Dopamine

Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that is found naturally in the human body. It helps in sending signals from the body to the brain. The levels of dopamine influence function like mood, sleep, memory, concentration, and learning.

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How do I overcome porn addiction?

Query: Hello doctor, I am watching porn videos for the past two years. I used to watch it once in a week and now it has become addiction. My mind wants to see it. I masturbate along watching porn videos. My reading concentration is now weak . I want to get rid of watching porn videos . Friends also watch, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Kumarshri Shriniwas Saraswat

Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist, Sleep Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. After going though your history, it is apparent that you are suffering from porn addiction. To overcome this, you can follow some techniques. Any addiction gives pleasure by increasing dopamine levels in the pleasure centers of your brain. You need to find some healt...  Read Full »

Does hormonal imbalance cause difficulty to conceive?

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed with PCOS and my insulin and prolactin levels are 30.9 and 60 respectively. My doctor put me on Glucophage and Prolactin for these before two months. I got my periods on the same month. But, until now no signs of periods. I have mild thigh pain, heaviness in my stomach, li...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your insulin and prolactin levels are high and you have been rightly started on Glucophage (Metformin) and a dopamine agonist. This will help bring down the levels over the next two to three weeks and shall help balance your hormones. If the menses are missing for more...  Read Full »

Which is the medication recommended for early parkinson's disease?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with parkinson last year at the age of 45. I am on Azilect since then. My symptoms are mild, stiffness, lately I did not sleep well and I suffer from RLS about 4-5 nights per week. I do sport but everything which required quick movement, I am not able to do it well. My...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read carefully your question and would explain that in the early stages of Parkinson's disease, in young persons, it is recommendable to start treatment with IMAO (which you are already taking, Azilect) and a dopamine agonist. In the this regard, both Neuropro a...  Read Full »

How does an award impact one's career?

Query: Hi doctor, I am seeking insight from a psychological professional on how awards affect us. Why we give them? Why we deny them to others? And what impact it causes to the one who is receiving them or not has on one's career? Please explain both from the recipient or non-recipient perspective and fro...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The topic of effects of awards is complex. The awards act as positive reinforcement to any individual and thus the probability of repetition of behavior increases. If we consider it from a psychological point, then if an individual is given award then it acts as an ...  Read Full »

I have spastic paraplegia.Will dopamine help me?

Query: Hello doctor, I have spastic paraplegia. Everything I have tried has not worked. I was told to try a medication called L-Dopa. Will this medication help me?  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. L- Dopa is Levodopa and is a drug for parkinson's disease. It will help you in spastic paraplegia in case there is a deficiency of dopamine in substantia niagra of your brain. It is definitely going to help you if there is any deficiency. But if there is no defici...  Read Full »

Is a BP of 99/68 normal in case of a liver failure?

Query: Hello doctor,Is a BP of 99/68 good in case of stage-4 cirrhosis and liver failure? I am currently on Dopamine, Potassium chloride and Albumin human 25.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have mentioned that you are on Dopamine, which is a medicine to increase the BP (blood pressure). So, if we decrease the dosage of Dopamine, the BP may fall. Also, whether the BP is good or not depends on the functioning of other organs like whether there is urine ...  Read Full »

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