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Dr. Shanthi

Psychologist, Chennai

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Dr. Shanthi is one of the best Psychologists in Vadapalani, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Sri Narayana Child and Teen Care in Vadapalani, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shanthi on Lybrate.com.

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I am 22 year old girl and I am having stress problem. Sometimes I can't breathe and heart beat gets faster, when i am in stress. So tell me what to do when i am having such panic attacks and how to reduce stress ?

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, stress is simply a reaction to a stimulus that disturbs our physical or mental equilibrium. In other words, it's an omnipresent part of life. A stressful event can trigger the? fight-or-flight? response, causing hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol to surge through the body. A little bit of stress, known as? acute stress? can be exciting? it keeps us active and alert. But long-term, or? chronic stress? can have detrimental effects on health. You may not be able to control the stressors in your world, but you can alter your reaction to them. I need to know, what are the causes with which you are stressed? once you know the reason, you will be able to adjust with it with some tips and tricks. Please let me know the details. Take care.
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I am 20 years old. I want to study more. I am not able to concentrate on studies. What's the reason I really don't know. Please help me out of this 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
Dear lybrate-user, welcome to lybrate. 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. If the task is boring, it is natural that that person will sleep or feel sleepy. 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. 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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Feels weak loss of energy and stressed when work for long hrs. No interest in sex.

MD Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Ahmedabad
Feels weak loss of energy and stressed when work for long hrs. No interest in sex.
We often blame low libido to stress. Yes it is a very common cause, but in this mode of thinking, we might be missing some organic biological medical cause of what is now termed as erectile dysfunction. You need to undergo a series of blood tests and physical evaluation to rule out any definate cause of your'weakness" please shed your inhibitions and go to a urologist or a sexologist (qualified) and I am sure your days (and nights!) will be better.
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My sugar level was at 85 after tea with sugar and 45 minutes of exercise. But it shoots up to 150 after dinner along with alcohol. Whether this kind of fluctuation is OK!

MBBS, MD, FAIIDR
Diabetologist, Vadodara
My sugar level was at 85 after tea with sugar and 45 minutes of exercise. But it shoots up to 150 after dinner along ...
Sugar level fluctuates at all times of the day, it is related to time of the day, food you take, exercise pattern and many other factors. As far as you are within normal limits, it is ok.
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I just read 8 benefits of jaggery in Lybrate .but I want to know does jaggery helps in for curing cholesterol and also does a diabetic patient can take jaggery in daily diet.

MBBS, MD
Endocrinologist, Delhi
I just read 8 benefits of jaggery in Lybrate .but I want to know does jaggery helps in for curing cholesterol and als...
High holesterol can not just be treated with jaggery and diabetic patient should not take jaggery as it is equally harmful as sugar for diabetes.
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Dear sir I am 38 old man regards 3 year treatment depression problem but no solution.

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
Dear sir I am 38 old man regards 3 year treatment depression problem but no solution.
You already taken medical treatment. Now you feel there is no use. For depression psychotherapy, psychological counselling, relaxation therapy, hypnotherapy. Behaviour therapy is most beneficial. But you never consult psychologist for therapies. You need therapies. Now better to consult a good psychologist for therapy. You better explore each and everything before him. Trust him. Then you will get the real benefit. As per psychologist better to change to behaviour. Strictly follow his suggestions. Then you will overcome from this status. Ok best of luck. My best wishes you will come out of the status. Ok.
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I am 30 years old. I am observing depression and anxiety symptoms. Kindly help with medicine which is easily available.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am 30 years old. I am observing depression and anxiety symptoms. Kindly help with medicine which is easily available.
Mr. lybrate-user depressive and anxiety symptoms will be part of any normal human. Whether you suffer from a syndrome level to get treated with drugs needs expert evaluation by psychiatrist. My advice to you is kindly avoid smoking / alcohol if any. Stay with family and friends. Take breaks for yourself. Do exercise and yoga regularly. Don't avoid breakfast. Maintain a proper sleep pattern. If you still feel to have symptoms kindly consult a psychiatrist.
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Doctor I have pain on my head and how I enjoy our life I am in depression maximum time please help me doctor.

M.D. (Ayurveda )
Ayurveda, Patiala
Doctor I have pain on my head and how I enjoy our life I am in depression maximum time please help me doctor.
kindly take makardhwaja vati, 1 tab, twice a day after meals, with a glass of warm milk. Take cognium tabs, 2 tab, twice a day, 1 hr after meals. Apply nasal drops of cow's ghee, 2 drops in each nostril, twice a day before meals. Avoid cold eatables in your routine. Take liquid diet kie daliya, khichdi, moong daal in your diet, regularly. Do for a brisk walk for at least 30 mins daily. Continue the medicine for 2 months. Reduce the dosage to half after 2 months. Stop the medicine after 3rd month. Good luck.

I lost my daadi 2 days ago mje unki saari baatein ek ek chz yd ati h mind m with picture akele m dadaji ka soch soch k pares hjati hu ky hga unka wo b rote h mje bht kharab lgta unki tnsn mje khae jarai h pls tell me ky kru m dadaji ko rote hue ni dkg skti he loves her alot.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I lost my daadi 2 days ago mje unki saari baatein ek ek chz yd ati h mind m with picture akele m dadaji ka soch soch ...
Richa I can understand your issue.. and I am sorry for your loss... It takes time to recover from such incidences... and it has been just 2-3 days.. I will suggest you to talk with someone who is close to you may be your mother or father... and be strong... Usually sharing your emotions relives the pain...
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I am suffering from low moral disorder from last 20 days. Suggest me with best ideas.

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 suffering from low moral disorder from last 20 days. Suggest me with best ideas.
Dear user. You should understand yourself, your talents and your negatives. Once you understood, learn to be proud about your talents and positives and ignore the negatives. With practice, you will be able to keep your morale high. Take care.
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I didn't concentrate on anything more time. Then what I can do for more concentration Please advise me for better concentration.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
CONCENTRATION TIPS Here’s some tips to get into a state of deep concentration where work / or studies flow easily so that you can do well in examinations/ and or do your work well. 1) Cut Off the Noise Getting into a state of concentration can take at least fifteen minutes. If you are getting distracted every five, you can’t possibly focus entirely on your work. Request that people don’t interrupt you when working on a big project. If you are required to answer phones and drop-in’s immediately, schedule work when the office is less busy. 2) Structure Your Environment The place you work can have an impact on your ability to focus. Try to locate yourself so you are facing potential distractions such as doors, phones or windows. This way you can take a glance to assess sounds that would otherwise break your focus. 3) Clarify Objectives Know what your goal is clearly before you start. If you aren’t sure what the end result is, the confusion will make it impossible to focus. 4) Divide Blobs . If you have a large project that needs work, clearly identify a path that you will use to get started working on it. If the sequence of actions isn’t obvious, it will be difficult to concentrate. Taking a few minutes to plan not only your end result, but the order you will complete any steps, can save hours in wasted thinking. 5) Know the Rules Get clear on what the guidelines are for the task ahead. What level of quality do you need? What standards do you need to follow? What constraints are there? If the rules aren’t clear from the outset, you will slip out of concentration as you ponder them later. 6) Set a Deadline Deadlines have both advantages and disadvantages when trying to force concentration. A deadline can make it easier to forget the non-essential and speed up your working time. If you give yourself only an hour to design a logo, you will keep it simple and avoid fiddling with extravagant designs. Time limits have disadvantages when they cause you to worry about the time you have left instead of the task itself. 7) Break down Roadblocks Roadblocks occur whenever you hit a tricky problem in your work. This can happen when you run out of ideas or your focus wavers. Break down roadblocks by brainstorming or planning on a piece of paper. Writing out your thought processes can keep you focused even if you might become frustrated. 8) Isolate Yourself Become a hermit and stay away from other people if you want to get work done. Unless your work is based on other people they will only break your focus. Create a private space and refuse to talk to anyone until your work is finished. Put a sign on your door to steer away drop-ins and don’t answer your phone. 9) Healthy Body, Sharper Mind What you put into your body affects the way you concentrate. Nobody would expect peak performance if they showed up drunk to work. But if you allow yourself to get chronic sleep deprivation, overuse stimulants like caffeine or eat dense, fatty foods your concentration will suffer. Try to cut out one of your unhealthy habits for just thirty days to see if there is a difference in your energy levels. I’ve found even small steps can create dramatic changes in my ability to focus. 10) Be Patient Before I write an article, I often sit at my desk for a fifteen or twenty minutes before I put finger on the keyboard. During this time I feel a strong urge to leave or do something else. But I know that if I am patient, I’ll stumble upon an idea to write about and enter a state of flow. Without a little patience, you can’t take advantage of flow when it rushed through you. If you need strong concentration I recommend periods of 90-120 minutes. Any less than that and you will waste too much time getting started before the flow can continue. More than this is possible to sustain focus, but you will probably benefit from a quick break. These are the general guidelines for concentration, studying well or doing your job. Regards.
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This is for child 4 year old. Studies in Jr. Kg. I feel that my child has difficulty in clarity of speech and speaking in complete sentences. He requires language development. He communicates his needs and is quite good with written work in academics but story telling, language related narration is difficult. Also he communicates only in English. Though he understands our mother tongue Malayalam and Hindi, he communicates back only in English. Is there any way you can help him develop language skills. FYI he was premature 8th month baby, but had all his milestones correctly. His birth weight was 1.8 kg. He is very active and playful child.

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 can understand. I don't see any problems in your child. If he is able to communicate, written work in academics etc, then the other aspects should be due to lack of proper training. I suggest you to consult a psychologist for assessment of learning disability areas including language ability. I too am from Kerala and I wish to speak to you as well as your child. You can contact me through Lybrate. Take care.
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I'm suffering from depression (anxiety disorder). Symptoms - oversleep, appetite issues. Kindly suggest ways to get rid of this illness.

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
Panic attacks and anxiety disorder can be managed with the help of psychotherapy, meditation, exercise and life style changes. Please post a private question to me with every detail. I will help you. Take care.
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I am a smoking person. I regularly smoking every day and now I go to got the marriage so I want to quite the smoking. Advice me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic medicine DAPHNE INDICA1X( Wilmar Schwabe India) Chew 2 tab 3 times daily AVENA SATIVA Q ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink20drop in 20 mlfresh water twicedaily Report after 2 monthss
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I am suffering from erectile dysfunction premature ejaculation & loss of libido. I was treated by psychiatrist one year. For some time I feels good but in present I have low confidence. All sexual test like penile Doppler testosterone are normal. Last year I was also suffering with chronic HBV, panic symptoms, anxiety disorder. I feel some fatigue in body.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Delhi
I am suffering from erectile dysfunction  premature ejaculation & loss of libido. I was treated by psychiatrist one y...
Hello, ajeet, I can understand your worry, this is a problematic condition and most of the men do come across this problem. Sexual problems do have a treatment. Chronic illness do contribute to loss of libido, reduced interest in sexual activities, premature ejaculation as well. Though their are no structural anomalies detected by psychological factors can also contribute to these conditions. Most common psychological factors includes: depressive states, anxiety states, acute stress, relational issues, burnout etc. Few medications also can contribute to such states such antiviral, interferons, betablockers etc. Hence to get a complete picture about your problems, a detailed evaluation is necessary. Also this will help in formulating a management plan comprising of both pharmacological approach as well as psychological interventions, so that you can get recover in a better way and can have a better functional life ahead.
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Hello doctor. How do I stop MDD-XR. My doc told to cut it and take it for 10 days and then stop it. But I read in Internet that as it is extended release it shldnt be cut. Is this true? How do I come out from MDD-XR 50 mg?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Hello doctor. How do I stop MDD-XR. My doc told to cut it and take it for 10 days and then stop it. But I read in Int...
Hello. If you are not convinced with your doctor's advise then take MDD-XR on alternate day and stop after 20 days. Best luck.
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My mom is 78 years old, physically healthy and active. But since last two years she has psychological problems like she always afraid that someone is after her always, tease her, try to kill her and always want to see her wherever she is. Now the person is a group of people who are after her. I took her to psychiatrist, he gave her medicine, but after taking that she became so fragile n weak and always sleeps. Then she discontinued the medicine. After that with a consultation of gynae she started taking lybotrip 10 in the night. Now her condition is deteriorating. Kindly guide and suggest some light medicine.

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
My mom is 78 years old, physically healthy and active. But since last two years she has psychological problems like s...
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops. Buy this from a shop who sells original medicines. Mix 5 drops of white chestnut + 5 drops of aspen + 5 drops of cherry plum + 5 drops of mimulus. Add these to 100 ml water and drink every 12 hours. Take this for 3 months. If any problems consult me online. These are symptoms of schizophrenia.
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I think I am addicted to a guy. He has become my habit. V didn't had sex anytime. Still not able to divert my thoughts. Can you help me with it, in any way.

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 think I am addicted to a guy. He has become my habit. V didn't had sex anytime. Still not able to divert my thought...
Dear lybrate-user. This feeling is actually called infatuation. You should understand the situation. You can engage in sex with the guy, but I will not advice it. You don't have to think about marriage now. Within few days, these obsessive thoughts will pave way for more serious career related thoughts. You are having' crunch' now. This is normal. Take care.
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