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Dr. Pavan Shonar

Psychiatrist, Mumbai

700 at clinic
Dr. Pavan Shonar Psychiatrist, Mumbai
700 at clinic
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Pavan Shonar is one of the best Psychiatrists in Kandivali East, Mumbai. He is currently practising at Dr. Pavan Shonar@DNA Multispeciality Hospital in Kandivali East, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Pavan Shonar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from panic disorder since 10 year & on 1st xet cr 25 & 12.5 n now from other doctor on zaptra 12.5 & I want to be healthy & leave from medicine. please suggest me what to do?

MD - Psychiatry, Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD)
Psychiatrist, Ghaziabad
I am suffering from panic disorder since 10 year & on 1st xet cr 25 & 12.5 n now from other doctor on zaptra 12.5 & I...
Panic reaction is abnormal reaction to any normal condition. It all depends on your cognition 0r memory, attention, intelligence etc. So if your cognition is altered about any situation your mind will give signal for emergency situation and panic reaction starts. You must chalk out different stages of action for any given situation. So if plan a fails remain cool and start working on plan b.
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I cannot sleep at night no matter how badly I am feeling sleepy still I cannot sleep I usually sleep after 5 a.m. I am in certain situations that make me very tensed and depressed. I also feels that this is making me gain a lot of weight I have gained around 5-7 kgs in past few months. All I want is a good and proper sleep at night kindly help me in this.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
I cannot sleep at night no matter how badly I am feeling sleepy still I cannot sleep I usually sleep after 5 a.m. I a...
Dear lybrate-user, your sleepless nights, feeling tensed and depressed, weight gain can be due to depression or anxiety or hormonal like hypothyroid, pcod, certain drugs, obstruction in breathing way, shiftwork, etc.
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I've been trying to get pregnant but things are not working out. I'm unable to quit smoking. What are the best ways to boost them?

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've been trying to get pregnant but things are not working out. I'm unable to quit smoking. What are the best ways t...
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. If you?re ready to stop smoking and willing to get the support you need, you can recover from nicotine addiction and abuse abuse?no matter how bad the addiction or how powerless you feel. The first step in treating nicotine addiction is accepting that you have a problem. Confronting an addiction and accepting responsibility for your actions isn?t easy. But it?s a necessary step on the road to treatment and recovery. You should then consult a psychiatrist / psychologist who fill follow this treatment. 1. Detoxification using medicines. 2. Behavior modification with the help of therapies. 3. Counseling. 4. Medication to sustain and 5. Long term support. These given steps are essential for any addict to get effectively rid of smoking. Therefore, you need to stick to the treatment plan and cooperate with your psychiatrist / psychologist. Take care.
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MD PULMONARY
Pulmonologist, Mumbai
Nonsmokers who are exposed to secondhand smoke at home or work increase their lung cancer risk by 20–30%.#StopSmoking
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I feel really lonely. I lost my concentration and l always thinking negatively. I can't change my thoughts. Daily I lost my sleep .My mind thinking continuously about some other thoughts and I can't sleep. Please help me to sleep.

MBBS
General Physician, Madhubani
I feel really lonely. I lost my concentration and l always thinking negatively. I can't change my thoughts. Daily I l...
Just you have to change your routine. Do morning brisk walking. Evening you can join gym. Keep urself busy with people. For further management you can contact me.
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Good evening Doctor, My wife has a gastric kind of problem she fills like gas is travelling through out of her body even if we press at pointed place gas pass through her mouth (Dakar) also she complaint about back pain, sometimes she faint (approx 7-8 times within recent 5 years) we contacted different-different department of doctors but they said she thinks a lot so this is happening but she denies according to me also she is satisfied with her life) already she is taking medicine from a well qualified homeopathic doctor she is also a psychologist. We have two kids and doing well in study. Since 7-8 days she is complaining something wrong in her back and on bump we contacted orthopaedic and he said she is depressed but she denied. Please help what should I do.?

Masters in Clinical Psychology, Rehabilitation Psychology
Psychologist, Chandigarh
Good evening Doctor, My wife has a gastric kind of problem she fills like gas is travelling through out of her body e...
Please note if any physiological illness is ruled out, suggest to meet a qualified psychologist who can assess through standardized psychological testing and interviewing if your wife is meeting criteria of depression or not. In case testing and interviewing shows depression - then psychiatric medicine for depression would help. In case no - then this problem is best solved by taking services of a clinical hypnotherapist. It is based on guided relaxation to help client master in coping with problems and can also accelerate the healing process in many physiological problems. Hypnotherapy is one of the safest, quickest and most effective forms of treatment for the majority of psychological and emotional problems.
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I think I have some memory problem. I cannot remember something for a long time. Give me some advice to remember my study notes. Thank you.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
You are distracting from your aim. It shows weakness of your mind and nothing else. Just control your mind and think about your future. Studies is the easiest way to attain success and sometimes even glory. You will realise my words after few years. Just concentrate your mind on your studies and be focused because you will be known by your own name only after you attain heights and studies is a short cut to attain new heights. So always keep this in mind and target your goals, you will never forget. I will help you in this direction by prescribing you 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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Dear Concern My mother is going through a severe mental stress. Anxiety,fear is there. She is screaming, she is always thinking that somebody will kill her children and family members. She is not sleeping at night.Always telling us that some body is planning to kill her or her family members,she can heard all this things We are consulting an neuro psychiatrist for that.He has given some medicin.For last two weeks. But no improvement Kindly help me what to do, how to deal with this kind of paitients.

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Obviously your mother has delusions of persecution/ and hence reacting to it and could be hallucination. She needs rest/ antipsychotic medication/ sometimes antidepressants if there is Psychotic depression. You may review condition and find out the correct diagnosis and treatment.
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What home remedies one should follow to avoid white discharge. I facd this problem from the time of ovulation perhaps. Its panic too perhaps to the womb.

MBBS, DGO, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Chennai
What home remedies one should follow to avoid white discharge. I facd this problem from the time of ovulation perhaps...
For all females certain amount of white discharge is normal and especially around ovulation. You cannot avoid this but by keeping clean you can avoid infections.
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How to concentrate on studies? I always try to study I am not able to concentrate? Is there anyway to concentrate?

BHMS
Homeopath,
Dear lybrtae user, take homoeopathic mother tincture ashwagandha q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water. This medicine will improve your memory power & level of concentration.
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Dear sir, I am a working girl but some time I am getting very very angry with my family members only not with outsiders. At that time I just can`t control on myself so please suggest something to change my this type of behavior that make bad effects on my relations.

BDS, Certification in hypnotherapy, Certification in N.L.P, Certification in Gene and behavior, Psychology at Work
Psychologist, Gurgaon
Dear lybrate user, You get angry when a set of expectation is not met, what is it that you must explore within. And don't try to control your behavior, controlling is violence, a suppression which will push the problem deeper. Have patience,It will go!.Can go for a COUNSELING SESSION, Let me know, if you want one tc
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He is complaining about some chest pain and high blood pressure from yesterday. Actually he is taking stress of family and work. How can I help him beside supporting him. Also he is having quick mood swings sometimes he is good and mostly too aggressive also he is continuously say about suicide and death. I am getting too much worried. Please tell.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
He is complaining about some chest pain and high blood pressure from yesterday. Actually he is taking stress of famil...
kindly consult good psychiatrist as soon as possible as he need immediate psychological counselling along with medications And also go Meditation center i can give you address of rajyoga meditation center near your house (this is free of cost)
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My husband cheated me by chatting with different ladies online so I m in depression n not able to come out of it I get a flash of his conversation with her. N also bad dreams about him. I get irritable when I think that n feel like taking revenge so hope I am normal.

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
My husband cheated me by chatting with different ladies online so I m in depression n not able to come out of it I ge...
Dear, you should be able to distinguish between disappointment and depression. Disappointment also brings on symptoms identical to depression but they are short lived. In this situation, you are worried that your husband may desert you and live with somebody else. That also means you don't trust him. Lack of trust in your husband can destroy both of your life. Please trust him. Love him so much that he will come back to you from that woman you are suspecting. That is the only way out. Take care.
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I was suffering from mild depression, doctor suggested me, respin 1 & tretin 20, I took the medicine for last 4 yrs, later I stopped the medicine suddenly, but now my body power is getting low, I could not raise my hand properly I feel like a pain, feel very lazy, have a muscular pain, I don't know what exactly happened to me, these r the side effect or what?

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I was suffering from mild depression, doctor suggested me, respin 1 & tretin 20, I took the medicine for last 4 yrs, ...
Hi, please take medication for as long as prescribed and suggested by a doctor. Its not recommended to leave taking it on your own because then again these symptoms can show. You should show to a psychiatrist and continue with the medicines. Apart from that be active do exercise/yoga/ deep breathing to fight the stressors. If you are feeling any particular stress you can consult me.
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I am suffering from depression from last year what should I do? I am taking medicines.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am suffering from depression from last year what should I do? I am taking medicines.
I am glad you are taking medications but you must also combine this with counseling to get the best results. Since you are young the prognosis will be good if you cooperate. In the meantime, you can do some of the following too: You must go and meet with a counselor immediately and if that person advises that you meet with a doctor you must do so and cooperate to your utmost. Please visit these professionals along with your parents. In the meantime please do the following sincerely because you could resolve the problem better with good cooperation: 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 scorching 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. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. 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 every day and learn to be contented 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. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved.
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Hi I am male 26 years old I am suffering with generalised anxiety disorder I am using duvanta 20 mg and zapiz 0.25 mg since 4 years I have Hypothyroid as well I am currently on Thyronorm 50 mcg. Problem is that I was very active in sexual intercourse and sex health was very good 2 Years ago but recently I feel that my sexual feelings are decreasing and the Penis reaction is less when I see my girlfriend and also during the recent sexual intercourse my penis is becoming soft in middle instead of hard what should I do to become active I sex health please suggest?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Hi I am male 26 years old I am suffering with generalised anxiety disorder I am using duvanta 20 mg and zapiz 0.25 mg...
Most likely it is due to duvanta (duloxetine) you are taking which is not 1st line of choice for GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder). Did you discuss these erectil problems with your psychiatrist, I am surprised this medicne was chosen, if you have not, discuss now. There are many medicines which control the anxiety symtpoms very well without your erection being compromised. All the best.
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My father is 74 years old, he forgets everything like where he worked, what is home address etc, now days he wants to go out of the house frequently, once he had gone and didn`t returned one whole night, luckly we found him, what is his problem and treatment also.

M. sc Psychology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Usually in old age, gradually memory power vl b decreased, along vth the decline in activity of brain function. But here, your father's condition, v can think of more rapid decline. Diseases like geriatric dementia (its a c/o related to memory loss in old age, alzheimer's, parkinson's disease r other any other neurological c/o shouldb excluded, where dopamine levels gradually come down. So, once take your father to show a neurologist to get ptoper check up, so that the diagnosis could b done, accordingly the t/talso as per requiremnt. Dont delay.
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Dear Doctor, I am a 29 year old male, I am very much emotional and introvert in nature, I am always worried of anything, Always scare to meet peoples and scare to be in group, I was in love with someone and she left me I am unable to cope up, sometime I think for revenge and some time I think that I will leave her too, she has returned saying that I will be just as friend and never be in a relation, and she is now in a relation with someone else this is told to me by a third person, I do not know what to do? I just want that to hell all the things and I want to be free from all sorrows and sadness, but unable to stop thinking about her, and I cry several time, I am helpless and hopeless and thinks to kill myself, 3 what should I do, Please tell me, please save me,

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
Dear Doctor,
I am a 29 year old male,
I am very much emotional and introvert in nature, I am always worried of anythi...
Dear Lybrate User, Just because your GF left you, you do not become worthless. You are valuable. Please understand that there are many other people - like your family and friends who love you. By killing her or by killing yourself you will create more trouble for yourself and for your family and friends. It is very natural that you are feeling very sad and you keep crying. Please understand that crying is part of healing. You have lost one important relationship in your life and it will be painful to face this loss. Allow yourself to cry. Crying will relieve you of your sadness. It appears that something went wrong in your relationship. Try to understand what went wrong and be careful next time. If you are not comfortable, do not accept her proposal to be "just friends" now. If required, please consult a Counsellor. The Counsellor will help you to process your loss and will help you to move on and invest again in life. You are very young. Take charge of your life and take care.
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I am bipolar 2 and borderline personality disorder person. Im only taking medications not any psychotherapy. Will it help.

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 bipolar 2 and borderline personality disorder person. Im only taking medications not any psychotherapy. Will it ...
Medicine works internal changes. It helps reduce internal frustration. But we maintain external frustration outside it may effect on the internal aspects. After taking good medicine. Your thinking is frustrational status then medicine it will not work properly. So psychotherapy helps to improve external conditions. Life style modification helps to improve your life status. So better to take psychotherapy also. It has no side effects. Best of luck.
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