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Dr. Asif Iqbal Ahmed

Psychiatrist, Delhi

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Dr. Asif Iqbal Ahmed is a trusted Psychiatrist in Saket, Delhi. You can visit him at Saket City Hospital in Saket, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Asif Iqbal Ahmed on Lybrate.com.

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I am a 19 yr old female and I am addicted to alcohol. Whenever I don't drink I feel like I cannot breathe properly. What should I do?

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
If you want you can. You are totally addicted to alcohol and it needs continuous counselling and some ayurveda treatment.
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From 2 days I am travelling my full bofy is panning so what should I do, please help me.

MBBS
General Physician,
From 2 days I am travelling my full bofy is panning so what should I do, please help me.
This could be due to exhausting travels or you could be having some viral infection take a tab paracetamol or calpol and have plenty of weater by month. It will be alright.

I'm male in my 30s n Been on 30mg for last 4 years and it's been fab as my anxiety and depression went completely apart from usual day today feelings - had xmas from hell with bereavements and other family members having cancer plus I've got child number 2 due anytime now - my doctor said to up my.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
I'm male in my 30s n Been on 30mg for last 4 years and it's been fab as my anxiety and depression went completely apa...
Dear lybrate-user I am very sorry to hear your struggle. I sincerely believe that along with medication you do need to learn very specific coping mechanisms and stress management strategies to support you and regain the life balance. Please do see a psychologist who could help yoh with all these. You also need support in dealing with lose and cancer struggle of loved one. I am. Working in the field of positive psychology. In my work I utilize your own strength to help you over come limitations and ultimately will help you to lead a very authentic and courageous life. Every life has a purpose. Discover yours and lead a joyous life. Let me know if I could be of any help in the journey. Do take good care of yourself stay blessed dolly anadkat.
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The patient complains of pain in whole body from many days, remains in seclusion and lost appetite. Sometimes gets too angry and have no zeal to carry out day to day house work.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
The patient complains of pain in whole body from many days, remains in seclusion and lost appetite. Sometimes gets to...
If the above complaints have been persistent for more than 6 months then this certainly suggest a serious psychiatric problem. This may be due underlying depression with associated mood fluctuations and irritability. In case of a female patient this may well be due to disturbances in hormonal levels. The patient needs a complete evaluation, investigation and appropriate management. Consult me online or a psychiatrist in your vicinity for help and treatment.
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Hi I am 47 years national sales manager and in nature very coward, always depressed and having fear factor about. Job loosing, although I am always top performers, and senior management likes me, but I am fearing from my juniors also please advice me.

D.P.M, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
U r suffering from mixed anxiety related to your survival and competitive behavior, don't worry, just give your 100 % commitment in your work, and worry about results, hardworking people are always blessed with good will, and this will always help u.
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I was recently diagnosed for schizophrenia. Whether he has to take medicines throughout his life. Is there any other remedy please advice and also tell me ways to support as he had lost his mother in feb 2017.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology, Positive Psychiatry and Mental Health
Psychologist, Palakkad
The exact cause of schizophrenia isn't known, but a combination of genetics, environment and altered brain chemistry and structure may play a role. Schizophrenia is characterised by thoughts or experiences that seem out of touch with reality, disorganised speech or behaviour and decreased participation in daily activities. Difficulty with concentration and memory may also be present. Treatment is usually lifelong and often involves a combination of medications, psychotherapy and coordinated speciality care services.
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He is smoking addict from 2 year. He want to leave it . But if don't take it . Then he will not be able to do study. Or any other work. He feel darkness around him sometime.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I suppose you are talking about yourself in the third person. This is called conditioning to a large extent and it will appear like you cannot live without smoking tobacco. This is a huge deception. You must follow these suggestions and will be able to give it up quite comfortably: You have to quit cold turkey because the body and mind will torture you endlessly while attempting a 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 on. 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 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 heartbeat 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 chew 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. You could also join twitter2quit program and enjoy its success to give up smoking.
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5 Symptoms Of Schizophrenia And Its Treatment!

DNB, DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
5 Symptoms Of Schizophrenia And Its Treatment!

Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder in which a person’s mood, knowledge, thought and several other characteristics gets disturbed. We can notice most of the adults and old people with few symptoms of schizophrenia, which are most commonly left unidentified. The exact cause of schizophrenia is not yet known. The person feels that they are being constantly watched, they feel the presence of someone or something, which is not actually there. They are always suspicious and think that other people are gossiping and thinking about them.

Possible causes of Schizophrenia
Though the exact cause of schizophrenia is not known there are few factors, which contribute to the cause of schizophrenia.

  1. Genetic factors: People with a family history of schizophrenia are at higher risk of getting schizophrenia.
  2. Environmental factors: Environmental factors include excessive stress during pregnancy or later stages of life. Several other factors during pregnancy and childhood are responsible for causing schizophrenia. These factors are:
    1. Decreased oxygen level during delivery due to premature birth or prolonged labour
    2. Parental loss or separation in early stages of life
    3. Parental exposure to virus or during infancy
    4. Childhood physical or sexual abuse
    5. Abnormal brain structures and brain chemistry

Sings and symptoms of schizophrenia

  1. Hallucination: To see, feel or hear anything that really does not exist is known as hallucination.
  2. Delusion: A thought or belief of a person, which is either false or impossible in reality is known as delusion.
  3. Thought and speech disturbances: The thought process and speech of a schizophrenic will be disorganized, due to which he or she  will fumble or is distracted as they are unable to align their thoughts.
  4. Difficulty in concentrating: It is difficult for people suffering from schizophrenia to concentrate on the task at hand.
  5. Erratic behaviour: People suffering from schizophrenia tend to behave erratically, either they will be too jumpy or will be perfectly still for hours at a stretch. Most people belief that those who are suffering from schizophrenia are often violent in nature, which actually is not the case.

Treatment for schizophrenia
Schizophrenia can be treated, if identified at an early stage. It is best advised to consult a psychiatrist the moment you spot the symptoms. Anti psychotic drugs, self help behaviour change, counselling and rehabilitation are few treatment modalities available for schizophrenia.

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I am 17 years old and I want to study but I dont feel lyk studying what should I do?

M.D,Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Amritsar
Set your target to finish particular topic daily. Dont miss it. Also take tab sertraline 50mgdaily. Report after 10 days.
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Hi I am suffering of epilepsy Which type food should eat And Which types food should avoid And What should I do for relief 1. Epilex chrono 300 mg 8 am and 8 pm 2. Frisium 10 mg Sleep time.

BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
You can hve any food except much spicy and oily. Eat more protein n avoid much fat. Take pulses more. Nuts, fruits etc. Personal advice avoid stress, stay calm, and do not think much.
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