Mental health problems are issues faced due to disturbance in emotional health. It leads to anxiety, depression, stress, bipolar disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobias, etc. The causes for these problems might be due to negligence or abuse during childhood, the stress in a work environment, family issues, social isolation, etc. These problems can be resolved if identified at early stages with meditation, counseling, good sleep habits, interaction with friends and families, etc. If these lifestyle modifications do not help, medications like antidepressants, sedatives, etc., have to be started.
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I lost a special person, and it is affecting my mental health. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, Three months ago I lost a very special person, and until this day I miss them so much that it is affecting my mental health. Sometimes I hate them, sometimes I love them, and it is like I have mood swings. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. I can understand your situation and it is tough to deal with this type of phase in life. I am sorry about your special person. You may have pathological grief. There is no... Read Full »
My friend is stressed and depressed because of her work and behaves like a mentally challenged person. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor,My friend is 35 years old. She had polio at the age of 2 and was unable to walk. She is under depression now due to work stress. She behaves like a mentally challenged person. We do not know what is going on in her mind. For three months, she has been behaving like this. What to do? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Your friend may have major depressive disorder due to stress. There is non-pharmacological management for her depression, she should try to follow the below guidelines to deal with it. She must try to find her s... Read Full »
I feel unhappy because I had a strong attachment to the person who left me. How do I deal with this?
Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from a strong attachment to a person I loved and who left me. I do not know what is the appropriate medicine that will relieve the symptoms of sadness because I no longer have the feeling of happiness. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your situation and it is tough to deal with it. You may have a major depressive disorder. There is non-pharmacological management for your depression, you should try to follow the below guidelines to deal with it. It will help you. 1. You must move on ... Read Full »
I am a 41-year-old married male with no sex life and I am addicted to browsing which has a negative impact on my mental health and finance. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor,I am a 41-year-old male, married for 11 years now. For the past four years, I have had no sex life. My wife is preoccupied with social media. Besides work, I spend most of my time browsing my mobile meaninglessly. Somewhat addicted. Off late I have started visiting massage spas. All the... Read Full »
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Thank you for your query.I understand your concern. Tell me more about yourself in detail like your job and wife, so I can help you. Read Full »
I am a 20-year-old suffering from mental instability and not taking any medications for that. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old and suffering from mental instability. I am not taking any medications for that. Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I can understand your concern. You have major depressive disorder due to underlying stress. There is non-pharmacological management for your depression, you should try to follow the below guidelines to deal with it. I suggest you to follow ... Read Full »
What possible psychiatric problems can a person develop in the following scenario?
Query: Hi doctor, I do not want a therapy, but I would like your opinion on what kind of personality or problems a person could develop as an adult if the following happened to him as a child. He got sick as a kid from meningitis in the 60´s. His uncle was a pediatric and placed him on a first check... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear that you experienced these traumatic events in your childhood. The given events are traumatic. When a person experiences continuous traumatic events in his life, he could develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This could happen at any time du... Read Full »
I have been taking Fluoxetine 20 mg for my mental illness, but I want to stop my medication now. Should I consult a psychiatrist?
Query: Hello doctor, I was with a psychiatrist for about 18 sessions. During this time, I also moved on to a psychologist as the psychiatrist felt she could not come across. I continue to take the medication. I stopped and then restarted after she told me to continue. When asked when I could stop, she sai... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Most people have their own experience, which determines the prescribing trend. In addition, for every single disorder, there are multiple effective options, and as per the patient's need, they can supplement each other. For example, the advic... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 42 year old married male. I have two daughters and a son. I have a good job and works as a manager in the engineering sector. During the past two years, I noticed myself with down health. One night, I suffered dizziness in my head and felt cold in my limbs. I almost lose conscio... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have carefully reviewed your health issues and want to add that, this actually is a painful situation for a person like you. The fainting episode destabilized your whole rhythm of normal, healthy life and it is difficult for you to concentrate. It is none of your f... Read Full »
I am experiencing a troubled life with frequent personality changes. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing a very unsettled life for many years. First, I was told I had a split personality, and now others are noticing changes in my state of being. I am regressing into a child-like state with anger and anxiety and have a difficult sex life with my husband. I can have... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to iclinq.com. I understand what you are going through right now. The conflicts you are facing are a common problem amongst the youth nowadays. The way you are explaining things about yourself, I do not think you have schizophrenia. However, a detailed evaluation is a must. We need ... Read Full »
After a breakup in my love relationship, I feel mentally exhausted. What should I do?
Query: Hi doctor, I am mentally exhausted. I love a girl and we were in relationship for five years. Now she ditched me. She is my life and my everything. I cannot live without her. But she is with someone and she does not need me in her life. I cannot do any work, from the day she left me. I cannot sleep ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.comSometimes you do not have control over the situations and what others do. But what really matters is how you cope with it. I know it is easy to say, but you have to move on. The following steps can help you:1. Follow a routine though flexible and prioritize things.2. Spen... Read Full »