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Meditation is the practice of focusing the mind on a particular object, sound, or feeling. It helps to achieve mental clarity and an emotionally calm state. It can be used to reduce stress, anxiety, fear, pain, and to increase peace, well-being, and self-concept.

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I feel stressed due to work pressure. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old male feeling stressed and overwhelmed at work due to recent layoffs and increasing work pressure. My job is negatively impacting my mental health. Can you suggest ways or techniques for me to manage psychological stress and improve my mental health, especially in a ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query and understand your concern. Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. I can understand your situation and your problem. It is necessary to maintain a work-life balance. You should try to follow the below guidelines to deal with it. It will...  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 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 and ...  Read Full »

I am dealing with depression, anxiety, and OCD. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from depression, anxiety, and OCD. I have tried triglycerides and SSRI, but they do not seem to work. I also have BP and diabetes. I am currently on cardiac medicines as I have undergone angioplasty twice. Please suggest me the treatment for depression.  Read Full »

Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You are currently on SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor). Have you consulted a psychiatrist or your cardiologist regarding medicines for depression? Several medications are available for treating depression, but each drug takes on an average of two weeks to ...  Read Full »

I am suffering from anxiety and fear. Please advise.

Query: Dear Doctor, I am 32 years old and I weigh 80kg. I am married and I am working with a telecom company. I got married six months back and my problem is anxiety and fear. I am not able to drive because of fear. Headache, blurred vision, shortness of breath are my problems. Among them, fear is the ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to From the available description it appears to be Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) which is a kind of anxiety disorder that needs long term treatment. I would like to tell you that GAD is a kind of relapsing and remitting disorder and needs both medications as well as ...  Read Full »

Please suggest some natural treatment for hypertension.

Query: Hi doctor, I have hypertension. Please suggest some natural ways to treat it.  Read Full »

Dr. Amit Kumar Gaba

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand that you are not interested in taking medications for hypertension for a long time. So I am suggesting you a natural way of dealing with hypertension. Take raisins. Soak it in rose water overnight. Chew and eat it in the morning. You have to follow this fo...  Read Full »

Suggest a diet for my husband's high BP and cholesterol.

Query: Hi Doctor, My husband is 35 years old. He is on medication for high BP and cholesterol. BP being 145/100, HDL-46, LDL-117.6, TGL-212, VLDL-42.4. Kindly help with the diet plan. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Sukhvinder Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Diet plan for your husband is as follows: Do not use table salt, i.e, avoid using salt for him over and above what you use in cooking vegetables and other dishes. Avoid pickles/white bread/soups/noodles/any kind of food requiring excessive preservation/lentil cakes...  Read Full »

I am experiencing work-related stress. Does it affect my health?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 32-year-old male currently employed in a corporate job. Recently, there have been numerous layoffs in my company, and I am too worried about increasing my work pressure and psychological stress. I am concerned about the impact this stress is having on my mental health. What are t...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query. I understand your problem and situation. It can be challenging to maintain a work-life balance in the corporate sector. It is natural to be concerned about the impact of work-related stress on your mental health. Signs that stress is affecting your m...  Read Full »

I am unable to focus on studies due to the fear of not being the topper. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I was a topper in my three semesters. Now, I have a fear that I will lose my topper position in my fourth semester. Due to this fear, I am unable to focus on my studies.   Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If you concentrate on your rank, you will not get it. You need to concentrate on your studies and enjoy your journey to build your career. Ranking is not an important factor but skill and knowledge are important. If you are good in skill and knowledge, you will get a go...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from anxiety disorder. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I have been feeling like anxiety is taking over my life, and it is getting overwhelming. Any insights on what anxiety disorder involves and how to deal with it? I am just trying to navigate this heavy feeling and find some strategies to cope. Any advice would mean a lot right now.Thank you...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Anxiety disorders involve excessive worry, fear, or nervousness that interferes with daily life. Symptoms can include restlessness, irritability, muscle tension, and difficulty concentrating. There is non-pharmacological management for your a...  Read Full »

What is the cause of fatigue, night sweats, chills, and appetite changes?

Query: Hi doctor,My illness started with fatigue and joint pain and then progressed to whole-body pain. Every day I feel like I have the flu. I had consistent night sweats, day sweats, and chills, loss of appetite at times, nausea on and off, and terrible fatigue. It includes 12 CBCs with differentials, me...  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Patodiya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Cancer is practically ruled out by doing all the scans. However, I am intrigued by the fear of cancer. Do you have a family history of cancer? Regarding joint pain, I will suggest you use hydroxychloroquine if routine painkillers are not working. Consult your doctor, disc...  Read Full »

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