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Dr. Swaminath G

MD

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

29 Years Experience  ·  600 at clinic
Dr. Swaminath G MD Psychiatrist, Bangalore
29 Years Experience  ·  600 at clinic
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Swaminath G is one of the best Psychiatrists in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore. He has helped numerous patients in his 29 years of experience as a Psychiatrist. He has completed MD. You can visit him at Smruthi Clinic in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore. Don?t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Swaminath G on Lybrate.com.

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MD - vinayaka medical college - 1988
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Sir/Madam I have a whole body pain especially at upper back bone and fatigue at the foots, Recommend me the food by which I can overcome from above problems Thank you.

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Physiotherapist, Noida
Sir/Madam I have a whole body pain especially at upper back bone and fatigue at the foots, Recommend me the food by w...
Supplements and healthy diet heat fermentation for upper back pain and avoid toward bending lifting heavyweight, do stretching exercise of both limbs.
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I am cigarette smoker I take 12 to 16 cigarettes a day I fill dipress from last 6 month and cuff problem from last 2 year some time I can't walk or run longer-term I fill weakness and long birthing Last year I try to quiet from smoking I take" champix" starter courses from my doctor sougess but after complete course I can't control on smoking habits please suggest me proper way to quiet from this bed habits.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
It takes a lot of motivation on your part to quit smoking. The treatment includes - treatment for symptoms that occur due to stopping smoking like irritability, depression, constipation, sleep problems etc. - treatment of craving with appropriate dose of replacements - treatment of associated diseases like respiratory problems as in your case. - regular follow ups contact me online with a complete history of your smoking pattern and lifestyle with a brief history of associated complaints if any so that we can work out the best possible management for you. Good luck, take care.
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Before some days ago she was sense less in a train and then this was again happened with her. She goes to a doctor, he says that she is suffering from first stage of Conversion and Reaction disease but doctor could not suggest any medicines , doctor says to my friend that don't take any tension and free her mind all time. Last day she was feeling weak as those day. So what will she do?

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Before some days ago she was sense less in a train and then this was again happened with her. She goes to a doctor, h...
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops. Try to buy original medicines. Mix 3 drops of Olive.+ 3 drops of Scleranthus + 3 drops of white chestnut + 3 drops of Mimulus mix these with 100 ml water and drink it every morning and night.(same dose) on empty stomach. If problem continues consult me online.
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My child of 7 years having epilepsy since 2.5 years and taking continue medicine but sezuires are not stopping and have changed doctors also suggest what to do to stop sezuires. Taking care also. But problem occurs when it happens in school. School also takes care but how to stop sezuires.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
Pediatrician, Gurgaon
He must be put on 3-4 anticonvulsants depending on type of epilepsy. You should be under guidance of pediatric neurologist. It may take some time but cause should be known for this.
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I drink whisky. Is alcohol bad for liver? And what are the symptoms of flu? Please doctor tell me in detail.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I drink whisky. Is alcohol bad for liver? And what are the symptoms of flu? Please doctor tell me in detail.
Yes it's bad for liver specifically when its more than 2 pegs a day....otherwise also it puts a stress on liver to metabolize it Flu may present as headache ,running nose,congested eyes etc
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Some times in a day I lost the control on my body i'm getting trouble with, in a meeting also i'm not concentrating on a particular thing at that time i'm thinking about something else what should I suppose to do and how to get a control on brain.?

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
Some times in a day I lost the control on my body i'm getting trouble with, in a meeting also i'm not concentrating o...
Dear, distraction of mind is a routine affair. To help you control your thoughts and to divert them, we have many creative ideas under psychotherapy. You must be able to distinguish between mental disease and mental disorder. Your problem is a mental disorder. Not a mental disease. These mental disorders are usually treated with a combination of medicines and other means like awareness, meditation, psychotherapy techniques, life style changes etc. I think two or three counseling sessions and psycho therapy techniques should solve your problem. Let me know if you are willing to undergo counseling sessions and tailor made psycho therapy through mobile. Take care.
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From 1 - 2 week I am finding myself unhappy, I don 't have any reason for that, everything is fine in my life as earlier but from few days my over thinking has become a threat for me, I am a student, I am unable to focus on my studies. I am really feeling somehow depressed, I can't find any reason for this, I am unable to live my life as earlier, every time I feel sad and want to cry without any reason. I think I am fed up of my daily schedule. Please tell me how can I get back myself.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
From 1 - 2 week I am finding myself unhappy, I don 't have any reason for that, everything is fine in my life as earl...
At your age this claim is serious. If you have depression then there are some major ramifications to take into account. I believe there may be some genetic predisposition or there has been some childhood issue, related to anger, that needs urgent attention. You must go and meet with a counselor immediately and if that person advises that you meet with a doctor you must do so and cooperate to your utmost. Please visit these professionals along with your parents. 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 scorching 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 every day and learn to be contented 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. As regards the concentration you are sure to have hormonal imbalances which may impact your memory because of the chemical but also the distractions that come with it; together with depression I can imagine your problems. 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, 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 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.
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My problem is I am not happy and I feel suffocated inside. I fight with myself nearly daily. I have not able to prove myself talented or someone of value.

Diploma in Psychological Medicine, de addiction
Psychiatrist, Ahmedabad
My problem is I am not happy and I feel suffocated inside. I fight with myself nearly daily. I have not able to prove...
Hi I can understand your worry this might be a symptom of Major Depressive Disorder. U need a proper diagnosis and then treatment in the form of counselling or psychotherapy Thank you.
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My 4 year child speaking problem. He speak only few selected word. Please help me.

Masters in Speech Therapy
Speech Therapist, Delhi
He is having delayed speech and language development. You need to work on his receptive and expressive language. Vocabulary development. It is good if you can arrange some speech therapy sessions for him.
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Schizophrenia: Can Genetics be the Reason Behind it?

DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Schizophrenia: Can Genetics be the Reason Behind it?

Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder in which a person’s mood, knowledge, thought and several other characteristics gets disturbed. We can notice most of the adults and old people with few symptoms of schizophrenia, which are most commonly left unidentified. The exact cause of schizophrenia is not yet known. The person feels that they are being constantly watched, they feel the presence of someone or something, which is not actually there. They are always suspicious and think that other people are gossiping and thinking about them.

Possible causes of Schizophrenia
Though the exact cause of schizophrenia is not known there are few factors, which contribute to the cause of schizophrenia.

  1. Genetic factors: People with a family history of schizophrenia are at higher risk of getting schizophrenia.
  2. Environmental factors: Environmental factors include excessive stress during pregnancy or later stages of life. Several other factors during pregnancy and childhood are responsible for causing schizophrenia. These factors are:
    1. Decreased oxygen level during delivery due to premature birth or prolonged labour
    2. Parental loss or separation in early stages of life
    3. Parental exposure to virus or during infancy
    4. Childhood physical or sexual abuse
    5. Abnormal brain structures and brain chemistry

Sings and symptoms of schizophrenia

  1. Hallucination: To see, feel or hear anything that really does not exist is known as hallucination.
  2. Delusion: A thought or belief of a person, which is either false or impossible in reality is known as delusion.
  3. Thought and speech disturbances: The thought process and speech of a schizophrenic will be disorganized, due to which he or she  will fumble or is distracted as they are unable to align their thoughts.
  4. Difficulty in concentrating: It is difficult for people suffering from schizophrenia to concentrate on the task at hand.
  5. Erratic behaviour: People suffering from schizophrenia tend to behave erratically, either they will be too jumpy or will be perfectly still for hours at a stretch. Most people belief that those who are suffering from schizophrenia are often violent in nature, which actually is not the case.

Treatment for schizophrenia
Schizophrenia can be treated, if identified at an early stage. It is best advised to consult a psychiatrist the moment you spot the symptoms. Anti psychotic drugs, self help behaviour change, counselling and rehabilitation are few treatment modalities available for schizophrenia.

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Hi, Sir, My wife is suffered OCD (washing hands continuously for hours) and treated by Dr. Ashok K Alimchandini in Hyderabad. After that we had a baby girl I am seeing another problem for small issues she is talking for hours 4 to 5 hours. If am not there in the house she won't talk. If I am in the house only she is shouting continuously. I am asking her to come to visit a doctor. She is not willing. Her Parents are also not supporting me. How can I take my wife to the hospital her? Please suggest me.

M.D in Psychiatry
Psychiatrist,
I understood your problem. One thing I suggest is you meet a psychiatrist and tell your wife that you have become depressed, and doctor wants to speak to her about you. This is one day of taking her to hospital. Otherwise consult the doctor and if he is willing to give her medications which you can give her if she consents if not then with out her knowledge or under the pretext of some tonic for her back ache or weakness. Once she is slightly better may agree to take medicines.
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I am hurt very badly by someone, I am very upset and tensed all this days. I am not feeling good, what should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I am hurt very badly by someone, I am very upset and tensed all this days. I am not feeling good, what should I do?
dear you need to keep yourself busy. just move on. Life is full of ups and downs. It you need medicinal support I M there.
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Hi good ladies, I need help. I've been using perhaps too much steroid on my clitoral hood? Is that possible? I had some itching (which I never have anywhere else) and it helped so I kept using it. Now I seem to have no clitoral hood to speak of and have exposed the tip of my clitoris I presume, it'

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi good ladies, I need help. I've been using perhaps too much steroid on my clitoral hood? Is that possible? I had so...
You haven't exposed any tip of the clitoris and it's only that it has become more sensitive and if you don't stimulate it for a month than it would get back to normal structure.
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I don't know what I am doing I think I am depressed feeling disturbed and depressed. Give me a conclusion.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I don't know what I am doing I think I am depressed feeling disturbed and depressed. Give me a conclusion.
At your age this claim is serious. If you have depression then there are some major ramifications to take into account. I believe there may be some genetic predisposition or there has been some childhood issue, related to anger, that needs urgent attention. You must go and meet with a counselor immediately and if that person advises that you meet with a doctor you must do so and cooperate to your utmost. Please visit these professionals along with your parents. 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 scorching 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 every day and learn to be contented 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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I have problem with my girlfriend she is made for me but I can't marry her due to some problem & whenever I tried to convince her about this she is crying critically and tried to kill her self and attempted sucite 3, times. Please suggest.

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, if you are sure that you cannot marry her, then you should do such. It may take some time to convince her, but if that is right, it is right. There is no need to suicide if your point is right. In that case, she is just trying to bully you. You may take her to a counselor or ask her to consult me for a telephonic counseling. Take care.
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Hiii my grandfather is suffering memory lapse for last few weeks and act wierdly please help.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Jaipur
Hi. In old age loss of memory may be due to some dementing disorder like alzheimer's or due to some psychiatric illness. Along with that if similar history is present in family, there is more chance for same. So please visit a neuropsychiatrist for further management.
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I am so weak of heavy walking and body pains and laziness which of the medicines are help to lose the pain and laziness?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am so weak of heavy walking and body pains and laziness which of the medicines are help to lose the pain and laziness?
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Eat nutritious food and have adequate fluid intake and take physical rest
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