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Overthinking, also known as rumination, is a mental state characterized by thinking about the same thought or situation repeatedly. Overthinking is often associated with worrying about the same thing over and over again. Overthinking can cause mental conditions like anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, etc. People who overthink may complain of feeling stuck or being unproductive. Overthinking includes excessive thinking or worrying about the past or future.

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I overthink and have a sleep disorder. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My problem is over-thinking a situation and also sleeping disorder. During some of my personal issues I am thinking too much. So, this leads to lack of sleep and illness causing other problems. First thing I want to know is how to control my feelings and my mind. Please suggest me a tr...  Read Full »

Dr. Shazia Anjum

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to know the answers for the following before treating you. Do you have these symptoms every day or do have these problems only during stress? Do you consume any type of drugs, alcohol or any other medications? Do you feel anxiety when you talk to a new per...  Read Full »

I lack concentration due to overthinking and negative thoughts. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I overthink a lot. Because of that, I have doubt and negative thinking about my loved ones especially my fiance. I am not able to either concentrate on my studies. I am not able to follow my goals, and I get distracted very easily. Please help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. It is essential for you to trust your partner for a healthy relationship. Otherwise, it will get ruined. Just keep faith in him. Spend quality time with him. Make good memories with him. Start doing exercise daily for 30 t...  Read Full »

I talk to myself and overthink a lot. How can I get rid of this?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old girl. I do have a habit of talking to myself about each and everything whenever I am free. I overthink a lot about any situation that what will happen if I do this, etc. It is very difficult for me to let go something, whether they are people or anything else. I th...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There are various chemicals in our brain which make our thoughts affect our mood and regulate our behavior. Prism largely determined by our genetics and to some extent by the environment. Some hormones like thyroid also influence it. Here are a few pieces of advice f...  Read Full »

How can I control the habit of overthinking?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a habit of overthinking simple things, and I make them complicated. I always waste my time and energy on deducing the multiple outcomes of a simple thing, which others may not even think about it. I make things complicated, and I repeatedly contradict my own words. I feel guilty. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Anil Kumar Kumawat

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Sometimes we do not have control over our thoughts. The train of our thoughts goes running continuously, and sometimes it reaches a destination which is so different than the actual goal. You are the driver, but your mind guides you to go. But sometimes guide starts to ...  Read Full »

Please suggest ways to improve sexual performance.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 43 years old. I do not have any sex problem other than premature ejaculation. Now, my penis looks so small in the flaccid state. By thinking this, I could not perform well. I am currently on Nano Leo, Lvate and Virilex. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Uphar Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The most significant and common cause of sexual dysfunction is psychological in nature. Overthinking and excessive anxiety can be major pitfalls in such situations. To improve sexual health, it is essential to avoid alcohol and smoking, prioritize sufficient rest, and ma...  Read Full »

Why do I tend to overthink at night?

Query: Hello doctor, Every night around 2-3 AM, any thought that crosses my mind makes me overthink about it. I am worried about such things that do not have a fixed solution. It may or may not happen. I've tried listening to meditating sounds, calming sound during that time but to no avail. After an hour...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your blood report is absolutely normal (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and I do not think there is anything alarming. Yes, your lipid profile is deranged and if you are overweight then try to reduce weight. At your age, it is not common to see raised c...  Read Full »

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