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Dr. Sumanth

MBBS

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

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Dr. Sumanth MBBS Psychiatrist, Bangalore
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Dr. Sumanth is a popular Psychiatrist in Yelahanka, Bangalore. He has done MBBS . You can visit him at Deeksha Hospital in Yelahanka, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sumanth and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I have depression problem I take medicine since 3 but no improvement How to rid this problem.

L L. B..,, M.Sc psychy,, N L P, P.G.D.G.C, M.S psychotherapy,, M.A child care, M A, clinical psy, M.A,social psychiatry,, M.Phil., psychology., Ph.D .,psychology
Psychologist, Vijayawada
I have depression problem I take medicine since 3 but no improvement How to rid this problem.
For depression psychological counselling helps very much. Better to consult psychologist. Long time usage of medicine it is not good for health. Psychotherapy, behaviour therapy and life style modification therapy helps to you very much. Be friendly with others. Do not be alone. Feel always comfortable. Be sociable. Be maintain a very good relation with family members and friends. Best of luck.
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My daughter is 13 years old. Eventhough she is regularly doing bed wetting. All this happens with out knowledge of her. She is very depressed for this act. It there any solution. Which specialist should I consult.

MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician,
My daughter is 13 years old. Eventhough she is regularly doing bed wetting. All this happens with out knowledge of he...
Bed wetting up to 5 years is normal. Beyond 6 years you should consult a doctor. Preferably a pediatric specialist. There are 2 types of bed wetting primary enuresis, secondary enuresis your pediatrician will diagnose and will give drug accordingly.
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Here's How to Remove Negative Beliefs and Mental Blocks

Specialist in Psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
Here's How to Remove Negative Beliefs and Mental Blocks
How to Remove Negative Beliefs and Mental Blocks

Think you’re smart, rational or open-minded? You are, if you submit to suspending your beliefs and challenging them from time to time, at least privately, through an internal dialogue. This article will give you the tools you need to eliminate any negative beliefs or mental blocks. Learning how to shift to a more useful belief or learning how to eliminate a self-defeating belief is a prerequisite for any kind of progress or achievement.

Don’t you get annoyed with the person who says to you, “I know it’s a problem, but that’s how I am!” Or do you feel compelled to accept that answer with sympathy? Are YOU someone who conveniently uses that line? By the way, it’s also a line commonly used by eve-teasers, rapists, serial offenders... you get the point! It’s basically saying, “I am not going to change”. Something that “feels natural”, is neither justified, nor is it a permanent part of YOU (i.e., your identity). It’s just like the “natural” feeling you get about wanting to kill your boss or an irritating colleague sometimes...but you don’t actually stab them, do you? (Coward!)

Therefore, the question is: Would you rather “feel natural” or would you rather be happier and more productive? EVERY belief is literally constructed by an individual. We’re born with a tabula rasa – a blank mental slate. Mathematically, if everything is constructed, then everything can similarly be deconstructed as well. Changing beliefs requires two things – volition (your decision to change) and an effective analytical method. The former will reduce the number of people who read further by 80%, and the latter will transform about 10-20% of the remaining ones. (So needless to say, believing a limiting belief to be permanent is the most destructive belief of them all! )

Okay, here we go... the effective analytical method in four steps:

1) Pick the belief that’s limiting your progress; the one you want to change. For example, “I can’t communicate or speak fluently.”

2) Eliminate this belief by analysis. Ask yourself:
a. From whom did I pick up this belief? Is that person an authority on the subject?
For example, “I don’t know...I’ve been saying that to myself for a while,” or “A parent or teacher or Mr. X told me I can’t”. Yeah, they told Albert Einstein that he was too dumb to learn too! Even if that person is an expert on the subject, haven’t experts been proven wrong on so many occasions?
b. What examples did I focus on (or failed to focus on) when establishing this stupid belief?
For example, “I was too nervous in school and messed up one-time...and then it just became a habit because I believed the first failure to be a permanent part of my communication skills.” “I failed to focus on the times I did okay.”
c. How has this belief affected my well-being? And what is it going to cost me in future?
Note down all the negative consequences of retaining this belief. For example, “I haven’t made a lot of friends, I’m unable to crack a job interview, get very nervous talking to people, and my career is going to remain ordinary. Consequently, I’m going to suffer in my relationships and financial life as well.”
d. How is this belief ridiculous or dumb?
For example, “It’s dumb because everyone without a medical problem can speak well. I speak well with my closest friend or family member. Why can’t I do the same with others? I just haven’t made enough effort.”

3) Add a new belief. Find all possible new ways:
a. Past event. Can you remember a time when you demonstrated the OPPOSITE?
For example, “Yes, I spoke pretty well when I was __ years old”, “Yes, once, when I was talking to XYZ last year”.
b. Is there an area of your life you already do/are this?
For example, “Sometimes...with my father”, or even “yes, with myself!”
c. Can you model someone else to do/be this? (Whether that person is in your network, on TV, or even modelling an imaginary belief... it doesn’t matter!)
For example, “I love how that news anchor speaks. I notice he talks louder and opens his mouth clearly while speaking... maybe I’ll try that.”
d. Educate yourself. What can you learn?
For example, “I can go on Youtube and watch videos on good communication techniques”, “I’ll start talking to my close friend in English (for someone who’s not fluent with English) and ask her to teach/correct me repeatedly,” or “I’ll buy that book on Flipkart”.

4) Pick the most useful ways from Step 3 to strengthen this new belief. Keep practising this new behaviour and keep questioning the old belief.
For example, when you say to yourself, “Oh I can’t speak well”, STOP! And remember that you’ve done this exercise above. Then remind yourself Step 2 (i.e., the consequences of continuing this belief, and why it’s dumb). Finally, strengthen the NEW belief with Step 3. R.E.P.E.A.T every time you catch yourself thinking of the limiting belief.
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I am 41 years old. Having blood sugar 160/260, bp 150/100, having lots of stress in office work and family life.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, MBA (Healthcare)
Psychiatrist, Davanagere
I am 41 years old. Having blood sugar 160/260, bp 150/100, having lots of stress in office work and family life.
Hi there ~ first things first. You need your blood sugars under control, and this is a priority. You need to get yourself to a diabetologist and consult them to check if you need changes in your medications. I strongly believe that you do. Next off, you need to control your blood pressure and hypertension along with uncontrolled diabetes is the cause of many medical emergencies like stroke, heart attack, etc, stress is the result of or the causative factor in many cases for the medical conditions that you are experiencing. I believe that you may need to consult with a psychiatrist after your medical problems are solved to see if you need any medications or therapeutic measures like relaxation techniques and yoga pranayama dhyana meditation and mindfulness to overcome stress. Hope this helps. Take care and have a lovely day!
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I'm working as a teacher. I'm lacking confidence and feeling inferiority complex sometimes. My hands would shiver even while i talk to someone. But sometimes i feel so confident.As i leading career of teacher the lack of confidence and inferiority complex would be a curse. Please 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
You are a career teacher and you say you are low in confidence. Here you must understand what is confidence. Confidence level is independent. Level of experience is equally proportional to your confidence. Gain experience and automatically you are confident in that experienced aspect. Shivering of hands are due to nervousness. Find the reason for your nervousness. Due to social anxiety? Take care.
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My son 19 months old does not speak yet. He just says mam-mam and ish ishhh most of the time. Nothing more then that. I try to talk to him and show him things. But he does not speak anything else. Is there anything I must do for him?

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Tumkur
My son 19 months old does not speak yet. He just says mam-mam and ish ishhh most of the time. Nothing more then that....
Sometimes isolated speech delay can normally be present till 3 years of age. You must rule out hearing defect by an audiometry.
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I am 27 years old female, my husband is 30 years. We have 2 years old son. We have problems with family relations. My in laws have not accepted me since my 4 years of marriage. We couple are at very very bad emotional state at times. We don't have sex life at all. I speak to my husband, but no use. And I am badly in aggression of that, I don't know why. What should I do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I don't know whether you are saying that the relationship with the in-laws is contributing to your emotional conflicts. In any case it is time you both visit a marriage counselor soon. Sex is an important and integral part of married life. In fact it the best form of your expression of love for each other. Unless he has a medical problem he should not deprive you of this sharing. Even if it is a medical problem he needs to seek the help of a sexologist. So you both must visit a counselor first and that person will guide you further.
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I'm 21 years old studying Btech feeling very stressed during at the time of reading small contents and can't pay attention towards study could you pls suggest me.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I'm 21 years old studying Btech feeling very stressed during at the time of reading small contents and can't pay atte...
I can give you some study tips Study Tips to Improve Your Learning Study Tip 1: Underlining Underlining is one of the simplest and best known study tips. It’s easy to highlight the most significant parts of what you’re reading. One key sentence per paragraph and a few important phrases here and there. You can only retain a certain amount so it’s best to retain the most important information. Study Tip 2: Make your own note and taking notes is one of the most widespread study skills out there. Essentially the aim of note-taking is to summarise lectures or articles in your own words so you can easily remember the ideas. Study Tip 3: Mind mapping A good Mind map can save you many hours of study and further consolidate your knowledge for your exams. Mind Maps are an extremely versatile tools. They can be used for brainstorming, outlining essays or study topics and for general exam preparation, ExamTime offers the ability to create Mind Maps quickly and easily which makes them the ideal tool when it comes to exams. Study Tip 4: Flash cards:- Using these are a particularly effective method of learning when trying to assimilate different facts, dates, formulas or vocabulary. Subjects such as History, Physics, Maths, Chemistry, Geography or any language are made much easier if you incorporate Flashcards in to your study. Study Tip 5: Case Studies Sometimes it can be difficult to grasp the implications of some theories. This is where studying case studies can be a big help. Case studies can help you visualise a theory and place it in a more familiar and realistic context. This is especially useful in business or law subjects. Study Tip 6: Quizzes are an excellent way to review study notes in the weeks and days before an exam. Quizzes can show where your strengths and weaknesses are, so it allows you to focus your efforts more precisely. Moreover, if you share your Study Quiz with your classmates and test each other as much as possible you can discover even more details and areas you may have overlooked. So before any exam, make sure you create and share a bunch of different Quizzes with your Friends. Study Tip 7: Brainstorming This is another study technique that is ideal for studying with friends and/or classmates. Brainstorming is a great way to expand every possible idea out of any topic. Just get a bunch of friends together and shoot the breeze, there are no wrong answers when brainstorming – just talk and capture the ideas, you can review afterward. Study Tip 8: Mnemonic Rules Mnemonics are especially useful when memorising lists and sets. Mnemonics rules basically work by associating certain concepts with other concepts that are more familiar to us. There are many different ways to make mnemonics and these can be individual to the person. Study Tip 9: ORGANISE your study One of the most effective study skills is also one of the most often overlooked; this is organising your study. Creating a TIME TABLE gives you goals and a time in which to achieve them. Having a study timetable as you study is greatly motivational Study Tip 10: Drawing Many people find it easier to recall images rather than text that is why they are better able to memorise concepts if they associate them with pictures or drawings.
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I am a graduate civil engineer. Its been a few month I since I hv passed out and since then I has been unemployed. During that time, staying with my family n neighbours n living a lazy n comfortable life, I have became in illusion with all these. Now I have got a job but staying outside my home is not making me feel comfortable. Almost every time I think about my family, neighbours and I am becoming restricted to those comfortable life style. Sometimes when I think seriously about my future, watch some motivational videos, listen to my friends and familiesand I think positively but again after sometime again those positive thoughts gets distracted and I feel in illusion again! Please help me how can I get out of this horrible negative thinking. Thank you.

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, Masters in clinical psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
I am a graduate civil engineer. Its been a few month I since I hv passed out and since then I has been unemployed. Du...
HI LIBRATE USER Almost all people miss something about home when they are away from home. You may feel homesick. Homesickness can affect people of all ages in almost any situation, be relaxed. There are some steps you can take to help yourself. Try to do something fun to forget about being homesick, think positively about your job and your future to feel better. Try to do some similar activities in your new environment. Eat your favourite food from your home, listen your favourate songs. Try to keep your focus positive its important to look at the good side of your work profile and new opportunities. Give yourself time, you should be realize that new situations take time to get use to and that you will probably always miss home to some extent, but over the time feeling of homesickness will decrease in intensity and number of episodes. Thanks.
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Hi, I am getting irritated before 1 or 2 weeks of periods. Also feeling helpless, stressful and depressed. Am getting angry easily. I feel weakness during periods. After periods I become normal, happy. Why this is happening to me?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hi, I am getting irritated before 1 or 2 weeks of periods. Also feeling helpless, stressful and depressed. Am getting...
Hello, what you are experiencing are premenstrual syndromic symptoms and they are common to be experienced by many. Keep yourself well hydrated to minimise the progesterone effects and eat a balanced diet. You may opt for mgla caps or evening primrose caps twice a day from day 20 of your cycle for next 10 days, available on prescription.
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My Son is 9 years old he is a bright and happy kid. He was very hyperactive and defiant. He was having trouble making friends and trouble at school and while playing, because he was fighting with kids. He was not listen to us not follow our instructions, he was too much hyperactive and aggressive. Things got changed from last 2 years after consulting with Neurologist, he has suggested to take (2Ml of Sizodon night) along with this we have giving him behavior therapy he has improved a lot nobody can believe me he was diagnosed with ADHD But from last 3 months he suffering ill every alternate week he is getting fever, headache, stomach pain, gastric I'm not sure because of this medicine side effect or some other reason. Kindly request you suggest what shall we do now. Please let me know whom should I contact.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
My Son is 9 years old he is a bright and happy kid. He was very hyperactive and defiant. He was having trouble making...
Please consult your doctor again and update him on your son's health. He might change the medicines or reduce the dose. You also have the option of changing your doctor. These medications usually come with many side effects. I suggest that you do your own research, read up and educate yourself and take an informed decision. The health of your son could be because of this medicine or something in his diet or the seasonal changes. Though allopathy medicines bring faster relief, they come with numerous side effects. On the other hand, ayurveda and homeopathy are gentler on the mind and body and fewer side effects and sometimes slow to show improvement. Nevertheless, you are doing a wonderful job as a parent and taking care of your son. Take care.
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I am depress more time. I think more and more. And in my body joint pain is also lose my body temperament.

D.A.M.S( A. M.), D.AC/B.E.M.S
Acupressurist, Mumbai
I am depress more time. I think more and more. And in my body joint pain is also lose my body temperament.
You should take Acupressure therapy and take Biochemic Ferrum phos 200x + Kali mur 200x. 4 tab each thrice a day with warm water and take it 5 days and consult private online.
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When ever I take first bite or bite after a long time time. There is severe pain in both side of jaw. Which subsequently subsides. Its present since few months now. Please advice what should i do ?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
When ever I take first bite or bite after a long time time. There is severe pain in both side of jaw. Which subsequen...
Avoid pickles and papads in your diet and we need to rule out any pathology at the temporo mandibular joint after personal examination
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Hello Doctor, I'm 43 years old since 7 months I am taking 90 ml to 180 ml of whisky daily due to some financial issue. Please advise.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You see this is exactly the problem: when you have a financial issue you are spending more to drink than to save! this level of drinking can only drown your misery but do nothing to solve it. Therefore, the issue is not getting resolved but your finances will get drained and you will feel more miserable. In fact, you need to do more to earn the money or to reduce expenditure, at least. Please quit and do it now. As time goes by, you will start drinking more because nothing is happening to sort out your issues. You need to be responsible, be respectful, and be functional always. In line with that, it is advisable to quit alcohol and do something responsible instead. The set up is for you to become an alcoholic gradually and you will not know when that happens or when it becomes too late to turn the clock back.
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I want to study overnight for my exams. Is there any medicine that can help me to keep me awake during night?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
There is no as such medicines for it... But I will advice you one small n simple exercise: Raise you legs straight up against the wall making 90 degree angle for 10 mins.This will help you to increase blood flow towards brain and then helps in concerntration too... All the best :)
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As I am a engineering student and there is a lots of stress of getting job in future then how I can fight with this kind of stress?

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
As I am a engineering student and there is a lots of stress of getting job in future then how I can fight with this k...
Dear Mazhar, Welcome to lybrate. 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. Physical exercise, creative activities, deep breathing, being away from the situation for sometime etc can help you tackle the stress. 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 psycho therapy methods. Please let me know the details. Take care.
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Sir I am 24 years old I suffered from ocd and memory loss what should I do and also hope less Not interested in any thing's.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Get treated, and you will show good recovery. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common mental health problem. Symptoms typically include recurring thoughts and repetitive actions in response to the recurring thoughts. A common example is recurring thoughts about germs and dirt, with a need to wash your hands repeatedly to "clean off the germs" However, there are many other examples. The usual treatments are cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant medicine, or both. Treatment often works well to reduce the symptoms and distress of OCD greatly.
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Respected doctors, I am male aged 23 height 5.5 weight 55. Vegetarian. Non smoker and non alcoholic person I used to be average student now I will be appearing for my cs executive exam which is to started from 21 dec I am not able to remember anything quickly. I also cant concentrate late night study. I can study upto 10.30 pm only Is there any medicine or foods which can help me boost my mind and help me remember anything I read quickly also make me active for study preparation in night also. Thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath, Solan
Hi lybrate-user, no need to worry about this problem take homeopathic medicine anacardium 200 5 drops in few luke water it is a great brain tonic it will increase your memory and helps to concentrate on studies and along this eat soaked almonds daily, one apple daily, green tea daily, blueberries, dark chocolates, walnuts, spinach, milk daily. Most important thing to increase you braain power is yoga and daily half hour meditation.
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Hi doctor I am suffering from anxiety and short memory and mood swings and emotionally harested every time!

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Hi doctor I am suffering from anxiety and short memory and mood swings and emotionally harested every time!
You have to check for depression and need to get mind control .7 Ways to Remember Anything Research-based strategies to boost your memory and keep it strong 7 Strategies for Remembering 1.Become interested in what you're learning. We're all better remembering what interests us. Few people, for example, have a difficult time remembering the names of people they find attractive. If you're not intrinsically interested in what you're learning or trying to remember, you must find a way to become so. 2.Find a way to leverage your visual memory. You'll be surprised by how much more this will enable you to remember. For example, imagine you're at a party and are introduced to five people in quick succession. How can you quickly memorize their names? Pick out a single defining visual characteristic of each person and connect it to a visual representation of their name, preferably through an action of some kind. Remember: Memory is predominantly visual. 3.Create a mental memory tree. If you're trying to memorize a large number of facts, find a way to relate them in your mind visually with a memory tree. Construct big branches first, then leaves. Branches and leaves should carry labels that are personally meaningful to you in some way, and the organization of the facts ("leaves") should be logical. 4.Associate what you're trying to learn with what you already know. It seems the more mental connections we have to a piece of information, the more successful we'll be in remembering it. This is why using mnemonics. Write out the items to be memorized over and over and over. 5.When reading for retention, summarize each paragraph in the margin. This requires you to think about what you're reading, recycle it, and teach it to yourself again. Even take the concepts you're learning and reason forward with them; apply them to imagined novel situations, which creates more neural connections to reinforce the memory. 6.Do most of your studying in the afternoon. Though you may identify yourself as a "morning person" or "evening person" at least one Study. Suggests your ability to memorize isn't influenced as much by what time of day you perceive yourself to be most alert but by the time of day you actually study—afternoon appearing to be the best. 7.Get adequate sleep to consolidate and retain memories. Not just at night after you've studied but the day, you study as well. Far better to do this than to stay up cramming all night for an exam.
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