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Dr. Vani Murthy

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Dr. Vani Murthy is a trusted Psychologist in Ameerpet, Hyderabad. You can meet Dr. Vani Murthy personally at Tanmayee Institute Of Mind Secrets in Ameerpet, Hyderabad. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vani Murthy on has a nexus of the most experienced Psychologists in India. You will find Psychologists with more than 36 years of experience on Find the best Psychologists online in Hyderabad. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


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I am 18 year boy ,I am having a problem where I feel feared and scared in crowd .I also feel feared when I go to college having of thinking of getting toilet there likely I have very low confidence and also think alot before doing anything. My heartbeat becomes fast and likely feel like fainting in some uncomfortable time. please do help .It is happening from 4-5 months .

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 18 year boy ,I am having a problem where I feel feared and scared in crowd .I also feel feared when I go to coll...
Dear lybrate user, I think you have low self esteem and low self confidence. Probably no one appreciated your strengths since your childhood. Please understand that we all have good and bad traits. Try to focus on your good points. Understand that every person in this world is valuable, so are you. Please get in touch with your school or college counsellor at the earliest. If you do not have one at school/college, then take an appointment with a private counsellor. You can get rid of your anxiety and fear with some behaviour therapy. Take care.
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I am a 22 years old male. Me jab bhi apne sir ko ya senior ko call krta hu like job ke liye ya simple query ke liye tabhi ek dam se mere dil me dar sa lagta h pta nhi kyu jaise jaise call ki ring jaati h ese ese dar badta rehta h or fir jab call uth jaati h us time me jyada perfect bat nhi kar pata hu ek dar sa lga rehta h. For example agar me kisi se job ke liye bat krta hu phone pr to ajeeb sa dar lagta h or me apni bat shi se bhi nhi bol pata or mujhe jyada nye logo se milna bhi achha nhi lagta h but in sab bato se mera career nhi ban rha h please help me with this problem what should I do thank you.

MD- Homeopathy
Homeopath, Pune
I am a 22 years old male. Me jab bhi apne sir ko ya senior ko call krta hu like job ke liye ya simple query ke liye t...
Don't worry. Be confident. Believe in yourself. You can do it. Medicine will only support you. You have to increase your confidence by yourself. Practice speaking with others. Start with your mirror n then slowly with family friends n then strangers. No one can judge you. You only know what you are. So just cheer up. Life is beautiful, enjoy it when you call someone take deep breath n say to yourself I am the best n I can't do anything wrong. Take lycopodium 200 4 pills once a week for 15 days and then revert. Take care.
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I just don't enjoy the things I used to, and I don't feel much like visiting friends or family. Is this part of aging?

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
I just don't enjoy the things I used to, and I don't feel much like visiting friends or family. Is this part of aging?
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops. Try to buy original medicines. Mix 3 drops of mustard + 3 drops of gentian + 3 drops of white chestnut + 3 drops of scleranthus. Mix these with 100 ml water and drink it every morning and night.(same dose. On empty stomach.
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Facing fear to do each thing. First raise the question in mind Can I do id? I got loose confidence when I face the things. For exp interview.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Facing fear to do each thing. First raise the question in mind Can I do id?
I got loose confidence when I face the th...
You have to practise mind control and you may see a counsellor or psychiatrist. For self care you do meditation and yoga.
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Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling

In our Indian culture, we are taught to be polite and respectful especially with elders, whatever the cost to us. We must be polite with our guests and other relationships and at the workplace. Women must be never say no their in laws if they want to be happy in their married life. Employees should never say no to their bosses or managers or else they will lose their jobs.

There are 6 main reasons why people hesitate in saying NO:

1. You want to help. You are a kind soul at heart. You don’t want to turn the person away and you want to help where possible, even if it may eat into your time.
2. Afraid of being rude. I was brought up under the notion that saying “No”, especially to people who are more senior, is rude and disrespectful.
3. Wanting to be agreeable. You don’t want to alienate yourself from the group because you’re not in agreement. So you confirm to others’ request.
4. Fear of conflict. You are afraid the person might be angry if you reject him/her. This might lead to an ugly confrontation. Even if there isn’t, there might be friction created which might lead to negative consequences in the future.
5. Fear of lost opportunities. Perhaps you are worried saying no means closing doors. For example, one of my clients’ wife was asked to transfer to another department in her company. Since she liked her team, she didn’t want to shift. However, she didn’t want to say no as she felt it would affect her promotion opportunities in the future.
6. Not burning bridges. Some people take “no” as a sign of rejection. It might lead to bridges being burned and relationships severed.

Well these reasons are not true if you are familiar with the art of saying NO. Remember those people who said no to you and you didn't feel bad about it. The trick lies in when and how to say NO.
At the end of the day, it’s about how you say “no”, rather than the fact you’re saying no, that affects the outcome. After all, you have your own priorities and needs, just like everyone has his/her own needs. Saying no is about respecting and valuing your time and space. Saying no is your prerogative.

Rather than avoid it altogether, it’s all about learning the right way to say no. After I began to say no to others, I realized it’s really not as bad as I thought. The other people were very understanding and didn’t put up any resistance. Really, the fears of saying no are just in our mind. If you are not sure how to do so, here are 7 simple ways for you to say no. Use the method that best meets your needs in the situation.

The art lies in using appropriate body language, tone and proper timing. Coming across as genuine, warm and friendly will help to set the tone of the interaction and you will be the winner.

1. “I can’t commit to this as I have other priorities at the moment.”
If you are too busy to engage in the request/offer, this will be applicable. This lets the person know your plate is full at the moment, so he/she should hold off on this as well as future requests. If it makes it easier, you can also share what you’re working on so the person can understand better. I use this when I have too many commitments to attend to.

2. “Now’s not a good time as I’m in the middle of something. How about we reconnect at X time?”
It’s common to get sudden requests for help when you are in the middle of something. Sometimes I get phone calls from friends or associates when I’m in a meeting or doing important work. This method is a great way to (temporarily) hold off the request. First, you let the person know it’s not a good time as you are doing something. Secondly, you make known your desire to help by suggesting another time (at your convenience). This way, the person doesn’t feel disappointed or rejected.

3. “I’d love to do this, but …”
I often use this as it’s a gentle way of breaking no to the other party. It’s encouraging as it lets the person know you like the idea (of course, only say this if you do like it) and there’s nothing wrong about it. I often use this line when I get invitations to late night dinners and parties. Their ideas are absolutely great, but I can’t take part due to other reasons such as prior commitments or different needs.

4. “Let me think about it first and I’ll get back to you.”
This is more like a “Maybe” than a straight out “No”. If you are interested but you don’t want to say ‘yes’ just yet, use this. Sometimes I’m pitched a great idea which meets my needs, but I want to hold off on committing as I want some time to think first. There are times when new considerations pop in and I want to be certain of the decision before committing myself. If the person is sincere about the request, he/she will be more than happy to wait a short while. Specify a date / time-range (say, in 1-2 weeks) where the person can expect a reply.

If you’re not interested in what the person has to offer at all, don’t lead him/her on. Use methods #5, #6 or #7 which are definitive.

5. “This doesn’t meet my needs now but I’ll be sure to keep you in mind.”
If someone is pitching a deal/opportunity which isn’t what you are looking for, let him/her know straight-out that it doesn’t meet your needs. Otherwise, the discussion can drag on longer than it should. It helps as the person know it’s nothing wrong about what he/she is offering, but that you are looking for something else. At the same time, by saying you’ll keep him/her in mind, it signals you are open to future opportunities.

6. “I’m not the best person to help on this. Why don’t you try X?”
If you are being asked for help in something which you (i) can’t contribute much to (ii) don’t have resources to help, let it be known they are looking at the wrong person. If possible, refer them to a lead they can follow-up on – whether it’s someone you know, someone who might know someone else, or even a department. I always make it a point to offer an alternate contact so the person doesn’t end up in a dead end. This way you help steer the person in the right place.

7. “No, I can’t.”
The simplest and most direct way to say no. We build up too many fears in our mind to saying no. As I shared earlier in this article, these fears are self-created and they are not true at all. Don’t think so much about saying no and just say it outright. You’ll be surprised when the reception isn’t half as bad as what you imagined it to be.


Overcommitting by trying to cram too many activities into too little time leads to stress. We are much more likely to get sick when we are stressed. And chronic stress can cause serious health risks including depression and heart attacks.

1. OPEN COMMUNICATION: this way you are able to tell people who you really are and what is your capabilities and responsibilities towards yourself. This fosters for honest communication. Other people also see you as a human with virtues and limitations. This builds genuine relationships. Nowadays working women are clear about asking their husbands to pitch in towards house work and husbands are open about wanting a working spouse to support the finances. This creates space for pooling our strengths and working in collaboration with each other.

2. BOUNDARIES: with this practice you will be able to take care of those people who like to push or boss around other people to get their way. Drinking, smoking, drugs are common ways that children and adults with weaker personal boundaries, get drawn into. Learning to say no protects you from potential damage.

3. TIME FOR YOUR GOALS: You make out time for what is important to you and your vision of life. By saying no to late night parties, I am able to eat less junk, get a good sleep and get up early to exercise. Saying no to unrelated office presentations gets you time to spend with family.

Learn to say no to requests that don’t meet your needs, and once you do that you’ll find how easy it actually is. You’ll get more time for yourself, your work and things that are most important to you
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Hello Doctor, I would like to know how i can remove my mental blocks from mind as i fear sometimes to take decision that is this correct for me or not and i loose opportunities because of this. Kindly help me how i can build up my self-confidence that i lost a bit. I have motivation to achieve my life goals but some negative thoughts hinder me to take decisions on time.

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
There are two aspects I wish to educate you. 1. Mental blocks and indecisive conflicts are natural with every person. People are able to take decisions if they are experienced in an aspect. If not experienced, they cannot take any decisions, but they request help from other experienced persons. To take proper thought over decisions, you need to be experienced, otherwise you can take help from others. That is the correct attitude. There are other incidents where you are supposed to take split second decisions and I am sure that you are able to take those decisions. 2. Self confidence depends on your attitude and experience. If you are experienced in an aspect, you are already self confident. For example swimming or cycling. If you are experienced, you will have confidence in doing any tasks in that aspect. Self confidence at Every skill is determined by your experience in that particular skill. You cannot drive a car with the confidence in cycling. The confidence you are asking about here is , I think, about risk taking. That is strictly a No. Be confident only when you have experience.
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I m just recovered from ankle ligaments sprain still having little bit pain in my foot and used to smoke 2 cigarettes a day Is it harm ligaments or any effect on ligaments?

MBA Hospital management, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mohali
Dear lybrate-user smoking doesn't have direct harm on your ankle ligaments recovery but as this is not good for your health you should quit smoking. Kindly start gentle ankle stretching & strengthening ex's. Avoid running/skipping/loading activities till pain subsides.
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I am suffering from tension negative and non stop thinking and neck pain for 3 years.

Physiotherapist, Noida
I am suffering from tension negative and non stop thinking and neck pain for 3 years.
Postural Correction. Shoulder Shrugs . Core Strengthening Exercises. Take frequent Breaks at work Use cervical pillow.
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I am a divorcee with one son. I am working in night shift. Recently diagnosed of asthma, thyroid and weight increase. I always think one or the other thing. Lots of things keep on going. Financially. Mentally. I think to do suicide. I got mood swings. noon cares. People do take me for granted. They talk rubbish about me. Can not leave job because of finance. I always get tired. And its showing on my face. People say that I always look as if I am tired and ill. Even the closest one do not understand me. Whatever I do as in exercise. Beauty treatment at home. Etc. I can not stick on it. Really tired and feel like killing myself. Please suggest.

M.B.B.S., F.I.C.A. (USA), P.G.D.I.H, F.C.G.P., D.C.A.H
Psychiatrist, Vadodara
Hello. I feel the problems you face are because of your relationship status and your own mindset i.e. You are not liking your own life and all these situations are causing lots of irritations, frustrations, anger and stress leading to suicidal thoughts. Start thinking like "to hell with world" and focus on Geetika and your son. Stop thinking what the society or world around feels or reacts. Start like liking and loving yourself and be focused. Then if you still feel so, can decide to connect me or expert nearby for direct in person or online contact. Psychotherapist who can understand you and can listen to you and guide you will be the best option and and Psychotherapy will help. All the best.
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How to concentration on my study's I have some problem when I am read the book my mind diverted to sexual thoughts how can I solved this problem.

General Physician, Mumbai
I will suggest you to do suryanamaskar pranayam daily as per your capacity for a minimum of six months
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Hi doctor I am 25 year old woman I love my husband so much I love to spend time with him but he is very busy he doesn't have so much of time to chit chat with me even I can understand but it's hurting me so much even though I know his situation more over my depression should not disturb him please help.

M.Sc. - Applied Psychology
Psychologist, Coimbatore
It is quite natural that every wives should expect her husband to spend time for her. It is the duty of husband to satisfy her. If he is busy on all weekdays ask him to free from work pressure on weekends. Spend time with him on weekends. Try to talk to him when he finds himself free about the expectations of yours.
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I am 24 years old male and I have been smoking for abt 7 years now my question is will I clear my medical for Saudi Arabia visa?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Yes, you will be able to pass it. Unless you have developed any pathological effects of it. Try to avoid it. Take care. :)
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Dear doctor some time I'll get depressed because of this phobia which is like hunting me. And one thing I'm trying to increase my body weight to look normal against my height but it's not working. If I had stomachful food then the digestion process is very slow that I won't feel hunger for the next lunch/dinner time. Please guide me on this and my previous question. Thank you.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
Dear doctor some time I'll get depressed because of this phobia which is like hunting me. And one thing I'm trying to...
Marfan syndrome is a genetic illness. Tall body is found in this condition. Take easily digestible healthy foods like fruits salads and sprouts more. Avoid contact sports. Get yourself treated for phobia by a psychiatrist. All the best.
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Respected sir I am suffering form ibs since 5 year and I can not sleep without following medicine 1) depran 10 & 2) taxidop 0. 25 at night. I want to reduce sleeping pills at any how but I cannot success. I am facing so many financial problem since 3 year. I loose my confidence and remain in sadness. Even though I can fight with routine problem, but my inner consciousness droop me and give me deep sadness. Please suggest me some medicine which pull me out from this situation and after proper recovery my self will never habitual with all the medicine. I will never forget your valuable consulting.

(MRCPSYCH-UK), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
There are effective medicines for your ibs. It can be cured in 3 months. Comorbidly you seem to suffer form please anxiety and depressive illness. Again there are effective treatment with medicines and psychotherapy. All this may cost a little but if you are treated, then your life will be settled. Consult a psychiatrist
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My sis is 11 years. She has a problem of retaining and learning in studies. What she learns didn't write in exams . What should we do

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Hello nice to see your concern for your sisters welfare. She has dyslexia probably. Get her EEG and its report. Please see if she is learning and motivated to pass in school from her teachers. Figureout a protocol for her problem, Dyslexia impacts both reading and writing, teachers need to be prepared with specific strategies to help students improve writing skills. The following are 20 tips for teachers when working on writing assignments with students with dyslexia: Use motivational techniques. Because writing is hard work for students with dyslexia, set up a reward program for taking steps and improving writing. For example, you can award students with a homework pass for other work if the writing assignment was completed and handed in on time. About Dyslexia Allow a student to use a tape recorder, at least during the planning and research sections of an assignment. Once he has the writing assignment planned out, he may be more motivated and ready to finish up by writing his thoughts on paper. Be sure the topic is emotionally engaging. Students who have a difficult time writing will be more motivated to complete an assignment if the topic is interesting. Research is more focused if he already has an interest in the topic and wants to learn. Ignore grammar, spelling, sentence structure and punctuation in the first draft of an assignment. Teaching these skills independent of writing is more effective. Work with your student individually to make corrections before he completes the final draft. When writing a fictitious story about a character, have the student look through magazines and choose a picture of a person to be used as the main character. Having a visual representation helps him to focus on the story rather than trying to come up with a description of the character. Observe the student and their frustration level. If a student is tired or ready to shut down, the writing project will go downhill. Have them complete another portion of the project, such as looking at pictures to help with descriptions or finding music that he can incorporate into the story. Allow students to illustrate their assignments or prepare a presentation based on their skills. Students with dyslexia have strong skills outside of writing and having them incorporate other strengths helps them to feel proud of their work. Pair students for some assignments. The student with dyslexia might be great at orally explaining his story concept or describing people or places but have a hard time putting his thoughts on paper. Another student may be great at translating situations and events on paper. Having students work together on some projects can help both develop weak skills. Provide students with a writing prompt or a planning guide to help them organize their thoughts and develop a logical sequence for their writing. Use multi-sensory approaches to writing. For example, start students writing descriptive paragraphs about an object in the classroom. Let them hold it, touch it, see it while they are writing. Have students type their assignment on the computer, using spell and grammar checkers before handing in a final draft. Remind students that these tools will not find every error and they will still need to proof-read and edit assignments. Use misspelled words to add to your student's personal word bank when editing writing assignments. He can refer to words he commonly misspells when making corrections to his paper. When grading, give students with dyslexia credit for their effort as well as the actual work. If grading spontaneous writing assignments, don't take off for spelling or grammar. For final projects provide a grading rubric to show students explicitly what is expected. When correcting a child's written work, don't use a red pen. It is very discouraging to get a paper back with red marks all over, especially because your student probably worked harder than many of the other students. Don't ask a student to rewrite a paper because of neatness unless you plan on displaying the work. If so, work with the student on having his work typed. Rewriting, especially for neatness, can take a student with dyslexia and dysgraphia much longer than it takes other students. Having to rewrite something that took great effort to complete is disheartening. Discuss the writing project with the student before beginning. Students with dyslexia sometimes have trouble connecting information previously learned with the current situation. Discussion helps students think about what they already know and use this as background information for the project. Show students how to brainstorm ideas. Use a general topic and have your student list all the ideas he has on the topic, whether he feels they are relevant or not. You can do this as a group activity, have students pair up with one another or work with the student individually. Have students talk aloud as they write or read their first draft out loud before completing the revised draft. The student can also ask another student, parent or teacher to read it out loud. Because students with dyslexia have strong verbal and oral abilities, this lets them hear how it sounds and make corrections. Have students practice writing skills through fun, interactive ways, such as sending a friend an email, writing a letter to a pen-pal or writing about topics they choose. Give students positive feedback whenever possible. Students with dyslexia often don't see their errors but they may also not know what they did right. Point out their successes frequently.
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I am 30 of a male suffering from generalized anxiety disorder facing symptoms like severe numbness in head, world seems dreamy dreamy, fear in public, foggy and distorted vision always thinking how I ll cum out of this. Please help since 2 years I am having this. Should I go for mri of brain and citiscan maybe blood is not circulating in brain properly in anxiety. Ans in anxiety head some parts bcum numb. Please suggest. One doctor has suggested me to take vitcofol 2 cc every alternate days please tell vitcofol 2 cc reduces anxiety symptoms.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am 30 of a male suffering from generalized anxiety disorder facing symptoms like severe numbness in head, world see...
Vitcofol Injection is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Vitamin B12 deficiency, Poor diet, High cholesterol, Arthritis, Anemia due to folic acid deficiency, Poor absorption of food and other conditions. Vitcofol Injection contains Folic Acid, Niacinamide, and Vitamin B12 as active ingredients. You have to see a psychiatrist and seek his help for GAD and ther complains you have.
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I had a breakup with a girl whom I loved from deep of my heart. Now as she is not with me I feel depressed. I also had an instant weight loss of about 20kgs in just 2 months. What should I do?

MD - Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Jammu
I had a breakup with a girl whom I loved from deep of my heart. Now as she is not with me I feel depressed. I also ha...
Chill and don't take tension. Nothing is permanent in this world. Try to make new friends and concentrate on your studies.
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