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Dr. Mithila Desai

Psychologist, Mumbai

500 at clinic
Dr. Mithila Desai Psychologist, Mumbai
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I am suffering from depression and mental problem. I have also faced a problem of migraines how can I prevent this disease?

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Hi take pranacharya no tens capsule 1_1 twice a day...1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep...take shirshooladi vajra ras twice a day with honey....avoid tea and coffee
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Symptoms of clinical depression

M.Sc Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, P.G.Diploma in pachakarma, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Jaipur
Symptoms of clinical depression
Symptoms of clinical depression-

The symptoms of depression can be complex and vary widely between people. But as a general rule, if you are depressed, you feel sad, hopeless and lose interest in things you used to enjoy.
The symptoms persist for weeks or months and are bad enough to interfere with your work, social life and family life.
There are many other symptoms of depression and you're unlikely to have every one listed below.

1) Psychological symptoms include:-
# continuous low mood or sadness
# feeling hopeless and helpless
# having low self-esteem
# feeling tearful
# feeling guilt-ridden
# feeling irritable and intolerant of others
# having no motivation or interest in things
# finding it difficult to make decisions
# not getting any enjoyment out of life
# feeling anxious or worried
# having suicidal thoughts or thoughts of harming yourself

2) Physical symptoms include:
# moving or speaking more slowly than usual
# change in appetite or weight (usually decreased, but sometimes increased)
# constipation
# unexplained aches and pains
# lack of energy or lack of interest in sex (loss of libido)
# changes to your menstrual cycle
# disturbed sleep (for example, finding it hard to fall asleep at night or waking up very early in the morning)

3) Social symptoms include:
# not doing well at work
# taking part in fewer social activities and avoiding contact with friends
# neglecting your hobbies and interests
# having difficulties in your home and family life

If you experience some of these symptoms for most of the day, every day for more than two weeks, you should seek help from your doctor.
See your doctor if you think you may be depressed

Depression can come on gradually, so it can be difficult to notice something is wrong. Many people continue to try to cope with their symptoms without realising they are ill. It can take a friend or family member to suggest something is wrong.

Doctors describe depression by how serious it is:

mild depression has some impact on your daily life
moderate depression has a significant impact on your daily life
severe depression makes it almost impossible to get through daily life – a few people with severe depression may have psychotic symptoms

Grief and depression-
It can be hard to distinguish between grief and depression. They share many of the same characteristics, but there are important differences between them.
Grief is an entirely natural response to a loss, while depression is an illness.

People who are grieving find their feelings of loss and sadness come and go, but they're still able to enjoy things and look forward to the future.
In contrast, people who are depressed have a constant feeling of sadness. They don't enjoy anything and find it hard to be positive about the future.

Other types of depression-
There are different types of depression, and some conditions where depression may be one of the symptoms. These include:

Postnatal depression-
Some women develop depression after having a baby. Postnatal depression is treated in similar ways to other forms of depression, with talking therapies and antidepressant medicines.

Bipolar disorder-
is also known as "manic depression". It's where there are spells of depression and excessively high mood (mania). The depression symptoms are similar to clinical depression, but the bouts of mania can include harmful behaviour such as gambling, going on spending sprees and having unsafe sex.

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)-
Also known as "winter depression", SAD is a type of depression that has a seasonal pattern usually related to winter
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Closer proximity to green space reduces symptoms of anxiety and depression.

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Every puff of cigarette take you near to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd).
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Hi I am a 25. Year old unmarried girl. I have been living away from my family from past 7 years now due to study, job etc. Currently I am working. Its been few months that I had an argument with my father regarding marriage stuff as I dnt feel like marrying anyone. Now I have been feeling a lot disconnected to everyone, my family, my frnds, I enjoy almost nothing. I feel blank about everyone. I barely talk to my family members. I barely enjoy any sort of moment. But I was not this kind of girl until that argument occurred. I used to enjoy alot but cannot figure it out what is wrong with me now. I also have a bf whom I am ok marrying with but now I guess I have ideal feeling for everyone. At one time I want to, the other time I am confused. I have few frnds in office with whom I am a completely different person. I njoy, I laugh, I joke but as soon as I return home everything changes. Though these people does not count much for me I stay happy wid them but not with the persons closely known to me. I am so annoyed with the way my life has become. I can not figure it out. Please let me know if this is any kind of depression or something. Thanks.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Hi I am a 25. Year old unmarried girl. I have been living away from my family from past 7 years now due to study, job...
Hi. It could be a lot of things. May be due to stress in family your outlook towards rest of your friends and social circle has changed. It could be sub conciously there are lot of things on your mind and you do not have outlet for that thats making you feel sad and you are not aware of the reason. May be due to lot of things on your mind you are not able to share with any one. It could be that there is no happy life scenario for you right now. It could be leading to mild depression, but you need to talk it out. To understand it better, consult a psychologist online or in person. All the best. Don't worry it will be fine.
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I feel hyperactive in depressed situation that time increase heartbeat too much, sweating. I have been facing this since my high school education (I felt seriously tensioned about exams). My heart is sometimes pain and in brain area also I felt same.

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 feel hyperactive in depressed situation that time increase heartbeat too much, sweating. I have been facing this si...
Dear Venkiteshwara. Welcome to lybrate. You have anxiety disorder. 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. When a person fears about something now (which may or may not happen in the future) and if he do it repeatedly, it is called anxiety disorder. These fear provoking feelings are called anxiety and it may cause variety of physical symptoms, such as a racing heart, restlessness, helplessness 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 counseling and psychotherapy to overcome and manage your anxiety. Take care.
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My mind is in so confused from last three moths. I am in depression what can I do I don't understand.

BHMS
Homeopath,
My mind is in so confused from last three moths. I am in depression what can I do I don't understand.
Dear Lybrate User.....Try Homoeopathic GINSENG 1X tablets (SCHWABE).....take 1 tablet thrice daily in empty stomach
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I am 50 years male. I am in deep depression. What should I do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist,
I am 50 years male. I am in deep depression. What should I do?
Well you have not revealed whether you are on medication or not. Anyway you must visit a counselor and work with that person until this matter is completely resolved. If that person recommends that you need to visit a doctor then you must cooperate with that too. You can follow these simple rules too: Have a good night?s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least 30 minutes but not in the scotching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don?t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love: find someone to love and to love you back. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive everyday and learn to be contended with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: 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.
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In exams time my concentration is not in book and that's why I can never me member more.

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Homoeopathic medicines----------- bacoppa monneri (wilmar schwabe india) chew 2 tab twice daily------- bren-up (allen) drink 2 spoon 3 times daily------------- bramhari pranayam daily for 15 minutes ------- report after 30 days-----------------
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I think I am suffering from anxiety disease. I take seriously to small things. And these things repeat in my mind.

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I think I am suffering from anxiety disease. I take seriously to small things. And these things repeat in my mind.
DEAR Lybrate USER. You have to follow some basic things so that you get better results in a short period of time. …. 1) take solid diet two times in a day and liquid diet two times in a day …2) drink only 100-150 ml of lukewarm water during meals …. 3) don’t drink water before meal for one hour and one hour after meal…4) avoid oily, spicy, junk, fermented and stale foods…. 5) avoid late night sleeping habits …6) avoid coffee and tea. A) take 30ml of AUDUMBARAVLEHA and 10 ml of honey early in the morning on empty stomach and at night before sleep. B) take 30 ml of DAAAIMAVLEHA after meals along with 30 ml of water. C) take 2-2 tablets of arogyavardhini vati and sutshekhar rasa after meals, do all things for 7 days. This formulation is 100% effective. Consult to me for further suggestion. THANKS.
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Hi doc, I'm 21 years old, my weight is 87 kgs. I would like to loose my weight. So many people like my neighbours, friends suggested that you have to go gym and you have to mainly concentrate on your workouts completely. Is that productive? Could you please give me some weight loss tips!

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
Hi doc, I'm 21 years old, my weight is 87 kgs. I would like to loose my weight. So many people like my neighbours, fr...
exercise is very good for your fitness and increasing your energy level. But I would be very honest with you that that will not help you loose this kind of weight just by exercising. Diet and chaning life style will go a long and and help you lead a healthy and fit life. I would suggest you to get your metabolic test done to figure out the reason behind weight gain and accordingly make a wholistic plan to come back to your normal weight and then learn to maintain it. If you can't find someone in your city, let me know and I would be able to help you give you reference to a good doctor. hope this helps, feel free to contact me for any further questions or concerns, wishing you very best,
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My daughter is having problem of continuous writing. Neuro doctor suggest it as writer' s cramp. Any solution to this?

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, writers cramp usually is due to neurological problems or nerve problems. Prolonged' same method' writing may cause this. There are no medicines available to treat it. The best method is to find a new way to write. Alter the way she holds pen. Increase the height of hand' s position etc can give her relief. Take care.
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In army pst exam, they are asking about chest expansion should be 5 cm. But I afraid my chest expansion less than that. How to get 5 cm chest expansion? Give me some suggestions pls.

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Your lungs can have about 6 liters of air in them while you ordinarily take in only 3 to 3.5 liters only. Practice deep inhalations and gradual exhalations like they do in Pranayam. Deep breathing opens up the idle rooms or air spaces in the lungs so that you can inhale more air inside. That will enable larger chest expansion after some time.
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His memory power is very low and he forget something sometimes. His situation is too critical. please suggest me what I can do for his bright future. He is my close friend and he forget me.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
His memory power is very low and he forget something sometimes. His situation is too critical. please suggest me what...
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 is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position, you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. There is 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 sugar and junk food. You may also include these noted foods that are good for your brain health: Brain-Friendly Foods MIND stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay. But the MIND approach “specifically includes foods and nutrients that medical literature and data show to be good for the brain, such as berries,” says Martha Clare Morris, ScD, director of nutrition and nutritional epidemiology at Rush University Medical Center. You eat things from these 10 food groups: •Green leafy vegetables (like spinach and salad greens): At least six servings a week •Other vegetables: At least one a day •Nuts: Five servings a week •Berries: Two or more servings a week •Beans: At least three servings a week •Whole grains: Three or more servings a day •Fish: Once a week •Poultry (like chicken or turkey): Two times a week •Olive oil: Use it as your main cooking oil. •Wine: One glass a day You avoid: •Red meat: Less than four servings a week •Butter and margarine: Less than a tablespoon daily •Cheese: Less than one serving a week •Pastries and sweets: Less than five servings a week •Fried or fast food: Less than one serving a week.
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I love someone very badly. We were in relationship of about 3 year She left me last year for no reason I think so because she don't told me the reason why she left me since then I feel depressed and I can't take that for so long and I want to forget her and I started taking drugs but I also did't worked and now I can't feel anything . No fillings . Always remembering her and same thing happens memories hurt and I then again take dose of drugs I see her everywhere . Always think about her And this changed my whole life . Everything is spoiled in my life not a single thing is good in my life and this made me to think about suicide It hurts now please help me please help me.

L L. B..,, M.Sc psychy,, N L P, P.G.D.G.C, M.S psychotherapy,, M.A child care, M A, clinical psy, M.A,social psychiatry,, M.Phil., psychology., Ph.D .,psychology
Psychologist, Vijayawada
You are maintain a strong relationship with her. You take it easy. She also treat to you like that or you do any mistakes. Analyse yourself. Ok what happened it is over. Do not think too much about her. She has no feelings on you. There is no strong intimacy between both. Then leave it. Why do you spoil yourself. Girls are coming and going in our life. There are not become long time friends. She has no feelings on you. Then why do you think about her. Better to leave it. Forget those days. Better to mingle with others. Share your feelings with your family members and friends. Do not be alone. Be sociable. Develop a very good career. Think about yourself. Marry one good girl. Then think about your family. Do not waste time. Do not think too much unnecessary things. Ok best of luck. My best wishes.
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I have anxiety and panic symptoms from 1 year I always have breathing problems and I feel something is in the throat. Its worse after drinking and smoking I always feel I will get heart attack and I fear from die. Please help

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Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Requires detailed questioning so as to ascertain your personality and to treat you symptomatically. Treatment is available, safe and without side effects in biochemic system of medication, consult me private.
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I lost somebody last year and now I fell very lonely. I don't want to talk anyone. Pls help me wht I do.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I lost somebody last year and now I fell very lonely. I don't want to talk anyone. Pls help me wht I do.
Hi, relax! take, homoeo medicine @ staph 30-6 pills, thrice, orally. @ ignatia30-6 pills, thrice" go for meditation to reduce your stress and to inculcate confidence from within. Take, care.
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I have a habit of smoking and I drink occasionally. I smoke 5-7 cigarettes a day. I want to quit smoking. What should I do?

MD - Psychiatry, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, MBBS
Sexologist, Mumbai
Nicotine pestile and chewing gum available. Try that and don't smoke. If it's not helping we can go for medication.
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I am a male aged 24. I smoke a packet of cigarettes a day. Do I have any home made natural cleansers to clean my lungs and explain me the problems I'm gonna face in the future..

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
Smoking is very injurius to health it can cause many types of lung and heart diseases even cancer also there is no home remedy ti ckean the lungs you must stop smoking only.
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I have excessive yawning, fatigue, anxiety, weight loss, headache from past 1 year. Done CBC, blood glucose, liver, chest x-ray, thyroid, Blood Pressure and all is fine. Please help.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I have excessive yawning, fatigue, anxiety, weight loss, headache from past 1 year. Done CBC, blood glucose, liver, c...
Hi, it could be depression but needs to be investigated. If all tests are normal you need to consult a psychiatrist. Consult me for screening. All the best.
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