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Dr. B.R. Madhukar

MBBS

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

26 Years Experience  ·  900 at clinic
Dr. B.R. Madhukar MBBS Psychiatrist, Bangalore
26 Years Experience  ·  900 at clinic
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Dr. B.R. Madhukar is an experienced Psychiatrist in JP Nagar, Bangalore. He has been a successful Psychiatrist for the last 26 years. He studied and completed MBBS . You can visit him at Cadabams Hospitals in JP Nagar, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. B.R. Madhukar on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - GULBARGA UNIVERSITY - 1991
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I have steress how can I remove it becouse of steress I have pain in my heart.

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Psychologist,
Dear, stress is simply a reaction to a stimulus that disturbs our physical or mental equilibrium. In other words, it's an omnipresent part of life. A stressful event can trigger the? fight-or-flight? response, causing hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol to surge through the body. A little bit of stress, known as? acute stress? can be exciting? it keeps us active and alert. But long-term, or? chronic stress? can have detrimental effects on health. You may not be able to control the stressors in your world, but you can alter your reaction to them. I need to know, what are the causes with which you are stressed? once you know the reason, you will be able to adjust with it with some tips and tricks. Please let me know the details. Take care.
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I am feeling depression. How will I recover from it and how I will forget someone?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am feeling depression. How will I recover from it and how I will forget someone?
The word depressed is a common everyday word. People might say" i'm depressed" when in fact they mean" i'm fed up because i've had a row, or failed an exam, or lost my job" etc. These ups and downs of life are common and normal. Most people recover quite quickly. With true depression, you have a low mood and other symptoms each day for at least two weeks The common symptoms are (few might be present in a person with depression) Feelings of sadness, tearfulness, emptiness or hopelessness Angry outbursts, irritability or frustration, even over small matters Loss of interest or pleasure in most or all normal activities, such as sex, hobbies or sports Sleep disturbances, including insomnia or sleeping too much Tiredness and lack of energy, so even small tasks take extra effort Changes in appetite — often reduced appetite and weight loss, but increased cravings for food and weight gain in some people Anxiety, agitation or restlessness Slowed thinking, speaking or body movements Feelings of worthlessness or guilt, fixating on past failures or blaming yourself for things that aren't your responsibility Trouble thinking, concentrating, making decisions and remembering things Frequent or recurrent thoughts of death, suicidal thoughts, suicide attempts or suicide Unexplained physical problems, such as back pain or headaches consult a psychiatrist and get evaluated. Antidepressants help you to forget past things. All the best.
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I am suffering from lack of memorizing day by day now my age is 30 years please help me how can I cure.

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, At your age, Memory problems like amnesia are not common. Many young people are having problems with memory. These problems are either they are too busy or due to anxiety and stress. Busy people use organizers or employ a personal assistant because they can't remember every task. You need to understand this. If you still say, you are having memory problems, we need to check your memory using memory test. If you want more of my help in this regard, please contact me. Take care.
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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?

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Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello , yes this is true certain foods can help in improving Alzheimer's disease.To reduce Alzheimer's risk, focus on healthy fats. Get plenty of omega-3 fats. Evidence suggests that the DHA found in omega-3 fatty acids may help prevent Alzheimer's disease and dementia by reducing beta-amyloid plaques. Food sources include cold-water fish such as salmon, tuna, trout, mackerel, and sardines.Here are few foods you should add into your diet that can help improve your mind:- Green leafy vegetables, Cruciferous vegetables like Broccoli, cauliflower,Beans and legumes.Whole grains, Berries and cherries,Pumpkin, squash, asparagus, tomatoes, carrots and beets.Omega 3s. Almonds, cashews, walnuts, hazelnuts, peanuts and pecans,Sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds.Cinnamon, sage, tumeric and cumin.
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I was suffering from mild depression, doctor suggested me, respin 1 & tretin 20, I took the medicine for last 4 yrs, later I stopped the medicine suddenly, but now my body power is getting low, I could not raise my hand properly I feel like a pain, feel very lazy, have a muscular pain, I don't know what exactly happened to me, these r the side effect or what?

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I was suffering from mild depression, doctor suggested me, respin 1 & tretin 20, I took the medicine for last 4 yrs, ...
Hi, please take medication for as long as prescribed and suggested by a doctor. Its not recommended to leave taking it on your own because then again these symptoms can show. You should show to a psychiatrist and continue with the medicines. Apart from that be active do exercise/yoga/ deep breathing to fight the stressors. If you are feeling any particular stress you can consult me.
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Tips to Improve Mind Power

Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Certificate in Forensic Psychology, MD-Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Akola
Tips to Improve Mind Power
There is no shortcut to success! by same analogy, there is no shortcut to increase memory power rapidly. But with efforts & persistence you can surely increase your memory in following way
1. Study/read in short time intervals of 30 minutes followed by 10 minutes break where you can stretch, do rope skipping in that 10 minutes break
2. Make notes, take plenty of notes using short forms, symbols, digits etc.
3. Revise these notes periodically, preferably once every 3 days 4. Make mnemonics, use them frequently, revise frequently
5. Whenever your free, sitting idle, close your eyes & try to memorize what you have read or revised earlier in the day
6 do regular yoga & pranayama which increase your mental stability, improve neuroplasticity & thus give you better memory. Good luck!
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Hii. My brother is 24 year old he is very addicted to cigarette before he have his breakfast he use to smoke in the early morning. For every hour he smokes. After lunch dinner before on bed. He also took nicotex gums before one month ago so after tat he left for 1 week again he started smoking regularly so please suggest me to help. Thank you.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Best age to stop smoking is before 40, In fact do not start all Only by using strong will power and avoiding all situations where you feel like smoking, chewing tobacco or drinking or using drugs avoiding friends who smoke and diverting mind by reading or chewing a gum, like NICORETTE and taking a walk when you crave for a smoke can all help. You can chew Nicorette gum which is nicotine replacement. There are medicines available. Which can be prescribed if asked personally Cigarette smoking is a leading preventable cause of mortality. It kills more than 60 lakh people worldwide every year. More than 50% of regular smokers would invariably die from tobacco-related illnesses which includes heart attack, cancer or asthmatic lung diseases. Best age to stop smoking is before 40 31st May is “World No Tobacco Day” Quitting smoking before the age of 40 is associated with larger decline in premature death than stopping it at a later date. Best age therefore to stop smoking is before 40. However, stopping smoking even after the age of 50 is still associated with lower risk of death as compared to those who continue to smoke. Even in smokers aged 80 years or more, quitting smoking appears to reduce some mortality.
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My father is using bipap machine for breathing problem but he gets anxiety and tension breathing gets difficult suggest me any way to cure him.

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
My father is using bipap machine for breathing problem but he gets anxiety and tension breathing gets difficult sugge...
Dear lybrate-user. If your father is getting anxiety and tension while using bipap machine, you should appraise the doctor who treats your father. I think your father has sleep apnea. Expert treatment is necessary. Take care.
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2 months ago I broke up. Due to this all my friend who are his friend also stop talking to me. Even I didn't tried to talk with them. But till today I cry daily because I miss them so much. How they can just leave me, I was also their friend. But they choose him over me. I know I shouldn't care for them but I do and do a lot. I just can't take it anymore. They even don't wished me on my birthday. I try to be normal, starts laughing more than before, take care of my look more but inside I am becoming weak more. This me is just a illusion for other to show them I am happy but inside I am broke. I want them back. Among all of them there was a boy who was my first male friend in my college, I miss him the most and basically cry only for him now. Whenever I see him tears comes because he was the closest to my heart but he doesn't take a second to just eliminate me from his life. I though we can be friends for life but he just left me all alone. I don't know what to do. I just can't concentrate anywhere. Due to all this my health has gone down, my eyesight has also weakened, my eyes hurts a lot. I always remember those past day, all those masti, travelling, celebrations. I just want to live in my present and snap out of my past. Does I am going in depression?

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
2 months ago I broke up. Due to this all my friend who are his friend also stop talking to me. Even I didn't tried to...
You should always remember is that people come into your life for a reason, some for a season and some for a lifetime. If you keep this in mind, you will not worry yourself sick, trying to figure out why a friend suddenly stopped talking to you. Everyone loves being liked and accepted, let’s face it, we thrive on it. But sometimes, you will not have or keep those people in your life, no matter what you do. Sometimes it’s best to let them go. Whenever someone stops talking to you, you should never blame yourself for that person cutting ties with you. Don’t worry yourself sick over something that was out of your control. Learn from the experience and move on. If you have experienced this, which I’m sure everyone has, there are some things you should do to make sure that you don’t get sick over this. These things have worked for me and I’m sure they will work for you. What you should do. 1. Write a letter to the person – Writing a letter is a good way to add closure to the situation. There is no need for you to mail or email the letter. Read the letter out loud and then tear it up and throw it away. Disposing of the letting helps you close that chapter in your life. 2. Keep your mind occupied – Don’t keep asking yourself why, why, why, because you will never know the answer. Read a book, magazine, watch a movie, or a little television to help you with the constant questions to yourself. 3. Meditate – Take a few minutes, sit quietly and meditate or pray. While you are sitting quietly focus on your breathing and think happy and positive thoughts. You will soon stop focusing on the negative and see the positive reasons why your friend stop talking to you. 4. Exercise – Exercising takes your mind off your situation. You are more focused on getting your body in shape and working up a sweat, than sitting around worrying about why a friend dumped you. 5. Talk to other family and friends – Talking to others will help you stop thinking about why a friend suddenly cut ties with you. You will laugh and have a good time, so much so that you will forget about yourself. 6. Take up a hobby – Do you have a hobby? If you love gardening, writing, sewing, cooking, etc. You should focus on learning all you can about your hobby. Working on your hobby will help you forget your worries. All the very best.
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I am 37 years old as I am suffering depression for negative thought which frequently has been coming since a long time.

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
I am 37 years old as I am suffering depression for negative thought which frequently has been coming since a long time.
Depression can be treated with medicines, psychotherapy or both, depending upon your preference and severity of symptoms. A lot depends on whether you have had previous episodes and additional history of other medical problems, bipolar disorder in yourself or family and other medical problems. Since you are reporting symptoms for a long time, it is imperative that you get a proper consultation and treatment. I can straightaway suggest a few antidepressants here like escitalopram, sertraline, fluoxetine, venlafaxine, mirtazapine and many more, but without this background information, it can create unnecessary problems. I hope you realize the gravity of the situation. It is best if you could meet a good psychiatrist in your locality in person. Take care!
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Hello im 20 years old boy i'm doing physiotherapy ug course from chennai in my college there only me as a north indian boy rest tamilians and 2 from nepal I do not feel safe here i'm depressed from this college has expected a lot but unfortunately all drain out i'll always cry at room and college due to no friends to talk i'm home sick there was a chest pain though I do not smoke they all dominant me coz they hate north indians i'm planing to change the college should i? Please help me what to do,by this I can not focus on my studies or in any other activity I do not feel like talking to people though i'm a jolly student Please do say me should I change the college?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Hello im 20 years old boy i'm doing physiotherapy ug course from chennai in my college there only me as a north india...
Dont worry Rohit, you will slowly adjust to the new environment. Talk with your college counsellor. Make friends with Chennai boys, learn new culture, once a while take a break and go home for some time with family. As soon as you complete your course, you can travel to other parts of the world. Within India, you feel difficulty adjusting, just imagine people going to other countries and settling down....time is the healer, if severely depressed consult a psychiatrist
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How to increase my memory power.

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Psychologist,
Dear, memory and mind power consists of understanding, storing and recollection of information you learn. Understanding depends on concentration. The more creative you are on doing tasks or reading, the more you understand. Storage and recollection depends on your understanding and how well you review what you have learned. Repetition and review of material learned and other tasks provides easy recollection. You can improve your concentration and total brain power with the help of green leafy vegetables, exercise, creative activities, number puzzles like sudoku etc. Hard work is the key to learning and recollection. Post a private question to me and I shall provide you more tips. Take care.
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I have the habit to of chewing tobacco from 2 years I need to stop chewing tobacco help, I don't want to use nexito its so costly tell me another medicine or idea help.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, Lybrate user, * Chewing smokeless tobacco & gutka, Panmashala can cost you hatred in the society and make you the victim of cancer of mouth, throat, gum, tongue, oesophagus along with deformity of teeth with ugly shape there of. *Spitting out of tobacco -chewing is indescent and discarded by d society. *People, chewing tobacco are not accepted in d society and are sufferer of unemployment. .* undesired expenses on tobacco, gradually,make d family members sufferer of amenities.* you may suffer gastric disorder to make you feel, negatively which might be disliked by your friends resulting in losing your friends to entract with them * * You'll be compelled, behaving like a begger to borrow smokeless tobacco from an unknown tobacco chewer, openly ,degrading your own position in the society. * Say ,U are attending a conference (as a tobacco chewer), You will face two problems ,immediate after the meeting proceeds. -1/to search an unknown tobacco chewer who can borrow you a pinch of tobacco to satisfy your urge. - 2/secondly, after chewing tobacco you will need a safe place to spit out ,chewed tobacco, making you embarrassed & disturbed in the meeting loosing your concentration to the agendas of the meeting. * It's You who can rescue yourself of chewing tobacco by your strong will power. Homoeopathy can help you to rescue your injurious habit, depending upon your life style, dietary regulation & the attitude to decline chewing tobacco. >Your feedback is solicited, please. Tk care.
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I feel a lot of pain in my whole the body please help me who gave from the pain please suggest me some medicines please help me regarding this thanks.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I feel a lot of pain in my whole the body please help me who gave from the pain please suggest me some medicines plea...
Do take balanced diet and avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things do regular physical activity and stretching and breathing exercises for about 30 minutes regularly best wishes.
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I use to smoke daily and do exercise daily in gym, I want to ask my daily workout can help to nullify the tar I get from smoking.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Not at all. Exercise is always good but why would you exercise and yet do your body harm by smoking cigarettes. The concern is not only about tobacco tar, there are at least 4000 chemical substances in cigarette smoke. Most of them are very harmful. There is no way you can nullify the effects of tobacco smoke through exercise. So just give it up and get all the benefits of exercise as you should.
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I m smoking for 10 years I want to quit smoking is there any way I can regain the ling capacity again.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
It’s not too late to reverse the effects of smoking. An overwhelming amount of damage to your health can be reversed by quitting. Studies have shown that quitting at around age 30 reduces the chance of dying from smoking-related diseases by more than 90%. If you quit at around age 50, you reduce the risk of dying prematurely by 50% compared with those who continue to smoke. Even those who quit at around age 60 or older live longer than those who continue to smoke. Not only that but you’ll experience immediate health benefits from being a nonsmoker – as quickly as 20 minutes after you quit. What Happens When You Quit Immediately after quitting smoking, heart rate and blood pressure, which is abnormally high while smoking, begin to return to normal. Within a few hours, the level of carbon monoxide, which reduces the blood’s ability to carry oxygen, begins to decline. Within a few weeks, circulation improves, you don’t produce as much phlegm, and you don’t cough or wheeze as often. The workload on the heart is decreased and cardiac function is improved. Food tastes better, and your sense of smell returns to normal. Everyday activities no longer leave you out of breath. Within several months of quitting, you experience significant improvements in lung function. In one year, your risk of heart disease, heart attack, and stroke is halved. In five years, many kinds of cancer, including lung, larynx, mouth, stomach, cervix, bladder, show decline in risk, and that decline approaches the risk of someone who has never smoked. Within 10 to 15 years, risk of lung disease, including bronchitis and emphysema, are decreased. Conditions such as cataracts, macular degeneration, thyroid conditions, hearing loss, dementia, and osteoporosis are positively affected. Nerve endings in the mouth and nose begin to regenerate, improving taste and smell. Medications may work better, enabling some to be taken in decreased doses. If you’re taking birth control pills, quitting smoking will decrease your chance of heart attack and stroke due to clotting. You’ll have decreased risk for impotence and infertility. If you’re pregnant, you’ll protect your unborn child from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and low birth weight. Years will be added to your life: people who quit smoking, regardless of their age, are less likely than those who continue to smoke to die from smoking-related illness.
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What are symptoms of depression? How to consult a doctor with the affected patient?

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
What are symptoms of depression? How to consult a doctor with the affected patient?
- Feeling sad most of the time, disinterested in work, surroundings and previously pleasurable activities - disturbed sleep and appetite patterns - feelings of negativism, helplessness, hopelessness, worthlessness, guilt etc - associated symptoms like irritable mood, aggression and deliberate self harm thoughts could also be present In any such case you could consult a psychiatrist, if the symptoms are mild and patient could openly discuss symptoms, feel free to consult online. We could plan a treatment for the patient accordingly Take care
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Hi I am 25 year old female, working in Mnc 9 to 6 timings, I feel I have high bp, because I am constantly being angry on every other person. Please suggest me. Do I need to see a doctor?

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, Advanced diploma in counselling psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
Hi I am 25 year old female, working in Mnc 9 to 6 timings, I feel I have high bp, because I am constantly being angry...
Hello lybrate-user, it seems your are doing a lot of work. Working time also is more. Seems like you don't get much time for your self. Work load seems to be more than you can handle. Coming back to anger management. People don't know what you are going through. And it's not their fault that you are working so much. You have to take care of your self and your health. Anger mostly arises from some deficiency of and not others. You have to learn to handle stuff and people. Regarding your bp you should definitely visit a doctor and get it checked. The body has the tendency to adjust to your stress. But if your stress level increase to such a level that the body cannot adjust anymore more and starts giving signals in the from of bp, diabetes, headaches, neck pain, shoulder pain, stiffness etc. That the time one should understand that it's time to change our lifestyle and eventually our thoughts. Tc.
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