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Dr. B.R.Madhukar

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

Dr. B.R.Madhukar Psychiatrist, Bangalore
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. B.R.Madhukar is a popular Psychiatrist in Green City Hospital, Bangalore. You can visit him at Cadabam's Hospitals in Green City Hospital, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. B.R.Madhukar on Lybrate.com.

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I am constantly going through body pain. Head aches. Back pain. and get tired very early. usually feel sick every month. What should I do?

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I am constantly going through body pain. Head aches. Back pain.  and get tired very early. usually feel sick every mo...
check your BP. Check your eye sight. take crocin pain relief one sos for severe headache. take rest and good sleep. avoid stress.
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Hlo sir I am 24 year old and I am student. I am sleeping for 11 pm to 8 am in night time and 2 pm toh 5 pm in after noon how I can reduce every night I think morning I go for walk but I can not . Send me tips how I can reduce sleep time and concentration on my study.

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
Hlo sir I am 24 year old and I am student. I am sleeping for 11 pm to 8 am in night time and 2 pm toh 5 pm in after n...
afternoon sleep it is not good for health. night sleep it is ok. afternoon meet your friends or attend college classes. afternoon do some class work. make a good plan of studies.solve it slowly. how many questions today i read make a red make on that. how many pending write on your notes. everyday please make a plan how many i read how many remaining. how many days it will take. afternoon mind working very actively. so do hard work on afternoon. take rest on night time. if you have a will you will do that. dont postpone the studies. it will be very burden on exams time. do some work. remaining spend some more time with your friends. hard work time do some hard work. remaining time enjoy. dont waste time. be share your feelings and problems with your friends and family members. be sociable and be happy all the time. ok best of luck.
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I have swelling in liver with heaviness and slight pain also. I had bad habit of chewing tobacco since last 10 years which I left last month.

MD (Unani), Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Unani Specialist, Delhi
I have swelling in liver with heaviness and slight pain also.
I had bad habit of chewing tobacco since last 10 years ...
Hi lybrate-user, please share ultrasound abdomen & lft reports. You can take unani treatment for your problems. Unani medicines are very effective in liver & gastrointestinal disorders.
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I would like to know the cure of depression? how to deal with negative thoughts and these thoughts are so strong that I actually started taking it as truth.

M.B.B.S., F.I.C.A. (USA), P.G.D.I.H, F.C.G.P., D.C.A.H
Psychiatrist, Vadodara
This is all stress and worries of life. May be issues of married life/future marriage, you may be having insecurities and fear. Just relax. Ask yourself what bothers you? have a positive self-talk, and learn what are those things you don't like. You need to accept your self and move on. You need to take care of your lifestyle and learn to be happy. If you cant do it yourself, meet a life coach/ stress management super-specialist like me. Once you open your heart out, you will feel free and begin to fly in life.
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Hello I am sleeping a lot. Its difficult to get off bed whether its weekdays or weekends. I dont feel like meeting friends. Im being arrogant n critical all the time.I dont feel like doing my favoitote things like sketching.Im angry mst of the time.I break down real soon these days.I feel hungry but dont feel like eating. Im a very social person but feel like being in my room away from all.Even i hate talking on phone nw.I dont remember stuff.Recent or very old.Dont remember names to long lost people or things or songs.Hence lack of confidence.Recently started having random anxiety/panic attacks.Where i was breathless , crying and reason was nothing specific .What is this?

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
Theses are symptoms of piled up stress that hasn't been addressed. You seem to have bottled up your anger for too long and now it's beyond your limits and just Get angry with people. You need to do stress and anger management, learn safer ways to express your anger and be assertive. You can meet a counselling psychologist in your city who can help you with this. You can contact me on private chat too.
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Hi Dr. My father is very addictive towards cigarettes. He is now suffering from ear problem because of smoking. What could he do to avoid cigarette.

BDS, Certification in hypnotherapy, Certification in N.L.P, Certification in Gene and behavior, Psychology at Work
Psychologist, Gurgaon
Paste a big picture of smokers lungs in contrast with healthy lungs. And may be draw a big picture of ear with smoke coming out of it. Place it somewhere where he can see, esp while smoking. Try him to shift to nicotine chewing gums and gradually leave it. Hypnotherapy is also very effective. You may read my health tip on smoking cessation.
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I have recently had a breakup with my GF i find it very difficult To get her put of my mind that is the reason i feel depressed lost and alone all the time i cry everyday i have felt a drastic decrement in my apetite and have loat 12 kg in 2 months i still want to talk to her but she refuses to talk i hurt myself i was not this kind of a person previously i used to enjoy life and was very happy i was called upon by my frnds all the time because of my jolly nature but now no one want to talk to me.I even get suicidal tendencies many times I want myself back any kind of help or suggesstion will be highly appreciated. Thanks in advance

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
Dea, you are 24 years and you should have the logical approach towards this problem than emotional approach. Logical thinking settles the relationship down. You are still worried because you still hope to get her. That is over. If you don't realize it now, you may be requiring psychiatric treatment in the future. Grow up, dear. Take care.
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Hello, I am 51 years old. My cholesterol levels are 258. Is it OK or will there be any problems related to heart? I am very much tensed about it. What should I do now? Please suggest me some home remedies for it as soon as possible. Thankyou.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Hello, I am 51 years old. My cholesterol levels are 258. Is it OK or will there be any problems related to heart? I a...
Dear Lybrate User, Cholesterol is naturally produced inside the body of every living animal. Human beings are no exception to that. But when we take mutton, chicken, yellow part of a boiled egg, ghee, butter etc we intake cholesterol from external source. This extra cholesterol from external sources increase the total cholesterol content of human body. You should always keep your cholesterol level within normal limits as high cholesterol serves as a precursor to various cardiac diseases. Avoid the aforesaid food. Walk at least 1 hour in a day without any interval. Also you can take Homoeopathic Mother Tincture FUCUS VESICULOSUS Q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water.
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I am 21 years old male having addiction of smoking, what I can do to end addiction?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Smoking, a form of tobacco dependence, should be assessed by a psychiatrist followed by treatment with medicines like champix, nicotine replacement therapy alongwith self help tips and counselling. With treatment patients can start abstaining from smoking within 3 weeks.
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How Stress Affect Your Health

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
How Stress Affect Your Health

 

Stress: we've all felt it. Sometimes stress can be a positive force, motivating you to perform well at your piano recital or job interview. But often like when you're stuck in traffic it's a negative force. If you experience stress over a prolonged period of time, it could become chronic unless you take action.

A natural reaction

Have you ever found yourself with sweaty hands on a first date or felt your heart pound during a scary movie? then you know you can feel stress in both your mind and body.

This automatic response developed in our ancient ancestors as a way to protect them from predators and other threats. Faced with danger, the body kicks into gear, flooding the body with hormones that elevate your heart rate, increase your blood pressure, boost your energy and prepare you to deal with the problem.

These days, you're not likely to face the threat of being eaten. But you probably do confront multiple challenges every day, such as meeting deadlines, paying bills and juggling childcare that make your body react the same way. As a result, your body's natural alarm system the fight or flight response may be stuck in the on position. And that can have serious consequences for your health.

Pressure points

Even short-lived, minor stress can have an impact. You might get a stomach-ache before you have to give a presentation, for example. More major acute stress, whether caused by a fight with your spouse or an event like an earthquake or terrorist attack, can have an even bigger impact.

Multiple studies have shown that these sudden emotional stresses especially anger can trigger heart attacks, arrhythmias and even sudden death. Although this happens mostly in people who already have heart disease, some people don't know they have a problem until acute stress causes a heart attack or something worse.

Chronic stress

When stress starts interfering with your ability to live a normal life for an extended period, it becomes even more dangerous. The longer the stress lasts, the worse it is for both your mind and body. You might feel fatigued, unable to concentrate or irritable for no good reason, for example. But chronic stress causes wear and tear on your body, too.

Stress can make existing problems worse. 2 in one study, for example, about half the participants saw improvements in chronic headaches after learning how to stop the stress-producing habit of catastrophizing, or constantly thinking negative thoughts about their pain. 3 chronic stress may also cause disease, either because of changes in your body or the overeating, smoking and other bad habits people use to cope with stress. Job strain high demands coupled with low decision-making latitude is associated with increased risk of coronary disease, for example. 4 other forms of chronic stress, such as depression and low levels of social support, have also been implicated in increased cardiovascular risk. And once you're sick, stress can also make it harder to recover. One analysis of past studies, for instance, suggests that cardiac patients with so-called type d personalities characterized by chronic distress face higher risks of bad outcomes. 5

What you can do

Reducing your stress levels can not only make you feel better right now, but may also protect your health long-term.

In one study, researchers examined the association between positive affect feelings like happiness, joy, contentment and enthusiasm and the development of coronary heart disease over a decade. 6 they found that for every one-point increase in positive affect on a five-point scale, the rate of heart disease dropped by 22 percent.

While the study doesn't prove that increasing positive affect decreases cardiovascular risks, the researchers recommend boosting your positive affect by making a little time for enjoyable activities every day.

Other strategies for reducing stress include:


    
    Identify what's causing stress. Monitor your state of mind throughout the day. If you feel stressed, write down the cause, your thoughts and your mood. Once you know what's bothering you, develop a plan for addressing it. That might mean setting more reasonable expectations for yourself and others or asking for help with household responsibilities, job assignments or other tasks. List all your commitments, assess your priorities and then eliminate any tasks that are not absolutely essential.
    
    
    Build strong relationships. Relationships can be a source of stress. Research has found that negative, hostile reactions with your spouse cause immediate changes in stress-sensitive hormones, for example. 7 but relationships can also serve as stress buffers. Reach out to family members or close friends and let them know you're having a tough time. They may be able to offer practical assistance and support, useful ideas or just a fresh perspective as you begin to tackle whatever's causing your stress.
    
    
    Walk away when you're angry. Before you react, take time to regroup by counting to 10. Then reconsider. Walking or other physical activities can also help you work off steam. Plus, exercise increases the production of endorphins, your body's natural mood-booster. Commit to a daily walk or other form of exercise a small step that can make a big difference in reducing stress levels.
    
    
    Rest your mind. According to apa's 2012 stress in america survey, stress keeps more than 40 percent of adults lying awake at night. To help ensure you get the recommended seven or eight hours of shut-eye, cut back on caffeine, remove distractions such as television or computers from your bedroom and go to bed at the same time each night. Research shows that activities like yoga and relaxation exercises not only help reduce stress, but also boost immune functioning. 8
    
    
    Get help. If you continue to feel overwhelmed, consult with a psychologist, homeopath or other licensed mental health professional who can help you learn how to manage stress effectively. He or she can help you identify situations or behaviour that contribute to your chronic stress and then develop an action plan for changing them.

 

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Is porn destroys brain. One of the doctor told me that porn destroys brain and if I watch porn then how much it destroys .Please tell.

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
Is porn destroys brain. One of the doctor told me that porn destroys brain and if I watch porn then how much it destr...
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. Porn do not destroy brain. Continuous porn watching and related masturbation somehow becomes a habit. Once it is habituated, leads to anxiety, depression and mood disorder. In that sense porn addicition is harmful for mind. Please make sure that porn watching never becomes an addiction. Take care.
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I am not able to sleep at night and fell deep sleep after 4 am. I feel drowsy and have memory issues recently. I am also not able to concentrate.

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 am not able to sleep at night and fell deep sleep after 4 am. I feel drowsy and have memory issues recently.
I am a...
Dear, lack of sleep is mainly due to internal physiological problems, anxiety or stress. I suggest you psychotherapy methods if you are clear from physiological problems. Anxiety and stress can be cleared with psychotherapy methods. Take care.
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I'm sixteen years old and I have severe depression because pressure of studies and financial problems at home give me some remedy to cure my depression.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I'm sixteen years old and I have severe depression because pressure of studies and financial problems at home give me...
At your age this claim is serious. If you have depression then there are some major ramifications to take into account. I believe there may be some genetic predisposition or there has been some childhood issue, related to anger, that needs urgent attention. You must go and meet with a counselor immediately and if that person advises that you meet with a doctor you must do so and cooperate to your utmost. Please visit these professionals along with your parents. In the meantime please do the following sincerely because you could resolve the problem better with good cooperation: 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 scorching 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 every day and learn to be contented 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. Your best bet under these circumstances in the family is to really do well. Your determination will see you through. You could seek for some help in counseling to make it with support.
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I am 31 years old. Last few days I am facing my body pain, what shall I do? Please advice.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
I am 31 years old. Last few days I am facing my body pain, what shall I do? Please advice.
Hi, This problem may be due to Any medical disease like Anaemia/ Hypoproteinemia/ Thyroid problem/Vit D deficiency Multi mineral and vitamin Deficiency Stress/ anxiety Over exertion (physical and mental) kindly follow advises given below: 1. Take adequate rest 2. Proper diet 3. I recommend you to take Tablet Daily(Nutrilite) after personal consultation this supplement has shown wonderful result Consult me for further management
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My son is 8 years old. He not speak only says papa mama. new Delhi doctors says my son is totally medical fit nothing any problem. But my son is not speak what's the region please help me and give me good guide line for my son speaking problem.

M.Phill
Psychologist, Chennai
Most often children just need a little more incentive to get them talking 1. Eat something your child loves in their presence with out offering them any. When your child indicates that they would like some, model a more advanced way for them to make the request, whether it is using a sign, a word or a simple phrase. For example, if your child points and grunts to the candy, model the sign for candy then wait and see if your child will imitate the sign candy. If your child simply keeps pointing and grunting take his/her hand and help him make the sign for candy then reward him/her with the candy. 2. Play with something your child loves but don’t offer to share. For instance if your child loves playing with playdough and wants to participate in the fun, you could model the /p/ sound for “please” or “play,” or you could model the signs for please or play. If your child can already say one word model a two word phrase for him/her to imitate like, “play please.” 3. At meal time and snack time give your child bite size portions, rather than dishing up a whole serving for them, then wait for them to request more. If no attempt is made model the sign “more,” help them make the sign, or model the /m/ sound for them to imitate. 4. Limit your child’s access to things like the t. V. Toys, food, or going outside. Set it up so they have to make a request or ask for help to access these things. You may accomplish this by putting favorite things up high or locked up. 5. Play turn-taking games such as rolling the ball back and forth, or pushing a car back and forth. Once your child expects another turn hold the car or ball and wait. Look at him/her expectantly if no sign or verbal request is made, model an appropriate request such as the sign for “ball,” the /b/ sound, the word “ball” or “ball please”… 6. Use tight containers to store things in. When your child indicates he/she wants a cookie you might hand him/her the cookie jar (tightly sealed of course), when he/she can’t open it and hands it back to you make him/her sign open or help. 7. Use wind up toys or other toys that are difficult for kids to operate on their own. Wind up a wind-up toy your child gets a kick out of then hand it to them when they want a turn, wait for them to request help by using the sign or the word to operate the toy. 8. Blow bubbles then screw the lid on tightly and hand it back to your child for their turn. Wait for them to request help with a a sign or a word. Model the sign or word if necessary Consult Speech Pathologist.
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I am 27 years old, actually on 28-6-2014, I met an bike accident that was zygma tripod fracture, I consulted with two and three famous neurosurgeon doctors but still having problem like - anxiety, Depression, Tension, Memory, Etc. Kindly suggest right path to improve. Thanks.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
I am 27 years old, actually on 28-6-2014, I met an bike accident that was zygma tripod fracture,
I consulted with two...
I would suggest you to work with a counselor who can help you with your stress and anxiety. After accident it is very likely that you are traumatized. Whatever it is you need help and support working with. Neurologist and psychiatrist have expertise in different area and may not be able to help you learn ways to deal with your anxiety and depression. Hope this helps. Feel free to ask any further questions you might have wishing you very best.
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Hello. I hv a friend. She was in relationship but all of them ditched her. For reasons. Now a boy came in her life from past 5 months she is in relation with her. But she always have that fear of losing him. Bcz of her past. What to do?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Have a frank talk with him and keep mind calm. Meditation and yoga help to have good mind. She will find a person destined for her and no need to over worry about it and take life as it comes.
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I am a occasional alcoholic person• what food & drink I need to take and what r the things need to take care for healthy life.

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 am a occasional alcoholic person• what food & drink I need to take and what r the things need to take care for heal...
Dear. Please understand, alcohol is poison. Your liver takes care of the alcohol by disintegrating it. After the process your body gets the good portion of alcohol and liver consumes the bad portion. That means, to save you, your liver damages itself. No food or drink is enough to reduce the damage done by alcohol. Quit alcohol. Take care.
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I felt sleepy and tired much time. I sleep 6 hours. I can't sleep more than this duration because I am a student and preparing for ESE so what can I do to feel active every time and also give some tips for increasing concentration power so that I understood things as I heard or in small time.

B.A. Psychology, M.A. Psychology, Ph. D - Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
I felt sleepy and tired much time. I sleep 6 hours. I can't sleep more than this duration because I am a student and ...
Six hours of sleep is good enough, if you're having a sound sleep. Some changes in your eating habits are a must. Eat small portions of food at small intervals. Add more of fresh fruits and salads to your diet. Have lots of water- it keeps your body hydrated and improves your blood circulation, therby keeping you alert. While studying read aloud whatever you are studying - explain the content to someone, or an imaginary friend- pretend to teach someone- your understanding will improve, so will your concentration and memory. Make points of the content. Revise more often. Before sleeping just repeat the points to yourself. Exercise, or play some outdoor sport everyday for at least 40-60 mins.
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I like gay sex very much but due to social concerns I want to quit this habit but I always fails to do so. When I see a sexy boy mera sex karne ka Mann karne lagta hai aur mai use bhula nahi pata Hun. 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 like gay sex very much but due to social concerns I want to quit this habit but I always fails to do so. When I see...
Dear lybrate-user. There is nothing wrong being gay. This understanding provides peace of mind. There is no short cut to avoid such a behavior. Be positive and accept the fact. Be with your family and children. Take care.
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