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Dr. Lavanya

MBBS, Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry, Diploma in Emergency Medicine

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

12 Years Experience  ·  500 - 600 at clinic
Dr. Lavanya MBBS, Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry, Diploma in Emergenc... Psychiatrist, Bangalore
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Dr. Lavanya is a renowned Psychiatrist in Kodigehalli, Bangalore. She has had many happy patients in her 12 years of journey as a Psychiatrist. She has completed MBBS, Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry, Diploma in Emergency Medicine . You can meet Dr. Lavanya personally at Krishna Clinic in Kodigehalli, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Lavanya on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Dr B R Ambedkar medical college - 2005
Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry - Rajiv Ganndhi University of Health Science, Bangalore India - 2016
Diploma in Emergency Medicine - Apollo Hospitals - 2013
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I cant remember things. I forget very soon. Like I forget any singers name or a maths formula or a movie name. I was not facing this before. Please help.

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, without assessing yourself and your memory, I cannot suggest anything. Please post a private question with every details. Take care.
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I can't concentrate on one thing if I do then soon I wil get tired is this a cause from excess masturbation and also sweat a lot.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I can't concentrate on one thing if I do then soon I wil get tired is this a cause from excess masturbation and also ...
No its not due to masturbation. Masturbation is a very healthy form of sexual outlet, do not feel guilty about it. Nearly 99% of men and more than 60% of women masturbate. It starts from adolescence and goes on in some people even till death. The pleasure (orgasm) from masturbation is said to be unique from sexual intercourse. In men, most of the liquid contains only water and some fructose and hormones. Hence it does not drain your energy. Many equate masturbation/ seminal fluid loss to lack of energy, impotency and so on. Many quacks, religious heads and pseudo healers also propagate the idea that masturbation is a disorder/ and wrongful behavior and instill fear on the mind of innocent men and women (we can see posters in train and bus stand, offering help for this behavior). Consult a psychiatrist, if you have excessive masturbation guilt or compulsive masturbation. Compulsive masturbation is when a person continues with frequent masturbation neglecting his/ her other work like education, job or social obligations. In fact masturbation reduces the sexual tension and helps focus on task at hand better.
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How can I leave drinking?

DNB, DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist,
The elements of treatment appropriate for patients with severe alcohol problems are fairly straightforward. The core of these efforts involves steps to maximize motivation for abstinence, helping alcoholics to restructure their lives without alcohol, and taking steps to minimize a return, or relapse, to substance-using behaviors. Intervention the goal in this step is to break through feelings of denial and to help the patient recognize the adverse consequences likely to occur if the disorder is not treated. Reaching out to the family the family can be of great help in the intervention. Detoxification most people with alcohol dependence have relatively mild symptoms when they stop drinking mild or moderate withdrawal--can be managed by giving medicine for 3 to 5days. Severe withdrawal --in hospital. Rehabilitation for most patients, rehabilitation includes three major components: (1) continued efforts to increase and maintain high levels of motivation for abstinence, (2) work to help the patient readjust to a lifestyle free of alcohol, and (3) relapse prevention. If any further details are required let me know.
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Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
HOW TO BOUNCE BACK FROM FAILURE

“It's fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure,” Bill Gates said. We always shower praise on those who have triumphed. Very rarely do we examine all the times the successful people have failed, and analyze how they turned their “luck” around. In this tip, you will understand how to turn failure into success and bounce back with more fervour.

1. A SUCCESSFUL MINDSET: If you’re striving to achieve anything then failure is inevitable. “Whenever you’re trying a new experiment, whether it’s a new job, a new product, a new hobby, a new boyfriend or girlfriend–whatever it is–you need to give some thought to what is your strategy and which are the possible ways to achieve it. Do you have any plan B or plan C if plan A fails? What will you do if nothing works out...and how to minimise the losses as well as taking advantage of the opportunities that you have. Assessing your opportunities and threats to success is very important. When a newly wedded girl comes to stay with her In laws, she might need to have a number of ways in her kitty to make her place in the new household rather than just stick to a few traditional ones. If one technique doesn't work, try something else. Disaster strikes when creativity is not given a place and failure was not factored in. Feeling helpless doesn't add upto success. Optimism is what people need to bounce back with.

2. LEARN AND IMPROVE WITH EACH FAILURE: Failure is just an opportunity to learn and improve. It’s a teaching moment that should be analyzed with a practical, clear mind. It helps to see mistakes as stepping stones to learning and improving and using it as an opportunity to bounce back. Every person should behave like a scientist with a mind open to exploring, assessing, making mistakes and changing. Mistakes must be embraced as being part of the process of success. If we don’t make mistakes it means that we’re not trying, and if we’re not trying then we’re not learning and getting better. Your self-worth should not rest on perfectionism, but rather value your ability to accept and learn from your mistakes. Not everyone is willing to admit when they’re wrong, which can hamper progress and relationships. When Meena and Arun started dating each other, they didn't know each other well and tried to impress each other in ways that was not working out well for both of them. It was very frustrating for them to see that their relationship was not working out. In counselling, they realised that they were not asking what each can do to impress the other. Meena told Arun that she would like to be taken out to plays and theatre by her future partner and Arun told Meena that he would like to take weekend trips to nearby destinations to get to know his partner well. When they both started doing what the other appreciated, they got to know each other better and relationship started blooming. Thus Arun and Meena assessed the situation, were open to discussion and found an amicable solution instead of thinking of their previous efforts as failure and giving up.

3. LOVE YOUR CRITICS: How do you feel when your work gets criticised repeatedly by your boss, manager or your husband. It mighty be hurtful and demeaning to hear critical feedback, but if many people are saying the same things about your work or behaviour, then maybe it's time to give it a serious thought. When Saira was often told that she wasn't cooperative enough in team activities and tends to slacken and pass on work to other members, her mind started working. She had got the same comments in her previous organisations. She started seeing a grain of truth in this feedback and took steps to rectify complaints that stood out common in all the feedbacks and reworked her way back to become a sought after team member. Her next years' appraisal was better and got her an increment. Saira triumphed, because she knew how to learn from criticism.

4. ACCEPT FAILURE AS AN IMPORTANT PART OF LIFE: Shivani was heartbroken when her 15 year old perfect son started doing badly in exams. Her world fell apart when she came to know that he had secured 73% in 10th grade. She felt that she had failed as a parent and her son as she had not devoted enough time to her son as she was a working mother. In counselling, she was asked if she knew any parent who had never failed their kids and were always there for them. Shivani couldn't come up with any names of such mothers who had been perfect to the core. Yes, that's how real mothers are...you will fail sometimes and you will win sometimes. Every moment you are real with your child, you are succeeding as a mother. Accepting failure as a part of life and knowing that you gave it your best shot is good enough. There's magic in feeling genuine regret rather than overkilling guilt and shame. Own your failure openly, publicly, and you'll reap a harvest of forgiveness, trust, respect, and connection—the things you thought you'd get by succeeding. Ironic, isn't it?

5. GO WITH YOUR GUT: When you see a red flag, pay attention. How many times in life have you kicked yourself for not listening to that little voice in your head that says, “Something is wrong here”?. Preetam gave an interview with an organisation, going by their market reputation. Yet during the interview, he picked up feelings of dissonance within the company. After joining them, he realised that his gut was right..the company was going through major shuffle and policy changes, which were not working out for Preetam.

6. BE A PROBLEM SOLVER AND STAY CALM: In a crisis, people tend to get anxious. Maintaining a sense of Zen will not only allow you to think more clearly but will also set the tone for those around you. Kapil used to get tensed over small details. He realised that in the larger scheme of things they were really not that important. He focussed his energies on things that were more important for him to reach his monthly targets. This started calming him down.

7. FIND A SOLUTION: You need to figure out how to address and remedy the situation. Start by considering your end game — what’s the ultimate outcome you’d like to see? — and work backwards from there. Daya wanted to be a good father to his children. He wanted them to remember him as a gentle and loving father. He started working backwards and his daily actions and behaviours showed to his children that Daya was a loving father. He played with them, took them for cricket coaching, went swimming, shared personal success and failures and most of all listened to them when they had to say something.

8. TAKE RESPONSIBILITY OF YOUR MIDTAKES AND FAILURES: If you screwed up, don’t make excuses — just apologise genuinely for any errors on your part. Remember, that no one is perfect and it's human to err. Prema was a caring mother. She had many dreams about her daughter and wanted her to do well in studies and be a well behaved child of the family. But when her daughter started showing disinterest in studies and marks started falling, Prema used to beat up her daughter in her anxiety to do well. In counselling Prema understood that her intentions were good, but the way she communicated were not helping the situation as Prema's daughter hated her mother and maintained distance. Prema owned up her mistakes and apologised for her errors to her daughter. She also took remedial action to be accepting of her daughter and gave her the space to make her own mistakes and learn from them.

9. BECOME PROACTIVE: Don’t let a small mistake linger and turn into a bigger one. That’s not to say you should simply be reactive, but i f you know you did something wrong, deal with it right away. Say, for example, you stuck your foot in your mouth during an important business meeting and inadvertently offended your boss or a client. Acknowledge the gaffe, apologize and try to move on without beating yourself up. Remember that, “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

10. DEFINE YOUR OWN SUCCESS AND FAILURES: Its important to have your own definition of both rather than how the world sees and defines success and failure. Find answers to questions like: How would you be behaving when you have succeeded, what must happen to feel successful, how will your life change when you are successful? Every person has a very different view and definition for success and making it your own definition can spell failure. Don't let the world tell you whether you have failed or succeeded. It's also excellent for self esteem and works as a protective shield from potential damage.

So, next time there’s that misstep, mistake or misunderstanding, remember to take a deep breath and be your own best publicist by remaining calm, seeking the solution and seeing the challenge as an opportunity to lead and learn.








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I am preparing for md exam, and I am normal all time but as the exam came I got depressed and got lost my sleep-late at 2 am and wake at5 am started weeping and even by seeing others girl studying got more depressed please suggest some method to avoid it bcoz it is decreasing my performance.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy
Ayurveda, Jammu
I am preparing for md exam, and I am normal all time but as the exam came I got depressed and got lost my sleep-late ...
Hello lybrate-user to get depressed after seeing other person is not good you should have good faith in god n confidence at yourself that you can do that, when ever you feel depressed you take deep breath n relax your self. U can ask for further details.
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।मुझे हरदम थकान का अनुभव होता है और किसी भी काम को रूचिपूर्ण तरीके से नहीं कर पाता।ऐसे सोचता हूँ बस जो चल रहा है ठीक है।परिवार का कोई सदस्य यदि जरा सा भी अस्वस्थ दीखता है तो मुंह सूखने लगता है और थोडा विचलित हो जाता हूँ कि अब क्या करूँ यहाँ तक की यदि बिजली भी गुल हो जाती है तो जब तक नहीं आती तब तक एक खीझ का अनुभव करता हूँ।इसके लिए मैंने यहाँ फिजिशियन को दिखाया तो उन्होंने एंग्जायटी बताते हुए clonazepam0. 25 mg.HS चालू कर दी जिसे में विगत 10 दिन से ले रहा हूँ लेकिन अभी अपेक्षित लाभ महसूस नहीं हो रहा है।मुझे ऐसा भी महसूस हो रहा है की में थोड़ा भुलक्कड़ भी हो रहा हूँ।कृपया मेरा उचित मार्गदर्शन करें।क्या में SSRI medicine शुरू कर सकता हूँ यदि हाँ तो कौनसी दवा मेरे लिए उपयोगी होगी?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Ahmedabad
।मुझे हरदम थकान का अनुभव होता है और किसी भी काम को रूचिपूर्ण तरीके से नहीं कर पाता।ऐसे सोचता हूँ बस जो चल रहा है ठीक ...
Dear, आप को जो दवाई दी गई हें वो नींद की हें वो इसलिए दी जाती हें क्युकी आपकी नींद पूरी हो और आपको मानसिक थकान कम लगे जिससे आपको होने वाली तकलीफों को घटाया जा सके.लेकिन यह दवाई को लम्बे समय तक लेने से आपको इसकी आदत पड सकती हें जिससे बाद में अगर आपने ये दवाई नहीं ली तो आपको ज्यादा तकलीफ हो सकती हें. आप अपनी स्ट्रेस , एंग्जायटी के लिए होम्योपैथिक दवाई ले सकते जिससे आपको कोई आड-असर भी नहीं होगी आर आपकी बीमारी का जड से इलाज हो सकता हें. जब तक आप दवाई नहीं लेते तब तक आप योगासन कर जिससे आपको काफी मदद मिलेगी.धन्यवाद
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I am 14 years old and get stress. What to do?

M.Phil clinical Psychology, MS Psychotherapy and Counseling, PGDGC, MSc Psychology
Psychologist,
I am 14 years old and get stress. What to do?
If you are 14 years old the physical and psychological changes associated with puberty and early adolescence may by itself create a lot of stress. This tends to come down once the changes slow down and physiologically you mature into an adult. If you feel that this stress is not associated with the maturation process try to probe the cause of stress, whether its your life style, pressure from people around you, pressure to perform, your own mal-adaptive behavior or your emotional sensitivity. Take the corrective measures and you would be able to overcome the stress. If you find this process also difficult consult me.
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I have a problem, whenever i am stressed i tend to get up in the night and overeat even though i know that i am not hungry. I have been detected with sugar recently and have started medicine for the same, but the problem of overeating is there for almost 3 years now, how do i treat this

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Diabetes and over-eating is a dangerous combination. Have you identified what your stress is all about! Is it because you are sad, scared, or angry? If it is one of the above, you are doing emotional eating. It is simple in theory but difficult when you have become habituated to it ? deal with the feeling and your urges will drop. When you wake up at night, do some reading while still lying down and occupy your mind to distract it from the urge to consume food. Don?t leave your bed, unless it is to urinate. Make a little contract with yourself that if you ever eat during the night, you will do half an hour of vigorous exercise as compensation. Wow, that will be a great dampener I hope. Satisfying an oral need could also suggest that you need attention, love, and could do with loads of physical contact. Again you will need to seek this in appropriate ways. You see you are not only eating but over-eating. The desperateness is manifest in that sign alone. You can of course give yourself attention, love and contact but it is not the same as getting it from someone who loves you and you love too. Find that person now but don?t catch any Tom, Dick or Harry. Be choosy.
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Hi i am Feeling depressed, tired after sleep, weight loss. Mood swings, no hunger. Thts all wrong with me.

BHMS
Sexologist, Noida
Hi i am Feeling depressed, tired after sleep, weight loss. Mood swings, no hunger. Thts all wrong with me.
Causes and Symptoms of Depression Physical inactivity or hyperactivity. Insomnia or sleeping too much. Poor or an increased appetite. Weight loss or weight gain. Decreased interest in pleasurable activities, like sex. Decreased energy and fatigue. Feelings of guilt. Worthlessness, pessimism, and hopelessness. Another remedy that can bottle things up, but reacts quite differently to the Ignatia patient is Natrum muriaticum. This is one of my most frequently used homeopathic treatments for symptoms of stress, such as those typified by mild depression.
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I speak very fast. How I can improve it? Is any treatment is there? What is the problem in my mouth? Give me solutions.

Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist, Chennai
I speak very fast. How I can improve it? Is any treatment is there? What is the problem in my mouth? Give me solutions.
Prolongation technique prolongation technique that means prolong the vowels, syllables and words. Example" caaaarr for car" for more details consult speech therapist. Read the books through prolongation technique. Do this technique for 15 to 20 days to reduce the rate of speech.
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I have been diagnosed with schizophrenia. Is being addicted to tobacco a reason for it? Can I live alone for job at a place away from family?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Tobacco is no contributor to schizophrenia. This disease can be a very debilitating if you do not follow the prescription meticulously. Living alone can be a problem because that will give you opportunity to withdraw, which is ill-advised for this disease. The more you socialize the better but it should be within known circles as far as possible. While social pressures can be stressful, your resolution lies in working in that context to rehabilitee yourself: but familiar people will lessen the pressure a whole lot. If you want to live alone because of your job, you must be in a more functional state psychologically and even then you will need to make friends with a select few soon enough to feel comfortable and have healthy camaraderie in a new setting. Of course you will need to find a suitable counselor and doctor in your that location for professional support.
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I am a smoker from chennai I had been smoking cigerate since last 10 years I want to leave cigerate what should I do now I had been trying since last 1 years but I can't stop smoking.

BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Dear lybrate-user, best way for any deaddiction is gradual tapering it down. Suppose if you are smoking 8-10 cigarettes per day then reduce it to maximum 6 cigarettes per day not more than that. Continue this for 15-20 days and then similarly reduce it down to 4 cigarettes per day then after 15-20 days to 2 likewise. Whenever you like to smoke, try to delay at least 15-30 minutes and gradually increase the time interval. The most important thing is to give your body time to adjust with gradually decreasing nicotine level. Sudden decrease in nicotine level produces withdrawal symptoms. Try this method and if successful let others know. All the best.
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I am having severe depression. Doctor recommend me to take Clonafit plus tablets for 45 days. I have started this prescription since 12 days but still feeling depressed. N feeling sleepy all the day. N also having pain in upper abdomen just below chest. Kindly let me know why this is happening?

M.PHIL - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, MA - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Psychologist, Delhi
I am having severe depression. Doctor recommend me to take Clonafit plus tablets for 45 days. I have started this pre...
As you said you are having severe depression, it takes time for the depression to heal. Medicines are good treatment for depression but they do have side effects depending on various factors. You may be experiencing side effects of medicines for which you should consult your psychiatrist only. Twelve days time is a short period to come to any conclusion that whether treatment is good or not. You have to wait for some more time to see any 'real' effects. Being under depression makes us hopeless and fills us with low confidence. We become pessimistic. I see that this is happening with you regarding your treatment also. You have to keep hopes regarding treatment. Otherwise it will get difficult for you to recover to a normal lifestyle. Stay with the treatment and follow psychiatrist's advice.
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My wife is suffering from thyroid ,so she get depressed so many times. For that reason she doesn't have interest in sex. I had forgotten when we done sex. Even tho I get near her she doesn't show interest in me. How to provoke her? How can she be stable in life. she is only 29 years. We are not enjoying our married, even not enjoy sex. What is the medicine for this problem? How can I bring interest of sex in her?

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
My wife is suffering from thyroid ,so she get depressed so many times. For that reason she doesn't have interest in s...
lybrate-user the problem you have described is ot something which can be simply solved by some medicine. I do hope that she is taking her thyroid medicine. If not, that is the first thing to start with. For related depression and lack of libido you may consult a psychologist which will help you learn some tools which can help your wife. Basically there are some physiological changes which are leading to chemical changes and she is feeling low. So under the guidance of a professional you both can start understanding what is happening and supporting each other in the journey. Should you have any other specific question or concern feel free to contact me. It is difficult to give you more specific answer without knowing detail history. Hope this helps wishing you very best.
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Dear doc, Commonly its said that drinking alcohol (wine & beer) in limited amount is good for health! Is it true? If true then what amount is Good | and if possible can you describe goodness too?

Psychologist, Pune
Dear doc,
Commonly its said that drinking alcohol (wine & beer) in limited amount is good for health!
Is it true? If ...
Hi you r just seventeen and half so your curiosity is understandable. It is also said that life without alcohol/wine keeps you healthy. Choice is urs. Now you need to focus on your goals priorities n not to worry about unwanted things. Exercise regularly study cultivate your hobbies and keep your self mentally fit n healthy. Have fruit juices coconut water. What is gud for health n what is not you have to decide you are an adult do not fall prey to such statements and articles it is always debatable. There are other means and ways to derive goodness ok.
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Hello sirs/madams, I am 29 years old male, feeling mental weakness after doing a little bit work. It may be mental or physical work. I am feeling irritated, tense,anxiety, hurry,wory and painless while doing little bit work. Feeling mentally very weak while doing any work. Could you please suggest me what type of medicine or medication I need to take for fully recovery Thanks in advance.

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Hello sirs/madams,
I am 29 years old male, feeling mental weakness after doing a little bit work. It may be mental or...
Pay attention to your diet and sleep. Do regular exercise. Take B -Complex capsules to get rid of these symptoms and take lots of fresh fruits and vegetables.
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I am 18 year old student. I am studying in class 12th. I have poor memory. So suggests diet and exercise to keep my brain sharp.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Here are several you might try. 1. Keep learning A higher level of education is associated with better mental functioning in old age. Experts think that advanced education may help keep memory strong by getting a person into the habit of being mentally active. Challenging your brain with mental exercise is believed to activate processes that help maintain individual brain cells and stimulate communication among them. Many people have jobs that keep them mentally active, but pursuing a hobby, learning a new skill, or volunteering for a project at work that involves a skill you don?t usually use can function the same way. 2. Use all your senses The more senses you use in learning something, the more of your brain will be involved in retaining the memory. In one study, adults were shown a series of emotionally neutral images, each presented along with a smell. They were not asked to remember what they saw. Later, they were shown a set of images, this time without odors, and asked to indicate which they?d seen before. They had excellent recall for all odor-paired pictures, and especially for those associated with pleasant smells. Brain imaging indicated that the piriform cortex, the main odor-processing region of the brain, became active when people saw objects originally paired with odors, even though the smells were no longer present and the subjects hadn?t tried to remember them. So challenge all your senses as you venture into the unfamiliar. 3. Believe in yourself Myths about aging can contribute to a failing memory. Middle-aged and older learners do worse on memory tasks when they?re exposed to negative stereotypes about aging and memory, and better when the messages are positive about memory preservation into old age. People who believe that they are not in control of their memory function ? joking about ?senior moments? too often, perhaps ? are less likely to work at maintaining or improving their memory skills and therefore are more likely to experience cognitive decline. If you believe you can improve and you translate that belief into practice, you have a better chance of keeping your mind sharp. 4. Prioritize your brain use If you don?t need to use mental energy remembering where you laid your keys or the time of your granddaughter?s birthday party, you?ll be better able to concentrate on learning and remembering new and important things. Take advantage of calendars and planners, maps, shopping lists, file folders, and address books to keep routine information accessible. Designate a place at home for your glasses, purse, keys, and other items you use often. 5. Repeat what you want to know When you want to remember something you?ve just heard, read, or thought about, repeat it out loud or write it down. That way, you reinforce the memory or connection. For example, if you?ve just been told someone?s name, use it when you speak with him or her: ?So, John, where did you meet Camille?? 6. Space it out Repetition is most potent as a learning tool when it?s properly timed. It?s best not to repeat something many times in a short period, as if you were cramming for an exam. Instead, re-study the essentials after increasingly longer periods of time ? once an hour, then every few hours, then every day. Spacing out periods of study is particularly valuable when you are trying to master complicated information, such as the details of a new work assignment.
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My mom is 78 years old, physically healthy and active. But since last two years she has psychological problems like she always afraid that someone is after her always, tease her, try to kill her and always want to see her wherever she is. Now the person is a group of people who are after her. I took her to psychiatrist, he gave her medicine, but after taking that she became so fragile n weak and always sleeps. Then she discontinued the medicine. After that with a consultation of gynae she started taking lybotrip 10 in the night. Now her condition is deteriorating. Kindly guide and suggest some light medicine.

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
My mom is 78 years old, physically healthy and active. But since last two years she has psychological problems like s...
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops. Buy this from a shop who sells original medicines. Mix 5 drops of white chestnut + 5 drops of aspen + 5 drops of cherry plum + 5 drops of mimulus. Add these to 100 ml water and drink every 12 hours. Take this for 3 months. If any problems consult me online. These are symptoms of schizophrenia.
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Homeopathic Treatment for Depression

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Sexologist, Hyderabad
Homeopathic Treatment for Depression

Depression is a mental state which is not easily identified in its early stages; it is evident only when the symptoms become obvious. You may overlook it as a passing phase, and assume it to be normal. The people around you may also get used to the symptoms and accommodate accordingly. This can make the identification of depression even more complicated. Homeopathic treatments are entirely natural and do not carry any side effects. They are holistic treatments that get rid of the cause instead of just treating the symptoms of depression. The various homeopathic remedies for depression are:

  1. For anxiety related depression: Aconite is a homeopathic remedy that is used in the treatment of anxiety. The symptoms that it is used to treat are the ones, which occur suddenly and make you extremely pessimistic. For acute panic attacks, this medicine is very effective. Some other medicines that are also used to treat anxiety are Argentum Nitricum and Arsenic album.
  2. For depression in teenagers: Kali phos is a very effective homeopathic remedy for treating depression in teenagers, the causes of which are usually hormonal changes and high levels of stress. In some cases, depression may also be triggered by genetic factors. Ignatia is also used to treat depression in teenagers.
  3. Stress related depression: Kali phos is used to treat stress-related depression. It also helps in treating fatigue with homeopathy.
  4. Insomnia that results from depression: To remedy insomnia resulting from depression, you can opt for Kali Phos and Coffea Cruda.
  5. Severe depression: If the symptoms of depression are very severe and include suicidal tendencies, Aurum Metallicum may be recommended.
  6. Depression resulting from menopause: It is common for a woman to undergo a phase(s) of depression during menopause. The homeopathic remedies that are used in the treatment of this condition are Lachesis and sepia.
  7. Seasonal affective disorder: This type of disorder usually occurs during the winter season. The treatment for this disorder is prescribed after a proper diagnosis of the symptoms. Ignatia is a remedy that is usually recommended.
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