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Dr. Prasanna Tandolkar

Psychiatrist, Mumbai

600 at clinic
Dr. Prasanna Tandolkar Psychiatrist, Mumbai
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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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Dear, sir I am a mbbs student. My problem is mind is always forgetful. How to solve.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Your brain is like a muscle. You need to exercise it regularly. The exciting thing is that you don’t have to be a millionaire to increase your brain capacity. All you need to do is invest a little time to regularly train your brain. So what can you do? Here are 10 simple ways you can increase your brain power and improve your intelligence! 1. Do something new When you experience something ‘new’ you actually ‘stimulate’ your brain! Don’t get stuck in a rut doing the same old things – the only way to change the structure of your brain is to do something new. This creates new neural pathways, increasing your intelligence. You could take a new route to work, try a new recipe for dinner, or even a new form of exercise – mix it up! 2. Exercise regularly It’s been proven that regular exercise helps to increase brain function and enhances neurogenesis. This means that every time you exercise you are creating new brain cells! Get off the couch and get moving! Your brain will thank you for it :) 3. Train your memory How often do you hear people say “I wish I had a better memory!’ Yet no-one does anything about this! If you discipline yourself to memorise phone numbers and other important numbers (passport, credit card, insurance, driving license) you will start to see a marked improvement in your memory 4. Be curious Instead of taking everything at face value, get into the habit of questioning everyday things/products, services that you come into contact with. By being ‘curious’ and questioning everything, you force your brain to innovate & create new ideas. Curiosity may have killed that cat, more importantly it created super important things like electricity and computers! 5. Think positive Stress & anxiety kill existing brain neurons and also stop new neurons from being created. Research has shown that positive thinking, especially in the future tense, speeds up the creation of cells and dramatically reduces stress & anxiety. Try and get a handle on negative thoughts and make an effort to replace them with positive ones. 6. Eat healthy Our diets have a HUGE impact on brain function. Our brains consume over 20% of all nutrients & oxygen that we consume – so remember to feed your brain with the good stuff! (i.e. fresh fruit and veg & plenty of OMEGA 3 oils found in oily fish) 7. Read a book Reading relieves tension & stress (brain-cell killers) because it’s a form of escapism. Research has also shown that using your imagination is a great way to train your brain because you force your mind to ‘picture’ what you are imagining. Reading is a great way to trigger your imagination! 8. Get enough sleep Sleep is like a mini detox for the brain. This is when your body regenerates cells and removes all the toxins that have built up during the day. Get to bed between the hours of 9pm and midnight to benefit from the most effective hours of sleep! 9. Ditch the GPS Gone are the days of map reading! Sat Nav may have made our lives easier, it has also made our brains lazier and less efficient at the same time! Go back to the old school and use a map to navigate every now and then (this exercises the part of your brain responsible for understanding spatial relationships). 10. Ban the calculator Remember back at school when we were taught to use our brains to do simple sums like times tables?! It’s incredible how we now rely on devices like smart-phones and laptops to calculate really simple equations. Resist the urge to work things out using an external device – and use the device you were born with – your brain!
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I've some psychological problems. I and as everyone says, I'm so shy and nervous guy. I scared to talk with my opposite sex I.E. Girls. I avoids social meets! I think I'm not normal at all and not enjoying a mentally happiness full life1

Master Of Science In Counseling & Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
Hi , You can overcome your shyness and nervous nature by professional training or practice. Please discuss with a psychological counselor who can identify and help you to overcome any issues. You need to overcome the feeling that you have psychological problem. Many of us may have some or other weakness which can be rectified through Assertive training, practice and motivation. Hope you will meet a counselor soon.
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Sir i stammer while speak, so please advise what 2 do ? shuold i go for speech therapy or what ?

Advanced Aesthetics
Speech Therapist, Mumbai
First understand your problem. is it sosomething that you can do within yourselfmething that you can do within yourself, then you would not need medication then you would not need medication test urslf against the mirror and talk as if you are giving a speech. practice is this a few times I'm sure you will get better. If not then you can take medication under a special doctor advise
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Dear Doctor My son has been suffering from OCD for past more than a year, he tries to clean his TV screen repeatedly and checks his electronic gadgets. Has been under treatment for anxiety, depression and also OCD last two years. Present medication is Fludac, sized on and admenta. Not able to control his OCD and feels stressed all the time, is not able to concentrate and does not like to go to college, please advise. Very tormenting for him as well as his parents.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I can understand the OCD symptoms being severe in intensity along with anxiety and depression. But whatever be the severity OCD symptoms can definitely be brought under control. What is the dose of fludac and sizodon. Admenta doesn't act on OCD symptoms. I am surprised why another OCD reducing ,medication has not been added. I think he needs revision of prescription, kindly take a 2nd opinion, from an experienced psychiatrist, he should be alright. Also, if possible combine CBT and Behavior modification technique from a a clinical psychologist, for better daily functioning. Wishes to your son for speedy remission.
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I am 23 year old 2 weeks ago I was lost my papa, its very pain full for me, now I feel very sad and hope lees, what should I do,

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 23 year old 2 weeks ago I was lost my papa, its very pain full for me, now I feel very sad and hope lees, what s...
Oh. I can understand your conditon now. But do not stressed. Do busy in work. And spend time with mother and other family members. Also with friends.
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Suffering from depression. What to do to recover?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist,
Depression is a serious mental illness causing significant personal distress and socio-occupational dysfunction. Person suffering from depression experience sadness of mood, low self esteem, poor self confidence, bleak view of future, lack of energy, reduced pleasure in surroundings, altered sleep and appetite. They usually feel themselves helpless and hopeless. Many a time they are unable to take right decision. Few of them commit suicide and many of them suffer for many months with loss of job and earning. If you are having these symptoms, you must take a professional help. I advise you for psychiatric evaluation.
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I am 19 year old, there is a huge problem in my legs when I start walking my legs and thigh pains very much.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
I am 19 year old, there is a huge problem in my legs when I start walking my legs and thigh pains very much.
Hello, 1. You can apply volini gel 1% local application twice a day for 3-5 days 2. Hot fomentation twice a day for 3 days I am giving to some common reasons for leg pain 1. Generalized weakness 2. Anaemia 3. Physical exertion and any trauma 4. Lack of protein in diet 5. Any infection present on leg or foot 6. Muscle weakness 7. Abrupt start/ stop of physical exercise 8. Vit d and calcium deficiency kindly consult physician for further management.
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For smoking stuffs and cigarette for 3 years. Can it effect me such to have cancer?

MBBS, MS- Surgery , M.Ch - Surgical Oncology , FIAGES
Oncologist, Delhi
Tobacco smoking: - smokers have 20 fold increase of lung cancer compared to non smokers - tobacco smoke contain thousands of chemicals which include >70 chemicals are proven carcinogens - quitting smoking is beneficial. Former smokers are at 9 fold increased risk while current smokers are at 20 fold increased risk of lung cancer compared to non smokers. - environmental tobacco smoke exposure to non smokers through passive smoking from smokers also increase the risk.
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M suffering from mental depression of a sexual. In bed with my wife I can't last more than 10 sec. please help how can I increase the time?

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
M suffering from mental depression of a sexual. In bed with my wife I can't last more than 10 sec. please help how ca...
Dear lybrate user. The premature ejaculation could be due to performance anxiety. Counseling and cognitive behavioral therapy should help you. Take care.
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Whenever we are having some discussion, at some points, she usually gets angry, and start talking loudly, and sometimes shouts. Is there any problem with her? She sometimes try to hit herself in these situations, or damages something. She herself says that this is not right! What should we do? Whom to consult? Is there any deficiency?

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Frequent anger outbursts and inability to control them can be a part of underlying personality problems, impulse control disorders or mood disorders. This can also occur due to hormonal imbalances and vitamin deficiency. If these problems have became frequent then you should not hesitate to consult a psychiatrist for treatment and counselling.
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I am a youth, have bad acidity problems, I am insomniac, I feel pukish all day and coz of which I need to smoke very oftenly.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am a youth, have bad acidity problems, I am insomniac, I feel pukish all day and coz of which I need to smoke very ...
Dear you take homoeopathic remedy 1- nux vomica 30 and 2- acid sulph 200.3-puls 200. Tds for month solve your problem.
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My father become unconsieous for minute.... while smoking he will get cough and then my father become unconsieous ...my father start smoking from last 30 years and he cont live without it ....pls help me

MD Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Many effective treatments are available for smoking. They can be started if your father is motivated to quit and there is support from the family. The reason for becoming unconscious needs to be evaluated thoroughly.
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I take to much time to understand new things. Some times I get depressed dejected.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I take to much time to understand new things. Some times I get depressed dejected.
It is normal for someone to take more time to understand and you have to take keen interest in the subject and find it useful to understand
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I am 49 yrs old male. I have Dissociative disorders from last 3 months. Please help me.

M.Sc - Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
I am 49 yrs old male. I have Dissociative disorders from last 3 months. Please help me.
Psychoanalytic psychotherapy is best form of treatment for dissociative disorders. Several researches have been done on this. I would suggest you to consider it.
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I lost somebody close last year and feel depressed since then I keep all the things ti myself only. please help me.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
I lost somebody close last year and feel depressed since then I keep all the things ti myself only. please help me.
What you are going through is greaving. Loosing loved one is not easy to deal with emotionally. I am sorry for your loss. There are few things I would like you to try. 1. When you feel sad. Feel the feeling of sadness fully. You may close your eyes and let that sadness flow through your mind and body. If tears flow let them flow. Cry it out. Feeling what you feel fully and totally is healing. Once you feel your sadness fully. You might feel the lightness in your heart. Feel that too and say out loud. How wonderful! and engage your mind remembering some good qualities and good times you spent with the person you are missing. 2. Regular simple breath awareness meditation also help manage your loss. 3. You may also l write daily 3 to 5 things you are grateful to every morning. These things could be as simple as having a bed to sleep and food to eat. Affirm what you write and add new thing in your list for 7 to10 days. Along wit this engaging yourself in some kind of physical exercise such as walking or yoga. 5. Engaging yourself with something like reading, listening to good upbeat music, gardening will also help you feel little lighter. 6. You may decide to go out and help someone in need. Rendon act of kindness has been proven helpful in both greaving process and depression. Sometimes long lasting grieving may convert into depression and you need external. Support to cope up and build resilience. Hope this helps wishing you very best.
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Sir/mam I have stammer problem so sir please tell me how to remove my stammer problem bcoz I am facing many problem.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, You are advised to join the speech therapy classes. Repeat those words on which you stammer , means words which are not clear and don't hesitate after some time if you practice well then your speech will become better.
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I am a 28 year old male, my question is that I feel like I have some problem with me because I tends to forget, focus, and I dont feel comfortable when face a crowd or a gatherings, I also have some problem with my hearings, etc. So would I be able to get cured because I am facing a lot of problem while in workplace, so kindly please help me. Thank you for your service.

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, from the given symptoms, you may be suffering from generalized anxiety disorder which needs to be tested for confirmation. Please post a private question to me with every details. Take care.
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Depression. The most common problem of this generation. Lack of sleep AND over sleeping as well Lack in concentration in everything and my studies R. I. P. Any suggestions. Please?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Depression. The most common problem of this generation. Lack of sleep AND over sleeping as well
Lack in concentration...
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 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 to 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. As regards the concentration you are sure to have hormonal imbalances which may impact your memory because of the chemical but also the distractions that come with it; together with depression I can imagine your problems. But you may work on the following even if the hormones kick in: 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, 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 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.
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Homeopathic medicines for Hypertension. Please suggest

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath,
Please take following medicine:- Dr. Reckeweg's r -85 / 10 drops in little water thrice a day for one month. Revert back after one month with feedback.
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I had negative thinking due to this my girl friend and my family facing problems .I had smoking habit is there any chance to turn my mind towards positive thinking and quit smoking.

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 lybrate user. I can understand. The duty of mind is to think. Thinking is natural. If you are unable to divert your thinking process, naturally mind will drift towards negative areas. Creative activities like physical games, entertainment, socialization etc help you divert your thoughts positively. You have to use your will power to stop smoking. Take care
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