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Dr. Smita Abhyankar

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Ch - Plastic Surgery, FAM - Fellowship in Aesth...

Psychologist, Mumbai

16 Years Experience  ·  400 at clinic
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Dr. Smita Abhyankar is an experienced Psychologist in Borivali West, Mumbai. She has been a successful Psychologist for the last 16 years. She studied and completed MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Ch - Plastic Surgery, FAM - Fellowship in Aesthetic and Laser Medicine . You can meet Dr. Smita Abhyankar personally at Maitralife - Counseling Centre in Borivali West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Smita Abhyankar on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Sriramachandra medical college, porur, chennai, - 2001
MS - General Surgery - Rajah muthiah medical college, - 2006
M.Ch - Plastic Surgery - Sriramachandra medical college, porur, chennai, - 2010
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FAM - Fellowship in Aesthetic and Laser Medicine - Greifswald University, - 2013
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English
Hindi
Professional Memberships
All India Association of Plastic Surgeons
Indian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
Indian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

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Hi! I am a 20 years old guy and I have a psychological problem. I just get scared or frightened so easily by anything. I get scared to talk to girls. I just overthink what she will say or what foolish I will say. I'm an anti social. I don't know why. At every point I get scared. When some one teases me I cannot reply back I get blank nothing else matters, then for several days it will be cracking my mind by thinking about it again and again. I don't get excited like others I don't know why. I always feel like sleepy less excited.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hi! I am a 20 years old guy and I have a psychological problem. I just get scared or frightened so easily by anything...
Actually lybrate-user, you lacks self confidence and this leads to fear and thinking imaginative things all the time----------please answer me following--------- 1. Do you smoke or take alcohol and if yes then how frequently--------- 2. How often do you masturbate or watch porn ---------------- 3. What is your daily routine--------------- 4. Do you have a gf and if not would you like to have a gf or have you always dreamt of having a gf---------------- 5. What is the atmosphere at your home and what is the nature of your parents at home towards you especially--------------- 6. Do you think that you have been brought up with great love nd affection at your house and have the liberty to do according to your wishes at your home-----------------------------
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5 Ayurvedic Tips To Improve Memory

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), N.D.D.Y, F.A.N
Ayurveda, Gurgaon
5 Ayurvedic Tips To Improve Memory

If you're suffering from weak memory or memory loss, Ayurveda might be able to solve your problems. Ayurveda uses natural remedies to cure many diseases, and even though forgetting where you put your glasses or cell phones may not sound discrete enough, it may be early signs of dementia. Before it escalates to that level, here are 5 foods that you may try to curb it as the first signs appear.

  1. Almonds are the most effective food items to increase your brain power and cure amnesia. They are a rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants that hike up your mental prowess. It is best to have them early in the morning, grinded and mixed with milk and sugar (or a healthier supplement being honey), or otherwise, after being soaked overnight in water.
  2. Ayurvedic herbs, like rosemary, brahmi, ashwagandha, shankhapushpi, licorice plant, etc., are all known to have medicinal properties that improve your brain power. Regulated incorporation of these herbs in your diet in requisite amount relaxes your mind, and thereby improves its functioning capacity.
  3. Indian Gooseberry or amla, is rich in Vitamin C, as well as antioxidants, which helps boost immunity, but other than that, amla is also known to have properties to strengthen your nervous system. It is one of the best remedies for managing Alzheimer's disease. It can be consumed raw or dried, and at times along with white sesame seeds.
  4. Fish oil is an excellent way to enhance your memory, especially if you are a non-vegetarian. It contains rich quantities of Omega-3 fatty acids, which help rejuvenate your brain cells. But if you are a vegetarian or vegan, fish oil or even fishes like salmon, might not be best suited to your dietary preference, in which case it may be more helpful to consume Omega-3 supplements which are readily available in the market, or even fenugreek seeds.
  5. Cinnamon helps in revitalizing your mental health, when consumed, or even when smelled. Add a pinch of cinnamon to your food, or mix a teaspoon with honey, and it will work wonders for your mental health.

Related Tip: "Mind-Body Dualism and Health"

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4 Tips to Handle Depression

Hypnotherapy and NLP, CBT, Autism, Ph.D-Clinical Psychology, MA - Applied Psychology, BA - Psychology
Psychologist, Gurgaon
4 Tips to Handle Depression

Sometimes everything around you seems to be all blue. Depression can make you feel like you are drowning deep into sadness while everyone else is out on the surface, breathing the air of happiness. It becomes extremely difficult for you to get along with everything going on around you. Depression can wreck you and squeeze every ounce of happiness out of you. But it is extremely important for you to able to deal with it and start living a normal happy life again. It is extremely important for you to get a grip of your depression so that you can move on from it.

Here are a few tips on how you can handle it:

  1. Believe you are not lonely: It is very easy to think that you are all alone in the pit of depression when you are depressed. But you have to remember that you are not lonely. What usually happens is you isolate yourself thinking that it will be extremely stressful if you have to share your depression with anyone else. You have to get rid of the feeling that apart from you, everyone else is extremely happy; because that is incorrect. Every person has been depressed and disturbed at one point of time. They are happy now because they overcame their depression. That is what you have to learn from them and do. Acknowledge that they are concerned about you.
  2. Talk: This is very important if you want to let go of your depression. Talk it out with a therapist or a friend or anyone you are comfortable with. Know that they will hear whatever you have to say. All you have to do is speak. Talk about everything which is affecting you; talk about why you are depressed, about what you want to do. Talking will help you get some closure and insight.
  3. Cry: Cry it out. It is better out than it is inside. Find a private, convenient place and cry your heart out. It will make you feel lighter and will take a burden off your heart.
  4. Succumb to art: Whether that is painting, writing poetry, or playing music, any kind of art will help you bring your thoughts out. It is believed that depression and creativity usually go hand in hand. Utilize your condition to the fullest and you will be surprised to get a masterpiece out of it.

You have to remember that being depressed is just a phase. You will eventually be able get the upper hand on it and live a happy life.

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I have a problem in my mind nothing is more safe means when I am study anything I will loose it after a half and hour. Its be like a fool to study hard and gaining is less. Please help me? How to diagnosis it?

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. Memory and mind power depends on three aspects. Understanding, retention and recollection. Recollection is easy if your retention is proper and flawless. Retention is possible when you are able understand what you read or learn. To understand you should have concentration. Concentration comes from effective learning techniques based on creative and active learning. Physical exercise, outdoor games, entertainment, socializing coupled with systematic learning improves your memory and mind power. Vegetables, fruits and nuts are perfect for memory. Brain games like sudoku and jigsaw puzzles helps too. Avocados, Beetroots, Blueberries, Broccoli. Celery, Coconut Oil, Dark Chocolate etc are good for improving concentration and memory. I suggest online education counseling. Take care.
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Hello my name is varun from many months I am suffering from gay thoughts. Although but I am straight but this thoughts question about my sexuality. But I do not want to become a gay and other things is I have constant fear of that if I would have a fight what I will do. I always living in fear of what will happen in future? Please help me about this because of this I am not able to talk with any person.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Hello my name is varun from many months I am suffering from gay thoughts. Although but I am straight but this thought...
Hi, you need to take psychotherapy/counseling to recognize your fears. They may be merely thoughts but provoking anxiety in you. You need to learn to manage that. Engage in some exercise daily for 30 minutes and practice mindfulness exercise. Mindful Breathing The primary goal of mindful breathing is simply a calm, nonjudging awareness, allowing thoughts and feelings to come and go without getting caught up in them. Sit comfortably, with your eyes closed and your spine reasonably straight. Bring your attention to your breathing. Imagine that you have a balloon in your tummy. Every time you breathe in, the balloon inflates. Each time you breathe out, the balloon deflates. Notice the sensations in your abdomen as the balloon inflates and deflates. Your abdomen rising with the in-breath, and falling with the out-breath. Thoughts will come into your mind, and that’s okay, because that’s just what the human mind does. Simply notice those thoughts, then bring your attention back to your breathing. Likewise, you can notice sounds, physical feelings, and emotions, and again, just bring your attention back to your breathing. You don’t have to follow those thoughts or feelings, don’t judge yourself for having them, or analyse them in any way. It’s okay for the thoughts to be there. Just notice those thoughts, and let them drift on by, bringing your attention back to your breathing. Whenever you notice that your attention has drifted off and is becoming caught up in thoughts or feelings, simply note that the attention has drifted, and then gently bring the attention back to your breathing. It's okay and natural for thoughts to enter into your awareness, and for your attention to follow them. No matter how many times this happens, just keep bringing your attention back to your breathing. Get back to me for proper therapy. All the best.
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Recently I married my maternal uncle daughter. Is there any problem on future children.

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. Marrying maternal uncle's daughter is customary in many areas and there is nothing to worry. We cn find problems to less than 1% of the total population. Don't worry. Take care.
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I am 16 years old. I read in class 10 but my maths is not good. What should I do for doing better in maths?

(MRCPSYCH-UK), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
Some students require to practice 2 times and some 10 times or some even more. Through practice only one can learn and do better in maths.
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I have been high after smoking weed. It was the third time I smoked weed and the high has lasted 3 days! it should only last for like 2-4 hours but still, please help.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
You must stop it and your body is allergic to it and it will cause mental illness also if you continue to smoke
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How to stop chewing gutkha. How to make will power strong. And what is the use to tabacum 200c. What's is the use of tabacum and how to use it. Please suggest me.

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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My son is 16 years old but he is not interested in social occasions withdraws himself to talk to people, he does not concentrate , does not have much interest in life , very lazy or else he is very good person.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
Pediatrician, Gurgaon
Involve him in sports by setting up n example. Make a healthy atmosphere of outdoor activities at home. Tv should be restricted. Push him to grounds for some activity. Your job will be done.
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I am male 20 years old. From birth I am having stammer and I had also completed homeopathic course to decrease it or to overcome from it but nothing happened. I came to know that it will decrease as I grow but I am not able to see any difference before and now. Please suggest me a way so that I can work on it. Because having stammer in today's life is very embarrassing.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
You may try" speech therapy" please consult a speech therapist who will give you some exercises and it will help in reducing your stammer. If your stammer is because of social anxiety, then you may consult a counsellor who will help you to gain more self confidence and thereby reducing your anxiety if any.
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I am 67 years old with no other health problem. My two daughters and grand son are Abroad. My wife is always creating Problems. I have been managing all things. But, I have developed a sort Of a sense of crying. What should I do?

Certification in ADHD in children and adolescents, Clinical Assessment and treatment of depression in primary care, BHMS
Homeopath, Amravati
I am 67 years old with no other health problem. My two daughters and grand son are
Abroad. My wife is always creating...
Sorry to hear about your problem. Its ok if you cry for awhile as it lowers the stress and relax mind. I would suggest you to join some laughter club or some group who keep on doing some self help activities. This will keep your mind fresh and relax. Also try to involve your wife so that even she will be relaxed. Thanks.
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I have lost my fathers uncle and I was alone at that time. I got shocked. Please give me some advice.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I have lost my fathers uncle and I was alone at that time. I got shocked. Please give me some advice.
This is called acute stress reaction, time is the healer. If it doesn't consult a psychiatrist to recover from the shock.
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Getting depression frequently. Can't able to concentrate on work, falling asleep, & thinking too much of things that's not related to my life & betting frustrated. Can say living in dream? Any suction doctor.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Getting depression frequently. Can't able to concentrate on work, falling asleep, & thinking too much of things that'...
Practice Mindful Breathing The primary goal of mindful breathing is simply a calm, nonjudging awareness, allowing thoughts and feelings to come and go without getting caught up in them.  Sit comfortably, with your eyes closed and your spine reasonably straight. Bring your attention to your breathing. Imagine that you have a balloon in your tummy. Every time you breathe in, the balloon inflates. Each time you breathe out, the balloon deflates. Notice the sensations in your abdomen as the balloon inflates and deflates. Your abdomen rising with the in-breath, and falling with the out-breath. Thoughts will come into your mind, and that’s okay, because that’s just what the human mind does. Simply notice those thoughts, then bring your attention back to your breathing.  Likewise, you can notice sounds, physical feelings, and emotions, and again, just bring your attention back to your breathing. You don’t have to follow those thoughts or feelings, don’t judge yourself for having them, or analyse them in any way. It’s okay for the thoughts to be there. Just notice those thoughts, and let them drift on by, bringing your attention back to your breathing. Whenever you notice that your attention has drifted off and is becoming caught up in thoughts or feelings, simply note that the attention has drifted, and then gently bring the attention back to your breathing. It's okay and natural for thoughts to enter into your awareness, and for your attention to follow them. No matter how many times this happens, just keep bringing your attention back to your breathing.
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I am 20 year old. I feel tired all day. And seems too much sleep. And when I sits for study I feel bearing. Sir please give some solution for this.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Greater Noida
I am 20 year old. I feel tired all day. And seems too much sleep. And when I sits for study I feel bearing. Sir pleas...
Hello by the symptoms it seems you don't enjoy the course you are pursuing. If a person feels burden then he does not enjoy the work and feels tired and lethargic. It is better to change the course of study if possible or start enjoying the wat you are doing. In life you can't get wat you like always. Its better to understand and adjust to the situations. Once you start enjoying you will be free from burden and lethargy. Happy living!
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Hello I m 23years old and I am going through a rough face in my life. Everything seems to be falling apart. I can see no way to put it back together.I have nothing to do. I can't concentrate in my studies all I do is watch tv seriels whole day. I need help. What should I do. Should I consult a psychologist? I feel very depressed.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Hello I m 23years old and I am going through a rough face in my life. Everything seems to be falling apart. I can see...
I understand that you're facing difficulties and feeling low. Approach a psychiatrist so that the exact severity can be assessed properly and timely. Your psychiatrist will also refer you to a psychologist should you need further sessions.
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I have this problem of stammering. I talk normally while speaking to friends. But an in known person or in a gathering I stammer. Wat can I do? Any medication?

MSc Psychotherapy -King's College- London, Pg diploma in counselling
Psychologist, Gurgaon
Lybrate-user, I wonder if you want to contact a speech therapist or a psychotherapist for your issue. All the best. Keep me updated.
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The psychiatrist prescribed me one medicine that included following ing: benfotiamine (150mg, mecobalamin (1500mcg, alpha lipoic acid (100mg, chromium picolinate (200mcg) & inositol (150mg) for anxiety disorder and strongness of nerves but after taking it for 10 days once a day I observed side effects as mind could not do multiple tasks I want to ask till how much time its effects last and what can be done to reverse the side effects as I have heard that its prescribed to diabetic patients and as I m non diabetic so till how much time its effect will last.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
The psychiatrist prescribed me one medicine that included following ing: benfotiamine (150mg, mecobalamin (1500mcg, a...
Mr. Lybrate-user, these are only vitamins (benfotiamine, chromium is and b12,) lipoleic acid is an anti oxidant, chromium picolinate is a micronutrient, helps insulin action in every one plus essential for various other functions. These drugs are given as additional or supportive therapy and to treat nevous system related symptoms. These are not exclusively for diabetes. If you feel there are side effects because of that, stop the dose. Effects will go away.
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Sir meri wife ko kuch stress jaisa hai wo kyoki baat ko itna dil pe le leti hai or mood kbhi bhi change ho jata hai jara jara baat par bura manjari hai or usko ye bhi lagta hai koyi bhi uski burai karta hai or fhir rone lagti or gussa ho jati.

M.Sc - Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
Sir meri wife ko kuch stress jaisa hai wo kyoki baat ko itna dil pe le leti hai or mood kbhi bhi change ho jata hai j...
This is due to negative thinking. She has to change the way she thinks. Ask her to change all negative thoughts to positive. Let her engage herself in some activity so that she will be busy. Ask her to develop some hobbies. Take her for a walk, talk to her lovingly. She may have some hidden feeling inside her. Extract from her through talk. Still she does not feel better, take her to a psychiatrist.
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