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Dr. N.Prasanna Kumar

Psychiatrist, Hyderabad

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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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Dr. N.Prasanna Kumar is one of the best Psychiatrists in Khairatabad, Hyderabad. He is currently associated with Lazarus Hospital in Khairatabad, Hyderabad. Book an appointment online with Dr. N.Prasanna Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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Hello Sir, After my girlfriend cheated me I can't concerted on my work always revenge taking idea comes in my mind but I don't want to. Help.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Hello Sir, After my girlfriend cheated me I can't concerted on my work always revenge taking idea comes in my mind bu...
Your loss is understandable. It is but natural to have all kinds of ideas and thought coming to your mind at this juncture, both positive and negative. However if you feel that these thoughts have been disturbing you for quite a long time then you may seek help from a psychiatrist with counseling and medications if required for a short time.
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Homeopath, Solan
Tips to stay mentally healthy

Enjyoing mental health means having a sense of wellbeing, being able to function during everyday life and feeling confident to raise the challenge. Just like physical health it is also very important to maintain mental health. Boost your wellbeing and stay mentally healthy by following a few steps

Connect with others - develop and maintain strong relationships with people around you who will support you and enrich your life. The quality of our personal relationship has a great effect on our wellbeing.

Participate and share yoir interests-- being a part of group of people with a common interest provides a sense of belonging and is good for your mental health. Join a club, evening walking group, dance class, book club.

Challenge yourself - learn a new skill take on challenge. To meet a goal. Commit yourself to achieve fitness goal, learn to cook new recipe.

Deal with stress - beawre of what triggers your stress and how you react. Stress is part of life and affect people in different ways. A balanced lifestyle can help you manage stress. Do relaxation, breathing yoga and meditation.

Learn how to understand emotions.--it is important to be aware of what you are feeling. Learning yourself is key part of having mental health.
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Hi. I am mother of 5 month old boy. I feel very depressed. I cry a lot. Even while talking about something thinking or watching a emotional video makes me cry. I have problems in my personal life. I am not sure if I am depressed in medical terms or I am just upset coz of problems. I have to join my job from next week after maternity. I don't want to be away from my son. Though he will be cared by his grandparents. I think I can't take any medicines for now as I am breastfeeding my son.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Hi. I am mother of 5 month old boy. I feel very depressed. I cry a lot. Even while talking about something thinking o...
The word depressed is a common everyday word. People might say" i'm depressed" when in fact they mean" i'm fed up because i've had a row, or failed an exam, or lost my job" etc. These ups and downs of life are common and normal. Most people recover quite quickly. With true depression, you have a low mood and other symptoms each day for at least two weeks The common symptoms are (few might be present in a person with depression) Feelings of sadness, tearfulness, emptiness or hopelessness Angry outbursts, irritability or frustration, even over small matters Loss of interest or pleasure in most or all normal activities, such as sex, hobbies or sports Sleep disturbances, including insomnia or sleeping too much Tiredness and lack of energy, so even small tasks take extra effort Changes in appetite — often reduced appetite and weight loss, but increased cravings for food and weight gain in some people Anxiety, agitation or restlessness Slowed thinking, speaking or body movements Feelings of worthlessness or guilt, fixating on past failures or blaming yourself for things that aren't your responsibility Trouble thinking, concentrating, making decisions and remembering things Frequent or recurrent thoughts of death, suicidal thoughts, suicide attempts or suicide Unexplained physical problems, such as back pain or headaches General medical conditions and substances causing depression also needs to be ruled out. Consult a psychiatrist and get evaluated, there are medications which are relatively safe during breast feeding too. All the best.
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My friend has bad habit of heavy smoking and we want to quit his bad habit, how it is possible?

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General Physician,
Only by using strong will power and avoiding all situations where you feel like smoking, chewing tobacco or drinking or using drugs avoiding friends who smoke and diverting mind by reading or chewing a gum, like NICORETTE and taking a walk when you crave for a smoke can all help. You can chew Nicorette gum which is nicotine replacement. There are medicines available. Which can be prescribed if asked personally Cigarette smoking is a leading preventable cause of mortality. It kills more than 60 lakh people worldwide every year. More than 50% of regular smokers would invariably die from tobacco-related illnesses which includes heart attack, Best age to stop smoking is before 40 Cigarette smoking is a leading preventable cause of mortality. It kills more than 60 lakh people worldwide every year. More than 50% of regular smokers would invariably die from tobacco-related illnesses which includes heart attack, cancer or asthmatic lung diseases.
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I am male 29 years, having depression problem and always thinking negatively and sometime feeling angry, lonely, badly can you pls suggest me how to overcome above problems.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am male 29 years, having depression problem and always thinking negatively and sometime feeling angry, lonely, badl...
If you have depression then there are some major ramifications to take into account. I believe there may be some genetic predisposition or there has been some childhood issue, related to anger, that needs urgent attention. You must go and meet with a counselor immediately and if that person advises that you meet with a doctor you must do so and cooperate to your utmost. Please visit these professionals along with your parents. In the meantime please do the following sincerely because you could resolve the problem better with good cooperation: Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least, 30 minutes but not in the scorching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive every day and learn to be contented with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: 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. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved.
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Hi, Sometimes I get stupid kind of thoughts in my mind which I think are irrelevant and should not occur Ex If I do think than what will happen and etc plus I am a superstitious person. please let me know how to remove this entirely Thanks.

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
Hi, Sometimes I get stupid kind of thoughts in my mind which I think are irrelevant and should not occur Ex If I do t...
Dear Lybrate user. You said sometimes you get stupid kind of thoughts. These stupid kind of thoughts are part of life and everyone gets such stupid kind of thoughts. You can't stop them completely. When stupid and unforeseen things happen in your life, stupid thoughts do come. You cannot control what happens where. Instead we learn how to overcome those stupid thoughts. Cognitive therapy should help you. Take care.
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My mother feels she doesn't hv energy to do normal chores, she has lost interest in her daily activities and city cooking. She is always under tension.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
My mother feels she doesn't hv energy to do normal chores, she has lost interest in her daily activities and city coo...
She may be suffering from mild depression. Consult a psychiatrist as soon as possible. Tell her to practice mediation or yoga.
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I am suffering from high BP, initial stage depression, stress and cervical pain. Can you please suggest what should be done in it without medicine.

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I am suffering from high BP, initial stage depression, stress and cervical pain. Can you please suggest what should b...
First of all you need to check your blood cholesterol level, if it's within nrml range then no dietery restrictions. Try to find out why your depressed? Find it out n try to find a way to get rid of that situation. U need to be a stressfree person. Though no person is perfectly stress free bt you have to cope up with this situation. Avoid extra salt .meditate everyday. Walk briskly for 45 min daily. And with this you need proper homeopathic treatment to be cure. Soo you can contact me through Lybrate.
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I lost somebody last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time please help me sir.

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, MPHIL
Psychologist, Mumbai
I lost somebody last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time please help me...
It is normal to feel low after losing a close one. But continuing to feel depressed will not help you in any manner. You can keep the person alive in your thoughts and heart always, try and do some charitable act in their name or anything else you feel they liked and would appreciate you doing. This should help you to look forward to life and also give you some motivation.
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My husband, 53 years old, has almost stopped communicating with family and friends. He avoids company, refuses to go out other than office, doesn't answer phone calls except extremely important. He is a regular drinker and a chain smoker. He is not open to any kind of conversation. He watches TV all the time he is at home. He sleeps around the clock on weekends. His health checkup shows that his vital organs are functioning perfectly. He suffers from Vitamin D deficiency, for which he is under medication for the past 3 months and his triglyceride level is high. We are married for 24 years. He hardly ever initiated sex, even when we were newly married. He is a single child of over-protective parents. He has had a few extra-marital liasons till some years back. He has never initiated any kind of family outings. His academic performance in school/college was below average. There was traces of sexual perversion and sadism in him, which get exposed through his behaviour at times, specially when he is high on alcohol. He gets attracted to very young girls and maid servants. He refuses to undergo counselling/treatment. How can I help him?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
He is an alcoholic, a smoker, a womanizer, a sexual pervert, non-communicative, does not have intimacy with you, he was unfaithful, he has high triglycerides, is withdrawn, and a weekend recluse. Wow! What a basket case list of problems, and yet you want to help him. He is both blessed and cursed. He is blessed to have someone like you who has stood by him all these years and through all these problems. But he also cursed for this very reason: you are what we call a co-dependent ? A role that facilitates the addictions. You must immediately attend an Al-Anon group where you will meet other family members of alcoholics who support each other and adopt strategies and methods to counter the problem of the addict, and to change your own role to bring about the change in your husband. They have a 12-step program that is highly effective and will address the situation potently. He must be taken for counseling, or admitted in a facility for rehabilitation. Some institutes will wait till he is in a sufficiently enough drunken stupor to pick him up by force, if you give them the undertaking to go ahead with this action. If you feel bad, sorry or reluctant, then you are facilitating the addiction and coming in the way of his recovery. He needs help and so do you. It is a family disease, and firm actions are the order of the day. Use the help of other strong and respected family members to push for these measures. You may want to read my book on addictions to better understand the problems and take right actions. It is not too late, so just go ahead.
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