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Psychiatrist, Bangalore

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Dr. Shyamsunder is a popular Psychiatrist in Laggere, Bangalore. He is a qualified MBBS . You can consult Dr. Shyamsunder at Spandana Health Care in Laggere, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Shyamsunder on Lybrate.com.

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I am in depression from last 6 months after my fathers death. And forgetting thing frequently. What is the solution to this prob. I had depression pills also but all this does not seems to be effective.

M.B.B.S., F.I.C.A. (USA), P.G.D.I.H, F.C.G.P., D.C.A.H
Psychiatrist, Vadodara
I am in depression from last 6 months after my fathers death. And forgetting thing frequently. What is the solution t...
Just relax. Slowly you will come to terms. Only medicines cant help, this is a special loss, it takes time. If it continues even after few days better meet an expert. You may consult me as well.
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My wife is 42 years old. She was having problem of depression for more than 4 years and now she is out of depression and not taking any medicine, but the problem is that she cannot sleep more than maximum 4 hours. Pl advise us what to do. What will be solution for better sleeping.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
My wife is 42 years old.  She was having problem of depression for more than 4 years and now she is out of depression...
The depression may have disturbed her sleep patterns considerably and the medication may have had some impact too. Sometimes, apart from the depression, she may not be aware of stress because it has not yet manifest itself in any obvious or disturbing way. Her disturbed sleep itself can be a cause, or concern for stress because she has grossly disturbed her biorhythm. Whatever the situation, she may still follow some good habits that will help induce sleep, even if it takes care of the symptom only. There are 86 diseases that are directly affected by lack of sleep i.e. less than 6 hours per night. She must talk to a professional and deal with the stress. Yoga, meditation, and stress management exercises with definitely help. She must also do vigorous exercise every day, whether she gets sleep or not. She should wake up at a uniform time every day, even if she doesn?t get sleep. She could sleep in the afternoon but try not to exceed 20 minutes to catch up with lost sleep, and that too only if necessary. Ideally, it is better not to sleep during the day at all. Even if she does not get sleep let her get to bed at a uniform time like 10.30 and just lie down and read some non-stimulating material. In the lying down position the body tends to regress to a childlike state and will induce sleep. Do not get up to switch off the light, and so you need to arrange for a bed lamp that can be put off at a stretch of a hand. She should not take alcohol, tea, coffee, soft drinks etc. before going to bed. A warm glass of milk before bedtime improves sleep for various reasons. Have dinner early and always make it a pure carbohydrate meal that can be had with any vegetables. Make the room as dark as possible but warm and cozy. Block out all forms of light entering the room through windows. The room must have reasonable cross-ventilation. There must not be any LED lights nearby your bed. Reduce all kinds of sounds around her: light music may be put on if it induces sleep for her with the ?sleep? function on. In rare cases she could watch TV in a lying position and switch off when she feels drowsy. There are some odors that could stimulate prevent sleep from happening; kindly examine that ? this includes perfumes, soap scents, and even laundry detergents. Check out if a warm or cold bath induces sleep for her, and do that before retiring. If she has exhausted herself through exercise, she will find it easier to relax into a stupor. Contemplate on calm and relaxing thoughts while in bed: decontaminate her mind from all the stresses of the day before going to bed. She could acquire a recording of gradual relaxation and guided relaxation routines. Sleep with her head facing North, and do not sleep directly under an overhead fan. Sleep as far as possible on her left ear. Try these for now and if these fail she must meet with a counselor and work out other matters that may be causing the insomnia.
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Nowadays i am fearing for everything..I am not able to do anything boldly..I am not afraid of ghost before 1 year,but now i am having so much fear to go out at Midnight.Some unexpected things happened in my life,this creates me more pressure..I could not concentrate on my work properly an sleep earlier at night also..Please help to resolve this problem as soon as possible..

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
Fear is a natural response to situational threats. If there is frequent response of fear without having any threats, then it is a symptom of mental illness which need to be treated by a Psychiatrist. Psychologist will help you to identify your fear related thoughts and to learn to distort these thoughts and implanting constructive positive thoughts. You will also learn to relax your mind
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4 Warning Signs About Hallucinations You Should Know!

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology, Fellowship in Stroke
Neurologist, Kolkata
4 Warning Signs About Hallucinations You Should Know!

Getting Hallucinations is a mental condition where a person sees, feels, hears, and tastes things that actually don't exist beyond one's heightened imagination or delusion. It involves the experience of perceiving something not present. Hallucinations can be pleasing or frightening. However, there is almost always an identifiable cause behind it.

They can be triggered by:

  1. Taking hallucinogenic or psychotropic substances
  2. Mental conditions like dementia and schizophrenia
  3. Neurological conditions like Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease
  4. Macular degeneration, leading to loss of vision
  5. Migraines and brain tumor can also lead to such delusions

Some of the signs of hallucinations:

  • Hearing voices: The medical term for hearing voices is called an 'auditory hallucination'. A person may sense sounds or noises coming from inside or outside of their mind. The noise might be random or disrupting. One might also feel the voices talking to each other or trying to tell them something. Most of the times, these voices come from inside the person's mind; or in some cases, one's heightened perception may make a normal noise delusional.
  • Seeing things: This is also called visual hallucinations. For instance, one may see unnatural things like a floating chair in thin air. It all depends on a person's perception. Sometimes these hallucinations appear as bright flashy spots or rays of light.
  • False sense of taste and smell: Technically these are known as gustatory and olfactory hallucinations respectively. One may feel a kind of odor coming from one's body or surrounding; or a person might feel that something he/she is drinking or eating has an odd taste. This is again heightened mal-perception causing delusional sensory activities.
  • Tactile hallucinations: This is when a person feels things that don't exist. One may feel that he/she is being touched or tickled even when no one else is around or that insects are crawling beneath the skin. One may experience strange sensations, which are not a part of a reality. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Neurologist.
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He has been smoking from an year and smokes around 3-5 cigarette's a day Sometimes his right side of the chest starts pumping for some reason Is it because of smoking or some other reason? Sometimes he even has a very very mild pain in his heart.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
He has been smoking from an year and smokes around 3-5 cigarette's a day Sometimes his right side of the chest starts...
At 17, it is good to know that you need counselling for others to stop smoking, he should be a responsible citizen as his smoke is affecting his near and dear ones through inhaling secondary smoke. Since you know that his problem is due to cigarette smoke, do help him give up through his strong will power minus any substitutes like ecigarettes etc.
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When I want to talk to my mom who lives in london sometimes my voice will not come?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
When I want to talk to my mom who lives in london sometimes my        voice will not come?
There is some fear that comes up that is crippling you to kind of loose your voice. Can you identify what that fear is all about? how has your relationship with her been for all of these years? why is she in london? if you have been too close to her and have not broken out of that closeness in a healthy manner, you are likely to have feelings in that separation: it is called separation anxiety. I recommend that you meet with a female counselor and deal with the feelings that are disturbing you. I see this as a purely emotional disturbance and it can be sorted out quite reasonably. If your mom has been a strict person and has curbed any intimacy, there can be this type of reaction too. It can get further complicated if your father has any kind of role to play in all this too. Please explore all of these possibilities with the counselor and regain your confidence in talking to mom: she is after all your own mom and there should be no inhibitions in that relationship ever. She is and was your primary caretaker and that relationship should always be easy and smooth.
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I have smoking up marijuana from past 6 months occasionally. I'm quitting it now as I aspire to join Indian army. Would there be any withdrawal symptoms? Thank you.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Withdrawal symptoms can be controlled with meditation and yoga. Chew bubble gum when you crave for it.
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I am 23 year old female, from past 4-5 months I feel overwhelmed by the stuff around me, I consider people's opinion alot whether it's positive or negative and over think about it which puts me off .I have so many things on plate right now and unable to concentrate on them and do it dedicatedly. When am at work am usually occupied but when am back home my mom is the trigger for me, she is always harsh in her words all though I know she never met to be, b it it's really upsets me alot.

Masters in Psychology, PGDRP
Psychologist, Delhi
You need to let go of certain things, and not take everything too personally. As far as overthinking is concerned, try to relax yourself through some breathing exercises. Whenever, you start overthinking take 6 - 10 deep, slow breaths per minute for 10 minutes each day. When we overthink, everyone around us sounds harsh in their words and less sensitive toward our needs, however that is just the result of thinking too much. Just relax, breathe and let go off certain things and you will be fine.
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How should I quit smoking, you have taken chewing gums and many more things. But after 2 to 3 days it continue, and weight is also increasing day by day please give me a solution for it, to quit smoking and reduce weight. Actually digestive system is not so good and constipation problem is also to me.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
How should I quit smoking, you have taken chewing gums and many more things. But after 2 to 3 days it continue, and w...
For constipation and digestion Foods and drinks: Eat high-fiber foods such as raisins, raw vegetables, salads, bran cereals, whole-grain bread and fresh fruit. Eat prunes or figs. Eat oatmeal, applesauce, legumes (dried beans) and barley, to soften the stool. Flax meal can be purchased already ground. Or, you can buy the seeds and grind them yourself. Flax meal is a good source of natural fiber and health-promoting Omega-3 fatty acids. It can be stirred into or sprinkled on foods. Drink plenty of liquids—at least eight glasses a day. Water and herbal tea are best. Juices are not recommended, nor are caffeinated drinks, as your body can become dependent on these in the long run. Drink several cups of warm-to-hot liquid in the morning. Herbal teas or water work well. Exercise: Do daily exercise, like a brisk half-hour walk. Visit the toilet for 15 minutes in the morning, even if you are unable to have a bowel movement. This relaxes and stimulates your digestive system. Sit quietly for 15 minutes after eating a meal to aid in digestion. Burn Fats And Calories Healthy Diet to Lose Weight Leave Carbonated Beverages Eating vegetables to lose weight Eating fruits to lose weight Stop eating sugar lose weight fast Reduce sodium lose weight Herbal Tea to lose weight Eat low calorie foods Drink plenty of water Avoid sweets Eat more vegetables U need to take a balanced diet.

I am ram nd my problem is related to mind. And memory power so please suggest me how to improve it.

MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
Dear lybrate-user, memory loss is caused due to stress and tensions that people have. This is not a disease. You need to eliminate your tensions. I suggest you change your lifestyle. I suggest a change of work if you prefer a job that will cause less stress. There is a slight danger, when it comes to memory loss problems, that is if you do not take early action to stop it using medicines and changing to a stress free lifestyle, it becomes severe and uncurable as it becomes a conditioned behaviour. If you want medicines for this memory loss, please consult me. Be happy and healthy.
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Hi Doc,I am a 50 year old man with no health problems.It is about a month now that when ever I take a nap in the afternoon,I feel as if somebody had sprayed me with water on my body and this wakes me up.Can you please tell me why is this happening with me?This does not happen to me when I sleep in the night.Thanks Fabian

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
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My sister is having stress problem. She is taking tension of small small things. sometime she became agree & violent on small small things also. Kindly suggest me medicine without side effect.

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
My sister is having stress problem. She is taking tension of small small things. sometime she became agree & violent ...
Dear , you have not mentioned anything about any peculiar mental conditions your sister may have. If there is no mental health problems like anxiety depression, the problem can be cured through anger management therapy. I think one or two online counseling sessions should clear her problem. Take care.
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Lessons from Deepika and Ranbir on How to Manage Relationships Against All Odds

Masters of Philosphy, Master of Science, Bachelor of Sciences
Psychologist, Kolkata
Lessons from Deepika and Ranbir on How to Manage Relationships Against All Odds
Deepika and Ranbir show you how to manage relationships against all odds

Relationships may or may not always pan out the way you expect them to. Be it with a friend, family member or your partner, certain relationships may end up getting bitter over time. The reasons for this may be tensions in the relationship, break-ups, lack of compatibility, infidelity, lack of attention to details, over familiarity and so on. Although such incidents may scar you forever, it is always possible to mend your relationships, if you intend to.

The first thing you can do is to try to build a new friendship, whether it’s with your ex-lover or anyone else you may have had a fall-out with. Take for example, the former couple- Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone. These Bollywood celebrities have flawlessly transitioned from being ex-lovers to being good friends.

So how did they do it?
Through 3 simple ways Ranbir and Deepika were able to heal the past and forge a new and meaningful relationship:

1. They kept it formal while setting boundaries

Ranbir and Deepika comfortably worked with each other in several movies as on-screen lovers with no insecurities. The reason they were able to do this was because they had set clear emotional boundaries.
Being secure is essential for you to stop yourself from reliving the past. Setting clear boundaries may help you in accepting that things are different now and the relationship has changed. Both the concerned people must respect each other’s decisions in order to have cordial relations and not be uncomfortable in the other’s presence.

2. They accepted the differences between them

Ranbir and Deepika were only successful in maintaining a cordial relationship because they had embraced each other’s differences rather than attempting to change each other.
You can only do this by giving yourself a little time. You can personally try to accept how every individual has a set of distinct characteristics and then try to respect and accept them for it.

3. They were polite and lived in the present

Even after having a checkered history together Ranbir and Deepika chose to remain courteous and amicable towards one another. They only focused on the present scenario, instead of mulling over past grievances - The biggest reason why they are on such good terms.
You should try to forget the past and hope for an improved future. Whether you meet at a social or an official gathering, you must hold your ground, be professional and courteous towards the concerned person. Participating in loose gossip about the individual or acting petty doesn’t reflect well on your personality.
Also, living in the past is a sign of an unhealthy state of mind. Learn to let go, and move on.

By learning from the real-life example of Deepika and Ranbir, you too can balance all your relationships well, no matter what happens.

If you would like to consult with me privately, please click on 'Consult'.
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My brother have some problems when he listen the sad song so he is crying I ask why are you crying so he doesn't , tell me what is reason.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
My brother have some problems when he listen  the sad song so he is crying I ask why are you crying so he doesn't ,  ...
It is possible that certain sad songs are bringing back his old sad memories. Or may be he is so sad because of certain events in his life, that he has become like a pressure cooker with sad feelings. That is why with any slight provocation from the environment his feelings are coming out. Probably he has never expressed his grief, pain and sadness. These feelings need an outlet. He is in pain. May be you can tell him that it is difficult for you to see him suffering like this. You can also tell him that you are concerned about him and you love him. He might open up. If required, ask him to talk to a counsellor or any of his friend or close relative whom he can trust.
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Many time I am in depression for few thing. About family office. And get pain in my mind. What to do. I m confused.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Many time I am in depression for few thing. About family office. And get pain in my mind. What to do. I m confused.
Hi, you can discuss those things in detail to get clarity on the situation. Unless the stressors resolved you will not find peace of mind. The pain is due to stress. Daily exercise for 30 minutes and do meditation. Eat lots of fruits specially banana. Consult me for detailed assessment and psychotherapy.
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How to quit a person smoke? It can be possible any medicine make control on smoking habits?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You can meet with a doctor who will prescribe medications to help you with the craving and to reduce the withdrawal symptoms. To quit do the following: When quitting, you must take one day at a time. If you look too far ahead you will get discouraged and will give up. If you sit and count the number of days you have given up, that will also focus too much on achievement. You must focus on the here and now, on that day to be precise. After all quitting is not that easy due to many factors. So even if you fail one day, you must try and try again. Very few people succeed in their first attempt. Your persistence will eventually pay off. The urge to discontinue is hampered by many factors but the worst of them is the conditioning. In fact these conditions can exist all through the day unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary but true and you must remind yourself about this every day. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chewing gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine chewing gum or nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces, substantially. You may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. at least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here’s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world – you can start the cessation all over again. 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 lost for no reason. At times when I face depressive situations, it becomes difficult for me to breath. I am working out hard in the gym to convert my anger on the past to change my future. I can not find any interest in studies. If there is a remedy. Please help me. Thank you.

PGDRP, MPhil, PGDGC
Psychologist, Delhi
I feel lost for no reason. At times when I face depressive situations, it becomes difficult for me to breath. I am wo...
Mr. lybrate-user situations are not depressive but our attitude and perception, you change your view of world and self and don't think much, that how people think of you.
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Hi. I am taking clonazepam .5 mg in morning and .5 mg in the evening. Sometimes I break it in half .25 mg twice a day. I want to taper off the clonazepam so I saw a NaturalCare Anxiety Relief Homeopathic product is it ok to take it and when should I take it during the day. Thanks.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Hi. I am taking clonazepam .5 mg in morning and .5 mg in the evening. Sometimes I break it in half .25 mg twice a day...
Dear Brinda, It is a good decision to taper off clonazepam. If you have started taking it for relief from anxiety, please practice few relaxation techniques. In that way, you can keep your anxiety to an optimum level to function properly.
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Hello ma'am/sir my question is that I have a speech problem due to which I am not able to spell some word correctly, please advice me some steps so that I can improve my this problem as soon as possible, I am 20 year old male person. Please tell me some remedial steps ti improve my speech problem.

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 speech problem 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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Hello Doctor, Me janna chahti hu ki me kisi chhoti si baat ki tension bhi lu to mujhe chakkar aane lagte h, dil bethne lagta h or bahut rona bhi aata h. Please mujhe bataye ki me kya karu?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Udupi
Hello Doctor, Me janna chahti hu ki me kisi chhoti si baat ki tension bhi lu to mujhe chakkar aane lagte h, dil bethn...
consult psychiatry, by counselling only you get better solution. 1. Lack of self-confidence 2. Over stress 3. Negatively thinking Repeatedly 4. Spending most of time Being alone...may cause you like this.
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