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Dr. Shanthi Nambi

Psychiatrist, Chennai

500 at clinic
Dr. Shanthi Nambi Psychiatrist, Chennai
500 at clinic
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Dr. Shanthi Nambi is a trusted Psychiatrist in Mylapore, Chennai. She is currently practising at Dr. Shanthi Nambi clinic in Mylapore, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shanthi Nambi on Lybrate.com.

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I am 43. I forget too much these days and cant think or understand things the way I did. It seems my mind is blocked. Is it due to depression? please advice.

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, MPHIL
Psychologist, Mumbai
You need to get yourself examined by a neuropsychologist or neurologist first. If he clears everything and says it's a psychological issues then you can consult a psychiatrist or a therapist.
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What should I do in post break up condition? Some times I use to think about my past which makes me more tense and depress. I am feeling depress some times. Some time I became hopeless to live my life. Kindly advice me.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
What should I do in post break up condition? Some times I use to think about my past which makes me more tense and de...
A break up dent define your existence pr motive in this world. We all go through this. It's natural give yourself some time and avoid any painful triggers. Get yourself engaged and surrounded by work all and people. Also exercise daily for an hour. Its just a new beginning not an end. Consult for counseling.
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I want to know whether I am tongue tied or not .i m 18 years old .i feel little difficult in speech when I speak fast.

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. I don't see any reason to call you tongue tied. Feeling little difficulty in speech when speaking fast is not tongue tied. Don' worry. Take care.
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How to stay without depression & fighting?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, (MRCPSYCH-UK)
Psychiatrist,
Question needs to be specific.If you are talking about yesterday's incident and are feeling sad and angry and want to fight, then no need to go to a psychiatrist or any counsellor as it will pass. But if you are looking at a persistant pattern of behavior that is ruining your relationships, jobs, career, its better you consult them at the earliest before any serious life changing damage can occur.
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Chewing tobacco for 10 month. Nd now my mouth is very small nd I can't eat some thing hot. So what shall I do?

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
Chewing tobacco for 10 month. Nd now my mouth is very small nd I can't eat some thing hot. So what shall I do?
This may be oral submucous fibrosis. You need to quit tobacco and related habits. Please visit oral surgeon for treatment.
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What is nervous breakdown?

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Psychologist,
What is nervous breakdown?
A nervous breakdown refers to a mainstream and often-used term to generically describe someone who experiences a bout of mental illness that is so severe, it directly impacts their ability to function in everyday life. The specific mental illness can be anything? depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or something else. But the reference to a nervous breakdown usually refers to the fact that the person has basically stopped their daily routines, going to work, interacting with loved ones or friends, even just getting out of bed to eat or shower.
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Now a days after doing work out I feel more stressful. Need some basic suggestions to keep me relaxed.

M.Phil clinical Psychology, MS Psychotherapy and Counseling, PGDGC, MSc Psychology
Psychologist, Chennai
Now a days after doing work out I feel more stressful. Need some basic suggestions to keep me relaxed.
Introspect and understand your capacity and take responsibilities accordingly, plan and schedule your activities. Identify your time wasters and control it. Take intermediate breaks to relax yourself. Delegate your work, spend time with your family in a friendly manner. Spend some time everyday on physical exercise and entertainment. Very simple steps but gives extraordinary results.
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Hi i am 28 years old. I have problem of anger and stress. I feel anger and stress very easily. Im not happy with myself. Depression also often coming and going. Its like something want to coming out from me but its not cuming out. Since last year im dealing wid upper back pain cuz of pain also stress so much. Im looking someone to understand my problem and help me get over from it. Help me. Advice me how can I get rid of dis.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Hi i am 28 years old. I have problem of anger and stress. I feel anger and stress very easily. Im not happy with myse...
Anger management: 10 tips to tame your temper ANGER: There is a saying "Frustration begets anger and anger begets aggression. Direct anger, is expressed toward the object perceived as the cause of the frustration. If a machine does not work, you might hit it or kick it. If someone gets in your way, you could verbally threaten them or push them aside. If the source of the frustration is too powerful or threatening for direct aggression, displaced aggression is often used. The aggression is redirected toward a less threatening and more available object. An angry person often acts without thinking. The person has given in to the frustration and they have given up restraint. Anger can be a healthy response if it motivates us to positive action but all too often the actions we engage in when angry are destructive. Indeed, if we could see a videotape of ourselves getting angry, the humiliation might well help cure us of anger. When you feel frustration building, you have to practice learned responses that lead to healthy actions instead of destructive ones. GIVING UP: Giving up on a goal can be productive if the goal is truly out of reach. However, more often giving up (quitting or being apathetic) is another form of giving in to frustration. When repeatedly frustrated, people can drop out of school, quit jobs, or move away. Apathy is giving up all of your goals, so you cannot be frustrated by trying to reach them. We live in difficult time and we have to be persistent in order to accomplish. Consider how many projects you began, and then gave up, because you became frustrated and lost patience. Make a list of things you started and quit because they seemed too difficult. Now calculate the disappointment and loss you suffered by not dealing with the frustration in a more healthy way. Try to remember that quitters never win, and winners never quit. Losing your temper means you're a quitter. LOSS OF CONFIDENCE: is a terrible frequent side effect of giving up and not fulfilling your goal. A loss of self-confidence and self-esteem, means that If we quit once, then the next time we plan a goal, we may not be able to accurately assess our ability to carry it out and we stop trusting ourselves and our own abilities. This became a self-fulfilling and self-destructive attitude. You need to be able to learn that when the going gets tough, you say to yourself "It is worth it! and by following through, it not only gets the job done, but it builds self-confidence. STRESS: is the "wear and tear" our body and mind experiences as we adjust to the frustrations our continually changing environment. Too frequently, extreme, or prolonged frustration and stress strains us and generates distress signals. Our body experiences distress signals in a variety of ways, often in the form of: irritability, anger, fatigue anxiety, headache, depression, stomach aches, hypertension, migraines, ulcers, heart attacks, or colitis. DEPRESSION: Depression can affect almost every aspect of your life. It affects people of all ages, income, race, and cultures. Depression can affect the way you eat and sleep the way you feel about yourself, the way one think about things, and the way you interact with others. While we all feel depression at various appropriate times in our lives, excess or inappropriate depression cannot be easily dismissed or wished away. OTHER REACTIONS: abuse of drugs & alcohol is self-destructive and usually futile attempt at dealing with frustration, as are many eating and weight problems and addictions Whenever the immediate effects of the addictive behaviour wear off, users find themselves back in the same, or even worse, frustrating situation. Anger is among the gamut of emotions we exhibit as a reaction to a situation, and it is a 'normal' emotion too as long as it is kept under control. Some people have the propensity to explode when pushed to the extreme. They keep swallowing their emotions until they can finally do it no more, and erupt like a volcano. Others dealing with extreme anger are like a ticking time bomb. You'll never know what you unwittingly say or do can trigger an explosion. In either case, anger that cannot be controlled comes with a physical reaction. Your heart beats faster preparing you for both action and reaction. Your breathing quickens. You may clench your fist, tighten your shoulders and go into a defensive position. The problem arises out of the fact that it is almost impossible to feel anger and empathy at the same time. An angry person is seldom sensitive to the wellbeing of his victim, and hence may lash out verbally and sometimes physically. Such things done in the heat of the moment mostly leaves us with regrets. So here are a few ways to deal with extreme anger. 1.Approve it / Acknowledge it: The first step in solving a problem is recognizing that you have one. The fundamental problem here is that people believe they are on the right track and refuse to budge from their views. It is essential to realize that this step is not about deciding whether you are right or wrong, but acknowledging the fact that your reaction to the situation can be channelled in a better way. When getting someone to acknowledge their anger problem, be careful as to not use negative words like wrong, false and shouldn't. Instead, influence with positive words like can and should. Instead of saying 'You are wrong to react like this' you can say, 'I understand what you are feeling. Is there a way we can resolve this situation? 2.Understand / recognize the signs: Once you know that your problems exist, you can try devising ways that will work for you in dealing with the situation. You can count to 100 to calm yourself or simply decide to not speak until you can calm yourself. Knowing that you may enter into an argument in a situation, you can list down the points that you feel strongly about and discuss each of them one by one. Working your way through a finite list gives a better opportunity to reach closure at the end. 3.Free the mind/Find ways to let it go: Not all arguments end in closure. A lot of unsaid justifications cloud our mind repeatedly leaving us seething from the inside. Research has shown that the normal or neurological anger response lasts less than two seconds. Beyond that it takes a strong will to stay angry. Once you realize how much your anger is consuming your mind, decide to free your mind with meditation and other calming exercises. Tell yourself that some people and issues simply don't deserve your anger, emotion, reaction or time. If you or someone you know is suffering from anger management issues, consult a doctor today.
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My age is 29 married man. I am suffering with depression. I am also taking medicines(esjoy plus, logen, and extra capsules which is a herbal capsule given by the doctor ) from the last four months. Now he is reducing my dosage. And i am getting the symptoms again. Please advise me what should i do.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Usually the treatment should be continued at the same dose till 6-9 months once the depression remits, it it is first episode. So i dont think that the dose should be taperred down in 4 months only
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Hi I am 21 years n a medical student bt frm pst some month I feel like m loosing my interest in life things which I love to do before nw I jst do not like to do day by day m loosing my confidence my will power sometimes I feel so alone I srt thinking like no1 loves me no1 wants me m loosing all my hopes wot sud I do?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Indore
Hi I am 21 years n a medical student bt frm pst some month I feel like m loosing my interest in life things which I l...
Because you are a medical student ,you are a vip. You appear to be suffering from mild depression which is now a days very comman. Consult a psychiatrist. If you want onlne counselling try me. If you need medicines in my judgement then you can see someone at gwaliar.
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Hi, I need expert advice regarding my 3 year old son (bithday - 24/04/2012). Following are some achievements of vibhore. he is asia book of records and india book of records holder as youngest kid to recall multiplication tables up to 20. at age of 2 and half years. he knows all elements of chemistry, periodic table and can tell their symbols too and atomic numbers, he can recognize more than 125 car logos, he can point and tell names of all countries of world and can point in world map, he can point at all usa states in usa map, he knows all states of india and can point at their location on india map, he can answer many general knowledge questions promptly, he knows all planets of solar system in sequence, rainbow colours in sequence, english vowels, even/odd numbers etc. He can answer some general knowledge questions about them too, he can read level 1 and level 2 books easily and can write in sentences too, he can use google/youtube to learn/read more about topics of his interest like countries, animals, indian personalities, shapes etc. he can mimic 25+ indian personalities and can tell 30+ animal voices (can recognize more than 80 animals)? he himself concluded algebra equation that x+x=2x. He can answer till x=20 as he knows tables till 20. he knows all akshar of hindi varanmala, he knows uppercase and lower case english alphabets he can answer what comes after what comes before for all things he knows he can count in english, hindi, roman and spanish he can do addition (3 digits) and double digit subtraction too. He can verbally solve basic maths addition/subtraction/division/multiplication he learnt some basic maths concept by using calculator like x/0 is infinity, x/1=x, x*1=x, x*0=0 etc he can also use abacus to mark numbers he can tell einstein equation, area and parameter formulas, value of pi etc he can recognize many symbols of indian currencies, maths, computers etc he is almost all 2d and 3d shapes and can tell how many sides do all have he can easily type anything on laptop and know all keys and their functions. He know many shortcuts on keyboard eg: cut, copy, paste, find, bold, italics etc he can solve india map puzzle (29 pieces), asia map puzzle (50+ pieces), europe map puzzle (45+ pieces) and africa map puzzle (50+ pieces) he can solve world map puzzle in less than 5 minutes he know counting upto 1000 and even more he can operate 200+ apps on tablet from age of 19 months and is very good at solving all kids on puzzles on it, he won competition of an mnc as? most talented kid? and got title as you name it and he know it, he can recite more than 40 english/hindi poems, he won title of most active kid at age of 19 months at mothers pride gurgaon, he can do colour sorting, shape sorting, telling sequences, solving puzzles of 4+ years from age of 19 months, he can tell name of baby animals, he know all body parts, 80+ animals, colours, fruits, almost all vehicles, animal voices, animal babies etc. he can write more than 500+ spellings, mark direction on a paper and the list is long. Please share how can I get his iq assessment done. I got mail from mensa for him but they need wisc test. Is that test available in gurgaon for 3 years old kid. Please help me. With his acheivment list I also want to mention, he is still learning to communicate means he has speech delays. He communicate his needs well but cant tell them in sentences.

M.Phil clinical Psychology, MS Psychotherapy and Counseling, PGDGC, MSc Psychology
Psychologist, Chennai
Meet a professional psychologist and evaluate you child for autism spectrum disorders. If you are in chennai meet me.
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Doctor, I always become a fool because of forgetful or don't catch any talk in my mind, if someone has said me then i'm confusing. Tell me, what to do?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Dear lybrate user...There are many treatable and reversible causes for forgetfulness at your age. A detailed evaluation will guide a better treatment plan for you. Get in touch
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I am suffering with anxiety due to which vibration in body most of the time. Please suggest medicine for the same or any precautions / yoga.

Masters in Applied Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
I am suffering with anxiety due to which vibration in body most of the time.
Please suggest medicine for the same or ...
Hello, Vitamin B12 supplements helps to relieve anxiety. It is also available in eggs, and lean meat, mushrooms and to some extent sprouts. You feel anxiety if you are very much stressed and have poor gut bacteria which are responsible for production and absorption of vit B12. Try eating yogurt and fermented food to replenish good gut bacteria and follow relaxation techniques to cope up from stress. Deep breaths works excellent as stress buster. Dark chocolate also helps to relieve stress. Hope you find this helpful. stay healthy stay fit.☺
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I am aged 38. I have been married for 12 years. I lost interest in sex even since I came to know that my husband is a womanizer. But has been just offering myself physically due to fear of breaking marriage. I have two kids now. Somehow hate when he tries to have sex with me. He has no feelings towards me but just want to try out mechanically as if I am an object. How do I get rid of this. He never understands. Feel like divorcing him. As there is no bonding but is forced to stay back due to financial burden as I have two kids (I also work and earn well). How to get rid of such difficult situations?Please help sir .

Diploma in Family Medicine, M.Sc - Psychotherapy
Sexologist, Pune
Hello Ms. Lybrate-user I can understand your turmoil and suffering. I will just suggest a few pointers 1: it is natural for you to feel the loathing towards a womanizer husband. You mentioned you submit to him just to keep the marriage. 2: think about this, normally two people marry and it is expected that they satisfy each other's sexual needs. As long as you feel you loathe him. Your sexual experience is only filled with your hatred for him and thus. A self loathing towards yourself! ask yourself do you hate your self for being and remaining in this situation? 3: if you decided to push aside his womanizing patterns, is he a good husband to you and good provider for his children and you? can you recall any romantic or feelings of love for him? 4: if the answer is negative, and as you said you are earning well yourself, the next question is" why are you opting out to stay with him and hurt yourself by hating him? because your hatred hurts only you and not him. He is enjoying his life assuming you are fine with it the way it is or you can not stop him. 5: so you have a choice to make. There is no medication, no miracle cures, or no god or or saints even black magic to cure him of his womanizing. Either you stay in this marriage and hurt your own self or you get out of it and find your own peace of mind. 6: children always adapt as they grow and some day when you look back they will understand and in fact protect you.
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I am 22 years old and I am always feeling depressed and ek ajib sa Dar bna rehta h vo bhi unknown time different time voice ka dimag me gujta rahta Hai kafi jayda head me pain rahta hai.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
I am 22 years old and I am always feeling depressed and ek ajib sa Dar bna rehta h vo bhi unknown time different time...
Dear lybrate user you have reported in your complaints about hearing of voices when no person is around, fearfulness and feeling depressed. There are many things which I would need for clarification like the time since when the symptoms have started, any stressor after which the symptoms started, whether you started with depression first or fearfulness and hearing of voices first and many more things. I guess it would be better if you have a long conversation and discuss about your illness. You may get in touch for further queries.
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My eyes is very painful and my hole body is pain. Sir kuch batao mene or jagah bhi dikhaya tha lekin koi farak nhi aya.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My eyes is very painful and my hole body is pain. Sir kuch batao mene or jagah bhi dikhaya tha lekin koi farak nhi aya.
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Eat nutritious food and have adequate fluid intake and take physical rest and Get your blood checked for cbc, mp , widal , sgpt and urine r/m and revert back to us with reports
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I'm suffering mentally my brain is fully headache unable to sleep at night what you can give suggest to me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I'm suffering mentally my brain is fully headache unable to sleep at night what you can give suggest to me.
Few things related to headache so that we can plan the treatment accordingly - if pain is associated with blurred or decreased vision than check your eye sight for refractive error - if the pain is associated with cold and fever than we have to rule out sinusitis as the cause and if the pain is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura than we have to rule out migrane as the cause - if the pain is associated with neck problems than we have to rule out cervical spondylosis as the cause - if the pain is associated with either low or high bp or due to hyperacidity than we have to treat the cause after examination.
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Hello sir, I am 21 years old, I always worry about future and gets scared for simple issues. I am some what introvert. I don't talk more often im silent and I feelscared to go into public and to new people. Even in ordering some food when I go out like kfc or mc donalds. I completed my graduation and I don't have any contacts with my friends at school, college till now. Its true that I don't have any best friend. I fell pity about htat. Iam not getting what to do. Some times I fell like its better to give up this life and my father had a health issue, I gets scared and sheds in to years when I remember that. Iam unable to take any decision till now I followed what others suggests me. I and my brother both r twins from child onwards we go to same school and in btech we chose different branches he is quite opposite to me. He is fyn sociable, brave intelligent and confident. Iam intelligent and hardworking and I fear aalot about exams even I prepared up to mark. I will take decisions by him or mysister. I stay with along with his friends I don't have any friends in my college of graduation whrer I studied for four years in same class. I don't like going out for movie or malls but I go very rare. I have scalp psoriasis allergy. It worries me a lot. About future. When I think about my future I gets tensed and sheds into tears and fells to give up my life at some point aftr few years and thinks about my parents who cant live if I give up. I sleep only 6 hours daily. Due to these thoughts may be. I lost my concentration in studies. I had another problem of daydreaming. Being idle nd not active even in social networking sites I get to that. I fells like I cant be successful in my life. Im not getting what to do please help me or suggest me to do.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Dear u might need to consult a psychiatrist but before that I let u know that what u r terming as ur weaknesses is in fact ur strength....so many people who talk lavishly on fones...or those who are hooked to Facebook..Wats app etc are in fact addicted to them.....and its their weakness ..u r strong in that aspect in that for u Facebook ...computer ..watsapp are not addictions ....u r independent of them and so independent of taking independent decisions....... Not by being influenced by these things... And to take suggestions of family n friends is not dependency.....even in past kings used to have so many mantris....to suggest to them....its good to consult others ...if ur physical illness is causing u to think such way ..then get treated for that....its treatable...otherwise u r absolutely normal.... Just spare few minutes daily to observe ur breath in total silence ...it'll calm ur mind
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I can not concentrate in my study, to get better concentration what should I do? Pls help.

MSC Human Development , Hypnotherapy , Special Educator , ms- counselling and physiotherapy, Applied psychology Hons
Psychologist, Faridabad
Don't panic the more you work out your brain the better you process and remember information. Try to do different activities what makes you happy. Learn to play any instrument, make art, drawing, pottery. Learn dance and another language which you don't know. Try to do brain exercise. Every single activity give your brain extra challenge and want extra effort from you. This will give you a healthy brain which can do anything. And for concentration point a dot on a blank white sheet pointed it on a wall just straight to your eyes while you sit on a chair. And you can try any other concentration exercise daily.
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