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Dr. Hemamalini

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Psychologist, Chennai

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Dr. Hemamalini is a trusted Psychologist in Shenoy Nagar, Chennai. Doctor is a MBBS . Doctor is currently practising at Mu.Va.Hospital in Shenoy Nagar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Hemamalini on Lybrate.com.

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I have a fear about marriage because I do not no all like child bith and financial situation after marriage and when ever a person tells like when will you marry? I am going into depression. So tell me some tips to escape this tension. Age-24 Sex-male Smoke-no Drink-yes.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I have a fear about marriage because I do not no all like child bith and financial situation after marriage and when ...
Mr. lybrate-user you are just 24 years. In my opinion I feel you have few more years to enjoy yourself, be secured for a job and get married. You have time and age on your side to be not worried about all these immediately. And regarding financial stabilisation it is tough to achieve because human mind is never settled in that. So my advice is to be happy and enjoy life at this moment.
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I'm suffering from idiopathic intracranial hypertension since I was 13 years old. I'm on diamox since then 500mg TDS. Does it has anything to do with stress? Cause this had been got to even worse conditions when I'm stressed out over something or any incident which shook my emotionally.

MBBS, M.S, M. Ch, F.I.A.C.S
Cardiologist, Chennai
I'm suffering from idiopathic intracranial hypertension since I was 13 years old. I'm on diamox since then 500mg TDS....
If you have undergone ctscan and mri of brain and they are normal and if your neurologist has said that no cause could be detected then you can continue with medicines and regular follow up. Meditation will certainly help.
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How to remember answers fast and for longer time How to get a sharp mind. I forgot answer in one day which I learned yesterday. please plz help. Me im fyb. Com student.

B.A. Psychology, M.A. Psychology, Ph. D - Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
We generally forget things that have been crammed and not properly understood. Try to understand the concepts and then explain them to yourself or someone else in your own words - in high probability you will remember it for a longer time. Make points and revise them again before sleeping. To have a sharp mind - take a balanced diet, avoid junk food and have plenty of water. Exercise everyday for better blood circulation and increased concentration. Remain focused on your goal - set daily targets for yourself.
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My parents separated when I was 3. I have been victim of domestic violence by my elder sibling since childhood. He has beaten me and my mother always I think he has anger issues and has bossed around me countless number of time. But now he is better now. 2 years back a friend of mine encourage me to masturbate and I got addicted to it. And I have been depressed and suicidal since long time I also have been very close to killing my self once. But there have been period when I used to feel very high between these years that make me doubt if I have Bipolar Disorder. I also suffer from anxiety and panic attacks. And I think it's all due to addiction of masturbation. I can't really stop it. My longest streak without doing it was 6 days but then I started to feel anxious and panic attacks and then I relapsed. I am tired most of the time. Have serious insomnia. Find it hard to concentrate and remember routes. Need some serious help:(

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
My parents separated when I was 3. I have been victim of domestic violence by my elder sibling since childhood. He ha...
Masturbation is a very healthy form of sexual outlet, do not feel guilty about it. Nearly 99% of men and more than 60% of women masturbate. It starts from adolescence and goes on in some people even till death. The pleasure (orgasm) from masturbation is said to be unique from sexual intercourse. In men, most of the liquid contains only water and some fructose and hormones. Hence it does not drain your energy. Many equate masturbation/ seminal fluid loss to lack of energy, impotency and so on. Many quacks, religious heads and pseudo healers also propagate the idea that masturbation is a disorder/ and wrongful behavior and instill fear on the mind of innocent men and women (we can see posters in train and bus stand, offering help for this behavior). Consult a psychiatrist, if you have excessive masturbation guilt or compulsive masturbation. Compulsive masturbation is when a person continues with frequent masturbation neglecting his/ her other work like education, job or social obligations. In fact masturbation.
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I have depression anxiety cholesterol hiatal hernia acidity. Im really getting tension about this. please suggest a treatment for me.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
I have depression anxiety cholesterol hiatal hernia acidity. Im really getting tension about this. please suggest a t...
Dear lybrate-user, Depression, anxiety, acidity all go together as Mixed Anxiety Depressive Disorder. It will be treated by any psychiatrist with appropriate medicines and talk therapy. I would like to know your weight, BMI and abdominal girth. Your cholesterol and hiatus hernia may be related to them. You need to reduce your weight and eat frequent small meals.
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I have little depression and laziness problems. Although I have improved. Doctor has written salt name on my slip. I want to know which company I should prefer. Please tell.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
I have little depression and laziness problems. Although I have improved. Doctor has written salt name on my slip. I ...
Dear Amit, It is always better to get the salt name in your prescription. You can take any company's salt that is easily available near your place. The dose is important like 100 mg, 0.5 mg and 50 mg. Alternately you can choose the company which gives cheap.
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Is it safe to take alcohol de addiction tablets? And which tablet is good or works well?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
It is not safe to self medicate on your own for de addiction, these medications need to be taken after blood tests and clinical examination.
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Good morning. I just want to know about my mother regarding her anxiety. She is a sensitive lady so the anxiety level is very high n now she is suffering from foot pain bp n ol so it is because of anxiety or something else?

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
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I just want to know about my mother regarding her anxiety. She is a sensitive lady so the anxiety level...
Both things are different anxiety may be depression or medication and BP problemu U can use heel soul in ur foot wear
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Hi I would like to quit smoking but I am not able to as I have been smoking for the last 27years. I am a 41years old.

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 , quitting smoking is very easy if you have will power. Just stop it and be stubborn never to touch it. Nicotine chewing gum is available in medical stores. You can use them as an alternative to reduce craving. Slowly you can reduce them too. Take care.
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I am basically from Madhya Pradesh yet residing at Indore. I have some psychology and addication of ciggrate from many year. I had also concerns some psycatrist earlier but its not works then I tried to made some willpower to move up from the my problem, but not resolve yet. Its lead depression,laziness and lack of mind at work,etc along with some sexologist issues which badly effects my personal and professional life. So kindly provide me the right person and doctor were I will share my problem freely and moreover provide me the right treatment for the my ilness. Best Regards

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, for these problems you need to consult a psychologist who will assess you with the help of some psychometric tools and diagnose you. I think your addiction problem is to be cured. Take care.
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Sir my elder brother is alcoholic we tried all the ways but he is unable to stop his drinking. He drinks 5 pegs of 60 ml daily. But only in evening. He is 42. I am worried about his liver. Is there any medication to prevent liver disease if he continues to drink. How many years it will be safe to drink this much ?

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DPM Psychological Medicine
Psychiatrist, Kolkata
Sir my elder brother is alcoholic we tried all the ways but he is unable to stop his drinking. He drinks 5 pegs of 60...
Hi lybrate-user, your elder brother is suffering from alcohol dependance syndrome. Which is a medical disorder. He is unable to quit at his own, rather not motivated to quit. There are proper treatment of alcohol deaddiction. For this you probaby have to admit him under a psychiatrist trained in deaddiction. There he wll need detoxification treatment; intense psychotherapy e. G. Motivation therapy, relapse prevention therapy, assertive therapy etc. He will also need antcraving therapy. A through gastrointestinal checkup is also required by a gastroenterologist. Hope with proper guidance n family support your brother can be helped.
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I am 19 years old I am suffering with lack of concentration how to over come that problem.

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 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 sugar and junk food.
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When I am in stress then doing to much smoking then what reason behind this and how forgot this behave.

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 Prabhakar, this behavior is normal. Stress means body needs satisfaction. Nicotine enhances the brain chemicals which gives body satisfaction. Therefore, during stress people smoke, drink, bite nails etc. Take care.
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How can I forget my x girlfriend I was madly in love with her how to move on? Im getting day by day more insecure people who are being in a relationship im just getting jealous watching them. And getting more and more insecure. How can I get rid of it. Can I get a new gf or wife better than her? In every way?

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. Loosing someone dear and near causes grief. Grief leads to disappointment. Grief related disappointment manifests symptoms as in the case of depression. But disappointment symptoms are far shorter in duration than depression. These symptoms will vanish in some days or weeks. Don; t worry. Physical exercise, outdoor games, entertainment, hobbies etc could help you divert your attention. I suggest cognitive therapy. Take care.
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Hi ,I am male 26 from Delhi, from past 1 month I am having head ache, some time it pain in the top of head some times back side of head and some times on side , no headache in front. I consulted with a doctor but he said that it's just stress, I want to be sure that there is no underlying cause. Please suggest a specialist, as I don't know which doctor to consult like neurologist or some other doctor.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, MBA (Healthcare)
Psychiatrist, Davanagere
Hi ,I am male 26 from Delhi, from past 1 month I am having head ache, some time it pain in the top of head some times...
I believe you have given some amount of detail in your description of headache, however you have not mentioned the timelines, what makes the headaches better or worse and do not indicate what kinds of stresses you have which made your doctor tell you that it is" just" that. Also I need to know if you have other medical issues and if you have used medications in the past or are using medications currently. If that is so then you need to consult a psychiatrist. Please review my profile on this website and book an appointment to consult with me over the phone or webcam. I hope this helps. Take care and have a lovely day!
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I am 16 years old male and suffering with psychosis I want to know how much does it cost for electroconvulsive therapy totally?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Vijayawada
ECT is the last option unless it is resistant to oral medication. It depends on the type of hospital you get the ECT done. The price ranges from 3000- 5000 for one session and usually a max of 6 sessions are needed and may be fewer if response is good.
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Sir, can you please suggest me some methods to increase my memory and concentration power?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Strategies for Remembering 1.Become interested in what you're learning. We're all better remembering what interests us. Few people, for example, have a difficult time remembering the names of people they find attractive. If you're not intrinsically interested in what you're learning or trying to remember, you must find a way to become so. 2.Find a way to leverage your visual memory. You'll be surprised by how much more this will enable you to remember. For example, imagine you're at a party and are introduced to five people in quick succession. How can you quickly memorize their names? Pick out a single defining visual characteristic of each person and connect it to a visual representation of their name, preferably through an action of some kind. Remember: Memory is predominantly visual. 3.Create a mental memory tree. If you're trying to memorize a large number of facts, find a way to relate them in your mind visually with a memory tree. Construct big branches first, then leaves. Branches and leaves should carry labels that are personally meaningful to you in some way, and the organization of the facts (" leaves") should be logical. 4.Associate what you're trying to learn with what you already know. It seems the more mental connections we have to a piece of information, the more successful we'll be in remembering it. This is why using mnemonics. Write out the items to be memorized over and over and over. 5.When reading for retention, summarize each paragraph in the margin. This requires you to think about what you're reading, recycle it, and teach it to yourself again. Even take the concepts you're learning and reason forward with them; apply them to imagined novel situations, which creates more neural connections to reinforce the memory. 6.Do most of your studying in the afternoon. Though you may identify yourself as a" morning person" or" evening person" at least one Study. Suggests your ability to memorize isn't influenced as much by what time of day you perceive yourself to be most alert but by the time of day you actually study—afternoon appearing to be the best. 7.Get adequate sleep to consolidate and retain memories. Not just at night after you've studied but the day, you study as well. Far better to do this than to stay up cramming all night for an exam.
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Dear Sir, I am 52 years old man .My last was with One of the Nigerian Company .good salary and perks etc. But now no good job in my hand only time pass with low weges. I always think abt my past.

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 Sir,
I am 52 years old man .My last was with One of the Nigerian Company .good salary and perks etc. But now no ...
Dear Lybrate user. You should always think about your past with pride and enjoy those days. But at the same time, you should make sure that those past thoughts do not make you worried. If they compare past with present and start worrying about your present achievement, there will be a lot of trouble. I suggest an online counseling for you. Take care.
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Doctor I am suffering from anxiety. How to overcome from anxiety? I feel very depressed and has a thinking always come in my mind when anxiety occur that I will die soon. How to overcome from anxiety?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
Doctor I am suffering from anxiety. How to overcome from anxiety? I feel very depressed and has a thinking always com...
The best remedy i can recommend you is as follows Natural home remedy using Indian gooseberry and nutmeg powder: 1. Cut, de-seed and crush 4-5 Indian gooseberries to paste 2. Press this paste on a sieve and extract the juice 3. Take 2 tsp of this Indian gooseberry juice 4. Add ½ tsp nutmeg powder 5. Mix well 6. Drink 2 times a day Surely you will get results.
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I'm in bachelor in love with a married women and she too loves me. Her husband is a drunk. Got a kid 5 years. She always says that she loves me but she don't want to continue this relationship as both will get separated one day. Now she says that she's is a prostitute and she doesn't deserve my true love towards her. Why is she saying that. Is she really that kind of women. I stressed her to say the truth but she keeps on song the same things that she is a prostitute.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I'm in bachelor in love with a married women and she too loves me. Her husband is a drunk. Got a kid 5 years. She alw...
These type of relationship are common and are not psychologically wrong. In fact it can give her and you mutual gratification and belief. Give her confidence that this relationship is for mutual benefit and won't affect either family, and try to understand the limitations of this relationship. All the best
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