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Dr. Swaminath

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

Dr. Swaminath Psychiatrist, Bangalore
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Dr. Swaminath is one of the best Psychiatrists in Chord Road Hospital, Bangalore. You can visit him at Chord Road Hospital Pvt Ltd in Chord Road Hospital, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Swaminath and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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My husband does’t call me when he is in office and this is making me more depressed. Is it ok that he does’t call me in office timing. I am taking Stalopam 10 for major depressive disorder.

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
My husband does’t call me when he is in office and this is making me more depressed. Is it ok that he does’t call me ...
It is okay. This also means that your depression is not completely treated. There may be a need for psychotherapy or increase in dose of medicines. Please consult your psychiatrist on this. Partially treating depression is not satisfactory. Depression should be treated completely. Take care!
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Me n my wife having lots of misunderstandings. N she approached police too her family also listening to her only didn't even approach me. Police pple called me twice to council. N my wife in her mom's home for last two months til date. Now I'm trying to contact her still she is ignoring me.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Where there is smoke, there is always fire. I am sure you cannot be all that innocent and suffering like this without reason. In every situation, we contribute in some way or the other to our problems. So if you look at what you are contributing to your situation, then you can change that and expect better results. If you know them apologise and meet her again and invite her back. But you must guarantee not to re[peat those problems. It is true that there are people who can be problematic even with the best of situations, yet I recommend that you try to win her over with love. You must also visit a counselor and sort out your issues under that person's guidance. Trying to resolve your problems without professional help will never work out because it seems like the problems are deep-rooted and needs external help. I don't know if the discord is beyond repair but it is worth trying with help from others, but seek the help of a professional only. You must own responsibility for your actions and change your behavior first. Both partners contribute to the situation though it may not be equal contribution. But the solution lies in both of you dealing with your own contributions to make a success out of the reconciliation.
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I depressed lot due to love failure. I can't come out of it. Guide to get relief.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I depressed lot due to love failure. I can't come out of it. Guide to get relief.
Breaking up is not easy, especially if the relationship lasted for a long time. But you will need to accept the reality and move on. This fixation on her must die out eventually. You must first exorcise her out of your mind. You can either do that by talking her out of your emotions first to a counselor and then starting on a new relationship by completely walking away from the past. You must express your bitterness and all the fond memories with the intention of purging her out the system. The professional will expertly guide you through the motion of exhaustively clearing away all memories along with the emotions so that you will be free of the ghosts of the past and are able to venture into new relationships. Once you have done that the memories will gradually fade away but the huge advantage you will have is that the emotions attached to those memories will be minus the energy of the feelings and they will become impotent. In the meantime I hope you have cleared your belongings and surroundings of all memories of this person; and also that you do not haunt the places and situations you used to visit. If she has ditched you, you must learn to forgive her for your own sake and live a life free of her eventually in the mind and then in the heart. She is now history, and has probably happily moved on. You need to be thankful that you were not betrothed to her when she dumped you: that would have been worse. And you need to learn not to give yourself to someone so much if the time was not ripe or suitable to do so. Now you should pitch yourself into a new relationship but do not focus too much into the serious end of the outcome but on the moment-to-moment development to see how it all unfolds to really enjoy that person. If you continue to cling on to her memories even after that, you may have some attachment problems too to explore with the counselor. To get out of the depression you must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, and wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, eat more of proteins and vegetables, attend yoga classes etc. Watch a lot of 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. I hope you can find someone to love and be loved soon. Whatever happens please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three things, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in god to alleviate your sufferings. If you are still not relieved from the depression, then go first to a counselor.
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Good morning. My age 17 years. I am sufring from depression. Muje bahut jald gussa aa jata hai aur study me mn nhi lagta hai to mai kya kru.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Good morning. My  age 17 years. I am sufring from depression. Muje bahut jald gussa aa jata hai aur study me mn nhi l...
YOu try natural methods like meditaion and yoga. Or you need to take medication .Natural Depression Treatments Being depressed can make you feel helpless. But Along with therapy and sometimes medication, there's a lot you can do on your own to fight back. Changing your behaviour – your physical work, lifestyle, and even your way of thinking -- are all natural depression treatments .these tips can help you feel better -- starting right now. 1. Get in a routine. If you’re depressed, you need a routine depression can strip away the structure from your life. One day melts into the next. Setting a gentle daily schedule can help you get back on track. 2. When you're depressed, you may feel like you can't accomplish anything. That makes you feel worse about yourself. To push back, set daily goals for yourself. "Start very small,” "Make your goal something that you can succeed at, like doing the dishes every other day. As you start to feel better, you can add more challenging daily goals. 3. Exercise- It temporarily boosts feel-good chemicals called endorphins. It may also have long-term benefits for people. Regular exercise seems to encourage the brain to rewire itself in positive ways. How much exercise do you need? You don’t need to run marathons to get a benefit. Just walking a few times a week can help. 4. Eat healthy. There is no magic / special; diet that corrects depression. It's a good idea to watch what you eat, though. If depression tends to make you overeat, getting in control of your eating will help you feel better. Although nothing is definitive, there’s evidence that foods with omega-3 fatty acids (such as fish) and folic acid (such as spinach) could help ease depression. 5. Get enough sleep. Depression can make it hard to get enough sleep and can make depression worse. What can you do? Start by making some changes to your lifestyle. Go to bed and get up at the same time every day. Try not to nap. Take all the distractions out of your bedroom -- no computer and no TV. In time, you may find your sleep improves. 6. Take on responsibilities. When you’re depressed, you may want to pull back from life and give up your responsibilities at home and at work. Staying involved and having daily responsibilities can work as a natural depression treatment. They ground you and give you a sense of accomplishment. If you're not up to full-time school or work, that’s fine. Think about part-time. If that seems like too much, consider volunteer work. 7. Challenge negative thoughts. In your fight against depression, a lot of the work is mental -- changing how you think. When you're depressed, you leap to the worst possible conclusions. You might feel like no one likes you, but is there real evidence for that? You might feel like the most worthless person on the planet, but is that really likely? It takes practice, but in time you can beat back those negative thoughts before they get out of control. 8. Check with your doctor before using supplements. "There's promising evidence for certain supplements for depression, Those include fish oil, folic acid. Always check with your doctor before starting any supplement, especially if you’re already taking medications 9. Do something new. When you’re depressed, you’re in a rut. Push yourself to do something different. Go to a museum. Pick up a used book and read it on a park bench. Volunteer at a soup kitchen. Take a language class. "When we challenge ourselves to do something different, there are chemical changes in the brain, "Trying something new alters the levels of [the brain chemical] dopamine, which is associated with pleasure, enjoyment, and learning. 10. Try to have fun. If you’re depressed, make time for things you enjoy. What if nothing seems fun anymore? "That's just a symptom of depression, You have to keep trying anyway. As strange as it might sound, you have to work at having fun. Plan things you used to enjoy, even if they feel like a chore. Keep going to the movies. Keep going out with friends for dinner. When you're depressed, you can lose the knack for enjoying life, you have to relearn how to do it. In time, fun things really will feel fun again.
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I' m 22 year old and always live in imaginary world and hesitant to tell my feelings to other people. Help me Doctor. I can be easily cheated because I' m easily influenced by other people' s world. But from my hurt core I love all living beings in the world. Help me Doctor, Help me!

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
Please see a psychiatrist and a counsellor at the earliest in your city. This is curable but needs to be identified exactly what is happening with you.
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After having tablets can I have alcohol or after having tablets how long time need to have alcohol.

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
first take tablets after one hour take alcohol. it is not good to take two in one time. it is better to avoid alcohol it is not good for health. weekly once it is preferable. regularly means you may use additional medicine for this attitude. so maintain weekly once. dont take regularly. it is better to mix more water with alcohol. dont take less water. it is better to take with coconut water. take light beer not strong one.dont take non veg food. take light food. snacks are compulsory maintain like that. food is must after alcohol. better to take butter milk before bed. it reduces the severity of the alcohol.dont think too much about the problem. dont sit alone and dont think alone. it is better to take with friends. maintain your dose of administration. sleep more time take good food. relax all the time. better to go movie in alchohol time. be friendly with others. be sociable all the time and be happy all the time. ok all the best.
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I was suffering from depression since 1992 but actually came to notice at, 1996. There after some irregular in medicine but now medicine medicine which are in huge in nos. Dr. says that I am suffering from bipolar disorder some time endogenous depression. Please guide me to minimize medicine and ultimate cure from.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I was suffering from depression since 1992 but actually came to notice at, 1996. There after some irregular in medici...
Dear lybrate user, you can try the following medication for 20 days to get rid of your problem:- 1) homoeopathic hyoscyamus 200, 5 drops, thrice daily, in empty stomach. 2) homoeopathic five phos tablets. Take 4 tablets, thrice daily with lukewarm water. Report after 20 days.
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Hi, I'm 20 years old and my fiance is 24 years old I love him so much but the thing is that he do not feel that I love him. He is always scared of break ups and even he loves me too whenever we both get intimate he wants me do love him like he do in sex but I don't know what to do he is very possessive with me help me what should I do suggest me some tips of love making that he could realize that I love him.

BDS, Certification in hypnotherapy, Certification in N.L.P, Certification in Gene and behavior, Psychology at Work
Psychologist, Gurgaon
Love does not bloom in the shadow of fear, possessive ness, control and expectations. This should ring bells in your ears about time to come. Tips of love making if any will help you only for a while. You should make him understand that trust and not demand in relationships is necessary. Seek a help of a counselor.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,

MEMORY LOSS/FORGETFULNESS
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Seven Common Causes of Forgetfulness
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Lack of sleep is the most common cause. Two little restful sleep can also lead to mood changes and anxiety which in turn can contribute to memory impairment.
Many drugs can affect memory, which includes tranquilizers, antidepressants, blood pressure drugs and anti–allergic drugs.
Low functioning thyroid can affect memory.
Drinking too much alcohol can interfere with short–term memory.
Stress and anxiety can lead to memory impairment. Both can interfere with attention and block the formation of new memory or retrieval of old memories.
Forgetfulness can be a sign of depression or a consequence of it.
If you are vegetarian, vitamin B12 deficiency can loss memory impairment
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My uncle having trouble of bp and sugar.Also he continues the dehabbitation tablets of drink from last one month . He is fine up to this morning but from today afternoon he starts behaving like strangers. Also he doesn't remember anything,and he speaks like vedsar .So could you please suggest to recover from this trouble.

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
He has delirium. You calm him down and allow him to talk and let him rest. Keep lights on. He may need to be monitored for his blood sugar and BP. He needs to be checked for blood and rehydrated a/ sedated/ and any of his sugar changes/ electrolytes corrected and given minor tranquilizers and tapered.This has to be done under care of Physician, Taking risk is not advisable treating out of hospital.
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I am in 10th grade CBSE. Due to that I have a lot of tension and being nervous on giving speech or paper? I want to know that how I feel good during Thai tension.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
I am in 10th grade CBSE. Due to that I have a lot of tension and being nervous on giving speech or paper? I want to k...
You need to learn the" relaxation response" in times of stress and anxiety. This can be learnt in a step wise process only and with practice you can excel. Start with doing relaxation exercises like yoga and meditation. Also try breathing exercises for 15-20 minutes daily. Once you learn how to relax you will have to learn when to relax too. If you still find things difficult you might need help with some counselling and medications.
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Hello doctor. my mother 78 years old suffering from obsessive compulsive disorder (ocd) since last 4 years.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
This is quite a late age to start ocd. This may require further evaluation to rule out a neurological disorder like dementia and require investigations. An mri and few blood investigations may need to be done and accordingly medications need to be prescribed.
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My brother in law is a schizophrenia patient. After my marriage i came to know that my father in law too had faced some problem before his marriage (details not know), two more first cousins have had stints of depression. Is mental problem hereditary? What are the chances of my children having such problems? Are there tests to check if the child is ok before the delivery?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Yes. A proportion of mental disorders are hereditary but as it is not autosomal dominant or sex linked genetic disorder it can not be predicted surely that the child will have it or not. Yes, definitely the chances are more than the general population, in which the family history is negative. No in utero test can determine about a child to get mental illness in future. There is a two hit hypothesis proposed by scientists that genetic predisposition plus stressors in life can increase the chances of mental illness to occur.
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I am 20 years old and I get easily irritated. Please help

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Psychologist,
I am 20 years old and I get easily irritated. Please help
Dear, anger and aggression are emotions. Anger comes when you become irritated. Irritation happens when you don't like something, or when something is repeated. As anger is an emotion, it should be vent out. You should be able to throw anger out instead of controlling it. But more perfect will be, know the frustrating situations and stop being emotional. If practiced properly, you will not get irritated at those circumstances at all. Those techniques are much easier to understand. Please post a private question with all the details and I shall help you with those tips and tricks. Take care.
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Everytime I feel very bad and cant control our self to cry what should I do ?

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Psychologist,
Everytime I feel very bad and cant control our self to cry what should I do ?
Dear , I suggest you to check your emotional quotient (eq). Training yourself to be less emotional helps in future. Take care.
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About a month ago I had weed for the first time and had a very bad trip. It lasted for 6-7 days and on and off I could feel that high. After that I started thinking too much which resulted in stress and anxiety. I read it on the net that it can be followed by depression. Even now I Am constantly thinking about that trip and it feels like that feeling hasn't left. I am not very strong mentally and I am not able to control my thoughts. I am soo much into thinking that I do not remember sometimes what I did physically like I picked my phone from the table but I did not remember when. I will not do it again ever. I am very stressed about it and just want to be normal again. Please help.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
About a month ago I had weed for the first time and had a very bad trip. It lasted for 6-7 days and on and off I coul...
Weed is chemically cannabis. Unless you use cannabis multiple times it doesnot cause any withdrawal. Your symptoms are only psychological. Your anxiety is an independent compliant by itself and seems unrelated to use of the weed. If you abstain from using weed you would remain free from symptoms that you are worried of. For your symptoms of anxiety consult a psychiatrist fir treatment and counselling.
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Hi, I am 29 years old, 6 feet 2 inches and about 220 pounds i am a lazy and feel really exhausted and irritable most of the times unless i am in office working, I drink almost everyday about a quarter of rum I keep away from smoking and soft drinks. Mentally I like to think iam strongly willed but I just feel really lazy during the mornings I get about 8 to 10 hrs of sleep is something wrong with me?

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda, Satara
Hi, I am 29 years old, 6 feet 2 inches and about 220 pounds i am a lazy and feel really exhausted and irritable most ...
Dear, You have to follow some basic things so that you get better results in a short period of time. 1) take solid diet two times in a day and liquid diet two times in a day 2) drink only 100-150 ml of lukewarm water during meals. 3) don’t drink water before meal for one hour and one hour after meal…4) avoid oily, spicy, junk, fermented and stale foods. 5) avoid late night sleeping habits A) take 30ml of triphala juice and 10 ml of honey early in the morning on empty stomach and at night before sleep. B) take 10 gm of BLACK CUMIN SEEDS along with 10 gm of jaggery after meals. C) take 2-2 tablets of arogyavardhini vati and chandraprabha vati after meals, D) take 30 ml of aloevera juice along with 30ml of lukewarm water. Do all things for 30 days.
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I am 25 years male am having body ache and most of the time i am having stomach upset with dysentery. And I had sex without protection i am having fear about that.

MBBS, DNB (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Kolkata
Fir stomach ache, you can take tab drotin. What are you afraid of - having a baby or having a disease?
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Sir/mam I am studying mbbs 5 th sem and about to complete in nxt month. I hv a problem of of tension I feel tensed for even a minute reason. I study hard and harder people appreciate my hard work but when it comes tio exams I will not able to memorize things which learn clearly ,feel tensed my heart starts throbbing, sweating ,shivering. I was one among top 10 rankers in my school and college I never had such prob during my schooling days but started in college days. I could not even bag a good rank inspite of good performance in college exams. After all I decided to meet psychiatry in my college they asked me thyroid profile wch was absolutely normal. One of pg suggested to use toficalm 50 mg twice daily can I use it .suggest some drug wch can abolish my tension stress without affecting CNS or wch I can use even during exams. One thing I forgot to tell I drink too much of tra during exams to stay awake and won't sleep. Please help me out.

M.D in Psychiatry
Psychiatrist,
Sir/mam I am studying mbbs 5 th sem and about to complete in nxt month. I hv a problem of of tension I feel tensed fo...
lybrate-user, after going through your narrative, I feel that you are having Generalized anxiety disorder. This can be managed with yoga and pranayam, to a significant extent. If you consult or being referred to clinical psychologists, they will teach you relaxation training and cognitive behaviour therapy or mindfulness therapy. If your anxiety is still considerable, then you may be prescribed few drugs. I can understand how much it is affecting your academic performance and your self esteem. It can be definitely managed with yoga or by relaxation training etc. Please consult a psychiatrist. I wish you overcome your distress and do well in life.
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My brother has epilepsy disease what should I do to completely reduced the disease from his life he is only 8 years old sir plse give me some suggestions.

DM - Neurology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Neurologist, Faridabad
Epilepsy has many causes and depending upon the cause the duration of treatment is decided which may vary from 2 years to lifelong and there's no short cut in the treatment of epilepsy.
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