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Dr. Amrita Achrekar

Psychologist, Mumbai

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Having stone in left kidney since 4 years Size: 11 cm It's very painful No drinks, no smoking Allergic to sour food.Please tell sir .

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Sexologist, Lonavala
Having stone in left kidney since 4 years Size: 11 cm It's very painful No drinks, no smoking Allergic to sour food.P...
As per your concern I would suggest you to do following remedy 1. Take 60 gm kidney beans 2. Add 4 L of water 3. Heat for 4-5 hr 4. Strain the liquid through a fine muslin cloth 5. Allow the liquid to cool 6. Drink 1 glass of this liquid once every 2 hr in a day 7. Do this for a week 8. Do not use the liquid or the beans again 24 hr after the 1st preparation Causes: • Crystallisation of chemicals and minerals present in urine leads to kidney stones This will help with your concern.
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I am unable to concentrate on my studies. So give me any tips to how to get concentrate.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Stress is not a good indicator for studies. Because of your age you may have hormonal imbalances which may impact your memory because of the chemical but also the distractions that come with it. But you may work on the following even if the hormones kick in: Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive oil instead, 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. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning at least five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. 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 are some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. 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 too.
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Hlo. How To develop height after 18 Year? How I control my mind With negative thought? How I make muscles and muscular body?

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
Hlo. How To develop height after 18 Year? How I control my mind With negative thought? How I make muscles and muscula...
Dear lybrate-user. You are already 180 cms. You will grow almost upto an age of around 22 years. That means you will continue to grow for another 4 years or so. The duty of your mind is to think. You cannot control your mind's thinking. Once you just leave your mind without diversion, it always end up in negative territory. But certainly you can divert your thinking. You can make your mind to be always positive by engaging in creative activities, hobbies, games and passionate towards whatever you do. Exercise under the supervision of a trained body builder will help you in building muscles. Take care.
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How long do benfotiamine, inositol, alpha lipoic acid, chromium picolinate & mecobalamin protect from stress and stay in the body as the psychiatrist gave me one med named benfosules which included these vitamins/ minerals for anxiety disorders and nerves but after this med I am experiencing that it has effected my creativeness as well as my thinking how can these be reversed and till how long these vitamins will stay and effect me.

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
How long do benfotiamine, inositol, alpha lipoic acid, chromium picolinate & mecobalamin protect from stress and stay...
These are vitamins and minerals. No harm is done usually. But if you are experiencing problems with the medicine, please stop it and contact your doctor.
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I am 26 years old and loosing my self, Confidence, Cannot concentrate on anything. Loosing my potency. Everything happening around me is against 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
You should be able to distinguish between disappointment and depression. Disappointment also brings on symptoms identical to depression but they are short lived. Were you disappointed in the near past" everything happening against me" is a false statement. Nobody is troubling you. You cannot stop circumstances or nature. You need to adjust yourself to whatever happening around you. Every body does the same, I will help you adjust. Please post a direct question to me with every detail. I will help you. Take care.
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Hello sir, I am studying, usually I study by the help of laptop, hereby which troubles my eyes, can I know any good suggestions regarding this. Moreover, some times I have head pain frequently, which makes trouble for vision.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
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I am studying, usually I study by the help of laptop, hereby which troubles my eyes, can I know any good s...
First think I would suggest is to go. For an eye check up. See if you have number or if it has increased. Also check for the dryness of the eye. Which could lead to irritation or tiredness at times. Apart from it. Wash your eyes frequently with cold water and rest them. Make sure thst you have enough light in the room when you use your laptop. Take breaks and do palming exercise for your eyes. Along wit this also incorporate raw salad in your diet for both lunch and dinner. If you want to enhance the test youcan use butter or cheese along with some other spices. Eating and sleeping well along with some exercise always helps. Hope this helps wishing you very best.
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I am addicted to watch porn. I really want to avoid that but can't control myself. How to avoid that?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, MBA (Healthcare)
Psychiatrist, Davanagere
I am addicted to watch porn.
I really want to avoid that but can't control myself.
How to avoid that?
Hi there, Signs and Symptoms of Porn Addiction Excessive viewing of pornography. The definition of “excessive” depends on what you consider healthy, or it is the point at which pornography starts to have a negative impact on some aspect of your (or someone else’s) life. Watching pornography interferes with normal daily behavior or responsibilities. More time spent watching pornography, or searching for more stimulating types of pornography, is needed to get you aroused or to climax, i. E. You develop a tolerance. There is a sense of emotional distress, or feeling of withdrawal, when porn use is stopped. Continued use pornography despite serious consequences (e. G. Loss of relationship or job, contraction of a sexually transmitted disease or “STD”). Compulsive masturbating. Sexual dysfunction (e. G. Impotence, premature ejaculation). Use of pornography negatively affects your relationships, for example: It is more difficult to become aroused by your partner. Romantic or sexual behavior between you and your partner changes (e. G. Becomes more aggressive, dominant, or emotionally disconnected). You watch porn as a way to alter your mood (e. G. Obtain a “high”) or avoid other unpleasant feelings, like anxiety or depression. What Causes Porn Addiction? Porn addiction, like other substances or “things” that people can become addicted to, can be understood through principles of “operant conditioning.” This is where a certain behavior, watching porn in this case, is “reinforced,” or rewarded, which in turn makes you want to do it again (and again). Lots of different things can be reinforcing, and thus influence our behavior, but porn can be especially reinforcing because the reward taps into a very basic instinctual drive—sex. Therefore, it is very easy to become addicted to porn—it is accessing a fundamental (and very enjoyable) natural drive. It is also much easier to obtain than going out and finding a “mate” to fulfill this drive. The problem occurs when seeking sexual pleasure becomes excessive, impulsive, or comes at the expense of other valued behaviors. Then we might say that one has a porn addiction. Other Factors Influencing Porn Addiction Biological You may have a genetic predisposition to impulsivity, emotion dysregulation, or sensation-seeking behavior. You may have a predisposition to other characteristics that are associated with sexual addiction, like anxiety or depression. As you might expect, higher levels of sex hormones like testosterone or estrogen can affect libido. If you are inclined towards impulsive behavior and have high levels of sex-related hormones, you may be more likely to engage in excessive or compulsive porn watching. Psychological Early-life environmental factors, including adverse events like abuse or exposure to sexual content, can contribute to some of the underlying traits involved in porn addiction behaviors. Mental health: Anxiety. Depression. Personality disorders. Poor impulse control. Performance anxiety. Other mental health issues might contribute to porn addiction behaviors. Social Rejection in relationships and social circles can lead to other, less healthy ways to find sexual gratification. Social isolation: Not only does social isolation increase one’s likelihood of seeking inappropriate ways of being sexually gratified, it also leads to a host of other problems—like depression and physical maladies—that can contribute to porn addictions or unhealthy sex behaviors. Peer influence: If others around you are doing something, you are more likely to do it, too. Having a friend, or a group of friends, for example, who engage in excessive porn viewing can influence your behavior. I hope this helps. Take care and have a lovely day!
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I met a psychologist a month ago and I am unable to explain my problem I gone there to explain but I am unable to explain even single one what should I do.

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
I met a psychologist a month ago and I am unable to explain my problem I gone there to explain but I am unable to exp...
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops. Try to buy original medicines. Mix 3 drops of Aspen.+ 3 drops of Mimulus + 3 drops of Rock rose + 3 drops of Cherry plum. Mix these with 100 ml water and drink it every morning and night.(same dose) on empty stomach. If problem continues consult me online.
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Iam studying B. Tech. I am not able to remember during exams what I have read. I should read a question 5 to 6 times to get it. Please suggest me what should I do.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You are definitely under some stress. Meet with a counselor and take care of the stress to regain your concentration. In teh meantime do the following regularly: Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive oil instead, 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. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning at least five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. 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. There are some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. 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 too. 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 sugar and junk food.
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I'm student of Masters, but my memory has become very poor. I often forget if someone tells me a new name. And I forget it after 5 min. Is it normal ?Also, how should I increase my concentration and focus in my studies? My mind is never free whenever I sit for study.

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
Homeopathy can treat and improve the symptoms of memory loss, poor concentration and learning difficulties in adults and children. Homeopathic medicines have no side effects and do not create drug dependency. You take homeopathic medicine lycopodium 30 1 tb morning / evening for 30 days for better result kindly consult after 30 days give me feedback.
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Does panic disorder and bipolar disorder is same? Or does panic disorder leads to bipolar disorder in future? Plse rply and explain me coz I'm scared as I'm having panic disorder.

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. Panic disorder is neurotic and purely based on anxiety. Panic disorder and bipolar disorder are not the same and panic disorder never leads to bipolar disorder. Panic 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. The process could take some time according to the depth of the problem and the circumstances at which the patient lives. Prepare yourself to take up the treatment and consult a psychologist
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I am 29 year old and I have problem in my confidence which is low from last 1year.

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 , confidence is not something that can be learned like a set of rules; confidence is a state of mind. Positive thinking, practice, training, knowledge and talking to other people are all useful ways to help improve or boost your confidence levels. Confidence comes from experience. Can you tell me what are those scenarios where you feel low confidence? please post a private question to me and I will help you regain your confidence. Take care.
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To Sharpe our memory what are the remedies ?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath,
Do meditation and yoga everyday for 15-20 mins early morning. If this does not work. Then have homoeopathic medications.
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My eyes are constantly feeling tired, and slightly burning up. Also tears up a little bit every now and then. My vision is not as good as before, but not that bad. I have no form of headache though. Could this mean I will be needing glasses? Or could this just be because of stress?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
My eyes are constantly feeling tired, and slightly burning up. Also tears up a little bit every now and then. My visi...
Dear lybrate-user:- As per your complaints, you r suffering from Refractive error. Following treatment is being recommended E/d zoline - plus 4 times a day × 7days
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In my relatives a women got divorce after his divorce she use to sit in bathroom for hours and hours washing clothes and hands. At a time she use to finish a big soap washing his hands and clothes. She sits in bathroom for more than 5 hours. And doesn't not lessen for anything one. Please help. What type of mental problems she is suffering from. And do not show these question to anything other website and keep it privately.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology
Psychologist, Bangalore
In my relatives a women got divorce after his divorce she use to sit in bathroom for hours and hours washing clothes ...
Repeated washing of clothes and hands could be due to ocd. She could be going through some guilt too. Of course, divorce is a painful situationand may make a person feel helpless. She does require emotional support from people around her. Do consult a psychiatrist about her washing engagement. With medication and counselling, she will get alot of relief and help.
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I am a 26 years old and in a long distance relationship since 5 years. I am very much emotionally attached to this guy but we don't share a very good understanding. I get hurt very easily and cry a lot. Also because of my day to day dealing of people, I easily get hurt over what others do to me, I have lost trust in all, I have developed severe anger, I don't feel like sharing my feelings with anyone because no body will understand. I don't talk to my parents about what is bothering me. I have become silent and have bottled up all my feelings. My parents get upset and scolds me that I am always sad and don't talk but they never try to understand what is going inside me. Please help. Thank you in advance.

BDS, Certification in hypnotherapy, Certification in N.L.P, Certification in Gene and behavior, Psychology at Work
Psychologist, Gurgaon
I am a 26 years old and in a long distance relationship since 5 years. I am very much emotionally attached to this gu...
Since you get easily hurt, you are genetically programmed that way so ideal partner for you is someone who is sensitive more than anything. Else then you should realize, why do you get hurt most of the times. Isn't it because you expect a certain behavior from the other, you have this ideal image of other which is the root of all this frustration. There is nothing ideal in this world except the word ideal, everyone is a mixture of desirable and undesirable and one has to accept or choose the entire package. Neither you will change nor the other, so can this demand for the other to change go? take a counseling session if you feel so. Bottling up is still more hazardous speak out to a friend or a professional!
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Hello I'm 21 year old I have depression and stress from 3 years. Due to this have some pain in my brain and breathlessness so I don't do study from long time tell me reason and cure.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello I'm 21 year old I have depression and stress from 3 years. Due to this have some pain in my brain and breathles...
Hello, take Kali phos 6x, 5 tabs twice daily. Ginseng 1x, 1 tab after lunch. Revert me after 15 days.
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I am suffering from constant headache and I am not able to concentrate on my studies. I am also feeling laziness. Please can you help me.

MD - Anatomy, MBBS
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am suffering from constant headache and I am not able to concentrate on my studies. I am also feeling laziness. Ple...
If you are not getting enough of sleep or continuously watching some screen like phone, tv or playing some video games etc you are bound to have headaches. Have a sound sleep, walk in open nature, listen to some good music. Have some break time from studies and play some outdoor game or above said activities. Get you eyesight checked.
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What steps you will need to take to make sure you or your loved one gets better.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist,
For a better relationship many things matter. Most important is care and trust. You should think and modify your behaviour according to liking/disliking of your loved ones. Expressing positive emotions of love and happiness on being together further enhaces the bonding.
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