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Lack Of Confidence

Lack of confidence can be due to unhappy childhood where parents or teachers were highly critical. Poor academic performances in school, an ongoing stressful life event such as financial trouble, or relationship breakdown can also result in a lack of confidence.

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I have excessive nightfall, erectile dysfunction, and a lack of confidence. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 19 years old. I have excess nightfall, erectile dysfunction, and a lack of confidence. I am taking Divya Youvnamrit Vati two times daily but no results. Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Wet dreams or nightfall are normal. It can be due to increased erotic stimulus mentally physically or visually without sex or masturbation. At this age, you will be having good testosterone production. There will be 20000 sperms produc...  Read Full »

What causes anxiety, irritability, and lack of confidence?

Query: Hi doctor, I am very anxious about things that I should not be doing on a daily basis. A lot of the time, I feel like I cannot help it. I get very irritated, and I feel very on edge for no reason. When I go out, I cannot talk to people. I avoid being in groups because I feel like I am being judged. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. It is not abnormal. Your symptoms are just age-related tantrums. It is an adolescent issue. You do not need any medications. If overthinking affects your daily work and social function, then you need treatmen...  Read Full »

Changed antidepressant. I lost motivation. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have started using Ritalin recently, as suggested by my doctor, for lack of motivation. But I feel less motivated after taking it. Also, my childhood trauma has been manifesting, causing anger. I started using Sertraline 3 years ago, but I stopped taking it because the doctor said it...  Read Full »

Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand what you are going through. Untreated childhood traumas may cause extreme stress and mental health issues. You have mentioned the medicine you are taking, but I think you have not been taking therapy along with it. I would strongly su...  Read Full »

How can I get over thoughts of suicide and low self-worth?

Query: Hello doctor, I have very low self-esteem. I hate myself. I always think I am a failure. But is it healthy to think every day about killing yourself, but I have not tried it yet? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to These types of thoughts are not healthy and normal. Sometimes we all get hopeless and sad, but it is temporary. After some time, we get back to normal, but as per your description, you still have not done anything bad; you blame yourself and feel like being dead. This ...  Read Full »

I suffer from OCD and have negative thoughts. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am suffering from OCD. I first had cleanliness-related issues and then doubted that I did not perform my daily tasks neatly. I know all these things are ideas and lies, but I could not stop them. I started treatment with Lustral 100 mg for three months; then, I stopped seeing my psych...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. You seem to be suffering from depression along with OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder). OCD, when left untreated for a prolonged period, may lead to secondary depression. OCD is a common illness that affects 2 to 3 peop...  Read Full »

I have started to doubt myself because I lack confidence. How can I regain my confidence?

Query: Hi doctor, I m a 21-year-old final-year medical student. I was a confident, bold, and positive person in my childhood. But now, I lack confidence in all aspects of my life. It has started to affect me to the point where I self-doubt and second-guess myself. It affects me to the point where I have ...  Read Full »

Dr. Awadhesh P. Singh Solanki

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. You are a medical student, which means you are brilliant at your studies. Keep hope and confidence. I will suggest you do mild exercises and yoga if possible. It will increase positivity in life by releasing endorphins. The symptoms you menti...  Read Full »

What are the advisable long term drug of choice for anxiety and depression?

Query: Hello doctor, I have depression, anxiety, lack of confidence, lack of energy, palpitation, and excess sweating for the past 18 years. I have consulted so many psychiatrists. My current doctor prescribes me Nexito Forte, Prothiaden 25 mg, and Toficalm 100 in morning and evening. But I feel some sleep...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You should go with Escitalopram (Escitalopram Oxalate), Clonazepam and Mirtaz (Mirtazapine). These combinations have a minimal side effect. You take antacid with it. Please do not take the above medications in an empty stomach. You must lose your weight. Do the daily e...  Read Full »

How can I prepare well for my examination without distractions?

Query: Hello doctor, My exams are about to start. I was not serious at the start but from the past few days, I have been working really hard. People near me say it is too late now something worse is going to happen. But the way I have planned things I know I could easily score good marks but the problem i...  Read Full »

Dr. K. V. Anand

Answer: Hi, Welcome to From the description, it seems that you had confidence regarding the exams before some days. But it seems that, for now, you have lost your confidence. Why have you lost your confidence? Is it because of other people who try to demotivate you? Is it because you could not ...  Read Full »

I have had a hard time concentrating since I was in school. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I had trouble in school and had a hard time concentrating on what the teacher was teaching. I used to forget what she said and did not know how to do the lesson. Today it is hard for me to talk to someone because I forget what I wanted to say or what they are saying to me. I have had a ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Gather up and reassure yourself. This is not the end of anything. Take a deep breath, walk, do yoga, exercise, and get physically examined and investigated to rule out any medical problems and treat them accordingly. First, you must accept and love yourself, and then...  Read Full »

I lack confidence in myself and cannot talk to new people. Please help me.

Query: Hello doctor, I lack confidence when I am alone. I am always confident when it comes to the public. I really get busted and also I do not know why. I cannot talk to new people or cross-gender with an initiative. I even do not know why I always feel lonely like I know I do not have people to talk eve...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You need to develop confidence in yourself. Do daily exercises for 30 to 40 minutes, do meditation for 20 minutes, read good books and take good deep sleep. Start talking with your own self. Stand in front of the mirror and make eye contact with yourself and talk pos...  Read Full »

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