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Dr. Naeem Aftab is probably the best Psychiatrist in Lahore. After several psychiatrists badly failed to give me proper psychiatric help in a professional way, I was lucky to find Dr. Naeem Aftab right after he came to Pakistan after more than 20 years of experience as a successful psychiatrist in United States. Dr. Naeem Aftab took personal interest in my case and handled everything in an extremely professional way while treatment by other doctors deteriorated my condition and made my everyday life very difficult and extremely miserable. Dr. Naeem Aftab's careful and professional psychiatric advice helped me do very original and creative research in applied mathematics that was appreciated across the world even in countries where people do not know many Pakistanis. I give all credit of my success to Dr. Naeem Aftab and his very kind, truly human, and extremely professional approach to psychiatry. I believe psychiatrists like him are an asset to our country.
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I am extremely satisfied with Dr. Naeem Aftab. His diagnosis and treatment everything is really good. He helped me a lot in pulling me out of a miserable situation.
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I work for a Multinational in a role that is fairly challenging. I knew for a while that I had a problem concentrating specially on tasks that I found boring. Lack of concentration affected me in more than one ways at work, at home and social interaction. I knew that there was something wrong and it kept me from delivering at my full potential. With Dr. Naeem's diagnosis I was able to realise I had ADHD. I am now in the process of finding the right medication for me given the limited options available to us in Pakistan. The social stigma of visiting a psychiatrist in Pakistani society needs to over come. After a few sessions with Dr. Naeem I feel mental health is a very imp part of ones wellbeing and needs to be taken care off. If you have a problem seek help!
I went to Dr Naeem Aftab after struggling to find a good psychiatrist in Pakistan for about 3-4 years. Every doctor simply wanted to put me on unnecessary medication, and offered little to none counseling during their session with me. I was wrongly diagnosed with bipolar disorder and put on very strong drugs, lithium, lamotrigone etc to name a few. I always knew it's not bipolar, but as patients we trust the doctor to know what's best. Sadly, the doctors don't really realize the consequences of misdiagnosis or not investing themselves fully. I kept taking those medicines and kept gaining weight n had other side effects but did not see myself improving. I, therefore, gave up any hope and stopped my medication on my own. I still had the same issues but feared going to any doctor because I feared being put on meds again n being misdiagnosed. However, I eventually came across Dr. Naeem and I am so glad I did. He correctly diagnosed my issue. Counseled me and also told me why I was struggling with panic attacks. He told me bout cognitive errors and panic disorder. Told me there's no symptoms of bipolar what so ever and tried to stay away from medication the best he could. I think he's a great doctor and his 25 years of experience shows from the way he deals with his patients. I would definitely recommend people to go to him! Loved the experience!
- Eman Fatima
|MBBS||Allama Iqbal Medical College|
|Residency in Psychiatry||Westchester County Medical Center (New York Medical College)|
|Diplomate||American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology|
|Assistant Professor of Psychiatry||Lahore Medical & Dental College (LMDC)|
|Medical Officer||Lahore General Hospital (LGH)|
|Internship in Pediatrics||Columbia University affiliated Harlem Hospital|
|Psychiatrist||Dutchess County Mental Health USA|
|Psychiatrist||Rockland Psychiatric Center USA|
|Psychiatrist||St. Lukes Hospital Newburgh New York USA|
|Psychiatrist||Children & Family Services USA|
Salam I am dr graduated last year.I want to select psychiatry as career .But the people the family are not encouraging .i want to be psychiatrist but I also dont want to regret my choice late God Forbid.what inspires you to be psychiatrist...Are you happy..I want to listen to emcouraging words so I can stick to my decision ..please help me.Encourage me to become one.You are psychiatrist yourself defend your speciality????????????and help me please
Mery sath bohot se problems ha sab say main issue ye ha mujhe dar lagta ha har chez say like sab mujhy chor jaen gay or kisi bhe bat par sochta hon to woh end hi nahi hoti us kay bary main sochta he rehta hon main usay bhulana bhe chahon to bar bar wohi bat zehan main ati ha or us kay bad sar main "pain" start ho jata ha back side pay koi. Koi asa doctor bataen jo kisi therapy say is ko theek kar day plz reply me i am very tens
My brother has a confuse personality.he always blame others for everything bad in his life.he do not say anything directly but by using the names of others.like if he wants car to be repaired, he does not do it himself but says to my mother to give the car to his younger brother as he has to go to university.but when younger brother repairs the car for his use.he just takes that away from him.he always uses other people name for his personal benefits.he lies alot even on smaller things.he do not do any work but compares his life all the time with his schoolfellows and says that i am the only one left so behind.is this any psychiatric behaviour or just a common thing.
Aoa..mujhay har waqt yeh darr rehta h k mai toilet use nhi krpaon ga aor sub k samnay besti hojai gi. .yeh shuru meray school mai classes k duran hoa tha per ak saal sy yeh har cheez mai agiya h...mujhay kya koi bata skta h k yeh kya h? Mai kahin janay sy darta hon doston k sath bhi janay mai darr lagta h...
Salam. Mere sath kaafi dino se problem chal rahi hai mujhe buhat ziada maut ka khauf hogia hai. Bus yahi lagta hai mar jaonga. Raat ko soanga tu mar jaonga. Kabhi lagta hai brain tumor hai. Sab kuch negative soochta hon jo daily ki routine thi woh sab khattam hogai hai interest khatam hogia hai. Future kay baray main koi khiyaal nahi aata jab soochta hon tu foran khiyaal ata hai kay bachonga hi nahi main
AOA.. can any one help me i m from Swat. from the last month i m not feeling well. main ne doctor ko bhi dikhaya par kuch faida nahi howa. anxiety hai mujhe har waqt mout ka dar laga rehta hai jab aisay khiyaal atay hain tu neck main or us se oper pain shoro ho jati hai. subha jaagta hon tu khiyaal ana shoro ho jatay hain. legs main bhi pain rehti hai shoulders bhi pain karte hain. har waqt bus mout ka hi dar laga rehta hai. jab aisi sochain nahi hoti tu headache bhi nahi hota. jese hi sochain ati hain foran se pain shoro ho jata hai. please help me
My sister had an accident in December 2015 after which she was in coma for a month. She was completely on bed even after gaining consciousness for which her physiotherapy was done daily. In july 2016 she visited india and stayed at a rehabilitation centre for 2 months. Now my concern is everything else is fine but her mental condition is not that of a normal person. Her behaviour has changed. She gets aggressive at times. I dont know how should i put it but she has become very child like. She is also taking anti depressant medicines suggested by a psychiatrist. Kindly suggest if we should go for some therapies for her or not. Preferably in Dubai or Karach. Thank you
From 2 years ago continusely I am feeling Very tired that something ;oes wrong.Symtoms: h-1eart py bhot zyada dbao or bhari pan mehsoos hona jsy kch ruqawat ho ,Mentally depressed .Weakness body . Note:A day Recived pack of dark chocolates from aboard After eating 8 10 chocolates bars I start feeling that I am leaving life again everything is going Right but after 2 days then same condition as first.I don't know what is Fact behind thisthats why I am sharing with u.
Sometimes i want myself alone just only sit on a corner and over thinking on my family issue. My family issue is my parents having non-healthy relationship and fights off and on. I belong to the middle class family and my mother is being harsh by his husband and his sasural when newly married my parents marry was wattasatta type of marriage. We are 3 siblings included me i and my younger brother is very much sensitive and start weeping by facing such circumstances. Sometimes i said i want to die because i totally exhaust from life and having alot of stress depression leading to anxiety. And today my younger brother wrote on a ppr that everybody ignore me they dont like me im worse guy im the world and suicide im trash everyone has happiness except me and my family. Those words broken my heart totally he is only 12 years old. Plzz i need ur support should i used benzodizepines? In order to relief my anxiety. Respond asap thankyou.. Eid mubark
Age 34, having paper eating habit since childhood,mother of 2, also patient of thelisimia minor so always enamic, want to get rid of this bad habit, two continuesly miscarriages after my two boys, want to conceive now but my hemoglobin is very low 8-9, kindly help.
Hi. My sister-in-law has had a troubled marriage of 10 years. Husband re-married and she has now left him and living with us. She also has 3 kids living with father. She doesn’t talk much. Doesn’t share her thoughts at all. Keeps herself mostly in her room and usually intake her food separately. Can be very aggressive; even with parents. This has been going on for months now. We have tried a psychiatrist and she had some meds for a while. She is now resisting on going to any doctor at all. How do we make her see someone? As she doesn’t talk to family, I think she might need to get in touch with a psychologist. Please recommend someone with good experience, preferably female.
Hi Doctors.. I am facing insomnia from last 20-25 days.. i faced sever allergy (Itching) and i took zentel 400 mg novidate and softin . i am not sure if i am facing it because of this allergy or there is another issue. There is no change in my routine or diet. Cant get sleep more than 4-5 hours. and this also after spending 1-2 hours of struggle at night.
I have a trouble area a few inches above the navel on the left side. It feels constricted and pulsates all the time and swells up in response to many foods, which leads to fatigue, brain fog and depression. I have been on allergy & depression meds in the past. However, sometimes(a total of 5-6 times in the last few years) what has happened is that because of maintaining low stress and healthy diet for a long time, the swelling goes away, and fatigue etc literally vanish. And the first stool after swelling going away is always hairpin shaped, like a U whose two lines are touching each other. I am sure it holds the clue to the real cause of my issues and if dealt with, my symptoms will go away for good. Please tell the possible causes of hairpin stool and what should I do to investigate further. Many Thanks.
Our patient has been experiencing severe headaches since the past 5 or 6 months. Before that she had a mild depression and used often used sedatives like Alprazolams. But since the past 5 or 6 months, she experiences severe headaches beyond control of the the ordinary pain killers. We even use Voren Inj but to no avail mostly. We have consulted many doctors, most of them advised anti depressants. The patient had been on a slightly high dose of different anti depressant drugs for about two months now but still the severe headache persists. finally now the patient had begin to experience epilepsy like seizures due to this headache. Please advice and let us know of a good experienced doctor in Karachi. we will be very thankful to you.
My mother always feels a continous fast heart beat and a feeling of electricity flowing through her body which has really disturbed her. Following are other symptoms 1. Palpitations 2. Dizziness 3. Feeling like to vomit 4. Low chest pain 5. Weight loss She is so much disturbed that she is always talking death and crying almost all the time. We took her to a lot of doctors but each everyone said this is stress and depression and gave her antidepressant. She need serious help. I dont think so it is depression or stress. She is suffering from something. Please i need good doctor urgently.
Slam mere dost ko 15 sall se depration ka msla ha koi b dr ya dawa nhi chori usne ajkal dr mughis sherani ki dawa kha raha hai lemactal25mg and epival 250mg once a day 25din huwe hen koi faraq nh next appointment li but gaya nh kehta ha mai tot chuka hon akela rom ma betha hota ha bacho and family k sath dil nh krta social life b khatm hogai ha meri bhi nh sunta maine b buhut koshish ki ha usko convenience karon aap koi hall bataen dr mughis ne bipolar disorder ka kaha hai dost har time low ma hota hai
I am married for 3years stay at home mom. I am educated, cant do job because of my in laws.My husband is loving n supportive but cant take stands. Last year i heard their harsh words quietly. But it influences my mind so badly. I do all the best from my side. But no return. So, this time i show some reaction. in return everything becomes more difficult for me. My current situation is, i dont want to do anything, not even brushing my hair. I feel lethargic sad n hopeless. I feel i have no reason to live. But when i see my daughter, i want to live n become healthy. My health is falling down. I have dark circles dull skin. I want to cry so hard. I cant share this with my parents n family. And its becoming horrible for me. The actual problem is i cant forget my insult..the false accuses. I feel ashamed that everyone laughs at my insult. I dont know what to do. And i cant eat anything. I feel fullness of stomach and nausea. Since 2 days i vomit twice.
Mujje 2 month se yeh problem hai. Mera dimag m har waqt negative thought ati hai jaise mujhe kuch hojaega har waqt dimag m yehi chlta rehta hai or boht zyada khauf mehsoss hota hai. Esa lgta hai kay i will die ? Is wajh se mera har cheez main interest kum hogaya hai. How to overcome this fear and overthinking
Sir I'm suffering depressive disorder since 2007 sir I'm under medication for at least ten years I'm using nowadays citalopram and quetiapine sir and previously used fluoxamin and fluoxetine,Neurolith SR and respridon but upto now I have not been recovered my main problems abuse thoughts about sex specially obsession and compulsion when I see or hear about sex or clue of then I'm I extremely feel fear and considering myself impotent while 200 percent fit now a days I look like genophobic please sir I'll wait for your kind response
I am greatly depressed person I have this problem since 7 years I also talk with my self I lose words to talk with any other person i am with very low confidence level my mind produce thoughts increasingly that are all irrelevant to any matter that disturbs me and I also loses my focus in study I can't learn well. Help me I want to recover my self thanks.
Salam im having anexity n depression after my 1 child although i tried to manage my anexity but my depression is getting worst bcoz of my headache problem i feel heache all the time cant even walk for long time feel deziness... get tired so quickly always fatigue n headace n i also gaining lots of weight... i eat a lot still dont feel satisfied n some time i dont want to eat anything but then i feel so low then i take something.... i m not understanding my situation... my hemoglobin is ok n i also do my ct scan last year 4 my headace dat was also ok but still my headache n deziness getting worse plz help me wht should i do...im mother of 2 child im not able to take care of them in dis situation.... one more thing some time i feel constipation n after passing stool i feel so low like no energy my feet gets num...n i feel sleepy
My brother 33 years old unmarried mba from uk and was doing job in nhs.. four yrs back he came back to pakistan and since not interested in job.. family and friends have been pressurizing him for job but useless and in turn hes adamant that he will not do job at any cost and for the sake of anyone.. he fights with every one and then he keeps thinking k people have heard him fighting and keeps peaking out from doors and windows to see if there was anyone outside when he was figjting.. he all the time keeps hiding his and all family members documents and personal belongings with name and adresses.. if he sees any sim which is no longer in use he will break it into peices documents with name and address he tear them and burn.. deactivated his fb and all other accounts he has even moved to a room in top floor where it is so hot and no ac he hardly eats anything or goes out hes awake all night and sleeps during the day he only drinks tea .. im really worried we tried to take him to dr/ psyc
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