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Dr. Pragati

Psychiatrist, Delhi

Dr. Pragati Psychiatrist, Delhi
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Dr. Pragati is an experienced Psychiatrist in Munirka, Delhi. You can meet Dr. Pragati personally at Dr. Ram Kumar Homeopathy and Mental Clinic in Munirka, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Pragati and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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My boyfriend cheated me 4 years ago. But I still cannot get over it. Day by day I am going into depression. I am in a new relationship now. But I still cannot forget my past. Can you please help me?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
My boyfriend cheated me 4 years ago. But I still cannot get over it. Day by day I am going into depression. I am in a...
Either you were too much into that relationship and were let down rather badly or you trusted him too much that his straying in the relationship has hurt you very badly. In both instances, you are better off of having learned about it before you committed to marriage: just imagine what it would have been if you were married to him and this happened! God works in wonderful ways and you need to be thankful. The other matter you need to take into account is that not all people are reliable, dependable and can be trusted. This is not to mean that there is no one trustworthy. There are people and people, some of whom can be trusted. Also do not take everything too much to heart: there may have been some a very difficult situation that provoked this situation. What if you were in a similar situation, would you want your boyfriend to forgive you? So these are some ways to get the entire experience out of your system and move on with your current relationship by giving it your all if the trust factor is proven. Take some serious learning from your previous episode and move on. If you do not learn, you will tend to repeat it. Also, if you bring baggage into the new relationship you may either disturb it inadvertently or make your present boyfriend act in a similar manner by the power of suggestion! For your depression please do the following: Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least, 30 minutes but not in the scorching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive every day and learn to be contented with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: 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. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved.
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I am 31 years old female n use to have angry very soon. N I m a house wife whats the reason behind it? All my medical reports are normal too. How to get rid from tiredness?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You need to go back into your childhood and find out what during that time may have contributed to your high level of anger. The tiredness may be related to the anger if it is turned inwards. When you internalize anger, it will stifle your natural energy and make you feel low and tired. It can also lead to depression. None of the feelings are to be controlled. The way you express them has to be appropriate. Now anger is pure energy and people mistakenly think that they must express anger violently, or aggressively, or they can damage something, or throw a fit, or kill, or hurt, or withdraw, etc. These expressions can be followed, if they are appropriate to the situation. You can instead simply talk about the feeling, write about it and share it with someone who understands; scream and shout in a situation which warrants it and so on. When the expression is most suitable, the repercussions are minimized and the other person tends to understand and is willing to apologize and sort out the matter. Many of us are inclined to worry about the consequences of expressing anger and use fear to suppress the legitimate expression. You can exorcise your anger out of your system by exercising, but it is the energy that is expended not the feeling. Unexpressed feelings will hurt you back by clinging on to a favorite organ and troubling it enough to cause it to malfunction or lead to its total dysfunction. You can also hand over the feeling to God, if you are a spiritual person, and very effectively too. All feelings must be expressed without exception.
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I loved a girl since 5 years, I proposed her one year back and she rejected me. The next day she rejected me, I have disturbed totally. I am totally changed. Peace, pettiness and love in me have demolished. Even when I cried i am not getting tears in my eyes or even unable to love somebody else. Still she is in my memories. Please suggest me how can I forget her.?

M.B.B.S., F.I.C.A. (USA), P.G.D.I.H, F.C.G.P., D.C.A.H
Psychiatrist, Vadodara
I loved a girl since 5 years, I proposed her one year back and she rejected me. The next day she rejected me, I have ...
Why you want to forget her, she is a lesson of your life. If some girl propose you then is it necessary for you to say. Yes? not possible, there is no rule. You can only propose, that's all. Next time you will be prepared to listen no. Move on, you will get another girl, because you cant force her to say yes.
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Hello we are facing a very rare crisis .its related to my sister .she is diagnosed of paran oid schizophrenia before 3 years .she has been continuing medicines but the moment she dis continues her medicines for 15 days she is having hallucinations and delusions of somebody abusing her and complains of having current sensation in posterior scalp area. She was all fine before 4 years suddenly this things have started when she was 26 yrs. What actually happened and what we can do now please guide us .we will be grateful if we receive some assistance.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Schizophrenia in your sister s case is chronic, and requires life long (long term) medicines. Do not ever stop it without psychiatrist advise. The more you stop and symptoms recur there will be residual disability. If you take regular medicines like in hypertenison or diabetes, you can have good quality of life long term. All the best.
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Please suggest me some solution to increase concentration and confidence. Also suggest some solution to come out of social anxiety.

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
Please suggest me some solution to increase concentration and confidence. Also suggest some solution to come out of s...
Dear lybrate user. Anxiety disorder and lack of concentration are inter related. Treat and clear anxiety disorder and your concentration problem can be solved. I suggest online counseling and cognitive therapy. Take care.
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I have chest pains for some time now. I smoke but not that much. What can I do now.

Diploma in Cardiology
Cardiologist, Hyderabad
I have chest pains for some time now. I smoke but not that much. What can I do now.
Mr. Lybrate-user smoking is not good for health first you stop smoking. Now a days even young fellows are getting heart attacks due to smoking and as you are getting frequent chest pain episodes better you go for cardiac check up. Ecg. 2d echo. Fasting lipid profile and chest x ray.
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Dear all I feeling very laziness all the time. And also feeling no interest towards any work. All the time I am feeling tried ness. I think I am suffering from depression, feeling fear to come in front of grp and also feeling fear to speak in front of grp. When I speak in front of peoples my heart rate increase and feeling uncomfortable. Kindly provide me the solution for this. I am badly suffering for this issues.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, MBA (Healthcare)
Psychiatrist, Davanagere
Dear all I feeling very laziness all the time. And also feeling no interest towards any work. All the time I am feeli...
Good ​Morning, Feelings of laziness, lethargy, lack of energy, motivation and interest in work and things that you usually enjoyed doing in the past are all related to a debilitating condition called major depressive disorder. It can affect anybody and the lifetime incidence for such a disorder is 10-15% meaning to say that about 10-15 people in 100 will have this problem in their lifetime. I highly recommend that you consult a psychiatrist since you also seem to have social anxiety and both these conditions have effective therapy with medications and counseling.
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Sir, where I get speech therapist. I get very shame to talk someone. I can not start a conversation. So.What step is more valuable for mee. please sir. I need your help.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Please don't worry Don't get nervous Wake up early go for morning walk daily Do pranayam and yoga daily Do meditation daily They all will help you a lot Please search for speech therapist near by city Otherwise practice it at home daily
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Morning sex is good for the brain

Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Sexologist, Chennai
Morning sex is good for the brain

Morning sex is good for the brain

Just several minutes of morning sex can keep you looking younger and improve your mood for the rest of the day.

Sex, on its own, comes with a few benefits but did you know that having sex first thing in the morning is capable of improving your mental abilities?

Men accumulate testosterone as they as they sleep and from the time they wake up, they have a three-hour window when they are brimming with testosterone.

That early morning erection is not called 'morning wood' or 'morning glory' for nothing. Whatever it is called, having an erection on waking up is as good a reason as any to initiate a little morning sex.

Not only is it a great way to kick start your day because it'll leave you feeling lively and energised, a great love-making session will also alert your brain nerves making you mentally alert after you have spent up to eight hours asleep.

Another great perk is that morning sex is a really good way to connect with your partner before the day begins.

Studies also back this up, with a recent one saying, 'adults who start their day with sex are more likely to be happier and healthier than those who start their day with a cup of coffee and breakfast.'

So dump the coffee and hump your boo

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Hi I am unable to learn in my class. I am very dull in my class can you help me to learn and get good number in my class please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Hi I am unable to learn in my class. I am very dull in my class can you help me to learn and get good number in my cl...
Dear lybrate user, take homoeopathic anacardium 200, 5 drops, thrice daily, in empty stomach. Also take homoeopathic mother tincture ashwagandha q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water.
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To ensure that expectation is realistic on the treatment of bipolar disorder, can you help with below queries: -Can Bipolar disorder be completely treated? -Any common mistakes to avoid in the treatment.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
To ensure that expectation is realistic on the treatment of bipolar disorder, can you help with below queries:
-Can B...
Please It can be treated completely Don't miss the medicine doses Wake up early go for morning walk in greenery daily Do yogasanas and pranayam daily Do meditation regularly Add Saraswatarishta 20 ml twice daily with water To your current medicine.
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I have been suffering from stress and insomnia for the last couple of years. On an average, I am able to sleep for less than six hours a day. For the last few months, I am feeling weak, physically and sexually. It feels like that there is some sort of hormonal imbalance. I also have been suffering from IBS for the last six years. It suddenly started in late 2010, when I was still attending college. Then it stopped for around a month, then restarted, and any gastroenterologist is unable to cure this. However, I feel both these issues (weakness and IBS) are not directly related, as IBS is six years old, but this feeling of physical and sexual weakness is just a few months old. Please advise.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I have been suffering from stress and insomnia for the last couple of years. On an average, I am able to sleep for le...
Your stress is causing all these problems. Meet with a counselor and sort out your stress for vast imp[rovement. In the meantime, do the following for your sleep problems: In your case particularly, do not sleep during the day; don’t even lie down. Go for regular exercise (breathing through your nostrils only) at a fixed time (at about 6 am) every day, whether you sleep or not. You must develop this habit of sleeping by 10 pm latest every night and wake up at a uniform time by 6 am every morning, even if you do not get sleep. If you do not get sleep, just lie down and if you have a bed lamp (or you could get one) lie down and read something light but not exciting. Your eyes will tire and you will fall asleep. If you like you may also put on light and soft music with the sleep function on. Depending on whether you are a visual or auditory person, you may watch TV in a lying down position until you feel sleepy. Have a warm bath before going to bed (for some people a cold bath at night seems to induce sleep! If you are one of them, please do so). Place the head side of your bed in a North-South position. The room must be as dark as possible and there should be no electronic items that give off even a light LED glow. There must be ample ventilation in the room. Avoid strong odors, except lavender, on your body or in the room, or on your sheets and clothes. There should not be any live plants in your bedroom. Sleep with the lightest of clothes or without any clothing. When lying down to sleep, lie down on your left ear as much as possible. Do not sleep directly under an overhead fan. You must eat a good breakfast, a fairly light lunch, and an early dinner, which should be a very light meal. Whatever you eat in the other meals, have only a pure carbohydrate meal at night with any vegetables, and preferably before 8 pm. Do not drink much liquids after or near about dinner time. When lying down to sleep you may use the 4-7-8 breathing pattern of sleep inducement i.e. Breathe in for four counts through your nostril only, hold for 7 counts, and exhale with a whoosh sound, through your mouth only, for 8 counts. Repeat this four times in the morning and just before you sleep at night. If you know Emotional Freedom Technique or EFT (check this out either on YouTube or Google), then please practice this too for sleep induction. Self-hypnosis and slow relaxation techniques, at night will be tremendously useful. Acupuncture or acupressure will both be very useful too. Pray last thing at night before you sleep.
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I lost some body and im depressed of that case so tell me how will I come out from depression of that accident?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I lost some body and im depressed of that case so tell me how will I come out from depression of that accident?
The best ayurveda herb for your case is 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 remindy will be helpful.
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I am 15 years old school going boy my problem is I did not remember eadybthing and forget them very quickly so pls suggest dome ideas dor.

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 user, welcome to lybrate-user. Memory and mind power depends mainly on three aspects. Understanding, storage and recollection. To understand what you are studying, you must be able to be attentive or concentrate. Concentration is possible when you are interested in that subject. Creative way of learning can help you concentrate and understand easily. When you are able to understand and concentrate, it is stored within your brain. If you read more and more it will be store in long term memory. Third part is retrieval. Whenever you want to retrive what you learned and stored, your brain gets the request, searches the database and retrieves the information for you. The retrieval may prove to be difficult if you are anxious, stressed, worried or tired physically or mentally. Retrieval is more easy when you are relaxed and healthy. Brain needs nutrients to keep itself sharp. Fruits, vegetables and dry fruits provide much needed nutrients for your brain. Include at least one fruit in your daily diet. Physical exercises, entertainment, hobbies, relaxation, memory games like sudoku etc help keep your memory sharp and active.
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I am feeling tired from last two weeks and cannot concentrate on my studies please prescribe me some medicine.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
You should focus on eating a healthy diet. You can take any good mutivitamin for 15 days. Your Daily food intake should ideally consist of – a.Have plenty of nuts, dry fuits and seeds. Almonds, walnuts, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, figs, dates and raisins. They are full of healthy fats needed by a human body. B.Good amount of fruits and vegetables – Bananas, apples, pomegranate, green leafy vegetables. Fruits and vegetables helps in absorption of food in the body and together, completes your daily nutrition need. C.If you are a non- vegetarian - Eat eggs, chicken etc. D.Eat whole grains – Try to have multi grains spread throughout the day. Wheat, brown rice, oats, bajra, daliya etc should be taken in multiple meals in a day. E.Eat Sprouts – Chana and moong which are full of protein and nutrients. F.You can supplement your diet with good quality multi-vitamin capsules. If you are lacking in protein, you can buy a high quality whey protein and have it with banana shake twice a day. G.You can take natural food items like wheat grass which is full of essential nutrients which helps in weight gain.
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How to forget the person whom you like but now you do not want any contact bcz of some family issue. Me collage going student. Advice me plzz.

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 user. Don't try hard to forget. The more you try hard to forget something, the more the same thoughts come back vehemently and disturb you. Allow the thoughts to come. And while the thoughts come, you can divert your attention towards something else gently. I suggest counseling and distraction methods to you. Take care.
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I am 33 years old and suffering from cold, fever, headache and body ache for last month, kindly advice me what I do or which medicine prefer.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I am 33 years old and suffering from cold, fever, headache and body ache for last month, kindly advice me what I do o...
take tab sinarest one tab 2 times daily for 3 days. do gargle, take steam. take honitus 2 tsf 2 times daily for 5 days.
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Hi doctor, I am a 13 years old girl. I always get angry with everybody when someone shouts at me or scold me. I always get angry for silly reasons and I can't control my anger at that time. What will I do for it? how will I control my anger?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You don?t have to control your anger; you must learn to express it properly. However, there may be a problem with how angry you get and for small reasons too. Since you are already displaying so much anger at such an early age, it indicates that there was something that had happened in your early childhood, including prenatal life, which is contributing to this situation. Your mom will know what that is all about, and equipped with that information meet with a counselor soon. When such signs come in early adolescence, it is advisable to take care of it promptly. In fact it will be easier to work on it now than later when the anger behavior will be too entrenched to remove easily. In the meantime go for regular and vigorous exercise daily, preferably the aerobic kind. Also you must introspect whether you are actually scared but choosing to act angry because it is a power feeling compared to being in fear. In that case you need to handle the fear and not the anger and your problems will cease to trouble you. Even so you must then find out about why there is so much fear in your life at this stage.
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Sir my elder brother is addicted in drinking. Please can you suggest how we can get rid of this?

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
There are many different ways of quitting drinking. First thing to understand is that there is no one magic pill that will cure him. Also, merely confining/ admitting him for few days or even months will not only not help but also aggravate the problem. Mixing medicines in food is also a bad idea as it will worsen existing relationships and is also unethical. Broadly, interventions can be divided into medicine based and non-medicine based. Non-medicine based interventions include counseling and psychotherapy such as MET and RPT which help to enhance will power, prevent relapse, make lifestyle changes and many more. Medicine based interventions can be broadly divided into four categories. The first group of medicines help to decrease the desire to drink. The craving from within is reduced, but not entirely abolished. Second group of medicines are used to control withdrawal symptoms like sleep problems, irritability, anger, tremors, anxiety, fits etc. A third group of medicines are used to treat the alcohol induced damage such as vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage, gastric ulcer, liver problems etc. A fourth group of medicines are occasionally used and are intended to produce a unpleasant 'reaction' if alcohol is taken. Many a time, it is the combination of many of the above measures that works best. Take care!
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