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Dr. Mahesh Gowda

DPM, DNB

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

13 Years Experience  ·  400 at clinic
Dr. Mahesh Gowda DPM, DNB Psychiatrist, Bangalore
13 Years Experience  ·  400 at clinic
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Dr. Mahesh is one of the best Psychiatrists in Nandini yaout, rajajinagar, Bangalore. He is currently practising at Spandana Health Care in Nandini Layout and rajajinagar Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Mahesh and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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DPM, DNB - Nimhans - 2004
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Kannada
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I'm unable to remember what I read in studies, is there any stuff required to remember everything in reading like reading with subconscious mind or with complete concentration or by eating any dry foods which helps in remembering something like that. please show me the way which overcomes my problem.

MSC Human Development , Hypnotherapy , Special Educator , ms- counselling and physiotherapy, Applied psychology Hons
Psychologist, Faridabad
You need a concentrative mind only and for it you have to make a routine of day to day plan of study. Make it as simple as you can handle. Do not eat fast food and don't drink tea, coffee and cold drinks try to eat healthy food eat sprouts, little quantity of dry fruits and simple dal chapaati and sabzi. You can do breathing and relaxation exercise to keep your self relax and fresh. You can do some brain games to improve your mind sharpness. Try to learn any musical instrument and any other language. Or you can play chess or doing drawing and colouring. It will make sharp your mind.
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Sir I'm 25 years old. I'm love failure. Im very stressed and even shivering of my hands and body. So what to do.

MSC Human Development , Hypnotherapy , Special Educator , ms- counselling and physiotherapy, Applied psychology Hons
Psychologist, Faridabad
You are not a failure, this is your learning period take it as a challenge of your life. Give a positive answer to life for this. Show your strength and positivity. This is not the end this is beginning of your new life. When you feel week take some deep breaths and do breathing or relaxation exercise. You can go for a nature walk in morning or evening at any time. This will keep your mind fresh. Join yoga or any meditation centre it will give strength to your mind and body. Be positive you will be ok soon. If you want any help from us you can contact us.
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When I was small I use to faint on one ocassion of the other. At the age of 19, I developed some unpleasantness in my body. I was told that it is not stomch problem rather schizophrenia. I took medicine and did a lot of exercise I became normal. Subsequently, at the age 31 the same problem replapsed. This lasted for two years & medicine and exercise were of no help. Subsequently, I improved through some homepathic medicine. At the age of 50, the same problem began and I fainted on several ocassions. After thinking it to be again a' psychiatric problem, I was told that it is' seizure. I took medicine for 4 years but all through I was not the same self. When the doctor reduced medicine the seizure once again recurred. At age of 56 years I am both on psychiatric medicine (nexito 10) and neurological medicine (3 eptoin & 1-2 lacoset). What is the problem with me? is it going to last for the remaining years of my life? does schizophernia at an earlier stage becomes epilepsy in the later stage of life? as per horroscope moon means mind and 6th house means desease. My simple strength moon is the 6th house. Moon also means mother. My sister was born 11 months after my birth and hence separated. When I was borne there was heavy rain and there was moon in the sky. On fool moon day i. E. Lunar the lunatics in an assylum are told to see the full moon.

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist,
Are you sure with your diagnosis. Kindly consult psychologist first. I think you fell down be cause of only epilepsy. But I dont feel it will be schizophernia.
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I am writing medical entrance this year. I feel really tensed because the ex daye is coming close. Can you suggest me a way to get rid of this tension?

Certification in ADHD in children and adolescents, Clinical Assessment and treatment of depression in primary care, BHMS
Homeopath, Amravati
Hi lybrate-user, happy to read that you are interested in medical. Anyway here are few easy tips to make you feel relax. 1. Take deep breaths when anxious. 2. Never get sleep deprived before exams. 8 hrs of sleep is must. 3. Keep studies before hand. So the stress is less. 4. Drink a lot of water to keep hydrated. 5. Keep faith on yourselves. You can do it, will do it, have it. Practice it and share the results.
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Is there any treatment for diabetic retinopathy and vitreous hemorrhage in Ayurveda. Pls tell m m very depressed by this. Don't wnt surgery.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr. Lybrate-user, diabetic retinopathy is a serious complication of diabetes. Particularly occurs if blood sugar level is not well controlled for a long time. Hyperglycemia affects small blood vessels of retina and blocks them creating lack of oxygen. This leads to development of new blood vessels which are fragile and bleed blocking the vision or shrivel and cause detachment of retina. Only treatment for this is laser therapy, or certain injections in to the eye or if needed surgery (vitriectomy). In other medical practices there is no treatment for this problem. Strict blood glucose control is also very essential part of the treatment. Please go through appropriate treatment. Getting depressed is not going to benefit. Thanks.
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In day I always have some headache and my mental power being less like sometime I loss my concentration while I'm studying so what to do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
If you have recurrent attack of headache 1.It could be a tension headache due to anxiety/stress, inadequate sleep , Low BP/High BP,migraine, prolonged use of cell phone/computer, chronic anaemia, refractive error,chronic sinusitis, organic brain lesion 2.Avoid stress, physical and mental exertion, ,have adequate sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily in the night 3.Go for regular exercise 4.Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 5.Check for refractive error, sinusitis Hemoglobin, BP 6. Avoid prolonged use of cell phone/computer 7.Consult Neurologist to rule out other causes of headache , if required take a CT scan of head to exclude any brain lesion 8. consult me for further advice
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I am staying separate from wife for about 5 years now due to legal issues. Now when the case is about to come to an end chances are becoming to get reunited. Apart from her mental/ emotional state. Is there any way to make out if she was leading active sexual life in past 5 years.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
If you want to accept her, accept her completely then there should be no room of how she has been in those 5 years. Apart from that you need to trust her to build your relationship again, otherwise just let it go because this doubt may always be there and may lead to unhealthy relationship.
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Hello I am 32 year old male. I am suferr low self esteem and confidence. I can not able to talk with someone whom I thought like to talk the way.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Hi Mr. Lybrate-user it's all part of our personality it varies. Some people are too extrovert some hesitant. But yes it can be challanging you should learn the skills and techniques that you can use to deal with people effectively which will build your confidence. Make eye to eye contact and be well spoken. It does not require much but practice of those skills. Consult a psychologist for same. All the best.
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My memory power is decreasing day by day. L am forgetting day to day things. What should I eat and do to increase my memory power?

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. You are a student. At your age, memory problems like amnesia, dementia etc are not possible. Don't worry. Green vegetables and nuts are good for memory. Physical activity also helps. Take care.
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I am suffering from memory loss. Is there any treatment for this? How can we prevent it.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I suspect that the adolescent issues with regard to hormones may be affecting your ability to concentrate and remember. When the hormones play up, it lasts for a period of close to two years and during that time you could be influenced by three signs directly impacted by the chemical: you will tend to become aggressive and rebellious, you will become sexually active, and you will have acne and pimple problems. The hormonal imbalances may not only impact your memory because of the chemical but also bring some distractions that come with it. But you may work on the following even if the hormones kick in: Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem-solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive oil instead, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning, at least, five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. There is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position, you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. There is some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling too. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid sugar and junk food.
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I am a student. From last 10 days I am feeling stress. When I sit for study my mind diverts here and there. What should I do?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear, diversion of mind is not only from stress. Stress may be one factor. 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.
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Hai am Sanjeev. Am suffering from stammering problem since my childhood. My age 26. Is there any treatment to solve permanently. Pls help me. Send valuable suggestions. than you.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hello, This problem can be solved by Collection of Exercises, Speech therapy, treatment and home cure 1.Exercises are effective in treatment of physiological causes of stammering. In general, exercises are meant to provide strength to the organs associated with speech including tongue, lips, jaw, trachea and lungs. Kindly consult to good speech therapy clinic 2.Deep breathing exercise are very effective 3.chewing Indian gooseberry, Almonds, Black pepper, Cinnamon and dried dates are known to clear speech congestion 4.This problem can be solved by Meditation i can give you address of rajyoga meditation center near your house (this is free of cost)
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Hi. Doctor. I am a engineering student. I am very week in study. I am looking some brain booster pills. Can I use maxgalin 150. Or any other pills can you help me.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
This medication is an anticonvulsant and neuropathic pain agent, prescribed for partial seizures; management of postherpetic neuralgia (nerve pain caused by the varicella zoster virus); management of fibromyalgia (a condition where the patient has muscle and connective tissue pain). If you are weak in studies it may be lack of concentration or personal disturbances. Medicine may not help much. Still some safe mind booster (as they claim) can be tried. You need to be in touch with me privately is better.
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Sir I have anxiety disorder diagnosed an year ago. Now panic attacks are vanished but still worry and irritation is present. I am 24 year male. I don't want to be on medicines. How to recover completely. Please help me and guide me. Thankyou.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Not everyone who worries a lot has an anxiety disorder. You may be anxious because of an overly demanding schedule, lack of exercise or sleep, pressure at home or work, or even from too much coffee. The bottom line is that if your lifestyle is unhealthy and stressful, you’re more likely to feel anxious—whether or not you actually have an anxiety disorder. So if you feel like you worry too much, take some time to evaluate how well you’re caring for yourself. Do you make time each day for relaxation and fun? Are you getting the emotional support you need? Are you taking care of your body? Are you overloaded with responsibilities? Do you ask for help when you need it? If your stress levels are through the roof, think about how you can bring your life back into balance. There may be responsibilities you can give up, turn down, or delegate to others. If you’re feeling isolated or unsupported, find someone you trust to confide in. Just talking about your worries can make them seem less frightening. Take care of yourself Connect with others. Loneliness and isolation set the stage for anxiety. Decrease your vulnerability by reaching out to others. Make it a point to see friends, join a self-help or support group, or share your worries and concerns with a trusted loved one. Practice relaxation techniques. When practiced regularly, relaxation techniques such as mindfulness meditation, progressive muscle relaxation, and deep breathing can reduce anxiety symptoms and increase feelings of relaxation and emotional well-being. Exercise regularly. Exercise is a natural stress buster and anxiety reliever. To achieve the maximum benefit, aim for at least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise on most days. Get enough sleep. A lack of sleep can exacerbate anxious thoughts and feelings, so try to get seven to nine hours of quality sleep a night. If you struggle with sleep, adopting smart sleep habits can make a big difference. Be smart about caffeine and alcohol. If you struggle with anxiety, you may want to consider reducing your caffeine intake or cutting it out completely. Same with alcohol, which can make anxiety worse. Train your brain to stay calm. Worrying is a mental habit you can learn how to break. Strategies such as creating a worry period, challenging anxious thoughts, and learning to accept uncertainty can significantly reduce anxiety and fear.
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I am 40 year old male, just stopped smoking for 3 weeks now. I am still having the urge but typically made up my mind not to touch cigarettes any more. How long does it take it take for the urge to go get into zero factor.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Congratulations on stopping the smoking. Every day is important in containing this habit. If you are looking at a point zero for total absence of the urge, you are looking at an abstinence of three years without relapse. Here? s a piece of very good advice however: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world? you can start the cessation all over again? but the three years from the new date must be your starting point for the three-year layoff. The body has a lasting memory and even after three years you could start the habit and get into addictive levels easily. I am only saying that the urge will disappear after three years of smoke-free abstinence. I hope that is clear. The true resolution to the addiction lies in a concept called the script issue, which will resolve why you are killing yourself by slow poisoning and give you better reasons and drive to quit. Since you have bp, smoking is contraindicative and there must have been other factors driving you to be so harmful to yourself. Of course I do not know for how long you have been in this habit. 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.
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I feel sick after every 4-5 day. I suddenly lose my confidence without any reason. Tension increase even for very very small problem. I can not sleep well at night for continuous 3-4 days after every near about 15 days. What is main reason of my all above mentioned problems?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
The reason could be just stress. 1. avoid caffeine found in coffee,tea , chocolate,cola,and some pain relievers.[four to six hours before bedtime.] 2. quiet, dark, and cool environment can help promote sound sleep. . [Use heavy curtains, or an eye mask to block light, and also keeping computers, TVs, and other work materials out of the room will help promote mental bonding between your bedroom and sleep] 3. Avoid stressful, stimulating activities like doing work, discussing emotional issues. Physically and psychologically stressful activities can cause the body to secrete the stress hormone cortisol, which is associated with increasing alertness.
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My Husband last 19 year taking tobacco like Shekhar, Rajnigandha, Tulsi. But now a days he trying to quit. I am fearing for cancer. I want to diagnose any problem will be arise? He is 34 years old.

Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling (PGDPC, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, Certified NLP Expert (California, USA), MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Yes, your concern is right. Tobacco products abuse may lead to oral and throat carcinoma. He must quit his addiction at the earliest. All family members should persuade him to do that with positive attitude and motivate him. There are medicines which can be used to get faster results.
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From many years my BP comes 90/130 and some times 85/135 and 40 also. I have anxiety problem from many years. Taking alprex. 25 mg sos. I should take BP medicine or not.

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 . I suggest, your physician will be able to give you correct advise on behalf of your hypertension. From the point of physical safety, continuing with 5 mg or 10 mg hypertension medicine will not be harmful. Anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. These feelings may cause physical symptoms, such as a racing heart and shakiness. There are a number of anxiety disorders: including generalized anxiety disorder, a specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, and panic disorder among others. While each has its own characteristics and symptoms, they all include symptoms of anxiety. I need to know more about your anxiety so that I will be able to diagnose it properly and provide you counseling and psychotherapy to overcome and manage your anxiety
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I am 26 year old female, studying, I have a serious relationship issue with someone, for whom I have fallen, and we had physical intimacy. For me it is serious, but I am not so sure about him, as he always says I am trying. He is still into his last relationship, but he is not in contact with her. I somehow don't know how to act, and it is affecting my professional life a lot, and I am getting addicted to smoke and alcohol. It would be grateful if you give some solution.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I guess you took the relationship seriously, but this guy isn't. Am not sure if he would last til the end. U too take it easy, reduce alcohol and smoking and concentrate on your career, and don't spoil your health. Ask him Decisively about his intentions, if he is serious, ask him to marry u. All the best.
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