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Delhi Psychiatrist - KPC

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ED-7B First Floor (Near Madhuban Chowk)-Pitampura New Delhi
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Delhi Psychiatrist - KPC is known for housing experienced Psychiatrists. Dr. Vimal Kumar, a well-reputed Psychiatrist, practices in New Delhi . Visit this medical health centre for Psychiatrists recommended by 88 patients.

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5 Best Exercises For Brain!

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
5 Best Exercises For Brain!

The brain is not a stagnant realm fed with a granted quota of intelligence and memory at birth. It is always in a state of flux. Exercising your brain in various ways accelerates its ability to perform better. It is in your hands to have a sharper take on situations and occurrences. Playing games that require brainstorming, solving quizzes, crosswords or playing chess makes you feel rejuvenated and tired at the same time; the reason being activated brain cells. A healthy brain will affect your life decisions positively and you probably will think rightly before you leap.

Tips to exercise those brain cells:

1. Meditate and calm your mind: Ten minutes of meditation each day can help you get over anxiety. When your mind is at peace you think out pros and cons with enhanced insight. This composure reflects in each of your actions. Meditation demands your brain to be quiet when it is accustomed to work; you therefore have greater control over it.
     
2. Music can improve your brain abilities: Music is the best antidote for a sloppy brain. Music excites the neurons healing a bruised memory. It gifts you with clarity of thought. Apart from listening to music one must try to play a musical instrument. Teaching yourself things puts your mind through a strict regimen of constructive activities.
   
3. Take out time to learn a new language: We are paralyzed the minute our brain gives up. Due to several external and internal reasons each one of us is likely to suffer from cognitive disorders on being subjected to extreme pressure or shock. Trying to learn a new language motivate your brain cells to have a wider vocabulary, which further restricts your chances of brain damage.

4. Mental mathematics could better your intelligence: Calculators, computers and phones are ridding us of our ability to compute individual data. Computation and consolidation of data helps your mind to work faster with precision. So, you now know those lessons on mental mathematics in childhood were actually the key to a well-rounded brain. 

5. Think of something novel: The more the number of neurons the merrier is your brain. Take pains to direct your mind on a novel track. Thinking beyond what is given and expected helps your brain grow new neurons. It builds up your creativity letting you discover more of your capabilities. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychiatrist.

Excitement in Marriage - How Can You Revive It?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Excitement in Marriage - How Can You Revive It?

Marriages in our country usually last a lifetimeand and require effort from both parties involved to make them work. Often, marriages end because of boredom, as the partners begin to believe that the spark is gone. But there are many ways couples can perk up their marriage. 

While it is true that many people are short on precious time in today’s day and age, what is also true is that a marriage is well worth some prioritisation. 

Leaving dirty dishes in the sink for a little while longer does make good sense, if it means that the time is well-used to bond with one’s significant other. Leisure time spent between couples is crucial for the success of a marriage. Many couples do not make it a habit of listening to each other and this really does work to their detriment. Paying close attention to what the other one says and providing a response may not need a lot of effort but the dividends are rich in the form of the partner feeling good. 

Intimacy is a valued feeling of being wanted and it has a big part to play in the success of a marriage. Over the long term, many couples do not make the required effort and the overall quality of their bond is reduced, as a result. While reinitiating contact may be as simple as holding the other’s hand, many people do not do this as they feel their partner should be the one to do so. Intimacy does not only equate to sexual intimacy, but can even simply be looking into one’s partners eyes with love. 

Laughter is said to be the best medicine, and this happens to be true in the case of a marriage, as well. It has been found that couples who laugh about their past experiences are happier and get along a lot more amicably than those who do not. Recalling together where the couple first met and started seeing each other also has a positive impact as it makes both partners feel valued and thankful about what they have. 

Below, are tips that don’t require much—if any—money, time or even hard work! 

Engage in a new activity with your partner. Doing novel activities with your partner enables you to re-experience the original emotional state at the beginning of your marriage. In other words, trying something new sparks excitement, producing passion. You can do anything from deep-sea fishing to salsa dancing to hiking a mountain to eating at a different restaurant. 

Add the element of mystery or surprise. Both mystery and surprise also mimic the emotional state of a new romance. But it doesn’t mean whisking your wife away to the Mediterranean or surprising your husband with expensive dinners. Here, little gestures also go a long way. Examples include, surprising your wife at work and whisking her away for lunch, or sending a greeting card in the mail. 

Do something that kicks up your adrenaline and arousal. Young marriages start out with an adrenaline rush. Your heart races, you get giddy, you’re alert, awake and excited. Arousal-generating activities can include exercising, going on a vigorous hike, and even watching a scary movie. So it’s almost like fooling your brain that the arousal produced to this scary movie (or any other arousing activity) is really due to your marriage, and this helps to perk up the passion. 

Take a mini-vacation — just the two of you. Get out of the house for at least one night and two days, somewhere that interests both of you and creates new memories together. You don’t have to go far from home or spend a lot of money. The key is to spend quality time together away from home. Studies show that for women, in particular, getting away is important. They feel more passionate when they’re away from the pressures of their lives. At home, women have a tough time compartmentalizing things. They’re thinking about the laundry, lunch, paying the bills, cleaning the house, and checking things off their mental to-do list. 

Touch more often. Touch produces arousal, comfort and support both physiologically and psychologically, and it doesn’t have to be much of a touch. Holding hands on a walk, making sure you give a hug or kiss or embrace daily reminds you that you’re physiologically bonded. When reigniting your relationship, the key is to shake things up consistently. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychiatrist. Good luck!

Nicotine Addiction - Causes and Symptoms

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Nicotine Addiction - Causes and Symptoms

Nicotine addiction or tobacco addiction refers to an acute dependence upon tobacco products primarily due to the presence of the nicotine drug. In other words, nicotine addiction refers to an inability to stop using tobacco products despite the knowledge and awareness that it is harmful to you. While nicotine only induces addiction, it is the presence of other substances in tobacco which makes it damaging and injurious to health.

Nicotine has the tendency to produce effects in the brain, both physical as well as mind altering, that give temporary satisfaction. This is precisely why people get hooked into the habit of tobacco consumption, which eventually leads to addiction. Unfortunately, stopping tobacco use immediately can also lead to several withdrawal symptoms, like agitation and restlessness.

Causes
The main reason why tobacco is so addictive is due to the fact that nicotine releases neurotransmitters such as dopamine in the reward centre of the brain, which in turn improves your mood and gives you temporary pleasure.

Causes of nicotine addiction can either be physical or behavioral, for instance situations or feelings, which make you crave for tobacco. These include:

  1. Specific times during the day, say after every meal or during breaks at work
  2. While defecating
  3. While drinking alcohol
  4. Stressful or depressive situations
  5. At the sight or smell of a burning cigarette
  6. Peer pressure
  7. While driving

Symptoms
Symptoms of nicotine addiction include:

  1. You are unable to quit smoking despite frequent attempts.
  2. You experience withdrawal symptoms after attempting to quit.
  3. You continue to smoke despite the awareness that it is injurious to your health.
  4. You forego social as well as recreational activities because of your need to smoke. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychiatrist.
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What Causes Chronic Nightmares? How It Can be Treated?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
What Causes Chronic Nightmares? How It Can be Treated?

Chronic nightmares are caused by a lot of internal as well as external factors. It can cause sleep disorders and can affect your overall health. Some of the key reasons that contribute to chronic nightmares are mentioned below:

  1. Stress and anxiety: Anxiety can come in many forms. It can happen due to simplest of reasons such as moving to a new place to joining a new job, suffering from trauma to losing a close one in the family, etc. Stress as a result of these can lead to bad dreams and chronic nightmares.
  2. Media: Suspense shows or scary movies are also known to cause nightmares. Recalling visual imagery from a recently watched horror movie during sleep can appear in the dream without any intervention. The brain can create a sequence and produce imagery based on one’s recent thinking process.
  3. Depression: A Finnish Study showed that more than 28 percent who suffers from depression get nightmares at night. A negative mindset coupled with poor self-confidence can lead to chronic nightmares resulting in sleep disturbances.
  4. Traumatic experience: Any recent experience of surviving a natural disaster, violence in the relationship, major vehicle accident, are frequently linked with nightmares. More than 50 percent of the people with PTSD suffer from nightmares reveals the National Center for PTSD, USA.
  5. Drugs and Medications: People coming out from recent medication such as barbiturates, narcotics and antidepressants often suffer from hyperactive neurotransmitter leading to nightmares. Withdrawal from alcohol and recreational drugs are also known to be responsible for chronic nightmares.
  6. Snacking Before Bedtime: Often eating before sleeping triggers the metabolism and signals are sent to the brain to be more active than usual. Junk foods and spicy meals should be especially avoided to refrain from chronic nightmares.
  7. Inability to Relax: Inability to relax gradually builds up a basic level of underlying arousal process which later contributes more in further reaction towards stress.
  8. Conflicting Material: Any conflicting material which we are not aware of might lay embedded in our subconscious mind, which might contribute to repeated nightmares. 

So basic idea is to learn some relaxation technique and practice those. If the condition persists then it will call for a detailed assessment and may be some medication besides Psychological measures.

How to get rid of nightmares?

  1. Treat the underlying symptoms: It is important to identify the cause of the nightmares. Often stress, PTSD, anxiety and depression can cause nightmares. Once the cause is identified, medical help or self-help techniques can be employed to overcome it.
  2. Exercise: Exercise tires the body and relaxes the brain. From dancing to rock climbing, running to rowing, hitting a gym to brisk walking, one form of exercise should be daily practised to make sure you get sound sleep during the night.
  3. Talk to your doctor: If you are undergoing any medication that involves withdrawal, anxiety, narcotics, you should immediately consult a doctor about the effects of medicine. A doctor can either reduce the dosage of medicine or change the medicine altogether to address the problem
  4. Stress Reduction: Stress can be reduced by practising yoga and meditation. You can also take a hot shower before going to sleep to calm yourself down. A relaxed mind goes a long way in ensuring sound sleep during the night.
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MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
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Avoid buying testosterone products online or using them without a doctor's ok.

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MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
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Be present. Stay in the moment. Think about the now. You are where you are and you are only wasting time if you are focusing on the past or obsessing about the future.

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MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Health Tip

In the heat of the moment, condoms are sometimes opened too quickly, which at time tears them without us even realizing it, so take the extra time to push the condom down and tear open on the “tear here” line.

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MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Health Tip

Communication is the key. Talk to your family, friends and professionals telling them how they can help and how you are feeling. Accept offers of help.

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Dear Sir/madam. I am a 50 years old woman. TakP meds Telma 40 and medxl 50 due to sleeplessness and anxiety Psychiatrist wrote me D venizep 50 for ten days. I am taking it for two days now but due to it, s side effect like nausea tiredness I want to stop this meds Sir, Kindly let me know if I stop taking this drug after two days of use would have any adverse effect? Pls let me know Sir can I stop taking it?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Dear Sir/madam. I am a 50 years old woman. TakP meds Telma 40 and medxl 50 due to sleeplessness and anxiety Psychiatr...
Hello lybrate-user taking the said medicine for 2-days is not supposed to do any long term side-effects, if you don't want to take medicines for sleep I wd advise you to have a healthy life style --start your mornings at the same time everyday, go for for some physical activity like--walk, yogaetc; have relaxed mornings, avoid daytime nap, take lots of fluids during day time, socialise, take evening meals 2-3 hrs. Before bedtime ,go to bed when feeling sleepy don't go to bed & wait for sleep, but start your morning routine at the same time. This way it might take a few days to get proper sleep, here quality of sleep wd be very good & following this pattern might make you feel happier too, wishing you all the best!
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Anorexia And Bulimia: How to Deal With Them?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Anorexia And Bulimia: How to Deal With Them?

An eating disorder, mostly appears when your food habits reach levels of extremity. Anorexia nervosa and Bulimia are two main and the most common eating disorders found in men and women. One is the lower extreme while the other is the higher extreme in terms of food intake.

1. Anorexia: People who are affected with anorexia think of themselves to be very overweight in spite of actually being very slim and thin. Anorexia inflicted people consume less than a thousand calories per day. They exercise rigorously and try to find more ways to lose weight. They vomit a lot due to the insufficient diet and suffer more. The treatment for anorexia nervosa generally includes a mix of mental treatment, and regulated weight gain program. An anorexia patient should seek treatment as early as possible. The best ways to deal with anorexia are:

Psychological Treatment: Various psychological treatments can be used to cure anorexia of different stages. They are cognitive analytic therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, focal psychodynamic therapy. A family's response is also an important psychological factor. Proper encouragement and effort should be given.

Weight gain program: This measure will guide an anorexic patient to improve his diet habits and slowly gain weight. A patient is monitored carefully, traits are recognized and a likewise diet pattern is given.

2. Bulimia: Bulimia nervosa is another category of eating disorder. The main characteristic of this disorder is  overeating in the highest level. Binge eating is observed, followed by attempts by the affected individual to lose weight. A bulimic patient is constantly trapped in the cycle of overeating and then thinking about losing weight.

Maybe you do not like the idea of binge eating and fear getting obese, but once affected by bulimia a patient cannot follow this and binge eats. Later, they adopt extreme measures for losing weight. The primary methods to deal with bulimia are:

  • Psychotherapy: Psychotherapy, or talk therapy includes examining your bulimia and related issues with an expert. It is proven that these sorts of psychotherapies restrict the symptoms of bulimia. The three modes of psychotherapy include- Cognitive-behavioral therapy, Family-based therapy and Interpersonal psychotherapy.
  • Medications: Medicines such as anti-depressants can be taken by bulimia patients along with psychotherapy. Prozac is a recommended and effective medicine.
  • Proper diet plan: For bulimia affected patients, having a proper balanced diet is very essential. A diet expert should be consulted, who will make the most essential food pattern for you. Undertaking a weight loss program is also recommended.

Eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia should be avoided, and you should know the best ways to deal with them.

I am suffering from severe anxiety and fear. At present taking thyroxine 75 mcg since diagnosed wih hypothyroidism. Tsh level is 3.5. Also Hb level is 18. I get tensed frequently .BP get shouted. Please advice.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
I am suffering from severe anxiety and fear. At present taking thyroxine 75 mcg since diagnosed wih hypothyroidism. T...
Dear lybrate-user hypothyroid is not that serious as treatment available is quite satisfactory, regarding severe anxiety I wd like you to have a healthy lifestyle-- regular sleeping & waking, physical activity, balanced diet, socialising. Avoid tobacco, alcohol, irregular hours, etc;. Learn yoga & relaxation. Take your medicines as prescribed & visit your doctor as per his recommendations. Wishing you all the best!
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Health Quote of the Week

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Health Quote of the Week

Stay happy because a sad soul can kill you quicker than a germ.

Health Quote of the Week

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
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Nature is the best medicine to decrease thoughts of worthlessness and boost confidence.

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MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
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Closer proximity to green space reduces symptoms of anxiety and depression.

She is feeling depressed as my brother got a job in chennai, we live in Delhi she is feeling so depressed and when she is alone she feels depressed and breaths heavily and she says heavy tension. She is a hypothyroid patient. Help me with this. How to get my mom from this problem?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
She is feeling depressed as my brother got a job in chennai, we live in Delhi she is feeling so depressed and when sh...
Dear lybrate-user your mom appears quite sensitive & a family person. Your brother going to chennai for better job prospects has to be emphasized, and I am sure she must be happy for him to be progressing in life--which definitely is something to feel good about. If expailened properly I am sure she wd understand. Her breathing & other problems are manifestations of anxiety. Explain her & insist upon leading an healthy life-style i.e; regular early morning routine, some walk or yoga on a regular basis, taking balanced diet, socialise, evening walk or going to public places with positive vibrations, talk about happy moments of the past & what all positives lie in store for future. Hope this helps! wishing you all the best!
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I am taking nexito plus tablet for my anxiety past 6 months, I feel Sexual dysfunction so please inform how to solve this problem? And stay fit.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
I am taking nexito plus tablet for my anxiety past 6 months, I feel Sexual dysfunction so please inform how to solve ...
Hello lybrate-user the details you have given are not sufficient to warrant any opinion, I wd sggst you contact your doctor about the same i.e; the one who has prescribed the medicine. Here I wd like to add something try sticking to an healthy life style, go for walks, yoga, meditation etc, which by itself wd help you in your anxiety problem, moreover has no side-effects rather wd help in many parameters of your sexual life as well, wishing you all the best!
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Sir, I'm studying at b.tech 3rd year. I had a friend in my clg. She is my class mate. She is very good girl. We are good friends. She shares all good things her worries with me. Helps me alot in studies and defends me with her friends. Because I'm always looking silent nd a good guy talk among my friends. I won't talk much .But chats with her in all social networking. She is really honest. She Shares all her sorrows. Shares all good things among us. I like her very much .she too likes me. She recently lost her father. She seems to a sensitive girl. When I heard the news I thought it would take more days to be normal for her. But she was normal with in 1 month. She however feel the pain inside is looking normal and talking freely. But since I knew about the news, I was all thinking about her. Why it all happened to her. I like her more. She crossed in my mind Almost everyday since I meet her. Sir I am even unable to sleep. I almost lost myself. She is my best of best friends. I feeling very sad. However I'm making her happy with some saying funny things and jokes. I feel very sad bcoz she lost her father at very young age. She had a younger brother nd her mother. Sir, please don't feel it as a story. I don't know with whom to share. Please help me.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Sir,  I'm studying at b.tech 3rd year. I had a friend in my clg. She is my class mate. She is very good girl. We are ...
Hello de ar whom so ever you like, love, care for---all this requires you your-self in fit state of physical & mental health. So start a healthy life-style have relaxed mornings, some physical activity--walk, yoga, anything that suits you. Concentrate on your studies ,try converting formal-type-friends into some-one you might click--take the help of "dale carnegi" s book --how to make friends" my dear who ever had come to this world, has got to go, live life fully be happy and make other" s happy too! wishing you all the best!
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I am feeling very depressed how to elevate my mood I can't do wat I want to I can't eat any tasty food coz m suffering from pcod and thyroid for that I need to control my weight I feel lyf is very difficult how to feel good plus I have no one to understand me. please give some advice I just want to listen good words thanks.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
I am feeling very depressed how to elevate my mood I can't do wat I want to I can't eat any tasty food coz m sufferin...
Dear lybrate-user hi, I wd like to give you a very simple formula on the basis of the little details you have furnished. First try having a regular healthy physical activity routine & that is start your day at the same time every morning, relaxed mornings, little physical activity,--like walk, yoga, pranayam etc; avoid bed during day time, eat lots of fluids, socialise,evening walk/yoga/meditation, join some social clubs or groups. Eat light in dinner & go to bed when feeling sleepy ,don't go to bed & wait for sleep-rather go to bed when feeling sleepy. Try following these for a few days religiously for a month and see the difference!
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What Are Signs of Depression

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
What Are Signs of Depression

Depression refers to a state of mind when you are feeling low due to persistent sadness and loss of interest. Depression is a very common emotion you might have experienced at least once during your lifetime. But if depression is chronic and long lasting for you, then it indicates that you are suffering from clinical depression.

Most mental and emotional health issues are inconspicuous in nature and, therefore, cause more harm than they otherwise should. Most people live with a number of symptoms of depression without even realizing it or do little to address it. When the depressive symptoms last for more than 2 weeks and affect the individual's personal, social or occupational life, it is known as clinical depression or major depression.

Here are certain signs to watch out for to determine whether a person is struggling with depression:

  1. A significant change in sleeping patterns: If you've been experiencing insomnia lately or have got a habit of oversleeping, then these might be symptoms of depression.
  2. Cultivation of a pessimistic approach about everything in life: You feel a sense of hopelessness and that your situation in life will always be the same without any improvement is a sure shot sign that you are suffering from depression
  3. Anger or irritated mood: Having a low level of tolerance, getting angry quickly or always being in an irritated mood can be a prominent sign of depression
  4. Sudden variation in weight or appetite: If you suddenly find that you have lost or gained a significant amount of weight without any substantial reason, then chances are high that it is happening because of your depression
  5. Feeling of guilt without any particular reason: If you have started feeling guilty or constantly blame yourself for everything you've done in the past then the reason behind this may be your state of depression.

Depression is as curable as any other illness. Both medical management and psychotherapy are helpful in treatment. Type of treatment depends on patient's condition, the severity of illness as well as availability.

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