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Dr. Venkatesh Ramachandran

Psychiatrist, Chennai

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Dr. Venkatesh Ramachandran is a trusted Psychiatrist in Chetpet, Chennai. He is currently practising at Psymed Clinic in Chetpet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Venkatesh Ramachandran on Lybrate.com.

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Sir I have just read about the border line personality disorder (bpd) I am also having that type of disorder and having some of the symptoms in it but my problem is' different''one which is 'UN EXPLAINABLE''also I met a psychologist a month ago and am unable to explain the problems which I had. I want to say my problem which I had in my heart but when it comes to tell I am speechless. What should I do to tell clearly the problems had in my heart.

MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
Sir I have just read about the border line personality disorder (bpd) I am also having that type of disorder and havi...
Whenever you feel like you want to share your inner thoughts with anyone, make a note of it in blank paper neatly. Write down in a paper. When you consult the doctor you can open the note and read out loud. Docs n tat too psychiatrist will understand your situation and vl help you to cope up with your problem.
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I lost somebody close last year and since then fell very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Help me.

M.Phil- Clinical Psychology, M.A. Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Almora
I lost somebody close last year and since then fell very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Help me.
Dear lybrate-user, loss of a significant one is a potential source of stress. Sadness and grief are natural emotional responses which help us accept and cope with the loss. However, if the mood continues to be significantly sad even after six month with low levels of energy, easy fatigueability, and loss of interest and pleasure it may be helpful to seek professional help. You could consider consulting a clinical psychologist who practices psychotherapy. Psychotherapy is well known for efficiently managing depressive symptoms and facilitating effective coping with loss. Best wishes & regards,

I am 29 years old and I am gaining my weight since 4 years due to my depression, I was heart broken as my bf marry someone n leaving me alone, after that I started feeling always tired, keeps on eating to make energetic and keeps on gaining weight. Now I manage to come out from my depression but if something happen that same depression stage came back, what to do to forget everything and to loose weight.

Diploma In Diet & Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
I am 29 years old and I am gaining my weight since 4 years due to my depression, I was heart broken as my bf marry so...
Do meditation. Speak to friends/family. Pick up some hobby. Listen to music. Join music classes. Do daily walk/exercise. Join an NGO. These are all different things you can do to relieve your stress. And for weight loss you can take these steps. - The best medicine for Weight loss is Simple Diet + Daily exercise. - Cut down Oils/Sugar/Maida/Ghee/Salty stuffs from your diet. - Cut down Puris/Parathas/Pizzas/Burgers/Fried Rice. - Add more Fruits /Salads/Proteins to your diet. Double your water intake. - Eat slowly and mindfully. Take 1600 calorie diet daily. - Exercise daily Cardio for 40-60 mins. This is essential for good health. - Reduce socialising/company of people who are addicted to junk food and overeating. - Love yourself and respect your body. - This is the best path towards good health and happiness.
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Sir I can ask you a one question and the question is Sir I study 3 hours everyday consantratly ,which time I can learn a topic or question in any subject then after 1 or 1 and a half day I can forget them So doctor please advice me why I was forget this all learned topic please doctor help me. This thing is tolerate me.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
It is because of lack of concentration or just mugging up without understanding or weak memory.. You can consult me through Lybrate for Homoeopathic treatment..
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How to get rid of depression and anger? Any food or drinking a lot of water. I am facing tough situations so please help. I am unable to move on.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Depression and anger needs to be diagnosed correctly for the type and severity and treatment protocol devised before starting. There is CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy) and Antidepressants for the same. There is no scientific clinching evidence a particular food or drink will solve the problem. All the best.
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Could you please tell me few medicines to leave codeine syrup addiction? So ease the withdrawal symptoms,

PhD - Psychology, Advanced Diploma Child Guidance & Counselling, M.Sc Applied Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma Special Education, BA (Hons) Psychology
Psychologist, Hyderabad
Dear Lybrate user it will be better you meet some clinical Or rehabilitation psychologists for help, because this requires loads of sessions and processes. No one can prescribe you medicine like that, unless you meet the Doctor or Psychiatric in person. All the best.
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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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Scope of Homoeopathic in treating Epilepsy

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Chennai
Epilepsy is a disorder that results from the generation of electrical signals inside the brain, causing recurring seizures. Seizure symptoms vary. Some people with epilepsy simply stare blankly for a few seconds during a seizure, while others have regular convulsions.

A seizure is a abnormal, disorderly discharging of the brain's nerve cells, resulting in a temporary disturbance of motor, sensory, or mental function. There are many types of seizures, depending primarily on the part of the brain involved.

Every person suffering from epilepsy has different experience. Hence homoeopathy offers many remedies to treat epilepsy, depending on the sign and symptoms. Homoeopathy can treat epilepsy very successfully.

Risk Factors
Early childhood
Above 65 years
Men are affected more
Family History of epilepsy
Fall on head, injury, accident
Brain Infections

Causes
Healthy people may have seizures under certain circumstances. If the seizures have a known cause, the condition is referred to as secondary or symptomatic epilepsy. Some of the more common causes include the following:
Tumour
Chemical imbalance such as low blood sugar or sodium
Head injuries
Certain toxic chemicals or drugs of abuse
Alcohol withdrawal
Stroke including hemorrhage
Birth injuries
Developmental Disorders: Epilepsy can be associated with other developmental disorders, such as autism and Down syndrome.

Symptoms
Almost any type of behavior that happens repetitively may represent a seizure. Types are:

Generalized seizures: All areas of the brain (cortex) are involved in a generalized seizure. Sometimes these are referred to as grand mal seizures.
To the observer, the person experiencing such a seizure may cry out or make some sound, stiffen for some seconds, then have rhythmic movements of the arms and legs. Often the rhythmic movements slow before stopping.
Eyes are generally open.
The person may not appear to be breathing. The person is often breathing deeply after an episode.
The return to consciousness is gradual and should occur within a few moments.
Loss of urine is common.
Often people will be confused briefly after a generalized seizure.

Partial or focal seizures: Only part of the brain is involved, so only part of the body is affected. Depending on the part of the brain having abnormal electrical activity, symptoms may vary.
If the part of the brain controlling movement of the hand is involved, for example, then perhaps only the hand may show rhythmic movements or jerking.
If other areas of the brain are involved, symptoms might include strange sensations or small repetitive movements such as picking at clothes or lip smacking.
Sometimes the person with a partial seizure appears dazed or confused. This may represent a partial complex seizure. The term complex is used by doctors to describe a person who is between being fully alert and unconscious.

Absence or Petit mal seizures: These are most common in childhood. Symptoms include
Impairment of consciousness is present with the person often staring blankly.
Repetitive blinking or other small movements may be present.
Typically, these seizures are brief, lasting only seconds. Some people may have many of these in a day.
Other types of seizure are particularly found in small children

Investigations
Neurological Examination
Blood Tests
EEG
MRI Scan
CT Scan

Diagnosis
The doctor uses neurological tests and other investigations to diagnose epilepsy.

Complications
Falling: If you fall during a seizure, you can have severe head injury.
Status Epilepticus: This condition occurs if you're in a state of continuous seizure activity lasting more than five minutes or you have frequent recurrent seizures without regaining consciousness in between them. People with status epilepticus have an increased risk of permanent brain damage and death.

Role of Homeopathy
Homeopathy is a form of healing based upon the principle of ‘Similia similibus curentur’ or ‘like cures like’. It was founded by a German doctor, Dr. Samuel Hahnemann in 1810. Homoeopathy offers vast scope in the treatment of various illnesses, both acute and chronic including epilepsy.

Homeopathy takes into account the entire person like the patients family history, past history, etc. Homoeopathic doctors study each case thoroughly, analyze and evaluate the symptoms and then prescribe the medicine.

Homeopaths treat the patient’s mental, emotional and physical make-up i.e. the constitution. This is known as ’constitutional treatment’. Constitutional treatment treats the disease and removes it from its roots. The Constitutional method is employed in the treatment of epilepsy in Homoeopathy. This method is gives amazing results in many cases.

Homeopathy has immense scope in the treatment of Epilepsy. In fresh cases, where the child is new to epileptic treatment, homoeopathy can relieve complaints by giving ‘constitutional treatment’.

In other cases where the child is already taking treatment, homoeopathy can taper off the doses gradually and thus treat the patient effectively. Thus, in both the cases, homoeopathic treatment is beneficial in treating epilepsy.

In either of the cases, a constitutional medicine is given to treat epilepsy. Constitutional treatment relieves the patient from seizures, convulsions, etc. Thus the child can attend school daily and concentrate on his studies. In about 1/3 cases of epilepsy, a surgery known as ‘seizure surgery’ is performed. Regular constitutional treatment is very useful in such cases.

Homeopathic medicines are completely side-effect free and are not habit-forming. They can be taken by children, adults and even by pregnant women. They must be taken only after consultation from a homoeopathic practitioner.

Our team at Newlife Speciality Centre is completely dedicated to serve the patients and relieve them from illnesses. The doctors have skill and knowledge to handle different cases effectively. They strive for the well being of their clients.
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I have been constantly thinking negative for last 4 to 5 years or say from very young age. I don't know how I formed this habit, I tried to change, read lot of self help books, watched seminars, but nothing changed so much, I want to know the source of my negative thinking because even a 7 to 8 years old kids are very optimistic than me, I was not at all positive during my childhood. I used to get irritate and I was a coward in my childhood and even now I am the same, I want to know whether genes have any effect on thinking How come some people are so optimistic while some like me are pessimistic, Is it a gift of nature. Because kids don't know what thinking is, I want to know whether these thinking ability is genetic or environment My brother and I share same environment but still I am very much negative.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I have been constantly thinking negative for last 4 to 5 years or say from very young age. I don't know how I formed ...
Today, we are discovering a lot of the influence of genes. So, in relation to your question, the genes do have a lot to do with your negativity. Fortunately, it is the environment that can be used to benefit you favorably, even with the influence of the genes. The genetic inheritance is only a predisposition to a condition: it is the exposure we place ourselves into that can either stimulate or suppress the predisposition. Your problem, in seeking solutions in books and seminars, will not necessarily provide the help you need: it is to do with and in and around people that you can work out the solution. For example, being with positive people only will gradually influence you to become optimistic in life. Since you mention this to be a trait from childhood there may be, apart from the genetic influences, some traumatic influences from prenatal days and later, to have a great impact. The character of your family and parents too will have a bearing. This attitude in life will be the cause of your problems and not its effect. You could attend some counseling and do some personal work in any or all of these areas and resolve this, permanently. There is a solution to all problems and your search must be in real earnest, and above all your cooperation is vital to the success of your efforts. Gradually, you will become positive and start enjoying life with all its challenges and live a normal life. If you start a regimen of vigorous exercise (even in a gym), eat well, sleep well, and handle your emotions well, you will feel and act a lot better. Also be healthy and fit in five areas: physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual, to be a complete personality. You will become confident, develop a good self-image, and be optimistic. The reason you are different from your brother is constitutional in nature (and other factors too), even if you had had the same environment.
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I want nutritions are for complete mental health and what nutritions are anti anxiety?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I want nutritions are for complete mental health and what nutritions are anti anxiety?
For anti anxiety, Keep yourself busy and spend your time with strict discipline. Be a strict vegetarian because you are what you eat. Drink cow's milk in night about three hours after dinner.
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