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Dr. Venkatesh Madhan

Psychiatrist, Chennai

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Dr. Venkatesh Madhan is an experienced Psychiatrist in Chromepet, Chennai. He is currently practising at Kavitha Ortho & Multispeciality Hospital in Chromepet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Venkatesh Madhan on Lybrate.com.

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I am 45 years old and have BP diabetic and have undergone angioplasty in 2011. I have been jobless last 10 years and small businesses I have tried my hand have failed miserably. I drink alcohol like crazy till I fall when I am too depressed. I am contemplating divorce as well as my wife of almost 20 years has started accusing me of nonsense. My father had committed suicide 5 years ago and my mother sold my ancestral property and vanished in thin air. What to do.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 45 years old and have BP diabetic and have undergone angioplasty in 2011. I have been jobless last 10 years and ...
From what you describe, it appears like that even though you have a medical problem which you have barely fixed you continue to test your health in obviously dangerous ways. This is an indication that you do not comply with healthy ways and much more can be read from that. Now, whether the problems came first or your irresponsible behavior caused these health problems may be a contentious point. From this, I can garner that you may be contributing to the conflict with your wife to a large extent, after so many years of marriage, and now pushing for a divorce that may add more to your misery. With your father having committed suicide, which incidentally can run in families, you need to be very responsible about various things. My advice is that you drop the idea of divorce and sort out the differences with your wife together with the help of a marriage counselor, immediately. Then you must give up your drinking habit and if need be, admit yourself in a rehabilitation center to resolve that. You must get into a health regimen that will ensure good health and longevity. You must also look at getting some employment since the business deals failed ( I do not know how much of that was due to your attitude). Please take serious note of my suggestions even if it upsets you and take concrete action steps to reduce the stressful life you are leading right now. They have only one outcome if you continued to persist with it: total ruin and destruction that need not be named.
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I lost some body close year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to my self all the time. Pleas Help me.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I lost some body close year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to my self all the time. Pleas Help...
You are going through extended grief reaction, which is normal after loss of a loved one. Time is the healer for the emotional and behavioral changes, however if 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.
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Hello, Because of depression I am unable to be happy and I am unable to handle my sexual life properly. Please advise.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
Hello,
Because of depression I am unable to be happy and I am unable to handle my sexual life properly. Please advise.
i m recommending you an following remedy which will surely help you Natural home remedy using almonds, cow's milk, ginger powder, cardamom and saffron: Saffron is a mild aphrodisiac 1. Soak 10 almonds in water overnight 2. Peel off the skin and crush them the next morning 3. Take 1 cup hot cow's milk 4. Add the crushed almonds 5. Add a pinch of ginger powder 6. Add a pinch of cardamom powder 7. Add a pinch of saffron 8. Mix well 9. Drink this every morning This will surely help you.
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Despite regular intake of prescribed medicines, I encounter depression attacks once a year that troubles me for at least a couple of months. How to get rid of such occurrences?

BHMS
Homeopath,
Despite regular intake of prescribed medicines, I encounter depression attacks once a year that troubles me for at le...
Dear lybrate user, try biochemic kali phos 6x tablets to get rid of your depression. Take 4 tablets, thrice daily, with a cup of lukewarm water.
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I am 23 year old guy and I suffer From depression for about 6 to 7 months. I have consulted many doctors but all in vein. Please give some suggestions so that I can get better.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 23 year old guy and I suffer From depression for about 6 to 7 months. I have consulted many doctors but all in v...
If you have depression then there are some major ramifications to take into account. I believe there may be some genetic predisposition or there has been some childhood issue, related to anger, that needs urgent attention. You must go and meet with a counselor immediately and if that person advises that you meet with a doctor you must do so and cooperate to your utmost. Please visit these professionals along with your parents. In the meantime please do the following sincerely because you could resolve the problem better with good cooperation: Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least, 30 minutes but not in the scorching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive every day and learn to be contented with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved.
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Doctor meri friend apne husband se bahut pyar krti hai bahut care v krti hai agar uske husband gussa ho jaye baat na kare to wo khana nhi khati raat var nhi soti. Uska yeh behavour se uske husband ko lagta hai riya pagal hai. husband use mental bolte hai. Kya wo sach me pagal hai mental hai. She need treatment? please suggest

MD - Pathology
General Physician, Amritsar
No I don't think so. Loving someone so much is not an illness. If her husband doesn't like this behaviour of hers and she loves him so much then she should try to modify her nature accordingly. They should try to understand basic difference of nature among individuals and be tolerant towards each other.
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Sir I am in love with a girl madly, I always keep on thinking about her. What to do now, as I have to go higher in my carrier. The girl is in class 12th and me too.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Lucknow
You are not in love. You are going to ruin your carrier in this way. U should have control on you otherwise how can you go higher which is aim of your life. It it simple opposite sex attraction.
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I feel depressed from past few weeks my relation with my family are not at all good I even tried twice to cut my wrist and suicide but it was too hurting that I was not able to go through such pain still I feel like killing my self I do not want to live. Is there any way easy to suicide because each second of my life is becoming miserable and is there any medicine to kill yourself easily?

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I feel depressed from past few weeks my relation with my family are not at all good I even tried twice to cut my wris...
Hi lybrate-user, this is a very wrong platform for asking ways for suicide, we are in medical profession our job is to save lives and help people. Apart from that, I feel there is no stress in life which leads you to suicide there are always option just have the courage to opt for it. Suicide is not solution its inviting more and more trouble. Do one thing consult a psychologist and discuss your stress you will surely be able to deal with the stress in a much better way you can consult me for same. Please do asap, each life is important for us. All the best.
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My mother is a depression patient due to heavy stress in her mind for more than 6 years. She won't talk opening to any one and she won't go any were. We went for treatment. If she take medicine she is normal. If medicine is over for one week she become abnormal. If abnormal she will sit as it is and won't eat or do any work. What is the solution Dr. Is it will cure or not please suggest.

M.Phil - Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma In Rehabilitation Psychology, Advanced Certification In Behavior Testing, M.A. Clinical Psychology, BA (H) Applied Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
My mother is a depression patient due to heavy stress in her mind for more than 6 years. She won't talk opening to an...
Hello Lybrate User I hope you are continuously in touch with a psychiatrist for her symptoms and medication. You need to tell the psychiatrist if the medication is effective or not. And moreover, the effect of psychiatric medication takes some time and we as family needs to be patient enough to face the behavior of the ill person. But why that gap is there for a week when she really requires it for a week. See there will be definitely some kind of improvement in your mother due to the medication. Sometimes we get too restless and we want the person to be fine quickly. Moreover, like you mentioned that there is heavy stress in her mind for more than 6 years. So, I would suggest you need to consult a psychologist also in your nearby area who can give her a sound listening to her 'stress' I hope this helps. Regards.
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My symptoms of anxiety include heart beating and suddenly when I see my friends or cousins I can not Hold my facial expression I become very nervous I can't smile. If I smile my lips become shivering. And also I can't face camera in front of another people if do my lips shivering when I smiling. It become very uncomfortable to me. I really feeling irritated. And also my hands are shivering very badly when I write something in front of the people. When people ask me question I can't answer it currently. When I being in a crush or with my friends I can't enjoy I feeling nervous. I was not like dis one years ago. I was so hapy so confident I am able to manage AnY anxious situation and can speak fluently. I have started medicine 9 month ago. Started lithosun 400 mg, prodep,for the first month and replace prodep and started arip mt 5 for 4 months. And along with iT started pramipexole. It slightly decreases my anxiety. Bt my physical symptoms still there. I have consuming iT for 6 months then started nexito for 1 month. And replace iT with buspin. Now am on lithosun, arip mt, buspin. Bt still I feel anxious. Which is the better medicine for my condition. Is these drug can help me at least relief my symptoms like facial expression?

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
My symptoms of anxiety include heart beating and suddenly when I see my friends or cousins I can not Hold my facial e...
Symptoms of anxiety, tremors since last 1 year needs a comprehensive evaluation. The medication that you are taking may also cause tremors and anxiety. Consult your treating psychiatrist for an evaluation. I would also suggest to get a hormonal profile checked and evaluated. For any further queries ans assistance contact onlien.
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I have body pain always and I feel always weakness in body and always feel sleepy I want to get rid out of this.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
I have body pain always and I feel always weakness in body and always feel sleepy I want to get rid out of this.
Homoeopathic treatment- mag phos 6x -4 pills 3 times panchamrut syrup 2 spoonful 3 time. For 8 days and revert back.
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My memory is very low. I forget everything every time. How do increase my memory power.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
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. There are 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 junk food.
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My friend has habit of smoking from last 12 years. He used to smoke ocassionlly & regularly in this 12 years. I guess he has smoked more than 2000 cigrrates till now. Now he is worried about his habit and feeling panic about smoking bad effects on his health. So please suggest us which test we can do so he will able to know what impact has happen to his body before he will suffer from cancer or any kind of illness occur by cigrrates. So better he will go through medical test or medical treatments as per your consultation before facing some serious consequences because of cigarettes. Please suggest us is it any way to know the damages has happen to his body because of cigarette. Also suggest him what to do so he will not face some serious consequences like cancer or lungs diseases in future.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
He needs to go for a comp[elte medical checkup, which the doctor will prescribe. Anyway, it does not matter what the results show. He just needs to quit this very bad habit, immediately. To enable this ask him to follow some of these remedies: You have to quit cold turkey because the body and mind will torture you endlessly while attempting a reduction in smoking. The tobacco tar in cigarette smoke lines your lung with huge patches that make that portion dysfunctional. Your oxygen carrying capacity is jeopardized, and breathing is impinged on. But don’t be discouraged because it is not too late even now to reverse all the ill-effects of smoking. I don’t know what other organs could be damaged but do go for a thorough medical check-up to assess the effects of your abuse. Regarding improving your lungs, do a lot of aerobic exercise breathing through your nostrils only. Then there are a lot of deep breathing exercises in Yoga which you can learn too. Deep breathing cleanses your system and lungs and restores it to good health. Deep breathing uses the 80% of the lungs which are not normally used in normal breathing and even when exerting yourself. The greatest effect is in the lungs because this substance is processed through the respiratory system directly through the lung surface. When quitting, you must take one day at a time; though you must give up all smoking at once, and promptly. If you look too far ahead you will get discouraged and will give up. If you sit and count the number of days you have given up, that will also focus too much on achievement. You must focus on the here and now, on that day to be precise. After all quitting is not that easy due to many factors. So even if you fail one day, you must try and try again. Very few people succeed in their first attempt. Your persistence will eventually pay off. The urge to discontinue is hampered by many factors but the worst of them is the conditioning. In fact, these conditions can exist all through the day, unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing the habit. The information is really scary but true and you must remind yourself about this every day. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heartbeat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact, it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chew gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine gums and nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces, substantially. You may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. At least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here’s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world – you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest. You could also join twitter2quit program and enjoy its success to give up smoking.
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I have suffering from tensions and some personal problems like fear what is the problem?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I have suffering from tensions and some personal problems like fear what is the problem?
Dear Lybrate user, Anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. These feelings may cause physical symptoms, such as a racing heart and shakiness. There are a number of anxiety disorders: including generalized anxiety disorder, a specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, and panic disorder among others. While each has its own characteristics and symptoms, they all include symptoms of anxiety. I need to know more about your anxiety so that I will be able to diagnose it properly and provide you tips to overcome and manage your anxiety. Take care.
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I am shuhab I have been smoking since last 2 years and now I am facing serious problems in breathing, lack of stamina and dark circles..

BHMS
Homeopath, Gurgaon
I am shuhab I have been smoking since last 2 years and now I am facing serious problems in breathing, lack of stamina...
Smoking is always harmful. If you want to become successful in your life then you need to quit smoking from today onwards. Whenever you feel the craving for smoking you can take a homoeopathic medicine tabacum 30.
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I have lose my weight. Am very very tired. I can't do any thing with my body because of body pain. Am very very nervous because of losing my body weight.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I have lose my weight. Am very very tired. I can't do any thing with my body because of body pain. Am very very nervo...
Hello, *take, homoeo-medicine* @ eupetorium perf 200-6 pills, thrice day @ rhus tox 200-6 pills, thrice a day. * go for a test of deficiency of vit'd' * take, plenty of water along with digestible diet, timely. Report weekly.
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He is addicted to drugs and not listening to anyone we have to tie him to not to go anywhere. Please guide us.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
He is addicted to drugs and not listening to anyone we have to tie him to not to go anywhere. Please guide us.
This is a serious problem and needs to be dealt with on immediate basis. But the technique should be such that he should not come to know about the fact that he is being treated. Otherwise it may lead to worsening. Please elaborate the addiction that he has and any other symptoms and diseases. Do not worry. This is manageable but immediate intervention is required.
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My brother is 34 year he consume alcohol more than 10 years I want to help him to get rid of alcohol without telling him I read somewhere that if I if I give him medicine made from kuduz root than he stop drinking habit so please tell me ingredient and quantity to make medicine from kuduz root.

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. Please understand there are no short cuts or miracle medicines for alcohol addiction. 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. Take care.
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My son who is 22 years has some mental problem. He is not mad in that sense. He looks normal but cannot go to college, cannot do anything. He want to be a football player but he has no the enthusiasm to be a good player. He always sleep on the sofa the whole day. He has a lot of resentment against his mother and me. He hate also his siblings(3) and neighbours. He is starting violent. Kindly advice me what to do. It slowly started from when he was around 14 years old.

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
You have to rule out his primary problem of early psychosis/ or 295. Instead try counselling and later we can figure out ast to what is the problem.
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