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Dr. Ravichandran

Psychologist, Chennai

Dr. Ravichandran Psychologist, Chennai
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Dr. Ravichandran is one of the best Psychologists in Arumbakkam, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Ravichandran at Speed Medical Centre Hospital in Arumbakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ravichandran on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from depression I haven't achieved anything in my life till date and alot of responsibilities are on my shoulder I need help.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am suffering from depression I haven't achieved anything in my life till date and alot of responsibilities are on m...
Be positive think positive and live positive .many times it happens under pressure so take easily n change the mood BC 'oz till u achieve that you r responsible person .best of luck
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My problem is depression. My mood always swing. Sometime I am happy. Sometime my mood is very off and my main problem is anxiety please tell me solution how to remove my depression life. Bcz 2012 accidentally gone my both legs one is below and one is above. Then a accident my life is fully destroy. Tell me any medicine and how to happy with my life I am railway employee. please tell me solution.

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
My problem is depression. My mood always swing. Sometime I am happy. Sometime my mood is very off and my main problem...
If you do not have any other medical problems, not on any other medicines, have no history of any other psychiatric illness or family history of bipolar disorder, in good faith I can suggest you some medicines. You can take prodep 20 mg one capsule after breakfast daily for 5 days and then increase it to two capsules. However, I strongly recommend that at some point you take a proper psychiatric consultation. Take care!
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Sir I need your help. Sir I am drug addicted, Now I am decided to quite all this. please hlp me. I can't sleep in the night properly. please help me.

PGDAP, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Gurgaon
You need to take medicines to help you overcome this problem and develop healthy coping skills to overcome stress.
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Whats the best way to get out of stress in day to day life what are the possible ways to avoid stress and strain.

L L. B..,, M.Sc psychy,, N L P, P.G.D.G.C, M.S psychotherapy,, M.A child care, M A, clinical psy, M.A,social psychiatry,, M.Phil., psychology., Ph.D .,psychology
Psychologist, Vijayawada
Whats the best way to get out of stress in day to day life what are the possible ways to avoid stress and strain.
Excessive thinking is the main cause of stress, excessive hard work, no rest, thinking unnecessary things, lack of self confidence is also one of the cause of stress. So how to avoid stress. 1. Healthy life style management. 2. Balanced healthy habits. 3. Based on our capacity to take the decisions. 4. Based on our personality to maintain healthy relations. 5. Start a day with positive note. 6. Do not give any chance of negative thoughts. 7. Feel always comfortable. 8. Be sociable and friendly ness with others. 9. Maintain a good family atmosphere. 10. Maintain strong professional career. These are all the some of the steps. To maintain stress free life. Better to try to follow some of the things. When you follow it is act like your habitual action. Best of luck.
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Hello doctor. I have been married for last 1 and half year. I want to highlight three issues about my wife: 1. Always thinking about the past (we had gone through a bad patch after marriage) and start over reacting. Sometimes it looks like that I am facing two different personalities - one very caring and sweet and other one (after getting angry) is totally opposite, very rude, abusive and dangerous face. This is like the worse situation I face. I got very afraid & don't want to face this situation again and again. 2. Getting bored very frequently with anything. 3. Difficulty in taking decision I love my wife very much and I want to live a happy life with her. Please help

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Hello doctor. I have been married for last 1 and half year. I want to highlight three issues about my wife: 1. Always...
It will be wise for you both to get your personalities assessed. Marriage is an institution, where both the partners need to adjust and change to accommodate others pluses and minuses. Get an appointment fixed with a psychiatrist who does marital counselling or a clinical psychologist who does the same and both of you can reduce the altercations and can be happy most of the times
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Can't remember after studying for 4 to 5 hrs daily still get less marks in exam. please give some thought of recovery.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Take homoeopathic medicine for increasing memory - Anacardium 200/ once daily. Management: -Meditate for at least 15 to 30 minutes each day physically changes your brain, making you less anxious, and more rational and empathetic. -Besides increasing your physical strength and flexibility, yoga changes your brain. Research suggests that in addition to reducing stress, anxiety, and depression, yoga protects the brain from shrinking with age. -Exercise daily as it would can help offset the cognitive decline brought on by aging and increasingly sedentary lifestyles. -Get enough sleep. On average, adults need between 7.5 and 9 hours of sleep each night. When you aren’t getting enough sleep, it affects your brain’s ability to do this, and your memory suffers. -Spend time with people whose company you enjoy, and who make you feel like the best version of you. -laughter can improve short-term memory in older adults. -Cutting down on your use of technology (i.e. sitting in front of your computer, phone, or tablet) for even 30 minutes can improve your brain health and help you think more deeply.
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How I manage my full mind to study. I always want to study more and more but unfortunately I can't do so. Please give me your idea.

Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Certificate in Forensic Psychology, MD-Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Akola
There is no shortcut to success! by same analogy, there is no shortcut to increase memory power rapidly. But with efforts & persistence you can surely increase your memory in following way 1. Study/read in short time intervals of 30 minutes followed by 10 minutes break where you can stretch, do rope skipping in that 10 minutes break 2. Make notes, take plenty of notes using short forms, symbols, digits etc. 3. Revise these notes periodically, preferably once every 3 days 4. Make mnemonics, use them frequently, revise frequently 5. Whenever your free, sitting idle, close your eyes & try to memorize what you have read or revised earlier in the day 6 do regular yoga & pranayama which increase your mental stability, improve neuroplasticity & thus give you better memory. Good luck!
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Please inform name of medicine in homeopathy which extends life span. I understand there is a medicine in homeopathy which increases life span. Please also inform name of specific homeopathy medicine to cure back pain, osteo-arthritis, schizophrenia, premature ejaculation. Thanks.

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General Physician,
Please inform name of medicine in homeopathy which extends life span. I understand there is a medicine in homeopathy ...
I am not a homeopathic doctor allpathic doctor but I can suggest you may consult a naturoveda center which consists of ayurveda+homeopathy+unani+yoga. They will help you.
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6 Ways to Stop a Panic Attack

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
6 Ways to Stop a Panic Attack

A panic attack can start suddenly and may be caused due a variety of reasons. A patient of depression and anxiety usually goes through such attacks. The symptoms of these attacks include sudden and persistent fear, the feeling of losing control, the feeling of having a heart attack, palpitations problem, sweating, dizzy spells and more. It has been medically proven that most adults go through at least one or more panic attacks in their lifetime.

Here are a few ways in which one can stop a panic attack:

  1. Recognise the Signs: Take note of the symptoms. From a feeling of choking to detachment, losing control, surreal experiences, dizzy spells, nausea, pain in the abdomen and chills, to tremors, and a fear of facing death, there are many symptoms that can put your body in a fight or flight response where things may suddenly seem terrifying, and without any reason at that.
  2. Breath Control: Learn to control your breathing as soon as you begin to experience the symptoms. This will help in distraction even as it soothes and calms you down, thus forcing you to think rationally about the fear and helplessness that you are suddenly experiencing. Sit down with your knees bent and let your shoulders relax.
  3. Relaxation Techniques: Learn and practice a few relaxation techniques during times like these. This may include simple things like rubbing your neck and more focused activities like talking to yourself and meditating.
  4. Continuation: Remember to hold your breath, let it out, and then carry on with the activity that you had set out to do. If you stop what you were doing, then the message going to your brain is loud and clear and you will panic even further. But if you relax and zone out before letting yourself go about the chore, however robotically, then it will have a positive effect on the messages that are sent to your brain.
  5. Medication: In the event that you are not able to fully control and relax yourself and your thoughts, then you may want to see a psychiatrist who can prescribe specific medication that will help in relaxing you. Sedatives and antidepressants may also be prescribed for patients who are going through severe episodes of panic with debilitating symptoms.
  6. Differentiate between Stress and Panic: Many times, we may feel like we are panicking, yet this may simply be a way of going through stress. It is important to focus on recognising events and reactions as stress or panic.

Not allowing yourself run away from a situation is a sure shot way of dealing with panic as this condition the brain to be more accepting and resilient. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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Sir, My name is Raghu and I am suffering from anxiety from 1 year. Each and everything I used get anxiety. Sometimes anxiety last for 1 day. Can you please suggest me how can rectify this.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Sir,
My name is Raghu and I am suffering from anxiety from 1 year. Each and everything I used get anxiety. Sometimes ...
Homoeopathy has good treatment for your problem, without causing adverse effects. To start with, take homoeopathic medicine arsenicum alb 30 daily in the morning and in the evening and give feedback after 4 days.
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I am diabetic for the last 22 years.I face frequent attack of depression for the last considerable time. Please suggest what to do ?

CCMTD, CCEBDM, C.Diabetology, American Diabetes Association, DOMS, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
First of all make sure that your blood sugar levels are well controlled. Diabetes itself can lead to depression at times.You can consult pshychitrist once.
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I am not able to keep in memorize few things. I am weak in remembering the few things. any medicine for that.?

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
To get a better recall, you need to learn and register things in a better way. In other words, you need to increase your concentration first. Learn to meditate and focus on things. There are some memory improving techniques such as learn the things by making chunks. Associate the things with your personal experiences. It is called mnemonic devices.
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I have smoking habit for the last 20 years and I want to quit but don't know how to do it? If you can help it will be great.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Smoking is a common problem but is easy to quit. A psychiatric assessment followed by treatment with medicines including nicotine replacement therapy alongwith varencline (champix) alongwith self help tips and counselling is all you need to leave smoking in 3 weeks. But perseverence with treatment is the key to permanent relief from thr problem. Get going. Best of luck.
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I had quit smoking for the past 4 months and using nicotine gums. Since the past 3 months I got thrush at the back of my tongue, I consulted a doctor last month and used antibiotics, thrush paint, fluconazole and betadine gargles. I do not feel any improvement. Is it something serious? Please suggest.

MSC Human Development , Hypnotherapy , Special Educator , ms- counselling and physiotherapy, Applied psychology Hons
Psychologist, Faridabad
You can consult it with any ent specialist. They will give you better suggestion. Don't waste time if you feel terrible with this problem. May god bless you. Be positive.
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I am suffering from anxiety. I think so. Kind of social anxiety. Whenever am going to a new place for interview or to meet a peraon on a blind date. I started feeling dizzyness light headed and also pukes sometime. After puking I feel normal. What is it?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
To a certain extent all of us feel like that but we do not react so severely. Perhaps you have an inferiority complex or are afraid of new situations and people. Blind dates can be exciting or frightful, anyway. If the fear is too much for you, then you may react with dizziness and vomiting? like it is unbearable. Together with stress your imagination will tend to go wild with possibilities. Talk to a counselor and deal with this extreme fear, you will no longer have these reactions. It is very useful to also have a fit body by regular exercise; and to be emotionally fit so that you can develop resilience to combat most situations with much composure. Your understanding of people in authority may stem from a strict parent at home to cause much anxiety. Relating to the opposite sex will get better over time with every outing. Many girls are as anxious as you would be and it helps to feel at ease yourself before making them comfortable. You will be a hit with females, if you display composure. Well, men are supposed to be the stabilizing and steadying force especially in crisis: so practice, learn the routines and become adept at it. Not too far into the future you will be walking with the girl of your dreams making her feel secure and safe because of you!
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Hi, I just want to know if this is a problem. I'm someone who is unable to make up my mind but when I do I constantly keep changing what I want to do all the time. It annoys a lot of people because they get confused. Is this a problem?

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
Hi, I just want to know if this is a problem. I'm someone who is unable to make up my mind but when I do I constantly...
Dear, decision making ability is based on experience. Experience of self as well of learned experience. In your case, you are able to take decisions under these circumstances. Don't worry. You could need psychological counseling. Take care.
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I don't take any thing responsibly. I will forget the things, amounts to be paid or received. I want to be responsible because I am elder in family.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Dear lybrate user, take homoeopathic anacardium 200, 5 drops, thrice daily, in empty stomach. Also take homoeopathic mother tincture ashwagandha q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water.
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How to quit smoking? Please suggest.

Advanced Skills in Counselling, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, DCS, Hypnotherapist
Psychologist,
If you want to stop smoking, you could try these: 1. Set a date for yourself to stop smoking. Or you can slowly reduce everyday or weekly. 2. Tell everyone that you are stopping smoking so that they can support you. 3. Remove ash trays, lighters and cigarettes from your room, car, office etc. 3. Take support of support groups like nicotine anonymous. 4. Use nicotine chewing gum or patch in the transition phase. 5. Be aware of your triggers and examine them. Counselling helps in this and explore stressful situations when you tend to smoke more. You would be able to manage the stress without having to depend on the cigarettes and finding your own strengths and resources within yourself and the environment to cope with stressful situations. 6. Congratulate yourself when you are able to successfully manage without smoking. 7. Expect days when you slip and smoke. Don't be hard on yourself. Examine your reasons for slipping and learn from them. Most people who quit successfully have tried it at least 3-4 times. If you have any questions, please click on private chat.
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4 Life Lessons to Learn from Kangana Ranaut

B.A.(H)Psychology, M.A.Psychology, Ph. D - Psychology
Psychologist, Noida
4 Life Lessons to Learn from Kangana Ranaut

Despite being an outsider in the industry, Kangana Ranaut has made her mark in Bollywood. The 'Queen of Bollywood' bagged the National Award in the best actress category for the third time for her double act in the commercial hit Tanu Weds Manu Returns. Ranaut is one of the highest paid actresses in India and is known for playing emotionally intense roles in films like Gangster and Woh Lamhe. But behind the fame and the glory, lies a story of struggle and constant perseverance. Kangana's rise to fame did not happen overnight, and her travails and triumphs have quite a few important lessons stored for all of us.

Here are 4 inspiring life lessons to take away from Kangana's real life story.

1. Be Yourself - 
Accept yourself and embrace the person you are. Making desperate attempts to fit in a social circle or trying to make people like you could turn depressing. Be yourself and don't compromise on your identity and be afraid to have a mind of your own. Kangana has constantly inspired us to be rebellious and to question stereotypes and sexism.

'People in the industry treated me like I didn't deserve to be spoken to and I was some unwanted object. I couldn't speak English fluently and people made fun of me for that. So dealing with rejection became a part of life...Today, when people say that I have made it and made it on my own.'

She said on an interview with Daily News and Analysis

2. Deal with your relationship problems - Stop tolerating abuse. Your partner is supposed to love and support you and not hurt you physically or emotionally. Don't be afraid of getting out of a relationship. It might be difficult and hard to deal with but it's best to get over with and start afresh. Ranaut was in a relationship with Aditya Pancholi, which turned sour after he assaulted her. Later she was also in a relationship with Adhyayan Suman and Nicholas Lafferty, an English doctor, which did not last either, but she always moved on with her head held high, personifying dignity.

3. Beat the odds - There might situations when your family does not support your career choices but don't let that stop you from going ahead with it. Believe in yourself and work hard on your goals. Kangana Ranaut inspires us to not give up easily. In spite of being an industry outsider, Ranaut made her mark with remarkable performances in Fashion, Queen, Woh Lamhe and Tanu Weds Manu. She quit pursuing medical and went for modeling instead and refused to take financial aid from her father. In short, don't give up on your dreams no matter how difficult it gets.

4. There is no end to learning - You can always continue with your interests even if you have a very busy professional life. Make time for your hobbies and interests as they expand your outlook. Ranaut learns Kathak as she enjoys dancing and considers it as a form of therapy. She also did a course on the technical aspects of filmmaking from New York Film Academy. She did not let her stardom affect her personal interests and wants to have a normal life.

'I don't want to lose my rights as a common person to learn and grow'

She said on an interview with Filmfare.

'Consult'.

Related Tip: Saif and Kareena Show How to Bridge the Age Gap Perfectly in Relationships

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