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Dr. Sheetal

Psychiatrist, Mumbai

Dr. Sheetal Psychiatrist, Mumbai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Sheetal is one of the best Psychiatrists in South Mumbai, Mumbai. She is currently associated with IKA Children's Centre in South Mumbai, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sheetal on Lybrate.com.

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Respected doctors, I am too depressed, it all began with the month of April. Till March I was a normal person. I do things repeatedly, washing hands about a hundred times. Checking calculations in exams about 10 times even if I know that the result is correct. Washing clothes for no reason driven by the fear of contamination. All this has ruined my health, time and studies. Please help me get out of this before it gets transformed in my other ways of life. It disturbs my sleep and my mental peace. Unable to focus on my studies.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
Respected doctors,
I am too depressed, it all began with the month of April. Till March I was a normal person. I do t...
What you are discribing are symptoms of obsessive cumplesive disorder. It is caused by a complex interaction of genetics, environment, personality, and stressors. As you have observed the symptoms recently, I would suggest you to co silt a physician at your earliest. In your case it is very much likely thst you would be able to co troll the symptoms and lead a normal. Life again. The two main treatments for ocd are psychotherapy and medications. Often, treatment is most effective with a combination of these. Exposure and response prevention (erp) therapy is one of the most effective treatment. This therapy involves gradually exposing you to your fear and having you learn healthy ways to cope with your anxiety. Exposure therapy takes effort and practice, but you may enjoy a better quality of life once you learn to manage your obsessions and compulsions. Therapy may take place in individual, family or group sessions.
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My father died of parkinsonism, also one cousin is having it. How sure is I may suffer from it?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Only about 10 percent of Parkinson’s cases have been linked to a genetic cause. Most cases of Parkinson’s are called idiopathic or sporadic, meaning the cause is unknown, and researchers believe onset is due to a combination of genetic and environmental factors.If your father acquired PD after 40ies then probability chances for you acquiring this disease are even less.
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I have habit of chewing tobacco. How to stop it. Is sudden stop can make me unhealthy. Please show me some home remedy.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Only by using strong will power and avoiding all situations where you feel like smoking, chewing tobacco or drinking or using drugs/ weed, 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. There are medicines available. Which can be prescribed if asked personally.
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I am a 24 year young male. I am having a problem of concentrating on my further studies. I have left my job recently. Please help as I feel I am in a lot of stress.

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 must be able to understand concentration, attention span, recollection and distraction. If you are able to watch a movie for two hours continuously, if you are able to play a game for an hour, then you do not have any concentration problems. You can't be attentive towards your studies because you are not interested in it. You are able to watch movie and play game because you are interested in it. Human cannot be attentive towards anything for more than 10 minutes. Then you should study in such a way that your attention is continued and make the subjects are interesting to you. Effective learning techniques should help you. Recollection depends on anxiety, stress and other physical and circumstantial factors. Distractions while studying are plentiful. You should be able to overcome distractions or avoid distractions. Please understand the above. Change your study style and attitude accordingly. Please post a private question to me and I will help you with" effective learning" techniques. Take care.
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I am 58 years old. My problem is in my mind all Negative things are coming and the same is happening in my life. Very small things i will get Tension immediately it is rotating from my mind and no sleep at night also. Please suggest me Dr. Any remedy for this ?Thanks.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Meet with a counselor who will guide you about seeking psychiatric intervention, if the person seems it fit. You do not share what these negative thoughts are all about. If your children are all settled and you are alone at home, this could be cause enough for you to feel negative and tense. There may be other matters concerning the family that could also disturb you and as long as you do not sort them out, you could feel negative. Check out your emotions to see what your feelings are: are you too sad, too scared or too angry. Find out the reason for the feeling and resolve that. There will definitely be one of these emotions affecting you. In the meantime please exercise, sleep well, and eat healthily. Do something constructive in life. Become a member of a social work organization. Join clubs or start one. Do a lot of reading of positive books. Go for spiritual workshops, conferences, courses, discourses, and meet with spiritual heads. Your counselor will be of tremendous help to structure your life and day.
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My wife regularly taking tab Oxytol 300 since15 years all report are normal .She is patient of epilepsy,now my question is whether to stop tablet or not

MD
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear patient, greetings from lybrate! we usually recommend to take anti-epileptic medicines like oxytol to be taken for 3 years at a stretch after she is seizure free. This is to prevent a recurrence soon. Never stop these medicines without advice of your doctor. I hope this helps.
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We are in a relationship from 3 months, but recently when we are getting more closer , I got to know that she has interest on girls , is there any chance to change her mind?

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. Having sexual interest with other girls is never a serious concern to worry about. She can always change. These are some sort of impulsivity. These adolescent impulses seldom become serious. Don't worry. I suggest you to ignore it. Take care.
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Hi.There is a friend of mine.She has lost her mother when she was kid.She couldn't concentrate in study after that and taken degrees from open school.She is thyroid patient.Somehow she behaves very awkwardly when somebody in family ask her to loose weight or study like tying dupatta on her neck and threatened to kill herself.Is it a medical condition.How critical is it?

Masters in counseling psychology, Counseling psychologist, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapist
Psychologist, Mumbai
She may be going through depression due to the past event. Kindly consider taking her to a psychologist and be supportive and understanding. There can some other things which she is going through and not able to cope with them. She needs professional help.
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How to quit smoking? guidance to quit smoking as I do smoke 15-20 cig. A day please prescribe any supplements medicine without any side effects or dietary is required.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Consult a homoeopath near-by. It works best in quitting addictions. If not then you can consult me too.
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I haven't been able to sleep for two days and I am having severe body pains I had used many remedies but didn't work please help me!

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
I haven't been able to sleep for two days and I am having severe body pains I had used many remedies but didn't work ...
* generalized aches and pains are one of the most common symptoms of influenza. * additional common causes for aches and pains include exercise, stress, depression, and drug side effects, electrolyte imbalances like too little potassium or calcium. * treatment depends on the underlying cause. * be sure to get plenty of sleep and try to reduce stress. * yoga and meditation are excellent ways to help you sleep and relax. * if this doesn't work, kindly go for your body check up. * body ache should not be taken lightly if it exceeds 3 days regards!
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Hello, I am married few months ago. I and my husband stayed in 2 different countries after marriage, so there was no physical relationship. Now we are together and I am not ready for kids now as I want to spend some time with him, where as my husband is against using any precautions. And he has an opinion of following the natural process. I do not want more time but, to spend at least 3-4 months before planning for a baby. Please suggest the precautions I can take!

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 married few months ago. I and my husband stayed in 2 different countries after marriage, so there was no ...
Dear , you are already 26. I suggest you to start the process of conception. That is because of the cumbersome problems associated with life. I don't know your husband's age. Must be atleast 30. For him, this is the ideal time to have a kid. Otherwise in old age, you will be in trouble. As well as you may not provide the child with good education and career. Talk to your husband regarding this. It is a myth that you cannot enjoy life with your husband after having child. Life becomes more beautiful for you and your husband after the child is born. Please keep away from myths and from people who advise you without knowing your family situation. I need to talk toyou more on this regard. If you are interested, please book an online counseling session. Take care.
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He have many physical relationships with girls n he even do some sexual activities with guys like anal n blow jobs n other things. He used to attracted by Girls n Even Guys too. He was attracted towards me too but I denied. And he stop talking with me and then later he discussed this problem with me. He every new day desire to have sex with his girl friends or with his office male colleagues. Is that wrong what he doing n what are the steps for distracting from guys.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
He have many physical relationships with girls n he even do some sexual activities with guys like anal n blow jobs n ...
If you didn't want to have sex with him and said no. It's ok because you have the right to do what you want. Your friend seems to be bisexual which is a variation of sexuality which is seen in very small percentage in humans. Though it's considered normal scientifically, but in indian society it is looked down upon and such people face a lot of marginalisation and rejection from the rest, which leads to mental and emotional trauma for them. I suggest that you don't try to change him at all. Try to understand him and his life. He might be having sex with men and women but in his private moments, he could be sad and disturbed. If he's interested to visit a psychiatrist / counsellor to vent out any emotional baggage.
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I am a 29 year old student. I have been suffering from PhD burnt out syndrome as I have been harassed sporadically by my boss. I started taking psychiatric medicine, but I need to have some alternate solution. Please suggest.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am a 29 year old student. I have been suffering from PhD burnt out syndrome as I have been harassed sporadically by...
You need to work with a counselor in tandem with the medications. Also something in your constitution appears not strong enough to cope with the type of harassment you experienced. So it will be wise to work on developing your mental, emotional, physical and spiritual fitness. Mental stability can be achieved by learning a few skills in handling emotions in an appropriate manner. Stress management skills, which have a lot to do with expressing emotions, will need to be a major part of your recovery program. Emotionally you need the help of a counselor and that will help you tremendously to move from stress to normal eustress (good stress). Please persevere and cooperate through all the support you need and you will come through successfully. Develop your body’s health by physical fitness through exercise, good rest (sleep), and a proper diet. What you need to focus on is to do vigorous exercise of the aerobic kind for the heart’s fitness; meditation for the brain’s fitness; sleep for a well rested mind and body; a sound spiritual well being for good confidence and stability; and a diet with lots of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. Vigorous exercise, especially of the callisthenic kind, will make your heart, which is a muscle, grow larger; and then your heart will need to beat less often and you will respond to anxiety with a calmer disposition. If your mind, constitution, and your emotions are in check and fit, you will never be disturbed again. The earlier you tackle this, the easier it is going to be. You can take two measures whenever you feel the burnout most: To slow your heart beat breathe deep and slow into your diaphragm, it utilizes an extra 80% of your lungs to absorb more oxygen. The heart beats faster due to more oxygen requirement and slow breathing also reduces stress. The other is to clamp your lips tight with you fingers and puff up your cheeks to increase the back pressure into the back of your throat where the vagus nerve runs, for about ten counts. This nerve is directly connected between the brain and heart and will immediately reduce your heartbeat to a lower level making you calm!
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I m taking beta cap tr 20 at morning for tremor but still getting shocks. librium 10 fr anxiety little help. But my sex desire is very low any extra medicine to be add in please guide

Fellow Observership, Certificate in Forensic Psychology, MD-Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Akola
I m taking beta cap tr 20 at morning for tremor but still getting shocks. librium 10 fr anxiety little help. But my s...
Hello, persistent feelings of anxiety, dread about illness, bad health, negativity, stress, loss of interest along with few other symptoms like feeling low or sad, constant tiredness, feelings of loneliness, helplessness & sleeping difficulties is suggestive of depression. Now, the simplest solution to depression, tension, anxiety & similar problems ; is a proper course of medicines & certain lifestyle changes ranging from as simple things including a proper course of medicines to get rid of this problem plus meditation & daily 30 minutes jogging to more complex things as structured diary writing, thought recording etc. Good luck!
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I am drinking much more like English and desi both so now I have problem that I can't eat Food.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
You must stop alcohol immediately and take rantac-150 twice daily as you may have erosive gastritis. Ask privately for more advice and help.
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Doctor Sahab, I am a patient of depression from last sixteen year. I am consuming Fluvoxin 100 mg Clonil 75sr and Rivotril 2 mg thrice a day. Consequently I am suffering from erectile dysfunction .Will you please prescribe some medicine so that , I can enjoy my married life again. I am forty five years old height six feet three inches and body weight is one hundred twenty kilogram. Please help.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Doctor Sahab,
I am a patient of depression from last sixteen year. I am consuming Fluvoxin 100 mg Clonil 75sr and Riv...
Hi, stress, anxiety is d out come of irregular life- style, now a days. Go for meditation to reduce your stress, anxiety and to nourish your brain to calm down your nerve to ease your problem. It has been noticed that acidic disorder &'indigestion generates some negative feeling causing stress, depression, hence tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins and to regulate metabolism to complete, digestion, properly. Ensure sound sleep for at least 7/8 hrs in d night. Tk, easily digestible simple, diet on time. Tk, homoeo medicine/ @ ignatia 30-6 pills, thrice a day. @ five phos 6x-4 tbs, thrice a day with lukewarm water. Avoid, caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, junk food, polluted atmosphere, watching tv, sitting on computer in d late night. Tk care.
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I had lot of stress and blood pressure dropped suddenly and was unconcious for 2-3 minutes. Felt chest pain. Some of the tests related to heart. Hscrp is very high. High sensitive c - reactive protein (hscrp) nephelometry - 5.58 mg/l total cholesterol photometry - 137 mg/dl hdl cholesterol - direct photometry - 31 mg/dl ldl cholesterol - direct photometry - 92 mg/dl triglycerides photometry - 65 mg/dl tc/ hdl cholesterol ratio calculated - 4.4 ratio ldl / hdl ratio calculated - 3 ratio vldl cholesterol calculated - 13 mg/dl non-hdl cholesterol calculated - 105.7 mg/dl I am non-smoker and do brisk walking of 2-3 km sometimes average 4 times a week.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I had lot of stress and blood pressure dropped suddenly and was unconcious for 2-3 minutes. Felt chest pain. Some of ...
High triglycerides and cholesterol can cause atherosclerotic heart disease or narrowed coronary arteries in the heart can cause the symptoms of angina, when theheart muscle is not provided with enough oxygen to function. Decreased blood supply to the brain may be due to narrowed small arteries in the brain or because the larger carotidarteries in the neck may become blocked. This can result in a transient ischmic attack or stroke. Peripheral artery disease describes gradual narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs. During exercise , if the legs do not get enough blood supply, they can develop pain , called claudication . Other arteries in the body may also be affected by plaque buildup causing them to narrow, including the mesenteric arteries to the intestine and the renal arteries to the kidney. Change life style .do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily, do any one physically activity daily i.e.play any game., Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress,take plenty of water in day time. And 1 glass of water before bed at night. use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain. Garlic,. Cod liver oil. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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I m not sleep well feeling so much stress on me please suggest the any solution how to control pressure.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I m not sleep well feeling so much stress on me please suggest the any solution how to control pressure.
I don’t know if you are fully aware: you have mentioned that you are suffering from stress, which in itself can disturb your sleep. Instead of worrying too much about causes, why don’t you implement some of my suggestions, because they work effectively. The lack of sleep, i.e. sleep for less than 6 hours per night, is directly linked to about 86 diseases! So let us first focus on that. In your case particularly, do not sleep during the day; don’t even lie down. Go for regular exercise (breathing through your nostrils only) at a fixed time (at about 6 am) every day, whether you sleep or not. You must develop this habit of sleeping by 10 pm latest every night and wake up at a uniform time by 6 am every morning, even if you do not get sleep. If you do not get sleep, just lie down and if you have a bed lamp (or you could get one) lie down and read something light but not exciting. Your eyes will tire and you will fall asleep. If you like you may also put on light and soft music with the sleep function on. Depending on whether you are a visual or auditory person, you may watch TV in a lying down position until you feel sleepy. Have a warm bath before going to bed (for some people a cold bath at night seems to induce sleep! If you are one of them, please do so). Place the head side of your bed in a North-South position. The room must be as dark as possible and there should be no electronic items that give off even a light LED glow. There must be ample ventilation in the room. Avoid strong odors, except lavender, on your body or in the room, or on your sheets and clothes. There should not be any live plants in your bedroom. Sleep with the lightest of clothes or without any clothing. When lying down to sleep, lie down on your left ear as much as possible. Do not sleep directly under an overhead fan. You must eat a good breakfast, a fairly light lunch, and an early dinner, which should be a very light meal. Whatever you eat in the other meals, have only a pure carbohydrate meal at night with any vegetables, and preferably before 8 pm. Do not drink much liquids after or near about dinner time. When lying down to sleep you may use the 4-7-8 breathing pattern of sleep inducement i.e. breathe in for four counts through your nostril only, hold for 7 counts, and exhale with a whoosh sound, through your mouth only, for 8 counts. Repeat this four times in the morning and just before you sleep at night. If you know Emotional Freedom Technique or EFT (check this out either on YouTube or Google), then please practice this too for sleep induction. Self-hypnosis and slow relaxation techniques, at night will be tremendously useful. Acupuncture or acupressure will both be very useful too. Pray last thing at night before you sleep.
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