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Dr. Shefali Batra

Psychiatrist, Mumbai

1500 at clinic
Dr. Shefali Batra Psychiatrist, Mumbai
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Dr. Shefali Batra is a renowned Psychiatrist in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can visit her at MINDFRAMES in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shefali Batra on Lybrate.com.

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There is a little blooding after two months of pregnancy. Is any tension here. Pls suggest me doctor.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
If there is bleeding during pregnancy, it may suggest that pregnancy is trying to abort. U need to seek urgent medical help as medicines and some injections can stop the process of abortion. So get an ultrasound as soon as possible
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How to get rid of this smoke I have become chain smoker I light approximately 10 cigarettes per day what to do I am willing to leave it but I have not been able to leave please.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You just need to leave it because you are smoking way too much for your age. I do not know the extent of damage already done but you can surely stop further injury and live a good and healthy life hereafter. You will feel like you cannot but it is your perseverance that will finally see you through. You have to quit cold turkey because the body and mind will torture you endlessly while attempting reduction in smoking. The tobacco tar in cigarette smoke lines your lung with huge patches that make that portion dysfunctional. Your oxygen carrying capacity is jeopardized, and breathing is impinged. But don’t be discouraged because it is not too late even now to reverse all the ill-effects of smoking. I don’t know what other organs could be damaged but do go for a thorough medical check up to assess the effects of your abuse. Regarding improving your lungs, do a lot of aerobic exercise breathing through your nostrils only. Then there are a lot of deep breathing exercises in Yoga which you can learn too. Deep breathing cleanses your system and lungs and restores it to good health. Deep breathing uses the 80% of the lungs which are not normally used in normal breathing and even when exerting yourself. The greatest effect is in the lungs because this substance is processed through the respiratory system directly through the lung surface. When quitting, you must take one day at a time; though you must give up all smoking at once, and promptly. If you look too far ahead you will get discouraged and will give up. If you sit and count the number of days you have given up, that will also focus too much on achievement. You must focus on the here and now, on that day to be precise. After all quitting is not that easy due to many factors. So even if you fail one day, you must try and try again. Very few people succeed in their first attempt. Your persistence will eventually pay off. The urge to discontinue is hampered by many factors but the worst of them is the conditioning. In fact these conditions can exist all through the day unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary but true and you must remind yourself about this every day. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chewing gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine gums and nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces, substantially. You may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. at least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here’s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world – you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest.
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I am smoking since last 2 years .and now I can't stop that .I mean I want to but m addicted for this .tell how to get rid of it and it's consequences if not stopped early.

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/ 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 Cigarette smoking is a leading preventable cause of mortality. It kills more than 60 lakh people worldwide every year. More than 50% of regular smokers would invariably die from tobacco-related illnesses which includes heart attack, cancer or asthmatic lung diseases. Best age to stop smoking is before 40 31st May is “World No Tobacco Day” Quitting smoking before the age of 40 is associated with larger decline in premature death than stopping it at a later date. Best age therefore to stop smoking is before 40. However, stopping smoking even after the age of 50 is still associated with lower risk of death as compared to those who continue to smoke. Even in smokers aged 80 years or more, quitting smoking appears to reduce some mortality.
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Sir. I have a problem. My hand always trembles a lot. Seems to have a nervous system problem.. Please suggest me how to cure it. I shall be grateful to you for this.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine Kali Phos 6X ( 3 tabs) twice a day for 15 days and update.
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I feel Anxiety some times and my hand is shivering most of the time. When I eating non-veg and spicy food I started sweating from forehead. Please answer.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. You might feel anxious when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or making an important decision. But anxiety disorders involve more than temporary worry or fear. For a person with an anxiety disorder, the anxiety does not go away and can get worse over time. Restlessness or feeling wound-up or on edge being easily fatigued difficulty concentrating or having their minds go blank irritability muscle tension difficulty controlling the worry sleep problems (difficulty falling or staying asleep or restless, unsatisfying sleep) these are some of the symptoms. U seem to be having anxiety disorder, kindly consult a psychiatrist and get treated.
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I suddeny got panic about useless things and want to cry that time. Don't know what is wrong with me?

PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC), BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Please take pulsatilla 30/4 drops in little water for 15 days and tell the result. Leave a feedback.
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I got married 2 month's before arranged marriage I am govt employee I wish to see my wife as my mother and my wife got pregnancy also recently. My problem is, My wife depends on me for small works also as I am employee it is becoming difficult to manage in home and office parallel if I didn't do she becomes serious on me and cries and she says you should listen as I said, So I request doctors please give advice how to make my life beautiful?

MA In Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Pune
Hello. Congradulation for future father. Basically in pregnancy period lot of hormonal changes happend in the body that is the reason your wife must have react emotionally. These days emotions are in pick.
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Can a psychologist through oral dialogue as well as guiding factors for clearing mind imbalance of an alcoholic addicted youth?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Masters in psychology counselling
Psychologist, Hyderabad
Definitely mind imbalances can be cured with counselling psychology sometimes it may take more sittings that depends on patient's condition.
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MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Smoking kills 2 million people in China annually.
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How many days the disulfiram effective? Means he should not drink to avoid vomiting nausea. Is any other antabuse types of drug for smoking also.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Udaipur
Disulfiram is a good friend. He ask you daily don't take alcohol as disulfiram is with u. For smoking cessation such aversion phenomena is not seen with medicine but many other options available. Like nicotine patch, vernicline tablet, nicotine replacement lozeng.
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I don't like and never drink tea or coffee and I am a student and want to study for more and more hours but I felt sleepy whole of the day. What can I drink instead of coffee and tea to get myself energised and able to study more and more.

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
A lot depends on how many hours you are already sleeping. Please remember that 7 hours of sleep is needed to retain good memory of what you have read. Despite that if you are feeling excessively sleepy, get a serum TSH level done. Also, make sure you sleep and wake up daily at reasonably fixed times. If the TSH levels are normal, certain medicines can be suggested to keep you awake for longer duration. Certain kinds of depression are associated with excessive sleep. I hope that you are not feeling depressed or sad all the time.
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In recent days nearly 6 months I got emotional or anxiety for very small things and at the time I am unable to breath and it was severe effect in the throat region for what it is happening?

M.Phil - Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Psychology, Advanced Certification in Behavior Testing, M.A. Clinical Psychology, BA (H) Applied Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
Hello have you seen any physician for this particular problem, if not I would suggest that first you need to get your check up done by a physician and even if the similar problem persists then you can write again. And secondly, you need to find the reason of getting emotional or anxious first and need to specifically mention the reason here, so that we may work on that reason which is causing anxiety. All the best
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For last 1 year I doing training in hotel, and in the middle of it I find my whole body paining any thing, and I cannot sleep at night, tell me what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Madhubani
Take some multivitamin tab. Tab health ok daily at night. For too much body ache take tab sinarest thrice time a day for 10 days.
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Will smoking cause loss of body weight. i want to quit smoking. please advice what should i do ?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Yes, smoking is a an appetite suppressor. It is the nicotine that has this effect. Therefore when you quit smoking your appetite will increase and you will tend to add a few kilos of weight. Do not be alarmed by that, and anyway you must get on an exercise program which will help to offset the weight gain.You have made a good decision and you will never regret it. The habit can be very difficult to halt because of the many conditions attached to smoking. In fact these conditions can exist all through the day unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chewing gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine chewing gum or nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces, substantially. You may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. at least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here’s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world – you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest.
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Head and limbs pain me so much pain that I do and sometimes the whole body is rigid, so all told me that treatment should be erased.

BHMS
Homeopath, Lucknow
please give details of ur pain of head. time of pain of ur head. headache associated with vertigo or with vomiting. - take some homoeopathic medicine rhus tox 200/ bd 2-2 drops directly on tongue daily. mag phos 6x/tds 4-4 tab daily.
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Hi this is my mom case and very strange also she is under depression but she is very smart also. She repeat one thing at least 10 times doesn't take bath for long time she cares for small small things in the morning she looks more worried compare to evening and repeat one thing ten times. When ever I go out she calls me various times pls suggest.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Hi lybrate-user, she is suffering from obsessive compulsive disorder. Obsessive-compulsive disorder is characterised by unreasonable thoughts and fears (obsessions) that lead to compulsive behaviours. Ocd often centres on themes such as a fear of germs or the need to arrange objects in a specific manner. Symptoms usually begin gradually and vary throughout life. Treatment includes psychotherapy talk therapy, medications, or both. You can consult with me for same.
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Hello sir, I am heavy smoker what to do I am not able stop please help me to quit thanks.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, Lybrate user, you must know ,why you need to quit smoking as ●It ,blocks & damages your air pipe, including lungs. Causing lungs cancer, copd,diminishing its capacity to retain oxygen.  ●  It, increases cholesterol level, being threatening to heart- and people around you ,will be sufferer of the same hazards for no fault of their own, you being the victim of breathing disorder, Asthma,gastric disorder, diseases of eyes, palpitation of heart with anaemia, lack of concentration. Irritation with anguish temperament. Loss of weight, insomnia, it will ruin yours as well as your spouse & children's 'future. • each puff of smoking burns the lips which appears blackened, narrowing carotid arteries to damage heart walls.  ● It's advisable to get rid of this killing agent, as soon as possible for the betterment of d entire family, nears & dears, around U  ●Tk, plenty of water free from contaminants to eliminate toxins &'regulate your metabolism to absorb protein, vitamins, minerals, energy & other important substance essential to upkeep ,repair & energise the body.    ●Don't skip your meal, rather, it should b easily digestible on time.  ● Go for meditation to reduce your stress and to inhale plenty of Oxygen to restore the flexibility of lungs to increase its tidal volume, nourishing the whole body of yours including heart and brain.   ●Tk, apples,carrots, cheese,almonds, walnuts,spinach, papaya,banana, milk,fish, chicken soup .●   Tk homoeo medicine ,gentle ,rapid & safer with no adverse effect. @ Nux vom 30-6 pills, thrice a day. @ Caladeum 20-6 pills, thrice a day. ●  Avoid, caffiene, alcohol,junk-food, alcohol. Stay fit & fine, your family is awaiting your arrival. ○Your feedback matters for further, follow up, please. Tk, care.
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I am 21 year old, my weight is 50 kg. When I am going for interview, interviewer make fun that small boy is coming for interview. So please tell me the way so that I can increase my weight and become fit.

Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
Hello, here are some tips to increase your weight, but most important is your confidence. Your looks don't define you, your talent does, so cheer up and go with the confidence for your interviews: ok so let's talk about weight gain, healthy weight gain: eat more often. Frequent meals. Min 6 meals in a day. Increase your protein intake. Have nuts, eggs, soyabean, soya paneer, cheese, milk. Don't drink water before meals. This can fill your stomach and can affect your appetite. Eat plenty of calories at each meal. In between you meals you can have nuts or milkshakes. Like banana milkshake, chikku milk shake. Get quality sleep. Heavy stress can also affect your weight gain. Avoid stress. Keep your body hydrated. Drink plenty of water. Try to avoid junk and fried foods. They can affect your metabolism and can cause you to gain fat instead of muscles.
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My boyfriend is taking stenazol for body building Usse ek dam se gussa ajata h or mann krta h wo maare kisi ko mann krta h chup chap rahe Kuch khaane ka mann bhi ni krta uska Ar when he lie down on bed uske back me pain hota h wo uth ni pata h bas uska man krta h chup chap rahe ar chidchidapan bhi rehta h ye side effects to ni h iska.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Faridabad
Dear lybrate-user, it is known that stanazol use can lead to increase aggression and irritability. Depressive symptom like your boyfriend is experiencing now is very common during stanazol use. These symptom can also occur when you stop taking stanazol. In worst cases, person might commit suicide as this is reported in such cases. It's use also affect your liver and heart. It can lead to increase blood pressure and heart damage. I would recommend you to consult psychiatrist immediately and take treatment to prevent any misfortune. All d best Richa!
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