Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}

Dr. Karthikeyan

Psychiatrist, Chennai

Dr. Karthikeyan Psychiatrist, Chennai
Submit Feedback
Report Issue
Get Help
Feed
Services

Personal Statement

Our team includes experienced and caring professionals who share the belief that our care should be comprehensive and courteous - responding fully to your individual needs and preferences....more
Our team includes experienced and caring professionals who share the belief that our care should be comprehensive and courteous - responding fully to your individual needs and preferences.
More about Dr. Karthikeyan
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.

Lybrate.com has an excellent community of Psychiatrists in India. You will find Psychiatrists with more than 28 years of experience on Lybrate.com. You can find Psychiatrists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.

Info

Specialty
Languages spoken
English

Location

Book Clinic Appointment

Retteri Sri Kumaran Health Centre Private Limited

No 1419 A, 200 Feet Inner Ring Road, Retteri Junction, Kolathur. Landmark: Near To Petrol Bunk, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
...more
View All

Consult Online

Text Consult
Send multiple messages/attachments
7 days validity
Consult Now

Services

View All Services

Submit Feedback

Submit a review for Dr. Karthikeyan

Your feedback matters!
Write a Review

Feed

Nothing posted by this doctor yet. Here are some posts by similar doctors.

Sir mai jab bee sunlight mai ratha hu tu mara sarer me pain hota hai asa lagta hai ke koi sui chub rahe ho.

MBBS
General Physician,
Sir mai  jab bee sunlight mai  ratha hu tu mara sarer me  pain hota hai  asa lagta hai  ke koi sui chub rahe ho.
You are allergic to sunrays so you should avoid exposure to sunrays asvfarvas possible and you should use sunglasses when exposed to sun rays. Take a tablet of cetrezine as and when required. Have plenty of! water by mouth apply suncream to exposed parts of the body when you go out.

My age is 24. My work is of sitting on a computer for long hours like daily 12 hrs and from last few days I'm not able to sleep properly due to stress anxiety and little bit headache. Sometimes my eyes also get swelling on it. Please help.

MS - Ophthalmology, FICO, FRCS - I & II
Ophthalmologist, Mathura
My age is 24.
My work is of sitting on a computer for long hours like daily 12 hrs and from last few days I'm not abl...
Dear lybrate-user all your symptoms are due to overuse of computer. This is called computer vision syndrome (cvs). You need to restrict yoyears computer use like taking break in between. Use antglare computer glasses. Your posture should be correct and your work ststion table n chair should be ergonomically designed. You sd also use refresh tear eye drops as rate of blinking is reduced leading to dry eye symptoms when you are working for long hrs on computer. Hope this answers your question.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am a fully alcoholic patient. Now I am planning to stop this habit. Can you suggest some ideas to stop this?

Psychiatrist, Kolkata
The best idea is to fix a particular date and stop taking alcohol altogether. But before that you should consult a psychiatrist for proper evaluation, investigations and some medication to get rid of withdrawal symptoms of sudden stopage of alcohol.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am suffering through serious depression because of family issues. Depression has caused an impact that I forget things. Get myself blocked in every single situation. Please help me out.

MBBS, Diploma in Psychological Medicine
Psychiatrist, Kolkata
I am suffering through serious depression because of family issues. Depression has caused an impact that I forget thi...
Sometimes it is not right to silently suffer but voice your thoughts. Do so in every family setting. Let other family members know about your probblems. If you feel, you may take the help of a psychologist.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My name is tharun from india 19 years old I am suffering from stammering problem how to get out from that.

MASLP, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist, Nashik
Hello, regarding the speech problem consult a speech therapist for detailed intervention n treatment. Regards.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have cervical spondylitis pain for 4 years. So please suggest me proper therapy.. I have feel pain full day. I have also stress.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I have cervical spondylitis pain for 4 years. So please suggest me proper therapy.. I have feel pain full day. I have...
Advice. Gental neck exercise mobililizton for neck use cervical pillow self massage the back of neck hot fomentation x twice daily. Neck exercises. Neck stretching. Postural correction. Shoulder shrugs.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I lost somebody last year so I depressed too much and my mind is not using properly please suggest me.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
I lost somebody last year so I depressed too much and my mind is not using properly please suggest me.
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.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

MD Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Are you sad most of the time..?! Are you tired even after doing small work.?! Is your interest in day to day activities reduced.?! You may be suffering from depression.
Consult a psychiatrist to get treated. Very effective treatments are available in this modern era.
1 person found this helpful

Sarika my wife has problem of non epileptic attacks from one year. Doctors says she has stress which she knows but we are in suspense about this issue because repeated attacks now increases. Sometimes daily. Please suggest what we can do better?

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Sarika my wife has problem of non epileptic attacks from one year. Doctors says she has stress which she knows but we...
Dear lybrate-user, your wife may be having a dissociation disorder. It needs a private consultation with a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist. But it is not necessary to consult a neurologist. The more you care about her attacks, she will be having more attacks. Please try to care for her emotions and fears when she is normal and try to ignore her when she has attacks. Don't try to wake her up and give her water or sprinkle water on her face or take her from doctor to doctor and get blood and other tests done repeatedly. She will'wake up' on her own if she is left alone. She is unlikely to get an attack when she is alone. So safely you can leave her alone. These are temporary methods, till she talks to a psychiatrist or psychologist. Please get someone from her parent's house to take her to psychiatrist, if possible. Take the doctor's notes as non epileptic attacks to the psychiatrist.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hi I am feeling heaviness on the chest for last 15 days. I got 2 d and stress test done. Both but still feel anxiety. Blood in leg goes drain. Little nunlmbness on cheeks. Plse help.

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dear , if your echo and tmt are normal, then the chest heaviness can not be due to heart. Still I would advise you to consult a cardiologist in person.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I lost somebody close last year and since then feel vary depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please help me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Bhavnagar
I lost somebody close last year and since then feel vary depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please ...
It's too bad live with depression. Life is a gift. A beautiful phrase: life has either problem or not. If no problem, then why worry? if you have problem, two possibility. Either you can handle or not. If you can handle, why worry? if you can not do anything for problem, then again why worry?) at we the end we will always alone:) what is the concept of life? focus on your life, carrier. Be the best buddy, make other happy my advises to you are * take life lightly * main problem is how you are reacting matters & incidence of your life & day to day * you can see half filled glass of water by two way: half is still empty (nagative attitude) or half full (positive) * take balance diet * give time for yoga * you can take brahmi sankhpuspi etc ayurveda medicine * I recommended strongly, go near by ayurveda centre & take shirodhara & nashya treatment
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Sir. I have stammering problem. Please send me the medicine& tips for this stammering cure.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hello, This problem can be solved by Collection of Exercises, Speech therapy, treatment and home cure 1.Exercises are effective in treatment of physiological causes of stammering. In general, exercises are meant to provide strength to the organs associated with speech including tongue, lips, jaw, trachea and lungs. consult to good speech therapy clinic 2.Deep breathing exercise are very effective 3.chewing Indian gooseberry, Almonds, Black pepper, Cinnamon and dried dates are known to clear speech congestion 4.This problem can be solved by Meditation i can give you address of rajyoga meditation center near your house (this is free of cost)
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am jobless from last 3-4 months, so always negative thoughts come in mind: like. I can't do anything, I am illiterate, etc. Please help me.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am jobless from last 3-4 months, so always negative thoughts come in mind: like. I can't do anything, I am illitera...
Are you illiterate? Then you could have a problem in this highly competitive work environment. If you have been laid off for just a few months, then do not get discouraged. If you have been fired, you may have a real problem. Otherwise, do persevere and actively seek employment according to your aptitude. Sometimes you may have to take up any job for the time being and keep on the lookout for a more suitable one that meets your career aspirations. Depending on your field of work, things may be easy or difficult. Giving up is never the right course. Life is a fight always but a disciplined approach will take you far and wide. If in the interim you are able to develop some more skills or attend courses that would enhance your marketability and make your r�sum� read even better, please undertake to do them. You could always explain to prospective employers that you used your time well and productively. That sure will impress companies and provide you with suitable openings. Of course, there are a lot of self-employment opportunities that anyone can do anytime, if they are determined and have some seed money: No qualifications, no literacy, no handicaps. You will be your own master and your results will depend entirely on you.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Sir I have problem of abnormal thinking. repetition of unnecessary thoughts in my mind which I do not want to think. Again and again unnecessary thoughts arises in my mind and I get depressed. Always in my to harm myself but I do not want to harm myself. I think my brain is divided into two parts in one part good things and in another part only bad and abnormal thoughts. Please help sir.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Sir I have problem of abnormal thinking. repetition of unnecessary thoughts in my mind which I do not want to think. ...
This is obsessive thinking and you need psychiatric treatment. First try these depression control steps. Natural Depression Treatments Being depressed can make you feel helpless. But Along with therapy and sometimes medication, there's a lot you can do on your own to fight back. Changing your behaviour – your physical work, lifestyle, and even your way of thinking -- are all natural depression treatments .these tips can help you feel better -- starting right now. 1. Get in a routine. If you’re depressed, you need a routine depression can strip away the structure from your life. One day melts into the next. Setting a gentle daily schedule can help you get back on track. 2. When you're depressed, you may feel like you can't accomplish anything. That makes you feel worse about yourself. To push back, set daily goals for yourself. "Start very small,” "Make your goal something that you can succeed at, like doing the dishes every other day. As you start to feel better, you can add more challenging daily goals. 3. Exercise- It temporarily boosts feel-good chemicals called endorphins. It may also have long-term benefits for people. Regular exercise seems to encourage the brain to rewire itself in positive ways. How much exercise do you need? You don’t need to run marathons to get a benefit. Just walking a few times a week can help. 4. Eat healthy. There is no magic / special; diet that corrects depression. It's a good idea to watch what you eat, though. If depression tends to make you overeat, getting in control of your eating will help you feel better. Although nothing is definitive, there’s evidence that foods with omega-3 fatty acids (such as fish) and folic acid (such as spinach) could help ease depression. 5. Get enough sleep. Depression can make it hard to get enough sleep and can make depression worse. What can you do? Start by making some changes to your lifestyle. Go to bed and get up at the same time every day. Try not to nap. Take all the distractions out of your bedroom -- no computer and no TV. In time, you may find your sleep improves. 6. Take on responsibilities. When you’re depressed, you may want to pull back from life and give up your responsibilities at home and at work. Staying involved and having daily responsibilities can work as a natural depression treatment. They ground you and give you a sense of accomplishment. If you're not up to full-time school or work, that’s fine. Think about part-time. If that seems like too much, consider volunteer work. 7. Challenge negative thoughts. In your fight against depression, a lot of the work is mental -- changing how you think. When you're depressed, you leap to the worst possible conclusions. You might feel like no one likes you, but is there real evidence for that? You might feel like the most worthless person on the planet, but is that really likely? It takes practice, but in time you can beat back those negative thoughts before they get out of control. 8. Check with your doctor before using supplements. "There's promising evidence for certain supplements for depression, Those include fish oil, folic acid. Always check with your doctor before starting any supplement, especially if you’re already taking medications 9. Do something new. When you’re depressed, you’re in a rut. Push yourself to do something different. Go to a museum. Pick up a used book and read it on a park bench. Volunteer at a soup kitchen. Take a language class. "When we challenge ourselves to do something different, there are chemical changes in the brain, "Trying something new alters the levels of [the brain chemical] dopamine, which is associated with pleasure, enjoyment, and learning. 10. Try to have fun. If you’re depressed, make time for things you enjoy. What if nothing seems fun anymore? "That's just a symptom of depression, You have to keep trying anyway. As strange as it might sound, you have to work at having fun. Plan things you used to enjoy, even if they feel like a chore. Keep going to the movies. Keep going out with friends for dinner. When you're depressed, you can lose the knack for enjoying life, you have to relearn how to do it. In time, fun things really will feel fun again.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Dear, sir I am a mbbs student. My problem is mind is always forgetful. How to solve.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Your brain is like a muscle. You need to exercise it regularly. The exciting thing is that you don’t have to be a millionaire to increase your brain capacity. All you need to do is invest a little time to regularly train your brain. So what can you do? Here are 10 simple ways you can increase your brain power and improve your intelligence! 1. Do something new When you experience something ‘new’ you actually ‘stimulate’ your brain! Don’t get stuck in a rut doing the same old things – the only way to change the structure of your brain is to do something new. This creates new neural pathways, increasing your intelligence. You could take a new route to work, try a new recipe for dinner, or even a new form of exercise – mix it up! 2. Exercise regularly It’s been proven that regular exercise helps to increase brain function and enhances neurogenesis. This means that every time you exercise you are creating new brain cells! Get off the couch and get moving! Your brain will thank you for it :) 3. Train your memory How often do you hear people say “I wish I had a better memory!’ Yet no-one does anything about this! If you discipline yourself to memorise phone numbers and other important numbers (passport, credit card, insurance, driving license) you will start to see a marked improvement in your memory 4. Be curious Instead of taking everything at face value, get into the habit of questioning everyday things/products, services that you come into contact with. By being ‘curious’ and questioning everything, you force your brain to innovate & create new ideas. Curiosity may have killed that cat, more importantly it created super important things like electricity and computers! 5. Think positive Stress & anxiety kill existing brain neurons and also stop new neurons from being created. Research has shown that positive thinking, especially in the future tense, speeds up the creation of cells and dramatically reduces stress & anxiety. Try and get a handle on negative thoughts and make an effort to replace them with positive ones. 6. Eat healthy Our diets have a HUGE impact on brain function. Our brains consume over 20% of all nutrients & oxygen that we consume – so remember to feed your brain with the good stuff! (i.e. fresh fruit and veg & plenty of OMEGA 3 oils found in oily fish) 7. Read a book Reading relieves tension & stress (brain-cell killers) because it’s a form of escapism. Research has also shown that using your imagination is a great way to train your brain because you force your mind to ‘picture’ what you are imagining. Reading is a great way to trigger your imagination! 8. Get enough sleep Sleep is like a mini detox for the brain. This is when your body regenerates cells and removes all the toxins that have built up during the day. Get to bed between the hours of 9pm and midnight to benefit from the most effective hours of sleep! 9. Ditch the GPS Gone are the days of map reading! Sat Nav may have made our lives easier, it has also made our brains lazier and less efficient at the same time! Go back to the old school and use a map to navigate every now and then (this exercises the part of your brain responsible for understanding spatial relationships). 10. Ban the calculator Remember back at school when we were taught to use our brains to do simple sums like times tables?! It’s incredible how we now rely on devices like smart-phones and laptops to calculate really simple equations. Resist the urge to work things out using an external device – and use the device you were born with – your brain!
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hello, I am a 24 year old boy. I am facing fear every where. Like I went to petrol pump and saw there they were doing wrong things and click photos but after this I thing this will come to me and it can hurt me. Like this type of fear comes very day in every thing. I found myself in it and get afraid every day for every reason an every thing what I do. I also facing problems to go alone in any place. Also because of this I am not able to concentrate on any work. Please 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
Hello, I am a 24 year old boy. I am facing fear every where. Like I went to petrol pump and saw there they were doing...
Dear lybrate-user, from the given information, your fear is due to anxiety. You must understand anxiety disorder and take treatment for that. Usually psychotherapy helps. Consult a psychologist online of in person for treatment. Take care.
67 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I LOST MY HUSBAND BEFORE 5 MONTHS. HE DIED DUE TO LIVE failure. I have only one son who is affected very much of his daddy's death. He has gone out of house staying in with her grand parents. He says that I am the person who makes his dad die? Did a wife do like this. I explained him so may time that he died due to drinking and smoking. Pls suggest some ways to get my back my son to home. I feel very lonely in my house without my husband and son. I am in big stress.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Hi mam, he is in shock he will take time to resonate with reality. Best thing right now would be to give him some time for realization. If still it persists I suggest you both to go to a psychologist for family therapy.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Is the 'Qutan 25 Mg tablet used for the treatment of schizophrenia or is it used for some other purpose as well?

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, P.G.Dip.in Guidance &Counselling, B.A., Psychology, Dip.in Pharmacy
Psychologist, Madurai
The composition of Qutan 25 is quetiapine. It is also used in the treatment of mood disorders (bipolar/depression/mania).
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hey I am suffering from bipolar mania doctor can you advice me natural remedies for treating mania peeks are very violent and lows are very depressing . Please advice urgent.

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
Hey I am suffering from bipolar mania doctor can you advice me natural remedies for treating mania peeks are very vio...
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. Typically, treatment entails a combination of at least one mood-stabilizing drug and/or atypical antipsychotic, plus psychotherapy. The most widely used drugs for the treatment of bipolar disorder include lithium carbonate and valproic acid (also known as depakote). I am sure, natural remedies usually do not work. But cognitive behavior therapy, relaxation therapy, life style changes etc do work. Please do not worry. I suggest online cbt and other therapies. Take care.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback
View All Feed