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Dr. M.Rama Rao Mannam

MBBS, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, MD - Psychiatry

Psychiatrist, Chennai

40 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
Dr. M.Rama Rao Mannam MBBS, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, MD - Psychiatry Psychiatrist, Chennai
40 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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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
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. M.Rama Rao Mannam is an experienced Psychiatrist in Poonamallee High Road, Chennai. She has been a practicing Psychiatrist for 40 years. She is a MBBS, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, MD - Psychiatry . You can meet Dr. M.Rama Rao Mannam personally at Dr. M.Rama Rao Mannam@A.K. Hospital in Poonamallee High Road, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. M.Rama Rao Mannam on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool - 1977
Diploma in Psychological Medicine - Kasturba Medical College, Manipal - 1991
MD - Psychiatry - Kasturba Medical College, Manipal - 1990
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Indian Psychiatric Society

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Hi, I tried quit smoking several times but failed. Need to tablet to control nicotine in blood. Please advice any method to stop

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
First of all Congretulations for taking a first step towards quitting smoking. Smoking is one of the few habits which takes very systematic approach and needs lot of support and individualized stretagies to quit successfully. Data such as - since how long are you smoking and how many cigarettes a day you consume are important information. Also have you tried quitting it earlier? How successful were you? And what are your personal reasons to stop smoking? All these are also important part of your success stretagy. Broadly speaking your reasons for not smoking work as your motivator. The stronger the reasons behind not smoking the higher the motivation and thus higher the chances for you to be successful. Also your body will have a withdrawal symptoms and it is very important to come up with strategies and solid plan to counter these withdrawal symptoms. These strategies should be tailormaid as per your need and situation. If you consider these and many other individualized approach and if you have a solid support through out your journey. You would be able to make a shift from being a smoker to a non smoker. I do have a 3 to 6 month package to help smokers step by step. To come up with stretagies that work and to customise the support system. You could either contact someone in your city or contact me to work either telephonically or via Internet based system.  Hope this helps Wishing you very best Try long distance running as a form of exercise. Join runner's group. That might help as well.
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I have poor memory and useto forget the things which I instant do. Also I keep thinking much all time and goes on deep thoughts.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
7 Strategies for Remembering 1. Become interested in what you're learning. We're all better remembering what interests us. Few people, for example, have a difficult time remembering the names of people they find attractive. If you're not intrinsically interested in what you're learning or trying to remember, you must find a way to become so. 2. Find a way to leverage your visual memory. You'll be surprised by how much more this will enable you to remember. For example, imagine you're at a party and are introduced to five people in quick succession. How can you quickly memorize their names? Pick out a single defining visual characteristic of each person and connect it to a visual representation of their name, preferably through an action of some kind. Remember: Memory is predominantly visual. 3. Create a mental memory tree. If you're trying to memorize a large number of facts, find a way to relate them in your mind visually with a memory tree. Construct big branches first, then leaves. Branches and leaves should carry labels that are personally meaningful to you in some way, and the organization of the facts ("leaves") should be logical.. 4. Associate what you're trying to learn with what you already know. It seems the more mental connections we have to a piece of information, the more successful we'll be in remembering it. This is why using mnemonics. Write out the items to be memorized over and over and over. 5. When reading for retention, summarize each paragraph in the margin. This requires you to think about what you're reading, recycle it, and teach it to yourself again. Even take the concepts you're learning and reason forward with them; apply them to imagined novel situations, which creates more neural connections to reinforce the memory. 6. Do most of your studying in the afternoon. Though you may identify yourself as a "morning person" or "evening person" at least one Study. suggests your ability to memorize isn't influenced as much by what time of day you perceive yourself to be most alert but by the time of day you actually study—afternoon appearing to be the best. 7. Get adequate sleep to consolidate and retain memories. Not just at night after you've studied but the day, you study as well. Far better to do this than to stay up cramming all night for an exam.
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I am study in singing school, I am good sing before anxiety disorder, but I am sever anxiety sing off- key ,can it cause?

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Ayurveda, Ujjain
I am study in singing school, I am good sing before anxiety disorder, but I am sever anxiety sing off- key ,can it ca...
You take Ķeva Tulsi drops. Take 5 Tulsi drops in a cup of normal water empty stomach after 20 minutes take breakfast end in evening also. Do arobeick excersices yoga will help you.
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How should I remember things I study? I cannot remember things for more time. Please help.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
7 Ways to Remember Anything Research-based strategies to boost your memory and keep it strong 7 Strategies for Remembering 1.Become interested in what you're learning. We're all better remembering what interests us. Few people, for example, have a difficult time remembering the names of people they find attractive. If you're not intrinsically interested in what you're learning or trying to remember, you must find a way to become so. 2.Find a way to leverage your visual memory. You'll be surprised by how much more this will enable you to remember. For example, imagine you're at a party and are introduced to five people in quick succession. How can you quickly memorize their names? Pick out a single defining visual characteristic of each person and connect it to a visual representation of their name, preferably through an action of some kind. Remember: Memory is predominantly visual. 3.Create a mental memory tree. If you're trying to memorize a large number of facts, find a way to relate them in your mind visually with a memory tree. Construct big branches first, then leaves. Branches and leaves should carry labels that are personally meaningful to you in some way, and the organization of the facts ("leaves") should be logical. 4.Associate what you're trying to learn with what you already know. It seems the more mental connections we have to a piece of information, the more successful we'll be in remembering it. This is why using mnemonics. Write out the items to be memorized over and over and over. 5.When reading for retention, summarize each paragraph in the margin. This requires you to think about what you're reading, recycle it, and teach it to yourself again. Even take the concepts you're learning and reason forward with them; apply them to imagined novel situations, which creates more neural connections to reinforce the memory. 6.Do most of your studying in the afternoon. Though you may identify yourself as a "morning person" or "evening person" at least one Study. Suggests your ability to memorize isn't influenced as much by what time of day you perceive yourself to be most alert but by the time of day you actually study—afternoon appearing to be the best. 7.Get adequate sleep to consolidate and retain memories. Not just at night after you've studied but the day, you study as well. Far better to do this than to stay up cramming all night for an exam.
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Hy sir or mam My question is about in my mind there is quite bad thing arise like of sex and something like that I can't concentrate on my work so. Please tell howto control this.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Masters in psychology counselling
Psychologist, Hyderabad
Hy sir or mam
My question is about in my mind there is quite bad thing arise like of sex and something like that I ca...
Dear lybrate-user, we understand your feelings you need counselling, counselling will help you to come out of your problem and many patients are cured and enjoying better life after counselling,
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Hi, when I am in a lot of Stress , My upper ( left side ) Back muscle starts hurting a lot. How can I treat it ?

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
You can take tab Baclofen 10mg after food and relax. Try yoga/ meditation and breathing /pranayama and Change your attitude to stressor.
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My Daughter 2.5 years old has very bad cough with Vomiting. Given all kinds of syrup. Nothing help her out. Very tensed. Do not know what to do. Please suggest me something.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
My Daughter 2.5 years old has very bad cough with Vomiting. Given all kinds of syrup. Nothing help her out. Very tens...
I understand your worry and concern as a parent. Mostly her vomiting is due to cough. I do hope you have consulted pediatrician ans giving her medicine as per recommendation. Other than that. Give her more liquid diet instead of solid. Many times food particles could cause vomiting. Also as she is very young. As a parents it is important that you stay calm and engage her in some fun activity. Laugh with her tell her stories or what ever she enjoys. Positive and calmer environment around her will help her stay calmer and help in healing process. Support each other as a couple to reduce your anxiety and do everything that needs to be done medically. What ever virus or bacteria that is causing her cough will take. Its course before she will start recovering. Make sure she is hydrated properly. Even one spoon water and electrolyte at a time will also help. Hope she feels better soon. Wishing you all very best.
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Hello respected doctors I am 23 years old male I am suffering from many health issues like low confidence thinking, judging and decision making ability, forgetfulness, speaking in slow manner, unable to focus or remember things unable to retrieve information from brain. Please help me is there any blood tests required or need or any tests to be done? What is my case? And with whom should it be dealing with physician or neurologist or someone else? I am even a smoker and am on Bp tabs metxl 12.5 since 50 days only please help me give me a advice I am very disturbed.

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I think, you are in need of the help of a guidance and counsellor at the earliest. You are emotionally not healthy and meshing up yourself. Find a nearby psychiatrist or a psychologist as soon as possible. If you are unable, we can help you through lybrate's private question sessions.
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I am studying 1st year degree. I have less memory power I want to improve my memory strength what can I do for this. Please give me a solution.

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. At your young age, memory problems like amnesia, dementia etc are not possible. Still if insist you have memory problems, consult a psychologist online for memory test. Take care.
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Hi i have a friend in college who has been a patient of depression in the past. Her medications have been discontinued now. However she had developed strange sovial traits. She has become very extremely self conscious and completely lacks self confidence. She is very weak in studies, to the extent that she os struggling with graduation. Doesnt understand anything explained to her. Asks same questions again and again and again . Is very extremely lazy also. I can clearly see she needs medical aid. But probably not her parents as they r burdening her with studies and shes really facing a blunt behaviour from the society. Please twll me how can i help her psycologically and medically. Please suggest me some doctors or therapies whivh i can convey to her parents . Any sort of help would be highly highly solicited. Thanks

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I don't know why they had stopped the medication in the first place. Right now she is displaying all the signs that she is having a relapse and will need to go back to her doctor (physiatrist) and get immediate attention. She will not be able to succeed in her exams in this condition. She should also seek the continuous support of a counselor to learn to cope with other challenges in life. The combination of medicine and therapy will ideally suit her recovery, and more effectively too. Do not delay any more.
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I am 21 years old, I am feeling very depressed, i am a day dreamer, how I come back from here?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 21 years old, I am feeling very depressed, i am a day dreamer, how I come back from here?
You must meet with a counselor first and if that person advises that you meet with a doctor too, please do so immediately. You must investigate if the origin of this problem is from childhood or of recent origins. If it is recent, you will be able to pin-point the episode. If not, talk to your parents and see if they remember any incidents from your childhood, even in prenatal life, of any contributing factors. The counselor will be able to help out with this information. You can follow these simple rules too: 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 scotching 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: find someone to love and to love you back. 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 everyday and learn to be contended 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.
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Sir, how to control emotion about crush and forget girl and I am trying to move on but I can not do.

MA - Psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
Sir, how to control emotion about crush and forget girl and I am trying to move on but I can not do.
There's nothing that you cannot do! You need to distract yourself, make other friends, go out with them, indulge in activities that you enjoy doing, follow your passion and get busy! You're only 28 and you can't afford to cry over a girl that was just a crush and not even a relationship! Time does definitely Heal but you need to have faith and be patient. If you feel low, talk it out with some good-meaning friend or consult a counselor/therapist who can "uplift" you. Common, get up, dress up, cheer up & show up!
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How to concentration for studying. And full prepare for examination. So please tell me I done. How to learn long time.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, take Bacopa monnn.1x, 2 tabs twice daily. Do meditation for half an hour in the morning daily. revert me after 1 month.
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I am not able to concentrate on my studies. When I sit to study I feel sleepy and tired.

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, welcome to lybrate. You must be able to understand concentration, attention span, recollection and distraction. If you are able to watch a movie for two hours continuously, if you are able to play a game for an hour, then you do not have any concentration problems. You can't be attentive towards your studies because you are not interested in it. You are able to watch movie and play game because you are interested in it. Human cannot be attentive towards anything for more than 10 minutes. If the task is boring, it is natural that that person will sleep or feel sleepy. Then you should study in such a way that your attention is continued and make the subjects are interesting to you. Effective learning techniques should help you. Recollection depends on anxiety, stress and other physical and circumstantial factors. Distractions while studying are plentiful. You should be able to overcome distractions or avoid distractions. Please understand the above. Change your study style and attitude accordingly.
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I'm completing my post graduation in end of this year. I still not got any job I in depression. Full of negative thoughts is moving in head. I can't sleep well that's why health is going down. Please give me suggestion.

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
I'm completing my post graduation in end of this year. I still not got any job I in depression. Full of negative thou...
Dear , you must look around you. How many of your friends got their job? how many did not? if you want a job, you should prove yourself. Education is not enough. You need skills and expertise and knowledge. Are you ready for the job market? there are many things I should tell you. You need career guidance. Please post a private question to me and I will help you with career guidance and effective ways to success. Take care.
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Hamare sadi ko do sal ho gaye hai hum koi child nahi chah rahe h, isliye hume koi child nahi h.meri patni village par mere ghar par rahti h aur mai kahi aur rahkar padhai kar raha hu. Wo mujhe bahut miss karti h aur mai bhi. Mai use 2-3 mahine par samay dene jata hu10-15 din ke liye. Kya aisa karna thik h?Please tell.

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. I can understand. There is nothing wrong in the present scenario or in your behavior because you are studying. You are compelled to stay away from your wife because of your education. Time being there is nothing wrong. But make sure, after education, you stay with your wife. Take care.
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The Stress-Sex Connection

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Pune
The Stress-Sex Connection

Stress can take a toll on your health in more ways than one and your sexual health is greatly and adversely impacted by stress. Stress can take a toll on the emotional relationship you share with your partner and also your own physical health, thus resulting in a hampered sex life.

Stress and Our Libido:

By now, we know that hormones affect our bodies in numerous ways from childhood to adolescence, pregnancy, menopause and beyond. Cortisol is one of the hormones produced by stress, and you might have heard of it if you’ve ever seen those late night diet pill commercials with the image of the pixelated woman gaining weight in her abdomen. Our bodies need this hormone, but in small doses for short bursts of time. If elevated levels of Cortisol are being produced for a prolonged period of time, they suppress our sex hormones. Lower quantity of sex hormones equals lower libido.

Impact of Stress on Sex-

  1. Stress takes a toll on libido.
  2. Low levels of libido imply lesser secretion of sex hormones, thus, affecting your sex life.
  3. Stress can interfere with your fertility, ovulation and sperm count.
  4. Stress can cause a shift in the hormones. In women, the change in hormones manifests in the form of an irregular ovulatory cycle.
  5. Loss of intimacy.
  6. Being under stress constantly can lead to anger, emotional outbursts, depression and loss of intimacy with your partner; thus affecting your sexual relations.
  7. Stress also affects your body image negatively, thus leading to unpleasant and bad sex.

How to rejuvenate your sex life?

Ayurvedic medicines help to overcome the stress related conditions without any side effects. Some herbs proved to be helpful in relieving stress & increasing libido like Ashwagandha,
safed musali, Shatavari, Manaskalp capsule, Ozaup  capsule. These are beneficial in all stress-related sexual problems. Other tips are:

  1. Communicate your feelings: Many-a-times, communicating and sharing your feelings, desires and anxiety with your partner might be all that you need to rejuvenate your sex life.
  2. Regular exercise and proper sleep: 20-30 minutes of body work out or a session of yoga everyday helps you to de-stress. A proper eight-hour sleep cycle will also go a long way in de-stressing you.
  3. Supplements to boost your libido and energy: Taking multivitamins, minerals, zinc and other supplements helps to boost your energy levels and libido, thus allowing you to enjoy your sex life to the fullest.
  4. Set the mood correctly: Set the right mood before your intimate sessions; with some soothing music, aromatic fragrance and dim lights. This can and will enhance your sex life by promoting relaxation, happiness and overall emotional well being. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a sexologist.
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Now a days I became so lazy in work nd I am loosing my memory power. why? Whats the reason?

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath,
Hello, how many days or mths you had this problm? any another complaints? physical complaints? cause of your complaints? if any hello, you have come here to get well. We are here to select the possible medicine for you. In order to do that, we depend on your co-operation. Homoeopathic medicine is mainly selected on the symptoms you give us. If we are to make a successful prescription, we must know all the details of your sickness god bless u.
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I am 23 years old male. I am facing issues of forgetfulness and inability to concentrate, I am easily distracted while I am studying, I am facing this issue for past 4 years. These symptoms have made my life worse an my academics have suffered a lot Doctors simply prescribe me antidepressants but it has Not helped me so far. I am having exams in coming 1 month. I want to concentrate and remember what I studied. Please tell me what problem I am suffering from and how to cope with this.

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, 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. If you want more of my help in this regard, please contact me. Take care.
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