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Dr. Kalgudi Mallikarjuna

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

Dr. Kalgudi Mallikarjuna Psychiatrist, Bangalore
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Kalgudi Mallikarjuna is a renowned Psychiatrist in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore. You can visit him at Sukshema Day Care in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Kalgudi Mallikarjuna on Lybrate.com.

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I am 16 years old, I am a student last year my brain memory is so good in study, but now I am reading too much my brain is not memorizing any typs of subject please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, take Bacopa monnn.1x, 2 tabs twice daily. Do meditation for half an hour in the morning daily. Take a good sleep of minimum 7 hours. revert me after 1 month.Take care.
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I am. Having the habit of stammering while talking. Tge intensity keeps on changing.

D.H.L.S, B.A.S.L.P, M.A, B.Ed .SE . ( H.I )
Speech Therapist, Delhi
Advice:= properly speech and language assessment by speech therapist Breathing exercise by different types Proper attention parogarme aa, uu,ee sound prolongation small and long sentence properly speaking Regular speech therapy requirements.
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Head and limbs pain me so much pain that I do and sometimes the whole body is rigid, so all told me that treatment should be erased.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Head and limbs pain me so much pain that I do and sometimes the whole body is rigid, so all told me that treatment sh...
If you are having chronic body ache, I advice you to do blood test for vitamin d3 and consult physician with report for advice and treatment.
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Dear Doctor, My 28 years old unmarried daughter feels that her parents do not have emotional bonding with her so she wants to stay away from them and doesn't want to share her feelings. She has an online affair with a guy with whom she keeps on chatting. As a parent what should we say to make her emotionally secure from our side, should we let her stay alone somewhere else?

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 lybrate user. I can understand. Your daughter is grown up and upto some extent matured. If she feels that parents are emotionally nonmsupportive, then, there has to be a reason. Don't get agitated and be patient. Talk to your daughter regarding this. No need to let her stay alone. If you desire so,
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Best Ways To Control Anger

B.A. Psychology, M.A. Psychology, Ph. D - Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
Best Ways To Control Anger

Do you get angry easily? Do you fume when something goes against your wish? Does your blood pressure rocket when someone tells you something that you don't like? Anger is a normal emotion of human psychology, but it is equally important to keep your anger under control. Just like any other emotion, anger too varies from person to person, and the circumstances. Uncontrolled anger can lead to mental and physical stress. It also causes stress on relationships and damages your health. Therefore, it is important to practice anger management exercises to control such extremes of emotions.

Here are some of the anger management tips that can help you control your anger:

  1. Think before you speak: We often say something out of anger and then regret it later. This is a common condition that has been faced by almost everyone at some point of time. Do not say things abruptly without thinking. Always take your time and think over what you are about to say.
  2. Express your anger once you are calm: Do not say things at the heat of the moment. Once you calm down, express your views on things that are bothering you. This will help you express better without hurting anyone.
  3. Exercise: Regular exercise is one of the best tools to reduce stress. Light meditative exercises performed on a regular basis such as a morning jog or deep breathing can control your anger to a great extent.
  4. Identify the specific cause: Instead of being grumpy about things that make you angry, try to find out the root cause of the issue and eliminate it, so that you don't have to face it again. Remind yourself that anger won't solve the problem and can only make situations worse.
  5. Hold no grudge: Holding on to the negative feelings can only have a negative impact on your own health. Learn to forgive others. Forgiving not only keeps the relationship healthy, but also keeps you away from stress and negative emotions.
  6. Practice relaxation tactics: When your temper reaches its height, put your relaxation tactics in action. A few tactics like deep breathing or repeating words to yourself like "Take it easy" or "Calm down" can actually calm you down during critical situations.
  7. Take a timeout: Take short breaks during stressful times of your day. This helps to release some of your stress and calm you down. You may also listen to music, take a light snack or do something that you like, to spend some time away from stressful conditions of your daily routine.

Related Tip: "How To Control Extreme Anger"

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I'm taking some tablets related to insomnia, depression,anxiety etc. I want to take a whole body check up to know about and clear my confusions. I wanted to check weather I'm suffering from body or mentally. Is there any test which clear body related all issues. If yes. Which type of doc help me. And any other tests which help to know about my mental condition clearly. If any tell my in details please Thanks.and which is the suitable doc right now for me to meet. Thanks. help me please.

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
I'm taking some tablets related to insomnia, depression,anxiety etc. I want to take a whole body check up to know abo...
Please understand that the gold standard and correct way of practicing medicine is to clinically examine first and based on clinical findings and possible diagnoses, suggest appropriate tests to either confirm or refute the possibilities in mind. Getting all kinds of tests done is a futile exercise. Certain basic blood tests may be done such as hemogram, rft, lft, rbs, electrolytes, tsh to get a general sense of direction. But otherwise, randomly ordering tests is not a good idea. Please get examined by a good doctor and then act on his guidance. Take care!
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General Physician,
Best age to stop smoking is before 40

Cigarette smoking is a leading preventable cause of mortality. It kills more than 60 lakh people worldwide every year. More than 50% of regular smokers would invariably die from tobacco-related illnesses which includes heart attack, cancer or asthmatic lung diseases.

31st May is ?World No Tobacco Day?
Quitting smoking before the age of 40 is associated with larger decline in premature death than stopping it at a later date. Best age therefore to stop smoking is before 40.

However, stopping smoking even after the age of 50 is still associated with lower risk of death as compared to those who continue to smoke. Even in smokers aged 80 years or more, quitting smoking appears to reduce some mortality.

Cigarette smoking is responsible for more than 10% of all cardiac deaths.

I am 27years old female and I am suffering from epilepsy for 14years and for this I am taking medicine to cure it but for taking this medicines I gain weight and hair fall also. Most of the time I feel frustrated and disturbed. What should I do please help me to cure epilepsy permanently and how to maintain my weight?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Apart from taking symptomatic treatment -few tips- Avoid any triggering factor, take folic acid regularly, eat a healthy diet , always be stress free , exercise regularly
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I have 6 years old girl child. I feel that she is inattentive or hyperactive behaviour. Any psychologist advice me how to handle this.

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, for a six year old child, diagnosis for hyper activity is very difficult. If you are able to provide me with more symptoms, I may help you with diagnosis. Take care.
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I am nt able to sleep facing insomnia . Should I try sum medications or wat should I do I am facing anxiety also. Kindly help.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am nt able to sleep facing insomnia . Should I try sum medications or wat should I do I am facing anxiety also. Kin...
I don’t know if you are fully aware: you have mentioned that you are suffering from anxiety, which in itself can disturb your sleep. Instead of worrying too much about causes, why don’t you implement some of my suggestions, because they work effectively. The lack of sleep, i.e. Sleep for less than 6 hours per night, is directly linked to about 86 diseases! So let us first focus on that. 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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I am 14 years old. I am fell to the bed at night and I have a very bad pain I apply the moov but there is no result please consult me a advice.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
I am 14 years old. I am fell to the bed at night and I have a very bad pain I apply the moov but there is no result p...
Hi take arnica 30 4pills to be sucked thrice a day rhustox 1m 4pills to be sucked thrice a day revert back.
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Hi sir, I am 24 years old, my mind is not under a constant thinking ,it will be stressed by other things, I am an IT employee, I know it is a psychological problem, no medicine for it, but I need your valuable suggestion, can you suggest me what should I do?

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
Hi sir, I am 24 years old, my mind is not under a constant thinking ,it will be stressed by other things, I am an IT ...
Dear lybrate user, you appear as normal as any other person. I do not think you have any psychological problem. But you appear to be under lot of stress. May be your it profession is the culprit or there may be any other personal reasons. If you continue like this, it will harm your health and your career. I suggest, take an appointment with a counsellor who will help you to manage your stress using" life skills" techniques. Take care.
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I want to boost up my memory power and concentration Because I lack it. Which homeopathy medicines should I take?

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 Suvankar. Memory power is determined by heredity aspects, hormonal activities and above all your attitude and how you use your brain. There are no miracle medicines to improve your brain power. The best method is to use your brain as much as possible. Engage in creative activities and mind games. You will see the difference. Take care.
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My friend has a habit of drinking alcohol. Because of that he face many family problem also. And he want to give up drinking but he can't. What should he do to do that?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
It is really heartening to know that he himself wants to give up the habit. Since the habit has become too much then you will need to admit him into a center for rehabilitation. He will need to be there for at least 6 months and they will do detoxification and treatment for the addictive nature followed by extensive counseling. There are medicines that help with the drinking just to ease the initial craving and to act as an antabuse i.e. he will have a serious reaction, if he consumes even a small quantity of alcohol or alcohol based substances. It has to be carefully monitored to see that he not only consumes the medication but is also avoiding alcohol. Ultimately, it is his will power and the support that he receives from the medical fraternity and his close and dear ones. He must also learn to substitute and deal with the oral need, a rigid value system, the script issue, and of course take a look at all the genetic factors to plan a strategy not to get into what is called ‘cross addictions’ i.e. another form of addiction that may appear alright but is in fact as bad as the primary addiction. The center or hospital and the counselor will advise and guide him on several measures and precautions he will need to take to stay with his resolve. Even after the rehabilitation he must attend AA meetings and continue this support for a long time. The family will also need to attend some sessions and go for Al-anon meetings for their co-dependency issues. He cannot be treated in isolation because the family has gotten used to his drinking and have made some unhealthy adaptations to somehow cope. Make a serious plan with whoever else’s support he can get and act on it fast. If he is not cooperative, there are some centers that will come and pick him up, after he is completely drunk, and admit him by force. This will however, require the family’s consent.
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I am 29 years old fem Some times I feel very depressed and feel like there a nothing left in life and want to commit suicide . How to cope up with such situation as nthng gud happens in my life.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
I am 29 years old fem Some times I feel very depressed and feel like there a nothing left in life and want to commit ...
Dear lybrate-user, probably it is your brain neurochemical that is making you feel like committing suicide. Please go to a psychiatrist and get treated. Depression is like a passing cloud. You yourself can observe that there is few hours when you feel good also. Whenever you felt hopeless in the past how did you cope up. Use the same coping now also. Now you have few more strengths with you to cope up. Actually if you think of your life you can see many good things happened. You are not disabled in any way. Many of your main organs are functioning well. Nobody can be 100% fine. Just some chemicals are low - they can be corrected.
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I have depression about my future life. Then I think what should I do. But not decided, then my head is pain and not another think produce. What can I do.

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Bachelor of Arts - Psychology and English Literature
Psychologist, Coimbatore
I have depression about my future life. Then I think what should I do. But not decided, then my head is pain and not ...
Hi lybrate-user, Depression only bcoz if you are thinking about future life or you are worrying something more than this, I want to know only then it would be clear to treat anyway, why worrying. You need to come forward to talk to someone regarding your problem someone close and they will guide you. If not you need to undergo treatment for the same reason. Kindly contact me either through text chat or call me when you find difficulty. Feel free. Be happy always and relax. There are many ways to overcome this problem. Be cool. With regards, Psy. MSV.
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I am 16 years. I am facing a voice chance since 2 years and my voice is going feel so may I know how to cure my voice.

Advance Course in Neuro linguistic Programming, Diploma In Dyslexic Studies, Masters In Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Mumbai
At puberty as the size of your larynx grows, so also does the size and vibrations of your vocal cords, due to the production of testosterone in your body this unusual phenomenon of your voice change fluctuations will remain for a few months, your voice change will then settle down.
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Hi my name is bhikam jain. I m suffering from depression for almost a year now due to love failure. I get anxiety easily. I am unable to control my emotions. Please help me in recovering.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Hi my name is bhikam jain. I m suffering from depression for almost a year now due to love failure. I get anxiety eas...
Breaking up is not easy, especially if the relationship lasted for a long time. But you will need to accept the reality and move on. This fixation on her must die out eventually. You must first exorcise her out of your mind. You can either do that by talking her out of your emotions first to a counselor and then starting on a new relationship by completely walking away from the past. You must express your bitterness and all the fond memories with the intention of purging her out the system. The professional will expertly guide you through the motion of exhaustively clearing away all memories along with the emotions so that you will be free of the ghosts of the past and are able to venture into new relationships. Once you have done that the memories will gradually fade away but the huge advantage you will have is that the emotions attached to those memories will be minus the energy of the feelings and they will become impotent. In the meantime I hope you have cleared your belongings and surroundings of all memories of this person; and also that you do not haunt the places and situations you used to visit. If she has ditched you, you must learn to forgive her for your own sake and live a life free of her eventually in the mind and then in the heart. She is now history, and has probably happily moved on. You need to be thankful that you were not betrothed to her when she dumped you: that would have been worse. And you need to learn not to give yourself to someone so much if the time was not ripe or suitable to do so. Now you should pitch yourself into a new relationship but do not focus too much into the serious end of the outcome but on the moment-to-moment development to see how it all unfolds to really enjoy that person. If you continue to cling on to her memories even after that, you may have some attachment problems too to explore with the counselor. To get out of the depression you must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, and 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, eat more of proteins and vegetables, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch a lot of 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. I hope you can find someone to love and be loved soon. Whatever happens please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three things, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. If you are still not relieved from the depression, then go first to a counselor.
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I am unable to concentrate on my studies, not even getting interest. kindly advice.?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I am unable to concentrate on my studies, not even getting interest. kindly advice.?
Dear, you must be able to understand concentration, attention span, recollection and distraction. If you are able to watch a movie for two hours continuously, if you are able to play a game for an hour, then you do not have any concentration problems. You can't be attentive towards your studies because you are not interested in it. You are able to watch movie and play game because you are interested in it. Human cannot be attentive towards anything for more than 10 minutes. Then you should study in such a way that your attention is continued and make the subjects are interesting to you. Effective learning techniques should help you. Recollection depends on anxiety, stress and other physical and circumstantial factors. Distractions while studying are plentiful. You should be able to overcome distractions or avoid distractions. Please understand the above. Change your study style and attitude accordingly. Please post a private question to me and I will help you with" effective learning" techniques. Take care.
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