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Dr. Milind Joshi

Psychiatrist, Mumbai

Dr. Milind Joshi Psychiatrist, Mumbai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Milind Joshi is a trusted Psychiatrist in Santacruz West, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Milind Joshi personally at Sushma Clinic in Santacruz West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Milind Joshi and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Hi I wanna know one thing and that is I have been previously diagnosed with schizophrenia but in 2015 I have consulted to one doctor to whom my treatment was gone and he told me that now you are normal and from few days there is one problem is going and that is I have I laugh at silly things and sometimes I also laugh without any other reason so now I wanna know that .is it normal or not?

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Laughing without any appropriate reason for it is never normal. But instead of speculating things in general, it is advisable that you consult a psychiatrist nearby with your family member so as to have an objective evaluation of your complaints. You may contact me online for any further queries or assiatance.
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Quick tips to manage anger-outbursts

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Quick tips to manage anger-outbursts

Excessive anger and irritability are among the most common of health problems. These problems can damage marriages, school careers, work, and friendships. Fortunately, excessive anger can almost always be improved by at least 80% with expert treatment. There are many techniques that can help you cool down and keep your anger in check.

  • Focus on the physical sensations of anger. While it may seem counterintuitive, tuning into the way your body feels when you’re angry often lessens the emotional intensity of your anger.
  • Take some deep breaths. Deep, slow breathing helps counteract rising tension. The key is to breathe deeply from the abdomen, getting as much fresh air as possible into your lungs.
  • Exercise. A brisk walk around the block is a great idea. It releases pent-up energy so you can approach the situation with a cooler head.
  • Use your senses. Take advantage of the relaxing power of your sense of sight, smell, hearing, touch, and taste. You might try listening to music or picturing yourself in a favorite place.
  • Stretch or massage areas of tension. Roll your shoulders if you are tensing them, for example, or gently massage your neck and scalp.
  • Slowly count to ten. Focus on the counting to let your rational mind catch up with your feelings. If you still feel out of control by the time you reach ten, start counting again.
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I am lean Getting every variable right . I trained hard for 2 years but with minimal (1 kg) muscle gains. I had weight gainers , protien shakes, I lift heavy weights but of no use I got my eys on a post that said hyperthyroidism can be an underlying cause. DOC can use please tell me the symptoms or ,if not way to gain muscle and please tell me weather there is a correlation between smoking and muscle gains.Please tell.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Smoking can affect your appetite. Muscle gain is ideally attained with exercise and a proper diet. If you have hyperthyroidism, then you will have a problem gaining weight. Then there is the possibility that your level of metabolism is higher than normal due to many factors one of which is stress. So it is worth meeting with a counselor and talking about the stress and leading a more composed life.
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Hi sir. How r u. This is vishnu. I'm suffering from short term memory. please help 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 lybrate-user, welcome to lybrate. At your age, memory problems like amnesia, dementia or alzheimer's are not common. Many young people do complain having problems with memory. These problems are due to 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. You may contact a clinical psychologist or neurologist for memory test and further investigation. Take care.
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I am 58 years male .Due to business loss and financial problems I happened to have acute sleeping disorder which led to alcohol consumption. My head, hand's paws and wrist start torturing as if these organs were going to blast off . I cannot write the exact volume of agony when I close my eyes to sleep. please suggest the line of cure.

M.phil c linical psychology, MA counselling psychology
Psychologist, Gurgaon
Alcohol abuse is no solution to any proble. So first of all alcohol abuse needs to be stopped. Along with this other associted problems need to be handled.
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I had lot of stress and blood pressure dropped suddenly and was unconcious for 2-3 minutes. Felt chest pain. Some of the tests related to heart. Hscrp is very high. High sensitive c - reactive protein (hscrp) nephelometry - 5.58 mg/l total cholesterol photometry - 137 mg/dl hdl cholesterol - direct photometry - 31 mg/dl ldl cholesterol - direct photometry - 92 mg/dl triglycerides photometry - 65 mg/dl tc/ hdl cholesterol ratio calculated - 4.4 ratio ldl / hdl ratio calculated - 3 ratio vldl cholesterol calculated - 13 mg/dl non-hdl cholesterol calculated - 105.7 mg/dl I am non-smoker and do brisk walking of 2-3 km sometimes average 4 times a week.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
High triglycerides and cholesterol can cause atherosclerotic heart disease or narrowed coronary arteries in the heart can cause the symptoms of angina, when theheart muscle is not provided with enough oxygen to function. Decreased blood supply to the brain may be due to narrowed small arteries in the brain or because the larger carotidarteries in the neck may become blocked. This can result in a transient ischmic attack or stroke. Peripheral artery disease describes gradual narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs. During exercise , if the legs do not get enough blood supply, they can develop pain , called claudication . Other arteries in the body may also be affected by plaque buildup causing them to narrow, including the mesenteric arteries to the intestine and the renal arteries to the kidney. Change life style .do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily, do any one physically activity daily i.e.play any game., Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress,take plenty of water in day time. And 1 glass of water before bed at night. use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain. Garlic,. Cod liver oil. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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I have not slept since 3 days including today. Its already 2: 40 am. Im oftenly depressed meanwhile from the last week. Sometimes I do not even know what I am doing or where am I.I can not bear this stress anymore. Please help me!

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Loss of interest, decreased concentration and attention, feeling low and disturbed sleep or appetite are some of the signs of depression. Consult a psychiatrist who will assess you in detail. If you are feeling suicidal or hopeless, seek professional help immediately. Try some relaxation techniques like yoga, meditation and deep breathing. Indulge in hobbies. Spend time with people close to you.
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Hi sir/madam, My parents are searching of my woudby.This person is so innocent. And ask the qustions and give answers only. But no own thinking. So how is my marraige life with this person. Please tell me sir/madam

M.B.B.S., F.I.C.A. (USA), P.G.D.I.H, F.C.G.P., D.C.A.H
Psychiatrist, Vadodara
Marry the person only if u like him and don't plan to correct him later after marriage. He is self absorbed and If u like someone outspoken then he is not ur guy.
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Not getting regular periods. Having more stress. Intaking tablets. And planning to take ovarian syrup and ferikind suspension tonics. Is there any harm of taking those tonics? What have to do for getting regular periods?

BHMS
Homeopath, Bangalore
You can try homoeopathic medicnes for irregular treatments. It is side effect free and very much curable. Please do a scan to rule out pcod and do blood test to check for thyroid issue. Revert back for further details.
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I am unable to concentrate on anything like if I start reading a book I can for more then 10 minutes. moreover many thoughts of my person life arises up which are irrelevant too. And this has just started from 4-5 months.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
CONCENTRATION TIPS Here’s some tips to get into a state of deep concentration where work / or studies flow easily so that you can do well in examinations/ and or do your work well. 1) Cut Off the Noise Getting into a state of concentration can take at least fifteen minutes. If you are getting distracted every five, you can’t possibly focus entirely on your work. Request that people don’t interrupt you when working on a big project. If you are required to answer phones and drop-in’s immediately, schedule work when the office is less busy. 2) Structure Your Environment The place you work can have an impact on your ability to focus. Try to locate yourself so you are facing potential distractions such as doors, phones or windows. This way you can take a glance to assess sounds that would otherwise break your focus. 3) Clarify Objectives Know what your goal is clearly before you start. If you aren’t sure what the end result is, the confusion will make it impossible to focus. 4) Divide Blobs. If you have a large project that needs work, clearly identify a path that you will use to get started working on it. If the sequence of actions isn’t obvious, it will be difficult to concentrate. Taking a few minutes to plan not only your end result, but the order you will complete any steps, can save hours in wasted thinking. 5) Know the Rules Get clear on what the guidelines are for the task ahead. What level of quality do you need? What standards do you need to follow? What constraints are there? If the rules aren’t clear from the outset, you will slip out of concentration as you ponder them later. 6) Set a Deadline Deadlines have both advantages and disadvantages when trying to force concentration. A deadline can make it easier to forget the non-essential and speed up your working time. If you give yourself only an hour to design a logo, you will keep it simple and avoid fiddling with extravagant designs. Time limits have disadvantages when they cause you to worry about the time you have left instead of the task itself. 7) Break down Roadblocks Roadblocks occur whenever you hit a tricky problem in your work. This can happen when you run out of ideas or your focus wavers. Break down roadblocks by brainstorming or planning on a piece of paper. Writing out your thought processes can keep you focused even if you might become frustrated. 8) Isolate Yourself Become a hermit and stay away from other people if you want to get work done. Unless your work is based on other people they will only break your focus. Create a private space and refuse to talk to anyone until your work is finished. Put a sign on your door to steer away drop-ins and don’t answer your phone. 9) Healthy Body, Sharper Mind What you put into your body affects the way you concentrate. Nobody would expect peak performance if they showed up drunk to work. But if you allow yourself to get chronic sleep deprivation, overuse stimulants like caffeine or eat dense, fatty foods your concentration will suffer. Try to cut out one of your unhealthy habits for just thirty days to see if there is a difference in your energy levels. I’ve found even small steps can create dramatic changes in my ability to focus. 10) Be Patient Before I write an article, I often sit at my desk for a fifteen or twenty minutes before I put finger on the keyboard. During this time I feel a strong urge to leave or do something else. But I know that if I am patient, I’ll stumble upon an idea to write about and enter a state of flow. Without a little patience, you can’t take advantage of flow when it rushed through you. If you need strong concentration I recommend periods of 90-120 minutes. Any less than that and you will waste too much time getting started before the flow can continue. More than this is possible to sustain focus, but you will probably benefit from a quick break. These are the general guidelines for concentration, studying well or doing your job. Regards.
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I become sleepless after a break up with my gf. She said me that you never expect me" as I said her some tough sentence. Sir pls help me from this pain.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
You are going through grief, which is normal after break up from loved. Time is the healer for the emotional and behavioral changes, however if your depression is severe enough to affect you in a significant manner, kindly consult a psychiatrist for short term antidepressant medication, depending on the complaints.
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Hello sir, How can I increase my memory? I forget things after sometime, so please suggest 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, memory and mind power consists of understanding, storage and recollection of information you learn. Understanding depends on concentration. The more creative you are on doing tasks or reading, the more you understand. Storage and recollection depends on your understanding and how well you review what you have learned. Repetition and review of material learned and other tasks provides easy recollection. You can improve your concentration and total brain power with the help of green leafy vegetables, exercise, creative activities, number puzzles like sudoku etc. Hard work is the key to learning and recollection. I can provide you more tips. Take care.
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I have the disease of social anxiety. So I am taking anti anxietic medicine after consulting a psychologist. My question is how long should I continue these medicine. I am now better than before. Is there any dangerous side affect of these medicine?

MD - Psychiatry, BHMS
Homeopath, Amravati
try to find out reason for social anxiety and deal with it you will not need medication then for lifetime
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My dad was having nerve blockage. He was on catheter. So he had cervical laminectomy four months ago. Catheter got removed. He is also on antidepressants and antianxiety from 3 months. Now from a weak he has noticed that penis is shrinking (or decreasing in size). What is the reason? Is it spine related or psychiatric or any other uro problem?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Penis size will never shrink due to psychiatric reasons or medications, its never supply may have dimished to show some atrophy could have occured, or it could be his imagination. Consult and get him treated in liasion with a urologist and psychiatrist. All the best.
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I do not have that much volume in my body please prefer me how can I build a good amount of volume as I am doing gym evry day. But I smoke cigrate if this effects please tell 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 lybrate user. I can understand. You must quit smoking immediately. Gymnasium exercises and smoking never go hand in hand. Please quit smoking. Regarding your building of muscles, you have to make a chart of food you take and then consult me again. You may have to alter your diet so that you get all the required nutrients. Also let me know for how many hours you exercise in gym, and what types of exercises you do and how many times. Take care.
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How should we consume nicotex chewngum to get rid of addiction of cigrate? And if you are having any other substitute for the same to get rid off it will be appreciable on your part. Thank You.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Yu can chew it when feeling like smoking and meditation and yoga will also help . Nikorette is a substitute
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I am 26 year old I have a Stammering problem from long year. I am getting fail because of that problem. I want to get solution for my problem.

D.H.L.S, B.A.S.L.P, M.A, B.Ed .SE . ( H.I )
Speech Therapist, Delhi
Advice:-properly stammering assessment by qualified speech therapist small and long sentence exercise continue reading and speaking slow speed exercise aa, oo, uu sound in prolongation exercise Breathing exercise by different types exercise regularly Recommend speech therapy by qualified speech therapist 100% solve Stammering problem solve definitely.
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I am not able to judge myself what I am going through. I can't stop thoughts racing all over in my mind specially for my life. I become optimism as well as pessimism at the same time. I usually tend to behave in front of everyone like everything is ok but unfortunately whenever I stay alone I can't stop crying pathetically and even sometimes laugh at the jokes on which no one even gives reaction and again I am the only one who become like a foolish person ever. I become so much talkative and want to discuss on any topic with anyone to stay out of stress but no one is able to get awkward behaviour. I had sleepless nights from last three years but 2016 was worst of all. Effects on my health are ridiculous. I don't know how but whenever I got anxiety attacks I guess or whenever I cried a lot feeling lost and without any hope I suffered from constipation a lot. I start drinking excessive of water or eating a lot whenever facing any kind of fear. This year due to constipation and my other health effects like feeling tired always or oversleeping the attendance also became very less. Even I have a very bad habit of biting skin at the side of the nails while thinking curiously about some or the other thing or being nervous at most of the times and specially whenever I study. I want to get rid of all this nonsense. Cannot lead my life like this further anymore.

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (UWS, Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Hi, Thanks for writing in, welcome to the forum. I think there is an underlying current of mood instability. This could be seen in a variety of conditions including personality styles like borderline personality and in more severe forms, in bipolar disorders. It seems that your problems are mostly in the personality domain but it is very difficult to make an accurate statement without seeing you. I suggest that you should meet a psychiatrist at the earliest and get a proper evaluation done so that the problem can be sorted out. Do not worry! People have much worser problems than this and get better. I am quite confident that with appropriate help you will get better. Take care!
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My brother is suffering from schziophenia, he is 47 years. Biggest challenge is on regular medication and keeping a check that he is having medicine. It becomes very diff and he skips and relapse happens. Can you please suggest medication where the frequency is very less, which is easy to monitor.

MD- PSYCHIATRIST
Psychiatrist, Jamshedpur
There are injections available which is administered once in a month and medications available which can be administered once in a week, for which you should be in touch with a psychiatrist privately.
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