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Dr. Priya Agrawal

Masters in Clinical Psychology

Psychologist, Gurgaon

10 Years Experience  ·  750 at clinic
Dr. Priya Agrawal Masters in Clinical Psychology Psychologist, Gurgaon
10 Years Experience  ·  750 at clinic
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Dr. Priya Agrawal is a trusted Psychologist in Sohna, Gurgaon. She has helped numerous patients in her 10 years of experience as a Psychologist. She is a qualified Masters in Clinical Psychology . She is currently associated with Cognitive Care The counselling and Psychology Centre in Sohna, Gurgaon. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Priya Agrawal on Lybrate.com.

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Masters in Clinical Psychology - SNDT Women's University, Mumbai, - 2007
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Honorary Member of Nepal Mental Health Foundation

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Hi, I am 34 years old male, having stammering, but got worse in last 3-4 years, when speak, face expressions get worse, want cure immediately with fluency. Please help. Staying in gurgaon. Want free or affordable hospital. What about TISA? Thanks.

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Audiologist, Delhi
you required to take assessment proper good speech therapist and then speech therapy regularly some exercise you required as breathing control and standing front of mirror slowly reading story and some word you notice that which word you stammering then these word practice slowly reading.
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My friend used to smoke cigarettes like a lot. And now he's vomiting blood like a lot.

MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Bangalore
My friend used to smoke cigarettes like a lot.
And now he's vomiting blood like a lot.
Let him do some tests like ultra sound abdomen and endoscopy and sputum test. come back with reports
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Creating an Aura of Calmness: Women and Stress Management

Partners in Health
Multi Speciality, Gurgaon
Creating an Aura of Calmness: Women and Stress Management

Even after putting her best in her family, Radha's husband was shouting at her again, her children were again complaining about the food, her mother-in-law about her joint pains and even when she had a million issues on her mind, the one bothering her most was her board presentation scheduled tomorrow in office.

Tired, exhausted and challenged she smiled remembering her mother's words-

'They say it's difficult to be a woman! You need to think like a man, act like a lady, and look like a girl and work like a horse.'

From an amoeba to higher species four aspects are common-Nutrition, Reproduction, Excretion and the fourth one is Stress. Working professional or a home maker, a woman's plate is always full with multiple projects and a huge list of things to do. Cooking, washing, cleaning, picking & dropping kids, homework, spouse attention, extended family, social obligations, and dependency on maids, over demanding workplace, sometimes obnoxious co-workers, and long commuting hours are facets that bother every woman today.

All these activities and stressing situations are disturbing. The human mind is not conditioned to handle so much. The result is emotional disturbance- anxiety, energy drain and undue stress.

We need to understand that we have the power to be happy, stress free, peaceful and only we can help ourselves. Hence it's important to take charge of situations causing stress. We should try to go easy on ourselves and accept the following:

We are not Durga or an Octopus with multiple hands: We need to understand our limitations and should not stretch ourselves. We can always ask for help from others. Sometimes people around us are just unaware about our needs. We should ask our family, friends, co-workers for help bluntly, rather expecting them to read our mind.

Don't try to control the uncontrollable:  We should not get tense unnecessarily when something happens unplanned and hampers your schedule. We need to accept facts -we can't change the weather, situations, how others behave. The best way is to relax and accept situations and re-plan your day.

Don't be a perfectionist: Expecting perfection from others adds on to our stress.  Not everyone can be organised like you. Your maid might not be able keep your home spotless, your daughter's hand writing could be as poor as the girl you hated in your class, and your co-worker might not be good in MS Excel. A perfectionist cannot delegate work. Be easy on yourself and on others. Most importantly don't nag people about issues; it can make them feel suffocated.

Self-compassion: Be compassionate with yourself too. Don't feel pressure to perform every time. Don't try to put extra efforts beyond your limit to please others. Give some room to others to make mistakes- after all people learn from them.

Stay on schedule: An organised approach to handle tasks always gives a pleasure of accomplishment and it's very important to design a balanced routine and stick to it. A 'Me Time' is very important when you budget your day.

Simplicity reduces stress:  Keeping less stuff helps us to manage and organise things better. Don't buy or store things you don't need.

Take care of your health: Our mind, body and soul are inseparable. Taking care of your health, practicing yoga, and exercising, eating a healthy diet is important to fuel better emotional well-being.

Tears are not sign of weakness! Don't feel guilty: Yeah! Shedding tears does not make you weak.  Don't feel miserable for being sensitive. Express yourself openly!

Be assertive in communication style: We can always put across our points assertively without sounding irritated, frustrated or angry. It's important to put your thoughts and difference of opinion constructively.

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Sir, I Lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time Please help me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
Sir, I Lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time
Ple...
Drakshadi kashayam. 15 ml mix with 60 ml water and take two times daily. Manasamithram tab mix with milk and take at night aswagandaristam 25 ml two times.
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D.P.M(psychiatry) [Diploma in Psychological medicine] , MBBS
Psychiatrist, Jalna
If you suffer from these symptoms, it could be depression.
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Marriage Relationship - Tips To Manage It!

Ph.D - Psychology, M.Phil - Clinical Psychology, MA - Psychology
Psychologist, Chennai
Marriage Relationship - Tips To Manage It!

Every married couple undergoes relationship troubles, but these troubles should not linger for a long time otherwise you might end up facing dreadful consequences. If you want to save your married life by maintaining a smooth relation with your partner, then you have to look for the best solutions that can resolve marital issues.

How to manage marital relationships?

  1. Maintaining trust: Since trust is the base of every relationship, therefore you should make special effort in maintaining the same. Unresolved issues should be resolved quickly and there should be transparent communication between the married couples. Some of the special qualities that should be maintained in order to maintain trust within a marital relationship in long run are being on time, consistency, being sensitive towards feelings, avoiding lies, sharing feelings, respecting partner's feelings, avoiding jealousy and others.
  2. Healthy communication: If the problems remain unresolved, then more and more conflicts will be invited. Have open discussions and clear up your points so that confusions can be eliminated. If you make efforts in understanding the real causes, then only the problems can be resolved. You need to put yourself in the shoes of the partner and understand where the person is coming from. Most conflicts occur because we only see our view points and not that of others.
  3. Giving time to the relationship: You can maintain your marital relationship in a healthy state only by considering the married life as the prior issue. Keep your marriage above every other social thing and then only relationship can be made secured. Give time for repairing all dubs and defects of your relationship. In this case, you can also take the help of any expert counsellor. Spend some quality time with each other so that the warmth of your relationship can be maintained.
  4. Tackling monetary problems: Do not allow any conflict to come into your relationship just because of a pathetic financial condition. It is important for both the partners to put-in efforts in saving money so that monthly expenses can be kept under strict control. A perfect budget needs to be scheduled so that financial strength can be restored. If you are incapable of catering financial support, support your partner at least mentally so that he can come out of the financial trouble as soon as possible.
  5. Maintain a happy sexual life: Create a proper schedule for lovemaking in order to maintain a healthy sex life. You should try to know the sexual needs of your partner so that you can fulfil the expectations. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Psychologist.
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Depression - 7 Easy Homeopathic Remedies that Help Combat it

DHMS, DI.HOM
Homeopath, Delhi
Depression - 7 Easy Homeopathic Remedies that Help Combat it

Are you suffering from depression? Is it hampering your daily life and activities? Depression is a mental health condition, which is very common in people of all ages around the world. It is a serious medical condition which may occur for several reasons, depending from person to person. Depression should be treated effectively for restoring a healthy state of mind. Among the various modes of depression management, homeopathy is considered to be an effective remedy.

Here is a list of the top homeopathic medicines which are used for tackling depression, along with the symptoms when they are applied:

  1. Arsenicum album: This is an ideal homeopathic medicine for people who worry excessively. It is used in people who are extremely health obsessed. Such people get depressed about failing to reach personal goals in life. The symptoms of such a patient suffering from depression tend to worsen in cold weather, as pain sensitivity increases.
  2. Aurum metallicum: This medicine is effective for workaholic people who have a tendency to feel worthless, despaired and experience suicidal thoughts after failing to achieve personal and professional goals. The symptoms worsen during the night time and during cold seasons. Calming music is beneficial for easing these patients.
  3. Calcarea carbonica: This homeopathic remedy is commonly used in the case of people who become overwhelmed due to work, worry and physical illness of any kind. The development of fatigue, discouragement, confusion, anxiety and self pity are also indicated in such patients. This medicine is also good for depression patients who suffer from sleep disorders, or sweat profusely.
  4. Causticum: This homeopathic medicine is important for curing depression in people who due intense grief resulting from some kind of major loss. The patient may experience forgetfulness and mental dullness. The patient may tend to cry a lot and becomes extra sympathetic towards others.
  5. Cimicifuga: This effective homeopathic remedy is used for people who suffer from bipolarity. They may be quite energetic and talkative during good times, but during periods of depression, they become gloomy and dull. Neck aches, headaches and painful menstrual periods in women are also likely.
  6. Ignatia amara: This homeopathic medicine is used in the case of people who are very sensitive and tend to suppress their feelings of grief and disappointment. They do not want to seem too much defensive, moody, or vulnerable in the eyes of other people. They may burst into laughter and tears all of a sudden without a proper reason. Abdominal cramps, insomnia, and headaches are other symptoms.
  7. Kali phosphoricum: Another effective homeopathic medicine used in the management of depression is Kali phosphoricum. People who need these medicines feel depression after long periods of emotional stress. Nervousness, exhaustion, insomnia, anemia, increased cold sensitivity, and reduced concentration are experienced. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a homeopath.
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I am 50 years old and I am a Volley ball player still playing for fitness since last one week I have got sever cough in the night and the coughing remains for one hour continuously and one more thing I smoke occasionally i. E 2 to 3 cig a day.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. Do warm saline gurgling 3-4 times daily 2. Take honitus syrup 2tsf thrice daily 3. You may have to take antibiotic along with it if no relief 4. consult me for further advice
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Im 22 years old female im suffering from mental abuse from my own family due to which i m loosing interest in everything that me doing and also me crying at any hr of the day I feel lonely at some point of time and I feel I shud end my life I need help for some medication.

psychologist
Psychologist, Delhi
Im 22 years old female im suffering from mental abuse from my own family due to which i m loosing interest in everyth...
Dear Lybrate user lybrate-userwhen we feel any problem mentally then its really very painful because other than the one who is facing the problem no one can even feel even the 1% of the trauma through which one is suffering. Every single second is painful, In physical sufferings there are many peoples to look after and care but in any type of mental problem only the sufferer has to face every situation. But the end of the life is not any solution ,we get only one life after that we don't know what will happen, what we can do is to live every second of life ,enjoy every moment of life. Lets come to your problem why do you want to end your life? Because some one is abusing you mentally think about it is it really right that some one is not behaving good to you so you want to end your life, tell me one thing if someone is not behaving good to you then what is the fault of your life ,why do you want to end your life. You need medicines along with counselling ,if you need my help you can contact me online I will be glad to help you. This is the time that you should start thinking about yourself, only about yourself ,what do you want to be, what do you want to eat, to do, your career, your friends, your likings etc. Develop some hobby, make some good friends, make yourself busy, if possible you can go to someother place for few days, and with the help of any common relative or any one if possible try to talk to your family and know the problem why they are behaving like this, don't think on this topic ,as much you will think you will get frustrate and will gain nothing, once you become normal then you can analyse the situation and will find the solution But presently you need a break from this situation forget everything for few days and live only for yourself, and this can be possible when you will involve yourself in some other things first start from joining any hobby class and make any good friend with whom you can share everything. Good luck.
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Hi, I am 24 years old, doing md/ms preparation, you have told about memory enancher, it could be used for my preparation. These would cause any dependence. I have only 1 months for my exam, I am spending 18 hrs per day to ready. Which of the herbal memory enancher would be useful and where to buy it.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I will suggest you to not use any medicine to enhance your memory and I will suggest you to do suryanamaskar pranayam daily as per your capacity And plan for a eight hour proper sleep.
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I'm a new gen film maker, and I used to write scripts during night coz, at that time I feel my mind is free and peace of all the emotions and I encourage myself of writing scripts during night till 3 am or 4 am and wake by 9 am. Is waking long and late at night cause any health issues?

BSc
Ayurveda, Ujjain
I'm a new gen film maker, and I used to write scripts during night coz, at that time I feel my mind is free and peace...
Yes on long term it will harm that will effacts digestion problem, constipition,acidity end so on. Batter if you go to early to sleep end gets up 3or 4 am end writes scrips a fresh mind gives more idea. Try it for some time. Take 6 to 8 hours sleep. Dr. Tare.
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I think so much or in other sense I dream so much infact I found my self always busy in thinking either past or future. I am unable to keep myself in present. During studies also after solving 1 question I start thinking some other topic and I waste my hours in that. I tried meditation and yoga also but I am unable to meditate also. Please help me in coming out from this problem.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I think so much or in other sense I dream so much infact I found my self always busy in thinking either past or futur...
The main problem is fear and the stress it causes. Dreaming during the day is sometimes an escape from facing the reality. If the fear is too much you will need to meet with a counselor and deal with the fear. Once you calm down you can study better and will remember what you studied also well. One way to reduce stress in an emergency is to puff up your cheek with air pressure and hold it for about ten counts. The back pressure it creates presses the back of your throat where the vagus nerve is present. Because of this pressure it will immediately slow down your heart rate and calm you down since the vagus nerve is directly connected to the heart. If the stress comes back then repeat it until it gives up. In the meantime do some of these recommendations very faithfully: 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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Hi I am 38 years old and diagnosed with multiple cysts in my ovaries plus endometriosis cyst. CA 125 is 133 .is it ovarian cancer?

MBBS, DNB - Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Hi I am 38 years old and diagnosed with multiple cysts in my ovaries plus endometriosis cyst. CA 125 is 133 .is it ov...
Hi ca 125 is non specific. It can get raised in various conditions other than cancer. Endometriosis is one of them.
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When I am in 10 the class all subject is remembered .but when I am in my higher education I feel I am very slow give any best suggestion for my best result.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, take bacopa monnn. 1x, 2 tabs twice daily. Do meditation for half an hour in the morning daily. Eat almonds, cashew nuts and walnuts daily morning. Revert me after 1 month.
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My daughter 21 yrs old. Given bcom final 3 yr. In class 10 board she scored 89 percent. In class 12 board she scored 83 percent. Since class 11 she has problem in studying, memorising. From 1 st yr she become very irritable, always busy in past events. Since then her study getting worsen. Not conscious about her career. Getting angry easily. Absent minded. Very slow, frustrated. Concentration is very poor busy in thinking. Mood swing. Given anti depr medicine for 5 - 6 month but medicine helps only reducing some irritation n anger? not in studies, concentration. Suggest what to do?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
If you act fast and responsibly, your daughter may be able to recover fast and with good results. The symptoms coming at this time is typical of issues not yet resolved from her childhood. She should immediately meet with a counselor and talk about these matters. I request you and your wife to accompany her and inform the counselor of her entire history from prenatal days, and a brief of her family background from up to her grandparents on both sides. In the meantime she should continue on the medication, unless you want a second opinion, and then proceed with the medicines prescribed. Whatever happens please do not discontinue her therapy or medication without their advice. The counseling needs to be there right up to her recovery. If you know of anything in her childhood that might have contributed to her condition you must reveal that to the doctor. It will help them come to a proper diagnosis. When you mention? mood swings, there is a more definitive interpretation to be pursued.
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I have taken treatment for depression for 2 years from 2011 to 2013. Now I am not depressed but get easily anxious what should I do to remove anxiety and also to stop from day dreaming and repeated thoughts coming in the mind. Thanks.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I have taken treatment for depression for 2 years from 2011 to 2013. Now I am not depressed but get easily anxious wh...
You may have recurrence of depression and for anxiety there are medication and details need to be discussed. You can contact me privately.
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Why my mind is unstable, I find it difficult to concentrate or being in present, constant negative thinking is always there, I doubt myself, I am facing these problems from long time. I even get scared easily when crackers burst or when dog passes in front of me, or when I have to travel through crowded train. What actually is the meaning of faint hearted I am so morally weak, I don't know what to do, a lot of confusion in my life. Does this means that I am faint hearted.

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
Why my mind is unstable, I find it difficult to concentrate or being in present, constant negative thinking is always...
Dear lybrate-user, you are morally weak as well as faint hearted. That does never mean you are a failure. Even with the said problems people excel. Due to these, it is easy to develop an inferiority complex and introversion and both of them are going to do good to you. Along with that you also have a moderate amount of generalized anxiety disorder. All these aspects can be managed (not cured) and you can live a normal happy life. Many aspects of your negative thoughts can be cleared and many can be managed. I suggest you to consult a psychologist for necessary advise. Take care.
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For e. G lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please help me.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
For e. G lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. ...
you can go for following remedy it will help you Natural home remedy using cardamom seeds: 1. Crush 3-4 cardamom seeds to powder 2. Take ½ tsp of this cardamom powder 3. Add to 1 glass of water 4. Mix well 5. Sieve the mixture 6. Drink 1 glass every day This remindy will be helpful.
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