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Dr. Ms. M Shah Patel

Psychologist, Mumbai

500 at clinic
Dr. Ms. M Shah Patel Psychologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Ms. M Shah Patel is a renowned Psychologist in Opera House, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Ms. M Shah Patel personally at Bay View Clinic in Opera House, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Ms. M Shah Patel on Lybrate.com.

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Hello I am 23 year old male. Recently I joined martial arts class for fitness. After workout I feel very tired and drained. Also my stamina is bad. Suggest me a good diet and how to increase my stamina. I smoke sometimes.

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 Ankur, you should not quit. You should try and try. More and more workouts improves your stamina over a period time. At the same time you should eat good nutritious diet also. Two glasses of milk, three or four eggs, fruits, vegetables should be included in your daily diet. Talk to your trainer. Take care.
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My mother is a diabetic patient since a year. From 8-9 months, she feels very stressed and starts crying very frequently. On being diagnosed, she was detected to have hyper tension. But the doctor says it will be a very slow recovery process. Can you please suggest something that may help in her early recovery.Please tell.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My mother is a diabetic patient since a year. From 8-9 months, she feels very stressed and starts crying very frequen...
Regular follow ups, keep her happy as much as possible. In today's world of entertainment, there are umpteen tv channels and sources of laughter. Laughter is the best medicine. Or helps a person destress. Other things that can be tried are karela juice, jamun juice, methi powder, cinnamon powder avoiding sugar completely. And counselling. She will be fine. Now a days diabetes and hypertension are very common. Do let me know if I can be of any help. I understand what you are going through, as I have a similar situation. She will be fine.
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I am getting very stress when I am seeing sexy videos get me a better suggestion for it.

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 am getting very stress when I am seeing sexy videos get me a better suggestion for it.
Dear lybrate-user. There is nothing wrong in watching sexy videos and therefore don't worry and become tensed. If you want to stop watching such movies, divert your urges to other activities such as games or hobbies. Take care.
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I am currently in job and have been working for long hours and because of that could not concentrate on my family and work which I need to do at home, this caused be headache and tensions resulted in migraine and I have started taking medicines from homeopathy based in Connaught place and doctors have suggested me to exercise daily and eat 3 types of food daily. I have been doing this for past 4 months but my situation is same and I am not able to focus and that is resulting in suffering work of family and as well as of office. Now I need to know what should I do to ensure that I will remain fit and fine as I already tried to get treatment and actually got one but I did not got cured, rather the problem continued and I am still the Same person as I was before I took the treatment, please do recommend me the right solution. I dnt want to get involved in fraud again and waist my money.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I am currently in job and have been working for long hours and because of that could not concentrate on my family and...
Avoid triggers. If certain foods or odors seem to have triggered your migraines in the past, avoid them. Reduce your caffeine and alcohol intake and avoid tobacco. In general, establish a daily routine with regular sleep patterns and regular meals. In addition, try to control stress. Exercise regularly. Regular aerobic exercise reduces tension and can help prevent migraines. If your doctor agrees, choose any aerobic exercise you enjoy, including walking, swimming and cycling. Warm up slowly, however, because sudden, intense exercise can cause headaches. Obesity is also thought to be a factor in migraine headaches, and regular exercise can help you maintain a healthy weight or lose weight.
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Having Stress related problems. Unable to live my life properly .unable to laugh openly. Over thinking very much .alcohol addiction. Unable to control.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Having Stress related problems. Unable to live my life properly .unable to laugh openly. Over thinking very much .alc...
Dear Satyanarayan, At this age, alcohol addiction causes many problems. The one you have is - not able to handle life's stresses. Alcohol makes you to postpone dealing with stress. Please stop alcohol and face the life's stresses. You will find better methods to handle them. Others in your family may help you also. Use friends who do not drink or smoke. If you want further help, please come online text consultation.
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I am way too depressed to do anything. I want to forget somethings in life. It is difficult moving on. It makes me feel miserable and helpless. I have not intentions of hurting myself but when I get too much into stuff that is bothering me I loose control. My anger is on its peak and I seem to be quite helpless about that too. And I know at this point I need help and I won't be able to survive like this miserable for long.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am way too depressed to do anything. I want to forget somethings in life. It is difficult moving on. It makes me fe...
5 Ways to Fight Depression If you feel depressed, it's best to do something about it — depression doesn't just go away on its own. In addition to getting help from a doctor or therapist, here are 5 things you can do to feel better. 1.Exercise. Take a 15- to 30-minute brisk walk every day — or dance, jog, or bike if you prefer. People who are depressed may not feel much like being active. In addition to getting aerobic exercise, some yoga poses can help relieve feelings of depression. Two other aspects of yoga — breathing exercises and meditation — can also help people with depression feel better. 2.Nurture yourself with good nutrition. Depression can affect appetite. One person may not feel like eating at all, but another might overeat. Proper nutrition can influence a person's mood and energy. So eat plenty of fruits and vegetables and get regular meals (even if you don't feel hungry, try to eat something light, like a piece of fruit, to keep you going). 3.Identify troubles, but don't dwell on them. Try to identify any situations that have contributed to your depression. When you know what's got you feeling blue and why, talk about it with a caring friend. Talking is a way to release the feelings and to receive some understanding. 4. Express yourself. With depression, a person's creativity and sense of fun may seem blocked. Exercise your imagination (painting, drawing, doodling, sewing, writing, dancing, composing music, etc.) and you not only get those creative juices flowing, you also loosen up some positive emotions. Take time to play with a friend or a pet, or do something fun for yourself. Find something to laugh about — a funny movie, perhaps. Laughter helps lighten your mood. 5. Try to notice good things. Depression affects a person's thoughts, making everything seem dismal, negative, and hopeless. If depression has you noticing only the negative, make an effort to notice the good things in life. Try to notice one thing, then try to think of one more. Consider your strengths, gifts, or blessings. Most of all, don't forget to be patient with yourself. Depression takes time to heal. If you are happy with these answers please click on "useful” link so that I can know my efforts are not wasted. If you want more clarifications or prescription for medicines consult me on this site to ask me directly and not in open questions session It's not easy to say exactly what causes depression and anxiety – it's different for everyone. Sometimes a difficult time in you or your mates' life can set off depression or anxiety, sometimes it's caused by a combination of things that has built up over time and sometimes, there's just no obvious cause at all.
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I am alcoholic. Drink 3 peg daily. I have pain n my whole belly n back. In ultrasound doctor told me that liver z enlarge. So PLZZ sugest me da best medicine.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Enlarged live is a bad sign of excessive drinking. You need to stop immediately. It does not matter when you feel like drinking, as long as you need your drink. This could lead to increased tolerance levels so that over time you will need to drink more to get the same or greater effect. You need to identify why you need to drink, and go back into your childhood to find out other influences on your personality that makes you prone to addiction. Meet with an addiction counselor and work with them to sort out this drive. Your already display the classic tendency to first obsess about it and then compulsively feel driven to meet that need. The simplest thing to do is to do some other interesting activity during the evening times. Meet your oral need with some other non-intoxicating drink like soups, juices, and sodas with lime, etc. If you think that you will find it very difficult, then admit yourself to a hospital and go for de-addiction: which normally lasts for about two weeks. Then follow that up with addiction counseling from a professional for at least three years to completely get rid of the habit. If this is also not enough, then admit yourself into a de-addiction center and stay there for at least 6 months and after that attend counseling with a professional. There are medicines that help with the drinking just to ease the initial craving. Ultimately, it is your will power and the support that you receive from the medical fraternity and your close and dear ones. You must also learn to substitute and deal with the oral need, a rigid value system, the script issue, and of course look at all the genetic factors to plan a strategy not to get into what is called ‘cross addictions’ i.e. Another form of addiction that may appear alright but is in fact as bad as the primary addiction. The center or hospital and the counselor will advise and guide you on several measures and precautions you will need to take to stay with your resolve. Even after the rehabilitation you must attend AA meetings and continue this support for a long time. Your family will also need to attend some sessions and go for Al-anon meetings for their co-dependency issues. You cannot be treated in isolation because the family has gotten used to your drinking and have made some unhealthy adaptations to somehow cope. Make a serious plan with the family and whoever else’s support you can get and act on it fast. As a combination these two therapies (counseling and rehabilitation) will aid in dealing with the addiction. It will however take a long time to completely come off of the enslavement.
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I'm rooohit, I'm very much addicted to Internet. Do to this I'm facing serious problems. I'm unable to concentrate on studies. How to over come from this problem?

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 you should use your will power to come out of this addiction. Find other activities to do like reading, playing games, watching tv etc. Take care.
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I haven't slept since 3 days because of my exams and now my boyfriend cheated on me for someone else and due to depression I am not able to sleep. I'm not stupid to die and all, I just want a suggestion of a sleeping pill, as soon as I take I should decently sleep for 9 hrs peacefully. I'm 20 years old.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I haven't slept since 3 days because of my exams and now my boyfriend cheated on me for someone else and due to depre...
Rather than sleeping pills which r like alcohol, better take a short course of antidepressants from a psychiatrist, which improve your depression, give sleep as well as not harmful like sleeping pills. All the best.
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I am 22 year old and having a lot of mental suffering, I believe I need a counseling.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Vadodara
I am 22 year old and having a lot of mental suffering, I believe I need a counseling.
Hi, in homeopathy is complete curative treatment with detail case study and counselling for this problem that too without any side effects, you can consult me privately for the same.
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I have a pregnancy of 3 weeks is there any precautions to take and ways to reduce the stress, as I have some fear in mind relating to pregnancy.

BDS, Certification in hypnotherapy, Certification in N.L.P, Certification in Gene and behavior, Psychology at Work
Psychologist, Gurgaon
I have a pregnancy of 3 weeks is there any precautions to take and ways to reduce the stress, as I have some fear in ...
Pregnancy is a physiological process and not a pathology (disease) we have put lots of what is to be done and what not, which is only creating hindrances in a natural process. Trust you body's intelligence. Birthing in animals is a such a smooth process, body takes care of everything. Ovarian cyst is not very uncommon. Just follow your gynaec's advice and enjoy this rare change, which will bring so much of joy to you. Remember fear and stress only harms the baby inside. Take a counseling session if you must. Relax.
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Hi I asking this question for my frnd. The problem is she facing a problem of white water discharge till the age of 15 but the white water discharge coming in low quantity is this a major issue or normal pls suggest she is very stressed.

DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Hi I asking this question for my frnd. The problem is she facing a problem of white water discharge till the age of 1...
It is totally normal. Vaginal discharge is normal. It's consistency and amount changes throughout the month and with age. Another factor is sexual arousal. There is no need to worry unless there is a foul smell, greenish-yellowish discharge, itching or pain.
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I am a boy but I have interested to sex with boys. I don't have any sex feelings on girls. My mind always concentrate on sex videos that to only gay boys videos. Pls solve the problem I want feelings on girl.

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
I am a boy but I have interested to sex with boys. I don't have any sex feelings on girls. My mind always concentrate...
you are watching gay sex videos. then your mind think about gay sex. you are diverting your mind status towards negative aspects. you know it is wrong thing, but you are enjoying internally. but at the same time you want to come from that thoughts. how it is possible. naxalite put a bomb. but he himself feels that guilty. why should do and why should feel. you know it is wrong think very well. but spending most of the time in gay sex videos. ok what is happened is over. now itself it is better to not to watch the gay sex videos. watch always girls and boys sex videos. then there is a chance to develop interest on girls. please watch beautiful girls photos and videos. imagine to have sex with them. touch and feel the real sentation of girls. do not participate with boys. once you do it is highly difficult to come out from that stage. so feel and enjoy natural sex. make a good friendly relation with girls. imagine and feel them they are your dream girls. feel always comfortable and be happy all the time. ok best of luck.
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I want to talk less. How to make it possible? Any simplemeditation to keep the mind fluctuation. I am female 44 years working Stressfull job.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
I want to talk less. How to make it possible?
Any simplemeditation to keep the mind fluctuation. I am female 44 years...
First of all clean gut. Take light food, satvic in nature. Highly antioxidant and'smritivardhak' i. E. Memory enhancers like amla, brahmi, jatamansi. Do pranayam and meditation. Take 5-6 almonds soaked overnight in the morning. Without peeling.
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I am taking nexito plus tablet for my anxiety past 6 months, I feel Sexual dysfunction so please inform how to solve this problem? And stay fit.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
I am taking nexito plus tablet for my anxiety past 6 months, I feel Sexual dysfunction so please inform how to solve ...
Hello lybrate-user the details you have given are not sufficient to warrant any opinion, I wd sggst you contact your doctor about the same i.e; the one who has prescribed the medicine. Here I wd like to add something try sticking to an healthy life style, go for walks, yoga, meditation etc, which by itself wd help you in your anxiety problem, moreover has no side-effects rather wd help in many parameters of your sexual life as well, wishing you all the best!
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How Do Drugs/Alcohol Hijack Our Kids?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Sexologist, Mumbai
How Do Drugs/Alcohol Hijack Our Kids?

The most commonly encountered two facts about the drug or alcohol use by our addicted kids are drugs/ alcohol are something which they really like those are something which they find really hard to give up. They know that the drug can kill them in a long run, but still they go with the immediate rewards by consuming the drug. The whole addiction thing is about being in the moment and choosing what your brain craves for right now at the expense of other rewards and possibilities. So what we observe is that drug hijacks a person's rational thinking for the long term consequences.


Addiction has to do with changes in the brain that come about gradually, become more and more central, more and more powerful as the time passes by. The drug use becomes the axis of the person, around which the other activities in life takes turn. It takes on the central meaning and role in the person's life in such a way that the most irrational idea about taking the drug or alcohol may seem to the person the most rational in that particular situation, as the drug compromises the person's clear thinking. So yes an addict can make choices for his drug cravings but the way they make choices is the thing we must think about. In an addict the brain does what it needs to do, but in a very non-adaptive way. In simple words addiction hijacks the very parts of the brain that are supposed to fix it.


Craving is the fundamental psychological experience of an addict because of which addiction occurs. Dopamine serves as the fuel for craving and is the common pathway for all kinds of addictions. Natural goodies like the food and sex certainly release dopamine in brain and follow the progression from liking to wanting i. E. Wanting more of those. As per studies, among the natural rewards sex can provide a person with the maximum natural high of upto 200% dopamine levels in brain. But the drugs cause a higher than 200% dopamine levels, which thus is the magic mark for addictive processes to occur. Also with repeated drug use there are changes in the arrangement of the inner landscape of synaptic architecture in brain, such that the thoughts, the images, the memories about the drug use behavior takes over many parts of the cortex of brain and thus the person see the drug cues wherever he gets a dopamine rush, be it with sex or food or social gatherings. Thus dopamine drives the person with a feeling of craving for the drug. Also with repeated dopamine increments of higher than natural amounts, there is maladaptive learning in brain in form of the shrinkage of dopamine cells, decrease in dopamine receptors and depletion of the dopamine stores. Thus the real natural goodies like sex or food are than not able to give a dopamine high and the only way left is to have more drugs. The person becomes impulsive and compulsive in his drug taking behavior. Repetition compulsion feedback loop keeps the person going after the drug use, narrowing the sense of meaningful world for the person. This causes a vicious cycle of incremental drug intake and thus addiction. Dopamine pathways are subdued by chronic drug use and thus the drug addicts are never able to keep up with their promises of staying away from the drug.


But then our brains have enormous reparative capacity and so a lot of the things that drugs do to damage the brain are probably reversible. One of the things that last the longest are the memories associated with drug use and the learning/ operant conditioning that occurs with it. The acute memory of brain over stimulation with drug is captured in amygdale which designates an important part of the instinctual brain i. E. The brain part which can't be controlled. So if a drug related cue is presented to a recovering addict, all that they can remember is the greatest high which they ever had with the drug. Thus the person remains preoccupied and thinks about the drug even when not using it. When this occurs, it is for the lifetime and we can't undo it. Their amygdale are going to light up seeing the drug cues for rest of their lives. This is why we say recovery from drug is a lifelong experience. Studies show a much faster depletion of our brain neurotransmitters by drug use (less than 12 months), than their replenishment in recovery from addiction (5 to 7 years). Thus during recovery an ongoing treatment for the imbalanced brain neurotransmitters and the visible symptoms due to the same is always essential.

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Unnecessarily I reduce my weight by taking anxiety to avoid heart diseases even though I'm underweight. If you tell me the danger of anxiety to human health, I'll get rid of it.

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, Masters in clinical psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
Unnecessarily I reduce my weight by taking anxiety to avoid heart diseases even though I'm underweight. If you tell m...
Hi. Librate user Anxiety is normal, it can get a bit out of hand and make you feel irritable but when you feel its overwhelmed you, then its make you difficult to make right decision and take action to deal with any issue. In your case according to you, you are underweight then you take a healthy diet, try to change your attention. Here the best part is that you understand that your anxiety for the weight loss is unneccessary. So try to start a healthy lifestyle, try to take out some time for your hobby. Thanks.
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Want to know is it possible to have memory degradation due to prolong thinking or mental stress.

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
Want to know is it possible to have memory degradation due to prolong thinking or mental stress.
Dear lybrate-user. That is wrong information. You cannot have have memory degradation due to prolong thinking or mental stress. Take care.
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Hi! I'm 23 and my breast are just 30. And next month is my marriage. I want to increase fast with natural method. What should I do? I have stress about this.

M.Ch - Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Indore
Hi! I'm 23 and my breast are just 30. And next month is my marriage. I want to increase fast with natural method. Wha...
To increase your breast size: no medicine can increase breast size. No peels or massage can ever alter size. Breast implant is most effective and common procedure to increase size of breast. In this procedure silicon implant of desisted size is pushed under breast tissue. Procedure is done under anesthesia so there is no question of pain. Patient can go home in 3 to 4 hrs. You just need to wear supporting bra for some time and can return to work next day. Externally the look and feel of breast is just like natural young breast. Within few hrs you will regain your confidence and have attractive chest figure. In future pregnancy there is no problem in breast feeding. There is no risk of any major illness or disease associated with this procedure. Implants available in different size.
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How much time does it take to cure puberphonia if continuous speech therapy treatment is taken.

MASLP, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P), DHLS
Audiologist, Pune
Dear Mr. Lybrate-user it varies from patient to patient. Since all about how well practice your guided voice therapy techniques. Equal efforts are required from patient side too. Let me know if it helps thanks.
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