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Dr. Himanshu Saxena

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry

Psychiatrist, Delhi

39 Years Experience
Dr. Himanshu Saxena MBBS, MD - Psychiatry Psychiatrist, Delhi
39 Years Experience
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Himanshu Saxena is one of the best Psychiatrists in Pitampura, Delhi. He has helped numerous patients in his 39 years of experience as a Psychiatrist. He is a qualified MBBS, MD - Psychiatry . He is currently associated with Dr Himanshu Saxena Clinic in Pitampura, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Himanshu Saxena and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi - 1978
MD - Psychiatry - University of Bombay - 1986
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I am 32 and divorced my kids age is 4 years old.I struggled to get back my kid from my ex wife and her husband.Kid is well settled with me and is very much attached to me.He never asks me about his mom but sometimes he is asking me to bring a new mom for him.He had undergone slight torture in my ex wife 's house.I have only two questions. 1.Will it be ok to marry now? 2.He is not going to school how should I convince him?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
As he is asking for a new mom, he should get used to her. Most important, you and other lady have to be well receptive and caring for your child. I can give more advice if you need and ask me privately.
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I am 34 years female. I always feel irritated for very small things. When I feel depressed or thinking about some tension, I have pain in my back side of my head. Please suggest me how to reduce the depression or tension and to be peacefully.

PGDPC
Psychologist, Pune
I am 34 years female. I always feel irritated for very small things. When I feel depressed or thinking about some ten...
Dear lybrate user, nice of you to write and express the issues you are facing. Your mail shows you do want a resolution from the current situation. Re look and be more empathetic to yourself. Look at life and all that you pass through as an opportunity to experience and grow. All the good things that happen are for you to understand and experience and all the obstacles are for you to re learn. Enjoy life as it come the good bad big and small, enjoy and appreciate all the moments. Take some time out and develop goals for yourself long term and short term. Live your day to day life according to that. I am sure if you focus you will achieve your goals and enjoy all the gifts and talents that you have and made you reach till here. Accept and love yourself and look at life and all that you pass through in an objective way. Wishing you all the best. With regards.
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Stress - How Ayurvedic Remedies Can Help Combat it?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PG Dip Panchakarma, PG Dip Ksharsutra for piles,pilonidal sinus and fistula management , Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), Certificate in Diabetes update
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Stress - How Ayurvedic Remedies Can Help Combat it?

One of the major pitfalls of modern professional as well as personal life is stress. With obesity and bad diet, stress completes the unholy trinity of the three pronged problems which contributes to many modern lifestyle related disorders. Even if you control obesity and diet through lifestyle changes, stress is inherent in our everyday life and mostly is not in your control. 
However, Ayurveda has some great methods through, which you can limit or minimize stress and limits its effect on your mind, body and soul.

Ayurveda - The holistic approach to stress
Ayurveda has been around for thousands of years and is thus, a great tool to fight or reduce many of the physical and mental ailments that afflict you. Ayurveda’s approach at busting stress is thus, very well rounded. These methods help keep your mind still to reduce stress and also reduce the ill effects of stress on your body. Some of the elements of this holistic diet are mentioned below:

  1. Change your diet: Stress creates craving for unhealthy food, which is either very spicy or has a lot of processed sugar or fat. It is a temporary fix, which is again required when the next bout of stress hits, resulting in a pattern akin to addiction. One of the first steps is to break the cycle by changing eating habits. Stress occurs as a reaction to adversities in the world and rather than food aggravating the vata, pitta and kapha doshas, it should pacify and balance them. Whole and healthy food is what you need in such a case and it can comprise of
    • Soups
    • Root vegetables
    • Stews
    • Simple foods such as rice or roti
    • Green vegetables among others
  2. Drink herbs in form of beverages to reduce stress: There are many forms of Ayurvedic herbs, which can help combat stress. One natural response among many people when stressed is to consume coffee or tea in large quantities, which may actually aggravate the problem. Try drinking Ayurvedic herbs as tea, which have been specially formulated to combat stress and correct the unbalanced doshas within the body.

  3. Try Aromatherapy: Incense sticks and other specially formulated aroma candles can be used to create a relaxing atmosphere in your home where you can sit and meditate while the pleasant aromas and the herbs within them can lower your stress level and act as a release point. 

  4. Abhyanga: This is a form of self-massage with the help of specially medicated herbal Ayurvedic oils. It helps the body by relaxing the muscles, lubricating connective tissues and also improving circulation. Abhyanga reduces stress within the body and keeps you calm and relaxed. This will help you to reduce stress and also handle it better on a daily basis.

  5. Pranayama, yoga and exercise: One of the most effective tools to combat stress and improve your physiological condition is through yoga and pranayama. Pranayama in particular is one of the most effective methods to regulate multiple functions of the body and to ensure your mind stays still and calm. Certain yoga poses can also be emphasized on to ensure better stress relief. Also ensure that you diligently follow your exercise routine daily as it is proven to be one of the most effective ways of combatting stress.

  6. Herbs: Certain herbs can be used as medications, which can restore the balance of doshas. Sometimes, stress is caused due to internal problems rather than incitement from the outside world.  Some of the herbs that can be used in medicated combinations in such cases are triphala, ashwagandha and brahmi. However, it is best to consult with an Ayurvedic practitioner who can prescribe tailor made medications for you.

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I have agoraphobia. I have been formerly diagnosed with it. I have been given propranolol, I also suffer absence seizures, am not on medication for that currently either. With my agoraphobia I can barely go on public transport without feeling nauseous. Would it be safe to take one 10 mg propranolol tablet per day or whenever I need to get on transport?

M.Sc - Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
I have agoraphobia. I have been formerly diagnosed with it. I have been given propranolol, I also suffer absence seiz...
Exposure therapy helps you. You have to keep saying to yourself that you will come out of this problem. If you decide, then it becomes easy for you. In this therapy, you should start going out to places which you fear directly and face the consequence. Or take someone with you and go the places . First day just go near that place, next go a bit forward, third day some more distance. In the same continue till you come out of that fear. You can and you will definitely overcome fear.
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Some time I got angry extremely kindly suggest me to control ?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
Pediatrician,
By exercising mind control by diverting your mind at times when you lose temper, mediation and prayer can help. Some tests may be helpful. Can you ask privately in the site?
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My friend has a problem of fearing from everything. He is suffering from panic disorder. Please advise.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
My friend has a problem of fearing from everything.  He is suffering from panic disorder. Please advise.
Panic disorder can be treated with medicines and / or psychotherapy (cognitive behaviour therapy) after assessment from a psychiatrist.
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Hi My name is Himanshu My age is 27, Almost from last 5 years I've smoke 3-4 cigarette daily (average), Now I'm feel to much exhausted and breathless when use steps (20-25), moving heavy objects (my own luggage), after a short walk (500M-1000M Only) and all continue efforts. I'm ready to quit smoking but I want to improve me lung capacity little fast with help of some diet chart, light medicines and another expert advice.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Hi My name is Himanshu My age is 27, Almost from last 5 years I've smoke 3-4 cigarette daily (average), Now I'm feel ...
It is not enough to quit smoking, which is in itself an excellent thing, but now you must do something to return your ravaged body, mind, and brain back to a healthy state. Depending on when you quit and how much you have smoked, it will take time for your health to revert to old times. To hasten it you must do some effective things immediately. The breathing problem probably indicates that you have already damaged your lungs from years of 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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My in laws are always shouting and fighting. Shouting on my kids. I get depressed and angry. Please advise.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
If you are planning to stay with your in laws then it' s important to have open communication with them. Find out what is their reasons for fighting and tell them how it affects your children and you. They may or may not be able to understand you. As a parent it' s your responsibility to ensure that your children don' t undergo undue stress. You might want to keep them apart sometimes yet also let them develop their own relationship with each other. Some children have their own filters to filter out unwanted experiences while others get very much impacted. For more details click on private chat if you are interested.
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My father 60 years old. His problem is getting fear when he inside the room and always getting the feeling someone may lock him inside the door. He is not coming with us in lifts and flights. Some please help us to overcome from this problem without any medicines.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
My father 60 years old. His problem is getting fear when he inside the room and always getting the feeling someone ma...
It s a kind of Phobic anxiety disorder, kindly get him treated, he will have dramatic recovery regarding the fear in few weeks time. All the best for him
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Hi I am aman sethi. My issue is that I get a hard on lady other than my spouse. It is irritating my spouse. I have gone into depression. What should I do as I am only 38 years old.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Hi I am aman sethi. My issue is that I get a hard on lady other than my spouse. It is irritating my spouse. I have go...
There is nothing to get depressed about this. You probably have a wandering eye with an active imagination and therefore you are getting sexually aroused with another woman. Perhaps your marriage is going through what used to be called a 7-year itch and it is getting a bit stale and not as exciting as before. Even the sexual act may be a routine affair and does not get your mojo going. Also, your spouse may be losing her sexual appeal for various reasons and this is also, therefore, losing your attraction towards her. You will need to either accept all this and make good with what you have or the both of you need to introduce other exciting ways to stimulate your marriage to make it more satiating. You sound like you are overweight and this can be a contributor too. So some exercise will do you good and your​ hunger for sex will be aroused enough to want it with your spouse itself.
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My daughter is 32 years old. She is suffering from anxiety disorders. No medical doctor is able to help her. She gets those panic attacks daily. Ehat to do?

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, MA - Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
My daughter is 32 years old. She is suffering from anxiety disorders. No medical doctor is able to help her. She gets...
Please visit a counselor and psychotherapist. Anxiety issues are sometimes closely related to low self- esteem. She is struggling more within herself. It seems it her everyday fight with self. Help her by visiting a good conselor.
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I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please help me.

M. sc Psychology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time.
Please ...
I understood your problem. Loosing close inmate will defntly show impact on mind& health. I do not say that forgetting is easy, but trying or deviating from those thoughts is easy, if you practice few methods like getting engaging in your favourite hobbies, conducting or attending work shops related to your interested feilds, reading, playing, working more hrs etc. Whenever you feel like depressed, you try to deviate with the other methods, watch movie, travel, chat, work. But do not let urself alone, which will aggravate your problem & moreover in this situation, spending time lonely will show deep impact on your mental/physical status. Practice meditation, pranayama, breathing techniques which will be taught in art of living etc, spiritual lessons, will help you feeling relaxed defntly. Remember that for evry problem, time is the best healer. In homeo, try to take ignatia medicine in 1m potency weekly one dose[6-8 pills] for 1 month.
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I lost somebody last year. I feel very depressed & prefer keeping myself. Please help me.

MD(Ayu), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bhavnagar
I lost somebody last year. I feel very depressed & prefer keeping myself. Please help me.
Hello dear. I can understand. Your feeling & mood are obvious. But you have to move on. Thats d life. & that person would have never like that you live in depression my advises to you are * take life lightly * main problem is how you are reacting matters & incidence of your life & day to day * you can see half filled glass of water by two way: half is still empty (nagative attitude) or half full (positive) * take balance diet * give time for yoga * constipation should removed * you can take brahmi sankhpuspi etc ayurveda medicine * I recommended strongly, go near by ayurveda centre & take shirodhara & nashya treatment.
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I have headache and vertigo whenever I concentrate or take exertion in any mild even work. I cant take part in my business due to my fault. Is it neuro case or something psychiatric case. Please suggest me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Vadodara
I have headache and vertigo whenever I concentrate or take exertion in any mild even work. I cant take part in my bus...
Dear patient, with only one symptom it can be diagnosed as neuro or psychiatric case. More interrogative case taking is required in this case. Homeopathy has answer to such problem curatively without any chance of recurrence you can consult privately for detailed casetaking and diagnosis.
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I have nervous problem. I always stay nervous from childhood. Even before speaking I think lot what right things l say what not to say. Is this the side effects of childhood trauma? Some bad Incident happened with me in childhood. Please help me to get over this.

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, Nervousness is anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. These feelings may cause physical symptoms, such as a racing heart and shakiness. There are a number of anxiety disorders: including generalized anxiety disorder, a specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, and panic disorder among others. While each has its own characteristics and symptoms, they all include symptoms of anxiety. I need to know more about your anxiety so that I will be able to diagnose it properly and provide you tips to overcome and manage your anxiety. Take care.
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Can I do yoga and cardio together. First I start with yoga (10 min) and then cardio (20 min) is it ok or it is harmful. I do yoga because I feel relaxed and it reduçes my stress and worries, but at same I am gaining weight due to yoga so I started doing cardio after yoga is it ok will it helps to reduce weight ? Help pls.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), DYA (DIPLOMA IN YOG & AYURVED), D.I.H.M (DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT)
Ayurveda, Nashik
Can I do yoga and cardio together. First I start with yoga (10 min) and then cardio (20 min) is it ok or it is harmfu...
10 minutes for yoga is too short at least 30 minutes you need to practise for results. You can do ulternate day cardio & yoga proper under guidance yoga helps to reduce weight.
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What are the options of addressing major depression and anxiety disorders before it gets worse?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
What are the options of addressing major depression and anxiety disorders before it gets worse?
Hello, Practicing yoga with homoeopathic medication helps you in releasing the stress from your body. Brisk walk in a park will help you inhale more fresh air and oxygen for good functioning of the cells and tissues of the body. Medication: Take Schwabe’s Bacopa Monierri 1x/ thrice daily and Kali Phos. 6x/ once at night. Yogasana: Practice the following poses if you don’t have any medical condition or pregnancy or else take an advice from your concern doctor and then only perform these. 1.Balasana: Sit on your heels with your big toes touching and hands resting on your thighs. Lower your belly and chest to rest between your knees, bringing your forehead to the floor. Relax your arms back beside your shins, palms facing up. Soften your breath by taking 5 to 10 long, deep inhalations and exhalations. 2.Savasana: lie back, letting your body sink into and open around the support. End in a supported pose on your back with a folded blanket under the length of the spine to help arch the upper and middle back, and lengthen the lower back. Move your arms a comfortable distance away from your body and anything else around you. Turn your palms to face up. Separate your legs a natural distance apart. Relax your feet and let them roll open. Finally, do a mental scan from head to toe: Where are you holding tension. Release it from every part of your body—including your heart and head. 3.Bhujanasana: Slowly slide forward from Child's Pose to lie facedown. Press your toes and forehead gently into the floor. Rest your palms lightly on the floor on either side of your chest with fingertips pointing forward and elbows bent and hugging in toward your ribcage. Inhale and lift your chest from the heart, pressing only very lightly into your palms and mostly using your back strength to hold your shoulders and chest up. Soften your shoulders. Then lift your hands off the floor completely, broadening across your collarbones and reaching your heart up. Take a couple of deep, slow breaths here. Then as you exhale, place your palms back down and gently lower your chest to floor.
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Sir the tablets can work inside the body directly to the parts of the body and the sprays will act outside the body. Then how can be that pain killer sprays will quick act on that part instead of a pain tablet?

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Sir the tablets can work inside the body directly to the parts of the body and the sprays will act outside the body. ...
Local sprays penetrate the skin locally in substantial amounts and thus reach the desired target tissue. Topical application has also been shown to result in higher concentrations in adipose tissue and skeletal muscle than oral preparations ...that's why sprays acts faster.
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I am 20 years old I am smoking cigars vigourisly I want the remedy to stop the smoking how can I do it.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Best age to stop smoking is before 40 ,In fact do not start all Only by using strong will power and avoiding all situations where you feel like smoking, chewing tobacco or drinking or using drugs avoiding friends who smoke and diverting mind by reading or chewing a gum, like NICORETTE and taking a walk when you crave for a smoke can all help. You can chew Nicorette gum which is nicotine replacement. There are medicines available. Which can be prescribed if asked personally Cigarette smoking is a leading preventable cause of mortality. It kills more than 60 lakh people worldwide every year. More than 50% of regular smokers would invariably die from tobacco-related illnesses which includes heart attack, cancer or asthmatic lung diseases. Best age to stop smoking is before 40
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