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Brain foods that help you concentrate
Ginseng, fish, berries, or caffeine?
Listen to the buzz about foods and dietary supplements, and you'll believe they can do everything from sharpen focus to enhance memory, attention span, and brain function.
But do they really work? there's no denying that as we age, our body ages right along with us. The good news is that you can improve your chances of maintaining a healthy brain if you add 'smart' foods and drinks to your diet.
Caffeine can make you more alert
There's no magic bullet to boost IQ or make you smarter -- but certain substances, like caffeine, can energize you and help you concentrate. Found in coffee, chocolate, energy drinks, and some medications, caffeine gives you that unmistakable wake-up buzz though the effects are short-term. And more is often less: overdo it on caffeine and it can make you jittery and uncomfortable.
Sugar can enhance alertness
Sugar is your brain's preferred fuel source -- not table sugar, but glucose, which your body processes from the sugars and carbs you eat. That's why a glass of something sweet to drink can offer a short-term boost to memory, thinking, and mental ability.
Have too much, though, and memory can be impaired -- along with the rest of you. Go easy on the sugar so it can enhance memory without packing on the pounds.
Eat breakfast to fuel your brain
Tempted to skip breakfast? studies have found that eating breakfast may improve short-term memory and attention. Students who eat it tend to perform better than those who don't. Foods at the top of researchers' brain-fuel list include high-fiber whole grains, dairy, and fruits. Just don't overeat; researchers also found high-calorie breakfasts appear to hinder concentration.
I am 21 years old boy. How to control my sex? Every time I think for sex and my pains every time hard. Please help me to control my sex.
I had a episode of depression 2 times during last 10 years. Now ok .after long treatment with nexito 20/10 taken. What precautions should be taken to prevent depression.
I am diagnosed sugar on 3/8/2016. My age is 43. I feel very low mentally. Since then I am taking boiled food. But not taking any medicine. Kindly guide me or recommend me medicine which has no side effects.
My girlfriend feels guilty being intimate with her ex, she exposed her body to him, they didn't had sex but they were intimate. How to let her guilt go away.
I have pain in my shoulder neck hands and sometimes heart too what is this please help me to realize my stress about my problem.
I have anxiety problem. Tension, worrying about parents, getting fear without reason mostly in night. I had tablet paxidep 12.5. 2years that time I was fine. From last 2 months I stopped the tablet. Again started anxiety. What I do. Is there any solution. Is home medicine is effective for anxiety problem?
My boyfriend he doesn't get ready to meet. We meet after 15 or 20, 25 days once. The problem is that I wanna meet him and see him and spent time with him but he don't understand whenever I say about this matter he starts ignoring me or he tease me irritate me or he start laughing for no reason. He is in civil engineering 1st year diploma he is very caring he loves me a lot he talked to me whole day whenever I messaged him He gives me time. I don't talk or chat to people I chat only with him like i'm addicted to him ones In a day I have to talk to him. It is needed for me. But he gets angry very fast and seeing his anger I feel scared and like crying. He goes and meet his friends daily. and whenever I say he says to me that my mom is not allowing my dad and all. He thinks a lot for future. I know he cares for family he don't wanna spoil his family name and all he respect his parents. But my problem is that he should meet me na I wanna spend time I automatically smile my mood becomes totally fine when I talk to him. Almost 4 years are going to complete for our relation. He is very strict and he is very ziddi types. He don't force me for physical relation only he hug, kiss and smooch that's it. How can I make him realize my feeling that's I wanna him to meet me be with me ones in a week. Thanks.
Feeling so depressed from the last few months. And I couldn't focus on my studies. I don't even talk to anyone. What should I do ?
My father is nearly 58 years old. Awaiting to getting retired in this month and. Also be saw thinking about money always and he hated all of us at home and getting angry also he is very depressed. He is not worrying about the health. Instead of him if we take care of the health he took that too mistaken in a wrong way. He is unbelievable to anyone by nature. But each activities are now is very rude angry so pls tell me the positive ways to solve this problem to live happy.
Worked in Dubai for 9 years and now back to india but working in low salary and on top of that handling lots of humiliation and work burden. Cant adjust in this situation and in house also too much money pressure to handle and give answer to all about salary matter. Kindly help to maintain my balance in mind and also too much confuse to what to do and what not do in solving all this issue. Cant sleep and indulge in too much thinking.
Mam I am 19 years old girl and I am studying in b.com .i want to ask you that I am getting too much lazy and too much sleepy .per day around 15- 19 hours of a day I use to sleep .all these are very much effect to my study .plz give me a solution of this problem and give me effective deit plan so that I can concentrate on my study.
I am addicted to alcohol. I will drink daily minimum 9 to 10 pegs. Due to this habit I'm getting shivering if I didn't drink so kindly help me.
My brother have depression he is 24 and he don't know about that that he is in depression coz my parents dnt tell him my bro always talk nonsense like I want to earn money in color or arab and he always want to talk to my parents 3-4 hr and tell all the plans if my parents show him that this not true he started shouting on parents and say give me color rs otherwise I will commit suicide but after some hour he came and say I dnt know what was happen to me why I say this much to you but after some again he started there are also so many activities he do which not tolerateable but my parents try to convince my bro like h 5 years child them we consult a doc then doc said he is in a depression we give also but my parents told him that med is good for your health tell some lie but no + result my parents have headache when h talk to my bro always in a day he wants to talk all tym at night also what should we do.
Understanding what's considered normal mental health can be tricky. See how feelings, thoughts and behaviors determine mental health and how to recognize if you or a loved one needs help.
What's the difference between mental health and mental illness? Sometimes the answer is clear, but often the distinction between mental health and mental illness isn't so obvious. For example, if you're afraid of giving a speech in public, does it mean you have a mental health condition or a run-of-the-mill case of nerves? Or, when does shyness become a case of social phobia?
Here's help understanding how mental health conditions are identified.
Why is it so tough to tell what's normal?
It's often difficult to distinguish normal mental health from mental illness because there's no easy test to show if something's wrong. Also, primary mental health conditions can be mimicked by physical disorders. Mental health conditions are judged not to be due to a physical disorder and are diagnosed and treated based on signs and symptoms, as well as on how much the condition affects your daily life. Signs and symptoms can affect your:
Behavior. Obsessive hand-washing or drinking too much alcohol might be signs of a mental health condition.
Feelings. Sometimes a mental health condition is characterized by a deep or ongoing sadness, euphoria or anger.
Thinking. Delusions ? fixed beliefs that are not changeable in light of conflicting evidence ? or thoughts of suicide might be symptoms of a mental health condition.
What is the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)?
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is a guide published by the American Psychiatric Association that explains the signs and symptoms of several hundred mental health conditions.
Mental health providers use the DSM to diagnose everything from anorexia to voyeurism and, if necessary, determine appropriate treatment. Health insurance companies also use the DSM to determine coverage and benefits and to reimburse mental health providers.
How do mental health providers diagnose mental health conditions?
To determine if you have a mental health condition, a mental health provider will work with you and your loved ones to assess:
Your symptoms. Your mental health provider will ask about your symptoms, when they began and how they've affected your life. How you perceive your thoughts and behaviors and how much your signs and symptoms affect your daily activities can help determine what's normal for you. For instance, you might realize that you aren't coping well or that you don't want to do the things you used to enjoy. You might feel sad, hopeless or discouraged. If your sadness has a specific cause, such as divorce, your feelings could be a normal, temporary reaction. However, if you have symptoms that are severe or don't go away, you could have depression. You might also need to have a physical exam to rule out any underlying health conditions.
Others' perceptions. Your perceptions alone might not give you an accurate picture of your behavior, thoughts or ability to function. Other people in your life can help you understand whether your behavior is normal or healthy. For example, if you have bipolar disorder, you might think your mood swings are just part of the normal ups and downs of life. Your thoughts and actions, however, might appear abnormal to others or cause problems at work, in relationships or in other areas of your life.
When is an evaluation or treatment needed?
Each mental health condition has its own set of signs and symptoms. In general, however, professional help may be warranted if you or a loved one experiences:
Marked change in personality, eating or sleeping patterns
Inability to cope with problems or daily activities
Strange or grandiose ideas
Prolonged depression or apathy
Thinking or talking about suicide
Extreme mood swings or excessive anger, hostility or violent behavior
Many people who have mental health conditions consider their signs and symptoms a normal part of life or avoid treatment out of shame or fear. If you're concerned about your mental health or a loved one's mental health, don't hesitate to seek advice.
Consult your family doctor, make an appointment with a counselor or psychologist, or encourage your loved one to seek help. With appropriate support, you can identify mental health conditions and explore treatment options, such as medications or counseling.
Regarding online consultation there are certain points which all should know and follow.
1) The description of the diseases should be complete in all respects, including any tests done and any medicines already taking. Just saying I have diabetes since 10 years and taking Metformin cannot help a discerning doctor a scientific advice.
2) Your place and name and mail id and phone number should be in the question. It is necessary at times to know where you stay to give a good advice. (For example if there the climate is warm or cold and many other factors)
3) It is necessary to keep in regular touch for some diseases like diabetes and hypertension. So make it a point to be in touch by asking private questions. And repeat the essential point of the previous question to give a continuing answer. All these are said with intention to give a scientifically correct answer and talk as if in a regular consultation about which I am very keen to.
4) For personalised attention and follow up ask privately and it is better to make online payment if you are asked to by the doctor. It involves his time and dedication to give you expert advice after studying your problem. Ask personally in case of doubts about any medical matter. Www.Lybrate.Com/drsajeev
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well studied and scientific answers for all your medical problems, which you ask me privately in this site. Sorry to say I will ask for a small payment for my efforts and intelligently studied answers. Regards. Www.Lybrate.Com/drsajeev
Ask privately. It is essential and useful to have a doctor answer your doubts online as it time spent in going to a clinic. Majority of diseases can be treated by online by consultation with an experienced doctor and does not need physical examination. You can use this site and ask me privately