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Dr. Jayasree Diwakar Raj

Psychologist, Chennai

500 at clinic
Dr. Jayasree Diwakar Raj Psychologist, Chennai
500 at clinic
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Jayasree Diwakar Raj is a renowned Psychologist in Adyar, Chennai. You can visit her at Dr. Jayasree Diwakar Raj@Fortis Malar Hospital in Adyar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Jayasree Diwakar Raj on Lybrate.com.

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How to increase my concentration in studies?

Ph.D, MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist,
Do focus on one thing / subject at a time and do relaxation techniques like breathing exercises regularly in particular time duration of at least 5 to 7 minutes in beginning.
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I am suffering from anxiety. My doctor has consulted me zyven od plus 50. I m eating this from 1month. I want to leave this. But having problem. High headache start whenever I leave that medicine for 1 day. My doctor has increases the dose from 50 mg to 100 mg. Should I leave it? Or continue it? If I should continue then for how long time? Please help me. I am in serious problem.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am suffering from anxiety. My doctor has consulted me zyven od plus 50. I m eating this from 1month. I want to leav...
You should not discontinue this medication without the doctor's approval. Headaches are the side effects of this medication but not on withdrawal. So kindly consult your doctor. You should not take it over a long term use either. I also suggest that you attend counselling together with the medication because this is prescribed for depression. Both together will give you best results. Never self-medicate or discontinue medication on your own. If you are not satisfied with this doctor then get a second opinion.
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I am 30 years old male and have a bad habit of cigarette. What should I do?

M.D,Psychiatry
Psychiatrist,
Start tab buropion xl150mg at night. Take tab quitsure sublingually whenever there is craving for smoking.
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I am 25 years old and I want to know about nicotine patches everything about it dosage and consumption.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Nicotine patch is used for: Helping you to quit smoking. Nicotine patch is a smoking deterrent. It works by providing low levels of nicotine, which may help you to quit smoking by lessening the physical signs of withdrawal symptoms. Do NOT use nicotine patch if: • you are allergic to any ingredient in nicotine patch Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you. Before using nicotine patch: Some medical conditions may interact with nicotine patch. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you: • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances (including adhesive tape) • if you have skin problems at the application site • if you have heart problems, irregular heartbeat, or if you have had a recent heart attack • if you have high blood pressure • you continue to smoke, chew tobacco, use snuff, or use any other nicotine-containing products (eg, nicotine gum) • if you take medicine for asthma or depression, or if you are using another medicine to stop smoking Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with nicotine patch. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines. Ask your health care provider if nicotine patch may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine. How to use nicotine patch: Use nicotine patch as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions. • An extra patient leaflet is available with nicotine patch. Talk to your pharmacist if you have questions about this information. • Do not apply to skin that is oily, burned, irritated, or damaged in any way. • Remove backing from patch and immediately press onto a clean, dry, hairless part of your upper arm or hip. Press firmly and count to 10 to be sure it sticks well. • Wash your hands after applying or removing the patch. • Apply a new patch at the same time each day. Be sure to use a different skin site to avoid skin irritation. • Do not cut the patch in half or into smaller pieces. • Do not wear more than 1 patch at a time. • Wear each patch for 16 to 24 hours. Do not leave the patch on for more than 24 hours because it may irritate your skin and lose its strength. • After removing the used patch, fold it in half with the sticky sides together. Discard the patch out of the reach of children and away from pets. • If you miss a dose of nicotine patch, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use 2 doses at once. Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use nicotine patch. Important safety information: • Nicotine patch comes in different strengths. Talk to your doctor about which strength is right for you. • Do NOT use more than the recommended dose or use for longer than 10 weeks without checking with your doctor. If you feel the need to take nicotine patch after 10 weeks, check with your doctor. • If you begin to have vivid dreams or other sleeping problems, remove the patch at bedtime (after wearing it for about 16 hours). Put on a new patch when you wake up the next day. • Avoid getting nicotine patch in your eyes. If you get nicotine patch in your eyes, wash them out immediately with cool tap water. • Do not smoke or use tobacco products while you are using nicotine patch. This includes times when you are not wearing the patch. • Nicotine patch should be used as part of a larger program to help you stop smoking. If you need help choosing a program, talk with your health care provider. • Tell your doctor, dentist, or other health care provider that you use nicotine patch before you receive any medical or dental care, emergency care, or surgery. • If you will be having a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), tell your doctor that you use nicotine patch. You may need to remove the patch before having the MRI. • Nicotine patch may cause harm if it is swallowed. If you, a child, or a pet may have taken it by mouth, contact your poison control center or emergency room right away. • Use nicotine patch with caution in the ELDERLY; they may be more sensitive to its effects. • Nicotine patch should not be used in CHILDREN younger than 18 years old without first checking with the child's doctor; safety and effectiveness in these children have not been confirmed. • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: Nicotine patch may cause harm to the fetus. If you think you may be pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using nicotine patch while you are pregnant. Nicotine patch is found in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use nicotine patch, check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby. When used for longer than a few weeks or at high doses, some people develop a need to continue taking nicotine patch. This is known as DEPENDENCE or addiction. Do not suddenly stop taking nicotine patch without your doctor's approval. If you do, you may have WITHDRAWAL symptoms. These may include anxiety, craving, impaired concentration, increased appetite, irritability, nervousness, sleep disturbances, and weight gain. Possible side effects of nicotine patch: All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome: Abnormal or vivid dreams; mild redness, itching, or burning at the application site; trouble sleeping. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur: Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blurred vision; fast or irregular heartbeat; nausea; severe or persistent dizziness or headache; swelling or persistent (more than 4 days) redness at the application site; vomiting; weakness. This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA. General information: • If you have any questions about nicotine patch, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider. • Nicotine patch is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people. • If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor. • Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine. This information should not be used to decide whether or not to take nicotine patch or any other medicine. Only your health care provider has the knowledge and training to decide which medicines are right for you. This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information about nicotine patch. It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may apply to nicotine patch. This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from your health care provider. You must talk with your health care provider for complete information about the risks and benefits of using nicotine patch. Disclaimer: This information should not be used to decide whether or not to take this medicine or any other medicine. Only your health care provider has the knowledge and training to decide which medicines are right for you. This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information about this medicine. It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may apply to this medicine. This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from your health care provider. You must talk with your healthcare provider for complete information about the risks and benefits of using this medicine.
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I have a problem of money, I am very depressed and always thinking about money and feeling mad, how can change my mind and how to stop thinking about Money.

M.Phil - Psychology
Psychologist, Chandigarh
I have a problem of money, I am very depressed and always thinking about money and feeling mad, how can change my min...
Hi lybrate-user, can understand the mental pressure onto u. But stressing on it can not build money. You need right directions to work on your work your personality to add on how you can cope better and thinking more positive about life. If your are not workimng in right direction you might not be getting the right results.
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I am a 24 year old girl. I suffer from anxiety and stress. The problem aggravates in certain situations. I have a very important presentation to give in the next 10 days. I am afraid ill suffer from an anxiety attack. Is there any sort of instant medication I can take to avoid it?

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
I am a 24 year old girl. I suffer from anxiety and stress. The problem aggravates in certain situations. I have a ver...
'do what you fear n the fear will disappear' so no need to panic no need to take stress. If you r having the public fear or stage fear, its better to practice in front of your friends or family members first or in front of mirror. Repeat these golden words'yes, I can do it' start with meditation and mind relaxing exercises.
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Hi. Pls I am a man of 45 years with little income to spend. Recently I found out that I can not read properly with my EYES no pain what so ever to show any eye problem and above all I now forget things so easily. When I keep or give out anything I not easily remember. Pls HELP me. Thanks.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
Hi. Pls I am a man of 45 years with little income to spend. Recently I found out that I can not read properly with my...
Dear l u:- you r suffering from refractive error with amnesia. Take regullar aerobic exercises, eat coloured fruits & vegetables & plenty of water. Please do yoga anulom- vilom for 15 minutes at morn- evening daily. Ma.
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I lost my somebody close last to last year. And now I feel depressed since thq time. please give me the solution as my future should not spoil?

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 lost my somebody close last to last year. And now I feel depressed since thq time. please give me the solution as m...
Dear lybrate-user. Welcome to lybrate. I can understand. Loosing someone near and dear is called grief and depression related to grief is pretty normal. But this sort of depression does not stay for long. This depression gets cleared within a span of some weeks. The best option for you is to undergo counseling and depression related therapy. Take care.
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I am 36 male ,married ,with a kid let me know ,how to overcome present and mind absent problems?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, Lybrate user, enjoy the present situation whatsoever, it is .you should take care of the person you have married. However, go for meditation to nourish your brain with oxygenated blood to calm your nerve to restart your usual work being a strong and confident person inculcating an innovators from within to conquer your goal. * Tk, 5/6 glass of water to hydrate your body and to regulate metabolism ,absorbing nutrients to nourish your entire body & brain to achieve success in life. * your diet be easily digestible, simple on time to avoid gastric disorder to discard negative feelings. •Tk, apples,carrots ,cheese, spinach,almonds, walnuts ,milk. * meet your friends to share your problem in order to get solution to over come your stress, to inculcate a winner from within. Tk homoeo medicine: @ Ignatia 200-6 pills, thrice. @ Five phos 6x-4 tbs, thrice. •avoid, nicotine,alcohol, junkfood,pizza, burger,   • ensure a sound sleep for 6/7 hrs in d night. •Report wkly, • Your feedback is solicited for further follow up Tk care.
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I had a tooth removal how long should I wait till smoking If I did 2-3 hours after the removal is there any problem.Please tell.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I had a tooth removal how long should I wait till smoking
If I did 2-3 hours after the removal is there any problem.P...
Hi lybrate-user. After tooth removal you have to wait for at least 4-5 days for smoking. If you ll do smoking on same day then there might be possibility of' dry socket. It is a condition of unbearable pain.
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I often suffer from dysentery every year during the hot season. I am actually frm nepal I am in delhi for my studies. Plzz I request you to provide some suggestion how to treat it.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
Hi, Kali bich 30 4pills to be sucked thrice a day for 30days You must include salads in your diet and drink plenty of water (3-4liters /day) minimum Avoid spicy and fried food
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OK I am 39 years old and I have been smoking cigarettes since I was 14 and I am so worried that I have lung cancer or heart disease because my left side of my upper chest aches its a dull pain that comes and goes throughout the day what could it be and what can be done to stop it.

MBBS, MS- Surgery , M.Ch - Surgical Oncology , FIAGES
Oncologist, Delhi
Unlikely to be lung carcinoma. But if you are constantly having problem get ct / mri of chest with neck. Get one ecg checked by physician.
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I have been suffering from diabetes type 2 since 13 years. Now a days I feel a urgent need of bowel whenever go outside my home. Is this a mental problem. I am afraid of going anywhere. What should I do to improve my digestive system. Is there any treatment or exercise to cure the same. My diabetes fasting is 153 and pp is 170. Please help me.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, P.G.Dip.in Guidance &Counselling, B.A., Psychology, Dip.in Pharmacy
Psychologist, Madurai
I have been suffering from diabetes type 2 since 13 years. Now a days I feel a urgent need of bowel whenever go outsi...
Of course it is a psychological problem. There is a technique called' nuali' in yoga which can strengthen your abdominal muscles thereby strengthen your bladder control. Learn and practice from a qualified yoga teacher, with confidence. You will get positive results.
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My girl friend use to tell her about her ex boy friends when I am with her in relationship I dint tolerate that one I scolded her very badly but now I am feeling very bad what she's feeling.

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 user. She should understand your feeling. You can always beg for her pardon and pledge you will not repeat such behavior again. She will understand. Take care.
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I was cured from chronic depression but still I am feel some depression For daily.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I was cured from chronic depression but still I am feel some depression
For daily.
You must continue to maintain the regimen that helped you out of the depression. Apart from that I do not think that you met with a counselor. You must meet with a counselor for a long time even after medication has been stopped. In the meantime do the following, sincerely: Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least 30 minutes but not in the scotching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love: find someone to love and to love you back. If you love yourself adequately, you will never do harm to yourself. Be positive always and learn to do everything possible to invest into yourself. Life is extremely precious and because the depression, which is a mood disorder, makes you feel like giving up you must still persevere. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive everyday and learn to be contended with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: 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. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved. Because you are young the prognosis is good subject to your cooperation.
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From last 6 months because of bad relation I am suffering from severe depression. Everytime I have headache & anxiety. I cant even sleep in whole night, always think of doing suicide.

Post Graduate Diploma In Rehabilitation Psychology, M A Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Bhopal
Hi, I can read it in your description you are very distressed. You need to consult psychiatrist & psychologist for preparing a management plan that shall include medicines + counselling. You can come to me for counselling. ALL THE BEST
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Plz help me to reduce stress. I m getting irritated day by day Don know wat to do.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Plz help me to reduce stress. I m getting irritated day by day
Don know wat to do.
in ayurveda there is mention panchakarma treatment ..... panchakarma means five procedure for detoxification of body in this five procedure for stress you should do SHIRODHARA treatment .....you will get good result so consult good ayurvedic doctors
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I have quite short tempered. I get angry over little little things. And then keep thinking about that matter. I get distracted very easily. I have a constant fear of losing my loved ones. How can I stay calm and optimistic? I want to focus in my studies as I am into BDS profession.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
At your age this is not surprising. One is that your hormones are playing havoc, and two there may be some childhood issues that were not resolved and are coming up now seeking a resolution! For the latter, you need to check with your parents about that, and for the former you will need to tide this period over because it lasts for exactly two years. If you are blessed with a good value system, you will be able to come out of this unscathed. Even so, you can reach out to a counselor and sort out both possibilities and come good. I would also like you to be honest with yourself and see if you are getting angry because you are actually scared. Anger can easily cover fear and nobody will be any the wiser. But the sad part is that the fear does not get dealt with and people and you will be focused on the wrong feeling. Look at that too in your therapy. If you exercise vigorously, a lot of your anger will be dissipated. The fear of losing people may have its roots somewhere in childhood and my be quite unfounded for today. Sort this out with a counselor too and this stress may be affecting your concentration and memory. Although concentration is different to memory, they can affect each other. 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, 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. 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. 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.
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I am 30 of a male suffering from generalized anxiety disorder facing symptoms like severe numbness in head, world seems dreamy dreamy, fear in public, foggy and distorted vision always thinking how I ll cum out of this. Please help since 2 years I am having this eating vegetables and fruits but still its not curable. Rply and tell me whether slowly slowly this scary symptoms will vanish or not. Lightheaded is one more thing which is unbearable for me. One of psychologist told eat healthy n sleep healthy is the only way to cure it. Brain fog and distorted vision are the worst problem I am facing. Will it disappear slowly slowly.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
I am 30 of a male suffering from generalized anxiety disorder facing symptoms like severe numbness in head, world see...
Dear lybrate-user, Generalized anxiety disorder needs treatment with anxiolytic/antidepressant, relaxation and other therapies apart from healthy food and good sleep. It will not disappear on its own. If you do not take effort to get out of it. You may not need all the above treatments all the time. Sometime only drugs, sometime only therapy, sometime all of them or in combination. The psychologist would not told food and sleep are the only way, she would have told, ONE of the ways. I say this, if you ask for free advise outside the clinic.
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