells! Get off the couch and get moving! Your brain will thank you for it :) 3. Train your memory How often do you hear people say “I wish I had a better memory!’ Yet no-one does anything about this! If you discipline yourself to memorise phone numbers and other important numbers (passport, credit card, insurance, driving license) you will start to see a marked improvement in your memory 4. Be curious Instead of taking everything at face value, get into the habit of questioning everyday things/products, services that you come into contact with. By being ‘curious’ and questioning everything, you force your brain to innovate & create new ideas. Curiosity may have killed that cat, more importantly it created super important things like electricity and computers! 5. Think positive Stress & anxiety kill existing brain neurons and also stop new neurons from being created. Research has shown that positive thinking, especially in the future tense, speeds up the creation of cells and dramatically reduces stress & anxiety. Try and get a handle on negative thoughts and make an effort to replace them with positive ones. 6. Eat healthy Our diets have a HUGE impact on brain function. Our brains consume over 20% of all nutrients & oxygen that we consume – so remember to feed your brain with the good stuff! (i.e. fresh fruit and veg & plenty of OMEGA 3 oils found in oily fish) 7. Read a book Reading relieves tension & stress (brain-cell killers) because it’s a form of escapism. Research has also shown that using your imagination is a great way to train your brain because you force your mind to ‘picture’ what you are imagining. Reading is a great way to trigger your imagination! 8. Get enough sleep Sleep is like a mini detox for the brain. This is when your body regenerates cells and removes all the toxins that have built up during the day. Get to bed between the hours of 9pm and midnight to benefit from the most effective hours of sleep! 9. Ditch the GPS Gone are the days of map reading! Sat Nav may have made our lives easier, it has also made our brains lazier and less efficient at the same time! Go back to the old school and use a map to navigate every now and then (this exercises the part of your brain responsible for understanding spatial relationships). 10. Ban the calculator Remember back at school when we were taught to use our brains to do simple sums like times tables?! It’s incredible how we now rely on devices like smart-phones and laptops to calculate really simple equations. Resist the urge to work things out using an external device – and use the device you were born with – your brain!
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If some people if circle disturbed me as mentally stressed ,so what should I will do for get ride from it? please kindly will reply me respected sir/madam.

M.B.B.S, Post Graduate Diploma In Maternal & Child Health
Gynaecologist, Bokaro
If some people if circle disturbed me as mentally stressed ,so what should I will do for get ride from it? please kin...
First get to the root of the problem. At this age, you should not be feeling weak and listless. You may be having a minor medical problem which is leading to all this misery. Stay away from negative people but It may not be very practical. So, you have to make yourself mentally strong. Please contact me. I will try to help you.
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I generally get nightmares of being raped or chased either by a man or by animals. I have a dysfunctional family set up. Sometimes things just appear so confusing like I seriously do not know what I want to do in life. I just do not feel right even if everything just seems perfect yet I feel empty as if something is missing.

Master Of Science In Counseling & Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
I generally get nightmares of being raped or chased either by a man or by animals. I have a dysfunctional family set ...
Hi lybrate-user, You need to talk to a counselor in detail as there is fear, insecurity and lack of clarity. The counselor can help you out to overcome such thoughts with therapy .The emotional support from your friends or relatives can help you to sail through the tough time. Hope you will meet a counselor soon and overcome this situation soon.
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I am twenty two year boy. I am suffering from panic disorder since long and I can not find way to come out. Please help.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am twenty two year boy. I am suffering from panic disorder since long and I can not find way to come out. Please help.
When you say since long, I presume it must be from late teens. That is when most disturbances reveal themselves. It may indicate that there may be some contributors from childhood. So it is better for you to visit a counselor with your parents and they can throw some light into your developmental years to help reach a diagnosis. The other thing is that you should now stop trying to work this out on your own because it will cause you quite a lot of discomfort and disturbance, and you will be wasting valuable time in the process. What you need to do is visit a counselor immediately and work out the emotional baggage that is bothering you to cause this anxiety, especially fear. Fear is the key for resolving the panic, successfully. These attacks can become more frequent and more forceful. There could be a lot of guilt that needs to be worked out. Panic attacks are curable but you need to comply, and with the complete cooperation that the treatment requires. Forewarned you should be forearmed. If the counselor thinks that you need medication, so be it. In the meantime get your body fit: it plays a very important role in order to harbor a fit mind. So exercise regularly, go for Yoga and meditation to train the brain, sleep well and eat healthily.
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Dear sir/ Madam I wish to take treatment for my ocd. I wish to see the feedback of patients who have overcome ocd by taking medications, psychotherapy online on the net. Can anyone tell me where do I find it or get to see it on the internet. Rgds Monty.

BHMS, MD HOM.
Homeopath, Mumbai
Hi. I'm Homeopathic Practitioner. To avoid unwanted thoughts, start taking Homeopathic remedies. Start taking Homoeopathic remedy:-- Anacardium 200 Take 4 Pills - 3 times - 30 days Eat remedy as advised.
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Smoking marijuana is good for health as people say it is carcinogenic because it contains thc,and it cures cancer.

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
It has conflicting reports and is not fully safe unless otherwise indicated. I do not advise as there are more chances of Psychosis/ Panic disorder or delusional and amotivational syndrome developing compared to it use in Crcinoma or pain killing effect which is not advisable,although some countries allow low dosage and conflict of interest exist. I sincerely advise it is not safe to abuse /use Marijuana.
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Does anyone suffering from major depression and under medication for it avoid eating food high in refined carbohydrates like sugar, white flour, white rice and alcohol?

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
Does anyone suffering from major depression and under medication for it avoid eating food high in refined carbohydrat...
a patient with depression should never drink alcohol as it worsens depression. you can take regular food but avoid high carbs take only in moderate amounts.u can take white flour and rice.
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I am diagnosed by my doctor as to have bipolar disorder. I am under medication for last 9 months. But I am still depressed. I am prescribed to take Divalproex Sodium 250 m. G. And Fluoxetine 40 mg a day. What should I do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
It can be a crippling disease if not treated, and if treated early, the prognosis is good. So quickly visit a counsellor apart from your psychiatrist and you must then follow the medication and therapy prescribed. Comply with all the medical prescriptions and work in tandem with a counselor for a long time and learn coping skills and techniques to handle the daily challenges you will face. There are certain adaptations that will suit you during the elation phase and there are certain behaviors that are required during the depressed phases. In the meantime, you can do certain things that will give you benefits anyway. Emotional therapy will alleviate a lot of the problems faced in this condition because it is a mood disorder. You need to particularly look at your levels of anger both for its reasonableness and to express it in an appropriate manner. I suspect that much of this anger may have origins in early childhood that you may never be aware of now. Talk to your parents and explore that angle. This information will help the counselor too. Also, you will need to check whether there is any genetic factor involved. You must exercise regularly, eat healthily and sleep normally too. If your motivation and cooperation are good much can be achieved. You must have a time-structured schedule filled with interesting and reasonable activities and it must be monitored for compliance and delivery. The reason I say this is that many times you will be inclined to have grandiose notions and confidently believe that you are doing fine and that you can do without the medication. This will set you back many months in the treatment and delay and sabotage the recovery: forewarned you are forearmed. If this combination of medication with therapy is maintained for at least three years without any episodes or breakdowns, it is possible to taper the medication in consonance with the doctor.
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Last time I lost my love and and I am depressed or mentally unfit so I can't any work and study please help me.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
Last time I lost my love and and I am depressed or mentally unfit so I can't any work and study please help me.
You can go for following remedy it will help you 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 Causes: • Anxiety • Tension • Mental stress • Drug addiction • Deficiency of vitamin B complex This is very helpful.
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My wife, 52, suffering from asthma since her younger age, but not constantly, between 3, 4 months only, and she also having allergy problems like itching, cough and cold body pain etc. Doctor Please assist me for a good health. Thanks.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
My wife, 52, suffering from asthma since her younger age, but not constantly, between 3, 4 months only, and she also ...
use asthma controller medication by inhalation with spacer.Avoid dust, smoke, pollution and pollens.
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I am suffering from stammering/shuttering since I was in 6 class. Please give me your valuable suggestion.

D.H.L.S, B.A.S.L.P, M.A, B.Ed .SE . ( H.I )
Speech Therapist, Delhi
Properly speech and language assessment by speech therapist continue reading and small, long sentence exercise Breathing exercise by different types air.
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How I can increase my regular concentration and strength in studies and other daily activities?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic medicine BACOPPA MONNERI ( Wilmar Schwabe India) Chew 2 tab twice daily BREN-UP ( ALLEN ) Drink 2 spoon 3 times daily Bramhari pranayam daily for 15 minutes Report after 30 days
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