Dr. Kapil Singh
About Dr. Kapil Singh
Dr. Kapil Singh is an editorial contributor of JournalOwl. Dr. Singh received his basic medical education and training from Khyber Medical College in Peshawar Pakistan. He is currently working as an on-call doctor in a government hospital and pursuing the US medical license pathway -- The USMLE -- with a plan to complete his training in Psychiatry and Neurology. He's committed to using his abilities as a writer for advocating better mental health practices, negating pseudoscience, and helping people get accurate medical information -- all with a bit of humor.
Dr. Singh spends his free time volunteering in remote areas, debunking online mental health myths, catching up on movies, and writing -- both medical and creative.
Articles by Dr. Kapil Singh
With the constant clamor and bustle of one's daily life, it's only bound to happen that we may forget to take care of our health. In the interest of staying one step ahead, we want to move faster to keep up if the world moves fast. Especially when we're young and have a lot of energy currency with us, we expend it on our struggles and ambitions. It is no wonder that today's working generation is as stressed as ever. I'm sure if we were to have the option of a magic pill that could relieve u...
Whether it's from a 2000's movie about a millionaire or on the Instagram of a famous rapper, you've undoubtedly seen the glamour and glorification of one of the most common drugs mentioned in pop culture, Xanax. What started as casually "popping a Xany" has ended up as one of the most severe drug dependency issues in the modern world. Alprazolam (sold under the name Xanax) is found in the class of drugs called benzodiazepines, which are known for their tranquilizing effects on the brain. It...
We begin with a simple scenario. Imagine yourself alone in a room. You might be working on your laptop, or reading a book, or even just relaxing. Suddenly you hear a buzz or a ring from your phone. You perk up and immediately reach for it. It might be the email you were expecting from your boss or a text from someone you like. It arouses your curiosity, and your heart starts beating faster. It doesn't matter what ends showing up on your screen; the only thing that matters is now, you are in...
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