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Dr. M. Srinivasa

MBBS

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

500 at clinic
Dr. M. Srinivasa MBBS Psychiatrist, Bangalore
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. M. Srinivasa is a renowned Psychiatrist in Laggere, Bangalore. He has done MBBS. You can consult Dr. M. Srinivasa at Spandana Health Care in Laggere, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. M. Srinivasa on Lybrate.com.

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I am a student of m-tech final year in west bengal and preparing to go for us for my phd. I have a group of childhood friends of 5 people. Unfortunately, after being a good addicted people of education and career of our own, we mistakenly get badly addicted to cough syrups of codeine composition. We are all post graduate guys and want a happy stable life in future so please do help feeling like us a your family and guide us to get rid of it. Please!

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Codeine is an opiate and is addictive. When you try to leave it, there may be some withdrawal symptoms like agitation, anxiety, insomnia etc. Depending on the severity of the dependence, the withdrawal symptoms vary. You need to consult a doctor and treatment of withdrawal symptoms symptomatically. Cognitive behavioral therapy also could be used. Take care.

I quite alcohol & tobacco from about 1year, and from last 6 months I feel heavy body, what could be the reason and what should I do? I'm 26 year old & diabetic.

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I quite alcohol & tobacco from about 1year, and from last 6 months I feel heavy body, what could be the reason and wh...
Please do not worry. You left smoking before 6 months. Therefore, the present problem do not have any connection with quitting smoking. Diabetics could be one reason. Please consult your diabetologist. Take care.

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Tobacco stains teeth and significantly increases the risk of gum disease and oral cancer. If you smoke or use chewing tobacco, consider quitting. Counsel your kids not to start.

i have ocd and RLS for which i have been having paroxetine 20mg for about 15 years and primapex 0.5 mg for about 2 years. kindly tell me if these have an effect on my sexual life as i have problems getting an erection. i am an 50 years old male

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Paroxetine can cause sexual problems including difficulty in erection. Please consult your psychiatrist and discuss your concerns. He may ask you to change the drug or add another drug to overcome your erectile problem. In addition other causes of erectile dysfunction also have to be evaluated.

I am 27 year old. I think I suffer OCD please suggestions what I do for confirm. And please Dr. Suggestions for treatment.

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Ocd can present it self in many ways. To be sure make a visit to a psychiatrist with symptoms and not with diagnosis. It will be helpful to you.

I want to look more mature. By looks and much more without any surgeons. I want you to suggest me what to do for becoming more mature. I don't study can't concentrate in studies. What can I do. I sometimes act like foolishly.

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Dear Please Take 1 dose of Homoeopathic Medicine that is Baryta Carb 1 m.Means 6 small pills that is Medicated Globules with 20 no. Size.Early in Morning before & after 20 not take any food or meal. One follow up after One Month. Before Medicine you can drink some water. For routine use always drink Luke warm Water with Honey 1TSF &Lemon Juice 2TSF once in Morning for 3 Month. Avoid fast food & stale food. Use sprouts & fruits when feels Hungery. U have to join Yoga Or Art of Living

I used to smoke. What should I do to left this bad habit?

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Just the fact that you want to give up smoking is a good starting point. The habit can be very difficult to halt because of the many conditions attached to smoking. In fact these conditions can exist all through the day unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chewing gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine chewing gum or nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces substantially. You may also join smokers anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i. E. At least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here? s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world? you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest. All the damage you incurred earlier because of the smoking can be reverted back to normal in quick time.

Sir, I am 43 years old , worked as Asst. Project Manager in a infrastructure company. One year before I left my professional job from that day I can not concentrate in any work, and I can not think anything positively . So, please tell me what append to me.

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I am 43 years old , worked as Asst. Project Manager in a infrastructure company. One year before I left my profe...
Hello! I can understand you hv gone through professional loss as an assistant manager. You must be feeling hopeless and disheartened at this juncture. It is important to deal with the crisis. So important to share your thoughts and feelings what you re going through, then it is going to help to deal with your crisis. It is our negative and self defeating thoughts that create the negative feelings within. All the best!

Hi, this question is regarding my husband .He is heavily addicted to alcohol. We have tried everything to get him out of alcohol but all in vein. I just wanted to know is there any medicine to help him get rid of alcohol.

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You should enroll him in organizations like Alcohol Anonymous. Where there are groups of people with similar problems. They discuss, express there problems and also share stories how they got out of it. This acts as effective tools for behavior modification and de-addiction.

My friend is in depression. Its affecting his studies as he feels that he is not having potential to do engineering but he is smart enough as I know. He enjoys dancing n listening 2 music but what he should do?

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My friend is in depression. Its affecting his studies as he feels that he is not having potential to do engineering b...
Dear lybrate-user. The best thing you can do now is to motivate him for a counseling session. Take care.

Sir/madam I have weather phobia. When storm come I afraid very much. Negative thoughts come to my mind. And I unable to concentrate on any thing. Today weather is not good all the day I have chest pain headache. Please solve my problem.

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Homoeopathic medicine------------ rhododendron 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 1 drop direct on tongue twice daily for 15 days and report me thereafter--------------

I have ocd what I do I use daily tablets but no effect.

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Hello. Ocd is chronic disorder. Taking tablets is not good enough, one needs to take medicines in right dosage and combination. Also you should receive psychotherapy. The combination of both produces the best result. Good luck.

I speak very less. So. How can I improve my speaking skills and can interact with others confidently. I am quite boring also so what shall I do to be more interesting.

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Don't feel guilty don't consider your self as a weak person, boring person please be confident always read good and inspiring books swami vivekanand's books are the best please read them practice for speaking your self do yoga pranayam and meditation daily avoid excessive thinking take cap tagar by himalaya 2 at night re consult after 15 days.

I am on thyronorm tablets ,since last 1 week I am feeling very lethargic and have body pain all over,please advice,I am 38 years old female,with 2 kids.

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This could be initial reduction in TSH leading to a reduced thyroxin level and this may take sometime to settle. Check your Thyroid Function. Coincidentally you may have flu like symptoms and can take paracetamol.

My memory power is getting down day by day. I don't know what is happening. Most of the time my mood swings, I am depressed and stressed. I am getting over excited or being calm. I am not able to maintain balance between them. Can you say me the better ways to improve concentration and memory.

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YOu may have depressive illness and medication is needed. Generally CONCENTRATION TIPS Here’s some tips to get into a state of deep concentration where work / or studies flow easily so that you can do well in examinations/ and or do your work well. 1) Cut Off the Noise Getting into a state of concentration can take at least fifteen minutes. If you are getting distracted every five, you can’t possibly focus entirely on your work. Request that people don’t interrupt you when working on a big project. If you are required to answer phones and drop-in’s immediately, schedule work when the office is less busy. 2) Structure Your Environment The place you work can have an impact on your ability to focus. Try to locate yourself so you are facing potential distractions such as doors, phones or windows. This way you can take a glance to assess sounds that would otherwise break your focus. 3) Clarify Objectives Know what your goal is clearly before you start. If you aren’t sure what the end result is, the confusion will make it impossible to focus. 4) Divide Blobs. If you have a large project that needs work, clearly identify a path that you will use to get started working on it. If the sequence of actions isn’t obvious, it will be difficult to concentrate. Taking a few minutes to plan not only your end result, but the order you will complete any steps, can save hours in wasted thinking. 5) Know the Rules Get clear on what the guidelines are for the task ahead. What level of quality do you need? What standards do you need to follow? What constraints are there? If the rules aren’t clear from the outset, you will slip out of concentration as you ponder them later. 6) Set a Deadline Deadlines have both advantages and disadvantages when trying to force concentration. A deadline can make it easier to forget the non-essential and speed up your working time. If you give yourself only an hour to design a logo, you will keep it simple and avoid fiddling with extravagant designs. Time limits have disadvantages when they cause you to worry about the time you have left instead of the task itself. 7) Break down Roadblocks Roadblocks occur whenever you hit a tricky problem in your work. This can happen when you run out of ideas or your focus wavers. Break down roadblocks by brainstorming or planning on a piece of paper. Writing out your thought processes can keep you focused even if you might become frustrated. 8) Isolate Yourself Become a hermit and stay away from other people if you want to get work done. Unless your work is based on other people they will only break your focus. Create a private space and refuse to talk to anyone until your work is finished. Put a sign on your door to steer away drop-ins and don’t answer your phone. 9) Healthy Body, Sharper Mind What you put into your body affects the way you concentrate. Nobody would expect peak performance if they showed up drunk to work. But if you allow yourself to get chronic sleep deprivation, overuse stimulants like caffeine or eat dense, fatty foods your concentration will suffer. Try to cut out one of your unhealthy habits for just thirty days to see if there is a difference in your energy levels. I’ve found even small steps can create dramatic changes in my ability to focus. 10) Be Patient Before I write an article, I often sit at my desk for a fifteen or twenty minutes before I put finger on the keyboard. During this time I feel a strong urge to leave or do something else. But I know that if I am patient, I’ll stumble upon an idea to write about and enter a state of flow. Without a little patience, you can’t take advantage of flow when it rushed through you. If you need strong concentration I recommend periods of 90-120 minutes. Any less than that and you will waste too much time getting started before the flow can continue. More than this is possible to sustain focus, but you will probably benefit from a quick break. These are the general guidelines for concentration, studying well or doing your job. Regards.

Paranoid Personality Disorder: Signs, Causes and Treatment

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There are a number of mental disorders and conditions that may affect the psyche of a person, due to various reasons including hormonal changes, environmental factors and even genetic conditions. Paranoid Personality Disorder is one such condition that gives rise to eccentric behavioral patterns. This may make the patient seem odd or even strange to others. Here are the signs, causes and various forms of treatment available for this condition.

Symptoms and Signs

Most of the patients suffering from this disorder are completely convinced that there is nothing wrong with their behavior and everyone around them are conniving against them with ulterior motives of bringing them down. This will make them highly suspicious individuals with intense trust issues. They also become angry and violent very soon and usually do not have a justified reason for such temper tantrums. These patients will also be detached and isolated socially, with hardly any friends and relationships. They will also have trouble seeing their own problems and flaws, which can keep them from having meaningful relationships.

Causes

The cause of this disorder is not known as yet. There is much ongoing research in this field. It is widely believed that this disorder is born due to a combination of biological factors and other environmental factors that may have conditioned the brain in a negative manner. Chemical and hormonal imbalances are known to be at the core of many such disorders. Also, it may be seen in people who come from a family of Schizophrenic patients. Trauma experienced during one's childhood can also lead to the onset of this disorder.

Treatment

One of the most effective forms of treatment for this disorder includes therapy. Talk therapy or CBT which is also known as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a form of discussion based therapy that can help the patient in talking about his or her feelings. These are then analysed in a clinical setting with the intervention of a trained psychiatrist or psychologist who will help the patient in pointing out abnormal behavior. This kind of therapy also helps in reaching the root cause of the issue that may have caused this condition in the first place. By doing so, there is a better chance of treating this cause and thus changing the attitude of the patient. This will help in steering the patient towards more normal behavior in the long run. This kind of therapy will have to take place over a long period of time before the results begin to show up in the day to day living and functioning of the patient. Anti-depressants and anti psychotics may also be prescribed.
Paranoid Personality Disorder: Signs, Causes and Treatment

What is bipolar illness and what are the symptoms ?

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It is a mood disorder which consists of depression and mania. You experience depressive mood at times, and high energy at other times. When you experience depression, you get lethargic, more negative, have suicidal thoughts, less sleep, aloofness, less communication. When you are at high mood, you engage in lots of activities, spends lots of money, talk a lot and irrelevant, inflated self esteem.

I want 2 know hw 2 keep my anger n depression in control as I can't change my present circumstances. My husband served me a notice of divorce after 12 years of marriage when I was staying with him. I ws forced 2 leave d house wth my son n since then I am living in a rented accommodation. I become angry n get headache which lasts for a. Couple of days, insomnia when I see him in court as we r litigating. I am unable 2 forgive him for hw he has got rid of me n my son. He doesn't want 2 pay a penny n is harassing me n my son. I want 2 keep my cool n fight d cases with him. My problem. Is that I keep ruminating about hw he Conspired against me. Tell me how can I manage 2 keep my my cool without giving too much thought 2 his misdeeds n behaviour in court. I hv understood that this marriage ws a fraud 2 extort money frm me n now he is not interested in his family. I try 2 meditate but feel my head heavy n am unable 2 focus well.

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I want 2 know hw 2 keep my anger n depression in control as I can't change my present circumstances. My husband serve...
Hi Ms. Lybrate-user, you are going through a tough time indeed. However, first and foremost you need to de-stress yourself and relax so that you can think well and act prudently on the steps next. I would advise you to remain mentally strong as you already are, believe in yourself, and have faith and hope that there always is light at the end of the tunnel, however dark the tunnel may appear to be at present. Practicing mindfulness meditation can also help you relax, de-stress and keep you focused even during these tough times. You may have a flight of disturbing thoughts initially but slowly you will get to do better and be able to control your mind/ thought pattern well. A trip to some hill station or some scenic natural place can possibly help you relax, rejuvenate, think clearly and have a fresh perspective. Simultaneously, do keep up your dietary habits, lifestyle & hobbies and try enjoying every moment of your life irrespective. Its indeed important that you stay psycho-socially active too. Should you still have issues keeping calm and focus, you can always seek help from a psychologist who can clinically evaluate and put you on anxiolytics suitably, should it require so. Hope this helps. Do take care, and all the very best.

I want to quit smoking. how it's possible? I am smoking from last 10 year. My age now is 26 years.

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Dear, tobacco is addictive. Cigarette also contains 4000+ carcinogenic chemicals other than nicotine. The best method is to leave it and continue with your will power. There are other methods like nicotine replacement therapy and pharmacotherapy combined. If you? re ready to stop smoking and willing to get the support you need, you can recover from nicotine addiction and abuse abuse? no matter how bad the addiction or how powerless you feel. The first step in treating nicotine addiction is accepting that you have a problem. Confronting an addiction and accepting responsibility for your actions isn? t easy. But it? s a necessary step on the road to treatment and recovery. You should then consult a psychiatrist / psychologist who fill follow this treatment. 1. Detoxification using medicines. 2. Behavior modification with the help of therapies. 3. Counseling. 4. Medication to sustain and 5. Long term support. These given steps are essential for any addict to get effectively rid of smoking. Therefore, you need to stick to the treatment plan and cooperate with your psychiatrist / psychologist. Take care.

Sir, I would like to tell you that I am suffering from stress, tension, and most of the time headache due to my professional life. I am not getting my salary on time and fund received long by long time that's why I always feel bed, I feel nothing is good, always thinking about the problem. Please tell me how to deal with this problem. Please sir please.

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Sir, I would like to tell you that I am suffering from stress, tension, and most of the time headache due to my profe...
Yu need to stress control and if possible you can change job where you get salary in time .Also you are depressed and antidepressant can also be used for a short while
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