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Dr. Kamna Chhibber

Psychiatrist, Delhi

Dr. Kamna Chhibber Psychiatrist, Delhi
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Dr. Kamna Chhibber is a trusted Psychiatrist in Shalimar Bagh, Delhi. You can visit her at Fortis Hospital - Shalimar Bagh in Shalimar Bagh, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Kamna Chhibber and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I have been diagnosed as BIPOLAR II. I have read that BIPOLAR II is not a real disorder and is made to be a disorder in order for the pharma companies to make profit. Is it true? If I do have BIPOLAR II I have heard there is no cure for it and it is only treatable. Does that mean that lifelong I have to live with this disorder?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I have been diagnosed as BIPOLAR II. I have read that BIPOLAR II is not a real disorder and is made to be a disorder ...
What you read is not true and bipolar is a rela disorder and you have to take medicines till you are fine Sometimes it may remain lifelong.
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Worried About Dementia?

MBBS, DPM (Psychiatry)
Psychiatrist, Thrissur
Worried About Dementia?

Worried about dementia?

Getting a diagnosis
If you are worried about yourself, or someone close to you, it is worth discussing your concerns with your general practitioner (GP). A diagnosis will help the doctor rule out other illnesses that might have similar symptoms to dementia, including depression. There are drugs available that appear to alleviate some of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease in some people. Whether you are someone with dementia or a carer, a diagnosis can help you to prepare and plan for the future.
Every person experiences dementia in their own individual way, but there is usually a decline in memory, reasoning and communication skills and a gradual loss of the skills needed to carry out daily activities.If you are feeling confused, agitated or forgetful, you should see your GP. If you are close to someone who is showing these symptoms, you could suggest that you accompany them on their first visit.

Becoming forgetful does not necessarily mean that you have dementia. Memory loss can be an effect of ageing. It can also be a symptom of stress or depression. In rare cases, dementia-like symptoms can be caused by vitamin deficiencies and/or a brain tumour.
The GP is the first person to consult. The GP may then refer the person being diagnosed to a specialist consultant. Assessments can include conversations with the person being diagnosed and those close to them, a physical examination, memory tests and/or brain scans.

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Can I take five phos 3x along with argentum nit 6 to enhance its functioning for severe and constant anxiety.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Can I take five phos 3x along with argentum nit 6 to enhance its functioning for severe and constant anxiety.
Hello, stress, anxiety is d out come of irregular life- style, now a days. It, has been noticed that acidity & indigestion generate some negative feeling to cause- stress, depression due to irregular life style, improper dietary regulation. *tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins and to regulate metabolism to complete, digestion, properly. *go for meditation to reduce your stress, anxiety and to nourish your brain to calm down your nerve to ease your problem. *ensure sound sleep for at least 7/8 hrs in d night. *tk, easily digestible simple, diet on time. *tk, homoeo medicine, gentle, rapid in action with no adverse effect: @ ignatia 30-6 pills, thrice a day. @ five phos 6x-4 tbs, thrice a day with lukewarm water. Avoid, caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, junk food, polluted atmosphere, watching tv, sitting on computer in d late night. Tk care.
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I can't concentrate on one thing if I do then soon I wil get tired is this a cause from excess masturbation and also sweat a lot.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I can't concentrate on one thing if I do then soon I wil get tired is this a cause from excess masturbation and also ...
No its not due to masturbation. Masturbation is a very healthy form of sexual outlet, do not feel guilty about it. Nearly 99% of men and more than 60% of women masturbate. It starts from adolescence and goes on in some people even till death. The pleasure (orgasm) from masturbation is said to be unique from sexual intercourse. In men, most of the liquid contains only water and some fructose and hormones. Hence it does not drain your energy. Many equate masturbation/ seminal fluid loss to lack of energy, impotency and so on. Many quacks, religious heads and pseudo healers also propagate the idea that masturbation is a disorder/ and wrongful behavior and instill fear on the mind of innocent men and women (we can see posters in train and bus stand, offering help for this behavior). Consult a psychiatrist, if you have excessive masturbation guilt or compulsive masturbation. Compulsive masturbation is when a person continues with frequent masturbation neglecting his/ her other work like education, job or social obligations. In fact masturbation reduces the sexual tension and helps focus on task at hand better.
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I want to reduce my alcohol intake please Help before I use to take 3 times in a week now I feel like to have everyday.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic medicine---------- quercus-robor 1x tabs (wilmar schwabe india) chew 2 tabs 3 time daily---------------this medicine will not only reduce cravings for alcohol but will also clean the distrous effects that alcohol has done to your body till now---------------for management for how to reduce this habit, please consult me---------
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I am very much frustrated and depressed and don't want to share my problems with anyone. I always feel like ki apne aap ko ek andhere room me band kar lu and mar jaaun. Kisi se specially doctor k baare me sochne se bahut chid machti h.pata ni q or kis k liye zinda hun mai.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
I am very much frustrated and depressed and don't want to share my problems with anyone. I always feel like ki apne a...
Your feelings of frustration, depression and feelings of life being worthless all suggest a depressive state of mind, a kind of agitated depressive disorder. It is but natural to feel helpless and have a feeling that no one would ever be able to help you out in depression. However it is my humble advise that you consult a good psychiatrist and start medications and counselling. You would certainly feel better. Take care.
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I can't sleep nowadays. I am preparing for JEE in Kota because of study I started sleeping late at night, but now I want to sleep early but I can't. It is getting worse, I just lay down on my bed hoping for sleep but nothing happened. I don't drink coffee, alcohol nothing. Now in 24 hrs I hardly getting sleep for 2-3 hrs that is also in morning or afternoon. Please advice what can I do for this?

L L. B..,, M.Sc psychy,, N L P, P.G.D.G.C, M.S psychotherapy,, M.A child care, M A, clinical psy, M.A,social psychiatry,, M.Phil., psychology., Ph.D .,psychology
Psychologist, Vijayawada
I can't sleep nowadays. I am preparing for JEE in Kota because of study I started sleeping late at night, but now I w...
Develop to read at day time. Day time more time when compared to the night time. Mind is also work very active in afternoon time. Read night time also but maintain time table how many chapters should I complete. Maintain time up to 12. After take rest without sleep also you go to bed. After you will get sleep. Develop that attitude sincerely practise it then automatically it will become your regular attitude. Develop schedule of work, plan of action, time management based on this go for studies. Without plan it is waste of time unnecessary leads to other problems like this. Be plan based on that follow. Then take rest. Be friendly with others. Be happy and be sociable. Ok best of luck best wishes.
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I am 24 years old.Though I am not sure of what exactly I am going through but there is something strange I feel often.Like mood swings, fear, anxiety, secluded. And above all over thinking. Kindly help me out.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am concerned that you may be at an early stage of a condition that needs immediate attention. The intervention at this stage may arrest the situation and may actually revert it you back to normalcy. Please meet with a counselor first and on that person? s advice, you may seek medical intervention. Do take your parents with you and make a complete history of yourself from prenatal days to the current state. You will also have to take the family history from up to your grandparents to consider the genetic influences. And remember it will all depend on your cooperation with the counseling and the medical prescription. Whenever in doubt, seek a second opinion, but never regulate the medication or therapy on your own.
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I'm 26 year male. My problem is that I think a lot on any topic. And feel anxiety. Please suggest me a proper medicines and treatment.

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
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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I am 28 years and I have been trying stop using tobacco but I am not successful can you suggest any best options for me to stop using tobacco.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You must try and try again. Eventually, you will succeed like everyone else. 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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I feel really depressed about every small thing and have been prone to crying for every little thing that goes wrong. I do not feel right about anything and can not sleep either. Whenever I sleep I sometimes loose my breath and sometimes experience voices behind me. I can not make decisions properly and i'm able to concentrate or understand anything. What is happening to me?

psychologist
Psychologist, Delhi
I feel really depressed about every small thing and have been prone to crying for every little thing that goes wrong....
You need to consult any professional for proper diagnosis and reason of your problem.in the meantime you can try few things which will help you. Take proper sleep of 7-8 hours try to avoid sleep at day time. Its in our hand to be happy what it requires is slightly change in your approach ,stop thinking that something is wrong with me I am not well make yourself as much busy as you can so that you don't get time to think on all this. And its everyone's right is to be happy we cannot change the thinking of people or situation around us but we can get the things or reasons which make us happy, what we can do is to live every second of life, what do you want to be, what do you want to eat, to do, your career, your friends, your likings etc. Develop some hobby, make some good friends, make yourself busy, as much you will think you will get frustrate and will gain nothing, live only for yourself, and this can be possible when you will involve yourself in some other things ,the main concept is that make yourself as much busy as you can so that you don't get free time to think on this. First start from joining any hobby class and make any good friend with whom you can share everything ,do some yoga and meditation, expand your social circle. Take care.
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Hello, I am vedika 18 years. I just want to improve my concentration and sitting capacity to study. I usually study for 1 to 2 hrs. After that I get bored then I just keeps my books away so please suggest something. That increase my concentration.

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, Masters in clinical psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
Hi , Do'nt worry short term intervals are good for your studies. For improving your concentration at first you have to eliminate all the distractions from your study room. Try to take one task at a time. Our attention is limited, when you try to do several things at one time, then you necessarily have to divide your attention. Try to focus on the task at hand, if you are reading a book ask yourself how would you summarize it, and then try to recall it. Meditation is also helpful for improving your concentration. Thanks.
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I suffer from anxiety for 12 years. Currently on mirtazapine and clonazepam. How could I wean off these medications?

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
I suffer from anxiety for 12 years. Currently on mirtazapine and clonazepam. How could I wean off these medications?
Dear , anxiety disorder is a disorder and not a disease. You should understand the eifference between mental disorder and mental disease. Mental diseases are treated with medicines and mental disorders are treated with other holistic methods. I need to have more information so that I can help you wean off the medicines. Online counseling, psychotherapy and life style changes should help you. Post a detailed private question to me. I will help you manage your anxiety disorder. Take care.
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HI doctor I am 19 years old. I am over tensed about everything. Does over Stress or fear causes psoriasis? Does fear of psoriasis diseases causes it?

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
HI doctor
I am 19 years old. I am over tensed about everything. Does over Stress or fear causes psoriasis? Does fear ...
Please cool -- do meditation to relieve stress. Stress is the cause behind do many diseases including dm/htn/psoriasis/white patches/hairfall etc. Hence do not be tense and live life happily ever. Take five phos 4 tablets twice daily for next 2 weeks and report.
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Iam studying B. Tech. I am not able to remember during exams what I have read. I should read a question 5 to 6 times to get it. Please suggest me what should I do.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You are definitely under some stress. Meet with a counselor and take care of the stress to regain your concentration. In teh meantime do the following regularly: Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive oil instead, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning at least five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. There is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. There are some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling too. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid sugar and junk food.
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I am 20 years old with 4. 9 height girl now a days I am getting depressed. how to overcome this?

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
We would need more information like since when, depressed about what, what are your symptoms etc to help you. Yet it will be good if you see a counsellor and psychiatrist in your city. However, in depression, it is suggested that you look at the positive side of things, find meaning in whatever you consider as a loss to you, exercise a lot, take a walk in the sun, have friends and a social life who are funny, cheerful and progressive, eat healthy food, sleep on time and get up on time, have a daily plan of activities and make sure that you achieve most of it. Negative thinking needs to be challenged with counter thoughts that bring in contradicting evidence. Take support of your family or friends to come out of depression as its difficult to remain self motivated. Yoga, meditation, ayurveda, homeopathy also help a lot in depression without any side effects.
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I am under strong depression for 4 years and shown many doctors. No fruitful result. Kindly help.

D.P.M(psychiatry) [Diploma in Psychological medicine] , MBBS
Psychiatrist, Jalna
I am under strong depression for 4 years and shown many doctors. No fruitful result. Kindly help.
Hello , major depression does not always respond to antidepressant medicines easily. If your depression does not respond to two or more antidepressants, you could be suffering from treatment resistant depression (trd) don't lose hope. There are lots of treatment options available for trd. I will be able to help you a lot more if you can provide detailed information about the different drugs that you have taken and your investigation reports in private. Take care and good luck.
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I am in depression because my exams marks are low. what to do, to come out of it.?

M.A-Philosophy, Masters in Psychotherapy and Counselling, B.A.M.S
Psychologist,
I am in depression because my exams marks are low. what to do, to come out of it.?
Don't see it as total failure find out your strength, what you can do better, your skills and focus on it find out your special intelligence and use it for study.
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I am a great lover of pets and of course animals especially dogs. Recently I saw a newspaper a horse killed by a politician Suddenly I cried without expecting. I am so fond of animals. I can not bare them get hurting. Nearly I am an addict. How could I change that?

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
I am a great lover of pets and of course animals especially dogs. Recently I saw a newspaper a horse killed by a poli...
For your condition I will prescribe you flower remedy available in all homoeopathy shops. Mix 12 drops willow +7 drops of star of bethelehem + 7 drops of mimulus + 7 drops of chicory + 7 drops of cherry plum. Mix these liquids in a small bottle. Consume orally 20 drops of this mixture with 50 ml water every 12 hours. This is because you are extremely emotional and have dislike to animals getting hurt or treated badly. Do not worry this condition can be treated try to build a strong will and confidence. Let me know about the result of this medicine.
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