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Dr. Gauthamadas U. U

MD - Psychiatry, DPM, Diploma in Child Behaviour & Developmemt (DCBD)

Psychiatrist, Chennai

32 Years Experience
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Gauthamadas U. U is a renowned Psychiatrist in Chetpet, Chennai. He has been a successful Psychiatrist for the last 32 years. He is a qualified MD - Psychiatry, DPM, Diploma in Child Behaviour & Developmemt (DCBD) . You can meet Dr. Gauthamadas U. U personally at DR. Gautham's Neuro Center in Chetpet, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Gauthamadas U. U and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MD - Psychiatry - Madras Medical College - 1988
DPM - Madras Medical College - 1985
Diploma in Child Behaviour & Developmemt (DCBD) - Delhi University - 1989
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I got my drivers license like a month ago. However, I am terrified of driving. I hateeee driving because I am always thinking that something wrong will happened. I use to love to drive when I almost got into an accident and was totally frozen! Doctors said that I suffer from anxiety. They did not tell me anything further but I will like to start back to drive comfortably on my own. Any suggestions? Thank you in advance.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
I got my drivers license like a month ago. However, I am terrified of driving. I hateeee driving because I am always ...
Its natural to be anxious before re starting something in which you almost failed once. However if that keeps you terrified of driving due to which you keep away from it, then you certainly have anxiety that is impairing your functioning. This may include behaviour therapies to relax while driving with some medications if required.
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I am having frequent headaches since last few days. It's exam preparation time so I study the whole day with a little break as and when required. Mostly headache occurs in the evening. What can be done? Is it serious or normal?

MD, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
I am having frequent headaches since last few days. It's exam preparation time so I study the whole day with a little...
It is normal. You are not relaxing enough. Go for a walk, listen to some good music and you should get your eye tested.
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I am 28 years old. I got sometimes nervous when I speak. I am not able to introduce myself in a meeting. I have tried Siddha medicine. But I am not fully recovered. Could anyone help me regarding my problem.

Masters in Clinical Psychology & Certified Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Practioner, Certified Neuro linguistic programming Practioner, Masters in Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Child and ADolescent Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
I would suggest you to take any kind of medicines. For some people social anxiety is pretty pervasive. The most common example is anxiety over public speaking. Making small talk, eating in front of others and using public restrooms also can trigger worry and unease for some. 1. Try a self-help manual. Self-help manuals are designed to supplement therapy, but they’re also good tools for working on your own. 2. Work with a therapist. If social anxiety is stopping you from doing things you want or need to do, or you haven’t had much success with self-help, seek professional help. Find a therapist who specializes in anxiety disorders. You can start your search here. 3. Practice deep breathing every day. It’s helpful to engage in deep breathing before an anxiety-provoking social situation, But practice this technique every day. This way it becomes second nature, and you don’t hyper focus on deep breathing and miss an entire conversation. 5. Create objective goals. People tend to disqualify the positive when they feel anxious, That’s why therapists encourage clients to create objective behavioral goals, he said. These are behaviors that anyone in the room would be able to observe. It doesn’t matter how you feel or whether you’re blushing or sweating (which you can’t control anyway) in a social situation. For instance, if you’re working in a group setting, the objective behavior would be to make three comments. This also gives you a good barometer for judging your progress. Again, you’re not focusing on whether you felt nervous. Rather, you’re focusing on whether you performed the actual behavior. Also, avoid focusing on others’ reactions. It doesn’t matter how your colleagues received your idea in the meeting. What matters is that you actually spoke up. It doesn’t matter whether a girl or guy said yes to your dinner invite. What matters is that you actually asked. It doesn’t matter how your child’s teacher reacted when you declined to volunteer for yet another school trip. What matters is that you were assertive and respected your own needs. 6. Keep a rational outlook. Dispute both bleak thoughts that undermine your performance and fuel your anxiety, and equally unrealistic thoughts that are irrationally positive. If you’re asking someone out, it’s not rational to think, “They’re definitely going to say yes.” But it is rational to consider, “They might,”. If social anxiety is sabotaging your goals and stopping you from living the life you want, seek help and try the above strategies. Social anxiety is highly treatable, You can get better, and grow in the process. All the very best.
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I do smoke from last few year. I wanna leave the smoking habbit. But I can not left the smoke. Please suggest me.

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 , you are correct. Quitting tobacco is not an easytask. You need mental strength to so that. There are medicines available to manage your tobacco craving but first, you should stop smoking. You may approach psychologist for help in de0addiction therapy or treatment. Take care.
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Hi, I am Samiksha, age 28 and mother of two daughters. After my first child was born, I left my job and became a full time mother. Before that I worked as Legal Manager in Thompson Routers. I feel easily frustrated, depressed, my BP and sugar level goes down, unable to control my anger and thousand other bad things happening with me which in contrary ruining my Marriage. Since past 7 year, I have been suffering from thyroid mal function. Many times due to depression, I had suicidal thoughts but then I feel bad for my small kids. My husband is also a independent Lawyer. I stay at home alone for whole week with my kids and no one talking and sharing my feelings. I keep thinking all crazy and junk. My husband feel I m reason for every bad things happening. I lost my job, career, hopes, patience and peace of mind. I want to make my self happy so that I can make my love ones happy. PLease help.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Wow, that is a whole lot of complications for one person, in one lifetime and with no resolution at the end. I am glad that you gave up on the suicide idea, but not for the reasons you mention. You need to first live for yourself and then the others i.E. You daughters and husband will benefit. Your husband?s assessment is not at all justified. There is no such thing. However, you must look at your life and see, is God a significant part of it? I don?t hear that at all. You must turn to God in all these times of good and bad. ?When God is for you, who can be against you, very true and sensible. Please do cultivate your spiritual wellbeing and you will see some wonderful affects in your life. Then you need to take life into your own hands and make things happen too. Perhaps you are not made to be a mom-at-home kind of person. If the kids are old enough, get them some nanny-care and get out into the vast world full of opportunities. You will make good in the field out there with your background. Do also take charge of your wellness: exercise, eat and sleep well, spend time in the sun every day, meet people, do something productive with your time, work at improving your married life, and bring back your hope, love, peace of mind and activate your career. Things do not happen to us, we do things to attract them to us. If you are positive, you will find positive things happen to you. As you think, so are you. Change your thoughts and you will change who you are. It is as simple as that. Your husband will not find labels and accusations to throw at you. If you let things be as they are, it will become overwhelming and everything can be lost. You end your plea rather beautifully and correctly: I want to make myself happy so that I can make my loved ones happy. Now go out there and do it. Keep me posted with all good developments.
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From last 4 month I am in so much stress. Yo reduce stress I am joining one stress management coarse also. But I can not get deep sleep at night. Whole night I have so much dreams. Thats why I am suffer with big acidity problem and hietas hernia. I am trying to get tension free but I can not. And thats why my nature is so anger. Please help me what can I do?

Doctor of Medicine
General Physician, Surat
From last 4 month I am in so much stress. Yo reduce stress I am joining one stress management coarse also. But I can ...
There is way that you could come out of this condition and for that you need to try some relaxation therapy, yoga, meditation, aerobic exercise, try to control your thoughts, be positive, bring back your confidence, else you need to see the psychiatrist.
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I am 22years male, have a big varicocele since last 2 and half years. Hav also suffered with anxiety and depression and have taken imipramine for one months and later after prozac for about 20days, before 8months. Now I feel numbness in my penis and whole genitals, and there is almost no erection and zero libido. What has caused this and what should I do.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I am 22years male, have a big varicocele since last 2 and half years. Hav also suffered with anxiety and depression a...
Hi, may be its due to the medication you can cross check with your psychiatrist. As for, libido and erection, there are many exercises and life style changes that you can make to improve it.
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Sir, I didn't sleep last three days, because of I have face gpsc interview for gov. Lecturer. On this day I had strong hadeck in head. So I have poor performance in interview. I forgot answers of questions. I have tension, I shall not pass this interview, till now result is not declared. So, my mind has always guess this type of think. And I m not sleep at till late night. Suggest me.

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
Sir, I didn't sleep last three days, because of I have face gpsc interview for gov. Lecturer. On this day I had stron...
Dear, negative and obsessive thinking about such important occasions in life will definitely present you disastrous results. Naturally you will feel stressed, anxious and insomniac. I suggest cognitive behavior therapy and anxiety education for cure. You can always ask for my help. Take care.
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I am eating West-Coast Neuronerve Tablet every day To increase my memory power & brain development Do this tablet has any Side effects?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear Lybrate user. I can understand. Memory and mind power depends on three aspects. Understanding, retention and recollection. Recollection is easy if your retention is proper and flawless. Retention is possible when you are able understand what you read or learn. To understand you should have concentration. Concentration comes from effective learning techniques based on creative and active learning. Physical exercise, outdoor games, entertainment, socializing coupled with systematic learning improves your memory and mind power. Vegetables, fruits and nuts are perfect for memory. Brain games like sudoku and jigsaw puzzles helps too. Avocados, Beetroots, Blueberries, Broccoli. Celery, Coconut Oil, Dark Chocolate etc are good for improving concentration and memory. I suggest online education counseling. Take care.
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In my life nothing has been happen positive in every step of my life ended in failure I can succeed my dreams ,I have searched many jobs but I can't get the job at that time I feel to end my life by making subside, my parents are supporting my brother only they concertat my brothers future only but he destroyed all our assets ,money, gold everything but still my parents believe him ,why they r not doing nothing to me, at that time also I feel to die. Please give an council to relieve my stress.

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, MPHIL
Psychologist, Mumbai
Dear lybrate-user Firstly let me laud you for being so strong. Despite facing adversities you have the will to change and bring in positivity, this shows how strong and determined you are. I appreciate your efforts towards making your life better. I can understand the emotions you must be going through. You need to talk to a professional so that you have a platform to express yourself and seek the necessary help needed to handle your emotions. The one thing that I can suggest to you right now is, please tie a band or wear a bracelet in your hand and whenever you find yourself thinking negatively or complaining about a situation, pull hard on that bracelet so that it reminds you of your negative thinking. Stop your negative thought right that minute and focus on something else. Along with this please consult a therapist and get help for your issue. All the best!
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I'm very tense for my husband because he is alcoholic from last six year . Main problem is after having 4 pegs he will not have any sense to talk and he start abusing language and after me.He had gastric bypass in 2006 after his surgery he became wild and arrogant . Plz help me out . He is diabetic also

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Your husband is complicating matters by consuming alcohol after this surgery and also being a diabetic. You must take him to his doctor and find out from him how dangerous alcohol is for his condition. It seems that he has a strong oral issue which has switched from heavy eating to heavy drinking, after the surgery. This may indicate some issue stemming from his early childhood ? normally some deep pain that he is smothering by intoxication. He will need to be hospitalized to detoxify him and then for some extensive addiction counseling to resolve this for good. You could then both go for AA meetings and Al-anon support groups: the former for your husband and the latter for family members of alcoholics like you. You could also contact me for the book on addictions, for a fee of Rs. 250/- only.
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All of a sudden I feel too much negative and depressed and afraid about all people and scad about everything and it takes a lot of time to get normal. It is very ill.

Master Of Science In Counseling & Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
All of a sudden I feel too much negative and depressed and afraid about all people and scad about everything and it t...
Hi lybrate-user, I understand you feel helpless in such situation. Please talk to a counselor regarding your thoughts and vent out your emotions. He/ she will help you with right cognitive therapy, relaxation and to cope up the situation. Yoga, hobbies, sports activities are best way to get rid of mood swings. Take care.
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Hi I m ankit, my age is 27 and I got very irritated and got very angry with small small talks and I am very uncomfortable everytym feels everytym very low. Pls suggest me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
Find out the cause, analyse your thought process, if you are excessively attached to any thing, it happens, it may be gf, mobile, anything, solution: try to detach yourself from that for a short while, think positive, socialize, discuss your problems with friends, you will be fine within a week.
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I am 50 years old. Since seven years working as facility manager. Now I am trying to get executive job. My problem is in job interview I get nervous. My thighs, hand start tremble. Mouth dry, mind will blank. I can not answer even simple questions. Since I am young same problem was there but not this much. Now I missed the three job regarding this problem. I want some drugs for 2 to 3 hours, so I can attend my interview without nervous. Please help me.

D.P.M(psychiatry) [Diploma in Psychological medicine] , MBBS
Sexologist, Jalna
I am 50 years old. Since seven years  working as facility manager. Now I am trying to get executive job. My problem i...
Hello, it's a common complaint amongst interview /oral exam givers. It is termed as" performance anxiety. Medicines like beta blockers and benzodiazepines should solve your problem without much hassle. Take care.
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I am unable to concentrate on work. Within few weeks I lose interest in any job and feel like quiting. Doctors say I am depressed. Kindly advise.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Yes you seem to be, get help of a psychiatrist for remedy. Depression can be easily treated too. All the best.
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Hi I'm 23 years old lady. Now a days I'm feeling very tired and body pain. I don't have any fever and all. My blood pressure and sugar level are normal. Even though I work by sitting. I walk around 2.6km daily twice. What will be the reason for tiredness and body pain?

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
Hi I'm 23 years old lady. Now a days I'm feeling very tired and body pain. I don't have any fever and all. My blood p...
For symptomatic quick relief- take a hot water bath. Take glassfull of hot buffalo milk with one spoon turmeric. Take nutritious diet. Avoid exposure to cold. Medicated oil massage for 15 min followed with hot water bath.
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Dear sir or madam Me humesha sex ke bare me sochta rehta hu jab bhi jau jha bhi jau bas vahi mehsus karta hu Muje btaye muje kya karna chaiye.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Dear sir or madam Me humesha sex ke bare me sochta rehta hu jab bhi jau jha bhi jau bas vahi mehsus karta hu Muje bta...
This problem can be solved by Meditation i can give you address of rajyoga meditation centre near your house (this is free of cost)
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Dear Sir/ Madam I am a 46 year old unmarried guy with following issues. Anxiety (obsessive compulsive disorder), social anxiety Inferiority complex, very poor memory and concentration, lack of self confidence. I had suicidal tendency in my past. I would like you to help me out. I would prefer homeopathic and hypnotherapy. I also would like to have advice from various field like allopathy, ayurveda, unani etc. Etc. I am unable to perform at my work place due to the above mentioned issues. I am jobless due to these issues. My immediate issue is lack of self confidence which is affecting me a lot. Thanks

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Dear Sir/ Madam
I am a 46 year old unmarried guy with following issues.
Anxiety (obsessive compulsive disorder), soci...
Hello, Lybrate user, Depression carries- litharzicity, slippy attitude, loss of appetite, aversion to meet people-tingling in extremities with lack of concentration& suicidal effect with OCD it so happens in d life. This a social anxiety/phobia. You will b victorious ,of course, continue your effort with full enthusiasm & zeal. * go for meditation to nourish your brain with oxygenated blood to calm your nerve to restart your study being a strong and confident person to conquer your goal. You should believe yourself, considering that you art the best among all. * Tk, 5/6 glass of water to hydrate your body and to regulate metabolism ,absorbing nutrients to nourish your entire body & brain to achieve success in life. * your diet be easily digestible, simple on time to avoid gastric disorder to discard negative feelings. * Tk, apples,carrots ,cheese, spinach,almonds, walnuts ,milk. * do not stop meeting your friends to share your problem in order to get solution to over come your stress, to inculcate a winner from within. Tk homoeo medicine: @ Ignitia 30-6 pills thrice.@ Five phos 6x-4 tbs, thrice. * avoid, nicotine, alcohol,junkfood, pizza,burger, * ensure a sound sleep for 6/7 hrs in d night. > Report wkly, > Your feedback is solicited for further follow up Tk care.
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I used to live alone. I went through depression during this period.. This period of my life get stuck in my head. I do not know what it is? I am so used to live in depression that every single minutes of my life is giving me a very hard day. I wanna live calm and peaceful life like others do. My face reflects that how depressed I am. I usually afraid to make eye contact with others during conversation because I have a huge dark circles around my eyes. Please help me out.

M.A-Philosophy, Masters in Psychotherapy and Counselling, B.A.M.S
Psychologist,
I used to live alone. I went through depression during this period.. This period of my life get stuck in my head. I d...
Dear lybrate-user I understand you are going through hard time. But be sure it will change. Start exercising. Find your strengths and skills. Focus on it. Whenever you have thought of frustrations ignore it. Plan future and manage your present. Don't waste it for thinking about past.
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