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Dr. Anjali Perera

MBBS

Psychiatrist, Mumbai

500 at clinic
Dr. Anjali Perera MBBS Psychiatrist, Mumbai
500 at clinic
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Anjali Perera is an experienced Psychiatrist in Kurla East, Mumbai. She has completed MBBS . You can meet Dr. Anjali Perera personally at Dr. Anjali Perera@Aryan Hospital & Medical Centre in Kurla East, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Anjali Perera on Lybrate.com.

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Hello doctor, actually I am habitual for mastrubutation and I want to get out from this situation. Please help me to out from this.

CBT, Master in Family Counselling
Psychologist, Gurgaon
Hello doctor,
actually I am habitual for mastrubutation and I want to get out from this situation. Please help me to ...
It's ok if you masturbate. Don't over think about it. Guilt is something which is dragging you down.
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Sir I face some hardly break up. I want to forgot someone. Whon I love mostly. How can I forgot him?

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
Sir I face some hardly break up. I want to forgot someone. Whon I love mostly. How can I forgot him?
You need to focus on changing your negative thoughts towards your past relationship. Don't push yourself to forget. You can not do about your memory but you can definitely make positive change into your thoughts. Once you learn it, you will be not bothered even if you remember your past.
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My wife suffering with depression and taking following medicine: flucita, retizol 0.50, clonam 0.5, panoz-d, e-tego is this medicine is right for depression?

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
Different doctors prescribe different medicines for depression according to their own perception of the situation. Generically the given drugs are apt. But the effect depends on the type and condition of depression. Work with your psychiatrist for cure. Take care.
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I am 45 years old female, Rama, I have a stammering problem and cannot speak on stage. Please help me with this. I have this problem since my childhood. Many words come to my mind but cannot talk in public.

M.A.(Psychology)
Psychologist, Navi Mumbai
You should go to speech therapist, but at the same time you can work on speaking in social situations. For that you should 1st talk in front of mirror ,then with 1person, then 2 ,then with familiar person in social situations and then speak to stranger person in public place, this will boost your confidence.
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My husband is always thinking of negative consequences of any situation and not able to adjust to set backs, is very angry on slightest provocation. He also has a family history of suicide (brother). His father had Maniac depression attacks. He had seizure in childhood and is taking Diazepam 10 mg regularly since then. He is 58 years old now. I want to help him as he is miserable himself and makes others around him miserable too. counsellor said he may need anti depressant Tab flexon, Will it help and will it be safe.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
My husband is always thinking of negative consequences of any situation and not able to adjust to set backs, is very ...
Counsellor cannot suggest medications. I can understand your husband is having mood disorder and also dependent on diazepam, which will worsen mood symptoms, also produce cognitive decline (early onest dementia), and personality changes. You need to consult a psychiatrist and give him appropriate antidepressants at the same time gradually weaning him off diazepam and giving alternate safe medication. All the best.
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I am 40 years old man. Since last two months I am suffering from illusion like earthquake. What should I do?

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
I am 40 years old man. Since last two months I am suffering from illusion like earthquake. What should I do?
Theridion - 200 / 5 drops in little water thrice a day for two days. Revert back after two days with feedback.
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I have Obsessive compulsive disorder and anxiety problem and taking medicine since long like XET CR plus 12.5 mg twice and depsol plus half tab in after noon and half tab in night. My doctor said ,when these tablet do well to you then what is the issue to not take. Is it correct. He told me in USA number of people taking xet cr and it is common disease so do not worry and take medicine and live your life with enjoy.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist,
I have Obsessive compulsive disorder and anxiety problem and taking medicine since long like XET CR plus 12.5 mg twic...
Hi lybrate-user, You have to take the medication at least for 18 months and further the doctor would decide on whether to continue. In my opinion if your OCD and anxiety is stabilised it sufficient you take XET cr alone but do consult and opine your doctor for the same. Every doctor has a reason to prescribe which every patient should ask for. There would be side effect but in terms of risk benefit you should continue. Good luck!
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Is there any tablets to forget the worries and to come out of the pain which I go through?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Is there any tablets to forget the worries and to come out of the pain which I go through?
There are no such tablets and sedatives can make you realx you and help sleep . If there is pain it has to be checked and treated with pain relievers
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Will psychotherapy benefit the person suffering from bipolar disorder? How to go about it? Can they be successful in their career? Thanks.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Will psychotherapy benefit the person suffering from bipolar disorder? How to go about it? Can they be successful in ...
Bipolar requires medications, mood stabilizers and anti-psychotics. Psychotherapy, can improve coping skills, relapse identification and reduce the morbidity from the illness, not a primary therapy
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I have a memory less problem. What to do? I forgoing what I reading. Please help me.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You may be under some stress. So if you handled stress better, you will certainly improve. 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, 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. Recently they have discovered that moderate consumption of red wine and peanuts do help.
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I am smoking too much approx 40 cig daily, please suggest me a simple way to leave it.

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. I can understand. Cigarette contains more than 4000 chemicals which can cause many physical and mental problems. Nicotine is addictive and causes addiction. Smoking can cause cancer and other physical problems. The best method to quit smoking is to use your will power and sustain it with your will power. There are other methods like deaddiction therapy. Deaddiction therapy can be a success only when you have the will power. I suggest online counseling and deaddiction therapy. Take care.
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I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please ...
Dear lybrate user, try biochemic kali phos 6x tablets to get rid of your depression. Take 4 tablets, thrice daily, with a cup of lukewarm water.
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My brother have depression he is 24 and he don't know about that that he is in depression coz my parents dnt tell him my bro always talk nonsense like I want to earn money in color or arab and he always want to talk to my parents 3-4 hr and tell all the plans if my parents show him that this not true he started shouting on parents and say give me color rs otherwise I will commit suicide but after some hour he came and say I dnt know what was happen to me why I say this much to you but after some again he started there are also so many activities he do which not tolerateable but my parents try to convince my bro like h 5 years child them we consult a doc then doc said he is in a depression we give also but my parents told him that med is good for your health tell some lie but no + result my parents have headache when h talk to my bro always in a day he wants to talk all tym at night also what should we do.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
My brother have depression he is 24 and he don't know about that that he is in depression coz my parents dnt tell him...
Dear lybrate-user, Sorry to hear about your brothe'sr and parent's sufferings. This what happens to many families that have a person living with a mood disorder. Your brother is young and he has the whole future in his hand. Let not the mood disorder spoil it. Please know that mood disorders are treatable. The treatment may be long term mood stabilizers, antidepressants, tranquilizers, psychotherapy or a combination of all these at different times. Please have hope and continue to treat him as advised by your psychiatrist. You will be doing good not only for your brother but for the whole family including yourself. Positive results, take time because many tablets don't reach brain immediately. It takes 2-3 weeks. Doctors usually give a low dose in the beginning and then only increase the dose. The same doctor will help you out with the dose and different type of tablets at different time. Even if your brother refuses to go to doctor, you or your parents can go to him and discuss your brother's mood swings.
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Hi Please help me I am suffering from stress and indigestion ,bloating for more than 2 months and some erection problem due to stress, anxiety. Which doctor should I consult, psychiatrist or sexologist (for indigestion) my physician not able to do treatment pls help me which doctor should I see.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Hi Please help me I am suffering from stress and indigestion ,bloating for more than 2 months and some erection probl...
We generally use the word 'stress' when we feel that everything becomes too much to handle - we are overloaded and wonder whether we can cope with the pressures placed upon us. Nowadays stress is a normal part of life. Almost everyone has some sort of stress. Constantly reacting to stressful situations without making adjustments to counter the effects, threatens our health and well-being. There are steps you can help you managing day to day stressful conditions and take to feel better. 1.Be realistic: If you feel overwhelmed by some activities (yours and/or your family's), learn to say NO! Eliminate an activity that is not absolutely necessary. You may be taking on more responsibility than you can or should handle. If you meet resistance, give reasons why you're making the changes. Be willing to listen to other's suggestions and be ready to compromise. 2.Shed the 'superman/superwoman' urge: No one is perfect, so don't expect perfection from yourself or others. Ask yourself, 'What really needs to be done? How much can I do? Is the deadline realistic? What adjustments can I make? Don't hesitate to ask for help if you need it. 3.Take one thing at a time: For people under tension or stress, their day-to-day workload can sometimes seem unbearable. The best way to cope with this feeling of being overwhelmed is to take one task at a time. Make a list of things you need to get done and start with one task. Once you accomplish that task, choose the next one. The positive feeling of 'checking off' tasks is very satisfying. It will motivate you to keep going. 4.Share your feelings: A conversation with a friend lets you know that you are not the only one having a bad day. Stay in touch with friends and family. Ask them how they have dealt with a similar situation that may be 'stressing you out. Let them provide love, support and guidance. Don't try to cope alone. 5.Be flexible: If you find you're meeting constant opposition in either your personal or professional life, rethink your position or strategy. Arguing only intensifies stressful feelings. Make allowances for other's opinions and be prepared to compromise. If you are willing to be accommodating, others may meet you halfway. Not only will you reduce your stress, you may find better solutions to your problems. Go easy with criticism. You may expect too much of yourself and others. Try not to feel frustrated, disappointed or even 'trapped' when another person criticises you. 6.Hobbies: Take a break from your worries by doing something you enjoy. Whether it's gardening or painting, schedule time to indulge your interest. Exercise: Regular exercise is a popular way to relieve stress. Twenty to thirty minutes of physical activity benefits both the body and the mind. Meditate: Just ten to twenty minutes of quiet reflection may bring relief from chronic stress as well as increase your tolerance to it. 7.Take Herbal Supplement: Herbs like Brahmi, Ashwagandha, Mandukparni, Shankhpuspi, Kaunch are very helpful in managing stress. These herbs work on the brain and help relax you which ultimately empowers you to manage your stressful conditions easily. There are many herbal supplements available in the market that can help you. 8.Consult the Doctor: If your stress level doesn't seem to improve with above tips, it may require more attention and consultation with an Expert. Or consult me on Lybrate privately Physical symptoms of stress include: •Low energy. •Headaches. •Upset stomach, including diarrhoea, constipation and nausea. •Aches, pains, and tense muscles. •Chest pain and rapid heartbeat. •Insomnia. •Frequent colds and infections. •Loss of sexual desire and/or ability. STRESS CONTROL There are many ways to tame your stress and keep it at bay. Here are 20 tips to tame your stress today, and keep the stress monsters at bay. 1.Perform diaphragmatic or deep breathing exercises. 2.Lie face down on the floor and begin breathing deeply and slowly, with your hands resting under your face. Do this for five minutes. 3.Sit in a reclining chair. Put a hand on your abdomen and a hand on your chest. As you breathe, make sure the hand on your abdomen is moving up and down rather than one on your chest. If the hand on your abdomen is moving you are breathing deeply and slowly. 4.Try progressive muscle relaxation or “deep muscle” relaxation. Progressively tense and relax each muscle group in your body. Learn the difference between muscle tension and relaxation. 5.Meditate. Use visualization or imagery to help you learn to be one with your thoughts. Sit quietly with your eyes closed, imagining the sights, sounds and smells of your favorite place, such as a beach or mountain retreat. 6.Exercise regularly or take up yoga. 7.Consult a psychologist about the use of biofeedback 8.Make time for music, art or other hobbies that help relax and distract you. 9.Learn to identify and monitor stressors. Come up with an organized plan for handling stressful situations. Be careful not to overgeneralize negative reactions to things. 10.Make a list of the important things you need to handle each day. Try to follow the list so you feel organized and on top of things. Put together a coping plan step by step so you have a sense of mastery. 11.Keep an eye on things that might suggest you’re not coping well. For example, are you smoking or drinking more, or sleeping less? 12.Keep a list of the large and little hassles in your day versus the major stressful events in your life. This helps you focus on the fact that you’re keeping track of and managing those as well as you can. 13.Set aside a time every day to work on relaxation. 14.Avoid using caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, junk food, binge eating and other drugs as your primary means for coping with stress. While they can be helpful once in awhile, using them as your only or usual method will result in longer-term problems, such as weight problems or alcoholism. 15.Learn to just say, “No” occasionally. It won’t hurt other people’s feelings as much as you think and is simply a method to be more assertive in your own life, to better help you meet your own needs. 16.Get the right amount of sleep. For most people, this is seven to nine hours a night. 17.Cultivate a sense of humor; laugh. 18.Research has shown that having a close, confiding relationship protects you from many stresses. 19.Don’t run from your problems! This only makes them worse. 20.Talk to your family and friends. See if they can help. If these tips don’t help, or you’ve tried a lot of them with little luck in better taming the stress in your life, it may be time to consider taking it up a notch. A mental health professional — such as a psychologist — can help teach you more effective methods for handling stress in a healthy way in your life. Such psychotherapy is short-term and time-limited, with a focus on helping you better deal with stress. Remember — we do have control over the stress and choices we make in our lives. It sometimes takes a little practice and effort to put some of these techniques into play in your life. But once you do so, you may be pleasantly surprised at the positive benefits you’ll receive If you need any prescription please consult me as we cannot prescribe in questions session. Regards.
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Hi I am scared of of faceing people i know. I can talk very well with strangers but not with people i know. I am super self conceous and think alot. Everybody around me dislikes me make fun of me but i try to act normal with them but it drains me out. Feeling really lost,exausted,sad,sick,mentally unstable,hear noises and now i dont get along with anyone.Please suggest me something.

Masters in counseling psychology, Counseling psychologist, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapist
Psychologist, Mumbai
You are having self esteem issues due to the criticism of others.Learn be assertive wherein you should be confident of yourself and not take others opinions as truth. Avoid such people who can only give you negativity and stress, if you cant learn to be assertive. Stop people from criticizing you by clearly mentioning that it is not acceptable. You need to set limitations. And most important have self belief. Learn to evaluate your positive points and concentrate on them.
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I am suffering for my breakup I lost lost everything in my life I am very upset now please tell me any solution.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am suffering for my breakup I lost lost everything in my life I am very upset now please tell me any solution.
You need to cheer up and realise that one break up is not the end of life and you have many chances lying ahead and go on positively.
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I am 22 years old female suffering from obsessive compulsive disorder. How can it be cured.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Faridabad
Dear Ume, There is no cure for OCD although it has spontaneous remission in some cases. You can also get psychological therapy for OCD like exposure and response prevention and cognitive behaviour therapy. You will get significant improvement or may be remission with these modality. All d best
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I have been facing somewhat depression. Unable to concentrate on particular thing. Lack off concentration. Have low fitness to do works. Please suggest me for all of these issues.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I have been facing somewhat depression. Unable to concentrate on particular thing. Lack off concentration. Have low f...
Hi Take brahmi vati...smriti sagar ras and praval panchamrit..make its powder and mix it.....then take these medicines with honey twice a day...1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep....do pranayama early morning for freshness..avoid oily food...junk food.....avoid alcohol consumption...eat green vegetables.........walk for at least 45 minutes a day .
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I am from India. I would like to know what is the natural way to improve the serotonin level.

MD - Psychiatry, Diploma in Child & Adolescent Psychology , MBBS
Psychiatrist, Pune
I am from India. I would like to know what is the natural way to improve the serotonin level.
Drink milk and milk products relaxation, exercise and meditation will incre ase serotonin naturally.
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