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Dr. Swagata Sinha

Psychiatrist, Kolkata

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Dr. Swagata Sinha is one of the best Psychiatrists in Metropolitan Bypass, Kolkata. You can visit her at Manovikas Kendra in Metropolitan Bypass, Kolkata. Book an appointment online with Dr. Swagata Sinha and consult privately on has top trusted Psychiatrists from across India. You will find Psychiatrists with more than 31 years of experience on You can find Psychiatrists online in Kolkata and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


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I could not concentrate on my studies properly. So could you please advice me what to do n what is the cause of it.

General Physician, Nashik
Thanks for the query. Since when do have these concentration difficulties in studies? Starting from simple to more complex issues; we usually are able to concentrate better when whatever we are reading/doing is interesting for us & NOT MERELY DRAB WORK! Hence, you can try to make studies interesting by devising punmonics, trying to figure out practical applications of whatever you are studying with help of teachers & elders around. Secondly, try & choose subjects/courses which you are really interested in studying & just do not study for the heck of getting a degree/academic qualification. Lastly, studies have time & again proven that average concentration span of human mind is around 30 minutes. Hence, if you are able to study for 30 minutes; you are actually doing good! You can devise a 30 minutes study-10 minutes break (strictly 10 minutes!) schedule to improve your concentration. Good Luck.
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I am smoking from last 12 years, my age is 30. I want to quit smoking for my better health. I tried quitting 2 times, once for 2 months and second time for 4 months in 2011. I definitely want to quit smoking and I want to consult a doctor before I start quit quitting. Please help me with your suggestions. I live in bangalore

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You are doing well to want to quit. Having tried it already twice is what quitting smoking is all about: very rarely do people succeed in their first attempt. But persevere you must. When you decide, it must be done immediately and abruptly. Waiting another day will jeopardize the decision. Since you want to do it again this time I recommend that you seek the help of a counselor and do it with support. I guess you know all the harm cigarettes do to your system, which is why I suppose you are seeking to quit. But now you need to identify why you smoke: there is an oral need, the nicotine effect, the psychological effect of covering up some other issue, for style, to impress, etc. You may discover that the reasons may be unimportant at this stage because you have become too addicted and the habit has become compulsive. 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, for a little while. 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 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? like you are doing now. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction.
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I am 52 y Male. For quite sometime I observed I am suffering from short term memory loss, also I am not able to remember names. I have to stress myself to recall names.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
7 Ways to Remember Anything Research-based strategies to boost your memory and keep it strong 7 Strategies for Remembering 1.Become interested in what you're learning. We're all better remembering what interests us. Few people, for example, have a difficult time remembering the names of people they find attractive. If you're not intrinsically interested in what you're learning or trying to remember, you must find a way to become so. 2.Find a way to leverage your visual memory. You'll be surprised by how much more this will enable you to remember. For example, imagine you're at a party and are introduced to five people in quick succession. How can you quickly memorize their names? Pick out a single defining visual characteristic of each person and connect it to a visual representation of their name, preferably through an action of some kind. Remember: Memory is predominantly visual. 3.Create a mental memory tree. If you're trying to memorize a large number of facts, find a way to relate them in your mind visually with a memory tree. Construct big branches first, then leaves. Branches and leaves should carry labels that are personally meaningful to you in some way, and the organization of the facts ("leaves") should be logical. 4.Associate what you're trying to learn with what you already know. It seems the more mental connections we have to a piece of information, the more successful we'll be in remembering it. This is why using mnemonics. Write out the items to be memorized over and over and over. 5.When reading for retention, summarize each paragraph in the margin. This requires you to think about what you're reading, recycle it, and teach it to yourself again. Even take the concepts you're learning and reason forward with them; apply them to imagined novel situations, which creates more neural connections to reinforce the memory. 6.Do most of your studying in the afternoon. Though you may identify yourself as a "morning person" or "evening person" at least one Study. Suggests your ability to memorize isn't influenced as much by what time of day you perceive yourself to be most alert but by the time of day you actually study—afternoon appearing to be the best. 7.Get adequate sleep to consolidate and retain memories. Not just at night after you've studied but the day, you study as well. Far better to do this than to stay up cramming all night for an exam.
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Hello I m 27 year boy I m in love with a girl for 3 year I m very close to her. I m in one sided love with her. After she leaving me. I become very irritable now a days I become irritate in small small thing. I not live with my family. How can I change myself. This behavior make me very sad and lonely. Pls help me to came out from this situation.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Masters in psychology counselling
Psychologist, Hyderabad
Hello I m 27 year boy I m in love with a girl for 3 year I m very close to her. I m in one sided love with her. After...
Dear lybrate-user, from teenage to till marriage love is very common, but every individual thinks that it is only his problem it is not, some people they express some people will not, when you love you need to build family 1. To have family life we need money 2. To earn money we need to have good job to get into this cycle, most important don't spoil your career.
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I feel like there is nothing left in me. I just want to cry all the time and by crying also I do not feel satisfaction. I want I could sleep forever I could not feel pain anger. I could not feel me. I can not tolerate noise my mind start disfunctioning I start tremouring whenever I see something emotional or noisy. I shatter whenever I encounter this kind of situation .my parents always quarrel there's financial problem also .my mother is only earning member. I had 5 operations of hip replacement inspite of this I have pain I have to take painkillers I feel helpless when im not able to walk and rely on others. I want to end up everything im fed from all this. I'm not able to sleep properly I just sleep due to painkiller I take. It is narcotic kind. Im. Empty inside my situation is this that I do not want any solution I just want to sleep forever. Is this depression kindly elaborate this if this is so. Help me.

Homeopath, Secunderabad
I feel like there is nothing left in me. I just want to cry all the time and by crying also I do not feel satisfactio...
Its quite natural to feel frustrated due to your overall tragic condition. But let me assure you that the human mind has a great capacity to bounce back. You just have to become realistic and accept the present situation without any sense of denial. Go slow and have patience. Have courage to face the situation by having faith in yourself. Start with a positive thought and affirm yourself that you will one day be out of this situation. Keep your efforts to become active by moving as much as possible. Eat a wholesome diet with lots of vegetables and fruits which will help you feel fresh and energetic. You can also try Homeopathy which is safe and effective. You an contact me for a private consultation and further details. You can also avail discounts if financial problem is constraining you.
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I am 29 years old and have depressing mostly time every day. And I have also sleeplessness problem. I sleep bt not getting light sleep nd I am always feeling sadness. And also I feeL fear in rush what I do please doctor help me.

L L. B..,, M.Sc psychy,, N L P, P.G.D.G.C, M.S psychotherapy,, M.A child care, M A, clinical psy, M.A,social psychiatry,, M.Phil., psychology., Ph.D .,psychology
Psychologist, Vijayawada
I am 29 years old and have depressing mostly time every day. And I have also sleeplessness problem. I sleep bt not ge...
Internal depressive thoughts may cause for sleeplessness. Better to express your internal frustrated thoughts to your family members and friends. When burden of thoughts may come then your mind relaxed. Be friendly with others. Do not be alone. Feel always confident. Try to practise dynamic nature slowly it will come normal manner. Do not be sensitive. If you want you can change the total atmosphere. Be brave always. Feel always confidendent. Give positive suggestions to your mind. Better to take help of others in rush. Later slowly develop you alone cross the rush. Ok be confident do not feel depress. Ok best of luck.
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Hi, I frequently have mood changes. I take up decisions based on my mood which is ending up me in sum problems. I do not know whether its common or not. But in a day I myself can predict when and why I might scream on sum1. I tend to b alone all the time not interactive. Sitting in room all the time thinking of lot many things. Is this any symptoms of behavioral problems?

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Bachelor of Arts - Psychology and English Literature
Psychologist, Coimbatore
Hi, I frequently have mood changes. I take up decisions based on my mood which is ending up me in sum problems. I do ...
Hi! You are suffering from mood swings. Various causes are related to mood swings. You also seem to suffer from depression and that is the reason you tend to stay aloof from everyone. If you really want to overcome this problem and lead a normal life you need to volunteer to undergo treatment from a Professional Psychologist or a Psychiatrist who could help you overcome this problem. If you are interested to undergo treatment for the same you can even contact me through online consultation. Take care. Be relaxed. With regards
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Doctor. If we keep our mind busy n positive then we can achieve anything no. N how to get mind very concentrated.

Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Belief is a pre-requisite for achievement but a strong belief alone cannot make you achieve something. When you believe you can, you put in maximum effort. That takes you closer to your dream. However, there always are factors beyond one's control that help or keep us from executing our plan. More important than staying positive is to stay realistic. Know your potential, know your limitations and respect the factors beyond your control. Dreaming is good, but making plans and carrying them out one by one will take you closer to the dream. Also remember, failure is inevitable and not necessarily negative. It teaches us a lot. There are exercises available to improve your focus and attention. Games are available on every platform. Meditation also helps. Stay relaxed as much as you can. That is the most important.
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From few months I think that I'm unable to remember whatever I try to memorize in any subjects like maths, physics, and chemistry, so I wanted to know that is it natural or any problem so please help me out.

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, welcome to lybrate. At your age, memory problems like amnesia, dementia or alzheimer's are not common. Many young people do complain having problems with memory. These problems are due to 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. Take care.
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