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Dr. Aditya Subrahamanyam

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

400 at clinic
Dr. Aditya Subrahamanyam Psychiatrist, Bangalore
400 at clinic
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Dr. Aditya Subrahamanyam is a renowned Psychiatrist in Jayanagar, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. Aditya Subrahamanyam at Manasa Neuropsychiatric Hospital in Jayanagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Aditya Subrahamanyam and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am having body ache every day once I get up in the morning. Is it a lot of Gas inside the body and I want to know what are the other reasons could be.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am having body ache every day once I get up in the morning. Is it a lot of Gas inside the body and I want to know w...
take tab. Dolo 650 mg thrice a day after meal, tab. Pan 40 mg once a day for 3 days . if not ok then checkup b.p. , cbc, blood sugar, and consult again. Thanks.
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I am depressed and all I want to do is sleep, I was prescribed amitriptyline but will it help?

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
I am depressed and all I want to do is sleep, I was prescribed amitriptyline but will it help?
Depression is better treated by counselling, friends clubs, laughter clubs, outdoor sports, a gentle and caring hand of mother, sister or a girl friend than just medicines. So forget what you are suffering from, look around. See how nature works. Watch birds, shower in a natural spring, wander in a forest. Get closer to nature. You will discover joy of living.
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Hello, my father age is 56 year old. He is suffering from acidity since many years . Now he is suffering from food swallowing difficulty. He can swallow liquid items easily. But he used to take water while swallowing chappati and other item that that can chew .earlier he ate 4 chappati. But now he ate 3 only. please suggest me something good. I am too much worried.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
Hello, my father age is 56 year old. He is suffering from acidity since many years . Now he is suffering from food sw...
For acidity. Its important to take small meals in small intervals rather than filling your stomach only thrice in a day. Give him semi solid diets not more of chappatis.
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My memory is deteriorating. Pls suggest me effective solution as soon as possible so I can concentrate for my final exam.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, There are few food items which helps you in boosting up your memory power, increases focus & concentration, so try to take more of these: 1.Choline: Good sources of choline include liver, milk, eggs and peanuts. 2.Vitamin B: B vitamins are not synthesized in the body, and thus need to be obtained from food. B-complex vitamins are water-soluble vitamins, which means that they are not stored within the body. In consequence, the B vitamins need ongoing replenishment. Vitamin B1 (thiamine) rich sources include unrefined grain products, ready-to-eat cereals, meat (especially pork), dairy products, peanuts, legumes, fruits and eggs. Foods that contain high concentrations of vitamin B3 (niacin) in the free form include beans and organ meat, as well as enriched grain and cereal products. While niacin is present in corn and other grains, the bioavailability of the nutrient is much less than it is in protein-rich sources. The role of vitamin B9 (folic acid) during pregnancy is vital to normal development of the nervous system in the fetus. Good sources of folate include liver, ready-to-eat breakfast cereals, beans, asparagus, spinach, broccoli, and orange juice.Animal protein products are a good source of vitamin B12 (cobalamine), particularly organ meats such as kidney or liver. Other good sources are fish, eggs, and dairy products. 3.Vitamin A: The foods highest in Vitamin A are any pigmented fruits and vegetables and leafy green vegetables. 4.Zinc: Zinc is a very important part of the brain as well; many regions of the brain, such as the cerebellum, and hippocampus have neurons that contain this nutrient.Zinc is needed to maintain normal Vitamin A levels in blood plasma. Sources of zinc are meats, certain seafood, whole grains, baked beans, oatmeal, milk (low-fat), cashewnut, almonds, kidney-beans, cheese, peas, spinach, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, flaxseeds. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine for increasing memory - Anacardium 200/ once daily.
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I have Stomach ulcer Also called peptic ulcer and it is 5 or 6 years old. I have using the medicine tab panics d and autos syrup and livitrol and rab d. But I think this medicine is not beneficial for me please suggest me what I do for ulcer.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have Stomach ulcer Also called peptic ulcer and it is 5 or 6 years old. I have using the medicine tab panics d and ...
you have to change your diet and lifestyle. take cold milk twice in a day. avoid tea coffee,chillies,spicy oily food. eat more of fruits and fresh vegetables. eat small meals frequently. never stay hungry. get an upper GI endoscopy to see if ur ulcers are healed. an uncomplicated ulcer heals in 4 to 6 wks.
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Hi doctor. If despite of taking regular anti-depressants, pain in the temples persist, even after increasing/decreasing the dosage or trying other medicines, what is the other possible solution besides visiting a psychiatrist. Regards.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Hi doctor. If despite of taking regular anti-depressants, pain in the temples persist, even after increasing/decreasi...
Well your question is direct and to the point. You must now visit a counselor and talk about your anger. Your depression is clearly anger related and this could be causing your headaches too. Are you aware of what you are angry about? if this anger is from your childhood, there is much work to be done. If not then you can easily identify the recent origins of this anger and express it in therapy and when it is out, the headaches will also disappear. Do not experiment with the medicines without the explicit directions of your doctor. Continue the medicines as directed but do the counseling in tandem for the best results.
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I am suffering from headache & body pain. Which type of disease is this. Prescribe any medicine for it.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Ahmedabad
I am suffering from headache & body pain.
Which type of disease is this.
Prescribe any medicine for it.
Dear lybrate-user, it is some information for you hope it would be helpful. Causes of headaches may include fatigue, sleep deprivation, stress, the effects of medications, the effects of recreational drugs, viral infections, common colds, head injury, rapid ingestion of a very cold food or beverages, and dental or sinus issues. This can trigger your headache: foods : spices, wine , chocolate, citrus •food additives •sleep : both too much and too little •stress : mainly offset Home remedies: •Stay Hydrated •Mix equal parts of ginger juice and lemon juice. Consume it once or twice a day. •Menthol and menthone are the primary components of mint which are very effective in alleviating headaches. •Peppermint contains menthol that helps open up clogged blood vessels that cause headaches. It also has calming and soothing effects. •Basil works as a muscle relaxant, making it a helpful treatment for mild headaches caused by tense muscles. Plus, it has calming and analgesic effects.•Simply smelling the soothing scent of lavender essential oil can be of great help in relieving tension headaches. Research suggests that it can also help improve migraine symptoms. •The cold from ice helps reduce inflammation that contributes to headaches. Plus, it has a numbing effect on the pain. •Simply massage your forehead and temples with a few drops of rosemary oil mixed in a tablespoon of carrier oil. •Crush a few cloves gently and put them in a sachet or a clean handkerchief. Inhale the smell of the crushed cloves whenever you have a headache until you get some relief from the pain. •Simply eat an apple with some salt. •Accupuncture: Press and massage the fleshy area between the thumb and index finger, at the highest spot of the muscle when both the thumb and finger are brought close together. Do this for one or two minutes and then repeat on the other hand. Exercise Regular exercise can reduce the frequency and intensity of headaches and migraines. When one exercises, the body releases endorphins, which are the body’s natural painkillers. Exercise reduces stress and helps individuals to sleep at night. Stress and inadequate sleep are two migraine triggers. Homeopathic treatment In order to prescribe a homeopathic remedy, it is crucial to discover what is unique about the way an individual experiences a headache. For example, all migraine sufferers may experience nausea, but a particular individual may feel thirsty for cold drinks with the headache. Thirst for cold drinks is the characteristic symptom that sets one migraine sufferer apart from others. There are hundreds of possible remedies for the treatment of headaches, so the key is finding which homeopathic remedy most closely matches your symptoms.
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I am patient of general anxiety disorder. It is treatable or not. Which pathy can treat it safely.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Ghaziabad
I am patient of general anxiety disorder. It is treatable or not. Which pathy can treat it safely.
generalized anxiety disorder is due to chemical imbalance in the brain.it is a treatable disorder.you will show hood improvement with medications and psychological treatment.
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Coping with the Loss of Loved One

DNB, DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Coping with the Loss of Loved One

Each and every person on this planet has to deal with the loss of a loved one at some point of their life or the other. It is an undeniable and unavoidable part of the human existence. However, at times, the grief can affect the person so much that their psychological, emotional and physical health may be affected. Their normal day- to-day functioning may be affected as a result of their extreme reaction to the loss of their loved one. In such a case it is ideal to seek treatment from a certified medical professional such as a counselor or psychologist. If the condition is even more serious and the patient requires help to treat him or her, then it is advisable to go to a psychiatrist.

However, the following tips commonly given by mental health professionals may help to deal with such a loss:

  • Accepting one's emotion: Sometimes an individual may remain in denial about the loss of the loved one or about his or her own reaction to it. This increases the negative emotion as it does not find a medium of expression. The person withdraws into himself or herself, and is slowly unable to conduct the usual daily activities. The first step therefore is to fully accept the reality of the event and one's own response to it. It can help to speak to a friend or family member about one's own response, or even release the grief by crying. Such cathartic avidities are the first step.
  • Taking care of oneself: Often after the death of a loved one, an individual may become wary of his or her own condition and fail to look after himself or herself. This should be avoided. Normal diet, exercise and activities are required.
  • Channeling grief into productive activity: Constantly focusing on the loss of the loved one can increase the trauma and stress. Sometimes it helps to focus on helping others, e.g. Volunteering at a charity or assisting others in some way. Even taking up artistic pursuits or any productive hobby proves to be beneficial.
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Sir the tablets can work inside the body directly to the parts of the body and the sprays will act outside the body. Then how can be that pain killer sprays will quick act on that part instead of a pain tablet?

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Sir the tablets can work inside the body directly to the parts of the body and the sprays will act outside the body. ...
Local sprays penetrate the skin locally in substantial amounts and thus reach the desired target tissue. Topical application has also been shown to result in higher concentrations in adipose tissue and skeletal muscle than oral preparations ...that's why sprays acts faster.
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My daughter is 8 years. She became very slow in response as age is growing. She forget basic things also. Like washing hands after toilet. Flush after loo. She goes for brush but stand lost for long. We need to remind her everything. Is it laziness or some issue? She was very sharp kid till almost 5 years of age. Then slowly she became like this. We don't show our frustration but it is very frustrating that things like drinking water, washing hands need reminder. She doesn't use her brain at all in any activity or study. But she can play memory or brain video games very well. Can you please suggest what is the reason for this behaviour? And what we should do to correct it?

Masters of Philosphy, Master of Science, Bachelor of Sciences
Psychologist, Kolkata
My daughter is 8 years. She became very slow in response as age is growing. She forget basic things also. Like washin...
Listen, watch your kid's behaviour thoroughly. Most of the time I have seen in my practice, that this type of kid suffering from depression (childhood depression). Have you noticed that your child now become irritated easily? mood swings issue have you noticed? please notice these carefully. Another thing might happen, that is childhood ocd or any form of anxiety. Find out quality time to spend with your child. Try to find out her emotional state at that point of time. You can consult with a psychologist.
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Muje samaj nahi ata main kya karu main jabse bimar hua hu. Tab se meritabiyat sahi nahi rehti. Main bhaut depressed rehta hu. Meri hartime letne ka mann karta hai. Aisa lagta hai jaise hath per ki jaan nikal gayi. Muje typhoid fever hua tha monnths pehle tab se main preshan hu kya karu samaj nahi ata muje.

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
Muje samaj nahi ata main kya karu main jabse bimar hua hu. Tab se meritabiyat sahi nahi rehti. Main bhaut depressed r...
Sharirik aur mansik bimariya ek dusre se judi hoti he. Apne man ki tandurusti badhana aapke liye jaruri he. Regular yoga deep breathing aur meditation aapko help karega. Psychologist ki madat se aap apne negative thoughts ko dur rakh payenge. Hypnotherapy bhi aapko madat karegi.
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I am 24 yr old. I have coughing problem due to smoking. Is it a serious problem? And please help me to quite smoking.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Yes. Join a quit smoking programme. Can try nicotex gum 4 1 every 5 hourly to be sucked between gum. Reduce by 1 every week to be stopped in six weeks
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I am male 31 years old suffering from grand mal epilepsy since my childhood. I am on medication since than I need to know whether there is any cure for it or not,

DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Rajkot
Epilpesy can undergo remission if your seizures are completely controlled for atleast 3 years. And your mri and eeg is normal.
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Positive attitude plays important role in life

Ph.D - Ayurveda, FFAM-Post Graduate Fellowship, MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Delhi
Positive attitude plays important role in life
In general the patients of any diseases are in depression, this causes delayed recovery. So always in any situation one should try to be happy with positive attitude. Positivity increases the chances of early and good recovery, the response to medicine will be effective in betterment. One should keep in mind that, no problem exist without solutions, no lock is without key. Positive attitude plays important role in life, so be positive and propagate positivity.
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I am 29 years old unmarried. I am a regular cigarette smoker from last 8-9 yrs. From last 30-40 days I am feeling heaviness in my chest with little pain. I feel that something has been filled in my chest. I am also feeling weakness also.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am 29 years old unmarried. I am a regular cigarette smoker from last 8-9 yrs. From last 30-40 days I am feeling hea...
The smoking might be taking toll on your lungs and heart. Stop smoking and consult a physician immediately.
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Being a Strict Parent Can be Harmful for Your Kids - 7 Reasons Prove it

L L. B..,, M.Sc psychy,, N L P, P.G.D.G.C, M.S psychotherapy,, M.A child care, M A, clinical psy, M.A,social psychiatry,, M.Phil., psychology., Ph.D .,psychology
Psychologist, Vijayawada
Being a Strict Parent Can be Harmful for Your Kids - 7 Reasons Prove it

You might think, as a parent, that if you behave strictly then your child will become well-behaved. But research and studies have shown that the opposite happens. Strict parenting leads to children who behave worse than others and they suffer from low self-esteem.

Some other reasons why being strict is harmful:

  1. Never learning self-regulation: Responsibility and self-discipline have to be learned by the children themselves. When you put harsh limits on them, they never learn self-regulation. If they think the limits don’t sound too harsh, they will learn to accept them. But the limits placed on them should never be controlling. If this happens, children see themselves as being controlled and no one enjoys being controlled.
  2. Instilling fear: If you are being authoritarian (parenting in which there are high demands and low sympathy) instead of empathetic, then your children will become scared of you. You are instilling the power of fear in them. This triggers a vicious chain of events. When you yell, they will yell as well.
  3. Anger and depression: Authoritarian parenting often leads to children believing a part of them is unacceptable. They feel that their parents would not understand. It makes them susceptible to anger management issues and depression.
  4. Blindly obeying those in power: Children raised up in strict households start thinking power is always right. They learn to obey blindly. This makes them vulnerable to peer pressure. They also never learn to take responsibility for their actions.
  5. Rebelling: Children tend to be angrier and become rebellious when they have strict parents. The need to break free and not conform to the non-empathetic limits that forces them to act out. They might even nurture thoughts about leaving home and running away.
  6. Lying: Strict parenting creates excellent liars. Children learn to lie when they are in trouble. They think lies will placate their parents and they can get away with anything.
  7. Damage to parent-child relationship: If you are strict and you don’t change your authoritarian ways, then it damages your relationship with your children. Natural empathy is lacking in strict parents. You don’t understand your child, and your child doesn’t feel like sharing their lives with you. It creates a divide between the parent and child. Children never quite get over this as they grow older. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.
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I want to quit smoking but I cudnt. I am so much addicted to smoking. If I cudnt smoke I feel something missing in me.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You will feel like that but it is not true that you cannot. You must try and try again and again until you succeed. You have to quit cold turkey because the body and mind will torture you endlessly while attempting a reduction in smoking. The tobacco tar in cigarette smoke lines your lung with huge patches that make that portion dysfunctional. Your oxygen carrying capacity is jeopardized, and breathing is impinged on. But don’t be discouraged because it is not too late even now to reverse all the ill-effects of smoking. I don’t know what other organs could be damaged but do go for a thorough medical check-up to assess the effects of your abuse. Regarding improving your lungs, do a lot of aerobic exercise breathing through your nostrils only. Then there are a lot of deep breathing exercises in Yoga which you can learn too. Deep breathing cleanses your system and lungs and restores it to good health. Deep breathing uses the 80% of the lungs which are not normally used in normal breathing and even when exerting yourself. The greatest effect is in the lungs because this substance is processed through the respiratory system directly through the lung surface. When quitting, you must take one day at a time; though you must give up all smoking at once, and promptly. If you look too far ahead you will get discouraged and will give up. If you sit and count the number of days you have given up, that will also focus too much on achievement. You must focus on the here and now, on that day to be precise. After all quitting is not that easy due to many factors. So even if you fail one day, you must try and try again. Very few people succeed in their first attempt. Your persistence will eventually pay off. The urge to discontinue is hampered by many factors but the worst of them is the conditioning. 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 the habit. The information is really scary but true and you must remind yourself about this every day. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heartbeat 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 chew gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine gums and 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. You could also join twitter2quit program and enjoy its success to give up smoking.
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