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Dr. Sanjay Kumar

Diploma in Hearing Language & Speech

Psychiatrist, Amritsar

24 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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Dr. Sanjay Kumar Diploma in Hearing Language & Speech Psychiatrist, Amritsar
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Sanjay Kumar is an experienced Psychiatrist in Majitha Road, Amritsar. Doctor has helped numerous patients in his/her 24 years of experience as a Psychiatrist. Doctor has done Diploma in Hearing Language & Speech . Doctor is currently associated with Nav-Jeevan Speech and Hearing Clinic in Majitha Road, Amritsar. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sanjay Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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Diploma in Hearing Language & Speech - AYJNIHS - 1994

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I am 19 years old. I am obsessed with female breast. My mind always look at them. I want to get rid of my mind habit. I do not know how it has developed over the years. Twice in week I have an irresistible urge to check net about females breast. I know its a milk feeding organ which woman develop during stages of puberty. My obsession has become a distraction. And I am unable to concentrate. What would happen if I get married and gave birth to a female child. What will the child think of his dad. How to treat it, please tell.

MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Kanpur
I am 19 years old. I am obsessed with female breast. My mind always look at them. I want to get rid of my mind habit....
Attraction to female breasts is inherently built into male psychology so its not much of a wrong thing. But you should concentrate on your work and do not watch porn. Its more like addiction although there is nothing wrong in watching porn stuff. Once you get married and as your age increases with responsibilities coming in most of these urges will go away.
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I have systematic sclerosis and Reynlods since 1999. Is there any medicine to cure this disease?

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
There are symptomatic medicines available depending upon your condition you can be prescribed that please consult a good physician.
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What Should You Know About Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?

Diploma in Psychological Medicine, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Ludhiana
What Should You Know About Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?

An event or an accident that leaves us overwhelmed can lead to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, also known as PTSD. A particularly stressful situation or event that has created terror or been overly dramatic or dangerous can lead to stress and anxiety long after the individual has physically come out of the situation. This kind of a traumatic condition is usually what characterises PTSD. This condition is something that is persistent, and can linger on for a long time, calling for medical supervision and care. Here's a list of things you need to know about PTSD.

  • Duration: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder usually lasts up to six months. Yet, there are cases where it lingers on and requires treatment for some particular types of symptoms or behavioural changes. Usually, the patient's behaviour is a result of one or more of the symptoms discussed below.
  • Re-experiencing Symptoms: These symptoms include flashbacks and life like re-imagination in the form of dreams and nightmares. In many cases, the patient may remember and re-experience the entire scene or series of events that have led to the trauma in the first place. This can be triggered by a memory or association with words, events and other such things that have to do with the memory of the traumatic episode.
  • Avoidance Symptoms: A traumatised patient may go out of his or her way to avoid things that are remotely close to the traumatic incident. They may fear a reoccurrence or a reminder of the event and may avoid addressing the trauma altogether. Patients suffering from this symptom may have created a mental block, and may not be able to remember the exact details of the event. They may also feel emotions like fear, guilt, depression and even worry, over the past incident which led to the trauma in the first place. 
  • Arousal Symptoms: Arousal or reactivity symptoms may trigger the same reactions that the person showed during the traumatic experience. These may include being on edge constantly in anticipation of a reoccurrence, or even getting startled by the slightest thing since the mind is already occupied with thoughts of the event, constantly. Anger and emotional outbursts may also be caused due to these symptoms.
  • Mood Symptoms: Mood swings are the most common outcome of these symptoms. The patient may experience a complete lack of enthusiasm and drive to indulge in activities like hobbies and socialising. Also, the patient may end up harbouring feelings of negativity towards family, friends and strangers, besides going through phases of guilt and self blame for the occurrence of the traumatic event.

PTSD can be a debilitating disorder in the emotional sense, and should be treated by a psychiatrist in case it lingers on for more than six months. Consult an Expert & get answers to your questions!

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8 Psychotic Effects of Cannabis

M. D. Psychiatry, Diploma In Psychological Medicine-DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Noida
8 Psychotic Effects of Cannabis

It is really important to enlighten yourself with the meaning of the word 'cannabis'. Cannabis Sativa is a kind of hemp plant from which you derive hash, hash oil and marijuana. Cannabis is popularly known by a litany of street names like weed, pot, grass, homegrown or even ganja. Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC is a chief chemical present in the plant. This chemical has the potential to alter the way you think, feel or work and hence there is a need to know its link with psychosis. Psychosis on the other hand aims to explain mental conditions felt by a person. In most cases a stark departure from reality is noticed which is usually the case after consuming cannabis as well.

Psychotic effects of Cannabis:

  1. Irregular sleep patterns: The effect of Marijuana or hash can upset your sleep patterns. A check has to be exercised therefore. It can make you feel too tired and exhausted to rest for long hours. 
  2. Increased anxiety: Many times, the hemp plant has been found to play up with your coping skills. You might feel anxious at the drop of a hat. Anxiety takes a toll on mental peace and affects your physical health.
  3. Problem in thinking clearly: Under the effect of Cannabis, you tend to live in a parallel universe. Your mind makes up imaginary situations thinking it to be real. This muddles up your capability to think clearly.
  4. Lack of innovation: Continuous consumption of the drug can also make a person repetitive; you stop conceiving new ideas. 
  5. Reduced confidence: Studies show how you can become very nervous due to the effects of cannabis.  
  6. Reticence: Communication can be a problem if you have been using the plant for a long time. You tend to bottle up your emotions and also your fears.  
  7. Paranoia and suspiciousness: You might even grow suspicious of people you trusted all along. Friends, relatives, parents are doubted. Obsession with the slightest of things is also a resultant effect. 
  8. Delusions and Hallucinations: Being 'high' is a positive effect as it helps you to relax, but if unhindered it could lead to serious hallucinations. Your existence in a hallucinated world can even turn fatal in some cases.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I have jaw pain and in lower part of ear also. I m unable to understand what does it mean! What is it?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I have jaw pain and in lower part of ear also.
I m unable to understand what does it mean!
What is it?
Hello, take, homoeo- medicins (pills no: 40)*** @ phytolacca 200-6 pills, thrice a day. @ causticum200-6 pills alternate day 1 dose. * go for maxillery muscle exercise. * take plenty of water to relax your facial muscle. Report, your progress, fortnightly take, care.
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I am 46 male with chronic depression over last 24 years, the problem is not depression but severe cognitive problems like very poor short term memory, slow thinking, walking balance problems, slow grasping etc that happened during first episode of Major depression 20 years back. I am currently using 50 mg paroxetine, 300 mg lamictal (helped me a lot) 20 mg buspin to deal with my anxiety and depression to reasonable extent. I used to have excellent n very sharp memory n high degree of confidence before my first major depressive episode, and used to be always topper during my academics. But my sharp memory n fast thinking, confidence levels never returned back even after 24 years of depression treatment. Can anyone suggest add on medication that can effectively improve my short term memory, balance issues while walking, impaired thinking etc. I do puzzles etc n keep myself busy but memory part of my brain is not improving. Pl.suggest medication helps in neuro psychiatry that helps in cognition problems in severe depression cases.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
I am 46 male with chronic depression over last 24 years, the problem is not depression but severe cognitive problems ...
Dear Krishna, i am not sure whether your sharp memory, fast thinking and high degree of confidence were symptoms of hypomania before this major depressive episode. If it is so, let it not come back, because your judgement may become bad during manic episode. It is good that lamictal is helping you a lot. Slowly your doctor may reduce your paroxetine and buspin dose. You may feel better. I would like to assess your cognitive problems before suggesting any medicine.
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I am 25 years. I have a problem of mind cocentration. I cant sit more than 1 hours for study.

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, you must be able to understand concentration, attention span, recollection and distraction. If you are able to watch a movie for two hours continuously, if you are able to play a game for an hour, then you do not have any concentration problems. You can't be attentive towards your studies because you are not interested in it. You are able to watch movie and play game because you are interested in it. Human cannot be attentive towards anything for more than 10 minutes. Then you should study in such a way that your attention is continued and make the subjects are interesting to you. Effective learning techniques should help you. Recollection depends on anxiety, stress and other physical and circumstantial factors. Distractions while studying are plentiful. You should be able to overcome distractions or avoid distractions. Please understand the above. Change your study style and attitude accordingly. Take care.
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Suffering from stress and want to increase my self confidence. Stressed due to studies of X std. I forget small things and also cry on small things. And not feeling well.

MD - Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Hyderabad
Suffering from stress and want to increase my self confidence. Stressed due to studies of X std. I forget small thing...
Do Pranayama meditation and exercise regularly Take good balanced diet Read good books spend time with good friends.your problems will be solved.
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I am 30 years old female. I have uncontrollable flow of thought which leads to confusion in decision making and I am unable to communicate proper what I really want to tell to other. Example: I really like cream but when I want to tell this others. I will tell I don't like without conscious. I also have low memory power ,over react to situations and always ignorant to do any work which I really hate but I am able to control. Please help.

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 Lybrate user, At your age, Memory problems like amnesia are not common. Many young people are having problems with memory. These problems are either they are too busy or due to anxiety and stress. Busy people use organizers or employ a personal assistant because they can't remember every task. You need to understand this. If you still say, you are having memory problems, we need to check your memory using memory test. If you want more of my help in this regard, please contact me. Take care.
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Causes and Symptoms of Childhood Depression

MD - Psychiatry, Diploma in Child & Adolescent Psychology , MBBS
Psychiatrist, Pune
Causes and Symptoms of Childhood Depression

Childhood depression is a condition marked by persistent sadness. It causes the child to feel lonely, hopeless, helpless and worthless. If this type of a sadness persists, it can disrupt his/her childhood and may have lasting effects even into adulthood. If neglected, childhood depression can lead to suicide.

What are the causes?
The exact cause of childhood depression is not known but a combination of other factors can lead to such. Some of them are:

  1. Physical health
  2. Family and external environment
  3. Mental health
  4. Genetic vulnerability and
  5. Biochemical disturbance

Children who suffer from such depression can behave and misbehave erratically. Yet, some children may continue to behave reasonably well in structured environments. Some young children may impulsively attempt suicide due to anger and frustration. Studies show that girls are more likely to commit suicide than boys.

What are the symptoms?

Children who suffer from such depression exhibit certain symptoms. Some of them are:

  1. Increased or decreased appetite
  2. Changes in sleeping patterns
  3. Difficulty in concentration
  4. Fatigue
  5. Sadness and hopelessness
  6. Vocal outbursts
  7. Disobedience
  8. Irritability and anger
  9. Increased sensitivity to rejection
  10. uicidal thoughts

Some children start to use drugs or pick up detrimental habits like smoking and drinking to evade their depression. Children with a family history of physical or sexual abuse are at a greater risk of experiencing depression. Consulting a therapist or a counselor in this case is duly advised.

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