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Dr. R R Patel

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Psychiatrist, Mumbai

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Dr. R R Patel is a renowned Psychiatrist in Tardeo, Mumbai. He has completed MBBS . You can consult Dr. R R Patel at Bhatia Hospital in Tardeo, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. R R Patel and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping all time .Please help me.

B.A PSYCHOLOGY HONOURS, M.A PSYCHOLOGY, M.Phil - Psychology, PhD PSYCHOLOGY
Psychologist, Delhi
I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping all time .Please help me.
Your age is very low to talk of depression. You need to get out of this low feeling. Please try to imagine how would the person you lost would have liked to see you- definitely not in your present state. Try to be the person your lost one wanted you to be. That will be your inspiration and guidance to walk the right way. Best of luck.
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Is chronic anxiety like an harmful disease which bring many diseases to Human health?

B.A. Psychology, M.A. Psychology, Ph. D - Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
Is chronic anxiety like an harmful disease which bring many diseases to Human health?
Yes. practice relaxation exercises, yoga, pranayam, have a healthy diet , have lots of water and be happy.
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Hello. I am 23 years male. I feel no energy to work. Always feel like tired and upset. Get anxious very quickly. I get angry and irritated on small petty issues. I am not happy from within. I don't enjoy my life. I even forget everything. Can't remember small things related to work and work gets hamper. No energy .legs pains a lot. I want to know the cause of all this problems and guide me to take proper steps for this all. I would also say that when I watch any intimate scene I get very anxious. I mean I can't understand anything. My heart beat increases and I ejaculate. This problem is from 6 years now. Are all my problems interrelated, what do I do. And I even get negative thinking in every thing i do. Eg. Thought comes that if I don't do anything in a specific way something bad will happen to my loved ones. I can't control this now. It's been around six years now. Looking for proper guidance and treatment. A doctor from this platform has said it's Ocd. Help me for proper living.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Hello. I am 23 years male.
I feel no energy to work. Always feel like tired and upset.
Get anxious very quickly. I ge...
Hi Sudhir... in homoeopathy there are very peculiar medicines which are capable in curing such psychological issues.. but the method of selecting best suitable homoeopathic medicine is by going through the whole case and exploring each of your feeling and symptoms in depth so that we can exactly match the medicine to the condition.. Thats why a very detailed case especially in cases like yours is very crucial... if you want the treatment you can consult through lybrate...
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I cant focus on a thing for long time. I change my work and decisions many times. So I am not sure what will be my career and I got demotivate and discourage due to this. Now what should I do?

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
You don't have to get demotivated or discouraged due to this. This is so happening because you do not have enough experience. Experience brings on the confidence in you and then you take decisions. Post a detailed query to me. I can help you regain your self-confidence. Take care.
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HI guys I need some advise on a problem I am having about 3 weeks ago now my boy friend had a mental break down and his family were keeping me informed in on his progress and he's doing pretty well now and he's been asking to speak to me. Recently tho they haven't been keeping me updated I.

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 guys I need some advise on a problem I am having about 3 weeks ago now my boy friend had a mental break down and h...
Dear lybrate-user. There is cure for every mental breakdown, as a friend, it becomes your duty to go and meet your friend in person and motivate him. Such motivation will help the recovery process. Take care.
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I lost somebody who was very close to me today and since I feel very sad and alone! I do not want 2 live without him! please help me!

M.B.B.S., F.I.C.A. (USA), P.G.D.I.H, F.C.G.P., D.C.A.H
Psychiatrist, Vadodara
I lost somebody who was very close to me today and since I feel very sad and alone! I do not want 2 live without him!...
I can understand what you are going through. We all face such situations in life and feel sad but losing hope and sacrificing our life is not the answer. We have many other things and people in life and also somebody whom you have lost would also not have approved this thought of yours. You need to live with beautiful memories the person has given you and do the things he/she has left behind incomplete and also fulfill your responsibilities in other areas of your life. You can do it and if it seems difficult then connect an expert psychotherapist to open your heart out and for guidance and support. Move on and live life.
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Stress and infertility

Bachelors in Psychology, Masters in Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Guidance and Counselling
Psychologist, Jalandhar
Stress and infertility

It is not clear how exactly stress impacts fertility. It is not known whether high levels of stress can prevent pregnancy or affect a woman's chance of conceiving. We do know that reducing stress provides a better quality of life during times of intense personal challenge. 

What is stress? 

Stress is often defined as an event that a person sees/ feels is threatening. In order to protect itself, the body responds with a fight or flight response. How can stress impact a fertility patient? sometimes, infertility patients respond to the stress of being unable to conceive by aggressively pursuing treatment and procedures. Other patients withdraw and isolate from family, friends, and community. Neither of these extremes is ideal for patients who seek to treat their infertility and build a family. 

How can I reduce my stress? 

Having less stress in your life while pursuing fertility treatment may not, in and of itself, result in a pregnancy. However, developing better coping strategies to manage stress related to an infertility diagnosis and treatment can help you feel more in control and improve your overall well-being. 

It has been shown that stress does interfere with making rational and well-thought-out decisions. Reducing stress can allow patients to research, explore, and consider all the options available with a clearer mindset. By reducing stress, the pros and cons of one treatment course over another can be more effectively weighed and considered. 

Reduced stress is good for your health. While no one expects patients to approach fertility treatment stress free, finding ways to minimize stress while pursuing treatment can help. It is helpful for patients to look for ways to reduce the burden of infertility treatments and medical protocols. 

There are many stress-reducing techniques; some of the more popular methods recommended to fertility patients are: 

acupuncture 

aerobic exercise (may be reduced during treatment) 

collaboration with experts in stress reduction 

guided imagery 

journaling 

listening to music 

massage therapy

meditation 

mind-body groups 

mindfulness 

progressive muscle relaxation 

psychotherapy and cognitive behavioral therapy 

self-help books

support/educational groups 

visualization 

walking/hiking 

yoga

 

How can I help my friend/loved one? 

Friends and loved ones are facing a challenge. Telling patients to be less stressed can make them feel more responsible for causing their own infertility and feel blamed. Telling someone to relax can cause greater stress. However, asking how couples/friends are doing and suggesting concrete and pragmatic ways to reduce stress will enhance quality of life and give the patient back some sense of control. For many struggling with infertility, just having friends/loved ones available for listening is greatly appreciated. 

The goal of stress reduction is to minimize, not eliminate stress, by finding the technique that serves the patient's needs the best.

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What about nicotek nicotine gum as show in adds does it help quiting smoking and is it good?

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. Nicotex nicotine gum is useful in quitting smoking. You can use it whenever you feel the urge to smoke. It is effective too. Take care.
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I have problem remembering and recalling names. Any names, of people, places, books, movies etc. Names which I know or I am very well familiar with. I am 46 years old man. Recently I have noticed the problem has increased very much. I am afraid what will happen if and when I am above 50-60-70 years of age. Please suggest cure or remedy for this problem. Please thanks

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, I don't see the risk of amnesia in you at this age. Have you met with any accident or trauma? are you diagnosed with anxiety disorder or depression? busy and anxious people do forget many things, that does not mean they have amnesia. Therefore, usually, busy people keep everything in writing or appoint a personal assistant to help them out. Stress is also another factor behind forgetting. People also forget things which they feel unimportant. Therefore, I think, you do not have anything to worry. Still, if you insist, I can run a series of memory related tests to assess your memory. First screening test will be through mobile. Let me know if you are willing. Take care.
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Hi, I am 30 year old man, and I am suffering from short breathnea since 2 years. Sometimes it becomes alright and now days it has become all the time, as I feel sometimes depressed, I consulted psychiatrist and they gave me vitagold from ikon pharmachem but it was fine earlier but still I am facing the problem, earlier I was used to take escitalopram oxalate tablets. And I am confused that what to do. And confused that its a heart problem or psychological problem. Kindly suggest me.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Hi, I am 30 year old man, and I am suffering from short breathnea since 2 years. Sometimes it becomes alright and now...
Hi, its natural to feel the confusion, see if you get all your tests done ecg etc related to heart and it has come out normal it is due to anxiety. Now for anxiety the course of medicine is 1-2 years where in if you leave the medicine in between symptoms will reoccur with greater intensity and duration of medicines will also increase. Along with medication there are scientific exercises to tame anxiety which you should do regularly like jacobs progressive muscle relaxation etc and many other natural lifestyle changes can help you cope up better.
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For e. G lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please help me.

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
For e. G lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. ...
Dear lybrate-user. Welcome to lybrate. I can understand. Loosing someone near and dear is called grief and depression related to grief is pretty normal. But this sort of depression does not stay for long. This depression gets cleared within a span of some weeks. The best option for you is to undergo counseling and depression related therapy. Take care.
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Good morning sir, i smoke & drink alcohol from 2 years. Drinking is some times but smoking is daily 3-4 times how to avoid smoke please reply me.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
The combination of drinking and smoking is very harmful, especially for your liver. It increases your chances of developing cirrhosis of the live. This combination will also harm your libido over a period of time and you will lose your erectile capacity. Of the two smoking is more harmful because the effects are gradual and will not be revealed to you until it becomes too bad. I have given advice earlier to some people and I recommend that you read and follow them meticulously. Sometimes these addictive habits mask an underlying problem which may make you susceptible to become enslaved to the habit. Work with a counselor to identify that and deal with those issues to completely and successfully come off the addictions.
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How Anxiety Affects Your Sleep?

Master In Counselling Psychology , Certificate In Cognitive Hypnotic Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Delhi
How Anxiety Affects Your Sleep?

Anxiety and stress are the biggest roadblocks of sound sleep for many individuals. It is estimated that three out of ten individuals can’t sleep due to anxiety related disorders. The mind starts racing as soon one tries to sleep. The anxiousness results in increased restlessness, thereby, affecting sleep. Most adults face this problem at least once in a week. There are many individuals whose sleep is affected more than once a week due to anxiety.

A study revealed that more approximately 42 % women and 52% men find it difficult to focus on their work the very next day. In a case, anxiety affects your sleep occasionally, these simple methods would help you to do away with sleeplessness:

  1. Exercise: It is a very old practice and most people already know it. Daily exercise, moderate workout, brisk walking, jogging etc. can keep stress away and helps to improve sleep. Daily exercise can relax your nerves, loosen body muscles, relaxes the brain and helps to keep stress away. People with chronic insomnia have found to be exercising beneficial. In a case of an intense work-out session, it should be ensured that the body is rested at least twice in a week.
  2. Wind down before sleep: A bedtime routine is important for a sound sleep. Healthy practices such as taking shower, playing quiet music, reading a book etc. can help soothe your nerves and get can hellp you sleep better and quickly. These activities should be done at least half an hour before sleep. Soon it becomes a habit and helps an individual sleep without stress and anxiety.
  3. Meditate: Quieting the mind is an art. Yoga can greatly you help to achieve this without much hassle. If meditation looks like too taxing, sitting quietly in an isolated place for 5 odd minutes and inhaling and exhaling air will also do the trick. Yoga is a thousand-year-old stress buster mechanism. It has fetched fruitful results for many.
  4. Do not undertake stressful activities before bed: It becomes obvious not to get into any heated arguments, reading a stressful news, undertaking any stressful activity etc before bed. This will ensure that a person can relax before sleep and the adrenaline levels are at a normal level. It will ensure sound sleep for an individual.
  5. Create a to-do list: A to-do list takes care of daily works to be done. This can organize the day and help a person establish everything he needed to, throughout the course of the day. This will also help an individual refrain from any stress which in turn will help in sound sleep.
  6. Don’t lie awake: If it becomes difficult to sleep, it makes sense not to lie awake. Instead few things that are relaxing can be done in the interim. It will soothe the nerve and help to catch sleep sooner than later.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Dear Sir, My father (age: 56)getting too much angry for small small matters and speaking too hares with me and my wife. Keep on talking about fights happened from very earlier stage and continues every time the same. Also him self assuming that it might be the reason and not accepting if we explained also. Please guide get him out of this stress/behaviors. Thank you.

M.Sc- Child development, Master's in Counselling and family therapy, Cerificate in Guidance and Counselling
Psychologist, Faridabad
Hello, Appreciate your positive concern for your father .Let me make it clear that parents develop a lot of insecurity after their children's marriage .One is about the bond that they have with their children might become weak ,the other is about financial insecurity, something about division of responsibilities also alarms them which they generally don't admit .Every human being is likely to make mistakes and we should accept that .In case ,your father has felt something bad about yours or your wife's behaviour talk to him in private and patiently, as a son .Life after marriage is a little different and one needs to strike a balance between the resposibility towards parents and the role towards the spouse. Just because he gets upset don't stop clarifying things patiently and sensibly. Stick to it .Involve your wife in the family with genuine intentions. The journey can be difficult in the beginning but it pays because the family is the backbone of each person. All the best.
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My father drinks alcohol alot. He does very much destruction at home. What should I do? Plzz suggest me something..

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You are too young to implement my suggestions and will need the help of some adults in the family. So whatever I suggest, kindly involve or share it with mom or elder family members to make it effective and suffer the least backlashes, if any. Ideally, your father should want to give up alcohol himself to begin with. If not, it is going to be an uphill task and to the most part impossible. However, you should not be in want of trying. If he is unwilling to seek help, he needs to be admitted to a rehabilitation center for at least 6 months. If not, there are centers who will come and pick him up when he is drunk, when his resistance will be ineffective. This will require mom's permission and written consent. After your dad returns from therapy, there will be a lot of follow-ups, both in the house and in his daily activities, that must be meticulously adhered to. There is a medicine called disulfiram, which only the doctor can prescribe, and it is very powerful that even if he attempts to drink a small quantity, he can have serious reactions that may sometimes entail hospitalization. You have to monitor his intake of the medicine and keep a close watch on him. He also has to go for regular counseling for at least three years! Apart from his health, he will also affect the family and all his children will carry genetic factors for alcoholism. If he is into business or working, he will soon not be able to continue and he will go into financial ruin. He will lose all his friends and become ostracized by his society. He will lose his dignity, self-esteem, self-confidence, and become a misfit. He will also lose his sexual capacity, liver function, heart function, kidney etc. Now it is difficult to give up because he has become addicted to alcohol for some time and has a lot to do. The consumption of Antabuse has to be carefully monitored to see that he not only consumes the medication but is also avoiding alcohol. Ultimately, it is his will power and the support that he receives from the medical fraternity and his close and dear ones. He must also learn to substitute and deal with the oral need, a rigid value system, the script issue, and of course take a 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 him on several measures and precautions he will need to take to stay with his resolve. Even after the rehabilitation he must attend AA meetings and continue this support for a long time. The family will also need to attend some sessions and go for Al-anon meetings for their co-dependency issues. He cannot be treated in isolation because the family has gotten used to his drinking and have made some unhealthy adaptations to somehow cope. The children, including you and whoever else is there, will also have to attend meetings to work out their issues because of the father’s habit. In fact, they are all suffering from the Adult Children Of Alcoholics Syndrome (ACOAs), which in effect means that you are genetically predisposed to alcoholism or can have cross addiction problems and that you will have similar traits of the abusing alcoholic but in a milder form. There are special support groups for them all over the world. Should they touch or indulge in alcohol or any addictive substances or behaviors, they could also become full-fledged addicts themselves. Now you should not give up on him but neither should you harass him. Be continuously after him and in the end, you will succeed. His medical condition warrants a very strict course of action. This involves a huge responsibility and that is why I request you to talk to someone responsible and capable to actually handle this situation. You may share this response as a guideline for them to act up on.
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I am suffering from dry cough for the last few day and fever, body pain too can you suggest me something.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am suffering from dry cough for the last few day and fever, body pain too can you suggest me something.
Do Take balanced diet and hyderated Avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things Do regular physical activity and breathing exercises for about 15 minutes duration each time regularly Best Wishes
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My mother had SDH - Craniotomy operation 1.5 month ago. Now she cant speak still she try to speak but cant speak clear to understand sometime she speaks 1-2 word clearly. What should do?

MPT
Physiotherapist, Cuttack
You could consult a speech therapist or make her read things like we use to do when we were kids. One alphabet at a time, then very small words, then small words and progress gradually. Don't stop talking to her as this will motivate her to speak. Thank you.
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I am 20 yr old male, and I smoke a lot like 1 pack in a day I need to quit it but nicotine chewing gums are not helping me out please tell a solution.

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, 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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