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Dr. Y A Matcheswalla  - Psychiatrist, Mumbai

Dr. Y A Matcheswalla

Psychiatrist, Mumbai

Dr. Y A Matcheswalla Psychiatrist, Mumbai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Y A Matcheswalla is an experienced Psychiatrist in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can visit him at Masina Hospital in Mumbai, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Y A Matcheswalla on Lybrate.com.

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I have small problem. Every time I am getting headache. Long time my profession is marketing. I have lot of tension. What I do.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I have small problem. Every time I am getting headache. Long time my profession is marketing. I have lot of tension. ...
Hi, try to manage your time well. Exercise daily include it in your routine 30 minutes minimum. Practice deep breathing when stressed. Headache is because of the tension.
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Doctor I was suffered due to depression past 15 days. I also have nervousness even though food also not digest properly. I'm not feel well myself. How to solve this problem.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Doctor I was suffered due to depression past 15 days. I also have nervousness even though food also not digest proper...
Loss of interest, decreased concentration and attention, feeling low and disturbed sleep or appetite are some of the signs of depression. Consult a psychiatrist who will assess you in detail. If you are feeling suicidal or hopeless, seek professional help immediately. Try some relaxation techniques like yoga, meditation and deep breathing. Indulge in hobbies. Spend time with people close to you.
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I presently smoke about over a pack of cigarettes per day. Work odd hours 7 pm to 4 PM. I know its affecting my health. Need to know if there are medicines that can help quit smoking. If yes are there any known side effects.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Masters in psychology counselling
Psychologist, Hyderabad
Dear, it is good that you wants to stop smoking, we are destroying our health by smoking normal human takes oxygen into lungs 12 -15 times per minute (12 - 15 breaths) Lungs mixes oxygen in our blood and it purifies our blood, by smoking we are mixing not only oxygen adding and mixing bad elements like Nicotine etc. In Oxygen, that spoils our blood and our body organs like Lungs, Heart, kidney etc… How to quit: By willingness and willpower" where there is a will there is a way" Reduce one by one day by day.
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Trying To Quit Alcohol? Know Here!!

MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Mahabubnagar
Trying To Quit Alcohol? Know Here!!

If you are trying to quit alcohol, you should stick to beers and wines. True or False. Take this quiz to know now!

1. Heavy drinkers have smaller brain volumes

  1. True
  2. False

Answer - True

Studies have shown that drinking too much alcohol can lead to the death of brain cells in certain parts of the brain such as the parietal lobe. It also causes electrical dysfunction in the brain by disturbing the brain's neurotransmitters.

2. Which of the following is an effect of alcohol withdrawal??

  1. Nausea
  2. Anxiety Disorder
  3. Shakiness and restlessness
  4. All of the above

Answer - All of the above 

Alcoholism is a serious medical condition that requires proper diagnosis and therapy. The withdrawal symptoms of suddenly quitting alcohol include anxiety, cold sweats, a sick feeling in the stomach and delirium.

3. An alcoholic needs to hit rock bottom before being able to quit and recover

  1. True
  2. False

Answer - False

Alcoholism has various degrees and not every alcoholic hits rock bottom before recovering. In any case, "rock bottom" is a subjective concept and does not mean the same thing for every individual. If you want to quit drinking, you should begin right away and not wait till you reach a low point in your life.

4. If you are trying to quit alcohol, you should stick to beers and wines

  1. True
  2. False

Answer - False

It is a common myth that beer and wine drinkers cannot be alcoholics. The truth is that these drinks may contain high percentages of alcohol which can effectively sustain an alcohol addiction even if one entirely avoids hard liquor.

5. Which of the following is the most effective way to avoid alcoholism?

  1. Distilling your own liquor
  2. Avoiding pubs and bars
  3. Not drinking above the legal limit
  4. Replacing alcohol with drugs

Answer - Not drinking above the legal limit  

Alcoholism only occurs when one overindulges in alcohol and binge drinks. Those who are trying to quit drinking or avoid alcoholism should refrain from consuming liquor in excess of the permissible limits for drinking at all times.

alcohol withdrawal?

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I am 24 year old, I have many diseases like Gastric, indigestion, hair fall, sex weakness, back pain, eye problem, ear problem, skin problems like ring warm, excessive saliva flowing while sleeping, after taking water, food. Saliva in mouth from last 3 years, hip pain from last 1 months, head ache (back head pain), right hand pain due to bawling (cricketer), an adenoid at right temple (ear side), Night fall, cough. I am a student please suggest what I should do. I think I will die in next decade because at age of 18 I got many health problem. Please help. Thank you.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 24 year old, I have many diseases like Gastric, indigestion, hair fall, sex weakness, back pain, eye problem, ea...
Dear Lybrate User, I think you are too conscious about your own self. I think you need to boost your self confidence and don't strive for perfection every time. Enjoy all the activities in life whether it is playing cricket, or eating food or sleeping. Look at all the good points life has offered you and enjoy each and every moment of life. You are very young, have a dream then make a plan to achieve that dream. Take small and firm steps towards your dream. You have to make your life healthy and interesting. Please understand that semen is produced in every healthy young adult male body, at regular intervals. It appears that you are not masturbating, hence the semen that is produced in your body, comes out automatically, at night. This is neither sexual weakness nor it is to be called "nightfall problem" This is very natural. Do not worry about it. You may talk to a Counsellor to get more awareness about your own self i.e. To know how your mind and body works and why physical and mental health are important. All the best.
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For past 3-4 weeks I have been feeling down. I don't like to eat too much i'm always thinking about things that has nothing to do with the work I am doing. Sometimes out of nowhere my heartbeats starts going really fast I get trouble breathing my body starts to get hot and it's hard to come back to normal what is wrong with me as soon as I start thinking about my personal things I get this fast heart beats and weird sensation that I can't shake it off.

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
For past 3-4 weeks I have been feeling down. I don't like to eat too much i'm always thinking about things that has n...
Dear, are you stressed? you should be able to distinguish between disappointment and depression. Disappointment also brings on symptoms identical to depression but they are short lived. Were your wife 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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Gd mrng sir. My mother was suffering from severe head ache. Before 2 years she got blood clot in her brain. She was continuing medicines upto now. But also now she was getting severe pain. Now she has symptoms of epilepsy. What we have to do now?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
Pain and epilepsy shows serious insult to brain. May be she had suffered a clot again. Consult neurologist at the earliest who may advise you for repeat mri.
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I am becoming mentally weak because from past 8-9 years I'm not able to forget my ex lover because of this unforgetfulness I'm facing lots of problems like I keep on crying tears roll down automatically I'm forgetting things and people. I'm getting depressed. Please help me out.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am becoming mentally weak because from past 8-9 years I'm not able to forget my ex lover because of this unforgetfu...
9 years ago you would have been 14 years and you would have experienced only ?puppy love?. That would have been a very vulnerable time no doubt but you cannot take yourself and that relationship that seriously, surely. You are literally stuck in a time capsule! Forget your boyfriend you must and should move on emotionally. This fixation on him must die out eventually and this length of time of indulgence is just too much. You must first exorcise him out of your mind. You can either do that by talking him out of your emotions first to a counselor and then starting on a new relationship by completely walking away from the past. You must express your bitterness and all the fond memories with the intention of purging him out the system. The professional will expertly guide you through the motion of exhaustively clearing away all memories along with the emotions so that you will be free of the ghosts of the past and are able to venture into new relationships. Once you have done that the memories will gradually fade away but the huge advantage you will have is that the emotions attached to those memories will be minus energy of the feelings and they will become impotent. In the meantime I hope you have cleared your belongings and surroundings of all memories of this person; and also that you do not haunt the places and situations you used to visit. If he has ditched you, you must learn to forgive him for your own sake and live a life free of him eventually in the mind and then in the heart. He is now history, and has probably happily moved on. You need to be thankful that you were not betrothed to him when he dumped you: that would have been worse. And you need to learn not to give yourself to someone so much when the time was not ripe or suitable to do so. Now you should pitch yourself into a new relationship but do not focus too much into the serious end of the outcome but on the moment-to-moment development to see how it all unfolds to really enjoy that person. If you continue to cling on to his memories even after that, you may have some attachment problems too to explore with the counselor.
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Which kind of precaution should be taken when a person is suffering from fever along with diarrhea, vomiting, anxiety and pains in chest.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Which kind of precaution should be taken when a person is suffering from fever along with diarrhea, vomiting, anxiety...
Hi, If diarrhea and vomiting is because of anxiety you should get treatment. At home try the following, Breathe deep. Close your eyes and take a deep breath, then another. Let each breath out slowly. Repeat as needed. Light exercise. Walking and stretching can soothe a stressed-out body or an over-excited mind. Meditate. Focus on your breathing and what’s happening around you right now. Take a time out. Distract yourself with something you enjoy, like TV, gardening, playing with pets, or a visit with friends. Visualize. Picture yourself facing and conquering fears. For example, see yourself succeeding in that meeting. Get support. Call up a sympathetic friend or family member and talk. Make a plan. Just thinking about how you’ll handle a problem can help you begin to feel in control. Eat and drink right. Alcohol can make stress and anxiety worse. Overeating can pile guilt and nausea onto an already overwrought situation. Rest up. Whether it’s stress, anxiety, or excitement taking your body on a roller-coaster ride, the unchangeable fact is you need to rest and recharge. So daydream. Take naps. And, always get a good night’s sleep.
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I am suffering from seizure or epilepsy what precautions should I take to prevent my self from this?

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
Epileptic fit is a symptom to some thing wrong in the brain you will have to get thoroughly checked and investigated from of neurologist to find out its cause and once the cause is identified then we see how we take steps and medication to prevent it in general you should be careful not to put yourself in any situation where if you have an attack by chance and your lif gets into danger like don't drive swim don't take up any jobs near the heavy machinery where you can get caught in them accidentally etc.
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I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time please help me.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time please h...
Dear lybrate user. Welcome to lybrate. I can understand. Loosing someone near and dear is called grief and depression related to grief is pretty normal. But this sort of depression does not stay for long. This depression gets cleared within a span of some weeks. The best option for you is to undergo counseling and depression related therapy. Take care.
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I am in depression how can i stay happy I sleep for 5 hours daily I am tension of my future.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I am in depression how can i stay happy I sleep for 5 hours daily I am tension of my future.
You can go for following remedy it will help you 1. Crush 3-4 cardamom seeds to powder 2. Take ½ tsp of this cardamom powder 3. Add to 1 glass of water 4. Mix well 5. Sieve the mixture 6. Drink 1 glass every day Causes: • Anxiety • Tension • Mental stress • Drug addiction • Deficiency of vitamin B complex This will help with your concern.
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Schizophrenia - How To Recognize The Signs?

D.P.M(psychiatry) [Diploma in Psychological medicine] , MBBS
Sexologist, Jalna
Schizophrenia - How To Recognize The Signs?

Schizophrenia is a brain disorder that affects how a person sees the world. Schizophrenia makes it difficult for you to distinguish between what is real or unreal. It can stop you from thinking clearly, handling your emotions properly or functioning in a normal way. However, one can manage schizophrenia effectively. The best way is to recognise the signs and symptoms that one might be having. Here is how you can recognise the symptoms of schizophrenia:

  1. Delusions: A delusion is an idea that a person might have despite there being obvious evidence that it is not true or does not exist. These are extremely common in schizophrenia and occur in ninety percent of the people with this disorder. These delusions can be of many types:
    1. Delusion of persecution: When a person believes that someone is out to get them.
    2. Delusion of reference: a very neutral environmental event tends to have a personal meaning to them. They might think that a person on the TV or a billboard is trying to send a message specifically for them.
    3. Delusion of control: In this, a person believes that his or her actions are being controlled from the outside.
  2. Hallucinations: These are sensations or sounds that a person experiences as real when they only exist in that person’s mind. Visual hallucinations are relatively more common. These are only meaningful to the person who is experiencing them. These voices or visuals are usually horrific, vulgar, abusive or critical. They tend to increase in intensity when the person is alone.
  3. Disorganized speech: People who suffer from this order have a hard time maintaining or concentrating on certain thoughts. They may start sentences and forget what they were talking about. They might even go off track in the middle of conversations. People with this disorder usually say illogical things and speak incoherently. A patient may also make up words or phrases that only have a meaning to them.
  4. Disorganized symptoms: A person is unable to take care of himself or herself or their work. They face a decline in their overall daily functioning and their behaviours are bizarre and may have no purpose. People with this disorder cannot control their impulses.
  5. Negative symptoms: This refers to the absence of behaviours that usually appear normal to other people. These include lack of expressing oneself emotionally, lack of interest or enthusiasm. These also include speech difficulties or abnormalities as well as their lack of interest in the world.

Schizophrenia can be caused due to many reasons. These include lack of oxygen during birth, exposure to a virus during infancy, physical or sexual abuse, depression, hereditary components or enlarged brain ventricles. This disorder can affect a patient’s mental as well as physical health and can endanger the people around them as well as their relationships. Hence, the signs and symptoms should be recognised as early as possible in order to get the right kind of treatment.

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Diploma in Community Medicine, MBBS Alternative Medicine, Diploma in Acupuncture
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Delhi
Mujhe sareer mai bahut dard rahta hai aur mujhe koi bhi cheez bahut jaldi bhul jaata hai aur mujhe humesa lagta hai k...
Hi, lybrate-user you have lack of concentration and confidence, you should do meditation and yoga regularly early in the morning and use a unani medicine Rex's Dimaghin 1 teaspoon twice regular.
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Hi Sir, Please help me how to concentrate on everything I see and how to stay calm and cool? Please advise.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
CONCENTRATION TIPS Here’s some tips to get into a state of deep concentration where work / or studies flow easily so that you can do well in examinations/ and or do your work well. 1) Cut Off the Noise Getting into a state of concentration can take at least fifteen minutes. If you are getting distracted every five, you can’t possibly focus entirely on your work. Request that people don’t interrupt you when working on a big project. If you are required to answer phones and drop-in’s immediately, schedule work when the office is less busy. 2) Structure Your Environment The place you work can have an impact on your ability to focus. Try to locate yourself so you are facing potential distractions such as doors, phones or windows. This way you can take a glance to assess sounds that would otherwise break your focus. 3) Clarify Objectives Know what your goal is clearly before you start. If you aren’t sure what the end result is, the confusion will make it impossible to focus. 4) Divide Blobs. If you have a large project that needs work, clearly identify a path that you will use to get started working on it. If the sequence of actions isn’t obvious, it will be difficult to concentrate. Taking a few minutes to plan not only your end result, but the order you will complete any steps, can save hours in wasted thinking. 5) Know the Rules Get clear on what the guidelines are for the task ahead. What level of quality do you need? What standards do you need to follow? What constraints are there? If the rules aren’t clear from the outset, you will slip out of concentration as you ponder them later. 6) Set a Deadline Deadlines have both advantages and disadvantages when trying to force concentration. A deadline can make it easier to forget the non-essential and speed up your working time. If you give yourself only an hour to design a logo, you will keep it simple and avoid fiddling with extravagant designs. Time limits have disadvantages when they cause you to worry about the time you have left instead of the task itself. 7) Break down Roadblocks Roadblocks occur whenever you hit a tricky problem in your work. This can happen when you run out of ideas or your focus wavers. Break down roadblocks by brainstorming or planning on a piece of paper. Writing out your thought processes can keep you focused even if you might become frustrated. 8) Isolate Yourself Become a hermit and stay away from other people if you want to get work done. Unless your work is based on other people they will only break your focus. Create a private space and refuse to talk to anyone until your work is finished. Put a sign on your door to steer away drop-ins and don’t answer your phone. 9) Healthy Body, Sharper Mind What you put into your body affects the way you concentrate. Nobody would expect peak performance if they showed up drunk to work. But if you allow yourself to get chronic sleep deprivation, overuse stimulants like caffeine or eat dense, fatty foods your concentration will suffer. Try to cut out one of your unhealthy habits for just thirty days to see if there is a difference in your energy levels. I’ve found even small steps can create dramatic changes in my ability to focus. 10) Be Patient Before I write an article, I often sit at my desk for a fifteen or twenty minutes before I put finger on the keyboard. During this time I feel a strong urge to leave or do something else. But I know that if I am patient, I’ll stumble upon an idea to write about and enter a state of flow. Without a little patience, you can’t take advantage of flow when it rushed through you. If you need strong concentration I recommend periods of 90-120 minutes. Any less than that and you will waste too much time getting started before the flow can continue. More than this is possible to sustain focus, but you will probably benefit from a quick break. These are the general guidelines for concentration, studying well or doing your job. Regards.
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I feel very depressed after a failure in my academics. So please suggest me some solution.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
I feel very depressed after a failure in my academics. So please suggest me some solution.
Feeling depressed for failure in academics at your age seems very less likely. It could be that you are not satisfied with your life achievements and that is making you feel low, sad and depressed, if i am not wrong. Depression can occur to anyone at any moment in life. It is treatable. You might need a short medicine prescription to get over your feelings of depression with counseling. Contact me personally if possible
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Sir I am suffering from throat infection since 3 years. I have consulted with many doctors. But there is no improvement. By profession I am a teacher and I have to speak every time. May be this is the reason of problem. I feel itching and irritation in my throat every time. Can you advice me something.

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
Sir I am suffering from throat infection since 3 years. I have consulted with many doctors. But there is no improveme...
Common cause of an itchy throat then is dehydration which causes the throat to become dry and hoarse as the body can no longer produce mucus. The obvious solution to this dehydration is to drink water. Similarly other behaviours can strain your throat – such as shouting loudly, singing loudly (and using incorrect technique – and snoring. Some medicines (antidepressants among others) and smoking which coats the throat in tar .
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Dear sir, he is not ready to go to the doctor, near about a year he is out of treatment. Only sometime he take the" depsonil" medicine. But that also not in regular basis, it was prescribed by the doctor before one year. When I beg him to go to the doctor he says he will go. But then when I ask shall I take an appointment then he becomes silent. And near about six months he rarely talks with me. Please guide me how can I motivate him and make talk with me and how can get reach of a doctor for his treatment and counselling. Please please show me the path. Thanks radha.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Dear sir, he is not ready to go to the doctor, near about a year he is out of treatment. Only sometime he take the" d...
He is not following the prescription and therefore he cannot gain the benefits of the medication. Erratic use is also devoid of any benefits. His depression is taking a toll on him and he needs to be forced to go to the doctor. Is there no one else in the house or among relatives whose help may be sought to get him to the doctor? he himself is not motivated and this languorous state is typical of the condition and therefore he has to be literally carried to the doctor. If all this is not possible, please visit the doctor who prescribed the medication, and ask him to either come on a home visit or to prescribe some medication to be administered via his food or drink and this will get him out of his stupor. Once he is out of this state, he may become more amenable to go himself for follow up treatment. Apart from this he needs psychological counseling for a long time and it is worth finding out someone for this purpose. S/he could visit the person and through the dialogue that will ensue he can become more active and work on some issues to become more functional. Even when he is taking his medication, do not stop the counseling.
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FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Stress Anxiety were found to be one of the Cause for Obesity in Middle age.
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