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Dr. Janaki Ramaya

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Psychiatrist, Bangalore

44 Years Experience
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Dr. Janaki Ramaya is an experienced Psychiatrist in BTM Layout, Bangalore. She has been a successful Psychiatrist for the last 44 years. She has done Md . You can visit her at Brain Clinic in BTM Layout, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Janaki Ramaya on Lybrate.com.

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Md - Banglore University - 1974
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I am a student when I am continuous reading my body doing pain so I am very trouble and my study are poor.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am a student when I am continuous reading my body doing pain so I am very trouble and my study are poor.
You have to give a break of 5-10 mins, for an hour of study, by walking and not being in the same position, this will solve your problem.
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Depression- Symptoms, Self-Help, Coping Tips and Treatment

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
Depression- Symptoms, Self-Help, Coping Tips and Treatment

Feeling tired all the time? Do you feel that you can’t focus on things anymore? Have you lost interest in things and people you once loved spending time with? Does your temper fly off the hook at the drop of a hat? If it is a ‘yes’ to the questions above, then you might be slowly but steadily succumbing to depression. Depression is a psychological disorder that is characterized by symptoms of extreme sadness, worthlessness and hopelessness over a prolonged period of time.

Symptoms

  1. Lack of Interest: This is probably the starkest of all the symptoms. Hobbies or activities that you used to enjoy once no longer catch your fancy. You do not find little or no pleasure in social activities or any other hobby of yours anymore.
  2. A constant Feeling of Hopelessness: You tend to develop a negative outlook towards life in general, as you feel that the current situation will never get better and will only worsen.
  3. Loss of Appetite: Loss of appetite is a common feature of depression; it can also lead to rapid weight loss. If engulfed by depression, one generally tends to ignore food completely, remain hungry, both of which contribute to the vicious cycle that depression is.
  4. Changes in Sleep Patterns: Insomnia is a condition that is marked by a sheer inability to sleep, no matter how physically exhausted one is. Depression tends to exhibit this particular symptom in maximum cases. However, oversleeping, or sleeping more than the sufficient hours is also common.
  5. Reckless Behavior: Depression makes one more prone to reckless behavior; one generally develops an angry and irritated persona; this in turn, may make one to exhibit reckless and rash behavior.
  6. Lack of Energy and Focus: Depression causes one to feel fatigued and sluggish the entire day. Factors such as a total loss of appetite contribute to this particular symptom. Stemming from these symptoms are two other major occurrences; an inability to focus on anything and an inability to decide on anything.

Self-help, Coping tips and Treatment-

  1. Connect with different people: Being isolated from the rest can and usually aggravates symptoms of depression. So, reach out to other people and your loved ones; talk to your loved ones and try to empty your mind when you are having a one-to-one with them. Interacting and talking to others will make you feel better and should go a long way in taking that huge rock off your chest.
  2. Try to ditch that sedentary lifestyle; go out in the open: An early morning jog can feel daunting at first but the benefits are immense. Exercising regularly has been proven to be as effective as anti-depressants in combatting depression. Even a 20 minutes jog early in the morning releases ‘endorphins’ in the body, also known as the ‘feel good hormones’. These hormones induce a feeling of happiness and relaxation, thus taking your mind off any particular event or circumstance that has been ruining your sanctity of late.
  3. Avoid Alcohol and Drugs: Avoid alcohol and drugs to come out of your sadness; they have never helped and will never help. Taking these substances provides a temporary solution to depression, as it will again show up once the effects of the intoxicants wear off. It will also interfere with other medications that you may be taking to combat depression, thus reducing their potency.
  4. It’s high time you bought the meditating mat: Sleep has a beneficial effect on your mental health as it has been proven to improve memory and other cognitive and brain functions. Another way to improve brain function and be more relaxed is to meditate regularly. Meditation induces a state of relaxation, and if done on a regular basis, can be an effective treatment for depression. Meditation also helps with an improved focus and reduced anxiety.
  5. Medications can always help: Medications such as anti-depressants are administered to treat depression. Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), including citalopram, fluoxetine and sertraline are the most commonly administered medications to cure this condition. However, it is advised to try the abovementioned methods first so that you do not have to depend on medications alone; the reason being that these medications do have their fair share of side effects.

Depression - Know How It Is Killing You!

DNB, DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Depression - Know How It Is Killing You!

We are all emotional beings and often have our good and bad days. However, we are all wired differently, making our minds work in unique ways. Reasons that make a person feel low are different for different people; what may be depressing for one person may not be depressing for the other. The degree of sadness can also vary from person to person.

Depression, with a feeling of complete hopelessness and despair, is a mood disorder that is becoming increasingly common. Women are more likely to be diagnosed with depression than men. Depressed people describe life as impending doom (a feeling that something terrible is about to happen). They are often consumed with the feeling of living in a black hole not knowing what the future holds, and feelings of lifelessness, emptiness, anger, and restlessness.

Some of the telltale signs of depression are listed below:

  1. Feeling of hopelessness and helplessness
  2. Tiredness
  3. Lack of concentration
  4. Easily irritated, bothered, or angered
  5. Inability to control negative thoughts
  6. Losing interest in activities that you once enjoyed
  7. Reckless behaviour, which was not noticed earlier
  8. Change in sleeping and eating patterns
  9. Difficulty in performing tasks that you once accomplished easily
  10. Worsening alcohol and cigarette consumption

Here are some of the reasons why people feel depressed:

  1. Problems in marriage or relationships
  2. Financial issues
  3. Chronic health issues
  4. Alcohol or drug abuse
  5. Unemployment
  6. Recent life events that were stressful
  7. Lack of social support
  8. Loneliness and isolation
  9. Early childhood trauma or abuse
  10. Managing depression

Accepting that you are depressed is a big step, which helps in managing it better.

  1. Speak out: The most important thing is to find a person whom you can confide in. A trained person or a good confidante can help you by just listening to you.In most cases, depression can be managed by seeing a qualified counsellor. Medications may also be useful in some cases.
  2. Sweat it out: While it may sound very tiring, exercising for even 15 minutes can bring relief. The more you exercise, the better you are bound to feel. Exercise also releases mood-enhancing chemicals that beat depression.
  3. Eat right: Foods with omega-3 fatty acids can help improve one’s mood while foods with sugar and refined carbs can have a negative impact on one’s mood. Change your diet to include mood elevating foods. Binging on junk food is common among depressed people, leading to weight gain and other complications.

So, while you may feel like you are in a black hole, there is definitely light at the end of the tunnel.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I am taking lithium carbonate 300 mg for bipolar disorder currently I am started with fluoxetine 20 mg for OCD. Now feeling pounding of heart. Can I take lorazepam to reduce these symptoms?

Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling, MA In Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Pune
I am taking lithium carbonate 300 mg for bipolar disorder currently I am started with fluoxetine 20 mg for OCD. Now f...
Hii, Happy for you that you are under treatment for OCD. Just want to say you that don't take any medicine by your own. You need to consult with your previous psychiatrist because he knows your symptoms very well .I think do follow up with the Dr. & ask him. That will help you definitely. Thank you, have a nice day.
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One of the guy was having crush on me during my college days ie. E 22 year ago. After our college days we were not in touch to each other any busy in our married life. But suddenly after 20 years again he started messaging me on wts up and telling me that I am his gd frd and not having other intention for me. But I am superise of his behavior. Shall I continue to talk to him.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
If he is only being friendly and withing certain limitations of a friend, then there is nothing wrong in that. But if shows forward behaviour by which you doubt of his intentions or have suspicions about this, then it is better to not talk to him.
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If a man in late 50s could not quit his smoking (which for last 15 years had been between 3-5 cig a day, what care he should take in his diet to minimize the damage or some regular not so harsh oral medicine can be taken? What are the minimum costing tests which one can undergo half yearly to know if some new damage development is taking place. By Divine Grace, no bad symptoms so far.

PG Dip(psycosexual diseases), MBBS
Sexologist, Delhi
U r lucky till now but u never know when ur luck turn back from u.If u want leave ciggreette then dont plan leave it now,do excercise,eat homely food ,take nicotine or nicotine laced gums for 21 days. But formost u shud have willpower to leave the ciggerretes.
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Tell me an effective and easy way to distress. And even how to improve concentration in study. What is the best way for time management. Please help.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear Lybrateuser, - There are many ways to destress, the most important is proper, relaxed sleep for at least 6-7 hrs at night, others can be listening to light music, a walk for 10-15 min or yoga, meditation for 15-20 min, you can select the one as per your liking & available time - concentration will be good if your mind is properly relaxed, rested, having a well balanced diet with more of fruits & vegetables, proper hydration with 6-7 glasses of water, regular exercise & destressing, all these help to improve your concentration & retaining ability, there are no medications as such for the same - follow a proper routine throughout the day, take small breaks of 5-10 min every hour or two, keep sipping water or other fluids for proper hydration, avoid cell phone & TV or limit the time to once or twice in a day for 10-15 min, sleep & wake up at a fixed time, do not study too late into the night as it can cause a disturbed sleep, give sometime to revise what you studied at the end of the day.
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I am suffering from full body pain and this problem increasing day by day but not relief .I have gone through clinic tests .please give me solution of this problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
I am suffering from full body pain and this problem increasing day by day but not relief .I have gone through clinic ...
Please Wake up early go for morning walk or jogging daily Do yogasanas and pranayam daily daily Take Tab rumalaya by Himalaya 2... 2 Cap cytoneck E R 15 1 Reconsult after 15 days.
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How to cope up depression and de motivation. Actual answer is expected. Rather than diplomatic.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
How to cope up depression and de motivation. Actual answer is expected. Rather than diplomatic.
The word depressed is a common everyday word. People might say" i'm depressed" when in fact they mean" i'm fed up because i've had a row, or failed an exam, or lost my job" etc. These ups and downs of life are common and normal. Most people recover quite quickly. With true depression, you have a low mood and other symptoms each day for at least two weeks consult a psychiatrist and get evaluated. Your depression needs to be evaluated, if mild option is cbt, cognitive behavior therapy alone or along with medicines, if moderate both, if severe, medication s mainly and later cbt.
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