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Dr. Shantanoo Joshi

B. PTh

Psychiatrist, Mumbai

10 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Dr. Shantanoo Joshi B. PTh Psychiatrist, Mumbai
10 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Shantanoo Joshi is a renowned Psychiatrist in Dadar West, Mumbai. He has been a successful Psychiatrist for the last 10 years. He is a B. PTh . You can consult Dr. Shantanoo Joshi at Dr.Shantanoo Joshi (Palkars Polyclinic) in Dadar West, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shantanoo Joshi on Lybrate.com.

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B. PTh - Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik - 2007
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Hlo doctor . Actually I hv severe pain in my legs especially knees and toes . Evn I feel pain in my finger . Usually I wen I get up whenever I sleep . Not only that .i feel like my skeleton system is so weak . I feel tired n sleepy all d time . . I get depressed soon . N my face tone is different frm my body . water I apply for betterment I can c no changes . nothing is effecting . Hlp me out doctor .

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Hlo doctor . Actually I hv severe pain in my legs especially knees and toes . Evn I feel pain in my finger . Usually ...
Advice. Avoid sitting cross legged. Avoid squatting- quadriceps exercises- lie straight, make a towel role and put it under the knee, press the keen against the role, hold it for 20 secs. Repeat 20 times twice a day. This will help relieve some pain. Core strengthening exercise- straight leg raised with toes turned outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Hams stretching- lie straight, take the leg up, pull the feet towards yourself, with a elastic tube or normal belt. Repeat 10 times, twice a day. Sports taping- stretch the tape from both ends and apply on the affected area contrast fomentation (hot and cold).
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Neurotic Disorders - Anxiety

MBBS, DPM (Psychiatry)
Psychiatrist, Thrissur
Neurotic Disorders - Anxiety

NEUROTIC DISORDERS-Anxiety

Everybody knows what it's like to feel anxious -- the butterflies in your stomach before a first date, the tension you feel when your boss is angry, and the way your heart pounds if you're in danger. Anxiety rouses you to action. It gears you up to face a threatening situation. It makes you study harder for that exam, and keeps you on your toes when you're making a speech. In general, it helps you cope.
But if you have an anxiety disorder, this normally helpful emotion can do just the opposite -- it can keep you from coping and can disrupt your daily life. There are several types of anxiety disorders, each with their own distinct features.
An anxiety disorder may make you feel anxious most of the time, without any apparent reason. Or the anxious feelings may be so uncomfortable that to avoid them you may stop some everyday activities. Or you may have occasional bouts of anxiety so intense they terrify and Anxiety disorders are the most common of all the mental health disorders. Considered in the category of anxiety disorders are: Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, Social Phobia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Specific Phobia, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Acute Stress Disorder. Anxiety disorders as a whole cost the United States between 42-46 billion dollars a year in direct and indirect healthcare costs, which is a third of the yearly total mental health bill of 148 billion dollars. In the United States, social phobia is the most common anxiety disorder with approximately 5.3 million people per year suffering from it. Approximately 5.2 million people per year suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. Estimates for panic disorder range between 3 to 6 million people per year, an anxiety disorder that twice as many women suffer from as men. Specific phobias affect more than 1 out of every 10 people with the prevalence for women being slightly higher than for men. Obsessive Compulsive disorder affects about every 2 to 3 people out of 100, with women and men being affected equally.

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My memory power has been too week, I forget every small and big things and I could not concentrate my mind also after trying too much. Please help me.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
7 Ways to Remember Anything Research-based strategies to boost your memory and keep it strong 7 Strategies for Remembering 1.Become interested in what you're learning. We're all better remembering what interests us. Few people, for example, have a difficult time remembering the names of people they find attractive. If you're not intrinsically interested in what you're learning or trying to remember, you must find a way to become so. 2.Find a way to leverage your visual memory. You'll be surprised by how much more this will enable you to remember. For example, imagine you're at a party and are introduced to five people in quick succession. How can you quickly memorize their names? Pick out a single defining visual characteristic of each person and connect it to a visual representation of their name, preferably through an action of some kind. Remember: Memory is predominantly visual. 3.Create a mental memory tree. If you're trying to memorize a large number of facts, find a way to relate them in your mind visually with a memory tree. Construct big branches first, then leaves. Branches and leaves should carry labels that are personally meaningful to you in some way, and the organization of the facts ("leaves") should be logical. 4.Associate what you're trying to learn with what you already know. It seems the more mental connections we have to a piece of information, the more successful we'll be in remembering it. This is why using mnemonics. Write out the items to be memorized over and over and over. 5.When reading for retention, summarize each paragraph in the margin. This requires you to think about what you're reading, recycle it, and teach it to yourself again. Even take the concepts you're learning and reason forward with them; apply them to imagined novel situations, which creates more neural connections to reinforce the memory. 6.Do most of your studying in the afternoon. Though you may identify yourself as a "morning person" or "evening person" at least one Study. Suggests your ability to memorize isn't influenced as much by what time of day you perceive yourself to be most alert but by the time of day you actually study—afternoon appearing to be the best. 7.Get adequate sleep to consolidate and retain memories. Not just at night after you've studied but the day, you study as well. Far better to do this than to stay up cramming all night for an exam.
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Hi. I am a engineering student. Since last 2 yr. I had been in relationship with a girl. We both are in true love and decide to marry but suddenly what happened she started to ignore me and now we are no more with each other. After that I always thought of her every single second and can not able to concentrate on my studies. Please help me.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Take ignatia amara 200 2 doses and then start taking cosmos 30 3 doses for 3 times in a day for 2 weeks. This will help your mind to work properly and concerntrate on your studies.
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Helo, I am 23 years old. I have my back pain to much and also when I head down spinal gets paining. I also have severe headache frequently which is very much painful. This is causing me a huge problem in studies as I can not sit for several hours. Please help.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Yamunanagar
Helo,
I am 23 years old. I have my back pain to much and also when I head down spinal gets paining. I also have sever...
Xray of whole spine should be done to know why it is happened. Check your position of sitting & lying. Do some exercise in morning.
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I am 26years old male, in normal physical check up, doctor said that may be I am suffering from left side incomplete hernia, is there any treatment, I shall becobliged if you can suggest some homeopathic medicine and exercises, some other advice will also be welcomed, I have no any other problem, please advice at the earliest, I am very confused and in tension, what to do now.

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FIAGES(Fellowship in minimal access surgery), FMAS (Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery)
General Surgeon, Ghaziabad
I am 26years old male, in normal physical check up, doctor said that may be I am suffering from left side incomplete ...
Hi, hernia can only be cured surgically. No other treatment option. It's upto you that how much you want to delay the surgery.
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Hi i am diabetic and thyroid patient but both are normal. M not able to concentrate on my study and I fell like my memory is getting weaker and weaker day by day. Is that deficiency of b 12 .pls suggest me whether I go for any checkup or suggest me any medicine to get rid off.

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Srinagar
vitamin B12 deficiency usually don't occur, because there are enough stores in body. practice yoga, before going to sleep remember all activities from morning to bedtime after closing your eyes. your memory will improve.
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I am feeling full sad. And I getting angry on every situations. Everything I am taking as negatively. My friends are facing problem with my behaviour. Please help to solve 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 Vinod. From the descriptions, it seems that you are depressed. Please consult a psychologist online or in person for advice, counseling and therapy. Take care
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How can I quit smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol as soon as possible because sometimes I feel like I should quit smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Best age to stop smoking is before 40, in fact do not start all only by using strong will power and avoiding all situations where you feel like smoking, chewing tobacco or drinking or using drugs avoiding friends who smoke and diverting mind by reading or chewing a gum, like nicorette and taking a walk when you crave for a smoke can all help. You can chew nicorette gum which is nicotine replacement.
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I don't even have a minimum confidence level in every work. And I am having so much inferiority complex. How can I tackle this? These are the only thing for everyone's success. So please guide 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
I don't even have a minimum confidence level in every work. And I am having so much inferiority complex. How can I ta...
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. Yes. You are correct. Self confidence and superiority feeling are essential for success. You need to understand you, your abilities, world and people. You need self confidence building training online. Take care.
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Dear sir/ madam, I was topper in our class till 8th standard that time I had high thinking power, memory power and understanding power. But after 9th standard suddenly I lost all these powers day by day. Now I am unable to think, understand and remember suddenly. I do not know what to tell suddenly it takes more time to get that words. What is the treatment for this? how to gain all these powers again back normally as previous?

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
To improve memory, it's important to destress often by way of exercising, relaxing, meditation, holidays, playing sports, dancing, playing music etc. Whatever suits you and relaxes you. Also eating brain healthy foods to help the brain think clearly, remember and reproduce at the right time. For this you will need to stop junk foods like maida, high sugar and fatty foods, processed foods, cold drinks. Brain healthy foods are good quality proteins, omega 3 fatty acids in fish, poultry, eggs, vegetables and fruits. Nuts and oilseeds are a rich source of this. Your brain also needs vit b 12 to function well. Make sure that you have enough of this in your diet. If you have any stress in life and don't get good sleep then you will tend to forget. Counselling is an excellent way to work through your stress and learn coping and managing skills, tips and techniques and feel more confident and in control of yourself and your environment.
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My daughter is 14 .5 year sold is having headache problem since Feb 2016. She is under medication through Psychiatrist for Anxiety and Depression. She is not able to go to school (Class -X) due to headache (As she tells). And having lot of anxiety about her Grade and attendance etc. EEG and MRI are showing the normality . Psychiatrist is telling it is case of Psychosomatic Disorder . Please let me know such type of case how much time it take to recover. During other activities she looks to be absolutely normal.

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
My daughter is 14 .5 year sold is having headache problem since Feb 2016.
She is under medication through Psychiatris...
Psychosomatic disorder means there is no defect in physically. It is everything related to psychological. For that reason medicine will not work properly to her. For psychosomatic disorders psychotherapy or psychological counselling helps to her very much. Better to stop the medicine. Consult psychologist. He understands total situation. Suggest some of the behavioural modification. Based on his recommendation please change her lifestyle modification. It is very difficult. But it works properly. It is permanent method. It has no side effects. Physically there is no problems. If anything is wrong the diagnosis reveal t. At. You already go for medicine. The doctor himself described that it is psychosomatic. Then why do you late. Better to consult a qualified psychologist. Better to follow his recommendations. Better to share her thoughts. Ask what are the problems in school. Better to take further steps to remove her problems. Treat her as a friend ask each and every problem. Better to friendly with her. Do not allow her loneliness. Share all the feelings. Be happy with her and be friendly. Ok all the best.
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I am a 21 years old boy. I cannot concentrate on my studies because when I do, I felt sleepy. Same thing occurring for about 5 months. Please relief me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Masters in psychology counselling
Psychologist, Hyderabad
Dear lybrate-user, try this method many people are success first and most sleep early wake up early at 4.0 am and study with fresh mind, of course subjects which you are not interested you must spend more time and repeat it many times" practice makes perfect" not only human including pets. Parrots are talking and dogs are dancing. Switch off mobile phone when you go to bed and switch it on at 6am. Example some people they don't like mathematics but it is essential for life everyday and every time we are depended on mathematics, right from doctor to business man, including vegetable seller, we can understand many other distraction disturbed minds it is like love issues. Still not able to concentrate go for counselling help in person.
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Electric pads, hot water bottles, and gel packs

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Delhi
Electric pads, hot water bottles, and gel packs
Electric pads, hot water bottles, and gel packs or moist such as damp clay packs are the common hot agents used for hot therapy.
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How can I increase my memory. I forget things after some time. Please suggest me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
There is no term like memory loss at your age.It seems that you are going through tough times now a days.Try to make things easier for yourself and follow below given homoeopathic medicine and an exercie. You will feel much better in few days 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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I am in a physical relationship with a man who is married & who I love. I too am married. The man I love says he is committed & loves his wife and can never ever think of leaving her ever. While he also has multiple sexual relationships with other women. I fail to understand if he loves his wife truly and is committed to her than why does he opts for sexual relationships, that too with multiple women. What is his psyche behind this? Isn't he betraying his wife? If there is betrayl than how can he claim to love his wife? He also told me that once you are inyour 40s and 50s you need a support to look after you, to care for you and if you get a good person, you shouldn't ever leave her. While I am very straight forward, I will divorce my husband as I don't love him. Please help.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
While you raise some pertinent questions about this man?s professed commitment to his wife and that he is fooling around with other women, I fail to understand how it matters to you! He is that kind of a man: he wants his cake and eat it too; and he is successfully doing it. What is baffling is that you know that this is not appropriate; you know that he is betraying his wife; you know that he is sleeping around with so many women, yet you yourself are bedding with him and have no qualms about letting down another woman i.e. his wife! You are also encouraging this man in his infidelity and making him feel that it is okay to sleep around. Even if you do not love your husband, you are in an unacceptable relationship for various reasons and I do not know what justifications you can cook up to make your aiding and abetting with this man?s unacceptable liaisons, look acceptable! It is almost like the frying pan calling the kettle black! You be the judge of your behavior and let him be answerable for his actions. Analyzing his actions, while encouraging them yourself is not in the right league at all. Just for your understanding anyway, men will justify and make something that is grossly illegitimate look very legitimate when they themselves are indulging in it. The explanation he gave you when being in your 40s and 50s is a whole lot of crap, but you seemed to have accepted it without question!
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I am suffering from body aches after getting up in the morning with having bad breath also. Want to know some solution?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am suffering from body aches after getting up in the morning with having bad breath also. Want to know some solution?
Bad breath could be due to 1. Poor oral hygiene/ gingivitis/caries tooth 2. Maintain good oral hygiene by brushing your teeth twice daily 3. Rinse your mouth with hexidine/betadine mouth wash 2-3 times daily 4. Avoid smoking/chewing tobacco if any 5. Use dental flush to clean food particle stuck in between teeth 6. Consult dentist for examination of oral cavity and follow advice and treatment accordingly.
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I can't able to memorize the things please help me out it has a major affect on my studies.

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. Your age is just 29 and amnesia or dementia like memory problems are not likely. Therefore, you don't have to worry about those. Memory includes understanding, retention and recap. You should try creative ways to study somthst retention and recap are easy. I suggest educational counselling for you. Take care.
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