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Dr. Dhaval Mody

Psychiatrist, Mumbai

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Dr. Dhaval Mody Psychiatrist, Mumbai
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Dr. Dhaval Mody is a trusted Psychiatrist in Sion West, Mumbai. He is currently associated with Vrudhi Research Foundation in Sion West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Dhaval Mody on Lybrate.com.

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I am 34 year old male from India. I'm married and have a 4 year old daughter. I have been under treatment for depression, social phobia, and anxiety disorder for about 6 years. I always feel tired and sleepy while my colleagues are always active. I am taking Prothiaden 75 mg once in a day for two weeks now, as my doctor suggested me. Can you tell me why I always feel tired and sleepy? Is this due to the depression? What can I do to feel energetic every day. Also i'm very less talkative. Is this any kind of mental problem? My father is also less talkative. When he talks he does not talk clearly. Only murmurs. I think he too suffers from depression as he always like to sleep and do not want to do anything. He has partial blindness also.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 34 year old male from India. I'm married and have a 4 year old daughter. I have been under treatment for depress...
You should report these symptoms to your doctor. Depression does cause this feeling of sleepiness and less energy. However, it is more appropriate to call it lethargy, which is a feeling of inertia and fatigue. Depending as to when you are feeling depressed, you may consider advancing the evening dosage to an earlier time. Also, if the dosage is too strong, the doctor may revise the medication. I am also certain that you are not going for therapy in tandem with the medication. This is very important for better results. So meet with a counselor and work out some time in intense therapy. It also looks like that this is a possible genetic condition. Exercise is very good for you to help produce natural antidepressants.
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How to get concentration without meditation.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist,
You may be under some stress, and I do not know if you are aware of it. This may be the biggest influence on your lack of concentration. Find out what this disturbance is all about and as you address it, memory and concentration will happily return to favor you. Do meet with a counselor, if your stress is too much. In the meantime please follow the suggested guidelines: 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. 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. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that you and the family go for counseling too.
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I often suffer from dysentery every year during the hot season. I am actually frm nepal I am in delhi for my studies. Plzz I request you to provide some suggestion how to treat it.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
Hi, Kali bich 30 4pills to be sucked thrice a day for 30days You must include salads in your diet and drink plenty of water (3-4liters /day) minimum Avoid spicy and fried food
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I have pain in body last week and I am looking not sleep well so iam not manage porpet our body.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have pain in body last week and I am looking not sleep well so iam not manage porpet our body.
1.Take paracetamol 500mg, one tablet sos upto a maximum of three tablets daily after food 2.Drink plenty of water 3.Take rest 4. Avoid stress and anxiety
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Main 1 year se bhut chid chid kr ra hu na kisi ki sunta hu. Aur koi bhi decision jldi se le leta hu bina uske bare me soche.

MA IN PSYCHOLOGY, PGDVGCC
Psychologist, Pune
Main  1 year se bhut chid chid kr ra hu na kisi ki sunta hu. Aur koi bhi decision  jldi se le leta hu bina uske bare ...
Hello Lybrate user, chid chid Krna, kisiki na Sunna, bina sochke decision lena, ye sabhi aapke behavior ki instability ko show krta hai. Aap nishchit hi kisi particular vishay ko lekr bahot jyada disturb hai, jo aapke behavior se show ho raha hai. Pareshaan hone ki koi baat nhi hai. Every problem comes with its solution. We always need to think about the solution. You need to spend some quality time with yourself. Kuch samay shant hoke bathiye and think about your problem. Ek samay main ek hi problem ko lekr sochiye. Then you will get some solutions. Jindagi bahot hi khubsurat hai, enjoy the journey of the life. My good wishes are always with you. All the best.
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I am Feeling very week. I am not able to concentrate on my work more than 12 hours. I Want to study and work more.

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 . Body and mind has a capacity. If you force it to go beyond that you are supposed to be stressed. There are occasions where body is trained to take up the stress and work. But that happens for a short time. Best option is to know your stress and adjust with it. Cultivate a passion towards education and work, slowly you won't have mental stress. Take care.
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Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission

BHMS
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission
To get the best results, you must make the best efforts!
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I am 27 years old my left side part of the body is paining from head to toe what is the problem. Can anyone help me out ?

M.B.B.S., F.I.C.A. (USA), P.G.D.I.H, F.C.G.P., D.C.A.H
Psychiatrist, Vadodara
This is all stress and worries of life. May be issues of married life/future marriage, you may be having insecurities and fear. Just relax. Ask yourself what bothers you? have a positive self-talk, and learn what are those things you don't like. You need to accept your self and move on. You need to take care of your lifestyle and learn to be happy. If you cant do it yourself, meet a life coach/ stress management super-specialist like me. Once you open your heart out, you will feel free and begin to fly in life. I assure you that I can manage this and help u.
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I am a 16 year old girl. I fear I am going crazy. I am lost in my own world most of the time and have trouble concentrating (but that doesn' t affect my grades, which are good). I want to socialize more but I get anxious about embarrassing myself. Need suggestions to sort out my mind.

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 , I think you are going through social anxiety disorder initial phases. You must be able to distinguish between mental disease and mental disorder. Your problem is a mental disorder. Not a mental disease. Therefore no medicines are required. Mental disorder can be successfully treated with the help of awareness, meditation, psychotherapy techniques, life style changes etc. Take care.
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Hello Sir, I have an anxiety. Panic attack. I can't breath sometime. When I was fear. What can I do. I have a family and small child. In this problem how to escape From panic disorder. It's symptoms like headaches. Chest pain. Short breathing. Heart beat raising. I was so scarring. What can I do. Please help me.

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Psychologist, Vijayawada
Hello Sir, I have an anxiety. Panic attack. I can't breath sometime. When I was fear. What can I do. I have a family ...
It is a psychological disorder. If you unable to control yourself. In that case it is better to consult a good psychologist. He will helps to you very much. You need psychological counselling, cognitive behaviour modification therapy, relaxation therapy, hypnotism etc. It has no side effects. Better to come out of this problem with the help of therapy. Therapy it is not helpful to you. Then better to consult psychiatrist for medication. Do not neglect this problem. It may also develop some other side factors. First consult psychologist later consult psychiatrist. No problem it is curable completely. Do not consult any other specialist. If you consult they will as per their prescription. It is psychological disorder. You need psychologist and psychiatrist help. It is better to consult both of them. You will come out of this problem. Better to spend most of the time with your family members. Share your thoughts and feelings with them. Do not think aloneness. Alone thinking is a dangerous thing. Be sociable all the time. Be happy all the time. Ok best of luck.
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Any way to get rid of alcohol and smoking ?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, (MRCPSYCH-UK)
Psychiatrist,
If you are an occasional smoker - with public messages, health awareness programs and your own doctors advice, you can quit. If you are a regular smoker, motivational therapy with a trained psychotherapist or a psychiatrist and enormous will power will help you quit. If you are a diseased smoker, consult a de addiction psychiatrist at the earliest. He may give you anti-smoking medications and de addiction treatment. The same applies to alcohol dependence disease also.
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I have been broken up with my bf and went to severe depression. How could I get out of this depression. Do I need to consult a psychiatrist?

M.D,Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Amritsar
I have been broken up with my bf and went to severe depression. How could I get out of this depression. Do I need to ...
Person who really care and love wil always come back. One should not spoil his mood for others if other one is not concerned. You can start tab nexito 10mg daily after breakfast. God has best plans for every body.
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I am 21 years old guy. I wanted tu know what should I do tu stop myself from taking down stress pill every night and then going to sleep.

Ph. D - Psychology
Psychologist, Margao
I am 21 years old guy. I wanted tu know what should I do tu stop myself from taking down stress pill every night and ...
We all respond to stress differently so, there’s no “one size fits all” solution to managing stress. But if you feel like the stress in your life is out of control, it’s time to take action. Stress management can teach you healthier ways to cope with stress, help you reduce its harmful effects, and prevent stress from spiraling out of control again in the future. No matter how powerless you may feel in the face of stress, you still have control over your lifestyle, thoughts, emotions, and the way you deal with problems. Stress management involves changing the stressful situation when you can, changing your reaction when you can’t, taking care of yourself, and making time for rest and relaxation. The first step is to recognize the true sources of stress in your life.
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My friend is an active smoker. He used to be a chain smoker sometimes back. But he is still not able to quit it completely. He says it helps him in reducing stress. How do I help him quit smoking as soon as possible?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
My friend is an active smoker. He used to be a chain smoker sometimes back. But he is still not able to quit it compl...
That is an excuse to some extent. If he is under any stress take him to a counselor to deal with that. Otherwise, I suggest you use some of the recommendations I have enumerated below: You have to quit cold turkey because the body and mind will torture you endlessly while attempting a reduction in smoking. The tobacco tar in cigarette smoke lines your lung with huge patches that make that portion dysfunctional. Your oxygen carrying capacity is jeopardized, and breathing is impinged on. But don’t be discouraged because it is not too late even now to reverse all the ill-effects of smoking. I don’t know what other organs could be damaged but do go for a thorough medical check-up to assess the effects of your abuse. Regarding improving your lungs, do a lot of aerobic exercise breathing through your nostrils only. Then there are a lot of deep breathing exercises in Yoga which you can learn too. Deep breathing cleanses your system and lungs and restores it to good health. Deep breathing uses the 80% of the lungs which are not normally used in normal breathing and even when exerting yourself. The greatest effect is in the lungs because this substance is processed through the respiratory system directly through the lung surface. When quitting, you must take one day at a time; though you must give up all smoking at once, and promptly. 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 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 heartbeat 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 chew gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine gums and 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. You could also join twitter2quit program and enjoy its success to give up smoking. Very often the woman in a person's life will be able to help if you do ont nag him. All the best!
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Hallo Doctor I am ask a question my head is very pain someday. Doctor ask madicen pain killer And our body is very pain.

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hallo
Doctor I am ask a question my head is very pain someday.
Doctor ask madicen pain killer And our body is very pain.
Common causes of headache are -- Fever, migraine, stress, cold, sinusitis, anxiety, tensions ,vision problem, high BP ,inadequate sleep. Avoid stress and tensions. Drink plenty of liquids to maintain hydration. Take over-the-counter painkiller if intolerable pain. Hope this helps u .if required, consult.
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I Am Totally Addicted to my cell phone. I am not able to concentrate in other activities. So, how does this affect life, and how to get rid over this issue?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I Am Totally Addicted to my cell phone.
I am not able to concentrate in other activities.
So, how does this affect li...
Dear lybrate-user, mobile phone addiction is almost equivalent to other addictions. The pleasure center of your brain gets activated and it asks you for more and more. You need to find another alternative activity which gives you more pleasure than mobile phone. Engaging in entertainment, games etc can give you more pleasure.
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Mene 8 days pehle smoking quit krdi h fir bhi meri stamina kam hi h & ab heart attack ka chance kam bhi ho gya h na?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Yes, you have saved yourself well in time that you can recover from all the damages from the smoking you have indulged in so far. Stamina will come along if you exercise gradually increasing the length of the work out. Breathe through your nostrils only when exercising and do mostly aerobic exercises. Congratulations for your excellent decision and keep it up for life.
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I am unable to learn fast and if I learn than I forget it. So what can I do doctor.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
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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Sir, My father has diagnosed with thyroid calcification nodule, and suffering with cough & voice hoarseness since last two month so please suggest what we do now?

DNB (Medicine), MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Please get a ultrasound scan of the thyroid and a radioactive scan after that to identify a cold or hot nodule. Then you might require surgery with biopsy of the nodule. Meet a general surgeon for further procedure and management.
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