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Dr. D K Deshmukh

Psychiatrist, Mumbai

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Dr. D K Deshmukh is a popular Psychiatrist in Dadar West, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. D K Deshmukh at Shushrusha Hospital in Dadar West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. D K Deshmukh on Lybrate.com.

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I am chewing tobacco last 4 years. I am not open mouth. I don't eat spicy food easily. And under my mouth there is bluish colour around it. Please suggest me Thanks.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You should just quit chewing tobacco. Meet an ENT specialist and let that person examine you thoroughly to rule out any extensive damage and to treat whatever harm has already being inflicted. Chewing tobacco is really harmful especially because it is known to cause oral cancer and oral submucous fibrosis (SMF). Since it is an oral habit there are many substitutes that can be used to replace the oral stimulation. Of course, since it is a stimulant you cannot get the same effect and that is worth the loss to give up this very addictive habit. A dense fibrous tissue is deposited in the submucosal layer of the soft palate and cheek, causing disabling symptoms like trismus. It contains betel nuts, tobacco, lime, catechu and permitted spices and flavors. The first four substances damage the sensitive mucosa, causing constant irritation and micro trauma to the mucosa. Chemicals present act as a toxin. The phenol in the betel nut, with its caustic burning effect, destroys the mucosa, causing oral ulcers. The betel nut also contains tannins, which act as astringents, precipitating protein and damaging the mucosa. Altogether, this substance is known to be physiologically addictive. You can use replacements like nicotine chewing gum (if you want the stimulant effect, especially in the beginning) or ordinary chewing gum, hard candy and any other orally satiating substance, especially when the urge is very strong. You would have got conditioned to the habit to different times of the day and different situations. You must particularly avoid those occasions and occupy yourself with something else attractive. You should get regular exercise, eat healthily, and get a good night’s rest every day. Visit a dentist and clean up your teeth and gums to wipe out all the reminders and damages of the habit. You may also get a thorough oral check up and treatment for any damages incurred.
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4 Ways To Deal With Mood Swings!

MBBS, DPM (Psychiatry)
Psychiatrist, Thrissur
4 Ways To Deal With Mood Swings!

What are mood swings?
Mood swings are defined as sudden and abrupt changes in mood. These mood swings can sometimes help promote problem solving abilities, but a stronger form of these can be associated to a more complex disorder namely, bipolar disorder that is characterised by the cyclical shift from manic to depressive and vice versa.

What causes mood swings?
There are several things that can trigger mood swings starting from your brain chemistry to substance abuse. The most common cause of moods swings can be-

  1. Abnormal levels of neurotransmitters (NTs) in the brain (ex. Serotonin is majorly responsible for change in moods, changes in emotional state and sleep)
  2. Anabolic steroid abuse
  3. Borderline personality Disorder
  4. Autism or other pervasive developmental disorders
  5. Epilepsy
  6. Premenstrual Syndrome
  7. Schizophrenia
  8. Major depression
  9. Post traumatic stress disorder

How to deal with mood swings?
Mood swings can make life difficult for yourself and those around you as well. It is advisable to keep your mood swings under control in order to get along with your life normally.

  1. Try to remain positive: May be you have had a string of heartbreaks off late or failed interviews, but do not let that define a trend in your life. This can lead to depression and make you upset. Keep your mind open to other possibilities and never lose hope. Hope is something that keeps one going; it gives someone a purpose in life.
  2. Balance your life: Learn to maintain a balance between work and leisure. Don’t make your life all about work, take small breaks to do what you like (perhaps read a book, or play an instrument).
  3. Accept the grey in your life:  “Life is like a box of chocolates”. You will never know what comes your way. It is never just black and white. Learn to accept that life can go a little downhill sometimes, but don’t be too alarmed by that. Enjoy the best and always keep yourself prepared for the worse.
  4. Learn to laugh:  Enjoy and appreciate the little things around you. It might surprise you, if you consciously look around with an open mind, you will see the miniscule things that may make you laugh. Maybe that neighbour you find annoying is actually a fun guy to be with or that aunty who is always badgering you with questions is actually concerned about you. And most of all learn how to laugh at yourself! People have made a career over doing that. There is absolutely nothing wrong with that. You are more fun than you expected to be. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Psychiatrist.
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No longer have interest on studies memory control has gone wts the matter to my. Mind happen.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate user, welcome to lybrate. Memory and mind power depends mainly on three aspects. Understanding, storage and recollection. To understand what you are studying, you must be able to be attentive or concentrate. Concentration is possible when you are interested in that subject. Creative way of learning can help you concentrate and understand easily. When you are able to understand and concentrate, it is stored within your brain. If you read more and more it will be store in long term memory. Third part is retrieval. Whenever you want to retrive what you learned and stored, your brain gets the request, searches the database and retrieves the information for you. The retrieval may prove to be difficult if you are anxious, stressed, worried or tired physically or mentally. Retrieval is more easy when you are relaxed and healthy. Brain needs nutrients to keep itself sharp. Fruits, vegetables and dry fruits provide much needed nutrients for your brain. Include at least one fruit in your daily diet. Physical exercises, entertainment, hobbies, relaxation, memory games like sudoku etc help keep your memory sharp and active. Take care.
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Hi I have already been here for my health issues and I received very helpful suggestions. Last time I discussed about my depression and anxiety attack issue and most of the experts advised me to do meditation but I found that when I meditate it didn't help me out in this. In mid of this period I was recovering from this but few days back I start feeling low and exhausted and defeated again. Even this time I feel like something is pinning in my heart is it can be due to tension. Please help me in this what can I do. Thanks in advance.

M.D, DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Hi I have already been here for my health issues and I received very helpful suggestions. Last time I discussed about...
Hi lybrate-user. Neurotic spectrum disorders can present with a variety of symptoms. Some of which have been listed in various books and diagnostic classifications. However, they do not constitute the exhaustive list and thus anxiety and depression can be of several different forms some of which we may not even know. The art of effective treatment is to have a flexible and customized approach. Unfortunately, people practicing one specific technique/system prefer their own ways. But it may not be as simple as that. Therefore, if you do not find help or inadequate support from one way, we should look for another ways. There are many including pharmacotherapies, psychotherapies, meditation based interventions and so on. What helps in a specific case has to be found out. Please visit a near psychiatrist/clinical psychologist and try to find a more suitable/effective technique for yourself under the expert guidance. All the best.
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How to increase our memory or IQ and develop our brain I don't remember anything later when I memories anything even I have this problem with my studies matter can you suggest me something like any exercise or any medicine or foods that develop my brain anything.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Your brain is like a muscle. You need to exercise it regularly. The exciting thing is that you don’t have to be a millionaire to increase your brain capacity. All you need to do is invest a little time to regularly train your brain. So what can you do? Here are 10 simple ways you can increase your brain power and improve your intelligence! 1. Do something new When you experience something ‘new’ you actually ‘stimulate’ your brain! Don’t get stuck in a rut doing the same old things – the only way to change the structure of your brain is to do something new. This creates new neural pathways, increasing your intelligence. You could take a new route to work, try a new recipe for dinner, or even a new form of exercise – mix it up! 2. Exercise regularly It’s been proven that regular exercise helps to increase brain function and enhances neurogenesis. This means that every time you exercise you are creating new brain cells! Get off the couch and get moving! Your brain will thank you for it :) 3. Train your memory How often do you hear people say “I wish I had a better memory?’ Yet no-one does anything about this! If you discipline yourself to memorise phone numbers and other important numbers (passport, credit card, insurance, driving license) you will start to see a marked improvement in your memory 4. Be curious Instead of taking everything at face value, get into the habit of questioning everyday things/products, services that you come into contact with. By being ‘curious’ and questioning everything, you force your brain to innovate & create new ideas. Curiosity may have killed that cat, more importantly it created super important things like electricity and computers! 5. Think positive Stress & anxiety kill existing brain neurons and also stop new neurons from being created. Research has shown that positive thinking, especially in the future tense, speeds up the creation of cells and dramatically reduces stress & anxiety. Try and get a handle on negative thoughts and make an effort to replace them with positive ones. 6. Eat healthy Our diets have a HUGE impact on brain function. Our brains consume over 20% of all nutrients & oxygen that we consume – so remember to feed your brain with the good stuff! (i.e. Fresh fruit and veg & plenty of OMEGA 3 oils found in oily fish) 7. Read a book Reading relieves tension & stress (brain-cell killers) because it’s a form of escapism. Research has also shown that using your imagination is a great way to train your brain because you force your mind to ‘picture’ what you are imagining. Reading is a great way to trigger your imagination! 8. Get enough sleep Sleep is like a mini detox for the brain. This is when your body regenerates cells and removes all the toxins that have built up during the day. Get to bed between the hours of 9 pm and midnight to benefit from the most effective hours of sleep! 9. Avoid using the GPS Gone are the days of map reading! Geo Satellite Navigation may have made our lives easier, it has also made our brains lazier and less efficient at the same time! Go back to the old school and use a map to navigate every now and then (this exercises the part of your brain responsible for understanding spatial relationships). 10. Stop Using the calculator Remember back at school when we were taught to use our brains to do simple sums like times tables? It’s incredible how we now rely on devices like smart-phones and laptops to calculate really simple equations. Resist the urge to work things out using an external device – and use the device you were born with – your brain!
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Hello, I am 24 years old, and so far I have seen so many death in my family due to cancer may be because of that or what I don't know from last year I am felling that I am became more and more negative person. I never think in a positive way. One small fever also make me scare. Please suggest me what shall I do in this case to make myself positive.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Hello , don't worry about future what is going to happen it will, why r you wasting today which can be enjoyed. No one makes you happy in this world bcoz you don't want to be. So its in your hand think twice that you want enjoy today or want panic today in worry of future.
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I feel depressive as I dose not have much work to do at office & home routine morning walk 6.15am 7am breakfast9.30am lunch st2.30pm back at home 7pm no work tv from 8 to 10.30 pm lAge 55 years weight 93 kg please suggest

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
If you had had ADHD, it is possible that this may be a leftover effect of that. You are currently over-weight, and the exercise you are doing may not suffice for vigorousness. Your sedentary life and less work at your job may further bring in the monotony and lethargy. Your lifestyle is really a choice and your indulgence to this passive life must be given up and you must fill in your day (even at work) with more interesting and mind-occupying activities. Although the job does not offer much in terms of challenge, you can do something about it, instead of just accepting it. Even your routine is boring. So get off of your butt and start an active life to live longer and to live well. Meet with a counselor and discuss your emotions, particularly that of anger.
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I really want to full concentrate on my college studies & right now I cant concentrate more than 1/2 hour. In exam i'm in tension so I cant right my best! give me tips for my next semester! next semester is next diwali, i'm currently taking medicine!

Post Graduate Diploma In Rehabilitation Psychology, M A Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Bhopal
Hi you are doing good. Human brain can concentrate on one thing only for 40 - 45 minutes and there after concentration degrades. This range differs with individuals, like in your case its 1/2 hr. Quality of time spent in studies is more important than span of time spent. Its good you know your limit, take break every 1/2 hr and make sure you come back to your studies after the planned break. Regarding your tension, (may be anxiousness) we can plan better coping strategies for you in counselling sessions. Also we can discuss smart and sound study methods for effective studies. All the best!
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Sir, I sai krishna completed my b. Tech before 4 years. From past 13 years 1 problem troubles me before that that is occurred in some situations only, but now I am in total fell in that problem.  I. E-suppose if have that problem when I remembers my mind will struck and doesn't works-example-1) when I am bike driving I have to remember step by step gear process and all it takes too much time and it may lead to accidents, 2 )when I am talking to some body I have to think many times then only I will talk to any body regarding any thing it disturbs my professional life when meetings and in front of my office seniors i. E automatic process of my mind is stopped and I running it manually. 3) when I am calculating any thing even small additions and substractions also I can not do that means too much time taking. Due to that things I can not doing any thing in front of people and my family they are thinking I am foolish and not wise  person. actually when I forgot that problem I had,  I am normal and active and very fast also thats why some people says I am wise and some says waste. But it is gradually occurring in all my day to day activities I am facing lot of problems and I thought I am waste to live. And I consult several doctors every body said treatment is very costly but nobody couldn't hear what the actual problem is. Please help me sir.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
There seems to be an emotional problem with anger and fear. The anger is leading to a slowdown and the fear is making you obsess about things. As a result, you have become self-conscious and therefore a little dysfunctional socially. You must meet with a counselor and get some emotional therapy and education as to how to deal with those feelings. These emotions may have come up sometime in childhood and your parents may be helpful in identifying the cause. Do take them with you for the counseling. You must do a lot of vigorous exercise every day. It will help to a personality development course, conversational skills course, personal grooming course and public speaking course to build your self-image, self-esteem, and self-confidence.
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Sir i m suffered from depression last 8 month and there are so many thoughts are running in my mind like fear of death it can due to use of cannabis only time in my life with my fault i can take also medicine like pexidep or petril so please help me?

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
You have depression, but you need to take Medication. Regarding medication I need further details of your symptoms whichI can help you,
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