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Dr. Shwetank Bansal

Psychiatrist, Delhi

Dr. Shwetank Bansal Psychiatrist, Delhi
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Shwetank Bansal is a renowned Psychiatrist in Holy Family Hospital, Delhi. You can consult Dr. Shwetank Bansal at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute in Holy Family Hospital, Delhi. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Shwetank Bansal on Lybrate.com.

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Me and my wife are having marriage issues, since an year now. She don't likes my mom. I don't like her parents. We are living far from our native place. She doesn't wants to go home with me. I don't want to leave her alone. What should I do ? These days situation is getting worse, when she has start abusing my parents not directly but indirectly. Please help.

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. I can understand. Cordial and respectable relationship you and your wife and in-laws is essential part of peaceful marital family relationship. Both, you and your wife, should learn to accept that in-laws are part of your family and learn to include them in every aspects. I suggest family counseling. I am sure the problem can be solved mutually. Take care.
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I am not able to eat spicy food. I used to chew tobacco. I have been chewing them from past a year.

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
I am not able to eat spicy food. I used to chew tobacco. I have been chewing them from past a year.
Dear Lybrate user, Welcome to Lybrate. Chewing tobacco addiction also comes under abuse and addiction. If you’re ready to stop the substance and willing to get the support you need, you can recover from addiction and abuse —no matter how bad the addiction or how powerless you feel. The first step in treating 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 addiction. Therefore, you need to stick to the treatment plan. Take care.
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She lost somebody last time and feels very depressed and lonely. Prefer keeping to herself all the time. Please help her.

dpm,dnb
Psychiatrist, Noida
She lost somebody last time and feels very depressed and lonely. Prefer keeping to herself all the time. Please help ...
This is normal grief reaction. Which lasts for months, so it's normal, but when it starts extending beyond time limit, or starts disrupting normal life it is high time to consult a psychiatrist.
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Sir, my brother is suffering from panic attacks since 1 month. He is on medicine but how to get rid of these attacks completely?

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
Sir, my brother is suffering from panic attacks since 1 month. He is on medicine but how to get rid of these attacks ...
Dear , panic attacks are basically due to some underlying anxiety disorder. Panic attacks are just tip of the iceberg. Understanding and treating the anxiety disorder is the key. Anxiety disorder with panic attacks is usually treated with a combination of psychotherapy, life style changes, meditation and exercise. Please post a private question to me with all the details. Take care.
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I am smoking and now I quit smoking but when I run I have prblm in breathing what 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
Dear lybrate-user, Tobacco is addictive. Cigarette also contains 4000+ carcinogenic chemicals other than nicotine. Nicotine and other chemicals can cause cancer of different types and areas. Throat cancer, mouth cancer, lung cancer, stomach cancer and brain problems can result. Over and above smoking may also increase the risk factor of heart attack and brain stroke. Please quit smoking. 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. Mind power building therapy, motivation therapy etc should help you doing so. I suggest you to consult a psychologist or de addiction therapist. Take care.
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Is it true that cigarette may dangerous for health What is the disadvantage of smoking.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Cigratte smoking is injurious to health and it is also written on every cigratte case.One of the major disadvantage of smoking is lung cancer.Other demerits are Addiction,Economical loss,Tb,Premature deaths etc.
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1. Slight Curly hair and front side hair growth is less 2. What to do for increase concentrate mind in reading and another activities, Pl also suggest for mind growth.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
1. Slight Curly hair and front side hair growth is less
2. What to do for increase concentrate mind in reading and an...
You must visit a trichologist for your for your hair loss problem. For developing your memory examine the following factors: I suspect that the adolescent issues with regard to hormones may be affecting your ability to concentrate and remember. When the hormones play up, it lasts for a period of close to two years and during that time you could be influenced by three signs directly impacted by the chemical: you will tend to become aggressive and rebellious, you will become sexually active, and you will have acne and pimple problems. The hormonal imbalances may not only impact your memory because of the chemical but also bring some distractions that come with it. But you may work on the following even if the hormones kick in: Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. 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. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning at least five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. 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. There are some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home 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.
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Sir I am in a medical college. I studied a lot for my internals even then I failed even though according toe my paper went ok. I was sure I was going to pass but I failed. I feel terrible now. I can not focus on anything. I feel lying dying. Please help me and consult me.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
If you want better results while studying, revision is the key. Repeated revision consolidates the information in the brain and helps to retain the information. Other than that, try a daily exercise of recalling your entire day in as much detail as possible before you sleep. Initially only important or superficial details are recalled, but with practice minor details can also be recalled. Be more organized; make lists. Use acronyms and mnemonic devices to help you remember. Take 45 minute slots followed by a 5-15 minute break. Eat and at proper times. Drink plenty of water. Find time for exercise or meditation. Keep time for proper revision at end of study session. Revise before you sleep. Loss of interest, decreased concentration and attention, feeling low and disturbed sleep or appetite are some of the signs of depression. Consult a psychiatrist who will assess you in detail. If you are feeling suicidal or hopeless, seek professional help immediately.
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4 Ways to Control Your Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

MD, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
4 Ways to Control Your Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

4 ways to control your obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a type of anxiety disorder in which a person has recurring thoughts and feels the urge to perform certain specific tasks at regular intervals.

Living with OCD can very difficult and medications or therapy alone cannot guarantee complete recovery. The patient himself/herself has to take certain steps to win against the disease.

Here are some measures you can take to control the symptoms of OCD to recover faster.

1. Accept the truth

If you cultivate an accepting approach towards the fact that you are suffering from OCD and will experience obsessive thoughts then it will be easier to cope with the situation. You have to convince yourself that the recurring thoughts and compulsions you're having are not real, do not imply anything and will go away soon. This helps you maintain an optimistic approach and accelerate your recovery process.

2. Try to postpone your compulsions

When you have the urge to do certain ritualistic tasks try not to give in to them. Try to suppress the urges by saying to yourself that you will do it later and then involve yourself in normal day to day activities so that the compulsions can't rule you anymore.

3. Divert your attention

When you feel that you are having a recurring thought or compulsion, try to distract yourself by channelizing your thoughts towards some other activity. You will find that as you engage yourself in other activities, the obsessive compulsive thoughts will lose their impact on you and will prove to be less bothering.

4. Tell yourself that ocd is one of the most insignificant things of your life

Reduce the amount of value you impart to the disorder. Try to convince yourself that ocd cannot change your way of living life and you don't need to give in to your recurring thoughts and compulsions every time. Try to believe that you will not let this disorder affect your life in anyway and it's just your brain bringing these thoughts, not you.

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I am 23 years male and I am feeling depression and anxiety I always feel some strange fear in me all the time surrounded by me which makes let me feel terrible, I want to add something year (s) back I wasn't like this no fear at all, all the time full of confidence now its different scenario for me. But the main issue since my childhood was, that when ever I used to talk someone I never used to pay attention and immediately ask the people I talk, what you said repeat, why am I like this? Always it used to make me feel I have to put some extra effort on my brain to hear and understand what they saying a bit laziness maybe and my mind always be like somewhere else and well this was something since child problem and now new problem which arising is I am very much feeling nervous when I respond to new people I reply in slow manner which they notice and think why am I replying like this? and my attention level is very low I am unable to focus what ever is said in my job for my training am afraid of such complications and memory weakness forgetting a lot and many more please help me I am very much worried.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 23 years  male and I am feeling depression  and anxiety I always feel some strange fear in me all the time surro...
You are probably distracted by a lot of fantasizing that may have many influences. One is that you may be troubled about something that you may not have been aware about. Talk to your parents and see if they know of anything that might have contributed to some stress during your developmental years. The stress has already had an impact in you through the depression and the BP at such an early age. It is also possible that you have a short attention span because you could be very intelligent and the things around you are not stimulating enough to grab your attention adequately. Then the mind tends to wander and pay less attention to what people are saying. It could also be a defense against responding to people where you can justify yourself by not paying attention enough to give proper responses. In all this I have a serious suspicion that you may be very sensitive to rejection: that is, you are so afraid of people not liking you and therefore rejecting you, and that you would want to do everything possible to avoid it but will inadvertently set it up. This may happen because at some point in your life you may have experienced traumatic rejection and that has impressed itself so strongly in you that without your awareness you will be extra-careful to avoid it but yet set it up. If any or all of this is true you must meet with a counselor and sort these matters out. Your parents? help must be solicited to give a lot of input about your past but to also be the support you will need to sort it out. To deal with the rejection you must learn to accept yourself i.e. to love yourself unconditionally. Discuss this with your counselor and you will come through with flying colors. Don?t play any ?blame game? but focus on the fact that a likely problem has been identified and there are solutions to resolve the same.
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Hello, I'm 25 year old working women. My parents want me to get married and are working on it. I feel like I'm not ready yet. I feel like I need some more time. I tried telling this to my parents, but they say, "as per your age you r ready and once yu get married everything will b fine. Sometimes I feel my parents are correct and sometimes I feel if I listen to them I'm gonna spoil my life and even my partner's life. Due to immense pressure by my parents and over thinking. I've found myself being moody and irritated etc. I wanna control all this. Pls help Thank you.

psychologist
Psychologist, Delhi
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I'm 25 year old working women. My parents want me to get married and are working on it. I feel like I'm not re...
Its very common now a days neither your parents are wrong nor you are wrong ,its correct that 25 is the right age for marriage but if still you are not ready then its better that you wait for 1 year and during this time you can makeup your mind for this. Marriage is life time commitment so its decision should not be taken in hurry or in someone's pressure. You can also take help of any professional regarding this .And if still this condition continues then its better that you should avoid this, by thinking on this topic you will gain nothing ,only your frustration level will increase and it will adversely effect your working capacity .share all this with any good friend then you will feel relax. Take care.
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Hi! I am 21 years old and I have been smoking for past 3 years. I started with 2-3 cigarettes a day then near to a packet. Now I have reduced it to 2-3 again. Is there any way that I can detoxify my body completely and quit smoking?

MD - Alternative Therapies, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Hello Happy Singh , For deep detoxifying effect take 4-5 sittings of steam suana . Some home remedies are - # consumption of citrus fruits. # chew cinnamon stick whenever you feel the urge to smoke. # chewing of neem or basil leaves is also effective. # But complete detoxification and to kill the habit you need the support of medicines adviced after detailed case taking , for which you can consult me. Regards, Dr. Heena
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My name is Rohan Aggarwal. I am worried about my height it's 5.4 I really feel very embarrassed outside my home every day. Due to this I am also not able to focus on my studies. please PLZ suggest me some work able method to gain height at least 5 inches. please Help me.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
My name is Rohan Aggarwal. I am worried about my height it's 5.4 I really feel very embarrassed outside my home every...
Dear friend, the height is genetically determined health factor and as it is there is no way to increase height and all commercial market claims are misleading and rob you off money
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Whn i heard a new disease name that time i feel it's near to me.Evry day my mind goes to negative thinking.Some time i feel oneday i will be made.What will i do?

Diploma in Community Medicine, MBBS Alternative Medicine, Diploma in Acupuncture
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Delhi
Hello, i know we sometimes afraid about new disease because we care about us. But only the one way to rise this problem is know about the disease like symptoms, causes, treatment, history. Just collect all the necessary knowledge and get rid of your problem. For any help contact us
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Sir I have a habit of smoking a cigarette regularly can you please help me out leaving the cigarette.

BHMS, MD - Acupuncture
Sexologist, Faridabad
Hello, you can takes homoeopathic medicine for smoking. 1.- TABACUM 30 (4 Globules 3 times a day ) for a week. after shaer me.
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I am taking medication for depression and ocd. I feel a lot better however, everyone keeps telling me that I would get addicted to these medicines for life. Whenever I miss a dose, I can see a drastic change in me from my normal self. So, what shd I do from getting addicted. 2nd question is. Can I take regular medicines like crocin, dolo650, over the counter painkillers, cough syrup, sinus tablet while I am taking these psychiatric medicines? please answer me doc. Thank you sophie.

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
I am taking medication for depression and ocd. I feel a lot better however, everyone keeps telling me that I would ge...
Dear , I can understand your problem. Psychiatric problems are always treated with a combination of medicines, psychotherapy and counseling. You are taking medicines but not supplementing it with psychotherapy and counseling. In fact, psychotherapy and counseling will help you to quit the medicine and continue without medicines. Please contact me with every detail and I will help you. Take care.
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My wife have a problem of frequent hand washing for 3 years. Doctor recognised that is OCD. At first doctor trying to solve the issue with Behaviour Therapy , counseling but it doesn't working anymore. Now doctor suggested to go with medicine. Now questions are much time required to cure with medicine and how does it works ? How long medicine can continue ? Is there any side effect of these medicine ? What will happen it medicine stops ? Is she has to continue medicine entire life ?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
My wife have a problem of frequent hand washing for 3 years. Doctor recognised that is OCD. At first doctor trying to...
Ocd is based on fear of an abnormal kind. You have done the right thing by trying cbt and since that has not produced the desired effect, it is time to include medication. This can become a very crippling disease and you should not burden yourself or your wife with the length of time for the treatment. All psychotropic drugs have side-effects. So you will have to bear with that and focus on the main problem. Please take her parents with you to determine the possible developmental issues that may have contributed to this condition. This is a fear-based condition and for some reason, she has not been dealing with this childhood fear which has now developed into these repetitive adaptations to seem to need it for normal functioning. The behavior will then become based on magical thinking and certain rituals will become necessary to do normal things making her believe that either the frequency or the ritual is important to its success. This, of course, is a fallacy but there will come a time that even if told the truth, her belief will defy any logic and she will continue behaving like that even if it cripples her in her daily routines. It only appears as though some other force is behind these behaviors and that she is compelled to act in this fashion. That is obviously not true but no one can convince her of anything different. The obsession is a repeating thought pattern with no meaningful outcome; and the compulsiveness is the need to act on those obsessions also in a repeated behavior pattern as though she just cannot help herself, like the washing if hands. There are certain behavioral techniques to be implemented and if they work she may get out of this condition rather easily. If that does not work as desired, then medication has to be introduced, and in combination with counseling much work can be achieved.
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Hi Doctor. My daughter 17 years . Sleeps around 2to3 am. Wake's up around 1 pm. She will not study . Chat with friends and watch internet. I got fed up by saying.

B.A.M.S
Ayurveda, Noida
Hi Doctor. My daughter 17 years . Sleeps around 2to3 am. Wake's up around 1 pm. She will not study . Chat with friend...
This is a common problem in young generation. And these habbits may harm her carrier and health. So tell him and be patience. You can go for counselling with her and make a routines of life in discipline. Even this may self improve by age and time.
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I have body pain always and I feel always weakness in body and always feel sleepy I want to get rid out of this.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
I have body pain always and I feel always weakness in body and always feel sleepy I want to get rid out of this.
Homoeopathic treatment- mag phos 6x -4 pills 3 times panchamrut syrup 2 spoonful 3 time. For 8 days and revert back.
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What should do for better health? How to increase the rcb wbc? What diet should take to avoid stress? Fruits has enough vitamin for students to overcome stress?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
What should do for better health? How to increase the rcb wbc? What diet should take to avoid stress? Fruits has enou...
Eat a high-fiber diet. Get insoluble and soluble fiber. Limit foods that are high in fat. Choose lean meats. Incorporate probiotics into your diet. Eat on schedule. Stay hydrated.
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