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Ms. Padma

Psychologist, Bangalore

Ms. Padma Psychologist, Bangalore
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Ms. Padma is one of the best Psychologists in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. She is currently associated with Srinivasa Neurologics in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Ms. Padma and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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How to improve concentration as while reading a long story sometimes I am lost in another story running in my mind Also the same thing happens while listening to somebody.

B.A. Psychology, M.A. Psychology, Ph. D - Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
Our brain generally begins to integrate what it receives with the previous information. Therefore, when we read long text at times we may deviate from the original content. 1. Stop reading the moment you realise that you are lost elsewhere. 2. Take a short break and start over. 3. Read aloud for sometime to regain focus.
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I am 50 years old. MBA. Was involved in the Corporate World last 24 years in MNC's with good pay. Last 2 years I had to quit job since I was transferred out and due to aged parents I had to quit. I started my own business in towers construction thru some contacts. But it is taking time to settle. my expenses which I can not curtail. The reason for my sudden depressions is this. How do I over come this? I am working hard day and night. I go to sleep at 2.00 pm since I work. But I need to develop it faster. Please advise.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 50 years old. MBA. Was involved in the Corporate World last 24 years in MNC's with good pay. Last 2 years I had ...
Business takes time to establish. You have to be patient and make sure that whatever has to be done, is done and in good measure. Initial investment too will be high without timely returns. If you are not handling your business well, then you need some consultancy from a person with the acumen. Talk with someone who has the knowhow and see what you are doing wrong. Collections are also something that will cause a lot of delays and you will need surplus investment to meet the running costs. Perhaps your business plan was not well thought out. Here too there are consultants with whom it will be wise to discuss your business​.
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I am 27 year old female, got married at 22 after my btech. I am in psychological trauma due to so many issues happening with my life. I read and knew we have all the power to create anything or any situation favour to us. I am in deep sorrow for not happening things in favour to me at proper time. I get some suicidal thoughts but I have not courage. My husband almost left 2 kids to me, I am afraid of tomorrow. I either have no courage toto get divorce, or I can't stay alone. I am an optimistic person but it is not reliable to me. I don't have emotional security or any other relationships to cope up.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 27 year old female, got married at 22 after my btech. I am in psychological trauma due to so many issues happeni...
Breaking up is very difficult and if you don't have any backup plan it can be even more taxing. However, you cannot allow these limitations stop you, if this step is inevitable. There are a lot of people who will support you but you will have to gauge their motives. Where is your family of origin? They are the best support you can get because they can be relied on more than anyone else. If you are without friends that speaks volumes about your social skills and perhaps you will need to develop them to favour a good support system. Through all this you must remember that if it is so difficult for the adults, how much more harder will it be for the kids. So you will need to take the drastic step but make it with proper considerations. Many of us will not dare due to a lot of unnecessary speculation. But when the decision and action is taken, you will mostly fall in line. Hurting yourself is rather silly: no man is worth dying for!!!
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What is difference between depression & schizophrenia. Whether they are curable or not.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
Depression is a state of mind, wherein a person feels low, sad and worthless for more than 2 - 3 weeks. The person loses interest in eating, daily activities, does not bother about personal hygiene, keeps crying, talks and thinks about suicide etc. There are a number of reasons that can cause depression. Depression is treatable with the help of medication and counselling. Schizophrenia is a mental condition in which the person loses touch with reality, may hear voices, have delusions, may have compulsive thoughts, may become aggressive sometimes, become suspicious all the time, may become suicidall etc. This is a more serious condition. The patient needs to be under medication life long. Psychotherapy along with medication, helps. If the schizophrenia is defected early and if the medication and therapy starts early, then the person can be given some occupational therapy and may learn to earn his/her living. Depression is curable in most cases. Schizophrenia is not curable, it has to be managed with life long medication and therapy.
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I am 29 year old guy. .I am facing fear of failure phobia. .I can't over come. .medication without. .I need other therapy.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy
Ayurveda, Jammu
I am 29 year old guy. .I am facing fear of failure phobia. .I can't over come. .medication without. .I need other the...
Hello Vishwa plz give me some more details why you r feeling so n from how long you r feeling this. If you r a hard worker, true from heart n if you have faith in God n your parent's blessings than trust me nothing can n nobody can defeat you. U can ask for further assistance
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Hi I am feeling heaviness on the chest for last 15 days. I got 2 d and stress test done. Both but still feel anxiety. Blood in leg goes drain. Little nunlmbness on cheeks. Plse help.

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dear , if your echo and tmt are normal, then the chest heaviness can not be due to heart. Still I would advise you to consult a cardiologist in person.
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My memory is week when I read or write anything after 1 day or an hours I forget. As I am a student it creates lots of problems. Please tell me how to make my memory strong.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Because of your age you may have hormonal imbalances which may impact your memory because of the chemical but also the 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 are some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling too.
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I can not concentrate in my study, to get better concentration what should I do? Pls help.

MSC Human Development , Hypnotherapy , Special Educator , ms- counselling and physiotherapy, Applied psychology Hons
Psychologist, Faridabad
Don't panic the more you work out your brain the better you process and remember information. Try to do different activities what makes you happy. Learn to play any instrument, make art, drawing, pottery. Learn dance and another language which you don't know. Try to do brain exercise. Every single activity give your brain extra challenge and want extra effort from you. This will give you a healthy brain which can do anything. And for concentration point a dot on a blank white sheet pointed it on a wall just straight to your eyes while you sit on a chair. And you can try any other concentration exercise daily.
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I am 27 years old. I wanted to live with a girl but I could not do that 10 years before when I see the first time that girl then I have some feeling love with that girl but still I did not talk to with her. Today when I see that girl I have some feeling of love I could not do that and I have some guilty feeling and I think that I can not alive with her. I think that if I marry with other girl then this problem resolve but it is not possible right now so please suggest me that I will increase my confidence out the girl from my mind.

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 user. You are already 26 and you have enough experience and capacity to think logically and conclusively. You are not in a dilemma but in a confusion. Open your mind. Write down the pros and cons of the presented situations in front of you. Then select the one which is most rewarding, promising and peaceful. Otherwise, I suggest online counseling. Take care.
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I have feeling very tired from days reason I don't know but feeling fever sometimes I very depressed also please help me.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I have feeling very tired from days reason I don't know but feeling fever sometimes I very depressed also please help...
lybrate-user the symptoms which you have described are usually non specific, but it is important to know whether you had fever or not? If you have fever kindly consult a physician. If you do not have fever, still feel tired without a reason, not able to concentrate on your work, feeling low, having a low self esteem and sleep disturbances you may be suffering from mild depression which needs to be addressed so kindly consult a psychiatrist.
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Have very low energy levels. Don't know why. I had been the fastest athlete at school and still would be faster than most of the people around. However, I don't feel excited about anything. Feel low and drained for most of the time. Have gastric issues with irregular bowel movements. Tried exercising for a week but that didn't help but leaded to further fatigue. I tend to get irritated very soon and can feel irritation in my gut when feeling irritated. I struggle with responding spontaneously but can produce best of responses given time. Lack of spontaneity adversely impacts both at home and at work as well. Please suggest some remedy.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Have very low energy levels. Don't know why. I had been the fastest athlete at school and still would be faster than ...
You need to explain about the psychiatric hospitalization that you mention. What was that for? From your description it sounds like you are into a depression. Your past glories are no consequence right now. What you are doing to yourself is important: to me it appears that a lot of your health problems are psychosomatic in nature and may present real medical complications and will demand medical intervention too. Please meet with a counselor and work on your emotions, particularly anger. Your expectations on yourself may be a wee bit high too. You should consume a lot of pro-biotic foods to stabilize your stomach. Then gradually you can introduce other healthy items into your diet and return your health to what it was before. Exercise is very important but you have to build on it developmentally. I am all for your exercise but when you are ready for it. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least 30 minutes but not in the scotching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive everyday and learn to be contended with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved. I wish you were more specific about the hospitalization to help you better.
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Dear doctor Is chronic anxiety the next stage of stress? Is the anxiety very stressful?

M.Sc Applied Psychology, Advanced Diploma Child Guidance & Counselling
Psychologist, Delhi
Dear doctor
Is chronic anxiety the next stage of stress? Is the anxiety very stressful?
Dear lybrate user anxiety can be reaction to stress. It's natural to feel anxious when we are in stressful situation. Our body has capacity to deal with challenging situations like stress. But when we feel that we have used all pur resources to fight with it then our body start developing symptoms like tension, worry, anxiety, depression etc. So it's important to keep ourselves mentally healthy too. Our brain too need good mentally healthy diet. Take care.
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I am fifty years old. I am addicted of dirnking alchohol for last ten years. How i'd stop it? Please advise.

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, Alcoholism is alcohol addiction. If you?re ready to stop drinking and willing to get the support you need, you can recover from alcoholism and alcohol abuse?no matter how bad the addiction or how powerless you feel. The first step in treating alcoholism is accepting that you have a problem. Confronting an addiction and accepting responsibility for your actions isn?t easy. But it?s a necessary step on the road to treatment and recovery. You should then consult a psychiatrist / psychologist who fill follow this treatment. 1. Detoxification using medicines. 2. Behavior modification with the help of therapies. 3. Counseling. 4. Medication to sustain and 5. Long term support. These given steps are essential for any addict to get effectively rid of alcoholism. Therefore, you need to stick to the treatment plan and cooperate with your psychiatrist / psychologist. Take care.
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Doctor, I am a degree final year student. I have memory problems. I can not remember what I studied at the exams. What will be a solution?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You are tense and stressed for sure and this makes remembering a problem. Meet with a counselor and deal with that situation for better memory. In the meantime do some of these recommendations very faithfully: 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 are some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling 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 junk food.
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I have problem in concentration while reading and Listening. Also at work I forget many things, of course I have to multitask in office but like others I too don't want to forget things. Regarding this office work actually I am not happy doing job here and I want to leave this, I am frustrated here So, that may be a case I am not remembering little things . But the concentration problem is there with me, and I have searched on net regarding this there is something called ADHD. Please tell me what problem I have and how to deal with it? Thanks

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I have problem in concentration while reading and Listening. Also at work I forget many things, of course I have to m...
It depends, if there is any ongoing stress, or any disorder creeping in like anxiety, depression. You can ascertain that by consulting a psychologist and discussing in detail. You sure not have adhd if there were no such difficulties in childhood. For time being you can start with meditation. Discuss your issues with psychologist for best management. Consult me for same. All the best.
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I will be happy for some time and suddenly if anything goes wrong I will get instant anger and will beat even my mother and lover for very small things. Can you give any suggestions to overcome it?

M.D,Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Amritsar
Leave the situation when ever there is conflict. Starttab dicorateer500mg at night. Contact after 7days.
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I smoking at least 3 years. There is not any problem before some times but now I feel headeck. Suggest me for relief.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, **Smoking is injurious to health. Smoking can have serious effects on your life. The longer you smoke, the more damage you do to your body. Take alpha HA, 20 drops with warm water thrice daily.
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I am 25 years old, having chest pain for years now. Ecg and eco results were ok. I smoke regularly. What treatment do you recommend.

MBBS
General Physician, Kolkata
I am 25 years old, having chest pain for years now. Ecg and eco results were ok. I smoke regularly. What treatment do...
Take 2 hourly small meal. Avoid heavy dinner. Avoid spicy food. Drink plenty of water. At least 4 litres per day. Walk for half an hour every day. Stop smoking.
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Problems in study in youth

Diploma in Psychological Medicine, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Ludhiana
Problems in study in youth
Problems in study in youth

Now a days students from all over india started complaining of poor concentration and poor memory problem, anger outburst.

There are many reasons for above mentioned complaints.

First thing that affect your study is atmosphere, plan your study room according to your need.

Second is any relationship issues with your friends, family and others.

Third one is use of gadgets in between study. One can set daily limit for gadget use.

Fourth one is underlying psychological issues such as low mood, any stressor, repetitive thoughts or images, fearfulness, sleep problems.

Fifth one is not interested in study at all from the beginning so one should have proper interest in study. Interest in study can be evoked by your life's long term goals.


These are only few specific problem. There may be other reason also according to individual life.
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