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Dr. Vinayak.V

Psychiatrist, Chennai

Dr. Vinayak.V Psychiatrist, Chennai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
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Dr. Vinayak.V is an experienced Psychiatrist in R T Nagar, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Vinayak.V at Raju Hospital - T Nagar in R T Nagar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vinayak.V on Lybrate.com.

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I am addicted to an online game. Its called League of Legends. I almost ruined 2 and half years of my college on that. I'm on my third year of college and I still am not able to get over the game. I'm staying up late playing till 3 and not being able to do the normal things. I dont know how to get over the game. Im very addicted to it. I'm becoming more aggressive and i lose my head very easily. Even if I delete the game I'm forced by myself to install it again. Its impossible with or without it.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Your addiction is becoming an obsessive-compulsive behavior and needs immediate attention. It has taken too much of your invaluable college life and your youthful time. As you can see it is really a debilitating condition and is leading to incapacitation and a dysfunctional state. You have to immediately shut down all game-related activities and cafes and find alternative occupations that will engage your mind and body attractively. Draw up a tight timetable with interesting activities and follow them meticulously. Initially it may be useful to shift to another location or town and remove yourself from tempting surroundings and gadgets, for a short while. If necessary, find a suitable companion or your parents to also get involved and to be of support in this reformation. It is near impossible to do this alone. There is not enough pleasure-related activities in your repertoire of daily routines. Also you may have a very great need for excitement in your life that is missing for a long time, perhaps. Self-control is another important skill that is missing in your development. Exercise and competitive physical contact games will be very useful too. You should also pray daily to get help from god to intervene with his power and support. I have published a book on addictions, which covers other forms of enslavements and may be useful for your recovery. If you need a copy, please contact me along with a payment of Rs. 250/-, with free posting. [Automatically added by Lybrate] Click "Consult Dr. Saul Pereira" below to consult privately with the doctor.
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My mom has full of body pains and stomachache from last one month does not recover this, I consult near by doctor, but no solution please give me solution to this problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My mom has full of body pains and stomachache from last one month does not recover this, I consult near by doctor, bu...
Get your moms blood checked for cbc, mp , widal , sgpt and urine r/m and also do an usg abdomen and revert back to us with reports
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Dear Doctor, If one's weight is reduced due to stress or anxiety or depression, the HDL will decrease and LDL will increases. Is it the truth?

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Dear Doctor, If one's weight is reduced due to stress or anxiety or depression, the HDL will decrease and LDL will in...
Dear, You seem to be having many medical questions because you are suffering from either generalized anxiety disorder or somatisation or somatoform disorder or eating disorder or other psychiatric disorder. Please stop reading all about the various changes in anxiety and stress and project it on yourself. Normal stress is managed by release of stress hormones by the body to cope up with it. They are NORMAL, beneficial way of dealing with stress. The above disorders are abnormal release of stress hormones and its effect on many bodily functions including HDL and LDL metabolism. The above disorders are NOT diagnosed by blood tests. Please consult a psychiatrist and take treatment both as tablets and as talk therapy.
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I am 24 year old male. I have a problem with my memory, I forget the things regularly and consulted a doctor who advised me to take omega 3 tablets regularly. So I want to know is it fine?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Omega 3 fine. But there are memory boosting methods you can try. Ask me privately if you have any doubts.
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I am not able to concentrate on studies. Due to depression. Feeling low every time. Always in a an irritated mood. Low confidence. And absent mindless, stress. Please proscribe some medicine's.

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 , you don't need any medicines. 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. 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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In winter our body fell so more coll and some also pain. What we do for save this.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
In winter our body fell so more coll and some also pain. What we do for save this.
1.Take paracetamol 500mg, one tablet sos upto a maximum of three tablets daily after food 2.Drink plenty of water 3.Take rest
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I often experience hallucinations which consist of supernatural entities like fairies, jinns,dead people, demigods and even demonic creatures. How is this psychological condition defined? Kindly elaborate on the subject matter in detail and also kindly supervise the required treatment.

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
I often experience hallucinations which consist of supernatural entities like fairies, jinns,dead people, demigods an...
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops. Try to buy original medicines. Mix 3 drops of Aspen.+ 3 drops of Mimulus + 3 drops of white chestnut + 3 drops of Cherry plum + 3 drops of Clematis.. Mix these with 100 ml water and drink it every morning and night.(same dose) on empty stomach. This is a type of psychiatric condition.take the medicines I prescribed regularly for about 2 years or more. If problem continues consult me online.
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I am suffering from ibs and anxiety disorder. I go to neurologist he gave me opipramol 50 twice a day.In how many weeks this medicine start working. please Tell me doctors.

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
I am suffering from ibs and anxiety disorder. I go to neurologist he gave me opipramol 50 twice a day.In how many wee...
Dear Ravi, If this medicine has not worked for you for about a week.... you need to see another doctor for the correct treatment protocol. These treatments need not be medicine based always. Regrda
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I am 43 years old. Since the last one year I have started forgetting everything. I have also problem in thinking and understanding anything. What is happening to me? what should I do?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, CE (New York)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
It appears that you have difficulty in concentration which can manifest as forgetfulness. If you have other symptoms like sadness of mood, decreased interest in work, getting tired easily, sleep and appetite disturbances, than you might be having a depressive episode. You should consult a psychiatrist
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I am 21 years old. I have a brother. I share everything with him. I like him very much. He if went to some place I feel very bad. I feel that i am lonely without him. I am so much addicted to him. I am very depressed. He is going to marry in 6 months. I am getting fear that I can not live without him. I am so depressed. Please help me what can I do? Some time i am feeling that I can not live without him what can do? I want to live happily even if he is far away with me.

MD
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
I am 21 years old. I have a brother. I share everything with him. I like him very much. He if went to some place I fe...
Hi, I can imagine what you might be going through, but there are certain things which we, as normal human beings, need to remember. As human beings, we tend to cope with constant changes, by building new relationships at different stages in our life. However the priority keeps changing continuosly, like for example, a girl before her marriage gives utmost importance to her family. Whereas after marriage, her husband and children become her top priority, and this is the dictum. Similarly for you also the priorities should change and should start building new and healthy relationships with your friends at study or work place and you should make every effort to divert your attention and these feelings of insecurity. Remember that the basic human survival mechanism is based on the ability to adapt to changes, the failure of which will lead to mental unrest. Try to keep yourself as busy as possible and be surrounded by as many friends and other family members as possible. If it seems impossible to overcome this problem, then there is more to this problem and probably it needs to be dealt by a professional, either a psychiatrist or a counsellor.
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People start smoking in teen age, how could we prevent them as we know it is an adolescence related problem.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
It is not only an adolescent related problem. Though we can say that adolescents are vulnerable due to many factors. I see youngsters as little as 8 years smoking. It is the influence of peer group, upbringing, genetic issues, broken families, curiosity, hormonal influences, style, rebelliousness, availability of cigarettes, imitation of idols, feeling like an adult etc. There is poor education of the ill-effects of smoking, primarily. Children have not learned good coping skills and adjustability. Home lives are threatened by parental discord, addictions, broken relationships etc. The attraction for instant pleasure etc. Education is the best way to do preventive intervention. Creating awareness has reduced smoking in the West by 1% annually, but the lack of the same has increased the smoking in developing countries by 2% in the same period!
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I'm 25 year old. I need psychological suggestion. I used to enjoy the life as it goes but nowadays getting hyper. Finding difference in everything. Shouting at people. Hyper bcz I feel people not listening to me wHat I'm saying. I feel nobody cares for me. If somebody cares me I don't want kind of attitude. Frankly don't know what is going on. Fed up with everything and everybody. Can I get any suggestion to overcome this phase.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
It seems like you may be more frustrated than you think and not only because people don?t care but also because of the basilar migraines. I do not know what control you have over these attacks and for how long you have been suffering from these headaches but the pain must intolerable over a long period. In that case I strongly suspect that you must be a very angry person and without your awareness a lot of this anger may be coming through in your interactions, language, mannerisms, and actions/behaviors. If you have an open mind to this suggestion kindly meet with a counselor and deal with this anger to feel a lot of change in people?s responses to you. I would myself find it very disturbing to have a chronic pain, and to be able to interact with people without a little of that frustration spilling our inadvertently. Now the moot point is whether the anger preceded the migraines or succeeded them or both. I can almost feel a certainty in my proposal, especially since you are looking for a psychological reason and suggestion. Lybrate.com has video counseling facilities and if you are interested you could contact me on that platform to work out a solution through the counseling approach. In the meantime you may follow some of these suggestions taken from WebMD: ?Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help. That means you need to: ? Get adequate sleep ? Limit your stress ? Exercise daily Diet can also affect migraines. Doing the following may help control your migraines: ? Eating a balanced diet ? Avoiding drugs and alcohol ? Not skipping meals ? Limiting caffeine intake ? Avoiding any foods that have been triggers Some foods thought to be common triggers of migraines include: ? Dairy ? Wheat ? Chocolate ? Eggs ? Rye ? Tomatoes ? Oranges?
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I had been smoking for almost 10 years. Now I quited it's been 2 months. I just wanted to know will I get serious diseases or everything would be fine from today.

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. Congratulations on your quitting smoking. You did not smoke for two months. That is great. Your body starts the repairing process immediately on quitting smoking. It takes 6 months to one year for your body to repair your lungs fully. In the mean time, t augment the repair process, please drink plenty of fruit juices and liquids, exercise hard, eat nutritional food etc. There will not be any serious illnesses. Body will repair even if there is anything. Take care.
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Sir, I can not speak before an audience as I will think about them what they would think about me. Therefore I am not in a position to do official communication before them .Please give a reply.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
This is due to anxiety andyou can gradually overcome it by starting to speak in front of friends and family.
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Smoking and Your Teeth

PGD IN ULTRAASONOGRAPHY, Non invasive cardiology course, MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Narnaul
Smoking and Your Teeth

Smoking increases the risk of heart disease and lung cancer, but even before those potentially deadly diseases develop, regular smokers are more likely to begin losing their teeth. A new study from britain's university of birmingham and the german institute of human nutrition determined that men who smoke are 3.6 times more prone to lose their teeth than non-smokers, while among women smokers the risk is 2.5 times higher. The researchers based their conclusions on data gathered from 23, 376 participants in a long-term study in germany. Part of the problem is that smoking is a strong risk factor in promoting tooth decay and gum disease, both of which can lead to tooth loss. The investigators noted that smoking can mask bleeding gums, a key symptom of gum disease, so that a smoker's gums may look healthier than they actually are. The good news is that quitting smoking can reverse the increased risk of tooth loss, although the researchers wrote that it could take more than 10 years for the risk to equal that of someone who never smoked.

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Bipolar Disorder - 7 Signs You Should Be Aware of

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Bipolar Disorder - 7 Signs You Should Be Aware of

Symptoms for Bipolar disorder varies from patient to patient. Bipolar 1 and bipolar 2 can vary in terms of signs and symptoms. Both diseases have a different set of symptoms and they are diagnosed according to the merit of the symptoms.

Bipolar 1
Bipolar 1 is characterised by a manic episode. This may be followed by a hypomanic or depressive instance. Symptoms of mania can cause major impairment in life and extreme cases may require hospitalisation. Bipolar 1 patients can suffer from psychosis as well.

Bipolar 2
Bipolar 2 is characterised by a hypomanic instance that lasts for at least four days and one depressive instance lasting for a minimum of two weeks. Bipolar 2 doesn’t involve a manic episode. Frequent mood swings and violent behaviour can be major challenge in a patient’s life.

Warning signs of manic and hypomanic behaviour:
a. Quick passing thoughts
b. Unusual talkativeness
c. Distraction
d. Increased social activity
e. Inflated sense of self-esteem

Symptoms of bipolar disorder

  1. Anxious distress: Apprehensions about not finishing a task on time, feeling of restlessness, feeling of losing control, difficulty in concentrating due to distress, fearing an awful event will occur in the near future, etc., are key symptoms of anxiety distress.
  2. Melancholic features: Patients suffering from bipolar disorder like to be left alone. They may not seek pleasure in any activity and even good things may not have much effect on them.
  3. Catatonia: This is a condition wherein, a person stops reacting to the environment. Not speaking and holding unusual body positions are some signs of these symptoms. There might be a tendency of mimicking too.
  4. Psychosis: This is one of the classical symptoms of bipolar disease. It is characterised by hallucination, constant depression and delusions.
  5. Seasonal pattern: There is a pattern of manic, hypomanic and depressive episodes throughout the year. The pattern might change within a month or season.
  6. Rapid cycling: The number of mood swings can exceed four or more times in a single year.
  7. Peripartum onset: This is a condition where bipolar disorder symptoms are witnessed in a pregnant woman during pregnancy or within the four weeks following delivery.

Symptoms in children: It is difficult to find symptoms of bipolar disorder in children and teens. Along with bipolar disorder, kids are most often diagnosed with other mental health problems as well. The problems can result from stress, trauma or chemical imbalance of the brain. Perhaps the biggest symptoms of bipolar disorder in children and teens are their frequent mood swings, chronic depression and feeling of despair. There might be a tendency of oversleeping as well. Reaching out to a doctor or professional help is very necessary for cases related to children and teens. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychiatrist and ask a free question.

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We have recently got married. He keeps comparing me to his ex-girlfriend, something I dont like. What should I do about it?

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
It can be quite hurting if your partner keeps comparing you to his ex. It will take time for your relationship with him to bloom and gradually fade away old memories. Take time to understand each other and expectations from the marriage and each other. And you can also bring it to his notice that when he compares you feel hurt/worried/small/confused/angry etc. giving your reasons for feeling so. Do this without blaming him. But remember that he may not be able to understand you. In this situation it is important to take care of yourself and your feelings. Counselling helps you to overcome such situations and also develop skills of open communication.
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What are the effects of smoking?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist,
Smoking can increase the risk of health problems in the patient as well as the people around the patient. Smoking increases the risk of cancer, stroke, cardiac problems, bronchitis, etc.
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