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Dr. Sakunthala Suresh Kumar.

Psychiatrist, Chennai

Dr. Sakunthala Suresh Kumar. Psychiatrist, Chennai
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Dr. Sakunthala Suresh Kumar. is a renowned Psychiatrist in Poonamallee, Chennai. You can visit her at K.J.Hospital-Research & Postgraduate Center in Poonamallee, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sakunthala Suresh Kumar. on Lybrate.com.

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MD Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Do you have uncontrollable urge to steal small objects even though you could afford them easily. Do you feel tensed before the act the stealing and relaxed after stealing. You may be having kleptomania. Get treated before getting embarrassed or before you get into legal problems.
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Is Shahrukh correct when he says 'Love can happen only once'?

B.A.(H)Psychology, M.A.Psychology, Ph. D - Psychology
Psychologist, Noida
Is Shahrukh correct when he says 'Love can happen only once'?

Can true love happen more than once?

The world revolves around love. Our movies, books, stories, ambitions, desires, anything and everything, is guided by the magical power of love. Shahrukh khan famously said in his movie kuch kuch hota hai, that 'love can only happen once'. Is that true or, can true love happen more than once?

The question occurs more often than not when someone is going through a breakup, or when people wait and stay single, guided by the belief that there is only one perfect person for everyone, who would give them a happily ever after.

Let's see what truth really is.

There is no set algorithm or formula to say how many partners one can actually sustain in a lifetime. That depends on the idea of love individually for different people. Some people after a failed relationship give up the fight, and give up on the idea of love too, thinking that they had gotten once chance, and they blew it. While on the other hand, some people move on from one relationship to another, investing equally in every relationship, and never losing hope on finding their happiness.

The notion of just one love per lifetime may have been imbibed in us by the society that promotes monogamy. Insisting that it is morally correct for a couple to always stand by each other, no matter how incompatible they may be.

But the more pressing reason for the above notion is fear. The fear of falling in love again, and losing at it again, stops many people from even considering that as an option. There is a comfort in thinking that you tried your hand at love, but failed, and thus, never trying again will never let you suffer from the inexplicable pain that the failed love left you with.

However, we as humans, having the ability to connect with our family and friends, are designed to love more than one person in our lives. So it is clear that we are capable of falling in love again. As they say, there are plenty of fish in the sea, and truly so.

There are many people out there who you will be able to connect with, feel immensely happy around, and feel at home with. The thought that there is only one perfect person for everyone is not just restrictive, but also unhealthy. If you feel too damaged to love again or too scared to love even for the first time, try to look at the feeling logically than emotionally. Try to assess your compatibility with the person; see if your interests match, see what differentiates you both that'll help you both grow; see if you are able to picture a future with them, and so on.

Sometimes our past baggage or our fears clog our judgment. We all deserve second chances in life, and hence, we deserve a second, or even a third or fourth chance at love. So, do not stop at one failed relationship. Go out and seek love again in a person who is able to provide you with a more fulfilling and emotionally satisfying relationship.

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Dear sir, I m always in stress with small things. These things are very small but my mind can not change these thing. These are rotate in my mind every seconds and I am not able to divert my mind for any other things. please advice wht I do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
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I m always in stress with small things. These things are very small but my mind can not change these thing...
You must immediately seek help from a counselor. Your gear is creating an obsession and that will gradually lead to anxiety and compulsive behaviors. Before it gets out of control and difficult to deal with seek help earlier, especially about this fear. If the fear is of recent origin, you could perhaps identify it and deal with it. But if it is from a long past, then much work has to be done to sort that out. If medication is required please cooperate with both the therapies to get the best results. Sometimes this kind of nervousness could be genetic too. In the meantime you must do certain things to build your constitution physically, spiritually, emotionally, and mentally. Mental stability can be achieved by learning a few skills in handling emotions in an appropriate manner. Stress management skills, which have a lot to do with expressing emotions, will need to be a major part of your recovery program. Emotionally you need the help of a counselor and that will help you tremendously to move from anxiety to normal fear. Please persevere and cooperate through all the support you need and you will come through successfully. Develop your body’s health by physical fitness through exercise, good rest (sleep), and a proper diet. Any way what you need to focus on is to do vigorous exercise of the aerobic kind for the heart’s fitness; meditation for the brain’s fitness; sleep for a well rested mind and body; a sound spiritual well being for good confidence and stability; and a diet with lots of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. Vigorous exercise, especially of the callisthenic kind, will make your heart, which is a muscle, grow larger; and then your heart will need to beat less often and you will respond to the anxiety with a calmer disposition. If your mind, constitution, and your emotions are in check and fit, you will never be disturbed again.
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I am 25 year old male and I have a strongly bad habit of smoking now I want to get release of this habit please tell me what should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I feel really happy for you guys who have guts to digest the truth that habitual smoking is an addiction and I am very much sure that guys like you although understand the disatrous effectss of habitual smoking but out of their craving or compulsion are unable to do so. But I wll try to figure out a clear picture in front of you and let you decide how to quit this habit as I think you are strong enough to quit this habit as you have a strong mind to accept this addiction.-----------------------myself is a homoeopath and I will prescribe you a homoeopathic medicine which will help you in coming out of your withdrawl symptoms after quitting smoking quiet easily along with management for how to quit smoking--------------consult me-----------
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Sir, I am 29 years, my husband died before 4 months, I have two kids, I am so disturbed, I cant forget him, so can I speak to him through the way of hipnatism, please I request you to reply for me.

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
It is very natural to feel emotional pain in such situation. Give time to yourself to heel and recover from this trauma. Avoid to be alone. If you are able to help and support yourself, you will be able to support your kids. They are going to learn these coping skills from you.
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Solution of autism.

D.P.M, MBBS
Psychiatrist,
Drug treatment, behavioral therapy, special education and techniques for rehabilitation, please contact psychiatrist nearby
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I was suffering from fever. Now I am ok. But I am having full body pain? I can't able to walk properly and feeling tired. Kindly suggest what to do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I was suffering from fever. Now I am ok. But I am having full body pain? I can't able to walk properly and feeling ti...
Hi. It's just post-febrile weakness (weakness after fever). Would advise you to take homoeopathic medicines - Alfaalfa Tonic and Five Phos. - both thrice daily, and let me know about your condition after a month.
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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
How's your concentration?

We all know what concentration means: giving your close, undivided attention to something.

But it's one thing to know what it means and another to be able to concentrate on your studies!

Many students complain that they just can?t concentrate, in other words, their minds race from one thing to another and their thoughts are all over the place - except on their studies. If you feel like this, you?re not alone. But what?s to be done?

Firstly, you should know that everyone has the ability to concentrate: think of a time when you were totally engrossed in something you really enjoyed, for example a movie, a book, a game of rugby or netball. You can concentrate: the trick is to use the right strategies to unlock your natural ability to concentrate and apply these to your studies.

Tips and strategies to improve your concentration

Choose the right place to study

Your choice of study space can influence your level of concentration. So, to promote concentration:

Choose a dedicated study space in an environment conducive to study.
Make sure you have a good chair, a table or desk, somewhere to store your books, a PC, adequate lighting, and good ventilation.
Make sure your study space is tidy, organised and a pleasant place in which to work.
Put a 'Do not disturb' sign on the door.
Leave your cell phone outside or turn it off.
If you like music in the background, that?s okay, as long as it?s not a distraction. (Research on productivity with music versus without music is inconclusive.)
Plan

Draw up a study timetable and stick to it.
Accommodate your day/night-time energy levels.
Get into a routine and make study a habit.
Divide your work into logical sections that have a beginning and an end: our brains are holistic and you?ll find it easier to work on something that forms a whole than something that's left hanging midway.
Set yourself a time limit before you start, for example: 'I?ll summarise Chapter 2 in 40 minutes'
- By doing this, you're setting yourself a goal and,
- when you set a time limit, your subconscious mind starts working on completing the task in the time available.
Study for about 30-45 minutes, review what you?ve learned, then take a 5-10 minute break. Why? Because research has shown that we
- remember best when we study for shorter periods, and then recap and consolidate what we have learnt, as opposed to longer periods when we have to struggle to stay focused and alert.
- learn better at the beginning and end of a study period. (Think of a movie: it?s often easier to remember the beginning and the end than the middle). So, take regular breaks and build lots of beginnings and ends into your study.
Focus

Before you begin studying, take a few minutes to think about what you?ll achieve.
Write down your goals for the study period, i.E. Summarise pages 40-65, complete the outline of Assignment 1.
Make sure you have everything you need: your notes, stationery, water, a healthy snack, etc.
Use active learning to keep you focused.
If you have a lot of reading to get through, try the SQ3R method.
Build in variety

Change the subject or study strategy every few hours ? this will lessen the chance of your becoming bored and stale.
Use your study break for exercise (or perhaps housework); this changes the pace and helps to get rid of extra adrenalin.
Alternate reading with more active learning exercises, for example: mindmapping or writing model answers.
Just say 'Stop'

Every time you notice your thoughts wandering, tell yourself to 'stop' and then consciously bring your thoughts back to your studies.
Repeat this each time your mind wanders, and re-focus.
Initially, you might have to do this many times each study session but with practice, you'll find that you are able to focus for longer periods at a time.
If you find it almost impossible to re-focus, it could be that you need a break:
- Take a five-minute break, have a glass of water, and try again.
- You could also try switching to another subject or topic, or using a different study strategy.
Don't waste your time and energy trying to stop yourself from thinking of something, that?s almost impossible. Instead, write your thoughts down on a piece of paper and put it aside to deal with during your ?worry time?! (See below.)
Schedule worry time

Allow yourself to worry but only at certain set times during the day.
Decide beforehand when and for how long you?re going to worry, for example: set aside ten minutes 'worry time' before Shortland Street (or whatever your favourite programme is). Then, when something distracts you while you're studying, or if you start to feel anxious about something during the day, write your thoughts down and set them aside, telling yourself you?ll deal with them during your 'worry time.
Remember:
It?s important to write your 'worries' down - it?s far easier to refocus on your studies if you know you won?t forget whatever it is that?s troubling you.
Stick to your worry time(s) and use the whole time you set aside. If you don?t have enough to worry about to fill the time, make a conscious decision to reduce the length of your worry time.
Keep a list of your worries ? if something keeps coming up, deal with it! Rather spend some time sorting the issue out than allowing it to keep distracting you and preventing you from reaching your goals.
Learn actively

Last, but definitely not least, to help you concentrate and remember, learn actively. Active learners do something with what they have learnt. They

put what they have learnt into their own words.
compare what they are learning with what they already know.
link new facts to what they already know.
apply what they are learning to their own situation, and
use the new information.
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Hello I'm 21 years old. I have all body pain from two days. I have note my body temperature and that was 99.5, 99.3,98.9, 97.3, 99.1 But my head and hands very warm and hot. I feel very weakness also. Hot breath. So what I do. I have reaction from paracetamol. Thanks.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Hello I'm 21 years old.
I have all body pain from two days. I have note my body temperature and that was 99.5, 99.3,9...
Do Take balanced diet and hyderated Avoid stress anxiety and anticipating the things Do regular physical activity and breathing exercises for about 15 minutes duration each time regularly Best Wishes
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I always feel depressed when my situation are not making out. I have to take a long break from this world to come back. I always assume if I have done this differently what would be my results and thinking a lot about my question ultimately gives worrying.

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
I always feel depressed when my situation are not making out. I have to take a long break from this world to come bac...
If you take long break it leads to so many problems. Some time we cannot recovered the looss of the time and amount also. It is not good to do like this. Better to analyse your status. Better to come out of the problems. Share the all the feelings with your friends and family members. Better to come out yourself. If not possible. Better to take the help of good psychologist. Best of luck.
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I am feeling very low these days. I don't smoke cigarettes but I drink sometimes. What are the adverse affects of drinking more please tell if there are some good effects.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Take nat mur 200 2 doses (1 in morning and then in evening). And then consult me again after 10 days. In between feel free to consult me again.
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My father is used to alcohol not much but daily 2-3 pegs of 50 ml each. We are afraid of health. Do you think there can b some severe problem?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Depending on his body mass and age there could be a problem. He may be a drink too much for his age but I cannot say for his size. I am assuming his age to be in the 50 s, if you are already 23. You could ask him to cut down to 2 pegs of 30 ml each.
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From last 6 years I am smoking cigrate bt now I want to leave it. So can you please help me with that.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Only by using strong will power and avoiding all situations where you feel like smoking, chewing tobacco or drinking or using drugs/ weed, avoiding friends who smoke and diverting mind by reading or chewing a gum, like NICORETTE and taking a walk when you crave for a smoke can all help. You can chew Nicorette gum which is nicotine replacement. There are medicines available. Which can be prescribed if asked personally Cigarette smoking is a leading preventable cause of mortality. It kills more than 60 lakh people worldwide every year. More than 50% of regular smokers would invariably die from tobacco-related illnesses which includes heart attack, cancer or asthmatic lung diseases. Best age to stop smoking is before 40 31st May is “World No Tobacco Day” Quitting smoking before the age of 40 is associated with larger decline in premature death than stopping it at a later date. Best age therefore to stop smoking is before 40. However, stopping smoking even after the age of 50 is still associated with lower risk of death as compared to those who continue to smoke. Even in smokers aged 80 years or more, quitting smoking appears to reduce some mortality.
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I have a problem of memory loss. what should i do?

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Psychologist,
Dear, at your age, memory problems like amnesia are not common. Many young people are having problems with memory. These problems are either they are too busy or due to anxiety and stress. Busy people use organizers or employ a personal assistant because they can't remember every task. You need to understand this. If you still say, you are having memory problems, we need to check your memory using memory test. If you want more of my help in this regard, please contact me. Take care.
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I have a problem of depression, like misunderstanding with friends, girl friend, family pressure etc. Suggest please to tackle with the situation.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I have a problem of depression, like misunderstanding with friends, girl friend, family pressure etc. Suggest please ...
Meet with a counselor and find out whether the problem is with you or with the others. If there are too many people who have a problem with you, it more likely is some problem concerning you. Then when the particular issue has been identified you can easily work on it and become a more sociable guy. You may have a rejection issue whereby you will set up rejection by others again and again and tend to blame everyone else but yourself. When you deal with the issue you will be a fabulous guy to be with, to love and to live with.
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Dr. I always suffer with white flow because of that I fell weakness body pain head ache many more things street.

DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Dr. I always suffer with white flow because of that I fell weakness body pain head ache many more things street.
By white flow I suppose you are referring to white vaginal discharge. It is a myth that vaginal discharge causes weakness, pain or tiredness. Vaginal discharge is normal. It's color, consistency and amount varies according to the time of the month and sexual arousal. You may be simply stressed out due to this misconception. That may be causing the weakness. Visit a psychiatrist to rule out depression or anxiety.
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I am 25 years old, and I am suffering from the problem of night fall for last 4 years, I have tried many cures, but all are in vain. It occurs frequently twice or thrice a week, this is affecting my health way too much, causing weakness, anxiety IQ loss and much more. Please help me here. Thanks.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 25 years old, and I am suffering from the problem of night fall for last 4 years, I have tried many cures, but a...
All the weakness, anxiety and IQ loss have no connection to nightfall at all. Nightfall is the body’s natural way of excreting the buildup of semen, and when it does not it is reabsorbed. There are too many fallacies built up among young people about masturbation too. This fact should now help you to dispel these myths and live life fully and happily with authentic knowledge. If you worry about this, then you will experience all of those symptoms unnecessarily.
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I am a student of engineering. I want to know how to grow memory power. Because whatever I learn / read, I forget all syllabus in exam as well unable to remind the read syllabus for much time.

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, you must be able to understand concentration, attention span, recollection and distraction. If you are able to watch a movie for two hours continuously, if you are able to play a game for an hour, then you do not have any concentration problems. You can't be attentive towards your studies because you are not interested in it. You are able to watch movie and play game because you are interested in it. Human cannot be attentive towards anything for more than 10 minutes. Then you should study in such a way that your attention is continued and make the subjects are interesting to you. Effective learning techniques should help you. Recollection depends on anxiety, stress and other physical and circumstantial factors. Distractions while studying are plentiful. You should be able to overcome distractions or avoid distractions. Please understand the above. Change your study style and attitude accordingly. Please post a private question to me and I will help you with" effective learning" techniques. Take care.
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