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Dr. Jayakumar

Psychologist, Chennai

Dr. Jayakumar Psychologist, Chennai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Jayakumar is a renowned Psychologist in Purasaivakkam, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Narayana Hospital in Purasaivakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Jayakumar on Lybrate.com.

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D.P.M(psychiatry) [Diploma in Psychological medicine] , MBBS
Psychiatrist, Jalna
If you suffer from these symptoms, it could be depression.
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I want to quit smoking. how it's possible? I am smoking from last 10 year. My age now is 26 years.

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, tobacco is addictive. Cigarette also contains 4000+ carcinogenic chemicals other than nicotine. The best method is to leave it and continue with your will power. There are other methods like nicotine replacement therapy and pharmacotherapy combined. If you? re ready to stop smoking and willing to get the support you need, you can recover from nicotine addiction and abuse abuse? no matter how bad the addiction or how powerless you feel. The first step in treating nicotine addiction is accepting that you have a problem. Confronting an addiction and accepting responsibility for your actions isn? t easy. But it? s a necessary step on the road to treatment and recovery. You should then consult a psychiatrist / psychologist who fill follow this treatment. 1. Detoxification using medicines. 2. Behavior modification with the help of therapies. 3. Counseling. 4. Medication to sustain and 5. Long term support. These given steps are essential for any addict to get effectively rid of smoking. Therefore, you need to stick to the treatment plan and cooperate with your psychiatrist / psychologist. Take care.
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I went through a break up recently. I am not depressed but I have ill feelings for him and also I loose temper easily due to business tension. Please tell me how can I keep my temper under control and also stop these ill feelings towards him for my mental peace.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
When such incidences happen. There comes a sudden shock to mind and inner feelings and bitter energy starts aroused. This leads to negativity inside and finally that negative energy tends to develop some pathological changes in body. So this all need to be stopped in beginning itself. And this can be better done by Homoeopathy
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I am in a trauma/depression This is because a few weeks ago. Our exams were going to be conducted but for some reason I was not able to appear in exams. But now I have time to reappear in exams after three months. Bt I am still thinking why did" nt I appeared it would have been done etc etc. Now doctors please help me. N tell me how can I come out of this trauma.

B.A. Hons . Psychology, MA Psychological Counseling, EDM Psychological Counseling, Trauma Specialist, MPhil Clincal Psychology
Psychologist, Hyderabad
I am in a trauma/depression
This is because a few weeks ago. Our exams were going to be conducted but for some reason...
Dear Lybrate user, It seems like it was a very traumatic experience for you to miss out on your exams, but if I underatand you correctly, you have the opportunity to do your exams in about three months, and you are able to study for them and do them? So it sounds to me that the best way to come out of this trauma is to do the exams the next time you can, and be gentle to yourself on the way there. The guilt you are feeling for not showing up the first time is not helping you. Try instead to see what you might learn from this experience and see that whatever reasons you had for not showing up, you just couldn't make it that time. All the best!
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Hello.I want to ask you that my little brother in his sleep got shocked sometimes like he is seeing a really bad dream.I thought he got feared from something or i dont know.He is getting black circles below his eyes.Please suggest me something.

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, your brother could be having anxiety problems and having nocturnal panic attacks. His lack of proper sleep could be the reason for the dark circles under eyes. You could consult a psychologist for the diagnosis.
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My mother is 93 and she is dieoriented in time and space. What could be the diagnosis. Also her short memory is lost.

Fellow Observership, Certificate in Forensic Psychology, MD-Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Akola
Hello, the diagnosis can be a condition known as Delirium or Delirium superimposed on a chronic progressive condition known as dementia.Can you give further details like since when these symptoms have developed? were they gradual or developed rapidly? did she have other illness like diabetes, blood pressure or cataract? In any case; she needs urgent medical attention & hence take her to a Neurologist immediately. good luck
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I ve suffering from depression and phobia (i. E snake fear) since one year What can I do to get rid of it.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I ve suffering from depression and phobia (i. E snake fear) since one year What can I do to get rid of it.
You do this: sleep with legs raised up from waist against the wall and upper part of body lying down making 90 degree with legs for 10 mins. Your mind will be relaxed of all stress within 5-7 mins temporarily. Secondly, meditation also helps to reduce stress and depressed feeling. For permanent cure, please consult.
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How to increase my mind please say sir. Main bahut paresan hu padne me bilkul man nhi lgta hai.

BHMS
Homeopath, Jabalpur
Hiiii, for improving memory power & concentration you should take fresh vegetables, healthy fats & avoid sugar and grain carbohydrates. Do regular Exercise it improve blood flow to the brain. Stop Multitasking Do meditation at least for 10- 15 minutes daily. Take adequate sleep at least 8-10 hours. Play brain games daily at least for 20 minutes. Drink at least 2.5 litres water per day.
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I have a question one of my frnd suffered frm his bad habits of smoking, he take injection it's name fortwin so please suggest His parents very worried about it and which type of doc they consult and what's the side effects of injection.

MD, MBBS
General Physician, Noida
He may join some addiction centre. Or have de-addiction counseling or psychotherapy along with chewing nicotine 2 mg chewingum tablets. Firm determination and sticking to his determination may only make him to get rid off smoking habit. For fortwin injection addition, still ore efforts are required and he may need more psychological counseling.
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Hi I wanna know one thing and that is I have one cousin bro and he has been diagnosed with one psychological disease in 2014 and in 2014 . he often get angry even in small things and he often do insult of his neighbours and he also sometimes send an abusive text to his neighbours and he sometimes start fighting with his family members if they do not complete his wish but for some months he had been starts behaving like a good children but in 2015. he sisters wants the key of one almirah and he has that almirah key along with him and his sister wants to get some of her important documents which were kept in that almirah but he refuses to give the key to his sister and due to this his sister has called their neighbour son who is like their family member and he also starting to convince he to give the almirah key to his sister but he again refuses to do this and harsh has also becomes little bit angry due to this and then harsh has start fighting with his neighbour son and he has also said some abusive words to him and due to this his neighbour son has also become angry and coz of this they starts fighting with each other and at that time he has said I have so many contacts with bad people (gunday) and I can also take their help to damage uh and then his neighbour son has said to him you can call anyone coz I am not afraid of uh and then he said him that do you have any contact with bad people then his neighbour son says no and he has make a call to his one good friend and later they stop fighting with each other and then later in 2015 on rakshabandan he has send one message to his neighbour son and in that message he has wrote :-ki main kamzor nahi houn n mere bhi bhut sari jagah contacts hain but main aapko apne bdae bhai jaisa hi maanta houn etc.) But few months ago harsh has said sorry to his neighbour son and now harsh is behaving like a good child but now I wanna know that is there any insult feeling for harsh in all of these or not and is he has been behaved like bad people coz of his psychological disease or not.

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Homeopath, Patna
Hi I wanna know one thing and that is I have one cousin bro and he has been diagnosed with one psychological disease ...
Hello, Lybrate user, He is schizophrenic, It ,has been noticed that acidity & indigestion generate some negative feelings to cause stress ,depression due to irregular life style, improper dietary habits, inedequate sleep. * Tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins and to regulate metabolism to avoid indigestion. *Go for meditation to reduce your stress, anxiety and to nourish nerve to ease your problem, & to inculcate a strong -confident person, restoring your concentration/ memory, enabling U to plan your future with peace of mind avoiding irregular thought.* Ensure sound sleep for at least 7/8 hrs in d night to ease your stress. * Tk, easily digestible simple, diet on time. * Tk, apples,carrots, cheese,milk, papaya,almonds. Walnuts,spinach, regularly * Tk, homoeo medicine, gentle,rapid in action with no adverse effect: @ Five phos 6x-4 tbs, thrice a day with lukewarm water. Avoid, caffeine, nicotine,alcohol, junk food, polluted atmosphere, watching Tv, sitting on computer in d late night. * You will definitely b back to normalcy with flying colours * Report ,fortnightly. Your feedback is solicited, please. Tk care.
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I am being afraid of my age. I am 19 but some questions always annoying me like. I always thought about my future. actually I miss my childhood days very much. It really gave a mental pain. How do I overcome from it?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am being afraid of my age. I am 19 but some questions always annoying me like. I always thought about my future. ac...
I am not sure I understand you well but let me see how I can help you. I am glad you have fond memories of your childhood which is a rare phenomenon. However yo have to grow up and away from those times and live in your present. It may also be that you are not interested in your studies because it may not be suitable to your aptitude. Please meet with a career guidance counselor and do some tests that will also determine what your natural skills are and then choose an appropriate career and course. In terms of concentration here are a few guidelines: 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 or coconut oil instead, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning at least five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. There are some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that you and the family go for counseling too. You need to talk to a counselor about these annoying questions and clear your mind up. You may otherwise lose all interest in studies and life pretty soon.
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I have a serious problem of anxiety which has now resulted in high blood pressure. Also I've been diagnosed with polycystic ovary. Is it due to anxiety? Also recommend any medication if necessary.

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 have a serious problem of anxiety which has now resulted in high blood pressure. Also I've been diagnosed with poly...
Dear lybrate user. Welcome to lybrate. Anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. When a person fears about something now (which may or may not happen in the future) and if he do it repeatedly, it is called anxiety disorder. These fear provoking feelings are called anxiety and it may cause variety of physical symptoms, such as a racing heart, restlessness, helplessness and shakiness. Elevated blood pressure is another symptom. But there is nothing to worry. There are a number of anxiety disorders: including generalized anxiety disorder, a specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, and panic disorder among others. While each has its own characteristics and symptoms, they all include symptoms of anxiety. I need to know more about your anxiety so that I will be able to diagnose it properly and provide you counseling and psychotherapy to overcome and manage your anxiety. Take care.
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I am 33 years old and from last couple of months I am going through depression what should I do?

D.P.M(psychiatry) [Diploma in Psychological medicine] , MBBS
Psychiatrist, Jalna
I am 33 years old and from last couple of months I am going through depression what should I do?
Hello, it is best to consult a psychiatrist early in depression to prevent impairment in your personal and professional life. You could choose either medicines or counselling depending upon severity of illness. In the meanwhile, you can:- 1) aerobic exercise for 30 mins daily like walking or running 2) cultivate some hobby that gives you pleasure. 3) interact more with friends and family members. 4) music helps in lifting mood. 5) do yoga, pranayama or meditation, whatever comes easy to you. If these things don't help much, don't shy in seeing a psychiatrist. Take care.
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Hello doctor my self anamika Shrivastava I am 30 year old married woman I have short term memory problem last five months what should I do please tell me doctor.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You are under some form of stress that needs to be addressed. Here are some things you can do to get back your concentration and memory: 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. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. There are some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling too. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid junk food.
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I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to my self all the time please help me.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to my self all the time please ...
It is natural to feel low and miss the person you have lost. However if it is interfering with your sleep, studies or general well being, or if you feel suicidal, you need to consult a psychiatrist. It is common to feel low, cry, feel like you are alone, or lose your self confidence. Usually time is the best healer. However if things are too difficult to handle you should talk to a psychiatrist or counselor. Confide in someone close to you, who will support you in this difficult time. Don't cut off from friends or family, even if you feel like you want to be alone. You can contact me for further help, if required.
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I have some anxiety problem. And sometime I fear about the situations that have not happened yet. And I get some kinda abdominal pain when encountering strange people.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
I have some anxiety problem. And sometime I fear about the situations that have not happened yet. And I get some kind...
Dear Wasim, These are the symptoms of an anxiety disorder. Which type of anxiety disorder, will be diagnosed by a psychiatrist after a detailed assessment of how long it is there, how much it interferes with your day-today life, what are the bodily symptoms associated with it, etc etc. After diagnosing, treatment may be an anxiolytic or antidepressant tablet or relaxation therapy or psychotherapy, depending on the diagnosis and your preference.
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I feel very depressed all the time and break myself in to tears without my conscious .Is it any neuro disorder please help me.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
I feel very depressed all the time and break myself in to tears without my conscious .Is it any neuro disorder please...
Feeling depressed, sad and disinterested in surroundings and bursting into tears (emotional sensitivity) suggests a depressive disorder which definitely needs urgent evaluation and treatment. Consult me online or a psychiatrist in your vicinity for help and treatment.
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I am 19 years old college going girl. My problem is that my mood changes so suddenly that even I cannot predict it. I don't know suddenly my mood changes, without any reason. I feel it difficult to cope up with this mood swings. I have done meditation and all the things. Tried and tired. WHAT COULD BE THE ACTUAL REASON BEHIND IT? AS IT EFFECTS MY LIFE A LOT. HOW MY MOOD CAN CHANGE SO IMMEDIATELY?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 19 years old college going girl. My problem is that my mood changes so suddenly that even I cannot predict it. I...
These switching moods are not a good sign and you must therefore visit a counselor first and if that person thinks that you need to meet with a doctor then you must. I also suggest that you take your parents along because they will be able to throw light on any past events in childhood that may have contributed to this development. I hope this was a recent phenomenon because then the possibilities for change are good. In counseling, which incidentally will be a long term intervention, you will learn of a lot of ways to cope with life and make adjustments that are essential for normal living. Emotional therapy will alleviate a lot of the problems faced in this condition because it is a mood disorder. You must exercise regularly (I know you have tried this but do it consistently), eat healthily and sleep normally too. When you exercise vigorously the energy of the anger will be expelled and you will feel anger minus the force, and therefore it will be easier to manage. If your motivation and cooperation is good much can be achieved. You must have a time-structured schedule filled with interesting and reasonable activities and it must be monitored for compliance and delivery. If you are put on medication then the combination of medication with therapy must be maintained for at least three years without any episodes or breakdowns: after that it is possible to taper the medication in consonance with the doctor.
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