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Dr. Milan Balakrishnan

Psychiatrist, Mumbai

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Dr. Milan Balakrishnan Psychiatrist, Mumbai
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I'm a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care.
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Dr. Milan Balakrishnan is an experienced Psychiatrist in Parel, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Milan Balakrishnan personally at Mindcares Clinic in Parel, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Milan Balakrishnan on Lybrate.com.

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How to leave smoking.

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For smoking, you take sauna bath for 5 days, this will release your nicotine level from body, so the craving for smoking will reduce.

My work is in lab tecnician but my porblen last 6 month mamery loss in small small time. Exmple if i am going swarget but I goes to the shivajinagar.

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Dear, thanks for sharing your problem. I will try to help you. Look, in your case it appears that your mind remains pre-occupied with some thoughts and as a result you often can not pay attention to desired events, tasks. These thoughts may be worries, apprehension or mind pleasing. Such a thing can happen with any body. If you remember that you forget, it means your memory is ok, your mind seems to be elsewhere for the time. You may be stressed/ depressed and may be thinking about past/present/future excessively. If so, you need a psychiatric consultation to rule out anxiety/ stress.
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My daughter was depressed, she was prescribed fluoxetine. It has to be taken with vitamin supplement? Which vitamin has to be taken? Is this drug effective against psychotic depression also?

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My daughter was depressed, she was prescribed fluoxetine. It has to be taken with vitamin supplement? Which vitamin h...
It is not mandatory to take vitamin supplements with fluoxetine. It is helpful in all types of depression but in psychotic depression it is advisable to use it along with some atypical dopamine antagonists. For more details or queries you may consult me online.

Can i chew nicotex 4mg chewing gum 5per day after 1 stent implant for quite smoking

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For quitting smoking, I wish to know if youre smoking now. If so stop it right away. It is strongly advised you should not smoke as risk of clot is going to be there. What medication you are on? If not reduce Nicotex to 0 from 5 tapering or in one go.
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I want to lose my health? Please give me valuable tips. How can mentally free also give information?

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I want to lose my health? Please give me valuable tips. How can mentally free also give information?
Thanks for the query. There’s no overnight fix when it comes to healthy weight loss, but you can adjust your lifestyle to promote quick, natural weight loss for the benefit of your health and your appearance. Successful, long-term weight management needs to focus on more than the food you eat and the pounds you lose. It needs to focus on your overall health. Reshape your body and your lifestyle by adopting healthy habits and breaking unhealthy ones. Replace all processed foods in your diet with vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low-fat dairy, lean meats, eggs, legumes, nuts, seeds and seafood. Focus on the variety of whole, unprocessed foods you can eat instead of dwelling on the junk food you eliminated from your diet. Eat smaller portions at every meal and avoid going back for seconds. Take a smaller scoop of rice,  half of a piece of chicken instead of a whole piece and one less egg in your morning omelet, for example. Make time for breakfast every morning. Eating breakfast helps prevent overeating and is a habit of people who successfully lose weight. Pack to-go meals instead of eating convenience foods when you’re not home. Store foods like chopped fruits and vegetables or cooked grains, legumes, eggs and meats in your refrigerator so you always have something to grab when you’re in a rush. Buy fresh vegetables and fruits from the grocery store if you forget to bring healthful food from home. When you can’t avoid dining at a restaurant, opt for a salad as a starter, and always ask for the dressing on the side. Clear soups, lean meats, seafood and grain-based dishes like roti, whole grain bread are other good choices. Exercise for 30 to 60 minutes at least three times per week to build muscle and burn more calories. Pilates, strength training, aerobics, swimming, dancing and yoga or a sport like football are ideal choices. If you’re new to exercising, start with brisk walking and jogging. Adopt physically demanding hobbies like bicycling, hiking, jogging, power walking to promote faster weight loss. If you don’t have time for new hobbies, increase your physical activity with things like walking the dog, playing with the kids or jogging instead of driving to a nearby store or taking the stairs instead of the elevator.

Hi I m 30year old male, mujhe anxiety ki prob ho rahi hai, last 2 months se, jiski wjah se mujhe breathing prob ho jati hai, me kahi bhar nai jata, akele rehne me bhi dar lagta hai, mujhe high BP ki prob hyi thi, ab waise BP to normal hai bt eh fear and anxiety tab se hi ho gyi, pls help me.

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Hi I m 30year old male,  mujhe anxiety ki prob ho rahi hai,  last 2 months se,  jiski wjah se mujhe breathing prob ho...
Dear , anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. These feelings may cause physical symptoms, such as a racing heart and shakiness. There are a number of anxiety disorders: including generalized anxiety disorder, a specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, and panic disorder among others. While each has its own characteristics and symptoms, they all include symptoms of anxiety. I need to know more about your anxiety so that I will be able to diagnose it properly and provide you tips to overcome and manage your anxiety. Take care.

I am taking lithium carbonate 300 mg for bipolar disorder currently I am started with fluoxetine 20 mg for OCD. Now feeling pounding of heart. Can I take lorazepam to reduce these symptoms?

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I am taking lithium carbonate 300 mg for bipolar disorder currently I am started with fluoxetine 20 mg for OCD. Now f...
Hii, Happy for you that you are under treatment for OCD. Just want to say you that don't take any medicine by your own. You need to consult with your previous psychiatrist because he knows your symptoms very well .I think do follow up with the Dr. & ask him. That will help you definitely. Thank you, have a nice day.

I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keep g to myself all the time and always pain in my head please help me.

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I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keep g to myself all the time and alway...
Your loss is understandable. However you feelings of depressed have stayed too long to recover. If you have been feeling sad and depressed for so long with an apparent decrease n your over all functioning there is practically no doubt that you have a depressive disorder that needs treatment.

I am 37 years old, female and I lost my 6 years old son two months back. I feel everything is over and don' t feel like living. Can you suggest me some remedy ?

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Take kali phos 6x / 6 tabs 3 times / 3 weeks. Mix with people and do social work. You loved your son. Love the children who do not have mom. Then your sorrow will be erased out.
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How can I get rid of stress, strain and pressure that had been repeatedly creating a problem for my mind.

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How can I get rid of stress, strain and pressure that had been repeatedly creating a problem for my mind.
Dear Samboj, Welcome to lybrate. Stress is simply a reaction to a stimulus that disturbs our physical or mental equilibrium. In other words, it's an omnipresent part of life. A stressful event can trigger the “fight-or-flight” response, causing hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol to surge through the body. A little bit of stress, known as “acute stress,” can be exciting—it keeps us active and alert. But long-term, or “chronic stress,” can have detrimental effects on health. You may not be able to control the stressors in your world, but you can alter your reaction to them. Physical exercise, creative activities, deep breathing, being away from the situation for sometime etc can help you tackle the stress. I need to know, what are the causes with which you are stressed? Once you know the reason, you will be able to adjust with it with some psycho therapy methods. Please let me know the details. Take care.

My brother is having a stammering problem from his childhood. Now,he is 25 years old and is a doctor. But that problem is not gone. We have shown him to the ENT doctors and they have concluded that there is no defect in his throat. That problem has taken a mental illness and he is under total depression and not ready to do further studies and always remains in angry mood. We have also shown him to the speech therapists but it is of no use for his problem. How can his problem be tackled efficiently and effectively?

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Stammering could have neurological, medical or psychological causal factors. Consult a neurologist first and get all investigations if it is a neurological problem. Sometimes, due to anxiety also people have trouble like this and stammering is the result. For psychological reason, consult a clinical psychologist who may use behavior therapy principles in its treatment management. Lastly, I would also like to tell you sometimes due to such problems, people develop depression and stress as they have difficulty in normal conversation and they feel frustrated. So dealing with frustration is also important point to be kept in mind in their treatment option.
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I am 30 years old mother. Due to some matrimonial problem I am mentally harassed touch. Now mind sometimes goes out of control.

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I am 30 years old mother. Due to some matrimonial problem I am mentally harassed touch. Now mind sometimes goes out o...
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops. Try to buy original medicines. Mix 3 drops of mimulus + 3 drops of cherry plum + 3 drops of white chestnut + 3 drops of aspen. Mix these with 100 ml water and drink it every morning and night.
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I am a 48 year old male and having anxiety since almost 6 months due to recession. I have pain at the opening of stomach after I have my food. Also, I suffer from migraine quite often now. Earlier I had taken medicine for Depression for one month. Doctor prescribed me Stablon (1 OD)

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I am a 48 year old male and having anxiety since almost 6 months due to recession. I have pain at the opening of stom...
Anxiety is also like Depression, if you meet your psychiatrist and take treatment the symptoms which you are experiencing will disappear. All the best

Me and my wife is having lots of misunderstandings. and she approached police too her family also listening to her only didn't even approached me. Police people called me twice to council. and my wife is at her mom's home for last two months til date. Now I'm trying to contact her still she is ignoring me. Please advise.

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Take the help of some family members or common friends and resolve the issues. Everything is possible through dialogue. But certain caution needs to be exercised during this dialogue- do not begin with blaming. In a relationship both parties may fail to fulfill other's expectations. You may have some complaints, so will she - this is never ending. For a marriage to work you will both have to let go of the past and start afresh.
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Was diagnosed with bipolar type two by Dr. and prescribed lametec 100x2 daily. I have been taking regularly diluted the last 3 years and no problem. I just want to know whether to continue. Dr. had said would have to take it for 5 years to life but I am concerned about side effects of long term use.

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Was diagnosed with bipolar type two by Dr.  and prescribed lametec 100x2 daily. I have been taking regularly diluted ...
The doctor seems to be in the right direction, do as he says and attend regular follow up and blood tests as advised. Not all people develop side effects to medicines, 1 medicine might have 20-50 side effects, only if you develop it would be a concern.
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Is there any other possible cure for herniated disc except operation when the patient has started losing power in one leg while other leg is having radiative pain.

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Is there any other possible cure for herniated disc except operation when the patient has started losing power in one...
if the disc is large then you would require decompression for the symptoms u have described. otherwise the power may not recover completely.
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I am start talking myself from some weeks. I feel that no meanings of what I talk. Is this any depression symptoms or any other disease. Thanks.

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I am start talking myself from some weeks. I feel that no meanings of what I talk. Is this any depression symptoms or...
This is not sounding like a good situation. I will not name the possible condition but it is better if a doctor does it after checking for a lot of other symptoms. Without wasting another moment, you need to meet with a psychiatrist, immediately. You do not give more details but what you say is enough to get concerned. You are very close to a tipping point and delay will only make you cross this point into a permanent condition. If treated early, you can arrest this development and live a good life. Now when you seek medical intervention, please, please also seek some counseling, simultaneously. That combination is the best for recovery. You probably have had this condition for some time and you are fortunate that it has not worsened into a severe state. Rush now and attend to yourself, pronto.
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I lost somebody close last two year so I am very depressive you are request to remove my problem.

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I lost somebody close last two year so I am very depressive you are request to remove my problem.
Be informed that you can't get someone you lost. Accept the situation and cherish good memories for your lifetime. It's a bereavement you will have to go through. Cry out your depression.
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From last few days. I forgot some point which I discussed with others. What should i do?

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7 Lifestyle-Based Ways to Improve Your Memory Eat Right. The foods you eat – and don't eat – play a crucial role in your memory.. Exercise.. Stop Multitasking.. Get a Good Night's Sleep.. Play Brain Games.. Master a New Skill.. Try Mnemonic Devices. Strategies for Remembering 1. Become interested in what you're learning 2. Find a way to leverage your memory 3’ create a mental memory tree 4. Associate what you're trying to learn with what you already know 5. When reading for retention, summarize each paragraph in the margin. 6. Do most of your studying in the afternoon 7. Get adequate sleep to consolidate and retain memories.
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