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Dr. Prasanna Tandolkar

Psychiatrist, Mumbai

600 at clinic
Dr. Prasanna Tandolkar Psychiatrist, Mumbai
600 at clinic
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Dr. Prasanna Tandolkar is a renowned Psychiatrist in Dadar West, Mumbai. He is currently associated with Shushrusha Hospital in Dadar West, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Prasanna Tandolkar on Lybrate.com.

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I am 21 years old girl. I love a boy of my age. N we were in a relationship for 2.6 yrs.bt he doesn't want this relationship. He dislikes me a lot. I tried to convince him but he doesn't want this relationship. So we break up. N I am trying to move on. Bt I can not. What to do to frgt hm? Btw we r not in physical relationship. N most important thing is there is no fault of mine.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I am 21 years old girl. I love a boy of my age. N we were in a relationship for 2.6 yrs.bt he doesn't want this relat...
Just wait and let time do its magic, you will move on soon. Be surrounded with friends keep yourself distracted. No need to bother about someone who did not value you.
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My mother had legs pain and vibrations in her knees and cannot lift leg and walk and pains in heel nerves and pains in whole body guide me doctor.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
My mother had legs pain and vibrations in her knees and cannot lift leg and walk and pains in heel nerves and pains i...
This treatment is being suggested on bases of the information provided. I would like to examine & investigate your mother in detail. Rule out diabetes. Any way it may be tried, -- dolokind plus (mankind) [aceclofenac 100mg +paracetamol 350mg] 1 tab. Od & sos. X 5 days. --. A-z g0ld 1 tab od x 10 days. (you may need help of your local doctor to get these medicines.) --. Fomentation with warm water. Avoid direct flow of ac or cooler. --. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding. --. Avoid painful acts & activities. --. Do mild exercises for neck & shoulders. Knee & legs. Foot ankle. (take help of a physiotherapist use no pillow under the head. Kindly make sure, there is no allergy to any of these medicines. (contact family doctor, if needed). For emergency treatment visit nearest hospital. Do not ignore, let it not become beginning of a major problem. Do ask for a detailed treatment plan. If no relief in 2-3 days.
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I am 31 years doing business and from last 3 months I am getting depression due to loss in business. so, what I should do.?

DPM
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
I am 31 years doing business and from last 3 months I am getting depression due to loss in business. so, what I shoul...
Spend time in activities that you enjoy. Try walking, exercise, relaxation techniques. Try to focus on positive aspects in your life. If your symptoms worsen consult your doctor.
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Hello I am a 24 year male, from childhood I have infertility complex, low self-esteem, some time my actions and thoughts are unwilling to me. I have high temper. I am always confused, ready to quit hard works.

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
Hello I am a 24 year male, from childhood I have infertility complex, low self-esteem, some time my actions and thoug...
Dear , inferiority complex, low self esteem etc become part of life mainly because of your circumstantial experience. If you are able to understand your life and to learn your life, all these things automatically gets elated. I suggest you psychological counseling. Take care.
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Hello doctor. I am preparing for IAS. So how can I boost up my memory to remember the things.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I wish you all the best in your IAS. If you stress yourself too much it will effect your memory adversely. So just relax or learn a few relaxation exercises from a Yoga teacher. For better concentration you could consider group study or even take tuitions. You could also go to a counselor and get your motivation back. Here are some things you can do to get back your concentration and memory: 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 are 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 junk food.
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Hello Doctor, My father is having blood pressure. Near about almost eight months ago, he faced brain swelling. Doctor said it was because of hypertension. Now he is taking tablets regularly, but he is feeling weakness. He is having frustration like feeling almost all time. I need your help on this.

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Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Hello Doctor, My father is having blood pressure. Near about almost eight months ago, he faced brain swelling. Doctor...
Keep him busy. Let him join some old peoples club or some such place. Let him play with grand children if any. He may do some daily chore like bringing vegetables or milk. Leaving school going children to the school bus etc. Or picking them up when they return. In short he should be feeling important and constructive.
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I have a back and neck pain.Iam a sugar patient.My age is 40 and I used to play shuttle game regularly.Iam a smoker also.Kindly give ur suggestion ?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
You should go for de addiction as high blood sugar and cigaratte will ultimately harm your heart. So start talking to a psychiatrist.
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I m 47 years old. I m suffering from generalized anxiety disorder with depression. So I can't travel alone.

DNB in Psychiatry, completed course from Asha Hospital, Hyderbad
Psychiatrist, Salem
Is the anxiety present only while travelling? if so, please take 0.25 mg anxit while travelling. If it is present in other time also then consult psychiatrist.
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My wife is restricting me to have sex with her because she is only says me insert in me and finish in 5 min and leaves me I am not exited.

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Sexologist, Faridabad
My wife is restricting me to have sex with her because she is only says me insert in me and finish in 5 min and leave...
You should talk to her .as per your statement it look like she is not happy having sex with you. It might be physical problem ,physiological, and something not to disclose one too. Better is to talk frankly whats the matter and its solution accordingly. Dialogue is the only option.
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My husband does’t call me when he is in office and this is making me more depressed. Is it ok that he does’t call me in office timing. I am taking Stalopam 10 for major depressive disorder.

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
My husband does’t call me when he is in office and this is making me more depressed. Is it ok that he does’t call me ...
It is okay. This also means that your depression is not completely treated. There may be a need for psychotherapy or increase in dose of medicines. Please consult your psychiatrist on this. Partially treating depression is not satisfactory. Depression should be treated completely. Take care!
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Sir, Is drinking beer really harmful for health. I want to knw only about the beer no other alcoholic drinks. I only drink beer and no other drinks. So if there is any bad outcomes then plz tell me what are those and how bad it can be? I want to know the consequences.

MD Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Beer has alcohol content. Comparing with hard drinks like whiskey or brandy. One regular beer or half a strong beer is equal to 30 ml (one small drink) of whiskey or brandy. So consuming beer will cause same damage as consuming other alcoholic drinks. Some common harmful effects of consuming beer are liver problem, stomach ulcer, pancreatitis, gallstones and nerve problem.
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I am 24 year old male. I have a problem with my memory, I forget the things regularly and consulted a doctor who advised me to take omega 3 tablets regularly. So I want to know is it fine?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Omega 3 fine. But there are memory boosting methods you can try. Ask me privately if you have any doubts.
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Hello sir My tongue is attached to bottom part of the mouth, cannot speak properly from my childhood, in earlier I have not considered it as a problem but as growing it's becoming problem for me I'd there any solution for this Thanking you.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hello sir
My tongue is attached to bottom part of the mouth, cannot speak properly from my childhood, in earlier I ha...
It could be due to tight frenulum. It may require a minor surgery. Consult surgeon for advice and treatment.
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I always stay at home I am so lonely I don't feel comfortable with anyone I always sit at home and do nothing. I am so depressed it's because I have no friends as I hate my relatives what should I do I don't like the way they behave.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I always stay at home I am so lonely I don't feel comfortable with anyone I always sit at home and do nothing. I am s...
For a depressed person withdrawal is very harmful. You have to make an effort to socialize with people whether you like them or not. If you have depression then there are some major ramifications to take into account. I believe there may be some genetic predisposition or there has been some childhood issue, related to anger, that needs urgent attention. 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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I am 43. I forget too much these days and cant think or understand things the way I did. It seems my mind is blocked. Is it due to depression? please advice.

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, MPHIL
Psychologist, Mumbai
You need to get yourself examined by a neuropsychologist or neurologist first. If he clears everything and says it's a psychological issues then you can consult a psychiatrist or a therapist.
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I forget what ever I study every day I can't remember it again even after 1 or 2 hours why my memory is so week because of it I am facings too much problems in cracking exams and even in working also.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
Anxiety is the biggest enemy of concetration, when some one is stressed about a exam then till a certain level it is good but if the stress goes beyoned a particular point your performance will come down so the key is to keep yourself in optimal stress so that you can perform better, if the anxiety is too much then you need to take help for it.
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Hi I dont know whether it is depression, my brother want me to quit his house, I have poor salary, the rent I have to pay is half of my salary, I tried to commit suicide, but I couldn' t. I am 41 not married, what to do

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
You need to urgently meet a psychiatrist and counsellor. Remember that you are a valuable person with lots of potential for growth. Your life is precious and killing yourself will put an end to all the good things about you which will be such a waste of talent. In depression, you may not have thought through all the possible options, but believe me there are options which your counsellor will help you to recognise and your life will start improving and you will feel better again. Give yourself another chance and go to a counsellor and seek professional help. Suicide never solved any problems for anyone up till now, how will it solve yours? And what about the people who depend on you, care and worry for you. What will happen to them after you are gone?
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Hello doctor, I am 24 years old currently jobless and preparing for higher education from past two yrs and I am facing mood swings from past six months which is increasing day by day. Every morning I dont feel fresh. Sometimes emotionless and sometimes restless. Even get irritated and angry very quickly. Am I suffering from depression? I dont know what to do. I' m also overweight 70kg and though tried gym yoga and medition but I cant stick to it because I dont feel motivated. Sometimes I feel like crying whole day for my current situation. Sometimes I feel happy but den few hrs later I again either become sad or emotionless. I thought of talking about this to my parents but I dont want to give them tension so was not feeling comfortable to consult them. Should I go to a phycatrist. Please help.

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 don't need to consult a psychiatrist for now. You need to understand the difference between depression and disappointment. You are disappointed due to the life happenings. If you interpret, you will know, whatever happened in your life, has reasons and you are also part of it. Understanding your life and life situations help you overcome the disappointment. Then disappointment also vanishes. Don; t be overly anxious about your current situation. Everything will change for sure. Be cheerful. Change your attitude towards your life and career. Always say everything will be alright. Take care.
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Hello. I am 29 years old married woman. I have been suffering from ache problem for last 10 years. I have taken many medicines and treatments too but didnt get the desired results. What should I do?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
There is evidence that certain dietary supplements and vitamins can help with certain types of pain. Fish oil is often used to reduce pain associated with swelling. Topical capsaicin, derived from chili peppers, may help with arthritis, diabetic nerve pain, and other conditions. There's evidence that glucosamine can help relieve moderate to severe pain from osteoarthritis in the knee. Do reply back for private consultation. And detailed treatment plan.
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