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Dr. Fiaz Sattar

MD - Psychiatry

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

32 Years Experience  ·  750 at clinic
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Dr. Fiaz Sattar MD - Psychiatry Psychiatrist, Bangalore
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Dr. Fiaz Sattar is a popular Psychiatrist in HSR Layout, Bangalore. He has been a practicing Psychiatrist for 32 years. He is a qualified MD - Psychiatry. You can visit him at Asadal Health Care in HSR Layout, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Fiaz Sattar on Lybrate.com.

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MD - Psychiatry - Armed Forces Medical College, Pune - 1985
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I am upset on my work because I can not success in my previous work what I do at this time for good mental health please give correct advice.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am upset on my work because I can not success in my previous work what I do at this time for good mental health ple...
Hello, take Withania Som. Q., 10 drops with water twice daily and meditation for half an hour daily in the morning. Definitely you will get success in your work , but try to be strong and confident. Revert me after 15 days.
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Brain Exercises - Why You Should Do Them

M.D Psychiatry , MBBS
Psychiatrist, Gurgaon
Brain Exercises - Why You Should Do Them

Brain is just like other muscles in the body; stimulation of the brain cells on a continuous basis will lead to a well-functioning brain. In fact, exercising your brain through various brain exercises helps in forming new neural pathways inside it. Neuroplasticity is the ability of the brain to change and adapt when it is stimulated.

The various methods you can adopt to improve your mental health are:

  • Learn a musical instrument: Start taking music classes to learn an instrument such as guitar or piano as it helps in improving mental health. It also helps in delaying age related problems such as Alzheimer's disease.
  • Do math exercises in your head: Try figuring out various mathematical sums inside your head, as this will keep your brain sharp. It has also been known to improve intelligence quotient.
  • Try to Recall Past Events: When you try to recall past events, the section of the brain dealing with memory is stimulated and thus, leads to stronger neural connections.
  • Learning a New Language: Learning a new language is good for the brain as well because it helps in delaying the process of decline of cognitive functions. Chances of being affected by mental health disorders decrease significantly.
  • Aerobic Exercises: You should follow a regular exercise regimen consisting of aerobic exercises and cardiovascular exercises as they help in improving your blood circulation. Apart from keeping you fitter and lean, it also improves your overall wellbeing.
  • Improve your Hand-eye Coordination: Do activities such as painting, knitting or solving puzzles as they help in improving your hand eye coordination. It fine tunes your motor skills and keeps you mentally sharp.
  • Cooking: Learning to cook helps in activating various parts of the brain such as sight, smell and taste. This is related to different parts of the brain resulting in an overall development.
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I want to know. How OCD sufferer mainly a perfectionist. Give me some example related to perfection in detail. Please.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Dear Supratyush, Suppose, you have to pass motion daily at the same time, same consistency, watch your diet and keep analysing it again and again at the cost of other important things in your life, it is perfectionist. Come more on your own thought sample, more realistic examples you will get.
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I have a regular smoker, bt I want to leave it please suggest me how can I do this,

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You have to quit cold turkey because the body and mind will torture you endlessly while attempting reduction in smoking. The tobacco tar in cigarette smoke lines your lung with huge patches that make that portion dysfunctional. Your oxygen carrying capacity is jeopardized, and breathing is impinged. But don’t be discouraged because it is not too late even now to reverse all the ill-effects of smoking. I don’t know what other organs could be damaged but do go for a thorough medical check up to assess the effects of your abuse. Regarding improving your lungs, do a lot of aerobic exercise breathing through your nostrils only. Then there are a lot of deep breathing exercises in Yoga which you can learn too. Deep breathing cleanses your system and lungs and restores it to good health. Deep breathing uses the 80% of the lungs which are not normally used in normal breathing and even when exerting yourself. The greatest effect is in the lungs because this substance is processed through the respiratory system directly through the lung surface. When quitting, you must take one day at a time; though you must give up all smoking at once, and promptly. If you look too far ahead you will get discouraged and will give up. If you sit and count the number of days you have given up, that will also focus too much on achievement. You must focus on the here and now, on that day to be precise. After all quitting is not that easy due to many factors. So even if you fail one day, you must try and try again. Very few people succeed in their first attempt. Your persistence will eventually pay off. The urge to discontinue is hampered by many factors but the worst of them is the conditioning. In fact these conditions can exist all through the day unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary but true and you must remind yourself about this every day. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chewing gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine gums and nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces, substantially. You may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i. E. At least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here’s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world – you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest.
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I am studying 1st year degree. I have less memory power I want to improve my memory strength what can I do for this. Please give me a solution.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate-user. At your young age, memory problems like amnesia, dementia etc are not possible. Still if insist you have memory problems, consult a psychologist online for memory test. Take care.
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My semester exams are going start on July 5 onwards. At what timing should I study? I reading but I am loosing concentration and memory loss. Means on seeing the book, I think I know everything, Its so easy to remember, but After closing the book, I can't recall even a single sentence of that answer! I know the theme of the answer , but i'm unable to present it on the paper . Please guide me ? Give me tips for how to remember the answers .

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
My semester exams are going start on July 5 onwards. At what timing should I study? I reading but I am loosing concen...
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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I used to smoke 2 cigarette per day from last 4 years. From last 1 month I quit it. I have join gym but my stamina is nt enough. Even when I run I get tired within 500 mt and feel like vomiting. I want to increase my strength and stamina. As soon as possible. Can you please help.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
It will take some time for stamina and strength to develop. You will need to gradually increase your exercise. When exercising you must preferably choose aerobic exercise and always breathe through your nostrils during exercise. For strength development you will need to do some weight training. If you push yourself too much, you will feel like vomiting. When you wo0rk out you must also do it in a place where the air is clean. Deep breathing techniques may be learne dthrough Yoga too.
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There is pain on my left side upper chest near by aram I have consult to cardiologist he has doing ecg test and ex ray report of my chest but nothing found in it he said it a anxiety But still there is pain in my upper chest area I feel nerves due to these disease every time I will think about it.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
There is pain on my left side upper chest near by aram I have consult to cardiologist he has doing ecg test and ex ra...
Hi lybrate-user, if there is nothing found in ecg and xray, it is definitely due to anxiety check with a psychiatrist at your earliest. Do deep breathing exercise, pranayam/yoga daily.
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Hi My friend has a problem he has problem of changing moods thats why he is loosing his confidence day by day because somtimes he is getting nervous any time in the friends please tell me how to avoid this problem

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
You need to get your friend evaluated as it could be depression, anxiety disorder or a personality problem. The treatment varies for all these conditions and once the evaluation is done we can start the treatment according to the requirement.
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I am in depression. How I get good sleep. What is useful any drink to good sleep.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am in depression. How I get good sleep. What is useful any drink to good sleep.
Warm milk is good for sleep. As for depression, The word depressed is a common everyday word. People might say" i'm depressed" when in fact they mean" i'm fed up because i've had a row, or failed an exam, or lost my job" etc. These ups and downs of life are common and normal. Most people recover quite quickly. With true depression, you have a low mood and other symptoms each day for at least two weeks The common symptoms are (few might be present in a person with depression) Feelings of sadness, tearfulness, emptiness or hopelessness Angry outbursts, irritability or frustration, even over small matters Loss of interest or pleasure in most or all normal activities, such as sex, hobbies or sports Sleep disturbances, including insomnia or sleeping too much Tiredness and lack of energy, so even small tasks take extra effort Changes in appetite — often reduced appetite and weight loss, but increased cravings for food and weight gain in some people Anxiety, agitation or restlessness Slowed thinking, speaking or body movements Feelings of worthlessness or guilt, fixating on past failures or blaming yourself for things that aren't your responsibility Trouble thinking, concentrating, making decisions and remembering things Frequent or recurrent thoughts of death, suicidal thoughts, suicide attempts or suicide Unexplained physical problems, such as back pain or headaches consult a psychiatrist and get evaluated.
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Do anti depressants lead to suicide or suicidal tendencies if taken for longer period of time. Do they become ineffective if taken for longer duration?

MBBS, DPM, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist,
Do anti depressants lead to suicide or suicidal tendencies if taken for longer period of time. Do they become ineffec...
The term 'longer duration' is vague one. Lets get it this way...there are guidelines about how long antidepressants should be continued in any given case. Discontinuation of treatment before that period carries high risk of relapse.On the otherhand, decrease in effectiveness over time is not established. Emergence of suicidal ideas after initiating treatment with antidepressants is not established. But yes, some studies have observed that initial improvement in motor activity and energy before improvement in depressive ideas might increase chances of acting upon these wishes.
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I'm in love with a girl from 5 years. Before 3 months we broke up. I can't forget her. I still love her and can't sleep well at nights. Please help me.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I'm in love with a girl from 5 years. Before 3 months we broke up. I can't forget her. I still love her and can't sle...
You are going through grief reaction, which is normal after loss of a love. Time is the healer for the emotional and behavioral changes, however if your depression is severe enough to affect you in a significant manner, kindly consult a psychiatrist for short term antidepressant medication, depending on the complaints. Try to get away from loneliness and meet other friends or relatives.
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I have anger problem, what to do? Which medicine would you prefer for the same and home remedies too?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate-user, welcome to lybrate. Anger and aggression are emotions. Anger comes when you become irritated. Irritation happens when you don't like something, or when something is repeated. As anger is an emotion, it should be vent out. You should be able to throw anger out instead of controlling it. But more perfect will be, know the frustrating situations and stop being emotional. If practiced properly, you will not get irritated at those circumstances at all. Those techniques are much easier to understand.
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Hi my I am 36 years old I have forgetfulness problem I will forget in 5 minutes. I do not know what to do. For my memory. Kindly help me to increase memory power.

BHMS
Homeopath, Gandhinagar
Hello, first of all do mediitation to incrase memory along with that kali phos 6x (homoeopathic medicine) take 4morning 4 night after 1hr of meal.
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My younger sister Age 40 is Schizophrenic since 20 years after diagnose but treatment was discontinue. Now she is in home without any treatment and not support to go to Consult any Doctor. Three unmarried sisters are also living with her Guardianship they are also effected. Whole family members are also effected with their chronic misbehave and my family automatically Cut Off to the Relatives and neighbours I mean Socially boycott. Pls. Suggest me What can I do Doctor Pls.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Masters in psychology counselling
Psychologist, Hyderabad
Dear lybrate-user, we understand her feelings she need counselling, counselling will help her to come out of her problem and many patients are cured and enjoying better life
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How I have to increased my memory power. How can I concentrate more on my studies.? Pls suggest.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, There are few food which helps you in boosting up your memory power, increases focus & concentration, so try to take more of these: 1.Choline: Good sources of choline include liver, milk, eggs and peanuts. 2.Vitamin B: B vitamins are not synthesized in the body, and thus need to be obtained from food. B-complex vitamins are water-soluble vitamins, which means that they are not stored within the body. In consequence, the B vitamins need ongoing replenishment. Vitamin B1 (thiamine) rich sources include unrefined grain products, ready-to-eat cereals, meat (especially pork), dairy products, peanuts, legumes, fruits and eggs. Foods that contain high concentrations of vitamin B3 (niacin) in the free form include beans and organ meat, as well as enriched grain and cereal products. While niacin is present in corn and other grains, the bioavailability of the nutrient is much less than it is in protein-rich sources. The role of vitamin B9 (folic acid) during pregnancy is vital to normal development of the nervous system in the fetus. Good sources of folate include liver, ready-to-eat breakfast cereals, beans, asparagus, spinach, broccoli, and orange juice.Animal protein products are a good source of vitamin B12 (cobalamine), particularly organ meats such as kidney or liver. Other good sources are fish, eggs, and dairy products. 3.Vitamin A: The foods highest in Vitamin A are any pigmented fruits and vegetables and leafy green vegetables. 4.Zinc: Zinc is a very important part of the brain as well; many regions of the brain, such as the cerebellum, and hippocampus have neurons that contain this nutrient.Zinc is needed to maintain normal Vitamin A levels in blood plasma. Sources of zinc are meats, certain seafood, whole grains, baked beans, oatmeal, milk (low-fat), cashewnut, almonds, kidney-beans, cheese, peas, spinach, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, flaxseeds. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine for increasing memory - Anacardium 200/ once daily.
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I too face the same with memory loss am happy when I do work but suddenly I lose concentration and feel alone think I dono what to do.

MD, MCH, BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
Dear gokul, this problem is very much prevalent due to corporate work and hectic schedule, so meditate and give little bit time spiritual things, try homoeopathy to increase concentration
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Sir/madam, good evening. My brother is working as nodal officer in Bsnl. He is having habit of alcohol and smoking. But with in two years he is having alcohol just like water. Is there any remedy to stop alcohol habit. I heard that some medicines are there to stop alcohol. Will you help me in this regard.

BHMS
Homeopath, Bangalore
Please take homoeopathic medicine quercus tincture 5 drops in half a cup of water morning n night atleast for 7 days. If he takes this properly then he ll dislike smell of alcohol. If he still takes alcohol after this course then again repeat in same way.
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Hi I'm a male is or does drinking buttermilk or curd is good for health and skin does it keep or help our skin healthy and our body healthy? Should we drink buttermilk and curd to keep us healthy and keep our body and skin healthy and glowing please tel me plz.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
Hi I'm a male is or does drinking buttermilk or curd is good for health and skin does it keep or help our skin health...
Yes good for health but do not take it at night. Take it with jeera and hing. If you have any body pain then do not drink it take care.
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Hii, my father is 48 years old, he is addicted to alcohol, I dont like that, upon somebody s advise I started giving medicine named disulfiram deadict 500mg, so this may cause any health problem to my father? should I continue giving>> or stop. Please advise me.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Need to discuss more personally. Alcoholism in addiction is a disease stage and need good will power and counselling and motivation to withdraw. Tell me privately your family life and all details and whether he has any disease and whether he is willing to stop. Disulfiram will only make drinking an unpleasant experience and create aversion to drinking, but can cause adverse reactions you consult me privately for a personalised advice.
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