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Dr. Ms. Maithreyi

Psychologist, Chennai

500 at clinic
Dr. Ms. Maithreyi Psychologist, Chennai
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Dr. Ms. Maithreyi is a trusted Psychologist in Saidapet, Chennai. He is currently practising at Vistara Child Development Center in Saidapet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ms. Maithreyi on Lybrate.com.

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What impacts does my afternoon nap has on memory?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist,
Good sleep has great influence in your overall health. It has been reported that more than 86 diseases are directly connected to the loss of sleep. Here, loss is measured as any sleep that is less than 6 hours per night. It has also been observed that sleep is more beneficial before midnight than after. Unfortunately many of us sleep late and wake up late. The human wakeup cycle is between 3 am to 6 am. Any sleep after that can disturb your biorhythm. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Night time is a provision for exactly this reason: that we need the rest every 24 hours. Afternoon nap, or ‘forty winks’, or siesta, ideally between 2 to 4 pm, is excellent and the best compared to any other time for sleep! However, it is important to keep it to 20 minutes, and in an exceptional situation to not exceed 45 minutes. More sleep than this can disturb your night sleep and cause you disorientation. Afternoon sleep is very rejuvenating, and therefore will impact upon good memory, for all the other reasons mentioned above. In fact the proof is in the pudding, i.e. just try it out and you will see an immediate benefit. No further explanations are necessary. I guarantee that.
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I am a newly married girl. Its a love come arrange marriage. BUt anger from my childhood was always distructive. Currently I am not working for the last five months since I got married. The sad part is even for small thing I go mad at my husband and I abuse him and hit him badly. In my anger I dont see at whom I am roaring and throwing and hitting. And when I am alone I would cry out loud and feel like punishing myself. I dont feel loved and cared and accepted. I know suside is a sin so I wont commit, but I dont want to live.

(MRCPSYCH-UK), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
A similar behavior in the past during your teens, or incidents of self harm, now emotional lability and emptiness suggest you could be suffering from borderline personality disorder. Kindly consult a psychotherapist or a psychiatrist because if unaddressed it can ruin your marital life.
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How im studying mbbs 2nd year how should I prepare from now to crack MD pg first attempt? How to increase my memory n concentration skills? Thanks.

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. Memory and mind power depends mainly on three aspects. Understanding, storage and recollection. To understand what you are studying, you must be able to be attentive or concentrate. Concentration is possible when you are interested in that subject. Creative way of learning can help you concentrate and understand easily. When you are able to understand and concentrate, it is stored within your brain. If you read more and more it will be store in long term memory. Third part is retrieval. Whenever you want to retrive what you learned and stored, your brain gets the request, searches the database and retrieves the information for you. The retrieval may prove to be difficult if you are anxious, stressed, worried or tired physically or mentally. Retrieval is more easy when you are relaxed and healthy. Brain needs nutrients to keep itself sharp. Fruits, vegetables and dry fruits provide much needed nutrients for your brain. Include at least one fruit in your daily diet. Physical exercises, entertainment, hobbies, relaxation, memory games like sudoku etc help keep your memory sharp and active. Take care.
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Doctor my name is akki I need to fit. How can I be fit. What I meed to do. I want to become fat. Do I eat apple daily. Is it ok. Doctor please help me. How can I remove stress.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Doctor my name is akki I need to fit. How can I be fit. What I meed to do. I want to become fat. Do I eat apple daily...
Hi lybrate-user, to be fit you need to maintain a healthy lifestyle. You need to exercise daily for 30 minutes either brisk walk, jogging or aerobics. You need to drink lots of water, eat fresh fruits and green leafy vegetable. Have a balanced meal - protein, minerals vitamins in right quantity. And not to forget to have adequate sleep of 6-8 hours. If you are willing we can make a diet chart for you.
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I am facing memory loss problem. What to do?

Masters of Medical Sciences, Certificate of Completion of Higher Specialist Training, Member of Royal College of Psychiatrist, Professional and Linguistic Assessment Board, M.B.B.S
Psychiatrist,
I am facing memory loss problem. What to do?
Memory loss: it may one of commonest reason for consultation in india, with neurologist or a psychiatrist. This may be in part due our memory obsessed culture or rote learning educational method in which we grew up (including myself). Therefpre any percived short coming in memory problems will lead to early consultation. Other reason for poor memory: it may be due to nutritional deficiencies, especially as many in india are vegetarians. Nutritional deficiencies lead to anaemia (low haemoglobin) and vitamin b12 deficiency which can affect memory. Lifestyle is one big contributor especially stress, burnout, alcohol abuse, smoking, poor dietary habits and sleep disorder. Further we need to consider medical causes like hypertension, high cholesterol, heart & thyroid problems, dementia and other neurological conditions, which will depend on age on individual, their family history, lifestyle and fitness. I suggest you see a physicianmornpsychoatrist for evaluation mind and bodily causes of memory problems. They are likely to consider relevant blood test including vit b12 level and possible imaging study like ct brain or mri brain. Any treatment will depend on underlying cause.
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I have very fast mind, some time I am going to be a angry man, but some times I am very cool man ,what I am do,

BAMS
Ayurveda, Delhi
Do Regular Pranayamam and meditation.Take saraswatharishtam 25 ml along with 25 ml water.Take 1 manasamithravatakam after breakfast and evening with milk.
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Any permanent cure for schizophrenia?

Diploma in Acupuncture, Certificate Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy, MBBS
Integrative Medicine,
Hi, A quick answer to your query-No! There is no permanent cure but a lot of research is going on in this field. However, taking drugs such as anti-psychotics, some of the new ones of which are drugs like Risperidone or Olanzapine can make a huge difference in the lives of those suffering from Schizophrenia. Many people taking the right drug lead near normal lives, but most times they have to keep taking the medication life long. It is also important to remember that other types of therapy like skills training, family therapy and cognitive behaviour therapy can also help a lot. The main thing is to tailor the treatment to the patient and educate his/her friend and family members.
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Sir/mam actually I am changing. Means in the sense I am not responding anyone in the way I should. .In the sense I always get angry within a short conversation or any conversation if it is not according to me .in fact parents are saying why you become anger so instantly. Even I can't able to teach my brother. within a quite time I become anger if he is not understanding same case with my peers, superiors and subordinate.so is it anger problem or anything else ? If it is then how to control over my anger or if it is not then what is the solution for my problem. . Thank you.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, take homoeopathic medication - schwabe's bacopa monierri 1x/ thrice daily and kali phos. 6x/ once at night - take them for 4 weeks. Management: there are few yoga poses which helps in calming your mind and relieves stress. Exercises: practice shavasana or corpse pose as it looks like a dead body. If practiced correctly and with full efforts, can relax every body part, relaxing not only the body but also the mind: spread the legs one to two feet apart, the toes are turned outwards, the heels facing each other, a comfortable distance apart. Bring the arms a little away from the body, palms turned upward. Relax the neck and allow it to turn to the side if it is more comfortable. Close the eyes and focus the attention on the body, breathing normally. Begin focusing each body part and relaxing it, then moving on. Keep the mind focused on relaxation, the breath should be normal. Relax the whole body. Anuloma involves inhaling through both nostrils together and exhaling each breath alternately between the left and right nostrils. The thumb of the right hand is used to manipulate the right nostril, while the pinky and ring finger are used to control the left nostril. There are many other poses of yoga like balasan, setu bandha sarvangasan, uttanasan, garudasan, savasana, triconasana, viprita karani, marjaryasana, dhyana, bhujangasana, anulom-vilum, pranayam, etc. But first learn these under a qualified yoga-teacher as many poses are prohibited in certain diseases or medical conditions! another stress-buster can be getting involved in any of your hobbies (may be a childhood hobby which you used to enjoy a lot!) - dancing, singing, painting, listening to soothing music, playing musical instruments, etc.
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How to get relief from stress I work 14 hrs on computer.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
Pediatrician,
How to get relief from stress I work 14 hrs on computer.
Practicing deep breathing meditation The key to deep breathing is to breathe deeply from the abdomen, getting as much fresh air as possible in your lungs. When you take deep breaths from the abdomen, rather than shallow breaths from your upper chest, you inhale more oxygen. The more oxygen you get, the less tense, short of breath, and anxious you feel. Sit comfortably with your back straight. Put one hand on your chest and the other on your stomach. Breathe in through your nose. The hand on your stomach should rise. The hand on your chest should move very little. Exhale through your mouth, pushing out as much air as you can while contracting your abdominal muscles. The hand on your stomach should move in as you exhale, but your other hand should move very little. Continue to breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth. Try to inhale enough so that your lower abdomen rises and falls. Count slowly as you exhale. If you find it difficult breathing from your abdomen while sitting up, try lying on the floor. Put a small book on your stomach, and try to breathe so that the book rises as you inhale and falls as you exhale. Relaxation technique 2: Progressive muscle relaxation for stress relief Progressive muscle relaxation involves a two-step process in which you systematically tense and relax different muscle groups in the body. With regular practice, progressive muscle relaxation gives you an intimate familiarity with what tension?as well as complete relaxation?feels like in different parts of the body. This awareness helps you spot and counteract the first signs of the muscular tension that accompanies stress. And as your body relaxes, so will your mind. You can combine deep breathing with progressive muscle relaxation for an additional level of stress relief. Practicing progressive muscle relaxation Before practicing Progressive Muscle Relaxation, consult with your doctor if you have a history of muscle spasms, back problems, or other serious injuries that may be aggravated by tensing muscles. Most progressive muscle relaxation practitioners start at the feet and work their way up to the face. For a sequence of muscle groups to follow, see the box below. Loosen your clothing, take off your shoes, and get comfortable. Take a few minutes to relax, breathing in and out in slow, deep breaths. When you?re relaxed and ready to start, shift your attention to your right foot. Take a moment to focus on the way it feels. Slowly tense the muscles in your right foot, squeezing as tightly as you can. Hold for a count of 10. Relax your right foot. Focus on the tension flowing away and the way your foot feels as it becomes limp and loose. Stay in this relaxed state for a moment, breathing deeply and slowly. When you?re ready, shift your attention to your left foot. Follow the same sequence of muscle tension and release. Move slowly up through your body, contracting and relaxing the muscle groups as you go. It may take some practice at first, but try not to tense muscles other than those intended.
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What are steps to be followed to avoid smoking along with out any side effects. And also the alcohol And may I know any advantage is there by taking the alcohol ?

DNB (Psychiatry), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
What are steps to be followed to avoid smoking along with out any side effects. And also the alcohol
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Suggested coping skills for smoking cessation The five D’s to handle Urges· • Delay until the urge passes—usually within 3-5 minutes • Distract yourself • Call a friend or go for a walk • Drink water to fight off cravings • Deep Breaths—Relax! Close your eyes and take 10 slow, deep breaths • Discuss your feelings with someone close to you. Consult a deaddiction specialist/psychiatrist for further course of action.
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Hello doc. I joined a school as a chemistry teacher. I observed that there are 1-2 students in every class that they start to shiver whenever something is asked to them. And if the teacher is in not good mood and teacher talks to them abt any topic these students can't stop to shiver themselves. Doc. I want to help these children. I teach class 9th to 12th. So, pls help me how can I help them and my nature is polite and most of the time I talk in very low and static voice still they feel like fear. Doc. Pls suggest me what to do?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Hello doc. I joined a school as a chemistry teacher. I observed that there are 1-2 students in every class that they ...
It is due to their fear of teacher and is anxiety related. If you want to help it is a very good sign as a teacher as the teacher has to see the overall development of a student and not just lecture them alone. YOu call to them to a private room and if possible, in your locale, take them to a beach or park and be very friendly with them and tell them you are there to help them as a friend and not to punish them as a teacher. It is time consuming but canbe simple in some cases. Please Inform me personally by this site
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Sir. I hve a problem if nervous. At a normal time I am jst normal. But at any serious or front of many people. I feel jst loos. Heartbeat nd nervbeat increased. please suggest wt to do?

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Sir.
I hve a problem if nervous. At a normal time I am jst normal. But at any serious or front of many people. I feel...
Hi lybrate-user, Practice jacobs progressive muscle relaxation: This progressive muscle relaxation script relaxes your body and your mind. This relaxation technique starts by tensing one muscle group for five to 10 seconds. Then the same muscle group is relaxed letting the muscle go limp for 15-20 seconds. When I use this progressive muscle relaxation script with clients I find that this relaxation technique creates a deep sense of physical relaxation. Find a quiet place that is comfortable for you. Practice at a regular time during the day. Preferably not after you have eaten Find a comfortable position. If you are sitting, then keep your back straight and feet flat on the floor. If lying down (the preferred option as your body is supported by the floor) then you can put a pillow beneath your knees for extra support. Adopt a passive attitude to PMR. When tensing muscles (without straining), do so for roughly 5 seconds. When you relax your muscles do so for roughly 15-20 seconds before progressing to the next muscle group. Tense each muscle group once before progressing. Progressive muscle relaxation script Start out with a few relaxing breaths. Use the diaphragmatic breath, and as you exhale feel the tension begin to ebb away. Clench your fists. Move your awareness to your hands. Clench both of your fists for up to 5 seconds. Release for 15-20 seconds, imagining the tension ebbing out of your hands. Tighten your biceps. Move your attention to your arms. Draw your forearms toward your shoulders, creating a bicep. Hold for up to 5 seconds and then release for 15-20 seconds. As you release and imagine the tension flowing out of your biceps. Forehead and scalp. Move your attention to your forehead. As you inhale lift your eyebrows and wrinkle your forehead. Hold for up to 5 seconds and then release for 15-20 seconds. As you release, feel the relaxation of the muscles of the forehead. Facial muscles. Move your attention to your facial muscles. Furrow your eyebrows and purse your lips. Try to pull all of your facial muscles towards your nose. Hold for up to 5 seconds and then release for 15-20 seconds. As you release feel the relaxation of the facial muscles. Jaw. Bring your attention to your jaw. Clench your jaw tightly, feeling the tension in the surrounding muscles. Hold for up to 5 seconds and then release for 15-20 seconds. Relax the muscles and allow the tension to disappear. You may feel your mouth begin to open a little. Neck and shoulders. Now bring your awareness this region. Shrug your shoulders towards your ears. Feel the tension in the surrounding muscles. Hold for up to 5 seconds and then release for 15-20 seconds. Feel the tension in the muscles ebb away. Upper back/shoulders. Now bring your awareness between the shoulder blades. Push your shoulder blades back as if you were trying to get them to touch. Feel the tension in the surrounding muscles. Hold for up to 5 seconds and then release for 15-20 seconds. Feel the tension in between the shoulder blades ebb away. Upper chest. Now bring your awareness to your upper chest. Tighten the chest muscles and hold. Feel the tension in the upper chest muscles. Hold for up to 5 seconds and then release for 15-20 seconds. Feel the tension in the chest muscles flow away. Stomach. Now bring your awareness to your navel area. Try to draw your navel in to your backbone. Feel your stomach muscles tighten. Hold for up to 5 seconds and then release for 15-20 seconds. Feel the tension in the abdominal muscles dissipate. Buttocks. Now bring your awareness to your buttocks area. Squeeze your buttocks together, consciously tightening the muscles in this region. Hold, hold hold…and now release for 15-20 seconds. Feel the tension in these muscles disappear. Thighs. Now bring your awareness to your thigh muscles. Try not to contract your stomach muscles as you consciously tighten your upper thigh muscles. Hold, hold hold…and now release for 15-20 seconds. Feel the tension in the thigh muscles dissipate. Calves. Now bring your focus to your calf muscles. Consciously tighten your calf muscles by pointing your toes. Hold, hold hold…and now release for 15-20 seconds. Feel the tension in the calf muscles flow away. Feet. Now bring your focus of attention to your feet. Tighten your feet by curling your toes toward the ground. Hold, hold and hold some more…and now release for 15-20 seconds. Feel the tension in the feet flow away. Mentally scan your body for any residual tension. If you find a muscle group with residual tension then tense and relax this area again. Feel a wave of relaxation, from the top of your head to the tip of your toes. When you are ready bring your awareness back to your breath and slowly open your eyes. This entire progressive muscle relaxation sequence should take you 15-25 minutes.
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As I am a home maker n always reminded of doing adjustment's in all things which is making me depressed coz I can't handle this any more feel like hurting my self or my in-laws really getting too upset. As I am trying out side to get a job but as I am a school dropout so that is also very difficult pls suggest any medicine as for now I am taking feliz plus antidepressant.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
As I am a home maker n always reminded of doing adjustment's in all things which is making me depressed coz I can't h...
The antidepressant you are taking is fine, if still depressed discuss with your psychiatrist and get the dose adjusted. Family counselling along with your hubby and if possible in-laws will help you a lot. All the best.
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Sir I am not having food only alcohol and smoke because of my problems I want to quit and healthy what I do.

Diploma in Psychological Medicine
Psychiatrist, Ludhiana
Dear lybrate-user, it's a very good decision that you are going to quit addiction. Welcome to addiction free world. I would like to help you medically and psychologically. Just decide date when you want to quit we will start working together.
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Hello. I and my girlfriend had a protected intercourse on 2nd Feb. But I rub her without protection for 5-10 seconds. For safety she took an ipill within 24 hours. She had her withdrawal bleeding on 8th Feb for 4 days. It was mild than her usual bleeding. Her periods were due on 14th Feb. But she has not yet got her periods. Did upt thrice at an interval of 7 says each. Every time it says negative. We are very very tensed. Is she pregnant? Please help.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello.
I and my girlfriend had a protected intercourse on 2nd Feb. But I rub her without protection for 5-10 seconds....
Hello, she is not pregnant and her next menses should have occurred only by 8-10 th march, but as they have not even till now, she may get an ultrasound pelvis done to check for endometrial lining and also to rule out pregnancy and if negative then can opt for a progesterone withdrawal.
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I have issues with my speech. While speaking, the words that contain C or S, air blows through nose which is blocked due to tonsillitis and heavy cough. Is there a way except speech therapy to cure it. I am okay with operation if that cures it 100%.

Masters in Audiology
Speech Therapist, Jaipur
If you hv any anatomy problem in your nose than go for operation otherwise go for speech therapy only.
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I feel very depressed due to some personal problem. And always worry about his health and all time feel very stressed due to very busy schedule.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
I feel very depressed due to some personal problem. And always worry about his health and all time feel very stressed...
Dear Lybrate user. The problem you have described is the story of every other person in 20s and 30s today. The world around us has drastically changed since the industrial revolution and more so after the technology boom in 21st century. Today there is no limits to earn but also a huge competition to face. We have created a virtual reality of targets around ourselves and we live every moment to fulfill them. We create goals for every day, every week, every month, every year and justify them by thinking that we want our future secure and happy. But when we achieve the goal we instead of enjoying it and living our present, set another goal to achieve. This is how we forget to live in our present and get stressed out. But I feel that there is something more to your problem which is bothering you and you also quoted that you feel depressed. My suggestion would be to have a detailed interview with a psychiatrist so that a good individualised management plan can be formulated for you. If not possible than you may contact me on Lybrate for detailed evaluation by chat or audio call and I may prescribe you medications. Also in your case Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (counselling) will be helpful. Hoping for your best. Take care.
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I am suffering from depression. Its like a black hole. Gaping me in every sec. Please help me.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear, clinical depression is usually treated with a combination of psychiatric medicines, psychotherapy, life style changes, meditation and exercise. I hope you are undergoing psychiatric treatment, otherwise, please approach a psychiatrist. For other four treatment methods, I will help you. Please post a private question to me with all the details. Take care.
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I regularly smoking. But recently I used heartbeat filter. What is the process quit of smoking?

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
I regularly smoking. But recently I used heartbeat filter. What is the process quit of smoking?
increase your mental power by doing yoga exercise. by shear will force you can quit smoking. its my opinion.
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