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Dr. Prabal Kumari

Psychiatrist, Chennai

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Dr. Prabal Kumari 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
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. Prabal Kumari is a renowned Psychiatrist in Kodambakkam, Chennai. He is currently associated with Shantham Health Centre in Kodambakkam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Prabal Kumari on Lybrate.com.

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Is hookah smoking is really dangerous can it decrease vital capacity of lung and can it produce chance of cancer.

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. Hookah is also equally dangerous. Smoking hookah can also increase the chance of cancer. Quit smoking tobacco. Take care.
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I lose my anger very easily and I am a short temper like I want that by doing physical abuse I will satisy. And many times I feel depressed that there is no obd who will listen to me. I just feel lonely and do not want to love anymore.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
You seem to be suffering from Borderline Personality or Emotionally unstable personality. The cause is unknown but research suggests there is an interaction between adverse life events and genetic factors. Neurobiological research suggests that abnormalities in the frontolimbic networks are associated with many of the symptoms There is a pattern of sometimes rapid fluctuation from periods of confidence to despair, with fear of abandonment and rejection. There is a particularly strong tendency towards suicidal thinking and self-harm. Transient psychotic symptoms, including brief delusions and hallucinations, may also be present. It is also associated with substantial impairment of social, psychological and occupational functioning and quality of life. People with emotionally unstable personality disorder are particularly at risk of suicide. Its course is variable and, although many people recover over time. Kindly consult a psychiatrist for remedy.
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12 Steps for Self Care

Unani Specialist, Delhi
12 Steps for Self Care
12 Steps for Self Care

1. If it feels wrongs, don't do it.
2. Say "exactly" what you mean.
3. Don't be a people pleaser.
4. Trust your instincts.
5. Never speak bad about yourself.
6. Never give up on your dreams.
7. Don't be afraid to say "no"
8. Don't be afraid to say "yes"
9. Be kind to yourself.
10. Let go of what you can't control.
11. Stay away from drama & negativity.
12. Love.
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My daughter is 2 years 4 months. She sleeps 12.30-1 at night and wakes up at 12.30 next afternoon. Between 8.00-9.00 A.M. I feed her milk and thereafter straight she have her lunch when she wakes up at 12.30. Is the long gap have an adverse effect on her health?

Diploma in Paediatrics, MBBS
Sexologist, Dehradun
My daughter is 2 years 4 months. She sleeps 12.30-1 at night and wakes up at 12.30 next afternoon. Between 8.00-9.00 ...
Make her sleep on time max 11 pm so that she can get up early by 7-8 am , in this way her sleep cycle can be monitored otherwise u will land up in problem in future.
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I know everything that how to overcome stress and depression but I can't apply it in my life.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I know everything that how to overcome stress and depression but I can't apply it in my life.
The motivation and determination has to come from inside you. You can either accept your condition or work towards improving it. Read influential books, paste some inspiring thoughts in your room. Be strict with yourself if you wish to see desired changes.
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I'm having pain around my eyes (forehead) since four days and not able to study. Please help. Also, I'm a hypertension patient.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I'm having pain around my eyes (forehead) since four days and not able to study. Please help. Also, I'm a hypertensio...
Hi Take ½ glass of carrot juice + Add ½ glass of spinach juice + Mix well + Drink this juice to cure headache 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep.
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I have to busy schedule so at the end of the day I get very tired and feel so stressed so what can I do to recover from this problem.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I have to busy schedule so at the end of the day I get very tired and feel so stressed so what can I do to recover fr...
take following remedies 1.alovera juice 4tsp+ 1 tsp honey after dinner 2.amal juice 4tsp +2 tsp sugar + 2tsp honey empty stomch in the morning
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Dear ,s How to stop Heartpalpication? If I shout do I get a panic attacks, I am tensed some times I manage, still worries, Do j get any attach like heart attacks and all. I may think much in this! Due to ACidity I feel heart burns and palpitations is that am thinking right / Any other route cause around! Please suggest me the best. Thanks a lot!

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear ,s How to stop Heartpalpication? If I shout do I get a panic attacks, I am tensed some times I manage, still wor...
Dear Lybrateuser, - Your problem is due to acidity & anxiety - avoid spicy, fried & junk food, also restrict tea/ coffee intake to 1-2 cups/ day - have more of fruits & vegetables, whole grains, low fat dairy products, lean meats, nuts in your diet - chew your food well, do not skip meals, have meals on time, have 4-5 small meals rather than three large meals, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime have 7-8 glasses of water per day - do regular exercise like walking, yoga, meditation & deep breathing daily morning - keep yourself busy so that you do not keep thinking of the problem.
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I am 40 years old married person. I am very emotional person. I don't know to react but internally feels bad. Please advise.

CERTIFICATION IN BACH FLOWER REMEDIES OF ENGLAND, Ph.D DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN BIOCHEMISTRY, B.S.M.S BACHELOR OF SIDDHA MEDICINE AND SURGERY,
Alternative Medicine Specialist,
I am 40 years old married person. I am very emotional person. I don't know to react but internally feels bad. Please ...
dear Lybrate user take Cherry plum, Impatients, Mustard these Bach remedies one dose twice a day and Merc.sol 200x one dose in the morning.
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I feel always too sleepy too tied. I didn't do my studies well. I am feeling sometime to depressed for my studies. Sometime I can't able to focus or do any thing. please help me!

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
I feel always too sleepy too tied. I didn't do my studies well. I am feeling sometime to depressed for my studies. So...
Dear Nisha, excessive sleep can induce a depressed feeling. On the other hand depression can cause excessive sleep in many individuals. Both scenarios may be associated with low energy, poor concentration and memory, inability to focus. Which of these scenarios is true in your case will need some careful evaluation. We will also need to know if you have had similar problems in the past, any other medicines you might be on or any other psychological problems in the family. Please get hemogram and serum TSH levels done as a bare minimum.
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3 Surprising Ways Kids Can Affect Your Relationship and What to Do

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
3 Surprising Ways Kids Can Affect Your Relationship and What to Do

Having children is a challenging and full time job. Whether you have one child or four of them, the mental and emotional implications of raising a child will always be tremendous. This is mainly due to the fact that children have a way of becoming your greatest challenge. They are a life altering addition to your home and life and you would do well to understand this as you evolve as a parent, rather than letting it hinder the other quarters of your life.

Read on to know the surprising ways in which kids can affect your relationship, and what you can do about it!

  1. Sharing Responsibilities: While marriage or cohabiting may change the way you look at the person you dated, having a child with that partner completely changes the logistics in the relationship. This is because the unsaid rule of responsibility comes into the picture. While both parents are equally responsible for the child, a delicate rhythm and routine tends to fall into place. Yet, the setting of this very routine can take the mickey out of the most compatible couples when it comes to figuring out expectations and the unsaid pressure. For example, as per medical studies, it has been proven that fathers tend to have a less active role when the couple is raising a daughter. So, in case you are facing a laid back partner, you may want to discuss sharing responsibilities that would have little to do with gender centric roles.
  2. Full Time Job: Your relationship with your partner and spouse is one of the things that will get heavily impacted by the addition of a child or children to your equation. This is because raising a child is a full time job that requires the commitment of two people who are unique and were drawn to each other for certain reasons that may seem very different when a third individual is in the equation, especially one who requires full time care and raising. Here, you can remember to show your emotions in a less judgmental manner and discuss things on a regular basis to avoid strife.
  3. Career: While most women go through the pain of labour and delivery, men may go through the guilt of tying down a woman who might have been career oriented. In such cases, it is best to talk about getting back to a career and the support that the father can render, beforehand.

There are a number of ways in which child rearing affects individual households. So, it is best to go in for counselling in case things get too difficult to handle.

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I'm suffering mentally my brain is fully headache unable to sleep at night what you can give suggest to me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I'm suffering mentally my brain is fully headache unable to sleep at night what you can give suggest to me.
Few things related to headache so that we can plan the treatment accordingly - if pain is associated with blurred or decreased vision than check your eye sight for refractive error - if the pain is associated with cold and fever than we have to rule out sinusitis as the cause and if the pain is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura than we have to rule out migrane as the cause - if the pain is associated with neck problems than we have to rule out cervical spondylosis as the cause - if the pain is associated with either low or high bp or due to hyperacidity than we have to treat the cause after examination.
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My husband has been suffering from severe tension and anger always with regard to some small matters. He was once a very bright and lively person. Recently, he has retired from his services. I am very much aggrieved seeing his present condition. Kindly advise.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
This canbe related to depression form retirement and make him happy and make him engaged in reading, music and meditaion and yoga . as a last resort medicines can be given
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Hey sir I am student I m unable to concentrate on my study please suggest something.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I suspect that the adolescent issues with regard to hormones may be affecting your ability to concentrate and remember. 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. The hormonal imbalances may not only impact your memory because of the chemical but also bring some distractions that come with it. But you may work on the following even if the hormones kick in: Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. 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. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive oil instead, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning at least five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: 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. There is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. There are some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling too. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid sugar and junk food.
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My friend's boy friend is very rich but married now she is in love with him as the girl is not having father so he is taking care of her family he is supporting her financially but he is forcing her to be in liven relationship my friend asked him to take divorce but he says he ll after 3 years first he wants his father to transfer his property to him but he is pressuring her for liven she is upset too much cz id if she denies then he won't support and if she does it ll be shameful what she shall do tell something for her to come over depression and stay calm.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology
Psychologist, Bangalore
My friend's boy friend is very rich but married now she is in love with him as the girl is not having father so he is...
Your friend needs to evaluate all the pros and cons of whatever she decides to do. Its difficult to understand whether this relationship has any solid grounds. There are two layers to this situation. Layer 1) whether to get into live-in because she loves him and he has promised divorce to his wife after 3yrs. Your friend needs to consider following scenarios. A) he gives divorce and marries her after 3yrs: maybe possible, maybe not. What if he has a kid with his wife in these 3yrs. This will complicate the situation and cause undue pain and dysfunctionality to a family structure. B) he does not divorce his wife after 3years bcos maybe he feels responsible towards her or situation gets too much complicated. What will your friend do after spend 3years in live-in with him. Can she imagine the emotional and physical attachments may make it difficult for her to move on? will she be willing to settle for as a second option all of her life? thinking abt having children may complicate things further. Layer 2) she does not have father so he is financially supporting her family. How and who approved of such an arrangement? what is the role of her mother in this situation? is there no other source of income in the family? what would the family have done to have financial security if this guy would not have been in their life? why is the girl not earning to support the family? is this the only way she can bring money into the house? is money the only binding factor for this relationship? what will happen to them once the rich guy refuses to take care of them any more? ask your friend to reflect on these questions and take a wiser decision. If she can not do it on her own then consult a counsellor.
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Dear Docs. I have breaked up with my beloved before one month, coz of that a lot of tension, depression, and stress I feel whole day n night too, wahi soch soch k na pagal pn sa chidchida pn sa feel hone lga h headache b bahut tez h 15 days se hair loss bahut tez ho ra h k kbi itni speed se nhi hue, body temperature b ajeeb ho gyi h kbi hot kbi bahut zada pasina ane lgta h, weight loss b ho ra h. So dear mai kya kru abi tk koi medication nhi liya h sirf calcium ki tabs lene lga hu 5 days se.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
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I have breaked up with my beloved before one month, coz of that a lot of tension, depression, and stress I...
Dear lybrate user. Grief after loosing a beloved one from life is a common phenomenon and is normal to happen. But in your case its been one month and you are struggling with low mood and lack of interest with other signs of depression. I would advice you to start treatment from a psychiatrist on an urgent basis. I hope you take step in a proper direction. Take care.
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I am suffering parkinson disease .what can I do I am feeling tired and my head like breathing heart beat plzz give me solution. Thank you.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am suffering parkinson disease .what can I do I am feeling tired and my head like breathing heart beat plzz give me...
Dear lybrateuser, -Your tiredness is due to parkinsons disease, have a nutritious well balanced diet, do regular aerobic exercise for 30 min like walking, swimming, stretching as this will improve your muscle strength, flexibility & balance -get investigations done & start medication, consult a doctor, medication helps improve symptoms rapidly & you will feel much better.
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Hi I Am 20 year old. I am facing a problem. I feel uncomfortable to talk to girls. What I do to overcome my fear. My movement of eyes is not normal while talking to girls. please tell me how I overcome my fear.

dpm,dnb
Psychiatrist, Noida
Hi I Am 20 year old. I am facing a problem. I feel uncomfortable to talk to girls. What I do to overcome my fear. My ...
U seem to be suffering from anxiety disorder and have some feeling that you will speak something wrong. Meet a psychiatrist he will teach you cbt. It will help you.
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My memory is very week. I always loss any think. By my week memory. How can I increase it.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
1.*You can’t improve concentration and memory without physical energy. Have healthy food habits and timely meals. Eat nutritious food. Avoid processed food, and street food. *. Physical exercise improves blood circulation to brain and improves clarity of thinking. * Concentrate on your work with enthusiasm. Don’t divert or try to perform multiple tasks at a time If the subject appears difficult, tackle bit by bit. *If you don’t understand first time, leave some time and try again when your mind is fresh. *Any amount of reading without understanding is a waste. *Jot down points in your note book and you remember the points better. *Underline important points. You remember them better. *Have good night’s sleep. Maintain timings. *. Give task to your brain. Avoid idling. *Stop multitasking.. *Play brain games.. *Master a new skill.. *. Have breaks and enjoy a joke with your friends. Continuous slogging makes you lose interest in your task. *. Be confident. You can DO IT. Homoeopathy has good treatment without causing adverse effects Take homoeopathic medicine Kali phos 30 once daily in the morning and in the evening for 7 days and give feedback
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I've a very bad memory issue. I can't even recall a word that I read just before few seconds. I really worried about my future, since i've completed graduation and soon going to do job. Also I'm preparing for competitive exams. What's the use if I prepared everything and can't recall anything. Please help me out in this regard.

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Navi Mumbai
Dear lybrate user, this happens when u r too anxious about exams or u r not focusing well. Study when ur mind is fresh, rehearsing is important. After reading a stanza think over it and picturize d concept in ur mind. Dont just go on reading go to d roots, to d concept. Draw notes. Do yoga and meditation daily Take good sleep Take balanced diet. Those were some tips to memorise, follow those well and consult privately for homoeopathic treatment.
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