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Dr. T.C.Ramesh Kumar

Psychiatrist, Chennai

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Dr. T.C.Ramesh Kumar Psychiatrist, Chennai
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Dr. T.C.Ramesh Kumar is an experienced Psychiatrist in Anna Nagar West Extension, Chennai. He is currently practising at Schizophernia Research Foundation India in Anna Nagar West Extension, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. T.C.Ramesh Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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In general thinking about sex makes brain lazy is this true. If so how to manage it.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
In general thinking about sex makes brain lazy is this true. If so how to manage it.
You can take avena sativa q / 10 drops in little water thrice a day for two weeks. Revert back after two weeks with feedback.
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I am a 17 year old teen ager I am very stressed and sometime I feel I can not give my 100% to my studies so guide me and help me please in right way.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am a 17 year old teen ager I am very stressed and sometime I feel I can not give my 100% to my studies so guide me ...
I suspect that the adolescent issues with regard to hormones may be affecting your ability to concentrate and remember. When the hormones play up, it lasts for a period of close to two years and during that time you could be influenced by three signs directly impacted by the chemical: you will tend to become aggressive and rebellious, you will become sexually active, and you will have acne and pimple problems. The hormonal imbalances may not only impact your memory because of the chemical but also bring some distractions that come with it. But you may work on the following even if the hormones kick in: 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. There is some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. 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. You may also include these noted foods that are good for your brain health: Brain-Friendly Foods MIND stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay. But the MIND approach “specifically includes foods and nutrients that medical literature and data show to be good for the brain, such as berries,” says Martha Clare Morris, ScD, director of nutrition and nutritional epidemiology at Rush University Medical Center. You eat things from these 10 food groups: • Green leafy vegetables (like spinach and salad greens): At least six servings a week • Other vegetables: At least one a day • Nuts: Five servings a week • Berries: Two or more servings a week • Beans: At least three servings a week • Whole grains: Three or more servings a day • Fish: Once a week • Poultry (like chicken or turkey): Two times a week • Olive oil: Use it as your main cooking oil. • Wine: One glass a day You avoid: • Red meat: Less than four servings a week • Butter and margarine: Less than a tablespoon daily • Cheese: Less than one serving a week • Pastries and sweets: Less than five servings a week • Fried or fast food: Less than one serving a week
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I failed my entrance exam . I feel I lost my career. Feeling depressed all d time. please help.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I failed my entrance exam . I feel I lost my career. Feeling depressed all d time. please help.
Failure is the stepping stone for success, you might be destined for something much bigger. Do not lose heart, keep trying various things, especially ones you love doing. You will succeed. So move on, if the depression is very severe, consult psychiatrist and take anti-depressants for few weeks, you will feel much better.
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I have reriyas problem I am smoke in age 16 how should to live this I have pen in luges some time please help me.

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, Welcome to Lybrate. Tobacco is addictive. Cigarette also contains 4000+ carcinogenic chemicals other than nicotine. Nicotine and other chemicals can cause cancer of different types and areas. Throat cancer, mouth cancer, lung cancer, stomach cancer and brain problems can result. Over and above smoking may also increase the risk factor of heart attack and brain stroke. Please quit smoking. The best method is to leave it and continue with your will power. There are other methods like Nicotine Replacement therapy and pharmacotherapy combined. If you’re ready to stop smoking and willing to get the support you need, you can recover from nicotine addiction and abuse abuse—no matter how bad the addiction or how powerless you feel. The first step in treating nicotine addiction is accepting that you have a problem. Confronting an addiction and accepting responsibility for your actions isn’t easy. But it’s a necessary step on the road to treatment and recovery. You should then consult a psychiatrist / psychologist who fill follow this treatment. 1. Detoxification using medicines. 2. Behavior modification with the help of therapies. 3. Counseling. 4. Medication to sustain and 5. Long term support. These given steps are essential for any addict to get effectively rid of smoking. Therefore, you need to stick to the treatment plan and cooperate with your psychiatrist / psychologist. Mind power building therapy, motivation therapy etc should help you doing so. I suggest you to consult a psychologist or de addiction therapist. Take care.
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I am 21 years old I am patient of depression but I am not taking medication. I use to forget things lake of concentration. Am always in fear. I use to forget ways. Unusual thought use to come in my mind. Please help me I wanna live a healthy life. I never enjoyed any thing m always unhappy.

B.A PSYCHOLOGY HONOURS, M.A PSYCHOLOGY, M.Phil - Psychology, PhD PSYCHOLOGY
Psychologist, Delhi
I am 21 years old I am patient of depression but I am not taking medication. I use to forget things lake of concentra...
Dear lybrate-user-you say you are a patient of depression- who has made the diagnosis? please see a qualified and trained psychologist at the earliest. Psychologist is an expert in diagnosis by psychological testing and counselling/psychotherapy i. E. Treatment without medicines. Psychiatrist gives medicines only. Treatment started earlier will control the problem very fast. Get proper diagnosis first followed by right treatment. Please get diagnosis confirmed first then take medicines as advised. It is possible that problem is psychological-then it will not be cured by medicines. You will need psychotherapy.
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Mai roj sarab pita hu kuch upachar bataye sarab chhodne ka.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist,
If you think that you will find it very difficult, then admit yourself to a hospital and go for de-addiction: which normally lasts for about two weeks. Then follow that up with addiction counseling from a professional for at least three years to completely get rid of the habit. If this is also not enough, then admit yourself into a de-addiction center and stay there for at least 6 months and after that attend counseling with a professional. There are medicines that help with the drinking just to ease the initial craving. Ultimately, it is your will power and the support that you receive from the medical fraternity and your close and dear ones. You must also learn to substitute and deal with the oral need, a rigid value system, the script issue, and of course 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 you on several measures and precautions you will need to take to stay with your resolve. Even after the rehabilitation you must attend AA meetings and continue this support for a long time. Your family will also need to attend some sessions and go for Al-anon meetings for their co-dependency issues. You cannot be treated in isolation because the family has gotten used to your drinking and have made some unhealthy adaptations to somehow cope. Make a serious plan with the family and whoever else?s support you can get and act on it fast.
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Hi doctors. I have one problem. That whenever I will heard about some incident or shock news my heart beat fast. And I feel anxiety and weakness could you please suggest me. How to make my heart strong.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi doctors. I have one problem. That whenever I will heard about some incident or shock news my heart beat fast. And ...
Dear Lybrateuser, -To relieve your anxiety & fears do regular exercise like walking, jogging for 20-30 min, also do yoga, meditation & deep breathing as they have a positive & calming effect on the mind & help you become physically & mentally stronger to face various situations in life, also your heart beat will not rise as it does now -have a well balanced, nutritious diet with more of fruits & vegetables & consume 7-8 glasses of water per day for good digestion -sleep well for 7-8 hrs at night as it greatly helps in reducing anxiety & stress, keep your sleep & wake up time fixed. -engage yourself in work, other activities like reading, music, playing games these help build confidence & keep the mind stable.
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I am 18 year old male and I have a swear neck pain and back pain for 2 years. I am s student so it's difficult for to study! What should I do? Any remedies?

Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho)
Orthopedist, Amravati
I am 18 year old male and I have a swear neck pain and back pain for 2 years. I am s student so it's difficult for to...
Hello, Medication like methylcobalamine with muscle relaxant and analgesic will reduce pain; you can take them . I will advise to check your vit B12 and vit D3 level. Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries.
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I am 34 years female from nagpur, from few days I started forgating things. Like passwords and user id. Debit card pin. Some times regular mob nos. Names. May like this day to day things as I am working and started my own business and because of this I am getting disturb. Please suggest me why this is happening and what I do to overcome this ?

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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I am 43 years old, I feel my family does not care and they don' t need me. Just they need for relation purpose. In my 15 years of marraige I slept with my wife not more then 100 times. As I m not successful and I loose money earned by me or my wife or by parents or others. I feel to do something like suicide or runaway from home.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
You need to open up your mind with wife and discuss. If you cannot start a communication please do it in the presence of someone acceptable to both of you like a close relative or friend. If this is not possible you will have to see a marriage counsellor or psychologist and find out exactly where the problem is. You keep in touch with me.
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Hlo doctor. Am a student of 18 yrs. I hv exams vry near. Can I make habit of sleeping for jsz 5 hrs wid nap of 30 min aftrnun. Is thr any prblm. R thr any diet plns for dng so. Wich hlp me stay lng. Thnk in advice.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Hlo doctor. Am a student of 18 yrs. I hv exams vry near. Can I make habit of sleeping for jsz 5 hrs wid nap of 30 min...
Yes, that plan is okay fro the exam period only. You could also incorporate these recommendations to improve your study program: 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. There is some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. 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. You may also include these noted foods that are good for your brain health: Brain-Friendly Foods MIND stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay. But the MIND approach “specifically includes foods and nutrients that medical literature and data show to be good for the brain, such as berries,” says Martha Clare Morris, ScD, director of nutrition and nutritional epidemiology at Rush University Medical Center. You eat things from these 10 food groups: •Green leafy vegetables (like spinach and salad greens): At least six servings a week •Other vegetables: At least one a day •Nuts: Five servings a week •Berries: Two or more servings a week •Beans: At least three servings a week •Whole grains: Three or more servings a day •Fish: Once a week •Poultry (like chicken or turkey): Two times a week •Olive oil: Use it as your main cooking oil. •Wine: One glass a day You avoid: •Red meat: Less than four servings a week •Butter and margarine: Less than a tablespoon daily •Cheese: Less than one serving a week •Pastries and sweets: Less than five servings a week •Fried or fast food: Less than one serving a week.
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My son is suffering from cerebellum atrophy from last 4 years I am using anti-epilepsy medicine and present is condition is he is bedridden he can fill pain, hot ,cold i.e skin sense rest all sense are not working. Kindly advice me what I have to do. Really we are troubling a lot. We are ready to give to research center.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am sad to hear this. But cerebellar atrophy is difficult to reverse, I guess the neurologist should have told you about the disorder and long term prognosis.
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Sir I didn't find solution I have problem related to homosexuality can anybody say to solve this. I have no bad habits like cigarette, alcohol etc. I want feelings on girls and I don't want to get feelings on boys.

BDS, Certification in hypnotherapy, Certification in N.L.P, Certification in Gene and behavior, Psychology at Work
Psychologist, Gurgaon
Sir I didn't find solution I have problem related to homosexuality can anybody say to solve this. I have no bad habit...
Changed sexual orientation is due to genetic mutation of a gene(possibly named fruit fly) There is no way it can be changed at present Maybe in future with developments in genetic engineering, Do not pressurize yourself..... It is not in your hand...
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Hi I was diagnosed with panic disorder and mild depression in 2011 post which I was on medication of paxidep 75 mg and olean 7.5 mg. Gradually moved to serta 25 and paxidep 25 mg and finally was on paxidep 25 mg for a good 3.5 years when I hardly faced any problem. Then I weaned to 12.5 of paxidep and moved to escitalopram 10.5 with an sos of clonazepam. I was initially doing well on escitalopram when problems of panic attack started reoccurring and doctor moved me back to 12.5 mg of paxidep as that medicine worked best for me. I was fine on it for a month but started experiencing mild anxiety again and now since 2 dys I am on paxidep 25 mg. My problem is I worry a lot, have irrational fears and when a thought is stuck in my head it remains stuck. And mostly I worry about health. When I am in the best of health I can take a lot of stress. But recently someone said I must be suffering from bipolar disorder and that is worrying me a lot. Do you think my symptoms are that of bipolar or general anxiety. I dint have any manic episodes or deep depression when like the first time. I keep researching all the time. Also I want to know how long would it take for me to adjust to increased dose of paxidep, since I am experiencing drowsiness, loss of appetite, nausea, and break in sleep in the night.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Faridabad
Hi I was diagnosed with panic disorder and mild depression in 2011 post which I was on medication of paxidep 75 mg an...
Dear Suryatapa, You have an anxiety disorder. Mild depression is common in patents with anxiety disorder. There is no features of bipolar disorder in your case so bipolar disorder is highly unlikely. You can take paxidep in night time to avoid daytime drowsiness. You can take other medicine for improvement in sleep. It will take min 2 week to get improvement on high dose of paxidep. All d best
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There was a girl my classmate, we were very close friends. I don't know how I fell for her but I didn't tell her what I felt about her. It's been a year I m in love with her but couldn't tell her. Its really depressing and am not able to concentrate in my studies. How should I forget her?

PG Dip(psycosexual diseases), MBBS
Sexologist, Delhi
There was a girl my classmate, we were very close friends. I don't know how I fell for her but I didn't tell her what...
It is better u shud tell what u feel for her, if she says she is only friend but not love him ,dont feel bad,some other relationship id waiting for u,if she says ok then u chill in love.but in both occassion u shud not miss ur studies, because time does come back or wait for anybody..so better u shud speak with ur girlfriend about ur feelings so u will remain confused
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I have problem of constipation. And need a smoke to freshen myself in morning which has affected my health badly. I feel like spitting after having lunch and makes me uncomfortable at times. Problem of constipation has given me enough troubles.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Post Graduate Certficate in Ksharsutra & Ano-Rectal Diseases, MD - Medicine
Ayurveda, Mumbai
I have problem of constipation. And need a smoke to freshen myself in morning which has affected my health badly. I f...
Hello there, 1) your suffering due to chronic constipation problem. 2) now you are developing further complications of constipation. 3) smoking will also further increase you constipation problem & also develop complications like high bp, lung diseases, acidity, gas, indigestion, ulcer & cancer of mouth-lung -food pipe - alimentary canal - rectum. Consult for further proper management.
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I am 24 years old, I was smoking from past 2years and I wanted to know what are the health risks of smoking and how to get away from it.

MD-Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Karnal
Smoking is fatal. You gradually decrease consumption and if needed consult some deaddiction specialist.
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I get stress very easily from anything, which makes me feel very sick from inside, and I cant able to concentrate on anything. Please suggest me to get relief from stress

M.B.B.S., F.I.C.A. (USA), P.G.D.I.H, F.C.G.P., D.C.A.H
Psychiatrist, Vadodara
This is Stress which u r expressing through sickness, have clear and open self-talk with yourself. May be u know it but not able to understand. If not possible by yourself then meet some Psychotherapist/Life coach to achieve quality life. U may connect me privately, as i am Stress Management Super-specialist and Life coach. Trust me, U will be fine.
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Dear Dr. I am alcoholic. I want to leave this bad habits so Dr. Please suggest d remedy for my habits. I can't resist without drinking. I want to live this habit. Regards

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, Alcohol addiction also comes under abuse and addiction. If you?re ready to stop the substance and willing to get the support you need, you can recover from addiction and abuse ?no matter how bad the addiction or how powerless you feel. The first step in treating addiction is accepting that you have a problem. Confronting an addiction and accepting responsibility for your actions isn?t easy. But it?s a necessary step on the road to treatment and recovery. You should then consult a psychiatrist / psychologist who fill follow this treatment. 1. Detoxification using medicines. 2. Behavior modification with the help of therapies. 3. Counseling. 4. Medication to sustain and 5. Long term support. These given steps are essential for any addict to get effectively rid of addiction. Therefore, you need to stick to the treatment plan and cooperate with your psychiatrist / psychologist. Take care.
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