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Ms. Ms. Maria Madona A

Psychologist, Bangalore

Ms. Ms. Maria Madona A Psychologist, Bangalore
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Ms. Ms. Maria Madona A is a renowned Psychologist in Thippasandra, Bangalore. You can meet Ms. Ms. Maria Madona A personally at Psychological Counseling Clinic and Training Center for teens and adults in Thippasandra, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Ms. Ms. Maria Madona A on Lybrate.com.

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I was depressed for 1 year then I took medicine for almost 3 year under doctor prescription so how long I have to take the medicine because now I completely feel ok.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
I was depressed for 1 year then I took medicine for almost 3 year under doctor prescription so how long I have to tak...
You are feeling ok because of the medicines. To get rid of these medicine, try counselling. Your doctor and counsellor together will help you in tapering down and stopping these medicines. But please don't stop medicines on your own.
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I'm suffering from severe depression. I have tried many drugs but nothing happened, no improvement also. I am a doctor by profession. Kindly help to get rid of this insomnia.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I'm suffering from severe depression. I have tried many drugs but nothing happened, no improvement also. I am a docto...
Dear doc, well I think a detailed history of yours is required. So that we can help you out. For now you can take coffea 200 once daily at bedtime for 3 days and update me.
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Doctors I am underweight male age 29 because of chronic stress and anxiety my weight is reduced and experiencing vomiting feeling headache chest pain sometimes my question is if I take stress for long time what problems will I face in future please advise me what problems will I get in future.

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Doctors I am underweight male age 29 because of chronic stress and anxiety my weight is reduced and experiencing vomi...
Dear lybrate-user, You are only 29 years young. You whole life is ahead of you. You must take care now so advancing years will be easy on you. You must start Yogasana, meditation to strengthen your body and mind. Make sure you are eating plenty of vegetables and fruit daily. Any and every problem begins with a weakness in the body. So, concentrate more on staying healthy and save yourself from any kind of problem of the future. Regards.
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Way to beat performance anxiety

MS- Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Way to beat performance anxiety

Way to beat performance anxiety-
1 Pay attention to nonverbal communication you can practice in front of mirror
2 Practice do rehearsal
3 Don't avoid performance. This villa adds to fear.
4 Understand the physical symptoms like perspiration numbness nausea cold sweat hot flushes. Gain control over them

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I am very confused about my career. I have an MBA degree and did job in a bank for one year. Due to health, I left my job and joined my family business but it is not satisfying my life. I really don't know, who am I? When I watch a movie, I wish I would be a director, actor,writer etc. When I see rich people with luxurious life, I wish I would be there. When I see a celebrity I wish people would love me. Only I think kinds of those situations. But when I go to prepare myself to do something which I think to be, my moral and willpower go down. Please help me to set a life living goal.

M.B.B.S, Post Graduate Diploma In Maternal & Child Health
Gynaecologist, Bokaro
I am very confused about my career. I have an MBA degree and did job in a bank for one year. Due to health, I left my...
Do not lose heart. These are quite common symptoms at your age. You are not satisfied with your life. If you can pursue something of your choice then it is fine. If not, best thing would be to gradually start a routined life in which there is exercise, reading and meditation. You will slowly build up your will power and your life will get a direction. Pursue a hobby and try to see where your interest lies. Last but not the least, be positive. That is the key to being happy and excelling in life.
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I am 19 years old and ny height is 5 feet 3 inches My weight is. 74 kgs Could you pls help me out I am stressed.

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Psychologist, Vijayawada
I am 19 years old and ny height is 5 feet 3 inches My weight is. 74 kgs Could you pls help me out I am stressed.
Maintain diet, walking running, participating home work, meditation and yoga are helpful. Try to follow the activities properly. Ok.
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had a great depression regarding life and always thinking of how to die. need an help plz

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You do not state any reason for this death wish. How old are you, anyway? To have a death wish at any time, is itself not normal. Your situation must be extraordinary for such desperation. Kindly seek a psychiatrist’s help without any delay, and take some responsible family member with you. Life is extremely precious, and everyone is turning the world upside down to survive and stretch life to the maximum. Please visit a geriatric ward and you will understand what I am saying. Something is bothering you that may appear impossible but that is the fallacy. Every problem has a solution and only by speaking with someone else will you come to know the different alternatives to your situation. People who are severely depressed tend to think suicidal thoughts, generally. Depression is treatable although it may not seem so to the depressed mind. Also, if you are religiously/spiritually-oriented, you will never entertain thoughts of destroying life. Suicide does not solve problems, facing life square-on does. You may be feeling hopeless under the circumstances but that will be so, if you are withdrawn and do not share your problem with others. Please seek help from a professional immediately. Alternatively, reach out to a religious person for some spiritual intervention.
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I am very very frustrated from my allergy so please give me some tips to overcome it please plz help me I am frustrated.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am very very frustrated from my allergy so please give me some tips to overcome it please plz help me I am frustrated.
I will suggest you to take tablet cetrizine at night and if its a confirmed case of urticaria than I will suggest you to get your blood checked for allergy screening test.
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Lot of questions running in my mind while going to bed so I couldn't have sound sleep. Mostly, negative thoughts are coming in my mind in series and trying to resolve the problems and ultimately I couldn't slept. Pl suggest what to do to have sound sleep at least for 6-8 hrs.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Lot of questions running in my mind while going to bed so I couldn't have sound sleep. Mostly, negative thoughts are ...
I don’t know if you are fully aware: you have mentioned that you are suffering from a lot of questions running through your mind, which can cause a lot of anxiety or the other way around; the anxiety can cause a lot of questions, which in itself can disturb your sleep. Instead of worrying too much about causes, why don’t you implement some of my suggestions, because they work effectively. The lack of sleep, i. E. Sleep for less than 6 hours per night, is directly linked to about 86 diseases! So let us first focus on that. In your case particularly, do not sleep during the day; don’t even lie down. Go for regular exercise (breathing through your nostrils only) at a fixed time (at about 6 am) every day, whether you sleep or not. You must develop this habit of sleeping by 10 pm latest every night and wake up at a uniform time by 6 am every morning, even if you do not get sleep. If you do not get sleep, just lie down and if you have a bed lamp (or you could get one) lie down and read something light but not exciting. Your eyes will tire and you will fall asleep. If you like you may also put on light and soft music with the sleep function on. Depending on whether you are a visual or auditory person, you may watch TV in a lying down position until you feel sleepy. Have a warm bath before going to bed (for some people a cold bath at night seems to induce sleep! If you are one of them, please do so). Place the head side of your bed in a North-South position. The room must be as dark as possible and there should be no electronic items that give off even a light LED glow. There must be ample ventilation in the room. Avoid strong odors, except lavender, on your body or in the room, or on your sheets and clothes. There should not be any live plants in your bedroom. Sleep with the lightest of clothes or without any clothing. When lying down to sleep, lie down on your left ear as much as possible. Do not sleep directly under an overhead fan. You must eat a good breakfast, a fairly light lunch, and an early dinner, which should be a very light meal. Whatever you eat in the other meals, have only a pure carbohydrate meal at night with any vegetables, and preferably before 8 pm. Do not drink much liquids after or near about dinner time. When lying down to sleep you may use the 4-7-8 breathing pattern of sleep inducement i. E. Breathe in for four counts through your nostril only, hold for 7 counts, and exhale with a whoosh sound, through your mouth only, for 8 counts. Repeat this four times in the morning and just before you sleep at night. If you know Emotional Freedom Technique or EFT, then please practice this too for sleep induction. Self-hypnosis and slow relaxation techniques, at night will be tremendously useful. Acupuncture or acupressure will both be very useful too. Pray last thing at night before you sleep.
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Nilesh is 30 years of age, he has addition of alcohol, as his family is always asking him to leave alcohol, so he most of the time stays in Pune doing some local jobs of catering. Can anybody help me how we can get him out of alcohol addiction.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Only strong will power, determination, attending AA meetings and diverting mind when tempted will help you stop alcohol Alcohol causes 7 types of cancer, including breast, mouth and bowel cancers. When you drink alcohol, cancer-causing chemicals are formed. Alcohol also affects hormone levels and makes cells even more likely to be damaged by smoking. The less alcohol you drink, the lower the risk of cancer. No type of alcohol is better or worse than another, it is the alcohol itself that leads to the damage, regardless of whether it is in wine, beer or spirits. And drinking and smoking together are even worse for you. Not everyone who drinks alcohol will develop cancer. But on the whole, scientists have found that some cancers are more common in people who drink more alcohol than others. Every year, alcohol causes 4% of cancers .Tips to cut down on alcohol. There are lots of simple ways to cut down on the amount of alcohol you drink. It can help to work out if there are particular times or situations when you tend to have a drink, whether that’s a bad day at work or a weekly pub quiz tradition, and plan what you’ll say and do differently next time. Have more alcohol-free days a week. For liver health it’s best to have at least 2 days off alcohol in a row each week. Try agreeing on certain days with your partner or a friend and help each other and stick to it. If you are planning to drink alcohol, decide on a limit in advance and make sure you don’t go over it. Swap every other alcoholic drink for a soft one – starting with your first drink. Try shandy instead of a pint of beer, or swap some wine for soda and have a spritzer. Don’t stock up on beer, wine or spirits at home. Finish one drink before pouring another, because topping up drinks makes it harder to keep track of how much you’ve had and when you planned to stop. Avoid buying drinks in rounds, that way you don’t have to keep pace with anyone. Tell a friend or partner that you’re cutting down on alcohol, they can support you – or even join you.
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My brother age 40 years is suffering from depression from last 4-5 months, he is being prescribed injections of cognistar 30 mg, please advice is it safe for him?

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
My brother age 40 years is suffering from depression from last 4-5 months, he is being prescribed injections of cogni...
Dear Puja, i am not sure that Gaurav is suffering from clinical depression. Depression may be a part of some other neurological illness. Probably that is why Cognistar was prescribed. Find out his diagnosis clearly. Any drug has to be weighed for its benefit vs harm. There is no drug which is absolutely safe. So will be Cognistar.
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I want to use the Sinclair method for curing my alcohol addiction. Can you suggest the name of the pill which contains naltrexone. Also let me know if taking the pill has any side effects.

M.D Psychiatry , DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Naltrexone is available as NALTIMA or NODICT (50 mg) , take half tablet in morning , Rarely it can cause jaundice in some patients
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Madam I actually engaged weed addiction whom I have much control. But I want to eat the best medicine doctor tells Me will be so great fod us.

MBBS, MD - Community Medicine
General Physician, Jaipur
Masturbation is very common. There are no health risks with masturbation. Skin irritation (rashes) is possible, but using plenty of lubrication will keep that from happening. If you worry that you masturbate too much, ask yourself this question: Does masturbation interfere with my daily functioning? If it interrupts or gets in the way of your job, your responsibilities, or your social life, you may need to consult with a doctor. Masturbation does NOT make sex organs shrink or grow or change color, texture, or appearance. Masturbation does NOT cause infertility — men and boys will not run out of sperm. What to do to get rid of this masturbation: -Use Library for study if you are student. -Do not be alone at home/ room. -Read good books/ avoid watching porn movies. -Remember god in morning/ sleeping time. -Keep portrait of some your family member or god in your room. Feel free to consult again, I will suggest you some other techniques too when u start on working on these.
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I am a chain smoker because of this I couldn't concentrate on anything I want quit smoking so what should I do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You have to quit cold turkey because the body and mind will torture you endlessly while attempting a reduction in smoking. The tobacco tar in cigarette smoke lines your lung with huge patches that make that portion dysfunctional. Your oxygen carrying capacity is jeopardized, and breathing is impinged on. But don’t be discouraged because it is not too late even now to reverse all the ill-effects of smoking. I don’t know what other organs could be damaged but do go for a thorough medical check-up to assess the effects of your abuse. Regarding improving your lungs, do a lot of aerobic exercise breathing through your nostrils only. Then there are a lot of deep breathing exercises in Yoga which you can learn too. Deep breathing cleanses your system and lungs and restores it to good health. Deep breathing uses the 80% of the lungs which are not normally used in normal breathing and even when exerting yourself. The greatest effect is in the lungs because this substance is processed through the respiratory system directly through the lung surface. When quitting, you must take one day at a time; though you must give up all smoking at once, and promptly. If you look too far ahead you will get discouraged and will give up. If you sit and count the number of days you have given up, that will also focus too much on achievement. You must focus on the here and now, on that day to be precise. After all quitting is not that easy due to many factors. So even if you fail one day, you must try and try again. Very few people succeed in their first attempt. Your persistence will eventually pay off. The urge to discontinue is hampered by many factors but the worst of them is the conditioning. In fact, these conditions can exist all through the day, unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing the habit. The information is really scary but true and you must remind yourself about this every day. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heartbeat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact, it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chew gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine gums and nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces, substantially. You may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i. E. At least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here’s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world – you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest.
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I have pain in my abdomen from last two week. I usually have less vision since last I get directly contact with the sun. I. Also have loose motion since last I attended a party of my brother marriage anniversary to reduce the the pain I had an Aristozyme though it relived a lot but it again started to pain it also causes anxiety which lead to the tension and depression all time whenever I get into study my head pains a lot and also I could not able to remember any term gor long time.

MBBS
General Physician,
I have pain in my abdomen from last two week. I usually have less vision since last I get directly contact with the s...
you may be having infestation of intestinal parasites like hook warms, round warms, tape warms, normally one should get dewarming done at least once a year if not six monthly it isva single dose medication like albendazole or mebendazole. so get it done in consultation with a doctor near your locality. have plenty of water by mouth go for morning walk followed by free hand exercises. have balanced diet with lot of leafy vegetables, cereals and fruits. it will be alright.
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I am feeling like I have a big burden. I just don't know. What to do. I am aware of the situation but I just can do the things right. I am really breaking down. I am not sure even I can live like this. I really need help.

Post Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) (A.M) (Oncology), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) - (Cine-Med Inc. USA)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
I am feeling like I have a big burden. I just don't know. What to do. I am aware of the situation but I just can do t...
Hi, firstly, I appreciate you for having taken the initiative to express your issues/ concerns and seek help. Your symptoms are indicative of you being depressed. I would advise you to meet up a psychologist/ psycho-therapist with no further delay. He/ she may advise diagnostics & prescribe mood elevating medications/ anti-depressants as appropriate. Also, should it require, he/ she may refer you to a endocrinologist/ or any other physician for consultation as apropos. Simultaneously, however, keep up your dietary habits, lifestyle & hobbies. Do exercise/ walk regularly for at least 30 minutes. Yogasanas/ pranayams can also help you relax, de-stress and keep you focused even during these tough times. At the same time, a trip to some hill station or some scenic natural place can help you relax, rejuvenate, connect with self, think clearly and have a fresh perspective. Do remain mentally strong, believe in yourself, and have faith and hope that this condition is treatable and shall definitely resolve soon with appropriate medical intervention. Life is indeed beautiful, and you must try enjoying every moment of it irrespective. Hope this helps. Looking forward to you getting well soon. Take care and all the very best.
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Hi sir, I am 25 years old boy I am in love with girl freind past 4 years I love her a lot and she also loves me her family fixed marriage to another guy now I have a pain in my heart. I am thinking about her all the time please help me I have no interest to do any work because of hr so what can I do ?

Post Graduate Diploma In Rehabilitation Psychology, M A Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Bhopal
Hi sir, I am 25 years old boy I am in love with girl freind past 4 years I love her a lot and she also loves me her f...
Hi you are already showing a lot of strength. There are several things and circumstances that we cannot control and change. Knowing a person closely and letting them go leaves us all shattered and memories play like a tape recorder over and over. Please consider taking counselling sessions (online or in person) to help yourself cope better with the situation. All the best!
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I am 20 years old and might or might now but due to smoking I can't eating that much like before.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Then quit smoking. Nicotine acts as an appetite suppressant. Smoking is anyway bad for health and in addition to that if you do not eat well you could be causing more trouble to your health. Quit immediately.
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