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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
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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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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Sir, Pichhle 4 month's se mein treatment le rha hu par koi fayda nhi dikh rha hai! Main kuch bhi negative sochta rehta hu aur bohot zyada bechain aur ghabrata rehta hu! Jaise vomiting hui to main kuch bhi negative sochne lgta hu! please suggest me the proper treatment! I feel worried about me!

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Sir, Pichhle 4 month's se mein treatment le rha hu par koi fayda nhi dikh rha hai! Main kuch bhi negative sochta reht...
Hi lybrate-user, it seems you have anxiety and negative thoughts which are irrational. Practice Mindful Breathing The primary goal of mindful breathing is simply a calm, nonjudging awareness, allowing thoughts and feelings to come and go without getting caught up in them. Sit comfortably, with your eyes closed and your spine reasonably straight. Bring your attention to your breathing. Imagine that you have a balloon in your tummy. Every time you breathe in, the balloon inflates. Each time you breathe out, the balloon deflates. Notice the sensations in your abdomen as the balloon inflates and deflates. Your abdomen rising with the in-breath, and falling with the out-breath. Thoughts will come into your mind, and that’s okay, because that’s just what the human mind does. Simply notice those thoughts, then bring your attention back to your breathing. Likewise, you can notice sounds, physical feelings, and emotions, and again, just bring your attention back to your breathing. You don’t have to follow those thoughts or feelings, don’t judge yourself for having them, or analyse them in any way. It’s okay for the thoughts to be there. Just notice those thoughts, and let them drift on by, bringing your attention back to your breathing. Whenever you notice that your attention has drifted off and is becoming caught up in thoughts or feelings, simply note that the attention has drifted, and then gently bring the attention back to your breathing. It's okay and natural for thoughts to enter into your awareness, and for your attention to follow them. No matter how many times this happens, just keep bringing your attention back to your breathing. Also, we need to do cognitive behavior therapy to help you with negative irrational thoughts. Don't worry at all you can overcome this with right treatment. All the best.
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I have a serve cold which has been lasting for month. So what should I do? And what medicine can I take for increasing concentration?

B.A. Psychology, M.A. Psychology, Ph. D - Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
I have a serve cold which has been lasting for month. So what should I do? And what medicine can I take for increasin...
You should consult a doctor for constant cold and fever. It shouldn't be ignored. You will not be able to concentrate unless you are physically fit.
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FOR diabetic am not taking medicine .some years before I took. But forget the name . And for thyroid I took eltroxin 50 daily one.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mohali
FOR diabetic am not taking medicine .some years before I took. But forget the name . And for thyroid I took eltroxin ...
Hello, Your BMI- 21.48 Diabetes and Hypothyroidism diet plan suggest Do regular aerobic exercise for 1 hour daily (brisk walking, jogging, running, swimming, cycling etc) 2. Reduce weight if overweight 3control diet a) avoid sweets, sugar/honey, milk, milk product excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet like white bread, cereal, rice, pasta b) avoid all refined food like maida, pasta, starchy food like rice, potato, bakery item, processed food, c) include more fiber like pulse, green leafy vegetable, cucumber, carrot, tomato, j legume. D) avoid sweetened fruit like banana, mango, litchi, chickoo, sapota, seethaphal jack fruit, grape etc. Can have fruits like guava, pineapple, papaya, orange, mousambi, strawberry, watermelon, pomegranate, jack fruit, sweet potato, a handful of walnut daily (akhrot) e) avoid white/polished rice, take unpolished rice like brown rice/wheat/jowar/ragi, moong and chana dal. F) avoid ghee/ butter./coconut oil/excess salt intake like papad/pickle. G) avoid red meat. Take fish/chicken. H) avoid alcohol and carbonated drinks like soft drink H)Monitor your fasting, pp blood sugar 3 monthly and hba1c six monthly And Thyroid according avoid soy products cruciferous vegetables. No upper salt
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Sir mai tabbco khana kaise chodu. Kayi bar try kiya par nahi ho raha. Sir help me and suggest me for any medicine which help me.

MSC Human Development , Hypnotherapy , Special Educator , ms- counselling and physiotherapy, Applied psychology Hons
Psychologist, Faridabad
Sir mai tabbco khana kaise chodu. Kayi bar try kiya par nahi ho raha. Sir help me and suggest me for any medicine whi...
Medicine are only then effective when your will power iwill be strong. Go for counselling and rehabilitation. It will work only if you want it.
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I want to quit smoking but I feel I can't. Please help me for quit smoking.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist,
Motivate yourself for gradually stopping it by reducing the frequency of cigarettes per day. You may take nicotine buffered chewing gums for few days as a substitute of smoking. Gradually you have to reduce these chewing gums & ultimately stop it. Strong will power is needed for not to re-start again. All the best.
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I work out in the gym and follow a proper diet. I see results and muscle growth. But as soon as I take a break for a few days, my gains are gone. How do I increase my muscle memory?

PGDD, RD, Bachelor of Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I work out in the gym and follow a proper diet. I see results and muscle growth. But as soon as I take a break for a ...
Hye, Thanks for the query. Firstly, exercise should not be an ON /OFF affair. Even if you cannot workout in the gym, you need to put in some other workout which you can manage at least thrice a week. Also if your diet is not good, gains will not even as good. If you want to gain some weight, you need to eat more calories than you burn. 1. Eat 5 to 6 meals a day In order to gain weight, you need to start eating 5-6 meals a day. However, it is important that you break these meals into parts, as eating a lot at once may result in indigestion. Also, be sure to include healthy foods in your diet for a healthy weight gain. 2. Weight train at least 3 times a week When you train with weights, your muscles grow. 3. Consume more calories than you burn. Eating calories more than your normal intake may not be easy, but you must do it if you want to stop being skinny. Make sure you don’t do it just by overeating at once, but instead do it gradually over the whole day. 4. Work out your entire body A lot of gym goers usually train only the muscles on their arms, chest and shoulders and this is a grave error. Make sure you workout your entire body for a wholesome weight gain. 5. Load up on protein As informed earlier, you have to consume more calories than your normal intake every day. You can do this by eating foods rich in protein like dairy, meat, eggs, nuts, dry fruits, pulses, sprouts, smoothies, milk shakes etc. 6. Drink your calories It may be tough to meet your calorie requirements by just eating. Drinking milk, lassi, milkshakes or fruit smoothies with little or no sugar can be a great way to load up on the required calories. 7. Try and eat fast (but don’t choke on it) Your body takes some time to give signals of satiety which is why eating fast can help you eat more. 8. Focus on recovery after each workout Stretching exercises, foods rich in carbohydrates can help recover your body significantly. Also, you should aim for 8 hours of sleep as inadequate sleep can cause several problems. 9. Be patient with yourself Hoping to gain weight quickly in a healthy manner is unrealistic. Even if you follow all the advice that is there, you may end up gaining just 1-2 kilos in a month. Every body is different, and just because you are not seeing results in terms of weight gain, you shouldn’t feel discouraged. Living healthy by eating the right diet will make you feel better and more positive about life and increase your strength. 10. Believe in yourself.
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He was heavy smoker. How can he over come the ill affect of these?

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Psychologist,
Dear, tobacco is addictive. Cigarette also contains 4000+ carcinogenic chemicals other than nicotine. The best method is to leave it and continue with your will power. There are other methods like nicotine replacement therapy and pharmacotherapy combined. But still you will need will power. You may consult a physician or deaddiction therapist or a rehabilitation facility for further advise. Take care.
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I always feel sleepy tired. Even if I try exercise it is not helping me . My mind is in distraction . I am unable to concentrate on studies or anything . My body has become a burden for me. My age is 25 and weight 80 kg , height 5'8" . Even not able to loose my wait. Please somebody help me .

How long u r facing the problem and now your age. I need detail history.However u need to visit any good clinical psychologist or talk with me
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I have intermittent cough for last two years. Its not regular cough. It does not last long. May be just once or twice in a day. But it is there. It's not gone. It's in my chest. I am a smoker and alcohol drinker. I also want to get rid of smoking and alcohol.

MBBS, AFIH, PGDMLS, MD-HRM, MD-HM
General Physician, Gurgaon
I have intermittent cough for last two years. Its not regular cough. It does not last long. May be just once or twice...
Hello lybrate-user ji the problem of your cough originating from the chest is mainly related to your habit of smoking the condition in medical language is called as smokers lungs and it is sometimes troublesome and to producing such symptoms and discomfort it is very easy to say that you would like to leave the habit of smoking and alcohol but it needs lot of courage and commitment with self control. There would be many occasions which will tempt you for the alcohol or smoking to have but it is very important that you stay away with this with strong will power and there is no as such a proven therapy better than your own willpower and self control which will take you away from this habit.
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Dear, sir, I am using some antidepressants at night for anxiety problem for 3years continue. Now 40% I suffered. So I have to use. But the problem is now for health. Now my health is not good. Nd m not fit. Now I am too thin. No glamour on face. No healthy eyes. Black circle happened around eyes. Huge acidity problem after eating any food. M now very worry about that. Those antidepressant medicines I have to use. I know. Please suggest medicines or supplements or good remedies to be healthy, fit body, Glamour's face, eyes. Please tell any ideas.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
Dear, sir, I am using some antidepressants at night for anxiety problem for 3years continue. Now 40% I suffered. So I...
It is good that you are taking medication for your depressive symptoms. Along with medication if you incorporate following things that will help you slowly build your relaxation response which will build your resilience. Now it is proven that depression is not purely psychological it has some chemical imbalance in your brain. Trying things mentioned below would help you slowly change your brain chemistry and regain your body's balance and healthy state. To begin with doing guided progressive muscular relaxation before sleeping will help you relax. You good google and download an audio file. I would also suggest you to take a multiple small break to take 3 nice and deep breath while keeping your eyes closed. You could do this while sitting or standing or while even walking or climbing stairs (keep your eyes open in that case). When you take a nice and deep break there is actual physiological change in your body. Thus will help you to activate parasympathetic nervous system which promotes relaxation and helps you calm down and think more clearly. This will also actually improve your performance in your work. Along with this exercise is one of the best way to relive stress and stay fit. Engage in any kind of physical activity at least 4 times a week. This also helps in stress reduction. Along with this some relaxation exercises as well as engaging in joyful activities such as music, singing, dancing, reading, being in nature, gardening, talking with friends or anything which you enjoy will help reducing stress and rejuvenation of your mind and body. Have good routine for sleep and eating. Lot of research has now proven that sugar is very harmful for our health. Reduce sugar and refined white floor in your diet as much as you could. Along with this also increase consumption of raw vegetables in the form of salad in both the meals of your day. If you need help in exploring what works best for you and make this into your life style do let me know. As a trained wellness coach I could help you tailored your own holistic wellness program. Hope this helps if you are interested in short 4 to 8 week resilience training you may contact me. Doing these things and incorporating them one at a time in your routine will slowly help you manage your stress and depressive mood. Wishing you very best.
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I feel sleepy whole day specially when I go for study my sleeping time is 11pm-7am when I try to get up early in morning at 6am I feel lite head ache for 5minutes I don't have any bad habits like smoking drinking I can't control my anger and if I try to control then I feel head ache what should I do.

B.A.M.S
Ayurveda, Noida
I feel sleepy whole day specially when I go for study my sleeping time is 11pm-7am when I try to get up early in morn...
Morning walk and deep breathing will be helpful. Improve you sleep and day schedule. Ashwagandharishta 2 tsf with equal water two times after meal.
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My son is as fever for four day? Due to that he have high body pain? Wat is the solution for that?

MD Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Hyderabad
My son is as fever for four day? Due to that he have high body pain? Wat is the solution for that?
Give paracetamol tablet / syrup, it is an anti pyretic and pain killer as well, if fever still persisiting more than 4 - 5 days, get evaluatd by paediatrician to rule outany infection.
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I have phobia. And like every exam time this time also I could not sleep well. I wants to get rid of my problem. Please help.

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 phobia. And like every exam time this time also I could not sleep well. I wants to get rid of my problem. Plea...
Dear lybrate-user, phobia is a specific type of fear. If you have fear and anxiety symptoms, it is called anxiety disorder. I sugest you to provide more details and symptoms about your problems. The more you are able to explain the psychological problems, the more we will be able to help you. Take care.
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My memory is not so good I can't remember the things mostly. What should I do to improve my memory?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, take Bacopa monnn.1x, 2 tabs twice daily. Do meditation for half an hour in the morning daily. revert me after 1 month.
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Sir I have been taking for treatment of ocd since last three years but only partial relief. What should do. Medicine are xet cr25 and prodep 20 mg .

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Xet cr 25 as well as prodep 20 are clearly doses at which a lot of people with OCD are unlikely to respond. If this is the maximal dose that you have been tried on, the answer to your question is simple. Just increasing the dose under supervision can do the trick. Also, if you are taking both these medicines together, that is not correct - it is likely to be associated with more side effects and less benefit. I am not sure why there has been a delay of three years in your treatment when it appears quite straightforward. Take care!
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I am 31. Married and a mother of one. Although I love my child and husband there are various other parts of my life that I'm unhappy about. I miss work and freedom.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am not at all surprised. Being young, and I suppose educated, and the child is already one, you must be bored, if you know you could do a lot of things instead of being a stay-at-home mom. So why are you not doing what you want to do! Talk to your husband, and organize some childcare, ideally from family, and go ahead and do something. Many housewives want to contribute to society and are bored stiff staying homebound. If you think that there will be some resistance at home, talk to someone who can negotiate this with the family. I am with you though about your aspirations. Now to check on another matter: has your child had enough of mothering, and is she ready for the symbiosis to take a bit of a turn for the separation from you. This is usually done around three years of age, other things being normal. Your child may develop abandonment issues and/or separation anxiety by your actions. If you have a close family member, the child is already attached to, it may ease this problem. Weigh this concern and then make your decision. The child is not responsible to come into this world. Your decision should not negatively impact this innocent kid. If you love this child, do what is best for the kid because this age will not come again, ever. You can always do something from home first, and then when the time is ripe, venture out for broader field work.
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How to get rid of stress due to worry about future. i am an engg student and worried whether I will get a job.

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 all stress and worries of life. May be issues of married life/future marriage, you may be having insecurities and fear. Just relax. Ask yourself what bothers you? have a positive self-talk, and learn what are those things you don't like. You need to accept your self and move on. You need to take care of your lifestyle and learn to be happy. If you cant do it yourself, meet a life coach/ stress management super-specialist like me. Once you open your heart out, you will feel free and begin to fly in life.
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