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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How to manage anxiety disorder?

Query: Hi doctor, Currently, I am suffering from insomnia. Yesterday, my partner thought that there was a ghost in our apartment and after that, I started to have discomfort. Currently, I feel detached and my arms seem to be weak and it is shaking. I also have vivid dreams every day and I have loud though...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi


Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your situation. You can have anxiety disorder due to stress and overthinking. You should follow these lifestyle changes to get relief. You should do exercise daily for 30 to 45 minutes like at least go for walking. You should do meditation for 20 minute...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain in shoulder, back and arm after stepping out of my home?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31-year-old male. I have a history of a general anxiety disorder, hypertension, high cholesterol, and GERD. I am taking Amlodipine, Atenolol for hypertension, and Atorvastatin for cholesterol. I have shoulder pain, back pain, and arm pain every time when I step out of my house. Wh...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern and I have gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is a slight elevation in TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) levels and triglyceride is not so high. There is nothing to worry. All these symptoms are ass...  Read Full »

Is Xanax safe to take for anxiety disorder with weight loss?

Query: Hello doctor, I spent a month with anxiety disorders, and with Xanax treatment, I lost 2 kg in a month without a diet. Is it normal? The treatment with Xanax is six days so far, and I have to do it for 15 days. I have no other symptoms.  Read Full »

Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from anxiety disorders. For many people, anxiety or stress can have a direct effect on weight. It may cause weight loss or weight gain. It can vary from person to person or situation to...  Read Full »

I have muscle twitching with tinnitus in ears. What causes it?

Query: Wanted to get opinion. Age 20, male, no health conditions (sorry for the long story) About a year ago, I started to experience widespread muscle twitching. They are primarily in my calves when I'm resting but typically ALL over. Random times, random places, intermittent, and random intensities star...  Read Full »

Dr. Gursimran


Answer: Hello ! Sorry to know regarding all this, I went through all Of those points 1) Random twitches , random places and random timing —-so this per say could be mainly because of few reasons . Vitamin B 12 defieciency , Vitamin D Defieciency , benign fasiculation syndrome , Anxiety . Any seriou...  Read Full »

How to get relieved from severe exhaustion?

Query: Hello, I’m a 23 y/o female and for the the past few months I’ve been overcome with extreme exhaustion, small tasks wear me out. This has been accompanied by slight dizziness and getting SOB easily on exertion. This tiredness started last year and it is also associated with my eyes feelin...  Read Full »

Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: hi thnx for the query. I can understand ur concern. according to ur statement u have been suffering from exhaustion,fatigue,dizziness,shortness of breath,loss of concentration,forgetfulness and absent mindedness. I have gone through ur investigation result and found that ur MCH and MCHC r slightly...  Read Full »

I have throat pain and I am frightened to walk alone. Why?

Query: I am having pain in upper throat and gastric, vomit after food. afraid to walk alone and sometimes feel frightened. I have this problem for 5 years. I have seen a doctor and they said it is causing from anxiety. THey gave some meds but not improving. I am taking Escitalopram 10 mg in the morning and...  Read Full »

Dr. Afifa Nighat

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: hello hope you're doing well! your past medical history and current complaints are related and pretty much predict you might be suffering anxiety. continue taking current medications. prescribing medicine ..continue to take it for 3 weeks and then stop. along with that I need to clear some more ...  Read Full »

How to treat my problem with poor erection and loss of sex drive?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 years old and just got married last year. I am having a problem maintaining an erection during sex. My feeling of having sex is also reduced a lot. I do not feel like doing it at all. Please do let me know what can be done.  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Reduced desire and poor erection can be because of depression and other anxiety disorders. It may also be due to medical illnesses like diabetes, hypertension, etc. So visit a nearby doctor for further evaluation and if the medical cause is found, take treatment accordi...  Read Full »

Will loose testicles cause erection problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29-year-old male. My testicles are loose, with a little pain in the right testicle while walking or sitting for a long time. My sonography report is normal. I am facing this problem for the past 13 years, but every time I consult a doctor, they say there is no problem with my ...  Read Full »

Dr. K V Anand

Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through all the details given by you, including the sonography report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You are facing this pain for more than 13 years. Your sonography report is normal, and every doctor you consulted says that your re...  Read Full »

Are low testosterone levels and anxiety related?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25-year-old male who is 1.77 m tall and weighs about 115 kg. I suffer from anxiety and low testosterone. Here are my test results to begin with. Total testosterone : 8.4 nmol/l. SHBG: 12.25 nmol/l. Free Testosterone: 253.1 pmol/l. LH: 1.9 mIU. FSH: 3.4 mIU Prolactin: 64.5 ng...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query, and from what you have mentioned, It appears that you have an anxiety disorder and low testosterone levels. I am sorry about the stressful situation you have had in your life, which has caused you anxiety. I can say that low testosterone level...  Read Full »

How can I get a refreshing sleep?

Query: Hello doctor, I cannot get refreshing sleep some days in a week, and some days it is good. I also have difficulty sleeping in the afternoon, as I am susceptible to the noise around me. I also feel restlessness (mostly in legs) in the middle of the night, decreasing my sleep quality. I am having thi...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Such disturbed sleep occurs due to stress or anxiety, so in that case, we have to pay attention to that. Another reason can be some infection and sickness or maybe the usage of a mobile screen for long. As you menti...  Read Full »

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