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Dr. Prema

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

800 at clinic
Dr. Prema Psychiatrist, Bangalore
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Dr. Prema is a trusted Psychiatrist in JP Nagar, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. Prema at Cadabam's Mind Talk in JP Nagar, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Prema on Lybrate.com.

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I am diabtic since 2005 along with high bp from 1992 and also suffering from anxiety. My sugar level fbs around 200 pp280. I am taking 1. Glimaday forte-bd 2. Galvas met -bd 3. Roseday -10 at night. Some times sugar level comes to normal level & sometimes high. Please suggest me. My age is -45.

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, your hypertension and diabetes need to be treated by a physician whom you should meet in person, regularly check your bp and blood glucose level and get medicine from him. Please understand, these are life style diseases. You should change the way you love. Life style changes, behavior modification and exercise should provide you good relief even from anxiety. Anxiety is fear about unknown happening or fear about future. Anxiety about things which we do not know or anxiety about things we are not experienced are common. Please tell me what makes you anxious? past? present? future? career? economic status? health matters? anything else? let me know. Take care?
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I am having agoraphobia taken counselling sessions and cbt. Take medication as an when required lonazep .5 mg. How can I overcome anxiety and fear.

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 having agoraphobia taken counselling sessions and cbt. Take medication as an when required lonazep .5 mg.
How ca...
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. Agoraphobia treatment consists of cognitive behavioral therapy, life style changes, relaxation therapy and meditation. Once you learn how to manage your anxiety yourself with the help of the above treatment methods, you will be cured and you can stop the medicines if any. You are already under cbt treatment. Usually it takes 6 months to one year for a complete cure. The improvement purely depends on the efficacy of the cbt. Hope your cbt is good. Take care.
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I have body pain in full body of mine since 2 days . I took combiflam and nise but they are just temporary relief. What should I do now.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I have body pain in full body of mine since 2 days . I took combiflam and nise but they are just temporary relief. Wh...
Take sanjeevani ras vati twice a day with warm water. Take pranacharya jwar nigraha capsule and punarnavadi mandoor 1-1 twice a day with warm water. Avoid salt as more as possible. Drink luke warm water. Wipe your body with clean towel.
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5 reasons why people get addicted to drugs

D.P.M, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
5 reasons why people get addicted to drugs

Nowadays, drug abuse is a universally condemned action such that selling certain drugs are illegal. Children are not allowed to take drugs until they reach a certain age such as 21 for most states in India. Lots of problems start occurring when you are addicted to a certain drug. It is also nearly impossible to stop since the nerve cells change the way they function due to drugs. These nerve cells overstimulate the 'reward circuit' of the brain. This means that your brain constantly needs to be 'rewarded' and this reward comes in the form of drugs. There are many reasons why people become addicts and here are some of them.
1. People want to get high
This is perhaps the most common reason why people become drug addicts. The moment they take in one drug, they love the feeling they get so much that they keep wanting to go back to it.
2. People want to fit in
This is also a very common reason. When all your friends and perhaps even your bosses and other superiors are taking drugs, you do not want to feel left out or ostracized by your friend group. This is why many people start taking drugs.
3. Unintentionally taking drugs due to injuries or medical conditions
Sometimes a doctor prescribes a medicine for a certain time period but it does not work or works too well and so you keep taking the drug so that you will feel better. This happens more often than you think.
4. People take drugs to relieve stress
This is another very common reason why people take drugs. You may easily rationalize with them thinking that taking drugs is a good way to relax from work and family pressures. However, the long term effects of taking drugs are much worse than the stress.
5. Boredom from daily life
In young teens and adolescents especially, life can be so boring that they want to try something new and thus resort to drug abuse.

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I am a 21 years old lady studying in second year college. I am dealing with tremendous family problems hampering my mental and emotional state of mind. Please help.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
I am a 21 years old lady studying in second year college. I am dealing with tremendous family problems hampering my m...
Family problems are part of everyone's lives. You need to change the way you respond to the problems. Always remember that some things will be within your control to change and some will not be within your control. Best approach is to leave these things to get sorted out on their own and focus your energy on what you can change. Look at your options, weigh their pros and cons and choose what seems best to you. Not everything will be clear always. Some things will be ambiguous, that's the beauty of life. If you can prepare yourself for such situations instead of feeling anxiety or fear. Please click on consult if you have any questions.
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Hello doctors please help I am addicted to smoking for the last 4 years (due to cigrate my weight is putting on despite of moderate exercise no other problem is found as consulted by doctors, I want to quit it. So should I start nicorette gums.(plz tell me the effect of nicorette on my body)

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Faridabad
Dear lybrate-user, you can start nicotex gums but these gums have to be taken with a pattern. These have their own side Effects. Apart from these thr are other medicine for craving. For that pls consult psychiatrist or call us.
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My mom age is 46 nd from 2 3 years she has changed completely wat she was before she gets angry every time and she talks continues non stop from morning till ni8 we also consulted a doct they gave some medicines with that medicine she sleeps well but then after waking she again starts speaking nd speaking anything. Plzz suggest wat to do.

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Bachelor of Arts - Psychology and English Literature
Psychologist, Coimbatore
My mom age is 46 nd from 2 3 years she has changed completely wat she was before she gets angry every time and she ta...
Hi lybrate-user, Most mothers are like that only, so do not worry, I think she is preoccupied with some thought in particular, may be worrying about something, that is the reason she is talking continuously. I wanted to know more about your mother, could you come to my in-visit clinic or fix an appointment if possible, so that I could help you better and solve this issue. At present, I will guide you about how to deal your mother, First do not tell her this issue, and make it worse, I mean do not pinpoint your mother at any point. Ignore if she gets angry, never mind after all that is your mother right, keep calm, let her scream or shout at you or anyone, all are her close relatives right, do not give too much medicine for sleeping and that is wrong actually, you can give those medicines alternative days, please avoid to give it often. Apart from ignoring her when she is angry, try to affectionate and caring and talk to her freely when she is in a cool mood, right. Let me know how she is. If you feel like contacting or reaching me either through my online clinic or through phone regarding this issue, feel free to contact me, I am there to help your mother always. Respecting each and every feelings of mother. Take care of her.
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I want to leave drinking alcohol how can I do ? I try lots of time but didn't succeeded.

MD - Psychiatry, Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD)
Psychiatrist, Ghaziabad
If you r addict or chronic user of alcohol you must show strong motivation to stop drinking. Take help of psychiatrist. Few mild medicines will decrease restlessness and anxiety of body. In this way you can quit.
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Do lemicital and lorazepam cause weight gain? As I take them for bipolar and anxiety. Does garnicia cambogia be taken with lemicital. Will garnicia increase my mood irritability. Or increase my weight.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Do lemicital and lorazepam cause weight gain? As I take them for bipolar and anxiety. Does garnicia cambogia be taken...
Lamotrigine causes weight gain. Garcinia doesn't cause irritability and can be taken with lamotrigine. Garcinia is promoted for weight loss and no scientific study is available.
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I'm 25 years old, I was diagnosed with schizophrenia 5 years back ,since then i'm on allopathic medication (on &off, d/t decrease in their effect and lots of side effects, I 'm thinking about the ayurvedic t/t.can I start it.

M.Sc., HDS, CESP, APA (USA)
Psychologist, Ambala
Any type of medication for Schizophrenia is useless or by using these medicines only can give symptomatic relief/ temporary relief or suppress the symptoms for some time. You should go for Psychological Counseling and Psychotherapy, these therapies can be useful. Try these.
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I at 53 started my menopause. After which I have seen changes in my self. I am angry. Agitated. Suspicious. generally unhappy. Before this I was just d opposite. .Please tell.

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Dear lybrate-user, as you might be already aware, menopause is associated with a number of uncomfortable symptoms like hot flushes, mood swings and other symptoms which you have reported. They gradually go away over a period of time. You can do the following: practice yoga, breathing/ relaxation exercises, listening to music, keeping yourself busy certain antidepressants such as ssris are useful, consultation with psychiatrist will be needed report these symptoms to your gynecologist just to make sure that there is nothing else to worry about. Hope that helps!
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I am 20 years old. My younger brother is 2 years smaller than me he cannot tolerate me any more. 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, there is nothing like that. Everything is ok in brother relationship. Do not take things in negative sense. You and he has your own rights and duties. Stick to them and no problem. Take care.
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I am not able to speak properly I stammer especially when I am nervous or tensed. I can speak fluently with parents but am not able to speak in front of anybody else. It occurs more with some alphabets like m, n, p, j, k etc. What should I do to speak properly?

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, welcome to lybrate. Stammering is" speaking with sudden involuntary pauses and a tendency to repeat the initial letters of words" or" say something with difficulty, repeating the initial letters of words and with sudden involuntary pauses" stammering could be due to two reasons. First reason is vocal cord misalignment. Second is psychological performance anxiety. First of all you should consult an ent specialist and evaluate your vocal chords. If there is problem, ent specialist will be able to correct it. If there is no problem with your vocal chords, you should consult a psychologist for stammer therapy. Take care.
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Attachment Disorder - 8 Risks Associated With It

M.D Psychiatry , DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Attachment Disorder - 8 Risks Associated With It

While most children share a strong bond with their parents, especially the mother, some infants are unable to establish lasting relationships with their parents or caregivers. This is known as attachment disorder. It is a rare yet serious condition as it affects the child’s relationships at a later stage and also triggers delinquent behavior. Children, who have been abandoned, orphaned or are victims of abuse are the most vulnerable to this condition.

What causes attachment disorder?
The exact cause for attachment disorder is not yet understood. However, researchers have put together a number of viable hypotheses for this. One such hypothesis suggests that when needs of a child are ignored or when he begins to feel unwanted, the child begins to expect hostility, negativity and rejection. This is a learnt response and the child begins to feel that his needs are unwanted. With time, these responses make the child untrusting and he withdraws into himself to avoid social contact. This affects the development in the brain and causes attachment problems that affect the child’s personality and future relationships.

Risks associated with it
Some children are at a higher risk of attachment disorder than others. This includes

  1. Children living in orphanages or other such institutes
  2. Children whose caregivers are changed frequently
  3. Children who have had prolonged hospitalization
  4. Neglected children
  5. Children who have suffered from physical, sexual or verbal abuse
  6. Children living in extreme poverty
  7. Children born to parents with mental conditions or anger management problems
  8. Children born to a mother suffering from post partum depression

Symptoms
There are two types of attachment disorders; inhibited and disinhibited.

  1. Inhibited attachment disorder: Children suffering from inhibited attachment disorder are likely to be:
    • Detached
    • Withdrawn
    • Unresponsive to comforting ie. they shun all types of relationships and generally do not get along with their peers or caregivers.
  2. Disinhibited attachment disorder: On the other hand, children suffering from disinhibited attachment are likely to:
    • Seek attention
    • Display inappropriate behavior
    • Frequently break social boundaries
    • Be inappropriately familial and attached to selective figures.

Additionally, children suffering from either type of attachment disorder are manipulative, destructive, moody and lack compassion and remorse.
Effects of attachment disorder
If not managed properly in its early stages, this disorder can continue into adulthood. This leads to:

  1. Relationship problems with peers, friends and family members
  2. Low self esteem
  3. Depression
  4. Anger management
  5. Academic problems
  6. Unemployment
  7. They are also at a high risk for drug abuse and alcohol addiction 

    If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychologist.

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I am suffering from Weakness and some time body pain in my body. what should i do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
I am  suffering from Weakness and some time body pain in my body. what should i do?
Homoeopathy kali p 6x 4pills 3 times mag p 6x 4pills 3 times for 8 days and revert back for further treatment.
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My mother 50 years old, last 20 days she is suffering wit body heat, headache, loose motion, leg pain, fever. Last week suddenly bp was high. We had blood test it was negative. Iam very worried about my mother. Kindly suggest me what can I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My mother 50 years old, last 20 days  she is suffering wit body heat, headache, loose motion, leg pain, fever. Last w...
Let her take bland diet, plenty of water with ORS,paracetamol for fever and body ache and take rest. If no relief consult doctor
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Dear doctor Stress or chronic anxiety does not have any health benefits? Due to chronic anxiety my weight is reduced. I'm male, age 29, my bmi -17.5.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Dear doctor
Stress or chronic anxiety does not have any health benefits? Due to chronic anxiety my weight is reduced....
You need to examine if your work is too stressful for various reasons. It is the one place you will be spending the greatest part of your awake life, more than even with your family! This being the case any stress there can take a severe toll: the stress in the work is mostly related to relationships. We are always into relationships and you need to find a very amicable way to interact with people. If it is people related, you will need to examine whether you are the cause or others the cause. If it has to do with workload, then you will need to discuss that with your colleagues first and if they think you are justified, then you will have to take it to the immediate boss. If it is injustice in the work spot, you will need to discuss it with the HR department. If you feel that you are doing more than you can manage or are qualified for, again you can consult the HR department. If you are emotionally distraught, then there may be some work for you to do with a counselor. This is where stress is mostly felt. When you do not express feelings you will land up with stress. Check what feelings you are not dealing with and then tackle that to find relief which is a permanent solution. To resolve it you need to deal with the unexpressed feelings which may have become a habit from childhood. Meet with a counselor and that person will help you process your feelings and find ways to express them once and for all and give you permanent relief. Your weight loss and dependence on medication will reduce drastically if you go for counseling also.
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I am 66 male. Am not getting proper erection and time to enjoy sex. But mentally I want it. Suggest some medicine so as I am able to enjoy properly.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I am 66 male. Am not getting proper erection and time to enjoy sex. But mentally I want it. Suggest some medicine so ...
Homoeopathy has good treatment for your problem, without causing adverse effects. Take homoeopathic medicine selenium 30 twice daily in the morning and in the evening and give feedback after 6 days.
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My son got severe pain on sunday, it was diagnosed appendices what precaution he should observe and what are the remedies.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My son got severe pain on sunday, it was diagnosed appendices what precaution he should observe and what are the reme...
Eat nutritious food and have adequate fluid intake and take physical rest and we have to take a complete course of antibiotics and if necessary do surgery.
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