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Dr. Ashwini Kumar  - Psychiatrist, Delhi

Dr. Ashwini Kumar

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Dr. Ashwini Kumar is an experienced Psychiatrist in Ramesh Nagar, Delhi. You can consult Dr. Ashwini Kumar at Santulan Medical Centre in Ramesh Nagar, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ashwini Kumar and consult privately on has an excellent community of Psychiatrists in India. You will find Psychiatrists with more than 28 years of experience on You can find Psychiatrists online in Delhi and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


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I was first addicted to spasmoproxyvon and now addicted to spasmoproxyvon plus from last 14 years, now I want to stop taking but whenever I stop taking this in the night I feel severe leg pain and head and back pain, I am also suffering from fits, please help me, I am 35 years old.

Psychiatrist, Amritsar
U can leave it with tab clonidine 0.1mg twice or thrice aday. Keep a check on blood pressure while taking clonidine. Take tab tapendadol thrice a day. Fits may be dueto addiction. Consult psychiatrist.
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5 Reasons Why You Should Stop Ignoring your Mental Health

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Solapur
5 Reasons Why You Should Stop Ignoring your Mental Health

For a fully functional and productive life, a person requires a healthy body and a healthy mind. Mental health issues could range from depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder, dementia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, autism and other causes. Hence, it is important that a person pays attention to these mental health disorders to avoid further problems in their lives, as well as the lives of the people around them.

Here are a few reasons as to why a person should not avoid or ignore their mental health problems:

  1. Better Physical Health: There is a solid association between the brain and the body. In case you are in physical pain, your work and family life might be influenced or you will be unable to do the activities you might like. This can prompt anxiety, nervousness and depression. People with physical health issues are three times more prone to look for mental health care than those without physical conditions as physical health problems can prompt mental distress and mental health issues can impair your physical health.
  2. Enhanced Productivity and Financial Stability: Stressful situations may trigger reactions that can make a person unproductive and lead to financial problems as well. Some people end up abandoning their homes, going bankrupt or homeless after trying to manage some sort of mental illness.
  3. Less Strain on the Family: Mental sickness or disorders influence families as well. The children of individuals with mental health issues are at more serious danger for misuse, disregard and an extensive variety of emotional and behavioral issues. Since they cannot look up to their parents for help and they frequently isolate themselves from their friends and most of them do not get the required social backing. Much of the time, the impact extends into adulthood, driving children to look for psychological or mental treatment of their own.
  4. Evasion of Crime and Victimization: A few studies recommend that individuals with untreated mental health, particularly in combination with other risk factors, might be at risk of carrying out criminal activities, violence or most probably becoming victims themselves. The danger increases gradually when the individual uses medications or alcohol or has acute symptoms. It could also happen if they are not aware of their mental state or have a poor adherence to medication. Usually, acts of violence happen against relatives or somebody in the individual's nearby group of friends or in close proximity to them.
  5. A Longer, Happier Life: Individuals with even a mild mental health issue may have a lower life expectancy and a short life span. Those with the largest amounts of depression or nervousness had the danger of death that increased an incredible ninety-four percent, mostly identified with heart diseases.
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I am smoking so much. Mai chodna chahta hu but nahi chut raha. Will you help for that bad habits.

MD - Psychiatry, Diploma in Child & Adolescent Psychology , MBBS
Psychiatrist, Pune
If you really want to quit gradually reduce it like one reduce one cigarette in one week use can use nicorette chewing gums three times a day.
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Dear sir/madam, I have been suffering from ocd for around 2 years. I have a fear of contamination which results in excessive cleaning and washing of hands. I would not even let other people touch my things. Could someone let me know if this can be cured completely and if you could also let me know the approximate cost it will be really helpful. thank you in advance.

MBBS, MD psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Gulbarga
Yes it can be treated and cured, but it depends on patients profile. It's not very costly, few medication and Psychotherapy. Probably 1000 to 1500 ~ per month.
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I think I am suffering from OCD. I am depressed, due to some marital problems, .Keep on checking, phones, messages. It's been around 4 years. Want to come out of it. Please help.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Obsessive-compulsive disorder is characterised by unreasonable thoughts and fears (obsessions) that lead to compulsive behaviours. OCD often centres on themes such as a fear of germs or the need to arrange objects in a specific manner. Symptoms usually begin gradually and vary throughout life. Treatment includes talk therapy, medication or both. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), a type of psychotherapy, is effective for many people with OCD. Exposure and response prevention (ERP), a type of CBT therapy, involves gradually exposing you to a feared object or obsession, such as dirt, and having you learn healthy ways to cope with your anxiety.
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My father is 89 yrs old and wt 95 kgs. on 30 dec he underwent for hip replacement surgery . he is a patient of alzeimeric dementia and some times becomes very aggressive. during his hospitalisation his left buttock's apx 2*3i nch epidermal portion was eroded after fungal infection which is still not healed what should i do for its healing and his normal walk and gait

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Indore
Consult a dermetologist because he is quiet old his immunity may be poor. His dementia will lead to lack of proper care for fungal infection and cleenliness so he will mneed local and systemic means oral anti fungal drugs.may be for a little longer duration. Take care of fungal lesion well otherwise it may spread to nails and other body parts because of itching. dont wait to consult.
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My frn shyam have some voice problem, in short you can he has little stammering problem, is this any treatment for himm.

General Physician, Gurgaon
Hello, This problem can be solved by Collection of Exercises, Speech therapy, treatment and home cure 1.Exercises are effective in treatment of physiological causes of stammering. In general, exercises are meant to provide strength to the organs associated with speech including tongue, lips, jaw, trachea and lungs. Kindly consult to good speech therapy clinic 2.Deep breathing exercise are very effective 3.chewing Indian gooseberry, Almonds, Black pepper, Cinnamon and dried dates are known to clear speech congestion 4.This problem can be solved by Meditation i can give you address of rajyoga meditation center near your house (this is free of cost)
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My mom has some kind of disturb feeling in her mind. And she has not replying any answers quickly as normal persons do. Everytime I am seeing I feel that she is thinking about something which I cant understand . She also not saying. She has also problem of headache and gaestro and pain during urine. What kind of doctor I have to search for above problems ? Please help.

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
She has UTI and Pelvic infection. She needs to consult a Gynecologist. For UTI she can start on Keflex 500mg tds for 5 days.
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I get angry to fast whenever I lose any argument or game with friends. And also I get angry when I remain alone and think of my past incident like my father torched my mom badly. And my level of anger is that high, if someone remain besides me I have a feeling to murder him or harm him badly. Please Tell me how to get rid from this. Because of this I can't concentrate on my studies. Please help me please.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I get angry to fast whenever I lose any argument or game with friends. And also I get angry when I remain alone and t...
You seem to be having emotionally unstable personality, kindly consult a psychiatrist for mood stabilizers and SSRI s and also CBT from the same person or a clinical psychologist, trained in it. ALL the best, In 6-18 months of regular treatment, your personality can get modified.
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I am a college student. I have recently developed an urge for smoking. I smoke 4 cigarettes a day. But the fact is I still have control over myself and I want to discontinue it. Little bit of guidance and suggestion would surely benefit me to quit smoking now as I believe in the latter stages it's might turn into dire consequences if I keep smoking. Please help.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I feel really 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. 1Tishya,this Is the age to relish your time,your age,free from all tensions just enjoying your Parents luxuries but you opted the other way,putting yourself into the darkness of fumes,Smoking . 3. Tell your friends, family, and other people you’re close to that you’re trying to quit. They can encourage you to keep going, especially when you’re tempted to light up. I suggest you to join a SUPPORT GROUP of people who have quit smoking by hearing their experiences with you. 4..You can quit. All you need is the proper motivation. Maybe a visit to a pulmonary clinic might help. Take a long look around at the people in the lobby. Many of them are like you (and me), they smoked for years and always had the excuse that it was just too hard to quit. Just think, if you keep lighting up, you can end up just like them. If you really want an eye-opener, go to a hospital and volunteer your services for a month or so. Every time you light up a cigarette, you get one step closer to that for an end. Be strong. You can beat this habit just like millions of people do every year. You just need a stronger reason to quit - at least a stronger reason that the one you use to defend your smoking. Good luck. I know what it feels like to be on both sides of this thing. 5.. It's important for you to reprioritize your spare time that would have been spent smoking. Try a new hobby, get out and & walk/exercise, read ... anything. Remember that cravings only last a couple of minutes. Myself is a homoeopathic doctor and I can also suggest you medcines which can help you quitting this habit but I think you have that guts to quit this habit on your own and if you still feels like to start a medicine then consult me.
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I really fear lot to take interviews or express my self during meetings. Please advise.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I really fear lot to take interviews or express my self during meetings. Please advise.
You are suffering from poor self-confidence and poor self-image. There is abnormal fear and it could do with some contribution from your upbringing. Perhaps you experienced strict parenting; or you were intimidated by dire consequences for failure; perhaps you were brought up believing that you were not as good as others; perhaps you were forced to show undue regard for elders and felt inferior around them, etc. You must immediately seek help from a counselor. In the meantime you must do certain things to build your constitution physically, spiritually, emotionally, and mentally. Mental stability can be achieved by learning a few skills in handling emotions in an appropriate manner. Stress management skills, which have a lot to do with expressing emotions, will need to be a major part of your recovery program. Emotionally you need the help of a counselor and that will help you tremendously to move from anxiety to normal fear. Please persevere and cooperate through all the support you need and you will come through successfully. Develop your body’s health by physical fitness through exercise, good rest (sleep), and a proper diet. Any way what you need to focus on is to do vigorous exercise of the aerobic kind for the heart’s fitness; meditation for the brain’s fitness; sleep for a well rested mind and body; a sound spiritual well being for good confidence and stability; and a diet with lots of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. Vigorous exercise, especially of the callisthenic kind, will make your heart, which is a muscle, grow larger; and then your heart will need to beat less often and you will respond to the anxiety with a calmer disposition. If your mind, constitution, and your emotions are in check and fit, you will never be disturbed again. You need to attend personality development courses, personal grooming courses, conversational skills courses, and definitely a good education will empower you to boost self-confidence and by default self-image. Learn never to compare yourself with others: you are unique and there is only one of your kind, ever. If you let that sink in and appreciate who you are truly, you will go places. By the way a little fear during interviews and meetings helps you prepare better but do not let it intimidate you.
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Is there any problem with me because I don't feel compassionate about my dad. Recently he met with an accident and instead of asking how he is I was watching movie.Please tell.

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Is there any problem with me because I don't feel compassionate about my dad. Recently he met with an accident and in...
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops. Try to buy original medicines. Mix 3 drops of mimulus + 3 drops of agrimony + 3 drops of scleranthus. Mix these with 100 ml water and drink it every morning and night.(same dose) on empty stomach.
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I lost my concentration very much and I'm feeling too much depressed while studying, working and in all areas just because of loss of my best friend due to ego and other minute talk between us. Previously I was too much of enthusiastic. However I can't be that much of enthusiastic as how I was before and I feel I'm losing everything. Please help me to get back my mind ready, freshen and to make me enthusiastic.

M.A. Counseling Psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
I lost my concentration very much and I'm feeling too much depressed while studying, working and in all areas just be...
Hello lybrate-user, loss of a close friendship can be quite painful& affect our daily functioning. It would be helpful if you are able to either patch things up with that friend or allow yourself to grieve that loss. You can appreciate the time you spent with the person & accept that things don't turn out happily every time. If you continue to have difficulty to function, it would be helpful to consult a psychologist who can help you to process your loss.
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Is lamotrigine dispersible tablets is used for treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder?

Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Dear Manny, Lamotrigine is NOT routinely used in the treatment of OCD. But if your doctor diagnosed your OCD as a symptom of mood disorder, he/she will prescribe lamotrigine. Talk to your doctor about it. In a bipolar mood disorder, OCD, Depression etc are common symptoms.
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Stress In Sex Life? 3 Tips For You

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Sexologist, Faridabad
Stress In Sex Life? 3 Tips For You

Stress plays a significant role in creating rifts in relationships as it mostly forbids partners from meeting each other’s physical and emotional needs. This reduces intimacy in a relationship and results in an unhappy sex life. In the modern world of continuous work pressure and fast paced lifestyle, stress generally takes away all the energy required to enjoy a fulfilling sex life. Here are some tips, which will prove to be very effective in keeping stress away from your sex life.

1. Don’t make it seem necessary to have sex even if your partner is tired

If you find that stress due to problems at workplace or financial issues is affecting your partner considerably, then respect his/her decision of saying no to sex. Don’t pressurise your partner to get intimate just because you want it. Your patience and understanding nature will increase your partner’s admiration towards you, in turn leading to a more passionate and happier sex life.

2. Try to stay away from performance anxiety

Don’t let performance anxiety take a toll on your sex life. Studies show that being conscious about their performance in bed leads men to lose their erection, which takes all the pleasure away from intimate moments. Instead of being stressed about your sexual performance, focus on your partner’s needs and attend to them for a more pleasurable sex life.

3. Focus on getting rid of other stressful issues from your life

Common tensions of your daily life and everyday issues like the normal household chores, and your duties and responsibilities towards your family often leave you too exhausted to spend time with your partner. Moreover, getting preoccupied with social commitments also minimises the time available for just the two of you.

To prevent these stressful situations from affecting your sex life, try to focus on removing them. For this, you can ask for help from other family members to carry out household chores or diminish your time at social gatherings to be available for each other exclusively. Spending more time in each other’s company will not only brighten your day, but will also give you an enhanced and more intimate relationship. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Sexologist.

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My brother is continuously disturbed by headaches . Due to that he cannot concentrate well on anything for more than one hr. Any solutions for that?

MSW, Certificate in Clinical Psychopharmacology , Certificate in Treatment Planning and Progress Notation, Certificate in Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Psychologist, Jaipur
My brother is continuously disturbed by headaches . Due to that he cannot concentrate well on anything for more than ...
Hello, I can understand, headaches are not at all pleasant. He can try the deep breathing exercise which may help his headache a little bit. If not it will be recommended that you take him to the doctor so that he/she can advise you well. Additionally, there are some natural supplements that can be tried if you are not keen on taking allopathy, for that you can take an online appointment from a professional who can guide you well. But kindly do take assistance to help him better. Regards.
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I am in 10th grade CBSE. Due to that I have a lot of tension and being nervous on giving speech or paper? I want to know that how I feel good during Thai tension.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
I am in 10th grade CBSE. Due to that I have a lot of tension and being nervous on giving speech or paper? I want to k...
You need to learn the" relaxation response" in times of stress and anxiety. This can be learnt in a step wise process only and with practice you can excel. Start with doing relaxation exercises like yoga and meditation. Also try breathing exercises for 15-20 minutes daily. Once you learn how to relax you will have to learn when to relax too. If you still find things difficult you might need help with some counselling and medications.
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I usually forget things very occasionally. Yesterday I have gone with my scooty to bring snacks. It takes half an hour. So I forgot that I came with scooty and gone home by walking. And in the morning I searched for my scooty then one of my friend told that your scooty is outside. Plzzz help me m afraid because of yesterday's incident.

Homeopath, Raebareli
Acute memory loss can be due to various reason but probably it may also happen you might be occupied and absorbed in any thoughts leading to skip of things and if not this then you need to practice meditation and opt for a better sleep and regular morning walk / exercise for better oxygenation and circulation. However you need to rx kali phos 3x three tabs once daily in afternoon for a weeks time and consult back.
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His name is gaurav and is my friend. He smokes cigarettes daily. How can he quite smoking. Can it cause danger to his health.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi, dear lybrate user, u, are aware of the fact, cigarettes is injurious to health. * smoking may damage lungs, esophagus, digestive system as a whole, it may raise bp, causing, cardiac disorder. * he should take, plenty of water to eliminate toxins,* shouldn't skip meal.*ensure 6 hrs sleep in d night. *homoeo-medicine** @ nux vom 30-6 pills, thrice a day. @ caladium 30-6 pills, thrice a day. Report, fortnightly.
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I recently married to a girl and our life was going well until I found she had past relationships. Now I am not able to handle this situation and getting panic attacks though I know she loves me equally and that was just her past. I am getting panic attacks sometimes and dying is also a thought that crosses my mind but I don't want to die. I am not able to share this with anyone and living in hope that everything will fall into​ place. So, I just want to know whether I need to consult any doctor as this event occurred 4 days back only.

Ph.D Psychology, M.Phil - Psychology
Psychologist, Jaipur
I recently married to a girl and our life was going well until I found she had past relationships. Now I am not able ...
Dear lybrate-user, I just went thruogh your problem, I am not going to recommend medicines in your case, you need psychotherapy & counseling. You know all the reality and the world but your thoughts get you tense. You can releav yourself from those thoughts but you will still be needing help from a good psychologist who help you out to overcome these thoughts, you can consult with me in private.
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