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Dr. Karthikeyan

Psychiatrist, Chennai

Dr. Karthikeyan Psychiatrist, Chennai
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Dr. Karthikeyan is a renowned Psychiatrist in Retteri, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Retteri Sri Kumaran Health Centre Private Limited in Retteri, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Karthikeyan on Lybrate.com.

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I am a 21 year male and I am not able to sleep from last 4 days properly and it has resulted in headaques and body pain I did vist doctor but his medicines are not working so please kindly help me.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I am a 21 year male and I am not able to sleep from last 4 days properly and it has resulted in headaques and body pa...
Apply an ice pack to the painful area of your head. Try placing it on your forehead, temples, or the back of your neck. Take a warm bath or shower; take a nap; or take a walk. Ask someone to rub your neck and back, or treat yourself to a massage. Apply gentle, steady rotating pressure to the painful area of your head with your index finger and/or thumb. Maintain pressure for seven to 15 seconds, then release. Repeat as needed. Rest, sit, or lie quietly in a low-lit room. Close your eyes and try to release the tension in your back, neck, and shoulders. Get your blood pressure checked, cbc done and revert.
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I feel that I m loosing my memory. Working in auto industry. I am 46 year of age. Vegetarian

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
You need to investigate further with MRI Brain and Lipid profile/ HBA!C/ LFT. You check heavy metals in Blood and Thyroid. Please contact me further. Meanwhile you continue the medications. Please avoid dust. You can use mask/ cover skin areas allergic and can try topical antihistamines initially. Depending on report of MRI Brain let us start medication for appropriate cause. Check immunoglobulins.
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How should I remembering the topics which I have learnt for exams? On exam day I forgot th topic.. Help me.

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. Our brain never forgets anything unless there is any accident or brain degeneration. You don't remember because you are unable to recall. Tension is your problem. Reduce tension. Take care.
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Hai sir this is nagarjun, am 19 years old, from the last few years am really going into depression, what is the reason am not understand, can you help me to come out from this.

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Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
Hai sir this is nagarjun, am 19 years old, from the last few years am really going into depression, what is the reaso...
Hi there, first of all, you realised that you have a problem and it needs to be attended to, is a good sign and shows your interest in life. You are in a transition phase of your life from adolescent to adulthood. This stage involves stress and worry about future and career descisions and also establishing an identity for yourself in the society. You would sometimes feel that no one, including your parents understand you. There would be hormonal surge that may cause intense mood swings along with being very irritable. Whatever may be the cause, there is help around. You can consult a professional and discuss all the aspects with them and resolve the issue now itself so that your future road would be hopefully smooth.
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Iam prashanth and 35 years old and I smoke a lot, from past few days I have cough and lot off flem inside so overcome the flem what is that I have to do, any medicine that I can take to cut the felm.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. Do warm saline gurgling 3-4 times daily 2. Take honitus syrup 2tsf thrice daily 3. You may have to take antibiotic along with it if no relief 4. since you are a heavy smoker,I advice you to take X ray chest and consult Physician for advice and treatment 5.consult me for further advice
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In the morning when I wake up and stand from my bad. At that time in my head I feel that some water is moving and so I feel some stress. And so I have to immediately sit down or sleep again. Why this thing is happen and what is the remedy. Guide me. Thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
In the morning when I wake up and stand from my bad. At that time in my head I feel that some water is moving and so ...
Dear user there can be various reason behind your dizziness need details of your complaints for better suggestions. However for now take the medicine bryonia 200c once daily in morning for 3 days and consult back.
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Since last 1 month I have facing the problem of headache and feel depressed he is an engineering student help him?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Since last 1 month I have facing the problem of headache and feel depressed he is an engineering student help him?
If you have recurrent attack of headache1. It could be a tension headache due to anxiety/stress, depression inadequate sleep, low bp/high bp, migraine, prolonged use of cell phone/computer, chronic anaemia, refractive error, chronic sinusitis, organic brain lesion 2. Avoid stress, physical and mental exertion, have adequate sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily in the night 3. Go for regular exercise 4. Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 5. Check for refractive error, sinusitis hemoglobin, bp 6. Avoid prolonged use of cell phone/computer 7. Consult neurologist to rule out other causes of headache, if required take a ct scan of head to exclude any brain lesion 8. If it is migraine you have to take migraine prophylactic drug after consulting neurologist.
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I am getting emotional every time and serious. I am working hard to be happy but some tention comes and get angry /emotional ?

Hello , read book you can heal your life by loues hay. Go for vigorous exercise it will reduce and channelise your aggression . Start sports .Ground activities . It will be helpful for you to be happy. Take homoeopathic medicine natrum mur 1m 5 to 10 drops in half cup of water before going to bed every Sunday for three months .
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Is there any way for increasing brain's recalling and memorizing power. Is there any medication or method.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic medicine-------------- bacoppa monneri (wilmar schwabe india) chew 2 tab twice daily---------------- bren-up (allen) drink 2 spoon 3 times daily----------------- bramhari pranayam daily for 15 minutes ---------------- report after 30 days-----------------
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My age is 22M I have got very rough and base voice. I was unable to speak slowly with low voice. How to change my voice into smooth.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
Voice modulation is with practise put a consious effort to make it and you can mange it pitch control also you have to practice only.
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My father is 70 years . For last 10 years If he shout too much with some body or fell too much stress / Anxiety he felt that his heart is palpable but NO PAIN in any where in the chest . After 5-10 min it become normal. His Heart Rate is 62 and his BP is 125/70 mmHg. Will he take statin ?

MBBS
General Physician, Trivandrum
My father is 70 years . For last 10 years If he shout too much with some body or fell too much stress / Anxiety he fe...
Tips to reduce anxiety and stress 1. Sleep well and regular. Irregular sleep can have some serious consequences. It affects both our physical health and also contributes to anxiety and stress. Anxiety as such also leads to disruptions in sleep. When feeling anxious, always try to get a full 7 to 9 hours of uninterrupted sleep and it can work wonders to improve your condition. 2. Always keep smiling. Take a quick break in between your hectic work to get some laughs with your friends. Laughter can reduce depression and anxiety and has proven benefits. 3. Tidy up your living space or workspace. Keep your things clean and clutter-free. That helps us think clear and thus reducing levels of anxiety. 4. Say thank you often. Expressing your thanks for something helps reduce anxiety. 5. Eat smart. Eating more of foods which are rich in vitamin b and omega-3 fatty acids and also healthy whole grain carbs. Vitamin b contributes to good mental health. While omega 3 fatty acids help with both depression and anxiety. Whole grain foods boost serotonin and helps us remain poised. Eating high-sugar content food and processed foods can increase levels of anxiety. 6. Learn to breathe well and relax. Short, shallow breaths arise when you are tensed. So consciously breathing deeply, plus increasing the duration and depth of breathing helps relax the body and mind to a great extent. 7. Meditate. Meditation has so many positive effects on stress, mood, and anxiety. Club meditation with positive thinking to improve your general well-being and overall health. Yoga is also very effective to take off stress from the body and mind by deep relaxation and breathing techniques. 8. Chill and be silent. Reduce the noise and clutter talk that contributes to anxiety. Find time for yourself and be alone to muse upon your own matters without anyone disturbing you. 9. Worry. Yes, we can cause ourselves to freak out, but only for a certain amount of time. When something weighs heavily on your mind, or you believe something terrible is most definitely going to occur, commit to only creating that worry for 20 minutes. Think of all the possible outcomes of the scenario, figure out some game plans, and then quit thinking about it after 20 minutes go by. Have a friend call after the allotted time has passed to avoid the temptation of going over the time limit. Or schedule some of that playtime right afterward. 10. Plan for the future but do not worry about it. Make time tables and to-do lists so that you will not be worried about finishing stuff and so that you can increase your productivity. 11. Be positive. When you feel anxious, train your mind to think and feel positive and give reinforcement to yourself that you can handle any situation. This will significantly reduce your stress and anxiety symptoms. 12. Smell relaxing stuff. Go out to your garden. Smell a fresh rose. Take a deep breathe and allow the relaxation to course through your whole body. You can also use relaxing aroma therapy and use it indoors. 13. Go out and spend time with your friends and family. Spend time with your pets social support reduces anxiety and stress to such a great extent that it is almost always bearable. So next time you get on your nerves, go out with your friends, chat with them, watch a movie, spend some time watching the waves in the beach with your partner, talk to your siblings. If you have tried all these and still have problems, please consult me for prescription medication.
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He has not concerned anything and get so irritate and that time very very angry. how to control

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, Anger and aggression are emotions. Anger comes when you become irritated. Irritation happens when you don't like something, or when something is repeated. As anger is an emotion, it should be vent out. You should be able to throw anger out instead of controlling it. But more perfect will be, know the frustrating situations and stop being emotional. If practiced properly, you will not get irritated at those circumstances at all. Those techniques are much easier to understand. Take care.
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Actually my brother started smoking how to quit smoking n he wanted to consult a doctor for that reason so that he might recommend some tablets.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
He could visit a doctor who will prescribe some medicines that help with the initial craving. But he can also do the following: It is indeed a very noble thought that you want to help your brother. However, it is now very clear that in any addiction, the addict must want to stop the habit himself for any success. All you can do is keep advising him, but also highlight the dangers of tobacco smoke with correct information. And believe me that it is indeed very scary. One thing that hits a lot of youngsters, boys in particular, is that you will lose your erectile capacity and over a period of time even your sexual potency can diminish. And of course everyone has heard about cancer, which is very frightful. You could take him to any police station or cancer hospital to view the condition of cancer-caused disfigurement and it is horrific. These things do help in dissuading people from smoking. In other words, create awareness such that it works as a deterrent to further smoking. You would have done him a great favor. He will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. He should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time he feels like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. He may also take hard candy or chewing gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine chewing gum or nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces substantially. He may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep himself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. at least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that he has quit smoking. Here?s a piece of very good advice: even if he accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world ? he can start the cessation all over again. He must persevere with the best support until he defeats this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest. All the damage he incurred earlier because of the smoking can be reverted back to normal in quick time.
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From many days he is forgetting many things like what he said before, or the name of new person, or whom to call etc, Not totally but a very little. Is this because of any stress or tension? Or any thing serious? And how to overcame with it?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
From many days he is forgetting many things like what he said before, or the name of new person, or whom to call etc,...
This may be because of stress but do not worry it can over come first of all you should follow some basic thing 1. Avoid=hot and cold at time 2. Less the sugar as much as possible if you want to eat sweet take juggery which is black 3. Do not drink water after meal drink at the time of meal sip by sip up to 150 ml 4. Avoid late night sleep 5. Sarswatarishta 4 tsp after lunch and dinner 6. Audumbaravleha 2 tsp before lunch and dinner.
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Hi, I am 23 year old,pursuing CA,currently in my 1st year of articleship. Nine months back I got into a relationship with a man who was 6 years older than me,this was the first time I ever got indulged in emotions of love.I felt our relationship was serious and will reach to a serious commitment,but he broke up with me in last July. After that I have gone into a depression,which I don't show to anyone.I am dealing in my own way. I feel very sad that a 3 months relationship has affected me so deeply and I am not able to get out of that sadness. My studies are getting affected,my work is getting affected. I hardly feel like smiling,I want to get out of this sadness and lead my life happily. Suggest a remedy doc. Thanks

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
That was your first mistake and hopefully, last too. Never get into a relationship, hoping for it to end up into a lasting one or even into marriage. All relationships are like trial-runs. Use it to learn how men operate, how they think, how fickle or strong they are in commitments, what happens to you around them, etc. Having learned from one person you move on to another a somewhat learned person and check how the next one functions. You will be surprised that there is so much to learn and understand that it is very naive to get deeply involved with the very first person you meet. It is also advisable, if you are considering long-term relations, to find someone closer to your age and below 5 years of an age difference. 6 years is marginal, anyway. Falling in love is a lovely state as long as it lasts smoothly. That is why breaking up is so difficult, especially, if it is decided by the other person. Divorcing after several years of bed and board, with kids to boot, and departing from each other can be devastating. So it was better that you did not enter matrimonial obligations and then had this fallout. This incident must be treated as a learning experience. There is no remedy but that you carry some wisdom into the next friendship and be perceptive and also prudent in choice. Don?t waste time brooding over this fellow. Move on quickly and dispose of all associations of his and do not frequent places you two visited. In other words take him out of your system and environment and in no time you will get over him. I am assuming that fortunately you did not get into intimate relations with him. Even if that had happened, nothing to worry about. If you are worthy, he is the loser. Look at the positives, and get into circulation with other friends quickly. Hiding your depression and sadness is not advisable ? talk about it and deal with it soon. Do some group study or attend some tutorials to help you with your studies. Cheer up it is not the end of the world, even if you feel so.
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I am not able to ejaculate inside but I can ejaculate while masturbation . Whenever I masturbate my heart rate goes high around 120 beats per minute and bp also increases and I sweat alot too. Is this normal ? All these issues are making me anxious. Please help me.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I am not able to ejaculate inside but I can ejaculate while masturbation . Whenever I masturbate my heart rate goes h...
Hi lybrate-user, it could be you are desensitized from too strong a grip while masturbating. A vagina is never going to grip as strong as a hand. You could try to loosen the grip, use more lube, or perhaps masturbate less as well, and see if that helps. Stop doing masturbation for a while and I think you have created anxiety around masturbation and sex get rid of it. Consult for counseling all the best.
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Hi. I am 21 years old. I suddenly gets angry without no reason and I didn't control this situation.

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, anger and aggressive mood are because of irritation. Irritation is due to stress. Stress could be job related, home related and many other problems. We should find a reason for anger outbursts. I think one or two counseling sessions should solve your problem. Let me know if you are willing for telephone counseling session. Take care.
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Is it ok if I marry a women and have a children from her if her mother have Schizophrenia . Note that my cousin also have this disease and I have mild Obsessive-compulsive and anxiety .Please tell.

M. S. in Psychotherapy and Counselling
Psychologist, Jaipur
Hi, I am giving you the statistics for it. If one parent from the couple has severe mental disorder and the other is normal then the chances of passing it to their children is 50% and if both the parents are having mental disorders then the chances of their child having mental disorder becomes 50%. Now the decision is yours. Sometimes the environmental factors also play big role in the onset of mental illness in a normal person.
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I am habituated to see daily adult videos at night time unable to control it please suggest me the method to over come this I even do meditation.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Faridabad
I am habituated to see daily adult videos at night time unable to control it please suggest me the method to over com...
Stop watching porn video no medication here and there don't waist your time try to stay busy doing activities that engage you in other ways besides masturbation. Sublimate by doing things like writing, painting, drawing, playing a musical instrument, or playing sports. Eat healthy and try to cultivate some kind of skill that gives you pleasure and focuses your brain.
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I am I CA student and I am preparing for my exams now, now a days I am feeling very sleepy. I could not even concentrate for 1 hour continuously. I have already given up mobile and listening to music which was a good booster for me. Now I feel very depressed and I don't know how I have self generated a fear of failure. Please help me. I take a cup of coffee daily, a strong one. I do exercise daily but it isn't working. please help me with some suggestions to concentrate. Should I take the memory tonics available in the market.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I am I CA student and I am preparing for my exams now, now a days I am feeling very sleepy. I could not even concentr...
Yes, you can go for memory tonics. Apart from that, try to meditate for 15 minutes daily in the morning and evening. Also, do not completely avoid music, you can hear it from time to time. Try concentration exercises like: take a book or a magazine and count the number of words in a single paragraph. Count them again to ensure that you have counted correctly. You can start off with one paragraph and as you get used to it, move on to counting words in two paragraphs. Then move on to counting words on the whole page. Make sure that you perform the counting mentally and only with your eyes without pointing your finger at each word. This is one of the simplest brain exercises to improve concentration. Select an inspiring word or just a simple sound and think about it in your mind, repeating it in your mind for 5 minutes. Once your mind has begun to concentrate on it easily, move on to 10 minutes of uninterrupted concentration. When you start feeling drained out just tell yourself 5 more pages and stay with the book.
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