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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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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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All India Association of Plastic Surgeons
Indian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
Indian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

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I'm 21years old male and I have problem of memory I can not remember things quickly or easily I have to memorized a particular thing to remember so is there any solution?

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
This usually happens when we are depression or any stress. You should start with yoga and meditation exercises. Take proper sleep at night. Avoid spicy fried and junk food. You may also take some ayurvedic drugs which may help you to gain your memory power.
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I am having stress from few days how can I increase my concentration on my studies, I having stage fear also is there any process to lose it.

DNB, DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
I am having stress from few days how can I increase my concentration on my studies, I having stage fear also is there...
The slipperiness of the term stress is both an advantage and a disadvantage. It is advantageous because it is all-embracing and allows a synthesis of many aspects of life's experiences; it is disadvantageous because its referents are diverse. Stress refers both to a subject and a predicate, an event and the consequences of that event how to manage stress relaxation training relaxation skills can be very helpful in managing stress. Time management time-management methods are designed to help individuals restore a sense of balance to their lives. Problem solving problem solving is a skill that is introduced in the later stages of stress-management training. Cognitive restructuring a hallmark of cognitive-behavioral therapy is its insistence that cognition plays a central role in the stress and coping process. If you want to learn stress management. Let me know.
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Hello sir/mam, I had unprotected oral sex with a sex worker, whom I do not khow her hiv status, I am so stress that if I contact hiv through her, I had no cuts, sores, wound in my mouth, penis and figure. Do I need to test for hiv. Please reply.

Diploma in Family Medicine, M.Sc - Psychotherapy
Sexologist, Pune
Hello sir/mam, I had unprotected oral sex with a sex worker, whom I do not khow her hiv status, I am so stress that i...
Yes. You need to test for hiv and the whole std screen. Also watch for development of any rashes, ulcers, flu like symptoms or any itching or pain while passing urine.
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Hi I am a btech student.I am always suffering from depression please help me suggest some medicine.

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 should be able to distinguish between disappointment and depression. Disappointment also brings on symptoms identical to depression but they are short lived. Were you disappointed in the near past? please post a private question to me with every detail. I will help you. Take care.
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Once I loved a girl now we are not is relationship since 3 year but my Problem is still I can't forget her. I can't move on, I tried several times but I can't related with a another girl still. And some time I become very dispersed and many time for a small reason I become very hurt and bla bla. I want to overcome from this situation. Can you help me please.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
If you are 21 now, it means that you got into this relationship when you were 18 years or roundabouts! Surely that was too young an age to get serious, even if the seriousness developed later. You are too young and too immature to imagine it being so serious. That itself may have put her off. Any way I am glad that you are out of this relationship because she was not deserving of such commitment. You may have put in a lot into this relationship and it has not worked. Leave it but please learn something from the experience. Besides, you don’t want to be in a relationship where the other person is not interested in you. Quickly get rid of all reminders of this girl, and do not visit the old haunts that you and this girl used to frequent. For some time avoid people, places, and situations that you two enjoyed. In the meantime, please talk extensively to a confidante or counselor about your feelings and thoughts to externalize it out of your system. Do not bad mouth the girl for any reason but go about your life as quickly and normally as possible. Don’t get into another relationship until you have dealt with this loss completely. She has let you down and you need to remember that this is the kind of person she is and do not generalize this to other girls and brand them into the same category. There is surely a girl who is deserving of such loyalty and commitment. But learn your lessons and do not repeat them when you are into another. Keep these three values in mind: be responsible, be respectful, and be functional, always. There are a lot of girls out there and the right one will come along and give you all the satisfaction you need. be patient and go slow and easy in your nest relationship and let it develop on its own.
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Dear sir/mam I am 28 years old. I often forget things. Is it a disease how to get cure ?

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 can improve your memory with the help of effective learning techniques. Please ask a private question to me and I will help you. Take care.
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I am a student, I want to work hard do lots of work and get a good amount of outcome for my input, but whenever I work, or study, I cannot give full concentration also while giving exams, if i'm attempting a particular question, I feel like there is a barrier in my mind which is not letting me think about the solutions or question tricks, I feel I cannot cross that barrier and feel helpless. Please advise.

MA In Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Pune
I am a student, I want to work hard do lots of work and get a good amount of outcome for my input, but whenever I wor...
Hi First try to under estimate yourself. Don' t compare urself with others. Accept yourself as you are. Do study you are ready to work hard is best part of u. Do pranayam regularly to calm yourself and to increase concentration also.
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I am gaining weight at a tremendous speed. I am gaining 1 kg weight in 2 days. I am taking a very healthy diet and exercising too, also I have taken some leave from office to avoid stress at work. Despite all these efforts, I am unable to loose weight and it is increasing at high rate. Please suggest any solution.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Masters in psychology counselling
Psychologist, Hyderabad
I am gaining weight at a tremendous speed. I am gaining 1 kg weight in 2 days. I am taking a very healthy diet and ex...
For obesity weight management 1-2 sessions of counselling will change your life style, in counselling counselor can analyze your issues and give you suggestions, counselling sessions can be in-person or audio (phone)/video many people have benefited with counselling and leading better life" it is known truth that counselling is better than medicine"
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Is there any permanent cure for anxiety? I am suffering from palpitations, anxiety, panic attacks, and agoraphobia. I am using nexito plus from one and half year, if I take this medicine, this will be in control. If I stopped this medicine again it starts and I went to depression. My mind not works. I became crazy. Please help me. I can't bare this torture. Plsss help.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Is there any permanent cure for anxiety? I am suffering from palpitations, anxiety, panic attacks, and agoraphobia. I...
Hi lybrate-user, if you really want to cure your anxiety forever, you need to have a long term treatment plan that takes into consideration your anxiety symptoms, what you're suffering from, how badly you're suffering, and your specific anxiety disorder. First and foremost, don't let your anxiety cause you to make poor decisions about anxiety treatments. The reality is that most" rapid" treatments don't work. You'll find many people that claim that they have an extract or a medicine that can cure your anxiety immediately, and unfortunately it's never the case - it's people taking advantage of you in your time of need, and hoping the placebo effect will be enough to cure your anxiety. Even prescription medications have a" false" component. Prescription medicines can give you some help with anxiety, but that help is only temporary, and your mind and body can actually become dependent on these medications. As soon as you stop taking them, your anxiety may not only come back - it could even be worse than before. Curing your anxiety is a process - it's a process that can happen, for everyone, but those that hope they can get instant anxiety help are going to be disappointed, and possibly taken advantage of. Your symptoms define your anxiety if you really want to cure your anxiety forever, you need to have a long term treatment plan that takes into consideration your anxiety symptoms, what you're suffering from, how badly you're suffering, and your specific anxiety disorder. Imately effective treatment. Setting up a long term plan - making realistic goalsi possible to reduce your anxiety every day. There are countless tips to learn to manage it. But you need to do two things: you need to make sure that you're giving yourself realistic goals. You need to make it a long term plan. You can get anxiety help now - help that will genuinely reduce your experience with anxiety. But it will only reduce it so much. You'll still need to keep at it, and commit to it in a way that will guarantee short and long term results. Realistic goals will ensure that you don't give up. You're bound to have setbacks, because life isn't stress free. A long term plan will also make sure that you keep at it - you'll not only have something to do next, you'll also know what to do next. For example, let's look at several strategies you can do right now that will reduce your anxiety: start jogging jogging isn't just for your health. Jogging releases endorphins, which are neurotransmitters that improve mood. It also tires muscles, and there is evidence that extra energy in muscles becomes converted to a feeling of anxiety. Sleep better getting more sleep will fight anxiety right away. Far too many people are allowing themselves to be sleep deprived, but sleep is one of the most important and easy tools your mind has for coping with stress. Breathing training many anxiety symptoms, particularly for those with anxiety attacks, are a result of inadequate breathing techniques. Anxiety can actually train your body to breathe poorly, leading to hyperventilation and a variety of related symptoms. Exposure therapy exposure is a cognitive behavioral technique that trains you to get used to things that used to cause you anxiety. For example, if you often get anxiety when you feel dizzy, you spin around in a chair and use a variety of techniques to calm your mind. Lifestyle changes many lifestyle changes that you will need to make in order to live with anxiety also require long term changes. For example, who you spend time with may need to change, as will how you react at your workplace. These strategies take longer, and require more effort and planning on your part. They're also not immediately successful, and there are often setbacks. Realistic goals and an effective and healthy plan can reduce the effects of these setbacks. You'll also need to be okay with admitting to yourself that you have an anxiety problem that needs to be solved. If you continue to try to fight the truth about your anxiety, you'll struggle to overcome it. Anxiety and stress are very real problems that affect people every day, and there's nothing wrong with you if you suffer from them. As soon as you can come to terms with your anxiety, you'll be on the right path towards treating it. Consult for psychotherapy for anxiety.
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I forget the things within 10to 15 minutes, one side we read anything I forget the things whatever I have read, have to read one thing two or more time to remember the things.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
For many people converting immediate memory to long term memory needs practise and aptitude. Some can do that reading once or twice, some 10-20 times, you need to keep trying and accept your memory and keep working hard.
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This is a psychological problem. I have performed poorly in class 12 examinations. I am very much depressed about it. I know its my fault. My family life is complicated. I could not sleep at nights due to frustration but still I try to be strong and think positive and move forward in life. But the main problem is my parents are always torturing and bullying me whenever they are getting the chance. I have had mental breakdowns but still they will not understand. I cannot breathe freely. They are always harassing me. I have tried to make them understand my problems but they are not interested. I have no one to share my sorrows and griefs and day by day I am breaking down mentally. I just have no idea what to do. All my efforts to make my parents understand have failed. My self confidence is now down to negative values due to this onslaught of my parents. Please try to understand. I really tried everything I could.

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
This is a psychological problem. I have performed poorly in class 12 examinations. I am very much depressed about it....
Dear lybrate-user. Welcome to lybrate. You are disappointed, distressed and lack interest in life. I do not know much about your parents and their attitude and behavior. Therefore I cannot comment on them. I can talk to you. I think you should change your attitude. Suppose, you are getting employed and your boss is always harassing and bullying you, what will you do? apply that situation here. Change your attitude. Take care.
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What should my daily intake of calories be? I am 19 year old. I don't indulge in heavy activities. I am rather more into studies. What should be my daily calories intake so that I can remain fit.

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
What should my daily intake of calories be?
I am 19 year old. I don't indulge in heavy activities. I am rather more i...
Dear lybrate user. You are just 19 and why do you want to worry about calories. Eat well, play well, sleep well and study well. That will do. Take care.
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I user t love girl n I still love her but she left me, I am depressed what should I do, I do not know, please HELP how can I forget her.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I user t love girl n I still love her but she left me, I am depressed what should I do, I do not know, please HELP ho...
Get her off your might, might be difficult, but time is the healer. If you want it to happen quick, get yourself. Will be happy to help.
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I am 23 years girl. My boyfriend says to me that he is in depression because of possessiveness. He became so short tempered now a days. What can I do to get him out of depression?

BHMS
Homeopath,
I am 23 years girl. My boyfriend says to me that he is in depression because of possessiveness. He became so short te...
Write few lines on how and what you feel when he acts possessive. If you too feel good then he will no longer be depressed but if hinders your well being then he will learn to adjust to what you write. He will try to give you good and better feelings in others ways.
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How to control stress? How to get pregnancy? In which days participated in sex to get pregnancy? I have irregular cycling. How to get recover my problems. Suffering from mental torture. How can recover. please give suggestions.

HIV Specialist,
How to control stress? How to get pregnancy? In which days participated in sex to get pregnancy? I have irregular cyc...
U should reduce your weight should take regular thyroid drugs if your in infertility clinic you should have sex when there is rupture of follicle in follicular study scan.
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I am suffering from love pain. Whom I am loving he is totally ignoring me. I am thinking all the time of him. I just want to get out of this pain but I am unable. I can not concentrate in any other thing. I can not handle myself. I am not getting any way. Please suggest me.

MBBS, DNB (Orthopedics)
Orthopedist, Bangalore
Go and talk to him and ask him if he says a no move on. There are better guys. If he has lost you. Its because he was not worth you. Do not waste your time and love on some one who does not care.

My mind is not concentrate any time so please give me tips for concentrate our mind.

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, Masters in clinical psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
Hi Lybrate user For improving your concentration at first you have to motivate yourself for your studies or your work. Try to set a goal and make a promise to yourself to achieve them. Make a schedule and follow it. Take one task at a time and give your full attention. Take regular short breaks, be positive about your ability and tell yourself that after you achieve your goal you will be free to have fun.in order to keep up a positive attitude try to visualize the good things that will come to you through your hardworking. Thanks.
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How to stop smoking and how to make other to stop smoking. What are it's advantage and disadvantage?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I feel really happy for you guys who have guts to digest the truth that habitual smoking is an addiction and I am very much sure that guys like you although understand the disatrous effectss of habitual smoking but out of their craving or compulsion are unable to do so.But I wll try to figure out a clear picture in front of you and let you decide how to quit this habit as I think you are strong enough to quit this habit as you have a strong mind to accept this addiction. 1.Yash,it was 16 when you sstarted smoking.Just think it yourself that was this the age to start smoking.This Is the age to relish your time,your age,free from all tensions just enjoying your Parents luxuries but you opted the other way,putting yourself into the darkness of fumes,Smoking .You just think how much money of your parents you have wasted till now. 2.Just ssee the poor people around you who cant make up for one time meals.Just think that if you were not ssmoking ,how many of them would you have fed during last 2 years and try to feel that happiness that you must have got and now you are deprived off. 3. Tell your friends, family, and other people you’re close to that you’re trying to quit. They can encourage you to keep going, especially when you’re tempted to light up. I uggest you to join a SUPPORT GROUP of people who have quit smoking by hearing their experiences with you. 4..You can quit. All you need is the proper motivation. Maybe a visit to a pulmonary clinic might help. Take a long look around at the people in the lobby. Many of them are like you (and me), they smoked for years and always had the excuse that it was just too hard to quit. Just think, if you keep lighting up, you can end up just like them. If you really want an eye-opener, go to a hospital and volunteer your services for a month or so. Every time you light up a cigarette, you get one step closer to that for an end. Be strong. You can beat this habit just like millions of people do every year. You just need a stronger reason to quit - at least a stronger reason that the one you use to defend your smoking. Good luck. I know what it feels like to be on both sides of this thing. 5.. It's important for you to reprioritize your spare time that would have been spent smoking. Try a new hobby, get out and & walk/exercise, read ... anything. Remember that cravings only last a couple of minutes. 6.Homoeopathic medicine DAPHNE INDICA 1X( Wilmar Schwabe India) Chew 2 tab 3 times daily AVENA SATIVA Q ( Dr RECKEWEG) Drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water twice daily To start with start early morning Brisk walking for 30 minutes and breathing deep while walking. ALOM VILOM PRANAYAM daily for 15 minute any time during the day. Report after 30 days There is always written on every cigratte case that CIGRATTE IS INJURIOUS TO HEALTH.It itself proves that we smoke only due to a habit or compulsion although understanding its after effects but reluctant to leave this monster habit.I dont think there is a single advantage of smoking cigratte apart from its primary action in a Habitual smoker that it creates mental alertness immediately after smoking.But disadvantages of smoking are countless like Ageing,Lung and mouth cancer,Breathing prolems,Resp.allergy like Asthma,Heart insufficiencies and many more.
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Hello sir, I have lack of energy, lack of sex and depression, becoming irritating day by day. What should i do?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello sir, I have lack of energy, lack of sex and depression, becoming irritating day by day. What should i do?
Hello, Lybrate user, Depression carries- litharzicity, slippy attitude, loss of appetite, aversion to meet people-tingling in extremities with lack of concentration& suicidal tendency it so happens in d life. You will b victorious after a defeat, of course, continue your effort with full enthusiasm & zeal. * go for meditation to nourish your brain with oxygenated blood to calm your nerve to restart your study being a strong and confident person inculcating an innovators from within to conquer your goal. * Tk, 5/6 glass of water to hydrate your body and to regulate metabolism ,absorbing nutrients to nourish your entire body & brain to achieve success in life. * your diet be easily digestible, simple on time to avoid gastric disorder to discard negative feelings.         •       Tk, apples,carrots ,cheese, spinach,almonds, walnuts ,milk. * meet your friends to share your problem in order to get solution to over come your stress, to inculcate a winner from within. Tk homoeo medicine: @ Ignatia 200-6 pills, thrice. @ Five phos 6x-4 tbs, thrice.  • avoid, nicotine, alcohol,junkfood, pizza,burger,   •ensure a sound sleep for 6/7 hrs in d night. > Report wkly, > Your feedback is solicited for further follow up Tk care.
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I am 21 year old male. I want to ask how can I concentrate my mind maximum and how to relieve tension and make mind happier.

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. Tension means anxiety. Anxiety is fear about unknown happening or fear about future. Anxiety about things which we do not know or anxiety about things we are not experienced are common. Please tell me what makes you anxious? past? present? future? career? economic status? health matters? anything else? let me know. Take care.
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