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Dr. Owais A. Farooqui

M-Phil, MVSc (Ph.D)

Psychiatrist, Noida

11 Years Experience  ·  1000 at clinic
Dr. Owais A. Farooqui M-Phil, MVSc (Ph.D) Psychiatrist, Noida
11 Years Experience  ·  1000 at clinic
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Dr. Owais A. Farooqui is a popular Psychiatrist in Sector-11, Noida. He has been a successful Psychiatrist for the last 11 years. He studied and completed M-Phil, MVSc (Ph.D) . He is currently practising at Metro Hospitals & Heart Institute in Sector-11, Noida. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Owais A. Farooqui on Lybrate.com.

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M-Phil - Shahdara Mental Hospital - 2006
MVSc (Ph.D) - Jamia University - 2013
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I am suffering from some problems such as anger, tension. How to deal with this, can I reduce all these with meditation or anything

MBBS, Diploma in Acupressure Therapy, Diploma in Acupuncture, Certificate Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy, Masters in Acupuncture
Integrated Medicine Specialist, Delhi
Hi Well done! By acknowledging that there is something askew, you have already taken the first step. Given our busy lives and social, cultural, financial and occupational sources of friction, nobody really is completely free from anger, tension and suffering. However, by regarding feelings like anger and tension as normal reactions to everyday stressors, you could take the bite out of them. What you could do is to welcome, observe and then let go off the feelings and the thoughts that accompany them. Very often our desire to switch off uncomfortable feelings and emotions causes more turmoil. Practices such as mindful meditation are known to be very effective in dealing with the issues you seem to be facing. You could go online and search for some guided imagery meditations to help you relax. Perhaps the most vital thing to remember is that our mind-body-sense apparatus distinguishes between what is pleasant and what is uncomfortable, and we automatically choose to run away from that which causes us discomfort. So, if you practice to not analyze or judge the thoughts and feelings that give rise to uncomfortable states, and not get drawn into these thoughts and feelings, but just observe them arising without participating in them, they, like everything else will dissipate. In short, let go- of expectations from yourself or others and realize that our tendency to like and dislike situations cause our responses to them. If you detach just a little bit, you might find that you can easily enter a space that is structure less and content less and you might just be more comfortable being who you are and content with whatever it is you have! My regards to you and my good wishes. I
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I want 2 know hw 2 keep my anger n depression in control as I can't change my present circumstances. My husband served me a notice of divorce after 12 years of marriage when I was staying with him. I ws forced 2 leave d house wth my son n since then I am living in a rented accommodation. I become angry n get headache which lasts for a. Couple of days, insomnia when I see him in court as we r litigating. I am unable 2 forgive him for hw he has got rid of me n my son. He doesn't want 2 pay a penny n is harassing me n my son. I want 2 keep my cool n fight d cases with him. My problem. Is that I keep ruminating about hw he Conspired against me. Tell me how can I manage 2 keep my my cool without giving too much thought 2 his misdeeds n behaviour in court. I hv understood that this marriage ws a fraud 2 extort money frm me n now he is not interested in his family. I try 2 meditate but feel my head heavy n am unable 2 focus well.

B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) (Cine-Med Inc. USA), Post Doctoral Research (PhD) (Alternative Medicines)
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I want 2 know hw 2 keep my anger n depression in control as I can't change my present circumstances. My husband serve...
Hi Ms. Lybrate-user, you are going through a tough time indeed. However, first and foremost you need to de-stress yourself and relax so that you can think well and act prudently on the steps next. I would advise you to remain mentally strong as you already are, believe in yourself, and have faith and hope that there always is light at the end of the tunnel, however dark the tunnel may appear to be at present. Practicing mindfulness meditation can also help you relax, de-stress and keep you focused even during these tough times. You may have a flight of disturbing thoughts initially but slowly you will get to do better and be able to control your mind/ thought pattern well. A trip to some hill station or some scenic natural place can possibly help you relax, rejuvenate, think clearly and have a fresh perspective. Simultaneously, do keep up your dietary habits, lifestyle & hobbies and try enjoying every moment of your life irrespective. Its indeed important that you stay psycho-socially active too. Should you still have issues keeping calm and focus, you can always seek help from a psychologist who can clinically evaluate and put you on anxiolytics suitably, should it require so. Hope this helps. Do take care, and all the very best.
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I am suffering from low memory. Which affects on my study too. What to do to improve it?

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 , at your age, memory problems like amnesia are not common. Many young people are having problems with memory. These problems are 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. If you want more of my help in this regard, please contact me. Take care.
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I'm suffering from night fall problems these days. It is due to my vit d deficiency or constipation, or due to using wifi whole day! please reply. Is it serious deadly problem! I'm in deep tension.

MCh - Neurosurgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Chennai
I'm suffering from night fall problems these days. It is due to my vit d deficiency or constipation, or due to using ...
Nightfalls are normal there is nothing to worry about it it does not cause any problems it does not have any side effects it does not interfere with your general health it does not interfere with your sex life there is no need to stop it
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I have habit of chewing tobacco. How to stop it. Is sudden stop can make me unhealthy. Please show me some home remedy.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
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.
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I lost my wife six months back. I am retired and 61 years .Both my children are now married and settled in Delhi and Banglore. I am residing at Dehradun and feel depressed.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
Losing your spouse at this age in not easy. The reason for your depression could be loneliness, missing her, insecurity about your future, cold weather, disinterest in daily routine. Try to get back to a normal routine, having a social life, cultivating a hobby, meeting relations and friends etc. Go out in the sun, start exercising on a daily basis. All this may not be possible on your own as motivation levels may be very low right now. Please see a psychiatrist/psychologist/homeopath/vaidya for medical advice and emotional support.
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Hlo Sir my friend is 18 years old. He has done sex with Buffalo for many times without using condoms. Now he realise to stop it. He is worrying and thinking that he could be get disease with it like HIV. He is in very very stress of it. He. Feels that his life is finish .please help sir.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
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Sir my friend is 18 years old. He has done sex with Buffalo for many times without using condoms. Now he realise ...
Dear lybrate-user, having sex with buffalo can not cause hiv. If he is still worried he can go any nearby hiv testing centre and get free blood test for hiv I and ii. The report will come as negative and show him that. If he is still not convinced, he needs treatment for hiv disease phobia. It includes sex education and systematic desensitisation in few sessions.
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I am 34 years old. And depressed. I have anger fits. And I speak continuously. Happening from last 2-3 years. No support of family in getting treatment. Having problems with husband. Is there anything other than medicines I can go for. Please help.

M.D,Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Amritsar
It seems to be adjustment problem. Instead of speaking continuously pray in your mind. Take early morning walk. Share your feelings with your best friend. Think about positive things of your life.
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hello doctor well my self atul and i think i need a sychytric help actually iam fine i dont have any problem, but some times i here some noice that make me iritating and i have o very long history of my past and i think iam little bit dipressed and i need proper rest and relaxation can you tell me actually what i have to do for relax our body and mind as well as soul toooo.

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 Atul, If you are sure that you are hearing noises which others cannot hear, you may be suffering from hallucinations. Paranoid schizophrenia, paranoia, delusional disorders are related to this. Do consult a psychologist regarding your problem and proceed as advised. Take care.
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My 18 years boy is suffering from mood disorder and emotional disorder sometimes and also 10% learning disability but he is smart for looking and other times he is very quite. In the time of moodout he willnot obey parents and very angry to his 9 years old sister. What is his problem i saw many doctors but do not identify anything. MRA scan take last month (i saw a neurologist) but according to the scan doctor said no problems. He prescribe piracetam 800. Doctor please tell me can cure my boy ?what is his problem? Which is the best treatment?in future he can forward normal life? Iam an indian 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
From the given details, it is very clear that your son is mood disorder and irritability because he is going through a developmental period called adolescence. During this period, naturally, mood swings, anger, aggression, indecisiveness, conflicts are normal. Simple behavioral therapy techniques should be suitable and he will be cured. Please post a private query for me with all the possible details you can post. Be intuitive, non-judgmental. I will help you with the problem. God bless you.
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What the symptom for zika virus & how to overcome it? Some few days onwards I feel very mental depression please help me.

Ph. D - Psychology
Psychologist, Margao
What the symptom for zika virus & how to overcome it? Some few days onwards I feel very mental depression please help...
1. Practice mindfulness a depressed mind tends to mull over all that is wrong and worries unnecessarily about all the negative possibilities that may emerge in the future. This negative thought cycle reinforces misery and is not helpful in managing to overcome depression. Mindfulness involves focusing on the present moment and is a skill that needs to be practiced. More often than not, our brains are full of thoughts and focusing on the present moment seems unnatural for our minds. Practice on engaging your senses in the moment. Focus on touch, taste, sight, sound and smell. Engaging the senses leaves less time for worry. 2. Listen to upbeat music I have always thought of music as food for the soul. An upbeat tune can change an atmosphere instantly and create a more positive vibe. Listening to upbeat, happy music alters brain chemistry and can improve your mood. 3. Use touch science shows that touch therapies can help some people overcome depression, lower the stress hormone cortisol and increase the feel-good hormone oxytocin. Therapies to consider include acupuncture, acupressure, massage, reiki and reflexology. 4. Include omega 3 fatty acids in your diet research has shown that depressed people often lack a fatty acid known as epa. Participants in a 2002 study featured in the archives of general psychiatry took just a gram of fish oil each day and noticed a 50-percent decrease in symptoms such as anxiety, sleep disorders, unexplained feelings of sadness, suicidal thoughts, and decreased sex drive. Omega-3 fatty acids can also lower cholesterol and improve cardiovascular health. Get omega-3s through walnuts, flaxseed and oily fish like salmon or tuna.
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Hello! I m student my problem is related toward my studies I m unable to memories my subject which result towards failure.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Yes, this may be true because of your age. I suspect that you have just gone through a spurt in the production of the male sex hormone, which would have affected you in three ways quite unknown to you. First, there would have been a sexual agenda that it will kick off, secondly, there would have been aggressiveness and rebelliousness, and thirdly, you would have suffered from acne and pimple problems. This is the effect of the hormone that has a duration of almost two years and you will have no control over it. But if you have a good value system you will tide over this phase without significant damage. The hormonal imbalances may not only impact your memory because of the chemical but also bring along some distractions that come with it. But you may work on the following even if the hormones kick in: 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 are 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 you and the family go for counseling too.
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My wife is abusive to my family. She is irritating and annoyed all the time.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy
Alternative Medicine,
Try to understand what is disturbing her. She may not be comfortable with something but not able to express in good note so is the irritation. Or check if she is getting overworked and tired. Accept her as an individual with her ideas and expectations. Accept the person as she is. Do not accept changes as per your house system. Force does not work in these circumstances.
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I am 24 years old. I am suffering from stuttering problem. I also attend speech therapy sessions, but they did not make any improvement. Please help me.

MASLP
Speech Therapist, Hyderabad
Stuttering can be cured with speech therapy but you need to consult a speech pathologist with masters degree and good work experience for better results.
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Have a high blood pressure, increase anxiety with pulse racing. Mostly during flights or outdoor activity

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 , When you are in an elated mood, angry, anxious, fighting, stressed, naturally your blood pressure and pulse rates are elevated. They come back to normal when you become calm. That is the body mechanism. Why worry? Change yourself and your attitude so as to accommodate everyone and stop quarrel and fighting. Take care.
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Hi Sir, I am Arulraj 26 year old guy, I faced 2 months and that months some of days Some times I can't able to breath easy and more fresher with mentally Sir, What can I do. Thanking you Sir.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi Sir, I am Arulraj 26 year old guy, I faced 2 months and that months some of days Some times I can't able to breath...
Hello, you should do yoga ,breathing exercises and meditation daily on regular basis.You will feel much better after practising all these things. If the problem persists then inform again.
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I am suffering from a regular body pain specially in my legs and my lower back pain. I don't have any physical activity because of my work schedule can you please help me with this?

DPM, FAGE, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Indore
I am suffering from a regular body pain specially in my legs and my lower back pain. I don't have any physical activi...
HELLO, Thanks for writing to us. I can understand your concern. Physical inactivity leads to stiffness in joints specially after age of 35 years. It is advisable for you to take time out for exercise specially stretching exercises to get relief from pain. Increased body weight also puts pressure on back and lower limbs which leads to constant weight. Exercising, walking regularly and eating healthy nutritious diet can help to decrease weight and in turn decrease pain. Hope I could solve query. Feel free to write back.
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I smoke daily a pack or one and half pack regularly. I am not able to skip this habit what willbi 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. Tobacco is addictive. Cigarette also contains 4000+ carcinogenic chemicals other than nicotine. Nicotine and other chemicals can cause cancer of different types and areas. Throat cancer, mouth cancer, lung cancer, stomach cancer and brain problems can result. Over and above smoking may also increase the risk factor of heart attack and brain stroke. Please quit smoking. The best method is to leave it and continue with your will power. There are other methods like Nicotine Replacement therapy and pharmacotherapy combined. If you’re ready to stop smoking and willing to get the support you need, you can recover from nicotine addiction and abuse—no matter how bad the addiction or how powerless you feel. The first step in treating nicotine addiction is accepting that you have a problem. Confronting an addiction and accepting responsibility for your actions isn’t easy. But it’s a necessary step on the road to treatment and recovery. You should then consult a psychiatrist / psychologist who fill follow this treatment. 1. Detoxification using medicines. 2. Behavior modification with the help of therapies. 3. Counseling. 4. Medication to sustain and 5. Long term support. These given steps are essential for any addict to get effectively rid of smoking. Therefore, you need to stick to the treatment plan and cooperate with your psychiatrist / psychologist. Mind power building therapy, motivation therapy etc should help you doing so. Take care.
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I feel really nervous these day. I don't know what is going on with me. I really need assistance. I feel that I am depressed.

M.B.B.S., F.I.C.A. (USA), P.G.D.I.H, F.C.G.P., D.C.A.H
Psychiatrist, Vadodara
Just RELAX, what is making you feel low? Have a positive self-talk, and learn What are those things you don't like. You need to accept your self and move on.You need to take care of your lifestyle and learn to be happy. If you cant do it yourself, meet a life coach/ Stress Management Super-specialist like me. Once you open your heart out, u will feel free and begin to fly in life.
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Dr. I am suffering from pulse rate problem it grows very high although by a little work done. I have taken BP ECHO PFT THYROID etc and other checkup but the Dr. Said that it's only due to depression and hard work and weakness and prescribed me medicine but it has gone 11 days already but there is no improvement and I am still facing this problem and so anxious about it. Therefore I request you to tell me what should be the best treatment for my problem.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Dr. I am suffering from pulse rate problem it grows very high although by a little work done. I have taken BP ECHO PF...
Hello, Lybrate user, - litharzicity, slippy attitude, loss of appetite, aversion to meet people-tingling in extremities with lack of concentration& suicidal tendency are common in depression it so happens in d life. You will b victorious after a defeat, of course, continue your effort with full enthusiasm & zeal. * go for meditation to nourish your brain with oxygenated blood to calm your nerve to restart your life being a strong and confident person inculcating an innovators from within to conquer your goal. * Tk, 5/6 glass of water to hydrate your body and to regulate metabolism ,absorbing nutrients to nourish your entire body & brain to achieve success in life. * your diet be easily digestible, simple on time to avoid gastric disorder to discard negative feelings.        •  Tk, apples,carrots ,cheese, spinach,almonds, walnuts ,milk. * meet your friends to share your problem in order to get solution to over come your stress, to inculcate a winner from within. Tk homoeo medicine: @ Ignatia 200-6 pills, thrice. @ Five phos 6x-4 tbs, thrice. •  avoid, nicotine, alcohol,junkfood, pizza,burger,   • ensure a sound sleep for 6/7 hrs in d night. > Report wkly, > Your feedback is solicited for further follow up Tk care.
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