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Dr. Mithila Desai

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Hi, I uses to forget everything very fast. Now am concentrating in my studies. I want to get good marks. Bt I forget whatever I studied please help me.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Vijayawada
Memory can be improved by planning properly and revising intelligently. Daily revisions weekly revisions and doing mock tests and also writing the answers by closing the book and using your fingers over each line of text book to improve your concentration.
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I am suffering from panic attack/disorder from Nov. 2009.Doctor prescribed mostly Daxid 1000.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am suffering from panic attack/disorder from Nov. 2009.Doctor prescribed mostly Daxid 1000.
is ur panic controlled, if so feel happy. daxid is not first drug of choice, if it s not controlled or u have side effects, discuss with him or get a second opinion
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I have lossed my memory for some time like gajani I am not gajani my brain is not working concentrate what should I do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Also at your age I suspect that the adolescent issues with regard to hormones may be affecting your ability to concentrate. 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 chemicals: 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 are 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.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. 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 junk food.
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I can't understand and remembering fastly anything and I forgot anything whenever I do something.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, * go for meditation to reduce your stress. * take, plenty of water to eliminate, toxins. * your diet b easily digestible and taken in time. * avoid, junkfood, dust, scorching sun, smoke alcohol. **home-care** # anacard 30-6 pills, thrice/dly. # nux vom 30-6 pills, thrice/dly. Report wkly.
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Medical History- Abused codeine- 400 mg, alcohol, Marijuana, nicotine in combination for around 4 years, sought psychiatric help but to no avail, now on alprazolam- 4 mg a day for around 2 months, it helped a lot, now completely off of codeine and seeming no problems with other mentioned drugs but want to get off alprazolam as well as the anxiety.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
Look you have abused many substances known to produce dependence. If you have anxiety do not self medicate by these drugs as these may harm you, better take professional advise from a psychiatrist for deaddiction and control of your anxiety symptoms.
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I am 18 yrs old boy and I think I have some kind of mental disorder and I searched the internet and find that my sme of symptoms match with a disorder named schizophrenia. What should I do?

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, MPHIL
Psychologist, Mumbai
Please get yourself checked by a psychiatrist. Self examination for such things can be inappropriate and lead to more problems. Getting a professional help will clear your doubts and also ensure good mental health.
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My husband drinking alcohol daily, what can I do, to stop this habit, suggest me any tablets plz.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
My husband drinking alcohol daily, what can I do, to stop this habit, suggest me any tablets plz.
You have all my sympathies and I am very concerned that your husband has not reached what we call, ‘Hitting Rock Bottom’ as yet. Ideally, he must want to stop it himself. Anyway do not despair as yet and you may attempt the following and see how it works: you may have tried a de-addiction center but he should not have been released if he was not ready. So in this attempt, he may be taken to another de-addiction center that is stricter and will also have follow-up treatment and AA meetings for him to compulsorily attend. You will need the help of some adults in the family. So whatever I suggest, kindly involve or share it with mom or elder family members to make it effective and suffer the least backlashes, if any. Ideally, your husband should want to give up alcohol himself to begin with. If not, it is going to be an uphill task and to the most part impossible. However, you should not be in want of trying. If he is unwilling to seek help, he needs to be admitted to a rehabilitation center for at least 6 months. If not, there are centers who will come and pick him up when he is drunk, when his resistance will be ineffective. This will require your permission and written consent. After your husband returns from therapy, there will be a lot of follow-ups, both in the house and in his daily activities that must be meticulously adhered to. There is a medicine called Disulfiram, which only the doctor can prescribe, and it is very powerful that even if he attempts to drink a small quantity, he can have serious reactions that may sometimes entail hospitalization. You have to monitor his intake of the medicine and keep a close watch on him. He also has to go for regular counseling for at least three years! Apart from his health, he will also affect the family and all his children will carry genetic factors for alcoholism. If he is into business or working, he will soon not be able to continue and he will go into financial ruin. He will lose all his friends and become ostracized by his society. He will lose his dignity, self-esteem, self-confidence, and become a misfit. He will also lose his sexual capacity, liver function, heart function, kidney etc. Now it is difficult to give up because he has become addicted to alcohol for some time and has a lot to do. The consumption of Antabuse has to be carefully monitored to see that he not only consumes the medication but is also avoiding alcohol. Ultimately, it is his will power and the support that he receives from the medical fraternity and his close and dear ones. He 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 him on several measures and precautions he will need to take to stay with his resolve. Even after the rehabilitation he 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. He cannot be treated in isolation because the family has gotten used to his drinking and have made some unhealthy adaptations to somehow cope. The children, including you and whoever else is there, will also have to attend meetings to work out their issues because of the father’s habit. In fact, they are all suffering from the Adult Children Of Alcoholics Syndrome (ACOAs), which in effect means that they are genetically predisposed to alcoholism or can have cross addiction problems and that you will have similar traits of the abusing alcoholic but in a milder form. There are special support groups for them all over the world. Should they touch or indulge in alcohol or any addictive substances or behaviors, they could also become full-fledged addicts themselves. Now you should not give up on him but neither should you harass him. Be continuously after him and in the end, you will succeed.
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But still I have seen people who smoke e cig r much more comfortable should I give it a try?

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, Positive Psychiatry and Mental Health
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear user. I can understand. Tobacco is addictive. Cigarette also contains 4000+ carcinogenic chemicals other than nicotine. Smoking can affect your mouth, throat, lungs, heart, stomach and brain in many ways. Cancer is one among the potential diseases smoking can cause. The best method is to leave it and continue with your will power. There are other methods like Nicotine Replacement therapy and pharmacotherapy combined. Nicotine chewing gums too help as an alternative for cigarettes. But still you will need will power. You may consult a physician or deaddiction therapist or a rehabilitation facility for further advice. You can also opt for online deaddiction therapy. Take care.
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I am suffering with lots of stress and tension at that time I can't able to think anything and do anything, please help me in how to control stress, anxiety and stress?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am suffering with lots of stress and tension at that time I can't able to think anything and do anything, please he...
Get your stress evaluated whether its normal or excessive to warrant treatment, best person is to consult a psychiatrist. If normal learn coping skills, if excessive stress, take treatment.
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My father is 84 year old, he is staying with me from 2013 after my mother's death. Before that he with with my elder brother family where they had dispute. My elder brother expired in march 2015, .now my father always in fighting mood, make argument ,on use of only one toilet, bathroom, we are all 5 in family, he want to stay in old age home. Please help.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
My father is 84 year old, he is staying with me from 2013 after my mother's death. Before that he with with my elder ...
Well, he is depressed due to loss of wife, old age and other matters. If he cannot live with you, you discuss the possibility of putting him in old age home and bring him every week to keep his mood up
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