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Dr. Deepika Makkar

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS

Psychiatrist, faridabad

10 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic  ·  ₹300 online
Dr. Deepika Makkar MD - Psychiatry, MBBS Psychiatrist, faridabad
10 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic  ·  ₹300 online
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MD - Psychiatry - Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi - 2013
MBBS - Pt. B D Sharma Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak - 2008

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I am really depressed. And I have tried everything but I think I should take medication.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am really depressed. And I have tried everything but I think I should take medication.
You must go and meet with a counselor immediately and if that person advises that you meet with a doctor you must do so and cooperate to your utmost. Please visit these professionals along with your parents. In the meantime please do the following sincerely because you could resolve the problem better with good cooperation: Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least, 30 minutes but not in the scorching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive every day and learn to be contented with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved.
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Hi. I am 26 years old. I am suffering with severe depression, tension since last few months. I am getting getting hyper for every small thing. What do I need to do, in order to get out this?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Hi. I am 26 years old. I am suffering with severe depression, tension since last few months. I am getting getting hyp...
You are going through a depression and you need counseling and may be a doctor's prescription. When you have the desire to be happy, you must cling on to that thought because the brain will produce neurotransmitters to promote that feeling. I know it is difficult to hold on to that thought but it is cardinal to your well being. Without concentration the mind goes here, there and everywhere, jumping like a monkey from branch to branch, idea to idea. When there is a natural concentration, we can control our mind and there is peace. This one-pointed concentration on a thought, holding it for as long as we like, gradually collects strength in the mind and in the self. A strong mind is a mind that is peaceful, stable, satisfied and can remain in the deeper meaning of a thought. There is no waste caused by over-thinking, or the high speed of thought: These are the two greatest diseases of the mind these days, which is why there is so much stress and mental breakdown. You can follow these simple rules: Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, eat more of proteins, nuts, fruits, and vegetables, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least 30 minutes but not in the scotching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love: find someone to love and to love you back. A counselor is there only to facilitate you (if you need one, that is), all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive everyday and learn to be contended with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly.
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Why does a test taker need to be reevaluated if a disability (such as a learning disability, ADHD or autism spectrum disorder) is lifelong?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Why does a test taker need to be reevaluated if a disability (such as a learning disability, ADHD or autism spectrum ...
As it may improves with physical age and continuous therapy possible and to know current unidentified facts of any for improvisation etc best wishes.
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I am always angry. Small question can angry me very mach. One your later lost my close friend. Whot can do?

M.Sc - Psychology
Psychologist, Kolkata
Hi! mindfulness is an appropriate exercise for controlling anger. You are quite aware of the side effects of getting unnecessary angry as you have lost a close friend. Try to concentrate on whatever you do, attend to your immediate environment even when you are eating, watching tv. Avoid judging people as they will not behave according to you. Try to be in their shoes and then take your decision. It is tough to be calm and easy to blame others when we are in difficult situation and the close ones are the victim in such situations. We always take them for granted. Responding and reacting are two different things.
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I am in relationship for 13 years my problem is that for last few months she completely changed she not care about me never response to my text I am realising I always text her called her even we meet she worked for late hours we got fight for that I became insure can't concentrate on my job. I tried all possible way to talk on that issues but nothing improved even when I ill tell her how I badly misses her she talk but after that she nvr asked whether I am OK or not. Earlier we talk daily now I have to make call to talk her. I don't want to loose her. It might happen she busy on her work or having some problems but she not share anything as I want to know more problems on her behaviour. Even she never responded to my Gm and Gn msgs. Pl help me.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear user. You are 38 and you have enough experience and logical thinking capacity to analyze all these. You were in relationship with her for 13 long years. You know your friend better than anybody here. There could be something which makes her behave in this way. Don't panic, outraged. Have patience. Go talk to her. Talking can help in many ways. Take care.
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Hi, I feel intense emotions way too much and can't stop thinking about the trauma that had faced in life. I fall ill too quickly and that pain shows up on my face all the time. I don't cry easily in from of my family or friends. But I easily get hurt or offended, and cry hard in closed doors. Please suggest.

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 feel intense emotions way too much and can't stop thinking about the trauma that had faced in life. I fall ill ...
Dear lybrate-user. I can understand. Emotions are part of life. Emotions are triggered externally or internally. It is true irrespective of sex. Both male and female are emotional. Once emotion is triggered, it has to be vent out. Controlling emotion can be disastrous. You should not try to control the emotions once they are triggered. Take care.
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I am 23 years old and I have depressive symptoms and I want to die. What should I do ?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You are in an anger-related depression and need to meet with a counselor immediately and if that person feels you need to meet with a doctor too, you must do so. You must cooperate with both therapies and be consistent. I suggest that you visit these professionals along with your parents because their involvement is quite critical to your recovery. Would you know what may be causing so much anger and that you feel you cannot express it for various reasons? If it is of recent origin, you could easily pin-point it and take care of it. But I suspect that it may have to do with something in your developmental years, or your family background. In the meantime do the following, sincerely: Have a good night?s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least 30 minutes but not in the scotching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don?t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love: find someone to love and to love you back. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive everyday and learn to be contended with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved.
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I have been married now for 23 years now my marriage has broken for nearly a year and my wife now lives separately. After the break up I am suffering from depression I do not sleep well every night and from 2 a. M in the morning I am restless and just cannot get sleep my mind is continuously thinking about our home. Can you help me out of this depression?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I have been married now for 23 years now my marriage has broken for nearly a year and my wife now lives separately. A...
Divorce is very difficult for both the adults and worse for the kids. So it is quite understandable that you are depressed. If the divorce was granted on valid grounds you need to accept the verdict as final and move on. I am sure there will be lessons to learn and that is really important when moving on. You should meet with a counselor and talk about all your feelings and mistakes you have made that had contributed to this failure in your marriage. There is nothing wrong about being honest and open, now that your divorce is through, but it really helps to frankly look at the errors or willful behaviors that were the cause. Do not talk ill of your ex, even if it is very tempting but neither should you hesitate to speak the truth. The companionship, the good times, and good memories will tend to bother you, but if you are mature, you will let them be positive, especially if you talk about it in your sessions with the counselor. You will need a good listener more than anything else. Quickly get back into circulation, mix around, and get into occupying activities: you are a free man after all. Avoid getting into another relationship right now until much of the baggage is sorted out. Life is precious and any time lost in brooding will disturb your personality irreparably and cause unnecessary heartburn and permanent disturbances to your equilibrium. It is a lot easier for a man to get over divorce for various reasons and so you must act rather than wallow in self-pity. I recommend that you resettle down with another woman if you are so inclined, subject to having learnt your lessons!
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