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 a 22-year-old girl suffering from inferiority complex. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old girl. I am 5'4" in height and 43 kg in weight. I am in severe depression due to financial issues in my family and my love affair. I have an inferiority complex. I am an over-sensitive, and every little thing hurts me. I feel my self ugly and less than everyone. Every...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Be confident, respect, and accept yourself, whatever you are. If you do not value yourself, then no one will do. Start taking care of yourself. Do exercise daily. Just go for 30 to 45 minutes walking. Do meditation f...  Read Full »

Can obesity have any effect on my pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years old and pregnant with my first child, but I am obese. After getting pregnant, I was really scared of everything and stressed. I am also scared to go to the hospital and always think if anything will happen to my baby. In my last appointment, I was tensed, and the BP was ...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello,Welcome to I can understand your concern. The first pregnancy is a bit different and a new experience for any woman. She can have too many mood variations as well. Thinking of the future, pregnancy, intrapartum and postpartum changes physically and emotionally is a very new ...  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 stressed and unhappy about my job, and even suicidal thoughts are coming. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am 23 years old. I do not like the work I do when I see my seniors in the office. I always feel I do not want to become like them. I have a passion for teaching, but it pays very less, and my parents are opposing me from becoming a teacher. I do not know what to do. I feel I am always st...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. I can understand your situation. It depends upon you what you want in your life. You are going to live your life so you should decide about it. Either choose money or passion. Sometimes we need t...  Read Full »

I get pain in my chest and headaches if I think of something sad or negative. Kindly advice.

Query: Hi doctor, I feel pain in the right side of my chest. I have headaches after shouting or speaking louder. I also have difficulty in breathing. Also, if I think of something sad or negative, my headache aggravates. The symptoms mentioned above have been present for the past three days. Please advise ...  Read Full »

Dr. Manisha Raghunath Auradkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. The symptoms you are experiencing can be due to some underlying causes. Sometimes it can be a result of emotional stress. First, we need to rule out any cardiac or lungs related problems. 1) I suggest getting an ECG (electrocardiograp...  Read Full »

I have stretch marks and skin darkening in my stomach after my recent delivery. How to get rid of them?

Query: Hi doctor, I delivered a baby girl last week through a C-section. My baby and I are healthy by god's grace. However, I have many stretch marks post-delivery. Are there any creams or lotions to get rid of them? I am concerned because my stomach has also turned black and looks weird along with these s...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for trusting us with your health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. I suggest you to apply coconut oil every day. I hope this has helped you. Good luck.  Read Full »

I broke up with my girlfriend on bad terms. How to move on in life?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an adult male and a cancer survivor. I had cancer six years back and underwent three surgeries on my neck and two on my shoulders. I undergo laboratory tests every three years and underwent a PET scan last year. I have been in a relationship with a girl, and we both agreed to be in i...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your situation. There is no reason for breaking up and no space for why or how. Though you think she loves you, you cannot force her to love you. So I suggest you move on in your life and stop stalking her on social media and delete her contacts. I sugges...  Read Full »

Do I suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder as an adult 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 »

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