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Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety disorder is different from general feelings of worry and fear in that this is ever-persistent and interferes with daily life. It may be triggered by simple daily activities such as going out of the house and not just big events like exams or presentations.

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Do I have delusion disorder or paranoid schizophrenia?

Query: Hi doctor, I would like to know whether my disease is delusion disorder or paranoid schizophrenia. I have been taking Risperidone 2 mg for 16 years, Escitalopram 10 mg for 7 years and for hypertension Met XL 25 mg for 5 years. My cholesterol levels are normal. I am a pure vegetarian. I do not smoke...  Read Full »


Dr. Sreenivasan Vazhoor Ramsingh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear about your mental state, but at the same time I do appreciate you for being on regular medicines. However, even though your question is very direct, I am sorry to say that I cannot give you a straight forward answer or diagnosis. First and most importa...  Read Full »

I am a 34-year-old transgender and I have been experiencing anxiety for a few months. I feel groggy and my blood pressure is elevated. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old transgender, and my height is 4 feet 11 inches. I have been experiencing anxiety for a few months. I am having poor sleep and usually sleep for just four to six hours a day. Most of the time I feel groggy at work. My anxiety gets triggered whenever my higher official...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We appreciate you for contacting us. I read your query and I can understand your situation. You may have an anxiety disorder. I suggest you follow the lifestyle changes mentioned below as it will help you to deal with your anxiety. You should exercise daily for abo...  Read Full »

I have developed anxiety disorder. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 34-year-old male having experienced a challenging childhood with my parents' issues, I have developed anxiety disorder and social phobia. I am considering behavioral therapy, specifically cognitive-behavioral therapy, to help with my anxiety. Can you provide me with more informat...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. I can understand your problem. I am trying to give enough details about CBT. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is a widely used and effective approach for managing anxiety disorders, including social phobia. It focuses o...  Read Full »

I have had anxiety since childhood. How can I overcome it?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from anxiety since childhood. My journey with anxiety began when I was in the fifth grade, though I am unsure if that is where it started. I was always accompanied by my best friend, a sisterly figure. I was a well-behaved and shy student. However, during a class ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and can understand your concern. It appears that you have an introverted personality (involves a preference for solitude, inward focus, and a need for quiet environments, with introverts often recharging through alone time), falling under the clust...  Read Full »

I have been dealing with anxiety disorder symptoms. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been dealing with symptoms of anxiety disorder and I am considering medication as part of my treatment plan. Can you provide information on the types of medications commonly prescribed for anxiety disorders, their potential side effects, and any other considerations I should keep ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your problems and situations. I will give you a brief about medications. When it comes to medication for anxiety disorders, the most commonly prescribed types fall into several categories: 1. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs): Examples i...  Read Full »

I am an alcoholic and I am undergoing rehabilitation. I struggle with anxiety and panic disorder. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I struggle with anxiety and panic disorder every day. I am also a recovering alcoholic. I am going to outpatient rehabilitation to date. My first instinct to drink begins when I get anxious. I feel like taking a tablet Librium to assist me with this issue. I struggle sometimes with me...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am here to provide you with the best medical advice. You may have an anxiety disorder with alcohol use disorder. It can be managed through non-pharmacological management. You should try to follow the below-mentioned lifestyle changes to help you deal with it: You ...  Read Full »

I have stress and anxiety. Please guide and help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old woman who has been experiencing stress and anxiety, and I am curious about the potential benefits of music therapy for mental health and overall well-being. Can you provide insights into how music therapy works, its potential impact on mental health, and what conditi...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. You may have an anxiety disorder. Music therapy is an old concept to deal with mental health. Music therapy helps to deal with depression and alleviate anxiety. Music helps to increase the secretion of Serotonin (Amino a...  Read Full »

Can you suggest any medications for sound sleep?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23 years old. Two years ago, one night I heard that my fiance is cheating me. I could not sleep that night, and I got a severe panic attack. My sleep has become worse in the past two years. Every night, I try to go to bed, but I cannot sleep. Sometimes, I get some sleep, but my br...  Read Full »


Dr. Mehmet Akif Camkurt

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As far as I see, you have an anxiety disorder not otherwise specified. Your main complaint looks like sleep problems. However, that problem is associated with extensive thoughts and anxiety. So that, your main problem is anxiety, although you define it due to sleep. Y...  Read Full »

I have epilepsy and anxiety. Is yoga risky for me?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 30-year-old woman diagnosed with epilepsy and an anxiety disorder. I have been considering incorporating yoga into my routine for its potential benefits on both physical and mental well-being. However, I am cautious due to my epilepsy and anxiety. Can you provide insights into th...  Read Full »


Dr. Chibitam Hope Obia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am very sorry about your medical condition. Do not worry. I am here to take care of you. Regarding your doubt about your medical conditions epilepsy and anxiety disorder and treatment with yoga practice: Yoga has been found to be highly beneficial to those with epilepsy...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest ways to deal with stress and anxiety.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 19-year-old boy, and things have been tough lately. I have been super anxious and stressed, lost a bunch of weight, and do not have any friends at college. I stay quiet and I feel shy. I do not drink, and I keep everything to myself. Can you please suggest any tips on how to deal wi...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are elated to have you on board at icliniq. Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. I can understand your situation. You may have anxiety disorder and it can be managed non-pharmacologically. I suggest you follow the below-mentioned guidelines to deal with it...  Read Full »

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