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Dr. Shanthi

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Dr. Shanthi is one of the best Psychiatrists in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad. You can visit him/her at KOYA Clinics in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shanthi on Lybrate.com.

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I am in extreme anxiety, due to which I am losing my hair day by day and the volume of my hair is getting thinner, I also have grey hair. What should I do to have a good hair texture? My stomach also remains upset and I suffer from gastric problem too (bloating) Kindly help me out with some good suggestions. Thanks.

M. Sc Psychology, MS Psychotherapy and Counselling, Internship Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Greater Noida
I am in extreme anxiety, due to which I am losing my hair day by day and the volume of my hair is getting thinner, I ...
Hi, From your question I am unable to understand the cause of your anxiety. Very often when we are too anxious or worry a lot then the emotional disturbances manifest as bodily symptoms such as hair loss, indigestion, gastric trouble, pains etc. Sometimes these bodily symptoms then become a cause for further worries and anxiety and this becomes a vicious cycle which feels hard to break. It would be a good idea to address the underlying causes of anxiety first. You could speak to friends or family or seek psychological counselling for the same. Other ways of improving our general sense of well being is through regular exercise such as walks, yoga, aerobics, swimming, cycling etc; pursuing some activity that you like such as dancing, listening to music, reading etc. All these help to release some chemicals such as serotonin and endorphins in our brain that make us feel good and less fatigued. Hope this helps.
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I am very much attached to my love, only thing age difference rest everything fine between us, good understanding, caring, love etc, I can't live without her, & am nothing without her, as I mean her my entire life so please give me right and positive reply regarding her.

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. The attributes you are mentioning here are supposed to be the perfect ideal attributes for a good and long love family life. I am proud of you. Don't worry. You are doing great. I suggest online family counseling. Take care.
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I want to increase my concentration level I am unable to concentrate for more hours What shall I do Also want to increase immune power Suggest some remedies.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
CONCENTRATION TIPS Here’s some tips to get into a state of deep concentration where work / or studies flow easily so that you can do well in examinations/ and or do your work well. 1) Cut Off the Noise Getting into a state of concentration can take at least fifteen minutes. If you are getting distracted every five, you can’t possibly focus entirely on your work. Request that people don’t interrupt you when working on a big project. If you are required to answer phones and drop-in’s immediately, schedule work when the office is less busy. 2) Structure Your Environment The place you work can have an impact on your ability to focus. Try to locate yourself so you are facing potential distractions such as doors, phones or windows. This way you can take a glance to assess sounds that would otherwise break your focus. 3) Clarify Objectives Know what your goal is clearly before you start. If you aren’t sure what the end result is, the confusion will make it impossible to focus. 4) Divide Blobs. If you have a large project that needs work, clearly identify a path that you will use to get started working on it. If the sequence of actions isn’t obvious, it will be difficult to concentrate. Taking a few minutes to plan not only your end result, but the order you will complete any steps, can save hours in wasted thinking. 5) Know the Rules Get clear on what the guidelines are for the task ahead. What level of quality do you need? What standards do you need to follow? What constraints are there? If the rules aren’t clear from the outset, you will slip out of concentration as you ponder them later. 6) Set a Deadline Deadlines have both advantages and disadvantages when trying to force concentration. A deadline can make it easier to forget the non-essential and speed up your working time. If you give yourself only an hour to design a logo, you will keep it simple and avoid fiddling with extravagant designs. Time limits have disadvantages when they cause you to worry about the time you have left instead of the task itself. 7) Break Down Roadblocks Roadblocks occur whenever you hit a tricky problem in your work. This can happen when you run out of ideas or your focus wavers. Break down roadblocks by brainstorming or planning on a piece of paper. Writing out your thought processes can keep you focused even if you might become frustrated. 8) Isolate Yourself Become a hermit and stay away from other people if you want to get work done. Unless your work is based on other people they will only break your focus. Create a private space and refuse to talk to anyone until your work is finished. Put a sign on your door to steer away drop-ins and don’t answer your phone. 9) Healthy Body, Sharper Mind What you put into your body affects the way you concentrate. Nobody would expect peak performance if they showed up drunk to work. But if you allow yourself to get chronic sleep deprivation, overuse stimulants like caffeine or eat dense, fatty foods your concentration will suffer. Try to cut out one of your unhealthy habits for just thirty days to see if there is a difference in your energy levels. I’ve found even small steps can create dramatic changes in my ability to focus. 10) Be Patient Before I write an article, I often sit at my desk for a fifteen or twenty minutes before I put finger on the keyboard. During this time I feel a strong urge to leave or do something else. But I know that if I am patient, I’ll stumble upon an idea to write about and enter a state of flow. Without a little patience, you can’t take advantage of flow when it rushed through you.
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Is that smoking good for health I can't control smoking What should I do for that please consultant me With an one hours I need at least one cig Im so frustrated please help me for the same Is any heart problem occurs because of cigarette please suggest me as soon as possible.

MD AYU, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Jaipur
Is that smoking good for health I can't control smoking What should I do for that please consultant me With an one ho...
Dear, it is mentioned on the cigarettes box that smoking is injurious to health and it is not joking. Smoking is really very injurious for lungs, heart, stomach, eyes and many more organs. There are some products for withdrawal from this habit but they can only help when you are determined for that.
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Hello sir I am 26 yes old I am going for Mpsc but I can't concentrate on my study properly what should I do sir?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Masters in psychology counselling
Psychologist, Hyderabad
Dear lybrate-user, first and most sleep early wake up early at 4.0 am and study with fresh mind, of course subjects which you are not interested you must spend more time and repeat it many times" practice makes perfect" not only human including pets. Parrots are talking and dogs are dancing. Switch off mobile phone when you go to bed and switch it on at 6am some people they don't like mathematics but it is essential for life everyday and every time we are depended on mathematics, right from doctor to business man, including vegetable seller, we can understand many other distraction disturbed minds it is like love issues.
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Easy way to stop smoking forever with kitchen items.

MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
Easy way to stop smoking forever with kitchen items.
To quit smoking, there is no need for willpower and medical treatment.

1. You must take vitamin c 500 mg three times a day.
2. You must prepare bottles of water mixed with glucose
Powder. This will stop the cravings.
3. You must drink at least 5 glasses of lemon, orange or
Cranberry juice. This will detox your body and mind by
Decreasing blood levels of nicotine.
4. You must take half a nutmeg, weighing 500 mg and crush
It into a powder with a food mixer. Add sugar and flavor to
This powder and keep chewing it whenever you need a
Cigarette.
5. You must get a vicks inhaler and take a deep inhalation
Through both your nostrils until the craving goes away.
6. Find a bitter mouth wash. Listerine is the best. You must
Rinse your mouth the first thing in the morning. Smoking
Tastes horrible and unsmokable when you do this.
7. Keep up this personal treatment for 3 days.

Since eight years I am suffering from vertigo. I have done mri on brain checked my ears and found no problem. Due to this I got high blood pressure also. I have taken anti histamine medicine. Presently I am taking medicine for anxiety. There can be any permanent cure for this.

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
Since eight years I am suffering from vertigo. I have done mri on brain checked my ears and found no problem. Due to ...
Dear Kondalrao. Welcome to lybrate. You yourself are clear that your vertigo do not have any physiological reasons. Therefore you should not worry about it. The more you worry about it, the more you are obsessed. Obsession leads to symptoms which are somatoform. Consult a psychologist online for counseling. Take care.
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Dear doc. My age is 23 and I have a very low concentraTion. And I forget things after a long period .my mind is unstable. What should I do to increase my concentration and stable my mind. I have very low memory. please give brief solution.

Post Graduate Diploma in Guidance and Counselling, Masters in Psychology - Clinical and Abnormal, Bachelors in Economics and Psychology
Psychologist, Greater Noida
Better concentration and focus makes your daily life easier and productive. I have put down some pointers below that will help improve your concentration and memory. Get good nights rest 7-8 hours. Eat rights. Try and organise your day, this will help reduce anxiety and stress level during work. Don't try to do multitasking. Try to do most daunting task first thing in the morning. Don't try and look for perfection in everything you attempt. Take breaks from work or study at regular intervals this will help you unwind and concentrate better. Don't judge your work in comparison of others. Yoga, specially pranayaam will help. Attempt sudoko and crossword to improve your memory. Replace negative thoughts with productive thoughts. There is always room for improvement, channelise your energy to use your weakness as your strength. Jot down your thoughts to refer as a ready reckoner anything you do can we done better with a calm mind, have faith in yourself. Good luck & take care.
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Hello sir, Mujhe problm hai nervous dairiya. Jab b mai exitment hota hu ya dar jata hu ya kuch tention hoti h. To sudnly pat me dard hota or mujhe toilet me jana padata. Is karan mujhe bahar janeme dar lagata h. please iska kuch ilaj batayi ye.

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
Hello sir, Mujhe problm hai nervous dairiya. Jab b mai exitment hota hu ya dar jata hu ya kuch tention hoti h. To sud...
Dear, it's impossible to deny the effects of anxiety on your body's gastrointestinal system. One of the most interesting aspects of diarrhea is that it can actually be a sign that you're suffering from anxiety. Anxiety is the activation of the fight or flight system when no fears are present. That stress causes a rush of adrenaline that redistributes both water and blood flow. That redistribution means that your gastrointestinal tract is not filtering water correctly, leading to poor stool health. Your body also slows the digestion of food, which contributes to diarrhea. Eating a diet that is healthier for your gastrointestinal system (good fiber, low acid content, etc.) is a good place to start your treatment. Exercise more, stay distracted and slow your breathing or learn to relax. Psychotherapy should clear your problems. Contact me for that. Take care.
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I am regular consumer of alcohol and cigarette. I am 18 now. I have started all these at an age of 15. Now I. Am facing a great problem. I am not able. To. Leave them. What to. Do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Since you have probably tried and found it extremely difficult I suggest you do one of the following: It sounds like you are in an advanced stage of alcoholism and tobacco use and need admission to a rehabilitation center to ideally help deal with this problem. There are no guarantees about stopping one’s addiction. But that does not mean we should not keep at it, over and over again until we succeed. Now it is difficult to give up all by yourself because you have become addicted to alcohol and tobacco and there is so much to do. Under such circumstances it is best that you admit yourself into a de-addiction center and stay there for at least 6 months and after that you can attend counseling with a professional. There are medicines that help with the drinking just to ease the initial craving and to act as an antabuse i.e. you will have a serious reaction, if you consume even a small quantity of alcohol or alcohol based substances. It has to be carefully monitored to see that you do not only consume the medication but you are also avoiding alcohol. Ultimately, it is your will power and the support that you receive from the medical fraternity and your close and dear ones. You must also learn to substitute and deal with the oral need, a rigid value system, the script issue, and of course take a look at all the genetic factors to plan a strategy not to get into what is called ‘cross addictions’ i.e. another form of addiction that may appear alright but is in fact as bad as the primary addiction. The center or hospital and the counselor will advise and guide you on several measures and precautions you will need to take to stay with your resolve. Even after the rehabilitation you must attend AA meetings and continue this support for a long time. The family will also need to attend some sessions and go for Al-anon meetings for their co-dependency issues. You cannot be treated in isolation because the family has gotten used to your drinking in particular and have made some unhealthy adaptations to somehow cope. Make a serious plan with whoever else’s support you can get and act on it fast. If you are not cooperative, there are some centers that will come and pick you up, after you are completely drunk, and admit you by force. This will however, require the wife and family’s consent. Do not delay for any reason and stop fooling around with half decisions. This must be your last and final attempt and make it a successful one.
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A girl was when I am coming to his front she was blessing in she face? And when I not talking with. She very sad? She was happy when I am with she? What relation this? And how to make this to get marriage?

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
A girl was when I am coming to his front she was blessing in she face? And when I not talking with. She very sad? She...
Dear lybrate-user. From the given description it seems that the girl is happy being with you. I suggest this just like this. Keep the happiness intact. Be with her, interact with her. Don't talk about marriage now. You can propose when you had won her heart. Take care.
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I am getting very tired after concentrating only 4 hours on studies. Why and what's the reason for it.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
1. Do not study at a stretch. 2. Take break every 45 minutes. 3. Make pointers for what you are studying. 4. Make the learning interesting. 5. Do meditation any other query you can contact me. All the best:)
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I am 9th class student my problem is learning disability suggest suitable advise thanking you with regard.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic medicines----------- bacoppa monneri (wilmar schwabe india) chew 2 tab twice daily------- bren-up (allen) drink 2 spoon 3 times daily------------- bramhari pranayam daily for 15 minutes ------- report after 30 days-----------------
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I have anxiety disorder confirmed by a psychiatrist, which medicine should I take to cure it, and medicine have no side effects. I am very anxious about taking medicine so please tell me if it can be cured without taking medicine.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I have anxiety disorder confirmed by a psychiatrist, which medicine should I take to cure it, and medicine have no si...
Next time you're too tense to cope, consider trying one of these natural options for relief. 1. Laugh it off. Cultivate a good sense of humor and laugh "Even if you do a fake laugh, you get an instant hit of dopamine,". Dopamine is a brain chemical that controls feelings of reward and pleasure. 2. Schedule relaxation. "Sit down and look at your schedule, "Is there a time to put in a half hour to do whatever you do that is relaxing?" That can be a walk, meditation, yoga, tai chi or anything you find relaxing. Researchers trying to help shy men with social anxiety found that a period of relaxation helped them, lowering their heart rates after they interacted with people. For further queries get back to me.
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My friend smokes and drinks a lot. She is not able to control it. Please tell how to control it?

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
Your friend should be ready for giving up these habits. She might be going through some stress which needs to be addressed and learn to manage it more effectively. She might have to go for de addiction and rehab centre to stay away. Also join alcohol annonimous to stay with the new decision of abstinence.
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I am 26 year male I use to musturbate regularly, due to some reason I have stoped it. My aggression is rising day by day. What to do? 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
Dear , masturbation is natural and almost every person masturbates. Masturbation in moderation is healthy and is a stress buster. At your age you can masturbate thrice in a week or alternate days. No harm at all. Don't be apprehensive about its after effects. Just enjoy. Take care.
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I am suffering from constant anxiety chest pain. I am constantly worried about my heart health and I fear it can stop working anytime . I recently did ecg test and I am attaching my report. Please help me whether it is ok or not. Thanx in advance.

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 suffering from constant anxiety chest pain.
I am constantly worried about my heart health and I fear it can stop...
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. Chest pain is due to anxiety. You can be health conscious. But you should not think about your heart health always and be apprehensive. This leads to obsession, obsession leads to chest pain, pain leads to anxiety, anxiety leads to acidity and hyperventilation and this leads to chest pain, anxiety etc. These are cyclical and one leads to another. I suggest counselling and cognitive behavior therapy as a cure. Take care.
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Im suffering from fear and stress. I want to com out from. I do not want to take medicine. What can I do for that.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Im suffering from fear and stress. I want to com out from. I do not want to take medicine. What can I do for that.
The stress that you feel is not dependent on the stressor i.e. there is something in your current life that is causing the reaction. It is entirely dependent on your perception of stress. Life is difficult no doubt, as a general rule, but what we do adds to the stress in our response. We add to the stress of life instead of reducing it or learning to deal with it. Many of us follow a policy of avoidance. We cannot do that all of our lives. So the first thing to do is to change your perception. For example, look at it as a challenge that you would like to meet with a positive outlook. See everything as a gift from God to perform as though you are doing it for Him. God never gives us work to do beyond our capacity. Secondly, build a good constitution mentally, emotionally and physically to combat stress. Eat healthily, sleep well, and exercise regularly. Talk about your emotions regularly to a good friend every day. Learn stress management techniques. Do Yoga and meditation. Pray every day to God to give you the strength, and offer your work as a prayer to Him – you will give your best and you will feel so satisfied when you do it well.
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Conversion Disorder - Know More About It!

Ph.D - Psychology, M.Phil - Clinical Psychology, MA - Psychology
Psychologist, Chennai
Conversion Disorder - Know More About It!

Conversion disorder is a psychological disorder in which psychological conflicts get converted into physical symptoms.

The disease is also referred to as a functional neurological symptom disorder. In most cases, this disorder has an impact on your ability to move, your senses, vision, hearing capacity and ability to swallow.

Causative factors

The main cause behind the onset of a conversion disorder is generally a sudden traumatic event (real or imagined). This may also happen due to an emotional conflict or any other mental health disorder, which directly or indirectly affects your brain in an undesirable manner.

Though the exact factors which cause the disease are still unknown, it has been proved by medical researchers that the disorder affects that part of the brain which controls the majority of the senses, muscles, and nerves.

Identification signs

The symptoms of this condition may usually appear immediately after a traumatic event, be it physical or psychological. Some of the most common symptoms of this disorder are listed below.

  • Weakness or paralysis of a body part
  • Loss of body balance
  • Moments of unresponsiveness
  • Abnormal, sudden and abrupt body movements such as tremors
  • Swallowing problems such as lump in the throat

Some of the symptoms of this disorder might also affect the sensory organs, which include:

  • Abnormal numbness of the body
  • Speech related problems or inability to speak (psychological mutism)
  • Vision related problems such as psychological blindness
  • Hearing problems and difficulties

If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a psychologist.

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