Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}
Book
Call

Dr. Vijaya Savithri

MBBS

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

400 at clinic
Book Appointment
Call Doctor
Dr. Vijaya Savithri MBBS Psychiatrist, Bangalore
400 at clinic
Book Appointment
Call Doctor
Submit Feedback
Report Issue
Get Help
Feed
Services

Personal Statement

To provide my patients with the highest quality healthcare, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
To provide my patients with the highest quality healthcare, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies.
More about Dr. Vijaya Savithri
Dr. Vijaya Savithri is a renowned Psychiatrist in Vittal Mallya Road, Bangalore. She is a MBBS . You can visit her at Dr. Vijaya Savithri@Mallya Hospital in Vittal Mallya Road, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Vijaya Savithri on Lybrate.com.

Find numerous Psychiatrists in India from the comfort of your home on Lybrate.com. You will find Psychiatrists with more than 38 years of experience on Lybrate.com. You can find Psychiatrists online in Bangalore and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.

Info

Education
MBBS - - -

Location

Book Clinic Appointment

Mallya Hospital

#1, Next to IPC Garden, Near Sanjaydat School, Vittal Mallya Road. Landmark : Opposite Kanteerava Indoor Stadium.Bangalore Get Directions
400 at clinic
...more
View All

Services

View All Services

Submit Feedback

Submit a review for Dr. Vijaya Savithri

Your feedback matters!
Write a Review

Feed

Nothing posted by this doctor yet. Here are some posts by similar doctors.

Dear Sir/madam. I am a 50 years old woman. TakP meds Telma 40 and medxl 50 due to sleeplessness and anxiety Psychiatrist wrote me D venizep 50 for ten days. I am taking it for two days now but due to it, s side effect like nausea tiredness I want to stop this meds Sir, Kindly let me know if I stop taking this drug after two days of use would have any adverse effect? Pls let me know Sir can I stop taking it?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Dear Sir/madam. I am a 50 years old woman. TakP meds Telma 40 and medxl 50 due to sleeplessness and anxiety Psychiatr...
Hello lybrate-user taking the said medicine for 2-days is not supposed to do any long term side-effects, if you don't want to take medicines for sleep I wd advise you to have a healthy life style --start your mornings at the same time everyday, go for for some physical activity like--walk, yogaetc; have relaxed mornings, avoid daytime nap, take lots of fluids during day time, socialise, take evening meals 2-3 hrs. Before bedtime ,go to bed when feeling sleepy don't go to bed & wait for sleep, but start your morning routine at the same time. This way it might take a few days to get proper sleep, here quality of sleep wd be very good & following this pattern might make you feel happier too, wishing you all the best!
4 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Sir / Mam I am in tension meri shadi fix ho gayi hai. Dusre ladke ke sath. Meri verginity ko lekar bahut tension aya hai. 4 saal mera afair tha 4 saal me BF ke sath lot of sex hua hai. Meri vagina loose ho gayi hai. Mere hone wale husband ko kaise yakin dilau isse pehle maine kabhi sex nhi kiya. Vagina pahle jaise tight karne ke liye kya karu? Pls help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir / Mam I am in tension meri shadi fix ho gayi hai. Dusre ladke ke sath. Meri verginity ko lekar bahut tension aya ...
If you want you can get your hymen repaired through a plastic surgeon so that your would be husband will not come to know about your previous relationship.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have generalized anxiety disorder and could you pls suggest me the proper drug.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I have generalized anxiety disorder and could you pls suggest me the proper drug.
Occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. You might feel anxious when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or making an important decision. But anxiety disorders involve more than temporary worry or fear. For a person with an anxiety disorder, the anxiety does not go away and can get worse over time. Restlessness or feeling wound-up or on edge being easily fatigued difficulty concentrating or having their minds go blank irritability muscle tension difficulty controlling the worry sleep problems (difficulty falling or staying asleep or restless, unsatisfying sleep) these are some of the symptoms. U seem to be having anxiety disorder, kindly consult a psychiatrist and get treated. For GAD there is persistent symptoms most of the time of the day. Consult a psychiatrist and seek treatment.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Sir my age is 23. I think I have anxiety disorder, I feel fear all the time, and my heartbeat is always fast, I do not know why I am feeling fear nd oll anxiety feelings. May be fear of sex and oll but I m. Always in tension and my heart beat is always beat fast whenever I feel fear or. anxiety. please help.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Sir my age is 23. I think I have anxiety disorder, I feel fear all the time, and my heartbeat is always fast, I do no...
Uncontrolled anxiety with physical symptoms like raised heartbeat needs complete evaluation. You may have an anxiety disorder with accompanying metabolic problems leading to raised heart rates. You might need some investigations to rule out the possible anomalies.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hello. I am 38 years male. Weight 73 kgs. I go to gym 3 times a week. But I have a habit of smoking 15 to 20 ciggs and 60ml 4pegs daily. Mentally cant quiet so any alternate to reduce or medicine to quiet smoking and reduce alcohol ?

M.D,Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Amritsar
Take tab topirol 50 mg at night tab ativan 2 mg at night. For smoking take chewable nicotex tab whenever there is craving.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am suffering from lack of memorizing day by day now my age is 30 years please help me how can I cure.

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 Lybrate user, At your age, Memory problems like amnesia are not common. Many young people are having problems with memory. These problems are either they are too busy or due to anxiety and stress. Busy people use organizers or employ a personal assistant because they can't remember every task. You need to understand this. If you still say, you are having memory problems, we need to check your memory using memory test. If you want more of my help in this regard, please contact me. Take care.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hi, My SGPT is 94 and Cholesterol, Trig, HDL and LDL are 248, 273, 36 and 166. I need advice on what do I need to do to bring this parameters down. I am really concerned with this as I am a vegetarian and non alcoholic.

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
Hi, My SGPT is 94 and Cholesterol, Trig, HDL and LDL are 248, 273, 36 and 166. I need advice on what do I need to do ...
Dear lybrate user. There are no short cuts. Physical exercise is the key. Quit smoking and alcohol consumption, cut sugar intake, to bring down total cholesterol, triglycerides etc you have to increase good cholesterol. Good cholesterol is available in plums, grapes, purple cabbage, eggplant, and raspberries to your diet. Plus eating more fruits and veggies (in addition to whole grains) will increase your fiber, which has been shown to help control overall cholesterol levels. Take care.
12 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Sir I have problem of stammering. So I face lots of problem while talking with someone. So suggest me some medicine or exercise (if any) To reduce this. Plzzz sir.

MASLP, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist, Nashik
Hello, as reported try breathing exercises n reduce the anxiety you feel before speaking. For further contact a speech therapist nearby or online for exercises. Regards.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 66 years old. Since last 11 years I am suffering depression problem The cause of my depression was my son After his MBBS study he went to USA for further study I can not say that I have tremendous affection for him and at the same time I was also ready to stop his career . At present my depression level is very low I have to take depression medicine every day in night My son and his wife are now well settled On 5th Feb. 2016 I became grand father My grand son name is VIHAN From 4th Feb. To 28 July I was at USA At present I am in India and freckly speaking I am quiet normal I have diverted my life toward spirituality and at present I am follower of Lord Swaminarayan My question is can I free from taking drugs.

L L. B..,, M.Sc psychy,, N L P, P.G.D.G.C, M.S psychotherapy,, M.A child care, M A, clinical psy, M.A,social psychiatry,, M.Phil., psychology., Ph.D .,psychology
Psychologist, Vijayawada
I am 66 years old. Since last 11 years I am suffering depression problem The cause of my depression was my son After ...
You lead your life very systematically. When your son is in us then you feel depression. Now he is very near to you. So no need of any medicine. If we stop medicine anything happen that is your fear. It has no reason. When we feel happy. It is better to stop medicine. Spirituality is good now. If you have any fear regarding this. Better to attend psychological counselling sessions. They will tell to you. How to lead your present status. Your life style modification. It helps to you very much. It reduces depressive status. It has no side effects. So better to take the help of a very good psychologist. Be sociable and be friendly with your friends and family members. Feel always comfortable and happy it always helps to you very much. Ok all the best.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am a 22 year old person who has health anxiety problem since a year and I am. Very depressed. Can you please give me tips go tackle health anxiety?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am a 22 year old person who has health anxiety problem since a year and I am. Very depressed.
Can you please give m...
“Anxiety is a normal, predictable part of life. However, “people with an anxiety disorder are essentially phobic about the feeling state of anxiety.” And they’ll go to great lengths to avoid it. Some people experience generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), excessive anxiety about real-life concerns, such as money, relationships, health and academics,. Others struggle with society anxiety, and worry about being evaluated or embarrassing themselves, he said. People with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) might become preoccupied with symmetry or potential contamination. “The bottom line is that people can experience anxiety, and anxiety disorders, related to just about anything. Most of these steps contribute to a healthy and fulfilling life, overall. For instance, “making some basic lifestyle changes can do wonders for someone coping with elevated anxiety,” Take these steps from today. 1. Take a deep breath. “Deep diaphragmatic breathing triggers our relaxation response, switching from our fight-or-flight response of the sympathetic nervous system, to the relaxed, balanced response of our parasympathetic nervous system,” according to, clinical psychologists. Who have suggested the following exercise, which you can repeat several times: Inhale slowly to a count of four, starting at your belly and then moving into your chest. Gently hold your breath for four counts. Then slowly exhale to four counts. 2. Get active. “One of the most important things one can do [to cope with anxiety] is to get regular cardiovascular exercise,” For instance, a brisk 30- to 60-minute walk “releases endorphins that lead to a reduction in anxiety.” You can start today by taking a walk. Or create a list of physical activities that you enjoy, and put them on your schedule for the week. Other options include: running, rowing, rollerblading, hiking, biking, dancing, swimming, surfing, step aerobics, kickboxing and sports such as soccer, tennis and basketball. 3. Sleep well. Not getting enough sleep can trigger anxiety. If you’re having trouble sleeping, tonight, engage in a relaxing activity before bedtime, such as taking a warm bath, listening to soothing music or taking several deep breaths. And, if you’re like many people with anxiety whose brains start buzzing right before bed, jot down your worries earlier in the day for 10 to 15 minutes, or try a mental exercise like thinking of fruits with the same letter. 4. Challenge an anxious thought. “We all have moments wherein we unintentionally increase or maintain our own worry by thinking unhelpful thoughts. These thoughts are often unrealistic, inaccurate, or, to some extent, unreasonable,” Thankfully, we can change these thoughts. The first step is to identify them. Consider how a specific thought affects your feelings and behaviours. Is it helpful or unhelpful? These are the types of thoughts you want to challenge. Therefore it is suggested asking yourself: “Is this worry realistic?” “Is this really likely to happen?” “If the worst possible outcome happens, what would be so bad about that?” “Could I handle that?” “What might I do?” “If something bad happens, what might that mean about me?” “Is this really true or does it just seem that wa Then, “reframe or correct that thought to make it more accurate, realistic and more adaptive.” Here’s one example: “I would feel embarrassed if I tripped on the stage, but that’s just a feeling; it wouldn’t last forever, and I would get through it.” 5. Say an encouraging statement. Positive, accurate statements can help to put things into perspective. See these examples: “Anxiety is just a feeling, like any other feeling.” and “This feels bad, but I can use some strategies to [cope with] it.” 6. Stay connected to others. “Social support is vital to managing stress,” Today, call a loved one, schedule a Skype date or go to lunch with a close friend. “Talking with others can do a world of good.” Another option is to get together and engage in an activity that improves your anxiety, such as taking a walk, sitting on the beach or going to a yoga class. 7. Avoid caffeine. Managing anxiety is as much about what you do as what you don’t do. And there are some substances that exacerbate anxiety. Caffeine is one of those substances. As said, “The last thing people with anxiety need is a substance that makes them feel more amped up, which is exactly what caffeine does.” 8. Avoid mind-altering substances. “While drugs and alcohol might help to reduce anxiety in the short term, they often do just the opposite in the long term,” Even the short-term effect can be harmful. Experts have treated countless clients whose first panic attack occurred while they were taking drugs such as marijuana, ecstasy or LSD. “Panic attacks are bad enough if you are straight and sober, so imagine how bad they are if you are high, and can’t get un-high until the drug wears off.” 9. Do something you enjoy. Engaging in enjoyable activities helps to soothe your anxiety. For instance, today, you might take a walk, listen to music or read a book, 10. Take a break. It’s also helpful to build breaks into your day. As it is said, this might be a “simple change of pace or scenery, enjoying a hobby, or switching ‘to-do’ tasks.” “Breaking from concerted effort can be refreshing.” 11. Problem-solve. It is suggested considering how you can address the stressors that are causing your anxiety. Today, make a list of these stressors and next to each one, jot down one or two solutions. 12. Pick up a book. There are many valuable resources on anxiety, which teach you effective coping skills. Some recommended are Dying of Embarrassment for people with social anxiety; The BDD Workbook for body dysmorphic disorder; The Imp of the Mind and The OCD Workbook for obsessive-compulsive disorder. It is suggested Stop Obsessing for adults with OCD (and Up and Down the Worry Hill for kids with OCD). For people with panic attacks, it is suggested Don’t Panic: Taking Control of Anxiety Attacks. For a general overview of cognitive-behavioural therapy for anxiety, 13. Engage in calming practices. “Meditation, yoga, or other calming practices can help minimize anxiety in both the short and long term.” Sign up for a yoga class or watch a yoga video online. (Curvy Yoga is a wonderful and sizes.) Meditate right now for just three minutes resource for yoga for all shapes 14. Contact a therapist. “Sometimes anxiety can be difficult to manage without professional help,” Many organizations include databases of providers who specialize in anxiety (along with helpful information).. 15. Accept your anxiety. “If you really want to effectively manage your anxiety, the key is to accept it,” This might sound counterintuitive. But anxiety, “in and of itself,” isn’t the real problem. Instead, it’s our attempts at controlling and eliminating it, he said. “Not accepting these unwanted inner experiences is the actual source of so much of our self-induced suffering.” Accepting anxiety doesn’t mean “resign[ing] ourselves to a life of anxious misery. It simply means that we are better off recognizing and fully accepting the existence of anxiety and other uncomfortable emotional states that are inevitable, but transitory,” So if you experience anxiety today, simply observe it. “Think of it like a wave of the ocean; allow it to come in, experience it, and ride it out.” Anxiety can feel overwhelming. It can feel like chains around your feet, weighing you down. But by taking small steps – like the ones above – you can minimize your anxiety and cope effectively.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Crying - Can it Help You Overcome Sadness?

MD-Internal Medicine , MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Crying - Can it Help You Overcome Sadness?

While some people see tears as a sign of weakness, for others crying is a crucial way of dealing with grief. Though as children we’re told not to cry and to ‘keep a hold’ of our emotions, letting go of a few tears can help alleviate grief and emotional distress.

Here are a few reasons crying could be a good idea when dealing with loss.

  1. Crying can stimulate the release of endorphins: Crying cleanses the mind of negative emotions and allows you to express your emotions. Crying can be described as a reaction to pain and in order to control pain, the body releases endorphins. Endorphins are also known as happy hormones as they block the transmission of pain signals and create a sense of contentment. These chemicals can take a little time to have an effect and hence in most cases, you will notice an improvement in your mood after a good cry.
  2. Crying elevates the mood: Crying can help reduce your body’s manganese levels. A higher than normal manganese level can heighten anxiety, irritability, tiredness and emotional disturbances. By lowering manganese levels, the brain is left with enough space for happier emotions and hence crying can help elevate a person’s mood.
  3. Crying stimulates the body’s parasympathetic nervous system: The parasympathetic nervous system controls a number of functions including heart rate. Crying can stimulate this system and trigger a state of relaxation. For this reason, you may feel sleepy after crying. This gives your body time to relax and deal with the problem at hand with a calmer mind.
  4. Crying helps deal with stress: A stressful experience or emotional situation can cause a build-up of stress hormones known as cortisol. As the levels of cortisol increase in the body, it goes into flight or fight mode as an automatic response to stress. Crying reduces the cortisol levels and helps relieve tension and stress almost immediately.
  5. Crying is cathartic: Every day we are exposed to conflicts and stressful situations that can build up into resentments and leave a person feeling anxious and depressed. Sometimes, giving vent to emotions and crying can help release these pent-up feeling and heap cleanse the mind of these negative emotions. Crying also allows us to open ourselves up to the people around and can improve the levels of intimacy between them. In this way, it can help a person become part of a community. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor.
5857 people found this helpful

My parents were strict at my childhood and never allow me to go to play with my friends or any function with my on but now I grown up but I couldn't go to any function or crowd because I feared and cannot faced or mingled with others this is new for me my parents couldn't allow me to do this in my child hood and beat me if I done things that's not my mother's wish in front of others. What can I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
My parents were strict at my childhood and never allow me to go to play with my friends or any function with my on bu...
The best way is the accept the facts and move on in a very dignified manner with no sense of bitterness in your mind as you cannot change the past. Your parents were simply over-protective and did the best according to their understanding. So nothing is lost. You don't have to feel guilty. Also do not rush to mingle with people. (Do not force yourself to change your nature overnight. Its always better to have a few good friends than to be famous and have lots of useless friends who will simply drain your time and energy in useless things. Focus on your goals and take time to study the people before becoming friends. Character of a person is more important than the status. You will definitely make very good friends and have good relations with every including your parents when your understanding and vision is clear.
3 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Sir I m from Hyderabad sir give meet solution about increase memory power please help me sir plzzzz give me tips reply fast sir plz.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, * go for meditation to reduce your stress and activate your brain to restore your memory. * take, plenty of water to eliminate, toxins. **homoeo care** @ anacard 30- 6 pills, thrice a day. @ kali phos 6x-4 tabs, thrice a day. Report, fortnightly take, care.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

How to get rid of cigarette smoking? & explain what the exact mechanism of drug to leave cigarette smoking.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Dear lybrate user with homoeopathic medicines and increasing your will power you can easily get rid of this habit, be determined.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My friend at age of 18 is suffering from panic disorders. Spitting, Shaking heads, self talking are the habits he has developed. Being frustrated b his mental disorder has affected his academic performance and fumbled his social life. His parents are not wise enough to analyse his habits and consult a psychiatrist. He also fears of talking about his mental disorder with his parents bcoz they will think he is mad. please help on this matter by giving some suggesting some cures as well as preventive measures.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
My friend at age of 18 is suffering from panic disorders. Spitting, Shaking heads, self talking are the habits he has...
Someone has to gently e[palin to his parents or you have to take him to a psychiatrist and treat .Certain antidepressants can help prevent anxiety and reduce the frequency and severity of panic attacks, but are not used for immediate relief during an attack. Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent unexpected panic attacks. Panic attacks are sudden periods of intense fear that may include palpitations, sweating, shaking, shortness of breath, numbness, or a feeling that something really bad is going to happen.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am always afraid of the things, which might happen in future. I am always busy in thinking the if and buts that may happen for the particular situation/ job.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
Fear and worry about the future is common and necessary to give like some direction and purpose. But excessive worry and anxiety is of no use because it robs you of your peace of mind and then you cannot focus even on the present. Don't give the future more importance that it's due. Stay in the present and take action keeping a larger picture of your future in mind. Set yourself daily/weekly/monthly tasks which will help you reach your main goal. Organising and planning for the future will also help you reduce anxiety and worry. Take care.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 32 years old and suffering from OCD from last 16 years I take clomipramine 200 mg and protein 37.50 mg from last three years I getting some relief but my doctor say that I not get more relief doctor suggest me rTMS therapy I want to know is this therapy work for me?

MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Rtms is not a established mode of treatment. For some resistant cases it is tried but the results in studies so far r not very strongly favorable. It is a costly treatment. The money you r thinking of investing in this can be more suitably utilized in consulting a good psychotherapist who can give way better results den rtms.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Im feel stress and fear and words cannot deliver properly when I attend any job interview. How can I relieve from those problems to get a good job.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Im feel stress and fear and words cannot deliver properly when I attend any job interview. How can I relieve from tho...
You suffer from performance anxiety which is common in a any person attending interviews or doing stage performances. But if you feel your uncontrolled anxiety hampers your performance you should consider taking some treatment for it. This may include some medications to allay anxiety and certain behaviour techniques of relaxation to be practices regularly.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am smoking from past two years and from 3 months I have been spitting flume that has some brown thing like tar from lungs.

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. Smoking is definitely injurious to health. I suggest you to consult a physician immediately. There may not be anything to worry. But you should be safe. Take care.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 20 years old. I would like to ask you tat I have issues in my relationship. I lied to my lover for a year for my friends but never cheated him. Nw he knows everything n s ready to give a 2nd chance. But he does not trust me n s not able to love me. He s nt ready. To leave me to study n pursue my career. He says f I want career I need to leave him with ii can not bec I love him vey truly. He keeps doubting me every now n then. I. Can not share my feelings wit him bec he gets irritated n then finally ends up telling I wanna break up. I always think only how to make him happy n I have stopped my career but this things make my parents sad? How do I solve this problem?

PGDPC
Psychologist, Pune
Dear Lybrate User, Nice of you to write and explain the issues you are facing .Do take some time out and figure out what are your goals and what you want from your relationship. Live your life according to your goals. Take your parents and friends into confidence and ask them for suggestions. Do make priorities and work out as to what will make you happy. Discuss frankly and tactfully your carrier and life goals with your boy friend, take his suggestions too. Relationships are based on trust and understanding. I am sure if you ask your boyfriend for genuine help and assistance to achieve your life goals he will assist you with good suggestions. Remember that a relationship is two way and its better to be clear on the expectations of each side. Wishing you all the best. Do write back if you require any further assistance.
3 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback
View All Feed