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Dr. Kasturi LAL Garg

MBBS, MD

Psychiatrist, Chandigarh

46 Years Experience  ·  600 at clinic
Dr. Kasturi LAL Garg MBBS, MD Psychiatrist, Chandigarh
46 Years Experience  ·  600 at clinic  ·  ₹ online
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Dr. Kasturi LAL Garg is a renowned Psychiatrist in Sector 9, Chandigarh. He has helped numerous patients in his 46 years of experience as a Psychiatrist. He has done MBBS, MD. You can meet Dr. Kasturi LAL Garg personally at Apollo Clinic in Sector 9, Chandigarh. Book an appointment online with Dr. Kasturi LAL Garg on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - PGIMER, Chandigarh - 1970
MD - PGIMER, Chandigarh - 1975
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I have bee suffering from two weeks. WHEN I sleep, am depressed some reason. So what is solution?

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I have bee suffering from two weeks. WHEN I sleep, am depressed some reason. So what is solution?
You need treatment for your depressive symptoms. Depressive symptoms usually worsen in the early morning that's why you're suffering from such problem.
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I have anxiety neurosis and I'm having breathing problems what should I do! Please help.

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I have anxiety neurosis and I'm having breathing problems what should I do! Please help.
Respected Madam, Anxiety Neurosis is a very broad term and could include a lot of psychiatric conditions. Your breathing problems could be directly related to your Anxiety symptoms whose underlying cause would have to be evaluated in detail and treated for you to be rid of these breathing problems.

I am 22 year old. My prob. Mujhe weakness Har waqt rehti hai. 4 month se mai every day 12-15 hours study kr rha tha. Exam 17 may ko done hue. Ab mai taiyar kr RAHA hu sir or mam mera problem ye hai ki mai ab pahle ki tarah subjects ko yad ni rakh pata,bhulne lagta hu jaldi yaad nahi hota pls suggest mai kya karu pls pls.

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Hello lybrate user. Try to relax yourself thats the most important thing right. Our brain also get exhausted wheb there is too much of information. Go for morning walk, walk on the grass barefoot and feel the tenderness of grass. You can also do deep breathing exercises. If your brain and body is relaxed then you wil be better able to concentrate. Also divide your learning task in such a way that you do not feel heavy. Make use of flow charts, tables for organiaing your learning materials. I hope this will help.
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I am a chain smoker now days I having respiration problem please contact me as soon as you.

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Quit smoking at once. You have certainly made a good decision and you can go about it in the following manner. The habit can be very difficult to halt because of the many conditions attached to smoking. 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. 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 chewing gum or 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. All the damage you incurred earlier because of the smoking can be reverted back to normal in quick time. Go for a medical check up to determine what this respiration problem is all about, soon.

I am 23 years old. I have confusion on my mind always what should I do?

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I am 23 years old. I have confusion on my mind always what should I do?
Dear , you have not mentioned what type of confusion you have. You are just 22. In your age, there could be many confusion like relationship based, career based, education based, family based, ego based etc. Please provide me more information and let me understand your basis of confusion. Then I will be able to provide solution. Take care.

How to increase concentration? My exams are near and I am not able to concentrate, I am worried I want to score good marks.

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Dear student for concentration and memory try following things on a daily basis and you will see positive results. Concentration is a mental skill that you can develop. There are two ways to improve your concentration: first, raise your brain's natural ability to concentrate. In other words, increase your attention. Second, adjust the environment around you to make concentrating easier. To improve your concentration takes a little time and effort, but it can be worth it. In my personal experience with students. This can make noticeable improvement in a relatively short time. Ideas for daily concentration-boosting habits include: mindfulness meditation - many studies confirm that 20 minutes of meditation or more per day improves concentration and attention span. Focusing on your breathing, known as mindfulness meditation, is one of the simplest way of meditation. Start with ten minutes in the morning and ten minutes before bed. Proper sleep -i am sorry to say it. Pulling all nighter will not help with your grade. Unless you are getting sufficient restful sleep, you are not going to be as mentally focused as you could be. Brain game -. The more you use certain skills, the more they are reinforced in the brain. So it makes sense that playing concentration games and games that require you to focus will improve your concentration ability. You need to be consistent in this. Play for about 10 to 20 minutes each day. Have fun, and get the benefits but remember not to spend more than 20 minutes a day. Your goal is to improve your concentration and not the score in the game! eat healthier - your brain needs the proper nutrients to allow you to focus. Eat more vegetables and fruits and avoid consumption of junk food as much as possible. Lot of research has now proven that sugar is very harmful for our health. Reduce sugar and refined white floor in your diet as much as you could. Exercise is helpful in both reducing stress and increasing focus. At-least 20 minutes a day would go a long way. Optimize your mental state & environment in addition to building the habits described above into your daily routine, also adjust your environment and your current mental state to improve your concentration when studying. Create a study spot. Your brain loves routine. Create a place where all you do is study. An obvious choice is a secluded desk of some kind, but the trick is to make sure you only study in that spot. Studying in bed is a bad habit, for example, because your body is trained to want to sleep once you get into bed. Remove distractions. Turn off the ringer on your phone and take other steps to prevent interruptions. Don't study with the television on or with talk radio playing. Some studies have shown that soft instrumental music (no vocals) can help improve your concentration. Block background noises. If you have to study or work in an environment where it is too loud (classroom or open space) or too quiet (such as at home or at a library) you can get easily distracted by outside influences. With the right amount of background noise you can actually block out distractions and enhance your creative thinking. Use time boxes. Set a time limit when you need to study new material. For example, let's say you want to read one chapter in a book (and remember it). Decide in advance that you can have 45 minutes to read the chapter, and 15 minutes to review it. Set a timer to keep yourself honest, then pace yourself to keep within the allotted time. Stay motivated with rewards. If you see studying as burden, it's hard to concentrate. One way to stay motivated is to set up a reward system. Tell yourself you have to earn that hour of watching your favorite show later in the evening by first completing one hour of intense studying. That way, even if the material is dry, you have the reward to look forward to. Take a break every two hours. You mental energy will begin to decline after a long period of study. So every two hours or so, take a ten minute break. Walk around, eat a light snack, or just stare at the wall to relax your mind. Concentrating is the first step to learning anything new. It only makes sense that if you improve your concentration, your memory will improve also. If you want to learn how to study effectively and need help making a balanced study habit you could contact me for 60 to 90 minute audio consultation and I will be able to make one for you hope this helps wishing you very best.
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Due to lots of work and stress I have body pain can you suggest something to get relief from the body pain? Can I take pain killer?

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Due to lots of work and stress I have body pain can you suggest something to get relief from the body pain? Can I tak...
Yes. You may take pain killers for relief from from body aches. But its always better to treat the cause than the symptoms, if you are sure that body aches are due to overwork and stress, then restrict your work load to human limits and find time to relax and relieve stress with rest.

I lost some body close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to My Self all the time please help me.

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I lost some body close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to My Self all the time please...
Try to forget that unpleasant moment. Do meditation daily. Take homeopathic ignatia 30, 4 tablets four times daily for five days.

Is marijuana has any negative impact on your health? please provide me with details.

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Dear as in the case of every drug, marijuana is also dangerous. You should leave the habit. I need to talk to you in detail. Please post a private question to me. I will help you manage it. Take care.

I am 19 years young boy. I always feels weakness, drowsiness. Can't concentrate on studies. Please suggest me!

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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.

Hi I am suffering from not getting sleep from last 8 months, full depression, stress. Please guide me which medicine I can take to come out of thing and fast recovery from these problems. Thanks.

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Your sleeplessness could be due to uncontrolled bp, glucose levels or even the tablets you are taking. Atorsave can cause depression in some people. Why are you taking 40mg of atorsave. If you have any blood clot problems to your brain, the that could be the cause of your sleep and depression as well. Visit a psychiatrist.
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I smoke cigarettes and I want to quit what should I do that can help me stop smoking?

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Abhishek,I feel very happy for you guys who have guts to digest the truth that habitual smoking is an addiction and I am very much sure that guys like you although understand the disatrous effectss of habitual smoking but out of their craving or compulsion are unable to do so.But I wll try to figure out a clear picture in front of you and let you decide how to quit this habit as I think you are strong enough to quit this habit as you have a strong mind to accept this addiction.Myself is a Homoeopath and Consult me for proper Management and Medicines.
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1. Which is right time to eat non boiled carrot for memory power increases? 2. Last 2 days I am not sleep properly because when i'm going to start sleeping my mind start thinking something why?

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1. Which is right time to eat non boiled carrot for memory power increases? 2. Last 2 days I am not sleep properly be...
You can eat raw carrots at any time for maximum benefits. These foods are also good for your brain: 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 For your sleep problem, it looks like you are under some stress and you can follow the suggestions given below: In your case particularly, do not sleep during the day; don’t even lie down. Go for regular exercise (breathing through your nostrils only) at a fixed time (at about 6 am) every day, whether you sleep or not. You must develop this habit of sleeping by 10 pm latest every night and wake up at a uniform time by 6 am every morning, even if you do not get sleep. If you do not get sleep, just lie down and if you have a bed lamp (or you could get one) lie down and read something light but not exciting. Your eyes will tire and you will fall asleep. If you like you may also put on light and soft music with the sleep function on. Depending on whether you are a visual or auditory person, you may watch TV in a lying down position until you feel sleepy. Have a warm bath before going to bed (for some people a cold bath at night seems to induce sleep! If you are one of them, please do so). Place the head side of your bed in a North-South position. The room must be as dark as possible and there should be no electronic items that give off even a light LED glow. There must be ample ventilation in the room. Avoid strong odors, except lavender, on your body or in the room, or on your sheets and clothes. There should not be any live plants in your bedroom. Sleep with the lightest of clothes or without any clothing. When lying down to sleep, lie down on your left ear as much as possible. Do not sleep directly under an overhead fan. You must eat a good breakfast, a fairly light lunch, and an early dinner, which should be a very light meal. Whatever you eat in the other meals, have only a pure carbohydrate meal at night with any vegetables, and preferably before 8 pm. Do not drink much liquids after or near about dinner time. When lying down to sleep you may use the 4-7-8 breathing pattern of sleep inducement i.e. Breathe in for four counts through your nostril only, hold for 7 counts, and exhale with a whoosh sound, through your mouth only, for 8 counts. Repeat this four times in the morning and just before you sleep at night. If you know Emotional Freedom Technique or EFT (check this out either on YouTube or Google), then please practice this too for sleep induction. Self-hypnosis and slow relaxation techniques, at night will be tremendously useful. Acupuncture or acupressure will both be very useful too. Pray last thing at night before you sleep. Meet a counselor if these techniques do not give you the desired result.
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I am 26 years old and i'm so aggressive. I hate everyone my family & boyfriend I told them reason why I hate them they are ignored my each and every world they act like normal. I love them too much but they ignore me.

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You have told everybody the reason for your anger except me! you need to know why you are so angry. Is it from your family and was it from early childhood? there could be a lot of happenings in childhood and even from prenatal days that you are carrying in this anger and are not able to explain it. Meet with a counselor for your emotions and work with that person to identify the origin of the feeling and sort it out soon. You may lose your boyfriend in the bargain and not know why that happened. There is definitely a reason for this emotion, and you should not go around throwing tantrums without knowing why. If you do vigorous exercise every day, you could expend the energy of anger and feel less volatile and then perhaps you may be more sensible. Try it and see. It always works. Now if you discover the reason and it has to do with your parents, then learn to forgive them for your own sake and life will take a different turn for sure. If you are a spiritual person, I strongly recommend that you hand over this anger to god and you will be pleasantly surprised as to how good it feels after that.
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My sister 51 years suffering from an acute situation. Few months back she was identified with esophageal varices and beginning of ulcer. Doctor told me that the cause of the ulcer is coming from her head and it is nothing but her tensions. She is a primary school teacher and got transferred to a new school. What she says that she cannot adjust with the new environment, teaching in english medium, students are not obeying her, cannot take class, cannot value papers, cannot prepare food, cannot dress up properly. Now she is saying that she cannot even prepare rice or tea. E feel a special appearance, do not eat well, getting worser every day. Every time crying without tears. Spent hours in kitchen and come back without doing anything. Our elder sister died due to ovarian cancer 1 years back. Her husband and 3 sons are so frustrated and saying her that go and commit suicide if she cannot do anything. She has his own convictions and when we ask her to consult a doctor she says doctors cannot do anything. They cannot cure. Now she is afraid of doing anything and simply spending time and complaining that she cannot do anything. How can we diagnose the situation.

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My sister 51 years suffering from an acute situation. Few months back she was identified with esophageal varices and ...
Your sister has been undergoing stress disorder which if not checked earlier would lead to psychiatric conditions like anxiety neurosis, depression etc., The first thing I would like to suggest is to withdraw from her job role for a particular period of time. Medical leave for a month or two will be enough. This will give her a relaxation from the overwhelming fear/tension/stress. The second thing is to take her to a psychological counselor who can teach her some relaxation techniques and use some couseling techniques to gradually reduce her irrational fears and other psychological issues and adjustment problems. The most impartant part is that her husband and children are in need of counselling in order to give her emotional support to overcome her problems soon. Find a psychological counsellor asap. Certainly there is a way out.
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I met with an accident since last month. Now I am feeling very upset I want to be free. please help.

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I met with an accident since last month. Now I am feeling very upset I want to be free. please help.
You find interesting things to do like music and reading books. And doing meditation and yoga will also help.

10 Tips to Tackle Sibling Rivalry

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While siblings are the force that breathes life into any family structure, it has also been seen as a challenge of sorts to manage siblings and bring out the best in each one of them. In any family unit, there are a number of entities who need to be nurtured in a certain way to ensure that their identities are not hampered by a "one size fits all" style of parenting. Every child is different and will need to be handled differently. Besides this, there are other related challenges that will contribute to the quality of the relationships between the siblings, as well as the rivalry that they may feel towards each other when it comes to attention, achievements and varied other factors.

Read on to know the ten tips to tackle sibling rivalry:

1. Make Friends before Birth: encourage your first born to connect even before the birth of the new baby by including him or her in the changes you see and feel. Planning for the new baby with your first born will also help in such cases.

2. Staying positive is a big factor that will help the children in feeling confident despite their different qualities and strengths.

3. Comparison is a big no no. Stay away from these kind of comparisons so that the children do not feel like they have to fight with each other for your praise.

4. Time Sharing: Ensure that you divide your time well and indulge each child in his or her area of interest so that they feel like you are always there for each of them.

5. Harmonious Start to the day: this will ensure that the children have a special bond at the end of the day. Make sure that they help each other and divide chores accordingly. The older siblings should be given the care giving tasks while the younger ones should be taught to obey them and play along.

6. Humour them: It is a known fact that humour is the best medicine that breaks even the most tension filled atmosphere.

7. Family Meetings: Hold family meetings to discuss important things and even intense fights so that everyone's needs and issues are addressed.

8. Empathy: Teaching your child to empathize with others will help him or her steer clear of needless rivalry at home too.

9. Ignore the Small: Let them figure out the smaller fights, yet always be there to address the bigger issues so that they know you are there for them.

10. Equal Treatment: Treating them equally does not mean doing the same thing for each of them. It means giving them equal time and attention with personalized treatment to suit varied temperaments. This will also give them a lot of individual confidence which eventually kills any feelings of rivalry.
10 Tips to Tackle Sibling Rivalry
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Im feel stress and fear and words cannot deliver properly when I attend any job interview. How can I relieve from those problems to get a good job.

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Im feel stress and fear and words cannot deliver properly when I attend any job interview. How can I relieve from tho...
You suffer from performance anxiety which is common in a any person attending interviews or doing stage performances. But if you feel your uncontrolled anxiety hampers your performance you should consider taking some treatment for it. This may include some medications to allay anxiety and certain behaviour techniques of relaxation to be practices regularly.
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Hello I am undergraduate 1st year student I am getting problem in remembering my syllabus I study them ut then also after few day ibgot blank about that topic. Kindly please suggest any method to increase my brain memory.

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Dear lybrate user. I can understand. Memory depends on understanding, retention and recollection. You should understand exactly what you are studying. Then retention takes place. Repetition helps retention more effectively. Once thd knowledge is retained perfectly, recollection is easy. Use "creative learning methods" to make study creative and effective. Take care.
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Madam my son age is 28 years.He is doing good job.But his problem is talking with others, Even in introducing himself to others he face problems . ish problem ko door karane k liye my son k liye kya karu?

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Ask him to join singing class. He will be changed slowly. Thats good Do not expect things fast. Do something where he needs to speak or ask him to be a teacher in a coaching centre. Only 6 months. Then see the result.
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