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Mr. Kiran Kadam

Psychologist, Navi Mumbai

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Mr. Kiran Kadam is a popular Psychologist in Chawadi Naka, Navi Mumbai. You can meet Mr. Kiran Kadam personally at Sanskruti Clinic in Chawadi Naka, Navi Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Mr. Kiran Kadam and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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My hand shaking every time due hesitation, anxiety and depression. How can stops fastly?

Masters in Clinical Psychology & Certified Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Practioner, Certified Neuro linguistic programming Practioner, Masters in Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Child and ADolescent Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
My hand shaking every time due hesitation, anxiety and depression. How can stops fastly?
Shaking occurs as a result of adrenaline. That makes it hard to stop shaking once you've already started. You can't stop adrenaline. You simply need to wait for it to get used up and control your anxiety in the process. There are a few simple things you can try: •Jog Running may use up adrenaline faster, and help you stop shaking. •Deep Breaths Breathing slow can be helpful for shaking as well. •Yell While you can't do it in public, some people find yelling loudly to be somewhat therapeutic. Some people have trained themselves to shake less. Drinking water and eating healthier may help too. Some people shake worse when their body needs more nutrients or hydration. But in general, the only way to stop shaking is to stop the anxiety that causes it.
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Tips for Managing Stress

Ph. D - Psychology, Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
Tips for Managing Stress

Tips for Managing Stress

  • Increase your sense of control over stressful situations, for example, by applying stress management techniques.
  • Accept aspects of stressful situations that you cannot change or control and try instead to change the way you perceive and react to them.
  • Talk problems over with people that you trust, get another perspective.
  • Learn to think rationally and positively.
  • Look after your physical health during the stressful period: keep fit, eat wisely, get enough sleep and don't resort to drugs and alcohol.
  • Develop satisfying recreational / creative and social outlets.
  • Make relationship your priority.
  • Seek out opportunities for fun and laughter.
  • Do something nice for someone else.
  • Give time to plan ahead, decide on your priorities and set your goals accordingly.
  • Improve you time management skills.
  • Learn to say 'NO'.
  • Don't try to do everything yourself, delegate more.
  • Stop trying / expecting yourself to be perfect.
  • Develop relaxation skills and relaxation a regular routine.
  • Give yourself a break when you are tired / ill.
  • At times of conflict, avoid taking things personally / blaming others; try to distance yourself.
  • Allow yourself to make mistakes without condemnation.
  • Be kind to yourself; stop putting yourself when you have achieved something.
  • Live for the moment; don't waste time to worry about the future or regretting the past.
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1.How can I remove my stress? 2. I believed god but some confusion occurring that which god I will chose for prayer? 3.Different type of loan I have taken from bank due some financial burden but not manage my financial system, I have to capacity to paid but there is different type of problem occurring in present. Medical issue, family problem, business issue etc. 4. I have high BP, no sugar, physically sound, life style- not bad. Age-52 5. When I speak sometimes loud voice arisen.

CERTIFICATION IN BACH FLOWER REMEDIES OF ENGLAND, Ph.D DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN BIOCHEMISTRY, B.S.M.S BACHELOR OF SIDDHA MEDICINE AND SURGERY,
Alternative Medicine Specialist,
1.How can I remove my stress?
2. I believed god but some confusion occurring that which god I will chose for prayer?
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dear Lybrate user, Sweet chest nut,Gorse,chestnutbud,Oak and water violet take these Bach remedies two doses daily for 21 days and revert back with remaining problem
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I want to leave the bad habit of tobacco. I have tried many ideas but I cant. Please help me doctor. Please please.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
It only feels like you can't. The reality is you can but may be using the wrong approach until now. You must try and try again until you succeed. It is really good that you want to stop smoking because it is really very harmful. Just the fact that you want to give up smoking is a good starting point. 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. All the damage you incurred earlier because of the smoking can be reverted back to normal in quick time.
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I am 19 yrs old and can not concentrate on studies I forget what ever I have read.Please help

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
I think you are asking question for your son. The concentration on studies depend on various factor like interest in the subject, ability to understand it, anxiety and other factors. We need to evaluate your son in detail to understand the problem and treat it.
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I am 19 yr old and I am a student mein questions yad karta hu but jayada der tak yad nahi rahte.

M.B.B.S., F.I.C.A. (USA), P.G.D.I.H, F.C.G.P., D.C.A.H
Psychiatrist, Vadodara
This is all stress and worries of life. You may be having insecurities and fear. Just relax. Ask yourself what bothers you? have a positive self-talk, and learn what are those things you don't like. You need to accept your self and move on. You need to take care of your lifestyle and learn to be happy. If you cant do it yourself, meet a life coach/ stress management super-specialist like me. Once you open your heart out, you will feel free and begin to fly in life.
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I am 23 year old male. I am preparing for my entrance exams. Of late I have been feeling depressed. Please listen to me. I need your help.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am 23 year old male. I am preparing for my entrance exams. Of late I have been feeling depressed. Please listen to ...
YOu can try natural methods or need medicines . 5 Ways to Fight Depression If you feel depressed, it's best to do something about it — depression doesn't just go away on its own. In addition to getting help from a doctor or therapist, here are 5 things you can do to feel better. 1. Exercise. Take a 15- to 30-minute brisk walk every day — or dance, jog, or bike if you prefer. People who are depressed may not feel much like being active. In addition to getting aerobic exercise, some yoga poses can help relieve feelings of depression. Two other aspects of yoga — breathing exercises and meditation — can also help people with depression feel better. 2. Nurture yourself with good nutrition. Depression can affect appetite. One person may not feel like eating at all, but another might overeat.. Proper nutrition can influence a person's mood and energy. So eat plenty of fruits and vegetables and get regular meals (even if you don't feel hungry, try to eat something light, like a piece of fruit, to keep you going). 3. Identify troubles, but don't dwell on them. Try to identify any situations that have contributed to your depression. When you know what's got you feeling blue and why, talk about it with a caring friend. Talking is a way to release the feelings and to receive some understanding. 4. Express yourself. With depression, a person's creativity and sense of fun may seem blocked. Exercise your imagination (painting, drawing, doodling, sewing, writing, dancing, composing music, etc.) and you not only get those creative juices flowing, you also loosen up some positive emotions. Take time to play with a friend or a pet, or do something fun for yourself. Find something to laugh about — a funny movie, perhaps. Laughter helps lighten your mood. 5.Try to notice good things. Depression affects a person's thoughts, making everything seem dismal, negative, and hopeless. If depression has you noticing only the negative, make an effort to notice the good things in life. Try to notice one thing, then try to think of one more. Consider your strengths, gifts, or blessings. Most of all, don't forget to be patient with yourself. Depression takes time to heal. If you are happy with these answers please click on "useful” link so that I can know my efforts are not wasted. If you want more clarifications please ask me directly and not in open questions session It's not easy to say exactly what causes depression and anxiety – it's different for everyone. Sometimes a difficult time in you or your mates' life can set off depression or anxiety, sometimes it's caused by a combination of things that has built up over time and sometimes, there's just no obvious cause at all. Some risk factors for men developing depression or anxiety include: • Physical health problems • Relationship problems • Employment problems • Social isolation • Significant change in living arrangements (e.g. separation or divorce) • Pregnancy and birth of a baby • Drug and alcohol use.
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I always feel so much nervousness and I go to the washroom many times a day and my body weight is not ideal.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I always feel so much nervousness and  I go to the washroom many times a day and my body weight is not ideal.
Start taking cosmos 200 2 doses in a day for 2 weeks and then revert me back with follow-up after that.
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Feel like sleeping most of the time in a day. Usually get frustrated on small small things. Do not feel like doing anything in a day.

MD PHYSICIAN
General Physician, Delhi
Feel like sleeping most of the time in a day. Usually get frustrated on small small things. Do not feel like doing an...
Get your thyroid hormone and complete blood count tested. It could be due to stress, nutritional deficiencies and many more. Eat more of nutritional diet. Make a sleep-wake time scedule.
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My mother age 63 regularly takes rexipra. 25, tynept od, etizolam as prescribed by doctor. She feels anxious, at times her hands and leg shakes. Its almost 6 months she is suffering. I like to know the perfect treatment for the disease she suffers and also like to know whether the medicine has got severe side effects.

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, your mother could be disappointed. 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 mother disappointed in the near past? I think she is disappointed due to her health conditions. She needs your love and affection. Treat her as if she is your child and constantly motivate her. She could be sad because she fear to die and now tries to understand life and death. If you motivate her constantly, she may come back to life as a wise person. Take care. Convey my love to your mother.
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I am a 26 year old guy facing through alott of mental stress due to career issues and unhealthy living in a hostel. Suggest me something.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I am a 26 year old guy facing through alott of mental stress due to career issues and unhealthy living in a hostel. S...
Hi lybrate-user, you should consult a psychologist for counselling. Apart from that make your lifestyle better, too much stress takes toll on the body, go exercise daily for 1 hour try to eat healthy manage stress by deep breathing exercises and maintainig a journal/diary of your negative thoughts. Consult me for same. All the best.
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I am 23 years old my prblm is that when I'm studying my concentration is very low so please help mi to how increased my confidence.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I suppose you mean your confidence in studying. Here goes: Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem-solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive oil instead, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning, at least, five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. There is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position, you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. There is some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling too. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid sugar and junk food.
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Respected Sir/madam, I don't feel comfortable when I go outside feeling unnecessary fear, like what will happen if something will happen to me. I read many books to get out from this situation but I feel it's next to impossible. I don't feel good when I go anywhere. I only go to my shop and after shop I go back to my home. If anyone ask me to come outside I feel extreme fear, day by day it's raising. I'm really getting confused day by day. I am unable to complete my day by day routing also. Kindly help M struggling with myself. When I share these things with my elder brother he says, It's very serious issue and you have lost your sensation towards the world, and he always suggest me to consult any doctor, I lost my grandfather and grandmother in starting of this year, and they were our guardian but now they are not with us anymore and when these things comes in mind, I lost control on my thoughts. Kindly suggest how can I recover because I want to experience this life.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Noida
Respected Sir/madam, I don't feel comfortable when I go outside feeling unnecessary fear, like what will happen if so...
Hello Mr. lybrate-user Now you are living in depression and anxiety and due to excessive negative thoughts and thinking about your grand parents you are feeling loneliness. You should avoid to think such negative thoughts and thinking about your fears and loneliness. It happens with everyone. No one live on earth for ever and one day every one has to go. Turn your thinking towards positive thought that will be helpful for solving your problems. Wake up early morning before sunrises and go for a walk every day. Do yoga and exercise every day. Learn meditation and pranayam and practice two times daily. Otherwise You may consult local Psychiatric who will help you lot.
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Dear sir/madam, I am a married woman with a child and a good husband but fall in love with a single introvert depressed man, who is suffering from clinical depression more than 10 years which is said by psychiatrist. And it is untreated. Before one year he was treated for nerve problem as he is having a pain through out his body and his left hand used to shake. So the previous doctor said he was suffering from perkinson disease. But the psychiatrist said he is not having any nerve problem he is suffering from deep depression. He is having a hobby of aquarium and he is having an small ngo which is his life. And he for this organization he doesn't get married. He is having a habit of run away from home. More than two times he run away from his home without saying anybody anything. And after one or two days he returned back. Any type of pressure or stress, he can't handle and he becomes totally silent and runaway from the situation. But he said he loves me too much, and as we get married from our soul he wants to live with me for ever. But his behaviour and mood is so fragile and sensitive that's why I am getting totally frustrated and unable to take any decision. One day he is good and might be within the next hour he is a completely a different man. Presently more than one year he is not taking the medicine regularly. When ever he doesn't feel well he takes the medicine" depsonil. But not as per the prescription. The doctor gave him another medicine know as licab" but he donot take this medicine. Near about 6 months he is not talking with me. No phone calls no personal talking. Once before six months there were some problem was created and my brother talk with him, that he completely blame me for the relationship. And said now he wants to completely concentrate with his organization work. And when my brother asked him does he want to marry me, he said no. Though we get married from our soul and we are having a physical attachment. When I heard all those things and said him how could he said all those things, he became shameful and became speechless. After those incident whenever I decide to end the relationship, he began to cry, or do something danger incident. I really love him too much but I get too much upset also with his behaviour. My legal husband is very supportive and he understands the situation and my mental condition. He also tried to make him understand, but nothing works. His behaviour sometimes torture me so much that I become totally helpless. I don't know what should I do? he is not ready to go to the doctor. And there is no one in his family who is going to help him. And he is so much stubborn that no one can do anything to him. Please show me the way how can I help him and make him talk to me again as before. One thing is good about him, he's really trying to do a lot of work and established his organization. But the decision what ever he is taking are not good enough. But he will not listen to anyone also. He doesn't want to end the relationship and he doesn't want to take any responsibility also. I don't know what should I do. I get afraid if he make suicide, I don't want to lost him, what should I do? how can I maintain both the relationship smooth. I am now presently in a highly depressed condition. One thing I forgot to mention, he is now 52 years old and I am 35. One question more does he really a patient of depression or he acts in front me. Please let me know and does he still loves me? please guide me. Thanking you radha.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Dear sir/madam, I am a married woman with a child and a good husband but fall in love with a single introvert depress...
I really understand your concern. But there is only one solution. Have a close personal talk with im and take him to a psychiatrist. You can ask me privately if any medicines need to be prescribed. It cannot be advised in open forum questions as a rule.
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I have eating tobacco. How can I leave that poison. I used kiwnic gum but I can't see any changes.

Dentist, Ahmedabad
I have eating tobacco. How can I leave that poison. I used kiwnic gum but I can't see any changes.
Self motivation is the best way. The chewing gums in the market are just to help you with quitting but you need to be strong willed.
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I have no best friend now. My best friend is working another place. So, I feel lonely and my confidence to do my work is losing everywhere. And thus my anxiety and depression rising day by day. What can I do. Pls answer. I am very offended in my life.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I have no best friend now. My best friend is working another place. So, I feel lonely and my confidence to do my work...
There is now whatsapp and many other social media when distance has no boundaries to friendship. Use them healthily without getting addicted. All the best
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Tell me if I have OCD?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Tell me if I have OCD?
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that affects about 2 to 3% of the population. People with OCD experience both obsessions and compulsions.

Obsessions are unwanted and disturbing thoughts, images, or impulses that suddenly pop into the mind and cause a great deal of anxiety or distress.

Compulsions are deliberate behaviours (e.g. washing, checking, ordering) or mental acts (e.g. praying, counting, repeating phrases) that are carried out to reduce the anxiety caused by the obsessions.

What do “Obsessions” Look Like?
There are many different types of obsessions, and many people with OCD will have more than one type of obsession. Some examples of common obsessions are:

Fear of contamination
This obsession involves a fear of coming into contact with germs, getting sick, or making others sick, from touching “dirty” or “contaminated” items, sticky substances, or chemicals. For example, “I will be contaminated by germs if I pick up this pen off the floor”, or “I can be poisoned by lead if I come into contact with paint.”

Thoughts of doubt

This obsession involves constant doubt about whether you’ve done something wrong or made a mistake. For example, “Did I turn off the stove?”, “I think I made a spelling error on the email I just sent.”, “I think I threw away something important”, or “I might not have answered that question clearly and precisely enough.”‘ Did i drop something”

Fear of accidentally harming self or others:

Adults with these obsessions are afraid of harming themselves or others through carelessness. For example, “If I don’t make sure that the door is locked at night, the apartment might get broken into and I might be robbed and murdered”, “If I don’t immediately change out of my work clothes and wash them with bleach, I might bring outside germs home and cause my whole family to be sick.”

Need for symmetry/exactness:

Adults with this obsession feel a need to have objects placed in a certain order or position, or tasks or events to be completed in a set way. For example, “I need to sort all my clothes by colour and have them face the same direction. Otherwise, it just does not feel right!”; “I just scratched my right arm twice and now I need to balance it out by scratching my left arm twice.” David Beckham is said to arrange his bottles in the refrigerator in order of height.

Repugnant obsessions:

Repugnant means disgusting. These kinds of obsessions include unwanted thoughts, images, or impulses of doing something horrible to a loved one (e.g., throwing your baby off a balcony, kicking your elderly grandmother; jumping off a bridge); sexual obsessions (e.g., thoughts of touching someone sexually against his/her will, images of molesting one’s baby, doubts about one’s sexuality); and obsessions that violate religious beliefs (e.g., swearing in temple/church, images of having sex with a god). Repugnant obsessions can also take the form of doubts, for example, “Did I run over someone without realizing?”, “Did I become sexually aroused while bathing my baby?”,These kinds of obsessions are particularly unwanted and people with them would never want to act on them. Having them DOES NOT mean you are crazy, dangerous, or evil deep down inside!



What do “Compulsions” Look Like?

Some examples of common compulsions are:



Washing/cleaning compulsions:

o Washing hands excessively

o Rituals and rules for cleaning the bathroom or kitchen, washing laundry, etc.
o Grooming/teeth brushing rituals (for example, brushing your teeth in a particular order)
o Showering rituals (such as washing a specific part of the body first)

Checking compulsions:

These behaviours are performed in an attempt to stop something bad from happening. However, repeated checking often makes people feel even less sure that they have successfully prevented the bad event from happening. Some examples include:
o Checking to make sure doors are locked, stoves are turned off, electrical outlets are unplugged, etc.
o Checking to make sure everyone is okay and not harmed. For example, calling family members repeatedly to “check” if they are safe.
o Checking to make sure that you haven’t made any mistakes. For example, re-reading emails over and over to “check” for spelling/grammar mistakes or visually checking the environment to make sure that you have not left anything important behind.

Ordering/arranging compulsions:

This category of compulsion involves arranging items in specific ways, such as clothes, books, shoes, etc. For example, you might line up all the clothes in the closet so that they are arranged according to colour, with all the hangers facing in the same direction. Adults with this compulsion will sometimes arrange things until it “feels right”. Some will do it to prevent bad things from happening; for example, “If I don’t arrange all the books and magazines in the house so that they face east, then someone in my family will die.”

Mental rituals:

These are compulsions that are performed in your head. For example, you might mentally repeat a prayer whenever you have thoughts about something bad happening, or you might replace a “bad” thought (e.g., mom dying) with a “good” one (e.g., mom smiling and in good health).
Need to ask or confess.
Some adults with OCD are afraid that they have done or thought something “bad”, and therefore feel a strong urge to confess all of their thoughts to friends or family (for example, telling a loved one that “I just had a thought about pushing someone into the street”). Most people who feel the need to confess will also seek repeated reassurance that everything is okay (for example, asking a loved one, “Do you still love me even though I had a bad thought?”).

Hoarding:

Some adults with OCD have a very hard time throwing away things that seem to others useless or of limited value. Hoarding can lead to excessive clutter in the home and interfere with daily life. For example, some people are not able to throw away any receipts, financial documents, or old newspapers.



How do I know if I have OCD?

Everyone has thoughts that are upsetting or do not make a lot of sense from time to time; this is normal. Just having an unpleasant thought does not mean you have obsessions. Similarly, it is not uncommon for people to repeat certain actions, such as double-checking whether the door is locked. However, these behaviours are not always compulsions.



When is it an obsession?

1. Obsessions occur frequently, even when you try very hard not to have them. People with OCD often say that their obsessions are intrusive and out of control.

2. Obsessions are time consuming. People with OCD spend at least one hour a day thinking about their obsessions.

3. Obsessions cause a lot of anxiety or distress and interfere with life.

4. Obsessions often lead to compulsions. People who have normal unwanted thoughts will not engage in compulsive or ritualistic behaviours to “fix” or “undo” the obsession.



When is it a compulsion?

1. Compulsions are related to obsessions. For example, if you have obsessions about being contaminated by germs, you will compulsively wash your hands to reduce the fear of being contaminated by touching something “dirty”.

2. Compulsions are repetitive. They are often done repeatedly and in an excessive and very specific way (e.g., washing each finger carefully, using only hot water). If the compulsions are not performed “correctly” or are interrupted, you might need to perform the entire compulsion again. Once is never enough!

3. Compulsions are also time consuming. People with OCD often spend at least one hour a day carrying out their compulsions.

4. Compulsions are deliberate. Although people with OCD describe their obsessions as being unwanted thoughts that “pop” into their heads uninvited, compulsions are carried out deliberately, because compulsions reduce anxiety in the short-term. While obsessions cause anxiety, performing a compulsion reduces that anxiety. For example, if you have an obsession about being contaminated by germs, you will probably feel anxious. However, if you then start compulsively washing your hands, your anxiety will probably diminish.

5. Compulsions cause a lot of anxiety in the long-run. Although people with OCD perform compulsions to “deal with” their obsessions, they often find that they become “slaves” to their compulsions. That is, they need to carry out the compulsions so often that they feel that they have no control over them.



In summary, you have OCD if:

A. You spend a lot of time thinking about (or avoiding) your obsessions and/or performing your compulsions.

B. You feel quite anxious or nervous most of the time.

C. Your daily life is significantly affected by it. For example, your OCD might cause you to take hours to do a small task (e.g., writing a casual email), get in the way of spending time with your family and friends, or prevent you from meeting work deadlines or even getting out of the house
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My mother is 44 and she's pregnant she told me that she's experience for the first time a kicking and motion of the fetal only in the left side. She's in 6th trimester of pregnancy. And this the 6th baby. So she's not pregnant for the first time. No motion in right side? She's healthy but was going on hard times and stressed too much. Help plz?

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy, MD Homoeopathic
Homeopath, Pune
My mother is 44 and she's pregnant she told me that she's experience for the first time a kicking and motion of the f...
Hello, during pregnancy there should be a fetal movement experienced by the pregnant lady. Is good indicator of baby is living. And your mother got experience only of left side it is quite normal but in successive weeks if she will not able to feel fetal movement properly then consult your gynaecology doctor for help.
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