Propranolol

Propranolol is a medication of the beta blockers group of drugs. It is used to treat many conditions like high blood pressure, thyrotoxicosis, performance anxiety, essential tremors, capillary angiomas, and atrial fibrillation. It helps reduce the heart's workload, thus helping it beat more regularly.

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Can thyroid problems cause fluctuation in heart rate and blood pressure?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a highly varying HR (63 to 128 at rest) and BP (109/78 mmHg to 154/104 mmHg at rest) for around three days. I consulted my doctor on the third day and started taking Propranolol 20 mg thrice daily for seven days and twice a day after seven days. Yesterday night onwards, I was havin...  Read Full »


Dr. Rishu

Cardiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As seen in your brief history, there are some fluctuations in your blood pressure as well as heart rate. I would advise you to get an ECG done as soon as possible as we have to see what sort of heart rhythm are you on. The doctor who has suggested you Propranolol...  Read Full »

What is the prompt treatment for pressure and numbness on the temple?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 39 years old. I have pressure on the left temple and numbness for ten days. But no other symptoms. It begins from the upper ear until the left temple sometimes it affects the upper cheek. I have anxiety and stress. Could it be something serious? It does not reduce with Paracetamol...  Read Full »


Dr. Gursimran

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to know regarding your problems. There is pressure in the left temple for ten days. Is the pressure associated with nausea or vomiting? Is the pressure throbbing in nature? Are there any aggravating factors for this pressure? How do you sleep and eat these days?...  Read Full »

Do I require brain scan for my head rush, palpitation and headache?

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed with stress. My BP was fluctuating like it was 130/90 in the evening and 140/90 in the night. My sugar is normal, and my TSH is high 10.6. I was taking anti-anxiety tablets, but a few days before, only I stopped. I was having a head rush, not dizziness. Doctor gave me so...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think that there is no reason to perform a brain CT (computed tomography) scan as nothing serious is going on. I am sure that your symptoms are related to thyroid gland dysfunction or stress. Your blood lab tests are quite normal (attachment removed to protec...  Read Full »

Can black cumin seeds intake cause tightness in head with abnormal electrical signals?

Query: Hello doctor, Whenever I am using a mobile phone and the internet, I feel some tightness in my brain. Eventually, it changed to a disturbance in my thinking process, and I can feel uncontrolled electric signals. At that time, I cannot control myself. Is it a seizure? I am using black cumin seed for...  Read Full »


Dr. Gursimran

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to know regarding your symptoms. What exactly does happens when you get those uncontrolled electrical signals? Do you get some abnormal involuntary movements of your arms or legs? How long does this electrical signal last? Do you get unconscious when you get ...  Read Full »

I feel panic to face people in public. Is it fine to take Inderal?

Query: Hi doctor, I am getting panic to face people. I want to overcome it as it makes me sad. I am a teacher and this frustrates me when I have to say something in front of pupils. When I am in class I do not have a problem. But for example, when all the students gathered in the yard I used to avoid speak...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: HI, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms and details you have mentioned clearly suggest social anxiety disorder. In social situations like speaking in front of a gathering, talking to someone of high reputation, speaking with opposite sex individuals develop anxiety symptoms like redness of fac...  Read Full »

I feel some heaviness in head after a brawl on the phone. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I had a brawl on the phone with a few persons. They are believed to be not so social kind of people. Ever since that day, I feel a kind of heaviness in my head. What is it?  Read Full »


Dr. Sathya Prakash

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you are specifically pointing out one incident after which the symptom started, it is quite likely that the two are related. It is very well known that such symptoms can arise after the occurrence of a disturbing event. Assuming that you did not have any head trauma...  Read Full »

Please suggest ways to overcome the fear of interview.

Query: Hi doctor, For three years I have been at home as a caretaker for my child. Mostly I feel exhausted and boredom every day morning. Now, I plan to go for a job. But, I have a fear of facing an interview. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sathya Prakash

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I first wish to appreciate the love and dedication you have shown towards your family, by staying away from work for three years. First, you must understand a few things. Anybody facing an interview is a little anxious, whether they admit it or not; whether it is evident...  Read Full »

Why do I get headache during sex?

Query: Hi doctor,I am getting headaches during sex. Also, the pain peaks at orgasms. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Parth Singh

Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Headaches at peak of sex or after sex is usually associated with medicines used for erectile dysfunction like Viagra (Sildenafil). Sometimes, pain at orgasm can occur without any significant disorder due to sudden change in the hemodynamics of blood supply to various orga...  Read Full »

What are the drugs used for social anxiety?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 33 year old male. I have been suffering from social anxiety for the past one year. Although I was extremely shy as a child and up to about 25 years of age. After that, I overcame my social anxiety and became confident. I managed somehow not to care about other peoples opinion abou...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and understand your concern. Social anxiety disorder is really a disturbing condition, but can be controlled with proper medicines and behavior therapy. Anxiety disorders occur in episodes and sometimes follow waxing and waning course. You had a...  Read Full »

To stop continuous panic attacks, which drug can be taken other than Clonazepam?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been on Klonopin that is Clonazepam prescribed before 14 years for panic attacks and anxiety. I am currently on the 2 mg dosage and taking it four times a day. This is monitored every few months by my family doctor. For the past one week, I have noticed that I have been experienc...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Anxiety and panic disorders are serious disorders and tend to recur. Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine drug and have good efficacy in controlling the symptoms of anxiety. The drug can control panic symptoms effectively but is not the treatment ...  Read Full »

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