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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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Despite maintaining good hygiene, I have a bad body odor. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old boy. Despite my efforts to maintain good hygiene, I have been experiencing a bad body odor. It has become quite bothersome and is affecting my confidence in social situations. I would greatly appreciate any advice or recommendations you could provide on how to manage an...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Make sure to avoid any cream, lotion, powder, salon treatments, oil, massages, perfumes, deodorant, etc. Use non-fragrant soap. Keep yourself well hydrated. Wear loose cotton comfortable clothes and under clothes. Try wearing a cotton vest wi...  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 »

I get intimidated by others, forget words, and start stammering. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 38-year-old male. I am married and I have a child. I have difficulty in sleeping at night. But I always feel sleepy. I forget things easily. I have low concentration and I am lethargic. I have confusion to take a decision. I have low self-esteem with low confidence. I feel like ...  Read Full »

Dr. Parth Nagda

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your symptoms are typically seen in major depressive disorder. It is common to have it in 1 in 4 males and 1 in 8 females. It occurs due to reduced levels of certain neurotransmitters such as serotonin in the body. It reduces the stress-handling capacity of the brai...  Read Full »

I have low self-confidence with premature ejaculation. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am male, 26 years old, sex insecure and low experienced, first trauma got 99 during bombing of Yugoslavia, had to get new urinal channel, and product of that is I am circumised. Later in school, I have been bullied for 4 years constantly, physical and mentally by my "school friends"...  Read Full »

Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am so sorry to hear about your situation, I can imagine how hard it is for you. So you are describing a few things here, when is the problem of premature ejaculation, second is performance anxiety which is making you overthink, third is low self confidence. Probably ...  Read Full »

How can I increase my self-esteem?

Query: Hello doctor,I have poor self-esteem and prefer to live alone. Most of the time, I feel quite unhappy and miserable. I feel worthless. I believe that all of my professors and students hate me. As a result, I am unable to concentrate on my studies, and my grades have dropped significantly. Please hel...  Read Full »

Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Thanks for your query Kindly answer me: Do you also have problems with sleep? What about your appetite? How much time are you facing these problems? Also, I suggest doing a screening test like Zung’s self...  Read Full »

Why do I experience crying spells and irritability nowadays?

Query: Hey doctor, I am suffering from a constant headache, irritability when someone speaks loud or in a noisy area, muscle pain near shoulders, sometimes dizziness, fatigue, tiredness, and crying spells. During my university lectures, I can sit for 10 to 15 minutes but then suddenly, I feel dizziness and...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is all symptoms of depression. You need to take antidepressants medications for short time. You can do some other nonpharmacological way to deal with your depression. Start daily exercise for 30 to 40 minutes just go for a walk, eat healthy food, avoid junk food, ...  Read Full »

I experience extreme mood swings. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been thinking more and more about the possibility of being bipolar after a comment my friend made about me acting manic. I have noticed my mood fluctuating between extreme happiness, high energy, talkativeness, and confidence during the summer, to feeling extremely sad, worthless,...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. You might be experiencing borderline personality disorder rather than bipolar disorder (mania). Borderline personality disorder is characterized by a chronic sense of emptiness, emotional outbursts, impulsive behavior, and se...  Read Full »

I have been feeling depressed and anxious after separating from my husband. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been feeling depressed for a year after separating from my husband. I also feel constant fear of people and have very low self-confidence. My doctor has advised me to take one tablet of Escitalopram 20 mg and one tablet of Paroxetine 12 mg daily in the morning. My medical histo...  Read Full »

Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, I am delighted you turned to with your medical-related questions. I can certainly relate to your worries, and will do my best to assist. First of all, I would like to mention that sometimes you do not have control over situations and what others do, but what matters is how yo...  Read Full »

I get depressed and disheartened when I am in a difficult situation and feel suffocated. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a problem getting disheartened and depressed in any difficult situation and feel suffocated in my heart and brain. I am not able to tackle the situation and start to cry and cannot talk boldly with my voice. Though I am not an under-confident girl but often lose confidence in a...  Read Full »

Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to First of all, I would like to mention that sometimes you do not have control over the situations and what others do but what matters is how you cope with it. Some simple steps that can be of help: Meditation daily for at least half an hour in the morning helps you re...  Read Full »

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 »

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