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Super Care Hospital

  4.6  (78 ratings)

Psychiatrist Clinic

22/1, Laitumkhrah, Shillong shillong
1 Doctor · ₹500
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Super Care Hospital is known for housing experienced Psychiatrists. Dr. Chayanika Sarma, a well-reputed Psychiatrist, practices in shillong. Visit this medical health centre for Psychiatrists recommended by 92 patients.

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Anger Management

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati

Emotions are our feelings. Sometimes we are happy & sometimes sad, sometimes angry & upset, sometimes calm & contented. Joy, sorrow, fear, grief, anger, jealousy, love etc are normal human emotions which every individual experiences. These emotions are there in everyone, but how one reacts to the emotions vary from person to person, based on his tolerance level, coping skills, patience etc. Anger is one such emotion, which do us harm if not controlled. One does not have control over his emotions, but has control over his actions.

Anger is a basic emotion which every human being experiences in response to life events or situations. If out of control it may harm in aspect of career, relationships & varied aspects of life, and also brings in feeling of insult, frustrations, disappointment, & other negative feelings within. Try the following measures to control your anger:

1) First realize & acknowledge that you have the anger outburst problem, & stay aware & cautious about it in all situations.

2) Try to understand your own emotions especially those events, situations etc that triggers your anger. Whenever you face any such situations, stay alert & calm, try to avoid it or control it.

3) When you are angry, take a short break, move away from that place if possible, have a cup of tea or coffee etc to calm your mind.

4) Whenever you are feeling angry, try to interrupt the anger cycle in the following way:

a) At that moment do not talk & try to divert yourself & control your anger first. In the state of anger you may say or do things which you may regret later after you calm down.

b) Try to distract your mind by visiting a favorite website, listen a song on your cell phone, do something that comforts you or daydream about an activity of choice etc.

c) Use countdown to distract your mind- start counting backwards from 100 to 1.

d) Use physical relaxation techniques like deep breathing exercise.

e) Use mental relaxation techniques like positive thinking & imagery, where you imagine anything that gives you happiness.

f) Just talk to someone with whom you feel comfortable and relaxed.

g) Take your anger as a humor & laugh it away.

Try till your anger calms down.

5) If any person or situation is triggering your anger repeatedly talk to the concerned person when you are in a calm & relaxed state of mind, or work on solving the problem.

6) Work on increasing the calmness of your mind, so that you do not break down easily in any situation. For that do physical activities like regular exercise, yoga, meditation, relaxation techniques like deep breathing exercise daily. Sleep adequately & maintain a healthy lifestyle.

7) Avoid substance of abuse like alcohol, cannabis etc, as these substances reduces frustration tolerance & makes the mind restless easily.

8) Try to be good listener & develop good communication skills, as proper communication solves many problems.

9) Learn to assert yourself, express your feelings calmly & directly, without becoming hostile & defensive.

10) Do not try to suppress your anger, but try to solve it. As suppressing anger leads to anxiety, depression, & other detrimental effects on the body within.

   If after trying above also you are not able to control your anger, then seek professional help. Consult a Psychiatrist who will evaluate you & advice you medicines or counseling sessions accordingly.

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I am married from last 11 months. After 4 months of marriage I get to know that she had a boyfriend from last 5 year but she only met with him only 2 times they got their number by a common friend due to study reason they decided to marry but the boy didn't had the gut to tell her family he is married now he has daughter also I get to know by track my wife phone she tried to call him many times but he didn't accept her call. I am continue tracking her mobile didn't call him not but some times she check his profile at Facebook she said me that I want to live with you now but sometimes some memory remind me of him. We are doing relation from our golden night and she said we only speak about our study or marriage or love you and love you 2 that's it. Nothing else. But now I can't forget it from last 6 months. Whenever she check his profile or share me something about him I get jealous and get depression and anxiety. Whenever she listen any sad song I think that she would be miss her. She told me please move on with it and let me also move on. please tell me how should I ignore it. I can't focus on my business or my family. We r married from last 11 months. please help.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
I am married from last 11 months. After 4 months of marriage I get to know that she had a boyfriend from last 5 year ...
The present situation is disturbing you much. It may be that it is just a doubt in your mind & the previous relation is past for your wife also & she is struggling to come out of the past memories, or it may be that she herself is confused regarding what to do & what not to do, as some emotions are still lingering, for which she is doing all these things. Go for a healthy & constructive discussion with her, when both of you are in calm & relaxed state of mind. First talk to her & try to find out what is her present opinion regarding her past relation & how she looks at it now. Then express to her openly that certain acts of her like her calling her ex-boyfriend repeatedly, checking his FB profiles etc are not the right things to do, as it will never allow her to come out of her past, will harm her emotionally, & are bringing in many doubts in your mind which is affecting you personally & professionally, ultimately may affect your married life. Tell her one do not have control over one’s emotions, but have control over one’s actions. If she do not come out of her past, three lives will be affected- hers, yours & her ex- boyfriend who had already moved ahead in life. Show your concern for her, be a good listener, make her feel you are with her, & try to help her deal with the situation & come out of the emotion turmoil she is in. Together both of you work to solve this problem & make your relation grow strong & beautify it. Encourage her to move out of the past & focus on the new life you both started together. When you both will work together, understanding between you two will become strong, & she will perceive your support in her difficult times. That was a relation before marriage; now she is married & started a life with you, so do not look back at her past if she is trying to come out of it, as it will affect your married life. If the problem is not solved with your effort, then seek professional help & go for marital counseling. The building blocks of a strong healthy relationship are love, understanding, trust, respect, care, concern, compatibility & above all good communication with one another. For a relation to be successful there should not be any ego, pride, or manipulation in between the two, & one should present as one’s true self to the partner. More open the communication, more is the understanding & stronger is the bonding. Through discussions, most of the problems can be solved. There should be transparency in the relation. Doubting, accusing each other solves no problem, but have adverse outcome. Everything should be expressed openly. You are married for only 11mths; spend more time together, express your feelings, your likes & dislikes, communicate more so that you both understand each other better.
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Hi. I am depressed and I take marijuana because relaxation. How to remove smoking from my life.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
Marijuana is a substance of abuse & should never be used to reduce stress or achieve relaxation. If some problem is there in your life which you are not able to cope with, then seek professional help. Consult a Psychiatrist who will evaluate you & make your diagnosis, & then prescribe you medicines or advise you counseling sessions accordingly. With treatment, you will definitely come out of the current situation. Marijuana is a greenish-gray mixture of the dried flowers (buds, leaves, stems and seeds of Cannabis sativa—the hemp plant. It is a substance of abuse. Frequent marijuana users have increased irritability, mood swings, sleep disturbance, decreased appetite, cravings, restlessness etc. Marijuana does not have any beneficial effects on the body & harms in various ways. So would suggest that you quit smoking marijuana at the earliest. Now-a-days de-addiction treatments are available for quitting all substances of abuse including marijuana. Such treatment includes detoxification & rehabilitation program. Talk to the psychiatrist & start your treatment at the earliest for it also. With treatment you can quit smoking marijuana .Medical detoxification is the first stage of de addiction treatment, when the addicted person is treated with medicines. The withdrawal symptoms which occur on sudden stopping of an addictive substance are managed through detox treatment. Medical detoxification systematically and safely will withdraw you from the marijuana. The next phase is the Rehabilitation program which includes counseling sessions & other behavioral therapies. These sessions have important role in the de addiction process. Counseling sessions will help to enhance your motivation skills to stay sober, build skills to resist smoking marijuana, replace marijuana-using activities with constructive and rewarding non marijuana-using activities, and improve problem-solving abilities. Behavioral therapy will work on interpersonal relationships and your ability to function effectively in the family and community. Wish you speedy recovery.
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Hello good evening Dr. I am 23 years old. I had a relation 5 years back. Later I fall in deeply love but after spending one years. She changed her mind and she left me. She also said she is in lv. But later she said that was my childhood. Her age is 24 years. I tried to forget her as much as I forget her she comes close to me in my dreams 4 years passed I hurted alot for her .later I fully tried to manage but could not understand myself permanently. I had some disease after breaking heart. Heart pain chest pain asthma. Etc.now at the right time to forget her I HV to destroy my emotions. I fall in danger disease like masterbans. When I do handpracktis I feel some better but my brain always stopped on her. Later she frndshp with me. But the heat of revenge always dstrb me. I had break up again and again .i am nervous after her leaving I NVR recover.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
Love is an emotion, a positive feeling. It grows into a relation between a boy & girl when it is two sided, when both find each other compatible, understand & respect each other or when their expectations are fulfilled. Maybe she had the feeling of love emotionally, but practically could not let it develop into a relation for some reasons personal to her, & walked out. That relation is past now. & life had moved ahead of it by 5 years. Do not take it in a negative & destructive way, but look at it maturely & practically. A relation is never successful if it is not compatible & two sided. Such relation ultimately breaks up at one point, & may be your relation would have broken down, if not then maybe later. If would have broken later would have harmed you more, as with years emotions would have grown stronger, maybe would have been married by then or maybe would have passed that age when you could have planned your life in a new way. She realized that the relation was not compatible for her, & she discontinued it. That was a good & healthy decision from her side to move out, rather than playing with your emotion or lingering something which was not possible from her side. Do not bring ego in between, as a break up does not mean personally either of the two is unworthy or not suitable, but it is the end of a relation that could not happen because of some reason. You are wasting your time in something that is past now. Plan your future & try to move ahead in life & take as whatever happened, had happened for good. Find someone with whom you are compatible & comfortable & start a new relation. As you said you had deep love for her; as the love did not grow into a relation, better to look at it a feeling you experienced once & try to move ahead towards an attuned relation. One cannot stay in the past, & have to move on. Do not keep any hatred feeling for her as it may harm both of you. Respect her decision & try to forget the past. You loved she once, always stay her well-wisher & long the best for her. One do not control over one’s emotion, but have control over one’s action. You both can still be good friends. At you will move ahead in life, you will slowly come out of your past. Think positive & all the best for your future life.
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Hello, My boyfriend has deep depression and he hurts every part of body (one moment he hurts leg and in the other moment he hurts stomach). He wants to die, also he has phobias that he has some incurable diseases. Often (at least once in day) he feels lack of ability of breathing and he feels afraid of being asphyxiated. He has no heart diseases, but feels hurt in chest too. Please tell me, probably what diagnosis can be, and how can be solved this problem?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
Hello, My boyfriend has deep depression and he hurts every part of body (one moment he hurts leg and in the other mom...
Your boyfriend needs professions help. The symptoms he is currentlybsuffering from including self harming behavior, desire to die, pessimistic thoughts like the fear of suffering from some incurable disease etc. May be life threatening if not taken care of immediately. Get him evaluated by a Psychiatrist at the earliest, who will do detailed mental status evaluation & physical examination, & then make the diagnosis. Then will prescribe medication &/or advice counseling sessions accordingly. With treatment he will definitely come out of the present condition. Along with, encourage him to take the following measures: 1)Lead an active life & maintain a healthy lifestyle. Go for a walk, exercise regularly, do some yoga or relaxation techniques daily. 2)Do not let him spend time alone. Encourage him to spend time with friends, family members or well wishers with whom he feels comfortable & positive. Give him support & encourage him. 3)Read motivational books & quotes. 4)Spend some time daily recollecting the good moments in his life. 5)Try to evaluate things practically & rationally. 6)Avoid people who spreads negativity or demoralize him. 7)Avoid watching or reading mind disturbing things like violence, crime, horrors etc. 8)Maintain a daily routine. 9)Motivate him to pursue his hobbies or keep a pet. 10)Every day spend some time with nature & try to feel its beauty. 11)Stay away from substance of abuse like alcohol, cannabis, inhalants, drugs etc. 12)If any problem is there in his life, encourage him to put maximum effort & try to solve it. Work to enhance his problem solving skills & coping skills. If he are not able to solve any problem himself, discuss about it & try to help him or take professional help. 13)Keep reminding him the fact that people with bigger problems exist in this world. 14)Read or watch comedies & make him laugh. 15)Above all, keep reminding him that life is precious & one is gifted with this life for once only. Every moment, every day is precious & life once lost can never be regained back.
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I am 30 year old suffering from general anxiety disorder and IBS. Doctor give me daxid 50 mg .in first week to much improvement. Then I take start alcohol 6 peg daily after several days the symptoms come back why. Alcohol cause anxiety.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
I am 30 year old suffering from general anxiety disorder and IBS. Doctor give me daxid 50 mg .in first week to much i...
IBS & Generalized Anxiety Disorder are treatable conditions, but the duration of treatment is usually long. You need to continue medicines regularly as advised & be under regular supervision of your doctor who will keep evaluating you from time to time & adjust your medications accordingly. As your symptoms are persisting, you better get yourself re evaluated by your doctor, who will either adjust the dose of your current medications, or switch to another medicine or along with advice you counseling sessions. Abstain from drinking alcohol, as it will aggravate your symptoms further. Talk to your doctor about your alcohol problem also, & get treated for it Wish you speedy recovery.
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I am very short tempered because of which I end up getting angry and frustrated. Such a behaviour results in hurting my loved ones. How to control this?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
Emotions are our feelings. Sometimes we are happy & sometimes sad, sometimes angry & upset, while sometimes calm & contented. Joy, sorrow, fear, grief, anger, jealousy, love etc are normal human emotions which every individual experiences. These emotions are there in everyone, but how one reacts to the emotions vary from person to person, based on his tolerance level, coping skills, patience etc. Anger is one such emotion, which do harm if not controlled. One does not have control over his emotions, but has control over his actions. Anger is a basic emotion which every human being experiences in response to life events or situations. If out of control it may harm in aspect of career, relationships & varied aspects of life, and also brings in immense feeling of insult, frustrations, disappointment, & other negative feelings within. Try the following measures to control short tempered nature: 1)First realize & acknowledge that you have the anger outburst problem, & stay aware & cautious about it. 2)Try to understand your own emotions especially those events, situations etc that triggers your anger. Whenever you face any such situations, stay alert & calm, try to avoid it or control it. 3)When you are angry, take a short break, move away from that place if possible, have a cup of tea or coffee etc to calm your mind. 4)Whenever you are feeling angry, try to interrupt the anger cycle in the following way: a)At that moment do not talk & try to divert yourself & control your anger first. In the state of anger you may say or do things which you may regret later after you calm down. B)Try to distract your mind by visiting a favorite website, listen a song on your cell phone, do something that comforts you or daydream about an activity of choice etc. C)Use countdown to distract your mind- start counting backwards from 100 to1. D)Use physical relaxation techniques like deep breathing exercise. E)Use mental relaxation techniques like positive thinking & imagery, where you imagine anything that gives you happiness. F)Just talk to someone with whom you feel comfortable and relaxed. G)Take your anger as a humor & laugh it away. Try till your anger calms down. 5)If any person or situation is triggering your anger repeatedly talk to the concerned person when you are in a calm & relaxed state of mind, or work on solving the situation. 6)Work on increasing the calmness of your mind, so that you do not break down easily in any situation. For that do physical activities like regular exercise, yoga, meditation, relaxation techniques like deep breathing exercise daily. Sleep adequately & maintain a healthy lifestyle. 7)Avoid substance of abuse like alcohol, cannabis etc, as these substances reduces frustration tolerance & makes the mind restless easily. 8)Try to be good listener & develop good communication skills, as proper communication solves many problems. 9)Learn to assert yourself, express your feelings calmly & directly, without becoming hostile & defensive. 10)Do not try to suppress your anger, but try to solve it. As suppressing anger leads to anxiety, depression, & other detrimental effects on the body within. If after trying above also you are not able to control your anger, then seek professional help. Consult a Psychiatrist who will evaluate you & advice you medicines or counseling sessions accordingly. All the best.
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Two years back one night in the middle of sleep, I felt as if I was having a heart attack or stroke and was very much scared. Went to doctor next morning, doctor said I am perfectly fine and did not even give any medicines too. But from then on I have different symptoms which mimic heart problems or nerve problems or something in the brain and dizziness etc. Was ordered few tests and everything was normal so doctor said I have anxiety and prescribed serta 25 mg. With or without it I feel normal for 2-3 months or have anxiety for several days. I am so fed up. I am going for so many blood tests every 3-4 months just to make sure nothing is actually wrong with me. Now I even forget taking serta for days together. Can I use it as and when needed or should I use it daily. Also I feel the same with r without it.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
Two years back one night in the middle of sleep, I felt as if I was having a heart attack or stroke and was very much...
The feeling of restlessness, palpitation etc which you are experiencing last two years, which sometimes are lasting for few minutes & sometimes for several days, which are persisting even after all your investigation reports are normal, indicate that you are suffering from anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorder is a condition which is characterized by unpleasant feeling of nervousness, uneasiness or worry, with lots of emotional turmoil within, leading to nervous behavior, which are very distressing, difficult to cope with, affects day to day functioning & disrupts normal life of a person. The varied symptoms that a person experiences in anxiety disorder includes: •Feelings of panic, fear, and uneasiness •Sleep disturbance •Palpitation or rapid heartbeat •Cold or sweaty hands or feet •Shortness of breath •Restless feeling •Tingling sensation or numbness in hands & feet •Dizziness •Vomiting tendency •Stiffness of body •Dry mouth •Butterflies in stomach, a state where the person feels certain discomfort in stomach •Problem with thinking clearly, concentrating & distraction, leading to forgetfulness •Indigestion & abdominal pain •Frequent urination •Feeling weak or tired •Headache •Having a sense of impending danger, panic or doom •Lightheadedness. It seems you are not taking your medicines regularly. Anxiety Disorder is a treatable condition, for which you have to take regular medication & stay under regular supervision of your doctor, who will keep evaluating you & adjust your medicines accordingly from time to time. He may also advice you counseling sessions along with. Medicines have to be continued till your doctor advises you, for complete recovery. As you are not on regular & continued treatment, your symptoms are persisting. Get yourself reevaluated by a Psychiatrist & restart your treatment at the earliest. Discuss all your symptoms with your doctor & stay under regular supervision. Along with, take the following measures to help yourself: •Lead a healthy lifestyle. Go for a walk, exercise regularly, do some yoga or relaxation techniques daily. •Have adequate sleep. •Explore your own talents & feel good about yourself. •Set goals which are realistic & within your capability & try to pursue them. •Maintain a daily routine. •Stay away from substance of abuse like alcohol, cannabis, inhalants, drugs etc. •Enhance your coping skills & problem solving skills. •Spend time with friends, family members or well wishers with whom you feel comfortable & positive. •Rest in a dark room. •Practice deep breathing & relaxation exercises •Eat healthy food & reduce caffeine, tea, cola, and chocolate consumption. Adhere to treatment with patience & a positive mind. Wish you speedy recovery.
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Because of very busy schedule eating breakfast at 6 AM. & dinner at 9 PM. No lunch. Taking coffee 3-4 time. No smoking &no alcohol. Please advice is their any issue in my schdule

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
Because of very busy schedule eating breakfast at 6 AM.
& dinner at 9 PM. No lunch.
Taking coffee 3-4 time.
No smokin...
Your eating schedule is an unhealthy one. Irregular eating habits affect the body metabolism, making the body at risk to various illnesses like high BP, diabetes, obesity, gastric problems etc. The human body works smoothly with regularity & irregular eating patterns may disrupt its normal rhythm. When you eat at irregular times, the body goes to a stress mode. Do not skip meals; eat heavy breakfast, lighter lunch & very light & early dinner. Sometimes skipping meals & sometimes overeating is not good for health. You eating breakfast at 6 am & dinner at 9pm are long gaps between meals. Do not give such long gaps. Besides the above three main meals, eat small healthy food in between like fruits, salads, fruit juices, soup etc. Avoid junk food & drink plenty of water. Make a routine for your meal timings as comfortable to you, & try to stick to the meal timings. Have the major meals at the gap of 5-6 hours. In between, at the gap of 2-3 hours take some small snacks in the daytime, & avoid eating more at night time. Take coffee twice only. To stay healthy it is very necessary that you eat a balanced diet to nourish the body. To achieve a balanced diet, include a wide variety of food from the following food groups, in-order to provide all essential nutrients to the body: 1. Protein containing food like poultry, eggs, sea food, nuts, beans including soybean 2.Diary food like milk, cheese, yogurt; these are rich in calcium, vitamin D & potassium. They also contain protein. 3. Variety of fruits & vegetables. These are low in calories & rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber. 4. The grain group, which consist of breads & cereals like rice, oats etc. These are high in fiber, protein & other essential nutrients. 5. Oils including vegetable oils, low fat oils, mayonnaise etc. Also make required changes in diet according to age, health status, body needs, activity level, climatic & seasonal changes etc. A properly balanced diet will not only keep you healthy, but will lower the risk of various illnesses like obesity, diabetes, hypertension etc.
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I am drinking alcohol for past 1.5 years, some times I had that gastric problems also bile problems but for one week I suddenly quit drinks, wen I started again to have one shot my face became red body heat and my heart beat rate started increasing.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
I am drinking alcohol for past 1.5 years, some times I had that gastric problems also bile problems but for one week ...
When a person drinks regularly, he gets dependent on the substance. This state is called Alcohol Dependence syndrome. As you had been drinking continuously, possibility is there you are having dependence on the substance. When a person in the dependent state suddenly quits the alcohol he develops a state called Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome, when the person experiences various symptoms like feeling restless & nervous, increased heart beat, decreased sleep, tremulousness, reduced appetite, seizures, hallucinations etc. Your feeling redness in face,& hot sensation in body, increase in heart rate indicate that you may be developing withdrawal. Now-a-days de-addiction treatments are available for quitting all substances of abuse including alcohol. As withdrawal symptoms are setting in, start treatment at the earliest before the symptoms progresses further. You will have to consult a Psychiatrist for it. Such treatment includes detoxification & rehabilitation program. Medical detoxification is the first stage of de addiction treatment, when the you will be treated with medicines. The withdrawal symptoms which occur on sudden stopping of alcohol will be managed through detoxification treatment. Medical detoxification systematically and safely will withdraw you from alcohol. Next phase of the de-addiction treatment is Rehabilitation program, which includes counseling sessions & other behavioral therapies. These sessions have important role in the de addiction process. Counseling sessions will help to enhance your motivation skills to stay sober, build skills to resist alcohol, replace substance-using activities with constructive and rewarding non substance-using activities, and improve problem-solving abilities. Behavioral therapy will work on interpersonal relationships and your ability to function effectively in the family and community. If craving persist after you quit the alcohol, you will be prescribed anti-craving medicines. To keep up your motivation high & to prevent relapse, better join a support group after treatment. Support group consist of people who had abandoned drinking, & help each other to stay sober by conducting regular sessions & meetings. All the best for quitting alcohol. As alcohol is addictive & harmful for your body, quit it at the earliest.
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I am 22+ F. I go through a lot of emotional breakdowns. Moods swings are too frequent. I feel unsecured and down too much even though I try too much. I know a thing is bad but still, I repeat it again. I get panic attacks after a week or month which makes me mad. I cry and start to act weird. A friend suggested me I'm going through General Personality disorder. How to really know if I am going through it? Cz I go through suicidal tendencies and tried twice but don’t have so much guts.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
The symptoms you are suffering from indicate the possibility of you suffering from some psychological disturbance or some underlying psychiatric condition. You need immediate help as the symptoms are hampering your normal day to day functioning, & the suicidal thoughts may be life threatening. Get yourself evaluated by a Psychiatrist at the earliest. The doctor will assess you, do your detailed mental status evaluation & physical examination, & make the diagnosis of what condition you are actually suffering from. Then he will advice you counseling sessions or prescribe you medicines accordingly. Stay positive. Treatment will definitely help you come out of your present situation.
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My baby is 2 1/2 months old. He was a happy baby. But from last 3 days he is crying alot. Nd not taking milk properly. He is on breast feed. He is passing stool after 5-6 days nd not everyday. What could be the reason?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
My baby is 2 1/2 months old. He was a happy baby. But from last 3 days he is crying alot. Nd not taking milk properly...
Consult a Pediatrician immediately & get your baby evaluated. Crying a lot, refusing food etc. May be an indication of some underlying physical problem. As babies at this age cannot express themselves, so as a mother you should always observe him for any change of behavior & habits, which will give you lots of indication regarding his inner health. Along with, continue breast feeding & eat nutritious diet.
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Hi doctor my question is that I do smoke marijuana one joint in a day so will I get caught in nicotine test? Does marijuana contains nicotine? Thanks.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
The joint that you are smoking is actually Cannabis or Marijuana which is a greenish-gray mixture of the dried flowers (buds) , leaves, stems and seeds of Cannabis sativa—the hemp plant. Marijuana does not contain nicotine, but there are more than 400 chemicals in marijuana. The chemical that causes intoxication in users is THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) which creates the mind-altering effects. Marijuana is a substance of abuse, it does not have any beneficial effects on the body & harms in various ways. So would suggest that you quit smoking marijuana at the earliest.
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I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping tomy self all the time. Please help me.

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Psychiatrist, Guwahati
I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping tomy self all the time. Please ...
Losing someone close is a very painful situation when one undergoes immense emotional suffering. Grief is a natural response to loss of someone or something important for you. It’s the emotional suffering one undergoes following the loss. But life has to go on so one should cope with these difficult emotions in a healthy way. Last one year must have been a difficult time for you. Try the following to cope with the loss: •Face your feelings: More you try to avoid or suppress your feelings & loss, the pain will get more intense & prolonged. Unresolved grief can also lead to complications such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and health problems. Accept the loss, acknowledge the pain & face it. When it comes to the mind, do not try to divert your mind, but try to rationalize the thought & explain yourself the reality. •Do not stay alone, but try to stay amongst friends, family members or anyone you are comfortable with & share your feelings. At the same time avoid people who demotivate you, spread negativity or make you feel more uncomfortable. •If you follow a religious tradition, then spend some time in spiritual activities like praying & meditating, as it provides solace. •Express your feelings in a creative way: You can write down your feelings, make an album depicting aspects of the life of your loved one, do something constructive like fulfilling some incomplete task of your close one, and do some good social work in his or her name or something that your close one would have liked. You can plant a tree in his or her name & take care of it. •Usually the grief comes back during events like death anniversaries, birthday, days which were significant to of the one gone. Memories & feelings get awakened at those moments. So mentally prepare yourself before such events & do something constructive on that day. •Maintain a schedule & try to follow it to keep yourself diverted & active. Go for a walk, exercise regularly, eat healthy, sleep adequately. •Avoid substance of abuse. Many a times it is seen people take support of abusive substances like alcohol, drugs, cannabis etc to run away from the pain of loss. It is an unhealthy way of coping with grief & does harm in the long run. Stay away from any substance of abuse. •Pursue your hobbies or those activities that provided you joy & satisfaction. •Take a break & plan a holiday to reduce the stress. •Join a support group consisting of people who had experienced similar loss. Sharing with someone who can understand your feeling really helps. Staying alone & isolated brings in more pain. Now-a-days there are such groups in social media including Facebook where they post messages reading which provides comfort, where one can post their feelings as well. But one should take proper precautions before posting personal information in those memorial pages. You can opt to create a closed group in Facebook than posting in a public page. •If the grief persists, get yourself evaluated by a Psychiatrist who will evaluate you & advice you counseling sessions or prescribe you medicines accordingly. •Allow time to heal. Time is the best healer, & with time the pain will lessen up but memories will remain intact. So have patience & continue with life in a positive way.
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How to reduce thoughts in my mind! I have musical hallucination and the song that I am hearing inside my mind is as clear as the real song. Sometimes while writing exams, during meditation etc music starts playing. This thing is disturbing me frequently. How to stop this? Please help.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
How to reduce thoughts in my mind! I have musical hallucination and the song that I am hearing inside my mind is as c...
That you are hearing voices, it may be from various reasons: it may be an actual hallucination which may happen if there is an underlying psychotic process, or it may be a pseudo hallucination because of thinking problem, depression,anxiety etc, or it be substance induced, if you are addicted to any substance of abuse like alcohol, cannabis, inhalants, or may be because of some organic cause etc. You need to be evaluated. Get yourself evaluated by a Psychiatrist who will diagnose you after your mental status examination & Psycho diagnostic evaluation, & will give you treatment accordingly. With treatment, this problem will definitely go.
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Respected, I am 16 year old. I am aspirant of iit. While studying after 15 to 20 minutes I got some pain in my head and after doing study I feel some vibration type in my head, and also suggest me how to increase my IQ,

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
Study with a calm & relaxed mind. Try to enjoy your studies & stay positive. Do not take your studies as a stress. Take the following measures to study better: •Study daily from the start of your academic session •Revise your lessons regularly. •Group studies & group discussions are also helpful. •Do not try to memorize blindly. Try to understand your lessons. •Write down the main points & form mnemonics from them. Mnemonic devices are techniques which help to remember something. It’s a simple shortcut that helps us associate the information we want to remember with an image, a sentence, or a word. •Have a plan to manage your time of study. Make a routine for studying. Study for 30-45 minutes & then take 5-10 mins break. •Be confident of yourself & do not compare yourself with others. •If you feel stressed while studying, talk to someone, listen to some music or do something that relax you. •Expect exam outcomes rationally & what is within your capability. Impractical & over expectation that is beyond one’s capability brings in fear & frustration. •Just focus on giving your best effort. •Take your class time seriously by taking notes summarizing what your teacher has said. •Every morning relax yourself adequately before you sit for studies; go for a walk, spend some time with nature, go for a walk, do yoga, breathing exercise or relaxation techniques. •Have adequate sleep. •Explore your own talents & feel good about yourself. •Set goals which are realistic & within your capability & try to pursue them. •Stay away from substance of abuse like alcohol, cannabis, inhalants, drugs etc. •Enhance your coping skills & problem solving skills. •Spend time with friends, family members or well wishers with whom you feel comfortable & positive. •Practice deep breathing & relaxation exercises •Eat healthy food & reduce caffeine, tea, cola, and chocolate consumption. Put your best effort in your studies. All the best. For the headache, get your eye check up done & if headache persist consult a Neurologist & get detailed evaluation done.
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I was a bright student since childhood I was a topper .but since last two years even can't pass in exams. I am in class 12 right now and merely 40 days are left for board exams which will indeed decide my future my entire life. When I sit to study my mind goes somewhere else and I don't even know when I got distracted. I study for long hours but then also I forget 80% matter studied. I can't remember things .when I sit in exam hall I feel a sort of tiredness a sort of sleepiness and so I can't even manage to pass I don't know how I got in this but I wanna get rid of all this. Also I sit for long hours but I can do very meagre very little study that's not enough to pass in board exams even most dull students are far ahead of me I feel very sad and my parents do not know all this is happening with me please help.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
Every moment is precious for you now, as only 40 days are left for your exam. Rather than wasting your time thinking of the consequences of the exam, utilize the remaining time to the fullest & put your maximum effort in your preparation. Take the following measures to improve your concentration & prepare well: •Make a study routine giving maximum time for studies. Also give adequate time for sleep, rest & relaxation. Between studies you have to relax also. This will help in sustaining your interest & concentration. Try to stick to your routine. At night look back how much you could follow the routine & reward yourself if the day was productive & to your satisfaction. In the form of reward you can give little extra time for relaxation next day, watch TV or spend some with internet, eat something you like, meet a friend etc. Encourage yourself daily. •Revise your lessons regularly. •Study relaxly with a calm mind & take small breaks during studies. •Group studies & group discussions are also helpful. •Do not try to memorize blindly. Try to understand your lessons. •Write down the main points & form mnemonics from them. Mnemonic devices are techniques which help to remember something. It’s a simple shortcut that helps us associate the information we want to remember with an image, a sentence, or a word. •Have a plan to manage your time of study. Make a routine for studying. Study for 30-45 minutes & then take 5-10 mins break. •Be confident of yourself & do not compare yourself with others. •If you feel stressed while studying, talk to someone, listen to some music or do something that relax you. •Create the environment in your study room similar to your exam hall. Then you will find your exam hall comfortable & familiar. •Expect exam outcomes rationally & what is within your capability. Impractical & over expectation that is beyond one’s capability brings in fear & frustration. •During these days of preparation for exam eat healthy, stay hydrated & avoid substances of abuse, as a healthy body prepares a healthy mind. •Every morning relax yourself adequately before you sit for studies; go for a walk, spend some time with nature, go for a walk, do yoga, breathing exercise or relaxation techniques. •On the day prior to exam sleep adequately. •Reach the examination hall before time so that you are relaxed & mentally prepared for the exam. Do not guess the exam outcomes just target to give your best. Think positive. Start writing with a calm mind. Be aware of the anxiety symptoms, & if you feel anxiety is building up, just concentrate on breathing in & out slowly or tighten & relax your shoulders or stretch your legs. You can also take a small break & drink some water •Do not look around; just concentrate on your paper. •Revise quickly once you finish answering. All the best for your preparation & for your exam. Give your best.
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Doctor says I have simple schizophrenia, I need to confirm. I am currently taking levosulpiride, Clox (brand name) and omega 3,6,9 tabs. According to these information, what mental disorder or not I have?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
If you have doubt in your mind regarding your diagnosis, get yourself re-evaluated by a Psychiatrist, who will make the proper diagnosis based on your mental status examination & psychological test like Psycho-diagnostic evaluation. & if you are diagnosed to be suffering from a mental disorder, it will be best for you to accept the fact that you are suffering from the disorder, stay under regular supervision of your attending doctor, & adhere to treatment. Educate yourself adequately regarding the diagnosed illness, its symptoms etc. & if any doubt regarding the illness or its treatment come to your mind, always discuss with your attending doctor &/or family member, & do not take any decision alone. There are treatments available for mental disorders & a person with such disorders can lead a normal life on treatment. Along with, lead an active life, eat healthy diet, sleep adequately & stay away from substances of abuse like alcohol, tobacco etc. & stay positive about life. If it is difficult for you to accept the illness or you are not able to cope with it, then you can go for counseling sessions.
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I remain ok all time as exam came I got lost my sleep and even seeing other girls studying I feel more depressed n not able to concentrate n study I am a topper student but due to my this habit I got less Mark in final ,now I am preparing for md exam.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
I remain ok all time as exam came I got lost my sleep and even seeing other girls studying I feel more depressed n no...
Study with a calm & relaxed mind. Try to enjoy your studies & stay positive. Do not take your studies as a stress. Take the following measures to improve your concentration & prepare well: •Make a study routine giving maximum time for studies. Also give adequate time for sleep, rest & relaxation. Between studies you have to relax also. This will help in sustaining your interest & concentration. Try to stick to your routine. At night look back how much you could follow the routine & reward yourself if the day was productive & to your satisfaction. In the form of reward you can give little extra time for relaxation next day, watch TV or spend some with internet, eat something you like, meet a friend etc. Encourage yourself daily. •Revise your lessons regularly. •Study relaxly with a calm mind & take small breaks during studies. •Group studies & group discussions are also helpful. •Do not try to memorize blindly. Try to understand your lessons. •Write down the main points & form mnemonics from them. Mnemonic devices are techniques which help to remember something. It’s a simple shortcut that helps us associate the information we want to remember with an image, a sentence, or a word. •Have a plan to manage your time of study. Make a routine for studying. Study for 30-45 minutes & then take 5-10 mins break. •Be confident of yourself & do not compare yourself with others. •If you feel stressed while studying, talk to someone, listen to some music or do something that relax you. •Create the environment in your study room similar to your exam hall. Then you will find your exam hall comfortable & familiar. •Expect exam outcomes rationally & what is within your capability. Impractical & over expectation that is beyond one’s capability brings in fear & frustration. •During these days of preparation for exam eat healthy, stay hydrated & avoid substances of abuse, as a healthy body prepares a healthy mind. •Every morning relax yourself adequately before you sit for studies; go for a walk, spend some time with nature, go for a walk, do yoga, breathing exercise or relaxation techniques. •On the day prior to exam sleep adequately. •Reach the examination hall before time so that you are relaxed & mentally prepared for the exam. Do not guess the exam outcomes just target to give your best. Think positive. Start writing with a calm mind. Be aware of the anxiety symptoms, & if you feel anxiety is building up, just concentrate on breathing in & out slowly or tighten & relax your shoulders or stretch your legs. You can also take a small break & drink some water •Do not look around; just concentrate on your paper. •Revise quickly once you finish answering. All the best for your preparation & for your exam. Give your best.
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I am unable to cope with my studies pressure can you help me by suggesting one guidance line please?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Guwahati
I am unable to cope with my studies pressure can you help me by suggesting one guidance line please?
Study with a calm & relaxed mind. Try to enjoy your studies & stay positive. Do not take your studies as a stress. Take the following measures to study better: •Study daily from the start of your academic session •Revise your lessons regularly. •Group studies & group discussions are also helpful. •Do not try to memorize blindly. Try to understand your lessons. •Write down the main points & form mnemonics from them. Mnemonic devices are techniques which help to remember something. It’s a simple shortcut that helps us associate the information we want to remember with an image, a sentence, or a word. •Have a plan to manage your time of study. Make a routine for studying. Study for 30-45 minutes & then take 5-10 mins break. •Be confident of yourself & do not compare yourself with others. •If you feel stressed while studying, talk to someone, listen to some music or do something that relax you. •Expect exam outcomes rationally & what is within your capability. Impractical & over expectation that is beyond one’s capability brings in fear & frustration. •Just focus on giving your best effort. •Take your class time seriously by taking notes summarizing what your teacher has said. •Every morning relax yourself adequately before you sit for studies; go for a walk, spend some time with nature, go for a walk, do yoga, breathing exercise or relaxation techniques. •Have adequate sleep. •Explore your own talents & feel good about yourself. •Set goals which are realistic & within your capability & try to pursue them. •Stay away from substance of abuse like alcohol, cannabis, inhalants, drugs etc. •Enhance your coping skills & problem solving skills. •Spend time with friends, family members or well wishers with whom you feel comfortable & positive. •Practice deep breathing & relaxation exercises •Eat healthy food & reduce caffeine, tea, cola, and chocolate consumption. Put your best effort in your studies. All the best.
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