Lack Of Concentration

Lack of concentration might be caused due to difficulty in staying awake, impulsiveness, overactivity, attention deficiency, intrusive thoughts, etc. The medical conditions which lead to lack of concentration are insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, attention deficit disorder, premenopause syndrome, certain medications, etc. Lack of concentration could be overcome by training the brain, improving sleep, exercise, listening to music, and treatment of underlying conditions.

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Why am I experiencing memory loss after a head injury?

Query: Hello doctor, Over a year and a half ago, I had a head injury which I did not think was too major back then but it has caused many problems for me over the period of time and it is only getting worse. I have been experiencing a major amount of memory loss such as not remembering what we are learning...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your question carefully and would explain that your symptoms seem to be related to a concentration disorder, which is probably associated with a lot of daily stress and lack of adequate physical activity or a poor diet. As you are not concentrated, you do not...  Read Full »

As a mother, how should I take care of my son with ADHD?

Query: Hi doctor,My son is not paying much concentration to anything like studies, games, to others' speech. He is 14 years old, and I took him to the doctor, and the doctor confirmed attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Can you explain what it is? Will any tablets help him return to everyday life? As...  Read Full »


Dr. Sajeev Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Your son seems to have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and you have to support him in all activities and arrange special education. This is a condition where the brain does not reciprocate to all stimuli, and thoughts are confin...  Read Full »

What kind of yoga and meditation should I practice for better concentration and mood swings?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having mood swings and a lack of concentration in my studies. My parents ask me to do meditation, yoga, and breathing techniques to increase my concentration. Will these help me improve my studies and concentration? For how many minutes should I do meditation? What type of breathi...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you do meditation for five minutes three times a day. Do yoga and pranayam in the morning for 40 minutes. It will improve your physical and mental health. It will help to increase memory also. You can take almonds and walnuts regularly. Please learn yoga an...  Read Full »

Why am I not able to remember and concentrate on what I read?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a college student. I used to study for more than 13 hours a day but now I am finding it hard to remember what I have read and even to concentrate during lectures. I am worried about my forgetfulness. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and can understand your concern. I would like to know more details about your symptoms; 1) Since when did you start having a feeling that you are forgetting things? 2) Are you forgetting only the academic things? Or are you forgetting the ot...  Read Full »

As a depression patient, facing concentration problem. will my concentration improve?

Query: Hi, I am a depression patient. Taking depression medicine for a long time. Now I have stopped taking the medicine as it makes me very sleepy. Now I feel, as soon as I start reading something inside my mind, I am not be able to read it properly. And while reading, after few minutes I sit like a sta...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Thanks for posting a query at icliniq. First of all I need to know what was the drug, how long you took that medicine and have you felt tolerance to either effect or side effect of that drug? At this stage I like to inform you that with current available medication, only two thirds of the patien...  Read Full »

How can I keep my heart and brain healthy?

Query: Hello doctor,I started getting muscular in the past month. I increased my diet and ate a lot to build my body for weight lifting. Now, I began to feel suffocated always, and my concentration is lacking currently. And I feel like my heart has lost its capacity.I have stopped going to the gym, and I a...  Read Full »


Dr. Albana Greca

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.You are too young to think of such suffocation. The gym is an excellent and healthy physical activity. If you cannot continue gymming, I suggest you go jogging, walk long distances, and breathe fresh air.Regarding your diet, it is advisable to avoid fatty and high-calori...  Read Full »

I have memory loss with lack of concentration. How to cure the condition?

Query: Hi doctor,I suffer from memory loss and lack of concentration. I have numbness in my mind. I am not able to think, recall, and memorize. I feel sleepy even after sleeping for 10 to 11 hours. I feel tired. I am taking Methylcobal tablets for the past two days. I have a vitamin B12 level of 116 pg/mL....  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Your levels are low and they can be increased easily by taking medications and diet. The possible causes are vitamin B12 deficiency and anemia. It is a condition where hemoglobin levels remain low. It can be increased by taking red meat in...  Read Full »

I am suffering from depression and I need help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am suffering from depression. I overthink, overeat, I do not have a proper sleep at night, and I cannot wake up in the morning. And always get late to work, I cannot concentrate in meetings and even in movies. I tend to sleep and feel sleepy throughout the day, I have no interest in w...  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, you are right in saying that you seem to be suffering from depression. It is a mood disorder causing a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. The persistent sadness or loss of interest that characterizes major depression can lead to a range of emoti...  Read Full »

I am not able to concentrate while studying. What is the problem with me?

Query: Hello doctor, I am not able to concentrate while studying. What is the problem with me?  Read Full »


Dr. Saraswat Kumarshri Shriniwas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There could be many reasons for this issue. If you always had problems with concentration, and not just while studying, but have a short attention span, it could be attention deficit disorder. If the problem is of recent origin and you are getting stressed out with t...  Read Full »

How to help my 7-year-old son to concentrate on online classes?

Query: Hello doctor, My 6 years 10 months son is not concentrating on online classes. Before he used to complete the homework, now he cannot write even small words. He keeps on thinking something, and always mumbling something. When online class started, he was attentive for a month, then he has became wo...  Read Full »


Dr. Anil Kumar Kumawat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your feelings. More screen time create irritability in children and adult also. For better development of a child, he needs all favorable environments like social, educational, spiritual, recreational, etc. In COVID-19 time sociality is entirely lo...  Read Full »

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