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Dr. M. Malalappan

Psychiatrist, Chennai

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Dr. M. Malalappan Psychiatrist, Chennai
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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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I have full body pain, headache and back pain. Since last one week so please give me free advise to treat my body pain.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I have full body pain, headache and back pain. Since last one week so please give me free advise to treat my body pain.
This is a general low back ache and for this you can follow these measures: one keep a pillow right under the knee while sleeping, next is you can keep ice in the painful area for about 5--10 minutes, if pain still persists you can stretch your body by twisting the waist on both sides how we used to do in the school drill similarly you can try which will help you relax as well will reduce the pain. You can do hot water steaming for headache and for body pain you can take bath in hot water.
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My voice was very good. I use to smoke but quit 2 months back. But if I speak continuously even 10 mnts also. My voice getting rough. Please do the needful.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, Clinical Elective
Psychiatrist, Jaipur
Quitting smoking is not supposed to be related to hoarseness of voice. But, during the initial period after quitting you may experience throat irritation and increased cough. If that is what you have, you can relax. Otherwise consult ENT specialist for change of voice.
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My brother, he is 19 years old. Ever since he was 12/13 he has been angry and used to break things in the house. Over the years his anger worsened and he began to hit other family members when he got angry. he gets angry over the smallest things possible, and releases his anger by hitting or breaking something. After a while he becomes completely normal. Recently our mum had a traumatic accident where her finger got amputated. Despite being there with her when it happened, he seemed to have no feelings or empathy at all and didn’t even ask if she is okay, or help her with holding something. He seemed to show emotional blunting over it. His mood changes quickly, one minute his is happy and next minute he gets angry and that too over small things where he compares himself with people. If he goes to play cricket, he will get annoyed/irritated that he didn’t play cricket a lot and that he isn’t that good as someone else. One of the big issues is that he is unaware of the things going on around him. He will sleep with tv and light on, uses different towel every day, goes for shower for 2/3 hours. Seems like he is always having deep thoughts about something. Also he spends so much money uselessly and is overdrawn. Within 2/3 months he spent over £1000 when he does’t even need to spend that much at all.  Another thing is that he is easily influenced by people and tries to copy them. However, this is usually for bad habits such as thinking that his friend has had many girlfriends, yet he hasn’t, or thinking that spending too much money and going overdrawn is fine because other people do it as well. He does’t want to respect other members of the family and takes their care and advice for granted, even his own mums. When he goes out, he does’t say when he will come back, or if he does, he does’t come back on time, has no feelings that people at home will be worried. He lies to his family members easily without hesitating, about who he is going for night out with, or if he has bought something or where he is spending money on. You can never know whether he is lying or not as the way he says it sounds so convincing. Whilst at home, he does’t want to do anything productive, always eats and sits, even when he eats he does’t bother picking his own plate up, he can be that lazy. He wants to find a job, yet he does’t as he is lazy and wants to put no effort in at all. If he is in the lounge and is tired, he will sleep on the sofa but not on his bed as he is lazy. Whilst playing videogames and against people online, if he is losing, he can get ridiculously angry that he can break something, despite it being a game. Overall his behaviour is extremely aggressive and unpredictable. He can be happy and in a good mood, and all of sudden can get aggressive and break something. Deep thoughts and being easily influenced is also not helpful which is brainwashing his mind and leading him to the wrong path. Any help on how to improve his behaviour/treatment will be much appreciated. Thank you.

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
My brother, he is 19 years old. Ever since he was 12/13 he has been angry and used to break things in the house. Over...
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops. Try to buy original medicines. Mix 3 drops of cherry plum + 3 drops of vine + 3 drops of white chestnut + 3 drops of aspen + 3 drops of impatiens. Mix these with 100 ml water and drink it every night.
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Hi sir, my concentration power is very weak and I am not able to concentrate in study so how to diserve that?

M.s Counselling Psychology
Psychologist, Bangalore
Find out where your concentration is good if not in studies, then work backward to resolve the root problem and find sustained interest and passion in what you study.
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Please inform name of medicine in homeopathy which extends life span. I understand there is a medicine in homeopathy which increases life span. Please also inform name of specific homeopathy medicine to cure back pain, osteo-arthritis, schizophrenia, premature ejaculation. Thanks.

MBBS
General Physician,
Please inform name of medicine in homeopathy which extends life span. I understand there is a medicine in homeopathy ...
I am not a homeopathic doctor allpathic doctor but I can suggest you may consult a naturoveda center which consists of ayurveda+homeopathy+unani+yoga. They will help you.
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Yesterday while cuming from party. I was being forced to have intercourse. I do not remember who all were those. Just I want to be safe. And avoid unwanted pregnancy etc or else I will be in problem. Please help me. I am 19 years old.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Yesterday while cuming from party. I was being forced to have intercourse. I do not remember who all were those. Just...
Hi. You should take tab. Ipill 72 with in 72 hours. It make you safe. And pregnancy also depends on your period timing. Most chance of pregnancy are in days before 5 days of menses and after 5 days of pregnancy. If this happened other days of this days then no chances of pregnancy. Avoid late night party or more intake alcohol.
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Sir I got the viral fever since yesterday please tell me which kind of diet I have to take to recover from weakness early. As my exams are coming near.

MBBS, Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD)
Pulmonologist, Nanded
Sir I got the viral fever since yesterday please tell me which kind of diet I have to take to recover from weakness e...
Kabir, You have to take soft diet like, rice(khichadi), fruits, jawar roti... Drink lot of water...
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I want to reduce my weight. I have asthma and I have thyroid. I am going through lot of mental tension and I am working in night shift. Please let me know the medicine.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
I want to reduce my weight. I have asthma and I have thyroid. I am going through lot of mental tension and I am worki...
Recheck your thyroid levels. If they are low, you will require increased thyroxine supplementation. Having low thyroid hormones makes weight loss more challenging than usual. Being an asthmatic, heavy exercise is not recommended as it may trigger attacks. However if you are on regular medication and not getting attacks frequently, start some mild form of exercise. Also, modify your diet: increase the amount of fresh fruits and vegetables, salads and reduce processed foods. Weight loss works best when you focus on diet and exercise. Try some relaxation techniques like deep breathing, meditation and yoga; these will help to reduce your stress. Ensure you are getting adequate sleep at night. Spend time with family or friends and confide in those whom you are comfortable. Indulge in any activities or hobbies that you like.
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Hi, I am 24 years old and I used to smoke 4-5 cigarettes per day for the last 4 years. I have quit smoking now for the last 5 months. I want to know what is the current condition of my lungs. How long would it take for them to return to normal or at least close to normal.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Do a CT scan of chest and PFT (Pulmonary Function test), you can know the current status. All the best.
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I do smoke about 8-10 cigarettes daily. And having a small white patch in my mouth on left side. Persistent since last one year. Seen it to a dentist. But no effect. Please tell me what I need to do to check it. And how to quit smoking medically. I want to quit.

Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling, MA In Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Pune
I do smoke about 8-10 cigarettes daily. And having a small white patch in my mouth on left side. Persistent since las...
First need to meet psychiatrist regarding the addiction of smoking. If you want to quit your addiction of smoking, you need to be create self confidence first thhat you can stay without taking smoking. After quit the smoking you may suffer from withdrawal symptoms. Don't worry, it happens with everyone, but also depends upon the quantity of the taken addiction. Psychiatrist will help you to treat your withdrawal. You can also join narcotics anonymous meeting. Where you can meet the people who have the same problem that you have, you can get help from na member abt how to deal with your craving of smoking. Best luck & need to fully stop your addiction.
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I felt too much stress and body tired after the Masturbation and once jaundice caused me, may due to thats why sperm appears little yellowish colour. Will its a problem or what all precautions I needs to take.

MD-Physician, PGDCC
Cardiologist, Jaipur
I felt too much stress and body tired after the Masturbation and once jaundice caused me, may due to thats why sperm ...
Hello, due to Jaundice, sperm colour never changes. Masturbation can never cause weakness or tiredness,, Its all in your mind, Dont over think and forget the connections between any of them.
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Hi doctor, i am 23 year old male, suffering from pain in my little finger at the tip when touched since 4 months. No other signs and symptoms. General health normal.

Diploma in Acupuncture, Pranic Healing, MD - Acupuncture
Acupuncturist, Bangalore
Hi doctor, i am 23 year old male, suffering from pain in my little finger at the tip when touched since 4 months. No ...
Give pressure the dipping point on the portion between the thumb and the index finger on the back of the palm. Press and release for 15 times where the pain is more. This will solve the problem. Further do some wrist rotation exercise. Consult after 5 days. For further guidance and treatment.
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Hi if teenagers go into depression? And how they will come back from depression. Please help and suggest some tips doctor

MD, MBBS
General Physician, Noida
Hi if  teenagers go into depression? And how they will come back from depression. Please help and suggest some tips d...
Depression are 3 types ; 1. Reactive depression: occurring in response to some loss, failures or poor marks or poor performance in any field like not having any GF or BF while others colleagues have. Hope- Hope not fulfilled---Hopelessness or despair---------------------Not overcome or coped----------------Depression It may be corrected by convincing and counseling, boosting confidence, improving abilities and skills. 2. Neurotic depression: It occurs more in adults due to job related and family problems while the person is in stress and problems, hopes are gone and coping mechanisms and stress management have failed making a state of helplessness. The person is depressed with disturbed routines and poor performance at work-place further exaggerating problems and depression. But he is aware of his illness and the state of all affairs of family and work place, hence, so much worried and anxious as well. Sometimes it may also occur in teenagers. Though it can be treated by psychotherapy and counseling but most often the person requires drug treatment with SSRI's plus Benzodiazepines for short time, say 2-3 months. 3. Psychotic depression: There is a genetic predisposition and a chemical imbalance of neurotransmitters dopamine, nor-epinephrine and serotonin in brain neuro-circuits between brainstem, cortex and limbic system. Patient is depressed with sad mood, thoughts of worthlessness, disturbed and over-looked routines, disturbed sleep, eating and performance. Patient is unaware to his illness and so not much worried but his family members are much worried about him. Treatment with antidepressant drugs with or without anti-psychotics is must. No cunseling or psychotherapy without drugs, works.
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My son who is 13 years old and there is a problem with him is, he takes some time to speak the words. Pls advice what should I do to cure him. Can he speaks fluently in future.

M.D.(A.M.), BAMS
General Physician, Gurgaon
U need to consult some speech therapist n also take proper care at your end also. To teach n practice him properly th words he stammers or discomforts.
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My brother is practicing Krishna consciousness from ISKCON and wants to become brahmachari and doesn't want to work and look after our family financially. He doesn't stay with us. He started staying in the temple. Please help us from bringing him back to his normal life and stay with us and get married and start supporting us financially and then continue his consciousness at home staying with us. Please kindly suggest what to do. Thankyou.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
My brother is practicing Krishna consciousness from ISKCON and wants to become brahmachari and doesn't want to work a...
You sound like you must be working too and capable of looking after your family! If I am wrong, kindly excuse. But I agree with you that he should practice all his consciousness and yet be responsible towards his family. Is this an escape, I wonder? I know a lot of people who may find disagreement with what I am saying but spiritual pursuits must be done in a responsible manner, otherwise it is not spiritual. I have always advocated that each one of us must Be Responsible, be Respectful and be Functional, always. The most spiritual person is the one who meets his daily responsibilities and is yet spiritual. Running away to a monastery or the Himalayas is really very easy. It is to live in the world and yet be strongly spiritual is the greatest challenge. I suggest that you as a family visit the authorities at ISKCON and convey your concerns and make an appeal to them to dissuade him for at least three years, and that if he is still keen and was responsible during those three years, he could be considered for admission. If they are genuine they will accede to this request. Of course, your brother must also accept this proposal and comply; but it worth a try.
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I have problems with my memory. I often not recall when required. I am smoking. Is it due to this?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, If you are a heavy smoker then this may be due to smoking . You should follow the below to get relief:- Take Bacopa monn. 1x, 2 tabs twice daily. If you want to quit smoking then take the below treatment:- take tabacum 200, 5 drops once in a week and arnica 30 ch, 5 drops once daily.Daphne indica 1x, 2 tabs twice daily. Revert me after 1 month.
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I feel that some one is coming behind me to kill me in my dreams daily, Is it some kind of illness?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I feel that some one is coming behind me to kill me in my dreams daily, Is it some kind of illness?
No, it is not an illness. Your dreams reveal what is in the unconscious mind and in this case it is indicative of some danger to your life. Even if it not danger, this is certainly a manifestation of fear. If you are aware of this fear then talk to a counselor and as you deal with it these dreams may disappear. Dream interpretation is so subjective that it could men that you are very close to completing a difficult task, or that there is impending danger to not doing something important, or that you need to push yourself to complete an important decision or job.
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Having pain in my chest while taking long breath. I do smoke sometimes but not regularly.

MBBS
General Physician,
Having pain in my chest while taking long breath. I do smoke sometimes but not regularly.
This is generally a pleural pain. Stop smoking. Do regular aerobic exercises steam inhalations 4 to 5 times a day of few days will suffice. If still you have pain do follow up. Regards.
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I want to increase my concentration level I am unable to concentrate for more hours What shall I do Also want to increase immune power Suggest some remedies.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
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.
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