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Dr. Gowri Krishnamurthy

Psychologist, Chennai

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Dr. Gowri Krishnamurthy Psychologist, Chennai
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Dr. Gowri Krishnamurthy is a popular Psychologist in Chintadripet, Chennai. You can visit her at Manashanthi in Chintadripet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Gowri Krishnamurthy on Lybrate.com.

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I am in very tensed and depressed as my ca final exam is not cleared. I will give my 3rd attempt in may 2016. Now I am very worried about my future. This situation will make me tense and depressed. How to overcome from this situation.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
I am in very tensed and depressed as my ca final exam is not cleared. I will give my 3rd attempt in may 2016. Now I a...
Feeling sad due to failures is acceptable but staying depressed will hamper your efforts and performance. If you feel you have been depressed fir quite a long time then consult a psychiatrist for help. Get evaluated, start counseling with medications if needed. Your performance will definitely improve once your are out of this anxiety and depressive phase.
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Sir how can I be more focus on my goal nd concentration on one thing or on my studies .while studying I always get divert easily nd not memorised the for the long period .so how can I sharp my memory.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1.Take balanced diet with proper combination of carbohydrate, protein and fat. Avoid diet high in saturated fats like red meat, whole milk, butter, cheese, cream, ice cream etc which hampers memory and concentration. Take complex carbohydrates like whole wheat bread, brown rice, oat meal, high fiber cereals, lentils, whole beans etc. Avoid processed foods like pasta, potato etc 2. Eat plenty of green leafy vegetables and fruits and drink green tea since they contain anti oxidants which enhance memory 3.Go for regular physical exercise like brisk walking, jogging, cycling etc for 30-45 minutes daily 4.Take some mental exercise like doing cross word puzzle, problem solving exercise, playing chess etc 5.Develop some new hobby and skill like learning music, dancing, playing new game etc 6.Take adequate rest. 7-8 hours of sound sleep in the night is required to remain healthy 7. Avoid alcoholic beverages, caffeinated drink, smoking and consumption of tobacco etc. 8. Develop healthy relationship with friends, relatives, family members for good emotional health 9. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression, agitation, severe physical and mental exertion 10. Focus on one task at a time rather than focusing on multiple task 11. Practice yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control emotion, increase concentration and enhancing memory.
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How To Improve My Brain Health And Keep My Mind Calm Away From Negative Feelings?

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
How To Improve My Brain Health And Keep My Mind Calm Away From Negative Feelings?
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops. Try to buy original medicines. Mix 3 drops of mimulus + 3 drops of impatiens + 3 drops of white chestnut. Mix these with 100 ml water and drink it every morning and night.(same dose) on empty stomach.
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When I was small I use to faint on one ocassion of the other. At the age of 19, I developed some unpleasantness in my body. I was told that it is not stomch problem rather schizophrenia. I took medicine and did a lot of exercise I became normal. Subsequently, at the age 31 the same problem replapsed. This lasted for two years & medicine and exercise were of no help. Subsequently, I improved through some homepathic medicine. At the age of 50, the same problem began and I fainted on several ocassions. After thinking it to be again a' psychiatric problem, I was told that it is' seizure. I took medicine for 4 years but all through I was not the same self. When the doctor reduced medicine the seizure once again recurred. At age of 56 years I am both on psychiatric medicine (nexito 10) and neurological medicine (3 eptoin & 1-2 lacoset). What is the problem with me? is it going to last for the remaining years of my life? does schizophernia at an earlier stage becomes epilepsy in the later stage of life? as per horroscope moon means mind and 6th house means desease. My simple strength moon is the 6th house. Moon also means mother. My sister was born 11 months after my birth and hence separated. When I was borne there was heavy rain and there was moon in the sky. On fool moon day i. E. Lunar the lunatics in an assylum are told to see the full moon.

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist,
Are you sure with your diagnosis. Kindly consult psychologist first. I think you fell down be cause of only epilepsy. But I dont feel it will be schizophernia.
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I am a 19 years old student, I want to study more but I can't concentrate my mind for more than 30 mins. Please suggest me exercises to increase my concentration.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
BRAMARI PRANAYAM for 20 minutes in morning is your answer. BRAMARI PRANAYAM or Bee Breath 1.Close your eyes. Focus on your breathing. 2.Place your thumbs in your ears, your index fingers above your eyebrows, and your remaining along the sides of your nose. Keep each pinky finger near a nostril. 3.Breath in deeply through the nose. First, feel the diaphragm move down, allowing the lungs to expand and forcing the abdomen out; then feel your chest expand with your collar bones rising last. .4.Use your pinkies to partially close each nostril. Keep your lungs filled. .5.Breathe out through the nose while humming. Note that the humming sound should originate in your throat, not as a result of your partially-blocked nostrils. 6.Repeat twenty times.starting from 5 times
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Hello doctor I am 24 years old women I want to ask about negative thoughts come in my mind how to overcome that I fell like I am alone no body with me I feel loneliness and my mind becomes negative day by day pls tell me the treatment for it what should I do?

PhD psychology, MSc psychology, MS(Counselling and psychotherapy), psychological counsellors course, Transactional Analysis Psychology 101 and advanced
Psychologist, Indore
Hello doctor I am 24 years old women I want to ask about negative thoughts come in my mind how to overcome that I fel...
Dear psychologist, partly you are correct. Still I would like to put forward my thoughts. Writing a gratitude journal or stopping the negative thoughts at a stretch is an utopian idea. Let her talk it out. The things seen outside or the verbatim of the client is just an iceberg. There are much more internal issues involved in this, may be. Let her consult a mental health professional who could be relied upon to have a hearty conversation. Her family and herself are clients to it. The more you delve deeper, the more you get to know about it. Best of luck.
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I have less memory power. Will you give me suggestion. How I increase my memory power?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, Take homoeopathic medicine for increasing memory - Anacardium 200/ once daily. Management: -Meditate for at least 15 to 30 minutes each day physically changes your brain, making you less anxious, and more rational and empathetic. -Besides increasing your physical strength and flexibility, yoga changes your brain. Research suggests that in addition to reducing stress, anxiety, and depression, yoga protects the brain from shrinking with age. -Exercise daily as it would can help offset the cognitive decline brought on by aging and increasingly sedentary lifestyles. -Get enough sleep. On average, adults need between 7.5 and 9 hours of sleep each night. When you aren’t getting enough sleep, it affects your brain’s ability to do this, and your memory suffers. -Spend time with people whose company you enjoy, and who make you feel like the best version of you. -laughter can improve short-term memory in older adults. -Cutting down on your use of technology (i.e. sitting in front of your computer, phone, or tablet) for even 30 minutes can improve your brain health and help you think more deeply.
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Hello. There is always play a song in my mind so i can not constrate on my work. Please give me the solution ?

MD Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Do you like to think about the song. ? Or does it come over and over again without any reason? If you are not able to control the song even though you don't like it then you may be having OCD.Consult a psychiatrist for correct diagnosis and treatment. Dr.Parthasarathy, Chennai psychiatrist.

My brother is suffering from schziophenia, he is 47 years. Biggest challenge is on regular medication and keeping a check that he is having medicine. It becomes very diff and he skips and relapse happens. Can you please suggest medication where the frequency is very less, which is easy to monitor.

MD- PSYCHIATRIST
Psychiatrist, Jamshedpur
My brother is suffering from schziophenia, he is 47 years.
Biggest challenge is on regular medication and keeping a c...
There are injections available which is administered once in a month and medications available which can be administered once in a week, for which you should be in touch with a psychiatrist privately.
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I am suffering from depression. Life looks over to me. I wanna commit suicide but still holding back myself from doing this and still trying to live life.Please do help

BHMS
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Dear, there is always a possibility to recreate a better future. Speak to some one who can give you a neutral listening. Learn your mood management techniques to correctly designed affirmations.
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Hi all I m eating this gutkha pan masala from past 10 years, and I m fed up from this habit, I want to leave this habit asap, can anyone tell me is their any medicine or injection type of thing to stop this bad habit.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I don't know of any medicine or injection but you could use nicotine gum or patches to help you initially to stave off the nicotine urge.If it is Hans and gutkha products, they are both very dangerous. I am so glad that your intention is to quit these habits. There are no guarantees about stopping one’s addiction. But that does not mean we should not keep at it, over and over again until we succeed. Both are tobacco products and will therefore have addictive components to them. It may feel like you can’t stop but that it really not true. If you do not try, then it will never happen. You must try and try again until you succeed. The problem with addiction is that you have two products which are both conditioned to various events in your daily life and as such it will make it difficult but not impossible. You could work with an addiction counselor to help you process the rehabilitation. It is important to first find out about the ill-effects of tobacco use to have a reason that alarms you about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary and true. The nicotine in tobacco stimulates the heart beat 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 consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. Nicotine also reduces the erectile capacity of your penis to hamper satisfying sex. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. You need to replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chewing gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine chewing gum or nicotine patches, for a little while until the tobacco drive reduces, substantially. Both will help but I am inclined to favor the gum because it is an oral habit and it will occupy the mouth just as though you were still chewing tobacco. When you want it will be easier to give up the gum. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-users for some time i.e. at least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit consuming Hans. 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 am working as a marketing manager sometimes in the morning if a something bad happens i got depressed whole day i am unable to work properly whole day what can 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
That is because you are obsessed. No problem. Everyone are obsessed with. Especially when something wrong happens. You also do that. But in your case, it is happening every day. That simply means, you are not engaged yourself. You are employed. If you are busy with your job, you will not have time to be obsessive with what happened. Be passionate with your job.
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Is the treatment of atypical depression is different from melancholic depression?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Is the treatment of atypical depression is different from melancholic depression?
Melancholic depression is the classic form of biological depression. Its defining features are: A more severe depression than is the case with non-melancholic depression, with a lack of pleasure and difficulty in being cheered up Psychomotor disturbance (e. G. Low energy, poor concentration, slowed or agitated movements) Melancholic depression is a relatively uncommon type of depression. It affects less than 10 per cent of people presenting with a depression diagnosis. The numbers affected are roughly the same for men and women. Melancholic depression has a low spontaneous remission rate. It responds best to physical treatments (for example antidepressant drugs) and only minimally (at best) to non-physical treatments such as counselling or psychotherapy. Atypical depression is a name that has been given to expressions of depression that contrast with the usual characteristics of depression. For example, rather than experiencing appetite loss the person instead experiences appetite increase; and sleepiness rather than insomnia. Someone with atypical depression is also likely to have a personality style of interpersonal hypersensitivity (expecting others not to like or approve of them). The features of atypical depression include: Being able to be cheered up by pleasant events Significant weight gain or increase in appetite (especially to comfort foods) Excessive sleeping (hypersomnia) Heaviness in the arms and legs A long-standing sensitivity to interpersonal rejection —the individual is quick to feel that others are rejecting of them.
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I am 44 year man. I have chornice throat infection. And acidity. And anxaiety. What should I do

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Hello any history of diabetes or hypertension? take a good antacid. Avoid physical and mental stress. Consult an ent surgeon for chronic throat infection.
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I want to be mentally strong. I always desperate about thinking about my crush. I want to think about my priorities. But still I fail. 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
I want to be mentally strong. I always desperate about thinking about my crush. I want to think about my priorities. ...
Dear lybrate-user, you are unnecessarily worrying. You are thinking more about your crush because she is your crush. Not your priorities. That means your crush your priority. Once you make your future your priority, your attitude trds your priority will change. Your priority itself will change. I suggest psychological counseling.
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Sir I am preparing for IIT and I come kota for preparing exam before 3 months .but my homework and notes are now incomplete .and now I want to read .but I can't understand anything in classroom.

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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How can I increase my memory? I forget things after some time. Please suggest me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, take Bacopa monnn.1x, 2 tabs twice daily. Do meditation for half an hour in the morning daily. revert me after 1 month.
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Dear Sir, I am not getting sleep with out a pill, even after taking a pill, it's taking lot of time to go in to sleep. If taken few drinks, I am able to sleep for some time, but if I happened to awake in between the night, sleep is out of question. Is there any solution for this.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Dear Sir,
I am not getting sleep with out a pill, even after taking a pill, it's taking lot of time to go in to sleep...
Neither pill nor drink can get you healthy sleep. This may be short term arrangement, but it can lead to addiction. To have peaceful sleep, you have to first get rid of the addiction and its negative effects. Homoeopathy has good treatment for your problem, without causing adverse effects. Take homoeopathic medicine nux vomica 200 daily in the morning and in the evening and give feedback after 6 days.
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Memory, response slowing down day to day, please suggest appropriate advise to improve speed.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic medicine BACOPPA MONNERI 1X ( Wilmar Schwabe India ) Chew 2 tab 3 times daily for 2 months
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