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Ms. Sorna

Psychologist, Chennai

Ms. Sorna Psychologist, Chennai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Ms. Sorna is a trusted Psychologist in Perungudi, Chennai. She is currently practising at Mind Architecture in Perungudi, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Ms. Sorna on Lybrate.com.

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I am very beautiful and 14 years younger than my husband but my husband involve in other girls always he want son I have 3 girls by lscs. What can I do for taking away my husband by other girls help. Me please.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, P.G.Dip.in Guidance &Counselling, B.A., Psychology, Dip.in Pharmacy
Psychologist, Madurai
I am very beautiful and 14 years younger than my husband but my husband involve in other girls always he want son I h...
I can feel how stressed you are. I think, it is better for you to distract yourself by focussing your mind on your children and learning new skills to earn money in your home itself. A time will come for your husband realise his mistakes. And, in course of time the emotional bond between children and your husband will increase. At least, if you think you have lost your husband, your children have their father. Let s hope for the best" it is not what you have lost but what you have left that counts"
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Sir I am 47 women using psychiatric medicines for last 15 years. have experienced tightening of body muscles. also have at time pain inside my head and when walk sometime I loose my balance. Some of my friends suggested I undergo physiotherapy for loosening my body muscles. What must Ido?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Sir I am 47 women using psychiatric medicines for last 15 years. have experienced tightening of body muscles. also ha...
You require to consult a neurologist as well as a psychiatrist. The cause of imbalance and tightening has to be found out and then treated accordingly. I do not think physiotherapy will help.
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I am getting bad (sex) feelings. Every day negative thoughts and I can't do any work properly. My confidence level is day to day is very less. If you give any suggestion.

(MRCPSYCH-UK), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
You are 5ft with 80 kg weight. Your bmi is very high. First you need to address your weight issues. That will definitely improve your confidence levels and activity. Get treated for depression, that will get rid of negative thought and sexual thoughts.
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I was loosing my concentration ,what to do iwas participating in sex related things.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I was loosing my concentration ,what to do iwas participating in sex related things.
If your sex related thing is masturbation, it is the guilt that unnecessarily plagues youngsters. There is nothing the matter with masturbation as long as you do not get addicted to it. Otherwise, too, it can cause a lot of distraction. So everything in moderation and you will be fine. In the meantime do some of these recommendations very faithfully: Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem-solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive oil instead, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning, at least, five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: 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. There is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position, you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. There is some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling too. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid sugar and junk food. You may also include these noted foods that are good for your brain health: Brain-Friendly Foods MIND stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay. But the MIND approach “specifically includes foods and nutrients that medical literature and data show to be good for the brain, such as berries,” says Martha Clare Morris, ScD, director of nutrition and nutritional epidemiology at Rush University Medical Center. You eat things from these 10 food groups: •Green leafy vegetables (like spinach and salad greens): At least six servings a week •Other vegetables: At least one a day •Nuts: Five servings a week •Berries: Two or more servings a week •Beans: At least three servings a week •Whole grains: Three or more servings a day •Fish: Once a week •Poultry (like chicken or turkey): Two times a week •Olive oil: Use it as your main cooking oil. •Wine: One glass a day You avoid: •Red meat: Less than four servings a week •Butter and margarine: Less than a tablespoon daily •Cheese: Less than one serving a week •Pastries and sweets: Less than five servings a week •Fried or fast food: Less than one serving a week.
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I am 39-year-old female. I am working as medical transcriptionist in night shift (6 p. M to 3 a. M). Having low energy, fatigue, depressed mood most of the time, and having lower extremity pains frequently. How to tackle this problem. Please suggest.

Clinical Hpnotherapy, M.D.(A.M.)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Jalandhar
I am 39-year-old female. I am working as medical transcriptionist in night shift (6 p. M to 3 a. M). Having low energ...
With your work profile such physical problems are v common. When you r back at home, try to get min 8 hr sleep and take care of your diet. Go for a evening walk everyday.
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Sir I pay hundred % on my studies then also it is tough for me to keep it remember. Sir please help me.

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 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. Please post a private question to me and I will help you with" effective learning" techniques. Take care.
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Is it ok if I marry a women and have a children from her if her mother have Schizophrenia . Note that my cousin also have this disease and I have mild Obsessive-compulsive and anxiety .Please tell.

M. S. in Psychotherapy and Counselling
Psychologist, Jaipur
Hi, I am giving you the statistics for it. If one parent from the couple has severe mental disorder and the other is normal then the chances of passing it to their children is 50% and if both the parents are having mental disorders then the chances of their child having mental disorder becomes 50%. Now the decision is yours. Sometimes the environmental factors also play big role in the onset of mental illness in a normal person.
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How can I leave smoking cigarette I can't left cigarette please tell me what can I do.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
It only feels like you can't, but if you persevere, you will succeed.Congrats for your desire to quit smoking. It is now important that you actually do it and persevere with it. When you decide, it must be done immediately and abruptly. Waiting another day will jeopardize the decision. Since you want to do it I recommend that you seek the help of a counselor and do it with support. I guess you know all the harm cigarettes do to your system, which is why I suppose you are seeking to quit. But now you need to identify why you smoke: there is an oral need, the nicotine effect, the psychological effect of covering up some other issue, for style, to impress, etc. You may discover that the reasons may be unimportant at this stage because you have become too addicted and the habit has become compulsive. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need, for a little while. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine chewing gum or nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces, substantially. You may join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. at least for the first 21 days. Above all, announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here’s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world – you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction.
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I use my smartphone for approx 6 hours a day for online studies. Is it harmful? Because my eyes and head frequently pain a lot. From past few days I can not see near placed objects clearly. What is the reason behind this? And can it be solved or I need to stop using my phone?

Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling, MA In Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Pune
I use my smartphone for approx 6 hours a day for online studies. Is it harmful? Because my eyes and head frequently p...
Yess, it create a lot of problems if you using it for long time period. Need to stop immediately. May be you can addicted to the smartphone layer do it is better for you to stop it now. Use other substitute for your study like reading books, notes, writing practice etc. But not smartphone. Have a good day, best luck not to worry. You can easily do it for your bright future.
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Hi I would like to quit smoking but I am not able to as I have been smoking for the last 27years. I am a 41years old.

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 , quitting smoking is very easy if you have will power. Just stop it and be stubborn never to touch it. Nicotine chewing gum is available in medical stores. You can use them as an alternative to reduce craving. Slowly you can reduce them too. Take care.
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I am 23 years old. 2 days ago I had migraine headache. I thought drinking coffee would help but soon after drinking it, the problem worsened and I am not able to sleep since 2 days. Please provide me some tips on how to control it.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
I am 23 years old. 2 days ago I had migraine headache. I thought drinking coffee would help but soon after drinking i...
Ok do not drink coffee and tea. Only take green tea. Do yoga. Walk, take fresh fruits. Apply mustered oil in nose before sleeping at night. Then after do not watch tv. Do not use mobile phones. Take care.
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I am 19 and I have been suffering from high faces for last three days, it is affecting my studies. How soon get I recover from high fever and continue my studies? What should I do?

MBBS, DMCH, DEM
General Physician, Jaipur
I am 19 and I have been suffering from high faces for last three days, it is affecting my studies. How soon get I rec...
Viral fever takes 3-5 days. But if fever persist for long or associated with other symptoms like rashes/ nausea/vomiting/ severe headache/ breathlessness/pain in chest or abdomen etc then please update for further guidance or consult physician, as you may require physical check up & blood investigations. You can take tab. Paracetamol 650 after meals, 3 times daily (only if you are not allergic to the drug) for symptomatic relief. Drink plenty of water, take light but nutritious diet.
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Is there any problem with me because I don't feel compassionate about my dad. Recently he met with an accident and instead of asking how he is I was watching movie.Please tell.

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Is there any problem with me because I don't feel compassionate about my dad. Recently he met with an accident and in...
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops. Try to buy original medicines. Mix 3 drops of mimulus + 3 drops of agrimony + 3 drops of scleranthus. Mix these with 100 ml water and drink it every morning and night.(same dose) on empty stomach.
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Remedy for social fobia, anxiety, fear in speech, mummering while talking in a group or in front of senior.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Remedy for social fobia, anxiety, fear in speech, mummering while talking in a group or in front of senior.
Social anxiety disorder, also called social phobia, is an anxiety disorder in which a person has an excessive and unreasonable fear of social situations. Anxiety (intense nervousness) and self-consciousness arise from a fear of being closely watched, judged, and criticized by others. Symptoms include: Tremors, feeling anxious or nervous, sense of panic, sweating, increased heartbeat, feeling of impending doom, stomach discomfort, dizziness etc  These can be debilitating. If the anxiety us overwhelming, consult a psychiatrist at the earliest. With the right medication and counseling, it is likely your symptoms will improve. Other than that, try yoga, deep breathing, meditation, moderate exercise, progressive muscular relaxation and guided meditation.
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For. E I lost somebody Close last year And since then Feel very Depressed and prefer keeping to myself All the time Please help me.

For. E I lost somebody
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And since then
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P...
Lybrate-user. You are a genius person. Funny you with friends& orly be taken tab. Manasmitra gutika 1tds 15 days. After 1bd. Syp. Bramhijeevan 10ml bd removed stress enjoyed your life.
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What's the treatment of cervical & anxiety neurolysis. I'm suffering from this sickness last 2 year. I'm only 20 year old. Please suggest some thing sir. Thank you.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
What's the treatment of cervical & anxiety neurolysis. I'm suffering from this sickness last 2 year. I'm only 20 year...
Relax sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring folding beds or thick matress are harmful use no pillow under the head. Do hot fomantation. Paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab od x10. Valium 5mg at bed time x10 do neck back knee & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. For emergency treatment contact your nearest hospital or family doctor. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again. Why not discuss with me in a video conference? (facility provided by lybrate. Com)
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Many times it happens that I feel reader something but after reading couple of sentence I feel bored however I am a good listener. 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
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.
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I am 17 years old and I am suffering weak memory since last 5 years. I haven't treated past years. But my concentration and memory is becoming poor. Please advice me how I improve myself.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I suspect that the adolescent issues with regard to hormones may be affecting your ability to concentrate and remember. When the hormones play up, it lasts for a period of close to two years and during that time you could be influenced by three signs directly impacted by the chemical: you will tend to become aggressive and rebellious, you will become sexually active, and you will have acne and pimple problems. The hormonal imbalances may not only impact your memory because of the chemical but also bring some distractions that come with it. But you may work on the following even if the hormones kick in: Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem-solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive oil instead, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning, at least, five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: 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. There is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position, you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. There is some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling too. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid sugar and junk food.
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I'm suffering from mental depression. Not able to study. Not interested in doing anything. How can I get out of it please suggest.

MSC Human Development , Hypnotherapy , Special Educator , ms- counselling and physiotherapy, Applied psychology Hons
Psychologist, Faridabad
I'm suffering from mental depression. Not able to study. Not interested in doing anything. How can I get out of it pl...
You have to go and consult with a psychologist soon. And you can do breathing exercise and relaxation exercise to feel yourself stress free. When you feel stressed take some deep breaths and think about your qualities and how you use them beautifully and intelligently. You can do meditation also for 5-7 min. Daily. It will keep your mind relax.
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