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Mr. Abdul Bari is a popular Psychologist in Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore. You can meet Mr. Abdul Bari personally at Child & Adult Psychiatric & Counselling Center in Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Mr. Abdul Bari on Lybrate.com.

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Hi I am 31 years and my tummy is increasing day by day. I had tried every thing to reduce it like leaved the rice eating habit, walk where ever possible, use to drink aloevera and awla but still did not get any result out of it, what could I do to get out of such situation. What else I could do doctor please suggest. I early wants to reduce my weight. But one condition is that I do not wants ti go for exercise bcoz it does not help.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Hi I am 31 years and my tummy is increasing day by day. I had tried every thing to reduce it like leaved the rice eat...
Your notion is really wrong. Sometimes all it takes to lose weight is only exercise. You need to move and sweat to lose those extra kilos. If nothing is working stop everything and turn to exercise. Join a gym play some sport, get active. There is no excuse.
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Which is the best thing to increase anxiety while studying to recall & revise fast and if one avoid sugar completely should he take caffeine in place of it or sugar is necessary.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Which is the best thing to increase anxiety while studying to recall & revise fast and if one avoid sugar completely ...
Mr. Lybrate-user, best method for increasing memory is to learn a technique of visualisation, where you visulise the page or paragraph that has been read or studied, that is create a mental picture in front of your closed eyes, and memorise it. There is a book written by one Mr. Silva - silva mind control techniques/ or methods. Search for it and follow. That should help. Caffeine increases alertness for a few minutes to an hour or two. But it is followed by a feeling of dullness. Repeated use is not advised. Thanks for the question.
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I have problem related to mind means my mind can not get relaxation I want to relax but I can not. I can not get up morning relax. What can I do please hlp me I frustrated from these. I can not get relax and start headache. please hlp me?

MBBS, Craniosacral Balancing, Quantum Touch, Visceral manipulation
Pain Management Specialist, Panchkula
I have problem related to mind means my mind can not get relaxation I want to relax but I can not. I can not get up m...
All the effects, non- relaxation on body are due to known or unknown stress. That is why the disease once starts not cured with medicine completely & occurs again & again in one form or the other so there is need of mind management/ counselling (after research on lacking facts why in spite of so much knowledge on mind, stress & disease is on increase) for permanent stop to stress & automatically disease by knowing all the reasons for stress & other associated effects which mind comes to know in 1st session. These are automatically cured if they are of small duration. Mind being used in stress will be totally converted into professional progress or any other aspects of life. Mind management sessions - 3 to 4 hrs.
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I'm having an exam in a week and I'm kind a stressed. Please give me some advices.

M.Sc- Child development, Master's in Counselling and family therapy, Cerificate in Guidance and Counselling
Psychologist, Faridabad
I'm having an exam in a week and I'm kind a stressed. Please give me some advices.
Hello dear, Remember it's not 'do or die' situation, I'm sure you have gone through many such exams in life earlier and cleared them. Stop attaching a lot of value to it because such thoughts cause anxiety. To be on the safer side keep your study schedule balanced and study wise rather than slogging. Take frequent but short breaks or naps whatever goes fine with you as a stressbuster. Be in touch with the family ,keep associating and keep talking to them .And above all, believe in the superpower that works without our reminders. Surely you should have faith in your abilities and you should operate with confidence.
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If i am smoking cigratte so swine flu will harm me or not! because some where i had read that while smoking the person can save himself from swine flu !

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
No. Stop smoking Dr. Aravinda jawali pharmacological treatments to help quit smoking why is it so hard to quit smoking? you have probably heard this before" smoking is so bad for you. Why do you do it" people start smoking for different reasons. They might think it will help calm their nerves, make them look more mature, or maybe at the time it just seemed sort of adventurous. Looking back, it was not the best choice. Many people really want to quit, but why is quitting so hard? it is hard to quit smoking because the nicotine in cigarettes, cigars, and other tobacco products gets you hooked and keeps you hooked. Most people try as many as three times to quit before they are able to do so. Look at smoking cessation as a process instead of a one-time event. That way, if you do slip, you can focus on what you can do differently to prevent future slips and relapse. Don? t give up? you will get there. You have probably heard a lot about how smoking is harmful, but here are some positive things you can look forward to when you do quit. If you quit, you will: prolong your life improve your health feel healthier (smoking can cause coughing, poor athletic ability, and sore throats.) look better (smoking can cause face wrinkles, stained teeth, and dull skin.) improve your sense of taste and smell save money (most smokers spend about $90 a month on cigarettes.) smoking increases complications for those who have diabetes. While smoking can increase your chances of getting diabetes, it can also make managing diabetes more difficult for those who already have it. Smoking-related complications of diabetes could include retinopathy (eye disease), heart disease, stroke, vascular disease, kidney disease, nerve damage, and/or foot problems. What options do people have? some people try quitting on their own before they go to their doctor, but your doctor can be very helpful. He or she may offer tips and suggest medicines, both prescription and over-the-counter, to help you" kick the habit" it is also important to tell your doctor what types of products you might use or are using to quit smoking. The doctor can make sure that suggested products will not interact with other medicines you are already taking. Remember, there is no" magic bullet" when it comes to quitting smoking. Quitting requires persistent effort. Over-the-counter medicines nicotine-based medicines over-the-counter medicines that contain nicotine can be very helpful in fighting off cravings. These products will not remove all cravings, but you can use them instead of smoking to reduce your nicotine intake gradually and ease off of its addictive effects. When you give your body a steady dose of nicotine all the time and then stop suddenly, you will have more side effects (withdrawal symptoms) that usually make quitting a lot harder. Withdrawal symptoms include irritability, headache, and the craving to smoke. Go slow and lower the dose gradually with nicotine-based products until you feel you are able to resist the cravings on your own. You will still have cravings, but they will be weaker. It is very important to have some form of social support when you decide to quit, no matter if you use products or not. Support can come from your doctor, counselor, support group, close friend, or a family member. When considering a nicotine-based product to help you quit, be sure to tell your doctor about any conditions you might have, especially: asthma or breathing problems heart or blood vessel disease high blood pressure stomach ulcer diabetes mellitus kidney disease liver disease overactive thyroid pheochromocytoma (pcc) over-the-counter treatments are typically used for up to 12 weeks as part of a smoking cessation program. Additional things to consider when taking nicotine-based medicines do not smoke while you are using the nicotine-based medicines. You could risk overdosing on nicotine. Tell your doctor about any medicines you are taking or any allergies you have. Do not use the nicotine-based medicines if you are breastfeeding, are pregnant, or think you might be pregnant. Keep this and all medicines out of the reach of children and pets. Common brand names of the nicotine patch, gum, and lozenge include: nicorelief (gum) nicorette (gum) nicoderm cq (patch) commit (lozenge) transdermal nicotine patch the patch is worn directly on the skin. Nicotine passes through the skin into your bloodstream. Some brands have patches with different strengths so you can gradually reduce your dosage. Nicotine patches are available without a prescription. If you are not sure what kind of patch to use, ask your doctor. Always follow the instructions on the box, but here are some things to remember when using the nicotine patch: patches are supplied in child-resistant pouches; save the pouch for disposal of the patch. Find a clean, dry part of the skin to apply it. Somewhere on your upper arm or torso usually works best. Try to find an area that has little hair and is without scars, cuts, burns, or rashes. Right before applying the patch, wash your hands and the skin area with plain soap and water and dry completely. Avoid using any soap, lotion, hand cream, tanning lotion or oil, bath oil or insect repellent that contains aloe, lanolin or glycerin as a moisturizer since these agents can leave a moisturizing film on your skin, which can potentially interfere with the adherence of the patch. When you have finished applying or removing the patch, wash your hands with water only. Do not try to adjust the dosage by cutting the patch into sections. Leave the patch on, even while bathing or swimming. If it falls off, do not try to re-apply it. Use a new one remove the patch according to the instructions on the box (usually after 16 to 24 hours). Dispose by folding sticky ends of the patch together and putting in pouch. When applying a new patch, choose a different place than before. Do not use the patch in the same place for at least a week. Do not leave the patch on for longer than directed. Remove the patch if you are going to do rigorous exercise. This might cause more nicotine to pass into your bloodstream. If you are unsure how to use the product, be sure to ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain. Remove the patch if you are having a magnetic resonance imaging (mri) scan. Nicotine patches contain aluminum. If you have vivid dreams or other sleep disturbances, try removing the patch at bedtime and applying a new one in the morning. Common side effects of the nicotine patch: increased appetite mild headache irritation at the site of the patch, including itching, burning, or redness there are other common or more serious side effects. Please read the information that comes with the product carefully, and be sure to contact your doctor if you have any questions. Nicotine gum nicotine gum, like the patch, is a systemic way to receive nicotine. This means that the nicotine in the gum passes from the lining of your mouth right into your bloodstream. Like the patch, you will decrease the dosage during the recommended time (usually 12 weeks or sooner) if you are able to resist cravings on your own. Nicotine gum is sold without a prescription. Always follow the instructions on the box, but here are some things to remember when using nicotine gum: use nicotine gum only when you feel the urge to smoke. Slowly chew the gum until you begin to taste it or feel a tingling sensation in your mouth. Then stop chewing and park it between your cheek and gum. This helps release the nicotine. When the taste or tingling is almost gone, repeat these two steps for 30 minutes. Use only one piece at a time. Do not drink beverages (e. G, soft drinks, tea, coffee, and fruit juices) or eat food 15 minutes before or while chewing the gum. Gradually decrease the number of pieces of gum you chew per day, until you reach three to six pieces per day. Some people can do this in less than 12 weeks. Do not chew more than twenty-four pieces in 1 day. Try to have the nicotine gum handy at all times. You might try hard candy or using regular gum, if the nicotine gum is not available. Nicotine gum can be difficult to use if you have dentures. Common side effects of nicotine gum: belching (burping), gas, or heartburn increased appetite mild headache watery mouth jaw or muscle pain or fatigue sore mouth or throat nausea hiccups there are other common or more serious side effects. Please read the information that comes with the product carefully and be sure to contact your doctor if you have any questions. Nicotine lozenge a nicotine lozenge, like the patch and gum, is a systemic way to receive nicotine. This means that the nicotine in the lozenge passes from the lining of your mouth right into your bloodstream. Always follow the instructions on the box, but here are a few things to remember when using the nicotine lozenges: place the lozenge in your mouth; wait until it dissolves completely; and move it around from time to time without chewing. It takes around 20 to 30 minutes to dissolve. Do not take more than one lozenge at a time or continuously use one lozenge after the other, this can cause hiccups, heartburn, or nausea. Do not eat or drink 15 minutes prior to, during, or after use. Do not use more than five lozenges in 6 hours or more than twenty lozenges in 24 hours. Prescription medicines nicotine nasal spray nicotine that can help you stop smoking also comes in the form of a nasal spray, available only by prescription. Like the patch and the gum, the amount taken is gradually decreased during a period of 12 weeks. It is to be used, like the gum and the patch, as part of a program that also includes support, education, and counseling. Nicotrol ns is one brand of nicotine nasal spray. Always follow the instructions on the prescription label. Here are some other things to remember when using nicotine nasal spray: blow your nose prior to use. You may gradually reduce your dose of nasal spray by skipping doses or using only half the usual amount. Writing down the time you take the nasal spray and how much you take might be very useful when reducing your dose. Common side effects of nicotine nasal spray: back pain constipation coughing indigestion or nausea runny nose sneezing watery eyes headache a burning feeling in the back of the throat or nose the nicotine nasal spray is not recommended for people with reactive airway disorders such as asthma. In addition, caution is urged in patients with chronic nasal disorders. There are other common or more serious side effects. Please read the information that comes with the product carefully and be sure to contact your doctor if you have any questions. Nicotine inhalant a nicotine inhalant? available only by prescription? used for up to 6 months (initial treatment period up to 12 weeks followed by gradual reduction period of up to 12 weeks) can be part of a smoking cessation program. When the inhaler is used, nicotine passes from the lining of the mouth and throat (not the lungs) into the bloodstream. Like other nicotine products, you will decrease the dosage during the recommended time (usually several weeks) or until you are able to resist cravings on your own. Nicotrol inhaler is one brand name of nicotine inhalant. Always follow the instructions on the box, but here are some things to remember when using a nicotine inhalant: store the inhaler in a dry area at room temperature not to exceed 77 f or 25 c. Write down the time you take the inhalant and how much you take. This might be very useful when reducing your dose. The normal first dose is between six and sixteen cartridges per day. Common side effects of nicotine inhalants: coughing indigestion mouth and throat irritation stuffy nose or runny nose there are other common or more serious side effects. Please read the information that comes with the product carefully and be sure to contact your doctor if you have any questions. Bupropion bupropion is more commonly seen under the brand names of zyban or wellbutrin. Zyban is specifically indicated for smoking cessation. It is not a nicotine-based medicine; it is an antidepressant that is only available by prescription. It is prescribed along with counseling and support to aid in smoking cessation. Bupropion might also be used to treat major depressive disorders. It usually takes 2 weeks for bupropion to take effect, so plan to quit smoking 2 weeks after beginning the treatment. Before considering bupropion, be sure to inform your physician if you have a history of seizure disorder, bulimia, or anorexia nervosa. Bupropion comes in tablets that are to be swallowed whole, not crushed, divided, or altered in any other way. Individual prescription strengths might vary, so if you are taking bupropion, be sure to follow the directions on the label. Ask your doctor or pharmacist any questions you have about how to take it, when to take it, any potential side effects, and the duration of treatment. Common side effects of bupropion: dry mouth sweating insomnia rash headache dizziness anxiety restlessness irritability indigestion decreased appetite there are other common or more serious side effects. Please read the medication guide that comes with the product carefully and be sure to contact your doctor if you have any questions. Do not take bupropion if you have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (maoi) within the last 14 days. Monoamine oxidase inhibitors are used to treat depression. Some examples include: tranylcypromine (parnate), phenelzine (nardil), and isocarboxazid (marplan). There are several products that might interact with bupropion, so be sure to tell your doctor about any over-the-counter and/or prescription medicines, as well as any herbal supplements you are taking. While taking bupropion, immediately report any psychological changes (e. G, new onset depression) to your doctor. Varenicline (chantix) varenicline, also known by the brand name chantix, is a prescription medication that does not contain nicotine. This medicine helps to reduce the reinforcing effects of nicotine and can minimize the withdrawal effects from nicotine. It is recommended to set a quit date 1 week after initiation of varenicline therapy. Typically, this medication is taken for a minimum of 12 weeks accompanied by smoking cessation counseling. If you have stopped smoking, another 12 weeks of varenicline might be prescribed. If you have not stopped smoking after the first 12 weeks, stop taking this medication and return to your doctor for advice. Varenicline should be taken with food and a full glass (8 ounces) of water. Varenicline can interact with over-the-counter and prescription medicines especially insulin, blood thinners, and asthma medications as well as with certain herbal supplements; therefore, it would be important to inform your physician of your entire medication regimen. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience any psychological changes (e. G, new onset depression) while taking varenicline. Common side effects of varenicline: nausea, which may dissipate over time headache insomnia there are other common or more serious side effects. Please read the medication guide that comes with the product carefully and be sure to contact your doctor if you have any questions. How could research benefit smokers who want to quit? researchers are testing a vaccine that could make quitting a lot less difficult. This type of treatment could potentially be used in a program, along with bupropion (zyban) and counseling, to significantly reduce withdrawal symptoms.
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I am 21 years old female and I am losing temper very oftenly. How can I control my anger.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Some of the "typical" responses to frustration include anger, quitting (burn out or giving up), loss of self-esteem and self-confidence, stress and depression. Anger management: 10 tips to tame your temper ANGER: There is a saying "Frustration begets anger and anger begets aggression." Direct anger, is expressed toward the object perceived as the cause of the frustration. If a machine does not work, you might hit it or kick it. If someone gets in your way, you could verbally threaten them or push them aside. If the source of the frustration is too powerful or threatening for direct aggression, displaced aggression is often used. The aggression is redirected toward a less threatening and more available object. An angry person often acts without thinking. The person has given in to the frustration and they have given up restraint. Anger can be a healthy response if it motivates us to positive action but all too often the actions we engage in when angry are destructive. Indeed, if we could see a videotape of ourselves getting angry, the humiliation might well help cure us of anger. When you feel frustration building, you have to practice learned responses that lead to healthy actions instead of destructive ones. GIVING UP: Giving up on a goal can be productive if the goal is truly out of reach. However, more often giving up (quitting or being apathetic) is another form of giving in to frustration. When repeatedly frustrated, people can drop out of school, quit jobs, or move away. Apathy is giving up all of your goals, so you cannot be frustrated by trying to reach them. We live in difficult time and we have to be persistent in order to accomplish. Consider how many projects you began, and then gave up, because you became frustrated and lost patience. Make a list of things you started and quit because they seemed too difficult. Now calculate the disappointment and loss you suffered by not dealing with the frustration in a more healthy way. Try to remember that quitters never win, and winners never quit. Losing your temper means you're a quitter. LOSS OF CONFIDENCE: is a terrible frequent side effect of giving up and not fulfilling your goal. A loss of self-confidence and self-esteem, means that If we quit once, then the next time we plan a goal, we may not be able to accurately assess our ability to carry it out and we stop trusting ourselves and our own abilities. This became a self-fulfilling and self-destructive attitude. You need to be able to learn that when the going gets tough, you say to yourself "It is worth it!" and by following through, it not only gets the job done, but it builds self-confidence. STRESS: is the "wear and tear" our body and mind experiences as we adjust to the frustrations our continually changing environment. Too frequently, extreme, or prolonged frustration and stress strains us and generates distress signals. Our body experiences distress signals in a variety of ways, often in the form of: irritability, anger, fatigue anxiety, headache, depression, stomach aches, hypertension, migraines, ulcers, heart attacks, or colitis. DEPRESSION: Depression can affect almost every aspect of your life. It affects people of all ages, income, race, and cultures. Depression can affect the way you eat and sleep the way you feel about yourself, the way one think about things, and the way you interact with others. While we all feel depression at various appropriate times in our lives, excess or inappropriate depression cannot be easily dismissed or wished away. OTHER REACTIONS: abuse of drugs & alcohol is self-destructive and usually futile attempt at dealing with frustration, as are many eating and weight problems and addictions Whenever the immediate effects of the addictive behaviour wear off, users find themselves back in the same, or even worse, frustrating situation. Learning To Deal With Frustration It is unrealistic to believe you can rid yourself of frustration forever, but you can learn to do things to minimize your frustrations and to make sure you do not engage in unhealthy responses to frustration. You will need to learn to distinguish between what you hope will happen, what will probably happen, and what actually happened. Life inevitably has its ups and downs -- its moments of relaxation and times of tension. When you learn to truly accept this reality, you come one step closer to being able to deal with frustration in a healthy way. There are several types of problems that we encounter in everyday living: those which you know can be solved, those which you are not sure if they can be solved or not, those you know are totally out of your control, and those you are so confused about that you do not even know what the problem is. You need to be able to accurately assess your abilities to alter situations that prevent you from solving your problems and reaching your goal. Then you will be able to assess which of the types of problems you have encountered, and you will then be able to develop a realistic plan. Learning to take things in stride will also help you to be more content and happy which, in turn, will help you to more easily overcome anger and frustration. If you are upset, sad, anxious, or depressed you will have less patience and tolerance for everything and everybody. Treatment of Frustration Frustration and anger are fundamental emotions that everyone experiences from time to time. From a very early age, people learn to express frustration by copying the behaviour they see modelled around them, and by expressing frustration and angry behaviour and seeing what they can get away with. We all suffer from frustration, and being able to effectively deal with frustration is a very important skill to develop. Each person needs to learn how to control frustration, so that it does not control them. The following is a brief overview of types of frustration management programs and resources that have proved helpful in understanding and controlling frustration and anger. I have found several approaches to treatment that have been effective for my clients including: Individual and Group Therapy for Anger Management. A therapist who can observe and analyse your behaviour from an impartial perspective, can help you with your reality testing. A therapist knows many effective frustration and anger management strategies and will be able to help you develop a personalized set of strategies for changing both your thinking and behaviour. Depending on your needs, your therapist may work with you on breathing or meditation exercises to reduce frustration, safe and appropriate emotional and physical techniques to release frustration, communication, or cognitive restructuring (a method for disputing and changing the way you think). Relaxation and exercise Simple relaxation tools such as deep breathing and relaxing imagery can help calm down feelings of frustration and anger. Breathing deeply, from your diaphragm, will help while breathing from your chest won't relax you. While breathing, you can slowly repeat a calm word or phrase such as "relax," "calm down" or "take it easy." Non-strenuous exercise, like yoga, can relax your muscles and make you feel much calmer. Strenuous and vigorous exercise can also help you to work off frustration and angry feelings. Frustration can have a highly damaging impact on our frame of mind. It can turn a positive person into a person who sees nearly everything as a problem. It can slow you down, inhibit your progress, and at times completely immobilize you. We can become so wound up with our frustration that we do not, and cannot, think or act rationally. Our frustration can often exacerbate a situation and create a vicious circle. If we are convinced that our actions are not working, no matter how hard we try, we are much more likely to reduce, rather than increase, our chances of success. Remember, you cannot eliminate frustration. In spite of all your efforts, things will happen that will cause you frustration and anger. Life is filled with frustration, pain, loss, and the unpredictable actions of others. You can't change that; but you can change the way you let such events affect you. If you feel that your degree of frustration is really out of control, if it is having an impact on your relationships and on important parts of your life, you might consider counselling to learn how to handle it better. 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Hi, Can I give etizma 0.5 to my husband by mixing it with milk so as he may not came to know all about this.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi, Can I give etizma 0.5 to my husband by mixing it with milk so as he may not came to know all about this.
It’s better to avoid such type of tactics and you will have to counsel him for taking this medication if there is an indication for it.
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When I stand after sitting for some minutes, I will feel like fainting. What may be the reason doctor.

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
When I stand after sitting for some minutes, I will feel like fainting. What may be the reason doctor.
Dear lybrate user. His could simply be due to your own thinking. We call it obsession. Ignore the feeling.
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I am 13 years old and I want to get relief from stress of study. Can I get some tips to control this stress.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 13 years old and I want to get relief from stress of study. Can I get some tips to control this stress.
You need to learn stress management techniques from a counselor. Your stress, I am sure, has to do with hormonal imbalances. I suspect that the adolescent issues with regard to hormones may be affecting your ability to concentrate and remember. When the hormones play up, it lasts for a period of close to two years and during that time you could be influenced by three signs directly impacted by the chemical: you will tend to become aggressive and rebellious, you will become sexually active, and you will have acne and pimple problems. The hormonal imbalances may not only impact your memory because of the chemical but also bring some distractions that come with it. But you may work on the following even if the hormones kick in: Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem-solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive oil instead, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning, at least, five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. There is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position, you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. There is some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling too. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid sugar and junk food. You may also include these noted foods that are good for your brain health: Brain-Friendly Foods MIND stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay. But the MIND approach “specifically includes foods and nutrients that medical literature and data show to be good for the brain, such as berries,” says Martha Clare Morris, ScD, director of nutrition and nutritional epidemiology at Rush University Medical Center. You eat things from these 10 food groups: •Green leafy vegetables (like spinach and salad greens): At least six servings a week •Other vegetables: At least one a day •Nuts: Five servings a week •Berries: Two or more servings a week •Beans: At least three servings a week •Whole grains: Three or more servings a day •Fish: Once a week •Poultry (like chicken or turkey): Two times a week •Olive oil: Use it as your main cooking oil. •Wine: One glass a day You avoid: •Red meat: Less than four servings a week •Butter and margarine: Less than a tablespoon daily •Cheese: Less than one serving a week •Pastries and sweets: Less than five servings a week •Fried or fast food: Less than one serving a week.
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I am a 26 years old boy, I am suffering from anxiety for last 4 years, symptoms are problems in breathing when getting fear, feeling pain in chest, uncomfortable, negative thoughts makes me disturbed all the day, sometimes fall in depression, what should I do for permanent relief?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am a 26 years old boy, I am suffering from anxiety for last 4 years, symptoms are problems in breathing when gettin...
If you look too far into the future, you will be scared. Most of what you are scared about does not happen: as I remember in the last count 90% of what we worry about will not happen. In fact if you look back and see from all the worrying you have done so far, has any of those things really happened?! In other words we simply trouble ourselves. There may be another contributor, and that is, if there were any past influences that have made your system prone to worry. You will need to check into your background for that information. When you do find out meet with a counselor and work this out. We have now video counseling and if you are interested I can help you out on that platform. Counseling will help in training you will skills and techniques to cope with the daily challenges in life and will give you a fair chance to manage your life. You must also develop your constitution to make it fit enough to cope with fear, felt many times unnecessarily. You may be taking normal fear and converting it into abnormal fear like anxiety and so on. Take care of the following: Mental stability can be achieved by learning a few skills in handling emotions in an appropriate manner. Stress management skills, which have a lot to do with expressing emotions, will need to be a major part of your recovery program. Emotionally you need the help of a counselor and that will help you tremendously to move from anxiety to normal fear. Please persevere and cooperate through all the support you need and you will come through successfully. Develop your body’s health by physical fitness through exercise, good rest (sleep), and a proper diet. Any way what you need to focus on is to do vigorous exercise of the aerobic kind for the heart’s fitness; meditation for the brain’s fitness; sleep for a well rested mind and body; a sound spiritual well being for good confidence and stability; and a diet with lots of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. Vigorous exercise, especially of the callisthenic kind, will make your heart, which is a muscle, grow larger; and then your heart will need to beat less often and you will respond to the anxiety with a calmer disposition. If your mind, constitution, and your emotions are in check and fit, you will never be disturbed again. The earlier you tackle this, the easier it is going to be. You can also take two measures: To slow your heart beat breathe deep and slow into your diaphragm, it utilizes an extra 80% of your lungs to absorb more oxygen. The heart beats faster due to more oxygen requirement and slow breathing also reduces stress.
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