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Dr. Vijaya Mahadevan

Psychiatrist, Chennai

300 at clinic
Dr. Vijaya Mahadevan Psychiatrist, Chennai
300 at clinic
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Vijaya Mahadevan is an experienced Psychiatrist in Kodambakkam, Chennai. She is currently associated with J V Hospital in Kodambakkam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Vijaya Mahadevan on Lybrate.com.

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I am 39 year male, I am diabetic last 6 years, some time I fill that I am loosing my concentration & some thing wrong going in body, feel too much weakness, lot body pain in different places, I have gone through cardiac check up, & Brain MRI, but as per report every thing is fine. Please Advice.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I am 39 year male, I am diabetic last 6 years, some time I fill that I am loosing my concentration & some thing wrong...
Dear , you are anxious. 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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De-Stress Yourself with Homeopathy

BHMS, C.S.D.(Skin Diseases), M.D.(Medicine), M.Sc. in Counselling and Psychotherapy
Homeopath, Delhi
De-Stress Yourself with Homeopathy

Feeling stressed out? Don’t reach for the pills just yet; there is a better option out there. Almost all conventional methods of treatment come with side effects, no matter how effective they are. Why not opt for an equally effective method, but without side effects, yes you heard it right! Homeopathy is a method of treatment that is effective and free from side effects.

Here are some homeopathic remedies that can help you de-stress:

1. Be active: Feeling stressed of late? Time to get your running shoes on. Research proves that exercise is one of the best remedies for stress, activities such as running and swimming release ‘endorphins’ in the system, which uplift your mood. So go for an early morning jog or a late evening swim, whatever suits you just make sure that you get some exercise on a regular basis.

2. Diet: Stress can result from an improper diet where the body is not well nourished. The body needs its share of various vitamins and minerals to function optimally. So it is important to eat a well balanced meal and avoid eating junk food. Eating unhealthy food can cause reactions in the body that lead to various diseases.

3. Be connected: Being connected does not mean being connected on social media, rather forming and nurturing ‘people to people’ connections. Talk to people, getting involved in team activities and participating in various sports. Form meaningful relationships with others so that you have someone to listen to you when you feel weary and low. Staying isolated can cause symptoms of stress to aggravate.

4. Start a hobby: If you don’t already have one, spend some time doing things that give you pleasure. It can be something that gives you a sense of accomplishment. Doing such activities will keep your mind active and reduce stress levels.

5. Medications: Apart from the above, homeopathy has medications such as Nux Vomica which is used to reduce anger and impatience. For people who are stressed due to overwork, Kali Phos is an effective remedy. In case of prolonged grief such as the one resulting from a sudden demise in the family, Natrum Mur and Ignatia are advised. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a homeopath and ask a free question.

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12 year old boy suffering from mental disability. He can understand everything, he can not do any thing like speaking disability, can not do any works in proper manner. All the doctors are saying he has no problem. Please suggest a good treatment for him?

BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
12 year old boy suffering from mental disability. He can understand everything, he can not do any thing like speaking...
In our clinical practice we see a lot of patients with such problems. With best suitable homeopathic medicine we are able to help this problem effectively.
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Am 20 year girl and my weight is too low i. E, 36 what should I do to increase my weight. And also to increase my memory power.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Am 20 year girl and my weight is too low i. E, 36 what should I do to increase my weight. And also to increase my mem...
Follow these best methods to easily gain weight and get a healthy body - * to gain weight, first take a diet rich with proteins and fats. You should take high calories food that increase your muscle mass and induce growth in bones. Follow the diet chart in your daily life to fastly gain weight * in morning, take a glass of milk added with 2 teaspoons of bournvita or complan powder with breakfast. * after 2 hours of breakfast, take 2 bananas or a bowl of boiled soyabeans. To increase your hunger & proper digestion of food - take 10 gms powder of carom seeds (ajwain, 10 gm powder of cumin (jeera), 10 gm of rock salt. Mix them well and take 1/2 teaspoon (3-5 gm) of mixture daily after lunch * in lunch time, take 1 bowl of curd or 100 gm of cheese, a bowl of vegetable, with chapattis. You can take 2 bowl of careals (moong/chana daal) on the place of curd or cheese. * in evening, take 1 glass of milk (300 ml) with 10-12 pieces of dry fruits or 3-4 pieces of dates (khajoor). * in night, take a bowl of careals (daal, a bowl of salad with chapattis. 3. In morning, get up early and take awalk for 10-15 minutes and exercise light weight exercises for at least 30 minutes at home or gym. Exercise is very important so that muscles gain mass from the heathy diet. 4. For proper weight, proper sleep is very important. So you should sleep for 6-8 hours daily. 5. Avoid smoking & alcohol drinkg completely. I assure you that you definitely gain weight fastly by following them. Be healthy
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I am 19 years old and I am so addicted to cigarettes please help me to quit smoking.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Dear Lybrate User, You may need a bit of willpower to stop smoking permanently. You could easily abstain yourself from smoking during the initial 2-3 days. But after few days of abstaining from smoking you will feel a strong craving to smoke a cigarette whenever you face any tense situation. Here lies your real test. You will need a lot of willpower to resist that craving & face any tense situation without the help of nicotine. However, you can take Homoeopathic Mother Tincture DAPHNE INDICA Q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water. This medicine will help to reduce your craving for nicotine. To minimise the bad-effects of smoking take one single bulb garlic everyday at morning before brushing your teeth.
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I have pronunciation problem. Sometimes I will pronounce wrong. For example I will speak L for R like these kind. When I'm speaking some times I will feel nervous about what others think about my problem. So, what is the solution for my problem?

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
Sir, et you need speech therapy. Do yoga, breathing exercises, meditation. Eat lot of fruits and vegetables. Get back to me if problem is persistent.
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Hi, I lost confidence fearful difficulty mixing in society, I can't do job this will fail to perform he is BEIIT & has GOOD knowledge but difficult expression. Please advise.

M.Phil clinical psychology
Psychologist, Gurgaon
Hi, I lost confidence fearful difficulty mixing in society, I can't do job this will fail to perform he is BEIIT & ha...
Being fearful, will make you avoid situations which can effect your overall quality of life and not just your career. The more you avoid the more situation will get worse, so it is like a vicious circle. If you find difficult to express yourself in social situations, it is important for you to consult a psychologist, who can help you overcome this.
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How can I build self control. How can I increase my concentration power and memorise things for a longer time? Please suggest me some natural ways.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. Memory depends on understanding, retention and recollection. You need to understand perfectly so as to retain and recall. Creative learning methods will help you. Take care.
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What can be the solution to concentrate only on a particular thing when we are performing that particular task?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate-user, welcome to lybrate. You must be able to understand concentration, attention span, recollection and distraction. If you are able to watch a movie for two hours continuously, if you are able to play a game for an hour, then you do not have any concentration problems. You can't be attentive towards your studies because you are not interested in it. You are able to watch movie and play game because you are interested in it. Human cannot be attentive towards anything for more than 10 minutes. If the task is boring, it is natural that that person will sleep or feel sleepy. Then you should study in such a way that your attention is continued and make the subjects are interesting to you. Effective learning techniques should help you. Recollection depends on anxiety, stress and other physical and circumstantial factors. Distractions while studying are plentiful. You should be able to overcome distractions or avoid distractions. Please understand the above. Change your study style and attitude accordingly. Take care.
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Hi Docs ,i was suffering from anxiety and thn depression in 2012 .when I started taking escitalopram 10 mg and clonazepam 0.5 mg I felt really helpful and all my anxiety and depression was gone .but since from 2 months again I'm feeling like I'm bit depressed and stomach cramps also experiencing mood swings happy/sad I don't know why this again came back .wat would be the reason and please help me how to get ride out of this .Please tell.

Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling, MA In Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Pune
Hi Docs ,i was suffering from anxiety and thn depression in 2012 .when I started taking escitalopram 10 mg and clonaz...
Not to worry psychiatric diseases are relapsable and episodic. Need to meet again to your Dr. For the treatment. Please do not stop your treatment by your own without asking to Dr. Do regular follow up with Dr. And complete the course of treatment. Have a good day.
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I am suffering from depression hw can I come out from this disease. I am taking medicine fr last 5 years bt nt getting relief.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am suffering from depression hw can I come out from this disease. I am taking medicine fr last 5 years bt nt gettin...
I am sure you are another one of those who has not combined medication with counseling. Please seek the help fo a counselor and learn some specific coping skills and techniques to support the medical effects. 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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Hi. I am 27 years old male single. I cannot control my anger. And whenever I get angry or falls into any kind of arguments my heart beats very fast and hand and legs starts to shiver. Please help.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
The physical reactions you describe indicate that you could be really scared but acting angry to cover it up. The fear is an energy sapping feeling, whereas the anger supplies energy! that is why many people act angry when they are really sacred. If that is true for you too, look into that and talk to a counselor, if you do not understand the mechanism. Sometimes the fear may be too much to let yourself feel it. Delve into your background with the counselor to locate that and when you deal with that your problems may just disappear. If on the other hand, the anger is genuine, trace it back to whenever from your past and deal with it. Many of us accumulate unexpressed feelings from the immediate or long past and we then become very fragile and vulnerable to even minor provocations and let out huge steam unmatched to the stimulus. This will make you an easy target by those who want to get a sick pleasure out of provoking you. You will then become a spectacle and a plaything in their hands. For this too, I recommend the help of a counselor. Exercise is an excellent outlet for the energy of the anger so that you will never loose your cool.
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Hello. What are the symptoms of clinical depression.And How can a person get help for clinical depression?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Depressed mood, lack of enjoyment in pleasurable activities, easy fatiguability are major signs and minor are like: insomnia/hypersomnia, decreased or increased appetite, crying spells, irritability and anger with worthlessness and death wishes or suicidal ideation.
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My only son (9 Yr) is now a student of Class IV in a School at semi-urban area with his mother along with one of my relatives family (4 members) separately. I am working in other place away from them and attending week end / holidays. My wife is looking after every thing. She is efficient, accommodative, and is teaching child. At home have no TV connection. Child is (i) very arrogant and is not intending to study; (ii) eating too much, health is good; (iii) talkative other than study matter; (iv) mobile, computer may be handled quickly and can practice any play without any target; (v) has ability to grasp any songs/music; (vi) during study period he can grow different reasons to away from the class. Because of him my family peace is going away from home. My wife is becoming unrest for him. School is not far away, five minutes by walk.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Seems like he is a highly intelligent child but not in the academic sense and is showing signs of emotional disturbances. He has probably entered puberty at an early age. The other thing is whether he has had any developmental problems earlier that are beginning to surface looking for a resolution. These could also have an impact on these observations of yours. Kindly meet with the school counselor, and if they do not have one, then perhaps a child counselor will suffice. A change of house around the age of 9 has also been reported to disturb some kids. Is he allowed to play organized games either at school or at home? Exercise and games will exhaust the excess energy that may help him calm down for school pursuits. I feel that a tutor may be useful to help him settle with his studies. Keep in touch with his teachers to know what their feedback is and work with them as to how to help him. No TV may be a problem for him. Have the TV but discipline him around it. Your absence, especially at his age, is probably affecting some of his rebelliousness. Sometimes too much parental strictness only invites rebelliousness at this age. Do not allow excess eating: not only is that a health hazard but it is also making him compensate by oral gratification and the obesity may become difficult for him to lead an active life. Now the brief time that you come over on the weekends cannot be all spent in reprimanding him either, but besides that, do spend quality time with him as much as you can. Your wife cannot be both father and mother, at the same time.
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I am 32 years old female Me kabhi kabhi bahut sad feel krti hu kabhi bht khush. Hr chhoti c bat p gussa aa jata h.emotions control ni kr pati bat bat pr rone lg jati hu. Please advice

psychologist
Psychologist, Delhi
Hello lybrate-user there must be some reason try to rule out the reason for this with the help of any professional and if without reason you are facing such type of mood swings then also you need help of any professional. So consult any professional and let him/her dignose the problem .take care.
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Fellow Observership, Certificate in Forensic Psychology, MD-Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Akola
#isupportmentalhealth - mental illnesses are treatable & affected patients can lead a successful, fruitful & normal life! shun stigma. Say yes to hope.
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I have been facing sleeping problem since two months. And it is affecting my concentration at work and I get burning in eyes most of the time.

I have been facing sleeping problem since two months. And it is affecting my concentration at work and I get burning ...
Don't take any sedative medicines. Eat heavy food at night. Apply chandhan lepa on your forehead and on your feet before going to sleep.
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I am 23 years old male. I am working in MNC in Bangalore. I don't have clear goal in my life. I also lack in decision making. How to figure out what is that I should pursue? How to improve decision making skill?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. Goals are always set according to a persons skills and desire. You should know your dormant skills. Once you know them you can pursue a career path based on those skills and you will be success. There is a psychometric test which measures your dormant abilities and skills. Contact me for that test. To have confidence and decision making skills, you need experience. Know your skills, set a goal, pursue career path, gain experience and knowledge. You are success. Take care.
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Sir, I am suffering from stammering since childhood age. Presently I am 27 years old and even suffering from severe stammering, due to which I am unable to find out suitable job for me. And In daily life stammering bothering me. I am in too much tension and need your help. Waiting for your reply hopefully.

Masters in Speech Pathology and Audiology
Speech Therapist, Gurgaon
Hello lybrate-user. As your problem has been since childhood, it's deep rooted. You need regular speech therapy and counselling. Your family members also have to be councelled.
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