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Dr. P S Ahalya

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

300 at clinic
Dr. P S Ahalya Psychiatrist, Bangalore
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Sir, I am a boy 15 years old , what should be consumed to improve memory power and to stay focused on studies.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
7 Lifestyle-Based Ways to Improve Your Memory Eat Right. The foods you eat – and don't eat – play a crucial role in your memory. . Exercise. . Stop Multitasking. . Get a Good Night's Sleep. . Play Brain Games. . Master a New Skill. . Try Mnemonic Devices.
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My brother has epilepsy disease what should I do to completely reduced the disease from his life he is only 8 years old sir plse give me some suggestions.

DM - Neurology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Neurologist, Faridabad
Epilepsy has many causes and depending upon the cause the duration of treatment is decided which may vary from 2 years to lifelong and there's no short cut in the treatment of epilepsy.
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I am 34 years old and studying for some competitive exams, but I feel pressure in my mind while solving the online questions and because of that could not solve the questions in the proper manner, but ,please guide me what can 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
I am 34 years old and studying for some competitive exams, but I feel pressure in my mind while solving the online qu...
Dear Lybrate user. I can understand. This is a problem with many students who prepare for competitive exams. Why worry about exams if you are prepared well? This worry simply shows that you are not prepared well. I suggest online stress counseling. Take care.
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Please suggest Any home remedies for anxiety and stress.

D.C.A.H, F.C.G.P., P.G.D.I.H, F.I.C.A. (USA), M.B.B.S.
Psychiatrist,
This is all stress and worries of life. You may be having insecurities and fear. Just relax. Ask yourself what bothers you? have a positive self-talk, and learn what are those things you don't like. You need to accept your self and move on. You need to take care of your lifestyle and learn to be happy. If you cant do it yourself, meet a life coach/ stress management super-specialist like me. Once you open your heart out, you will feel free and begin to fly in life. I assure you that I can manage this and help u. Want to meet/speak to connect me.
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My mother sometimes have cold , cough and because of that sometimes she has problem in breathing ,pain in body and indigestion .can you tell me any ayurvedic or home made remedies.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My mother sometimes have cold , cough and because of that sometimes she has problem in breathing ,pain in body and in...
Dear lybrateuser, -She should avoid cold fluids, have more of warm fluids like water, tea, coffee, soup -do steam inhalation 2-3 times a day & warm salt water gargles three times a day -she can take one teaspoon of honey in one glass of warm water -mix half teaspoon of haldi & pinch of kesar in one glass of warm milk -avoid spicy, sour & fried foods, she should have more of fruits & vegetables including green leafy & seasonal ones & make them with onions & garlic.
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What should we must do to increase our mind concentration as daily routine?

Psychologist,
You will have to learn time management and ability to say a polite no. You must assess and allot right amount of time and shut out all other contact / disturbances and concentrate on the task. Do the task, if possible in small manageable pieces.
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Physiotherapist, Chennai
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A recent study conducted by sahgrenska academy university of gothenburg sweden has found that diabetes medication can be used to treat alcohol dependence.
Researchers found that a medication that resembles the hormone glp-1 which is used to treat type 2 diabetes as well as obesity could also be used to treat alcohol dependence
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I am suffering from Generalised Anxiety disorder since a long time. How can it be cured?

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
You can meet a counsellor and talk about your anxiety disorder. Worrying a lot is due to unpreparedness for the events that you foresee in the future. No one can be fully prepared for everything, but still whatever you know that will happen for sure, you can start preparing yourself mentally and skill wise to help you meet that challenge. Somethings are beyond our control, and that is the truth. Prepare yourself for these kinds of eventualities. Counselling will help you to modify your dysfunctional thinking styles and opt for more helpful thoughts that will help you feel more confident and in control of yourself and your surroundings. Also get it diagnosed from a psychiatrist if you haven't done it already. You might need some medication too.
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I'm suffering from depression (anxiety disorder). Symptoms - oversleep, appetite issues. Kindly suggest ways to get rid of this illness.

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
Panic attacks and anxiety disorder can be managed with the help of psychotherapy, meditation, exercise and life style changes. Please post a private question to me with every detail. I will help you. Take care.
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When I start studying I am stuck up with a single topic whole time. And not so concentrated toooo. What can I do for 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 are 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 junk food.
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Hi, I am student 15 years old And my father is not so good and he always angry on me and he creates mental problems for me. What is the cure? Please suggest.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
Hi, I am student 15 years old And my father is not so good and he always angry on me and he creates   mental problems...
You are a teenager and he may not want you to do some things that you would be doing. If you are doing some things that are potentially harmful for you then you might want to think through your actions. But if they are of exploratory nature and will not potentiallly harm you or others, then having a word with your father would be important to let him know of your intentions. If you also get angry with him, then he would be seeing it as disrespect. You can talk assertively next time and take responsibility of your actions as well. He might be worried about your future, so if you behave and act responsibly then probably he will see your point and back off. Counselling helps children and parents to communicate more effectively with fewer breakdowns in communication. Children could find out what they want from life and learn skills and tips to safely make a space for themselves in their world of friends and other people.
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Feeling Uncertain and Unsure! Boost Your Self-confidence With These Tips

DNB, DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Feeling Uncertain and Unsure! Boost Your Self-confidence With These Tips

“The most beautiful thing you can wear is your confidence” -Blake Lively

At a certain point in our lives, we are all swept off our feet by the storm of doubt, so much so that we refuse to rest our trust and faith in our very own selves. But that is where being silently confident comes in. Confident people are optimistic, even in the face of adversities and tend to confront their fears head-on, no matter what. Take a leaf out of their book; here are a few tips to lift your esteem to its pinnacle.

  1. You need to keep off all the negativity: In life, you would be surrounded by people who would want to pull you down, taint your morale by unconstructive and unnecessary criticism. Maintain your dignity and distance from them who do not give you good vibes.
  2. Enhance your Image: Remember. body language maketh a man. The things you do and the thoughts you think speak louder than words. So, never forget to carry that wry smile by the side of your lips, whenever you encounter something seemingly insurmountable. Your posture, your firm handshake, your way of looking straight into the eyes of a person while dealing with him/her, can all go a surprisingly long way in upping your confidence.Composure and calmness are the keys to greatness.
  3. Never give-up: Failures are life lessons in your path of success and the true spirit lies not in never falling, but dragging yourself up each time you fall. Hence never accept defeat. Remember, every champion was once a contender who refused to give up.
  4. Be prepared: Put your best foot forward every time you do something; be it that important office presentation of yours, or on the prom night of your university. This could take your confidence higher.
  5. Remind yourself of every single good thing you’ve done: Life is full of ups and downs and there may be days when you would feel unsure and weird about yourself. What you can do is make two lists and stick them on all spots easily visible to you, for instance, your wall, your refrigerator door or your bathroom mirror. On the first list, pen down all the amazing things life has blessed you with and of which you are truly grateful. On the second list, put forth all of your accomplishments that you are proud of; major or minor. Next time, whenever you find your self-esteem waning, these lists would remind you of what a worthy life you have had thus far, thus motivating you all over again.
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I am a regular student and my weight has been a topic of stress for me since a few days. Since a very long time i'm trying to put on some weight. Tried a lot of things but nothing seems to work. Need some advice.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I am a regular student and my weight has been a topic of stress for me since a few days. Since a very long time i'm t...
To gain weight you should eat more calories than you burn. Plus not only you have to eat calorie dense food but you have to keep in mind that what you are eating is healthy too. In the process of weight gain you do not want to put weight in an uneven manner and look unhealthy rather than looking bright and healthy. 1. Start with changing your lifestly. Start working out if you are not active. The biggest myth that prevails now a days is that thin people do not need to work out. This is wrong. When you challenge your body, it is forced to grow. But this growth can only be possible if you are eating enough food to let the body absorb and grow in size and muscles. 2. Eat Healthy – Stop drinking and smoking too much if you are indulged in it. Limit your intake of junk food, pepsi, sugary stuff etc. Do not at all starve yourself. Make it a habit to eat something healthy every 3 hours. This means you have to eat 6 small meals in a day. Your Daily food intake should ideally consist of – a. Have plenty of nuts, dry fuits and seeds. Almonds, walnuts, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, figs, dates and raisins. They are full of healthy fats needed by a human body. b. Good amount of fruits and vegetables – Bananas, apples, pomegranate, green leafy vegetables. Fruits and vegetables helps in absorption of food in the body and together, completes your daily nutrition need. c. If you are a non- vegetarian - Eat eggs, chicken etc. d. Eat whole grains – Try to have multi grains spread throughout the day. Wheat, brown rice, oats, bajra, daliya etc should be taken in multiple meals in a day. e. Eat Sprouts – Chana and moong which are full of protein and nutrients. f. You can supplement your diet with good quality multi-vitamin capsules. If you are lacking in protein, you can buy a high quality whey protein and have it with banana shake twice a day. g. You can take natural food items like wheat grass which is full of essential nutrients which helps in weight gain. Try to be patient while you are on the process of weight gain. Results take time to show. Just follow the regimen of weight gain religiously and you will soon start seeing the results.
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I am always think about my future, what we will be do for our future for my child education loat of think of in mind. I can not understand what can I do? My english speaking is very low so that I am always take tension please give me solution of this problem.

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
I am always think about my future, what we will be do for our future for my child education loat of think of in mind....
This seems like an anxiety disorder; possibly what is known as Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). Confirmation of the diagnosis will need a proper and detailed evaluation. There are no quickfixes. A number of medicines and psychotherapeutic techniques are useful. Deep breathing and relaxation techniques can be helpful. talk to friends, give more time for hobbies and pleasurable activities. Eat green leafy vegetables and drink lot of water. Have 7-8 hours of sleep. Definitive management is possible only by medicines/ psychotherapy. Take care!
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How to reduce stress naturally. I'm diabetic mostly I try my best to keep my diabetic in control, but after taking stress some heavy ness in my head and my sugar increase. I take water to reduce stress but I want more tips. Pz help me!

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
How to reduce stress naturally. I'm diabetic mostly I try my best to keep my diabetic in control, but after taking st...
Dear, Stress is simply a reaction to a stimulus that disturbs our physical or mental equilibrium. In other words, it's an omnipresent part of life. A stressful event can trigger the “fight-or-flight” response, causing hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol to surge through the body. A little bit of stress, known as “acute stress,” can be exciting—it keeps us active and alert. But long-term, or “chronic stress,” can have detrimental effects on health. You may not be able to control the stressors in your world, but you can alter your reaction to them. I need to know, what are the causes with which you are stressed? Once you know the reason, you will be able to adjust with it with some tips and tricks. Please let me know the details. Take care.
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I'm a regular smoking boy what I have to do quite smoking.

DNB in Psychiatry, completed course from Asha Hospital, Hyderbad
Psychiatrist,
Why are you thinking of quiting of smoking? it means that you have already understood or gone through the educative program leading the bad effects of smoking. You keep improving your knoweldge and in the same you will also get the tips of quitting smoking also. And you try to reduce the frequency slowly and stop it. If you develop any discomfort or your desire is not leeting you to quit smoking, you need to see a psychiatrist.
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Sir can you please tell me some of the best foods to eat for increase in concentration to studies .like amla ka murrabba .what are the benefits of eating it.

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, 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. Avocados, Beetroots, Blueberries, Broccoli. Celery, Coconut Oil, Dark Chocolate etc are good for improving concentration. Take care.
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For consecutive 3 days I am having fever. Whole Body is paining and the usual cough and cold. Please advise.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
For consecutive 3 days I am having fever. Whole Body is paining and the usual cough and cold. Please advise.
For fever take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and For cold take tablet cetrizine at night and For cough take syp ascoril-D 2.5 ml twice a day and Get your blood checked for cbc, mp , widal , sgpt and urine r/m and revert back to us with reports
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I have started smoking a lot in past few months, so what should I do to get rid of my this bad habit?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
It is so bad habits of more smoking. You can start medicine nicotax for avoid smoking. It is harmful to your health.
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