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Dr. Janaki Ramaiah

MBBS

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

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Dr. Janaki Ramaiah is a renowned Psychiatrist in Laggere, Bangalore. She is a MBBS . You can visit her at Spandana Health Care in Laggere, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Janaki Ramaiah on Lybrate.com.

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My child school teacher suggested for OT to him. His age is 10 years. He is very hyper active kid and not studying properly.What can i do?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Your child may have ADHD and Occupational therapy (OT) is the use of assessment and treatment to develop, recover, or maintain the daily living and work skills of people with a physical, mental, or cognitive disorder. He will get help form it.
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I am chewing tobacco products like pan Masala from last 4-5 years. Due to this my mouth is not opening properly. I can put only one finger inside my mouth. Is this problem can b solved and of it is then how much money will I be charged for complete treatment.

MBBS
General Physician, Allahabad
I am chewing tobacco products like pan Masala from last 4-5 years. Due to this my mouth is not opening properly. I ca...
It may take years to get the problem solved by medicines but may take 2-3 months by surgical procedures in which they will relive the fibrosis at temporomandibular joint causing restrictions in opening mouth. The surgical treatment may cost you about 20,000 Rs by an cosmetic ENT surgeon.
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I'm Sourav. I'm not able to focus and concentrate on my studies. I've cleared all my concepts about my subjects very well and in my exams I don't want to right anymore. I think, it would be better for me to score less marks. But I need to top in my exams. Now please tell me what to do?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
10 Study Tips to Improve Your Learning Study Tip 1: Underlining Underlining is one of the simplest and best known study tips. It’s easy to highlight the most significant parts of what you’re reading. One key sentence per paragraph and a few important phrases here and there. You can only retain a certain amount so it’s best to retain the most important information. Study Tip 2: Make your own note and taking notes is one of the most widespread study skills out there. Essentially the aim of note-taking is to summarise lectures or articles in your own words so you can easily remember the ideas. Study Tip 3: Mind mapping A good Mind map can save you many hours of study and further consolidate your knowledge for your exams. Mind Maps are an extremely versatile tools. They can be used for brainstorming, outlining essays or study topics and for general exam preparation, ExamTime offers the ability to create Mind Maps quickly and easily which makes them the ideal tool when it comes to exams. Study Tip 4: Flash cards:- Using these are a particularly effective method of learning when trying to assimilate different facts, dates, formulas or vocabulary. Subjects such as History, Physics, Maths, Chemistry, Geography or any language are made much easier if you incorporate Flashcards in to your study. Study Tip 5: Case Studies Sometimes it can be difficult to grasp the implications of some theories. This is where studying case studies can be a big help. Case studies can help you visualise a theory and place it in a more familiar and realistic context. This is especially useful in business or law subjects. Study Tip 6: Quizzes are an excellent way to review study notes in the weeks and days before an exam. Quizzes can show where your strengths and weaknesses are, so it allows you to focus your efforts more precisely. Moreover, if you share your Study Quiz with your classmates and test each other as much as possible you can discover even more details and areas you may have overlooked. So before any exam, make sure you create and share a bunch of different Quizzes with your Friends. Study Tip 7: Brainstorming This is another study technique that is ideal for studying with friends and/or classmates. Brainstorming is a great way to expand every possible idea out of any topic. Just get a bunch of friends together and shoot the breeze, there are no wrong answers when brainstorming – just talk and capture the ideas, you can review afterward. Study Tip 8: Mnemonic Rules Mnemonics are especially useful when memorising lists and sets. Mnemonics rules basically work by associating certain concepts with other concepts that are more familiar to us. There are many different ways to make mnemonics and these can be individual to the person. Study Tip 9: ORGANISE your study One of the most effective study skills is also one of the most often overlooked; this is organising your study. Creating a TIME TABLE gives you goals and a time in which to achieve them. Having a study timetable as you study is greatly motivational Study Tip 10: Drawing Many people find it easier to recall images rather than text that is why they are better able to memorise concepts if they associate them with pictures or drawings. If you find answer helpful please click on “helpful” tab for knowing my efforts are useful.
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Does too much of sex leads to mental instability, I am 22 and I have sex almost every 15-20 days. There is a sharp decrease in my mental health since the time I started having it. Moreover I also had better performance at studies and work but mentally I am not feeling good. What could be it?

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Does too much of sex leads to mental instability, I am 22 and I have sex almost every 15-20 days. There is a sharp de...
There could be some other stress. Exercise regularly and eat healthy. Do some meditation. If there is any particular concern consult a psychologist.
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Doctor I have a socio phobia what can I do for that I get scared to meet new people to talk to new people lack of confidence like started sweating like.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Doctor I have a socio phobia what can I do for that I get scared to meet new people to talk to new people lack of con...
This is an unfounded fear of people developed from sometime in your childhood perhaps or because it could be a family trait or behavior. We are all social animals and need to learn to live and be with people all through our lives. If this is crippling you, you need to meet with a counselor and sort out this fear of people. The counselor will guide you and help you will some measures to build self-image, self-esteem and to learn to love yourself. You need to believe that people are basically good and the threat you envisage may be ill-founded on some misconstrued notion developed over many years and experiences. Anyway, you must deal with your fear of people and it will be the best solution to your problem. You need to change your perception of the fearful stimulus then you can change your response to the fear. The first one is the best and will preempt the need for the second. If you are already far gone into the reaction mode, then you need both responses to counter the attack. The way we see things in life (like half empty or half full glass) is very dependent on our attitude. Attitude may have developed over many years but fortunately, can change in a matter of sustained choices made and acted upon now. Accordingly, you choose to see things as either threatening or as an opportunity. The opportunist will be positive and will work with the situation to make good out of it. The individual who sees it as threatening, will, out of fear, try to avoid/run away from the situation or react with anxiety. Yes, self-belief does impact it too, but you can see that prior to that, perception will tarnish the belief system too. Here, you can see that all the resolution lies in just changing your perception/attitude, even if it is against odds. Changing your response, despite the perception, is building up of your reserves and resources to handle any contingency that life throws up at you. And life throws up situations quite regularly and heavily. In the meantime do some confidence building exercises by attending a personality development course, public speaking skills course (I suggest you join the Toastmasters Club), work out at a gym to build good self-image, and join social events to practice your skills. Surprisingly many people are often in the same boat as you, and so you are not alone. The very people you are intimidated by may be afraid of you too, though not to this extent! There are three important developments to have to create an autonomous personality: Awareness, intimacy, and spontaneity. If you are super aware or too conscious of yourself, it will affect the intimacy and spontaneity. Although your problem is now directly to do with intimacy, you can see that they are all connected. Go and work on these matters with a counselor for this level of social panic to disappear from your life for good.
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I have relationship problems. Actually my boyfriend want to separate from me. But due attachment and love I can't do this. I tried all the things to sort out this. But it doesn't work. From the very beginning my boyfriend loved me a lot till 1 year. But today he consider me a tension only. Due to this he insults me a lot. I had talked to him regarding this problem he said that I didn't know before that you are this type of girl. I said why you always insults me then he replies" you also did the same to me" If I question him again and again he start says that you always fights I don't want to talk to you. Then my self respect also get hurts. I miss my boyfriend's care and love which he had given me before. What should I do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You should never want to be in a relationship where you are not wanted, period. Whatever the history of this relationship, if he says he wants a separation, then go for it. It may make you very uncomfortable in the beginning but you will get over it in time. I do not if there is any truth in his accusation that you fight too much and you insult him too. If it has any truth to it, you will need to look into that and work with a relationship counselor to change that. Usually, when a relationship has ben through a long duration, the real nature of the individual shows up over time. Now, that nature may not be very good too. Please do not pursue a relationship by force: why would you want to continue this friendship, if he ios not interested. This is predictably going to ruin both your lives. Just accept this reality and after the initial difficulties, you will overcome. Yes, you need to do all this to preserve your self-respect.
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I am 26 years old male. At this stage my hairs are turning into white and beard hairs are also turning white. Suggest me some solutions. I often drink nd smoke too.

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Dermatologist, Mumbai
I am 26 years old male. At this stage my hairs are turning into white and beard hairs are also turning white. Suggest...
Premature greying is greying before the age of 30 yr. After that age it is considered as natural physiological process. There are various reasons for getting grey hair. Nutritional deficiency, stress, thyroid problem are few of the reasons. Treatment is available but you need to consult trichologist.
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My wife aged 36 weight 103 kgs having two kids suffering from clinical depression earlier she was crazily in love with me but since last one and half years she feels very lonely, acute headache, sleepless nights, listing music and feeling heartbroken in love with a friend whom they have hardly talked with she feels imaginary guilt of falling in love with him as per order of goddess mahakali, she is patient of high bp diabetes and hypertension she believes in black magic and doubts relatives in neighbors done black magic to fall in love with that guy we have bad neighbors she is very religious person and good character woman but now she feels the guilt cries sometime for that man while listening songs, there is little love left in our relation l have done allopathy medicine but she says I am not mad and refuses to take that medicine saying it increases her weight ayurvedic medicine also not working can homeopathy cure this illness can our family survive a moral life again I request you to kindly guide in the matter plz.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
My wife aged 36 weight 103 kgs having two kids suffering from clinical depression earlier she was crazily in love wit...
Dear lybrate-user, She may be suffering from Major Depressive disorder with delusions. The ideas of black magic may be her delusions. She does not know that she is suffering from this illness. So you need to treat her either with a magistrate consent and admission or some other method. Please come online audio or video consultation. We will find ways to treat her. She is already obese without psychiatric drugs. So the psychiatrist will not prescribe weight increasing drugs for her. Only because she does not know that she is ill, that she is finding reasons to refuse psychiatric tablets. It is good that she is taking her medication for other conditions. Major Depressive Disorder is due chemical changes in the brain and is treatable. The whole family can live with love again.
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I am not able to memories things and also loosing my focus on studies. Please tell me the exercises that will help me to become more focused and concentrate on my studies.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
A lot of the reason may be true because of your age and a little stress perhaps. I suspect that you are going through a spurt in the production of the male sex hormone, which affects you in three ways quite unknown to you. First, there will be a sexual agenda that it will kick off, secondly, there will be aggressiveness and rebelliousness, and thirdly, you will suffer from acne and pimple problems. This is the effect of the hormone that has a duration of almost two years and you will have no control over it. But if you have a good value system you will tide over this phase without significant damage. The hormonal imbalances may not only impact your memory because of the chemical but also bring along some distractions that come with it. But you may work on the following even if the hormones kick in: Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive or coconut oil instead, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning at least five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. There are some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that you and the family go for counseling too.
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Hello Everyone. I am suffering from endogenous depression and been on vilano 40 mg from last 4 months I have seen some improvement in my symptom .but my sleeping pattern has been always a problem since I was diagnosed with depression. Even now also full night I dream too much and dreams are just like reality it's continuous n some clear .n when I get up in the morning .feels unrefreshed. Dis type of dreaming pattern. Is it a gud thing or bad one?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Hello Everyone. I am suffering from endogenous depression and been on vilano 40 mg from last 4 months I have seen som...
Dreaming is always there, while some rea vivid others could be easily forgotten. You can manage to get more agreeable dreams if you sleep on your left ear only. For you problems with sleep you may implement the following guidelines: In your case particularly, do not sleep during the day; don’t even lie down. Go for regular exercise (breathing through your nostrils only) at a fixed time (at about 6 am) every day, whether you sleep or not. You must develop this habit of sleeping by 10 pm latest every night and wake up at a uniform time by 6 am every morning, even if you do not get sleep. If you do not get sleep, just lie down and if you have a bed lamp (or you could get one) lie down and read something light but not exciting. Your eyes will tire and you will fall asleep. If you like you may also put on light and soft music with the sleep function on. Depending on whether you are a visual or auditory person, you may watch TV in a lying down position until you feel sleepy. Have a warm bath before going to bed (for some people a cold bath at night seems to induce sleep! If you are one of them, please do so). Place the head side of your bed in a North-South position. The room must be as dark as possible and there should be no electronic items that give off even a light LED glow. There must be ample ventilation in the room. Avoid strong odors, except lavender, on your body or in the room, or on your sheets and clothes. There should not be any live plants in your bedroom. Sleep with the lightest of clothes or without any clothing. When lying down to sleep, lie down on your left ear as much as possible. Do not sleep directly under an overhead fan. You must eat a good breakfast, a fairly light lunch, and an early dinner, which should be a very light meal. Whatever you eat in the other meals, have only a pure carbohydrate meal at night with any vegetables, and preferably before 8 pm. Do not drink much liquids after or near about dinner time. When lying down to sleep you may use the 4-7-8 breathing pattern of sleep inducement i.e. Breathe in for four counts through your nostril only, hold for 7 counts, and exhale with a whoosh sound, through your mouth only, for 8 counts. Repeat this four times in the morning and just before you sleep at night. If you know Emotional Freedom Technique or EFT (check this out either on YouTube or Google), then please practice this too for sleep induction. Self-hypnosis and slow relaxation techniques, at night will be tremendously useful. Acupuncture or acupressure will both be very useful too. Pray last thing at night before you sleep.
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In my family my father and grandfather both have depression Are their chances that I can also suffer from depression Sometimes I feel very sad without any reason What should I include in my diet which would act as antidepressants?

Psychiatrist, Pune
In my family my father and grandfather both have depression Are their chances that I can also suffer from depression
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No. Always think positively. Take enough rest Practise yoga, relaxation techniques. Engage yourself in a hobby. Always try to work with full concentrations & enthusiasm. Listen to your favourite music. Travel & visit tourists places. Have a good food. Please keep yourself away from negative thought s. Actually you do not have any problem to worry.
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I am 33 years male. Off let I start realising there is a big fear inside me which leads to anxiety, negative thoughts, low self esteem etc. This I feel, is there since my childhood. Doc I just wana get rid off from these to live a healthy life. Please advise.

MBBS, DNB (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Kolkata
You need to talk about it to someone you can trust. You need to think positive. You can try meditation also. If the problem persists, you can consult a me.
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My mother doesn't sleep more than 4 hrs throughout in a day. I noticed that she tried to sleep but she couldn't. She looses temper very quickly, and she got very angry and become very happy within a short time.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
This does not sound too good and she must meet a doctor and a counselor in tandem for a long time for treatment. So without wasting time do take your mom to a doctor and to a counselor for diagnosis and treatment immediately. You must make sure that she cooperates because many times they do not believe that there is something wrong and would love to quit the medication. Complying with all the medical prescriptions and working in tandem with a counselor for a long time and learning coping skills and techniques to handle the daily challenges your mom will face is very important. There are certain adaptations that will suit her during the elation phase and there are certain behaviors that are required during the depressed phases. In the meantime she can do certain things that will give her benefits anyway. Emotional therapy will alleviate a lot of the problems faced in this condition because it is a mood disorder. She needs to particularly look at her levels of anger both for its reasonableness and to express it in appropriate manner. I suspect that much of this anger may have origins in early childhood that she may never be aware of it now. Let her talk to her parents and explore that angle. This information will help the counselor too. Also she will need to check whether there is any genetic factor involved. She must exercise regularly, eat healthily and sleep normally too. If her motivation and cooperation is good much can be achieved. She must have a time-structured schedule filled with interesting and reasonable activities and it must be monitored for compliance and delivery. The reason I say this is that many times she will be inclined to have grandiose notions and confidently believe that she can do without the medication. This will set her back many months in the treatment and delay and sabotage the recovery: forewarned she is forearmed. If this combination of medication with therapy is maintained for at least three years without any episodes or breakdowns, it is possible to taper the medication in consonance with the doctor. This condition is characterized by two extremes i.e. feeling very high and suddenly feeling very low. You can ask the doctor for the symptoms he noticed in her for a personal understanding.
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I am very emotional when my wife or my children get away from me l depressed so much I can't take food and drinks without them and want to take wine and drugs in there absence.

M.Phil (Child and Adolescent Psychology)
Psychologist, Unnao
I am very emotional
when my wife or my children get away from me l depressed so much
I can't take food and drinks wit...
Hello lybrate-user Go for psychological counselling. You will get help otherwise this type of feeling will creat problem in your personal and family life.
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My mental condition is not well now days because of personal issues. Getting angry soon. Shouting on every body. So many times I feel like to kill myself. Please suggest me how to get off from this depression.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
My mental condition is not well now days because of personal issues. Getting angry soon. Shouting on every body. So m...
You seem to be in an anger-related depression, and hopefully it does not go into a more severe condition. I think you need to meet with a counselor and a psychiatrist and get an immediate evaluation and proper treatment. Even after any prescription I recommend that you continue with the counseling until the whole matter is resolved. Your cooperation is absolutely essential up to the end: just a caution, many people quit treatment when they feel well, which is not the sign but only when you feel cured (as defined by the professionals alone) should you cease any therapy. Because you have an anger-related depression, there will be violence towards self in the form of suicide: you have become your worst enemy. This anger may be rooted in your childhood and it will help to investigate that and locate the genesis and treat the same with some therapy. In the meantime you can follow these simple rules too: Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least 30 minutes but not in the scotching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love. Work with a counselor who is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive everyday and learn to be contended with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do calisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly.
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I lost my wife exactly 4 yrs back.She was friend and everything.Not even an hr in last 4 yrs i am forgetting her.My life is very lonly even though we have three children and I lost intrest in life

Post Graduate Diploma In Rehabilitation Psychology, M A Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Bhopal
Hi, Losing a loved one can leave anyone like an emotional wreck. For some intensity of emotions fades with times while memories remain on our mind forever. There is a tranformation in life that we confront unwillingly on loss of a loved one but loss does not necessarily need to be for the worse in the long term. I understand you will never be able to forget but we shall be concerned if the grief continues for amvery long time. To help you I need to know some more information about you. What is your age? Are there any others difficulties you have been facing apart from loss of interest? How is your sleep & appetite? Some people feel its worthless to live? They get ideas of hopelessness. Is it the case with you. Plz come back with answers. ALL THE BEST!
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Me 30 year old woman. I am separated but don't feel sad for that nowadays. Still sometimes I become depressed for 3 to 4 days and become emotionally vulnerable every month. After 3 to 4 days of depression I overcome automatically. Is there any method to restrain my period of mental stress or depression?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Me 30 year old woman. I am separated but don't feel sad for that nowadays. Still sometimes I become depressed for 3 t...
5 Ways to Fight Depression If you feel depressed, it's best to do something about it — depression doesn't just go away on its own. In addition to getting help from a doctor or therapist, here are 5 things you can do to feel better. 1.Exercise. Take a 15- to 30-minute brisk walk every day — or dance, jog, or bike if you prefer. People who are depressed may not feel much like being active. In addition to getting aerobic exercise, some yoga poses can help relieve feelings of depression. Two other aspects of yoga — breathing exercises and meditation — can also help people with depression feel better. 2.Nurture yourself with good nutrition. Depression can affect appetite. One person may not feel like eating at all, but another might overeat. Proper nutrition can influence a person's mood and energy. So eat plenty of fruits and vegetables and get regular meals (even if you don't feel hungry, try to eat something light, like a piece of fruit, to keep you going). 3.Identify troubles, but don't dwell on them. Try to identify any situations that have contributed to your depression. When you know what's got you feeling blue and why, talk about it with a caring friend. Talking is a way to release the feelings and to receive some understanding. 4. Express yourself. With depression, a person's creativity and sense of fun may seem blocked. Exercise your imagination (painting, drawing, doodling, sewing, writing, dancing, composing music, etc.) and you not only get those creative juices flowing, you also loosen up some positive emotions. Take time to play with a friend or a pet, or do something fun for yourself. Find something to laugh about — a funny movie, perhaps. Laughter helps lighten your mood. 5. Try to notice good things. Depression affects a person's thoughts, making everything seem dismal, negative, and hopeless. If depression has you noticing only the negative, make an effort to notice the good things in life. Try to notice one thing, then try to think of one more. Consider your strengths, gifts, or blessings. Most of all, don't forget to be patient with yourself. Depression takes time to heal. If you are happy with these answers please click on "useful” link so that I can know my efforts are not wasted. If you want more clarifications or prescription for medicines consult me on this site to ask me directly and not in open questions session It's not easy to say exactly what causes depression and anxiety – it's different for everyone. Sometimes a difficult time in you or your mates' life can set off depression or anxiety, sometimes it's caused by a combination of things that has built up over time and sometimes, there's just no obvious cause at all.
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I am 19 years old male I am not able to remember any thing for a long time related to my study 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 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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My wife is a 39 yrs old, she is suffering from ocd (obessive complusion disorder) since 2005. She is taking two medicine one is flovoxamine and another one sertaline, last 03 yrs her periods are also irregular and last six months her periods are discontinue. So, please give me advise the treatment is ok? and why periods are stop. Thanks.

M.B.B.S., F.I.C.A. (USA), P.G.D.I.H, F.C.G.P., D.C.A.H
Psychiatrist, Vadodara
You need to consult the doctor who prescribed the medicines and also understand that only medicines cant cure mental diseases there is lot between cup and lips. This is all stress and worries of life. May be issues of married life, she may be having insecurities and fear. Just relax. Ask herself what bothers her. Have a positive self-talk, and learn what are those things she doesn't like. She needs to accept herself and move on. Also she needs to take care of her lifestyle and learn to be happy. If she cant do it herself, meet a life coach/ stress management super-specialist like me. Once she opens her heart out, she will feel free and begin to fly in life. I assure you that I can manage this and help u. Want to meet/speak to connect me.
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Hello doctor I don't have a concentration to do exercise which medicine is use to improve concentration.

MSC Human Development , Hypnotherapy , Special Educator , ms- counselling and physiotherapy, Applied psychology Hons
Psychologist, Faridabad
You can do only some exercise like yoga to improve your concentration. You have no need of any medicine. And if you want than consult with a psychologist.
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