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Dr. Sankata Haranam

Psychiatrist, Hyderabad

Dr. Sankata Haranam Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Sankata Haranam is one of the best Psychiatrists in Medipally, Hyderabad. You can consult Dr. Sankata Haranam at NGO's Hospital in Medipally, Hyderabad. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sankata Haranam on Lybrate.com.

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I lost somebody close and some then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please help.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
I lost somebody close and some then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please help.
Hi. I am sorry to hear about your loss. Losing someone causes grief reaction and this takes around 3 months to go completely. The stages of grief are. Initially there is denial for the loss that it is not possible to lose them. Second is anger towards god that why did he do this to you. Third stage of it is bargaining that god can have taken anyone one else or you instead of that person which also venish with tym. Fourth stage is depression which currently I think you r going through. And last stage is acceptance which will soon come and you will be out of it. If the stage persists for more than few months than definitely you should consult to a psychiatrist. So be cool and let the tym travel. If still you feel that you need treatment you can consult me. Thanks and tc.
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I'm feeling irritated by people's behavior easily nowadays. What do I do about this?

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
I'm feeling irritated by people's behavior easily nowadays. What do I do about this?
You are probably expecting something from them and it's not getting met. Unfortunately people will not always behave as per your expectations. You need to be realistic about this. Counselling can help you to gain inter personal skills to manage your relationships and get the best out of your life. Please click on private chat if you have any questions.
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Happy Birthday, Bill Gates! Top 5 Gates’ personality traits your child can pick up

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
Happy Birthday, Bill Gates! Top 5 Gates’ personality traits your child can pick up
5 awesome Bill Gates personality traits you can help your child pick up

Do you want to know what makes Bill Gates not just a mega-successful businessman but also a great human being? Well apart from outstanding business chops and an IQ of 160 of course. It is his attitude to life in general. If you want to see your child touch the peak of success personally and professionally, the apple of your eye should have certain integral personality traits. Here’s how you can effectively imbibe them in him/her. And there’s no better day to get started than today, the Microsoft founder’s Birthday!

1. Make your child a fighter.
We’ve often heard Bill Gates exhorting people to not give up despite the odds against them. “Life is not fair, get used to it” is his golden mantra. When your child seems down and beaten, always be there to support and encourage him, just like Gates’ parents were there to nurture his dream of computer programming from their club’s funds.

2. Inculcate traits of sensitivity and warmth.
A life lesson Gates champions is that of giving back to the society through his notable charitable endeavours such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. So how do you teach your child to realise his dream in this highly competitive world without losing his compassion? The answer is simple; encourage your child to perform small, daily acts of kindness like donating part of his pocket money, helping an elderly to cross the road or feeding the poor.

3. ‘No’ to shortcuts. ‘yes’ to patience and honesty.
Bill Gates is a strong believer of hard work. He’ll tell you that you need to work hard to realise your dream with shortcuts being a no-go. If your child is tempted to indulge in shortcuts, do not hesitate to gently admonish him. To be patient and honest consistently is hard even for us adults. Nevertheless, make yourself a role model for your child.

4. Stay humble.
One of the reasons behind the immense success of Microsoft’s founder is that he sees great opportunities even in the smallest and lowliest of work. “Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity” He’s famously been quoted time and again. If you want your child to climb the ladders of success like this monumental man encourage him to get his hands dirty. You could begin with getting him to help out in household chores to get your point across.

5. Learn to learn from your mistakes.
The man of wisdom strongly advises to teach your child to learn from his mistakes. Whenever your child does something wrong, give him some time and space to understand his mistakes so that the lessons learnt remain with him for life. If the lesson turns out to be positive then the mistake made was worth it. In time, your little tyke will no longer depend on you or others to correct his mistakes. We’ll be looking at a self-sufficient person in his own right.

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I can not understanding what am studying. My exams are near. What I studied is forgetting. What I want to do?

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.
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Hello sir I am mohd arif I am suffering fro health issues like joint pains and feels stress whole day suggest me thank you.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Hello sir I am mohd arif I am suffering fro health issues like joint pains and feels stress whole day suggest me than...
Hello lybrate-user a lot of" lifestyle diseases" as we term it today are caused due to stress. If you analyze, most of your health issues will be due to stress. The first way to eliminate stress would be: to meditate, spend some time with yourself and work out the source of the stress. Spend time indulging in a favourite hobby like walking, reading or swimming, whatever helps you relax your mind. The more your mind is relaxed, the joint pain will go away. Avoid highly spiced and oily food. It is advisable to eat a whole food plant based diet rich in greens, beans and legumes. Start by adding healthy foods to your diet, and slowly healthy foods will replace the unhealthy ones. Adding flax seeds (alsi) to your diet is a good option even where pain in knees is concerned as it is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, dry roast the seeds, grind to a fine powder and consume. Add leafy greens to get optimal nutrition. For your joint pain, a homoeopathic biochemic will greatly help, you can take: calcarea fluorica 6x, 4 tablets, 3 times a day in half a cup of warm water.
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I am suffer from The first step to coping with stress is to recognize the symptoms and understand the. Depression and anxiety; Weight problems; Auto immune diseases.“I've been suffering with chronic stress /anxiety for some time and did not realize the.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am suffer from The first step to coping with stress is to recognize the
symptoms and understand the. Depression and...
Anxiety and depression often go together. 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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I want developed my memory power? Because I was unable to do maths. I am studying intermediate. please help me.

(MRCPSYCH-UK), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
Eat well, sleep on time, maintain a regular day structure, meditation, breathing exercises, focus on the task, rehearse all these will improve your memory and concentration.
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I have heaviness in my mind felling anxiety, headache, chest discomfort, felling heat in headache, tiredness, muscles tension, fatigue.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
I have heaviness in my mind felling anxiety, headache, chest discomfort, felling heat in headache, tiredness, muscles...
All these could be symptomatic of an underlying anxiety disorder. I suggest you consult a psychiatist near you
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Hi I an 38 and I have unbearable body pain throughout the day. When I wake up from sleep, I am exhausted. Pain felt especially in the back, shoulders and now in the calves as well. It's just s difficult to do any task, even brushing my teeth seem like a hard task. Please help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi I an 38 and I have unbearable body pain throughout the day. When I wake up from sleep, I am exhausted. Pain felt e...
Hello, please check whether you have body temperature or not .This might be because of weakness also , so take Biofungin , 2 tsp twice daily and BC no. 27 , 5 tabs thrice daily. Bellis per. Q, 10 drops with water twice daily. Revert me after 10 days.
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Sir I am 14 years and my i/q intelligence before 2 months was too good and had best problem solving ability but now due to stress I realize that lost all ability. My intelligence quotient is decrease.

Ph.D - Ph.D in Psychology, Ph. D - Education
Psychologist, Kakinada
Intelligence won't decrease Your problems and tensions need to be solved and intelligence will come back.
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Hey doc, this question is regarding my 42 years old mother. Her behavior is changing rapidly. She becomes angry and emotional at small issues and starts shouting. What can we do on our side?

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Easy irritability, anger outbursts and emotional lability at age of 42 years could be due to agitated depression and peri menopausal hormonal changes in women. It is advisable that you consult a psychiatrist for these problems, preferably to rule lout other causes also.
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How Does Sex Affects Your Relationship

B.A.M.S., M.D.(A.M), EX-M.R.C.G.P., EX-M.R.S.H., EX-M.S.I.E.C.U.S, EX-M.S.S.S.S.
Sexologist, Mumbai
How Does Sex Affects Your Relationship

Physical intimacy forms a vital part of romantic relationships, marital or otherwise. Going by the general hierarchy of human needs, the drive for sex is one of the basic urges of a human being that needs to be fulfilled before moving on to higher level needs, which include security and companionship.

Sex in a relationship is very important because:
1. It ensures the overall satisfaction of both the individuals in the relationship.
2. It helps in forging a deeper emotional connect with the partner, thereby, establishing trust and understanding.
3. Sexual intimacy helps in establishing a rather firm relationship base, thus facilitating a stronger psychological bond.
4. Sex helps both the partners acknowledge the worth of the relationship, even more. Since, there is more clarity and transparency, sex helps both the partners come absolutely clean in terms of what they want from the relationship.
 

Foreplay
Foreplay helps in establishing trust in the relationship by letting the partner know that the other wants to stay with him/her and it is not the act of sexual intercourse that is only important. The lack of sex in a romantic relationship reduces the psychological wellbeing of both the partners and their emotional and physical satisfaction and takeaways from the relationship.

Complications
It is important to not use sexual act as a weapon or as an answer to disputes. This eventually results in the degradation of the relationship. In most marital or couple counselling sessions, the partners are questioned about their sex life and encouraged to enhance it, but not as a solution to their emotional problems. It is only advised to bring the couple closer. Research suggests that physical intimacy is a close second to emotional intimacy in relationships and they both go hand in hand in bettering the relationship. Needs, both sexual and emotional, require equal fulfilment to ensure a long standing relationship. However, both the types of needs need to be prioritized, and this priority varies among couples and both partners must work towards striking a balance between the two.

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I have a friend who just quit smoking and is wondering kind of diet he should follow while he exercises and also how to not relapse.

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. You can choose any diet pattern which is nutritious. Include lots of vegetables and fruits in your diet. Do exercises and drink lots of liquids. Within 6 months, your lungs will be restored. Take care.
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Hi. I am having a sleeping problem. I will go to bed at 10 o'clock but I can't able to sleep it takes upto 2 to 3 hrs to sleep in that time I am just thinking some what. I don't know because its a stress or anything. Kindly suggest.

MCh - Neurosurgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Chennai
Hi. I am having a sleeping problem. I will go to bed at 10 o'clock but I can't able to sleep it takes upto 2 to 3 hrs...
Hi, welcome to lybrate. Com most causes of sleeplessness are due to wrong habits and the good news is that it is very very easy to cure them 1. You have to first have a natural circadian rhythm a. Try to go to sleep and get up at the same time every day. B. And wake at the same time 2. Food a. Do not take coffee or tea after 6 pm b. Milk can be taken 3. Light a. Cover the windows and doors with curtains and avoid light b. Avoid watching tv lying in bed c. Avoid mobile phones / tablets 4. Exercise a. Walk for 45 minutes after dinner b. Take a bath after that hope you found the answer helpful. Try the above simple techniques for two weeks and let me know how much you have improved if you need any clarification / have doubts / have additional questions / have follow up questions, then please do not hesitate in asking again at lybrate. Com/bruno. I will be happy to answer your questions. Best wishes for speedy recovery let me know if I can assist you further. Take care.
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My girl friend is chanting with others but not with me. When I asked" why are you do not chat with me" she replied that" I have no time to chat with you" But when I check the chanting history. I shocked. Her chanting was in hours in a romantic way with others. No pressure from side. Why she behaves like that.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
She is obviously not interested in you as much as she is interested in other boys. My advice is to move on and find another who is genuinely interested in you. These are the telltale signs and she is saying so too. You will be wasting your time and energy pursuing this relationship.
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My wife aged, 52 years, a housewife, has of late been undergoing a lot of anxiety.

L L. B..,, M.Sc psychy,, N L P, P.G.D.G.C, M.S psychotherapy,, M.A child care, M A, clinical psy, M.A,social psychiatry,, M.Phil., psychology., Ph.D .,psychology
Psychologist, Vijayawada
My wife aged, 52 years, a housewife, has of late been undergoing a lot of anxiety.
When anxiety comes analyse her situation. In that situation give proper support. Talk some general issues. Maintain good friendly rapport with her. Do not talk unnecessary issues with her. Talk always general matters. Do not tell your personal problems with her. Maintain reservedness with her. Provide good family environment. Treat to her as a friend. You can only helpful to come out of this problem. Better to her morning walking, marketing or evening walk. Go both of them temples or movies or parks. Better to give the most friendly environment. Listen patiently with her personal problems. Create you are the best friend of herself. Do some work above mentioned manner. Better to practice yoga and meditation. Do not use any medication for this problem. Do not allow her alone. Be share all her personal feelings and problems very patiently. If it is not possible to yourself. Then in that case it is better to consult qualified psychologist in hyderabad. Be sociable all the time and be friendly all the time. Ok all the best.
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My frd suffering from mental disorder. Doing one thing again &again like checking of door lock, checking of bag again and again, reading one page again and again, thinking of one topic frequently. I noticed it. He do not tell me. Pls advice, what should I do for him.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology
Psychologist, Bangalore
My frd suffering from mental disorder.
Doing one thing again &again like checking of door lock, checking of bag again...
Appreciate your concern for your friend! the symptoms you have described are of obsessive compulsive disorder also known as ocd. He needs to visit a psychiatrist as earliest as possible. Early intervention helps in curbing further damage. So do help him if possible.
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I have lost somebody whom I love the most I can not live without with him I want to die please suggest me something so that I can live without him.

DHB
Homeopath, Sagar
I have lost somebody whom I love the most I can not live without with him I want to die please suggest me something s...
Dear take homoeopathic medicine ignatia 30 five drops three times a day with some water. You will get relief.
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Sometimes I feel restless not for smoking but for everything. I am experiencing a lot of mood fluctuations. Is it because I smoke and drink a lot? what can I do to avoid the craving for smoke?

BAMS
General Physician, Delhi
Just change your tooth paste emoform r, along with your tooth brush. It is foamless paste & it will clear your taste glands that make you stimulate to smoke & drink, just try & see the difference, it works medicines will be prescribed if you are interested. Report the performance by clicking on private. I wish you speedy recovery.
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