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Dr. Nikhil Raheja

Psychiatrist, Delhi

Dr. Nikhil Raheja Psychiatrist, Delhi
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Dr. Nikhil Raheja is a trusted Psychiatrist in Najafgarh, Delhi. You can meet Dr. Nikhil Raheja personally at Satyam Hospital Raheja Nursing Home in Najafgarh, Delhi. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Nikhil Raheja on Lybrate.com.

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Hello Sir, After my girlfriend cheated me I can't concerted on my work always revenge taking idea comes in my mind but I don't want to. Help.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Hello Sir, After my girlfriend cheated me I can't concerted on my work always revenge taking idea comes in my mind bu...
Your loss is understandable. It is but natural to have all kinds of ideas and thought coming to your mind at this juncture, both positive and negative. However if you feel that these thoughts have been disturbing you for quite a long time then you may seek help from a psychiatrist with counseling and medications if required for a short time.
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Hi my friend age is 22 year and he is suffering from bad thinking bad thoughts and he told me when he meet more people then his gas are started from his hole and when he is alone then he feel better and it also become his habit please doctor advice him any drug or medicine.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist,
Hi my friend age is 22 year and he is suffering from bad thinking bad thoughts and he told me when he meet more peopl...
Hello user I can tell you to deal with your bad thoughts but for another problem you have to consult any doctor r psychologist fro this. Controlling thoughts will just end up giving more importance to them. They will come back ten times stronger. Because at the level of the mind, what you resists, persists. Do not try to control thoughts without a tool. Breath is a very powerful tool. Doing Pranayam, Meditation, breathing in a specific rhythm will help in having a say over your mind and thoughts. Mostly unwanted thoughts come to you when your work load is less and idle time is more. The more we sit without any activity, the more thoughts come to us. Drink plenty of water, do yoga, gym, running, meditation, sports, listen to music, get creative, spend time with nature, develop a hobby and you will find bad thoughts will eventually subside. Watch your food habits and bowel moment, Include fresh fruits and vegetables. Spend time out in the sun. Check your Vitamin D and B12 levels. More importantly relax. Get old sleep. Stop excess use of gadgets or watching TV. Spend time out in the nature. Work/Study and do whatever that keeps you busy.
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I Am presently in class xii & preparing for aipmt, aiims & board exams I m now more focused on my boards than any other competition exams. So please give proper advice for my boards and also write the reference book' s name. I need your help. Please also write the methods be focus on studies and avoid internet. My biggest problem is to manage maths and biology together as maths is compulsory with biology at my school.please help me

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, 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. Take care.
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I feel my concentration very low, I want to improve the concentration. Please guide.

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, 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. Avocados, Beetroots, Blueberries, Broccoli. Celery, Coconut Oil, Dark Chocolate etc are good for improving concentration. Take care.
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Why my husband feel totally drain out by 6 pm in the evening everyday. He is 56 years old man.

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
Why my husband feel totally drain out by 6 pm in the evening everyday. He is 56 years old man.
Dear, the reason could be stress. Stress is simply a reaction to a stimulus that disturbs our physical or mental equilibrium. In other words, it's an omnipresent part of life. A stressful event can trigger the fight-or-flight response, causing hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol to surge through the body. A little bit of stress, known as? acute stress? can be exciting? it keeps us active and alert. But long-term, or chronic stress? can have detrimental effects on health. You may not be able to control the stressors in your world, but you can alter your reaction to them. I need to know, what are the causes with which you are stressed? once you know the reason, you will be able to adjust with it with some tips and tricks. Please let me know the details. Take care.
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I have lost all the motivation to do anything. My health is bad. I have stopped working out and started smoking. I'm thinking I'm being too dependant on my girlfriend. I am just letting the days pass without doing anything. I want to change this. What should I do?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I have lost all the motivation to do anything. My health is bad. I have stopped working out and started smoking. I'm ...
You are showing signs of depression and if natural methods cannot help you need antidepressants . Ways to Fight Depression If you feel depressed, it's best to do something about it — depression doesn't just go away on its own. In addition to getting help from a doctor or therapist, here are 5 things you can do to feel better. 1. Exercise. Take a 15- to 30-minute brisk walk every day — or dance, jog, or bike if you prefer. People who are depressed may not feel much like being active. In addition to getting aerobic exercise, some yoga poses can help relieve feelings of depression. Two other aspects of yoga — breathing exercises and meditation — can also help people with depression feel better. 2. Nurture yourself with good nutrition. Depression can affect appetite. One person may not feel like eating at all, but another might overeat.. Proper nutrition can influence a person's mood and energy. So eat plenty of fruits and vegetables and get regular meals (even if you don't feel hungry, try to eat something light, like a piece of fruit, to keep you going). 3. Identify troubles, but don't dwell on them. Try to identify any situations that have contributed to your depression. When you know what's got you feeling blue and why, talk about it with a caring friend. Talking is a way to release the feelings and to receive some understanding. 4. Express yourself. With depression, a person's creativity and sense of fun may seem blocked. Exercise your imagination (painting, drawing, doodling, sewing, writing, dancing, composing music, etc.) and you not only get those creative juices flowing, you also loosen up some positive emotions. Take time to play with a friend or a pet, or do something fun for yourself. Find something to laugh about — a funny movie, perhaps. Laughter helps lighten your mood. 5.Try to notice good things. Depression affects a person's thoughts, making everything seem dismal, negative, and hopeless. If depression has you noticing only the negative, make an effort to notice the good things in life. Try to notice one thing, then try to think of one more. Consider your strengths, gifts, or blessings. Most of all, don't forget to be patient with yourself. Depression takes time to heal. If you are happy with these answers please click on "useful” link so that I can know my efforts are not wasted. If you want more clarifications please ask me directly and not in open questions session
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I can't remember some things more than one day so what to do what are the precautions.

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Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, Take homoeopathic medicine for increasing memory - Anacardium 200/ once daily. Management: -Meditate for at least 15 to 30 minutes each day physically changes your brain, making you less anxious, and more rational and empathetic. -Besides increasing your physical strength and flexibility, yoga changes your brain. Research suggests that in addition to reducing stress, anxiety, and depression, yoga protects the brain from shrinking with age. -Exercise daily as it would can help offset the cognitive decline brought on by aging and increasingly sedentary lifestyles. -Get enough sleep. On average, adults need between 7.5 and 9 hours of sleep each night. When you aren’t getting enough sleep, it affects your brain’s ability to do this, and your memory suffers. -Spend time with people whose company you enjoy, and who make you feel like the best version of you. -laughter can improve short-term memory in older adults. -Cutting down on your use of technology (i.e. Sitting in front of your computer, phone, or tablet) for even 30 minutes can improve your brain health and help you think more deeply.
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I am 21 years old male. I was suffering from depression for more than 4 yrs. I am left handed person, I saw in Internet the depression stress is common for left hander person (researcher said) whether it is true or not sir? How to solve depression problem in life. And also I was affected from psoriasis how to cure this.

BDS, Certification in hypnotherapy, Certification in N.L.P, Certification in Gene and behavior, Psychology at Work
Psychologist, Gurgaon
I am 21 years old male. I was suffering from depression for more than 4 yrs. I am left handed person, I saw in Intern...
Acc. to the research, the tendency of left handed being more prone to depression is only marginally high...it is note bally high in SCHIZOPHRENIA. So do not bother much about it. To solve depression you must revisit the philosophy of your life. Seek a counselors help! who will help you to reshape your thought pattern.
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I smoked weed for 2 years and I stopped for last 10 days what should I do to clean my body

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Stop smoking. Wait for three months. Do not smoke even cigarettes or tobacco. If you have hearing voices or suspicion you need to take medication , including lack of motivation. Do you have this?
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My daughter is 15 years old, she has anxiety disorder, she always oversleeps, has no interest in studies or any activities, she gets very hyper when somebody scolds her and she shouts and screams. Sometimes she talks of heart pain, she overeats and is very lazy.

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
My daughter is 15 years old, she has anxiety disorder, she always oversleeps, has no interest in studies or any activ...
In this age it is not good to take medicine. Psychotherapy will helps to you. Cognitive behavior modification required. Develop interesting activities in regular day activities. Yoga classes may reduce hypertension. Meditation will help in concentration. Puja it is also helpful to you. Morning walking, games it is also needed. It reduces laziness. If you practice these activities your child may overcome her problems. First develop lovingness and friendly nature with her. Based on request and gifts slowly develop above mentioned activities. Best of luck.
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Almost one year I lost my sound. Not able to speak. Because no sound. Only air is coming out. I was okk. But when I had spicy food. Suddenly I lost my sound. Lots of meditation are doing every day. But no use. Please advice me by giving a name of a medicine. I'm in France. Please give a good medicine name.

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 Suhail. Loss of voice completely is not a normal or common case. Whole of vocal chords must be involved. Please follow the present treatment or consult an experienced ENT surgeon. Take care
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7 Dangerous Changes that Smoking Causes to Your SKIN

MD - Dermatology, MBBS
Dermatologist, Delhi
7 Dangerous Changes that Smoking Causes to Your SKIN

7 dangerous things that smoking does to your skin

Most people think that having a smoking habit adversely affects only the lungs and the heart. But apart from known links to lung cancer and heart disorders, smoking also causes skin damage. The intensity of damage is directly proportional to the number of cigarettes one smokes in a day and the number of years one has been smoking for.

Here are 7 of the horrible things that smoking does to your skin

1. Premature ageing: the process of skin ageing is accelerated by a smoking habit. The chemicals that are ingested through the smoke cause your skin to age much faster, making it look loose, dull and coarse, with uneven colouring. Most smokers have a muted orange or grey tinge to their complexions.

2. Wrinkles and lines: the nicotine from smoke constricts blood vessels in the outer layers of the skin, thereby cutting off the supply of oxygen and nutrients. This causes the skin to develop visible fine lines and wrinkles at a faster rate.

3. Scarring and pigmentation: since blood is not flowing properly to the outer layers of the skin, it is more susceptible to broken capillaries and veins, which can cause dark scarring and pigmentation on the face and other areas.

4. Darkening of the lips: constant exposure to heat from smoking causes stark darkening and pigmentation in the lips, which also become dry and coarse.

5. Delayed wound healing: the presence of nicotine, tar and other chemicals in the blood causes cuts and wounds on the skin to heal at a much slower pace with an increased risk of infection, blood clot formation and death of skin tissue.

6. Increased risk of skin disease: smoking makes the skin prone to various diseases and conditions like psoriasis, which happen as nicotine adversely affects the body's immune system.

7. High chances of skin cancer: skin cancer and oral cancer are the two lesser known variants of the diseases that can be caused by smoking. Skin cancer is far more common among smokers than among non-smokers.

The harmful effects of smoking on the skin are not entirely discernible until after 10 years of prolonged smoking. Fortunately, your skin starts to heal itself when you kick the habit.

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Related Tip: E-cigarettes : Good Or Bad?

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Am suddenly going to extreme anger. And with fractions of seconds am laughing. Nearly two times attempted suicide. And if I go to depression I'll go to some diloma nd I don't remember wt happens nd wt I do. And in depression I'll always see 3 persons. What is dis disease and what their symptoms nd effects causing.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Am suddenly going to extreme anger. And with fractions of seconds am laughing. Nearly two times attempted suicide. An...
Among your understandable symptoms, you seem to have an emotionally labile mood where you tend to lose control on your anger, feel depressed for things that don't go your way and you attempted self harm twice. All these symptoms suggest a form of personality disorder or a mood disorder which needs a complete evaluation for a definitive diagnosis and management. Please consult a psychiatrist preferably with a family member for further management.
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I got married in the year 1998, from beginning I don't know it may be a curse to me that my thinking/like/dislike etc. Is nothing matching with my wife, as a result I never felt easy in my married life and there is always a conflict between us.Gradually it become a irritation of my life, thus though I am married I feel always alone which makes me sleepless night almost everyday. Hardly I can sleep 2-3 hours at night and day long I am always busy with my office activities. Sometime I feel tremendous headache and sometime for giddiness I can not work properly. So if you kindly give me your valuable suggestion I will be grateful to you. Thanking you.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
These differences are coming up because you two are not compatible. The more similarity in compatibility factors, the better the relationship. However, when compatibility is poor, good adjustability is needed. This is where you and your wife must find and know the many ways you can adjust to live with each other. If one or the both of you do not make these adjustments, the relationship will be under threat. Since both of you have been staying together for so long in spite of this, there is some hope to work on it. You must talk to her and find out what she is finding difficult to cope with you and what does she want you to do to reciprocate. You on the other hand need to list out the difficulties you have with her, and expect her to change or adjust. I know you do not marry a person to change them, but expressing what it is that the other person can do for you, is okay for the betterment of the relationship. Do not expect her to read your mind nor for you to even try to do so with hers. It is communication that will work out solutions to your advantage and for the peace. Yet, not only peace, you need to live happily.
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I have planter fasitus from past 3 week. I took the sonic brush treatment but though initially the pain was reduced but still now and then the pain remains. Though some time the pain is bearable but some time not. Kindly suggest how to cure it. Also do's and don'ts. Also should I avoid certain type of foods?

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
I have planter fasitus from past 3 week. I took the sonic brush treatment but though initially the pain was reduced b...
For plantar fascitis treatment mostly is conservative and lifestyle modifications to achieve maximum functionality with minimum pain. Follow these lifestyle changes religiously to get benefit. 1. Reduce body weight as obesity will aggravate the stress on heel. 2. Avoid exercises like running / walking on hard surfaces. Stop such activities when you start developing pain. 3. Roll your feet on bottle of cold water for 20 mins 4 times a day or can apply ice pack. 4. Use shoes with silicone sole inserts. 5. Do calf muscle and heel stretches daily. 6. Avoid prolonged standing or sitting. 7. Use night splint to keep foot flexed at night. Stop using it once pain is relieved. 8. Use analgesics like Ibuprofen for decreasing pain and inflammation. With proper lifestyle changes as above 90 % patients have relief and functionality. Only 10% patients would require surgical intervention like plantar fascia release or gastrocnemius recession. For further queries consult again.
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I am 19 year old, female.I have been suffering from stammering since childhood and normally with my family and other people I speak normally and hardly stutter but in public places when I am in situation such as in interviews, presentation etc I am hardly able to speak and sometimes the situation gets worse as I make faces while speaking and my stomach also squeezes. So recently I was thinking to join a public speaking and personality development programme but I am confused as will it help me to improve my stutter and overcome my fear or else I should see a speech therapist?

MRCP (UK), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Ghaziabad
I am 19 year old, female.I have been suffering from stammering since childhood and normally with my family and other ...
Hi Am sorry to hear your situation. Can understand is quite nerve wrecking n embarrassing to say the least. My dear. Every cloud has a silver lining n so has urs .as you get into trouble only when you face difficult situations. Yes you have stammering which only surfaces in anxiety provoking situations as described by u. Why not control the anxiety first. Naa rahega baans .na bajegi baansuri .if you get what I mean. Pls Google rcpsych social anxiety to know more about your condition n then see a good Psychiatrist. Yes speech therapy n public speaking courses will definitely help you but in my view it is also important to work at the root of your problem. Hope this helps. Rgds.
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I get depressed for every situation. I loose confidence for any kind of situation.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I get depressed for every situation. I loose confidence for any kind of situation.
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?
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I just want to ask about my son. He is 18 years old now, just admitted to engineering in mangalore, karnataka. He has some problem, does all studies but when it comes to show his talent through exam or oral he is not doing well. He says whatever he studies he forgets 80% of it, even I make to write. If this continues he may not do well further in his exams. If possible kindly give advise by giving some remedial solutions. (He plays daily basket ball and also goes for swimming)

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 , at the age of 18, memory problems like amnesia are not possible. He must be forgetiing what he studied due to performance anxiety or simply because he don't study systematically and effectively. First of all I need to test his memory abilities. If it is ok I will go ahead with further psychotherapy treatment to motivate him and sharpen his understanding skills. Post a detailed private question to me. You can also consult me online. Take care.
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