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Dr. Selva Raj

Psychiatrist, Chennai

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Dr. Selva Raj Psychiatrist, Chennai
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Dr. Selva Raj is one of the best Psychiatrists in Mogappair East, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Selva Raj personally at Dr Selvaraj Clinic in Mogappair East, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Selva Raj on Lybrate.com.

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How to improve our brain memory through exercise? Please help me.

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Psychologist,
Dear, memory and mind power consists of understanding, storage and recollection of information you learn. Understanding depends on concentration. The more creative you are on doing tasks or reading, the more you understand. Storage and recollection depends on your understanding and how well you review what you have learned. Repetition and review of material learned and other tasks provides easy recollection. You can improve your concentration and total brain power with the help of green leafy vegetables, exercise, creative activities, number puzzles like sudoku etc. Hard work is the key to learning and recollection. I can provide you more tips. Take care.
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My mother is type 2 diabetic and asthma and mentally disturbed means she has doubts about his her husband and his son (ie. About me) and also daughter-in-law etc who are they sex with others without relation and age also, she is thinking that she is only good all are bad. Now she is taking human mixtard 40 insulin 20 ml morning and night 15 ml for doctor suggestion. While she is using homeopathy medicine to control diabetic and mental stress by homeo doctor.(what medicine I don? t know) what it may be I want good solution to control all problems sir. Respected sir, her age may be 63 years my mother diabetic reports on 08/04/2015 which are pbs -126 mg/dl pibs-306 mg/dl bp-120/70 hba1c -12.0%(your mean blood glucose is 345 mg/dl) medicine humanmixtard 40iu and glucomet-500 mg afternoon, supporting medicine is homeopathy, glycomect500 which is not using regularly and she is also take medicine irregurly.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
A diabetic person also need to attend counselling session along with their medications. Her symptoms are part of the illness. Besides this, it must be difficult for you to manage with your mother's doubting nature. It may not be possible to control everything but only those things that are under your control. Some things you may have to live with and in this case you need to know how to manage and cope with it. Counselling will help you to find this balance and tools to manage your issues in the best way. If you have any queries about this please contact me on private chat.
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I am facing some stomach disease. Acidity acid reflection headache and body ache. Please solve my disease I am suffering from 3 years. I tried allopathy homeopathy and ayurvedic but my problems not solve. please remove my disease with medicine.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am facing some stomach disease. Acidity acid reflection headache and body ache. Please solve my disease I am suffer...
Avoid spicy food in your diet and also avoid peanuts and potatoes in your diet and take tablet pan-l before breakfast.
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A person is in too depression because of its result . How he overcome from this depression.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
A person is in too depression because of its result . How he overcome from this depression.
You must go and meet with a counselor immediately and if that person advises that you meet with a doctor you must do so and cooperate to your utmost. Please visit these professionals along with your parents. In the meantime please do the following sincerely because you could resolve the problem better with good cooperation: Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least, 30 minutes but not in the scorching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive every day and learn to be contented with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: 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. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved.
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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?

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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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I've been in depression since 2 years. Currently I am dating a guy but I don't think I've forgotten my ex and keep thinking about him all day. Because of my ex I've been in depression.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
I've been in depression since 2 years. Currently I am dating a guy but I don't think I've forgotten my ex and keep th...
The end of a relationship often feels like the end of the world. After all the time and energy you have invested in it, it is very painful when it gets over. Keep in mind that life is full of ups and downs; nothing is permanent. The pain you feel today will go away with time. Give yourself time to heal. Give time, time. In the meanwhile don't isolate yourself from your friends and family. Confide in someone you are comfortable with. Make a list of life goals, and plan how to achieve them. Relationships are an important part of your life, but they are not everything. Spend time with those close to you, indulge in some enjoyable activities. Keep yourself busy. Slowly you will see that there is a lot to life. However if you are feeling suicidal, consult a psychiatrist immediately. Don't wait to feel worse.
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I don't know why I don't get mood of reading at morning or afternoon time but I can only interested in night reading is any problems with me?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Masters in psychology counselling
Psychologist, Hyderabad
I don't know why I don't get mood of reading at morning or afternoon time but I can only interested in night reading ...
Dear lybrate user, every individual has different habit, so it is only your habit to read in night times, try this method many people are success first and most sleep early wake up early at 4.0 am and study with fresh mind, of course subjects which you are not interested you must spend more time and repeat it many times" practice makes perfect" not only human including pets. Parrots are talking and dogs are dancing. Switch off mobile phone when you go to bed and switch it on at 6am. Example some people they don't like mathematics but it is essential for life everyday and every time we are depended on mathematics, right from doctor to business man, including vegetable seller, we can understand many other distraction disturbed minds it is like love issues. Still not able to concentrate go for counselling help in person. Please give us feedback after trying for weekdays.
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I feeling alone every time I don't know what wrong with me every time I feel there is nothing for me in this world.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
I feeling alone every time I don't know what wrong with me every time I feel there is nothing for me in this world.
Feeling lonely and disinterested in surroundings and having a feeling of worthlessness are signs of depression. Depression like any another illness is treatable with medicines and counselling. I would advise you to consult a psychiatrist.
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Hi, I am getting feeling about sex whenever see ladies boobs in cenima. Please let me know how to avoid such type of bad thing.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
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I am getting feeling about sex whenever see ladies boobs in cenima. Please let me know how to avoid such type of ...
Hello- Avoid watching porn. Porn corrupts the thoughts and teenagers tends to experience bad urges while watching a female. Be religious and focus towards your carrier, it will be fine.
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Give me some vitamin supplements to get rid of Psychotic depression. Can Cod liver oil, vit c, Vit e And Multi vitamin tablets be taken by people suffer from Psychotic Depression?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, MBA (Healthcare)
Psychiatrist, Davanagere
Give me some vitamin supplements to get rid of Psychotic depression. Can Cod liver oil, vit c, Vit e And Multi vitami...
Good Morning ~ All those vitamins have been tried in psychotic depression, however very few have worked in isolation and none in the kind of depression you describe. It is always good to get opinion that is very impartial and if you believe that you will find help here, you have. I, as a psychiatrist, think that you need to be on medications over and above vitamin supplements to be able to tide over psychotic depression. I hope this helps and you make the effort to pay for an appointment online and put your thoughts on paper so that I can help with the right kind of treatment for you.
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I am 19 years old male how can i improve my brain power. Please advise.

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Psychologist,
Dear, memory and mind power consists of understanding, storage and recollection of information you learn. Understanding depends on concentration. The more creative you are on doing tasks or reading, the more you understand. Storage and recollection depends on your understanding and how well you review what you have learned. Repetition and review of material learned and other tasks provides easy recollection. You can improve your concentration and total brain power with the help of green leafy vegetables, exercise, creative activities, number puzzles like sudoku etc. Hard work is the key to learning and recollection. I can provide you more tips. Take care.
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Depression problem. I do everything for my house. My wif not cooperate with me. Main problem cooking. She not give me food. I cook myself after return back from office. My wife look only tv.

B.A PSYCHOLOGY HONOURS, M.A PSYCHOLOGY, M.Phil - Psychology, PhD PSYCHOLOGY
Psychologist, Delhi
Depression problem.
I do everything for my house. My wif not cooperate with me.
Main problem cooking. She not give me...
I can understand how miserable you feel as you can do nothing about it. Strongly advise you to see a psychologist and take some sittings for your self. This will relieve some stress and you will learn how to cope with this situation with professional help. Happy diwali.
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I am depression patient. I am under treatment but I am not satisfied. Please help me.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am depression patient. I am under treatment but I am not satisfied.
Please help me.
The word depressed is a common everyday word. People might say" i'm depressed" when in fact they mean" i'm fed up because i've had a row, or failed an exam, or lost my job" etc. These ups and downs of life are common and normal. Most people recover quite quickly. With true depression, you have a low mood and other symptoms each day for at least two weeks The common symptoms are (few might be present in a person with depression) Feelings of sadness, tearfulness, emptiness or hopelessness Angry outbursts, irritability or frustration, even over small matters Loss of interest or pleasure in most or all normal activities, such as sex, hobbies or sports Sleep disturbances, including insomnia or sleeping too much Tiredness and lack of energy, so even small tasks take extra effort Changes in appetite — often reduced appetite and weight loss, but increased cravings for food and weight gain in some people Anxiety, agitation or restlessness Slowed thinking, speaking or body movements Feelings of worthlessness or guilt, fixating on past failures or blaming yourself for things that aren't your responsibility Trouble thinking, concentrating, making decisions and remembering things Frequent or recurrent thoughts of death, suicidal thoughts, suicide attempts or suicide Unexplained physical problems, such as back pain or headaches consult a psychiatrist and get evaluated.
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I am 25 year male. I need counselling I have personally some problem. What Is best I don't know, what way we keep it go. I am mentally disturbed by my job. Lot of guiltiness problem how can I solve. When I making decisions that right but that's my 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
I am 25 year male. I need counselling I have personally some problem. What Is best I don't know, what way we keep it ...
Dear, you are just 25 and lack experience in dealing with social situations especially when it comes to your job and your co-workers. You are also in the process of learning many people and their behavior. You should keep your mind open without any prejudice. You are there to learn. If you are open to learning, you will not worry. I suggest you online counseling. Consult me. Take care.
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Hello Dr. My friend is suffering from some business problems. Due to this problem he is suffering from insomnia, stress and tension. He don't want to take Allopathic medicine. Please suggest some alternative method. What diet should he take, or exercise, or anything else he can do to get rid of the problem. than.

M.Phill
Psychologist, Chennai
Hello Dr. My friend is suffering from some business problems. Due to this problem he is suffering from insomnia, stre...
Remind yourself of what’s going right-Usually people are stressed about just one or two areas of their life. If they only took a moment to look at the big picture, they would see that the vast majority of their life is going well. Grab a pen and some paper and write a list of all the stuff that’s going well in your life. (You’ll be pleasantly surprised at how long the list becomes.). Now stick that list next to your computer, so that you see it all day long. Watch how quickly your perspective changes and your mood lifts. Get ultra clear on your to do list. Clarity enhances serenity. If you’re stressed by how much you have to do, get precise about exactly what tasks must be done (You’ll often realize it’s less than you thought). Once you’ve created your list put a circle around the truly crucial tasks. Most of the time stressed executives have exaggerated just how much they have to do. Getting it down on paper helps you see that mountain of work may be smaller than you thought. Try the 3 breath release. Take a deep breath. Then as you exhale imagine all your problems and stress leaving you. Do this just 3 times. Too much of stress leads to sleep problems. Please consult a Clinical Psychologist.
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Do Panic Attacks Really Come Out of the Blue

Ph. D - Psychology, Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
Do Panic Attacks Really Come Out of the Blue

Panic attacks can debilitate a person greatly. The panic or anxiety attacks can be extremely powerful and intense, whereby a person starts hallucinating. The level of hallucination can vary depending on the severity of the attack. Such people often hallucinate about something bad or catastrophic striking them.  They lose self composure. In extreme cases, they cut themselves off from the outside world and recoil into their safe zone (Agoraphobia).

Panic attacks, should, by no means, be confused with depression. These attacks can be essentially divided into three phases; the start phase, it then reaches the pinnacle or the zenith, before sliding down (fades away). The duration of a panic attack can vary from long to very long periods. The whole experience can leave a person depressed, traumatized and drained out (physically and emotionally). A timely medical assistance can prove to be extremely fruitful.
Panic attacks- its causative, signs and symptoms

 A panic attack, can, indeed, come out of the blue (unexpectedly). Extreme emotional turmoil or anxiety can trigger such an attack. An over excited nervous system might turn out to be the wrecker in chief, throwing life in jeopardy. A person might be unprepared to deal with such a situation. Though extremely difficult, the best thing would be to try and relax. The attack is just an extreme state of mind, an abstract feeling that can never come true. It will pass off soon. Panicking will only pile onto your agony. Identifying the associated symptoms can prove to be effective. 

Some of the important symptoms associated with pain attacks include:

  • A feeling of breathlessness, suffocation and dizziness.
  • The palms appear to be sweaty.
  • A person may complain of uneasiness or chest pain. 
  • Increased palpitations are quite common during panic attacks.
  • A person might experience severe chills or heat flushes. 
  • Twitching and trembling of the muscles are often observed during the attacks.
  • An intense fear of death or going insane grips the person completely.
  • Hands, legs, arms begin to tingle.
  • During anxiety attacks, a person loses the reasoning ability.

Few short term behavioural therapies can be of great help. Meditation, yoga and certain breathing practices can effectively ward off physical and mental fatigue.  CBT or Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a popular technique used to deal with panic attacks. This technique primarily emphasises on the present conditions and factors resulting in panic and ways to minimise or completely eliminate the attacks.


 

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How to get rid of stress and depression?

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Psychologist,
Stress is a common factor with every one. You should be able to distinguish between depression and disappointment. Disappointment also produces symptoms related to depression. You may undergo one or two counseling sessions and psychotherapy so as to cure your problems. Let me know if you are willing for telephonic counseling sessions. Take care.
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Hello doctor when I read any thing and I forget him very fast. So please you suggest what can I 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
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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My friend regularly has an habit of alcohol consumption. His age is 25. If he does not drinks for a day his body starts shivering. He can't wait at that moment runs to the shop and takes alcohol. Then his body comes to normal stage. Can't we change him?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Of course not: he needs to want to change first. He is an addict and the shivering he is experiencing is the withdrawal symptoms because his body is craving the substance. So, ideally he must want to stop this habit. Otherwise it will become a futile exercise. If this habit has become too much as we can see, then you will need to admit him into a center for rehabilitation. He will need to be there for at least 6 months and they will do detoxification and treatment for the addictive nature followed by extensive counseling. There are medicines that help with the drinking just to ease the initial craving and to act as an antabuse i.e. he will have a serious reaction, if he consumes even a small quantity of alcohol or alcohol based substances. It has to be carefully monitored to see that he not only consumes the medication but is also avoiding alcohol. Ultimately, it is his will power and the support that he receives from the medical fraternity and his close and dear ones. He must also learn to substitute and deal with the oral need, a rigid value system, the script issue, and of course take a look at all the genetic factors to plan a strategy not to get into what is called ‘cross addictions’ i.e. another form of addiction that may appear alright but is in fact as bad as the primary addiction. The center or hospital and the counselor will advise and guide him on several measures and precautions he will need to take to stay with his resolve. Even after the rehabilitation he must attend AA meetings and continue this support for a long time. The family will also need to attend some sessions and go for Al-anon meetings for their co-dependency issues. He cannot be treated in isolation because the family has gotten used to his drinking and have made some unhealthy adaptations to somehow cope. Make a serious plan with whoever else’s support he can get and act on it fast. If he is not cooperative, there are some centers that will come and pick him up, after he is completely drunk, and admit him by force. This will however, require the family’s consent.
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