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Dr. Linu Daniel

Psychologist, Chennai

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Dr. Linu Daniel Psychologist, Chennai
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Dr. Linu Daniel is a trusted Psychologist in Ayanavaram, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Linu Daniel personally at E counselling in Ayanavaram, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Linu Daniel on Lybrate.com.

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My 3 years son is badly suffering from Stammering. He is not able to pronounce words clearly. I feel very upset to see my little ones suffering. Please suggest for the treatment. Note: I am his father, 30 years old, also suffering from stammering since my childhood. I won't face much problem in communicating with people around me.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), F.I.A.M.S. (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Muzaffarnagar
My 3 years son is badly suffering from Stammering. He is not able to pronounce words clearly. I feel very upset to se...
Baby learns to speak what he hears. His stammering may be due to your speech. It may be resolved. Encourage him to speak slowly. Speech therapist may be helpful.
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I am unable to concentrate on my Studies. What can I do to increase my concentration Power?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
If you feel excessive sleep or tiredness/ head spinning or vertigo like feeling you have to make sure you have no anaemia or hypothyroidism by doing a blood CBC & TSH and inform me directly 10 Study Tips to Improve Your Learning Study Tip 1: Underlining Underlining is one of the simplest and best known study tips. It’s easy to highlight the most significant parts of what you’re reading. One key sentence per paragraph and a few important phrases here and there. You can only retain a certain amount so it’s best to retain the most important information. Study Tip 2: Make your own note and taking notes is one of the most widespread study skills out there. Essentially the aim of note-taking is to summarise lectures or articles in your own words so you can easily remember the ideas. Study Tip 3: Mind mapping A good Mind map can save you many hours of study and further consolidate your knowledge for your exams. Mind Maps are an extremely versatile tools. They can be used for brainstorming, outlining essays or study topics and for general exam preparation, ExamTime offers the ability to create Mind Maps quickly and easily which makes them the ideal tool when it comes to exams. Study Tip 4: Flash cards:- Using these are a particularly effective method of learning when trying to assimilate different facts, dates, formulas or vocabulary. Subjects such as History, Physics, Maths, Chemistry, Geography or any language are made much easier if you incorporate Flashcards in to your study. Study Tip 5: Case Studies Sometimes it can be difficult to grasp the implications of some theories. This is where studying case studies can be a big help. Case studies can help you visualise a theory and place it in a more familiar and realistic context. This is especially useful in business or law subjects. Study Tip 6: Quizzes are an excellent way to review study notes in the weeks and days before an exam. Quizzes can show where your strengths and weaknesses are, so it allows you to focus your efforts more precisely. Moreover, if you share your Study Quiz with your classmates and test each other as much as possible you can discover even more details and areas you may have overlooked. So before any exam, make sure you create and share a bunch of different Quizzes with your Friends. Study Tip 7: Brainstorming This is another study technique that is ideal for studying with friends and/or classmates. Brainstorming is a great way to expand every possible idea out of any topic. Just get a bunch of friends together and shoot the breeze, there are no wrong answers when brainstorming – just talk and capture the ideas, you can review afterward. Study Tip 8: Mnemonic Rules Mnemonics are especially useful when memorising lists and sets. Mnemonics rules basically work by associating certain concepts with other concepts that are more familiar to us. There are many different ways to make mnemonics and these can be individual to the person. Study Tip 9: ORGANISE your study One of the most effective study skills is also one of the most often overlooked; this is organising your study. Creating a TIME TABLE gives you goals and a time in which to achieve them. Having a study timetable as you study is greatly motivational Study Tip 10: Drawing Many people find it easier to recall images rather than text that is why they are better able to memorise concepts if they associate them with pictures or drawings. If you find answer helpful please click on “helpful” tab for knowing my efforts are useful CONCENTRATION TIPS Here’s some tips to get into a state of deep concentration where work / or studies flow easily so that you can do well in examinations/ and or do your work well. 1) Cut Off the Noise Getting into a state of concentration can take at least fifteen minutes. If you are getting distracted every five, you can’t possibly focus entirely on your work. Request that people don’t interrupt you when working on a big project. If you are required to answer phones and drop-in’s immediately, schedule work when the office is less busy. 2) Structure Your Environment The place you work can have an impact on your ability to focus. Try to locate yourself so you are facing potential distractions such as doors, phones or windows. This way you can take a glance to assess sounds that would otherwise break your focus. 3) Clarify Objectives Know what your goal is clearly before you start. If you aren’t sure what the end result is, the confusion will make it impossible to focus. 4) Divide Blobs. If you have a large project that needs work, clearly identify a path that you will use to get started working on it. If the sequence of actions isn’t obvious, it will be difficult to concentrate. Taking a few minutes to plan not only your end result, but the order you will complete any steps, can save hours in wasted thinking. 5) Know the Rules Get clear on what the guidelines are for the task ahead. What level of quality do you need? What standards do you need to follow? What constraints are there? If the rules aren’t clear from the outset, you will slip out of concentration as you ponder them later. 6) Set a Deadline Deadlines have both advantages and disadvantages when trying to force concentration. A deadline can make it easier to forget the non-essential and speed up your working time. If you give yourself only an hour to design a logo, you will keep it simple and avoid fiddling with extravagant designs. Time limits have disadvantages when they cause you to worry about the time you have left instead of the task itself. 7) Break down Roadblocks Roadblocks occur whenever you hit a tricky problem in your work. This can happen when you run out of ideas or your focus wavers. Break down roadblocks by brainstorming or planning on a piece of paper. Writing out your thought processes can keep you focused even if you might become frustrated. 8) Isolate Yourself Become a hermit and stay away from other people if you want to get work done. Unless your work is based on other people they will only break your focus. Create a private space and refuse to talk to anyone until your work is finished. Put a sign on your door to steer away drop-ins and don’t answer your phone. 9) Healthy Body, Sharper Mind What you put into your body affects the way you concentrate. Nobody would expect peak performance if they showed up drunk to work. But if you allow yourself to get chronic sleep deprivation, overuse stimulants like caffeine or eat dense, fatty foods your concentration will suffer. Try to cut out one of your unhealthy habits for just thirty days to see if there is a difference in your energy levels. I’ve found even small steps can create dramatic changes in my ability to focus. 10) Be Patient Before I write an article, I often sit at my desk for a fifteen or twenty minutes before I put finger on the keyboard. During this time I feel a strong urge to leave or do something else. But I know that if I am patient, I’ll stumble upon an idea to write about and enter a state of flow. Without a little patience, you can’t take advantage of flow when it rushed through you. If you need strong concentration I recommend periods of 90-120 minutes. Any less than that and you will waste too much time getting started before the flow can continue. More than this is possible to sustain focus, but you will probably benefit from a quick break. These are the general guidelines for concentration, studying well or doing your job. Regards.
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I am married and keep on falling in love with girls or women who are already engaged or married. I. worse, I express my feelings to them and lose their friendship aldo. Presently I am involved with my wife's niece who knows it. I don't want to lose her friendship. Her every thought makes me weak and drained out emotionally and spiritually. Can we be friends again? Can I help myself come out of this dilemma?

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, P.G.Dip.in Guidance &Counselling, B.A., Psychology, Dip.in Pharmacy
Psychologist, Madurai
Most of us have the same tendency to possess all the attractive girls or women we come across, but subconciously. Because it is not socially acceptable and deteriorates the moral values of the society. And also, even it is practicable it will end up in infectious diseases like aids. The problem is your inability to control your own impulses. Regular practice of positive affirmation (replacing the negative thoughts with positive ones and repeatedly uttering many times a day to yourself) can help to a certain extent. A counseling psychologist can help you more to keep you on the right track.
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I am 40 years Bt feels very week tired lack of concentration. Which food can give me strength and build my physique.

B.A. Psychology, M.A. Psychology, Ph. D - Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
Supplements cannot substitute for a healthy diet. Have a balanced meal with dal, curd, fresh seasonal vegetables, sprouts, fresh fruits and milk . Have at least 2 litres of water everyday and exercise to improve your metabolism . All this will help you gain strength and also improve your concentration.
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My exam is very soon so feeling depressed. Tall me about some important and easy things to do for felling good.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My exam is very soon so feeling depressed. Tall me about some important and easy things to do for felling good.
Hello, take kali phos 6x, 5 tabs twice daily. Picric acid 30 ch, 3 drops, once daily. Wish you good luck for exams.
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I am 32 years old working as lecturer but still I feel very depressed because my husband is not earning enough wat shall I do to be energetic so that my kids will be happy.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am 32 years old working as lecturer but still I feel very depressed because my husband is not earning enough wat sh...
You can try going for a job and supporting th family financially as well as feel energetic. All the best.
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How To free Mind From Stress. If I hav Very Minor prblm in Life. Till my Mind become stressful For That minor problem wat to do.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
How To free Mind From Stress.
If I hav Very Minor prblm in Life.
Till my Mind become stressful For That minor problem...
When line of negativity feels long and strong. Slowly one need to work on building positivity back. I will suggest you few things below, incorporating them slowly in your day will help you make this transition. If you have something which happened recently which is making you feel negative then may be you need to talk to someone about it specifically to figure out the best way to deal with the situation. What you are feeling is conic stress due to our fast life style. You could also this as feeling burnout. To begin with doing guided progressive muscular relaxation before sleeping will help you relax. You could google and download an audio file. I would also suggest you to take a multiple small break to take 3 nice and deep breath while keeping your eyes closed. You could do this while sitting or standing or while even walking or climbing stairs (keep your eyes open in that case). When you take a nice and deep break there is actual physiological change in your body. Thus will help you to activate parasympathetic nervous system which promotes relaxation and helps you calm down and think more clearly. This will also actually improve your performance in your work. Along with this exercise is one of the best way to relive stress and stay fit. Engage in any kind of physical activity at least 4 times a week. This also helps in stress reduction. Along with this some relaxation exercises as well as engaging in joyful activities such as music, singing, dancing, reading, being in nature, gardening, talking with friends or anything which you enjoy will help reducing stress and rejuvenation of your mind and body. Have good routine for sleep and eating. Lot of research has now proven that sugar is very harmful for our health. Reduce sugar and refined white floor in your diet as much as you could. Along with this also increase consumption of raw vegetables in the form of salad in both the meals of your day. If you need help in exploring what works best for you and make this into your life style do let me know. As a trained wellness coach I could help you tailored your own holistic wellness program. Hope this helps if you are interested in short 4 to 8 week resilience training you may contact me. Wishing you very best.
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I forget even name of any one who told his/ her name after few minutes means I can not remember the names of any thing without much practice day what is the reason behind it please doctor tell me I want to know about this is any serious problem with me what I do to overcome with these even I take proper 7 to 8 hrs daily sleep and diet also then why it happened with me please give me advise what I do I am 25 year old. I am waiting for response.

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Get a complete hemogram, TSH and Vitamin B12 level. If there are any abnormalities here, they will need to be corrected. If they are normal, it is almost certainly related to what is known as registration deficit. This occurs due to mild anxiety related problems. They can be easily treated with medicines such as escitalopram, sertraline or paroxetine. It can be started and kept at low doses only. They have no side effects. Some amount of supervision will be needed from doctor. Take care!
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Since I broke up with my girlfriend, im getting nightmares about her daily. Im in no depression of my breakup. Its been a week when I wake up from my sleep late night and check my phone. Is this serious? Will it cause me health problems?

M.Phil clinical Psychology, MS Psychotherapy and Counseling, PGDGC, MSc Psychology
Psychologist, Chennai
Since I broke up with my girlfriend, im getting nightmares about her daily. Im in no depression of my breakup. Its be...
HI your nightmares only suggests that you are undergoing significant psychological distress due to either the break up which you are consciously denying, but suppressed into your unconscious mind or some other issues. If its really disturbing you and giving you problems with sleep better consult a clinical psychologist to overcome the problem.
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I want to make my fitness better. I am job doing person and have stress regarding my work, so I want to b fit and want to have sharpness mind. Any suggestions.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I want to make my fitness better. I am job doing person and have stress regarding my work, so I want to b fit and wan...
Nice question , simply make fruits and vegetables your daily habits , and drink cow's milk in night every day before sleeping, milk enhance clarity of mind
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I am suffering from depression hw can I come out from this disease. I am taking medicine fr last 5 years bt nt getting relief.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am suffering from depression hw can I come out from this disease. I am taking medicine fr last 5 years bt nt gettin...
I am sure you are another one of those who has not combined medication with counseling. Please seek the help fo a counselor and learn some specific coping skills and techniques to support the medical effects. In the meantime please do the following sincerely because you could resolve the problem better with good cooperation: 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 scorching 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. 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 every day and learn to be contented 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.
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I smoke since 9 years which I am trying to quit badly from past one year. I am failing to control my cravings for it. Could you please assist me in quitting completely. Is there any measures to be taken?

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Dear lybrate user first your strong will power will help you to quit smoking, make yourself determined, you can take constitutional homoeopathic treatment for removing this craving.
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My name is sandeep I suffering from depression I tried some medicine please suggest me some effective medicines.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
My name is sandeep I suffering from depression I tried some medicine please suggest me some effective medicines.
Meditation and yoga, prayer, pranayam are best medicines. Once you promise to start it, I may suggest you combo of jatamansi, brahmi, shankhpushpi, smritisagar rasa, sarasaswatarishta etc to combat depression. You have to believe in yourself and be ready to modify diet as we would suggest. Future is yours. Don't worry, be happy.
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I am a 27 years healthy male. Finding hard to recollect well known things/names. I am healthy and does not drink, smoke or use drugs. I had good concentrating power. I can just read technical book with one reading and read lot of articles. Is this memory loss, something I need to worry about?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Take Brahmi 6X 3 pills once daily for 2 weeks. It will be alright. Still if you have any queries, please let me know. Take care. :)
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Panic Disorder - 12 Signs You Are Suffering From it!

Diploma in Psychological Medicine, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Ludhiana
Panic Disorder - 12 Signs You Are Suffering From it!

Panic disorder is a condition that strikes without reason or caution and can be serious. Indications of panic disorder usually include sudden attacks of panic and anxiety, in addition to physical side effects, such as sweating and a pounding heart. During a fit of panic, the reaction is based on the circumstances, which may not be threatening in general, but triggers a feeling of panic. After some time, a person with a panic disorder builds up a consistent fear of having another fit of anxiety, which can influence the every day functioning and lifestyle in general. Panic disorder usually occurs alongside other conditions like depression, liquor abuse, or drug abuse.

You might experience the ill effects of a panic disorder if you:

  1. Encounter frequent, unforeseen fits of anxiety that are not attached to a particular circumstance or event
  2. Stress over having another fit of anxiety
  3. Are trying to avoid the places of your precious panic attacks

The most common symptoms of a panic disorder are as follows:

  1. Trouble relaxing and feeling uneasy most of the time
  2. Beating heart or abdominal pain with a feeling of nervousness
  3. Serious irrational and emotional fear
  4. Feeling as if you are out of breath
  5. Feeling as if you are being choked or smothered
  6. Dizzy spells
  7. Trembling or shaking
  8. Sweating constantly
  9. Feeling nauseous or having a stomach ache
  10. Shivering or numbness in the fingers and toes
  11. Sudden chills or hot flashes
  12. A fear that you are losing control or are about to die

While a single panic attack may just last a couple of minutes, the impact of the experience can leave a long lasting impression and make you susceptible to more such attacks. In case you have this issue, the repetitive fits of panic take an emotional toll. The memory of the fear that you felt during these attacks can affect your self-confidence and cause interruption to your regular day-to-day existence. In the end, this prompts to the following panic disorder effects:

  1. Expectant uneasiness: Instead of feeling like yourself in the middle of panic attacks, you feel tensed and on edge. This uneasiness originates from a dread of having future attacks of anxiety. This fear is seen more often than not, and can be extremely disabling at times.
  2. Phobic avoidance: You start to stay away from specific circumstances or situations. This might happen since you are maintaining a strategic distance because of your previous panic attack. On the other hand, you may stay away from areas where escape would be troublesome or help would be inaccessible in case you had a fit of panic.
  3. Medicines: Medicines can be used to control or decrease a majority of the side effects of panic disorder. Even if medicines do not form a part of the main treatment, when combined with other treatments, medicines are very effective. Eg. therapy and lifestyle changes. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychiatrist.
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Hi from past 7 months I'm feeling very much depressed. I feel no point of living and wanna put end to my life. But I know it's not correct and tried putting myself busy though unable to overcome. Now a days I'm feeling very much weak n always lying on bed. Feeling uninterested on anything. And I'm getting lots of giddiness. Please suggest me how can I come out of it.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Hi from past 7 months I'm feeling very much depressed. I feel no point of living and wanna put end to my life. But I ...
You should focus on your work and also you should play a game whatever you like but it shoud be physical game like batminton, tennise, criket. Its the best way of get ride of this.
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I am 18 years old male and have memory loss always a part of aging? How much loss is considered normal?

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, 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. Take care.
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I am suffering from cold cough for two day and I get impressed in my mind please advice what can I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am suffering from cold cough for two day and I get impressed in my mind please advice what can I do.
Hello, take Hepar sulph 30 ch , 3 drops twice daily . Alpha CF , 2 tabs thrice daily. Revert after 7 daily. Thanks.
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