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Depression is a mental illness which results in feeling sad, loss of interest in daily activities, irritability, mood swings, and sleepiness. It is a state of mind which develops over a period of time due to various reasons. A depressed person might have difficulty sleeping, loss of appetite, weight loss, fatigue, and might get suicidal thoughts.

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I was addicted to dendrite glue a few years ago. Now I am experiencing depression and a decline in my hand muscle coordination. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I was addicted to dendrite glue during my college life, not regularly, but I used it once every two months. Nowadays, I am unemployed, facing a lot of depression, and experiencing a decline in my hand muscle coordination. My little and ring fingers have been affected by a nerve problem...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concern. Firstly, I would like to inform you that dendrite contains Toluene, and Toluene toxicity can lead to various symptoms, including euphoria, hallucinations, delusions, tinnitus, dizziness, confusion, headache, vertigo, sei...  Read Full »

I fear my anxiety may progress towards depression. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old and currently suffering from anxiety which might later lead to depression. I used to get anxiety pangs when I was a kid. But then for a few months, it is been horrible. I still feel so low, moody, and disheartened without any reason. I feel very sad and start crying....  Read Full »

Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Kindly screen yourself for clinical depression and anxiety disorder. Do a self-rating test like Zung's self-rating depression scale and Zung's self-rating anxiety scale which you can easily find online. If it is indicative of moderate to...  Read Full »

Please suggest non-drug treatment to overcome stress and depression.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old male. I have a good family and working in a leading MNC. I have a bizarre question to ask you. I hope you can give me good counseling. A girl and I were in love for a year. We had some happy times thrice. But note that we did not have any intercourse, to be frank. W...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I must congratulate you that you came out of your single status to seek help. Many well-educated guys like you suffer because of inappropriate guilt. In my view, you have not done anything wrong with your ex-girlfriend. This is natural to have happy moments when you hav...  Read Full »

I think of my boyfriend the whole day and am scared of losing him. How can I overcome this feeling?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 25-year-old female. My height is 5 feet, and my weight is 145 pounds. My main problem is that I cannot control my mind, so I doubted my boyfriend because he likes someone else. He said they were just friends and wanted to be friendly with me, but I was scared that I would lose hi...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You can either be his friend or his lover, but not both. Either stay with him accepting that he will not marry you, or move on and do not be friendly with him. It will be difficult for you, but it will help you later. I suggest you move on in your life, and you must ...  Read Full »

I am in a relationship but now he ignores me. How to face this situation?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28-year-old girl. I am working. I am in a relationship with a boy. In our starting years, we both were very well. But now, he has no time to spend with me. When I talk to him, he ignores me. I cannot control myself in this situation. I start crying suddenly. I am sleepless, and I a...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You should have a face to face meeting and clear all your doubts with your boyfriend. You both decide a schedule for each other. Spend at least a half an hour daily with each other. Go for a vacation at weekends. Spend quality time. Spend time with your hobbies like read...  Read Full »

How to deal with extreme stress and depression due to relationship issues?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from extreme stress and depression. I had a relationship for six years which was extremely deep, and it broke all of a sudden, and it leads to extreme depression and suicide attempts. After two years, I got recovered and then I started another relationship in which I wa...  Read Full »

Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can imagine how difficult it might be. You are having adjustment issues, trust issues on the surface. Secondly, there also might be cognitive distortions that are making you feel vulnerable and having frequent fights. There also might be self-esteem issues that are...  Read Full »

How do I manage depression due to my break-up?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a broken heart. I am not eating or sleeping. I cannot live without him. What should I do?  Read Full »

Dr. Saraswat Kumarshri Shriniwas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to A heartbreak or a fall out of a relationship is a saddening experience. There is a feeling of loss coupled with damage to self-esteem. But lots of people experience it at least once in life. Here are a few tips to cope with it. Sitting or lying down all day at home wil...  Read Full »

How to deal with separation?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 41 years old. I am dealing with separation. My husband is possibly a sociopath. He left the city two years ago and wants a divorce now. I am unable to go ahead with it. I need some help for my anxiety and the illusion he created years ago. Also, I was on Daxid 100 mg and stopped now.  Read Full »

Dr. Shivanand. B. Hiremath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand what you are going through. I would like to know some more details about the problems you are experiencing. Do you have a social support at present from some close family members or children or parents? Are you financially independent? Please give more d...  Read Full »

I cry even for small things at the age of 18 years. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have not been through anything bad, but I end up crying a lot for every little thing. All my emotions hit me at once, and I cannot stop crying. I am 18 years old. I am in a relationship with a guy, and things are not smooth. I have trouble sleeping. What do you suggest?  Read Full »

Dr. Awadhesh P. Singh Solanki

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern regarding your low mood and emotional outbreaks. You are just 18 years old. At this age as personality is not fixed lots of conflicts comes in a relationship with the partner which is a normal thing. I will suggest you handle them with maturi...  Read Full »

I feel shy and depressed due to masturbation. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctorI am a 20-year-old male. I have been masturbating for nearly four years, and it has made me really low and depressed. I do not open up with people and cannot talk or meet eyes to eyes with girls. I feel really shy, and my attitude is not good. I do not want myself to be like this. Moreov...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Masturbation is a healthy practice done by every individual. There are no side effects of masturbation. The guilt generated as the result of misconception about masturbation leads to stress and anxiety, which in turn causes ill effects on the mind and health but not...  Read Full »

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