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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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Hello doctors, I need assistance from you. I big smoker and I not find my self with smoking. Whenever I go outside I used to smoke. I try a lot but fail. Now I need to quit and stay healthy. I don't what happen with me, I can't set my mind to leave this. Even after do lot of competent in my self. My will power not support me. Please guide. I need to withdraw as earlier possible. I know it harming my body and health. please Give tips for this.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, Lybratenuser, I must appreciate your bold feeling of withdrawal of smoking. Smoking, blocks & damages your air pipe, including lungs. Causing lungs cancer, copd,diminishing its capacity to retain oxygen. Smoking, increases cholesterol level, threatening to heart. U, being the ,victim of breathing disorder, Asthma,gastric disorder, diseases of eyes, palpitation of heart with anaemia. Lack of concentration. Irritation with anguish temperament. Loss of weight, insomnia,will ruin yours as well as your spouse & children's future. * It's advisable to get rid of this killing agent, as soon as possible for the betterment of entire family & your near & dears *Tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins to hydrate yourself ,preventing constipation. *Don't skip your meal, it should b easily digestible on time to avoid, gastric disorder. *Go for meditation to reduce your stress and to inhale plenty of Oxygen to restore the flexibility of lungs to increase its tidal volume to nourish the whole body including heart of yours. *Tk, apples,carrots, cheese,almonds, walnuts,spinach, papaya,banana, milk,fish, chicken soup.*Tk homoeo medicine ,gentle. & rapid in action with no adverse effect, thereof. @ Nux vom 30-6 pills, thrice *Avoid, caffiene, alcohol,junkfood. Stay fit. # Your feedback is solicited, please.
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I am a student studying in class 12. I am in continuous from last 3 months. Due to this stress I am not able to concentrate on my studies and also sometimes I become very aggressive. I am not able to focus on anything. Also I suffer from continuous headache. Please help!

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You are angry about something. If this stress continues you will have problems with concentration. Kindly meet with a counselor and sort that out. I also suspect that the adolescent issues with regard to hormones may be affecting your ability to concentrate and remember. When the hormones play up, it lasts for a period of close to two years and during that time you could be influenced by three signs directly impacted by the chemical: you will tend to become aggressive and rebellious, you will become sexually active, and you will have acne and pimple problems. The hormonal imbalances may not only impact your memory because of the chemical but also bring some distractions that come with it. But you may work on the following even if the hormones kick in: Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive oil instead, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning at least five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. There is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. There are some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling too. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid sugar and junk food.
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I am 29 year old married women. From last few days I am feeling something cheek in my throat. Also I feel tension in my back muscle and chest pain. Also I feel very low and tiered. After marriage I found myself tensed and it increases day by day. My husband's dad has cancer and I feeling fear of cancer all the time. I dont talk much now I feel difficulty to sleep. I wake up late. I feel low all the time. Also I have gained 11 kgs in last 1 year. Please advise what kind of problem I am suffering.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You are definitely suffering from depression. I do not think that it is a good idea not to talk about what is going on. You must express your feelings to someone. But now I suggest you find a counselor and discuss what is going on. I do not know if it is because of the tension or for other reasons but you seem to have what is called weak ego boundaries. Your father-in-law’s cancer is, for whatever reasons his problem, but you seem to have identified with it and taking on the fear of you developing it yourself. You must learn to detach from him and only if there are sound reasons for you to get cancer, it is a remote possibility. Perhaps the marriage itself is too much pressure for you. When you meet with a counselor and if that person finds you in need of meeting with a doctor, then you must cooperate with both the therapies for good results. The earlier you treat this condition the better. In the meantime please do the following sincerely because you could resolve the problem better with good cooperation: Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): 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, 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, 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. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. A 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. Be positive everyday and learn to be contended with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved.
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Hi sir, I am 34 years old male. I have 8 years of married life. I am a sexually active person. But now I don't want sex in remaining life. So, how I kill my sexual desires. This is very important act required in my life to go to strong relationship with my wife. I mentally disturbed lot. So please prescribe any medicines to kill sex desires. Please, please plz please Any home, ayurveda, engish medicines.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
Sex is a physical need of any normal adult person. You are very young and are likely to have a strong urge. What makes you think that you will have to kill this urge? if your wife is not comfortable with having sex with you or if you or she has any inhibitions towards sex, please consult a counsellor or a sexologist. Killing this urge may not be helpful for you in the long run. It will rather prove to be harmful. Instead try to understand how you both can enjoy healthy sex life and thereby strenghen your marital bond.
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Hi I'm a male or boys I always think or get depressed thinking how gals go behind rich guys or mens or boys how rich mens or boys or guys look so good looking and fair and handsome that gals go behind or after them I also want to look or become good. Looking and fair and handsome like rich people or rich guys or mens or boys please tel me what should I do or what to do to look or become good looking and fair and handsome like rich people or rich guys or rich mens or boys please tel me plz.

MBBS, MD - MD- Skin & VD
Dermatologist, Ahmedabad
Hello, they are called gold diggers. I am sure you do not want that. Work hard, make a good life. Take care of yourself, make a good body, be smart, learn new things, you will find a good match. If you want girls to chase you, it is unrealistic, you cannot get all that you want or desire in this world.
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I want to give up smoking, I tried nicotine chewing gum bu could not help. Doctors also advised to stop smoking. Nothing helps me can you suggest something plz.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Nicotine gums can help reduce withdrawal when you slowly want to give up smoking. There are medicines which reduce craving per se. You can consult a psychiatrist, get evalauted and get the same. All the best.
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I am a 48 year old male and having anxiety since almost 6 months due to recession. I have pain at the opening of stomach after I have my food. Also, I suffer from migraine quite often now. Earlier I had taken medicine for Depression for one month. Doctor prescribed me Stablon (1 OD)

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Anxiety is also like Depression, if you meet your psychiatrist and take treatment the symptoms which you are experiencing will disappear. All the best
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Dear Doctor, From last few months I am feeling that I got addicted with alcohol, my daily consumption increase by 200 to 300 ML. Please suggest me.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Set a drinking goal. Choose a limit for how much you will drink. Make sure your limit is not more than one drink a day if you’re a woman, or two drinks a day if you’re a man. Now write your drinking goal on a piece of paper. Put it where you can see it, such as on your refrigerator or bathroom mirror. Keep a "diary" of your drinking. To help you reach your goal, keep a "diary" of your drinking. For example, write down every time you have a drink for 1 week. Try to keep your diary for 3 or 4 weeks. This will show you how much you drink and when. You may be surprised. How different is your goal from the amount you drink now? Watch it at home. Keep a small amount or no alcohol at home. Don't keep temptations around. Drink slowly. When you drink, sip your drink slowly. Take a break of one hour between drinks. Drink soda, water, or juice after a drink with alcohol. Do not drink on an empty stomach! Eat food when you are drinking. Take a break from alcohol. Pick a day or two each week when you will not drink at all. Then, try to stop drinking for one week. Think about how you feel physically and emotionally on these days. When you succeed and feel better, you may find it easier to cut down for good.
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Currently I have got a new project abd undergoing lot of stress. Plse advise some medication.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Stress is body s response to daily environmental demands. It has emotional, cognitive and behavioral components. Kindly get your stress levels evaluated by a psychiatrist. If mild behavioral modification and healthy lifestyle must be sufficient. If moderate to severe, depending on the symptoms appropriate treatment would be advised.
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My brother age 40 years is suffering from depression from last 4-5 months, he is being prescribed injections of cognistar 30 mg, please advice is it safe for him?

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Dear Puja, i am not sure that Gaurav is suffering from clinical depression. Depression may be a part of some other neurological illness. Probably that is why Cognistar was prescribed. Find out his diagnosis clearly. Any drug has to be weighed for its benefit vs harm. There is no drug which is absolutely safe. So will be Cognistar.
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I am 41 year old male and I am associate professor I am suffering from some unknown fear for example If I say something to any student I fear he may commit suicide and I will be behind the bars another example of my fear can be quoted like this in my institute some of the students are kashmiri and if some terrorist is detained by police I fear that may be he is my student and police may link me to him. What should I do.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
It is obvious that there is some lurking fear related basis for your discomfort i.e. you have an unresolved fear that has probably been provoked now for some reason. It is now so severe that you suspect, in a paranoid manner, that the bad will somehow turn back to harm you. This could happen if your defense mechanisms are strained for some reason or that you have not been keeping yourself fit in psychological and emotional ways that there is a vulnerability, and your mind is becoming suggestive. The ideal way to counter such imagined possibilities is to do a reality check: Is it even remotely possible and what is the evidence you have? If you have a confidante, you could crosscheck with that person to authenticate your belief. Mostly, you will find that your paranoid mind has been suggesting the possibility. There is also the likelihood of being guilty about something and that as a punishment for that crime you will suffer some retribution. You can also meet with a counselor and talk out these fears and get some realistic feedback and as well receive some training to stabilize your emotions and rejig your defenses. Regular vigorous aerobic physical exercise, good sleep, a stress-free lifestyle, some spiritual strengthening exercises, and proper sleep should take care of you rather well.
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What are the short term effects and long term effects of smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol.

M. sc Psychology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Short term effects may be seen or not depending on individual reactions&tendrncy fof allergies, immunities. Out of those, loss of appetite, fyspnoea, frequent attacks of cough, indigestion, oppression of chest, blackening of lips (edpecially from. Smoking, lack of attention, restlessness etc. Those are from both vices acutely, sometimes slowly also. In chronic affairs, major vital organs damage like liver cirrhosis, lung cancer, bronchitis (can be acute or chronic; intestinal cancer, heart problems, asthma (may be bronchial or cardiac, mentally moods off, depression, aggressiveness, loosing temper very easily, sleeplessness, apnoea. Many.
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What should I do for meditation. I am not able to concentrate on my work. When I am in 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
Dear, I can understand. At your age concentration through meditation is a futile effort. That may not be possible at all. Instead engage yourself in games and enjoy with friends. That builds up concentration. Take care.
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I am not feeling well, I have fever little bit body pain cough what should I do.

MD Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Ghaziabad
It could be viral. Very common in this season. Have plenty of fluids, rest, do betadine gargles, take steam. For fever you can take antipyretics like pcm. Hopefully it should improve in a week. If not consult a physician.
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I was 65 to 70 kg 6 months back. Now I am 83. I am on strict diet already. I have mood swings ,confusions and feel extremely weak at times .I m low on vitamin d and vitamin b12. The weight gain is huge and I'm very concerned. Since certain confusions came. Psychologists had given me medicine to control my swings.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Kolkata
Hello, you take one seeded garlic 5/6 seeds with one liter hot drinking water in every day morning after a walk of6 km in one hour if there has no medical problem.
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I am 47 years old man doctor my problem is very critical most time when I am angry then I don't saw anybody & long time running angry & use mischief words on that time. After I m forget everything.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
You should take Acid Nit. - 0/1 three times a day for one month. Revert back after one month with feedback.
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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.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, P.G.Dip.in Guidance &Counselling, B.A., Psychology, Dip.in Pharmacy
Psychologist, Madurai
India is the capital for diabetes mellitus (sugar) in the world. So no need to be shocked or worried about it. It is only a metabilic disorder. If you understand it in a scientific way and modify your lifestyle accordingly, it is no more a problem. The disease can not be cured. But can be kept under control and escape from its ill effects by obeying the following 3 mantras; 1. Proer diet 2. Brisk walking everyday for 50 minutes at a stretch 3. Taking tablets prescribed by a qualified doctor and fllow-up periodically. When compared to the ill effects of uncontrolled blood sugar for a prolonged period, the side-effects of antidiabetic drugs are very very negligible. Moreover, the recent antidiabetic medicines are safer than the older ones. Get an appointment of a diabetologist immediately.
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My father is addicted to alcohol, what can I do for him to get rid from alcoholic ness of my father.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
There are no guarantees about stopping one?s addiction. But that does not mean we should not keep at it, over and over again until we succeed. Now it is difficult to give up all by himself because he has become addicted to alcohol and there is so much to do. Under such circumstances it is best that you admit him into a de-addiction center and let him stay there for at least 6 months and after that he can attend counseling with a professional. There are medicines that help with the drinking just to ease the initial craving and to act as an antabuse i.e. he will have a serious reaction, if he consumes even a small quantity of alcohol or alcohol based substances. It has to be carefully monitored to see that he not only consumes the medication but is also avoiding alcohol. Ultimately, it is his will power and the support that he receives from the medical fraternity and his close and dear ones. He must also learn to substitute and deal with the oral need, a rigid value system, the script issue, and of course take a look at all the genetic factors to plan a strategy not to get into what is called ?cross addictions? i.e. another form of addiction that may appear alright but is in fact as bad as the primary addiction. The center or hospital and the counselor will advise and guide him on several measures and precautions he will need to take to stay with his resolve. Even after the rehabilitation he must attend AA meetings and continue this support for a long time. The family will also need to attend some sessions and go for Al-anon meetings for their co-dependency issues. He cannot be treated in isolation because the family has gotten used to his drinking and have made some unhealthy adaptations to somehow cope. The children will also have to attend meetings to work out their issues because of the father?s habit. In fact, they are all suffering from the Adult Children Of Alcoholics Syndrome (ACOAs), which in effect means that they are genetically predisposed to alcoholism or can have cross addiction problems, and that they will have similar traits of the abusing alcoholic but in a milder form. There are special support groups for them all over the world. Should they touch or indulge in alcohol or any addictive substances or behaviors, they could also become full-fledged addicts themselves. Make a serious plan with whoever else?s support he can get and act on it fast. If he is not cooperative, there are some centers that will come and pick him up, after he is completely drunk, and admit his by force. This will however, require the wife and family?s consent.
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If any smoke 6—7 cigarettes a day so what best medicine to leave the same? ALSO WHICH TEST SHOULD BE CARRIED OUT TO CHECK health OF LUNGS AND heart?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
You need to be checked and tobacco anti craving drugs can be given. Doing a ECG, Echo, CT chest along with Pulmonary function test will show your heart lung condition at present due to smoking. All the best.
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Hi! I am 21 years old and I have been smoking for past 3 years. I started with 2-3 cigarettes a day then near to a packet. Now I have reduced it to 2-3 again. Is there any way that I can detoxify my body completely and quit smoking?

MD - Alternative Therapies, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Hello Happy Singh , For deep detoxifying effect take 4-5 sittings of steam suana . Some home remedies are - # consumption of citrus fruits. # chew cinnamon stick whenever you feel the urge to smoke. # chewing of neem or basil leaves is also effective. # But complete detoxification and to kill the habit you need the support of medicines adviced after detailed case taking , for which you can consult me. Regards, Dr. Heena
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