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Dr. Anil Menon

Psychiatrist, Delhi

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Dr. Anil Menon Psychiatrist, Delhi
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Dr. Anil Menon is a popular Psychiatrist in Kalkaji, Delhi. You can meet Dr. Anil Menon personally at Team Forever in Kalkaji, Delhi. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Anil Menon on Lybrate.com.

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I'm 27 years old. I have an mentally disturbed while on stand by crowd what should I do?

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
I'm 27 years old. I have an mentally disturbed while on stand by crowd what should I do?
It is a sign of social anxiety disorder. You will be able to manage your anxiety in public by getting help from a psychologist. Psychologist will help you to identify and dispute your negative thoughts. Once you learn to replace your negative thoughts with positive ones, you will be comfortable with crowd.
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Dear Sir, I am using depression tablets since 6 months, recently I stopped from one week. I am facing problem with sleep and tingling and crawling sensation all over the body especially in the head. I had same problem before but its cure, recently I got same problem. Does I have to use depression tablets. Please advice me. Am using beta locker and thyroid tablets too.

M.PHIL - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, MA - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Psychologist, Delhi
Dear Sir,
I am using depression tablets since 6 months, recently I stopped from one week. I am facing problem with sl...
You should again start taking your medicines. You should not stop taking medicines unless your doctor advices so. Your symptoms may require long term treatment so do not judge your condition acc to yourself. Follow doctor's advice only. Do not think you may have to take the medicines for whole life. Remaining healthy is more important.
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I'm 22 years old. I've been smoking for 6 months. When I started smoking, I used to smoke 10 cigarettes in a day. 1 month ago I started smoking 2 cigarettes a day. 2 weeks ago I was having liquor on a friend's birthday (I drink occasionally) after that we had vaang with malai kulfi. First 1 hour I was ok but then when I got back home, I started feeling suffocated and also started vomiting, feeling weak, legs started shaking, chest pain etc. I took pankreoflat after that and PAN40 and everything came back to normal. Next day I was alright and had home made breakfast, lunch, dinner and didn't smoke. 2 days later I had pizza and I felt uneasy. It felt like something stuck inside my chest. I was shocked but it got stopped after few hours of rest. From then on I started taking home made food and take green tea twice in a day and drink lots of water. But sometimes I feel like the food is not going down , it gets stuck somewhere in chest. I also feel chest pain in the morning. Is this digestion problem or lungs problem and what should I do now?

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'm 22 years old. I've been smoking for 6 months. When I started smoking, I used to smoke 10 cigarettes in a day. 1 m...
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. You neither have digestive disorder nor lung disorder. Buf the problem is reflex related to acidity. You are doing well. Make sure to consume only homely food without much spices and oil. Exercise regularly. Include ginger and garlic in your daily diet. You will be alright in a week. Take care.
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I had a great academic career. But, after I completed my studies and entered into the professional world, I have been getting consecutive failures for the last four years now. Somehow, still I have summoned my strength. I have a dream and I am working hard to achieve it. But at times I loose my focus and the past experiences overcast my effort. How can I clear my mind and concentrate all through for my dream. I know I have the potential to achieve it. Just tell me, how can I be focused all through. I want to know the method by which I can clear my mind of the past experiences that I had and achieve my dream.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology
Psychologist, Bangalore
I had a great academic career. But, after I completed my studies and entered into the professional world, I have been...
Hi in academics, alot is in your hands like how n when to study, how to score better etc but practical work scenarios are different as they require more of interpersonal skills. More flexibility is required to work efficiently and also ability to adjust accordingly. If there are past experiences that you are not able to make peace with then it must not have been resolved and hence you are still carrying the baggage. Look into the problem and see how you can solve it. If it requires you to talk to concerned people to resolve or needs to be let go, then do that. You can take help of a counsellor to figure out how to go about it and some amount of venting out will also help. With your counsellor, you will also be able to make strategies of how to approach your goal. Do not worry much, start with accepting the present moment to move ahead. And keep faith in yourself. All the best!
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My memory getting weak day by day. I forget the things where I placed them. I do not remember the things. And one more thing it also affect on my concentration power. I did not concentrate well in studies and I usually forget what I learned.

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. At your age, memory problems like amnesia, dementia or alzheimer's are not common. Many young people do complain having problems with memory. These problems are due to either they are too busy or due to anxiety and stress. Busy people use organizers or employ a personal assistant because they can't remember every task. You need to understand this. If you still say, you are having memory problems, we need to check your memory using memory test. You may contact a clinical psychologist or neurologist for memory test and further investigation. Take care.
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I m b. Tech passed out student. And now searching job. I have very weak memory. Can you suggest me some vegetables fruits and medicines for memory improvement.

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 Sarwani, Memory and mind power depends mainly on three aspects. Understanding, storage and recollection. To understand what you are studying, you must be able to be attentive or concentrate. Concentration is possible when you are interested in that subject. Creative way of learning can help you concentrate and understand easily. When you are able to understand and concentrate, it is stored within your brain. If you read more and more it will be store in long term memory. Third part is retrieval. Whenever you want to retrive what you learned and stored, your brain gets the request, searches the database and retrieves the information for you. The retrieval may prove to be difficult if you are anxious, stressed, worried or tired physically or mentally. Retrieval is more easy when you are relaxed and healthy. Brain needs nutrients to keep itself sharp. Fruits, vegetables and dry fruits provide much needed nutrients for your brain. Include at least one fruit in your daily diet. Physical exercises, entertainment, hobbies, relaxation, memory games like sudoku etc help keep your memory sharp and active. Take care.
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Since 2 or 3 days. I haven't sleep properly. I am feeling some kind of weakness. It also affects on my food consumption become very low. Is it happens due to depression. Please suggest me.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Since 2 or 3 days. I haven't sleep properly. I am feeling some kind of weakness. It also affects on my food consumpti...
Resting at night plays an important role in regulating your daily health and your level of energy throughout a day. Also, not only the quantity but the quality of sleep is also important for a healthy lifestyle. Bedtime habits do play a vital role in shaping up your lifestyle and personality as a whole. Here are many lifestyle habits that can help you to get sound sleep. 1. Make regular and a fixed sleep pattern: Going to sleep and waking up the same time every day helps to maintain an equilibrium in the sleep-wake cycle called diurnal rhythm. If this balance is maintained, then your body will be accustomed to this pattern and as a result, you will feel less tired and fresh throughout the day 2. Maintain a definite dietary regulation: You should also maintain a proper diet plan and observe the consequences/effects of the foods that you are eating and the fluids that you are drinking on your sleep pattern. Taking a good and properly nutritious diet on a daily basis will help you to stay healthy and help your natural sleep-wake cycle. 3. Ensure that your room has mild or dim lighting or darkness if you prefer: The level of light also matters at the time of your sleep. You should definitely make sure that there is a very minimal level of light or darkness around you when you try to sleep. This should be done because the lesser is the light, the more comfortable you are while sleeping. Additionally, the sleep that you will get in a dark room will also be sound and undistorted as it helps keep all the sensory organs calm. 4). Do some relaxing activities before bedtime: Depending on your choice, you should follow simple techniques of relaxation in order to calm down the brain before sleep. Like mediation, Yoga or- deep breathing exercise, muscle relaxing activity, visualizing a peaceful setting/ scenario like a calm garden or beach or mountain area. These activities are just guidelines and you can do anything that helps you to get a relaxing mood and sleep. 5). Avoid daytime naps if you can , But Having short naps of less than one hour is absolutely okay if you are excessively tired during the day or you did not have a sound sleep the previous night. But, if you are consistently having long naps during the day then you are bound to have sleep issues during the night. So it is advisable to sleep early and wake up early for a healthy schedule. 6) Regular exercise: Exercising regularly helps to improve the overall quality of sleep by making you tired at night and sending you to bed more efficiently. Light to mild exercises also helps cure sleep disorders like insomnia. 10 Natural Depression Treatments Being depressed can make you feel helpless. But Along with therapy and sometimes medication, there's a lot you can do on your own to fight back. Changing your behaviour – your physical work, lifestyle, and even your way of thinking -- are all natural depression treatments .these tips can help you feel better -- starting right now. 1. Get in a routine. If you’re depressed, you need a routine depression can strip away the structure from your life. One day melts into the next. Setting a gentle daily schedule can help you get back on track. 2. When you're depressed, you may feel like you can't accomplish anything. That makes you feel worse about yourself. To push back, set daily goals for yourself. "Start very small,” "Make your goal something that you can succeed at, like doing the dishes every other day." As you start to feel better, you can add more challenging daily goals. 3. Exercise- It temporarily boosts feel-good chemicals called endorphins. It may also have long-term benefits for people. Regular exercise seems to encourage the brain to rewire itself in positive ways. How much exercise do you need? You don’t need to run marathons to get a benefit. Just walking a few times a week can help. 4. Eat healthy. There is no magic / special; diet that corrects depression. It's a good idea to watch what you eat, though. If depression tends to make you overeat, getting in control of your eating will help you feel better. Although nothing is definitive, there’s evidence that foods with omega-3 fatty acids (such as fish) and folic acid (such as spinach) could help ease depression. 5. Get enough sleep. Depression can make it hard to get enough sleep and can make depression worse. What can you do? Start by making some changes to your lifestyle. Go to bed and get up at the same time every day. Try not to nap. Take all the distractions out of your bedroom -- no computer and no TV. In time, you may find your sleep improves. 6. Take on responsibilities. When you’re depressed, you may want to pull back from life and give up your responsibilities at home and at work. Staying involved and having daily responsibilities can work as a natural depression treatment. They ground you and give you a sense of accomplishment. If you're not up to full-time school or work, that’s fine. Think about part-time. If that seems like too much, consider volunteer work. 7. Challenge negative thoughts. In your fight against depression, a lot of the work is mental -- changing how you think. When you're depressed, you leap to the worst possible conclusions. You might feel like no one likes you, but is there real evidence for that? You might feel like the most worthless person on the planet, but is that really likely? It takes practice, but in time you can beat back those negative thoughts before they get out of control. 8. Check with your doctor before using supplements. "There's promising evidence for certain supplements for depression," Those include fish oil, folic acid. Always check with your doctor before starting any supplement, especially if you’re already taking medications 9. Do something new. When you’re depressed, you’re in a rut. Push yourself to do something different. Go to a museum. Pick up a used book and read it on a park bench. Volunteer at a soup kitchen. Take a language class. "When we challenge ourselves to do something different, there are chemical changes in the brain, "Trying something new alters the levels of [the brain chemical] dopamine, which is associated with pleasure, enjoyment, and learning." 10. Try to have fun. If you’re depressed, make time for things you enjoy. What if nothing seems fun anymore? "That's just a symptom of depression," You have to keep trying anyway. As strange as it might sound, you have to work at having fun. Plan things you used to enjoy, even if they feel like a chore. Keep going to the movies. Keep going out with friends for dinner. When you're depressed, you can lose the knack for enjoying life, you have to relearn how to do it. In time, fun things really will feel fun again.
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How to stop smoking. please tell me if there is any way that I cant stop smoking.

MBA (Healthcare), Ph. D - Psychology, M.Sc - Applied Psychology, MS Psychology, Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT), Diploma in Psychological Medicine
Psychologist, Jhunjhunu
Delay in taking next smoking pipe, eat properly, dink water, juice, curd. Make distance from smoking friends, keep engaged in work, relax.
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Before I was very bright student...now days I'm doing an engineering...first two years went well...BT now day I forget everything.. Didn't get good in xm ..really disappointed.... So fear...idk wt to do

MBBS, Diploma in Paediatrics, MSc(Psychology)
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Dear, seems you have a combination of anxiety and depressive symptoms. Instead of concentrating on what is going wrong now-a-day, try to remember things you achieved in the past. If you start thinking you have not achieved anything right in the past (which is not true) you will project this irrational thought to the future. Occupy yourself in activities you are passionate about. Try to talk to somebody whom you are close to. Medicines can also be of help and it is not good to discard this option just because you feel you will develop side-effects. present-day medicines for psychiatric problems are quite safe. Contact a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist for help. If you stay in Bangalore, you can get my contact details from Lybrate
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I am a vegetarian, 42 yrs old. Being a employee in a corporate office, I would like to look sharp, active and composed and feel & show confidence in my face and body language. Though I eat well, I am not able to maintain what I have described above. What should I do to maintain what I like to?

MBBS, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Conditions such as depression, strssors, thyroid dysfunction, sleep disordors, vitamin def such as B12 could be checked out/ruled out
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Hello Dr. I get panic attack early morning and I wake up In an unorderly manner. This is actually hurting my mental peace. Hope any solution to it. Ie I wake up with bad thought or carry forward stress.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Hello Dr. I get panic attack early morning and I wake up In an unorderly manner. This is actually hurting my mental p...
During the night you will tend to use your unconscious mind more, especially during deep REM sleep. It is likely that you are waking up with the old memories and emotions that are buried in the unconscious mind from childhood and they are seeking a resolution. You must study the emotions and meet with a counselor to see what needs to be done. There is nothing to be alarmed about as this helps in unearthing old issues, which with the resolution, will make you feel completely fine and well too. Expressing feelings will be very important and issues that you have chosen to bury because they may have been too traumatic to keep remembering will get its due attention.
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I am 30 years male (unmarried) and I feel depressed each and every moment and always think negatively and feel something wrong going to be happen and I will be held up in a huge problem. How to make my life beautiful and peaceful?

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 30 years male (unmarried) and I feel depressed each and every moment and always think negatively and feel someth...
Dear lybrate-user, welcome to lybrate. The duty of your mind is to think. You cannot control your mind's thinking. Once you just leave your mind without diversion, it always end up in negative territory. But certainly you can divert your thinking. You can make your mind to be always positive by engaging in creative activities, hobbies, games and passionate towards whatever you do. Thereby you can reduce your stress and tension also. Once you can do this, loss of proper sleep and stress also can be made normal. Take care.
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I am suffering from full body pain and this problem increasing day by day but not relief .I have gone through clinic tests .please give me solution of this problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
I am suffering from full body pain and this problem increasing day by day but not relief .I have gone through clinic ...
Please Wake up early go for morning walk or jogging daily Do yogasanas and pranayam daily daily Take Tab rumalaya by Himalaya 2... 2 Cap cytoneck E R 15 1 Reconsult after 15 days.
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Jab main medicine chhod deti hu to fir se anxiety start ho jati hai. Daily routine k kaam me bhi man ni lagta Dob enter karne me error hai 37 age hai.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
Jab main medicine chhod deti hu to fir se anxiety start ho jati hai. Daily routine k kaam me bhi man ni lagta
Dob ent...
Dear lybrate user, you appear sad. There must be some reason why you are feeling like this at the age of 37 years. I think, probably you have become dependent on your medicines. You will need conscious efforts to taper it down after consulting your doctor. It will be very helpful if you start counselling sessions along with medication. The counsellor will help you to understand the root cause of your anxiety and then will help you to modify your thoughts and behaviour. This will reduce your anxiety. Once this is done, your doctor and your counsellor together can help you to get rid of medicines. All the best.
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Hello doctor for me always the sex mood is occur in my mind so how to clear it. Please give a solution otherwise can I do sex with neighbour girls. Please give suggestions to clear it. Do not think wrong sir. Thank you.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Hello doctor for me always the sex mood is occur in my mind so how to clear it. Please give a solution otherwise can ...
In your age having sexual thoughts most of the time is normal. But it should be in such a way it doesn't interfere with your studies or job or day to day functioning. If the thoughts are excessive and you feel distressed, it becomes sexual obsessions and you need to have medicines to reduce them. Sex between consenting adults is medically normal. Bur unprotected sex with unknown partners has their own risks, if you plan to do so, protect yourself.
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Hello dr I am from india. I am suffering from obsessive compulsive disorder (ocd) for the past 22 years. I want to know the latest findings about the illness and treatments available. Also let me know where we currently stands in developing a gene therapy to cure ocd.

M.B.B.S., F.I.C.A. (USA), P.G.D.I.H, F.C.G.P., D.C.A.H
Psychiatrist, Vadodara
Mental health diseases cant be cured by medicines alone and that is the biggest mistake you did in last 22 years. Medicines can only treat. This is all stress and worries of life. 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. I assure you that I can manage this and help u. Want to meet/speak to connect me.
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I have frightening dreams at night, it seems as someone is pushing against my chest, it seems as I'm neither awake nor sleeping. I try to get up in sleep but I am not able to. Very confusing situation. 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 frightening dreams at night, it seems as someone is pushing against my chest, it seems as I'm neither awake no...
Such dreams happen once or twice. Please do not generalize those dreams and worry. Such worries brings anxiety and obsession. Ignore the thoughts. Engage in heavy exercises for 15 days to help you sleep soundly.
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I am engineering student and I have a lot of tension about exams and study. How to prevent depression and live free? please help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
I am engineering student and I have a lot of tension about exams and study. How to prevent depression and live free? ...
Hi, Inorder to avoid tension start doing yoga exercises mostly the breathing exercises (pranayam ,kapalbhati).Do suryanamaskar daily. Take Arg nit 30 4pills thrice a day for 15 days before exams
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I am a chain smoker how to quite smoking ?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist,
I like the sound of your resolution. The urge to discontinue is hampered by many factors but the worst of them is the conditioning. In fact these conditions can exist all through the day unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary but true. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. 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. You may also take hard candy or chewing gum. 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 also 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. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest.
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