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Dr. Siva Prasad

Psychiatrist, Hyderabad

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Dr. Siva Prasad is one of the best Psychiatrists in Begumpet, Hyderabad. You can meet Dr. Siva Prasad personally at Vivekananda Hospital in Begumpet, Hyderabad. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Siva Prasad on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from depression for 10 years. Though I am carrying out day to day activity at office and home normally, I am no more able to enjoy any activity and doing it in routine manner and as it is my duty. Can you suggest any test or short term medicine. If I find improvement, I will seek long term treatment for depression. Thanks.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
I am suffering from depression for 10 years. Though I am carrying out day to day activity at office and home normally...
Dear Mahendra, Depression is common in a diabetic and hypertensive. Depression affects quality of life. It has been going on for 10 years. Don't you think, that you deserve something better in life? There is no short term medicine. Antidepressant tablets take 2-3 weeks to start acting on brain chemicals. Even after improvement, it needs to be maintained for many months. Alternately you can go for Cognitive therapy since your routine functions are not affected.
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मै लगातार पिछले 10 साल से शराब पी रहा हूँ .कभी कभी बीच में छोड़ा भी है 3 से 6 महीने तक परंतु अब में जब छोड़ने की कोशिश करता हूँ तो मुझे नींद नही आती 3 दिनों से जाग रहा हूँ सोने की कोशिश करता हूँ तो आंखे बंद रहती है पर दिमाग चलता रहता है सुब समझ में आता है कि आसपास क्या हो रहा है उठने की कोशिश करता हूँ पर उठ नही पाता और अचानक से नींद खुलती है मुझे पता रहता है कि में जो बी देख रहा हूँ सपने में वो सुच नही है और अपने आप को उठाने की कोशिश भी करता हूँ पर उठा नही पाता जब तक की कुछ गलत न हो जाये सपने में मेरे.समाज नही आ रहा कि क्या कैमिकल लोचा हो गया है। क्या ये किसिंप्रकार की बीमारी है या मेरा वहम और कैसे इससे निज़ात पाया जाये।

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
मै लगातार पिछले 10 साल से शराब पी रहा हूँ .कभी कभी बीच में छोड़ा भी है 3 से 6 महीने तक परंतु अब में जब छोड़ने की कोशिश ...
It it the withdrawal effect of alcohol. Please take nux vom 30 - thrice daily. Limit your intake of alcohol.
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Dear doctors pls help me. I'm 28 , weight-50, height- 168 cm. Since hearing a few days ago the news that my friend's father died of heart attack, I'm becoming very confused and anxious whether I would get the same in future even though I'm underweight. Whenever I put on a little weight, I'm becoming very anxious and in the consequence, my weight is reduced gradually. My mind forces me to get anxious and confused day in and day out , only then you won't gain weight and heart problem. So pls tell me whether we should not lose our weight with anxiety. If an underweight or overweight person's weight is reduced with stress or anxiety, what will happen to his health? Which one of HDL and LDL will be reduced? And what's the danger thereof to one's health? If you tell me, definitely I will come out of it. Pls help me doctor. I have pinned all my hopes only on u.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
Dear doctors pls help me. I'm 28 , weight-50, height- 168 cm. Since hearing a few days ago the news that my friend's ...
Dear friend because of the sudden death of your friend's father you are in shock and worried. Please understand that you are not related to them in blood relation so you don't have the same genes. You are just worried and anxious. This shall pass in few days and you will return to your normal self. Chronic diseases like heart disease blood pressure diabetes etc are life style diseases. This is a good opportunity that you resolve few things in favor of your health. 1. Stress is one of the major factors for the onset of chronic diseases. Regular exercise helps not only build your fitness and immunity it also helps you manage your stress. Do something on a daily basis. Gym running or any kind of sports is good. 2. Eat healthy food. Incorporate salad and fruits along with yogurt etc. In your daily food. 3. Sugar is very harmful for your overall health. Reduce its consumption as much as possible. There are so many resources and information available on tip of your finger. Use it in your favor. Read and explore what are the ways you could enhance your wellbeing. Over all wellness includes physical mental spiritual as well as emotional health. All these things will help you stay healthy and fit. You do not need to worry excessively about bad things that might happen. When you are worried you are engaging your energy and focus on some thing which is not productive. You have choice. Choose wisely. Choose to take charge of your life. You are the author of your own life story. Decide what kind of health and future you would want to have. And take action today to make it happen. If you need any further help regarding any of the thing I said here feel free to contact me. Wishing you very best.
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I am an epilepsy patient. I took medicine daily 3times, but sometime I face the shivering problem. Pls suggest why it's happening and when will I get rid of this problem?

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
Epilepsy is a chronic disease, and it needs medicines for a long time. This would keep seizures under control. Shivering can be a side effect of medication too such as sodium valproate.
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How to quit smoking I had tried various methods such as nicorate 4 what should I do? please help me I had heartburn due to smoking and sometimes lots of sweat headache nevervournes.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
How to quit smoking
I had tried various methods such as nicorate 4 
what should I do?
please help me
I had heartburn ...
Hello, smoking is injurious to health. Smoking can have serious effects on your life. The longer you smoke, the more damage you do to your body. If you want to quit smoking then take the below treatment:- take tabacum 200, 5 drops once in a week and arnica 30 ch, 5 drops once daily. Daphne indica 1x, 2 tabs twice daily. Revert me after 1 month.
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My brother was met a road accident on19.12.2014 he has admitted in vizag his brain was injured now he is physically OK, but he is behaving just like a child his age is 34 What can I do?

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
He may have Post Head injury loss of memory/ Reactive Psychosis. And Anterograde amnesia. Also he may have subtle damage to brain resulting in Organic Brain Syndrome. You need to get assessment for organicity and behavioral analysis and a mental state examination. An MRI Scan/ EEG are also helpful alongwith Psychometry.
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I am 25 years doing job at Software Company. I was reading one of your post" 3 Things You Did Not Know You Should See a Psychologist For" an found some same symptoms in me. I get emotional, angry, depressed very fast. I cannot stop thinking over what has happened in life and think on it. Even I am having continuous headaches. Is this any serious problem?

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I am 25 years doing job at Software Company. I was reading one of your post" 3 Things You Did Not Know You Should See...
Hi lybrate-user, your headaches are called tension headache which surfaces in the moment of emotional rage, anger or stress. You need to learn emotional regulation. Consult a psychologist online or in person for the same. For tension headaches, do a deep breathing exercise. Deep breathing can help you relax and reduce any stress in your body, including your head. Take slow, even breaths and try to relax. Close your eyes and take several deep breaths. Exhale slowly, relaxing any areas in your body that feel tight. Picture a beautiful scene, like a sandy beach, a bright sunny garden, or a country road. Drop your chin toward your chest. Slowly rotate your head in a half circle from side to side. Take another deep breath and exhale slowly. Continue picturing the beautiful scene in your head. Repeat this exercise until you are in a state of relaxation.
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My friend Bakti has some mental issues. He has been facing this for 3 months from now. Sometimes he seems fine but suddenly he becomes sad and angry. He sleeps daily about 10-12 hours. He also forgetting things. What kind of disease is this please let me know?

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
My friend Bakti has some mental issues. He has been facing this for 3 months from now. Sometimes he seems fine but su...
It seems that due to some recent trauma he is hurt and feeling low. At this age sometimes even a small thing could create deeper trauma and emotional turmoil. I would suggest to take him to a counselor or a psychologist. He needs to talk to someone who can understand his situation and reassure him about his future. You can also suggest him to try following things. If you both can team up and so these things together it will be easier for him. And of course if will benefit you as well. Our mind could be wired to switch back to positive things and resilience building. When things does not happen as we wish or people do not behave as we expect that is when out of disappointment, frustration, loneliness, anger, sadness. Etc we react and our mind starts thinking negative thoughts. Changing this pattern of responding to stressful situation requires both persistence and patience. Also you will only be able to work on this out of love and kindness towards you. Strong motivation will go a long way. Writing a statement about how would you want to respond in a similar situation and how will your life and your happiness will change if you do learn to manage your stress and how to respond to it. Once that is clear. Try following things to learn relaxation response which leads to better coping mechanism on a daily basis. To begin with doing guided progressive muscular relaxation before sleeping will help you relax. You could google and download an audio file. I would also suggest you to take a multiple small break to take 3 nice and deep breath while keeping your eyes closed. You could do this while sitting or standing or while even walking or climbing stairs (keep your eyes open in that case). When you take a nice and deep break there is actual physiological change in your body. This will help you to activate parasympathetic nervous system which promotes relaxation and helps you calm down and think more clearly. This will also actually improve your performance in your work. Along with this exercise is one of the best way to relive stress and stay fit. Engage in any kind of physical activity at least 4 times a week. This also helps in stress reduction. Along with this some relaxation exercises as well as engaging in joyful activities such as music, singing, dancing, reading, being in nature, gardening, talking with friends or anything which you enjoy will help reducing stress and rejuvenation of your mind and body. Have good routine for sleep and eating. Lot of research has now proven that sugar is very harmful for our health. Reduce sugar and refined white floor in your diet as much as you could. Along with this also increase consumption of raw vegetables in the form of salad in both the meals of your day.
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Hi sir/ ma' m, i' m 25 yr old, from last one to two months i' m suffering from memory loss. I. E. If someone says me anything to do I started to do that work but if any other interrupt me n says another work, I done 2nd but forget to complete 1st one. If I have something with me, maximum time I forget that anywhere, I feel so much stress, pls tell me what to do.

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 , these incidents has nothing to do with memory loss or some organic problems. Busy people do forget things. If you are stressed, anxious, you forget many things. That is not loss of memory. That is stress, anxiety and being busy. Therefore do not misunderstand. Counseling definitely can help you. Let me know if you are willing for telephonic counseling sessions. Take care.
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My husband is involved with some other woman, I caught him red handed, I changed and he confessed, now he begging my forgiveness but I have a doubt it is from his heart or not. What should I do? Should I forgive him, should I maintain distance from him or what should I do? Please help me, I am extremely confused and disturbed.

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 must forgive him. If you don't and continuously doubt him, he will feel bad and there are chances of depression and other problems. Please forgive him. I need to talk to you in detail. Please talk to your husband in this regard. I suggest online family counselling. Feel free to contact me. Take care.
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Are there any mental screening tests to find out the extent of depression? I mean tests like brain imaging, MRI etc.

DNB (Psychiatry), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Are there any mental screening tests to find out the extent of depression? I mean tests like brain imaging, MRI etc.
Neuroimaging techniques like mri and ct scan are not very much specific for depression although they show some findings. Newer imaging techniques like fmri is much better for detecting psychiatric disorders but its very much expensive and currently used as a research tool and seldom as diagnostic tool.
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I a 34 year old female with bipolar disorder I have lost interest in sex what should I do ?

M.B.B.S., F.I.C.A. (USA), P.G.D.I.H, F.C.G.P., D.C.A.H
Psychiatrist, Vadodara
Relax and consult your sexologist. If you want you may consult sexologist and relationship coach like me. I can definitely help you. This may be affecting your marriage, so be quick.
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I lost someone very close to me and now we are not together so now how can I forget him.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
If you feel depressed, it's best to do something about it — depression doesn't just go away on its own. In addition to getting help from a doctor or therapist, here are 5 things you can do to feel better. And if these are not useful you need antidepressants 1. Exercise. Take a 15- to 30-minute brisk walk every day — or dance, jog, or bike if you prefer. People who are depressed may not feel much like being active. In addition to getting aerobic exercise, some yoga poses can help relieve feelings of depression. Two other aspects of yoga — breathing exercises and meditation — can also help people with depression feel better. 2. Nurture yourself with good nutrition. Depression can affect appetite. One person may not feel like eating at all, but another might overeat.. Proper nutrition can influence a person's mood and energy. So eat plenty of fruits and vegetables and get regular meals (even if you don't feel hungry, try to eat something light, like a piece of fruit, to keep you going). 3. Identify troubles, but don't dwell on them. Try to identify any situations that have contributed to your depression. When you know what's got you feeling blue and why, talk about it with a caring friend. Talking is a way to release the feelings and to receive some understanding. 4. Express yourself. With depression, a person's creativity and sense of fun may seem blocked. Exercise your imagination (painting, drawing, doodling, sewing, writing, dancing, composing music, etc.) and you not only get those creative juices flowing, you also loosen up some positive emotions. Take time to play with a friend or a pet, or do something fun for yourself. Find something to laugh about — a funny movie, perhaps. Laughter helps lighten your mood. 5. Try to notice good things. Depression affects a person's thoughts, making everything seem dismal, negative, and hopeless. If depression has you noticing only the negative, make an effort to notice the good things in life. Try to notice one thing, then try to think of one more. Consider your strengths, gifts, or blessings. Most of all, don't forget to be patient with yourself. Depression takes time to heal. If you are happy with these answers please click on "useful” link so that I can know my efforts are not wasted. If you want more clarifications or prescription for medicines consult me on this site to ask me directly and not in open questions session It's not easy to say exactly what causes depression and anxiety – it's different for everyone. Sometimes a difficult time in you or your mates' life can set off depression or anxiety, sometimes it's caused by a combination of things that has built up over time and sometimes, there's just no obvious cause at all.
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I pavan asking question related to hair fall Due to tensions and pollutions my hair is falling in numerous count and my hair clourbis turning into white What is the solution for it?

M.D (HOMEOPATHY), MBA (Healthcare)
Homeopath, Gulbarga
I pavan asking question related to hair fall
Due to tensions and pollutions my hair is falling in numerous count and ...
Dear patient, life style management to prevent hairfall 1. Quit smoking 2. Junk food, coffee and alcohol 3. Ease stress 4. Headbath twice a week. 5. Lack of beta carotene 6. Lack of nutrition to hair roots. Now it's not too late for you to get right treatment. Now, you need" trichoroot act" hair oil and medicines which are homeopathic, safe & easy to consume and no side effects. This will control and cure hair fall quickly. Many patients are happy with tra. Please take a photograph of your head before you use tra. So that you can compare it after 3 to 4 months of usage to see the result. Now, you can send us an image of your scalp to maintain medical record, as it will also be kept confidential. Keep a healthy diet a proper diet so as to prevent hairfall should incorporate food items that are rich in minerals and vitamin a along with iron. Your hair needs a high protein well-rounded diet. - cut down on the use of hair spray, hair gels, and styling creams that contain harsh chemical ingredients. Revert back within a week of use of hair oil and medicines. Take care.
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I'M 20 years old. I'M in a relationship from past 1.5 years. Everything was alright. My boyfriend used to smoke cannabis a lot n only hang out with his friends from morning till late nights. But after my constant practices he left everything. N was only with me. My happiness was everything for him. But from a week now he started smoking cannabis. N doesn't gives m any attention. Whenever I tried talking to him it ended up only with Me crying over n over again. He shows as if nothing affects him. He is facing some financial problem due to his betting habit in i-pill. He asked me for some money few days back but I wasn't able to help. And he's facing some problem at home also. Today I had talked to him he said he's bored of me. Then he said he is not bored. He's bored of his own life. I asked around 1000 times then he said he is not happy with me because of my short temper. And also because m not supporting him not giving him money. But he also says he loves me a lot despite of knowing my past because I had told him all about my past. But whatever he says he does only one thing ie ignoring me. And whenever he's out with his friends n that happens everyday now from 1 week. No matter how many Times 100-200 I call him he switches off his phn ignores me shows as if nothing matters to him only his friends are imp to him. So today I didn't talk to him after he said he's not happy. Wot should I do. I'M vry emotional m crying from almost a week now.Please tell sir.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
I'M 20 years old. I'M in a relationship from past 1.5 years. Everything was alright. My boyfriend used to smoke canna...
Your friend had addiction and he needs progessional help regarding his behavior. He needs money for his drugs and he will do anything to get the money. He knows that you have strong feelings for him so he will exploit it and try different ways so that you will give him money. Also we all have past. You may have told him about your past. Please do not let him use that information to ruine your future. It doesn't matter what is your past. You can't change it. Let that doesn't stop you from a bright future. You are very young. I would suggest you to focus on your studies and first be financially as well as emotionally independent. I do understand that you have strong feelings for your boyfriend. At this age the hormones and chemicals have huge influence on you. Please do not let that influemce your future. We all have past. We can't do anything about our past. You can't let your past ruine your future. About your boyfriend. He do need help and for anyone to be able to help him first he needs to except that he has a problem and secondly he needs to be willing to take help. Unless he is willing to receive help no one can help him. So please be wise and start thinking about what is right for you. I do hope you are open to understand what I am saying. If you want to talk about how you could bring some major changes feel free to talk to me. Wishing you very best please do take good care of yourself.
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I am 23 years old man. I am very shy guy. Its not bad but sometimes it creates problems. How I overcome it. Pls suggest 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
I am 23 years old man. I am very shy guy. Its not bad but sometimes it creates problems. How I overcome it. Pls sugge...
Dear user. I can understand. Shyness is a blessing on many accounts. You don't need to change your behavior pattern completely and your shy attitude completely. that will be bad. Instead, provide me the situations you want to change your behavior. We can work together and change your shyness in those circumstances. Take care.
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Sir I am suffering from acrophobia. I feel very much anxiety and suffocation during travelling by train or flight even in my room if locked by some one from out side. Uneasiness and breathlessness at that time very much anxious to come out any how in open air after some time I feel well. Further I am also suffering from dmt2 with hypertension. Please do find a solution and oblige me.

Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling, MA In Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Pune
Sir I am suffering from acrophobia. I feel very much anxiety and suffocation during travelling by train or flight eve...
Hmmm, it happens. But not to worry. You need of exposure therapy. You can do daily practical with your self. Go outside, stay in the lock room only for a second. Slowly increase the period of staying in the room you will show that the ratio of your anxiety will decrease day by day. But before doing the therapy you must need to meet psychiatrist & star the treatment abt acrophobia. And inform to psychiatrist abt the therapy when Dr. Tell then only implement. Best luck.
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Sir I am suffering from anxiety and panic attack. I continuously masturbate from my 17 to till now daily 2 times a day. I am asking that masturbate will increase anxiety?

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Sir I am suffering from anxiety and panic attack. I continuously masturbate from my 17 to till now daily 2 times a da...
Dear Sravan, i don't know your age now. But at the age of 17 years masturbating 2 times daily is normal. Masturbation relieves anxiety in teenagers. It can not cause anxiety by itself. But feeling guilty of masturbation and trying not to masturbate may cause anxiety and increase it.
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Study Smarter and Not Harder!

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
Study Smarter and Not Harder!

There are few things I hear over and over again from students:

  1. How they are studying for so many in a day
  2. How they do not have even time for anything else in their life due to study pressure
  3. How they are sleep deprived
  4. How much they are stressed
  5. And finally, after all the sacrifices and hard work, their exam performance is not what they expect.

Here are few tips to study smart, improve your grades and yet have a life!
We all know that 2 hours of focused study will be much more productive than 4 hours of distracted study. And, the good news is that concentration is a mental skill that you can develop and improve. There are two ways to improve your concentration:

A. First, work on raising your brain's natural ability to concentrate or in other words, learn to increase your attention span.
B. Second, adjust the environment around you to make concentrating easier.

Improving your concentration takes a little time and effort, but it is worth it. In my personal experience with students, I have seen noticeable improvement in relatively short time.

A. Ideas for daily concentration boosting habits include

  1. Mindfulness meditation: Many studies confirm that 20 minutes of meditation or more per day improves concentration and attention span. Mindfulness meditation, where one focuses on one's breathing,  is one of the simplest way of meditation. Start with ten minutes in the morning and ten minutes before bed. To begin with you may try a guided meditation. One can easily find audios for guided meditation online.
  2. Proper sleep: I am sorry to say this. Pulling all nighters will not help with your grade. Unless you are getting sufficient restful sleep, you are not going to be as mentally focused as you could be to study as well as answer questions in exams.
  3. Food for your Brain: The more you use certain skills, the more they are reinforced in the brain. So it makes sense that playing concentration games and games that require you to focus will improve your concentration ability. You need to be consistent in this. Play for about 10 to 20 minutes each day. Have fun, and get the benefits but remember not to spend more than 20 minutes a day. Your goal is to improve your concentration and not just keep scoring higher in the game! Try Lumosity and use only free version this will help you restrict your daily play time to 20 minutes and have maximum benefit.
  4. Eat healthier: Your brain needs the proper nutrients to allow you to focus. Eat more vegetables and fruits and avoid consumption of junk food as much as possible. Instead you could keep some nuts such as walnuts, almond or peanuts as in between munches. Lot of research has now proven that sugar is very harmful for our health. Reduce sugar and refined white flour in your diet as much as you could.  
  5. Exercise: It is helpful in both reducing stress and increasing energy and focus. At least 20 minutes a day would go a long way. Going for a short jog of 20 minutes will make next 4 to 5 hours of study very efficient.

B. Optimize your mental state & environment

In addition to building the habits described above into your daily routine; also adjust your environment and your current mental state to improve your concentration when studying.

  1. Create a study space: Your brain loves routine. Create a place where all you do is study. An obvious choice is a secluded desk of some kind, but the trick is to make sure you only study in that spot. Studying in bed is a bad habit, for example, because your body is trained to want to sleep once you get into bed.
  2. Remove distractions: Turn off the ringer on your phone and take other steps to prevent interruptions. Don't study with the television on or with radio playing. Some studies have shown that soft instrumental music (no vocals) can help improve your concentration.
  3. Reduce background noises: If you have to study or work in an environment where it is too loud (classroom or open space) or too quiet (such as at home or at a library) you can get easily distracted by outside influences. With the right amount of background noise you can actually block out distractions and enhance your creative thinking.
  4. Use timer: Set a time limit when you need to study new material. For example, let's say you want to read one chapter in a book (and remember it). Decide in advance that you can have 45 minutes to read the chapter, and 15 minutes to review it. Set a timer to keep yourself honest, then pace yourself to keep within the allotted time.
  5. Stay motivated: If you see studying as burden, it's hard to concentrate. One way to stay motivated is to set up a reward system. Tell yourself you have to earn that hour of watching your favorite show later in the evening by first completing 2-3 hours of intense studying. That way, even if the material is dry, you have the reward to look forward to.
  6. Take breaks: Take a break every two hours. You mental energy will begin to decline after a long period of study. So every two hours or so, take a ten minute break. Walk around, eat a light snack, or just stare at the wall to relax your mind.

Concentrating is the first step to learning anything new. It only makes sense that if you improve your concentration, your memory will improve also.

How an expert can help?
If you want to get individualized expert opinion about how you are studying currently and what ways you can improve; you can always consult the expert. Once he/she knows what your current study methods are, they will be able to give you specific tips to improve upon. Most likely once you incorporate those tips you will be spending less time studying and your grades will improve. That's what is studying smarter and not harder means!!

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