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Dr. Prakash

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I am feeling emotionless now days and that too on a very high scale. For example If I get 20% in a exam I won't feel any bad. Even if I won't be having any job I don't have any fear .Jo hona hain hone do" I am not having any feelings. Can this be linked to excessive masturbation?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am feeling emotionless now days and that too on a very high scale. For example If I get 20% in a exam I won't feel ...
U need your emotions to be evaluated by a psycchiatrist, no it is not linked to masturbation. Masturbation is a very healthy form of sexual outlet, do not feel guilty about it. Nearly 99% of men and more than 60% of women masturbate. It starts from adolescence and goes on in some people even till death. The pleasure (orgasm) from masturbation is said to be unique from sexual intercourse. In men, most of the liquid contains only water and some fructose and hormones. Hence it does not drain your energy. Many equate masturbation/ seminal fluid loss to lack of energy, impotency and so on. Many quacks, religious heads and pseudo healers also propagate the idea that masturbation is a disorder/ and wrongful behavior and instill fear on the mind of innocent men and women (we can see posters in train and bus stand, offering help for this behavior). Consult a psychiatrist, if you have excessive masturbation guilt or compulsive masturbation. Compulsive masturbation is when a person continues with frequent masturbation neglecting his/ her other work like education, job or social obligations. In fact masturbation reduces the sexual tension and helps focus on task at hand better.
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I m 23 years old. N I m a college student. When I was in 11 standard I fall in depression n I was thinking 2much. N now I m felling crawling in my brain. After so many years I m again felling the same. I m thinking negative n my brain always gives negative points. Idk what 2 do? Help me out.

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath,
Nat. Mur 10 m single dose inform me after 8 days. Also just go throw following notes. Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. Homoeopathic medicine is mainly selected on the symptoms you give us. If we are to make a successful prescription, apart from the treatment through the remedies, a lot of counseling and appropriate diet regimen is required. Take care, god bless u, thnks.
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I got 9000 rank in jee advance last year and could not get into iits. Since then I get depresses occasionally when I start thinking as it was my aim from my very childhood. Kindly suggest me some way to get back to my study.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Zirakpur
I got 9000 rank in jee advance last year and could not get into iits. Since then I get depresses occasionally when I ...
Life doesn't end here as it was in bygone days with king bruce and the spider. Efforts should not end. Meditation and pranayam will sharpen your concentration of mind. Brain toners in ayurveda will increase your'smriti. Pl consult.
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What will I do my body starts paining while playing football because it's happening from last 2 days.

M B B S, M. D (Internal Medicine)
General Physician, Nellore
What will I do my body starts paining while playing football because it's happening from last 2 days.
That usually happens if you do not do warm up before the game and if you are playing the game occasionally without any exercise in between. Do daily regular exercise. You are unlikely to get the pains then. Also, always warm up exercises before the game. If the pains do occur, just take adequate rest and good sleep with plenty of water. It will resolve on its own.
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I have got headache and get depression last some times. Now I am working in a company and studying and preparation for civil service exam . Pls advise that how can I remove this.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
I have got headache and get depression last some times. Now I am working in a company and studying and preparation fo...
Every employee cannot leave the job and study, it is hard to work and to prepare for exam which will give you lot of stress. During your preparation sleep atleast for 8 hour and meditate to recollect what you prepared. Plan your activity everyday. Mostly plan will never work out unless you executed earlier properly. Tv, smartphone will steal your time and create anxiety. Sleepless night will cause headache snd gastritis so avoid it. If you are not sleeping well you cannot concentrate on subjects and you cannot recollect it.
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I am suffering with depression feeling like alone always how can I get rid of it.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am suffering with depression feeling like alone always how can I get rid of it.
At your age this claim is serious. If you have depression then there are some major ramifications to take into account. I believe there may be some genetic predisposition or there has been some childhood issue, related to anger, that needs urgent attention. You must go and meet with a counselor immediately and if that person advises that you meet with a doctor you must do so and cooperate to your utmost. Please visit these professionals along with your parents. In the meantime please do the following sincerely because you could resolve the problem better with good cooperation: Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least, 30 minutes but not in the scorching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive every day and learn to be contented with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: 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. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved.
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2-3 months ago I had depression and suicidal thoughts, suicidal thoughts were very frequent and I started cutting my skin in hand and I also attempted suicide once by cutting my wrist and got 4 stitches. But after some days these thoughts were not coming frequently. 1 or 2 times in a week, but now my depression is relapsing and suicidal thoughts are also coming again. I am afraid that I would harm myself again. Please help me.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
You seem to be suffering from Borderline Personality or Emotionally unstable personality. The cause is unknown but research suggests there is an interaction between adverse life events and genetic factors. Neurobiological research suggests that abnormalities in the frontolimbic networks are associated with many of the symptoms There is a pattern of sometimes rapid fluctuation from periods of confidence to despair, with fear of abandonment and rejection. There is a particularly strong tendency towards suicidal thinking and self-harm. Transient psychotic symptoms, including brief delusions and hallucinations, may also be present. It is also associated with substantial impairment of social, psychological and occupational functioning and quality of life. People with emotionally unstable personality disorder are particularly at risk of suicide. Its course is variable and, although many people recover over time. Kindly consult a psychiatrist for remedy.
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Sir while in depression which side effects will occur please tell me. I am soo worrying bcoz mental will occur for me please clarify the doubt sir. And also Iam masturbating weekly four r five times bcoz my body soo over heat.

B.H.M.S, M.D in Homoeopathy
Homeopath, Anand
Sir while in depression which side effects will occur please tell me. I am soo worrying bcoz mental will occur for me...
Why should you concentrate on depression? Depression drains your energy, hope, and drive, making it difficult to do what you need to feel better. The key to depression recovery is to start with a few small goals and slowly build from there. Draw upon whatever resources you have. You may not have much energy, but you probably have enough to take a short walk around the block or pick up the phone to call a loved one. Take things one day at a time and reward yourself for each accomplishment. The steps may seem small, but they’ll quickly add up. And for all the energy you put into your depression recovery, you’ll get back much more in return. Don’t feel guilty about anything. So, don’t seek for the symptoms of depression and just throw out the thought that you are depressed.
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I am 25 years girl am having anxiety disorder I consult psychiatrist he give me tab lonazep 2.5mgafter 2mnth I am oke but now also having sever tension now am not taking tablets is it want to continue lonazep till life long solving this problem.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 25 years girl am having anxiety disorder I consult psychiatrist he give me tab lonazep 2.5mgafter 2mnth I am oke...
You should never discontinue medication on your own even if you are feeling better. Consult your doctor and if you are not happy with that person go for a second opinion. In the meantime meet a counselor too and get a lot of help regarding handling the daily stresses and challenges with some skills and techniques. If you look too far into the future, you will be scared. Most of what you are scared about does not happen: as I remember in the last count 90% of what we worry about will not happen. In fact, if you look back and see from all the worrying you have done so far, has any of those things really happened? In other words, we simply trouble ourselves. There may be another contributor, and that is if there were any past influences that have made your system prone to anxiety. You will need to check into your background for that information. When you do find out meet with a counselor and work this out. You must also develop your constitution to make it fit enough to cope with fear, felt many times unnecessarily. You may be taking normal fear and converting it into abnormal fear like anxiety and so on. Take care of the following: Mental stability can be achieved by learning a few skills in handling emotions in an appropriate manner. Stress management skills, which have a lot to do with expressing emotions, will need to be a major part of your recovery program. Emotionally you need the help of a counselor and that will help you tremendously to move from anxiety to normal fear. Please persevere and cooperate through all the support you need and you will come through successfully. Develop your body’s health by physical fitness through exercise, good rest (sleep), and a proper diet. Anyway, what you need to focus on is to do vigorous exercise of the aerobic kind for the heart’s fitness; meditation for the brain’s fitness; sleep for a well rested mind and body; a sound spiritual well-being for good confidence and stability; and a diet with lots of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. Vigorous exercise, especially of the callisthenic kind, will make your heart, which is a muscle, grow larger; and then your heart will need to beat less often and you will respond to the anxiety with a calmer disposition. If your mind, constitution, and your emotions are in check and fit, you will never be disturbed again. The earlier you tackle this, the easier it is going to be. You can also take this measure: To slow your heart beat breathe deep and slow into your diaphragm, it utilizes an extra 80% of your lungs to absorb more oxygen. The heart beats faster due to more oxygen requirement and slow breathing also will reduce stress.
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Month of Ramzan starting today and every muslims will be in fasting for 14 hours a day. What type of foods should be consumed at the breaking of fasting and what items should be also selected for drinking. What diet should I follow for these 30 days for good health and as we know fasting is even good for health.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Month of Ramzan starting today and every muslims will be in fasting for 14 hours a day. What type of foods should be ...
Fasting for 14 hours will built up acidity in your stomach. So when trying to break the fast take bland food devoid of spices and acid content (even fruits). Regarding liquids many juices, aerated drinks and health drinks can worsen acidity and induce gastric or small intestinal spasm, so preferable with be milk, that too after a bland diet.
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Sir mai tabbco khana kaise chodu. Kayi bar try kiya par nahi ho raha. Sir help me and suggest me for any medicine which help me.

MSC Human Development , Hypnotherapy , Special Educator , ms- counselling and physiotherapy, Applied psychology Hons
Psychologist, Faridabad
Sir mai tabbco khana kaise chodu. Kayi bar try kiya par nahi ho raha. Sir help me and suggest me for any medicine whi...
Medicine are only then effective when your will power iwill be strong. Go for counselling and rehabilitation. It will work only if you want it.
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Post Graduate Diploma In Rehabilitation Psychology, M A Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Bhopal
People with low self esteem are 80 % more likely to criticize others & make efforts to embarrass others in order to make themselves feel better, smarter & tougher. There are better ways to feel good about yourself, one of it is end your day by affectionately looking directly into eyes of your mirror image & saying "I LOVE YOU". You will see the difference in a month.

I am 25 yr old male. I am in 1 sided love. When I am with her, I feel like i'm wasting my time but when because with me I fell restless all the time. So in these days my mental condition very bad. Please help me what should I do?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
In a situational depression like this you need to achieve more mind control. Yoga and meditation are good. Also read or listen to music if you like it. And divert your mind by talking to good friend or relatives. Is your sleep deprived? you need constant support. Ask privately with all your details. Have you tested thyroid any time? ask privately.
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I am 52 years male, whenever I go for fasting sugar test it comes around 120 states to be pre diabetic, however what I feel its not giving true picture fasting is less than 12 hrs and aslo I am taking drinks whisky 120ml, 5 days a week Is ot really a prediabetes situation please guide.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am 52 years male, whenever I go for fasting sugar test it comes around 120 states to be pre diabetic, however what ...
This range of fasting sugar test is true but not always if you have doubt for diabetes then get oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) done. This is another test used to diagnose prediabetes. The doctor will give you instructions on how to prepare for the test, but you won’t be able to eat anything for eight hours before the test; you’ll be fasting. This test give accurate result for test.
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I am suffering from parkinson's since 4 years and taking allopathic medicine. There is no marked improvement in my daily routine. Slowness and stiffness and pain in spinal cord and legs knees etc has become order of day constipation and insomnia are long enemy. Is there any cure?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Do take proper follow up with neuro physican and neuro physiotherapist and take appropriate therapy best wishes.
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I forget the things and don't remember it, what should I do to improve my memory.

Master in Clinical Psychology, Ph. D. in Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
First of all you must start to give positive instructions to your mind that your memory is good or strong, and whenever you forget the things while doing something and that stuck your mind so rather than give up go step by step back to your mind what were you actually doing and what for I m here to do. And this practice will improve your memory power.
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Sir I have a habit of chewing tobacco twice a day but I am taking psychiatric medicines. Will it affect my health? Will it lead to complications. Thing is I feel relief of anxiety due to some tobacco in my mouth. Is it OK? please give an advice on it.

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
Sir I have a habit of chewing tobacco twice a day but I am taking psychiatric medicines. Will it affect my health? Wi...
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. Chewing tobaccomcan cause mouth and throat cancer. Please quit the habit. Though it may not interfere with anxiety medicines, it is not good for your overall health. Take care.
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I am suffering with mind disturbance like sex and relatives with this, how to avoid from it?

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda, Satara
I am suffering with mind disturbance like sex and relatives with this, how to avoid from it?
Hi This problem is due to irritation and inadequate nutrition of the brain. So follow few basic things . 1) drink only 100-150 ml of water during meals 2) don’t drink water one hour before meals and one hour after meal 3) avoid oily, spicy, salty, junk, fast, fermented and stale foods 4) avoid coffee and tea 5) try to sleep upto 10.30 pm 6) do anuloma viloma pranayam regularly early in the morning A) eat 30-40 black currants and 1 tsf of jaggery during meals B) take 250 ml of fresh butter milk during meals. C) instill 3-4 drops of CHANDANADI TAILA in each nostril at the time of sleeping… Do all these things for 15 days. It gives you good result. THANKS.
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Lake of concentration is the big problem of my life. It is mainly while the studying time. I find myself lost in somewhere else during my study time mainly with my friends. I talk a lot with them in imagination and suddenly I realise that I am wasting my time again I try to start my study with full concentration only hardy 5 to 10 minutes and again my mind use to go somewhere else. Due to this things I have lost my learning power and I have lost my confidence that I can do something in my carrier. I am really very stressed and tensed due to this problem. Please help me to emancipate from this problem.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Lake of concentration is the big problem of my life. It is mainly while the studying time. I find myself lost in some...
This is a sign of stress and your mind will wander frequently because of this. Meet with a counselor and sort out that stress. In the meantime do some of these recommendations very faithfully: 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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Hello, I am suffering from continuous body ache every morning in my whole body, I too have foul taste everyday I smoke weed and cigarettes. Thank you very much.

MBBS, Diploma in Psychological Medicine
Psychiatrist, Kolkata
Hello, I am suffering from continuous body ache every morning in my whole body, I too have foul taste everyday I smok...
Continuous smoking of week causes decrease in muscle strength and tone and can make you have bodyache. It has many other deleteriousveffects. So does smoking. Its better to stop them.
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