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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How to deal with lack of concentration and procrastination?

Query: Hello doctor, I am disappointed about my failure in the job exam. My weak point is that I did not concentrate fully on my studies; my mind is flying here and there. Even, when I wake up early in the morning, I discover, my brain works whole night by thinking. And every morning I remember what had h...  Read Full »


Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Lack of concentration can be due to many reasons. From what I understand in your case is that you are under a lot of stress. When the brain is in stress, it tends to avoid the main task of finding relief by focusing on non-essential things. The first thing you shoul...  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 feelling like I do not want to give it because due procastination, 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 exa...  Read Full »


Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 relaxat...  Read Full »

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