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Dr. V G Watve

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Dr. V G Watve is a renowned Psychiatrist in Sadashiv peth, Pune. He is currently practising at Poona Hospital & Research Centre in Sadashiv peth, Pune. Book an appointment online with Dr. V G Watve and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I'm suffering from body pains from last 1 week. I can't sleep also. Can you suggest what should be done?

MBBS
General Physician, Trivandrum
I'm suffering from body pains from last 1 week. I can't sleep also. Can you suggest what should be done?
You maybe having a viral fever or you may have had too much exercise that you are not used to regularly. In any case take rest, drink lots of water and consult again if your problems persist or get worse.
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I couldn't control my mind in the nights when I am going to sleep. It starts thinking many useless thoughts. Because of that I couldn't have a proper sleep. So please suggest me to rectify this.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I couldn't control my mind in the nights when I am going to sleep. It starts thinking many useless thoughts. Because ...
When you are going to sleep try 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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Kbhi kbhi mera mind bahak jata hai unbalance feel hota h Man me apne aap vichar change hone lagte hai Aesa lagta hai ki pagal na ho jau lekin kuch der bad theek ho jata hai Aesa kyo ho raha hai pls koi treatment ya suggestions bataiye. Thankss.

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
Kbhi kbhi mera mind bahak jata hai unbalance feel hota h Man me apne aap vichar change hone lagte hai
Aesa lagta hai ...
Dear user. I can understand. Your mind's job is to think. If you allow you to think without having control over it, it will always wander into negative territories. You should train yourself to keep your thoughts under your control. Cognitive therapy will help you in this case. Take care.
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I suddenly got very angry. In anger I did so many wrong things. Everyday I found the same problem. What I can do to manage my anger.

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, welcome to lybrate. Anger and aggression are emotions. Anger comes when you become irritated. Irritation happens when you don't like something, or when something is repeated. As anger is an emotion, it should be vent out. You should be able to throw anger out instead of controlling it. But more perfect will be, know the frustrating situations and stop being emotional. If practiced properly, you will not get irritated at those circumstances at all. Those techniques are much easier to understand. I suggest anger management therapy. Take care.
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Iam not concentrated on studies for long time. I don't have patience to study continuously 4 to 5 hours daily. Please give me solution.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You must be under some stress. Meet with a counselor and sort this out and you will start remembering a lot better. Here are some things you can do to get back your concentration and memory anyway: 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 are 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 junk food.
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Sudden stop of smoking weed will cause any defects ? How to get out from it ? Is that any natural way without tabs or any.

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. Yes. Suddenly quitting weed could cause withdrawal symptoms like restlessness and nervousness. You can engage in physical activities and outdoor games and engaged entertainment. Drink lots and lots of water and fruit juices. Take care.
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I need to quit smoking. But I am not ablrle to. Although I smoke not more than 5 a day but I wanna get rid of that too. Can someone suggest anything please.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Dear lybrate user, you may need a bit of willpower to stop smoking permanently. You could easily abstain yourself from smoking during the initial 2-3 days. But after few days of abstaining from smoking you will feel a strong craving to smoke a cigarette whenever you face any tense situation. Here lies your real test. You will need a lot of willpower to resist that craving & face any tense situation without the help of nicotine. However, you can take homoeopathic mother tincture daphne indica q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water. This medicine will help to reduce your craving for nicotine. To minimise the bad-effects of smoking take one single bulb garlic everyday at morning before brushing your teeth.
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Hi sir I am from india. I had stones in my kidney nd ureter. 16mm in ureter which was removed recently 20 day back with the help of laser lithotripsy. But 3 mm nd 4mm stones are still in kidney. This is the second time I had taken laser lithotripsy. 4 years before done the same procedure as had stone in my ureter. My age is 25. I am totally feared sir would you pls suggest me. To stop this stone formation plzzzzz. Hoping the best regards.

MSC Human Development , Hypnotherapy , Special Educator , ms- counselling and physiotherapy, Applied psychology Hons
Psychologist, Faridabad
Hi sir I am from india. I had stones in my kidney nd ureter. 16mm in ureter which was removed recently 20 day back wi...
You have to drink a plenty of water or other fluid. The quantity should always more than two litre of water you intake. Only this will help you to stop this stone formation. Or you can take suggestion from a normal physician that what you have to stop or eat in small quantity. There are many vegetables which increase the percentage of formation of stone in every person. Drink water as much you can only it will help you remove those particals through urine which can be make stone in your body.
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I can not memorised anything longer I am suffered from alzimer or not tell me about in detail plz.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
You are very young and most likely will not have any issue with your brain. Try following things regularly and you will see results in 2 to 4 weeks. Concentration is a mental skill that you can develop. There are two ways to improve your concentration: first, raise your brain's natural ability to concentrate. In other words, increase your attention. Second, adjust the environment around you to make concentrating easier. To improve your concentration takes a little time and effort, but it can be worth it. In my personal experience with students. This can make noticeable improvement in a relatively short time. Ideas for daily concentration-boosting habits include: mindfulness meditation - many studies confirm that 20 minutes of meditation or more per day improves concentration and attention span. Focusing on your breathing, known as mindfulness meditation, is one of the simplest way of meditation. Start with ten minutes in the morning and ten minutes before bed. Proper sleep -i am sorry to say it. Pulling all nighter will not help with your grade. Unless you are getting sufficient restful sleep, you are not going to be as mentally focused as you could be. Brain game -. The more you use certain skills, the more they are reinforced in the brain. So it makes sense that playing concentration games and games that require you to focus will improve your concentration ability. You need to be consistent in this. Play for about 10 to 20 minutes each day. Have fun, and get the benefits but remember not to spend more than 20 minutes a day. Your goal is to improve your concentration and not the score in the game! eat healthier - your brain needs the proper nutrients to allow you to focus. Eat more vegetables and fruits and avoid consumption of junk food as much as possible. Lot of research has now proven that sugar is very harmful for our health. Reduce sugar and refined white floor in your diet as much as you could. Exercise is helpful in both reducing stress and increasing focus. At-least 20 minutes a day would go a long way. Optimize your mental state & environment in addition to building the habits described above into your daily routine, also adjust your environment and your current mental state to improve your concentration when studying. Create a study spot. Your brain loves routine. Create a place where all you do is study. An obvious choice is a secluded desk of some kind, but the trick is to make sure you only study in that spot. Studying in bed is a bad habit, for example, because your body is trained to want to sleep once you get into bed. Remove distractions. Turn off the ringer on your phone and take other steps to prevent interruptions. Don't study with the television on or with talk radio playing. Some studies have shown that soft instrumental music (no vocals) can help improve your concentration. Block background noises. If you have to study or work in an environment where it is too loud (classroom or open space) or too quiet (such as at home or at a library) you can get easily distracted by outside influences. With the right amount of background noise you can actually block out distractions and enhance your creative thinking. Use time boxes. Set a time limit when you need to study new material. For example, let's say you want to read one chapter in a book (and remember it). Decide in advance that you can have 45 minutes to read the chapter, and 15 minutes to review it. Set a timer to keep yourself honest, then pace yourself to keep within the allotted time. Stay motivated with rewards. If you see studying as burden, it's hard to concentrate. One way to stay motivated is to set up a reward system. Tell yourself you have to earn that hour of watching your favorite show later in the evening by first completing one hour of intense studying. That way, even if the material is dry, you have the reward to look forward to. Take a break every two hours. You mental energy will begin to decline after a long period of study. So every two hours or so, take a ten minute break. Walk around, eat a light snack, or just stare at the wall to relax your mind. Concentrating is the first step to learning anything new. It only makes sense that if you improve your concentration, your memory will improve also. Hope this helps, wishing you very best,
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Signs That Show You Need a Mental Health Checkup

Diploma in Psychological Medicine, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Signs That Show You Need a Mental Health Checkup

Stress is very common these days due to the busy modern lifestyle and can cause symptoms of disorders of the mind. There are certain signs that foretell an impending mental problem, these signs should be taken seriously and a mental health professional should be consulted.

Some of these signs that indicate that you should go for a mental health checkup include:

1. Appetite disorder - Appetite problems such as loss of appetite or overeating may indicate mental problems. Moreover, eating foods excess in fat and sugar can indicate signs of stress.

2. Difficulties in interpersonal communication - Progressive reduction in interaction with people to no communication at all indicates signs of stress and a mental health professional should be consulted in this case.

3. Insomnia - Significant modifications in sleeping patterns or not being able to sleep due to stress for a long duration of time need to be addressed as they can result in complications.

4. Overactive mind - The overactive mind is a cause of anxiety where the mind is always thinking and thoughts race through causing anxiety and an inability to relax. A normally active mind is healthy but an overactive mind which can't seem to relax for extended periods of time should be looked into.

5. Lack of interest in activities - Showing symptoms were once fun activities seem worrisome and fearful can indicate signs of mental disorders.

6. Emotional distress causing problems at work and home - Inability to focus at work or everyday activities due to emotional stress can result in depression. Thus, symptoms such as these should be diagnosed at the earliest to prevent complications.

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Tip: Having B Vitamins may improve your brain health

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I am 49 years old. I am diagnosed for ocd. My pulse rate increases and I develop vertigo in my head without my knowledge. It is psychological I know as when I give positive suggestions the symptoms temporarily subside. I was on medication in the past. But it is recurring. Is there a permanent cure to my condition?

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Please Try to live healthy life Wake up early go for morning walk in greenery daily with relaxed mind Do pranayam and yoga daily Do meditation regularly Take salads and fruits more Avoid oily spicy and fast food, non veg food, processed food, rice Take Arsenic album Homeopathic medicine 30 x Liquid 10 drops in 50 ml water twice a day for 6 mths Reconsult me on Lybrate after 3 wks.
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Please guide as how to be more interactive and talk more. During meeting I am mostly quite and looses interest, I think too much before speaking. Please advise.

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
Please guide as how to be more interactive and talk more. During meeting I am mostly quite and looses interest, I thi...
Dear lybrate user. Some people are talkative. Some are not. But if you observe people around you, majority will be less talkative and somehow prefer loneliness. That is general human tendency. In your case, if you are able to present your points when you deliver your presentation or when you talk to your friends, nothing to worry. Otherwise, may be you are having social anxiety disorder. Sad can be successfully treated with the help of cbt and interaction therapy. Take care.
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How Many of Your Facebook Friends Could You Count on In a Crisis?

Post graduate in counselling psychology
Psychologist,
How Many of Your Facebook Friends Could You Count on In a Crisis?

Today all of us are on social media and every day within minutes we come know how our friend's new car looks like, where they have gone for a vacation, how was their last night's party, how they look in their new hair style etc. No doubt social media give us an absolute sense of what is happening in our friend's life but have you ever asked yourself how many friends out of the list of hundreds or thousands, could you count on in a crisis?

Psychologist Shivani Misra sadhoo says that a relationship can genuinely be nurtured with face to face interactions, hugs and with real chats and outings. Although social media does allow us to interact with man people at the same time, but these online connections usually don't translate into stronger social bonds of close friends.

Social media may help to slow down the natural rate of decay in a relationship quality that would set in once we cannot readily meet our friends face-to-face. But no amount of social media will prevent a friend eventually becoming'just another acquaintance' if you don't meet them personally from time to time. Hence, if you really value your friendship and want to experience the best life experiences that real friendship can offer, then don't depend on facebook and twitter, go out with your friends, go to their places and put more efforts to have face-to-face interactions with them so you can grow old along with your friends.
 

My mother has been taking depression medicines for last 20 years. Now she is 70 years old. Had been hospitalized recently for 2 weeks. She is at home now but still not fine. She is diabetic and has poor vision too. I have started with homeopathy treatment too. Please guide me.

BDS, Certification in hypnotherapy, Certification in N.L.P, Certification in Gene and behavior, Psychology at Work
Psychologist, Gurgaon
My mother has been taking depression medicines for last 20 years. Now she is 70 years old. Had been hospitalized rece...
The patterns of depressive thinking and drug dependence are strong after so many years. Wait for the result of homeopathic medicines, you can seek a counselor's help (preferably home visit) she may feel good about it. Try giving more time, talking to her assuring her, comforting her.
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I am feeling full sad. And I getting angry on every situations. Everything I am taking as negatively. My friends are facing problem with my behaviour. Please help to solve this problem.

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 Vinod. From the descriptions, it seems that you are depressed. Please consult a psychologist online or in person for advice, counseling and therapy. Take care
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I want to consult best psychiatrist for vocal treatment not medicine treatment because for past 2 month I can feel depressed and changing by routine and behavior.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Masters in psychology counselling
Psychologist, Hyderabad
I want to consult best psychiatrist for vocal treatment not medicine treatment because for past 2 month I can feel de...
Dear Lybrate user, we do understand your feelings, try with talk therapy by video chatting during talk therapy we take history of patient and analyze issue for the cause, then suggest behavior modification, it is very effective way of treatment. Many people have benefited and leading happy life with talk therapy, have nice day.
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Iam not able to recall my memory properly even when reading or talking iam not able to understand properly iam using medicines for schizophrenia since 4 years doctors are saying its a type of mental desease but they are not believing that only thinks which are useful to me are not able to recall pls help

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
These symptoms are part and parcel of the disease. You could go for a review to another doctor and see whether the dosage or medication itself needs to be changed. Sometimes with continuous use, the body?s tolerance for the substance may negate the effects they were originally meant to serve, and you may need higher dosages as time goes by. I am also of the opinion that you will need counseling alongside the medication to help you cope with the nuances of the disease. I have some exercises to help with concentration, for which you can contact me. You need to exercise regularly, be active, put yourself into a tight schedule of interesting and productive activities, attend to work, take some family responsibilities at home, and do some regular chores like marketing, cleaning, gardening, etc. Socializing is very important and you must make a willful effort to concentrate when people are talking. A professional will guide you through all this.
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