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Dr. Subbaiah

Psychologist, Chennai

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Dr. Subbaiah Psychologist, Chennai
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Dr. Subbaiah is a renowned Psychologist in Kolathur, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Drj Hospital in Kolathur, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Subbaiah on Lybrate.com.

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I have fear of loosing things. I double check everything while leaving. I do not remember where I kept the things. I have become too doubtful of people around me. Its a nightmare when I have to leave the bank locker room, as I am never sure I have locked the locker door properly, I come again and again to recheck it, same thing happens when I leave the house for more than a day or I am the person who is locking the main door, I check again and again.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Fear of contamination, excess hand washing, checking, anxiety and irritability are some of the features of OCD. It is advisable to go to a psychiatrist for proper assessment and diagnosis. They will be able to assess you properly and treat accordingly. Without going to a psychiatrist it is not possible to confirm the diagnosis or start any treatment. Consult a psychiatrist at the earliest. The best treatment is a combination of medication and behavioral therapy.
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Dear doctor, feeling guilty about her 11 years old daughter who told her that she was sexually abused some years back by her relative. Now as the child is getting aware of the abuse and want to share it with her parents. What should be the reaction of parents so that child comes out of this mental pressure before taking her to any counselling?

CBT, Master in Family Counselling
Psychologist, Gurgaon
Dear doctor, feeling guilty about her 11 years old daughter who told her that she was sexually abused some years back...
Dear , first of all stop feeling guilty for not being able to protect the child. We can't protect every time. Making them aware is important. Sexual abuse is not fault of victim. You need to assure her she is valuable as before. It's not her fault at all. And then take her to counsellor. Childhood voids should be filled asap.
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Respected doctors, I am a male of 29 years of an age suffering from generalized anxiety disorder feeling like I am in a dream like state, foggy vision, stiff head, tuff to carry online since 1 year. One of psychologist hss suggested me that your immunity is too low so eat healthy and sleep good. As soon as your immunity power rises you will be alright is he right. please suggest.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
Respected doctors,  I am a male of 29 years of an age suffering from generalized anxiety disorder feeling like I am i...
Your symptoms are indicative of a stomach issue. Please consult an ayurvedic doctor for this. It'll help you in anxiety also. Counselling helps immensely in managing anxiety by modifying thoughts and reactions to stressful situations.
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I am a student and it is very often that I learn things and forget those the next day. Why is it so. And what is the solution for this problem?

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Gurgaon
Do not worry. Try to focus. Do exercise and pranayam. Eat almonds in the morning. Drink hot milk. Listen to good music in your freetime. Try to have frequent but small meals. Eat more of fruits and salads. Rest properly.
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What is the best medicine to quite Smoking and improve low desire about Alcohol? Need urgent medicine to quit smoking.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Dear Vinayak, Congratulations for deciding to quit smoking. It needs your continued motivation to be free from nicotine. Try and see (better write them down) the benefits of quitting vs harm of smoking. Plan to buy something you always wanted to have, from the money that you may collect by quitting smoking. Fix quit day, emotionally tagged. List out the places of non smoking and expand them. Maintain these for 12 weeks, you will be successful. If withdrawal symptoms make you to lapse, try with decreasing dose of nicotine gum over 12 weeks. They are available without any prescription. if you are lapsing frequently, DO NOT lose hopes. Come online for 12 weekly motivational enhancement therapy. All the best, Vinayak.
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I am 16 years of old male. my mind is not so sharp what should i do for this ?. Please doctor help me.

Doctor of Medicine - Pediatrics
Pediatrician, Agra
Do frequent revisions, this is the key to success. Play some brain boosting and cognition enhancing games frequently. Take iron and vitamin rich diet.
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I m 46, years old. M lawyer BT last many time without ant tress, I lose memory which I read or know. Pl ans.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Strategies for Remembering 1.Become interested in what you're learning. We're all better remembering what interests us. Few people, for example, have a difficult time remembering the names of people they find attractive. If you're not intrinsically interested in what you're learning or trying to remember, you must find a way to become so. 2.Find a way to leverage your visual memory. You'll be surprised by how much more this will enable you to remember. For example, imagine you're at a party and are introduced to five people in quick succession. How can you quickly memorize their names? Pick out a single defining visual characteristic of each person and connect it to a visual representation of their name, preferably through an action of some kind. Remember: Memory is predominantly visual. 3.Create a mental memory tree. If you're trying to memorize a large number of facts, find a way to relate them in your mind visually with a memory tree. Construct big branches first, then leaves. Branches and leaves should carry labels that are personally meaningful to you in some way, and the organization of the facts (" leaves") should be logical. 4.Associate what you're trying to learn with what you already know. It seems the more mental connections we have to a piece of information, the more successful we'll be in remembering it. This is why using mnemonics. Write out the items to be memorized over and over and over. 5.When reading for retention, summarize each paragraph in the margin. This requires you to think about what you're reading, recycle it, and teach it to yourself again. Even take the concepts you're learning and reason forward with them; apply them to imagined novel situations, which creates more neural connections to reinforce the memory. 6.Do most of your studying in the afternoon. Though you may identify yourself as a" morning person" or" evening person" at least one Study. Suggests your ability to memorize isn't influenced as much by what time of day you perceive yourself to be most alert but by the time of day you actually study—afternoon appearing to be the best. 7.Get adequate sleep to consolidate and retain memories. Not just at night after you've studied but the day, you study as well. Far better to do this than to stay up cramming all night for an exam.
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Hi sir, This is to inform you that i'm suffering from depression for over long time but I don't know what should I have to do to prevent such disease even though I am unable to sleep on the nights properly so its your kind if you respond thanks?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Hi sir, This is to inform you that i'm suffering from depression for over long time but I don't know what should I ha...
Dear , you should be able to distinguish between disappointment and depression. Disappointment also brings on symptoms identical to depression but they are short lived. Were your wife disappointed in the near past? clinical depression is usually treated with a combination of psychiatric medicines, psychotherapy, life style changes, meditation and exercise. I hope you are undergoing psychiatric treatment, otherwise, please approach a psychiatrist. For other four treatment methods, I will help you. Please post a private question to me with all the details. Take care.
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What is bipolar illness and what are the symptoms ?

Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling, Master of Clinical Psychology
Psychologist,
It is a mood disorder which consists of depression and mania. You experience depressive mood at times, and high energy at other times. When you experience depression, you get lethargic, more negative, have suicidal thoughts, less sleep, aloofness, less communication. When you are at high mood, you engage in lots of activities, spends lots of money, talk a lot and irrelevant, inflated self esteem.
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I am 18 years old, and I have a have a habit to forget some silly things often though I am good (best) in studies. Do not no why this happens?

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, Advanced diploma in counselling psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
Its okay to forget few things. One cannot be 100% in remembering everything. (1) writing down stuff that you want to do helps. (2) you also have good apps in your cell phone that helps you store things you want to do and setting an alarm for the same. (3) another way to remember things is you can scribble on tiles, glass, mirror or smooth surfaces with a washable marker. (4) also you can stick chits at places where you move often in your house or office.
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I feel that I am unable to memorize anything for long. Can it be improve. Either by medicine or yoga.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Yoga is definitely helpful. However you could be under some stress and that could be causing a loss of memory. Meet with a counselor and do sort that out for some noteworthy results. Here are some things you can do to get back your concentration and memory: Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive oil instead, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning at least five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: 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. There is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling too. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid sugar and junk food.
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Mam mam meko 7 years se anxiety problem hai or mai iske liye medicine le raha hu. In dawao ki waja se mujhe 2 sal se erection problems ho rahi hai. And shrink ki problem ho rahi. please mam help me. Mujhe kya karna chaye.

MBBS MD
Psychiatrist, Chandigarh
Mam mam meko 7 years se anxiety problem hai or mai iske liye medicine le raha hu. In dawao ki waja se mujhe 2 sal se ...
Discuss with your doctor so he/she gives you medicine without sexual side effects. Plus 30 minutes regular walk. 30 minutes mindfulness meditation or vipassana or hypnosis for relaxation. You work daily, then get money. Similarly you have to work on anxiety daily for it to go away. Write your worries at a fixed time of the day.
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I am 55 years old, a bank executive. For last 5-6 years or for a longer period I have sleeping disturbances. Even I can't sleep for 5-6 hours. Never feel relaxed after a sleep. In addition to this, too many thoughts come to my mind. Neither they are organized nor useful for me.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 55 years old, a bank executive. For last 5-6 years or for a longer period I have sleeping disturbances. Even I c...
You must examine if something happened 6 years ago to disturb you. You must meet with a counselor and talk about your stress. Lack of sleep is very harmful to your overall health. Instead of worrying too much about causes, why don’t you implement some of my suggestions, because they work effectively. The lack of sleep, i.e. sleep for less than 6 hours per night, is directly linked to about 86 diseases! So let us first focus on that. In your case particularly, do not sleep during the day; don’t even lie down. Go for regular exercise (breathing through your nostrils only) at a fixed time (at about 6 am) every day, whether you sleep or not. You must develop this habit of sleeping by 10 pm latest every night and wake up at a uniform time by 6 am every morning, even if you do not get sleep. If you do not get sleep, just lie down and if you have a bed lamp (or you could get one) lie down and read something light but not exciting. Your eyes will tire and you will fall asleep. If you like you may also put on light and soft music with the sleep function on. Depending on whether you are a visual or auditory person, you may watch TV in a lying down position until you feel sleepy. Have a warm bath before going to bed (for some people a cold bath at night seems to induce sleep! If you are one of them, please do so). Place the head side of your bed in a North-South position. The room must be as dark as possible and there should be no electronic items that give off even a light LED glow. There must be ample ventilation in the room. Avoid strong odors, except lavender, on your body or in the room, or on your sheets and clothes. There should not be any live plants in your bedroom. Sleep with the lightest of clothes or without any clothing. When lying down to sleep, lie down on your left ear as much as possible. Do not sleep directly under an overhead fan. You must eat a good breakfast, a fairly light lunch, and an early dinner, which should be a very light meal. Whatever you eat in the other meals, have only a pure carbohydrate meal at night with any vegetables, and preferably before 8 pm. Do not drink much liquids after or near about dinner time. When lying down to sleep you may use the 4-7-8 breathing pattern of sleep inducement i.e. breathe in for four counts through your nostril only, hold for 7 counts, and exhale with a whoosh sound, through your mouth only, for 8 counts. Repeat this four times in the morning and just before you sleep at night. If you know Emotional Freedom Technique or EFT (check this out either on YouTube or Google), then please practice this too for sleep induction. Self-hypnosis and slow relaxation techniques, at night will be tremendously useful. Acupuncture or acupressure will both be very useful too. Pray last thing at night before you sleep.
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Hloo I am losing my memory may I know the reason why I can't remember in exams please help. Me.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
You feel lack of memory because of tension and overload of studies and lack of proper study pattern. Please follow these steps. 10 Study Tips to Improve Your Learning Study Tip 1: Underlining Underlining is one of the simplest and best known study tips. It’s easy to highlight the most significant parts of what you’re reading. One key sentence per paragraph and a few important phrases here and there. You can only retain a certain amount so it’s best to retain the most important information. Study Tip 2: Make your own note and taking notes is one of the most widespread study skills out there. Essentially the aim of note-taking is to summarise lectures or articles in your own words so you can easily remember the ideas. Study Tip 3: Mind mapping A good Mind map can save you many hours of study and further consolidate your knowledge for your exams. Mind Maps are an extremely versatile tools. They can be used for brainstorming, outlining essays or study topics and for general exam preparation, ExamTime offers the ability to create Mind Maps quickly and easily which makes them the ideal tool when it comes to exams. Study Tip 4: Flash cards:- Using these are a particularly effective method of learning when trying to assimilate different facts, dates, formulas or vocabulary. Subjects such as History, Physics, Maths, Chemistry, Geography or any language are made much easier if you incorporate Flashcards in to your study. Study Tip 5: Case Studies Sometimes it can be difficult to grasp the implications of some theories. This is where studying case studies can be a big help. Case studies can help you visualise a theory and place it in a more familiar and realistic context. This is especially useful in business or law subjects. Study Tip 6: Quizzes are an excellent way to review study notes in the weeks and days before an exam. Quizzes can show where your strengths and weaknesses are, so it allows you to focus your efforts more precisely. Moreover, if you share your Study Quiz with your classmates and test each other as much as possible you can discover even more details and areas you may have overlooked. So before any exam, make sure you create and share a bunch of different Quizzes with your Friends. Study Tip 7: Brainstorming This is another study technique that is ideal for studying with friends and/or classmates. Brainstorming is a great way to expand every possible idea out of any topic. Just get a bunch of friends together and shoot the breeze, there are no wrong answers when brainstorming – just talk and capture the ideas, you can review afterward. Study Tip 8: Mnemonic Rules Mnemonics are especially useful when memorising lists and sets. Mnemonics rules basically work by associating certain concepts with other concepts that are more familiar to us. There are many different ways to make mnemonics and these can be individual to the person. Study Tip 9: ORGANISE your study One of the most effective study skills is also one of the most often overlooked; this is organising your study. Creating a TIME TABLE gives you goals and a time in which to achieve them. Having a study timetable as you study is greatly motivational Study Tip 10: Drawing Many people find it easier to recall images rather than text that is why they are better able to memorise concepts if they associate them with pictures or drawings. If you find answer helpful please click on “helpful” tab for knowing my efforts are useful
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I am 25 year old female. I have a real short temper and get angry at everyone around me which is having an impact on my relations. Please advice.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
Ignatia 30 take 1 drop 3 times x 7 day above is homeopathic medicine and available in homeopathic store also safe to take and no side effects do not take more days without my consent.
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Not getting regular periods. Having more stress. Intaking tablets. And planning to take ovarian syrup and ferikind suspension tonics. Is there any harm of taking those tonics? What have to do for getting regular periods?

BHMS
Homeopath, Bangalore
Not getting regular periods. Having more stress. Intaking tablets. And planning to take ovarian syrup and ferikind su...
You can try homoeopathic medicnes for irregular treatments. It is side effect free and very much curable. Please do a scan to rule out pcod and do blood test to check for thyroid issue. Revert back for further details.
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My wife is 33 year old & difficulty in speaking & walking due to psychiatric disorder. Please give good advise & medicine.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
Could you send me full details of your wife's illness, like when it started, any major cause for not speaking and walking etc.
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I'm depressed nt willing to live anymore have lost trust love can't face these things anymore feels like blown away don't have any life left in me have given everything to one I love in return he hates me in every way he doesn't want me to be in his life contact any text or call. Great isn't it can't tolerate this pain wanna die I'm not good to live it's hurting bad I can't help it.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I'm depressed nt willing to live anymore have lost trust love can't face these things anymore feels like blown away d...
You are going through extreme grief, which is normal after loss of a love. Time is the healer for the emotional and behavioral changes, Since your depression is severe enough to affect you in a significant manner, kindly consult a psychiatrist for short term antidepressant medication, depending on the complaints. Think about your parents who worked so hard to get you to this level, do not disappoint them. Life has more happiness and disappointment in store for you.
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Now a days I am feeling lazy and depressed not willing to do any thing what should I do to get out of it.

MBBS, MD psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Gulbarga
Now a days I am feeling lazy and depressed not willing to do any thing what should I do to get out of it.
Laziness and depression are two very different entities. Need to evaluate you in detail. Many options are there to treat depression. For laziness you have to change however counseling will help you to overcome laziness also. Good diet management and regular exercise along with quality time with your friends and family members will help you.
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