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Dr. Deepthi Shah

Psychiatrist, Mumbai

Dr. Deepthi Shah Psychiatrist, Mumbai
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Dr. Deepthi Shah is a renowned Psychiatrist in Ghatkopar East, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Deepthi Shah at Jagruti Clinic in Ghatkopar East, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Deepthi Shah and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am 26 years old. I have a problem when I wake up in the morning there is a pain on my whole body and I am feeling very weakness and after 1 hour I become comfortable. What is this and why it happens. Please help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
I am 26 years old. I have a problem when I wake up in the morning there is a pain on my whole body and I am feeling v...
Hai its due to stress, drink water more, eat salads, it may happen due to dehydration also, drink milk, avoid hot drinks,
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I am a student. But I can not concentrate on studies. I loose concentration while studying. What can I do?

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 must be able to understand Concentration, attention span, recollection and distraction. If you are able to watch a movie for two hours continuously, if you are able to play a game for an hour, then you do not have any concentration problems. You can't be attentive towards your studies because you are not interested in it. You are able to watch movie and play game because you are interested in it. Human cannot be attentive towards anything for more than 10 minutes. Then you should study in such a way that your attention is continued and make the subjects are interesting to you. Effective learning techniques should help you. Recollection depends on anxiety, stress and other physical and circumstantial factors. Distractions while studying are plentiful. You should be able to overcome distractions or avoid distractions. Please understand the above. Change your study style and attitude accordingly. Please post a private question to me and I will help you with "effective learning" techniques. Avocados, Beetroots, Blueberries, Broccoli. Celery, Coconut Oil, Dark Chocolate etc are good for improving concentration. Take care.
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Hello Doctor, I am 23 years Old and I am a ca final student not able to give my exams due to this mental illness From past 16 months I am suffering from bad anxiety and depression but from past week my thoughts getting changed everyday earlier I was getting that everyone is talking about me or wants to kill me now I am getting that I want to kill others or I want to do some violative act or want to kill or hurt myself. Well yesterday I went to the psychiatrist and he has diagnosed me with OCD and prescribed me Paxidep CR 12.5 once in a day, Clonazepam 0.50 Mg 1 and half tablet a day and risperidone 2 mg Half medicine in the night I have start taking other medicines except risperidone as it is a anti psychotic Now please can you tell me what symptoms I am going through and should I take risperidone.

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Hello Doctor, I am 23 years Old and I am a ca final student not able to give my exams due to this mental illness From...
Hi, Thanks for writing in, welcome to the forum. Let us look at your scenario systematically. First, what is the likely diagnosis? It is difficult to say with the limited information available, but if one were to conclude with this information, I would agree with the diagnosis that was assigned to you (OCD). Your doctor is not using risperidone as an antipsychotic here, but as an augmenting agent. The dose of risperidone is on the lower side and that further confirms his intentions. The use of risperidone when there is unsatisfactory improvement with an SSRI is well known and proven beyond doubt. But the question here is whether we can just have improvement with an appropriate dose of paxidep alone or not. The only way to get to know that is to try it without the risperidone with appropriate dose adjustments from time to time. A call regarding risperidone can be taken after a few weeks of treatment along these lines. Please understand that all of the above suggestions are for your information only and I have no intention to question or interfere with your doctor's line of treatment. Also, since I have not seen you, I am assuming that the diagnosis of OCD is accurate and you have previously not taken medicines for the same or previously did not have any psychiatric ailments. A number of psychiatric terms, diagnoses and medication classes are deceptively similar to words used in general english. For example the word obsession as used in english and as used in psychiatry are completely different. Similarly, a medicine that is called an antidepressant or an antipsychotic is not simply a medicine to be given in depression and psychosis only, but depending upon the dose and other medicines being used alongside, can have vastly different effects and can be used in many different conditions. For example, a medicine such as propranolol, depending upon the dose and formulation can be used in the treatment of migraine, BP, anxiety, heart disease, intra-abdominal bleeds, aggression and so on. So stay away from a simplistic interpretation of what a medicine is for and clarify with the doctor. Take care!
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I have been suffering from mental stress and sleeping problem please give me suggestion.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I have been suffering from mental stress and sleeping problem please give me suggestion.
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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My age is 18. I am a good student of class 12 remaining few months before my final examination. I have no friends except my boyfriend for last 5 years and my life is stable one covering only study and limited liberties. But recently I met a boy, my elder brother's classmate and I think I am attracted to him. He is also very good friend of mine and we spent lots of Time together. I don't know his feelings bt I think more and more I am going addicted to him slowly. I don't want to cheat or hurt my boyfriend and don't want to down myself in my inner eye. I can't study properly for this also.

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. Now you have tso boy friends. Now you are unable to choose between them. You are an youngster. Your present duty is to study hard and obtain good scores. At this juncture, conflicts will harm your education. Whatever, we can tackle it after exams, not now. Take care.
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Hello, I am very depressed since 5 months. Kisi bhi chij me man nhi lagta sirf khati hu TV dekhti hu bahut gabraahat hota hai bechaini hoti hai na kisi se baat krne ka man krta hai or na kahi Jane ka ya kuch krne ka. I feel very hopeless and helpless . I don't know what to do. Please help me.

PG Diploma in Guidance and Counseling, Masters in Psychology, PG Diploma in Business Management, Bachelors Medical Biochemistry
Psychologist, Warangal
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I am very depressed since 5 months. Kisi bhi chij me man nhi lagta sirf khati hu TV dekhti hu bahut gabraahat ...
Dear client as you mentioned in your query you are watching tv and eating. You're not interested in any other work, you are feeling depressed, hopeless, helpless. My first advise for you is to live your life fully, there are many good things in this world, life is so beautiful, enjoy it fully, spend your time with family members and friends make new friends, join any personality development classes, or any new learning classes in which you are interested, avoid watching tv alone. Watch some entertainment programs along with family members, fix a limited time for tv. Practice meditation do physical exercise/ activities regularly then you will understand how many things you're missed. Don't be upset/ disappointed at least now enjoy your life fully. All the best.
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Hello, My boyfriend has deep depression and he hurts every part of body (one moment he hurts leg and in the other moment he hurts stomach). He wants to die, also he has phobias that he has some incurable diseases. Often (at least once in day) he feels lack of ability of breathing and he feels afraid of being asphyxiated. He has no heart diseases, but feels hurt in chest too. Please tell me, probably what diagnosis can be, and how can be solved this problem?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
Hello, My boyfriend has deep depression and he hurts every part of body (one moment he hurts leg and in the other mom...
Your boyfriend needs professions help. The symptoms he is currentlybsuffering from including self harming behavior, desire to die, pessimistic thoughts like the fear of suffering from some incurable disease etc. May be life threatening if not taken care of immediately. Get him evaluated by a Psychiatrist at the earliest, who will do detailed mental status evaluation & physical examination, & then make the diagnosis. Then will prescribe medication &/or advice counseling sessions accordingly. With treatment he will definitely come out of the present condition. Along with, encourage him to take the following measures: 1)Lead an active life & maintain a healthy lifestyle. Go for a walk, exercise regularly, do some yoga or relaxation techniques daily. 2)Do not let him spend time alone. Encourage him to spend time with friends, family members or well wishers with whom he feels comfortable & positive. Give him support & encourage him. 3)Read motivational books & quotes. 4)Spend some time daily recollecting the good moments in his life. 5)Try to evaluate things practically & rationally. 6)Avoid people who spreads negativity or demoralize him. 7)Avoid watching or reading mind disturbing things like violence, crime, horrors etc. 8)Maintain a daily routine. 9)Motivate him to pursue his hobbies or keep a pet. 10)Every day spend some time with nature & try to feel its beauty. 11)Stay away from substance of abuse like alcohol, cannabis, inhalants, drugs etc. 12)If any problem is there in his life, encourage him to put maximum effort & try to solve it. Work to enhance his problem solving skills & coping skills. If he are not able to solve any problem himself, discuss about it & try to help him or take professional help. 13)Keep reminding him the fact that people with bigger problems exist in this world. 14)Read or watch comedies & make him laugh. 15)Above all, keep reminding him that life is precious & one is gifted with this life for once only. Every moment, every day is precious & life once lost can never be regained back.
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I am 24 year old women, unmarried having unexpected thoughts of bad dreams most frequently. And also I have lots of problem in writing, that is when I starts to write a word even if I know the correct spelling I am missing some letters in between my mind didnt recognize that if some one please pointed out only I can find it. whY it is like this. Please help me am I having any probem

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You must be under a lot of stress. Are you aware of this? the dreams indicate the nature of the pressure i. e. They may be fear related. What are you afraid of to cause this much stress and how long have you been suffering from this condition? you are doing what is called discounting? a loss of awareness due to undue pressure. I suggest you sleep as much as possible on your left ear at night. Meet with a counselor and take that person? s guidance to go to the root cause and deal with it, effectively. You may also attend a personality development course, do regular exercise, meditate, sleep well, eat well, and deal with your emotions through therapy. If you are cooperative, everything should come back to normal pretty soon.
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Hello doctor. My sister is feeling restless since 1 week. Unable to sleep. Unable to concentrate on work and even a small sound is disturbing her. She is 38 years old. Please tell me what could that be.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, MBA (Healthcare)
Psychiatrist, Davanagere
Good Morning ~ There are many psychiatric conditions with the symptoms you describe and I would need more information to diagnose the condition and suggest appropriate medications or investigations or both. I believe the insomnia may be the cause of her restlessness and poor concentration, however you might feel better to know that your sister is just having insomnia, for which there are many medical and psychological therapies. If the concentration problems as well as disturbed sleep is due to anxiety, counseling may be helpful, however more information is needed and a thorough evaluation will lead to a better diagnosis and appropriate recommendation.
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Dear sir / madam, does a clinically depressed single man can fall in love at the age of 48. And After a relationship of 3 years for many causes the relationship broke up with that woman. Now he has absorbed him self with lots of work. But he is not taking any medicine. What will happen if he leads this type of life with out treatment.?

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 sir / madam, does a clinically depressed single man can fall in love at the age of 48. And After a relationship ...
Dear lybrate-user. Depression and relationship troubles can make people workaholic. They are actually withdrawing themselves to their own cocoon. There are many problems with this. They devoid themselves from social mingling, general discussion etc. In future, this could lead to severe depressive disorder. Treatment is a must and you should motivate and convince him for treatment. Take care.
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If a Schizophreniform patient who mostly seems normal is kept (in a rehab) with other patients who are at a severe stage, will their behavior affect this patient? As he is right now complaining that we have kept him with mad people and this is making him mad and he will commit suicide if not taken out of that place. Thought the doctors there say its ok, I am very concerned if I am doing right keeping him in there with such patients. Please help.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Schizophrenics are very suggestible and vulnerable by the nature of the disease. If exposed to other more disturbed patients he will certainly get more perturbed and may collapse in such circumstances. In some centers the more functional patients are given responsibility and do very well even though there are other more disturbed individuals. But since this boy si already complaining of a problem it must be factored in about keeping him there. Schizophrenics are also known to feign problems because they may not like the institution or may not like being institutionalized. However, my biggest concern is that he is threatening to commit suicide, if not taken out, and that is a life-threatening matter. But then if you give into this blackmail now, he may manipulate you later for other things too. When people threaten like this they are immediately put on suicide supervision to safeguard them. Find out if there are other circumstances that are actually a problem and if those can be rectified, he may be more amenable. Managing a schizophrenic at home is very difficult too. But if he is docile like you say then you may consider taking him out but he must attend some therapy as an outpatient.
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Do I have dyslexia I always have writing and reading problem I am 20 what should I do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
At your age you can identify the particular words that pose a problem to you and then write those words down and articulate the letters and the words they form just as a young kid would do; and you will register an audio-visual memory of those particular words to gradually develop an audio-visual impression and memory of the same. It will be even more useful to write the meanings of those words and relate to them as well. You could sing the words and meanings to make a lasting impression. But you should not rush all the methods at once to learn quicker: it will only confuse you and make it even more difficult, and will lead to frustration. In a more advanced situation you can print index cards of those words and learn to memorize them in the same fashion as mentioned above. As time goes by you may get audio books and listen to them often but always in an atmosphere conducive to good listening. If you wish you could also get the help of reading teachers who will professionally take you from simple material to higher material as you advance in the learning program. The audio mode of learning is slower than the visual mode but speed is not an immediate objective, comprehension and word recognition is. It will be a long process but if you are determined, it will be rewarding. You could have benefited from an earlier intervention, like in childhood, if they had noticed and acted then. Please remember that your intelligence is not in question. So it is up to your commitment, sincerity and above all perseverance.
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SAY NO TO NEGATIVE THOUGHTS !

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
SAY NO TO NEGATIVE THOUGHTS !

Unwanted thoughts can make you feel anxious or depressed. They may keep you from enjoying your life.

A technique called thought-stopping can help you stop unwanted thoughts.

  • What you think can affect how you feel. Thought-stopping helps you change how you think so that you feel better.
  • Changing your thinking will take some time. You need to practice thought-stopping every day. After a while, you'll be able to stop unwanted thoughts right away.
  • Some people may need more help to stop unwanted thoughts. Talk to your doctor or a therapist if you want more help to stop thoughts that bother you.
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When I go for sleep , just after sleep I dream something on a regular basis, if I sleep for 10 min then also, for dream my brain is not getting rest and for this I can not concentrate on any thing, please take is seriously . Thank you.

MBBS
General Physician, Trivandrum
When I go for sleep , just after sleep I dream something on a regular basis, if I sleep for 10 min then also, for dre...
Follow these simple steps to ensure a good sleep every night and stay away from sleep disorders and other health problems associated with unhealthy sleep habits: 1) maintain a regular sleep routine - try to get at least 6 to 7 hours of uninteruppted sleep at night time Go to bed at the same time. Wake up at the same time. Ideally, your schedule will remain the same (+/- 20 minutes) every Night of the week. A good sleep hygiene routine promotes healthy sleep and daytime alertness. 2) avoid sleeping during the daytime. It can disturb the normal pattern. 3) avoid caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol near bedtime. While alcohol may speed the onset of sleep, it creates problems in he second half of sleep. 4) exercise can promote good sleep. Exercise should be taken in the morning or late afternoon. Yoga, can be done before bed to help. 5) have a quiet, comfortable bedroom. Set your bedroom thermostat at a comfortable temperature. Generally, a little cooler is better than a little warmer. Turn off the tv and other extraneous noise that may disrupt sleep. Background 'white noise' like a fan is ok. If your pets awaken you, keep them outside the bedroom. Your bedroom should be dark. Turn off bright lights. Have a comfortable mattress. 6) avoid heavy meals close to bedtime. 7) ensure adequate exposure to natural light. 8) avoid emotionally upsetting conversations and activities before trying to go to sleep. Do not think of, or bring your problems to bed. 9) stop using all your digital devices and stop looking at digital screens be it mobile phones or televisions at least 1 hour before the time you plan to sleep. Instead try reading a fiction book near bedtime so it makes you help relaxed and de-stressed. Sleep well live healthy and live longer. If you have tried all these and still have problems, please consult me for prescription medication.
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My father has depressed from home problems. He always stays on bed nd have only one work to do mean thinking all time. Even at night he thinks negative. He thinks negative in all talk. Or work. He is also a heart patient. What should to do. Please recommend some medicine to calm down his mind.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
My father has depressed from home problems. He always stays on bed nd have only one work to do mean thinking all time...
People with Myocardial Infarction (Heart attack), can be depressed. But his physical condition and cardiac condition needs to be known and depressive symptoms further elaborated to suggest an appropriate antidepressant, which would most likely show significant improvement in his depressive symptoms. Kindly consult a psychiatrist for remedy. All the best.
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I am 25 years old my prblm is am feeling very stress and I can't control my way of thinking for small things .how can I come outside from this please give me solution.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I am 25 years old my prblm is am feeling very stress and I can't control my way of thinking for small things .how can...
Take following remedies 1.alovera juice 4tsp+ 1 tsp honey after dinner 2.amal juice 4tsp +2 tsp sugar + 2tsp honey empty stomch in the morning.
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Am in luv vth a person nd he is doubting me all the time since 6months, nd I fedl very depressed. I do not knw wat I am doing. I get very excited in less time. Am unable to think about my studies. I get angry, irritated on everyone bcs of this thinking about him. I tried to hang myself in front of him. But der was no result. And I dong want to leave him also. I feel lyk im a psycho or im going mad. Pls help me ouf vth dis kind of disorder.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Am in luv vth a person nd he is doubting me all the time since 6months, nd I fedl very depressed. I do not knw wat I ...
You are just 19 years and you have already given your life away to someone else!!! Believe me this, no one is worth dying unless you are int eh act of saving them. You are too young to give your heart away like this and that too to someone who can believe you. If you have proven untrustworthy, then his lack of faith in you is understandable. But if that it not true, then this boy ahs a problem of insecurity around you and this could be detrimental to this relationship in the long run too. These signs are supposed to be eye-openers and should help you understand and therefore make the right decision to close this relationship now. Love does not secure a relationship, however intense it is. If you cannot make a decision even after this, then you have a weakness and a problem about discernment. So the writing is clearly on the wall: move out of this relationship because it is life-threatening. It is also disturbing your studies and your nature and your emotions. True love is supposed to bring the best out of you two. If it does not like it is now, run away from it.
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I have a habitat of cigarette smoking. What should I do to stop cigarette smoking?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Loss of control over the addiction is not surprising since that is a major part of the enslavement to substances. That also means that if you want you can give it up anywhere, anytime. But the better reason to give up smoking is to relate to the harmful effects of tobacco. Also the peer pressure is very great while in college and in the hostel, and it appears that you are not able to say ‘no’. To be ‘in’ with the crowd you may hesitate to refuse to join them and go along with the flow. But this is hurting you further, and down the line you will find it increasingly difficult to quit. Do it now even if your friends ostracize you: your life is at stake, not theirs. When quitting, you must take one day at a time. If you look too far ahead you will get discouraged and will give up. If you sit and count the number of days you have given up, that will also focus too much on achievement. You 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 you fail one day, you must try and try again. Very few people succeed in their first attempt. Your persistence 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 your 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 you about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary but true and you must remind yourself about this every day. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You 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. You 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 yourself 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 you have quit smoking. Here’s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world – you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest.
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I lost my father in last year and I am very depressed please help me I am not able to do any work with attention.

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Psychiatrist, Noida
I lost my father in last year and I am very depressed please help me I am not able to do any work with attention.
Loosing someone so dear hurts everyone.. Normally any grief lasts for few months but in ur case it's an year now..u should be started on antidepressants for a short period..
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I am 48 year old woman who is working in the govt. I feel like I have been deserted by all my relatives, including my brothers, sisters and parents. I am married and I have a 18 year old girl studying in her 12th std. 4 years before there was a problem in the family. From that day on which I have been prevented in talking to my relatives. As long as I am in my workplace I feel comfortable, but when I come home my mind gets disturbed, as this makes me to feel deserted and therefore intend to fight with my husband and sometimes yell at my daughter too. I am not visited by anybody from my relatives side for the past 5 years and if they intend to come and when I discuss about this like people are likely to come to see me that we end end in a fight. This disturbs my daughter too in her studies. His humiliation and abusive language makes me tense but I am undergoing this pain mainly for the sake of my daughter. I do not know what and how to handle? Today also I felt like crying therefore I closed the door and cried loudly without the knowledge of my daughter as she would be upset. Its like I am in a cage with nobody to talk as my husband too pulls up a fight majority of the days. Can you give me a solution for this?

Master Of Science In Counseling & Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 48 year old woman who is working in the govt. I feel like I have been deserted by all my relatives, including my...
Hi lybrate-user, I understand your feeling. First thing is you need to share your feelings in detail with a counselor so that you will feel lighter. Feelings of hate will create lot of stress in the mind. At home plan your time so that it engages in productive way. Yoga, laughter therapy, gardening, hobbies, watching funny movies, talking to a friend on general topics etc will help to reduce stress.
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