Common "Depression" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


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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Do my mood swings and headaches indicate depression?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old girl and I have some common symptoms of depression. But my family does not think that I have depression. I go through moments of sadness and sometimes anger. I have had headaches that doctors could not figure out. I want to find out if I have depression. Kindly help...  Read Full »

Dr. Manjunadh M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq and thank you for choosing us as your provider for medical care. I understand your concern. Depression as a disorder requires persistent symptoms at least for a couple of weeks where nothing can make the patient improve his or her mood. Transient feelings of sadness and a...  Read Full »

I had a breakup, fighting with people and irritated with my job. What can I do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a problem. I am getting frustrated with a silly thing that is my job. I had a breakup, I am fighting with people on small things. What to do?  Read Full »

Dr. Manjunadh M

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Did all these problems start after break up? If it is so, this is commonly called as an adjustment disorder. If severe it could lead to depression too. My advice will be to first understand that you are experiencing this problem and it is due ...  Read Full »

How to fade away my feelings for my boyfriend?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel lifeless most of the times. I do not find peace anymore, and I do not feel like doing anything. It is all because of that one person, and I believe he is destroying my life, but I still love him. I do not want to have feelings for anyone, and I want to be heartless, single, free...  Read Full »

Dr. Manjunadh M

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. All your problems seem to be related to the relationship issue. The moment you try to forget actively or stay away from someone, usually it never works. The basic human psychology is that if you go behind someone or give the key to your happines...  Read Full »

I suffer from anxiety and depression for the last few years. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I suffer from anxiety and depression from the last few years. My work causes me fatigue, but I do not have an option. I have very low energy, palpitations, and sexual dysfunction. Sometimes, I get very angry and end up hurting someone. Or, I just leave my job and home and go somewhere ...  Read Full »

Dr. Manjunadh M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern, but you will have to elaborate on your issue for me to give you proper suggestions. Since when do you have this problem? Have you taken any treatment? How is your sleep? Do you often get episodes of palpitations and worry? Do you have any med...  Read Full »

I have been battling depression for the past 23 years and feel the medicines that I use are ineffective. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been battling with depression for the past 23 years, and I have been taking prescribed medications to manage my symptoms. Generally, when I take my medications, I feel alright. However, there are times when the medications do not seem to be as effective, and I suspect that this...  Read Full »

Dr. Manjunadh M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. I appreciate your concerns regarding depression, which can be a challenging condition to treat due to its fluctuating nature. It is important to note that even with highly effective antidepressants, the response rate i...  Read Full »

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