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Dr. Pankaj Surekha

Psychiatrist, Delhi

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Dr. Pankaj Surekha is a trusted Psychiatrist in Max Hospital Saket, Delhi. You can visit him at Max Multi Speciality Center - Panchsheel Park in Max Hospital Saket, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Pankaj Surekha and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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My 30 years old husband drinks occasionally, but if he starts drinking he dnt hv control n starts doing nuisance, Hw to gt rid of dis alcoholism?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate-user. Occassional binge drinking is an aftermth of addiction itself. Your husband needs counseling and therapy. Please consult a psychologist online or in person for counseling, advice and therapy. Take care,
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Since last 5-6 months or more, forgetting things easily, some sort of short term memory loss in day to day work. For example while going home or office or any place if in between any work has to be done, I forget it most of the times, same happen in work.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Any loss in memory in almost all cases involves some stress sometimes unknown to he individual. Look back to 6 moths ago and see if you can identify anything that might have provoked this loss and whether it was related to some stressful event. In the meantime do some of these recommendations very faithfully: Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must, with consent from your doctor. 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. 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. If your home or work 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. You may also include these noted foods that are good for your brain health: Brain-Friendly Foods MIND stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay. But the MIND approach “specifically includes foods and nutrients that medical literature and data show to be good for the brain, such as berries,” says Martha Clare Morris, ScD, director of nutrition and nutritional epidemiology at Rush University Medical Center. You eat things from these 10 food groups: •Green leafy vegetables (like spinach and salad greens): At least six servings a week •Other vegetables: At least one a day •Nuts: Five servings a week •Berries: Two or more servings a week •Beans: At least three servings a week •Whole grains: Three or more servings a day •Fish: Once a week •Poultry (like chicken or turkey): Two times a week •Olive oil: Use it as your main cooking oil. •Wine: One glass a day You avoid: •Red meat: Less than four servings a week •Butter and margarine: Less than a tablespoon daily •Cheese: Less than one serving a week •Pastries and sweets: Less than five servings a week •Fried or fast food: Less than one serving a week.
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For e. G I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath,
For e. G I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time...
Dear lybrate user, try biochemic kali phos 6x tablets to get rid of your depression. Take 4 tablets, thrice daily, with a cup of lukewarm water.
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How to De-Stress Yourself - The Homeopathic Coach!!

BHMS
Sexologist, Lucknow
How to De-Stress Yourself - The Homeopathic Coach!!

Feeling stressed out? Don’t reach for the pills just yet; there is a better option out there. Almost all conventional methods of treatment come with side effects, no matter how effective they are. Why not opt for an equally effective method, but without side effects, yes you heard it right! Homeopathy is a method of treatment that is effective and free from side effects.

Here are some homeopathic remedies that can help you de-stress:

1. Be active: Feeling stressed of late? Time to get your running shoes on. Research proves that exercise is one of the best remedies for stress, activities such as running and swimming release ‘endorphins’ in the system, which uplift your mood. So go for an early morning jog or a late evening swim, whatever suits you just make sure that you get some exercise on a regular basis.

2. Diet: Stress can result from an improper diet where the body is not well nourished. The body needs its share of various vitamins and minerals to function optimally. So it is important to eat a well balanced meal and avoid eating junk food. Eating unhealthy food can cause reactions in the body that lead to various diseases.

3. Be connected: Being connected does not mean being connected on social media, rather forming and nurturing ‘people to people’ connections. Talk to people, getting involved in team activities and participating in various sports. Form meaningful relationships with others so that you have someone to listen to you when you feel weary and low. Staying isolated can cause symptoms of stress to aggravate.

4. Start a hobby: If you don’t already have one, spend some time doing things that give you pleasure. It can be something that gives you a sense of accomplishment. Doing such activities will keep your mind active and reduce stress levels.

5. Medications: Apart from the above, homeopathy has medications such as Nux Vomica which is used to reduce anger and impatience. For people who are stressed due to overwork, Kali Phos is an effective remedy. In case of prolonged grief such as the one resulting from a sudden demise in the family, Natrum Mur and Ignatia are advised. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Homeopath.

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I am 44 year man. I have chornice throat infection. And acidity. And anxaiety. What should I do

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Hello any history of diabetes or hypertension? take a good antacid. Avoid physical and mental stress. Consult an ent surgeon for chronic throat infection.
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Sir mai jab bee sunlight mai ratha hu tu mara sarer me pain hota hai asa lagta hai ke koi sui chub rahe ho.

MBBS
General Physician,
Sir mai  jab bee sunlight mai  ratha hu tu mara sarer me  pain hota hai  asa lagta hai  ke koi sui chub rahe ho.
You are allergic to sunrays so you should avoid exposure to sunrays asvfarvas possible and you should use sunglasses when exposed to sun rays. Take a tablet of cetrezine as and when required. Have plenty of! water by mouth apply suncream to exposed parts of the body when you go out.

My body is so thin. My weight is 58 kg and height is 5'9" I am software developer and I am doing job in timing between 12 pm to 9 pm. I take milk or dahi in morning, 2 times food in a day and milk at night. I never take egg, non veg, drink, smoke. I want to gain weight and make healthy. Please suggest me any ayurvedic or homeopathic treatment for weight gain.

BHMS
Homeopath,
My body is so thin. My weight is 58 kg and height is 5'9" I am software developer and I am doing job in timing betwee...
Dear lybrate user, increasing weight does not mean that you will go fatty. In fact, extra fat serves as a precursor of many diseases. In order to increase your weight as well as stay healthy you have to increase the muscle mass of your body. Normally a muscle undergoes an increase in size when it gets hypertrophied due to weight training. Weight-training leads to the pumping of blood to the muscle resulting in increased protein synthesis in the muscles. This applies to every muscles of human body. So, weight training is a must to increase weight. Whenever a muscle gets hypertrophied it demands protein to expand. Here comes the need of protein supplement. The most effective protein supplement is whey protein. For quicker & better results take 40 grams of whey just after waking from sleep at morning. Take another 20 grams of whey just 30 minutes before workout. Again take 40 grams of whey just after you have finished your workout. Kindly remember gaining weight is a time -taking process. So do not expect any result within fortnight.
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I'm a 23 years male. I can't able to concentrate on works. Depressed more easily than ever now. How can I recover this issue?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I'm a 23 years male. I can't able to concentrate on works. Depressed more easily than ever now. How can I recover thi...
The best remedy i can recommend you is as follows Natural home remedy using cardamom seeds: 1. Crush 3-4 cardamom seeds to powder 2. Take ½ tsp of this cardamom powder 3. Add to 1 glass of water 4. Mix well 5. Sieve the mixture 6. Drink 1 glass every day This is very helpful for you.
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Sir, I am not able to sleep properly I am having alot tension due to my studies. Please advise.

Master of Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling
Psychologist, Pune
Sir, I am not able to sleep properly I am having alot tension due to my studies. Please advise.
You need to change your study habits. Choose right time, place for your study. Switch off all dis-tractors such as mobile, tv, music system etc. Practice writing what you have read and make several repetitions. Take sufficient diet and rest. Yoga and deep breathing is always helpful before you study. Always remember, refreshed mind always learn and recall better. Invest your energy in relaxing your mind before you study.
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How to quit smoking how is it harmful regarding health issues and best way to quit smoking.

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 , Tobacco is addictive. Cigarette also contains 4000+ carcinogenic chemicals other than nicotine. All these chemicals are capable to produce cancer, lung problems, breathing difficulties etc. The best method is to leave it and continue with your will power. There are other methods like Nicotine Replacement therapy and pharmacotherapy combined. If you?re ready to stop smoking and willing to get the support you need, you can recover from nicotine addiction and abuse abuse?no matter how bad the addiction or how powerless you feel. The first step in treating nicotine addiction is accepting that you have a problem. Confronting an addiction and accepting responsibility for your actions isn?t easy. But it?s a necessary step on the road to treatment and recovery. You should then consult a psychiatrist / psychologist who fill follow this treatment. 1. Detoxification using medicines. 2. Behavior modification with the help of therapies. 3. Counseling. 4. Medication to sustain and 5. Long term support. These given steps are essential for any addict to get effectively rid of smoking. Therefore, you need to stick to the treatment plan and cooperate with your psychiatrist / psychologist. Take care.
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Can a psychologist through oral dialogue as well as guiding factors for clearing mind imbalance of an alcoholic addicted youth?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Masters in psychology counselling
Psychologist, Hyderabad
Definitely mind imbalances can be cured with counselling psychology sometimes it may take more sittings that depends on patient's condition.
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I have erectile dysfunction for the past 2 year. I stopped smoking for last 3 month and started jogging and healthy diet but still I dint see any improvement can I use musli power extra for recovery? I heard there is no side effects in that, is tat good for erectile dysfunction?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I have erectile dysfunction for the past 2 year.
I stopped smoking for last 3 month and started jogging and healthy d...
Your problem may be mainly psychological and partly physical. Homoeopathy offers treatment for this and no side effects. Take homoeopathic medicine selenium 30 daily 5 drops in water in the morning for 10 days and give feedback.
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How Many of Your Facebook Friends Could You Count on In a Crisis?

Post graduate in counselling psychology
Psychologist,
How Many of Your Facebook Friends Could You Count on In a Crisis?

Today all of us are on social media and every day within minutes we come know how our friend's new car looks like, where they have gone for a vacation, how was their last night's party, how they look in their new hair style etc. No doubt social media give us an absolute sense of what is happening in our friend's life but have you ever asked yourself how many friends out of the list of hundreds or thousands, could you count on in a crisis?

Psychologist Shivani Misra sadhoo says that a relationship can genuinely be nurtured with face to face interactions, hugs and with real chats and outings. Although social media does allow us to interact with man people at the same time, but these online connections usually don't translate into stronger social bonds of close friends.

Social media may help to slow down the natural rate of decay in a relationship quality that would set in once we cannot readily meet our friends face-to-face. But no amount of social media will prevent a friend eventually becoming'just another acquaintance' if you don't meet them personally from time to time. Hence, if you really value your friendship and want to experience the best life experiences that real friendship can offer, then don't depend on facebook and twitter, go out with your friends, go to their places and put more efforts to have face-to-face interactions with them so you can grow old along with your friends.
 

My mind is not clear. I have heart brake say I am not expressive guide me. I am easily fall in love with any one. I have not concentrate on exam also what should I have to do. Pain and memory is always wandering.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
My mind is not clear. I have heart brake say I am not expressive guide me. I am easily fall in love with any one. I h...
You have to get mind control by meditation an yoga and be practical in approach to others and all cannot love each other
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Oppositional Defiant Disorder - 6 Ways You Can Deal with Kids Suffering from it

D.P.M, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Oppositional Defiant Disorder - 6 Ways You Can Deal with Kids Suffering from it

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) is a disorder found in young children. Some common traits of a kid suffering from ODD include disobedient behavior, vindictiveness, manipulation, anger issues and irritability. These kids are known to have a negative mindset and are very difficult to get along with.

Here is a list of ways to deal with a kid suffering from ODD

  1. Communicate you expectations clearly: Kids suffering from this disorder feels an irresistible urge to control the environment they are residing in. It helps when you lay down simple, but mandatory house rules such as not raising the voice, being kind to others, refraining from hurting family and friends etc. This will not only keep their behavior in check, but will help them to make better choices.
  2. Be calm: Make sure you don’t give your kids any room to argue. Remind them that house rules apply for everyone. A back-and-forth argument will give your kids to impose his will on you. Explain in short the parental requirement that is expected. While giving instructions make sure you maintain a calm and collective dialect. Scolding or arguing your kid will do more harm than good.
  3. Use empathy: Instead of imposing parental will, it is best to be empathetic towards your defiant kid. For instance despite your repeated warnings, if your kid continues to watch TV or hook to the play station, remind them why it is important to go to bed early. Explain to them that you understand his feeling of having to leave the day for the night, but also tell them how his favorite activities can be continued the next day.
  4. Reward scheme: Kids with ODD reacts wonderfully to a reward system. For instance, if he successfully sticks to the rules laid in the house or behaves the way he is expected, he should be rewarded for the job well done. This reward scheme should be declared well in advance. As a parent, your job is to continuously remind him about the reward if he manages to do a job well. This incentive scheme will force your kid to be obedient.
  5. Don’t use false threats: Be very precise with your kid about the instruction you want them to follow. If you want him to brush his teeth before going to sleep, make it very clear to him what would be the consequences if the instruction is not followed. Do not use empty threats. As a parent, if you fail to keep your end of the bargain, your kid will not value your word anymore.
  6. Create a routine: A routine works well with kids suffering from ODD disorder. Every task should be time bound with more than one choice. For instance, between 5 PM to 7 PM allow them to do either of the two things like playing outdoor games or spending time with the play station. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Psychiatrist.
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I easily get angry on small small things but why my nature has drastically change after marriage.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
If you have started getting angry after your marraige, if this is what you mean then.. it may be due to moving to a new place, leaving the comfort of your known environment and friends and family. Adjusting to new life, taking much more responsibilities etc. all might be creating lot of pressure on your. and when under stress being angry is a very normal respose. As you havenot given much details it is difficult to give you situation specific response. but you may try follwoing stress management and resilience building tips for few months and you will see the difference. When things does not happen as we wish or people do not behave as we expect that is when out of disappointment, frustration, loneliness, anger, sadness. Etc we react and our mind starts thinking negative thoughts. Changing this pattern of responding to stressful situation requires both persistence and patience. Also you will only be able to work on this out of love and kindness towards you. Strong motivation will go a long way. Writing a statement about how would you want to respond in a similar situation and how will your life and your happiness will change if you do learn to manage your stress and how to respond to it. Once that is clear. Try following things to learn relaxation response which leads to better coping mechanism on a daily basis. To begin with doing guided progressive muscular relaxation before sleeping will help you relax. You could google and download an audio file. I would also suggest you to take a multiple small break to take 3 nice and deep breath while keeping your eyes closed. You could do this while sitting or standing or while even walking or climbing stairs (keep your eyes open in that case). When you take a nice and deep break there is actual physiological change in your body. This will help you to activate parasympathetic nervous system which promotes relaxation and helps you calm down and think more clearly. This will also actually improve your performance in your work. Along with this exercise is one of the best way to relive stress and stay fit. Engage in any kind of physical activity at least 4 times a week. This also helps in stress reduction. Along with this some relaxation exercises as well as engaging in joyful activities such as music, singing, dancing, reading, being in nature, gardening, talking with friends or anything which you enjoy will help reducing stress and rejuvenation of your mind and body. Have good routine for sleep and eating. Lot of research has now proven that sugar is very harmful for our health. Reduce sugar and refined white floor in your diet as much as you could. Along with this also increase consumption of raw vegetables in the form of salad in both the meals of your day. Let me. Know if you need any further help. Hope this helps wishing you very best.
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What type of the tests using for STD problems. please tell me doctor. My problem is genitalia warts. Then How to remove the warts. I am using already 3 times laser treatment. But no result. Tell me your suggestion.

MD-Hom., BHMS, Dip. in Cosmetology & Trichology
Cosmetic Physician, Mumbai
What type of the tests using for STD problems. please tell me doctor. My problem is genitalia warts. Then How to remo...
Tests can be suggested only after proper consultation. For warts take homeopathic medicine Thuja 200 (5 pills 3 times a day) for 3 months.
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Actually I am a mentally mature but there is a girls. She is my moms friend daughter same as my age. I usually not gets attracted to any girl easily, but I am straight. But when ever I meet her I used to think about her for some time ,she is v.beautiful ,but I am also handsome as everyone complement me, but we rarely speaks as I don't like her much but the problem is sometimes I think she and I could be nice friends but after some time it's back to normal after that I didn't ever care, think about her, as we both are of opposite nature. please help me in my confusion.

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Actually I am a mentally mature but there is a girls. She is my moms friend daughter same as my age. I usually not ge...
Hi my friend you will never be able to find a perfect marriage partner somethings will be positive and some diifferent views. So adjustment is necessary to maintain a married life. You try to adjust yourself with her.
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I have Panic Disorder. Have been recommended lonazep 1 mg daily once. Taking the tablet past 8 months. Does intake on Lonazep 1 mg increase cholesterol.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist,
I have Panic Disorder.
Have been recommended lonazep 1 mg daily once.
Taking the tablet past 8 months. Does intake on...
Lybrate user, Lonazep has nothing to do with cholesterol. Cholesterol has often related with diet.
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How to avoid love and concentrate on career? My problem is that I am unable to get away from a girl as I she doesn't like but I still want her I was fully stressed and I am not happy with myself. How can I get over that girl and stress?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
How to avoid love and concentrate on career? My problem is that I am unable to get away from a girl as I she doesn't ...
In ur age this is normal, so at times think of love, but dont lose focus on education and career, after 10 years these will look silly for u. 1st love is tough to handle, so time is the healer Dont brood too much, dont be dependent on the girl, just enjoy ur life
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