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Dr. Shankar K N

MBBS

Psychologist, Kolkata

20 Years Experience
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. Shankar K N is a trusted Psychologist in Sarat Bose Road, Kolkata. He has helped numerous patients in his 20 years of experience as a Psychologist. He is a qualified MBBS . You can meet Dr. Shankar K N personally at Medinova Diagnostic Services ltd in Sarat Bose Road, Kolkata. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shankar K N and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Hello doctor, My problem is I am not able to concentrate on my studies. Whenever I sit and try to focus on my mind get deviated by one or the other things. I can hardly sit down concentrating on single thing and I feel like it is soo tough to concentrate on a thing. How can I get rid of it? Please help me out.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I suspect that the adolescent issues with regard to hormones may be affecting your ability to concentrate and remember. When the hormones play up, it lasts for a period of close to two years and during that time you could be influenced by three signs directly impacted by the chemical: you will tend to become aggressive and rebellious, you will become sexually active, and you will have acne and pimple problems. The hormonal imbalances may not only impact your memory because of the chemical but also bring some distractions that come with it. But you may work on the following even if the hormones kick in: Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem-solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive oil instead, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning, at least, five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: 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. There is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position, you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. There is some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling too. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid sugar and junk food. You may also include these noted foods that are good for your brain health: Brain-Friendly Foods MIND stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay. But the MIND approach “specifically includes foods and nutrients that medical literature and data show to be good for the brain, such as berries,” says Martha Clare Morris, ScD, director of nutrition and nutritional epidemiology at Rush University Medical Center. You eat things from these 10 food groups: • Green leafy vegetables (like spinach and salad greens): At least six servings a week • Other vegetables: At least one a day • Nuts: Five servings a week • Berries: Two or more servings a week • Beans: At least three servings a week • Whole grains: Three or more servings a day • Fish: Once a week • Poultry (like chicken or turkey): Two times a week • Olive oil: Use it as your main cooking oil. • Wine: One glass a day You avoid: • Red meat: Less than four servings a week • Butter and margarine: Less than a tablespoon daily • Cheese: Less than one serving a week • Pastries and sweets: Less than five servings a week • Fried or fast food: Less than one serving a week
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How Your Own Mind Work

M.Phil - Psychology, Master in Psychology, Internship
Psychologist, Lucknow
How Your Own Mind Work

- There are two level of your mind: conscious or subconscious.
- You think with your conscious mind & whatever you habitually think sinks down into your subconscious mind, which create according to the nature of your thoughts.
- Subsconscious mind is the seat of your emotions & is the creative mind. If you think good, good will follow; if you think evil, evil will follow. This is the way your mind works.
- Your subconscious mind accepts what is impressed upon it or what you consciously believe. It does not reason things out like your conscious mind,& it does not argue with you controversially.
- Your subconscious mind is like a soil, which accepts any kind of seed, good or bad. 

Your thoughts are active and might be likened unto seeds. Negative, destructive 
thoughts continue to work negatively in your subconscious mind, and in due time will come forth into outer experience which corresponds with them.
- Subsconsious mind does not engage in proving whether your thoughts are good or bad, true or false, but it responds according to the nature of your thoughts or suggestions. Example if you consciously assume something as true, even though it may be false, your subsconscious mind will accepts it as true and proceed to bring about results, which must necessarily follow, because you consciously assumed it to be true.
- The law of your mind is this: you will get a reaction or response from your subsconscious mind according to the nature of the thought you hold your conscious mind.

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I am now a days very depressed. Even I can not read or anything. Seeing other having a happy life make mine jealous. It make ma angry too. What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath,
I am now a days very depressed. Even I can not read or anything. Seeing other having a happy life make mine jealous. ...
Dear lybrate user, try biochemic kali phos 6x tablets to get rid of your depression. Take 4 tablets, thrice daily, with a cup of lukewarm water.
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I am suffering from night filled in 3 times in a week for 5 year. My mind memorising power feeling lesser as before and also eye resolution lesser. Sir give me proper advice to cure this disease age 22 year.

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 night filled in 3 times in a week for 5 year. My mind memorising power feeling lesser as before a...
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. Night fall, or nocturnal emission is common and it is never unhealthy. Night fall cannot be a reason for your memory problems. At your age, memory problems like amnesia, dementia etc are not possible. Don't worry. Still if you insist that you have memory problems, we need to conduct a memory test. Take care.
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I have a problem regarding how can I quit smoking permanently? Everyday I think about to quit but thing is that practically it will not happen. Please help sir.

MD - Alternative Therapies, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Hello Satyabrata , It's really appreciable that you are keen to get rid of your addiction. Few home remedies to make it easier are as follows- # consumption of oranges, blueberries , pineapple and grapefruits. # Drink chamomile tea . # chew basil leaves. # you can chew a piece of cinnamon whenever you crave for a butt. And large doses of will power along with these. Apart from these for effective herbal medicines you can consult me . Regards, Dr. Heena
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Hi I am 36 years old, I always think negatively why, some times I laugh when other person lost or loose some thing, feel happy when other person in trouble. When I am lonely I will think about sex why. My mind always divert towards ladies and thinking about sex. There is no control please help me to get resolved.

MBBS, Diploma in Cardiology, DTM&H(Diploma Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, PGD PPHC(Post graduate diploma in Preventive and promotive health care
General Physician, Kolkata
Hi I am 36 years old, I always think negatively why, some times I laugh when other person lost or loose some thing, f...
Hi Nabin, To understand ur problem and realized it is a good sign. U engage yourself in activities like,sports, gym,spiritual.
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My Daughter got love marriage in March-2013 age 18 & struggling to survive with her family. We want to complete her education but the relatives are against education. We cant help & my wife is suffering from migraine attacks due the situation. What to do? Please suggest.

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
Your daughter do not love u people. I know to ask u to detach relation with her. Its no point to think about her and get illed. While she has no feeling. If u do not get enjoyment from a relation the relation does not exist. Do some benevolent work to get piece of mind. Love other people in society who requires ur help. Ur love is precious. Do not spoil it. Perhaps u failed to teach ur daughter the equation of respect and love. I blame u people. Time was out. U will get a fruit as u reap. Now come to main point. Ur relation has grown cancer. Ampute it. If diseas infiltrates into mind ( mind is a circuit of body) then this will be very difficult to cure. If ur skin get ill. Then the mind ca also be. As ur daiughter is very selfish. This is true only for sex enjoyment she has put priority. There is no other reason. So u have to wait uttill ur daughter gets trouble and the equation of love jumped out of window when proverty comes trough door. I can not teach an immatured the truth of life. Clever learns from surroundings and fool learns by getting blemishes. For ur wife. Give heper sulphur 200 1 dose just one dose(German medicine) and wait for 10 days. Then copy all these lines in private question and come to me. I promise u a cure of migrane etc permanently. Bye. Truth is always bitter.
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I will start it from beginning, In my teenage there was a stress and tension in my life for very long time and that was serious stress and tension, I do not know can I call that depression or not. Only doctors can say but that was long time of stress, Tension,disappointment ,inferiority complex and that situation of my life made me anxious and abnormally very aggressive and violent. However I got out from that situation and tension to some extent not totally. I faced very very weird type mental tension at very young age, At 16, 17,18. however I got out from that tension to some extent not totally, I turned 19, And left my little home town for studies in bangalore, There in bangalore I was happy to be there, New friends, New environment and big city bangalore. I was thinking of enjoy all this, although I was anxious but not that much. I felt anxiety and nervousness in social situations in college and hostels but that was under my control I was able to enjoy things. New life, I started smoking and drinking with my new friends and became heavy chain smoker, After some month I started feeling very very strong anxiety and social phobia. I stopped going college meeting friends other than room mates. I developed social anxiety disorder, GAD, Bipolar and many more, My life became hell. But that time I did not know that I am having a mental disorder, I did not understand why I became like this, I never think of going to doctor for any mental problem. I thought log kya kahenge ki kya mai pagal ho gaya hu. My life stopped, Study ruined, Very few friends, No girl friend very poor life with lots of expectations from life. I could do anything. I lost everything studies, Girls I loved, Money,Very precious time of life. But I did not share about my mental disorders with anyone. But some of my friends had doubt of my metal health. After struggling this kind of hellish life for seven years I thought of going to an Ayurveda doctor for this mental disorder, I thought herbal Ayurveda treatment would be good for mental disorders. I was benefited by Ayurveda medicines. I thought of quitting smoking so that I can adopt healthy lifestyle so that medicines would be more effective. After more than six months of taking medicine I realized that I did not need any medicine I just need to quit smoking drinking and a healthy lifestyle. All my friends smoke and drink but they are mentally healthy at all. I never thought smoking will cause me that much serious mental disorders. I quit it more than year ago. Now I am facing thing BRAIN FOG. It feels something opposite state of anxiety and it just refused to go. I think anti anxiety ayurvedic medicines caused me something like brain fog and it just refused to go. I think it is opposite state of anxiety so I again started cigarette and 8 Cups coffee in a day so that I can get rid of this brain fog and it seems like its working after lots of coffee I felt it going. I have lost my love I lost Everything in my life because I was mentally ill everybody was enjoying life and I was hiding in a room, Extreme extreme extreme level of social phobia. I think of suicide everyday. My life on chaos. Now I just want to know how to end this brain fog and how stay mentally healthy at all. Please suggest me right way.

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Bachelor of Arts - Psychology and English Literature
Psychologist, Coimbatore
I will start it from beginning, In my teenage there was a stress and tension in my life for very long time and that w...
Hi lybrate-user, First stop worrying. You should be courageous and bold enough to control your mind. This is not that serious. You should have overcome this problem during childhood, itself but you would not have known ways as you were very young. Look why you want to think about suicide. Look you should be strong to carry out ways to overcome this problem. Nature has many resources for you to divert and overcome this problem. BE BOLD why are you scared. First you should take steps to become normal. You should consult Psychiatrist for medicines that would help you and Psychologist who would help you to control your mind psychologically through various therapies and counselling. If you feel free to contact me either through text chat or call me. You are most welcome to come in for an online consultation so that I could help you overcome this problem provided you should take medicines prescribed by Psychiatrist. For this kind of problem yes you do have many ways to solve, then why thinking about suicide. Never give up to overcome this problem. Do not worry. Be cool. With regards,
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I am 23 years old. Sometimes my brain think bad things automatically. I cant control it. what should I do?

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, MPHIL
Psychologist, Mumbai
I am 23 years old. Sometimes my brain think bad things automatically. I cant control it. what should I do?
It is normal for the brain to have thoughts. The only way to control it is to ignore the thought and understand it is just a thought and has no greater power on your mind and self and in the bigger scheme of things. Stay focused on the present and at the activity on hand, not on the thought which like you yourself said is bad.
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Sir I fell weakness in my body and when I smoke I fell over weakness in my body and headache in head so sir pls sugest me.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Sir I fell weakness in my body and when I smoke I fell over weakness in my body and headache in head so sir pls suges...
It is quite obvious that smoking tobacco does not agree with your constitution. It is not that it is good for others but your body reacts like it cannot tolerate the effects of tobacco smoke. The only solution is for you to give it up completely. Anyway, who would want to continue in a habit that gives you so much of discomfort?
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What are natural food that a Psychotic or any other mentally ill person should eat which can relieve in the illness?

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
What are natural food that a Psychotic or any other mentally ill person should eat which can relieve in the illness?
dear lybrate user food rich in vegetables and whole fruits,plenty of water,friendly atmosphere,constitutional treatment will cure fast
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I have bad habit to chewing gutkha I want to leave it. I always afraid that I have throat cancer. please help.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
If you are afraid of throat cancer you can always go for a check up and dispel your fears once and for all if there is no concern. Living in the fear of it when there are check ups to be done is really living with unnecessary stress! Gutkha products are both very dangerous. I am so glad that your intention is to quit this habit. 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. The tobacco product will therefore have addictive components to it. It may feel like you can’t stop but that is really not true. If you do not try, then it will never happen. You must try and try again until you succeed. The problem with addiction is that you have this product which is conditioned to various events in your daily life and as such it will make it difficult but not impossible. You could work with an addiction counselor to help you process the rehabilitation. It is important to first find out about the ill-effects of tobacco use to have a reason that alarms you about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary and true. The nicotine in tobacco stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. You need to replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chewing gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine chewing gum or nicotine patches, for a little while until the tobacco drive reduces, substantially. Both will help but I am inclined to favor the gum because it is an oral habit and it will occupy the mouth just as though you were still chewing tobacco. When you want it will be easier to give up the gum. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-users for some time i.e. at least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit consuming Gutkha. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest.
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I am 28 Years old. My Problem is When i'm speaking I am fumble. People are not understanding when I speak. I am repeating everything twice. Please give me a valuable suggestion.

Phd, Mphil, MSc, Bed, BA (Clinical Psychologist and Parent Child Relationship Expert)
Psychologist, Noida
Work on your self esteem and confidence. You do need counsellor's help to make you understand your worth and how to overcome social phobia.
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My friend is so intelligent in study but someday she will lost focus in study and she has tired. Pls advised me for this condition.

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (UWS, Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
She might be experiencing a burn out. Let her take a break and go out on a picnic or vacation with friends or with family depending upon her preference. I it still does not resolve, then we must evaluate her for psychological problems such as depression. in any case, these situations can be easily handled and there is nothing to worry. Take care!
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I am suffering from mental disease Mostly I have mantley tension how can solw it please tell me.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I am suffering from mental disease Mostly I have mantley tension how can solw it please tell me.
I am recommending you an following remedy which will surely help you 1. Crush 3-4 cardamom seeds to powder 2. Take ½ tsp of this cardamom powder 3. Add to 1 glass of water 4. Mix well 5. Sieve the mixture 6. Drink 1 glass every day Causes: • Anxiety • Tension • Mental stress • Drug addiction • Deficiency of vitamin B complex This remedy will be helpful.
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I am in depression due to lost of my close relative. I have loose my confidence also. Pleas help me.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I am in depression due to lost of my close relative. I have loose my confidence also. Pleas help me.
Dear lybrate user, try biochemic kali phos 6x tablets to get rid of your depression. Take 4 tablets, thrice daily, with a cup of lukewarm water.
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I am a chain smoker and I want to stop smoking. Because it is effecting me. Please help me.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You have to quit cold turkey because the body and mind will torture you endlessly while attempting a reduction in smoking. The tobacco tar in cigarette smoke lines your lung with huge patches that make that portion dysfunctional. Your oxygen carrying capacity is jeopardized, and breathing is impinged on. But don’t be discouraged because it is not too late even now to reverse all the ill-effects of smoking. I don’t know what other organs could be damaged but do go for a thorough medical check-up to assess the effects of your abuse. Regarding improving your lungs, do a lot of aerobic exercise breathing through your nostrils only. Then there are a lot of deep breathing exercises in Yoga which you can learn too. Deep breathing cleanses your system and lungs and restores it to good health. Deep breathing uses the 80% of the lungs which are not normally used in normal breathing and even when exerting yourself. The greatest effect is in the lungs because this substance is processed through the respiratory system directly through the lung surface. When quitting, you must take one day at a time; though you must give up all smoking at once, and promptly. If you look too far ahead you will get discouraged and will give up. If you sit and count the number of days you have given up, that will also focus too much on achievement. You must focus on the here and now, on that day to be precise. After all quitting is not that easy due to many factors. So even if you fail one day, you must try and try again. Very few people succeed in their first attempt. Your persistence will eventually pay off. The urge to discontinue is hampered by many factors but the worst of them is the conditioning. In fact, these conditions can exist all through the day, unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing the habit. The information is really scary but true and you must remind yourself about this every day. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heartbeat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact, it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chew gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine gums and nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces, substantially. You may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. at least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here’s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world – you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest. You could also join twitter2quit program and enjoy its success to give up smoking.
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Dear sir/madam,I am having 16 year old daughter, studying in 11th standard, distracted by his goal, using her mobile for chat with her friends 4 to 5 hours in a day. I tried so many time to cure this but I fail. I don't know what to do. Please suggest what I do for her so she will understand 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
Dear, addiction to mobile chatting or using facebook and whatsup has become a peril of the society now a days. They need to realize the problems of that habbit and somebody other than family members should tell her and advise her. Please post a private question to me with all the details. I think she need mobile based counseling. I am happy to help you. Take care.
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I am suffering anxiety disorder from last 10 month so what should I do for it and how long it take and cure.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I am suffering anxiety disorder from last 10 month so what should I do for it and how long it take and cure.
Hi lybrate-user, first of all I would like to tell you, that in anxiety there is a role of both medication and psychotherapy to cure oneself fully. You will have to continue medication for a year or so as suggested by the doctor, do not leave the course in between or you will elapse and again start having the symptom. For, psychotherapy you can consult a psychologist online, it is important to treat the anxiety from root. While everyone struggles with fears daily, in the case of anxiety, these fears significantly affect a person's ability to function at work, in school, or in relationships. Having an anxiety disorder can feel hopeless, but there are ways to help. Practice deep breathing. Imagine your stomach as a balloon. Inhale fully and deeply through your nose, feeling your stomach expanding. Then, exhale, gradually allowing your stomach to collapse. You can perform deep breathing exercises during a panic attack or frequently throughout the day to reduce stress and fend off anxious feelings. 20 to 30 minutes of deep breathing daily is ideal. Reciting a script in your head like" I am safe. Or" I am perfectly calm. May help. Train yourself to be calm with meditation or yoga. Daily engagement in calming activities can help you rid yourself of anxiety or keep these feelings under control. Meditation involves mindfully clearing your mind of fears or worries and focusing on cleansing, relaxing breaths. Yoga incorporates stretching and body positions called asanas with meditation and breathing techniques for a full-body calm. Look up meditation for beginners or online or sign up for a yoga class at a fitness studio near you. Eat several balanced meals per day. Anxiety can be exacerbated by not taking care of your body. Have a healthy, balanced meal of lean protein, fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy several times a day (i. E. Between 3 and 5 meals daily)[18]. Plus, keep energizing snacks like fresh veggies, fruit, and nuts on hand to fuel your body in between meals. Eat foods high in healthy fatty acids like salmon and avocado in addition to complex carbohydrates such as whole grain oats and brown rice to manage anxiety naturally. Avoid caffeine and alcohol. These substances can actually make anxiety worse. Both alcohol and caffeine can make you edgy and interfere with your sleep cycle. Engage in regular physical activity that matches your abilities. This can include walking your dog through the park or a more vigorous exercise regimen such as high-intensity interval training. Research shows that regular exercise provides mood-enhancing endorphins that not only help build self-esteem but take your mind off what's making you anxious. In order to be sure that you stick to a routine of regular physical activity, it's best to sample a variety of activities and rotate between a few that you enjoy the most. For example, you might like participating in group sports most. However, you might also enjoy swimming for when you do not have a group of people with whom you can play. Always speak to your doctor before starting a new fitness regimen. All the best.
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