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Dr. Vijay Pathak

MBBS, Md

Psychiatrist, Delhi

15 Years Experience
Dr. Vijay Pathak MBBS, Md Psychiatrist, Delhi
15 Years Experience
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Dr. Vijay Pathak is a trusted Psychiatrist in Rajouri Garden, Delhi. He has over 15 years of experience as a Psychiatrist. He has completed MBBS, Md . You can meet Dr. Vijay Pathak personally at AAS Center For Positive Mental Heal... in Rajouri Garden, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Vijay Pathak and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Md - Ranchi University - 2008
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I lost my closed friend by accident. So I am very sad and I want to recovery from this. Please help me.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
I lost my closed friend by accident. So I am very sad and I want to recovery from this. Please help me.
What you are going through is greaving. Loosing loved one is not easy to deal with emotionally. I am sorry for your loss. When you are greaving, your mind is continuously engaged in sad and disturbing thoughts and feeling of loss and perhaps guilt. When sadness over powers you it is difficult to feel any other feelings. Even feeling happy makes you feel guilty and uneasy. Slow but effective way to over cone sadness is to engage yourself in some neutral activities such as cleaning. Walking or readjng a light book. Once you try that for few days you may be ready for following things. There are few things I would like you to try. 1. When you feel sad. Feel the feeling of sadness fully. You may close your eyes and let that sadness flow through your mind and body. If tears flow let them flow. Cry it out. Feeling what you feel fully and totally is healing. Once you feel your sadness fully. You might feel the lightness in your heart. Feel that too and say out loud. How wonderful! and engage your mind remembering some good qualities and good times you spent with the person you are missing. 2. Regular simple breath awareness meditation also help manage your loss. 3. You may also l write daily 3 to 5 things you are grateful to every morning. These things could be as simple as having a bed to sleep and food to eat. Affirm what you write and add new thing in your list for 7 to10 days. If you are not feeling any change over next 2 weeks or if you lack motivation to initiate and maintain above activities feel free contact me and we could work together for few weeks to months to reverse your cycle and help you appreciate what you have. Hope this helps wishing you very best. Edit answer.
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Hi sir/madam, my son age is 8, he is not reading, writing, his mind is not concentration.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, if there is only lack of concentration then give him bacopa monn. 1x, 2 tabs twice daily. Take care.
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I am feeling low and negative almost all the time. I am trying to be positive and use to take complete sleep or try to overcome negativeness by watching movies, but still unable to overcome negativeness and feel very depressed. Kindly suggest me how to overcome my negativeness and depressive feelings.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ernakulam
I am feeling low and negative almost all the time. I am trying to be positive and use to take complete sleep or try t...
Hello lybrate-user, change yourself. Unless and until you change your thoughts nothing can help you. For that be confident in you. Be sure of your abilities and your weak points. Negative thoughts come out of your poor self confidence and your fear to life. Don't get feared, your life is in you, put maximum effort to come forward.
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How to overcome the problem of depression as I am running under it so how to manage?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
How to overcome the problem of depression as I am running under it so how to manage?
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. Try some relaxation techniques like yoga, meditation and deep breathing. Indulge in hobbies. Spend time with people close to you.
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What is the better treatment to stop anger bcoz due to anger there is very problem creates.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You cannot reduce emotions. I guess you may be thinking of ways to avoid them: that also is not possible in any healthy way. You have to face your feelings and learn to express them in appropriate ways. All feelings are good. They are a very important aspect of the human personality. Most people have a problem in expressing emotions. Some, like you, want to avoid them. If people use denial, they may not experience the emotion but the unconscious mind is continuously registering the feeling and it moves it to an organ (which may differ from person to person), and that unexpressed feeling will stress that organ to either make it malfunction or lead to its total dysfunction. This is the psychosomatic effect that sometimes entails a whole lot of medical interventions and hospitalizations. Why do all that! just deal with your feelings by expressing them, as soon as possible, and always.
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I got married on 29th jan 2015. My issues are post marriage issues. Problems with in laws. I am telling you the stray from starting. After coming to my in laws home within first 6-7 days I came to know that my sister is law has an love affair with a boy who is from my moherinlaws side relationship. So he is from our relative list. As that time I was new to that home as a newly wed bride I thought these were small. Problems and I stood as a.support to. My whole family. Some time I tried to make understand the situation to my mother in law and some time to my sister in laws. As the boy is our relative in laws are not able accept him as their jamai but my sisterinlaw was stubborn she would marry him only. Everyday fightings quarrels are going on. Everyone forgot that they were my lovely days also after all I am a newly wed bride I also have some dreams . No one think about my feelings . These problems make my husband also quiet nervous as she is his only sister. I was really get pissed off the situation they ruined my all festivals which are celebrated after marriage. The situation of the house was very bad. Then at last when I saw that nothing will change it is going on since one year I warned them that please solve the situation or everything will be finished and I came to my mothers house for 15 days. Then when I returned home back after 15 days I saw the situation is quite developed. mother law accepted my sil's relationship the after that that problem solved. When the situation was bad I sometime given support to my sister in law but in laws does not like that. Now my in laws always give more preference to my sister in law, loves her like I am not there. They doesn't give preference to me. I lost my dignity nothing of mine is not liked my them. Now they had problem with me. Some days earlier I made some complain usually as a family talk of my husband to my mother and father in law. My father in law get angry then in then and came near me to give me a slap. That day was the worse day of my life really I got so hurt like lost everything I skip my dinner that day go on crying the whole night. From that day onwards I stop talking much to them I don't used to get out of my room feel weakness, talk to no one much, not getting interest in any thing now the effect of this is also affecting our husband wife relationship. I did not go for outing with husband he also get disturbed with the situation. please suggest after all this what could a newly wedded girl could do. Someone should understand from the family that she is also new here she has also a heart. I am a working lady my working hours is huge like 10 hours. Waiting for a reply.

MA - Clinical Psychology, P.G. Diploma in Guidance and Counseling, BA In Psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
I got married on 29th jan 2015. My issues are post marriage issues. Problems with in laws. I am telling you the stray...
Hello lybrate user your is quite complicated situation. You wanted things to settle down once it got it disturbed u. I know as newly wedded you must had some dreams but coz of these circumstances it made difficult for u. Raising hand was not a good idea that time your husband should hv intrupted. After all you are his responsibility. Try to think about positive life with him. Today your priority should your both s relationship rather then anything else.
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I am suffering from depression since last 20 years and I am 50 years old male. I am taking Nexito 20mg. But I am not getting good sleep in night for which I am feeling tired. I think some combination will be helpful. Please suggest some medication.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
I am suffering from depression since last 20 years and I am 50 years old male. I am taking Nexito 20mg. But I am not ...
Homoepathic treatment kali p 6x 4pills 3times nat mur 6x 4pills 3times for 15days and revert back for further treatment.
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Hello, My two legs are pain ,so I couldn't walk in study, if I have studiedly walking ,my two legs are so much pain in last 5 years. So, please solve the my problem.

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Physiotherapist, Noida
Hello, My two legs are pain ,so I couldn't walk in study, if I have studiedly walking ,my two legs are so much pain i...
Calf Stretches Standing calf stretch Stand away from a wall and.put your fight foot behind you and be sure your toes are facing forward. Lean forward at the ankle while bending the right knee and keeping your heel on the ground. Hold this for 30 to 60 seconds. Repeat 10 times a twice a day. Downward dog yoga stretch Get down on all fours with your hands under your shoulders on the floor. Walk your hands forward slightly on the floor. Spread your fingers apart to allow for a broad base of support. Push your hips up toward the ceiling and tighten your abdominal muscles. Keep your heels on the ground and gently try and straighten your knees. Repeat 10 times a twice a day. Wall calf stretch Stand about two feet away from a wall. Place the ball of your right foot against the wall while your heel remains on the ground. Slowly and gently lean into the wall while keeping your knee straight. Hold this for 5 seconds. Repeat 10 times twice a day. Downward dog yoga stretch Get down on all fours with your hands under your shoulders on the floor. Walk your hands forward slightly on the floor. Spread your fingers apart to allow for a broad base of support. Push your hips up toward the ceiling and tighten your abdominal muscles. Keep your heels on the ground and gently try and straighten your knees. Hold this for the 5 seconds. Repeat 10 times twice a day.
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Hello sir I am a student and want to know that I am learn chapters and other subject but after some time I forgot everything. So I couldn't want a good results. Pls sir tell me some tips.

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, memory and mind power consists of understanding, storing and recollection of information you learn. Understanding depends on concentration. The more creative you are on doing tasks or reading, the more you understand. Storage and recollection depends on your understanding and how well you review what you have learned. Repetition and review of material learned and other tasks provides easy recollection. You can improve your concentration and total brain power with the help of green leafy vegetables, exercise, creative activities, number puzzles like sudoku etc. Hard work is the key to learning and recollection. Post a private question to me and I shall provide you more tips. Take care.
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Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Certificate in Forensic Psychology, MD-Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Akola
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My son is 16 years old. He is studying in 11th std. He is electronic screen addicted. He engaged most of time on iPad, tv etc. If we want to stop from doing so, he became arrogant and hostile with us. Due to this addition his studies and health both are suffering badly. In front of these gadgets everything is secondary for him. He was already a healthy child since birth but now his weight is 100 kg. Please tell me any treatment for this addiction otherwise his life will be spoiled. Please tell me treatment for this problem.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, P.G.Dip.in Guidance &Counselling, B.A., Psychology, Dip.in Pharmacy
Psychologist, Madurai
My son is 16 years old. He is studying in 11th std. He is electronic screen addicted. He engaged most of time on iPad...
You are not alone. This kind of behavioural addiction is growing on alarmingly throughout the world. Currently the treatment of this kinds of behavioural addictions begins with the launch of insight in a person. Psychoeducation, motivation enhancement therapy (it is important to motivate the person to accept these behaviours as problems & use adaptive coping behaviours), supportive therapy, individual therapy are some of the therapies used. Consult a psychological counsellor asap.
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My question is when I AM IN Period time SO I AM VERY anger & HIT FAMILY MEMBER & throw it all & my problem is last 15 year SO any solution ya tablets.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
You seem to be going through hormonal imbalance due to which anger is more. Firstly, please see a gynaecologist for a check up and then meet a counsellor for anger management because I sense that you are having some stress and tension in your life which you are trying to manage by showing your anger. This might solve the problem initially or put it away for some time but in the longer run, you are damaging your own self esteem and close relationships. You will benefit from learning more amicableways of talking and putting across your points so that you don hurt other members. Counting upto 10 before talking generally helps to contain anger. Thinking about whether is it with fighting and spoiling my mood will help yu decide how important this matter to you is. Going away from the situation, cooling down by deep breathing and going through your reasons for getting angry. Before periods, please reduce junk food to the minimum. Exercise everyday so that you are feeling good about yourself and burnt off excess energy.
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I am 24 year old female and I really worried about my health because I am loosing it day by day. I fell ill once in a week and because of that m feeling memory issue as I can not remember things for long nd it it realy bad because I am CA student and its affecting my studies too. I stuck up because of it. Help me what should I do is there any major issue with me?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You are definitely under some stress for which you should meet with a counselor. In the meantime do some of these recommendations very faithfully to improve your concentration and memory: 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 is 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. You may also include these noted foods that are good for your brain health: Brain-Friendly Foods MIND stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay. But the MIND approach “specifically includes foods and nutrients that medical literature and data show to be good for the brain, such as berries,” says Martha Clare Morris, ScD, director of nutrition and nutritional epidemiology at Rush University Medical Center. You eat things from these 10 food groups: •Green leafy vegetables (like spinach and salad greens): At least six servings a week •Other vegetables: At least one a day •Nuts: Five servings a week •Berries: Two or more servings a week •Beans: At least three servings a week •Whole grains: Three or more servings a day •Fish: Once a week •Poultry (like chicken or turkey): Two times a week •Olive oil: Use it as your main cooking oil. •Wine: One glass a day You avoid: •Red meat: Less than four servings a week •Butter and margarine: Less than a tablespoon daily •Cheese: Less than one serving a week •Pastries and sweets: Less than five servings a week •Fried or fast food: Less than one serving a week.
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I am having constipation and gas for the last 3 days. And I am having Vizylac Rich for 20 days now. This drug has been prescribed by a doctor. What should I do?

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Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I am having constipation and gas for the last 3 days. And I am having Vizylac Rich for 20 days now. This drug has bee...
Take an enema. Eat only fruits and salads for three days. Then go on a milk diet for ten days. For more details ask a private question. It can be removed permanently. Medicines can give you a very limited period relief.
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मैं सिगरेट पीने लगा हूं, मैं इसे छोडना चाहता हूं मगर ये छूट नही रही है आप बताइये मैं इससे छुटकारा कैसे पा सकता हूं ा

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Congratulations that you want to quit smoking. Tobacco consumption, either through smoke or other edible forms, is always harmful. The desire to quit is a good starting point. The best way to quit is to know more about the ill-effects of tobacco. The knowledge is astounding and scary. That information itself should help you to want to quit. The tobacco tar in cigarette smoke lines your lung with huge patches that make that portion dysfunctional. Your oxygen carrying capacity is jeopardized, and breathing is impinged. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. There are more than 4000 harmful chemicals in cigarette smoke!!! You will need to stop smoking with immediate effect. Then you need to identify why you smoke: there is an oral need, the nicotine effect, the psychological effect of covering up some other issue, for style, to impress, etc. You may discover that the reasons may be unimportant at this stage because you have become too addicted and the habit has become compulsive. You should start 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, for a little while. You may 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 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. Don’t be discouraged because it is not too late even now to reverse all the ill-effects of smoking. 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.
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Hi sir I am always having inferiority complex so always feeling nervous while attending interview even I know all answers but expressing answers not well please give me any advice on this.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, MBA (Healthcare)
Psychiatrist, Davanagere
Hi sir I am always having inferiority complex so always feeling nervous while attending interview even I know all ans...
Hi there ~ having inferiority complex and feeling nervous while attending interviews are symptoms of social phobia or social anxiety. I am sure you are very intelligent and hence you seem to know the answers but are not able to express due to anxiety. I recommend that you visit with a psychologist or a counselor to have yourself treated for social phobia through relaxation techniques and mindfulness meditation. Medications may also be helpful in which case you need to visit with a psychiatrist. Hope this helps. Take care and have a lovely day!
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Got problems with maintaining erection. Erection is attained but doesn't stay for long. Nicotine intake is high. Can quitting smoking and tobacco chewing help me with this condition?

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
Got problems with maintaining erection. Erection is attained but doesn't stay for long. Nicotine intake is high. Can ...
Dear lybrate-user. You could be correct. Quitting nicotine should help you maintaining erection. Take care.
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I am 24 years old and have severe joint pains in my body, pain in the fingers and knees is the most, have tried certain exercises but not much of result have been obtained, kindly guide and suggest for better. Thank yu.

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I am 24 years old and have severe joint pains in my body, pain in the fingers and knees is the most, have tried certa...
concentrate on diets rich in calcium, magnesium and vitamin-d or a supplement with this combination. have iron rich food and fruits. do simple exercises in the morning.
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How we can identify our worries from our inner mind. I always feel sad and worried about everything.But i am not able to solve that. I am not able to maintain a happy relation with my family and friends

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
Being happy is always ones own choice. You should learn to live happily and peacefully. You can be happy or sad watching a butterfly sitting on a flower. That is your choice. But wise men prefer to be happy on every occasion. You may post a private question to me with every detail and I shall provide all the required steps to be taken to manage your problem (for a fee). [Automatically added by Lybrate] Click "Consult Dr. K V Anand" below to consult privately with the doctor.
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