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Dr. Amitabh Ghosh

MBBS, DPM, MCpsy

Psychiatrist, Mumbai

21 Years Experience
Dr. Amitabh Ghosh MBBS, DPM, MCpsy Psychiatrist, Mumbai
21 Years Experience
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Dr. Amitabh Ghosh is a renowned Psychiatrist in Andheri West, Mumbai. He has had many happy patients in his 21 years of journey as a Psychiatrist. He has done MBBS, DPM, MCpsy . You can visit him at Dr Amitabh Ghosh in Andheri West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Amitabh Ghosh and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Kolkata university - 1996
DPM - Kolkata University - 1998
MCpsy - Kolkata University - 2000
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Hi i am Confused between love and infatuation as now I am living in live in relationship and too many adjustments and responsibilities and it's not the same anymore. Wanna test myself if I actually love my guy. Or it was just attraction.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Love is when you care very strongly and very deeply about another person. When you love someone, you are there to support them, you work together to solve problems, you’re willing to stand by this person in good times and bad, and you wish nothing more than to watch and help this person grow. Infatuation (also referred to as “lust”) has a few great things going for it too. Infatuation gives you goosebumps. It puts that silly smile on your face that you can't seem to shake. It fills your mind with wonderful daydreams. And, of course, many love relationships start out as infatuation. It all sounds so wonderful that we may not see the problem when infatuation is mistaken for love. But it's a big problem, and that's why it’s so important to understand the differences between love and infatuation. Here they are: Love develops gradually over time. Infatuation occurs almost instantaneously. Love can last a long time. It becomes deeper and more powerful over time. Infatuation is powerful, but short-lived. Love accepts the whole person, imperfections and all. Infatuation flourishes on perfection – you have an idealized image of your partner and you only show your partner your good side. Love is more than physical attraction. Infatuation focuses on the physical. Love is energizing. Infatuation is draining. Love improves your overall disposition. Infatuation brings out jealousy and obsessiveness. It causes you to neglect other relationships. Loves survives arguments. Infatuation glosses over arguments. Love considers the other person. Infatuation is selfish. Love is being in love with a person. Infatuation is being in love with love.
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I am 35 old male suffering from depression and taking medicine sine one year how much time require to stop the anti depressant?

Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling, MA In Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Pune
I am 35 old male suffering from depression and taking medicine sine one year how much time require to stop the anti d...
Ok, it's good that you r taking treatment for your disease. But you can not stop the treatment by your own. You will always do f/u with your Dr. If you improving well your medication will decrease by your Dr. So please do not stop the medication by own.
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For past 3-4 weeks I have been feeling down. I don't like to eat too much i'm always thinking about things that has nothing to do with the work I am doing. Sometimes out of nowhere my heartbeats starts going really fast I get trouble breathing my body starts to get hot and it's hard to come back to normal what is wrong with me as soon as I start thinking about my personal things I get this fast heart beats and weird sensation that I can't shake it off.

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
For past 3-4 weeks I have been feeling down. I don't like to eat too much i'm always thinking about things that has n...
Dear, are you stressed? you should be able to distinguish between disappointment and depression. Disappointment also brings on symptoms identical to depression but they are short lived. Were your wife disappointed in the near past? please post a private question to me with every detail. I will help you. Take care.
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I live in hostel. For Almost a couple months now I have cold. Initially I didn't notice it (since i've always had cold) but now it is really irritating me. Now when I remember my childhood. I used to have same problem most of the time. Am I allergic to something?

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General Physician, Cuttack
You may be having allergic rhinitis.I suggest you to do an allergy test to find out the cause of allergy after consulting Allergist/Immunologist and follow the treatment and advice
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I soon panic and worry over matters that i have no control over and the anxiety is much. What should i do to overcome this problem ?

How long u r facing the problem and now your age. I need detail history.However u need to visit any good clinical psychologist or talk with me
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5 Tips for a Happy & Healthy Mind

Masters of Philosphy, Master of Science, Bachelor of Sciences
Psychologist, Kolkata
5 Tips for a Happy & Healthy Mind
5 Tips for a Happy & Healthy Mind


by Caroline Rushforth
July 26, 2012 3:39 PM
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What kind of information do you like to fill your mind with? Do you find yourself constantly reading cheap or free newspapers only to find there is a terrible story in it that upsets you? Or perhaps you get caught up in other people’s opinions and conversations and find yourself agreeing to things that you actually don’t agree with!

Did you know that you are heavily influenced by the people you surround yourself with on a regular basis? In fact, you pick up behaviors, mannerisms, opinions, beliefs and oodles of other information that your brain unconsciously absorbs, resulting in similar behaviors.

If you want to make a change, grow or break a habit or routine, look to your environment - the people around you, where you work, what you read and how you speak to yourself. All have significant influences on what you are internalizing, and have an impact on how you live your life. Here are five tips on keeping a healthy mind to help you on your way!

1. Meditation/Mindfulness

We read about the profound effects that meditation has on our mind, but how many of you actually do it on a daily basis? I used to be a complete fidget bum in my early 20s, and the thought of staying still for longer than a minute was catastrophic! It was certainly challenging, but I practiced and persevered and now find it pretty effortless if I give myself enough time to relax. I do have to make time every evening to relax and clear my mind before I can go to sleep, or else I won’t sleep well! Of course, first thing in the morning is also a great time to meditate. When you meditate, you are giving your mind time to clear, reformat itself for all the new information that is going to be taken in the following day, or day ahead.

2. Media

As important as it is to be aware of what is going on in the world, the media is very centered on pain and negativity. This fuels pessimism, and ideally it’s best to avoid subjecting your mind to it regularly. There is no point in being stressed or worried about something you have limited control over; it’s a pointless waste of energy. Also, beware of brainwashing; all is not necessarily as it seems, and the media are great at exaggerating and bending the truth. If you want to make a difference to the world in some way, you could seek out some voluntary work or donate to a charity.

3. Surround yourself with people who give you opportunities to grow.

There is a metaphor which I love to use to describe letting go of old friends or relationships that are no longer useful to us. I like to call them “Old Potatoes.” If you can let go of some Old Potatoes, you can make way for New Potatoes. Friendships and relationships are based on love, and love is energy. When the frequencies change, you will find that particular friends and relationships may drop away, or you don’t feel you have anything in common with them any longer. If you continue to hold on to relationships which no longer serve you, they sap your energy resources or distract you from focussing your mind. Holding on to Old Potatoes blocks the doorway to gaining new ones. Don’t be afraid to let go if you feel the time is right; you will find that new opportunities will arise as a result. You never know who that next amazing person/teacher/friend/lover/mentor is going to be!

4. Eat healthy

Of course, eating healthy and staying hydrated are really important for brain function. I have spent many years discovering what my body likes and dislikes, and it’s taken me years to change habits and routines. But, I feel so much better for cutting down on wheat, dairy, caffeine and sugar. All of these things affect how I think and how my body feels. Of course, the experience is different for everyone, which is why only you know what your body needs and would benefit from eliminating. You can experiment by cutting out a certain food or drink for as short as a week if you suspect that your body is rejecting it. The turnaround time is normally five days to completely flush it out of your system.

5. Spend your time doing something you LOVE!

The most important thing of all is to ensure you spend time doing a hobby or activity you love. When we participate in doing something we love, we radiate so many positive emotions, all magnetizing out into the universe to bring you back more joy and happiness. So many people get stuck in a rut and lose focus on what is important and brings them pleasure. Find something you love to do, and do it daily.
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What is the best way to stop smoking?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
Pediatrician,
Only by using strong will power and avoiding all situations where you feel like smoking, avoiding friends who smoke and diverting mind by reading or chewing a gum and taking a walk when you crave for a smoke can all help. You can chew nicorette gum which is nicotine replacement. There are medicines available.
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Hi Kindly help to find out a solution of lost memories problem how can a person decrease this problem and also give idea about some exercise to reduce this problem.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
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Kindly help to find out a solution of lost memories problem how can a person decrease this problem and also give i...
If you are under stress, you will tend to lose memory. So if you deal with the stress by meeting with a counselor, a lot of your problems will be resolved and memory will happily return. Concentration precedes memory so follow these instructions to feel better bout it. Natural concentration is when the mind can hold a thought for a long time, when thoughts are under our own control. Without concentration the mind goes here, there and everywhere, jumping like a monkey from branch to branch, idea to idea. When there is a natural concentration, we can control our mind and there is peace. This one-pointed concentration on a thought, holding it for as long as we like, gradually collects strength in the mind and in the self. A strong mind is a mind that is peaceful, stable, satisfied and can remain in the deeper meaning of a thought. There is no waste caused by over-thinking, or the high speed of thought: These are the two greatest diseases of the mind these days, which is why there is so much stress and mental breakdown. Stress can foil concentration and learning ability. Although concentration is different to memory, they can affect each other. Concentration precedes memory. If you are under stress your concentration will go for a toss, then naturally memory will be totally foiled. So meet with a counselor to take care of the stress and your memory will happily return. You can follow these simple rules in the meantime: 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. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: 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. There is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid all junk food.
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SIR, MY name is kunwar rajdeep and I am 28 years old. And I am study in lucknow. I want to know about, how to left the smoking. What problem created in body time to time.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Masters in psychology counselling
Psychologist, Hyderabad
Dear lybrate-user, it is good that you wants to 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 our 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 organs like Lungs, Heart, kidney etc… How to quit? :By willingness and willpower "where there is a will there is a way". Reduce one by one day by day. If you need any support have counseling help by in-person or audio/video
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I have a problem since 2 years. Think its psychological. I try to understand it but my brain not totally accepted reality what I want. My problem is I never realize the time. I don't know why this happened to me. When I tried to learn something from my book or to do some exercise on that time when I watch clock then I know 4 to 5 hour are spent. Please help. I don't know why my brain is so slow. Please give me some advice.

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 have a problem since 2 years. Think its psychological. I try to understand it but my brain not totally accepted rea...
Dear, that is really nice. I would say you are blessed. You are able to continuously read for 5 hours or so. But you must also understand and be aware of surroundings. You must be able to distinguish between mental disease and mental disorder. Your problem is a mental disorder. Not a mental disease. These mental disorders are usually treated with a combination of medicines and other means like awareness, meditation, psychotherapy techniques, life style changes etc. I think two or three counseling sessions and psycho therapy techniques should solve your problem. Let me know if you are willing to undergo counseling sessions and tailor made psycho therapy through mobile. Take care.
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I am 42 years old women. I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism in 2002 and on medication. From then I am complaining of imbalance, lack of focus, depression and all. I thought that some serious health condition. Gone to many doctors. No one could able to recognize anything except Thyroid. Now I am convinced that it is more psychological than physical. But knowing that it is psychological aggravated the problem. Too much of thoughts of depression, anxiety psychological disorder gives me fear and anxiety.

BDS, Certification in hypnotherapy, Certification in N.L.P, Certification in Gene and behavior, Psychology at Work
Psychologist, Gurgaon
I am 42 years old women. I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism in 2002 and on medication. From then I am complaining of...
You need to get help from a psychologist. You should realize that the origin point of anxiety and depression is in your head and the end will also be the same. Find someone who can help you put spotlight on the faulty thought pattern and one's life philosophy. Anxiety is always futuristic and a result of obsession with the outcome and fear of negative happening. It is an imagined negative future happening, whereas one does not realize that anticipated unpleasant-happening may or may not occur but one keeps burning in present to avoid & by fearing it!
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I am unable to handle the situations, every time trying to postpone the situations and actions.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I am unable to handle the situations, every time trying to postpone the situations and actions.
Hi, If you're a chronic procrastinator, you know the pain and stress that comes with putting things off. Although you may have the desire to accomplish something, getting the motivation to do it is a different matter. Fortunately, overcoming your procrastination is easy to do when you put your mind to it. Here are few ways that can help you: 1 Remind yourself that there’s always more to be done than can be done. Then ask yourself if you’re getting the right things done. 2 Make a smart to-do list by including only the items that you’re avoiding, not the ones you know you’ll do anyway. Then set deadlines. 3 Break the task down to lessen the sense of being overwhelmed. Once you start to enjoy a small accomplishment or two, you’re more likely to finish. 4 Eliminate temptation to do something else (if your Siren song is the computer, see" Tuning out digital distractions" below). 5 Bargain with yourself. If you finish the business plan now, you can go to the movies later. 6 Focus on the success you will achieve and the joy you will feel. 7 Come up with a consequence that will deter you from avoiding the task. If you don’t exercise two times a week, you have to give up talking on the phone with your friends. 8 Ask someone to help you complete the task. 9 Make your intentions public. This will add pressure, but for some of us, avoiding embarrassment is the mightiest motivator.
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What I have to do to get more concentration on my study & get more marks in examination. I lack concentration & I have to score more marks.

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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Don't feel alone and left out. Try to share your problems with your near ones and consult a doctor

M.Sc Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, P.G.Diploma in pachakarma, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Jaipur
Don't feel alone and left out. Try to share your problems with your near ones and consult a doctor
Depression can be solved by taking help of near ones, family, friends, counsellors, doctors, ayurvedic medicines.
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Hello, I feeling panic in some place. I.E, when I am in rush, college Malls and etc. And I also feeling like vomiting while I get panic attacks. I also feeling vomiting while taveling but now when I hear that I have to travel I feeling like vomiting and become panic.

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 may be having agoraphobia or social anxiety. Both of these are due to underlying anxiety disorders. You need to understand your anxiety to manage it and then you will be able to manage your social phobia. Stress and anxiety is part of everyday life. In fact they are defense mechanism of body with which body is able to tackle threatening situation. So you cannot cure both of them. You learn to manage them. Psychotherapy techniques, yoga, meditation, breathing exercises etc will be of immense help to you. You may ask a private question to me with all details and some examples. I will provide you tailor made therapy suitable for you. Take care.
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Small bulge on outer corner of left eye for last 2 years. No pain no redness. When stressed alot the bump is visible. In morning the bump on eye upper outet lid is swollen. Then the swelling goes on its own. When I touch the lump is hard. And also I can not bear to sit long times under lights can not watch tv for long. Help.

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Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Small bulge on outer corner of left eye for last 2 years. No pain no redness. When stressed alot the bump is visible....
hello....the bulge is chalazion which is inflammation of oil glands of lids....there are three methods of treating it...one is medical management in which patient has to do hot fomentation, lid massage from up to down hardly so as to expel its secretions..another is intralesional steroid injection and last one is incision and drainage(a minor procedure with no visible marks/cuts. second problem is computer vision syndrome that is eye and vision-related problems that result from prolonged computer and cell phone use. The most common symptoms eyestrain headaches blurred vision dry eyes neck and shoulder pain and heaviness or fatigues eyes. Methods to prevent this are Rest your eyes for 15 minutes after two hours of continuous use, BLINK a lot, use antiglare glasses, COld compresses and use good lubricating eyedrop
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Hi doc I am 26 years married trying to conceive from 1 year but unsuccessful our reports are normal such follicular study hsg semen analysis thyroid but this time I changed the doc and she gave fertyl super tablets from 3rd day of my period for 20 days can I be pregnant this time and what is the success rate of this tablet please help.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Hi doc I am 26 years married trying to conceive from 1 year but unsuccessful our reports are normal such follicular s...
your evaluation isn't complete, still the cause hasn't been found, first find the cause and then treat. else it will lead to waste of money with poor results
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I am suffering from anxiety and depression. I take zapiz 3.5 mg a day but sometimes take sos zapiz 0.5 a day. I wanted an advice that up to how much maximum sos zapiz can be taken in a day apart from regular 3.5 mg I am currently taking.

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General Physician,
I am suffering from anxiety and depression. I take zapiz 3.5 mg a day but sometimes take sos zapiz 0.5 a day. I wante...
Your total condition has to be known, please ask the doctor who prescribed because based on the condition the maximum dose differs. Anyway not more than 4 mg.
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