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Regular exercising, yoga, and changes in dietary habits play a major role in anxiety management. In addition sufficient amount of sleep also helps with anxiety. In case of severe anxiety, anti-anxiety drugs may be advised which have to be taken under a doctor's supervision.

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I had a panic or deja vu attack that would not go away till I went to sleep. Why is this happening?

Query: Hi doctor, Two months ago, and the other day, I encountered a strange deja vu experience. I kept having thoughts, and they came with a deja vu feeling. These thoughts feel familiar, but I do not recall having them. Yet, I can visualize it in my "mind's eye." I also felt out of it. I could even tell ...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I would like to know more information regarding your symptoms. For instance, was it a one-time incidence? Or do you have similar episodes intermittently? If yes, how frequently and how often per month does it occur? Do you experience any ...  Read Full »

I am an 18-year-old girl experiencing anxiety and depression. What steps can I take to overcome it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old girl. I am 5 feet 4 inches tall and weigh 84 pounds. I have been experiencing feelings of anxiety for the past few days, approximately three to four days. I frequently experience anxiety, and when it happens, it tends to last for a month or two. My most recent epis...  Read Full »

Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, I appreciate that you have chosen for your medical needs. I am here to give you the best care possible. Kindly screen yourself for clinical depression and anxiety disorders. You can do a self-rating test, such as Zung's self-rating depression scale and Zung's self-rating anxiet...  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 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 »

Is there any better medicine than Alprazolam and Sertraline for anxiety and sleep problem?

Query: Hello doctor, My Age is 30 years old and suffering from anxiety and sleep problem with persistent thoughts. I am using Alprazolam 0.5 mg and Sertraline tablets. Please prescribe something better.  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are suffering from anxiety and you are taking good medication for it. If you are not improving with 50 mg of Sertraline then you can increase dose of medication. You can take 100 mg of Sertraline. Never take Sertraline on empty stomach otherwise it will cause gastri...  Read Full »

Anxiety affects my personal and professional life. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 40-year-old man who has been struggling with anxiety lately, affecting both my personal and professional life. I have heard about hypnosis as a potential treatment for anxiety disorders. How does hypnosis specifically address anxiety, and what kind of outcomes can I expect? Are t...  Read Full »

Dr. Vipul Chelabhai Prajapati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I appreciate your openness to exploring alternative therapies for your anxiety, which can significantly impact both your personal and professional life. Hypnotherapy can be a valuable tool in managing anxiety disorders, an...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing persistent stress and anxiety. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing persistent stress and anxiety, impacting my daily life. Can you provide guidance on effective coping mechanisms or strategies to manage stress and anxiety? Additionally, are there particular resources or support networks available that could help in dealing wit...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concern. Based on the information you provided, It seems you may have an anxiety disorder. There is non-pharmacological management for it, I suggest you try to follow the below guidelines to deal with it: You should do exercis...  Read Full »

Kindly advise the safest drug for my anxiety after foot surgery.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 32-year-old male who underwent foot surgery last month. I am non-weight bearing for a few weeks and have been advised to rest in bed. During this time, I have been feeling very anxious and scared. I have had a couple of panic attacks, and I feel dizzy. My body trembles, and I am co...  Read Full »

Dr. Vipul Chelabhai Prajapati

Answer: Hello, I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries. I understand your concern. Your problem is anxiety. To overcome anxiety, you need to start a medication like Paroxetine. Initially, you can take Clonazepam for a certain period. Mirtazapine is a medicine that aids in sleep and d...  Read Full »

I believe people always laugh and talk about me. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,When I was walking down the aisle, I heard some people laugh. It was not for me, but it felt like it was toward me. I used to lean down my head when walking because I thought that when I saw others, it appeared as though they had business to discuss with me or that if I raised my head, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. The feeling that someone is watching you or will laugh at you could be anxiety. It could be due to social anxiety. In social anxiety, individuals have feelings that they are being judged. If these symptoms r...  Read Full »

I have severe anxiety and panic attacks. Can it be reduced without medications?

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently experiencing severe anxiety and panic attacks. I am naturally a very happy and outgoing person. I have been hit with this massive wave of anxiety every day for the last three months. I have never experienced anxiety before this. I have been to get testing done, and my...  Read Full »

Dr. Aneel Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your history is suggestive of depression and anxiety. You have always been on two antidepressants at one time and Benzodiazepines. You have not mentioned the doses, timings, and duration. Kindly mention the results of the lab reports. Have you done a thyroid function...  Read Full »

I am experiencing anxiety about unusual things that are impacting my life. Please provide me with assistance.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a teenager. I have been experiencing anxiety about the most unusual things, and it is really preventing me from fully enjoying life. Let me give you a few examples: I feel anxious when specific information is missing from the internet or when there are inconsistencies. For instance,...  Read Full »

Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries. I understand your concern. Based on your description, it seems like you might be dealing with ruminations or intrusive thoughts. Kindly take a self-rating test for OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder), which you can easily find ...  Read Full »

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