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Dr. Vinayak Vijayakumar

Psychiatrist, Chennai

Dr. Vinayak Vijayakumar 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 Vijayakumar is an experienced Psychiatrist in Mylapore, Chennai. You can visit him at Dr.Vijayakumar's Clinic in Mylapore, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vinayak Vijayakumar on has an excellent community of Psychiatrists in India. You will find Psychiatrists with more than 33 years of experience on You can find Psychiatrists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


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Sir, I am a ret med. Spe. My wife is suffering from parkinsonism since last 6-7 yrs but since last one yrs her condition is deteriorating pertaing to muscle loss. Loss of memory, unable to talk & respond properly. Shedevloped hypoprotenaemia due to bedsore etc & I gave her uman albumin 20%. Kindly advice any thing to be done at this stage to boost up her muscle power. Thanks.

Dear friend. Kindly find out brain auditary evoked potentials. This will help to report the performance of memory power, muscles power, speech etc. Consult neuro physiotherapist nearest your location also. This will be helpful
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I think so much about anything and I cannot forget anythings very easily. I always think about my incidents last 6 months please help me. What is the matter.

Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello , this is your constitutional nature. you should do meditation for half an hour daily in the morning. Take Natrum mur 1M , 5 drops , single dose. Kali phos 6X , 5 tabs once daily. Take care.
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I have mastrubing problem. I will do per day trice or four times watching porn films. Please let me know if is there any problem occurring for this habit. How to avoid this. Even though I have so many feelings when I seen girls basically aunties.

MSC Human Development , Hypnotherapy , Special Educator , ms- counselling and physiotherapy, Applied psychology Hons
Psychologist, Faridabad
I have mastrubing problem. I will do per day trice or four times watching porn films. Please let me know if is there ...
Join a meditation centre it will keep calm your thoughts by daily practice. Concentrate on your future only. This is a temporary source of enjoyment. There are many more things are important to live a joyful and happy life. Make your will power strong and stay away from this habit.
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I want to study by reading textbooks. But I cannot focus for more than 1 hour. How to increase my focus as well as memory of wht I learnt.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
10 Study Tips to Improve Your Learning Study Tip 1: Underlining Underlining is one of the simplest and best known study tips. It’s easy to highlight the most significant parts of what you’re reading. One key sentence per paragraph and a few important phrases here and there. You can only retain a certain amount so it’s best to retain the most important information. Study Tip 2: Make your own note and taking notes is one of the most widespread study skills out there. Essentially the aim of note-taking is to summarise lectures or articles in your own words so you can easily remember the ideas. Study Tip 3: Mind mapping A good Mind map can save you many hours of study and further consolidate your knowledge for your exams. Mind Maps are an extremely versatile tools. They can be used for brainstorming, outlining essays or study topics and for general exam preparation, ExamTime offers the ability to create Mind Maps quickly and easily which makes them the ideal tool when it comes to exams. Study Tip 4: Flash cards:- Using these are a particularly effective method of learning when trying to assimilate different facts, dates, formulas or vocabulary. Subjects such as History, Physics, Maths, Chemistry, Geography or any language are made much easier if you incorporate Flashcards in to your study. Study Tip 5: Case Studies Sometimes it can be difficult to grasp the implications of some theories. This is where studying case studies can be a big help. Case studies can help you visualise a theory and place it in a more familiar and realistic context. This is especially useful in business or law subjects. Study Tip 6: Quizzes are an excellent way to review study notes in the weeks and days before an exam. Quizzes can show where your strengths and weaknesses are, so it allows you to focus your efforts more precisely. Moreover, if you share your Study Quiz with your classmates and test each other as much as possible you can discover even more details and areas you may have overlooked. So before any exam, make sure you create and share a bunch of different Quizzes with your Friends. Study Tip 7: Brainstorming This is another study technique that is ideal for studying with friends and/or classmates. Brainstorming is a great way to expand every possible idea out of any topic. Just get a bunch of friends together and shoot the breeze, there are no wrong answers when brainstorming – just talk and capture the ideas, you can review afterward. Study Tip 8: Mnemonic Rules Mnemonics are especially useful when memorising lists and sets. Mnemonics rules basically work by associating certain concepts with other concepts that are more familiar to us. There are many different ways to make mnemonics and these can be individual to the person. Study Tip 9: ORGANISE your study One of the most effective study skills is also one of the most often overlooked; this is organising your study. Creating a TIME TABLE gives you goals and a time in which to achieve them. Having a study timetable as you study is greatly motivational Study Tip 10: Drawing Many people find it easier to recall images rather than text that is why they are better able to memorise concepts if they associate them with pictures or drawings. If you find answer helpful please click on “helpful” tab for knowing my efforts are useful
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My just couldn't get over his drinking habit. For past 1yrs as we went into financial trouble he switched to desi alcohol which had sever impact on his health. He is diabetic now. He is very obsessed with it alcohol. He doesn't value any thing before it. Please help.

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Typical Alcoholic presentation. Baseline correct Addiction with deaddiction including 12 step program. Secondly consult physician for Liver/Diabetic/and counselling. basically needs hospitalization in a deaddiction Unit
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I had too much lust of doing sex and sometimes I can't control n get worried, what can I do to control this types of feeling?

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I had too much lust of doing sex and sometimes I can't control n get worried, what can I do to control this types of ...
Practice Meditation and mindfulness breathing exercise. 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.
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My mom gone through a trauma of operation which is took place 3 months ago. Now she feels that operation is not done correctly. I just need to know? Should I go for psychiatric help? But she feels more insecure when we talk about psychiatrist. Please someone guide me so that I can help her to recover from this trauma and depression. She repeated things many times that she is not feeling good. Now suicidal thoughts also comes in her mind.

Psychiatrist, Mumbai
My mom gone through a trauma of operation which is took place 3 months ago. Now she feels that operation is not done ...
Yes she definitely requires assessment and treatment by a psychiatrist. A lot of patients develop acute depression after a surgery, especially in old age. It could be some other mental illness also. It's ok if she feels afraid to visit a psychiatrist, you should still take her. She'll be much better when her treatment starts.
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I feel exhausted all day long I see bad dreams almost every night of witches ghosts and murdering someone I forget alot but when I got to gym at 4 pm I have so much energy as I cannot even imagine just this time I come alive and I feel like nothing no emotions I have I feel I am not sad neither I am happy I am just normal no fear no desire nothing just a hollow space I feel to feel I do take alcohol sometimes just there are only times when I feel anxiety when I feel I have been left behind in life and I just want to get out of that feel then I run to trace which my dad takes which was prescribed to him by his doc I feel like I can go insane and harm others and I feel like my body or someone in head asks me to do wrong things like my own subconscious says to do weired things to people and I try to stop it to the utmost overall I feel nothing but not normal for sure I would not even regret If I would die it's like for me it does not matter because I don't feel it I don't feel what death is to me or any emotion how can I retain my emotions doc.

Psychiatrist, Bangalore
I feel exhausted all day long I see bad dreams almost every night of witches ghosts and murdering someone I forget al...
Dear lybrate-user, You may be suffering from a treatable mental disorder. May be your father is also suffering from the same disorder. One of the symptoms of this disorder is, what psychiatrist call as apathy or lack of emotions. May be you also have an auditory hallucination, someone in head asking you to do wrong things. Please at the earliest consult a psychiatrist and get diagnosed. Treatment may be long, but it is worth to live a better quality of life. But it is better that you don't take your dad's drugs on your own or start alcohol. They may not be proper treatment for your age and the type of work that you do.
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How can we maintain a relationship with in a good manner. I face problems to do so.

M.Sc. - Applied Psychology
Psychologist, Coimbatore
When comes to relationship, it does not mean that you and the holder of the relationship should share the same thoughts and values. Most people are having the relationship with opposite views and opinions, as like" opposite poles attracts each other" if having same views or opposite, just start understand them. Know their sensitive area. When you are problem with holding relationship it might be something you have tested their sensitive area. Start valuing their emotions, spend some time with them, share your views in an assertive way. Among all those things the main thing that you have to do is to address their emotions and views.
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I am a 39 year old woman with a 4 years old son. I am a single mother, working as a Director with one of the automotive groups. Normally I am a very happy and easy going but lately I have started loosing my patience on small little things and anger is always sitting on my head. Whenever things around me are not very positive and any of my work keeps pending for long, I completely lose it and feel heavily depressed. Kindly suggest some remedy for keeping my cool and accept negativity with a cheerful zeal.

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
I am a 39 year old woman with a 4 years old son. I am a single mother, working as a Director with one of the automoti...
First of all, let me congratulate you on all your achievements and for your courage and strength. Single mother with four year old child and director says volumes about the strength and resilience of your personality. Your current problems most likely represent an impending depressive episode. Please make sure your thyroid levels are normal. Also make sure hemoglobin is normal. In any case you will probably need safe antidepressants like escitalopram or sertraline under medical supervision. Few more details that I will need are whether you have any other medical or psychological problems, and whether you have family history of bipolar disorder? Remember, DEPRESSION IS NOT A SIGN OF WEAKNESS, IT IS A SIGN OF HAVING TRIED TO REMAIN STRONG FOR TOO LONG! Take care!
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I'm feeling stressed due to business and family. I am using alprazolam. Please suggest Me.

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
I'm feeling stressed due to business and family. I am using alprazolam. Please suggest Me.
Best way to overcome stress is yoga n meditation. You may go for outing with your family atleast once a week. Alprazolam is safe drug but you want to take ayurvedic treatment
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concentration problem. I try to concentrate like the way I was before 2 years. I on medication since. Bit steel does not found my concentration. What should I do?

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. Concentration is purely based on interest, devotion and love towards whatever you do. So change your attitude so as to bring love, interest and dedication in your tasks. Take care.
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Hi doc. My exams are going on from 20th Oct to 30th between there are 2 weekends. I need to go to office and attend exam as well can you please help me how I will manage my office. My exam and my sleeping time. I am very stressed about how I will manage my sleeping time. Many many thanks.

Psychologist, Delhi
First of all, stop stressing yourself by thinking toooo much about how you will manage. Just give it a head-on start and start preparing. Keep your office work light by taking your colleagues and boss into confidence about exams. Am very sure, if you seek their help, they will be helpful. Next, keep your focus all the time on preparation. Do little bits at a time. E.g. One little topic in whatever time you can squeeze out, even in office. Do not sit with friends over lunch- finish off fast at your desk, start with studies in lunch time. Likewise, while travel, etc. Make a list of all topics covered and pat your back each time you complete one more topic. Keep counting your topics covered, on a separate sheet, write a list of all to be covered, and keep striking out those you are done with. This will give you a lot of confidence. Am sure, you will be able to manage successfully. Best of luck.
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I am 20 years old, I have some mental problem. I forget things frequently, Lake of understanding power in studies or in regular life. And I am also very much nervous in most of places. I have lake of confidence also. Please advice some thing sir, I want to compete with these peoples. What to do?

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 user. I can understand. At your age, memory problems like amnesia or dementia are not possible. Your forgetfulness could be due to anxiety or stress. The same anxiety and stress could be the reason for your lack of confidence, nervousness etc. I suggest counseling, CBT and motivation therapy. Take care.
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My age is 30 and I feel when I talk with anybody I just forget the thing what I want to talk. Please suggest what I will do?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
If you plan to meet someone keep a note of whatever you want to tell him in paper and refer to it during or after the talk.
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I have a problem of stammering. I consulted many doctors but my problem is with me. Im 24 years old and whenever I am but nervous I usually start stammering to any question I am being asked. Please help me if you have any suggestions it will be helpful.

D.H.L.S, B.A.S.L.P, M.A, B.Ed .SE . ( H.I )
Speech Therapist, Delhi
Advice: _ speech assessment by speech therapist Breathing exercise by different types small and long sentence exercise continue Regular speech therapy.
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I am very much addicted to Game of Thrones. I finished season 2 within a day. I can't concentrate on my studies. Anything I could do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Addiction is nothing but a creation of your mind and strong headed persons overcome from this fast as compared to weak minded people------------it show that you are weak minded to overcome this habit--------------------i do not ask you to stop this habit but try to limit this habit but try to make abalance between your studies and this game------------------make a routine and try to complete your task of studies first and then move towards the game-------------the below given will help you control your mind-------------consult me after 15 days--------------- bramari pranayam or bee breath -------------------------------1. Close your eyes. Focus on your breathing. ---------------------------------2. Place your thumbs in your ears, your index fingers above your eyebrows, and your remaining along the sides of your nose. Keep each pinky finger near a nostril.------------------------------------- 3. Breath in deeply through the nose. First, feel the diaphragm move down, allowing the lungs to expand and forcing the abdomen out; then feel your chest expand with your collar bones rising last.------------------------------4. Use your pinkies to partially close each nostril. Keep your lungs filled.------------------------------------5. Breathe out through the nose while humming. Note that the humming sound should originate in your throat, not as a result of your partially-blocked nostrils.------------------------------------- 6. Repeat twenty times. Starting from 5 times.
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Hello My daughter is appearing for her entrance exams for under graduation. Inspite of working very hard we have not got any positive results till now .she had started feeling depressed and losing interest now. She is a hard worker but sometimes get lazy n give up on things. please help me with quick results as we are going again to more for an entrance which she is very worried about thank you.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, Guidance &Counselling, B.A., Psychology, Pharmacy
Psychologist, Theni
Relax. I can understand your concern about her future. It is every parent's anxiety too. But you should understand some basic human natures that, human beings not only differ in their likes&dislikes, tastes, appearance, understanding things etc. But also differ in intelligence. In your case your expectation seems to be bigger than that of your daughters ability. It may give immense stress to her and if the results are low, she may feel shame and guilt that affect her self-esteem. Just relax her by saying "you do your level best. Do not worry about the result. And after completing her UG, take her to a career counsellor who can help to choose a course that suits her interest, abilty and personality best. Your daugter's health is more important than anything else.
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