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Dr. Shikha Sawhney Kapoor

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT), Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT)

Psychiatrist, New Delhi

18 Years Experience  ·  750 at clinic
Dr. Shikha Sawhney Kapoor Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT), Master of Occupat... Psychiatrist, New Delhi
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Dr. Shikha Sawhney Kapoor is an experienced Psychiatrist in Paschim Vihar, Delhi. She has over 18 years of experience as a Psychiatrist. She has done Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT), Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT). You can consult Dr. Shikha Sawhney Kapoor at Sanjivani Ray of Hope in Paschim Vihar, Delhi. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shikha Sawhney Kapoor on Lybrate.com.

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Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT) - I.P.H. Delhi - 1998
Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) - K.E.M. Hospital - 2000
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I feel problem of obsession regarding worry of getting sick and I have negative thoughts problem I keep on doubting on my activities and aome dont even faith on what is saw from my eyes please suggest me what to do for getting rid of it.

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Dear, this problems is called hypochondriasis rather than ocd. You must be able to distinguish between mental disease and mental disorder. Your problem is a mental disorder. Not a mental disease. These mental disorders are usually treated with a combination of medicines and other means like awareness, meditation, psychotherapy techniques, life style changes etc. I think two or three counseling sessions and psycho therapy techniques should solve your problem. Let me know if you are willing to undergo counseling sessions and tailor made psycho therapy through mobile. Take care.
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How can I reduce stress. Suggest any herb to relive my stress. Due to stress left template pains.

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How can I reduce stress. Suggest any herb to relive my stress. Due to stress left template pains.
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. Stress is part of life and part of body's defence mechanism. Stress can be avoided, managed. Relaxation therapy and stress management therapy should help you. In the meantime go for a walk, enjoy life. Take care.

Sir im nit avke to concentrate on studies n I will get angered easily sir please help me to control my self and concentrate in ma studies.

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Dear you can take a glass of milk at bed time it gives relief to mind and induce good sleep. For your mood swings you can take homoeopathic treatment it is safe and non additive

I want to quit alcohol, I am 40 years old male. I can not sleep with out alcohol.

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I want to quit alcohol, I am 40 years old male. I can not sleep with out alcohol.
You will have some trouble getting sleep after quitting alcohol but that will disappear with time. Regarding your drinking habit, it matters a lot that you feel like drinking every day, and as long as you need your drink you are in trouble. This could lead to increased tolerance levels so that over time you will need to drink more to get the same or greater effect. You need to identify why you need to drink, and go back into your childhood to find out other influences on your personality that makes you prone to addiction. Meet with an addiction counselor and work with them to sort out this drive. You already display the classic tendency to first obsess about it and then compulsively feel driven to meet that need. The simplest thing to do is to do some other interesting activity during the evening times. Meet your oral need with some other non-intoxicating drink like soups, juices, and sodas with lime, etc. If you think that you will find it very difficult, then admit yourself to a hospital and go for de-addiction: which normally lasts for about two weeks. Then follow that up with addiction counseling from a professional for at least three years to completely get rid of the habit. If this is also not enough, then admit yourself into a de-addiction center and stay there for at least 6 months and after that attend counseling with a professional. There are medicines that help with the drinking just to ease the initial craving. Ultimately, it is your will power and the support that you receive from the medical fraternity and your close and dear ones. You must also learn to substitute and deal with the oral need, a rigid value system, the script issue, and of course look at all the genetic factors to plan a strategy not to get into what is called ‘cross addictions’ i.e. another form of addiction that may appear alright but is in fact as bad as the primary addiction. The center or hospital and the counselor will advise and guide you on several measures and precautions you will need to take to stay with your resolve. Even after the rehabilitation you must attend AA meetings and continue this support for a long time. Your family will also need to attend some sessions and go for Al-anon meetings for their co-dependency issues. You cannot be treated in isolation because the family has gotten used to your drinking and have made some unhealthy adaptations to somehow cope. Make a serious plan with the family and whoever else’s support you can get and act on it fast. As a combination, these two therapies (counseling and rehabilitation) will aid in dealing with the addiction. It will, however, take a long time to completely come off of the enslavement.
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My age is about 30 and married. Last 2 to 3 weeks I have pain in my stomach. I am smoking and tobacco chewing type of habit. I want to relife from that my bad habits and diseases. Please suggest me how can I skape from that situation. Please help me. Thanking uyou

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My age is about 30 and married.
Last 2 to 3 weeks I have pain in my stomach. I am smoking and tobacco chewing type of...
Dear, tobacco chewing and smoking are substance abuse and addiction spectrum disorder. You will be needing de-addiction therapy. Stomach pain should be investigated further. You must be able to distinguish between mental disease and mental disorder. Your problem is a mental disorder. Not a mental disease. These mental disorders are usually treated with a combination of medicines and other means like awareness, meditation, psychotherapy techniques, life style changes etc. I think two or three counseling sessions and psycho therapy techniques should solve your problem. Let me know if you are willing to undergo counseling sessions and tailor made psycho therapy through mobile. Take care.
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For Stress Free Life

Do Spent At least 15 to 20 minutes per day in Regular Timings for Meditation in calm sitting thinking of divine or ur loved one in Positive Manners and Relaxation Techniques like Breathing Exercises For about 10 minutes and good smile and planning the things to do in order may keep Stress Free Life in Routine
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My mom suffers from body pain daily when she gets up especially in heel. What she should do to get rid of this problem?

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My mom suffers from body pain daily when she gets up especially in heel. What she should do to get rid of this problem?
This is most likely plantar fascitis, get and Xray of the ankle joint to confirm, go for short term pain killers, ultrasound therapy and buy her memory foam slippers. She will recover quickly, all the best.

Hello doctor. I am a student . I have to walk about 3 km daily. Sometime I get foot pain and sometimes in right hip. What should I do please suggest me. And I am getting tanned, my skin is becoming black. And my college is in rural area (like in village. Thank you.

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Hello doctor. I am a student . I have to walk about 3 km daily. Sometime I get foot pain and sometimes in right hip. ...
Hai use soft footwear, when pain take mobizox tab not regularly, drink water, eat fruits, cover full body to protect from sunlight, eat salads in free time.
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I suffering from body pain ; little fever; cold and little cough also it happened when weather is cold in summer no problem what should I do?

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I suffering from body pain ; little fever; cold and little cough also it happened when weather is cold in summer no p...
Hello, Take Schwabe’s Alpha-CF and Biocombination-11, both after every 2 hourly for 4 days. Management: -Sponging or bathing with tepid water. The use of a fan or air conditioning may somewhat reduce the temperature and increase comfort. If the temperature reaches the extremely high level of hyperpyrexia, aggressive cooling is required. -Take rest and drink plenty of fluids. -Take light, bland, properly cooked home-made healthy food only.
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Leg Pain

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Treating leg pain at home

You can usually treat leg pain at home if it's due to cramps or a minor injury. Try the following home treatments when your leg pain is from muscle cramps, fatigue, or overuse:

Rest your leg as much as possible, and elevate your leg with pillows.
Take an over-the-counter pain reliever, such as aspirin or ibuprofen, to help ease discomfort as your leg heals.
Wear compression socks or stockings with support.
Apply ice

Apply ice to the affected area of your leg at least four times per day. You can do this even more frequently in the first few days after the pain appears. You can leave the ice on for as long as 15 minutes at a time.

Take a warm bath and stretch

Take a warm bath, and then gently stretch your muscles. If you have pain in the lower part of your leg, try pointing and straightening your toes when sitting or standing. If you have pain in the upper part of your leg, try to bend over and touch your toes. You can do this while sitting on the ground or standing up. Ease into each stretch, holding each position for five to 10 seconds. Stop stretching if your pain gets worse.

Preventing leg pain

You should always take time to stretch your muscles before and after exercising to prevent leg pain due to physical activity. It's also helpful to eat foods that are high in potassium, such as bananas and chicken, to help prevent injuries of the leg muscles and tendons.

You can help prevent medical conditions that may cause nerve damage in the legs by doing the following:

Exercise for 30 minutes per day, five days per week.
Maintain a healthy weight.
Avoid smoking.
Monitor your cholesterol and blood pressure, and take steps to keep them under control.
Limit your alcohol consumption to one drink per day if you're a woman or two drinks per day if you're a man.
Talk to your doctor about other ways to prevent the specific cause of your leg pain.

Leg Pain
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I am 37 years old, female and I lost my 6 years old son two months back. I feel everything is over and don' t feel like living. Can you suggest me some remedy ?

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Take kali phos 6x / 6 tabs 3 times / 3 weeks. Mix with people and do social work. You loved your son. Love the children who do not have mom. Then your sorrow will be erased out.
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I have a stammering problem. What should I do to cure this problem and remove the stammering problem.

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Stammering is typically recognised by a tense struggle to get words out. This makes it different from the normal non-fluency we all experience which includes hesitations and repetitions. Commonly it involves repeating or prolonging sounds or words, or getting stuck without any sound (silent blocking). Sometimes people put in extra sounds or words. Often people lose eye contact. Some people who stammer talk their way round difficult words so that you may not realise they stammer at all. This avoidance of words, and avoidance of speaking in some or many situations, is an important aspect of stammering. Stammering varies tremendously from person to person and is highly variable for the person who stammers who may be fluent one minute and struggling to speak the next. Get an mri brain and eeg with a psychiatrist evaluation.
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My wife is 50 years old. What she thinks every time we are unable to know? Her attitude is tense all the time. What should 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
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My wife is 50 years old. What she thinks every time we are unable to know? Her attitude is tense all the time. What s...
Dear lybrate-user. If your wife's attitude is always tense, probable causes could be depression, anxiety or negative obsessions. Please talk to her and find out. Otherwise your wife need counseling sessions. Take care.

I am 17 years old male, I get angry very soon on anyone and start shouting on others I could not control my anger what should I do to control my anger.

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Hello, take Kali phos 6X , 5 tabs twice daily. Take Chamomilla 200 Ch , 3 drops daily in the morning. Take Nux vomica 200 Ch, 3 drops daily at night. Do meditation for half an hour , daily in the morning. Revert me after 10 days.Take care.

I am not able to concentrate on anything. I get anxious and mostly my heartbeats are 99 per minute. What treatment should I take?

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Sending you the details.Read and let me know the more symptoms in the list . Panic attack is a discrete period of intense fear or discomfort in which four (or more) of the following symptoms develop abruptly and reach a peak within 10 minutes: 1. Palpitations, pounding heart, or accelerated heart rate 2. Sweating 3. Trembling or shaking 4. Sensations of shortness of breath or smothering 5. Feeling of choking 6. Chest pain or discomfort 7. Nausea or abdominal distress 8. Feeling dizzy, unsteady, lightheaded, or faint 9. Derealization (feelings of unreality) or depersonalization (being detached from oneself) 10. Fear of losing control or going crazy 11. Fear of dying 12. Paresthesias 13. Chills or hot flashes Read it carefully. Then Let me know how many symptoms are there.
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Is there permanent remedy for parkinson disease? if yes, please explain.

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There are no permanent cure for parkinson disease. But precautionary measures can be taken by consulting physiotherapist.
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I feel depressed all the time. It's all about my life like career, health, and future. Is there any cure for this? Please tackle my problem.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
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I feel depressed all the time. It's all about my life like career, health, and future. Is there any cure for this? Pl...
Depression is a treatable disorder. Treatment of depression is decided according to the type of symptoms, duration, severity, number of relapses in past, type of personality, social support system, associates symptoms of sleep, appetite etc. Contact me online with details of your present complaints so that I may assist you take care.
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She was possessed at the time when devil used to appear she uses to yell loudly. We took her to religious scholar she was recovering but suddenly she is like jerking her body and starts vibrating her legs and arms. We took her to psychiatrists but of no use. Before we also took her to neurologists all tests were good. I think doctors are not able to diagnose she is all in since when she is ok suddenly she start vibrating and saliva comes out of her mouth. psychiatrist prescribed Encorate chrono 200 ,clobazam 20, Astawin 20 but she felt worse after taking them. She was like roraing yesterday and after giving stemetil injection she was ok for some time. Please suggest something .

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She was possessed at the time when devil used to appear she uses to yell loudly. We took her to religious scholar she...
Dear lybrate user, if appears that this lady does not have any physical ailment. The psychiatric medicines have not helped much. In such situation it is very important to understand the motive behind her behaviour. It might be" attention seeking personality disorder" in which the person tries very hard to seek attention from others, at any cost. There are a number of reasons why the person needs this attention so desperately. To know more about all this, take her to a counsellor. The counsellor might be able to understand her behaviour after talking to her. I think she will need counselling along with some medicines. Take her to the counsellor, who can start her therapy. You may have to consult a psychiatrist again for medicines because a counsellor cannot prescribe medicines. The counsellor and the psychiatrist will work together to help this lady. All the best.
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5 Ways To Remove Stress Instantly

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5 Ways To Remove Stress Instantly

Feeling the blues once in a while is natural for the kind of hectic lives we lead. But feeling stressed and burned out deeply affects on our body, mind and soul. When you feel stressed, you need to take measures that can help you cope up. Something as simple as saying ‘I love you’ in the mirror once in a morning turns around the way you approach your day.

Try these stress reducing tips to rejuvenate yourselves immediately.

1) Meditate- Its the best way out. It eases anxiety, which is the culprit behind those stressed out moments. All you have to do is just close your eyes, focus your attention on positive thoughts or repeatedly chanting 'Om' which has a vibrational impact. Don’t let negative thoughts distract you.
2) Inhale Deeply- There are several occasions when you might not be able to mediate. In such a case, simply start to inhale through your nose, bring it to your abdomen and let it make way through your body slowly. Deep breathing can also reduce the instances of blood pressure.
3) Laugh Out Loud- Laughing can reduce cortisol, a hormone responsible for stress. You can watch your favourite comedy show, a sitcom or simply look for a few videos online.
4) Listen To Music- Simple but effective. Listening to music can lower your blood pressure, heart rate as well as anxiety. Go ahead and create a playlist of your favourite songs or music. And if you fancy, try to sing on the top of your lungs too!
5) Exercise- Exercising has too many incredible benefits. One of them is easing depression and anxiety. Deal with stress by exercising a few minutes every day. Ideally, 30 minutes a day is what you should aim for.



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