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Dr. K.A. Mansukhani

Psychologist, Mumbai

Dr. K.A. Mansukhani Psychologist, Mumbai
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I always feel a lonely even though my friends are near me and I feel very depressed after an incident in school actually I was in a boarding school where people defamed me and no one use to talk to me because I use to study and then I was left all alone and then after that I could no more actually laugh and live the way I use to! So now I need a solution to get back to who I was! please help me!

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
I always feel a lonely even though my friends are near me and I feel very depressed after an incident in school actua...
I see that you had to go through difficult times during your boarding school days. Since you were ill treated by your friends you probably have lost faith in people. It has affected your self esteem as well. You are probably feeling worthless. Hence you do not find any joy in life and feel lonely and sad. I also sense that you are ashmed of yourself. I feel very sorry to see what all this has done to you. But please remember, that you are unique. Whatever has happened in your boarding school, it's over now. If it was your mistake, please understand that we all are human beings and we all make mistakes. So forgive yourself and try not to repeat the mistake. If it was not your mistake and if still you were defamed, then have faith in yourself and don't allow others' negativity affect your soul. Because, you know your own self but others may not be able to recognise your true personality. Tell yourself that you do not need anyone's certificate. If you think that you need to improve upon certain personal skills, try to learn some new life skills. Try to be true to your own self and to others. Try to make new friends, understand the goodness in each person you meet, compliment people if you like something about them, keep company of people with positive attitude. If possible seek support from your family - talk to them. Once you gain back your self confidence, and once you start making friends, you will start laughing and start enjoying life again. Take care.
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Hi I am a 23 year old female suffering from depression and cervical pain and some other problems too. please help me get out of it. Am mentally exhausted and it becomes really tough to spend each day.

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Homeopath, Delhi
Hi I am a 23 year old female suffering from depression and cervical pain and some other problems too. please help me ...
There are many homoeopathic medicines which help a patient in such cases both physically and mentally. For proper treatment full case history with proper symptoms is reqd. Meantime proper management of neck and head to avoid cervical pain is necessary.
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My son faces some learning difficulties, lack of concentration & minute dyslexia as per our observation since last 2-3 yrs. He is 6 yrs old & will be going to class 1 in dwarka, Delhi, Need guidance & suggestions for ensuring that my son get over this issue as earliest as possible.

Masters in counseling psychology, Counseling psychologist, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapist
Psychologist, Mumbai
Firstly i would like to request you to not diagnose your son on your own observations, as it needs to be done only by a professional. There is no form of minute dyslexia. Either he has it or not. He can be a slow learner or just have difficulty with learning and concentration, not necessarily a learning disorder. So do not have assumptions as it can be anything else. Kindly take him to a professional psychologist and a pediatrician who will do a complete physiological and psychological evaluation. If he has any learning disorder it will be diagnosed. After that there are many training centers for children with learning difficulties or disorders. He can be trained properly and taught different learning techniques. Please take proper guidance from professionals as proper diagnoses will save you and your son from a lot of trouble.
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I have been suffering from depression for more than 5 years. I have been jobless for more than one year. I lost interest in earning, sitting idle at home. I have received good job offer but hardly get any motivation to attend interview. I am now financially totally ruined. My age is 41. Pls. Help me.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I have been suffering from depression for more than 5 years. I have been jobless for more than one year. I lost inter...
The word depressed is a common everyday word. People might say" i'm depressed" when in fact they mean" i'm fed up because i've had a row, or failed an exam, or lost my job" etc. These ups and downs of life are common and normal. Most people recover quite quickly. With true depression, you have a low mood and other symptoms each day for at least two weeks The common symptoms are (few might be present in a person with depression) Feelings of sadness, tearfulness, emptiness or hopelessness Angry outbursts, irritability or frustration, even over small matters Loss of interest or pleasure in most or all normal activities, such as sex, hobbies or sports Sleep disturbances, including insomnia or sleeping too much Tiredness and lack of energy, so even small tasks take extra effort Changes in appetite, often reduced appetite and weight loss, but increased cravings for food and weight gain in some people Anxiety, agitation or restlessness Slowed thinking, speaking or body movements Feelings of worthlessness or guilt, fixating on past failures or blaming yourself for things that aren't your responsibility Trouble thinking, concentrating, making decisions and remembering things Frequent or recurrent thoughts of death, suicidal thoughts, suicide attempts or suicide Unexplained physical problems, such as back pain or headaches consult a psychiatrist and get evaluated.
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Hi I am from rajasthan. i am in a little bit of depression because money problems and not finding way to get rid of this.please do help

M. Phil Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Hyderabad
Try to seek the support of your family in these tough times. Don' t lose faith in your ability. Make sure to speak to a close family member about your problem. They may not be able to offer a solution but you would have shared your feelings.
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I am 22 years old I have facing problem with high irritation and short temper. What do I do?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
. First of all you should follow some basic thing 1. Avoid=hot and cold at time 2. Less the sugar as much as possible if you want to eat sweet take juggery which is black 3. Do not drink water after meal drink at the time of meal sip by sip up to 150 ml 4. Avoid late night sleep 5. Sarswatarishta 4 tsp after lunch and dinner 2. Audumbaravleha 2 tsp before lunch and dinner.
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My father has a very bad habit of smoking. He has been doing since 20+ year. I really want him to leave this habit as this is not good his health in this age? He wants too but not able to do- advise any easy way?

MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Hi it's difficult to quit the most addictive substance specially when 80% users want to quit it. But r not able to. Having said dat. Let me clearly state this dat its pretty much doable if done under supervision and as advised. Need to consult a psychiatrist and consult regarding the same. Hope this helps but feel free to consult if needed. Take care.
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My 11 yrs old girl has anxiety triggered & migraine during exam and any upcoming event. Any trick to avoid anxiety itself?

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
My 11 yrs old girl has anxiety triggered & migraine during exam and any upcoming event. Any trick to avoid anxiety it...
Dear, tension during and before examination is called performance anxiety. To overcome exam related performance anxiety, you should know yourself, your subject, exams and your study patterns. Once you study systematically and to the point, there is no need to be panic before or during the exams. Effective learning techniques should help you. Please post a private question to me and I will help you with" effective learning" techniques. She should be taken to a psychologist for counseling. You may consult me online. Take care.
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Due to abortion of my wife in the age of 42 I am in a very sad mood, because we have two females of 20,15 and two abortions already, No growth of fetus ,because this is unplanned baby, we were using contraceptive pills, bleeding ,acute diarrhea and age factor may be the reasons of abortion. But my mind is not ready to accept this incident what can I do to console myself, I became hyper with her these days also. Pl tell me in detail.

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Due to abortion of my wife in the age of 42 I am in a very sad mood, because we have two females of 20,15 and two abo...
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops. Try to buy original medicines. Mix 3 drops of aspen + 3 drops of cherry plum.+ 3 drops of white chestnut + 3 drops of rock rose. Mix these with 100 ml water and drink it every morning and night.(same dose) on empty stomach.
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My mother is rheumatic. She is always been week. When we consulted a doctor he said that the disease is not so severe. But it seems severe to her because of her mental state. She is depressed. What to do?

Ph.D - Ayurveda, MD - Ayurveda, Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma Yoga
Ayurveda, Jaipur
My mother is rheumatic. She is always been week. When we consulted a doctor he said that the disease is not so severe...
As far as the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis is considered please understand that it is an auto-immune disorder, whose treatment is not mentioned in principles in any treatment modalities. However, ayurveda along with panchakarma therapy (bio-purification) would certainly help the patient as this treatment will be at cellular level taking all the toxins away from the body at the same time bringing the inflammations also down from the body hence reducing the pain. The holistic approach is the best therefore to treat rheumatoid athritis. The best treatments for arthritis pt in panchakarma is abhyangam (massage with medicated oils) n medicated steam bath. This wud rejuvenate your body - improving your work efficiency and bettering your sleep. It will also strengthen your nerves and muscles. These procedures will take out the harmful toxins out of your body - cleansing your body. These procedures reduce the stiffness of the body and relax the whole body.
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I am 31 years old male.I am suffering from depression since 5 yrs please suggest sir.

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 be able to distinguish between disappointment and depression. Disappointment also brings on symptoms identical to depression but they are short lived. Were you disappointed in the near past? are you sure you are having depression disorder? have you been diagnosed by a clinical psychologist / psychiatrist? please post a private question to me with every detail. I will help you. I should know many things. Psychotherapy techniques should help you. Take care.
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I drank harpic (bathroom cleaner) to common suicide a few months ago. But I was saved by my parents. Now my voice is not clear. Its very husky. What might be the reasons and suggest me medicine to bring back my voice.

MBBS
General Physician, Patna
It may not be possible to regain your previous voice,as there must be some injury to your vocal cords
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My hubby have a drinking problem. How can I solve that problem?

MD-Psychiatry, MBBS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Certificate in Forensic Psychology
Psychiatrist,
Hello, thanks for the query. Simple answer; yes! you can help your husband get rid of drinking habit. For that he needs to be willing & with a combination of medications (like baclofen, disulfiram etc. Depending upon patient profile) & counselling techniques (known as motivational enhancement therapy), this habit can be taken care off. Revert back to know more. Good luck.
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I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please help me.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please ...
What you are going through is greaving. Loosing loved one is not easy to deal with emotionally. I am sorry for your loss. When you are greaving, your mind is continuously engaged in sad and disturbing thoughts and feeling of loss and perhaps guilt. When sadness over powers you it is difficult to feel any other feelings. Even feeling happy makes you feel guilty and uneasy. Slow but effective way to over cone sadness is to engage yourself in some neutral activities such as cleaning. Walking or readjng a light book. Once you try that for few days you may be ready for following things. There are few things I would like you to try. 1. When you feel sad. Feel the feeling of sadness fully. You may close your eyes and let that sadness flow through your mind and body. If tears flow let them flow. Cry it out. Feeling what you feel fully and totally is healing. Once you feel your sadness fully. You might feel the lightness in your heart. Feel that too and say out loud. How wonderful! and engage your mind remembering some good qualities and good times you spent with the person you are missing. 2. Regular simple breath awareness meditation also help manage your loss. 3. You may also l write daily 3 to 5 things you are grateful to every morning. These things could be as simple as having a bed to sleep and food to eat. Affirm what you write and add new thing in your list for 7 to10 days. If you are not feeling any change over next 2 weeks or if you lack motivation to initiate and maintain above activities hope this helps wishing you very best. Edit answer.
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I have headache and little bit backpain problem when I am getting stress and also getting anxiety at more times unwantedly I can not get rid of these ones and when I am tried to stop it creates even more problems what can I do I am doing exercises regularly tell me any suggestions.

MBBS
General Physician, Barpeta
I have headache and little bit backpain problem when I am getting stress and also getting anxiety at more times unwan...
Don't be tensed lybrate-user just try to avoid stress as you know this triggers your problem. Take tablet paracetamol 650 mg when you have headache. Be cool dude.
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I smoke 2 to 4 times a day. By that can my health may be affected? And how to quit cigarettes? Or is one or two cigarettes are also going to be treble for me?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Even one will affect health. Only by using strong will power and avoiding all situations where you feel like smoking, chewing tobacco or drinking or using drugs/ weed, avoiding friends who smoke and diverting mind by reading or chewing a gum, like NICORETTE and taking a walk when you crave for a smoke can all help. You can chew Nicorette gum which is nicotine replacement. There are medicines available. Which can be prescribed if asked personally Cigarette smoking is a leading preventable cause of mortality. It kills more than 60 lakh people worldwide every year. More than 50% of regular smokers would invariably die from tobacco-related illnesses which includes heart attack, cancer or asthmatic lung diseases. Best age to stop smoking is before 40 31st May is “World No Tobacco Day” Quitting smoking before the age of 40 is associated with larger decline in premature death than stopping it at a later date. Best age therefore to stop smoking is before 40. However, stopping smoking even after the age of 50 is still associated with lower risk of death as compared to those who continue to smoke. Even in smokers aged 80 years or more, quitting smoking appears to reduce some mortality.
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How to make him leave him drinking means he is 48 years and drinking daily. What's your advice? what should I do?

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Try giving tab berin, 100mg daily along with becosules, daily, and buprenorphine with naloxone. For further discussion consult me privately.
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Good morning Doctor, My spouse 44 years old , suffering with dementia last 2 years, it is severe, when in depression or during early morning, late evening, while bp low or down with nervousness, so that an object infront of her is not visible or recognisable and partner or child has to locate and guide her.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Indore
DEMENTIA IS NOT A DISEASE GENERALLY STARTING AT 44.ABOVE SYMPTOMS CAN BE BECAUSE OF PSEUDODEMENTIA OF DEPRESSION,OR REGRESSION DUE TO PSYCHOTIC PROCESS.SHE HAVE MENOPAUSAL AGE WHICH MAY BE CONTRIBUTING TO HER COGNITIVE SYMPTOMS. SEND SOME MORE SYMPTOMS RELATED TO FOOD INTAKE SLEEP MOOD AND THOUGHT TO GET PROPER GUIDENCE .BETTER CONSULT ONLY PSYCHIATRIST.YOU WILL BE REWARDED.
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How to decrease mental tensions effectively and easily to keep my pregnancy period safe.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
How to decrease mental tensions effectively and easily to keep my pregnancy period safe.
It's easy. Keep gut clean once a week by tarunikusumakar chooran 1 tsp at night with warm water. Eat light, satvic, non spicy food like daliya khichdi etc at leat once a day. Green veg. Do pranayam, meditate a bit daily. Walk for 30 minutes daily. Be happy.
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Hello sir/ma'am i'm 20 years old boy and I always have suicide dreams, its about 4 or 5 times in a week, is it good or bad for my health?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
No single therapeutic approach is suitable for all people considering suicide or suicidal tendencies. The most common ways to treat underlying illnesses associated with suicide are with medication, talk therapy or a combination of the two. Cognitive (talk therapy) and behavioral (changing behavior) therapies aim at relieving the despair of suicidal patients by showing them other solutions to their problems and new ways to think about themselves and their world. Behavioral methods, such as training in assertiveness, problem-solving, social skills, and muscle relaxation, may reduce depression, anxiety, and social ineptitude. Cognitive and behavioral homework assignments are planned in collaboration with the patient and explained as experiments that will be educational even if they fail. The therapist emphasizes that the patient is doing most of the work, because it is especially important for a person thinking about suicide not to see the therapist as necessary for their survival. Recent research strongly supports the use of medication to treat the underlying depression associated with suicide. Antidepressant medication acts on chemical pathways of the brain related to mood. There are many very effective antidepressants. The two most common types are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (ssris) and tricyclic antidepressants (tcas). Other new types of antidepressants (e. G. Alpha-2 antagonist, selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (snris) and aminoketones), and an older class, monoamine oxidase inhibitors (maois), are also prescribed by some doctors. Antidepressant medications are not habit-forming. Although some symptoms such as insomnia, often improve within a week or two, it may take three or four weeks before you feel better; the full benefit of medication may require six to eight weeks of treatment. Sometimes changes need to be made in dosage or medication type before improvements are noticed. It is usually recommended that medications be taken for at least four to nine months after the depressive symptoms have improved. People with chronic depression may need to stay on medication to prevent or lessen further episodes. People taking antidepressants should be monitored by a doctor who knows about treating clinical depression to ensure the best treatment with the fewest side effects. It is also very important that your doctor be informed about all other medicines that are taken, including vitamins and herbal supplements, in order to help avoid dangerous interactions. Alcohol or other drugs can interact negatively with antidepressant medication. Do not discontinue medication without discussing the decision with your doctor. Ask privately if you need more advice.
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