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Dr. Chandrashekkhar

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

Dr. Chandrashekkhar Psychiatrist, Bangalore
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Dr. Chandrashekkhar is an experienced Psychiatrist in Shivaji Nagar, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. Chandrashekkhar at Divine Speciality Hospital in Shivaji Nagar, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Chandrashekkhar on Lybrate.com.

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My mother had some issues regarding the kind of dreams she had at night. They are scary and negative. Kindly help.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
My mother had some issues regarding the kind of dreams she had at night. They are scary and negative. Kindly help.
Dreams are a combination of our actual aspirations, imaginations, expectations, experiences, intuitions etc. Please take your mother to a counsellor. Her scary and negative dreams need to be explored further.
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My age is 42. I have a bp 90 and 140 from last five years. Some doctor says it is ok and some says it is on the higher side. I took many precautions to make it down as I walk 30-40 min daily. I drink maximum fluids. I avoid salt. But still it remains the same. Is it harmful. Pls suggest how I can take it down if it is high. Thanks.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My age is 42. I have a bp 90 and 140 from last five years. Some doctor says it is ok and some says it is on the highe...
Mr. Lybrate-user, ideally bp should be systolic 120 to 130 (when heart is contracting), diastolic 60 to 80 mm hg, (when heart is relaxing. At your age it good to have bp as 130 / 80.131 to 139 and 81 to 89 is considered as prehypertension. So you will have to see that it is closer to 130 / 80 mm hg. One of the most important aspect is to reduce salt intake to just about 3 g a day. Avoid processed foods, deep fried foods and high fat foods.
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My stress level rises every time I can not feel fresh anytime feels tried all the way and if someone scars me about my life or any such problem I get depressed and feel guilty .

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
My stress level rises every time I can not feel fresh anytime feels tried all the way and if someone scars me about m...
Practise stress level management techniques. Because of stress level you feel depressed. Guilty feelings come when you feel internally negative aspects. Why do you feel guilty. This guilt feelings all are coming because you keep internally without telling others always you feel and maintain secrecy each and every thing for that reason. You feel guilty. Be express others. There is no secrecy everyone have the same feelings. Better to be friendly with family members and maintain good relations with others. Do not be alone. Develop busy work schedule. Better to plan every work. Take rest and recreate your own channel of recreations, go to movies, temples, visit friends home, relative's home. Go to beach. Enjoy the each and every movement of life. Ok best of luck. Best wishes.
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Super Fact of the Day: You can hold a person's hands to beat stress!

General Physician, Hyderabad
Super Fact of the Day: You can hold a person's hands to beat stress!

If you're loved one or friend is stressed out, reduce his stress by holding that person's hands. Research has found that holding hands can significantly reduce a person's stress levels as it lowers cortisol (stress hormone) production, and increases the production of oxytocin, the love hormone.

Would you like to share this interesting fact with family or friends? go ahead and share!
 

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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?

Diploma in Hospital Administration, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
For Alzheimer, you eat things from these 10 food groups: • Green leafy vegetables (like spinach and salad greens): At least six servings a week • Other vegetables: At least one a day • Nuts: Five servings a week • Berries: Two or more servings a week • Beans: At least three servings a week • Whole grains: Three or more servings a day • Fish: Once a week • Poultry (like chicken or turkey): Two times a week • Olive oil: Use it as your main cooking oil. • Wine: One glass a day You avoid: • Red meat: Less than four servings a week • Butter and margarine: Less than a tablespoon daily • Cheese: Less than one serving a week • Pastries and sweets: Less than five servings a week • Fried or fast food: Less than one serving a week
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I am a 25 years lady got married at the age 18. From then up to now I and my husband relationship is not good, he always says your mind is not matured and you don't know how to cook so he hates me . Is my problem will be cured by counseling session. I do have many complaints with him. I can attend only on Sunday. Will I get the appointment on sunday

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I think that your husband is not being fair with you. Maturity and cooking are not connected, and even so it is not reason enough for him to hate you. Since this is becoming serious, you must seek the help of a marriage counselor soon. I suppose you are aware that, ‘the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach’! Cooking good food can quite satiate a man that he is happy and content. Now it has been 7 years since you are married and I think that that is good time to learn or improve your culinary skills. If not do attend some cookery classes or buy some books that can help you do better. If you have not tried to improve your skills, I can understand that your husband is upset though not enough to hate you. Ask your mom or neighbors or friends for their favorite dishes and serve up some mouth-watering food and see what happens. Since you mention that you have a lot of complaints about your husband, there may be other issues that are bothering him and you, and he may be using this as an excuse to blame you. There are counselors who work on Sundays too and you can avail of their services to correct the problems confronting your relationship soon.
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I have been suffering from the symptoms of anxiety ie. Frequent heart palpitations, slight pain in left chest. My ecg n bp reports r normal. Medication is making me feel more panic and terribly drowsy. What shall I do now? How shall come out this panic attacks of anxiety without pills?

MPhil Clinical Psychology, Masters in Psychology
Psychologist, Gurgaon
I have been suffering from the symptoms of anxiety ie. Frequent heart palpitations, slight pain in left chest. My ecg...
Medication helps you in managing your anxiety. If you are feeling any symptoms after medicine, you should contact your psychiatrist. He can revise your doses. I can't say what is the level of your anxiety so I won't suggest you any alternative to it. But yes you can start meeting a clinical psychologist for therapy. It is seen that with therapy, dose of medication can come down. Go to somebody who can start cbt with you. All the best. Feel free to contact me.
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Hello doctor, I cant be able to learn my subject, any subject since more I forgett it after some time, so what should I do ?

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, memory and recollection are two areas which determine our ability to write examinations. If you have not learned properly, recollection may not be possible. Concentration is another aspect. Attention span is another. Understanding is another. I would like to know on which aspect you want clarification? take care.
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I am a house wife. I often suffer from muscle pain and body and pain. Neither I don't do any hard work nor I walk so much. That pain start at night. I can't sleep because of that. Can you please help me with that?

MBBS, Diploma in Pathology & Bacteriology
Pathologist, Raichur
I am a house wife. I often suffer from muscle pain and body and pain. Neither I don't do any hard work nor I walk so ...
Start morning walk avoid sugar take adequate water daily take multivitamins & vitamin-e daily for 15 days.
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Kya OCD jise hota h.uska dimaag pedaishi waesa hota h. Ya bad me serotonin ki kami ho jati h.

B.A PSYCHOLOGY HONOURS, M.A PSYCHOLOGY, M.Phil - Psychology, PhD PSYCHOLOGY
Psychologist, Delhi
NAHIN. PEDAISHI WALI BAAT NAI HOTI, GENERALLY. AGAR FAMILY MEIN PEHLE KISSI KO THA TUB HO SAKTA HAI. OCD KA DIAGNOSIS PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING SE ZAROOR KARANA CHAHIYE. Generally speaking, before starting medicines from a psychiatrist, it is advisable to get psycho-diagnostic testing done to determine what is the nature of symptoms- is it psychological –requiring counselling/psychotherapy or does the symptom require medicines from a psychiatrist. HOWEVER, WHEN SYMPTOMS ARE NO LONGER NORMAL OR TOUCHING UPON INSANITY, SEE A PSYCHIATRIST IMMEDIATELY. PSYCHIATRIST IS MBBS PLUS MD IN PSYCHIATRY- HE GIVES MEDICINES ONLY. TREATMENT STARTED EARLIER WILL CONTROL THE PROBLEM VERY FAST. YOU MUST SEE A QUALIFIED AND TRAINED PSYCHOLOGIST FOR CORRECT DIAGNOSIS. MANY PEOPLE CALL THEMSELVES PSYCHOLOGIST, JUST AFTER A BA OR GRADUATION DEGREE IN PSYCHOLOGY, OR AFTER MA OR MASTERS IN PSYCHOLOGY. - A PhD in psychology is reqd. To qualify as doctor. Difference is same as you see MBBS doctor or MD doctor as a specialist for any illness. PSYCHOLOGIST IS AN EXPERT IN DIAGNOSIS BY PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING AND COUNSELLING/PSYCHOTHERAPY I.E. TREATMENT WITHOUT MEDICINES. GET PROPER DIAGNOSIS FIRST FOLLOWED BY RIGHT TREATMENT. PLEASE GET DIAGNOSIS CONFIRMED FIRST THEN TAKE MEDICINES AS ADVISED. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT PROBLEM IS PSYCHOLOGICAL-THEN IT WILL NOT BE CURED BY MEDICINES. YOU WILL NEED PSYCHOTHERAPY.
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I am 31 years old. My weight is 85 kg. I have lots of stress, tension and depression symptoms these days due to personal reasons. Due to this my b. P becomes high while during sleep and because of this I feel numbness in my hand and sometime in legs what should I do? What type of diet and exercises should I do so that I could avoid medicines. Can I take himalaya lasuna for this. Because I do not want take allopathy medicines. Regards.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I am 31 years old. My weight is 85 kg. I have lots of stress, tension and depression symptoms these days due to perso...
Hi lybrate-user, its really important you discuss your issues with a psychologist, its confidential and help you deal with thing better. In the mean time, do following: get enough sleep. Give your body the sleep it wants, and your stress levels will take a nosedive. Sleep is a mechanism by which your body recuperates and restores its energy reserves. If you're not getting enough sleep, your body will use stress to keep you active and alert in the absence of stored energy. Most adults need at least 7-8 hours of sleep per night.[4] young children and older adults need more, about 9-10 hours of sleep per night. Get into regular sleeping habits. If you can, try to go to bed and wake up at the same time each night and morning. Routinizing your sleep cycle will teach your body when it's supposed to go to be tired, aiding in better sleep and less sleep deprivation. Eat properly. Your body needs to be healthy, strong, happy and properly fueled to help you tackle stress. Like it or not, stress is a bodily reaction to anything that disturbs its natural state, meaning that your body can have a profound effect on producing and relieving stress. Water has been shown to relieve stress. That's because a dehydrated body creates cortisol, a stress hormone. An under-hydrated body creates stress to motivate the owner of the body to properly care for him/herself. Start decreasing caffeine and alcohol intake. In some cases, alcohol intake increases stress response in humans while being linked to substance dependency, a stressful condition itself. Caffeine is also responsible for raising stress levels, especially at work, so try to stick to water as a general rule. Eat a healthy breakfast and healthy snacks during the day. It is better to eat several smaller meals throughout the day than to consume three large meals. For a healthy stress-free diet, consume more complex carbohydrates such as whole-grain breads and pasta, foods high in vitamin a such as oranges, foods high in magnesium like spinach, soybeans or salmon, and black and green tea, which contain antioxidants. Start a diary or journal. You don't have to write in it every day. Writing down what's bothering you, what you've been busy with, and how you feel may help you to expel your negative emotions. Practice yoga and meditation. Although you could technically consider yoga your daily exercise, practicing the deep stretches and slow body movements will help you to clear your mind. Meditating - clearing your mind - while practicing gentle yoga will give double the relaxation effect to ease your stress. Use guided imagery to imagine a place that makes you feel at peace. Imagine somewhere that you feel happy; focus on the details to fully remove your mind from the present. Do yoga alone or in a group setting to help you learn new poses. As you advance in your yoga, you will be able to form complex stretches that force you to focus and take your mind off your stress. Practice deep relaxation by doing progressive muscle relaxation. This is when you work through your body by tensing your muscles, holding the tension for ten seconds, and then releasing it. This will soften and relieve all the muscles in your body. Avoid negative thinking. Acknowledge the positive in your life and begin to re-establish some balance in your emotional register. Avoid focusing on only the bad things that happened during your day, but consider the good as well. Stop and count your blessings. Write down even the simplest things that you have and enjoy: a roof over your head, a bed to sleep on, quality food, warmth, security, good health, friends or family. Acknowledge that not everyone has these things. Say something positive to yourself as soon as you wake up every morning. This will keep your energy and mind focused on positive thinking. Be thankful for each day that you have; you never know which one could be your last! use positive self-talk. Reinforce your resolve through positive statements such as" I can handle this, one step at a time, or" since i've been successful with this before, there's no reason why I can't do it again. Visualize positive things; this does not take long but can help you regain focus. Think about success, read about successful people. Don't admit defeat before you've been defeated. You don't deserve to beat yourself down so that you can punish yourself. Have more positive self talk. Nothing else helps intensify stress more than negative thoughts. When you start to having the feeling of defeat is the perfect time for a little reminder. You know yourself better than anyone else, and you are the perfect person to give you the reminder that it will get better. Remind yourself of all of the things you have accomplished in the past. All of those small accomplishments add up to very big ones over time. Change the words you use. Instead of saying" I can't do this, say something like" i've been able to get through this before, and I will get through it this time too.
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How many acupuncture treatments does it take to relieve stress? Is this something that needs continual treatment?

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
How many acupuncture treatments does it take to relieve stress? Is this something that needs continual treatment?
Stress is more psychological rather then physical. Therefore, stress management therapy is more effective than acupuncture. Take care.
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In exams time my concentration is not in book and that's why I can never me member more.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic medicines----------- bacoppa monneri (wilmar schwabe india) chew 2 tab twice daily------- bren-up (allen) drink 2 spoon 3 times daily------------- bramhari pranayam daily for 15 minutes ------- report after 30 days-----------------
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How I can increase my weight? and I wanna boost my mind power ability to remember things for long time?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
How I can increase my weight?
and I wanna boost my mind power ability to remember things for long time?
It is better not to increase weight by over eating. Mind control can be achieved by yoga, meditation and mind boosting games and techniques. Ask me for personal advice.
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This is Surabhi. My days are getting worse to worst I am unable to come out from those negative memories of my life that are continuously making me feel low and depressed, tell me doctor how to come out of this depression.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
This is Surabhi. My days are getting worse to worst I am unable to come out from those negative memories of my life t...
You have to practise mind control, meditation, yoga and see. If not relieved you have to take medicines
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I am 25 year male. I am having feeling my back stressed most of time since almost 2 months. And almost from the same time I having some pain at exit point of anus after having done with stool that pain will last for 10-15 mins. I wnet to the doctor for the pain he gave me ointment it works well but sometimes it still pains. And from I am feeling like some what weak as whenever I am climbing stairs my heart beat becomes slightly higher and feeling exhaust some time whenever I go out. I do not know this is happing because of anxiety or is it really a problem.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
I am 25 year male. I am having feeling my back stressed most of time since almost 2 months. And almost from the same ...
Dear Depak, Please write the diagnosis which the doctor made after examining you so that i may be able to catch up. Climbing stairs will raise the heat beating rate in any person. Feeling exhausted whenever you go out also may be a natural reaction of your body needing rest. With continued use of ointment your pain may subside, your back may relax.Please wait.
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I am 26 male, my problem is that I think too much whether its day or night, sleeping or awaken, eating or walking. My brain works 24/7 which is affecting my concentration, memory and sex life. Please note that i? m having this problem since my childhood. Please suggest.

Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Orthopedist, Bangalore
You can meet a good physician or a psychiatrist for a council, when you think about certain thinks shift your concentration to something to a potential energy like a color or a flower. Think about a field of flower or a garden. Continue to keep your concentration on this image.
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I am MARRIED TO A GIRL OF 34, WHILE I WAS 41 (2014, SHE IS A STUBBORN FEMALE UNABLE TO CO-UP WITH ANY ONE SHE SEES EVERYTHING IN MONEY MOTIVE SHE NEVER SHOW LOVE OR ACCEPT LOVE, SHE IS NOT LISTENING NEITHER TO ME NOR TO HER WELLWISHERS, IF I CALL HER FOR counselling HER PARENT ARE QUARRELING MY DAUGHTER IS NOT A MENTAL. PL GUIDE ME.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, P.G.Dip.in Guidance &Counselling, B.A., Psychology, Dip.in Pharmacy
Psychologist, Madurai
I am MARRIED TO A GIRL OF 34, WHILE I WAS 41 (2014, SHE IS A STUBBORN FEMALE UNABLE TO CO-UP WITH ANY ONE SHE SEES EV...
It seems to me that you love her very much and need more intimacy from her. Human value system differs from one to another. She values money more than anything else, it depicts her a more practical woman. It does not mean that she is not loving you. She might have been deprived of money in many critical life situations, and learned this value system (and of course the value system of majority of people is money). If you want to win her love and intimacy, start to love what she loves. I mean think and and act in terms of making more money so that she will listen to you in course of time.
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5 Silent Signs Of A Psychiatric Disorder

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
5 Silent Signs Of A Psychiatric Disorder

Psychiatric disorders like bipolar disorder or schizophrenia do not appear all of a sudden. There are small changes that happen to an individual over a long period of time until the disease fully develops. These signs and symptoms might be too subtle in the early stage for other people to notice until they become obvious. But an early detection of any irregularity proves to be more beneficial for the patient in the long run.

It is important to know the telltale symptoms of mental disorder to distinguish between what is regular and what is not.

  1. Withdrawal: Everyone needs some quiet time to cool off and relax but if a person continuously withdraws him/herself from social occasions and avoids meeting or speaking to friends, it could be a sign that something is wrong. Losing interest in life, work and people are symptoms of depression and psychotic disorder.
  2. Thinking problems: Having trouble concentrating, remembering, understanding and explaining oneself in a coherent manner are some common signs of mental disorder.
  3. Anxiety: Excessive stress and anxious behavior for a prolonged period are not normal. Frequent heart palpitations, headache, shortness of breath, racing mind and restlessness are cries of help that need to be heard.
  4. Emotional outbursts: Sudden dramatic outbursts for no apparent reason, frequent mood swings and feeling distressed are potent signs of mental illnesses. These kinds of behavior are seen as part of a person's nature and so they are often unnoticed.
  5. Changes in appetite and sleeping patterns: Oversleeping may be a sign of depression and insomnia could be a sign of anxiety. Changes in appetite and not caring about oneself or the world are indicators of a mental problem.

Related Tip:  "3 Types Psychiatric Disorders That Can Be Passed To You in Genes"

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I have pain in my whole body from 3 days. When I woke up I feel like someone beat me very hardly. And I feel that my head is in roaming condition. I feel weakness in my body after awakening. Please suggest me better medicines so that I can improve my health.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Noida
I have pain in my whole body from 3 days. When I woke up I feel like someone beat me very hardly. And I feel that my ...
Hi, get your b. P and temperature checked at first. 1) you should take rest 2) massage your body with pinda tailam+mahanarayanam tailam if no fever. 3) punarjeevani granules 8 grms mix in 1 glass of warm water and drink. 4) yogaraja guggulu 2 tabs twice a day.
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