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Dr. Roopa

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Dr. Roopa is an experienced Psychiatrist in Outer Ring Road, Bangalore. She is currently practising at Jeevika Hospital in Outer Ring Road, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Roopa and consult privately on has a number of highly qualified Psychiatrists in India. You will find Psychiatrists with more than 41 years of experience on You can find Psychiatrists online in Bangalore and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


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I am doing gym and I'm smoking too shall I stop smoking and what should I eat and my weight is 80 kg so what should I eat to be keep proper body fitness.

MD Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Ghaziabad
I am doing gym and I'm smoking too shall I stop smoking and what should I eat and my weight is 80 kg so what should I...
It will be better if you quit smoking as its just harming your body. If you have difficulty quitting there are many treatments available to help you in the form of both medication and counselling. Continue exercising under supervision and eat a balanced diet rich in all the nutrients. While gymming it will be beneficial to take high protein diet like eggs. Please think seriously about quitting smoking.
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1 yr. Ago, I had a very soft voice because of which most of the times people think that it's a girl on a phone although I am a boy. So, I strained my voice by Hardening it, Because of which my voice is very harsh & broken now. And I keep stuttering when I sing a song specially a rap song which was not at all a issue for me at that time. So, I just wanna know how can I improve my voice quality and Speak fluently, clearly and fast.

B. Sc. Speech and Hearing
Audiologist, Delhi
1 yr. Ago, I had a very soft voice because of which most of the times people think that it's a girl on a phone althou...
By hardening your voice you are doing vocal abuse. Harsh and hoarse voice happens because of vocal abuse. Consult ent specialist first he will guide you according whether you need to go for voice therapy or not. Take care.
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Sir, I have the habit of smoking habit that so many problems have not been able to leave. Please leave the habit of IT and give advice.

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, Tobacco is addictive. Cigarette also contains 4000+ carcinogenic chemicals other than nicotine. Smoking can affect your mouth, throat, lungs, heart, stomach and brain in many ways. Cancer is one among the potential diseases smoking can cause. The best method is to leave it and continue with your will power. There are other methods like Nicotine Replacement therapy and pharmacotherapy combined. Nicotine chewing gums too help as an alternative for cigarettes. But still you will need will power. You may consult a physician or deaddiction therapist or a rehabilitation facility for further advice. You can also opt for online deaddiction therapy. Take care.
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Sir, I am fully depressed I have fever from 4 day but every evening not would happen but night I have fever. Sir what I do please help me.

Homeopath, Raebareli
Sir, I am fully depressed I have fever from 4 day but every evening not would happen but night I have fever. Sir what...
Please take rhus tox 200 - thrice daily for next 3-4 days. Also -- soak a washcloth in cool tap water wring out the excess water and then sponge areas like your armpits, feet, hands and groin to reduce the temperature. Also, you can place cold, damp washcloths on your forehead and the back of your neck. The cloth pieces should be changed regularly after a few minutes. This remedy is beneficial when dealing with a high fever as it helps keep temperature under control. You can also take a bath in lukewarm water to relax your body. Taking a shower, however, may not be a good idea. Plus, needless to say, take as much rest as possible as it helps the body fight the illness. Note: do not use very cold water as it may cause the internal body temperature to increase. Consult me for homeopathic treatment. Recommend me by clicking on recommend option and leave feedback.
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Is over thinking a sign of ocd or not. Thoughts of past experience recurring sign of ocd?

MSW, Clinical Hypnotherapy
Psychologist, Guwahati
Yes it is a kind of obsession and the best way to correct it is involve yourself in some kind of activity which you like the most and to keep yourself busy. If you want to book an audio call to resolve years issues better pls book a call through Lybrate.
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I am 24 years old and I get tired easily, I am unable to remember much things. I forget them sooner. This makes my work and many more things uncomfortable for me to deal with. More than that I get sad or I tend to worry too much about my future I am unable to socialize since I was raised in a very worst past with no care from my father and mother.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You sound like you could be carrying a huge chip on your shoulders. Your past seems to generate a lot of sadness and anger. With this in tow, your future could look rather bleak. So worry is quite natural. This is very fertile setting for depression and I suspect you may already be in it, partially. I suggest that you meet with a counselor and discuss all these matters to confront the demons of the past and the accompanying feelings. You must be active and work towards your reformation. Many lifestyle changes need to be made to progress away for the condition. When you are depressed, you will feel lazy though I would like to call it lethargy. There is an inertia and lack of energy to even think, let alone act. You are required to literally do the opposite of what you feel like doing. Depression makes you want to withdraw, lie down, sleep, become lethargic, slow down, make you too lazy to even think etc. So when I suggested doing the opposite, you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, eat more of proteins, nuts, fruits, and vegetables, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least 30 minutes but not in the scotching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three things, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don?t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. The counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success.
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I have problem of loss of memory. Facing from last few months. I cannot recall any work which I have done yesterday or last weak. M facing hair loss also. For that m taking homeopathy medicine. I am too short tempered anger is on the tip of my nose. I do physical workout daily. I cannot concentrate on my studies. Need to know how to resolve this.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Jaipur
Along with that if you are feeling sad, interest in other activities decreases specially pleasurable one, unable to concentrate on things and many more. If such symptoms are there you are suffering from depression. So it's better for you to visit a psychiatrist. He would definitely help you.
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Teenage Depression - How Should It Be Dealt With?

MBBS, DPM - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Greater Noida
Teenage Depression - How Should It Be Dealt With?

Teenage is a critical period in a person's life when the body goes through a sea of changes, both physically as well as mentally. For most teenagers, it is a period to explore new terrains. But the teenage period can also be associated with what people dread the most. Teenage depression, stress, and anxiety are on a mercurial rise. The World Health Organization shares a disturbing statistics whereby 1 in every 4 Indian teenagers (between 13-15 years of age) suffers from depression and the associated complications. Heart-wrenching is the fact that in many cases, the depression ends in suicides. Efforts should be made to nip the problem at the earliest.

What causes depression among teenagers?
The teenage depression can stem from the factors below mentioned:

  • As you step into adolescence, your body goes through hormonal changes. The mood swings, stress, and depression can be an outcome of the hormonal changes.
  • Teenagers subjected to bullying and harassment (schools, society, friends) can also suffer from depression.
  • A failed relationship can also act as a trigger driving the person into depression.
  • Increased and repeated pressure to excel both academically as well as in extra curricular activities can also take a toll, resulting in depression.
  • Depression can be a hereditary trait. Thus, teenagers who have a family history of depression (immediate relatives) are more susceptible to suffer from the condition.
  • At times, teenagers under peer pressure can go astray, taking to smoking, drinking or substance abuse. All these unhealthy lifestyle habits can play a pivotal role triggering depression among teenagers.

Signs and symptoms indicating depression among teenagers
Teenagers suffering from depression may exhibit one or more of the following visible signs and symptoms.

  • A sudden change in behavior. The teenager may get agitated and short tempered at small instances.
  • Their self-confidence goes for a toss.
  • Many teenagers with depression cut themselves off from the outside world. They start avoiding interacting with people as much as they can.
  • They get overcome with extreme emotions (cries even at small instances).
  • There may be changes in eating as well as sleeping habits.
  • Lack of concentration.
  • In extreme cases, the person may even exhibit suicidal tendencies.

How to deal with teenage depression:
Do not neglect the situation if the teenager is suddenly exhibiting a changed behavior. Talk to them. Try to find out the cause of discomfort and anguish.

  • Parents should not pressurise their children. Appreciate their achievements, no matter how small. Never demoralize or compare your kids with others.
  • If your child is avoiding people, try to find out the reason behind their behavior.
  • If the child shows suicidal tendencies or is into unhealthy lifestyle habits, seek an expert help immediately. Your timely intervention can save your child from taking any drastic step.
  • Meditation and exercise can go a long way to lift up the mood and spirits of your child.
  • Treat your child with love and affection. This is what they need the most.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I am a Medical aspirant. Gave NEET, scored 545 marks but didn't get admission. Different types of thoughts come to my mind, mostly negative thoughts. I feel guilty. I find reasons to blame and not doing study. I am in depression want to get out of it and want to secure a good rank and to become a doctor for people. Hope this will help to better understand my situation.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
I am a Medical aspirant. Gave NEET, scored 545 marks but didn't get admission. Different types of thoughts come to my...
Hi lybrate-user, welcome to Lybrate. I understand the situation you are in and thoughts that come in such situation. My advice to you is. 1. Your marks is the reflection of your ability, it already says you are good enough to grab a seat. But since there is huge difference in the number of medical seats available and the candidates, obviously some get and some do not. There is no need to feel negative about it. You should see the marks and analyze yourself what you can do to get better score next time. 2. Life is bigger than the exam, so think life in a bigger perspective and force yourself and start preparing for the next. 3. If none of these working, you can revert back, medicine and counseling do help. Regards.
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I am a student. I am not able to concentrate on my studies and I have no stress and tension but when I try to study I am not able to do. Please suggest me something so that I concentrate on my studies.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Masters in psychology counselling
Psychologist, Hyderabad
I am a student. I am not able to concentrate on my studies and I have no stress and tension but when I try to study I...
Dear lybrate-user, try this method many people are success first and most sleep early wake up early at 4.0 am and study with fresh mind, of course subjects which you are not interested you must spend more time and repeat it many times" practice makes perfect" not only human including pets. Parrots are talking and dogs are dancing. Switch off mobile phone when you go to bed and switch it on at 6am. Example some people they don't like mathematics but it is essential for life everyday and every time we are depended on mathematics, right from doctor to business man, including vegetable seller, we can understand many other distraction disturbed minds it is like love issues. Still not able to concentrate go for counselling help in person or audio/video. Please give us feedback after trying for weekdays.
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