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Dr. Ms. Sakshi Chand

Psychologist, Delhi

350 at clinic
Dr. Ms. Sakshi Chand Psychologist, Delhi
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Ms. Sakshi Chand is a renowned Psychologist in Okhla, Delhi. You can visit him at Manas Foundation in Okhla, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ms. Sakshi Chand on Lybrate.com.

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Hello sir I mostly got angry and headache, I smoke alot sometime I think it might be because of smoking but this smoking made me relax most of the time. I need your suggestions is there any better way to control my anger.

MD - Psychiatry
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Hello sir I mostly got angry and headache, I smoke alot sometime I think it might be because of smoking but this smok...
Yes, you can take mood stabilizer medication from psychiatrist, which will control anger but not harmful like smoking.

I am a singer I have my competition on sundae wat shud I do to improve my voice quality I did ginger salt water gargle honey something new please.

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
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Dear Lybrate user. Ginger salt gargling and honey are the most useful methods of improving quality of sound. Make sure you don't drink cold water and only use warm water. Take care.

I am 78 years old. What are the symptoms I should look for depression?

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
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Dear, at your age, depression is unlikely. Mainly because you are experienced in life and possibly you have reached the self actualization stage. You could be disappointed due to your physical problems and other circumstances. You will be able to overcome these disappointments using your experience and confidence. You may contact me in case you want further clarification. Take care.

My mind is in so confused from last three moths. I am in depression what can I do I don't understand.

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My mind is in so confused from last three moths. I am in depression what can I do I don't understand.
Dear Lybrate User.....Try Homoeopathic GINSENG 1X tablets (SCHWABE).....take 1 tablet thrice daily in empty stomach

I am 22 year old, what to do for increasing memory?

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Psychologist
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Dear, you must be able to understand concentration, attention span, recollection and distraction. If you are able to watch a movie for two hours continuously, if you are able to play a game for an hour, then you do not have any concentration problems. You can't be attentive towards your studies because you are not interested in it. You are able to watch movie and play game because you are interested in it. Human cannot be attentive towards anything for more than 10 minutes. Then you should study in such a way that your attention is continued and make the subjects are interesting to you. Effective learning techniques should help you. Recollection depends on anxiety, stress and other physical and circumstantial factors. Distractions while studying are plentiful. You should be able to overcome distractions or avoid distractions. Please understand the above. Change your study style and attitude accordingly. Please post a private question to me and I will help you with" effective learning" techniques. Take care.

My wife is abusive to my family. She is irritating and annoyed all the time.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy
Alternative Medicine
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Try to understand what is disturbing her. She may not be comfortable with something but not able to express in good note so is the irritation. Or check if she is getting overworked and tired. Accept her as an individual with her ideas and expectations. Accept the person as she is. Do not accept changes as per your house system. Force does not work in these circumstances.

Stress and Women - Don't Let It Win Over You

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Stress is very common now a day's and it is affecting all age groups - Be it school going children, young adults or working professionals. No one is immune to stress in the present fast and competitive world.
So, what is stress? Stress is the body's response to any kind of physical or emotional demand or threat. Body releases certain stress hormones under these pressure conditions. On long term basis , stress can lead to many chronic conditions affecting the heart and can cause mental disorders like depression, sleep disorders or affect the social well being also.
Women and Stress:
Women deal with stress differently than men. Women are generally soft, caring and gentle. They have to manage their personal and professional life and generally get less support at both fronts.They generally spend their life taking care of others and give least attention to their own needs( emotional and physical). As women progress through different life stages her emotional balance also changes affecting her emotionally making her vulnerable to stress and depression.
Ways to handle Stress:
Relax - don't take each and every situation seriously , take a deep breath, not all emergencies are a do or die situation.
Learn yoga, meditation or other relaxing techniques. Go for a massage , listen to music or talk to a good friend.
Make time for yourself - love yourself and take care or yourself and then you can love and care for others as well. Take out time to do things which you like.
Sleeping is a great way to help both your body and mind. Try to get atleast 8 hours of sleep.
Get a hobby and immerse yourself in doing something creative and constructive.
Do regular exercise- it is the best way to bust stress in a healthy way.
Make new friends or travel to new places. Explore the unknown and spend time with people.
Focus on one thing at a time.
How to manage stress:
Don't let stress make you sick . Often people are not aware of the stress levels and how they are affecting them. One should pay attention to themselves and focus on their emotional and physical needs. Take a break, go on holiday, eat what you like, go out with friends and relax. Live life, love yourself, listen to your body.
Side effects of Stress on Women:
Menstrual problems: Stress can cause delay in periods or sometimes short cycles.
Infertility : Stress can affect the hormonal levels leading to an ovulation and infertility.
Hair loss : Many women complain if losing hair and biting their nails in stress.
Eating disorders : Either women end up binging on healthy food items or completely refuse to eat anything. In stress the best is to out ant divert your attention to something constructive.
Skin ailments: Stress can lead to pimples, break outs and even itching and rashes.
Sleep disorders: Trouble in falling asleep is common in women under stress.
Heart disease: High blood pressure., stroke and heart attack are common ailments caused due to stress. This is because women take stress to heart and are more susceptible to go through heart disease due to stressful situations.
Depression : Women can go into a shell and suffer from acute depression. If you are getting self loathing or helpless thoughts, reach out to your loved ones and talk. If talking and reaching out also doesn't resolve the situation, consult a specialist. Medical expertise can ensure that stress doesn't affect your health.
Weight gain : Women stop going out, start eating unhealthily and restrict their interaction with people in depression and stress. The result is that they start to gain weight. It is best that you keep a check on the scales and opt for a strict diet.
Decreased libido: Stress affects the sex life the most. A decrease in libido can affect relationships and create distances. Talk to your partner and of needed opt for medical advice.
Stress and Women - Don't Let It Win Over You

How to control anger?

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General Physician
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Although the senses require a certain amount of satisfaction, unless regulated they become like wild horses, forcing one to obey their whims.

Craving the objects of their satisfaction, the senses take control of the mind and intelligence, leading to frustration and anger when their impossible demands go unmet.

From this anger, delusion arises, and from delusion, bewilderment of memory. When memory is bewildered, human intelligence is lost, leaving one in a hell of irrational behavior.

As fever is a symptom of some disease in the body, anger is a symptom of ongoing material hankerings.

Just as treating fever alone will not cure the disease, treating anger without understanding it to be a symptom of lust will not extinguish the unwanted behavior.

To conquer anger, we must first ask how we shall conquer lust.
How to control anger?

Greetings, I'm preparing for SSC (services for income tax, customs, excise etc). Recently I got a C class job in Indian Railways after that I'm not concentrating over my study, I am wasting my time. I've made a mentality that i've a job then why should I study. Help me please I've spend a lot efforts for SSC but without continuity, it's getting worse. Please advise.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist
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If you have the commitment then focus on your studies. The current job you have is good for the time being. But I think it is a monotonous job and you will get bored of it soon (if I am wrong, I stand corrected). Even in steady jobs nowadays many people are pursuing studies to be better at their jobs. So if you are interested or need to create the interest, do so immediately and do not waste time by procrastination. Go for tuition, group studies or whatever to study. Ssc has huge prospects.

I have problem with my nose. It is to big and wide which looks very ugly. Is there anyway to make it narrow and sharp.

DORL, MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist
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Only one solution and that is just plastic surgery of the nose which is called nose job, now a days this is less traumatic and more towards result oriented and go for it do not you worry et al.

Ways to Treat Depression Caused by Gender Identity Disorder

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Gender Identity Disorder or Gender Dysphoria causes the patient to think that he or she is does not belong to the gender that may be physically apparent. This condition may cause severe stress, anxiety and depression. Let us find out more about the depressive conditions caused due to this disorder and how this depression may be treated.

1. Trapped: One of the most common emotions that a patient experiences while suffering from this condition includes feeling trapped in the wrong body. For example, while all the physical and visual signs may point at the male status of the patient, he may actually feel that he is a female. In such cases, the patient often feels like the body does not reflect his or her true gender. This can cause the patient to feel trapped, which in turn can lead to feelings like restlessness.

2. Anxiety: Once the restlessness sets in, general dissatisfaction grows, which is the earliest sign of anxiety. The intense discomfort experienced by the patient can lead to severe anxiety where he or she shuns normal functioning and socialising. The patient may choose to stay alone and isolated in the long run, which can fuel further anxiety when the patient is faced with social situations like school, work and others.

3. Mismatch: The depression and anxiety also comes from a sense of mismatch that the patient may feel when it comes to the gender in the mind and the physical gender that may be parlayed with the genitals as well as other areas of the body and development. This mismatch will need to be addressed in order to get to the root of the depression and anxiety experienced by the patient.

4. Talk Therapy: Talk therapy is one of the most common and popular forms of therapy that has been used for this kind of disorder. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy or CBT is one of the most effective forms of therapy used for conditions like depressions due to GID or any other kind of depression and anxiety. With this kind of therapy, the patient can be brought face to face with the problem before reprogramming the attitude, thinking and resulting behaviour of the patient to be more accepting of the condition. Also, any physical therapy will have to backed by it.

5. Trans Sexuality and Homosexuality: With the help of therapy, one of the most important and initial barriers that will have to brought down is the opinion of the patient. The patient will have to be made aware of the fact that his or her problem does not convert his or her into a transsexual or homosexual. This condition is not the same a sexual orientation issue.
Ways to Treat Depression Caused by Gender Identity Disorder

I have a partial headache which makes me go blind all the time. And I have a smoking habit and I want to come across it so help me giving guidance how to quit it else how to avoid it using natural elements. Thanking you.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist
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I have a partial headache which makes me go blind all the time. And I have a smoking habit and I want to come across ...
You have to quit cold turkey because the body and mind will torture you endlessly while attempting 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. But dont be discouraged because it is not too late even now to reverse all the ill-effects of smoking. I dont 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. Heres 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.

I am a 17 year old male and I want my ex girlfriend back so what can I do?

M.D,Psychiatry
Psychiatrist
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Oh my dear focus on your study and future. There is no medicine for such problems. The persons and things which wil be urs wil come back to u. Those who left you does not deserve u.

I am getting irritation and frustration when did get best results in my work that time I scold my colleagues sometimes I hurt myself?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician
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I am getting irritation and frustration when did get best results in my work that time I scold my colleagues sometime...
It is unrealistic to believe you can rid yourself of frustration forever, but you can learn to do things to minimize your frustrations and to make sure you do not engage in unhealthy responses to frustration. You will need to learn to distinguish between what you hope will happen, what will probably happen, and what actually happened. Life inevitably has its ups and downs -- its moments of relaxation and times of tension. When you learn to truly accept this reality, you come one step closer to being able to deal with frustration in a healthy way. There are several types of problems that we encounter in everyday living: those which you know can be solved, those which you are not sure if they can be solved or not, those you know are totally out of your control, and those you are so confused about that you do not even know what the problem is. You need to be able to accurately assess your abilities to alter situations that prevent you from solving your problems and reaching your goal. Then you will be able to assess which of the types of problems you have encountered, and you will then be able to develop a realistic plan. Learning to take things in stride will also help you to be more content and happy which, in turn, will help you to more easily overcome anger and frustration. If you are upset, sad, anxious, or depressed you will have less patience and tolerance for everything and everybody. Ask if any more doubts are there.

How to quit smoking?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist
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Smoking nicotine (mostly in the form of cigarettes) leads to a strong psychological and a weak physical dependence. Quitting smoking leads to severe psychological craving along with mild physical troubles. If you have enough will power and high motivation, you can quit smoke on your own without help or any pharmacological intervention. But this is rarity. If your previous attempts to quit smoke was unsuccessful, don't loose heart and become depressed. In most of cases, final quitting came after several futile attempt to quit. In fact, past attempt of quitting should work as positive reinforcer for future more fruitful attempt to quit (This time its all right, next time I am going to kill you rather than killed by you, it message for smokers who is on war against cigarettes). When even after several attempts (either totally unsuccessful or partially successful), you are still stuck up with smoke, please do take help of NRT (Nicotine Replacement Therapy). In the market, they are available for your help in different formulation,like chewing gums, trans-dermal patches. Replace NRT for cigarettes and cheat your brain that you can live without smokes in the lungs. There are few pharmacological drugs (Bupropion, Clonidine, Naltrexone, SSRI, Verncline) available for suppressing withdrawal craving and reducing the risk of long term relapse. You can use them under psychiatric prescription only. So visit your nearest psychiatrist,if you desires. According to my experience, bupropion is really amazing in alleviating long term craving as well as taking care of depressive symptomatology.

I am always in an excited mental state. I am always panicked that something bad might happen. I always fear what others think about me. I cannot free my mind from this thoughts. I am having horrible nightmares in my sleep. Please tell me what should I do?

DRCH, BHMS
Homeopath
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I am always in an excited mental state. I am always panicked that something bad might happen. I always fear what othe...
Divert your mind in some creative activities. Try to develop your hobbies. Sleep at least 8 hours and do meditation daily. Take kali phos 6x four times daily.

I am a 20 year old boy. I m suffering from lack of building confidence and I couldn't take any step in my life boldly. I remain frustrated evrytime for no reason and getting angry for silly reason. I can not concentrate on anything and remains dull. I feel like m turning arrogant. So what should I do?

B.A.M.S
Ayurveda
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Avoid junk food n take healthy protein diet. Take brahmi vati twice a day. Do yoga. It will increase your will power.

By sleeping our concentration power increase or it is just myth By sleeping mind cool down but studying 14 hrs is necessary what should be your consult.

MBBS, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, M.D Psychiatry
Psychiatrist
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By sleeping our concentration power increase or it is just myth
By sleeping mind cool down but studying 14 hrs is nec...
Hi lybrate-user, sleeping helps to consolidate our memory, hence indirectly it helps our concentration. For a healthy adult a 7 to 8 hrs sound sleep is adequate. But over sleeping is not good for health. In infant and children sleep helps in their overall growth. You can of course study 14 hrs/day during your exam, but at the same time you need a good sleep also to memorise properly what you gave studied, thanks.

Iam tandem adarsh reddy, age - 15, iam unable to remember questions in study and other matters, wht is the problem.

BHMS
Homeopath
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Hello , i think this is weak memory and concentration.Take Bacopa monnn.1x, 2 tabs twice daily. Do meditation for half an hour in the morning daily. revert me after 1 month.

I want to know about fear psychosis, anxiety syndrome, and depression and its treatment. Long back, I was treated for fear psychosis , I do not understand, I was alert with all my faculties, I t was one one incident which lead me to depression and anxiety . Will t you please , let me know what is all about. I have happy family, kids, grandchild . Please explain. Thanks,

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
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I want to know about fear psychosis, anxiety syndrome, and depression and its treatment. Long back, I was treated for...
It is a psychological disorder. It needs medication based on patient condition. Medication is required as well as psychological counselling required. If patient is normal stage. Psychotherapy is enough. I think you take medication part only. Medication it will work on internal aspects. After medication also you may develop fear on particular disease means you need psychological counselling. In this case no need of alert faculties and etc. Psychotherapy and behaviour modification therapy will help to modify your thoughts. It is better to consult psychologist. No need of fear about it. You can spend with your family happily. You need to change your thought process. After medical treatment you may develop fear means you need psychological counselling. Psychological counselling is a permanent therapy. It modifies your total personality. Do not think too much about it. Better to spend most of the time with your family members. Share your thoughts and feelings with your family members. Be happy all the time. Be sociable. Be enjoy every movement of life. Ok all the best.
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