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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How to overcome guilt, depression and lack of concentration due to excessive masturbation?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old. I am a student and I am excessively addicted to masturbation. I cannot concentrate in fact I started doing sex with my partner regularly. I just treat her as satisfactory material and this causes a deep regret in me. I am not good at studies anymore as well as I just c...  Read Full »

Dr. Krishan Kumar Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your problem. First of all, it must clear to you also that it is harmless practice, which is done by almost 100%male and 70% of females in there lifetime. I mean it common in your age. Do not feel guilty, this activity will not affect your married l...  Read Full »

I damage my penis by rough and abnormal masturbation. How to find whether my penis is damaged or not?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23, and I have too much problem. I have depression, anxiety, and many sexual problems. I watch extreme pornography daily. I think I damage my penis by rough and abnormal masturbation. I am too much worried about it because I face too many complications. How to diagnose whether my...  Read Full »

Dr. Krishan Kumar Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Why do you think you have damaged your penis. Is there anything abnormal in the penis? Too much of thinking about it may lead you in depressive mood state. Masturbations is normal thing, maximum persons in your age practice it. If I talk about prevalence you will be ...  Read Full »

Do I take correct medications for bipolar I and ADHD?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a query about the medication prescribed to me, and I need a second opinion. My diagnoses are bipolar 1 and ADHD. I take daily, 1. Lithium 1600 mg. 2. Lamotrigine 300 mg. 3. Amisulpride 400 mg. 4. Haloperidol 4 mg. 5. Sertraline 200 mg. 6. Pregabalin 400 mg. 7. Propranolo...  Read Full »

Dr. Krishan Kumar Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The rule of thumb in psychiatry is to prescribe medicine for an adequate duration and adequate dose, before considering it ineffective or plan to change. If your doctor has previously tried one medication for proper dose and duration now, he can add another drug, so ...  Read Full »

Is my behavior indicative of bipolar disorder?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old and I do not know what is wrong with me. I think I have severe depression and anxiety, but obviously, that cannot be 100 % accurate. The thing is, I think I am depressed, but there are times where I feel on top of the world. Maybe I have bipolar disorder? I do not kn...  Read Full »

Dr. Krishan Kumar Sharma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Ideally, you should collect the courage to tell your problem to parents because you are still very young. If not comfortable with parents some close relative or friend or free helpline. Making the diagnosis of depression, the symptoms must present for at least two week...  Read Full »

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