Improve Concentration

Training the brain with the help of puzzles, games, etc., getting adequate sleep, spending quality time with nature, doing regular exercises, taking breaks from work or household chores, engaging in meditation, caffeine intake, dietary modifications, listening to soft music, intake of supplements, and doing concentration workouts help in enhancing concentration.

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How to improve my memory while studying?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20 year old medical student. I have a big problem with my studying techniques, and I find it rare compared to others. First things first, I am lazy to study, not because I am lazy in general, but because I do not understand a word. Even if I understand something, it gets evaporated...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. You have issues of poor focus and inability to maintain focus or concentration. The loss of performance after the day of exams is due to anxiety of performance, which is seen in a lot of individuals. But since you are passing the exams, t...  Read Full »

I am not able to remember whatever I study. Can I have a psychiatric problem?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a male, who is studying medicine. From childhood, I was an average student. I got good marks in the 10th standard, but in the 11th and 12th standard, I got very bad marks. I do not know what happened, although I study for a long time. Still, I am not getting good marks. I got admissi...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. From the available description, the possibility of a major psychiatric disorder appears limited, but there is clear indication stress having a significant impact on your student life. It is a well-known fact that increased ...  Read Full »

I am unable to concentrate on my studies nowadays. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 21 years old. I was excellent at studies. But, now, I am not able to concentrate on books. I feel like I have lost the power of memory. I do not remember even very small things. I have developed some bad habits like chewing papers, the inner side of lips, inner side of cheeks, etc. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The habits like chewing papers, the inner side of lips or cheeks, etc., could be occurring due to some underlying anxiety. Behavioral modification can prove helpful to reduce these restrictive behaviors. Try to distract yourself whenever you are engaged in such habits...  Read Full »

How to concentrate on my studies?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a student. When I sit for study, I just start feeling distractions from small noises and things. Most of the time, I go to imaginations of things I want to create and sometimes, I suddenly start daydreaming about different kinds of thoughts. Sometimes, I start to remember about pa...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. The recurrent distractibility could be occurring due to anxiety and should be evaluated. Intrusive thoughts during studying result in distraction. If remembering the things related to the past and imagining things are causing distress, then...  Read Full »

How to improve concentration in studies?

Query: Hi doctor, My 14 year old son cannot concentrate on studies and struggling in school. He is nervous and shaky, especially in school. He scored 65% overall and 85% in his favorite subjects. He reads a lot of story books. We went to a psychiatrist last year and he said that my son is suffering from a...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Considering his age, there are many possible reasons that could cause similar presentation. You have mentioned that he is performing well in some subjects, but poor in another. So, there is a possibility of a specific learning disorder. But,...  Read Full »

I was abused mentally and physically. What can I do to solve this problem?

Query: Hi doctor, Before four years, I had a dating with a guy. After a year, he kissed another girl, and I saw him. He said to me it was just once and nothing else. I have recently found out that he was involved romantically with her all the time and I have been an option for him. I was abused mentally an...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear about your relationship problem. I can understand you. It is difficult to manage it, but it is not impossible. You have to move away from that guy. If someone loves you, then that person will be happy, if you progress or achieve something in your life...  Read Full »

Kindly prescribe medication to improve concentration.

Query: Hello doctor, I cannot concentrate because when I study I feel I am not able to memorize. I want any medication maybe for 1 month for concentration. My doctor gave me Bupropion but it is no good for me.  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your query, I can understand that you are having difficulties related to poor concentration. There can be different reasons for struggling with poor concentration. More information will be needed to clarify the etiology behind poor concentration so that you can ...  Read Full »

Can Cognium syrup be given for improving concentration in depression patient?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a 15-year-old son who was suffering from depression two months ago but is fine now except for having a few weird thoughts. The only issue currently is that he is not studying. He was suggested the following medicines- Cognium syrup and Shine-25 tablets. I plan to give only Cogn...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The Shine 25 mg/d is an anti-depressant. You can start from 1/2 a pill at night (one hour before sleeping), if you do not use it then there will be no anti-depressant effect. The Cognium syrup is brain stimulating syrup, start from 1/2 of the recommended dose on the ...  Read Full »

I have acute anxiety symptoms due to my fear of exams. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I have acute anxiety symptoms due to my fear of exams. Currently very underprepared, it is impossible to pass but still my parents are stressing me to give exams even when they know I fear underperformance and not knowing something on an exam. At this stage, I cannot even read words p...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Fear of exams and fear of poor performance results in anxiety and this anxiety is resulting in distraction which cause poor concentration in exams and poor focus. This further deteriorates the performance and you feel bad due to exams. This is a vicious cycle and you...  Read Full »

What can be done to come out of imagination and improve presence of mind?

Query: Hello doctor, Since childhood, I have a mental problem of living in a false world. I am not able to even put in a sequence of my deep imaginations. But mostly, they revolve around me imagining a young, dynamic politician of this country who is sometimes a male and sometimes a female but very intell...  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand what you must be feeling. Imaginations help us to make a target or vision in our mind. It provides motivation to us, direct us to achieve that thing but at times too much imagination become a type of coping or an escape phenomenon because you like yourse...  Read Full »

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