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Dr. Ms. Bansari Tejookaya

Psychologist, Mumbai

Dr. Ms. Bansari Tejookaya Psychologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Ms. Bansari Tejookaya is an experienced Psychologist in Bombay Hospital, Mumbai. She is currently associated with Unlimited Potentialities in Bombay Hospital, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ms. Bansari Tejookaya on Lybrate.com.

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I have diabetes type 2. I have chest pain sometimes. My cardiologist says it's due to stress. He says I have anxiety as well. Earlier he had prescribed Fluanxol for me. Now he gave Rexipra Fx. But after taking it I experienced that my brain has become total calm n not alert as it used to be before. So I have stopped taking Rexipra Fx and have continued with Fluanxol. Hope this is right. Also please tell me is Fluanxol useful on stress? Thank you very much.

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
I have diabetes type 2. I have chest pain sometimes. My cardiologist says it's due to stress. He says I have anxiety ...
Yes fluonxol is anti anxiety drug but even it is not prefferred much for long term therapy. Rexipra is also not advisable for long term therapy. Imo you should try other stress minimizing therapies like yoga, meditation etc for long term.
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I am 31 yrs old male. I have Dissociative disorders from last 3 months. Please help me.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 31 yrs old male. I have Dissociative disorders from last 3 months. Please help me.
This is a difficult condition to treat. You must seek psychotherapy and medication for a long time. It is often a reaction to some stress that is quite traumatic which you may be able to identify that initially led to this development. You must work to connect with yourself and others quite frequently and develop some comfort in the long run relating to others. You have to be cooperative right through the treatment because it can be long term and arduous. You need the support of your family and friends while undergoing therapy. Exercise, diet, sleep, a tight time schedule, productive activities through the day, and taking care of your emotions will play a very important role in therapy, among other things.
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I lost somebody close last two year so I am very depressive you are request to remove my problem.

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
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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I am suffering from depression from last 15 year, is there any treatment for same?

D.P.M(psychiatry) [Diploma in Psychological medicine] , MBBS
Psychiatrist, Jalna
I am suffering from depression from last 15 year, is there any treatment for same?
Hello , depression is a mental illness. Just like any other physical illness, it has its symptoms and treatment. There are lots of treatment options for depression these days including medicines, psychotherapy (counseling), electroconvulsive therapy, transcranial magnetic stimulation, etc. Untreated depression has its complications which affect a person`s social life, his occupation, apart from the distressing experience of feeling gloomy itself. I could help you more if you share your symptoms in detail in private. Take care.
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Some times I tend to be too emotional. I feel like may be I m unknowingly feeling depressed and that anxiety is turned into extreme sense of emotions that even makes me cry very much. What do you suggest?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I think you are right about the possible depression, which is sadness based. The anxiety is fear based and may cause you undue distress. These emotions must be expressed, and ideally with a counselor. You may need to learn much about emotions too, and the counselor will meet that need too. First, visit the counselor and discuss your problem at length. If necessary take your parents and your entire developmental history from prenatal days till today. Also it would help if you took your family history from your grandparents onwards. The counselor will help identify the origins and give you a series of things to do. If your depression is really severe, that person may suggest a doctor? s visit too. Now cooperate with both of the therapies for the best results, for a substantially long time. Do not discontinue the counseling, if you are on medication. You must be active and work towards your reformation. Many lifestyle changes need to be made to progress away for the condition. When you are depressed, you will feel lazy though I would like to call it lethargy. There is an inertia and lack of energy to even think, let alone act. You are required to literally do the opposite of what you feel like doing. Depression makes you want to withdraw, lie down, sleep, become lethargic, slow down, make you too lazy to even think etc. So when I suggested doing the opposite, you will need to fight this disease. 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, eat more of proteins and vegetables, 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. Your asthma suggests that you have unexpressed feelings of sadness and fear that may in fact show signs of improvement as soon as you deal with these feelings! whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three things, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in god to alleviate your sufferings too. Don? t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. You are young and you can do it with some commitment.
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Hi there! I have been suffering from hight phobia now a days! Whenever I go somewhere at top I get too afraid! Is there anything I can do to avoid this type of fear in future?

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
Hi there! I have been suffering from hight phobia now a days! Whenever I go somewhere at top I get too afraid! Is the...
Dear lybrate user, welcome to lybrate. Fear about heights are called acrophobia. Acrophobia is an extreme or irrational fear or phobia of heights, especially when one is not particularly high up. It belongs to a category of specific phobias. This can be cured with the help of counseling and other therapies. Take care.
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I'm taking depression, anxiety and insomnia alopathic Medicine right now from aims hospital since 2013. I want to stop alopathic Medicine because they are not working properly in my condition and want to treat me frm ayurvedic Medicine. Is any way to cure me. I'm feeling multiple symptoms like not see clearly frm eyes, tightness on the left side upper head, Nervousness ,restlessness, fear, not interest to do my duties, Duty to be difficult, keep thought's always in mind, impaired memory ,Anger, mind want alcohol and smoking consumption. I'm taking alcohol and smoking occasionally. Now I'm quieting alcohol and smoking but problem. Still. Life not feel happy to be living. Etc.what should I do. Please help me. Can ayurvedic work without taking alopathic Medicine and how to stop alopathic Medicine. What I do? Help me out.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
I'm taking depression, anxiety and insomnia alopathic Medicine right now from aims hospital since 2013. I want to sto...
Dear lybrate user, you have multiple health issues. Your doctor must have prescribed the medicines after checking all your physical parameters. So if you wish to stop the allopathy medicine, then discuss it with your doctor. If you think the medicines are not working for you, he/she may change the medicines. And you may approach an ayurvedic doctor after consultation with your allopathy doctor. Allopathy and ayurvedic medicines - both have their advantages and disadvantages. The doctors will guide you. You may also consult a counsellor for your anxiety and depression. Medication alogwith behaviour therapy works very well, which the counsellor will help you with. Take care.
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I am not able to concentrate on my studies. Im feeling like a heavy load inside ma head. Wht is it.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am not able to concentrate on my studies.
Im feeling like a heavy load inside ma head.
Wht is it.
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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Because of my life exam I had to wake up till 2-3 in the time. Now because of that I am facing severe headache. Please help me out as soon as possible.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
Because of my life exam I had to wake up till 2-3 in the time. Now because of that I am facing severe headache. Pleas...
Try the following remedy it will surely help you 1. Crush 3-4 cardamom seeds to powder 2. Take ½ tsp of this cardamom powder 3. Add to 1 glass of water 4. Mix well 5. Sieve the mixture 6. Drink 1 glass every day Causes: • Anxiety • Tension • Mental stress • Drug addiction • Deficiency of vitamin B complex This is very helpful.
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I have problem of gastritis and also panic attacks. When my stomach is full with gas I am afraid and tension, stress is my problem some doctor's says you visit psychologist so give psychologist answer to me.

MA - Clinical Psychology, P.G. Diploma in Guidance and Counseling, BA In Psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
I have problem of gastritis and also panic attacks. When my stomach is full with gas I am afraid and tension, stress ...
Lybrate user gas and anxiety walks togather. They both can trigger each other. So you need you work on both the things. For gastric problem starts physical excersise late night foods should avoid. You can try anti acidity tablets after concerning your gp. For anxiety counselling is required. Get in touch for consultation.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
10 Facts About Dreams
What Researchers Have Discovered About Dreams

Dreams can be fascinating, exciting, terrifying or just plain weird. Learn more about some of the things that researchers have discovered in these ten facts about dreams

1. Everybody Dreams
Men do it. Women do it. Even babies do it. We all dream, even those of us who claim not to. In fact, researchers have found that people usually have several dreams each night, each one lasting for between 5 to 20 minutes. During a typical lifetime, people spend an average of six years dreaming!

2. But You Forget Most of Your Dreams
According to estimates by dream researcher J. Allan Hobson, as much as 95 percent of all dreams are quickly forgotten shortly after waking. Why are our dreams so difficult to remember? According to one theory, the changes in the brain that occur during sleep do not support the information processing and storage needed for memory formation to take place. Brain scans of sleeping individuals have shown that the frontal lobes, the area that plays a key role in memory formation, are inactive during REM sleep, the stage in which dreaming occurs.

3. Not All Dreams Are In Color
While approximately 80 percent of all dreams are in color, there are a small percentage of people who claim to only dream in black and white. In studies where dreamers have been awakened and asked to select colors from a chart that match those in their dreams, soft pastel colors are those most frequently chosen.

4. Men and Women Dream Differently
Researchers have found a number of differences between men and women when it comes to the content of their dreams. In one study, men reported more instances of dreaming about aggression than women did. According to dream researcher William Domhoff, women tend to have slightly longer dreams that feature more characters. When it comes to the characters that typically appear in dreams, men dream about other men twice as often as they do about women, while women tend to dream about both sexes equally.

5. Animals Probably Dream
Have you ever watched a sleeping dog wag its tail or move its legs while asleep? While it's hard to say for sure whether the animal is truly dreaming, researchers believe that it is likely that animals do indeed dream. Just like humans, animals go through sleep stages that include cycles of REM and NREM sleep. In one study, a gorilla was taught sign language as a means of communication. At one point, the gorilla signed "sleep pictures" possibly indicating the experience of dreaming.

6. You Can Control Your Dreams
A lucid dream is one in which you are aware that you are dreaming even though you are still asleep. During this type of dream, you can often "direct" or control the content of the dream. Approximately half of all people can remember experiencing at least one instance of lucid dreaming, and some individuals are able to have lucid dreams quite frequently.

7. Negative Emotions Are More Common in Dreams
Over a period of more than forty years, researcher Calvin S. Hall collected more than 50,000 dream accounts from college students. These reports were made available to the public during the 1990s by Hall's student William Domhoff. The dream accounts revealed that many emotions are experienced during dreams including joy, happiness and fear. The most common emotion experienced in dreams was anxiety, and negative emotions in general were much more common than positive ones

8. Blind People Dream
While people who lost their eyesight prior to age five usually do not have visual dreams in adulthood, they still dream. Despite the lack of visuals, the dreams of the blind are just as complex and vivid as those of the sighted. Instead of visual sensations, blind individuals' dreams typically include information from the other senses such as sound, touch, taste, hearing and smell.

9. You Are Paralyzed During Your Dreams
REM sleep, the stage of sleep during which dreaming occurs, is characterized by paralysis of the voluntary muscles. Why? The phenomenon is known as REM atonia and prevents you from acting out your dreams while you're asleep. Basically, because motor neurons are not stimulated, your body does not move.

In some cases, this paralysis can even carry over into the waking state for as long as ten minutes, a condition known as sleep paralysis. Have you ever woken up from a terrifying dream only to find yourself unable to move? While the experience can be frightening, experts advise that it is perfectly normal and should last only a few minutes before normal muscle control returns.

10. Many Dreams Are Universal
While dreams are often heavily influenced by our personal experiences, researchers have found that certain themes are very common across different cultures. For example, people from all over the world frequently dream about being chased, being attacked or falling. Other common dream experiences include school events, feeling frozen and unable to move, arriving late, flying and being naked in public.

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My friends want to self died so please suggest any medicine for died any poison easily avabile in india at any medical store.

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
My friends want to self died so please suggest any medicine for died any poison easily avabile in india at any medica...
It's pathetic that your are taking something so serious as a casual issue. Please take your friend to a doctor so that he can be helped genuinely. It's also a criminal offence if you help somebody to die. Please inform his parents about this and help him and his family resolve the issue.
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This is for my sister-she is been suffering from depression from past 2-11/2 years and had undergone a treatment last year and after few months she recovered and was completely normal, recently her symptoms have come back and is need of treatment and would like her to be seen by another physcritist and get second opinion too. Thanks.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, DNB (Psychiatry)
Psychiatrist, Thrissur
This is for my sister-she is been suffering from depression from past 2-11/2 years and had undergone a treatment last...
Respected Sir, I perfectly understand what you are feeling and empathize with you completely. When it comes to our family and loved ones, no number of opinions is going to leave us entirely satisfied. However you have to understand that Depression tends to have a recurring course, in some individuals. The fact that you mentioned that she recovered within a few months of treatment leads me to believe that the diagnosis and treatment of the psychiatrist you consulted initially was accurate and spot on. Usually in treatment of 1st episode depression treatment needs to be continued for 9-12 months. If not, the chances of recurrence are very high. Even if you complete the entire duration of treatment which I doubt you did, there is a small chance of recurrence. Moreover in most cases, patients usually want to continue treatment with the same psychiatrist to whom they have opened up their innermost thoughts and feelings. Hence, I would advise you to discuss with the patient and then decide together regarding continuing treatment with the same psychiatrist but the change of psychiatrist is unlikely to bring about a change in the recurring course of depression if treatment is not continued regularly.
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I smoke 3 cigarettes a day. How should I limit it?

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Psychologist,
Dear, tobacco is addictive. Cigarette also contains 4000+ carcinogenic chemicals other than nicotine. The best method is to leave it and continue with your will power. There are other methods like nicotine replacement therapy and pharmacotherapy combined. But still you will need will power. You may consult a physician or deaddiction therapist or a rehabilitation facility for further advise. Take care.
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Actually I am a system engineer and learning for Carrie growth so what I learnt I forget after some time. Please suggest Thanks for help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Bangalore
Hello try meditation daily morning, n use homoeopathic medicine medorrhinum 1m or 200 4 pills 4 times 4 days with a gap of week take 5 courses n revert back.
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I have some sort of stress because of which I was unable to sleep for last 2 days. What to do?

CBT, Master in Family Counselling
Psychologist, Gurgaon
I have some sort of stress because of which I was unable to sleep for last 2 days. What to do?
Write what is causing you stress and try to see things from different perspective. Over focusing on issues brings unnecessary stress and anxiety.
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How to concentrate on study?

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist,
Develop intense desire to learn. Plan, survey, Question, Read Recite and review. keep your mind calm relaxed recall things under study fairly regularly, read, read, read read read read.... and read again. don't look at books if you don't like at times. but when it is necessary read and learn and plan.
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I am afraid of falling in love, yet i tend to get attached. I have nothing to live for. How should i go on?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Your fear of falling in love may be restricting you to the attachment level alone. Good relationships experience bonding. Why would you think that you have nothing to live for. If that is the case, who will want to live with someone who has no good reason to live life? Failure is part and parcel of life. If you don?t learn from it, that could be your problem. All success is attained from and due to failure. Yes, relationship with the opposite sex is difficult and involves a lot of nuances. The very thing that attracts can become the obstacles or contentious points and become the playground for numerous games. So I recommend that you work on yourself and find reasons to live. If you do that, this will add tons to your desirability, and the durability for the staying power you can exercise on girls. Your self-confidence and self-image do need some investment for others to like you and to want you. Attend a personality development course and some personal grooming classes too. And remember that ultimately the one great feature that will stand out and sustain relations is, character. If you have oodles of it, you will never have a problem either in the rejection or acceptance by a female companion. It is worth its weight in gold.
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I have anxiety disorder confirmed by a psychiatrist, which medicine should I take to cure it, and medicine have no side effects. I am very anxious about taking medicine so please tell me if it can be cured without taking medicine.

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Homeopath, Raebareli
I have anxiety disorder confirmed by a psychiatrist, which medicine should I take to cure it, and medicine have no si...
Next time you're too tense to cope, consider trying one of these natural options for relief. 1. Laugh it off. Cultivate a good sense of humor and laugh "Even if you do a fake laugh, you get an instant hit of dopamine,". Dopamine is a brain chemical that controls feelings of reward and pleasure. 2. Schedule relaxation. "Sit down and look at your schedule, "Is there a time to put in a half hour to do whatever you do that is relaxing?" That can be a walk, meditation, yoga, tai chi or anything you find relaxing. Researchers trying to help shy men with social anxiety found that a period of relaxation helped them, lowering their heart rates after they interacted with people. For further queries get back to me.
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