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Dr. Ms. Devika Malik

Psychologist, Gurgaon

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Dr. Ms. Devika Malik Psychologist, Gurgaon
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Dr. Ms. Devika Malik is a popular Psychologist in Sector-31, Gurgaon. He is currently associated with Aadya Health Care in Sector-31, Gurgaon. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ms. Devika Malik on Lybrate.com.

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My board exams are approaching for which I would like to get up early at 3 am and sleep at 11 am. Is it okay to do so? Will it affect my memory

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. Welcome to lybrate. A humn body needs seven hours of sleep in a day. You should not study without proper sleep pttrns. Take care.
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Postpartum Stress - How Homeopathy Can Manage it

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Postpartum Stress - How Homeopathy Can Manage it

Amid this exceptional time of Post partum when the body is exploring such a variety of changes, ladies regularly encounter migraines, fatigue, issues with nursing, and emotional episodes. Some of these homeopathic cures are entirely basic and can astonish in getting you through the knocks that can happen baby blues.

  1. Pulsatilla: Pulsatilla is produced using the wind-flower. It is a homeopathic solution for the touchy mother. She is regularly sad, gentle (however persistent in some ways), and now and again bashful. Pulsatilla can be entirely tender and regularly needs to be consoled by her accomplice that she is cherished at times to the point of being requesting. She can feel effectively pitiful, alone, or relinquished when she can't get this consolation. Pulsatilla can be resigned and need to please others.
  2. Phytolacca: Phytolacca is a plant also called pokeweed. Its fundamental activity is in recuperating Mastitis and I have seen it rapidly and viably help numerous ladies with both analyzed and undiscovered symptoms. What's more, this helpful cure is incredible for nursing challenges due to yeast, torment in the nipples, or split nipples. Phytolacca can be dreadful with a propensity to envision that she is going to kick the bucket when physical symptoms go ahead. She is regularly black out or woozy while getting up.
  3. Sepia: This homeopathic cure, made of the ink of the cuttlefish, is ideal for the depleted mother who is overwhelmed to the point that she truly simply needs to be allowed to sit unbothered. She is normally depleted, however her vitality unmistakably enhances from activity. Sepia is drained and drawn, regularly with a yellowish paleness to the skin, particularly the face.
  4. Caulophyllum: This is the homeopathic arrangement of Blue Cohosh, a plant identified with Berberis. It's an extraordinary solution for have amid pregnancy, amid and after work, and baby blues. It can likewise be useful if comparative symptoms are available amid lactation. There is an apprehension and edginess on the mental and enthusiastic level. Caulophyllum is cold, extremely eager, and parched.

Amid work, menses or straightforwardly baby blues there are inconsistent, shooting or meandering torments. The torments can feel unendurable, with nausea and retching. Amid work, the torments are irregular, sharp and crampy. Caulophyllum feels inside shortcoming, weariness and debility after labor, amid pregnancy and menses. The torments amid work are powerless and frequently unpredictable, bringing about little movement. After-agonies are intolerable after a long and debilitating work. The lochia is abundant and delayed.

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I does not have concentration power so what I do?

SLE, FELLOWSHIP IN DIABETOLOGY, DIPLOMA IN PSYCHOLOGY MENTAL HEALTH AND ILLNESS, PLAB (MANCHESTOR, UK), FAGE, MBBS
General Physician,
I does not have concentration power so what I do?
Thanks for your query. Please meditate for atleast 1 hour daily as it will help you. Please feel free to ask me a private question.
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I am feeling very depressed I can't even trust my family. I am feeling hopeless regarding my future I am not able to c any hope coz I hate my family.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am feeling very depressed I can't even trust my family. I am feeling hopeless regarding my future I am not able to ...
It appears like issues with your family have triggered the depression. I suggest that you get some professional help to sort both the family issues and your personal issues with them. Not being able to trust your own family speaks volumes about some serious developments probably for a long time. Surely there may be some senior extended family member who can be of some assistance. For your own depression I suggest some of the following measures: 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, if possible. 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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Which foods can I take for High BP and for maintaining good heart and Brain? Can I practice Yoga, Pranayama and light exercise? I am 24 and suffering from Cervical, high bp and anxiety problems.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Tirunelveli
Which foods can I take for High BP and for maintaining good heart and Brain?
Can I practice Yoga, Pranayama and light...
Dear friend, Don't add oil food to high state and take vegetarian food maximum. Do any one first and if possible go for light exercise Keep practicing to take everything cool. Every depression related problems will come to an end Be happy.
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Dear Sir, I am doing chartered accountants course in Chennai. I am not yet completed my inter label, due to my family problem and my age is now 26. Now my family is fine & my elder brother giving money for my study. But when I am reading, to my mind past problem of my & my family coming. I am feeling emotional & why not yet completed my inter label making me and my mind weak and again my hostel siner boys talling me, why are you not going for a job. But I want to study. Please help me how to forget all & concentrate on my study as my exam is starting in may 3rd 2015. Thank you.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I think that your hostel friends are giving you good advice. If you are not able to concentrate and you keep thinking of the past and the family situation, then it is better for you to work somewhere. At work you will be compelled to concentrate on the job. Sometimes it is better to take a break from your studies due to the distractions you experience. You can still do your inter, by studying in the evening. You may also go for tutorials, which will aid you in studying. This will entail some costs for which you need to work. Do not waste your brother?s hard-earned money, if you are not doing justice to it. There are a lot of youngsters who work and study. I think you need help in your studies, if not from tutorials, ask some of your friends to help. You may have a mind block that is hampering concentration.
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Taking etizolam 0.5 from last one year for anxiety problem. Now want to stop medicine. Please help.

M. D. Psychiatry, Diploma in Psychological Medicine-DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist,
Taking etizolam 0.5 from last one year for anxiety problem. Now want to stop medicine. Please help.
Hello lybrate-user tks for your query. Etizolam is usually used as short term measure to decrease anxiety but since you have been taking for a year now you may try decreasing etizolam to half and then gradually stopping it. However if anxiety symptoms return then it requires thorough assessment.
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I had an severe road accident on 27th February 2016. After the accident I was admitted in the hospital for 8 days. My all wounds were sutured by surgeon. At that time I was not being able to speak at all. My voice was not clear at all. Doctors said I have swelling in my throat as I had deep cut on my neck. Now it's been more than two month and my voice is still not sound proper. I can't speak loud. I can't talk too much. I can't talk on public place as my voice is so soft. Doctors what do I do.

D.N.B, D.L.O
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Bangalore
I had an severe road accident on 27th February 2016. After the accident I was admitted in the hospital for 8 days. My...
Hi firstly get a flexible laryngoscopy done to look for the condition of your voice box. Depending on that doctor would be able to tell you why your voice has become feeble. No medications will help for this problem. And if you had accident that might have injured tissues in the neck will take sone time for it to heal. Do consult a speech therapist after the ent consultation. Take care.
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My daughter plays tennis, she is 12 years & since 3 years playing. Some how she looses to equivalent level players in crucial matches, though her playing is decently ok! I feel she need some mental toughness! How to make her strong mentally?

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
If she's winning and losing some crucial matches then it's ok because it is normal to lose and win. She will learn to tolerate defeat and realise her mistake and learn how to better herself next time. However if she only loses in the crucial matches then it is an area of concern. You would need to understand her fears about winning and any other beliefs that are holding her back from victory. Please help her to believe that she deserves to win and enjoy the glory. Show her your support that you are backing her and there for her when she is doing her best. Children need to know that they are acceptable in which ever way they are and their parents and friends will be there for them when their life is going through changes. A counsellor will be able to help her understand herself better and overcome whatever is stopping her from being victorious.
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Hi I wanna know 1 thing and that is .is it compulsory that if someone can not be able to distinguish differences between reality and fantasy then he is suffering from any psychotic disease or is it can be the symptom of any psychological disease?

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Hi I wanna know 1 thing and that is .is it compulsory that if someone can not be able to distinguish differences betw...
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops. Try to buy original medicines. Mix 3 drops of Aspen.+ 3 drops of Mimulus + 3 drops of white chestnut + 3 drops of Cherry plum.+ 3 drops of Clematis. Mix these with 100 ml water and drink it every morning and night.(same dose) on empty stomach. If problem continues consult me online.
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My love left me alone and chose his own path. But I am mad about him. Not even a second I can stop thinking of him. I keep crying all the time. How to forget him.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
My love left me alone and chose his own path. But I am mad about him. Not even a second I can stop thinking of him. I...
You seem to have invested a lot of time and emotion in this relationship which is why you are going through this agony. Also loving a person doesn't mean that you will get to spend your life with them. People will come and go but will you keep falling apart or will you take charge of your life? a deeper understanding of why this happened and how you can avoid such things later could help you to put this relationship behind you. Don't try to forget it because it'll cause you more agony. Learning from this breakup is one way forward. Also your life is in your hands. You will become what you make of it.
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From few months I think that I'm unable to remember whatever I try to memorize in any subjects like maths, physics, and chemistry, so I wanted to know that is it natural or any problem so please help me out.

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, welcome to lybrate. At your age, memory problems like amnesia, dementia or alzheimer's are not common. Many young people do complain having problems with memory. These problems are due to either they are too busy or due to anxiety and stress. Busy people use organizers or employ a personal assistant because they can't remember every task. You need to understand this. If you still say, you are having memory problems, we need to check your memory using memory test. Take care.
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I have muscle twitching over medial side of thigh and over thumb, and burning sensation over back and limbs since 3 months. Is this related to anxiety, how to get relieved from this?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I have muscle twitching over medial side of thigh and over thumb, and burning sensation over back and limbs since 3 m...
Hi apply pranacharya restopain oil or prasarini oil on your affected part then give hot fomentation. Take maha rasnadi kwath 2-2 tsf twice a day. And agni tundi vati and maha yograj guggul 1-1 tab twice a day.
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Hello doctor, I have some strange feeling of guilty,I keep thinking that I made a mistake which cannot be corrected , so this feeling is killing me inside, I keep thinking about this all the time. Can you suggest me what I should do to get rid of this and lead a normal life?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
It looks like you are having a particular situation induced guilt. It can be made better by taking counselling. If it is not any situation induced one then it could be obsession. To differentiate you can take professional help.
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Jab main medicine chhod deti hu to fir se anxiety start ho jati hai. Daily routine k kaam me bhi man ni lagta Dob enter karne me error hai 37 age hai.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
Jab main medicine chhod deti hu to fir se anxiety start ho jati hai. Daily routine k kaam me bhi man ni lagta
Dob ent...
Dear lybrate user, you appear sad. There must be some reason why you are feeling like this at the age of 37 years. I think, probably you have become dependent on your medicines. You will need conscious efforts to taper it down after consulting your doctor. It will be very helpful if you start counselling sessions along with medication. The counsellor will help you to understand the root cause of your anxiety and then will help you to modify your thoughts and behaviour. This will reduce your anxiety. Once this is done, your doctor and your counsellor together can help you to get rid of medicines. All the best.
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Because of mental stress I over eat painkillers cycolplm paracetamol any time any amount now about 8 o'clock I feel like taking medicine is it a addiction I feel like to have fast fast otherwise will die.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
Because of mental stress I over eat painkillers cycolplm paracetamol any time any amount now about 8 o'clock I feel l...
As per your concern I would suggest you to do following remedy 1. Cut, de-seed and crush 4-5 Indian gooseberries to paste 2. Press this paste on a sieve and extract the juice 3. Take 2 tsp of this Indian gooseberry juice 4. Add ½ tsp nutmeg powder 5. Mix well 6. Drink 2 times a day This is very helpful Your problem is permanently cure by ayurvedic treatment.
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Hi, 25age, consuming alcohol last 6 years, nowadays little avoiding the alcohol, means instead of daily I'm having 2 days in a week, problem is shivering my hands little nowadays. Please suggest I will do, really scared.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am so glad to hear that you have reduced drinking so much as before. But this is not enough because in time you will again start consuming like before. The hand tremors are a withdrawal effect of suddenly stopping. If you think that you will find it very difficult, then admit yourself to a hospital and go for de-addiction: which normally lasts for about two weeks. Then follow that up with addiction counseling from a professional for at least three years to completely get rid of the habit. If this is also not enough, then admit yourself into a de-addiction center and stay there for at least 6 months and after that attend counseling with a professional. There are medicines that help with the drinking just to ease the initial craving. Ultimately, it is your will power and the support that you receive from the medical fraternity and your close and dear ones. You must also learn to substitute and deal with the oral need, a rigid value system, the script issue, and of course look at all the genetic factors to plan a strategy not to get into what is called ‘cross addictions’ i.e. another form of addiction that may appear alright but is in fact as bad as the primary addiction. The center or hospital and the counselor will advise and guide you on several measures and precautions you will need to take to stay with your resolve. Even after the rehabilitation you must attend AA meetings and continue this support for a long time.
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I hve a problem of watching porns 3 times daily. Due to this memory pressurized. Wht to 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, welcome to lybrate. Watching porn is never unhealthy in direct terms. But indirectly it could harm your intellects. This also shows that you do not have any serious things to do. You can make your mind to be always positive by engaging in creative activities, hobbies, games and passionate towards whatever you do. Thereby you can reduce your stress and tension also. Once you can do this, loss of proper sleep and stress also can be made normal. Take care.
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My son 2 years old who is not having regular food properly, we need to force him to have and he cries a lot to have his food. What is the best way to feed him. Need advice

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Do not force feed that will make him irritable stop giving biscuits and other high caloric eats.Check for constipation and give plenty of water refrain from processed cheese etc too
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I have an problem during sex because of getting smoke in every day of gudang garam. Can you please told me the solution from recover it. Too getting future life enjoyed.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
YOu stop smoking. Only by using strong will power and avoiding all situations where you feel like smoking, chewing tobacco or drinking or using drugs/ weed, avoiding friends who smoke and diverting mind by reading or chewing a gum, like NICORETTE and taking a walk when you crave for a smoke can all help. You can chew Nicorette gum which is nicotine replacement. There are medicines available. Which can be prescribed if asked personally Cigarette smoking is a leading preventable cause of mortality. It kills more than 60 lakh people worldwide every year. More than 50% of regular smokers would invariably die from tobacco-related illnesses which includes heart attack, cancer or asthmatic lung diseases. Best age to stop smoking is before 40 31st May is “World No Tobacco Day” Quitting smoking before the age of 40 is associated with larger decline in premature death than stopping it at a later date. Best age therefore to stop smoking is before 40. However, stopping smoking even after the age of 50 is still associated with lower risk of death as compared to those who continue to smoke. Even in smokers aged 80 years or more, quitting smoking appears to reduce some mortality.
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