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Dr. Divya Ganesh Nallur

MBBS, MRCPsych, MSc, Post graduate diploma in CBT, Completion of Certificate ...

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

17 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Dr. Divya Ganesh Nallur MBBS, MRCPsych, MSc, Post graduate diploma in CBT, Comple... Psychiatrist, Bangalore
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Dr. Divya Ganesh Nallur is an experienced Psychiatrist in Mathikere, Bangalore. She has been a practicing Psychiatrist for 17 years. She has completed MBBS, MRCPsych, MSc, Post graduate diploma in CBT, Completion of Certificate of Training . She is currently practising at Family Manasu, The Mind in Mathikere, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Divya Ganesh Nallur on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, - 2000
MRCPsych - Royal College of Psychiatrists London, - 2005
MSc - Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK, - 2006
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Post graduate diploma in CBT - birmingham university, UK, - 2008
Completion of Certificate of Training - Royal College of Psychiatrists London, - 2008
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I am 46 years male. I am suffering from stammering and stuttering problem while talking to other person. I face the problem more when talking over phone. Please help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1.It could be due to anxiety and nervousness. 2. I suggest you to avoid nervousness, 3.speak slowly and confidently and take a pause while speaking. you may consult a speech therapist for further advice
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Actually I had breakup with my girlfriend about a week ago. And I am very depressed about this and can't concentrate on my exams. Can you help me?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Actually I had breakup with my girlfriend about a week ago. And I am very depressed about this and can't concentrate ...
YOu practise meditaion, yoga, music and control mind for your sake of studies. Break up is common life and in your age you need not worry at all
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What is the home remedies of schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease? This question is for my father, who is 70 years old.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
There are no home remedies for both these disorders dear...plz consult a neurologist/psychiatrist as soon as possible
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1. A person diagnosed with ocd, psychosis and multiple personality disorder was secretly given fludac 40 (mg) and risperidone (0.5 mg) as prescribed by the doctor. Now this doctor is stating that his case is that of psychosis and asked us to continue these medicine for 2 more weeks, after which he should be admitted. Concern is if he is admitted for rehabilitation by force, consequences can be very negative (he can turn hostile) 2. Another doctor was consulted. He suggested against admitting. However, he suggested to immediately stop the above medicines and to start with haloperidol. However, concern is won't abrupt withdrawal of fludac and risperidone cause negative repercussions and withdrawal symptoms? please suggest what should be done?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Hello, welcome to lybrate from the above details its clear that your patient was on fludac and risperidone. Now that you want to stop these medications and want to start haloperidol but are concerned about any harmful withdrawal effects of previous medication. As your patient was on 40 mg of fludac and risperidone 0.5mg. So these medications can be stopped immediately as well without any withdrawal effects or negative repercussions. If your patient have been diagnosed as having psychosis, than haloperidol is also an antipsychotic medication which will suppress the psychotic symptoms. Fludac have a longer half life, hence sudden withdrawal will not affect its blood levels to much, hence will not produce any withdrawal effects. For any other query you can also consult me in private
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Hi I have delivered 4 months ago and breastfeeding .it's been 15 days I am going through a lot of body pain. This pain is accompanied by foot sprains. I have been taking Zerodol Mr. but the day I don't take it the pain starts again. (Shoulder pain, knee pain, etc) My body is become too stiff. Please suggest as I don't want to continue medicines for long.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Hi I have delivered 4 months ago and breastfeeding .it's been 15 days I am going through a lot of body pain. This pai...
Do Take balanced diet and hyderated Avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things Do regular physical activity and stretching and Strengthening exercises from physiotherapist Best wishes.
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I am about 22yrs since i passed my class 4th exam i am unable to concentrate in my studies. Some how i did the Board . But now i cannot rely on being luck to pass. I have to prepare my future. My bachmates have gone far as becoming engineers, chartered accountants. I have lacked down. The main reason is that i am unable to study. As soon as i see the books i have headaces and everything blackouts. I am in a Depressed situation now. I am unable to remember things and do certain activities in the manner in which i was told to do so. I dont see my improvement in any thing.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Indore
You have a long standing problem.never handled properly.you have not told your current education standard.give moreinformation about yourself and get proper guidance. what is your profession ? which subject you like ? have you taken any medicine ever ? anti depressant s ? have you ever gone for I.Q. testing if yes how much iq u have, ? rephrase your question and get guidance.DO IT.
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My son is suffering from Autism, can it be cured and what therapies will be needed and where are the best therapies centres.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
There is no cure for autism; however, with appropriate treatment and education, many children with autism spectrum disorders can learn and develop. Early intervention often can reduce challenges associated with autism, lessen disruptive behavior, and provide some degree of independence.
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How can I increase my memory power, I forget many things after 2-3 hours. I consult many doctors but no improvement.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Try out these suggestions meticulously: 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 is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. 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 the family goes for counseling too. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid sugar and junk food.
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How can I help my sister to overcome from depression. Due to this and their excess thinking and bad effect of depression she behave like different person and also forgot their friends and relative.

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 can I help my sister to overcome from depression. Due to this and their excess thinking and bad effect of depress...
Dear, clinical depression is usually treated with a combination of psychiatric medicines, psychotherapy, life style changes, meditation and exercise. I hope you are undergoing psychiatric treatment, otherwise, please approach a psychiatrist. For other four treatment methods, I will help you. Please post a private question to me with all the details. Take care.
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I am a 17 years old boy. I have many mental problems. I am a boy who want to be a girl like my sister. I am a transvestite. Did anything wrong in this. Can I continue wearing my sister's clothes. No one knows about this. What should I do now?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am a 17 years old boy. I have many mental problems. I am a boy who want to be a girl like my sister. I am a transve...
Hi, Take homoeo medicine: @ Ignatia30-6 pills, thrice a day. Go for meditation to inculcate strong will power to control your feeling and to reduce stress. Take,plenty of water to eliminate toxins. Go to your friends to discuss your problems,attend social meeting to serve d society to pass a pleasant time when ever u feel that urge. Take,care.
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Hi sir I m suffering from cold nd calf from last 3 days Getting body pains also, what tablets you prefer.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
Hi sir
I m suffering from cold nd calf from last 3 days
Getting body pains also, what tablets you prefer.
take sinarest one tab at night for 3 days. honitus 2 tsf 3 times daily for 5 days.. do gargle.take steam. it will be ok.
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Tell me about ocd my doctor told me that I have. Repeated thoughts are irritating.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common mental health problem. Symptoms typically include recurring thoughts and repetitive actions in response to the recurring thoughts. A common example is recurring thoughts about germs and dirt, with a need to wash your hands repeatedly to "clean off the germs" However, there are many other examples. The usual treatments are cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant medicine, or both. Treatment often works well to reduce the symptoms and distress of OCD greatly. Consult a psychiatrist. All the best.
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I have been suffering from love failure and this has lead to losing all my interest in everything and has also caused sleeplessness. I have no peace of mind. I feel I have reached to the stages of depression. What should I do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I have been suffering from love failure and this has lead to losing all my interest in everything and has also caused...
You could be having a lot of anger. If it is because of this relationship breakup then deal with this anger and your headaches and depression will just disappear in thin air. Relationships will come and go many times in ones life. You cannot take it too seriously unless you were thinking of marrying the guy. In fact, this is a common problem with a lot of girls, where you look at the first relationship that comes along as serious enough for matrimony. These are important associations to learn how the opposite sex functions and what happens to you around them, and to make the necessary corrections to become a suitable partner. You may have put in a lot into this relationship and it has not worked. Leave it but please learn something from the experience. Besides, you don't want to be in a relationship where the other person is not interested in you. Quickly get rid of all reminders of this boy, and do not visit the old haunts that you and this guy used to frequent. For some time avoid people, places, and situations that you two enjoyed. In the meantime, please talk extensively to a confidante or counselor about your feelings and thoughts to externalize it out of your system. Do not bad mouth the boy for any reason but go about your life as quickly and normally as possible. Don't get into another relationship until you have dealt with this loss completely. Keep these three values in mind: be responsible, be respectful and be functional, always.
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Quiting smoking

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Quiting smoking will reduce all cause mortality the maximum.
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We have a kid of 2 years old and she is in the early stage of Autism and she is undergoing Autism therapy after the consultation with Dr. Now her sleep is very much erratic and she does not sleep in night, is there any medication?

DNB (Psychiatry), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
We have a kid of 2 years old and she is in the early stage of Autism and she is undergoing Autism therapy after the c...
Autism is a neurodevelopment disorder in which the children have decreased social interaction, stereotyped behaviour, language problem along with co-morbid medical disorders. There are some medications which can help to control her behavioral issues but the main onus lies on occupational/speech therapy and regular counseling for the parents and child.
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Sir I want to swap my wife with other couples. And also while having sex I had to fantasies like she is enjoying sex with multiple young males, and also I tell all those fantasies to my wife while having sex. Otherwise I could not get satisfaction. But she is not intrested, so what shell I do thank you.

MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
Sir I want to swap my wife with other couples. And also while having sex I had to fantasies like she is enjoying sex ...
I think couples can do whatever they want, as long as they are both aware of what is going on. Inherently, no one wants to cheat on their spouses. Hence, swinging and partner-swapping works for a lot of people. Also, human beings are visually-driven. As a generation, we have become more impatient. There is this constant stress on instant gratification, which is not a bad thing if no one is getting hurt in the process.
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I have been high after smoking weed. It was the third time I smoked weed and the high has lasted 3 days! it should only last for like 2-4 hours but still, please help.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
You must stop it and your body is allergic to it and it will cause mental illness also if you continue to smoke
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While writing my hand shakes, the situation becomes worse when somebody ask me to write and see what I am writing, the heartbeat also increases and I starts feeling nervousness. Pl advice treatment.

MBBS
General Physician, Trivandrum
While writing my hand shakes, the situation becomes worse when somebody ask me to write and see what I am writing, th...
1. Sleep well and regular. Irregular sleep can have some serious consequences. It affects both our physical health and also contributes to anxiety and stress. Anxiety as such also leads to disruptions in sleep. When feeling anxious, always try to get a full 7 to 9 hours of uninterrupted sleep and it can work wonders to improve your condition. 2. Always keep smiling. Take a quick break in between your hectic work to get some laughs with your friends. Laughter can reduce depression and anxiety and has proven benefits. 3. Tidy up your living space or workspace. Keep your things clean and clutter-free. That helps us think clear and thus reducing levels of anxiety. 4. Say thank you often. Expressing your thanks for something helps reduce anxiety. 5. Eat smart. Eating more of foods which are rich in vitamin B and omega-3 fatty acids and also healthy whole grain carbs. Vitamin B contributes to good mental health. While omega 3 fatty acids help with both depression and anxiety. Whole grain foods boost serotonin and helps us remain poised. Eating high-sugar content food and processed foods can increase levels of anxiety. 6. Learn to breathe well and relax. Short, shallow breaths arise when you are tensed. So consciously breathing deeply, plus increasing the duration and depth of breathing helps relax the body and mind to a great extent. 7. Meditate. Meditation has so many positive effects on stress, mood, and anxiety. Club meditation with positive thinking to improve your general well-being and overall health. Yoga is also very effective to take off stress from the body and mind by deep relaxation and breathing techniques. 8. Chill and be silent. Reduce the noise and clutter talk that contributes to anxiety. Find time for yourself and be alone to muse upon your own matters without anyone disturbing you. 9. Worry. Yes, we can cause ourselves to freak out, but only for a certain amount of time. When something weighs heavily on your mind, or you believe something terrible is most definitely going to occur, commit to only creating that worry for 20 minutes. Think of all the possible outcomes of the scenario, figure out some game plans, and then quit thinking about it after 20 minutes go by. Have a friend call after the allotted time has passed to avoid the temptation of going over the time limit. Or schedule some of that playtime right afterward. 10. Plan for the future but do not worry about it. Make time tables and to-do lists so that you will not be worried about finishing stuff and so that you can increase your productivity. 11. Be positive. When you feel anxious, train your mind to think and feel positive and give reinforcement to yourself that you can handle any situation. This will significantly reduce your stress and anxiety symptoms. 12. Smell relaxing stuff. Go out to your garden. Smell a fresh rose. Take a deep breathe and allow the relaxation to course through your whole body. You can also use relaxing aroma therapy and use it indoors. 13. Go out and spend time with your friends and family. Spend time with your pets Social support reduces anxiety and stress to such a great extent that it is almost always bearable. So next time you get on your nerves, go out with your friends, chat with them, watch a movie, spend some time watching the waves in the beach with your partner, talk to your siblings. If you have tried all these and still have problems, please consult me for prescription medication.
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Hai doctor, I have very low concentration power. I get diverted very easily. Due to this I'm unable to concentrate on studies. I always get diverted towards other stuffs like the daily newspapers, magazines, etc. Even though I think of studying it's hard for me to concentrate on it. Please Help me in giving some useful tips to improve the ability to study and concentrate. It do not happen to me on the day of exams (I read voraciously before 5 to 6 hour's of starting of exam). Thank you in advance.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Natural concentration is when the mind can hold a thought for a long time, when thoughts are under our own control. Without concentration the mind goes here, there and everywhere, jumping like a monkey from branch to branch, idea to idea. When there is a natural concentration, we can control our mind and there is peace. This one-pointed concentration on a thought, holding it for as long as we like, gradually collects strength in the mind and in the self. A strong mind is a mind that is peaceful, stable, satisfied and can remain in the deeper meaning of a thought. There is no waste caused by over-thinking, or the high speed of thought: These are the two greatest diseases of the mind these days, which is why there is so much stress and mental breakdown. Stress can foil concentration and learning ability. Although concentration is different to memory, they can affect each other. Concentration precedes memory. If you are under stress your concentration will go for a toss, then naturally memory will be totally foiled. So meet with a counselor to take care of the stress and your memory will happily return. You can follow these simple rules in the meantime: 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. 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. 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 is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid all junk food.
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My girlfriend left me 2 days before thats why I am feeling very depressed plzz solve my problem.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
My girlfriend left me 2 days before thats why I am feeling very depressed plzz solve my problem.
Hi lybrate-user I know things must be hard for you but trust me things wll change. You will be better with time time is the biggest healer. Keep yourself away from painful triggers don't be alone be with friend exercise gym etc. Take help of a psychologist.
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