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Dr. Jayanthini V - Psychiatrist, Chennai

Dr. Jayanthini V

MD - Psychiatry

Psychiatrist, Chennai

34 Years Experience
Dr. Jayanthini V MD - Psychiatry Psychiatrist, Chennai
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Dr. Jayanthini V is a popular Psychiatrist in Nandanam, Chennai. She has been a successful Psychiatrist for the last 34 years. She is a qualified MD - Psychiatry. You can meet Dr. Jayanthini V personally at Dr Jayanthini V in Nandanam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Jayanthini V on Lybrate.com.

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I have depression because in my home toilet bathroom is joint. I cannot adjust myself if toilet and bathroom is joint so I had separated the toilet and bathroom separately in different rooms in my house then my depression has reduced but I afraid to go to cities rent houses where toiletbath is joint.

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Dear, your problem is pretty simple and there is no ligic behind it. But some how you don' t like the issue and therefore become anxious. In our unconscious mind, we have so many such fears we don; t know the reasons for. Psycho analytic psychotherapy helps to know the reason from the unconscious mind and then to treat it perfectly. For the time being, don; t worry about future. We will tackle the problem when it comes in front of you. Take care.

My head is heavy every day. I feel stress could be the reason. Can you suggest any anti stress medicine?

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My head is heavy every day. I feel stress could be the reason. Can you suggest any anti stress medicine?
Stress can not be cured by medicine alone. What is your bp you have to make changes in your routine so as to feel relaxed. For the time being you do 1/ morning walk for 30 mts 2. Deep breathing exercise for 5- 10 mts daily 3. These will remove any amount of stress you get in routine. Try for 15 days and report.
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I quited smoking on 13th Jan. 2016. I was smoking from last 2 years. Now I have decided to quit it. It has been 1 month and sometimes I am getting urge and craving due to which my hands and feet become cold nd sweaty. And restlessness occurs and I feeling fatigue. What should I do? What are these signs? Help me out.

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You have a very good thing done by quetting, now don" t start again. It is only time, wait for one more month it should be alright. By any chance you are restless take the help of a doctor, change the circumstances, eat something, do soething etc. Iam sure you will be successful in the end.

I am feeling very depressed during this days nd I dnt why every time I feel very insecure in some places I dnt like food to eat I just get temper every time.

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I am feeling very depressed during this days nd I dnt why every time I feel very insecure in some places I dnt like f...
1] find out the cause of your depression and feeling insecurity and try to remove that. Talk to your family members and friends about the matter. May be you will get the solution. 2] take a break from your routine life and go outside with your friends or family for mood change. Talk to others on common matters. 3] eat nutritious food, at least one seasonal fruit, have milk and drink plenty of water. 4] sleep for at least 8 hours and do meditation daily. 5] develop your hobbies and do some creative work, that will enhance your confidence. 6] spend some time on yourself in your personality grooming. 7] take homeopathic kali phos 6x, 4 tablet four times daily.
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For depression (diagnosed by college counsellor and behaviour problems -anger, doesn't like being checked ,lack of routine . Whom to consult a psychologist or a psychiatrist. Can a psychiatrist guide in cognitive therapy and counselling.

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I would suggest you to first consult a psychologist. Regular counselling therapy will help you better manage your emotions. You will also be able to learn to respond in a more mature and positive way to situations which currently triggering anger and sadness. If your psychologist feels that you need to go on medication then she will send you to psychiatrist. Even if you need to start medicine continue your sessions with psychologist. This will help you reduce and eventually stop medicines. Hope this helps wishing you very best.
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I am a young students study at ambedkar college of art science and commerce of wadala I live in mahim main road.

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For a healthy lifestyle Few diet tips - Not to eat fried food items and Can eat All green vegetables, moong, chana,Dal, rice etc And to apply ghee over chappati and don't apply oil over chappati And to drink milk mixed with turmeric powder twice a day And If possible eat eggs on alternate days And If possible in breakfast eat atleast one bajra ka rotla And Eat seasonal fruit.

Hello doctors I have problem in talking. Im talking fastly and not clearly I'm a student please I want solve this problem. please help me. Reply me doctors.

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It is a condition called as stammering. It is a kind of difficulty in speech due to emotional nervousness and anxiety. Here the problem is that uncontrollable nervousness which ultimately gives rise to stammering. Therefore somebody with stammering needs more of a medicine and counseling than speech therapy. In homoeopathy their are some very good medicine to cure it completely. So we can help in that.

I an having weird feeling at night when I go to bed. Its like no water inside my body or something. I get angry. Upset. I don't know what is this. Help me.

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Common at your age you are all too confused try to exercise daily and learn meditation you are fine.

I had sever fever on last 2days now it is alright, but after that had pain on my body. What is the reason for this?

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I had sever fever on last 2days now it is alright, but after that had pain on my body. What is the reason for this?
Take homoeopathic medicine belladonna 30 at hourly interval 3 times in the morning and arsenic album 30 at hourly interval 3 times in the evening for 4 days. Take light and easily digestible food and complete rest. Drink lots of water to hydrate and eliminate toxins from your body.

(Age 34 female,) Having Fever from 3 days, cough, cold, body pains,fatigue. Please advise.

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Get your TLC/DLC Tests done , may be viral. If not then try Biocombination no 6 4 pills 4 times a day (Biochemic) for consideable longer time plus hot steaming .Will get cured.

Hello, This friend of mine shared to me that she was child abused as a kid and then she shares that she has been into multiple relations and is interested sexual activities. I have heard somewhere that these can be co-related. She doesn't want to consult anyone or share this to anyone. Please let me know if this is a problem interlinked and how to deal with it. Thank you.

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This friend of mine shared to me that she was child abused as a kid and then she shares that she has been into...
You cannot realistically help her unless you have some professional abilities. Please guide her to a competent counselor and that person will tell you how to help her in a supportive capacity. Besides, this is such a personal; matter that I should not be sharing with you the nature of the connection between her current behavior and the past contributions. So, kindly bear with me that this kind of information cannot be divulged to a third person for practical reasons.

Smoking is bad for health but one person 20 time's smoke what is the effect on person.

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Very serious and dangerous affects will be there even if there are no signs of it now. Take a look at these effects and then take a call in the direction of quitting it altogether. Summary: (Source:Center for Disease Control and Prevention) • Cigarette smoking causes more than 480,000 deaths each year in the United States. This is nearly one in five deaths. • More than 10 times as many U.S. citizens have died prematurely from cigarette smoking than have died in all the wars fought by the United States during its history. • Smoking causes about 90% (or 9 out of 10) of all lung cancer deaths in men and women.1,2 More women die from lung cancer each year than from breast cancer. • About 80% (or 8 out of 10) of all deaths from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are caused by smoking. • Cigarette smoking increases risk for death from all causes in men and women. • Smoking is estimated to increase the risk— o For coronary heart disease by 2 to 4 times o For stroke by 2 to 4 times o Of men developing lung cancer by 25 times • Of women developing lung cancer by 25.7 times • Smoking causes diminished overall health, increased absenteeism from work, and increased health care utilization and cost. • Smoking causes stroke and coronary heart disease. • Even people who smoke fewer than five cigarettes a day can have early signs of cardiovascular disease. • Smoking damages blood vessels and can make them thicken and grow narrower. This makes your heart beat faster and your blood pressure go up. Clots can also form. • Blockages caused by smoking can also reduce blood flow to your legs and skin. • Lung diseases caused by smoking include COPD, which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. • Cigarette smoking causes most cases of lung cancer. • If you have asthma, tobacco smoke can trigger an attack or make an attack worse. • Smokers are 12 to 13 times more likely to die from COPD than nonsmokers. Smoking can cause cancer almost anywhere in your body: • Bladder • Blood (acute myeloid leukemia) • Cervix • Colon and rectum (colorectal) • Esophagus • Kidney and ureter • Larynx • Liver • Oropharynx (includes parts of the throat, tongue, soft palate, and the tonsils) • Pancreas • Stomach • Trachea, bronchus, and lung • Smoking can make it harder for a woman to become pregnant and can affect her baby's health before and after birth. Smoking increases risks for: o Preterm (early) delivery o Stillbirth (death of the baby before birth) o Low birth weight o Sudden infant death syndrome (known as SIDS or crib death) o Ectopic pregnancy o Orofacial clefts in infants • Smoking can also affect men's sperm, which can reduce fertility and also increase risks for birth defects and miscarriage. • Smoking can affect bone health. o Women past childbearing years who smoke have weaker bones than women who never smoked, and are at greater risk for broken bones. • Smoking affects the health of your teeth and gums and can cause tooth loss. • Smoking can increase your risk for cataracts (clouding of the eye’s lens that makes it hard for you to see) and age-related macular degeneration (damage to a small spot near the center of the retina, the part of the eye needed for central vision). • Smoking is a cause of type 2 diabetes mellitus and can make it harder to control. The risk of developing diabetes is 30–40% higher for active smokers than nonsmokers. • Smoking causes general adverse effects on the body, including inflammation and decreased immune function. • Smoking is a cause of rheumatoid arthritis.
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I have the problem that I dont remember the lectures about my study. Please tell me is this the problem related my health. I am little confused with this.

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Dear, at your age, memory problems like amnesia are not common. Many young people are having problems with memory. These problems are either they are too busy or due to anxiety and stress. Busy people use organizers or employ a personal assistant because they can't remember every task. You need to understand this. If you still say, you are having memory problems, we need to check your memory using memory test. If you want more of my help in this regard, please contact me. Take care.
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My mind is not stable. I forgot things to quickly. What should I do. Please help me out.

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Dear, memory and mind power consists of understanding, storage and recollection of information you learn. Understanding depends on concentration. The more creative you are on doing tasks or reading, the more you understand. Storage and recollection depends on your understanding and how well you review what you have learned. Repetition and review of material learned and other tasks provides easy recollection. You can improve your concentration and total brain power with the help of green leafy vegetables, exercise, creative activities, number puzzles like sudoku etc. Hard work is the key to learning and recollection. I can provide you more tips. Take care.
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I am 40 years old male from tonk distt. I am odd feeling (like about to fear and anxiety increase.

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I am 40 years old male from tonk distt.
I am odd feeling (like about to fear and anxiety increase.
Apart from taking symptomatic treatment Take tablet folvite 5mg once a day and tablet vitaminD (60000iu) once a week for six months
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Sir/mam actually I am changing. Means in the sense I am not responding anyone in the way I should. .In the sense I always get angry within a short conversation or any conversation if it is not according to me .in fact parents are saying why you become anger so instantly. Even I can't able to teach my brother. within a quite time I become anger if he is not understanding same case with my peers, superiors and subordinate.so is it anger problem or anything else ? If it is then how to control over my anger or if it is not then what is the solution for my problem. . Thank you.

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Hello, take homoeopathic medication - schwabe's bacopa monierri 1x/ thrice daily and kali phos. 6x/ once at night - take them for 4 weeks. Management: there are few yoga poses which helps in calming your mind and relieves stress. Exercises: practice shavasana or corpse pose as it looks like a dead body. If practiced correctly and with full efforts, can relax every body part, relaxing not only the body but also the mind: spread the legs one to two feet apart, the toes are turned outwards, the heels facing each other, a comfortable distance apart. Bring the arms a little away from the body, palms turned upward. Relax the neck and allow it to turn to the side if it is more comfortable. Close the eyes and focus the attention on the body, breathing normally. Begin focusing each body part and relaxing it, then moving on. Keep the mind focused on relaxation, the breath should be normal. Relax the whole body. Anuloma involves inhaling through both nostrils together and exhaling each breath alternately between the left and right nostrils. The thumb of the right hand is used to manipulate the right nostril, while the pinky and ring finger are used to control the left nostril. There are many other poses of yoga like balasan, setu bandha sarvangasan, uttanasan, garudasan, savasana, triconasana, viprita karani, marjaryasana, dhyana, bhujangasana, anulom-vilum, pranayam, etc. But first learn these under a qualified yoga-teacher as many poses are prohibited in certain diseases or medical conditions! another stress-buster can be getting involved in any of your hobbies (may be a childhood hobby which you used to enjoy a lot!) - dancing, singing, painting, listening to soothing music, playing musical instruments, etc.
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I'm 20 years old and since the last year I've been smoking. I want to quit. How can I overcome the urge?

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Start your stop smoking plan with start s- set a quit date: choose a date within the next 2 weeks, so you have enough time to prepare without losing your motivation to quit, if you mainly smoke at work, quit on the weekend, so you have few days to adjust to the change. T- tell family, friends and co-workers that you plan to quit: let your friends and family in on your plan to quit smoking and tell them you need their support and encouragement to stop. Look for a quit buddy who wants to stop smoking as well. You can help each other get through the rough times. A- anticipate and plan for the challenges you'll face while quitting: most people who begin smoking again do so within the first 3 months. You can help yourself make it through by preparing ahead for common challenges, such as nicotine withdrawal and cigratte cravings. R- remove cigrattes & other products from your home, car and work: throw away all of your cigarettes, lighter, ashtrays and matches. Wash your clothes and freshen up anything that smells like smoke. T- talk to your doctor about getting help to quit: your doctor can prescribe medication to help with withdrawal.
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Hi im 23 years old male. Mera last 5-6 months se mera mind past ki baaton me chalta rehta hai round the clock. Actually last year mera meri girlfriend se breakup ho gaya tha, jiske sath mera 6mnths ka relation tha. Or jiske liye mai khud ko responsible maanta hun. I think mere ego or attitude ki vajah se breakup ho gaya tha or voh bhi kabhi-2 kehti thi ki mai uski baaton ko for granted leta hu. Mai roz guilt mein survive kar raha hu or apne aap ko jimmendar manta hu. Uski baatein roz mere mind mein 24 hrs ghumti rehti hai or uske saath spend kia hua time bhi. Mai bhi usko pyar karta tha Or mai janta hun voh meri life mein ab kbhi vapas nhi aayegi and I really miss her. Mera daily suicide karne ka mann karta hai. Aisa lagta hai jaise meri life ek curse hai. Or ha mujhe OCD bhi hai, but mujhe nahi lagta sab iski vajah se hai. I really don't knw what to do. Meri mind ki koi concentration nahi hai. Mai daily stress mein rehta hu. If you can help me toh plss help me ki wht I have to do really ki mai apni life phirr se khushi se jee saku. Aur apna mind iss cheez se divert karke apni professional life mein kuch kar saku.

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Hi im 23 years old male. Mera last 5-6 months se mera mind past ki baaton me chalta rehta hai round the clock. Actual...
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops. Try to buy original medicines. Mix 3 drops of chicory + 3 drops of gentian + 3 drops of white chestnut + 3 drops of honeysuckle+ 3 drops of agrimony. Mix these with 100 ml water and drink it every morning and night.(same dose) on empty stomach.
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I am 37 years old male after 9 years of long struggle I got married 9 months before with my lover I cried and I got more problems in this period, after marriage my grandma died within 3 months she is very affectionate to me I always caring grandma and frequent visiting to hospital for grandma and after death of grandma within a week I got panic attack and then I take medicine from General Physician for a week and stopped and after 1 month again I got panic attack I take same medicine and stop after a week and after 1 month again I got panic attack I went MD neurologist he suggest me to take medicine for at least 4 to 6 months now I am on 4th month but till now im feeling sometimes anxious, dizziness, always thinking about my health like I would die and I can not travel alone in a bus and lack of interest and feeling uncomfortable in chest can not take spicy food. But panic attacks is not shown from past 4 months thank god. Please suggest me what to do further im just 9 months married im trying for baby I got varicocele problem also for that im. Taking medicine along with anxiety medicines in my wife get more worried about me.

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Hi lybrate-user, if you really want to cure your anxiety forever, you need to have a long term treatment plan that takes into consideration your anxiety symptoms, what you're suffering from, how badly you're suffering, and your specific anxiety disorder. First and foremost, don't let your anxiety cause you to make poor decisions about anxiety treatments. The reality is that most" rapid" treatments don't work. You'll find many people that claim that they have an extract or a medicine that can cure your anxiety immediately, and unfortunately it's never the case - it's people taking advantage of you in your time of need, and hoping the placebo effect will be enough to cure your anxiety. Even prescription medications have a" false" component. Prescription medicines can give you some help with anxiety, but that help is only temporary, and your mind and body can actually become dependent on these medications. As soon as you stop taking them, your anxiety may not only come back - it could even be worse than before. Curing your anxiety is a process - it's a process that can happen, for everyone, but those that hope they can get instant anxiety help are going to be disappointed, and possibly taken advantage of. Your symptoms define your anxiety if you really want to cure your anxiety forever, you need to have a long term treatment plan that takes into consideration your anxiety symptoms, what you're suffering from, how badly you're suffering, and your specific anxiety disorder. Imately effective treatment. Setting up a long term plan - making realistic goalsi possible to reduce your anxiety every day. There are countless tips to learn to manage it. But you need to do two things: you need to make sure that you're giving yourself realistic goals. You need to make it a long term plan. You can get anxiety help now - help that will genuinely reduce your experience with anxiety. But it will only reduce it so much. You'll still need to keep at it, and commit to it in a way that will guarantee short and long term results. Realistic goals will ensure that you don't give up. You're bound to have setbacks, because life isn't stress free. A long term plan will also make sure that you keep at it - you'll not only have something to do next, you'll also know what to do next. For example, let's look at several strategies you can do right now that will reduce your anxiety: start jogging jogging isn't just for your health. Jogging releases endorphins, which are neurotransmitters that improve mood. It also tires muscles, and there is evidence that extra energy in muscles becomes converted to a feeling of anxiety. Sleep better getting more sleep will fight anxiety right away. Far too many people are allowing themselves to be sleep deprived, but sleep is one of the most important and easy tools your mind has for coping with stress. Breathing training many anxiety symptoms, particularly for those with anxiety attacks, are a result of inadequate breathing techniques. Anxiety can actually train your body to breathe poorly, leading to hyperventilation and a variety of related symptoms. Exposure therapy exposure is a cognitive behavioral technique that trains you to get used to things that used to cause you anxiety. For example, if you often get anxiety when you feel dizzy, you spin around in a chair and use a variety of techniques to calm your mind. Lifestyle changes many lifestyle changes that you will need to make in order to live with anxiety also require long term changes. For example, who you spend time with may need to change, as will how you react at your workplace. These strategies take longer, and require more effort and planning on your part. They're also not immediately successful, and there are often setbacks. Realistic goals and an effective and healthy plan can reduce the effects of these setbacks. You'll also need to be okay with admitting to yourself that you have an anxiety problem that needs to be solved. If you continue to try to fight the truth about your anxiety, you'll struggle to overcome it. Anxiety and stress are very real problems that affect people every day, and there's nothing wrong with you if you suffer from them. As soon as you can come to terms with your anxiety, you'll be on the right path towards treating it. Consult for psychotherapy for anxiety.
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