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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....more
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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I have arm pain from last 3 months I will take lot of medicine but no relief in my arm pain please give suggestion and medicine for pain?

MBBS
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I have arm pain from last 3 months I will take lot of medicine but no relief in my arm pain please give suggestion an...
You need to be checked by a qualified doctor..physical examination is a must. Normally simple muscle strain or joint sprains will respond to pain killers ...its not so in your case. The GP will decide if you need any test and specialist consultation. Three month is s long time to wait any more...don't wonder in the dark just taking pain killers.
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I am into men feet fetish. How can I distract my mind from it? Is it weird having such fetish.. Should I consult a doctor.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I am into men feet fetish. How can I distract my mind from it?
Is it weird having such fetish..
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A fetish is when a person is sexually aroused by certain objects, body parts, or situations that are not usually considered sexual by the mainstream culture. Anything can be a fetish, and having a sexual fetish is not uncommon. To enjoy your fetish, start by accepting that it's a natural part of your sexual desire, and learn to communicate your sexual needs openly. If you and your partner are uncomfortable talking about your fetish, consider counseling from a sex-positive therapist.
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My sis is mentally week. Can she be treated with hypnosis? sis got shocked by seeing something. From then she is mentally ill.

Post Graduate Diploma In Rehabilitation Psychology, M A Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Bhopal
My sis is mentally week. Can she be treated with hypnosis?
sis got shocked by seeing something. From then she is ment...
Hi how old is your sister? what are the concerns that you felt the need to look for help. If you feel she is traumatized by some event and couldn't get over it. You need to meet a mental health professional (psychiatrist & psychologist.) to assess what is troubling her and start appropriate course of action. Are there any changes in her behavior, sleep patterns, appetite? get bk with answers so that I can help you. All the best!
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I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. 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
I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please ...
Dear lybrate-user. Welcome to lybrate. I can understand. Loosing someone near and dear is called grief and depression related to grief is pretty normal. But this sort of depression does not stay for long. This depression gets cleared within a span of some weeks. The best option for you is to undergo counseling and depression related therapy. Take care.
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I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please help me.

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, Masters in clinical psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please ...
Hi lybrate-user Coping with Loss of someone who close to you is very difficult, but time is a great healer. At this time the emotions you experienced are normal, you allow yourself to feel each as it arises and understand that it will take some time to adjust your new circumstances. Talk to your trusted person about your feeling. Crying can provide a release. Try to take care of yourself, here you make sure to continue to eat right, exercise daily and get enough sleep. If you want to write something about him it gives you big release of your emotions. Thanks.
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Sir. Thanks for your info. From few Months. I am feeling fear of die and always worried abt what will happen next. Then sometime. In the middle of sleep. I used to wakeup and felt sort of breath and feel like my pennies getting smaller or inactive. I am taken lonazep on that time. Please suggest. How can I come out of this.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
Sir. Thanks for your info. From few Months. I am feeling fear of die and always worried abt what will happen next. Th...
I think you are feeling insecure. It is necessary, to explore your fear of death. This fear is so intense that even when asleep you are disturbed because of your thoughts. You may be having certain doubts or worries about sex as well. Kindly consult a counsellor who will help you to come out of both the problems.
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I am 26 years old. My hairs are turning into grays since 2010. I tried mahabhrungraj oil for 3 months but it couldn't help. I wants to stop the graying of hairs. So please suggest some remedy. It is possible to turn the grays into black again? If yes then how? Does oil massage for 6 to 8 months make any effect? I heard that Eating black sesame seeds will help to turn greys black again? Is it true? Please help. I never smoke. I am a vegetarian. I don't eat salty or fast food. But from past few years I usually sleeps at late nights. Please help.

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I am 26 years old. My hairs are turning into grays since 2010. I tried mahabhrungraj oil for 3 months but it couldn't...
Hi there ~ trying the remedies that you suggest might be helpful, however if stress and lack of sleep/sleep cycle difficulties is the cause then book an appointment with me so that I can try to help with medications. I am glad you do not smoke as it can add to early graying and being vegetarian has nothing to do with premature graying. Using over the counter multivitamin multimineral medications may be helpful and I can suggest some as well. I hope this helps. Take care and have a lovely day! sincerely
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Hello Madam/Sir,, I am Priya. My problem is my hair was very thick but now its so thin that anyone can see my scalp. I am 28 and I am so tensed because of this. I do not have thyroid problem. Whenever I consult doctors, they do check for thyroid and give vitamin B and calcium. After using months also, no change, so I stopped of consuming those tabs. Kindly suggest me what I should do?

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Hello Madam/Sir,, I am Priya. My problem is my hair was very thick but now its so thin that anyone can see my scalp. ...
Hi apply mixture of onion and lemon juice on the scalp, @take 200 ml of fresh buttermilk after meals, @take 30-40 black currants and 1 tsf of jaggery during meals, @take fresh juice of beet or pomegranate in morning instead of breakfast, @take 20 ml of bhrungarajasava and 2 tablets of raktastambhak vati after meals, @use vatajatadi taila and rootz shampoo, do all these things for 30 days it gives you good result thanks.
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I regularly do smoking and drinking but really wanna quit from these all things. So can you please suggest me some really helpful tips so that I can be free from these bad habits?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Jaipur
Hi, to left your alcohol and smoking the foremost important thing is that your motivation. If you are motivated then you can. As we know that alcohol and tobacco work on brain and person who is used to consume it get dependent on that to work properly. If he wouldn't took these he would feel withdrawal in the form of tremors in hand, sweating, palpitation, anxiety etc in case of alcohol and some time it may leads to seizure also. In case of tobacco he feel irritability, unable to concentrate on work, remain preoccupied with same. So its prudent to take help of de-addiction specialist to manage all these. Other then that medication are also available to decrease craving. A de-addiction specialist also help you by other psychosocial intervention like motivation enhancement therapy, relapse prevention therapy and other one. So in order to get proper help you should visit a psychiatrist.
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I have social anxiety problem. So I want to ask how to cure this. How I can be normal without any phobias.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
I have social anxiety problem. So I want to ask how to cure this. How I can be normal without any phobias.
You cannot eliminate anxiety, and stress form your life. You got to learn ways to mange them to suit your needs. In the same way social anxiety disorders need to be managed with a combination of treatmnet from a psychiatrist and behaviour therapies. It is almost like an art that needs to be practiced all your life.
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Hello sir I am 29 years old I am suffering from panic disorder said by psychiatrist complain of palpitations shortness of breath chest tightness all report that I have done and it's normal echo suggest MVP but it's not dangerous said by doctor but now question is that last 2 month whenever I visited to psychiatry at that time my blood pressure has around systolic 144/140 and diastolic 90 now I am afraid about this what going on and feel fear about this frequently n whenever I am busy with my life at that time I don't have any complain but when I get free all symptoms show on my body now tell me anxiety cause my blood pressure or blood pressure cause my anxiety please sir help me to come out from this stage n tell me that which doctor I have to consult first cardiologist or psychiatrist? Psychiatrist said that your blood pressure due to panic disorder.

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Hello sir I am 29 years old I am suffering from panic disorder said by psychiatrist complain of palpitations shortnes...
Dear lybrate-user. As you have been diagnosed with panic disorder, all these symptoms including your high blood pressure is normal. These symptoms are normal and natural and never will have any negative health effect to your body. Don't worry. Regarding blood pressure, always it is the anxiety causes your blood pressure. You should leave the symptoms at it. Your psychiatrist is very much correct. Believe him and stop worrying about the symptoms. You should also understand another fact. Panic disorder always is due to an underlying anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. When a person fears about something now (which may or may not happen in the future) and if he do it repeatedly, it is called anxiety disorder. These fear provoking feelings are called anxiety and it may cause variety of physical symptoms, such as a racing heart, restlessness, helplessness and shakiness. There are a number of anxiety disorders: including generalized anxiety disorder, a specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, and panic disorder among others. While each has its own characteristics and symptoms, they all include symptoms of anxiety. I need to know more about your anxiety so that I will be able to diagnose it properly and provide you counseling and psychotherapy to overcome and manage your anxiety. Take care.
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I have been smoking since the last 6 years. I smoke close to 20 cigarettes daily. What will be the best way for me to know if I am fine. I don't feel that I have any symptoms of Cancer.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, Lybrate user, it blocks & damages your air pipe, including lungs. Causing lungs cancer, copd,diminishing its capacity to retain oxygen.  ●  It, increases cholesterol level, being threatening to heart- not only that, people around you ,will be sufferer of the same hazards for no fault of their own, you 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, it will ruin yours as well as your spouse & children's 'future. • each puff of smoking burns the lips which appears blackened, narrowing carotid arteries.  ● It's advisable to get rid of this killing agent, as soon as possible for the betterment of d entire family, nears & dears, around U  ●Tk, plenty of water free from contaminants to eliminate toxins &'regulate your metabolism to absorb protein, vitamins, minerals, energy & other important substance essential to upkeep ,repair & energise the body.    ●Don't skip your meal, rather, it should b easily digestible on time.  ● Go for meditation to reduce your stress and to inhale plenty of Oxygen to restore the flexibility of lungs to increase its tidal volume, nourishing the whole body of yours including heart and brain.   ●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 a day. @ Caladeum 20-6 pills, thrice a day. ●  Avoid, caffiene, alcohol,junk-food, alcohol. Stay fit & fine, your family is awaiting your arrival. ○Your feedback matters to me for your further, follow up, please.
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How to avoid smoking please tell me I am helpless.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist,
First you stop buying cigarette. Avoid place where most of your friends or other smoke. Take plenty of fluid. Do regular exercise and yoga. These all arr method of life style modification that is first step to quit smoking. I advise you to use nicotine patch daily after bath. This will help you to decrease your craving and also manage withdrawal symptoms.
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In depression citalopram10 mg hs clonazepam 1.25 hs but can not feel fresh after sleeping at night. Which medicine I should add?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
In depression citalopram10 mg hs clonazepam 1.25 hs but can not feel fresh after sleeping at night.
Which medicine I ...
Please do not experiment with medicines. This is not something you can do on your own, based on what you have heard. Do not take any medications on your own without the approval of your treating doctor. The side effects of mixing medications can be life threatening and often fatal.
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Hello sir my body are paining from last 2days I don't know what the problem is can you please help for out of it.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hello sir my body are paining from last 2days I don't know what the problem is can you please help for out of it.
1.Take paracetamol 500mg,1 tablet as and when required after food up to a maximum of 3 tablets daily, 2.Drink plenty of water 3.Take rest
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Hello Sir. I badly need all your suggestions. I stay with my parents along with my 7 month old baby boy. My husband left us for his selfishness when I was pregnant. I have resigned my IT job to take care of my baby. Now I just wanna prepare for civil service exam immediately. I'm 29 aged now and I wanna be secured financially though my father earns well. So need to clear the exam as soon as possible before my age gets bared. So please please advice me how can I come up from this neck breakable situation? Please advise.

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General Physician,
Hello Sir. I badly need all your suggestions. I stay with my parents along with my 7 month old baby boy. My husband l...
For practical purposes you can try to gt married to someone who is understanding and helpful. But right now I can give you study tips to do well in your exams. If you feel excessive sleep or tiredness/ head spinning or vertigo like feeling you have to make sure you have no anaemia or hypothyroidism by doing a blood CBC & TSH and inform me directly 10 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. If you find answer helpful please click on “helpful” tab for knowing my efforts are useful CONCENTRATION TIPS Here’s some tips to get into a state of deep concentration where work / or studies flow easily so that you can do well in examinations/ and or do your work well. 1) Cut Off the Noise Getting into a state of concentration can take at least fifteen minutes. If you are getting distracted every five, you can’t possibly focus entirely on your work. Request that people don’t interrupt you when working on a big project. If you are required to answer phones and drop-in’s immediately, schedule work when the office is less busy. 2) Structure Your Environment The place you work can have an impact on your ability to focus. Try to locate yourself so you are facing potential distractions such as doors, phones or windows. This way you can take a glance to assess sounds that would otherwise break your focus. 3) Clarify Objectives Know what your goal is clearly before you start. If you aren’t sure what the end result is, the confusion will make it impossible to focus. 4) Divide Blobs. If you have a large project that needs work, clearly identify a path that you will use to get started working on it. If the sequence of actions isn’t obvious, it will be difficult to concentrate. Taking a few minutes to plan not only your end result, but the order you will complete any steps, can save hours in wasted thinking. 5) Know the Rules Get clear on what the guidelines are for the task ahead. What level of quality do you need? What standards do you need to follow? What constraints are there? If the rules aren’t clear from the outset, you will slip out of concentration as you ponder them later. 6) Set a Deadline Deadlines have both advantages and disadvantages when trying to force concentration. A deadline can make it easier to forget the non-essential and speed up your working time. If you give yourself only an hour to design a logo, you will keep it simple and avoid fiddling with extravagant designs. Time limits have disadvantages when they cause you to worry about the time you have left instead of the task itself. 7) Break down Roadblocks Roadblocks occur whenever you hit a tricky problem in your work. This can happen when you run out of ideas or your focus wavers. Break down roadblocks by brainstorming or planning on a piece of paper. Writing out your thought processes can keep you focused even if you might become frustrated. 8) Isolate Yourself Become a hermit and stay away from other people if you want to get work done. Unless your work is based on other people they will only break your focus. Create a private space and refuse to talk to anyone until your work is finished. Put a sign on your door to steer away drop-ins and don’t answer your phone. 9) Healthy Body, Sharper Mind What you put into your body affects the way you concentrate. Nobody would expect peak performance if they showed up drunk to work. But if you allow yourself to get chronic sleep deprivation, overuse stimulants like caffeine or eat dense, fatty foods your concentration will suffer. Try to cut out one of your unhealthy habits for just thirty days to see if there is a difference in your energy levels. I’ve found even small steps can create dramatic changes in my ability to focus. 10) Be Patient Before I write an article, I often sit at my desk for a fifteen or twenty minutes before I put finger on the keyboard. During this time I feel a strong urge to leave or do something else. But I know that if I am patient, I’ll stumble upon an idea to write about and enter a state of flow. Without a little patience, you can’t take advantage of flow when it rushed through you. If you need strong concentration I recommend periods of 90-120 minutes. Any less than that and you will waste too much time getting started before the flow can continue. More than this is possible to sustain focus, but you will probably benefit from a quick break. These are the general guidelines for concentration, studying well or doing your job. Regards.
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How to come over anxiety, I take alprax 0.5 since last 18 years HS. Can I stop Alpara, sometimes I have to take 0.25 to overcome anxiety in daytime.

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
How to come over anxiety, I take alprax 0.5 since last 18 years HS. Can I stop Alpara, sometimes I have to take 0.25 ...
Dear lybrate user. Welcome to lybrate. Anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. When a person fears about something now (which may or may not happen in the future) and if he do it repeatedly, it is called anxiety disorder. These fear provoking feelings are called anxiety and it may cause variety of physical symptoms, such as a racing heart, restlessness, helplessness and shakiness. There are a number of anxiety disorders: including generalized anxiety disorder, a specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, and panic disorder among others. While each has its own characteristics and symptoms, they all include symptoms of anxiety. I need to know more about your anxiety so that I will be able to diagnose it properly and provide you counseling and psychotherapy to overcome and manage your anxiety. Take care.
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My depression has been cured with lithium oratate supplement that I ordered from amazon. I do not feel any sideeffect. I heard lithium carbonate has sideeffects and it should be prescribed whereas lithium oratate has no such side effect. I want to ask whether lithium oratate is good to take in long run?

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
My depression has been cured with lithium oratate supplement that I ordered from amazon. I do not feel any sideeffect...
Dear Sahil, i do not have any experience of prescribing lithium oratate. You have to take it in the long run only, for few specific diagnostic disorders. In those disorders, the benefit outweighs the risk of side effect. Just because it is safer than lithium carbonate should not be the reason for taking it in long run.
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