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Dr. N Prakash

MBBS, Doctor Of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Psychiatrist, New Delhi

38 Years Experience  ·  1000 at clinic
Dr. N Prakash MBBS, Doctor Of Physical Therapy (DPT) Psychiatrist, New Delhi
38 Years Experience  ·  1000 at clinic
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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. N Prakash is a popular Psychiatrist in Paschim Vihar, Delhi. He has helped numerous patients in his 38 years of experience as a Psychiatrist. He studied and completed MBBS, Doctor Of Physical Therapy (DPT) . He is currently associated with Sehgal Neo Hospital in Paschim Vihar, Delhi. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. N Prakash on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, New Delhi - 1979
Doctor Of Physical Therapy (DPT) - NIMHANS,University,Banglore - 1982
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English
Hindi

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I am smoking since 2 years and I want to know the amount of nicotine in my body and what to do to get rid of this habit?

M.D,Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Amritsar
Amount of nicotine can not be calculated. But surely it harms our respiratory system. Chew tab nicotex whenever there is craving for smoking.
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I am 51 years old, I have been taking paxil for anxiety and depression and it is under remission, I have a problem where my shoulder joints and arms start painting, I get shooting pain whenever I do some exercise or even otherwise, I have done all the neurological tests, but did not find anything wrong, I'm not sure if I should see a orthopaedic doctor, or change /increase my psychiatric medicine, at the moment I'm taking diclofenac 1 tab daily and it is giving me good relief but I'm not sure what is wrong.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
I am 51 years old, I have been taking paxil for anxiety and depression and it is under remission, I have a problem wh...
Dear lybrate-user, If neurologist has cleared neurological causes, it is better to consult a psychiatrist or ortho. Without ortho consultation, don't continue diclofenac for a long term. There is a possibility of your anxiety and depression worsening with kind of pain. It may need more paxil.
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I am 26 years old. I have a problem when I wake up in the morning there is a pain on my whole body and I am feeling very weakness and after 1 hour I become comfortable. What is this and why it happens. Please help me.

MBBS
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I am 26 years old. I have a problem when I wake up in the morning there is a pain on my whole body and I am feeling v...
Hai its due to stress, drink water more, eat salads, it may happen due to dehydration also, drink milk, avoid hot drinks,
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My brother's age is 21 years old he completed his graduation. He use to shout on my mother every time with any little thing happened at home. When he is talking to someone. He talking words and voice base is like shouted one. So the person who is talking with him will fear like something. Then suggest me how I can control him to be a normal person.

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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My brother's age is 21 years old he completed his graduation. He use to shout on my mother every time with any little...
he under frustration. he compared degree later what. he frustrated career aspects or any love affairs. please talk to him pleasantly about his personal problems. maintain good friendly. he will tell each and everything after that show some of the ways to come out of the situation. dont be ignore, dont maintain distance.even though he is angry maintain other family members also good family relations. understand to him support him motivate him. best of luck my boy.
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Sir I always remain stressed. I always remain like I m gonna loose everything. Insecurity makes me feel awkward. Sir please suggest me how to make me happy. Is there any physical or mental problem? Anything to do with eating and all? Or it is normal for a 22 year old guy to behave in such a manner. Last one I guess don't exist. Sir please solve my problem at the earliest.

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Try to do meditation have aroma steam bath also have an glass of milk with ashwagandha powder as it is an good stress reliever and have anti depressant properties
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Yoga for Better Skin

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Chandigarh
Yoga for Better Skin
Exercises like yoga and meditation can help in relieving stress as stress is the most common trigger of skin problems like ace breakouts, dull complexion etc.
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Sir bodies me 1 month se pain ho raha hai Sir kya ye calcium ki kmi hai ya phir kuch or Sir please write this answer fast.

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Sir bodies me 1 month se pain ho raha hai Sir kya ye calcium ki kmi hai ya phir kuch or Sir please write this answer ...
Take nutrilite daily daily 1 tab n one scoop of all plant proteun daily. You will see the result in min 15 days if no other disease reason.
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I started my gym 2 days ago. I am having body pain. Its too painful. What should I do to get rid of pain. My chest, hands, abs all are paining. What should I do?

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Do it properly. Consult the gym instructor for a proper routine. Little bit of pain initially may be there.
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I Lost Somebody Last Year And I Keep Feeling Depressed. What Should I Do Not Have To Do.

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 Lost Somebody Last Year And I Keep Feeling Depressed. What Should I Do Not Have To Do.
Dear lybrate user. Welcome to lybrate. I can understand. Loosing someone near and dear is called grief and depression related to grief is pretty normal. But this sort of depression does not stay for long. This depression gets cleared within a span of some weeks. The best option for you is to undergo counseling and depression related therapy. Anyhow, there is nothing to worry. Most of the psychological problems can be cured with scientific therapy methods. Take care.
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I am 27 years old. I am suffering from Obsessive compulsive order. Unwanted thoughts are always pouring on my mind every now and then. I am not able to concentrate on any single things. Please suggest me solution.

Ph.D - Psychology, M.Phil - Clinical Psychology, MA - Psychology
Psychologist, Chennai
You have to undergo the cbt (cognitive behavior therapy). Find the clinical psychologist nearby your place.
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I am very stressful person I take tension very easily please give some suggestion on this.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am very stressful person I take tension very easily please give some suggestion on this.
Physical symptoms of stress include: •Low energy. •Headaches. •Upset stomach, including diarrhoea, constipation and nausea. •Aches, pains, and tense muscles. •Chest pain and rapid heartbeat. •Insomnia. •Frequent colds and infections. •Loss of sexual desire and/or ability. STRESS CONTROL There are many ways to tame your stress and keep it at bay. Here are 20 tips to tame your stress today, and keep the stress monsters at bay. 1.Perform diaphragmatic or deep breathing exercises. 2.Lie face down on the floor and begin breathing deeply and slowly, with your hands resting under your face. Do this for five minutes. 3.Sit in a reclining chair. Put a hand on your abdomen and a hand on your chest. As you breathe, make sure the hand on your abdomen is moving up and down rather than one on your chest. If the hand on your abdomen is moving you are breathing deeply and slowly. 4.Try progressive muscle relaxation or “deep muscle” relaxation. Progressively tense and relax each muscle group in your body. Learn the difference between muscle tension and relaxation. 5.Meditate. Use visualization or imagery to help you learn to be one with your thoughts. Sit quietly with your eyes closed, imagining the sights, sounds and smells of your favorite place, such as a beach or mountain retreat. 6.Exercise regularly or take up yoga. 7.Consult a psychologist about the use of biofeedback 8.Make time for music, art or other hobbies that help relax and distract you. 9.Learn to identify and monitor stressors. Come up with an organized plan for handling stressful situations. Be careful not to overgeneralize negative reactions to things. 10.Make a list of the important things you need to handle each day. Try to follow the list so you feel organized and on top of things. Put together a coping plan step by step so you have a sense of mastery. 11.Keep an eye on things that might suggest you’re not coping well. For example, are you smoking or drinking more, or sleeping less? 12.Keep a list of the large and little hassles in your day versus the major stressful events in your life. This helps you focus on the fact that you’re keeping track of and managing those as well as you can. 13.Set aside a time every day to work on relaxation. 14.Avoid using caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, junk food, binge eating and other drugs as your primary means for coping with stress. While they can be helpful once in awhile, using them as your only or usual method will result in longer-term problems, such as weight problems or alcoholism. 15.Learn to just say, “No” occasionally. It won’t hurt other people’s feelings as much as you think and is simply a method to be more assertive in your own life, to better help you meet your own needs. 16.Get the right amount of sleep. For most people, this is seven to nine hours a night. 17.Cultivate a sense of humor; laugh. 18.Research has shown that having a close, confiding relationship protects you from many stresses. 19.Don’t run from your problems! This only makes them worse. 20.Talk to your family and friends. See if they can help. If these tips don’t help, or you’ve tried a lot of them with little luck in better taming the stress in your life, it may be time to consider taking it up a notch. A mental health professional — such as a psychologist — can help teach you more effective methods for handling stress in a healthy way in your life. Such psychotherapy is short-term and time-limited, with a focus on helping you better deal with stress. Remember — we do have control over the stress and choices we make in our lives. It sometimes takes a little practice and effort to put some of these techniques into play in your life. But once you do so, you may be pleasantly surprised at the positive benefits you’ll receive If you need any prescription please consult me as we cannot prescribe in questions session. Regards.
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I am suffering from depression from last year so what precautions should I take to go away from it.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am suffering from depression from last year so what precautions should I take to go away from it.
The word depressed is a common everyday word. People might say" i'm depressed" when in fact they mean" i'm fed up because i've had a row, or failed an exam, or lost my job" etc. These ups and downs of life are common and normal. Most people recover quite quickly. With true depression, you have a low mood and other symptoms each day for at least two weeks consult a psychiatrist and get evaluated.
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Women - Depression and Facts

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Women -  Depression and Facts

Three factors play a big role in women depression:

1.Genes are not inherited from the mother

2. social environment

3.life experiences

Mother daughter transmission is just one piece of it

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Hi I have depression and anxiety night no sleeping , each and every time I feel hopelessly no confident how to cure my problem ?

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Hello, You have depression. I do advise you try initially Meditation Concentration and relaxation Cognitive Behavior therapy and self analysis what is the conflict underneath or the trigger. Accept the same and slowly change you attitude from hopelessness to hope. You also try sleeping naturally over a period you will succeed. Don't rush,or jump into conclusion or make decision on yourself. Reality is different. Accept conflicts/events which have caused anxiety or depression without any reaction as they come and they will fade away. Take breaks for a holiday or relaxation with family and friends and children and have a change in life. Charge your body and mind and spirit with positive energy. Give others also positive energy, Automatically you will build a positive result.
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My son who is 16 years now is stammering on and off. I could find initially that he used to stammer when he is under tension with exam or stress in the school or with friends. Now this stammering is slightly increased and it happens on and off. Please Dr. So what should I do?

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 Shrividya, Welcome to lybrate. Stammering is "speaking with sudden involuntary pauses and a tendency to repeat the initial letters of words" or "say something with difficulty, repeating the initial letters of words and with sudden involuntary pauses". Stammering could be due to two reasons. First reason is Vocal cord misalignment. Second is Psychological performance anxiety. First of all you should consult an ENT Specialist and evaluate your vocal chords. If there is problem, ENT specialist will be able to correct it. If there is no problem with your vocal chords, You should consult a psychologist for stammer therapy. Take care.
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Hi am taking all things seriously, not getting proper sleep, getting angry and tensed just I can see all negative.

PGD Maternal Child Health, MBBS
General Physician, Akola
Hi am taking all things seriously, not getting proper sleep, getting angry and tensed just I can see all negative.
It is not bad to take things seriously, provided you read them in proper perspective. You yourself have mentioned that you take everything in negative. This is what needs to be corrected. You sem to be reading too much between the lines which gives unrequired dimentions to happenings around you. Take things as they are, evaluate them peacefully without prejudice. Don't react instantly, hold on for some time and over a period you will automatically realize a reduction in your undesired responses like irritation and anger. Try to divert your attention towards activities you like, this will pacify your mind and help in smooth induction of sound sleep.
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Im drinking alcohol. I got stones in kidney. How to remove the kidney stones. And how to reduce the alcohol consumption. And how to loose weight. What are the medicines have to use to stop alcohol consumption. How to remove kidney stones totally. Please say.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Im drinking alcohol. I got stones in kidney. How to remove the kidney stones. And how to reduce the alcohol consumpti...
Hi, individual treatment for kidney stones depends on the type of kidney stones that are formed. Firstly, staying well hydrated by drinking enough water is one of the best measures you can take to avoid kidney stones. To lessen your risk of forming a new stone, it is very important that you drink at least three quarts (12 cups) of fluid throughout the day. In hotter weather, you may need to drink more to make up for fluid loss from sweating. This will help keep your urine less concentrated. Less concentrated urine reduces the risk of stone formation. Most of the fluid you drink should be water. Try to drink a glass of water before bed and if you wake during the night to use the bathroom, drink another glass before going back to bed. There are two kinds of stone oxalate stone and calcium stone and treatment is different based on that. Other than this the combination of lemon juice and olive oil is traditionally used as a home remedy to expel gallbladder stones but it can also be used to treat kidney stones. The citric acid present in lemons helps break down calcium-based kidney stones and stops further growth. Take four tablespoons or a quarter cup of fresh lemon juice. Add an equal amount of olive oil. Drink this mixture followed by plenty of water. Do this two to three times a day, up to three days. You need not continue this remedy if you pass the stones in a single dose. Warning: this remedy may not be suitable for passing large kidney stones. Make sure you consult a doctor before taking this remedy. The combination of lemon juice and olive oil is traditionally used as a home remedy to expel gallbladder stones but it can also be used to treat kidney stones. The citric acid present in lemons helps break down calcium-based kidney stones and stops further growth. Take four tablespoons or a quarter cup of fresh lemon juice. Add an equal amount of olive oil. Drink this mixture followed by plenty of water. Do this two to three times a day, up to three days. You need not continue this remedy if you pass the stones in a single dose. Warning: this remedy may not be suitable for passing large kidney stones. Make sure you consult a doctor before taking this remedy. You should look for varieties that are low in sugar, or make your own. Lemons, limes, and cranberries are very high in citric acid, which helps prevent crystals from increasing in size and becoming new kidney stones. Avoid dark beers. These contain oxalates, which can contribute to future kidney stones. Take medication if suggested by doctor and follow the above along with that. For medication for alcohol consult a psychiatrist and get proper treatment done. All the best.
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Anxiety - How Homeopathy Can Help Treat it?

P. G. Hom (London), Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling (PGDC, 1st class, CU), BHMS, Att. Cert. of ACH (London), Att. Cert. of B.A.M.I (Kolkata), C.S.D (Mumbai), D.N.H.E
Homeopath, Kolkata
Anxiety - How Homeopathy Can Help Treat it?

Anxiety disorders are serious issues amongst individuals of all ages today. It is a psychological feeling of uneasiness or fear about something, which can create other physiological and behavioral changes in a human being and can even drive a a person crazy. It can be characterized by symptoms such as sweating palms, rapid heartbeat, muscle tension, dry mouth, which arise due to various reasons such as face of fearing the crowd, stage-fright, doubt about facing a difficult situation, fear of failure or rejection and many more.

Homeopathy comes into this picture with a unique recovery program for such kinds of anxieties. Its treatment procedure is individualistic, which means, it has a separate recovery therapy for separate anxiety disorders. In addition, treatment is purely natural with no side effects. Following are some homeopathic remedies of various kinds of anxiety disorders: 

  1. Aconite: This is the best homeopathic remedy for anxiety symptoms such as agitation, restlessness, dry mouth, fear of mixing with people, panic attack, fear of death, fear of future or even certain agonized feeling related to some past traumatic incident. In such cases, the patient may sometimes become very violent also.
  2. Argentum nitricum: This medicine comes into play in cases of extreme nervousness or apprehension of a person which turns him or her to be very much impulsive. The patient also becomes forgetful and dull always wearing a melancholy and grim face.
  3. Arsenic Album: There are certain anxieties, which include fear of security and safety leading to anxiety about robbers, health or money. Consequently, they tend to feel insecure and always try to be neat and perfectionist to avoid such problems. Arsenic Album is very helpful in such cases.
  4. Calcarea carbonica: People who suffer from a fear of change or losing hold of situation and are very stubborn and obstinate may take help of this medicine.
  5. Gelsemium sempervirens: This is useful when the patient is suffering from muscle tensions, shaking of legs or knocking of knees due to performance anxiety.

In addition, Lycopodium clavatum, Kali arsenicosum, Kali Phosporicum, Phosporus are also very useful for anxieties. However, people should always consult a doctor before taking the medicines.

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