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Dr. Amit Desai B

Psychiatrist, Mumbai

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My mind is not in my control. It always want to do sex. I am unmarried help me. What can I do?

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
My mind is not in my control.
It always want to do sex.
I am unmarried help me.
What can I do?
Hi lybrate-user, Its important to know where the urge and thoughts are stemming from. I would want you to practice Mindful Breathing The primary goal of mindful breathing is simply a calm, nonjudging awareness, allowing thoughts and feelings to come and go without getting caught up in them. Sit comfortably, with your eyes closed and your spine reasonably straight. Bring your attention to your breathing. Imagine that you have a balloon in your tummy. Every time you breathe in, the balloon inflates. Each time you breathe out, the balloon deflates. Notice the sensations in your abdomen as the balloon inflates and deflates. Your abdomen rising with the in-breath, and falling with the out-breath. Thoughts will come into your mind, and that’s okay, because that’s just what the human mind does. Simply notice those thoughts, then bring your attention back to your breathing. Likewise, you can notice sounds, physical feelings, and emotions, and again, just bring your attention back to your breathing. You don’t have to follow those thoughts or feelings, don’t judge yourself for having them, or analyse them in any way. It’s okay for the thoughts to be there. Just notice those thoughts, and let them drift on by, bringing your attention back to your breathing. Whenever you notice that your attention has drifted off and is becoming caught up in thoughts or feelings, simply note that the attention has drifted, and then gently bring the attention back to your breathing. It's okay and natural for thoughts to enter into your awareness, and for your attention to follow them. No matter how many times this happens, just keep bringing your attention back to your breathing. Do daily whenever you have such thoughts. You need to learn to take control of your thoughts. You can consult me for counseling. All the best.
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Hi. One of my friend when listen any kind of gossip in which she relates. She think about that word for whole day. Sometime she weep and get angry. Like usne aisa kyu kaha . Wo mere bare me aisa kyu sochta hai. Maine sab khata kar dia. Like that. Pls give me advice how I help her.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Pl ask her to not listen or indulge in mundane gossip which can wander the mind to disturbing thoughts and making angry. Ask her to keep mind busy in constructive activities so that mind does not get space for such gossip. From whereever and whenever the mind wanders due to it's unsteady and flickering nature, one should certainly it back under one's control. It may not be easy but it comes by practice. Hope this helps.
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I am suffering from anxiety. I think so. Kind of social anxiety. Whenever am going to a new place for interview or to meet a peraon on a blind date. I started feeling dizzyness light headed and also pukes sometime. After puking I feel normal. What is it?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
To a certain extent all of us feel like that but we do not react so severely. Perhaps you have an inferiority complex or are afraid of new situations and people. Blind dates can be exciting or frightful, anyway. If the fear is too much for you, then you may react with dizziness and vomiting? like it is unbearable. Together with stress your imagination will tend to go wild with possibilities. Talk to a counselor and deal with this extreme fear, you will no longer have these reactions. It is very useful to also have a fit body by regular exercise; and to be emotionally fit so that you can develop resilience to combat most situations with much composure. Your understanding of people in authority may stem from a strict parent at home to cause much anxiety. Relating to the opposite sex will get better over time with every outing. Many girls are as anxious as you would be and it helps to feel at ease yourself before making them comfortable. You will be a hit with females, if you display composure. Well, men are supposed to be the stabilizing and steadying force especially in crisis: so practice, learn the routines and become adept at it. Not too far into the future you will be walking with the girl of your dreams making her feel secure and safe because of you!
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Hi I have node formation under my feet between 3 finger and 4 th finger, the foot pains a lot when I walk or run, at times the nerves get a electric kind of shock. Can I suggest the probable cause and remedy.

MBBS
General Physician,
Hi I have node formation under my feet between 3 finger and 4 th finger, the foot pains a lot when I walk or run, at ...
This may be corn sole of the feet it has to be cauterised electrically so consult a dermatologist for the same.
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Hi I am 25 years female. I am going through a tough time thinking about my in-laws. However I can't meet their expectations. What should I do?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
NOt all women live happily with in laws and you try to mould your attitude towards them and see them as your own parents . If your husband agrees both of you can move out and live separately
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Sir my age is 25 years old. My mind alwas tinking use less of maters. Not concerate to job.

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, you are unable to concentrate on your job simply because you are not doing your job sincerely. Passion towards job is to cultivated first. Love working, because work is worship. If you don't like the current job, quit it and go for a job you like, and then don't look salary, look for passion. Take care.
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I cannot remember anything easily and easily forgot. This is happening since 4-5 year and I feel weak after study for 1-2 hours. Please suggest me treatment.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Dear lybrate-user, take homoeopathic anacardium 200, 5 drops, thrice daily, in empty stomach. Also you need to take biochemic five phos tablets. Take 4 tablets, thrice daily, in empty stomach, with a cup of lukewarm water.
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I am 32 years male and is being diagnosed as panic disorder previously doctors diagnose it to be GAD but now they diagnosed it to be panic disorder and I have been on paroxetine since 11 years with varying doses. I was so upset by the psychiatrist that now I shifted to neurophysician and he gave me zaptra 25 and vilazodone 20 mg both once a day abd clonafit beta. But still panic attacks occur. Is there is any cure for this disease and will I get rid of these medications. please help me.

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 32 years male and is being diagnosed as panic disorder previously doctors diagnose it to be GAD but now they dia...
Dear, welcome to lybrate. Panic disorder always happens due to underlying anxiety disorder. We need to treat the anxiety disorder and the anxiety causing agents. 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. Panic attacks also will come down and stop completely. The process could take some time according to the depth of the problem and the circumstances at which the patient lives. Take care.
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I lost somebody close last years and since than feel very depressed and prefer. Kipping to myself all the time please help me?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Bhavnagar
I lost somebody close last years and since than feel very depressed and prefer. Kipping to myself all the time please...
Hello dear. I can understand. Your feeling & mood are obvious. But you have to move on. Thats d life. & that person would have never like that you live in depression my advises to you are * take life lightly * main problem is how you are reacting matters & incidence of your life & day to day * you can see half filled glass of water by two way: half is still empty (nagative attitude) or half full (positive) * take balance diet * give time for yoga * constipation should removed * you can take brahmi sankhpuspi etc ayurveda medicine * I recommended strongly, go near by ayurveda centre & take shirodhara & nashya treatment.
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3 weeks back someone was playng songs in hostel and that tune somehow got stuck into my head and I was hearing it. I tried avoiding. It nd now it has worsened somewhat. I hear mummbling sounds at times. And while studying I feel someone comes nd wispers in my ears. I am feeling really depressed. Im a final year MBBS student with my exams in 2 months. I do hv a history of using earphones constantly. For long hours. But dos problem is really bothering me a lot. please doctors I need help ASAP.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
3 weeks back someone was playng songs in hostel and that tune somehow got stuck into my head and I was hearing it. I ...
You might be under stress. Since you are preparing for final year mbbs exams, please schedule your studies in such a way that you get enough breaks in between. Kindly try to relax your body and mind during these breaks. If possible, go for walk, jog, or some other games or exercise at least for half an hour per day. Have healthy food at regular time and have plenty of water and fruit juices. Learn deep breathing techniques, which will calm your mind. If still the music in your ears persists and if you feel that someone is whispering in your ears, then see a psychiatrist immediately. All the best.
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I am 19 years old and I get usual body pain after evening football practice. What should I do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 19 years old and I get usual body pain after evening football practice. What should I do?
take tab. Dolo 650 mg thrice a day after meal, tab. Pan 40 mg once a day for 3 days . if not ok then checkup b.p. ,uric acid, s.calcium, R A factor, cbc, blood sugar, and consult again. Thanks
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I am facing memory problem, which medicine should I take, many time when I recall my memory I feel terrific jam in my brain, I get confuse sometimes like while on driving bike suddenly I forget the road on which I am, it's happen twice to me in this year, can you suggest what should I do, I am also suffering from neck an back pain is this connected to memory problems.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Get your blood checked for CBC and follow up with reports and Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and follow up with findings.
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Sir, my father smokes frequently, many times me and my family members asked to give it up, he tried it several times but unable to give it up, is there any medicine which could keep him away from it or is there any course he should follow? plz.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Ideally you must spend a lot of time convincing him to stop the smoking. Of course he will agree sometimes and sometimes he will change his mind. Giving up is difficult but if you highlight the dangers of smoking regularly he may one day decide to quit. Never give up on him. Because of his age and quantity of cigarettes smoked and the length of abuse, he will find is even harder. When quitting, he must take one day at a time. If he looks too far ahead he will get discouraged and will give up. If he sits and counts the number of days he has given up, that will also focus too much on achievement. He must focus on the here and now, on that day to be precise. After all quitting is not that easy due to many factors. So even if he fails one day, he must try and try again. Very few people succeed in their first attempt. His persistence and yours will eventually pay off. The urge to discontinue is hampered by many factors but the worst of them is the conditioning. In fact these conditions can exist all through the day unlike other addictions. But his desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms him about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary but true and he must remind himself about this every day. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So he must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for him. In fact it is highly toxic too. 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 him 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 takes 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. Everyone who can help him should be involved until he succeeds. If all this does not work, you can admit him into a rehabilitation center and let him stay there until he has completely quit the habit.
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In my chest are pain over five days and then regular I am smoking how to live smoking.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Masters in psychology counselling
Psychologist, Hyderabad
In my chest are pain over five days and then regular I am smoking how to live smoking.
Dear lybrate-user, it is good that you wants stop smoking, we are destroying our health by smoking normal human takes oxygen into lungs 12 -15 times per minute (12 - 15 breaths) lungs mixes oxygen in blood and it purifies our blood, by smoking we are mixing not only oxygen adding and mixing bad elements like nicotine etc. In oxygen, that spoils our blood and our body all organs like lungs, heart, kidney etc. In our body. How to quit: by willingness and willpower" where there is a will there is a way" reduce one by one day by day.
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Are Your Mood Swings Just That? Or Is There More to it?

Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling (PGDPC, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, Certified NLP Expert (California, USA), MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Are Your Mood Swings Just That? Or Is There More to it?

Could Your Mood Swings Be Cyclothymia?

Cyclothymia is a type of a mood disorder which is relatively light or mild in nature. If you are suffering from this condition, then you will experience extreme mood swings for very short periods of time. During these mood swings, you may experience a low period (depressed mood) or a high period when you are extremely happy.

Identification

There is no set or structured pattern for the highs and lows that you will experience during this condition. This feature of the disease makes it more difficult to detect and diagnose. The duration of your mood swings usually last just for a few days but can also be extended up to a few weeks. So, the only sign of identifying this medical condition is that if you are not having a normal mood for an extended period of time then you should consult a specialist doctor to enquire more about the condition.

Symptoms

Though there are no special symptoms of this disorder, the usual signs of mild depression and hypomania can be a possible symptom of Cyclothymia.

Some of them are:

- Hypomanic symptoms
- Racing thoughts
- Minimal sleep
- Excessive talking
- Extreme optimism
- Raised self-esteem
- Being happy without any reason

Depressive symptoms

- Hopelessness
- Unnecessary fear
- Restlessness
- Fatigue
- Concentration difficulties
- Abnormal weight changes

Remedy

The mood swings that you experience during this situation do not get better with time or vanish automatically. So it is always desirable that you seek some medical assistance from a specialist doctor on seeing the symptoms of either hypomania or depression.

Complications

This does not always hold true but you might also start to experience suicidal thoughts if you also have a bipolar I or II disorder along with cyclothymia. So, if any such thoughts appear in your mind, then you should seek immediate medical assistance.

'Consult'.

Related Tip: Do People Really Suffer from Mood Disorders?

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From last three days I am not getting sleep at night and not able to concentrate in my studies help me.

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
From last three days I am not getting sleep at night and not able to concentrate in my studies help me.
Dear lybrate-user. You could be stressed due to the preparation. Please take enough rest and get good sleep.
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Hello Dr. I am 32. I get frustrate quickly on small issues. Sometimes I loose my mind and started thinking of bad things like committing suicide or quitting home. Headache and body pain have become common. This is disturbing me and my family becoz I am married person. Is this a depression? What should I do to get rid of this problem?

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Hello Dr. I am 32. I get frustrate quickly on small issues. Sometimes I loose my mind and started thinking of bad thi...
Hi, you may have low frustration tolerance, you will need to develop that, or impatient personality, exaggerating issues. I think psychotherapy is best suitable for you. Pen down your negative thoughts and discuss with a psychologist. Exercise daily for an hour. Only after discussing in detail we narrow down the areas that have to be focused on.
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Hey. Am 25 years old. Working in MNC. I have smoking problem. I am not chain smoker but I used to smoke 1 cigarette every day. I tried hard to quit but can't. Could you please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, smoking is injurious to health. Smoking can have serious effects on your life. The longer you smoke, the more damage you do to your body. If you want to quit smoking then take the below treatment:- take tabacum 200, 5 drops once in a week and arnica 30 ch, 5 drops once daily. Daphne indica 1x, 2 tabs twice daily. Revert me after 1 month.
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Respected sir I am suffering with depression from last 2 years after my fathers death I am unable to come out from it. I am suffering with sleepless ness in nights please kindly show me a solution thanking you.

MD ayurveda
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Respected sir I am suffering with depression from last 2 years after my fathers death I am unable to come out from it...
hello felt sad about your dad. i think you should start syp ashwagandharishtha 15 ml twice a day with water. start manas mitra vatakam along with mik
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