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Dr. Sarika Mishra

Psychologist, Delhi

700 at clinic
Dr. Sarika Mishra Psychologist, Delhi
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Sarika Mishra is an experienced Psychologist in Ramesh Nagar, Delhi. You can visit her at Santulan Medical Centre in Ramesh Nagar, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sarika Mishra and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am 37 years years old . My husband is a womanizer, am stressed seeing his activities. I've 2 school going children.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, MBA (Healthcare)
Psychiatrist, Davanagere
I am 37 years years old . My husband is a womanizer, am stressed seeing his activities. I've 2 school going children.
Hi I believe your concern is about stress. There are many ways to beat stress, however getting the root cause of stress our of your way would make it a lot better for you. I strongly advice you to take up couples counseling along with your husband to resolve any issues
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Master of Speech Language Pathology
Speech Therapist, Bangalore
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My friend in depression because his wife in love and sex with other person before marriage so he think about this matter please help us.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
My friend in depression because his wife in love and sex with other person before marriage so he think about this mat...
Hi lybrate-user, you should tell your friend to advance with age. The fact that you mentioned is it was in past. So why worry about past and spoil present and future. We all have a past, even your friend might have had. So what if his wife loved someone and was intimate with him. The reality is now she is married to your friend and loyal to him. Problem would be if she was still involved with someone, which I understand she isn't. Try to make your friend understand to leave what has happend and loot forward to a good future together. Nothing can be undone and it is a not a sin.
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Next month my exam will be start and for this I am a patient of depression. For this headache, tried every time. Please help me.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
Next month my exam will be start and for this I am a patient of depression. For this headache, tried every time. Plea...
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 remindy will be helpful.
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My memory power is not too low but low and forget something sometimes likes english meanings after repeating 10 times. So how can improve my memory power. Please suggest me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Simple yet scientifically proven method to improve functioning of brain including memory, is to drink cow's milk about three hours after dinner for three times in a week.
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Sab kuch thik hone k baad bhi mujhe hamesha kuch boora hone ka darr lga rehta hai. Jaise chalte hooye accident hone ka. Safar krte hooye gadi takrane ka etc etc.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Sab kuch thik hone k baad bhi mujhe hamesha kuch boora hone ka darr lga rehta hai. Jaise chalte hooye accident hone k...
Hello, aap ek tarah ki anxiety se safar kar rahe hai, jisme kuch unhoni hone ka dar laga rehta hai, per pata nahi hota kya. Fear of death. Remember to take a deep breath and try to find something to do to get your mind off of you anxieties and stresses. A person could take a walk, listen to some music, read the newspaper, watch tv, play on the computer or do an activity that will give them a fresh perspective on things. This will distract you from your current worries. A lot of times, our worrying can make the problem even worse. All the worrying in the world will not change anything. All you can do is to do your best each day, hope for the best, and when something does happen, take it in stride. If you still have trouble managing your anxiety of the future, then talking to a counselor or clergyman can be of great help. There are ways to help manage your fear and all it takes is some effort to find those answers. Aap psychiatrist se consult kare.
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I am 16 yr old and I am always in the dreams of my girl friend. I cannot study. 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
That situation is normal and almost all people like you will go through such a situation. The best option is accept it and don't force it away. Instead, improve your attitude towards study and career. Slowly you will find time to think about your girl friend and time to study. Take care.
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My friend is always eating nails he chewing nails his nails are swelling when he was in tension he he cuts his nails with mouth we consulted so many doctors no change happen suggest me doctor.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My friend is always eating nails he chewing nails his nails are swelling when he was in tension he he cuts his nails ...
Hello. Chewing nails is a sign of anxiety and stress! He can reduce his anxiety and stress levels by both - yoga & homoeopathy. Ask him to be regular with both. Mental calmness is essential part for good focus, concentration and confidence! Here are few yoga poses which helps in calming your mind and relieves stress, but first learn these under some qualified yoga-teacher as many poses are not to be done in certain diseases or medical conditions! Balasan, Setu Bandha Sarvangasan, Uttanasan, Garudasan, Savasana, Triconasana, Viprita Karani, Marjaryasana, Dhyana, Bhujangasana, Anulom-Vilum, Pranayam, etc. First, ask him to start with breathing exercises like Pranayam, Anulom-Vilum. And gradually switch to rest of the poses one by one. Medication: Take homoeopathic medication - Schwabe's Bacopa Monierri 1x/ thrice daily and Kali Phos. 6x/ once at night - take them for 4 weeks. Revert back to me after a month.
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I am 23 old 5.11" I have been smoking since 2010 but from last 3-4 months I have been smoking 10 to 12 sticks per day but now am tired of itI m finding it very tough to quitcan you suggest some medicines to cope up with damage done by the ciggerate.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
There are some medicines to help you with quitting the smoking but only for the initial stages. You will need to meet with a doctor to get that prescription. The habit can be very difficult because of the many conditions attached to smoking. In fact these conditions can exist all through the day unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important reason. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chewing gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine chewing gum or nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces substantially. You may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. at least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here’s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world – you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest. All the damage you incurred earlier because of the smoking can be reverted back to normal in quick time.
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I don't have effective thinking and attitude power please suggest some options to increase that.

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 , effective thinking and attitude are to be cultivated and are mainly dependent on sharp brain. The best method to improve your concentration, memory power and recollection etc is to use your brain creatively again and again. Doing number puzzles, creative hobies like painting, games like chess etc can sharpen your brain and improve concentration. Exercise plays an important part in sharpening the brain and in many aspects of memory. Nutritious food including green vegetables, fruits, nuts, cereals and pulses are beneficial. Alcohol, nicotine, drugs, coffee, red meat etc are not that good for sharpening brain and memory power. Being happy and cheerful also contributes positively. Take care.
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I' m taking 100mg seralift regularly morning and evening and 25 mg lonazep so so from last 12 year' s I feel good not better please tell side effects of medicine or other suggestions thanks

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, do not worry. There are no known significant side effects to these medicines. You should work with your psychiatrist to get the better treatment. Please do not self diagnosis and self treat. Depression is usually treated with a combination of psychotherapy, medicines, exercise and meditation. You are already happy with the medicines. I suggest psychotherapy and other methods. If you are willing to start treatment on these aspects, let me know. Take care.
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Unable to cope with my father's death due to cancer. Always wishing he were here. Not getting enough family support. My sister is schizophrenic. Family financial problems. What to do?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Unable to cope with my father's death due to cancer. Always wishing he were here. Not getting enough family support. ...
In a situational depression like this you need to achieve more mind control. Yoga and meditation are good. Also read or listen to music if you like it. And divert your mind by talking to good friend or relatives. Is your sleep deprived? you need constant support. Ask with all your details. Have you tested thyroid any time? if too much depressed some medicines will help for a short time.
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My son is 15 yrs old he has behaviour problem like he is very rude with parents and does not listen to any body. Please suggest me remedy.

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 , your son is passing through adolescent period and during such a period, such a behavioral change is normal. Provide him guidance and appreciation. Don't advise him. Appreciate him instead. You may post a private question to me with all the details. I will help you to make your sons behavior better. Take care.
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Are You a Caffeine Addict? These 5 Yoga Asanas will Help You Kick the Habit?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Fatehgarh Sahib
Are You a Caffeine Addict? These 5 Yoga Asanas will Help You Kick the Habit?

Little or limited caffeine amount can definitely boost energy levels, but an excessive amount might lead to addiction, which is really quite a serious issue. This addiction cannot be kicked away with medications and rather you have to follow the natural ways. Practicing yoga asanas is one of the most improved solutions that can help you to get rid of acute or severe caffeine addiction and that too in a natural way without inviting any unhealthy side effects.

5 leading asanas that can help avoid caffeine addiction

  1. Mayurasana: This asana is mainly well known as the Peacock pose. The pose is very much useful for maintaining digestive and circulatory functions. The hands should be clasped backside and you should bend your head towards your feet. Standing straight is needed and you have to take deep breaths at the time of holding back the concerned posture.
  2. Chakrasana: This is nothing, but a wheel pose which helps in system detoxification and toxin release. Your thyroid and pituitary glands will get naturally stimulated as a result of this pose. Extending arms overhead by keeping feet together you can perform this pose. You should bend backwards with your face down towards the floor, and you have to use your palms for support.
  3. Sarvangasana: This pose needs to be done by keeping your shoulders in support. Without using yoga mats, this pose cannot be performed comfortably. Parathyroid and thyroid glands are stimulated along with the normalization of different body functions. Relief from constipation and indigestion can be gained from this pose. Keeping your shoulders in support, the legs should be extended upwards at 90-degree angle. The shoulders should take your full body weight at the time of doing this asana.
  4. Halasana: This plough pose can help in reducing lethargy, fatigue and stress. Your nervous system can be calmed down, and you will feel completely relaxed. Energy channels of your body can be easily opened up by practicing this asana regularly. In this case, legs should be bended at your hips so that the legs can be flat over the ground. You should keep your hands beside your body.
  5. Nadi-sodhan Pranayama: if you have got accumulated stress, then nothing can be a better option other than doing this asana. Both body and mind get completely relaxed as a result of practicing this pose. In this case, breathing patterns or techniques can be corrected along with the balancing of the nadis. You have to get a proper guidance in order to perform it in a correct manner. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.
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Hello. My age is 24 years and I am a student of CA final and I have failed in my exams 5 times and I am very much disappointed due to this. My problem is that I can't concentrate properly on my work. Even when I sleep at night my mind keeps on thinking or sometimes sings a song and continuously repeat the same and I can't sleep properly. I am facing this problem from last many years. Due to this I can't study properly and also it is affecting my work at office. Please tell me if I am suffering from any mental problem and also suggest me some treatment to overcome the same.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Hello. My age is 24 years and I am a student of CA final and I have failed in my exams 5 times and I am very much dis...
I can give you health tips. If you feel excessive sleep or tiredness/ head spinning or vertigo like feeling you have to make sure you have no anaemia or hypothyroidism by doing a blood CBC & TSH and inform me directly 10 Study Tips to Improve Your Learning Study Tip 1: Underlining Underlining is one of the simplest and best known study tips. It’s easy to highlight the most significant parts of what you’re reading. One key sentence per paragraph and a few important phrases here and there. You can only retain a certain amount so it’s best to retain the most important information. Study Tip 2: Make your own note and taking notes is one of the most widespread study skills out there. Essentially the aim of note-taking is to summarise lectures or articles in your own words so you can easily remember the ideas. Study Tip 3: Mind mapping A good Mind map can save you many hours of study and further consolidate your knowledge for your exams. Mind Maps are an extremely versatile tools. They can be used for brainstorming, outlining essays or study topics and for general exam preparation, ExamTime offers the ability to create Mind Maps quickly and easily which makes them the ideal tool when it comes to exams. Study Tip 4: Flash cards:- Using these are a particularly effective method of learning when trying to assimilate different facts, dates, formulas or vocabulary. Subjects such as History, Physics, Maths, Chemistry, Geography or any language are made much easier if you incorporate Flashcards in to your study. Study Tip 5: Case Studies Sometimes it can be difficult to grasp the implications of some theories. This is where studying case studies can be a big help. Case studies can help you visualise a theory and place it in a more familiar and realistic context. This is especially useful in business or law subjects. Study Tip 6: Quizzes are an excellent way to review study notes in the weeks and days before an exam. Quizzes can show where your strengths and weaknesses are, so it allows you to focus your efforts more precisely. Moreover, if you share your Study Quiz with your classmates and test each other as much as possible you can discover even more details and areas you may have overlooked. So before any exam, make sure you create and share a bunch of different Quizzes with your Friends. Study Tip 7: Brainstorming This is another study technique that is ideal for studying with friends and/or classmates. Brainstorming is a great way to expand every possible idea out of any topic. Just get a bunch of friends together and shoot the breeze, there are no wrong answers when brainstorming – just talk and capture the ideas, you can review afterward. Study Tip 8: Mnemonic Rules Mnemonics are especially useful when memorising lists and sets. Mnemonics rules basically work by associating certain concepts with other concepts that are more familiar to us. There are many different ways to make mnemonics and these can be individual to the person. Study Tip 9: ORGANISE your study One of the most effective study skills is also one of the most often overlooked; this is organising your study. Creating a TIME TABLE gives you goals and a time in which to achieve them. Having a study timetable as you study is greatly motivational Study Tip 10: Drawing Many people find it easier to recall images rather than text that is why they are better able to memorise concepts if they associate them with pictures or drawings. If you find answer helpful please click on “helpful” tab for knowing my efforts are useful CONCENTRATION TIPS Here’s some tips to get into a state of deep concentration where work / or studies flow easily so that you can do well in examinations/ and or do your work well. 1) Cut Off the Noise Getting into a state of concentration can take at least fifteen minutes. If you are getting distracted every five, you can’t possibly focus entirely on your work. Request that people don’t interrupt you when working on a big project. If you are required to answer phones and drop-in’s immediately, schedule work when the office is less busy. 2) Structure Your Environment The place you work can have an impact on your ability to focus. Try to locate yourself so you are facing potential distractions such as doors, phones or windows. This way you can take a glance to assess sounds that would otherwise break your focus. 3) Clarify Objectives Know what your goal is clearly before you start. If you aren’t sure what the end result is, the confusion will make it impossible to focus. 4) Divide Blobs. If you have a large project that needs work, clearly identify a path that you will use to get started working on it. If the sequence of actions isn’t obvious, it will be difficult to concentrate. Taking a few minutes to plan not only your end result, but the order you will complete any steps, can save hours in wasted thinking. 5) Know the Rules Get clear on what the guidelines are for the task ahead. What level of quality do you need? What standards do you need to follow? What constraints are there? If the rules aren’t clear from the outset, you will slip out of concentration as you ponder them later. 6) Set a Deadline Deadlines have both advantages and disadvantages when trying to force concentration. A deadline can make it easier to forget the non-essential and speed up your working time. If you give yourself only an hour to design a logo, you will keep it simple and avoid fiddling with extravagant designs. Time limits have disadvantages when they cause you to worry about the time you have left instead of the task itself. 7) Break down Roadblocks Roadblocks occur whenever you hit a tricky problem in your work. This can happen when you run out of ideas or your focus wavers. Break down roadblocks by brainstorming or planning on a piece of paper. Writing out your thought processes can keep you focused even if you might become frustrated. 8) Isolate Yourself Become a hermit and stay away from other people if you want to get work done. Unless your work is based on other people they will only break your focus. Create a private space and refuse to talk to anyone until your work is finished. Put a sign on your door to steer away drop-ins and don’t answer your phone. 9) Healthy Body, Sharper Mind What you put into your body affects the way you concentrate. Nobody would expect peak performance if they showed up drunk to work. But if you allow yourself to get chronic sleep deprivation, overuse stimulants like caffeine or eat dense, fatty foods your concentration will suffer. Try to cut out one of your unhealthy habits for just thirty days to see if there is a difference in your energy levels. I’ve found even small steps can create dramatic changes in my ability to focus. 10) Be Patient Before I write an article, I often sit at my desk for a fifteen or twenty minutes before I put finger on the keyboard. During this time I feel a strong urge to leave or do something else. But I know that if I am patient, I’ll stumble upon an idea to write about and enter a state of flow. Without a little patience, you can’t take advantage of flow when it rushed through you. If you need strong concentration I recommend periods of 90-120 minutes. Any less than that and you will waste too much time getting started before the flow can continue. More than this is possible to sustain focus, but you will probably benefit from a quick break. These are the general guidelines for concentration, studying well or doing your job. Regards. If you need help you can consult me I this site.
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I am suffering from anxiety. Very bad thoughts came to my mind. How to get out of it?

MSc, PGDGC
Psychologist, Chennai
I am suffering from anxiety. Very bad thoughts came to my mind. How to get out of it?
Hi, what type of anxiety you have. Is it generalised or specific to something. Thought stopping techniques really works for that. Deep breathing also works. Check in which place the anxiety comes, be in that situation for more repeated time. The anxiety reduces. Regards
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Now a days, I cry most of the time, get irritated in silly things. I think people around are negative, not supportive in family. Due to this, I m very disturbed, pls advice, as I do not want to go down in depression.

M. Phil Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Hyderabad
Visit a psychologist or a psychiatrist asap. It' s important to see if you' re already depressed. You need to take action now.
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Hi. I had miscarriage dis year n now my hubby giving me divorce fr some family problems. I tried to save my married life as much as possible but I m failed. He dnt want to live with me anymore. Now I accept dis situation n I m not argue with him. But whenever I m alone I can't stop thinking about him n my baby which I lost. I can't do job now bcoz I had my kidney surgery. So doc told me rest 3 months. I still love my hubby alottt. Wht should I do to accepting my dis life. Sometimes I thought abt committed suicide but its not right I know but am very disturbed plzz help me. I don't hv any control on my thinking.

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
Hi. I had miscarriage dis year n now my hubby giving me divorce fr some family problems. I tried to save my married l...
Dear , miscarriage is not your fault. Your husband should understand that. You should be able to distinguish between disappointment and depression. Disappointment also brings on symptoms identical to depression but they are short lived. You are disappointed because of the twin troubles you are facing. I suggest online psychological counseling sessions. Contact me. Take care.
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How to remove negative thoughts from mind? E. G-footjob and seeing womens in negative way.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
How to remove negative thoughts from mind? E. G-footjob and seeing womens in negative way.
Practice Mindful Breathing The primary goal of mindful breathing is simply a calm, nonjudging awareness, allowing thoughts and feelings to come and go without getting caught up in them.  Sit comfortably, with your eyes closed and your spine reasonably straight. Bring your attention to your breathing. Imagine that you have a balloon in your tummy. Every time you breathe in, the balloon inflates. Each time you breathe out, the balloon deflates. Notice the sensations in your abdomen as the balloon inflates and deflates. Your abdomen rising with the in-breath, and falling with the out-breath. Thoughts will come into your mind, and that’s okay, because that’s just what the human mind does. Simply notice those thoughts, then bring your attention back to your breathing.  Likewise, you can notice sounds, physical feelings, and emotions, and again, just bring your attention back to your breathing. You don’t have to follow those thoughts or feelings, don’t judge yourself for having them, or analyse them in any way. It’s okay for the thoughts to be there. Just notice those thoughts, and let them drift on by, bringing your attention back to your breathing. Whenever you notice that your attention has drifted off and is becoming caught up in thoughts or feelings, simply note that the attention has drifted, and then gently bring the attention back to your breathing. It's okay and natural for thoughts to enter into your awareness, and for your attention to follow them. No matter how many times this happens, just keep bringing your attention back to your breathing. Learn to prioritize things in life and be away from porn.
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