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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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I am having memory and concentration issues with sensation loss. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I was in the hospital and thought I may have had a small stroke. But I did not. The magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed some white tissue changes. Since I got out three weeks ago I have had problems with dull senses and memory and concentration issues. It is causing a lot of anxiet...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and would explain that your symptoms do not seem to be related to a stroke. Low blood perfusion to the brain could mimic this clinical situation. Anxiety too. White matter changes could be related to different possible causes: chronic arteria...  Read Full »

What are the causes for intense mood swings and reading problem with time gaps?

Query: Hello doctor, I have noticed recently that I am having problems with reading, and this has never happened before. I am usually good at reading but the other day when I looked at a paper and read it as "65" but I looked away and looked back, and it is actually "75." This has been happening a lot with...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concerns. Although it is difficult for me to decide what is wrong with you, without talking to you but considering your age and kind of presentation, the most likely cause for such reading gaps is lack of attention. This is common...  Read Full »

I am a 26-year-old female with restlessness, a racing heart, a lack of consistency, and impulsivity. Do I have bipolar disorder?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 26-year-old female taking medicine for bipolar disorder, namely Oxetol 450 twice, Ciplar LA 40 twice as I have a high pulse, Qutipin SR 300 once, Librium 10 at night, Trazonil 100 once, Baclof OD 30 as I had alcohol use disorder. Despite taking these medicines, I have symptoms of re...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. We cannot diagnose the bipolar disorder based on MCMI (Millon clinical multiaxial inventory) or any other personality test. You have to provide me with more details about your symptoms to diagnose bipolar disorder. When did you first notice ...  Read Full »

I feel very sad at times and have difficulty concentrating. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor, I think I am suffering from bipolar disorder. For the past few months, I am not able to concentrate, cannot study, feel extremely sad, and start crying without any reason. Sometimes, I feel very happy and start socializing. How to get it checked? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. According to your history, it seems you do not have bipolar disorder, but you may have a major depressive disorder. Your mind defense system tries to deal with your depression by making you happy or over social. ...  Read Full »

Can PCOD lead to unstable mind?

Query: Hello doctor, I cannot concentrate on anything. My mind is not stable. I have my exams in next eight days but I am feeling like I do not want to give it because due procrastination, I have not prepared well and it is because I was not able to study but now my parents are forcing me to give that exam...  Read Full »

Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hi, Welcome to PCOD does lead to some hormonal disturbance, do you have any symptoms of PMS? Premenstrual syndrome? Because that might be an explanation of your mood swings and irritability. As for the lack of concentration issue, start small with some breathing exercises and relaxatio...  Read Full »

How to overcome the unwanted sex I had?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old male. I am straight but yesterday I had anal sex with my friend. I feel I took wrong decision. It is remembering me a lot. I want to forget that. My mind is not concentrating now. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Krishan Kumar Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If it has been done against your wish, you can take legal help. Are you intoxicated that time, or under any threat? Is there any injury or pain? Have you used condom? If done with your consent, just driven by impulse, not need to get in guilt. Some time accident happ...  Read Full »

I lack concentration due to overthinking and negative thoughts. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I overthink a lot. Because of that, I have doubt and negative thinking about my loved ones especially my fiance. I am not able to either concentrate on my studies. I am not able to follow my goals, and I get distracted very easily. Please help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. It is essential for you to trust your partner for a healthy relationship. Otherwise, it will get ruined. Just keep faith in him. Spend quality time with him. Make good memories with him. Start doing exercise daily for 30 t...  Read Full »

What can be the reason for lack of concentration and motivation in studies?

Query: Hello doctor, I have always been naturally motivated to study, and I used to be able to concentrate and focus on my studies exceptionally well. Last year, I joined college, and the schedule was very hectic. Classes were from 6 AM to 6 PM, and then I used to study till midnight. This was my schedule....  Read Full »

Dr. Krishan Kumar Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Is there any precipitating cause for such problem like loss of money, relationship problem, family issue. Have you started Modalert before your concentration problem have arisen? It is an activator type of drug but create an anxious feeling and can decrease concentrati...  Read Full »

How do I overcome a lack of focus brought on by fantasies?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 32 years old, and I am kind of facing the issue of fantasy in my head and mind deconcentration. Whenever I am busy or in social gathering most of the time I am fine. But when I am alone, walking alone and traveling alone, my mind goes into the fantasy. I kind of see this thing be...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, you are suffering from excessive imagination or daydreaming, which is common in every individual. But some people do it more which becomes a kind of habit. Sometimes, we also use this kind of defense and imagination in order to avoid day-to-day stress. It becomes a f...  Read Full »

What can be done for lack of concentration and negative thoughts?

Query: Hello doctor, My child is 18 years old and has been preparing for the entrance exam for the past one year. He did well in some of the topics he covered but four months back, he got some negative thoughts and started complaining about less concentration. He became excited, irritated and got disturbe...  Read Full »

Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is quite common for 18-year-olds to become stressed when preparing for school final and college entrance examinations. With appropriate care and encouragement, you can support your child to handle to stress appropriately. Kindly do not put too much pressure on him t...  Read Full »

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