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Dr. M. Murugan - Psychiatrist, Chennai

Dr. M. Murugan

MBBS, Diploma In Psychological Medicine (DPM), Doctor of Medicine (MD), Psych...

Psychiatrist, Chennai

27 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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Dr. M. Murugan MBBS, Diploma In Psychological Medicine (DPM), Doctor of ... Psychiatrist, Chennai
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. M.Murugan is a renowned Psychiatrist in Chetpet, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Dr. Murugan's Clinic in Chetpet, Chennai. Don?t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. M.Murugan on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - JSS Medical College, Mysore - 1991
Diploma In Psychological Medicine (DPM) - Christian Medical College, Vellore - 1996
Doctor of Medicine (MD), Psychiatry - University College London - 2004
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Master of Science (MSc), Child & Adolescent Psychiatry - Kings College London - 2004
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I have been suffering from various mental disorders and like can't understand. Please advice

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
I have been suffering from various mental disorders and like can't understand. Please advice
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy. Mix 2 drops of Clematis+ 2 drops of Mimulus + 2 drops of Mustard +Cherry Plum 2 drops + 2 drops of Scleranthus + + 2 drops of White chestnut Mix these with 100 ml water and drink it every morning and night.(same dose) on empty stomach. If problem continues consult me online. These flower remedies are available in Homoeopathy pharmacy. Tell your husband to take above medicines.
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I am continuously having feeling of anxiety and depression because of work load under a racist manger and some personal issues. But I can’t help it to think same again and again. Sometimes it feels like, leave everything, nothing is going to change. I was a damn good traveller, music listener and an artist. Now, I don’t even think about that. I am full of pain inside.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
I am continuously having feeling of anxiety and depression because of work load under a racist manger and some person...
Dear Mahesh, Please answer the following questionnaire to know whether you need to be screened for depression ans other medical conditions causing depression. Brief Patient Health Questionnaire (BPHQ) Over the last 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems? Please mark as 0.Not at all 1.Less than 7 days 2.More than 7 days 3. Nearly every day a. Little interest or pleasure in doing things b. Feeling down, depressed, or hopeless c. Trouble falling or staying asleep or sleeping too much d. Feeling tired or having little energy e. Poor appetite or overeating f. Feeling bad about yourself — or that you are a failure or have let yourself or your family down g. Trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching television h. Moving or speaking so slowly that other people could have noticed. Or the opposite — being so fidgety or restless that you have been moving around a lot more than usual i. Thoughts that you would be better off dead or of hurting yourself in some way
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I am 28 year old male. I found that from few month I have got heaviness in my mind. I could not considered long time so I am not reading books more than 10 or 15 minutes continuously. What should I do?

BSc
Ayurveda, Ujjain
Change food habites avoid too oily end ghee prepretions fast end junk food habites. Take simple veg food with green vegitabales salad milk end milk products dry fruites fruites. You take 1 to2 spoon Tej Ras syrup after lunch end dinner.
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Dear doctor, if one's weight is reduced due to chronic anxiety, will his bad cholesterol LDL be reduced in blood?

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, Positive Psychiatry and Mental Health
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear doctor, if one's weight is reduced due to chronic anxiety, will his bad cholesterol LDL be reduced in blood?
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. There are certain misconception about cholesterol itself. Cholesterol is actually produced by liver and cholesterol is needed for body's day to day functioning. Therefore, do not worry too much about cholesterol. To answer your question, Chronic anxiety can reduce your weight due to metabolic change. Cholesterol, whether bad or good, factor depends on your food intake and dietary pattern. Fatty fool do increase cholesterol level even when you are anxious. But all these are usually momentary. The peripheral answer to your question is NO. There are many other factors needs to be considered. Take care.
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I am feeling stressed fron last month. I took pills and advices from nearby doctors but nothing worked so what can I do to take out my stress off.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am feeling stressed fron last month. I took pills and advices from nearby doctors but nothing worked so what can I ...
You are only 16 years and you are having stress?! Never mind, what I think is that you may be going through the adolescence problem of a spurt in the production of the male sex hormone,testosterone, like all teenagers go through, both boys and girls. When the hormones play up, it lasts for a period of close to two years and during that time you could be influenced by three signs directly impacted by the chemical: you will tend to become aggressive and rebellious, you will become sexually active, and you will have acne and pimple problems. These may stress you no end. But this is also the last stage in your teenage life to resolve any childhood issue that lacked any solution. The stress could then be an indicator that something from your past has to be dealt with soon. Ask your parents if they know of any problem in your development years including the prenatal and family history. Equipped with this please visit a counselor with your parents to help you sort out this problem and your stress will disappear as soon as it had come.
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My mother is suffering from depression and is under medication but the symptoms of depression are still showing. It started on 11th april 2017 when her bp suddenly got very high and she started cluttering her teeth. She then started speaking anything and did very usual activities. Under medication these symptoms were controlled but now she is behaving usual in sleep like trying to choke her neck and tightly holding her hands and here breathing rate ia also high in this duration. My question is to whom we should consult now a neurologist can help in this situation?

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Mphil in Medical Psychology, PG Dip Edu Counselling , Certificate in Nutrition & Mental health, Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Psychologist, Trivandrum
My mother is suffering from depression and is under medication but the symptoms of depression are still showing. It s...
For depression a Psychologist and a psychiatrist can help you. Reg. The symptoms you mentioned some of it may be drug side effects and temprarary. You must discuss with the doctor who is treating you.
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Facebook Vs Alcohol - Which Is More Addictive?

Masters in Clinical Psychology & Certified Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Practioner, Certified Neuro linguistic programming Practioner, Masters in Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Child and ADolescent Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
Facebook Vs Alcohol - Which Is More Addictive?

You might be feeling that spending time on any social media network is a simple way to pass time and is a common habit. But a recent study by University of Chicago Booth School of Business says that social networking sites can be more addictive, than alcohol. The desire to consume alcohol can be controlled and turned down, but the desire to check Facebook is simply uncontrollable for most people, and it’s a serious addiction.

About the study
The ground breaking study was done on 250 people in and around Germany aged between 18 and 85 years of age. They were sent messages at specific intervals to report their desires and cravings. It is found that most people had the desire to sleep and have sex during the day that they were able to control. But the desire for checking Facebook was much higher.

Reasons for Facebook addiction

  1. One of the major reasons is that availability of Facebook is much easier and higher than alcohol availability.
  2. Also, it is thought that the cost of checking Facebook is much less than consuming some amount of alcohol on a regular basis.
  3. Even if a man wants to resist his desire, but due to easy availability and lesser cost, he is prone to use it again and again.
  4. Alcohol consumption is prohibited in public and during office hours in many countries. But checking Facebook updates have no restrictions. People can check it whenever they feel the desire.
  5. The most shocking part is the urges drove the people to such an extent, that they couldn’t even resist themselves even if they wanted to do so.

Effects of Facebook addiction

  1. Drainage of time: No matter how good we feel while checking Facebook updates, can you deny that it’s simply a waste of time?
  2. Self esteem reduced: When you see your peers enjoying their life with flying colors, no wonder you will feel depressed. But we are reluctant to believe this fact, that nobody shows his tragic part of life on Facebook. So, whom you think is the happiest person in the world, may be the saddest and is drowned in his own miseries.

Remedy of this so called addiction
The study says that when we are much worn out, we are unable to control our desire and our will power is depleted.

So, if you find yourself posting your status on Facebook at the midnight instead of sleeping, then it is high time you should try to come out of this addiction and give yourself a better life and health. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychologist.

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My father is around 73 years he has difficulty in walking and now has some problem in voice clarity. He is diagnosed with parkinson. Can you suggest what should I do so that I can improve his ability to walk and improve his health. Sincerely looking forward to u'r help and advice.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Neurologist,
Parkinson's disease-kampavata (a neurological disorder) parkinson's disease is a neurological disease, or brain disorder, that leads to progressive difficulty with balance and coordination. In people who have parkinson's disease, nerve cells in a region of the brain known as the substantia nigra become damaged or die. These cells are important because they produce the chemical dopamine, which helps to coordinate body movement-basal ganglia. When dopamine-producing cells degenerate/die, the areas in the brain that control movement can no longer function properly, and symptoms of parkinson's disease eventually develop. Parkinson? s disease prevalence:- parkinson's disease can affect anyone, but it most often occurs in people who are over the age of 50. Only 15 percent of parkinson's disease patients are diagnosed before they are 50 years old. The prevalence of parkinson's disease is nearly the same in both men and women, and recovery rate is more in men. People with a family history of parkinson's may have a higher risk of developing the disease, but parkinson's disease is rarely attributed to genetics alone. Parkinson's disease symptoms symptoms of parkinson's disease usually develop after about 80 percent of the brain's dopamine-producing cells are lost. The main symptoms of parkinson's disease include? tremors (kampam)- tremulousness (uncontrolled shaking or trembling) of the hands, arms, legs, face, body is often one of the first indicators of parkinson's disease? rigidity. Profound stiffness or an inability to easily move the arms, legs, and trunk, pain and stiffness on neck muscles is another hallmark of parkinson's? bradykinesia:- describes the unnaturally slow movements that are characteristic of people with parkinson's disease? poor balance- parkinson's disease affects balance, leading to difficulty walking and impaired coordination. The symptoms of parkinson's are generally mild at first, but become more severe over time, until they eventually interfere with your daily routine. This is usually the point when treatment is recommended. The outlook for people with parkinson's disease parkinson's disease is a chronic, progressive condition, which means it is a lifelong disease that worsens over time when it is not treated properly. Each individual's situation is different, but in general, the first symptoms of parkinson's disease usually don't require treatment and may be restricted to one area or one side of the body. Movement of symptoms to the other side of the body? tremors that become more pronounced and interfere with activities? bradykinesia, or slow movement, that becomes disabling? difficulty with hand writing? impaired swallowing and chewing? speech that becomes monotone? poor balance and repeated falls? slow, shuffling gait (manner of walking)? stooped posture? facial expressions that become stiff and blank? chronic constipation? poor bladder control? sleep disturbances this progression is gradual in most people, but it may happen faster in some than others. Understandably, stress caused by the progression of the disease can lead to anxiety and depression. Ayurveda treatment: there is cure for parkinson's disease with ayurveda treatment, with ayurveda medicines and treatments we can relieve symptoms, slow down the progression and then we can completely arrest further degeneration of the of the cells, thereby we can completely control and cure the disease. If you are diagnosed with parkinson's disease, it is important to work closely with your medical team, so your medications can be regularly adjusted to help you remain as functional as possible for as long as possible. As far as parkinson's disease is concerned this is a brain related issue, so will surely effect the mind; so I recommend 49% treatment to patients and 51% treatment to family members.
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I am 25 yr old male. I am in 1 sided love. When I am with her, I feel like i'm wasting my time but when because with me I fell restless all the time. So in these days my mental condition very bad. Please help me what should I do?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
In a situational depression like this you need to achieve more mind control. Yoga and meditation are good. Also read or listen to music if you like it. And divert your mind by talking to good friend or relatives. Is your sleep deprived? you need constant support. Ask privately with all your details. Have you tested thyroid any time? ask privately.
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My girlfriend is psychologically hurted & not stable and I am not able to direct her the right path. Which makes me over think about everything near me. Please tell me how can I help her. Her parents hurt her likw anything. because of which she is in depression & takes everything negatively. And gets more into physical activities so she feels relaxed as said by her. I cant see her like this. Is there any psychological solution or something that can be done to make her stable?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
My girlfriend is psychologically hurted & not stable and I am not able to direct her the right path. Which makes ...
This is really wonderful that you want to help her at your age! I suppose she is younger than you and so I suspect that she is going through the last phase of her adolescence. This may last or may have already lasted two years only. After that it will subside but she should have resolved a lot of the problems of parental abuse by then. Otherwise she will carry all the negative traits into her adult life and then when it starts to degenerate, things could get bad. I therefore suggest that she talks to a counselor and see what that person can do in the circumstances. If that person wants to meet with the parents then that must happen too. You have to be patient and loving to her through all this. She should not feel rejected by you under any circumstances. In fact she may inadvertently try to make you reject her but you must not buy into that easily. After she resolves the issues she will be truly worth the wait and she will be able to love you passionately. She is right about her exercise: when she does vigorous exercise the energy of the anger will be expelled and she will feel a lot calmer. But this is a temporary solution and the more permanent one lies in sorting out the feelings she has accumulated over the years. You must be by her side and help her through all this. But I like you and may your tribe increase.
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