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Dr. Swati Kasana

MPH, BHMS

Homeopath, Faridabad

15 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
Dr. Swati Kasana MPH, BHMS Homeopath, Faridabad
15 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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I'm a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care. Dr. Swati Kasana is a BHMS (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medic......more
I'm a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care. Dr. Swati Kasana is a BHMS (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery) with distinctionwith and a gold medal for standing Ist in the University. She also has PGD in Public health. She sees patients with a wide range of health complaints. Dr.Swati has a down-to-earth approach and enjoys helping people take responsibility for their own health. She believes that we can each influence our own health not just through our choices of nutrition and lifestyle but also our thoughts, beliefs and approach to life. She consider herself to be someone with whom you can discuss what is going on in your life in a non-judgemental way; Dr.Swati?s role is to provide you with treatment and information and also to assist and support you in the decisions that will affect your health and life. As practitioner she knows how to find and resolving the cause of the problem, which may be physical, emotional or spiritual, is often the first step to finding a solution. Dr.Swati is expert in solving complex cases of Skin (Dermatology), Infertility, Children (Pediatrics) and female (Gynecological) ailments: Dermatology (Skin) Acne or Pimples, Pityriasis Versicolor or Tinea Versicolor or Fungal Infection or Dermatomycosis Furfuracea, Urticaria or Hives or Nettle rash, Leucoderma or White patches or Vitiligo), Psoriasis, Cellulitis, Atopic Dermatitis or Eczema, Boils Recurrent (Furuncles, Furunculosis, Carbuncle), Warts, Corns, Alopecia or Hair fall or Baldness, Dandruff, Hirsutism or Abnormal Excessive Hair Growth, Allergies, Nail problems, Lichen planus, Keloid or Cheloid, Warts or Verruca or Condylomata, Freckles or Ephelides or Lentigo or Sunspots, Molluscum contagiosum, Melasma or Chloasma or Blemishes or Pigmentation, Hyperhidrosis or Profuse sweating, Anal warts, Genital warts, HPV (Human Papilloma Virus), Purpura. Pediatrics (Children) Autism, Tonsillitis (Enlarged or swollen tonsils), Enlarged adenoids, Allergies, Cold, Cough, Poor immunity, Bedwetting or Nocturnal enuresis, Eating disorders, Underweight, Overweight, Height gain, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Gynaecology (Female disorders) Fibroadenoma Breast (Fibrocystic disease of breast, breast lumps, mammary dysplasia, chronic cystic mastitis, fibroadenosis), Dysmenorrhea (Painful menses or periods), Premenstrual Syndome / Premenstrual Tension (PMS / PMT), Menorrhagia (Prolonged, profuse, protracted, copious menses or periods), Leucorrhea, Uterine fibroids or myomas, Menopausal troubles, Poly Cystic Ovary Disease (PCOD or PCOS), Infertility, Loss of Libido in Females / Female Sexual Arousal Disorder (FSAD) / Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD)
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Dr. Swati Kasana is a popular Homeopath in Sector-31, Faridabad. She has helped numerous patients in her 15 years of experience as a Homeopath. She has done MPH, BHMS . You can visit her at Aura homoeopathy clinic in Sector-31, Faridabad. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Swati Kasana on Lybrate.com.

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MPH - A J Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Mangalore - 2004
BHMS - Homeopathic Medical College, Delhi - 2002
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Hello. I am 26 years old. I am a skinny guy and want to gain muscles. I started doing the exercise regularly from last 3 months. As nutrition point of view I eat two bananas, two eggs and some amount of dry fruits regularly. So I want to ask you that do I need to take whey protien and also want to ask you that is whey and casiene protien are complete safe. As my friend told me that those protien causes decrease in immune strength, decrease in sex power etc. Or these are nothing but just myths that have grown around. Please suggest me the best way. I want the answer about the use of whey and casein protien from nutritionist. Please answer my question.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Hello. I am 26 years old. I am a skinny guy and want to gain muscles. I started doing the exercise regularly from las...
Follow the following tips:- · Pay attention to your health and food intake. · To increase your appetite, have a glass of lime water or 1 cardamom (elaichi) before your meal.  · Have minimum 4 meals in a day. · Drink 1 glass of milk twice a day. · Try to enjoy your meals and gradually increase the quantity you eat every time. · A balance diet should have all essential nutrients in it. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It should include combination of Both Carbohydrates and Proteins for e.g. Oats with Milk or Poha/ Upma with a glass of milk. If you do not like milk have 1-2 egg whites in the morning along with your breakfast. · You need to focus on your protein intake : Increase your protein intake e.g. Milk, dairy products- cheese, paneer, lentils (dals), nuts (soya, peanuts, dry fruits ), pulses e.g. Rajma, chole, kidney beans etc. Sprouts. If you are a non-vegetarian, then you can have proteins by also eating eggs, chicken, fish. Make sure you are including at least 2 serving of any of these in your daily meal. · Lunch and dinner again should be a combination of Proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats which could have dal, roti, sabji/chicken, salad.  · Please do have minimum 4 almonds or a small bowl of peanuts every day. · Please ensure that you drink at least 3 litres of water every day.
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Hey in my under arm sweat I get yellow color although it's from my childhood only but why it is like this and how I can prevent as yellow color reflects in under arm of shirts.

PGD IN ULTRAASONOGRAPHY, Non invasive cardiology course, MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Narnaul
The human body perspires after exposure to high temperatures, with exercise, in response to strong emotions and as a response to certain foods. Perspiration is primarily a function of the body’s need to cool itself. When environmental temperatures rise above the body’s resting temperature -- generally 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit -- temperature receptors on the skin alert the brain to begin the sweating process. Several factors may influence the color of your perspiration. Bacterial Sweat Stains In most cases, yellow sweat is not really yellow. Rather, sweat is clear when it leaves the body. When sweat reaches the skin’s surface, bacteria that live on the skin metabolize the fats and oils in the sweat and produce the odor associated with sweat and the colored liquid that transfers to clothing, causing sweat stains. Using a semi-soft antiperspirant, applying it to dry skin and allowing it to dry before dressing may reduce these stains. Chromhidrosis Chromhidrosis is a rare condition that a causes perspiration to be colored. The affected sweat glands are primarily located in the underarms. These glands do not become functional until a person reaches puberty. In rare cases, a yellow-brown, finely granular pigment mixes with sweat and sweat appears colored. Pseudochromhidrosis Pseudochromhidrosis is a variation of chromhidrosis. This condition occurs when colorless sweat reaches the skin and mixes with agents such as bacterial byproducts, dyes, chemicals and pigments. If the colorant is yellow, sweat will appear yellow. Identifying the colorant and avoiding it will prevent this from occurring. Pseudochromhidrosis caused by bacteria can be treated with antibiotics.
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I have lower back pain, it is lumbar disc bulge my body is getting tilted! after doing physiotherapy it is ok but its paining

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I have lower back pain, it is lumbar disc bulge my body is getting tilted! after doing physiotherapy it is ok but its...
Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Use no pillow under the head. Kindly take BioD3 Max 1 tab dailyx10 Paracetamol 250mg OD & SOS x5days Do back(spine)/shoulder/knee exercises Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take Do not ignore it. It could be beginning of a serious problem. If no relief in 4_5 days,then contact me again.
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My friends has started work out in gym from 45 days and she is using weight gainer supplement once in a day. And the problem is she have 2 weeks early periods. Is it harmful.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Noida
My friends has started work out in gym from 45 days and she is using weight gainer supplement once in a day. And the ...
Hello, physical stress during exercising in gym can actually cause irregular menses and thats natural and hence one has to regulate her exercise hours and work accordingly.
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From my right eye, water is running out continuously, may i know what might be the problem,

MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Amritsar
There could be many reasons so you should consult an eye surgeon . You might be just be prescribed medicines to begin with .
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I am a student. This year. I take exam of 12th. I eat more food but my body is so thin. What should I do for a nyc personality please advise me.

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Dietitian/Nutritionist, Chandigarh
I am a student. This year. I take exam of 12th. I eat more food but my body is so thin. What should I do for a nyc pe...
Hi lybrate-user to gain weight you need to combine a balanced eating pattern with regular physical activity. You should be eating at least 6 small meals a day, rather than sticking to 3 square meals. You could divide it as 3 main meals and 3 snacks. You need to be eating every 2-3 hours. Space out snacks during the day so you don't spoil your appetite. Bread, cereal, rice, whole wheat, dalia and pasta: biscuits, and corn-bread are good sources of carbohydrates. Fruits: dried fruits, fruit nectars, and large quantities of fresh fruits vegetables: include, potatoes, peas, corn in your diet. Meat, poultry, fish, dry beans, eggs, and nuts: beef, pork, lamb, poultry, salmon, omelets, nuts, peanut butter, kidney beans, chickpeas will help you gain weight. Include dairy products like milk, yogurt, and cheese: milk, fruited yogurts, hard cheeses, ice cream, puddings, custards, milkshakes. -nuts and seeds make a healthy option for snacks. -roasted channas and peanuts are good -peanut butter on the sandwiches are a great mid-meal choice. -you must know that cereals actually contain some healthy calories. Stay hydrated: drinking plenty of water and other fluids like juices, milk, soups etc, will work in your favour. Do not drink water before a meal and in between the meal as it may make you lose your appetite, thus calorie intake suffers. Sleep: at least 8 hours of sound sleep is a must. Since your body is actually building up muscles, while you rest. Weight gainers have long term side effects.
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My two months old baby s spitting milk a lot after feed. Now a days he s spitting like curd type. Is it normal. After every feed im burping him. But also he s spitting like curd type. Kindly let me know is it normal? How to overcome wth these. Kindly advice.

Pediatrician, Kaithal
My two months old baby s spitting milk a lot after feed. Now a days he s spitting like curd type. Is it normal. After...
As baby is gaining proper weight, it doesn't seem to be a serious issue. Just pat/burp him properly for 10 minutes, then make him lay down in lateral position, means on right side for half an hour. I hope it will be help you. If baby is quite irritable after vomiting and not gaining weight, then you should consult a pediatrician.
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How to get rid of rashes in skin. In which small pimple occurs. And how to remove it.

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Homeopath,
How to get rid of rashes in skin. In which small pimple occurs. And how to remove it.
Dear lybrate user, pimples/ acne vulgaris is a chronic inflammatory skin disease which develops due to blocking of the hair follicles in skin. These blockages occur due to 4 abnormal processes: 1) excess sebum production due to androgens 2) excessive deposition of the protein keratin leading to comedone formation 3) infection of propionibacterium acnes (p. Acnes) bacteria on the hair follicles 4) local release of pro-inflammatory chemicals in the skin. Neither can you stop the overproduction of androgen or keratin protein nor can you stop the release of pro-inflammatory chemicals because all these processes takes place internally in your skin. However you can stop the accumulation of p. Acnes bacteria on your skin by preventing your skin from getting oily. Always keep a handkerchief with you wherever you go outside. You should wipe off the slightest amount of sweat from your face as soon as you perspire on entering your room from outside wash your face with an oil-free, non-moisturizing face wash. Take a low carbohydrate diet. Do some exercise daily. Drink a lots of water to avoid constipation. Avoid pricking the pimples or popping the sebum as it may lead to black pigmentation & permanent scar formation. You can also take homoeopathic calcarea phos 200, 5 drops, thrice daily, in empty stomach also you can apply homoeopathic mother tincture berberis aquifolium q on the dark spots on your skin which are produced after the resolution of the pimples.
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I am facing psoriasis problem only under my foot since last 12 years. I am using Allopathy medicine to control it. I would like to know whether it is fully curable?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Cannot garantee you about allopathic medicine.That once of all if you get cured that it wont happen you back.But its sure that once treated with homoeopathy.It will be gone.
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Sir mujhe bahut dino se cough and cold ki problem hai please koi medicine batao.

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
Sir mujhe bahut dino se cough and cold ki problem hai please koi medicine batao.
Sneezing, sore throat, a stuffy nose, coughing - everyone knows the symptoms of the common cold. It is probably the most common illness. In the course of a year, people in the united states suffer 1 billion colds. What can you do for your cold or cough symptoms? besides drinking plenty of fluids and getting plenty of rest, you may want to take medicines. There are lots of different cold and cough medicines, and they do different things. Nasal decongestants - unclog a stuffy nose...i.e ................ nasal dop/spray.....nasivion Cough suppressants - quiet a cough...................................... syp. Brozedax Expectorants - loosen mucus so you can cough it up.............syp...zeet expectorant Antihistamines - stop runny noses and sneezing.....................tab/syp....levocetirizine Pain relievers - ease fever, headaches, and minor aches and pains.......tab..flucold plus . Here are some other things to keep in mind about cold and cough medicines. Read labels, because many cold and cough medicines contain the same active ingredients. Taking too much of certain pain relievers can lead to serious injury. Do not give cough medicines to children under four, and don't give aspirin to children. Finally, antibiotics won't take.
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I am 19 male. I am very thin and short. L want to strong and tall. What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 19 male. I am very thin and short. L want to strong and tall. What should I do?
Hello, Gaining weight is a slow process which requires patience and dedication! The food what and how you eat, makes the difference! For increasing your weight, concentrate on the below points (if you don’t have any medical condition) which helps in gaining weight in a right way without harming your body. - Consume more healthy fats. Foods containing healthy fats are full of nutrients and also high in calories, making them a great option for weight gain. Foods containing plant fats should be your first option - this includes items such as nuts, seeds, peanut butter, avocados and olive oil. Foods containing healthy animals fats include lean meats and full fat dairy products - although if you have high cholesterol, you should probably stick to low-fat options. -Eat more protein. Good sources of protein include lean meat, fish and poultry, in addition to eggs, whole grains, dairy products and legumes. -Drink more calories. Try drinking a large glass of orange juice in the mornings (along with your normal breakfast). Drink a glass or two of full-cream milk throughout the day. -Have 6 small and frequent meals in a day. -Gain muscle mass. It's a good idea to continue to exercise while you attempt to gain weight the healthy way. Strength training includes working with weights and performing exercises such as squats, deadlifts, bench presses, bicep curls, crunches, chin-ups and leg curls. Just keep in mind that the more you exercise, the more calories you will need to consume to replace those you lost while working out. -Quit smoking. As it suppresses the appetite. -Stay healthy. The most important thing through the entire weight gain process is to stay healthy - eating a balanced diet and continuing to exercise throughout. -Take enough of rest and sleep for rejuvenation of the cells and tissues. -Think Positive which will help you in achieving your target of gaining weight. -Avoid taking unnecessary stress/ tension. Medication: Take Schwabe’s Alfaalfa Tonic and Five Phos. Both thrice daily ½ an hour before meals for 3months. Revert. For height: As height can be gained till 21yrs. Of age in males and 18yrs. In females, so you do have 3yrs. More to grow further! Start taking homoeopathic medicines which are safe to take without any side-effects - Bakson's Hite-Aid and Five Phos. - both thrice daily and Thuja 1M/ one dose once a week - take them for 4 months. Management: Take milk and milk products which contains more calcium. More of protein (for cell multiplication) like pulses, legumes, sprouts, nuts, flaxseeds, non-veg, eggs, etc. Also, don't forget to take green vegetables, yellow veggies and fruits, seasonal fruits, salads, etc. Do skip rope daily, initially 10-20 times later gradually and slowly increase the frequency as per your capacity. Do get indulge in stretch exercises, and sports like basketball, volleyball. Last but not least, do take enough of rest and sleep (which helps in repairing of cells and cell rejuvenation). Get back to me after 4 months for further guidance. All the Best!
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I am having persistent constipation problem and if I eat any thing beyond very simple food I get digestive problems. I am a 43 year old working lady. and of late gained weight too. 63 kgs. Help me to control weight and get proper bowel movements thnx in advance.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bangalore
Hello for regular bowel movements amount and fiber and water intake must be improved. Increase the intake of vegetables like cucumber, green leafy vegetables, fruits like watermelon etc. Increase intake of fluids through soups, buttermilk, water, tender coconut water. Do not take more of spices exercise regularly.
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I am 21 years old. I have addicted in smoking since I was 19. What do I do to rid of it.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, take tabacum 200, 5 drops once in a week. Daphne indica 1x, 2 tabs twice daily. Revert me after 1 month.
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I am from kerala. I did odentectomy. Extraction of third molars-3nos and 2 teeth abv them on 6th may & is advised 2 take light food for 3 months. Since lower jaw bone is. Weak and may break. I am a veg. But a bit overweight. 83kg. With a height of 175 cm. With a fatty tummy. I wish to take this also as a step 2 reduce weight. I used 2 ply shuttle badminton. But wil hv 2 stop that also for 3 months. I can only take a morning walk. Please advice a veg diet suitable 4 kerala to reduce weight. By say 10 to 15kg.

PG Diploma in Nutrition & Diabeties, M.Sc. Food & Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ghaziabad
I am from kerala. I did odentectomy. Extraction of third molars-3nos and 2 teeth abv them on 6th may & is advised 2 t...
Lybrate-user you take liquids more like juices coconut water, rasam, light soft khichdi soft rice idli dosa dal, sambhar boiled vegetables payasam etc. Drink lots of water and do yoga and walk regularly.
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I am 20 years old girl. And I don't get my menstrual cycle properly. What should I do?

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Ludhiana
I am 20 years old girl. And I don't get my menstrual cycle properly. What should I do?
Hi, one must start getting regular & proper periods by the age of 20, so if you are still not getting proper periods, you must get done_ 1_ complete blood examination 2_ hormone profile 3_ ultrasound lower abdomen to check uterus & ovaries. Send all reports then I can help you.
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Nowadays I am not sleeping well I am sleeping at 1 am. Give me some tips for better Sleep. I want to sleep 8 hours. What I have to do before going bed? Even I am working in software kind of field. So, tell me how can get rid off?

PGD IN ULTRAASONOGRAPHY, Non invasive cardiology course, MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Narnaul
Nowadays I am not sleeping well
I am sleeping at 1 am.
Give me some tips for better Sleep.
I want to sleep 8 hours.
W...
Common causes of insomnia Sometimes, insomnia only lasts a few days and goes away on its own, especially when the insomnia is tied to an obvious temporary cause, such as stress over an upcoming presentation or a painful breakup. Chronic insomnia, however, is usually tied to an underlying psychological or medical issue. Psychological problems and emotional distress. Anxiety and depression are two of the most common causes of chronic insomnia. Other common emotional and psychological causes include chronic or significant life stress, anger, worry, grief, bipolar disorder, and trauma. Medical problems or illness. Many medical conditions and diseases can contribute to insomnia, including asthma, allergies, Parkinson’s disease, hyperthyroidism, acid reflux, kidney disease, and cancer. Chronic pain is also a very common cause of insomnia. Medications. Many prescription drugs can interfere with sleep, including antidepressants, stimulants for ADHD, corticosteroids, thyroid hormone, high blood pressure medications, and some contraceptives. Common over-the-counter culprits include cold and flu medications that contain alcohol, pain relievers that contain caffeine (Midol, Excedrin), diuretics, and slimming pills. Sleep disorders. Insomnia is itself a sleep disorder, but it can also be a symptom of other sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, and circadian rhythm disturbances tied to jet lag or late-night shift work. Causes of insomnia you may overlook (and that are within your power to change!) It’s important to identify all possible causes of your insomnia, including things you’re doing during the day or leading up to bedtime that interfere with quality sleep. Is your sleep environment noisy, too bright, or not very comfortable? Do you watch TV, play video games, or use a computer, tablet or smartphone in bed? Do you drink caffeinated beverages (coffee, tea, soda) within eight hours of bed? Do you keep an irregular sleep schedule? Do you exercise or eat late in the evening? Do you use alcohol to fall asleep? Insomnia cures and treatments: Changing habits that disrupt sleep If medical or emotional problems are contributing to your insomnia, treating them first is essential. But you also need to look at daytime habits and bedtime routines that contribute to sleeplessness. Using a sleep diary to identify insomnia-inducing habits Some habits are so ingrained that you may overlook them as a possible contributor to your insomnia. Maybe your Starbucks habit affects your sleep more than you realize. Or maybe you’ve never made the connection between your late-night TV viewing or Internet surfing and your sleep difficulties. Keeping a sleep diary is a helpful way to pinpoint habits and behaviors contributing to your insomnia. Adopting new habits to help you sleep Stick to a regular sleep schedule. Support your biological clock by going to bed and getting up at the same time every day, including weekends. Avoid naps. Napping during the day can make it more difficult to sleep at night. If you feel like you have to take a nap, limit it to 30 minutes before 3 p.m. Limit caffeine, alcohol, and nicotine. Stop drinking caffeinated beverages at least eight hours before bed. While alcohol can make you feel sleepy, it interferes with the quality of your sleep, and nicotine is a stimulant. Avoid late meals. Try to avoid heavy, rich foods within two hours of bed. Fatty foods can take a lot of work for your stomach to digest and spicy or acidic foods can cause heartburn. Get regular exercise. Regular exercise can improve the symptoms of insomnia, but it’s not a quick fix. It takes several months to feel the full effects. Aim for 30 minutes or more of activity on most days—but not too close to bedtime. Develop a better bedtime routine It’s not just what you do during the day that affects the quality of your sleep, but also those things you do to prepare your mind and body for sleep. Make sure your bedroom is quiet, dark, and cool. Noise, light, and heat can interfere with sleep. Try using a sound machine or earplugs to hide outside noise, an open window or fan to keep the room cool, and blackout curtains or a sleep mask to block out light. Avoid stimulating activity and stressful situations before bedtime. This includes vigorous exercise, big discussions or arguments, or catching up on work. Instead, focus on quiet, soothing activities, such as reading, knitting, or listening to soft music, while keeping lights low. Turn off screens one hour before bedtime. The light emitted from TV, tablets, smartphones, and computers suppresses your body’s production of melatonin and can severely disrupt your sleep. Instead of emailing, texting, watching TV, or playing video games, try listening to a book on tape, a podcast, or reading by a soft light. Coping with shift work Working nights or irregular shifts can disrupt your sleep schedule. You may be able to limit the adverse impact with these tips: Adjust your sleep-wake cycle by exposing yourself to bright light when you wake up at night, using bright lamps or daylight-simulation bulbs in your workplace, and then wearing dark glasses on your journey home to block out sunlight and encourage sleepiness. Limit the number of night or irregular shifts you work in a row to prevent sleep deprivation mounting up. Avoid frequently rotating shifts so you can maintain the same sleep schedule. Eliminate noise and light from your bedroom during the day. Use blackout curtains or a sleep mask, turn off the phone, and use ear plugs or a soothing sound machine to block out daytime noise. Insomnia cures and treatments: Neutralize sleep anxieties The more trouble you have with sleep, the more it starts to invade your thoughts. You may dread going to sleep because you’re going to toss and turn for hours or be up at 2 a.m. Again. Or maybe you’re worried because you have a big day tomorrow, and if you don’t get a solid eight hours, you’re sure to blow it. But agonizing about sleep only makes insomnia worse. Worrying floods your body with adrenaline, and before you know it, you’re wide-awake. Learn to associate your bed with sleeping, not sleeplessness Use the bedroom only for sleeping and sex. Don’t work, read, watch TV, or use your computer in bed or the bedroom. The goal is to associate the bedroom with sleep alone, so that your brain and body get a strong signal that it’s time to nod off when you get in bed. Get out of bed when you can’t sleep. Don’t try to force yourself to sleep. Tossing and turning only amps up the anxiety. Get up, leave the bedroom, and do something relaxing, such as reading, drinking a warm cup of caffeine-free tea, taking a bath, or listening to soothing music. When you’re sleepy, go back to bed. Move bedroom clocks out of view. Anxiously watching the minutes tick by when you can’t sleep—knowing that you’re going to be exhausted when the alarm goes off—is a surefire recipe for insomnia. You can use an alarm, but make sure you can’t see the time when you’re in bed. It’s also helpful to challenge the negative attitudes about sleep and your insomnia problem that you’ve developed over time. Challenging self-defeating thoughts that fuel insomnia Self-defeating thoughtSleep-promoting comeback Unrealistic expectations: I should be able to sleep well every night like a normal person. Lots of people struggle with sleep from time to time. I will be able to sleep with practice. Exaggeration: It’s the same every single night, another night of sleepless misery. Not every night is the same. Some nights I do sleep better than others. Catastrophizing: If I don’t get some sleep, I’ll tank my presentation and jeopardize my job. I can get through the presentation even if I’m tired. I can still rest and relax tonight, even if I can’t sleep. Hopelessness: I’m never going to be able to sleep well. It’s out of my control. Insomnia can be cured. If I stop worrying so much and focus on positive solutions, I can beat it. Fortune telling: It’s going to take me at least an hour to get to sleep tonight. I just know it. I don’t know what will happen tonight. Maybe I’ll get to sleep quickly if I use the strategies I’ve learned. Insomnia cures and treatments: Tackle daytime stress and worries Residual stress, worry, and anger from your day can make it difficult to fall asleep as night. Get help with stress management. If the stress of managing work, family, or school is keeping you awake at night, learning how to handle stress in a productive way and to maintain a calm, positive outlook can help you sleep better at night. Talk over your worries during the day with a friend or loved one. Talking face to face with someone who cares about you is a great way to relieve stress and stop you rehashing worries when it’s time to sleep. The person doesn’t need to be able to fix your problems, but just needs to be an attentive, nonjudgmental listener. Harnessing your body's relaxation response If you feel wound up much of the time and unable to let go of stress at the end of the day, you may benefit from relaxation techniques such as meditation, yoga, and deep breathing. Not only do relaxation techniques help you quiet your mind and relieve tension in the body, but they also help you fall asleep faster and get back to sleep more quickly if you wake up in the middle of the night. Some popular smartphone apps can help guide you through the different relaxation methods, or you can follow these techniques: Abdominal breathing. Breathing deeply and fully, involving not only the chest, but also the belly, lower back, and ribcage, can help relaxation. Close your eyes and take deep, slow breaths, making each breath even deeper than the last. Breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth. Progressive muscle relaxation. Make yourself comfortable. Starting with your feet, tense the muscles as tightly as you can. Hold for a count of 10, and then relax. Continue to do this for every muscle group in your body, working your way up from your feet to the top of your head. Mindfulness meditation. Sit quietly and focus on your natural breathing and on the way your body feels in the moment. Allow thoughts and emotions to come and go without judgment, always returning to focus on breath and your body. It takes regular practice to learn these techniques and harness their stress-relieving power. But the benefits can be huge. You can do them as part of your bedtime routine, when you are lying down preparing for sleep, and if you wake up in the middle of the night. Insomnia cures and treatments: Getting back to sleep if you wake up While it’s normal to wake briefly during the night, if you’re having trouble falling back to sleep, the following tips may help. Stay out of your head. The key to getting back to sleep is continuing to cue your body for sleep. Hard as it may be, try not to stress over your inability to fall asleep again, because that only encourages your body to stay awake. A good way to stay out of your head is to focus on the feelings and sensations in your body or to practice breathing exercises. Take a breath in, then breathe out slowly while saying or thinking the word, “Ahhh.” Take another breath and repeat. Make relaxation (not sleep) your goal. If you find it hard to fall back asleep, try a relaxation technique such as visualization, progressive muscle relaxation, or meditation, which can be done without even getting out of bed. Remind yourself that although they’re not a replacement for sleep, rest and relaxation still help rejuvenate your body. Do a quiet, non-stimulating activity. If you’ve been awake for more than 15 minutes, get out of bed and do a quiet, non-stimulating activity, such as reading a book. Keep the lights dim so as not to cue your body clock to wake up. Avoid using electronic screens of any kind as the light they emit stimulates the brain. Postpone worrying and brainstorming. If you wake at night feeling anxious about something, make a brief note of it on paper and postpone worrying about it until the next day when it will be easier to resolve. Similarly, if a great idea is keeping you awake, make a note of it and postpone thinking more about it until morning. Insomnia cures and treatments: Sleep aids and sleeping pills When you’re tossing and turning at night, it can be tempting to pop a pill for relief. However, no sleeping pill will cure the underlying cause of your insomnia, and some can even make the problem worse in the long run. Dietary supplements for insomnia There are many herbal supplements marketed for their sleep-promoting effects. Some remedies, such as lemon balm or chamomile tea, are generally harmless, while others can have side effects and interfere with other medications and vitamins you’re taking. Two supplements for insomnia that are considered to be safe and effective are melatonin and valerian. Melatonin is a naturally occurring hormone that your body produces at night. Melatonin supplements may be effective for short-term use, especially in reducing jet lag. However, there are potential side effects, including next-day drowsiness. Valerian is an herb with mild sedative effects that may help you sleep better. However, the quality of valerian supplements varies widely. Over the counter (OTC) sleep aids The main ingredient in over-the-counter (OTC) sleeping pills is an antihistamine, generally taken for allergies, hay fever, and cold symptoms. Sleep experts generally advise against their use because of side effects, questions about their effectiveness, and lack of information about their safety over the long term. Prescription sleeping pills for insomnia Prescription sleep medications may provide temporary relief, but can have serious side effects and make insomnia worse in the long run. It’s best to use medication only as a last resort, and then, only on a very limited, as-needed basis. Evidence shows that lifestyle and behavioral changes make the largest and most lasting difference when it comes to insomnia. When to seek professional insomnia treatment If you’ve tried the insomnia self-help strategies above and are still having trouble getting the sleep you need, a doctor or sleep disorder specialist may be able to help. Seek professional help for insomnia if: Your insomnia doesn’t respond to self-help Your insomnia is causing major problems at home, work, or school You’re experiencing scary symptoms like chest pain or shortness of breath Your insomnia occurs almost every night and is getting worse Bring a sleep diary with you. Your doctor may be able to diagnose an illness or sleep disorder that's causing your insomnia, or refer you to a sleep specialist or cognitive behavioral therapist. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for insomnia CBT is aimed at breaking the cycle of insomnia. Poor sleep tends to lead to stress and anxious thoughts about not being able to sleep. This in turn leads to stress and tension, which leads to poor sleeping habits, such as the use of sleeping pills. This leads to worsening insomnia and so on. The Vicious Cycle of Insomnia insomniacycle In addition to improving sleep habits, CBT is aimed at changing thoughts and feelings about sleep that may be causing stress and contributing to your insomnia. A therapist may also recommend sleep restriction therapy, whereby you initially shorten your sleep time. The idea is that by limiting the time you spend in bed to the number of hours you actually sleep, say from 1 a.m. To 6 a.m. You'll spend less time awake and more time asleep. As your sleep efficiency increases you'll gradually start going to bed earlier and getting up later until you reach your optimum sleep schedule.
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I am 26 year old And I have to knoe that how to fit and maintained the our fitness.

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Hi lybrate user firstly, start doing surya namaskar in morning and start eating triphla chooran (natural medicine) in morning empty stomach with luke warm water. Start a fruit dieting every alternative day, means you have to eat fruits every alternative days & normal fruit every other alternative days. Avoid late night dinners and try to eat nothing after sunset. Sit in vajrasana after every meal you eat for 10 minutes. Walk atleast 30 min in morning.
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Dear Doctor I am Carrying with 8th month pregnancy and in 7th month I done with scanning. In Scanning EDD is 06/03/2017. Now I have query that delivery will going to happen in What EDD date was given? And I am working lady still how many days I can continue working. Can I work till FEB mid days. Please let me know the details. I am so thankful if I got answer.

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Dear Doctor I am Carrying with 8th month pregnancy and in 7th month I done with scanning. In Scanning EDD is 06/03/20...
Hi Delivery usually occurs one week +/- of EDD. You can work till your delivery date if you don't have any problem.
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I am having pain in my leg from last 2 days. so, what should I do?
Try this for joint pains try this. Identify the mid point between the ankle bone and tendons and give pressure with a blunt edge on either side of your foot for 2 minutes. Also give pressure in the web between 2nd and 3rd finger from your toe for 2 minutes. Finally give a good massage for both feet in hot water. Identify the dipping portion on the back of your knee folding. Press this dip with both middle fingers and hold your knee with your thumbs for support. Please swing 20 times morning and evenings. This will relieve your problem. Consult after 10 days.
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