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Dr. R. Balakrishnan

Psychiatrist, Chennai

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Dr. R. Balakrishnan 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.
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Sir during erection my pennis not temper properly. At early stages the temper level was good but now the temper level was weak. Suggest some natural ways to get temper and stiff pennis during erection.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Sir during erection my pennis not temper properly. At early stages the temper level was good but now the temper level...
Some frauds might be suggesting exercise and all, get yourself evaluated by a urologist and psychiatrist. You say you have ed (erectile dysfunction), it can be organic urologist will find out or mind related, which the psychiatrist will find out.
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Sir, my friend has psychological problem. He is always going doubt about his friends. how to keep him away from these thoughts?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
Sir, my friend has psychological problem. He is always going doubt about his friends. how to keep him away from these...
Your friend might be having some psychiatric illness or it may be his personality. He may have benefit with psychiatric consultation. However it will be a tough job to get him agree for psychiatric assessment as these kind of persons usually think themselves absolutely fine. They do not ever realize that their doubts are useless and not based on facts. Psychiatric medicines and psychotherapy may change his thinking pattern and thus make him fine.
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Hello , I need a suggestion , doctor says without diagnosis I have bipolar disorder and I am confused about his prediction . I am taking medicine from last 1 and half year . Suggest me where I can go what I have to do now .

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Hello , I need a suggestion , doctor says without diagnosis I have bipolar disorder and I am confused about his predi...
Please don't worry wake up early go for morning walk daily with relaxed mind do meditation daily do pranayam and yoga avoid negative thoughts take sarswatarishta 20 ml twice a day with water continue your medicine, we will reduce the dose after 21 days.
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Dear doctor, You are requested to kindly recommend supplements for production of new neurons in the hippocampus of brain as that is the only center of regeneration of brain. Those supplements if cross blood brain barrier will help cure schizophrenia patients. We will be highly obliged and thankful to you.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Supplements cannot make a real difference or make neurons grow as you expect and you can try Mecobalamin .Though scientists have long known that new brain cells are able “enhance learning” – they never thought that “learning” could actually cause the birth of new brain cells… that is, until recently. In recent animal studies, researchers have found that there was a direct relationship between “learning” and the survival rate of newly-birthed brain cells. When researchers taught certain rodents a wide-variety of cognitive tasks which involved a wide-range of brain areas – scientists found that the more the animal “learned” – the more new neurons were able to survive in the hippocampus. Scientists have made it clear that “learning” can increase the presence of new neurons in the brain. Brain cells that are born in the hippocampus, which normally die off, are literally “rescued” by “learning” experiences. There is still plenty of research being conducted in this area and not all sources agree. However, your best bet is to keep your brain power boosted and your mind sharp. Always try to learn something new! Meditation has always thought to have been beneficial for the brain. Recent compelling evidence from scientific researchers at Yale, Harvard, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology revealed that meditation can allow us to “grow bigger brains.” Though this isn’t the same thing as neurogenesis, meditation could very well be an activity that boosts the birth rate of neurons. Researchers also discovered that meditators literally had an altered-physical brain structure compared to non-meditators. Brain scanning technology [i.e. MRIs] showed that meditation boosted thickness of brain structure dealing with attention, sensory input, and memory functions. The thickening was found to be more noticeable in adults than younger individuals. It’s interesting because the same sections of our cortex that meditation thickens, tend to get thinner as we age.
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But my husband gets anger whenever I want to share things. As you rightly said communication matters but sometimes I do not understand what he tries to communicate when I ask him for the next time he gets anger on me and scolds me. Secondly he does not share anything with me he shares all good and bad to his mother only, which is quite hurting me. I feel that he does not know to balance between mother and wife. Moreover we do not have privacy to talk to each since my mother in law sleeps with us. It is just become routine come to office, go home work, take care of your kid, sleep and next day your routine begins. I seriously do not know whether he loves me or not. I do not know how to come out of this issue. Am getting depressed since I do not have a supporting hand at home. Please tell me how to go about it. I tend to forget many things nothing is getting registered in my mind. Sometimes I feel lonely frustrated and feel why am living on this earth. Please counsel me on this issue and how should I live.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
The important thing in communication is listening. So, if you are not listening with rapt attention, especially since he hardly used to communicate, then quite naturally he will get angry. If you are serious about wanting the communication, then pay close attention and pass some good and interesting remarks when he talks. Your MIL sleeping with you both is shocking. He may be a mama's boy and somehow you have to accommodate his sharing with her but not sharing the same bedroom. These things may be difficult to talk to him about and so I advise you to find a counselor and go and meet that person for his/her inputs. About doing so much of work, why don't yo get a maid and relieve yourself of a lot of housework. And as the children grow make them gradually handle a few responsibilities too. For further assistance, you need to go for what is called 'continupoous counseling'
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I am feeling very nervous sometimes. Sometimes I am very tensed without reason, I mean by thinking so many things.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am feeling very nervous sometimes. Sometimes I am very tensed without reason, I mean by thinking so many things.
Homoeopathic medicine ACONITE NAP 200 ( Dr Reckeweg) Duing nervous attacks,immediately pour 3-5 drop direct on tongue.Nervousness will subside automatically. Daily BRAMARI PRANAYAM early empty stomach for 10 minutes
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I was recovered from typhoid two months back. Now I am suffering from sever muscle pain in both my legs above and below knee.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I was recovered from typhoid two months back. Now I am suffering from sever muscle pain in both my legs above and bel...
Take crocin 500 one tablet thrice daily after food,sufficient water and take one tablet of multivitamin daily. Check your Hemoglobin
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Stress - Homeopathic Remedies For It!

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Stress - Homeopathic Remedies For It!

Stress affects every aspect of our lives. It does not allow you to think or focus on anything else, tempts you to binge eat and takes control of your lifestyle. Stress can also cause severe health problems that can result in heart disease. Thus it is very necessary to learn how to control and manage stress. Managing your stress effectively can help you cope with it better and let your remain in control of your life.

Homeopathy is based on the belief that the mind and body are connected. Thus by treating one, the other can benefit as well. Thus when prescribing a form of treatment for any health condition, attention is always paid to the mental state of the patient. Homeopathy can be very effective in treating and controlling stress and stress related problems. When treating stress with homeopathy, it is essential to first understand the cause of stress.

Some common homeopathic remedies for stress are:

  1. Arsenic album: This is usually prescribed to people who are generally anxious and nervous. People affected by the stress of being late for an event or meeting can also be given this remedy to ease the stress. Patients who benefit from this form of treatment are also often hypochondriacs who constantly feel that every minor symptom is a sign of a major illness.
  2. Bryonia: This is very effective remedy for all kinds of stress. It can also be used to treat stress triggered by uncertainty at the workplace and insecurity about not having enough money even though they work very hard.
  3. Calcarea carbonica: This is also a common homeopathic remedy for work place related stress. People who are concerned about being observed or stressed by an upcoming deadline can be benefited by this medication. This type of stress can commonly be seen at the time of appraisals.
  4. Staphysagria: People who are extremely sensitive and feel that the world is unjust and unfair to them cab be benefited by Staphysagria. This is often faced by children bullied in school and people in corporate work environments. Staphysagria boosts confidence levels and thus makes the person feel less vulnerable.
  5. Ignatia: Emotional stress is very well treated by Ignatia. This homeopathic remedy addresses feelings of disappointment and guilt and stress that follows an emotional loss such as the loss of a loved one or breaking up for a relationship. It also fights the desire to withdraw from family and friends and moodiness.
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I am 22 year old. I am getting problem with my mental health. I can't remember small thing. Even I am not hearing the peoples when they are talking with me. Always slipped in my dreams. Always I am getting confused. Peoples surrounded me started telling me mind less. No idea what should I have to do.

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
I am 22 year old. I am getting problem with my mental health. I can't remember small thing. Even I am not hearing the...
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops. Try to buy original medicines. Mix 3 drops of clematis + 3 drops of vervain + 3 drops of white chestnut + 3 drops of honeysuckle + 3 drops of scleranthus. Mix these with 100 ml water and drink it every morning and night.
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I haven't slept two day. My eye are closing and body pains are there. Now what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I haven't slept two day. My eye are closing and body pains are there. Now what should I do?
It's a sign of fever and can take tablet paracetamol and Eat nutritious food and have adequate fluid intake and take physical rest
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I have stopped taking my anti-depressants. Will my weight be normal again since I have put on a lot of weight since I started with anti-depressants.

Ph.D - Ayurveda, FFAM-Post Graduate Fellowship, MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Delhi
I have stopped taking my anti-depressants. Will my weight be normal again since I have put on a lot of weight since I...
But it will take time, come out from depression, your family should give full support, do meditation, mantra chanting, morning walk, yogasana, sufficient sleep, cultivate positive thought, have full faith in god, parents and life partner, do scalp massage with almond oil, if interested in herbal ayurveda treatment inform.
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Mera bhai ALKO-1 naam ki goli khata hai. Aur usko puchhe toh woh pain killer kahata hai. Per woh goli khane ke baad woh alcoholic jaisa hota hai please batao kya hai ye ALKO-1 goli.

Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling, MA In Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Pune
Mera bhai ALKO-1 naam ki goli khata hai.
Aur usko puchhe toh woh pain killer kahata hai.
Per woh goli khane ke baad w...
It calls addiction of tranquilizer. please take him to any psychiatrist as soon as possible. If his dependency created on that then it is difficult for him to come out from the addiction. So do treatment from any psychiatrist. Don't get irritated on him. Need to do supportive hand to your brother to overcome from the disease. Try to understand his pain ,he is ill. So take care of him. Thank you, best luck. Don't worry.
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My boyfriend is married and having a son too and 13 years elder to me. He is taking divorce so that he can start new life with me. He loves me a lot but is suspicious that I am having an multiple affair with my friend as well as my boyfriends brother which is not true. I tried to convince him many times about this and he does not believe. He keeps checking their online status and abuses that they come only when I am not talking with my boyfriend. I am going mad day by day. I used to chat with my friend and his brother in the past. I just talked to them in a friendly manner and I have no wrong feelings on them. But he does not understand this. Because of him, I stopped talking to my friend as well as his brother. He still checks whatsapp online status and says that they are coming only when I am not talking to him. My family are rival to each other. They will not agree at any cost. But I love him so madly that I am taking all these abuses as I saw his true love for me. But the day he doubts me even when I go for wash room and bath is really bothering me. I am feeling shit. He sometimes call me as bitch and prostitute in anger. I am dieing here. I am loosing interest in food and sleep. Please help me 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. First of all you should not have come in relationship with a married person. More over, from the description, it seems he is paranoid. I can assure you, this relationship could be disaster for you. Quit it. You need to talk to your friends and relatives deeply and relieve your pressure. Counseling is also another good option. Take care.
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Hi, I am very upset without any reason in always Why? I don't know! Because of this also I am not feeling Hungary! I take 1-2 times lunch or dinner in 24Hours.

Psychiatrist, Kolkata
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I am very upset without any reason in always Why? I don't know!
Because of this also I am not feeling Hungary! I...
Yes, loss of appetite is a common symptom of depression as well as anxiety disorder. Please visit to a psychiatrist who will help you to come out of your feeling upset and loss of appetite as well.
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I am 39 year old guy who had excessive drinking habit until 3 years ago. But by the time I was out of it, got separated from my wife and child. Even after repeated attempts could not start living together. I am now not able to focus on work, feeling lonely and insecure. Feeling of guilt and negative thoughts are pulling me down. I have a feeling I am getting lost. I want to bounce back and be achieve greater heights in my life. I require moral support.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 39 year old guy who had excessive drinking habit until 3 years ago. But by the time I was out of it, got separat...
I think I have a clear idea of what is bothering you, and I hope I am right to the ‘T’. I don’t think you have completely worked on the problem of addiction. In fact the reason you are not working out with your wife has to do with a lot of unresolved issues pertaining to the addiction. You see mere abstinence from alcohol is not enough: there are so many matters to be considered before you can seriously say and claim that you are no longer an addict. Now I am aware that according to AA principles, ‘Once you are an addict, you are always an addict’. I come from a different school of thought about that but let me not elaborate about that here. There are four important areas you need to definitely resolve the addiction problem: the Oral issue, the Genetic issue, the Rigid Value System, and the Script issue. Apart from that there is an addict personality that has to be made whole and many unhealthy adaptations have to be resolved. You and your wife, for example, married when you had that personality and she has now become fed up and wants out. If you have not changed that personality, you are literally asking her to live with you with the only change being that you have abstained from the alcohol! Although that is in itself a huge change, your basic personality has not changed. Apart from that it seems like there are emotional matters that are bothering you still and these could become impediments to yourself, let alone another person, like your wife! I suggest that you go back to addiction therapy and discuss these matters for a start and take it forward from there. I believe that if this is done well, you can regain your life all over again.
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Sir I am An nineteen years old Guy, how can I increase my memory power. I can not study more time I become lazy. I forget things after some time. Please suggest me with memory tips sir.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
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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I don't know how suddenly I feel like I am lost, lonely and feeling like crying! can't help it with, discussing with anyone is tough task because I think they might not understand, and this is my frequent problems so I don't want to irritate them, I get sudden mood swings and I remain silent most of the time. I get aggression too. But I can't help it out. I am not able to concentrate on my studies. Please suggest me something. Earlier I had bad relationship from which it effected me so much, I got mental torcher, blackmails for that I am very afraid. The boy still calls me, and as soon he calls? My heartbeat turns faster. Although I am out of it but I am unable to keep myself happy, set various limits for myself and scared for loving or trusting anyone.

M. S. in Psychotherapy and Counselling
Psychologist, Jaipur
I don't know how suddenly I feel like I am lost, lonely and feeling like crying! can't help it with, discussing with ...
Hi, I can understand your feelings. What ever symptoms you are facing is because of your bad experience. You are trying hard to overcome it. It is a very positive move of yours. Do not afraid of that guy and be firm in communication. It will take some time to be normal. Keep yourself busy. Eat healthy food and have proper rest. Do some physical exercise. It will release some good hormones so your mood will get elevated. You can change your phone number or just say him straight that you are not going to tolerate him anymore. Take help of some trusted person and share your feelings with him/her.
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Sir. I am 18 years old. I had serious head ache. I am a student. So I can't concentrate my study. I should like get any information to release my head ache.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Sir. I am 18 years old. I had serious head ache. I am a student. So I can't concentrate my study. I should like get a...
This headache needs to be investigated. Among many other reasons you could be straining your eyes when studying, you could be having some vision defects, and surprising of all you could be having some anger issues that are looking for a resolution. Meet a doctor soon and if is is not a medical reason then you are looking at an emotional one, like unexpressed anger. In that case, you should meet with a counselor and deal with that feeling.
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I am 18 years old and cant concentrate at study for a long time. I have also a emotional attachment. What can I do for better improvement?

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
I am 18 years old and cant concentrate at study for a long time. I have also a emotional attachment. What can I do fo...
Bio. Lat. 200 / 5 drops in little water twice a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedback.
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