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Psychological Stress

A feeling of emotional strain and pressure is known as stress. Stress is a type of psychological pain. Because it can improve athletic performance, motivation, and response to the environment, even mild stress may be beneficial. However, excessive stress increases the risk of heart attacks, strokes, ulcers, and mental illnesses like depression.

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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 »

How does work-related stress affect my mental health?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 40 years old and I work for a marketing company. I have too much work pressure and have difficulty managing work and home. What effects may psychological stress have on a 40-year-old woman's mental health who works in a demanding marketing organization and finds it difficult to bal...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq, and thank you for choosing us as your provider for health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. Psychological stress can have various effects on a 40-year-old woman's mental health, including:Anxiety and depression: Constant pressure and difficu...  Read Full »

I am suffering from psychological stress. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 30-year-old woman facing challenges with my mental and overall health. The ongoing recession in my company has subjected me to constant psychological stress, witnessing layoffs and daily emotional distress. This stress is impacting my sleep and diet, raising concerns about its effec...  Read Full »

Dr. Vipul Chelabhai Prajapati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I do understand your concern. I empathize with the immense stress you are enduring due to the ongoing recession at your company. Witnessing colleagues lose their jobs and experiencing an overall anxious atmosphere can significantly impact your mental and physical well-...  Read Full »

Do I suffer from PTSD after having a traumatic childhood?

Query: Hello doctor,My girlfriend is a psychologist, and last week, I talked with her openly. She said that I have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I hate every human being for no reason, but I love animals.My parents used to beat me a lot during my childhood, even for minor reasons. So far, I have n...  Read Full »

Dr. Mustafa Ibrahim Abdelaziz Emara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occurs six months after having a traumatic experience beyond your ability. The symptoms are sadness which prevents you from work or study, nightmares, and loss of the ability to enjoy yourself. You have bad memories about your l...  Read Full »

I am a 34-year-old male experiencing psychological stress. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,As a 34-year-old male working night shifts for the past five years without receiving a promotion. I am experiencing significant psychological stress. I am concerned about the impact of this stress on my mental health. Can you offer guidance on managing psychological stress in the workpl...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. I can understand your situation and your problem. You have a lot of trouble in the future due to your night duty. If you can find another job then you must try to change. If you do not get a promotion after five years, the...  Read Full »

I am going through a family problem that has made me violent and depressed. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am going through some personal family problems that have affected my nature and mood significantly. I have become violent. At times, I feel like harming the other person in a fit of rage. I feel very depressed. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. It seems you are stressed and this stress is making you lose control. Your anger issues have worsened. Harming others and physical abuse is never a solution for anything. I, therefore, suggest you talk to a local t...  Read Full »

I am suffering from psychological stress. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 37-year-old woman experiencing significant stress. I find it challenging to concentrate, and a persistent sense of apprehension weighs on me. I have come across information about cortisol and its link to stress, leading me to worry that my mental well-being might be adversely affect...  Read Full »

Dr. Vipul Chelabhai Prajapati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I recognize your apprehensions about chronic stress, heightened cortisol levels, and their potential long-term implications for both your physical and mental health. Such concerns are entirely valid, underscoring the importa...  Read Full »

I have trouble managing psychological stress. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,Managing psychological stress has become a significant concern in my life. I want to know about the impact of stress on mental health. Could you provide an overview of what psychological stress is and its potential impact on mental health? I am interested in understanding the physiological...  Read Full »

Dr. Vipul Chelabhai Prajapati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Psychological stress is a ubiquitous phenomenon impacting individuals of all ages and backgrounds. This response to perceived or actual threats triggers the "fight-or-flight" response, causing physiological and psychological changes. While s...  Read Full »

I am very stressed and have had a chest pain which is dull and aching. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had pain in my chest for a month now. In the beginning, it was more of all over the place like in my ribs and what felt like behind my breasts and it also hurt on my sternum. I was having palpitations in the beginning. I have been under a lot of emotional stress. Also, I would ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query. I need to know more about the symptoms, like precipitating factors, factors that increase pain, etc. Considering your age and symptoms, the possibility of a cardiac cause of this pain is very low. There is nothing to worry about. Most pr...  Read Full »

I am facing extreme stress both emotionally and physically. How to overcome it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a female of 32-year-old. I recently quit my job as I lost my in-laws. I am facing extreme stress nowadays. What can I do? I have to take care of things at home. I have a 5-year-old kid at home. There are several conflicts between me and my husband due to financial problems at ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. I can understand your situation. You need to talk with your husband. Find the problem and work on its solution. Share and divide the responsibility of work. Do not fight but work with each other and fight with the world ...  Read Full »

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