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Dr. Ketan Vaidya

Psychiatrist, Mumbai

600 at clinic
Dr. Ketan Vaidya Psychiatrist, Mumbai
600 at clinic
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Dr. Ketan Vaidya is a popular Psychiatrist in Goregaon East, Mumbai. He is currently associated with Dr. Vaidya S Diagnostic Centre & Happy Solutions Clinic in Goregaon East, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ketan Vaidya on Lybrate.com.

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Hi I am a 25 years old gal and I hav some memory problem I forget lessons suffer a small but big prblm.

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, At your age, Memory problems like amnesia are not common. Many young people are having problems with memory. These problems are either they are too busy or due to anxiety and stress. Busy people use organizers or employ a personal assistant because they can't remember every task. You need to understand this. If you still say, you are having memory problems, we need to check your memory using memory test. If you want more of my help in this regard, please contact me. Take care.
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Hello Madam/Sir,, I am Priya. My problem is my hair was very thick but now its so thin that anyone can see my scalp. I am 28 and I am so tensed because of this. I do not have thyroid problem. Whenever I consult doctors, they do check for thyroid and give vitamin B and calcium. After using months also, no change, so I stopped of consuming those tabs. Kindly suggest me what I should do?

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda, Satara
Hello Madam/Sir,, I am Priya. My problem is my hair was very thick but now its so thin that anyone can see my scalp. ...
Hi apply mixture of onion and lemon juice on the scalp, @take 200 ml of fresh buttermilk after meals, @take 30-40 black currants and 1 tsf of jaggery during meals, @take fresh juice of beet or pomegranate in morning instead of breakfast, @take 20 ml of bhrungarajasava and 2 tablets of raktastambhak vati after meals, @use vatajatadi taila and rootz shampoo, do all these things for 30 days it gives you good result thanks.
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I have been suffering for last 15 days with a tongue ulcer and treating with homeopathy medicine. Doctor told nothing to be worried. I do smoke. After 15 days also it is not come down. Please guide me.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Dhamtari
An ulcer lasting that long may be misdiagnosed, insist on getting a tissue biopsy done. Meanwhile keep the mouth clean. Swish & spit with warm salt-water after meals, till suggested otherwise.
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I'm mbbs student. While studying I can't able to focus, I get disturbed very fast.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate user, welcome to lybrate. 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. If the task is boring, it is natural that that person will sleep or feel sleepy. 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 search internet for" effective learning" techniques. Anyhow, there is nothing to worry. Most of the psychological problems can be cured with scientific therapy methods. Take care.
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I am 27 year old now. I don' t hava a proper job nor good friends. I always feel lonely and frustrated in my life and it' s effecting very much in my small family. I' m controlling all my negativity things of my life. Please suggest me to live a normal life.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Controlling the negativity is not the solution: go and face the world. Find a better job, make new friends, and socialize a lot. These things will get you out of your state, of what seems like, a depression. You need to lead an active life anyway and strengthen yourself to face the difficulties that life shoves on you, regularly. Negativity is there all the time for all the people. You have not been specially chosen to be troubled by it. If others can cope, you can too. Don? T believe in the negative: be positive. In fact I suggest the following to you always: be respectful, be responsible, and be functional.
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I give up smoking from last 6 days now I am feeling very tired what should I do now?

dpm,dnb
Psychiatrist, Noida
U will have these withdrawal symptoms you should have met a psychiatrist before leaving. Take nichochew gum 4 times a day.
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The best way to advice my son aged 25 to stop smoking while in company of friends.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, smoking is injurious for health, u, should know, why? **it, blocks & damages your air pipe, including lungs. Causing lungs cancer, copd, diminishing its capacity to retain oxygen. * it, increases cholesterol level, threatening to heart. Not only that, people around u, will be sufferer of the same punishment for no fault of their. U, being the, victim of breathing disorder, asthma, gastric disorder, diseases of eyes, palpitation of heart with anaemia. Lack of concentration. Irritation with anguish temprament. Loss of weight, insomnia, will ruin d future of yours as well as your spouse & children. * it's advisable to get rid of this killing agent, as soon as possible for the betterment of entire family & your near & dears *tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins to hydrate yourself. *don't skip your meal, it should b easily digestible on time. *go for meditation to reduce your stress and to inhale plenty of oxygen to restore the flexibility of lungs to increase its tidal value to nourish the whole body of yours. *tk, apples, carrots, cheese, almonds, walnuts, spinach, papaya, banana, milk, fish, chicken soup. *tk homoeo medicine, gentle. & rapid in action with no adverse effect, thereof. @ nux vom 30-6 pills, thrice a day. @ caladeum 20-6 pills, thrice a day. *avoid, caffiene, alcohol, junkfood. Stay fit & healthy.
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I am 23 I smoke heavily now I can not even run 100m I want to quit smoking and also want to better way to get my lungs smoke free naturally and speedily please help.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Quit smoking. Develop determination to quit. Can join a quit smoking programme. Do deep breathing exercise.
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He is studying engineering, he has problem with memory power and concentration, so what is the solution and how to boost the memory power?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You will benefit from these suggestions if you follow them meticulously. Meet with a counselor who will help you deal with the issues of youth and many problems will get resolved. Your age is a major factor in this problem of memory loss and what seems like a weak mind. I suspect that the adolescent issues with regard to hormones may be affecting your ability to concentrate and remember. When the hormones play up, it lasts for a period of close to two years and during that time you could be influenced by three signs directly impacted by the chemical: you will tend to become aggressive and rebellious, you will become sexually active, and you will have acne and pimple problems. The hormonal imbalances may not only impact your memory because of the chemical but also bring some 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. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid junk food.
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CCMTD, CCEBDM, C.Diabetology, American Diabetes Association, DOMS, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
We all know smoking cigarettes is bad for health but for people with Diabetes, there are even more risks.

"Lung diseases caused by smoking. If you have asthma, tobacco smoke can trigger an attack or make an attack worse. Smokers are 12 to 13 times more likely to die from COPD (long term lung disease Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease) than nonsmokers.”

Smoking puts you at risk for developing many cancers including Lung cancer.

Smoking makes it more difficult to control your blood sugar. And the reason is the NICOTINE.

Nicotine raises levels of hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) by as much as 34%.

HbA1c is a blood test performed generally every 3 months which indicates overall blood sugar control during the previous 3 months. 

Non-Diabetics are increasing their risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes by smoking, for the exact same reasons.nicotine elevates blood sugar levels.

Nicotine replacement products such as patches and nicotine-containing electronic cigarettes, aren’t a safe option as well. ‘Because they still contain nicotine, these products are just as likely to boost A1c levels as cigarettes are.'”

“In order to minimize your chances of developing Diabetes or Diabetic complications, you need to quit smoking,”

Have you successfully quit smoking? What was your personally approach for success? You can share your idea to help others as well.

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There is some kind of pain in my food pipe. When I swallow something, I feel pain.

DNB (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Amravati
There is some kind of pain in my food pipe. When I swallow something, I feel pain.
Pain in your food pipe that is esophagus could be because of ulcers or acidity. Take cold milk, avoid spicy food. If it persist then go to yourself physician.
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Hello doctors, I'm a science student in 12th now. I had a gf, but unfortunately she is no more. But I am suffering from a strange problem, my mind is not listening me. My mind always will To have sex, even to the girls I respect and don't wanna lose from a good relationship. What should I do?

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Hello doctors, I'm a science student in 12th now. I had a gf, but unfortunately she is no more. But I am suffering fr...
Hi lybrate-user, You need to control your mind and not let your thoughts disturb you. Practice Mindful Breathing The primary goal of mindful breathing is simply a calm, non judging awareness, allowing thoughts and feelings to come and go without getting caught up in them. Sit comfortably, with your eyes closed and your spine reasonably straight. Bring your attention to your breathing. Imagine that you have a balloon in your tummy. Every time you breathe in, the balloon inflates. Each time you breathe out, the balloon deflates. Notice the sensations in your abdomen as the balloon inflates and deflates. Your abdomen rising with the in-breath, and falling with the out-breath. Thoughts will come into your mind, and that’s okay, because that’s just what the human mind does. Simply notice those thoughts, then bring your attention back to your breathing. Likewise, you can notice sounds, physical feelings, and emotions, and again, just bring your attention back to your breathing. You don’t have to follow those thoughts or feelings, don’t judge yourself for having them, or analyse them in any way. It’s okay for the thoughts to be there. Just notice those thoughts, and let them drift on by, bringing your attention back to your breathing. Whenever you notice that your attention has drifted off and is becoming caught up in thoughts or feelings, simply note that the attention has drifted, and then gently bring the attention back to your breathing. It's okay and natural for thoughts to enter into your awareness, and for your attention to follow them. No matter how many times this happens, just keep bringing your attention back to your breathing.
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MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Smoking is responsible for many avoidable diseases and cause of avoidable death.The addiction to smoking is worse than heroin . A person consuming/possesing heroin is charged under narcotic act.But for smoking ,no such laws.

What are the bad effects of smoking on lungs? how will cancer developed on smoking?

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Smoking most commonly leads to diseases affecting the heart and lungs and will most commonly affect areas such as hands or feet with first signs of smoking related health issues showing up as numbness, with smoking being a major risk factor for heart attacks, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd), emphysema, and cancer, particularly lung cancer, cancers of the larynx and mouth, and pancreatic cancer.overall life expectancy is also reduced in long term smokers, with estimates ranging from 10 to 17. 9. years fewer than nonsmokers about one half of long term male smokers will die of illness due to smoking. the association of smoking with lung cancer is strongest, both in the public perception and etiologically. Among male smokers, the lifetime risk of developing lung cancer is 17.2%; among female smokers, the risk is 11.6%. This risk is significantly lower in nonsmokers: 1.3% in men and 1.4% in women.historically, lung cancer was considered to be a rare disease prior to world war I and was perceived as something most physicians would never see during their career. With the postwar rise in popularity of cigarette smoking came a virtual epidemic of lung cancer.a person's increased risk of contracting disease is directly proportional to the length of time that a person continues to smoke as well as the amount smoked. However, if someone stops smoking, then these chances gradually decrease as the damage to their body is repaired. A year after quitting, the risk of contracting heart disease is half that of a continuing smoker.The health risks of smoking are not uniform across all smokers. Risks vary according to amount of tobacco smoked, with those who smoke more at greater risk. Smoking so-called" light" cigarettes does not reduce the risk.
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I get tired after the class and college I am stressed because of this. What should I do for relaxation and study well. I also can't remember the answer of the questions. please help me.

BDS, Certification in hypnotherapy, Certification in N.L.P, Certification in Gene and behavior, Psychology at Work
Psychologist, Gurgaon
I get tired after the class and college I am stressed because of this. What should I do for relaxation and study well...
Take a short walk in between the classes. Also when you are studying, take short breaks after an hour or so. At times take a walk or 5-10 minutes nap! When studying .FEEL the lines with your finger while reading and read it aloud. This will help in retention as other senses are involved too.
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I am suffering from heavy flum in chest since 3 months I am a regular smoker hoping a better treatment.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1.Do a complete blood examination like CBC, ESR, Mantoux test, X ray chest, Sputum examination for AFB. 2.Consult Chest physician with report. 3.Do warm saline gurgling 3-4 times daily, 4.Avoid smoking if you smoke. 5.Consult me for further advice
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Hi Sir I use to gym. Before 2-3 days I said to my sister to boil chole and rajma for me. I have said that but she did not Boil I angry at her. I think that my family does not support me. I always demotivated by my father. I think they all are opposite side to me. Many times my father have said nikal ja sale ghar se me tughe bedhakal Kar Dunga. By thinking this sentence I'm my mind I feel that I am living in this house like a DOG WHO has no no respect. I have my self respect I can't bear it anymore. It is usually done with me I can't live In this house. I want to left this house. Give me right way please.

Fellow,European Committee of Sexual Medicine, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, M.B.,B.S
Sexologist, Jaipur
Dear lybrate-user, You are over reacting to some thing very petty. If keep on getting angry with others, it will not helpTalk to your mother and request her to convey to your father that you get hurt with what he says You need to learn to be respectful even when things are not going your way. Going away from home just like that would be disastrous Try to focus on studies as much as possible because your education if your best friend.
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I always imagine that I would be film star or a cricketer hitting only sixes in a stadiam and all are watching me. Sometimes I just imagine an extraordinary personality that I can never be in real life for showing my ability that is not in me really. People say that I smiles while walking on the road. I smiles really anywhere while imagining. Is it a mental disease? Am I going to be mad? Please help me.

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
I always imagine that I would be film star or a cricketer hitting only sixes in a stadiam and all are watching me. So...
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops. Try to buy original medicines. Mix 3 drops of Crab apple.+ 3 drops of Agrimony + 3 drops of white chestnut . Mix these with 100 ml water and drink it every morning and night.(same dose) on empty stomach. If problem continues consult me online.
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Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
Maintain a daily record of your positive and negative thoughts, emotions. After a period of time, you will discover a pattern which will help you to identify and correct your negativity by replacing it with positivity.
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I quite alcohol & tobacco from about 1year, and from last 6 months I feel heavy body, what could be the reason and what should I do? I'm 26 year old & diabetic.

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 quite alcohol & tobacco from about 1year, and from last 6 months I feel heavy body, what could be the reason and wh...
Please do not worry. You left smoking before 6 months. Therefore, the present problem do not have any connection with quitting smoking. Diabetics could be one reason. Please consult your diabetologist. Take care.
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