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Dr. Gopa Khan

Psychologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Gopa Khan is a popular Psychologist in Khar West, Mumbai. He is currently associated with Menon Polyclinic in Khar West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Gopa Khan on

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How to loose fat around hip region and how to stop hair fall and how to improve memory?

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL)
Dermatologist, Raigarh
How to loose fat around hip region and how to stop hair fall and how to improve memory?
Weight 1. Whole-grain bread. Research shows that people who follow a weight-loss program incorporating whole-grain breads, cereals, and other foods lose more body fat from the abdominal area than those who eat only refined-grain foods, like white bread and rice. 2. Low-fat milk and yogurt. Scientists have found that the more calcium in fat cells, the more fat those cells will burn. In one study, two groups of overweight mice were put on a restricted-calorie diet, but one also got calcium supplements. The no-calcium mice lost 8 percent of their body fat, compared to 42 percent among the mice that did get calcium. 3. Lean protein. Good sources of protein, such as lean meats, eggs, and beans, help keep your blood sugar stable. The result youll feel full longer and get a boost in energy and that will help you burn more belly fat.
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What is the symptoms of cancer? Is it tobacco really causes cancer? I use Ganesh tobacco. It really very harmful for my mouth? Can you please help me?

Oncologist, Faridabad
Cancers are usually abnormal uncontrolled growth of cells. The symptoms usually related to organ effected. It may be lump, ulceration weight loss, bleeding, fever, change in bowelor bladder habits etc depending on the site. Tobacco in any form or any brand is harmful. More than forty percent cancers are tobacco related, you must quit tobacco for better and healthy life.
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Plz help me to reduce stress. I m getting irritated day by day Don know wat to do.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Plz help me to reduce stress. I m getting irritated day by day
Don know wat to do.
in ayurveda there is mention panchakarma treatment ..... panchakarma means five procedure for detoxification of body in this five procedure for stress you should do SHIRODHARA treatment will get good result so consult good ayurvedic doctors
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My wife always sad. She is afraid of a bad financial future. I am retiring by june. Whatever consolation I give, she did not recover. She is 46.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
My wife always sad. She is afraid of a bad financial future. I am retiring by june. Whatever consolation I give, she ...
you can go for following remedy it will help you Natural home remedy using cardamom seeds: 1. Crush 3-4 cardamom seeds to powder 2. Take ½ tsp of this cardamom powder 3. Add to 1 glass of water 4. Mix well 5. Sieve the mixture 6. Drink 1 glass every day This remindy will be helpful.
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I have lost interest in sex. I got married 2 years back but I hardly feel sexually driven towards my wife although I love her a lot. I have got my testosterone levels checked and it is absolutely fine. My marriage is in a deep trouble. Please advise.

Homeopath, Pune
I have lost interest in sex. I got married 2 years back but I hardly feel sexually driven towards my wife although I ...
Homeopathic treatment will give you best result. Do exercise daily. Eat high protein diet. Eat green vegetables, fruits. Time spend with your wife. Avoid alcohol and smoking. Avoid stress.
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Since a year I feel some sudden tension while sitting or any other situation like walking, studying etc. At that very moment I feel like my ears are jammed and also experienced that my jaws and teeth are whizzing and zipping. Some pinching in throat is also there. I feel out of blue at that time and feel very tensed which finally lead some pressure in my head region and some raising in my heart beats also. I feel lethargic and shaky while walking. Sometimes, my inner thighs feel some pain also. Please suggest some way through which I can get out of it since it is hampering my daily life now. Which department I should consult to get rid of it.

Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Since a year I feel some sudden tension while sitting or any other situation like walking, studying etc. At that very...
Dear lybrate-user, I need to know your age, your personality before one year, what are your daily life affected by these and of course your medical illnesses and the drugs that you are taking - both prescribed and on your own. Get back to me with those details on private chat, I will be in a better position to answer. If diagnosed and treated properly, you can get rid of it.
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I am 26 years old. Female. Always am at upset and am not able to separate happiness and sad.

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.
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Sir, I am suffering from stammering since childhood age. Presently I am 27 years old and even suffering from severe stammering, due to which I am unable to find out suitable job for me. And In daily life stammering bothering me. I am in too much tension and need your help. Waiting for your reply hopefully.

Masters in Speech Pathology and Audiology
Speech Therapist, Gurgaon
Hello lybrate-user. As your problem has been since childhood, it's deep rooted. You need regular speech therapy and counselling. Your family members also have to be councelled.
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Schizophrenia: Can Genetics be the Reason Behind it?

Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Schizophrenia: Can Genetics be the Reason Behind it?

Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder in which a person’s mood, knowledge, thought and several other characteristics gets disturbed. We can notice most of the adults and old people with few symptoms of schizophrenia, which are most commonly left unidentified. The exact cause of schizophrenia is not yet known. The person feels that they are being constantly watched, they feel the presence of someone or something, which is not actually there. They are always suspicious and think that other people are gossiping and thinking about them.

Possible causes of Schizophrenia
Though the exact cause of schizophrenia is not known there are few factors, which contribute to the cause of schizophrenia.

  1. Genetic factors: People with a family history of schizophrenia are at higher risk of getting schizophrenia.
  2. Environmental factors: Environmental factors include excessive stress during pregnancy or later stages of life. Several other factors during pregnancy and childhood are responsible for causing schizophrenia. These factors are:
    1. Decreased oxygen level during delivery due to premature birth or prolonged labour
    2. Parental loss or separation in early stages of life
    3. Parental exposure to virus or during infancy
    4. Childhood physical or sexual abuse
    5. Abnormal brain structures and brain chemistry

Sings and symptoms of schizophrenia

  1. Hallucination: To see, feel or hear anything that really does not exist is known as hallucination.
  2. Delusion: A thought or belief of a person, which is either false or impossible in reality is known as delusion.
  3. Thought and speech disturbances: The thought process and speech of a schizophrenic will be disorganized, due to which he or she  will fumble or is distracted as they are unable to align their thoughts.
  4. Difficulty in concentrating: It is difficult for people suffering from schizophrenia to concentrate on the task at hand.
  5. Erratic behaviour: People suffering from schizophrenia tend to behave erratically, either they will be too jumpy or will be perfectly still for hours at a stretch. Most people belief that those who are suffering from schizophrenia are often violent in nature, which actually is not the case.

Treatment for schizophrenia
Schizophrenia can be treated, if identified at an early stage. It is best advised to consult a psychiatrist the moment you spot the symptoms. Anti psychotic drugs, self help behaviour change, counselling and rehabilitation are few treatment modalities available for schizophrenia.

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Hi, I have my placements in 2 months and I have a very good cgpa. I however don't feel like studying at all nowadays and I am get distracted easily. I don't want to live anymore. I don't feel motivated with my life.

Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, Practicing yoga with homoeopathic medication helps you in releasing the stress from your body. Brisk walk in a park will help you inhale more fresh air and oxygen for good functioning of the cells and tissues of the body. Medication: Take Schwabe’s Bacopa Monierri 1x/ thrice daily and Kali Phos. 6x/ once at night. Yogasana: Practice the following poses if you don’t have any medical condition or pregnancy or else take an advice from your concern doctor and then only perform these. 1.Balasana: Sit on your heels with your big toes touching and hands resting on your thighs. Lower your belly and chest to rest between your knees, bringing your forehead to the floor. Relax your arms back beside your shins, palms facing up. Soften your breath by taking 5 to 10 long, deep inhalations and exhalations. 2.Savasana: lie back, letting your body sink into and open around the support. End in a supported pose on your back with a folded blanket under the length of the spine to help arch the upper and middle back, and lengthen the lower back. Move your arms a comfortable distance away from your body and anything else around you. Turn your palms to face up. Separate your legs a natural distance apart. Relax your feet and let them roll open. Finally, do a mental scan from head to toe: Where are you holding tension. Release it from every part of your body—including your heart and head. 3.Bhujanasana: Slowly slide forward from Child's Pose to lie facedown. Press your toes and forehead gently into the floor. Rest your palms lightly on the floor on either side of your chest with fingertips pointing forward and elbows bent and hugging in toward your ribcage. Inhale and lift your chest from the heart, pressing only very lightly into your palms and mostly using your back strength to hold your shoulders and chest up. Soften your shoulders. Then lift your hands off the floor completely, broadening across your collarbones and reaching your heart up. Take a couple of deep, slow breaths here. Then as you exhale, place your palms back down and gently lower your chest to floor. ***********simultaneously, do consult a psychologist side by side*******
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How much of liquid nicotine can be dangerous for a human being?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Why do you require such information? Is it to commit suicide. If so please consult a psychiatrist and take help.
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Hi, My age is 32 (Female). I am having fear feeling from last one year. Whatever I think like travel, large volume sound, building etc I feel like fear. I have recently got thyroid problem also have gas problem too.

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FIAGES(Fellowship in minimal access surgery), FMAS (Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery)
General Surgeon, Ghaziabad
Hi, My age is 32 (Female). I am having fear feeling from last one year. Whatever I think like travel, large volume so...
Hi. Your symptoms are related to thyroid problem and anxiety. Stress is causing gas problem. For treatment of acidity and gas problem you require not only medicines but also strict lifestyle and dietary changes. Avoid spicy oily and outside food avoid heavy meals in dinner avoid excess tea/coffee sleep properly, do walk for sometime after meals rather than lying down flat. Take your meals at time. Take more of green vegetables, fruits and salad. For medications you can consult me online. Continue taking thyroid medications on time.
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Sir i m 25 year old student and taking anti depressants tablets.Prescribed from my doctor. Four tablets once in night. 1.Stalopam plus 2.Tynept 3 agoviz 4. Etilam pro 40 From 6 months. In starting i was suffring from suicidal thoughts.Due to exam pressure.So i started consulting from psychiatrist. In between another prob started " lack of concentration " & "strain in one side of head " when i stopped medicin.Then doctor again started medicine with little heavy dose. Still i m fighting with my concentration problem nd taking these pills continuously. My questions are 1. Is these psychological treatment are longer term for patient. 2. Is these pills are accurate for me. 3. I have little sinus problem .Is psychology problems is caused due to breathing system. 4. I have lot of dreams in night which are not stopping. Dr. Has included tab for this prob. 5 . Are these tablets are accurate for me. Please tell me right advise Thank u.

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Hi, very representation. 1) homeopathy acts on mental emotional level without any adverse effects. 2) sir as homeopath I need brief case you have come here to get well. We are here to select the possible medicine for you. In order to do that, we depend on your co-operation. Homoeopathic medicine is mainly selected on the symptoms you give us. If we are to make a successful prescription, we must know all the details of your sickness. Take care.
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Hi Please let me know about past life regression therapy?

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Dear, there is nothing called past life regression therapy. Please explain what you want to know in this aspect? I will try to explain in detail. Take care.
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Is Your Loved One Suffering From Depression? Know How to Handle Them!

Ph. D - Psychology
Psychologist, Margao
Is Your Loved One Suffering From Depression? Know How to Handle Them!

Depression is such an ailment that may be intensely distressing and may lead to severe damage to the afflicted person and their close ones, if left without proper care and treatment. So if you are in charge of caring for patients affected with chronic depression, then it may seem challenging as well as equally rewarding. You will feel challenged when you're trying to figure out a possible solution to help the patient. Each patient is a distinct individual with varying needs contrary to the patients affected with diabetes or cardiac disorders where the treatments are properly schemed and structured.

Caring for yourself is also important-

When you are trying to deal with patients affected with depression, you will first have to properly recognize depression and anxiety. When someone you love is affected with depression, you will try your level best to help that person come out of the situation. However, note that it is also important to take care of your own mental as well as physical health. Because when you are trying to help a person come out of depression, it is likely that you too would face similar psychological distress. A recent study reported that caregivers of depressed people with bipolar disorder and severe depressive problems were more susceptible to psychological troubles than care providers of other healthcare needs like diabetes or cancer among general population. So it is really imperative to look after yourself as well.

Sticking to a well-regulated treatment plan-

Though social support is significant, it alone cannot help in suppressing depression. If you know a person encountering pangs of depression, advise him or her to seek professional assistance. Depression is such a clinical condition that requires to be dealt with medication, therapy or a balanced combination of both. You will have to make them understand that you care about them, but you alone cannot succeed in healing that person without proper medical guidance. Encourage such people to closely follow a physician’s advice and take proper medicines as recommended by the healthcare provider.

Insisting on following healthy habits-

You will have to try to encourage the patients in regulating their energies into doing something positive for both mind and body. This can be aptly done through exercise, which helps in lowering the risk of anxiety as well as depression with regular practice. This, along with the intake of a healthy balanced diet would also help them to recover faster.

While doing your bit to aid a person come out of depression, you should also take him or her to a responsive psychologist who can recommend faster methods of getting rid of depression permanently.

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I failed very depressed due to studies as I have alot study nowadays by which I am always busy working.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I failed very depressed due to studies as I have alot study nowadays by which I am always busy working.
I can give study tips to study better and easily. 10 Study Tips to Improve Your Learning Study Tip 1: Underlining Underlining is one of the simplest and best known study tips. It’s easy to highlight the most significant parts of what you’re reading. One key sentence per paragraph and a few important phrases here and there. You can only retain a certain amount so it’s best to retain the most important information. Study Tip 2: Make your own note and taking notes is one of the most widespread study skills out there. Essentially the aim of note-taking is to summarise lectures or articles in your own words so you can easily remember the ideas. Study Tip 3: Mind mapping A good Mind map can save you many hours of study and further consolidate your knowledge for your exams. Mind Maps are an extremely versatile tools. They can be used for brainstorming, outlining essays or study topics and for general exam preparation, ExamTime offers the ability to create Mind Maps quickly and easily which makes them the ideal tool when it comes to exams. Study Tip 4: Flash cards:- Using these are a particularly effective method of learning when trying to assimilate different facts, dates, formulas or vocabulary. Subjects such as History, Physics, Maths, Chemistry, Geography or any language are made much easier if you incorporate Flashcards in to your study. Study Tip 5: Case Studies Sometimes it can be difficult to grasp the implications of some theories. This is where studying case studies can be a big help. Case studies can help you visualise a theory and place it in a more familiar and realistic context. This is especially useful in business or law subjects. Study Tip 6: Quizzes are an excellent way to review study notes in the weeks and days before an exam. Quizzes can show where your strengths and weaknesses are, so it allows you to focus your efforts more precisely. Moreover, if you share your Study Quiz with your classmates and test each other as much as possible you can discover even more details and areas you may have overlooked. So before any exam, make sure you create and share a bunch of different Quizzes with your Friends. Study Tip 7: Brainstorming This is another study technique that is ideal for studying with friends and/or classmates. Brainstorming is a great way to expand every possible idea out of any topic. Just get a bunch of friends together and shoot the breeze, there are no wrong answers when brainstorming – just talk and capture the ideas, you can review afterward. Study Tip 8: Mnemonic Rules Mnemonics are especially useful when memorising lists and sets. Mnemonics rules basically work by associating certain concepts with other concepts that are more familiar to us. There are many different ways to make mnemonics and these can be individual to the person. Study Tip 9: ORGANISE your study One of the most effective study skills is also one of the most often overlooked; this is organising your study. Creating a TIME TABLE gives you goals and a time in which to achieve them. Having a study timetable as you study is greatly motivational Study Tip 10: Drawing Many people find it easier to recall images rather than text that is why they are better able to memorise concepts if they associate them with pictures or drawings. If you find answer helpful please click on “helpful” tab for knowing my efforts are useful
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I am 33 years old, my husband is proceeding divorce with me coz he do not find me attractive andcoz of depression I lost my job too now I lost my confidence about my looks about life .I don't know what to do? I feel depressed and feel like to want someone to share my emotions, I feel alone, tell me what should I do to make me normal and mentally balanced.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am 33 years old, my husband is proceeding divorce with me coz he do not find me attractive andcoz of depression I l...
I share your concern and you need to have a counselling . If your husband is movien the court they will definitely allow counselling and you can seek the help of relatives to talk with him . Best wishes
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I am of 47 years and my wife is 45 years. I am doing a semi govt job. And my wife works in private concern. We have a daughter studying in f. Y. B. Sc - biotech. My wife is not able to spare me ample time, to talk, - to walk about - so I remain disturb every now and then, what should I do?(" she does not listen to me

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear , you should understand your wife is stressed due to her work. She needs entertainment and rest at home. Provide both these to her (instead of blaming her) and she will always talk to you and be attentive. Take care.
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I m smoking and eating tobacco from last 2 year n I seriously need to leave it bcc it's harmful and I m too young. What should I do that I can leave this idiotic habit.

Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, It's good that you have made your mind of quitting the habit of smoking as smoking affects not only your lungs, but others as well! It does has other side-effects too. Medication: Schwabe's Daphne Indica/ thrice daily for 4 weeks. Revert back after 4 weeks. All the best!
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How to control the panic attack ?

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
It can be treated with medication. I need to talk to you to make a correct diagnosis whether it is Stress induced or Panic Attack.
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