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Dr. B.S.Gajalakshmi  - Psychologist, Chennai

Dr. B.S.Gajalakshmi

Psychologist, Chennai

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Dr. B.S.Gajalakshmi Psychologist, Chennai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. B.S.Gajalakshmi is a renowned Psychologist in Nungambakkam, Chennai. You can consult Dr. B.S.Gajalakshmi at BRS Hospital in Nungambakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. B.S.Gajalakshmi on Lybrate.com.

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I am 34 male, I have been diagnosed by schizophrenia by some doctor and by bipolar disorder by some other doctor and ocd by some other. I am finding difficulty in handling emotions. What should I do?

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, diagnosis is the key for any mental disorder. If proper diagnosis is made, proper treatment can be given and cure is almost sure. Otherwise things become bad. Even though doctors differ in their diagnosis, clinical psychologists / psychiatrists do not. Please consult a clinical psychologist or psychiatrist for proper diagnosis. Please do not exaggerate your symptoms thereby confusing those professionals. Take care.
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I am going to outside, so tension and heart beat more fast, some members are coming from house I have tension face is dull.PLease tell.

MBBS
General Physician, Trivandrum
I am going to outside, so tension and heart beat more fast, some members are coming from house I have tension face is...
Tips to reduce anxiety and stress 1. Sleep well and regular. Irregular sleep can have some serious consequences. It affects both our physical health and also contributes to anxiety and stress. Anxiety as such also leads to disruptions in sleep. When feeling anxious, always try to get a full 7 to 9 hours of uninterrupted sleep and it can work wonders to improve your condition. 2. Always keep smiling. Take a quick break in between your hectic work to get some laughs with your friends. Laughter can reduce depression and anxiety and has proven benefits. 3. Tidy up your living space or workspace. Keep your things clean and clutter-free. That helps us think clear and thus reducing levels of anxiety. 4. Say thank you often. Expressing your thanks for something helps reduce anxiety. 5. Eat smart. Eating more of foods which are rich in vitamin b and omega-3 fatty acids and also healthy whole grain carbs. Vitamin b contributes to good mental health. While omega 3 fatty acids help with both depression and anxiety. Whole grain foods boost serotonin and helps us remain poised. Eating high-sugar content food and processed foods can increase levels of anxiety. 6. Learn to breathe well and relax. Short, shallow breaths arise when you are tensed. So consciously breathing deeply, plus increasing the duration and depth of breathing helps relax the body and mind to a great extent. 7. Meditate. Meditation has so many positive effects on stress, mood, and anxiety. Club meditation with positive thinking to improve your general well-being and overall health. Yoga is also very effective to take off stress from the body and mind by deep relaxation and breathing techniques. 8. Chill and be silent. Reduce the noise and clutter talk that contributes to anxiety. Find time for yourself and be alone to muse upon your own matters without anyone disturbing you. 9. Worry. Yes, we can cause ourselves to freak out, but only for a certain amount of time. When something weighs heavily on your mind, or you believe something terrible is most definitely going to occur, commit to only creating that worry for 20 minutes. Think of all the possible outcomes of the scenario, figure out some game plans, and then quit thinking about it after 20 minutes go by. Have a friend call after the allotted time has passed to avoid the temptation of going over the time limit. Or schedule some of that playtime right afterward. 10. Plan for the future but do not worry about it. Make time tables and to-do lists so that you will not be worried about finishing stuff and so that you can increase your productivity. 11. Be positive. When you feel anxious, train your mind to think and feel positive and give reinforcement to yourself that you can handle any situation. This will significantly reduce your stress and anxiety symptoms. 12. Smell relaxing stuff. Go out to your garden. Smell a fresh rose. Take a deep breathe and allow the relaxation to course through your whole body. You can also use relaxing aroma therapy and use it indoors. 13. Go out and spend time with your friends and family. Spend time with your pets social support reduces anxiety and stress to such a great extent that it is almost always bearable. So next time you get on your nerves, go out with your friends, chat with them, watch a movie, spend some time watching the waves in the beach with your partner, talk to your siblings.
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Whenever I cause or inflict pain /hurt to a person or whenever I get depressed, my left side of chest pains and a hollowness ensues. What is the solution of this?

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
Whenever I cause or inflict pain /hurt to a person or whenever I get depressed, my left side of chest pains and a hol...
You are hurting persons then going to depression status. You are unable to control your moods properly. Because of your psychological problems it affects on physical aspects also. You need behaviour therapy. There is need of change your behaviour. Better to consult psychologist in bangalore. You have to change your behaviour. Anger management techniques are helpful when anger comes divert it towards other aspects. Take anything or talk to your friends. Change the place or move from the place. Walk when you feel anger. Take new things when anybody hurt to you. Smile when anybody hurt to you. Maintain calmness is also good. Do not argue do not react the situations. Feel always comfortable. Control mouth movements. Eat chicklets when mood spoils. Take any fruit juice or ice cream. Take rest. Sleep properly. If you follow these techniques no need to consult any psychologist. If you unable then consult. Practice yoga and meditation. Ok best of luck.
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I had quit smoking for the past 4 months and using nicotine gums. Since the past 3 months I got thrush at the back of my tongue, I consulted a doctor last month and used antibiotics, thrush paint, fluconazole and betadine gargles. I do not feel any improvement. Is it something serious? Please suggest.

MSC Human Development , Hypnotherapy , Special Educator , ms- counselling and physiotherapy, Applied psychology Hons
Psychologist, Faridabad
You can consult it with any ent specialist. They will give you better suggestion. Don't waste time if you feel terrible with this problem. May god bless you. Be positive.
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Hi I am feeling depression from few days back and it seems I am going to loose everything. Why.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Hi  I am feeling depression from few days back and it seems I am going to loose everything. Why.
You may have some incident which brought on the depression. 5 Ways to Fight Depression If you feel depressed, it's best to do something about it — depression doesn't just go away on its own. In addition to getting help from a doctor or therapist, here are 5 things you can do to feel better. 1. Exercise. Take a 15- to 30-minute brisk walk every day — or dance, jog, or bike if you prefer. People who are depressed may not feel much like being active. In addition to getting aerobic exercise, some yoga poses can help relieve feelings of depression. Two other aspects of yoga — breathing exercises and meditation — can also help people with depression feel better. 2. Nurture yourself with good nutrition. Depression can affect appetite. One person may not feel like eating at all, but another might overeat.. Proper nutrition can influence a person's mood and energy. So eat plenty of fruits and vegetables and get regular meals (even if you don't feel hungry, try to eat something light, like a piece of fruit, to keep you going). 3. Identify troubles, but don't dwell on them. Try to identify any situations that have contributed to your depression. When you know what's got you feeling blue and why, talk about it with a caring friend. Talking is a way to release the feelings and to receive some understanding. 4. Express yourself. With depression, a person's creativity and sense of fun may seem blocked. Exercise your imagination (painting, drawing, doodling, sewing, writing, dancing, composing music, etc.) and you not only get those creative juices flowing, you also loosen up some positive emotions. Take time to play with a friend or a pet, or do something fun for yourself. Find something to laugh about — a funny movie, perhaps. Laughter helps lighten your mood. 5. Try to notice good things. Depression affects a person's thoughts, making everything seem dismal, negative, and hopeless. If depression has you noticing only the negative, make an effort to notice the good things in life. Try to notice one thing, then try to think of one more. Consider your strengths, gifts, or blessings. Most of all, don't forget to be patient with yourself. Depression takes time to heal. If you are happy with these answers please click on "useful” link so that I can know my efforts are not wasted. If you want more clarifications or prescription for medicines consult me on this site to ask me directly and not in open questions session It's not easy to say exactly what causes depression and anxiety – it's different for everyone. Sometimes a difficult time in you or your mates' life can set off depression or anxiety, sometimes it's caused by a combination of things that has built up over time and sometimes, there's just no obvious cause at all.
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Hi am sumit jha from pune. Please answer me what is smoking effect And how to stop smoking please any idia for stop smoking.

MSC Psychotherapy & Counselling, CHt Hypnotherapy, MD Alternative Medicine, MBBS, Diploma in Public Health
Psychologist, Mumbai
Hi There is one technique called Urge Surfing to control the urge of smoking. Urges rarely last for very long. In fact, they almost never last for longer than about 30 minutes, if there is no opportunity to use. If there is no opportunity to use then there is no internal struggle. It is this internal struggle that feeds the cravings. Trying to fight cravings is like trying to block a waterfall. We end up being inundated. With the approach of mindfulness, we step aside and watch the water (cravings, impulses & urges) just go right past. Exercise: Reflecting on Urges Ask yourself whether there have been times when you could not give in to an urge when it presented. Did the urge pass? Most of us will have had past experiences of urges passing. This is an important strategy to identify, as it can greatly improve self-efficacy for riding out urges. The main message is that urges do not have to be acted upon. The Technique of Urge Surfing: Often people try to eliminate the urges by distraction or talking themselves out of them. This usually just feeds the urges and creates the illusion that they are interminable until you give in to them. Suppressing a thought feeling or sensation, including pain ultimately increases it. Rather than trying to distract from or argue with the unpleasant thoughts, feelings or urges, mindfulness simply makes the thoughts, feelings or urges less important. If we just let an urge be – non judgmentally – without feeding it or fighting it (Fighting it is just another way of feeding it anyway) then it will crest subside and pass. Of course they come back again but over a period of time. However each time you overcome a bout of cravings they become less intense and less frequent if we don’t feed the urges and if we don’t give in to them. If we have a slip and give into the impulse we will have increased urges for a while. However we can still apply urge surfing all over again. Urge surfing Practice Watch the breath. Don’t alter it. Let the breath breathe itself. Notice your thoughts. Without judging them, feeding them or fighting them gently bring your attention back to the breath Notice the craving experience as it affects the body. Focusing on one area where the urge is being felt and noticing what is occurring. Notice quality, position, boundaries & intensity of the sensation Notice how these change with the in-breath and out-breath Repeating the focusing process with each part of the body involved. Be curious about what occurs and notice changes over time. The key is replacing the fearful wish that craving will go away with interest in our experience. When we do this we notice the cravings change, crest and subside like waves in the ocean. In this way it becomes more manageable. This is not difficult, as there are many kinds of urges like urges to scratch, to move, to eat, to drink, to go to the toilet etc. When we reflect on this as it becomes clear that all adults including those who consider they have difficult to control repetitive problem behaviours, have the capacity to have urges come and go without acting on them. After all, unless we are physically ill we can all control our need to go to the toilet! What is important is that the sensation or thought of an urge is not one solid unchanging entity. The increased level of mindful awareness of these is capable of noticing how the urge has changed dramatically. Have faith in the process to practice urge surfing successfully. Urge surfing Practice Watch the breath. Don’t alter it. Let the breath breathe itself. Notice your thoughts. Without judging them, feeding them or fighting them gently bring your attention back to the breath Notice the craving experience as it affects the body. Focusing on one area where the urge is being felt and noticing what is occurring. Notice quality, position, boundaries & intensity of the sensation Notice how these change with the in-breath and out-breath Repeating the focusing process with each part of the body involved. Be curious about what occurs and notice changes over time. The key is replacing the fearful wish that craving will go away with interest in our experience. When we do this we notice the cravings change, crest and subside like waves in the ocean. In this way it becomes more manageable. This is not difficult, as there are many kinds of urges like urges to scratch, to move, to eat, to drink, to go to the toilet etc. When we reflect on this as it becomes clear that all adults including those who consider they have difficult to control repetitive problem behaviours, have the capacity to have urges come and go without acting on them. After all, unless we are physically ill we can all control our need to go to the toilet! What is important is that the sensation or thought of an urge is not one solid unchanging entity. The increased level of mindful awareness of these is capable of noticing how the urge has changed dramatically. Have faith in the process to practice urge surfing successfully. Hypnotherapy and Mindfulness techniques help in de-addiction.
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I have a habit of masterbating I want to quit that habit. How can I over come my habit. Please help me and give me suggestions or an advice. Thank you Doctor.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have a habit of masterbating  I want to quit that habit. How can I over come my habit. Please help me and give me s...
It is a fact that just as our body requires food for energy and so whenever we are hungry we eat something ,in the same way lust for sex keeps our mind hungry and this lust leads us to activities like masturbation or watching porn.We say that sex improves health but masturbation takes life from a person, steadily. Sex is with a partner and it's best with someone that you are in relationship with. Lust is an entity in itself and it will keep coming to steal your energy, if you keep feeding it. There is a much bigger picture here. Don't focus on it being a "sin" and more like that you are giving away and losing something that is better to protect. This energy also helps with manifesting positive things in a person's life. It's very precious to just give away. That's why the lust comes to take it from you.Masturbation and porn addictions lead to shame, guilt, and worry. All potentially disabling emotions. In fact, you probably feel a combination of these feelings right now. Right now, you are engaged in negative, probably compulsive masturbation( OBSCESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER). You are abusing your natural ability to enjoy your body. I will teach you how to comfortably change your negative masturbation practices into positive ones. I will help you rid yourself of your masturbation addiction, and allow you to still enjoy the benefits of positive, healthy masturbation. Consult me.
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One friend have homosexual interest want to marry can his interest change to females.Please tell.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
One friend have homosexual interest want to marry can his interest change to females.Please tell.
Of course, it could change. However, he must want the change and with some therapy he could develop the natural tendency to love the members of the opposite sex. Have him visit a counselor or sexologist and explore this possibility.
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Sir I have feeling lot of depression. last day I have breakup, I am feeling illness and I have not get sleep well can you suggest me any sleep pills.

M.Sc - Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
Sir I have feeling lot of depression. last day I have breakup, I am feeling illness and I have not get sleep well can...
Such experiences evoke strong feelings in us which shouldn't be suppressed. Psychotherapy along with medication can help immensely.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Air cleaners may not take care of second hand smoke:

Air purifiers DO NOT reduce the exposure to secondhand smoke. Best is not to allow smoking in your vicinity on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day.

Various devices are available for air cleaning, ranging from systems that are incorporated into the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning to simple table top devices and "smokeless ashtrays.

But cleaning air of second hand smoke poses a technical challenge because of the tobacco smoke as well as gases and particles that are included in second hand smoke.

Air cleaning devices typically include filters or electrostatic precipitators to remove particles. Some devices, also include a sorbent, such as activated charcoal, to remove gases. For second hand smoke both elements are needed.

For any air cleaning device to be effective, it must be able to clean a sufficient volume of air in relation to the total volume of the space where it is operating. Few devices are able to clean sufficient volumes of air to be effective in managing smoking indoors.

Small devices, like smokeless ashtrays and many table-top units, offer completely inadequate cleaning capacity.
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I been very depressed and disturbed cause of a major incidence happed in my life. I keep on thinking about that and could not able to concentrate on any other thing, even I can not sleep in night. To sleep I started drinking, I know its not good. I need help.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Faridabad
I been very depressed and disturbed cause of a major incidence happed in my life. I keep on thinking about that and c...
Dear lybrate-user, I understand your situation. Currently you are having adjustment disorder. Depressed mood, disturbed sleep, poor appetite, inability to concentrate all are symptom of depression. Good medicine are available for your symptoms. Psychological treatment in form of cognitive behaviour therapy also available for your condition. I am sure that you will get out of this situation very soon. All d best.
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My boyfriend is born Intersex by birth (male and female both) He has the genitals of a Intersex person. (He's not transgender) I'm a normal female and I'm his girlfriend. The problem is that he's struggling with low self esteem. He hates his life because he's a Intersex person. He also suffers from depression and anxiety because of this. He tried committing suicide many years ago and I suspect that he still must be feeling suicidal. I always do my best to keep him happy but nothing works. Please tell me what to do? How should I help him out? I hope he doesn't commit suicide.

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
dont think too much about this problem. if physically handicapped person has hope to live for long time in the society. like that you feel take an example of mentally retarded and physically handicapped persons. suicide is a permanent solution for temporary problem. so dont try that aspect. hope to enjoy all the time and spend with him for time in a day. go to out side environment to enjoy the life. ok best of luck.
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How can I quit smoking?

D.P.M, MBBS
Psychiatrist,
Try nicotine replacement therapy, nico gum, champix is a type of drug available, replace with sauff.
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I am facing the some kind of issues with me, I am 30 n still not settled in life as I am facing failures in my life again n again, as I am not able to clear my CA final exam from past 5 years. No job, no regular income, no partner in life, doing small kinda accounting work, and it does not feel doing any kind of work, became very lazy, head always keeps heavy or pains, no exercise as whenever I go to gym can not do the basic exercises as I feel fatigue a lot, in a very less time. So many things goes on in my mind at once. Need to settle in life wanna get married, wanna earn, No medication from past 5 months , as earlier I was taking in night sibelium 10 mg now I have stopped it. Please advice

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 facing the some kind of  issues with me, I am 30 n still not settled in life as I am facing failures in my life ...
At study time you may think this status but you waste your time. Along with this course if you do any course it may helpful this condition. Do not worry professional settled persons marriage is very I know so many married after 40 also. When compared to them. You are better. Now also do not worry. Search good job on present subjects. You may join or join not on this course. Join different dicipline. Marry a good lady. Because of her support may be you may pass. Or please wait three years better to do hard work because your time is little. After completion. Then go marriage. Settlement will not come easy manner it may take lot of time up to that we should wait for that do not be depressed. Feel comfortable. Do not depend on medicine. Spend most of time with same kind of friends. Feel happy and be friendly with others. Ok best of luck.
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M going addicted to watch porn and sex life. So hop lacking to give full attention in studies. Not able to study. So please advice me sir.

MSC Human Development , Hypnotherapy , Special Educator , ms- counselling and physiotherapy, Applied psychology Hons
Psychologist, Faridabad
M going addicted to watch porn and sex life. So hop lacking to give full attention in studies. Not able to study. So ...
You are a student. You need to focus on your studies. Do meditation and yoga. It keep your mind fresh and positive. Try positive affirmations to concentrate on your studies. You can consult a psychologist also. Be possitive you will feel fine soon if you want to feel it. If you want to take any help from us you can contact us.
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Phobias and Fears: Symptoms, Treatment, and Self-Help

MA In Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Pune
Phobias and Fears: Symptoms, Treatment, and Self-Help

An intense fear for anything is called as phobia. Fear and phobia are different to explain in simple terms person feeling anxious and nervous while doing something is fear and failure to attempt to do the work and staying back is phobia. In phobia they have intense fear that make the person to always keep away from exposing to the situation.

Symptoms:

The most common symptoms of phobia are:

  • Trembling or shivering and shaking of body.

  • Rapid breathing or sometimes difficulty in breathing

  • Dizziness

  • Increased heart rate and chest tightness.

  • Tingling sensation

  • Hot or cold flushes

  • Shock and sweating.

Psychological or emotional effects include:

  • Anxiety and fear

  • Detachment from self and environment

  • Looking for ways to escape from facing the situation

  • Going crazy or sometimes even loss of control

  • Overacting to avoid facing the situation.

Consider for treatment and self help of phobia if you have most of the above symptoms in an extreme state. Intense fear, anxiety, interference or avoidance of normal routine and phobia for at least more than 6 months needed to be treated with utmost care.

Treatment and Self help:

  1. Identify your fear level and intensity really helps you to work for the ways to relieve from phobia. Identify the symptoms you experience during fearful situation and work on it to overcome the symptoms.

  2. Learn and practice deep breathing relaxation technique and practice to do few simple deep breathing relaxation exercises.

  3. Face the negative thoughts with courage. In phobia you may overestimate the fearful situation and underestimate your potential to overcome it. Challenge your negative thoughts is the good way of self help.

  4. Make yourself prepared and expose yourself to the fearful situation.

  5. Frame your frame ladder and try to climb each ladder with utmost care and confidence.

  6. Practice regularly. The more you practice exposing to the situation sooner you get relieved from the fear and phobia. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.
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My wife age 43 years, she was suffering with fear twenty four hours from two months and not ready to do anything. All works small to big look fearfully. What shall I do?

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, P.G.Dip.in Guidance &Counselling, B.A., Psychology, Dip.in Pharmacy
Psychologist, Madurai
My wife age 43 years, she was suffering with fear twenty four hours from two months and not ready to do anything. All...
Get your wife's blood sugar levels, thyroid hormone levels, hemoglobin and blood pressure checked. Because, the abnormal level of such fluctuations in the body affects the behaviors and mood to some extent. Is she undergoing menopausal symptoms? I mean, is there any sudden changes in her menstrual cycle? if it is so, there may be a fluctuation in her female hormone levels, which can cause some odd behavior in some women. Was there any drastic change or psychological upset in her life recently? better you treat her as a child to give her emotional ventilation and emotional support. Let her talk about her problems as much as possible. Assure her you are always doing your level best to help her. Consult a psychiatrist who can help you come out of this problem. This is only a temporary problem which can be cured by an early professional intervention.
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I have a stuttering problem when I am in front of group or call. But when I am alone or with friend that time I am not stuttering. Can you pls help me on this? What can I do for that?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
It could be due to anxiety, ilack of self confidence. Speak slowly, confidently and avoid inferiority complex
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I am an iit aspirant and I am not able to learn so quickly as my other friends. My learning power getting low day by day. How to improve my mind power? I could not focus on one thing. My mind set changes so quickly. What to do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
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 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.
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My problem is hypertension. If I have small tension heartbeat level increase more and my body completely will vibrate. .if the tension is high I have pain at back of the head.

MBBS, DPM, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist,
My problem is hypertension. If I have small tension heartbeat level increase more and my body completely will vibrate...
Hypertension means high blood pressure in common clinical term. The problems you have described is not much related to high blood pressure...rather those are manifestation of anxiety...to be more specific, inability to deal adequately certain anxiety provoking situation. Though you need to elaborate a bit more about your problems to decide if your problems are cardiac or psychological in nature.
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