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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I am unable to concentrate on anything for the past six months which makes me frustrated. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor,I am not able to concentrate on anything for the past six months and so I am getting more and more frustrated day by day.Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. There can be various reasons for the inability to focus or decreased motivation. One of the most common reasons is stress at work, in a relationship, or in any other chronic physical or environmental issues. At ti... Read Full »
Why am I not able to memorize despite repeated learning?
Query: Hello doctor, I cannot memorize anything despite learning many times or reciting speech. I find it very difficult to study. I become desperate when I cannot memorize anything. Thi has been present for the last five years. Please help. I am currently on Laroxyl to help me sleep. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Memory and mind power depends on three aspects: Understanding, retention, and recollection. Recollection is easy if your retention is proper and flawless. Retention is possible when you are able understand what you read or learn. To understand, you should have con... Read Full »
For the past two months, I have had difficulty concentrating. Could it be because of ADHD?
Query: Hi doctor, For the past couple of months, I have been finding it very difficult to concentrate on things. Due to this, my grades have been deteriorating quite a bit in school. I rarely play games. Could it be because of ADHD? I am starting to notice the effects from the last ten months. I am only ta... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. I can understand your situation, but you have not mentioned enough details which can help me to diagnose ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). But I can suggest you few suggestions that can help yo... 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 »
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 distres... Read Full »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »