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Dr. Anupama Zeena Sequeira

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

Dr. Anupama Zeena Sequeira Psychiatrist, Bangalore
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Dr. Anupama Zeena Sequeira is a popular Psychiatrist in Hebbal, Bangalore. She is currently associated with Bangalore Baptist hospital in Hebbal, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Anupama Zeena Sequeira and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from OCD problem, please suggest

MD Psychiatry
Psychiatrist,
OCD requires treatment in the form of medicines and counselling (exposure and response prevention). Meet a good psychiatrist near you and get treated soon. Currently available treatments for OCD are very effective.
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My girlfriend want to over our relation & she doesn't want to call her but I can't, I tried not to call her but I can't why.

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. I can understand. Loosing someone from a relationship 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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Bad words are repeating in my mind due to that l am not doing any work properly I am aged about 13 years.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, CE (New York)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Hello. It could be a symptom of ocd. You should consult a psychiatrist. Its an illness which responds to proper treatment. Don't feel guilty about it, its not your fault.
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I am feeling low headache and eyes paining and bodyache too. pls tell what to do?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
I am feeling low headache and eyes paining and bodyache too. pls tell what to do?
Hello, you may be having headache because of stress/ refractory problems/ any ENT problem kindly follow advises given below: you can take: 1. Tablet Crocin (Paracetamol 500 mg) one tablet after food when required for headache after food for 2-3 days (maximum 2 tablets with gap of 12 hour can be taken in a day) 2. Adequate sleep 6-8 hr in a day 3. Get check eyes for refractive error 4. We need to go for ENT evaluation to rule out sinusitis 5. Get BP checked 6. Regular physical exercise and meditation and yoga complete history of your headache for further management like duration, severity, aggravating factors/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis consult physician for further management.
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Me smoking bahut krta hu. Isse me pareshan hu or chhodna chahta hu. Lekin ye aadat nahi jati. So please help me.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Dear lybrate-user, Please try to stop smoking at the earliest. It has many health benefits in the long run. When you stop suddenly, you may get withdrawal symptoms like restlessness, irritability, lack of concentration, increased hunger, sleep disturbance, headache, impatience, anxiety, depression, etc. If you have them please don’t get back to smoking, take nicotine gum or lozenge or patch. They are available in all medical shops. You don’t need a prescription from doctors. Use 2 mg gum if you smoke less than 25 cigarettes/day. Use 4 mg gum if you smoke more than 25 cigarettes/day. First 6 weeks, use 1 gum every 1 – 2 hours. Reduce it in week 7 – 9 to one gum every 2 – 4 hours. In week 10 – 12, reduce it further to 1 gum every 4 -8 hours. By 3 months, you will be able to stop both cigarettes and gum fully without any withdrawal symptoms. Please feel confident that you can do it and give yourself some gift for doing it like vacation or books or new mobile. Smoking is a chronic relapsing condition like diabetes and B.P. So please don’t worry if you restart smoking. Start all over again to stop. You will learn the situations that make you smoke and avoid them. Please think of health benefits and money saved often. Plan how to avoid relapsing situations, like smoking friends, along with alcohol, stressful feeling or depression. Delay, drink, deep breathe, distract and discuss are the helpful tips. Increase of non smoking zones, gift yourself for stopping smoking. Even chewing cinnamon may delay. Please remember that the urge to smoke comes and goes like waves. Delay and see whether it goes away. It will like a passing cloud.
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I am not feeling comfortable to do something. Maybe Stress is the reason. Every work I do I fell like Lazy and Frustrated. I Sleep all day. But could’t find any resolving thing for this. What should I do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am not feeling comfortable to do something. Maybe Stress is the reason. Every work I do I fell like Lazy and Frustr...
Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least 30 minutes but not in the scotching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive everyday and learn to be contended with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: 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. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved.
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I am 27 years old, am suffering from insomnia like condition for last three months. I tried best doctors prescription but gained no relief. I do work at a chemical laboratory, so can't take sedatives or CNS depressants. Now its getting worse as I feel irritated and lack concentration, its effecting my career. Please suggest some remedy.

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Ayurveda, Satara
I am 27 years old, am suffering from insomnia like condition for last three months. I tried best doctors prescription...
Hi. This problem is due to irritation and inadequate nutrition of the brain. So follow few basic things …. 1) drink only 100-150 ml of water during meals …. 2) don’t drink water one hour before meals and one hour after meal… 3) avoid oily, spicy, salty, junk, fast, fermented and stale foods… 4) avoid coffee and tea… 5) try to sleep upto 10.30 pm … 6) do anuloma viloma pranayam regularly early in the morning… A) eat 30-40 black currants and 1 tsf of jaggery during meals… B) take 250 ml of fresh butter milk during meals. C) instill 3-4 drops of CHANDANADI TAILA in each nostril at the time of sleeping…… Do all these things for 15 days. It gives you good result.
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I can not concentrate on what is going on. What should I do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist,
Yes, this may be true because of your age. I suspect that you are going through a spurt in the production of the male sex hormone, which affects you in three ways quite unknown to you. First, there will be a sexual agenda that it will kick off, secondly, there will be aggressiveness and rebelliousness, and thirdly, you will suffer from acne and pimple problems. This is the effect of the hormone that has a duration of almost two years and you will have no control over it. But if you have a good value system you will tide over this phase without significant damage. The hormonal imbalances may not only impact your memory because of the chemical but also bring along some distractions that come with it. But you may work on the following even if the hormones kick in: 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 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 you and the family goes for counseling too.
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I lost somebody close last year and since then 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 very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time please help me.
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 consult a psychologist for counseling and depression related therapy. Take care.
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I am not good in studies and cannot focus in studies what should I do doctor for focus and knowledgeable person I want to be ?

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. Focus or concentration or attention are same. Focus is the result of dedication towards concrete goals. Therefore first set a concrete goal, start liking the goal and prepare a plan to achieve it. You will have focus. Take care.
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Hello Dr. I need help of psychologist Dr. Um me sensitive type ka person hu me and apko to pata hi hoga ki Maharashtra mai caste regarding kitne issues hai. Nd I belongs to SC caste. sensitive hone ke karan me Jo bhi kaam karta hu dilse karta hu. To like you know ab mujhe ise problem ho rahi hai. Means like me abhi bohot ghusa karne laga hu. Mujhe mere pe ghusa aaya ki tu itna shant kyu hai like mujhe kisiko hurt karna acha nahi lagta but caste incident se mai thoda disturb feel karta hu. Abhi esa lagta hai ki apne aapko badal du ek ache person se worst Pearson mai. So Dr. help me disturb hu bohot. And nervous too.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, MBA (Healthcare)
Psychiatrist, Davanagere
Hello Dr. I need help of psychologist Dr. Um me sensitive type ka person hu me and apko to pata hi hoga ki Maharashtr...
Good Morning ~ There are many problems surrounding caste in India and it is not only limited to Maharashtra. Although it is present all over the world, it seems to evoke more attention in India. I believe that you are a sensitive person and you would do well to make sure that you are getting all the kind of help that you need with the kind of understand of the system. If you are a person who becomes anxious about caste then it may be a good idea to give everyone due respect so that you get that back in equal amounts. I do not know your background, however you need to focus on your work and not worry about the results like they say in our traditional verses - karmanyevaadhikaaraste maa phaleshu kadachana.
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I recently read that researchers believe certain foods might cure Alzheimer’s disease. Is this true? If so, which foods do this and how much would you have to consume to get the benefits?

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
I recently read that researchers believe certain foods might cure Alzheimer’s disease. Is this true? If so, which foo...
There is no conclusive documented evidence that any food or medicine per se" cures" alzheimer's. Foods like almonds, foods containing omega fatty acids like fish and shells are said to prolog the onset of alzheimer's but the findings are not validated by trials and studies.
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I having a smoking habit. How to stop it.

MD-Psychiatry, MBBS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Certificate in Forensic Psychology
Psychiatrist,
Hello, smoking is one of the easiest & one of the most difficult habits to break because 1. Quitting cigarettes does not cause any immediate harm 2. Cigarettes are so easily available that one does succumbs into temptation of smoking just 1 more before stopping altogether. Regarding your question, easy way is decide a quit date 1 week from now & reduce the number of cigarettes you smoke to half from today. Secondly, you can purchase nicotex/quitsure park & suck type nicotine chewing gums to take care of your cigarette craving & substitute them for cigarettes. In addition, there are medications which help to reduce craving & get rid of smoking addiction
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I am just 26 years old I have married recently my wife doesn't have love or sexual feelings on me how to divert her feelings on me.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
By having a close talke tieh her an show your love in due course she will love you. Or it may be your feeling and she is not very expressive type.
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I have anxiety problem. Tension, worrying about parents, getting fear without reason mostly in night. I had tablet paxidep 12.5. 2years that time I was fine. From last 2 months I stopped the tablet. Again started anxiety. What I do. Is there any solution. Is home medicine is effective for anxiety problem?

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I have anxiety problem. Tension, worrying about parents, getting fear without reason mostly in night. I had tablet pa...
Hi you need to continue the medication and complete the course. Do mindful breathing exercise: 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. Consult me for guidance and counseling.
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A syrup with the name cerybax it is good for mind as someone told me that it increase retention and recalling power So my question is whether this can be useful for 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
Dear lybrate user. I do not understand. There is no such brain tonic in the given generic name or brand name. In any case, you should not use brain tonics without the consent of a neurologist. Memory and mind power depends on three important factors. They are understanding, retention and recollection. Your brain stores information according what you perceive and it also depends on past experience. Understanding is the key. The more better understand, the more better will be the storage and retention. Once the brain retain it properly and stores in someplace where it can be retrieved easily, the more easy for it to recollect. So the basic step in remembrance is understanding. Make sure you understand whatever you study. There are" effective learning techniques" to help you. Physical exercise, outdoor games, indoor games, entertainment, hobbies etc also play an important part in improving brain power. Include green leafy vegetables, fruits, nuts etc in your daily diet. Make sure to play brain games like sudoku atleast once in a week. All the above, together, contributes to keep your brain sharp and healthy. Take care.
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I've memory loss problem I don't remember few things I forgot things where I keep this or that my age is 31 what's this it's almost happening from past 6 years please suggest how to sharpen my mind.

(MRCPSYCH-UK), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
Forgetfullness can be a symptom of depression or anxiety. Consult a psychiatrist in person for effective treatment. Eat well, sleep on time, maintain a regular day structure, meditation, breathing exercises, focus on the task, rehearse all these will improve your memory and concentration.
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My relative 37 years old who take medicines of depression last 10 year. Its bed for health?

Clinical Hpnotherapy, M.D.(A.M.)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Jalandhar
My relative 37 years old who take medicines of depression last 10 year. Its bed for health?
For getting off medications you need to undergo quantum energy sessions with bach flower remedy. A total detox with soul spa technique will be v helpful.
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Hello doctor, I am arrange married. I have a past love and we had sex with each other for many times. But due to some reasons we broke ourselves. I married another girl. Almost 10 months but still I coundnt able to forgot my ex and her memories esp the sex scenes we had in past. So that I can't able to involve myself completely to my wife. I am acting. Esp during intercourse, my tongue slips to spell my ex's name. I m struggling. I know past is the past we can't get back it. But I don't know how emote, hope you understood what am trying to say? Please show me some way. Please rescue me otherwise I may lose my wife and life.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Hello doctor, I am arrange married. I have a past love and we had sex with each other for many times. But due to some...
If you treasure your wife that much that you don't want to lose her, then it is a good sign. You must first of all consciously get that girl out of your mind, especially during sex, and her memory will slowly atrophy. Then it is important to explore a variety of sexual poses and acts that will be new and different to make your experience with your wife rather unique and highly pleasureful. If you seek the guidance of a sexologist he may help you along the way with different approaches but the person may also help you with all he five factors involved with the act: physical, emotional, intellectual, social, and spiritual. This multi-dimensional approach will be wholesome and very gratifying and bring a lot of adventure into your sex life. Your history will fade away into oblivion, forever.
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Is long term substitute of lorazepam as buspur is fine as I need only for anxiety .i have heard buspar just replaces lorazepam.

MD - Podiatrist
Psychiatrist, Lucknow
Is long term substitute of lorazepam as buspur is fine as I need only for anxiety .i have heard buspar just replaces ...
You should take proper treatment for anxiety lorazepam is only for symptomatic relief you need proper treatment
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