Restlessness

Restlessness is a behavior disorder. This leads to hyperactivity, anxiety, insomnia, etc. Neurological disorders, attention deficit disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, etc., are the causes of restlessness. Exercise, yoga, etc., helps in reducing them.

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Why is my mother, restless, has hallucinations, and a small bump on her head?

Query: Hello doctor, This is on behalf of my mother, aged 82. She does not have sugar, blood pressure, cholesterol and takes food normally. Four years ago, she underwent a major surgery sleeve resection for gist in the stomach. The operation was a success, and the tumor was removed. The postoperative path...  Read Full »


Dr. Ravi M. Soni

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your explanation of the symptoms, it is more like delirium due to some underlying pathology. She is 82 years old, so already, her memory has been weakened due to ageing. I do not know about her cognition and memory. Is she is able to identify and recognize ...  Read Full »

Please tell me ways to treat forgetfulness and disturbed sleep.

Query: Hi doctor, For a while, my memory has been really bad. A recent event with my memory is as follows. My alarm goes off at 7:04 AM and I looked at my clock at 7:05 AM and I could not remember how my alarm had gone off, which was only a minute later. But, things I memorized before some years are still ...  Read Full »


Dr. Nidhi Jain Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. By your two symptoms, it is not possible for me now, to provide you the exact diagnosis. Forgetfulness, sometimes a symptom of depression. It is called pseudodementia. Disturbed sleep and restlessness can also be associated with it. But, for diagnosis of depres...  Read Full »

Suffering from anxiety, and panic attacks for the last 3 years. Need second opinion on the prescription.

Query: Dear Doctor, I am suffering from anxiety and panic attacks for the last 3 years. I went to a neurologist 2 years back and he advised me to take REXIPRA 10 for 3 months, SOLTUS 50 for 6 months, HEMIDAP PLUS for 9 months & ZEPAM .5 for 12 months. Upon following these medications, I was improvin...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understood your concern. As per your diagnosis of anxiety and panic attacks, there should be no doubt whether you need neurologist or psychiatrist. Both these conditions come under the domain of psychiatrist and they are more able to treat these ...  Read Full »

How to treat flatulence, urinary incontinence, abdominal pain, and restlessness?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 30-year-old male with a height of five feet six inches. I have flatulence and urinary incontinence. Along with it, I have abdominal pain and restlessness. I am not taking any medications.   Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Production of gas and feeling of fullness is a normal phenomenon of the human body. One cannot shut down gas production completely as it has its own disadvantages. But gas production can be reduced to lead a comfortable life. Gas is produced b...  Read Full »

Do stress and restlessness cause a delay in periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I had PCOD and took homeopathy medicine, after which my periods started getting regular. I got engaged about two months back and I got married last month. I took pills during my engagement and marriage time to advance my periods. I got my period on 14th each month after taking the pil...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please get a urine pregnancy test done with early morning urine sample to ensure that you are not pregnant. It depends upon when you have ovulated. If the pregnancy test is negative, then there is nothing to worry about. Usually, the cramps and discomfort could be becau...  Read Full »

How can I get a refreshing sleep?

Query: Hello doctor, I cannot get refreshing sleep some days in a week, and some days it is good. I also have difficulty sleeping in the afternoon, as I am susceptible to the noise around me. I also feel restlessness (mostly in legs) in the middle of the night, decreasing my sleep quality. I am having thi...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Such disturbed sleep occurs due to stress or anxiety, so in that case, we have to pay attention to that. Another reason can be some infection and sickness or maybe the usage of a mobile screen for long. As you menti...  Read Full »

I have symptoms of ADHD like fidgeting, restlessness, etc. Does someone gets ADHD in their teenage years?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 16-year-old male. I am concerned about my mental health. I have symptoms of ADHD like fidgeting, restlessness, being very talkative, losing focus or attention, but I am very extroverted, and my academic ratings are good. Does someone get ADHD in their teenage years? And am I on...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder) is a developmental condition which is noticeable since early childhood. Symptoms like hyperactivity, impulsivity, inattention will be present before the age of 12 years. Parents and teacher would have commented about it...  Read Full »

Why do I feel restless, tired, and sleepy all the time?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel my legs are restless and lack energy. I am feeling tired with frequent yawning and sleepiness in daytime. Sometimes, I feel nervous and vertigo while walking. Please suggest a medicine. I had Escitalopram 10 mg bd, but it did not work well. My other medication list is attached for...  Read Full »


Dr. Saraswat Kumarshri Shriniwas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms described by you are symptoms of depression which are due to low dopamine levels. Escitalopram increases serotonin levels and there is a dopamine deficit remaining in most patients. My advice would be to add Bupropion (Bupron XL) 150 mg to existing drugs. Y...  Read Full »

Why do I feel restlessness in my chest while on treatment for valve blockage?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 37 years old. Last year, when I was working, I had a restless feeling in my heart. So I left my work on that day and went back home. My pain got increased, and I immediately reached the hospital. After an hour, I got admitted to CCU, and I was there for five days. I had a blockage i...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You had coronary heart disease at a young age, and PCI (percutaneous intervention) was done immediately. Now you have to be very careful in this regard because those with a coronary artery disease have a further risk. First of all, reduce your risk factors. Avoid smokin...  Read Full »

I feel a loss of consciousness when I am off of Paxidep. What should be done?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a professor and I teach daily for six to seven hours in standing position. Two years ago suddenly I felt a loss of consciousness and restlessness. This increases when I speak on an elevated platform. I have a high fear to get down and there is an appearance of loss of control in ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. Clinically, your symptoms are suggestive of a postural related drop in blood pressure. However, that will not respond to Paxidep (Paroxetine) which is an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) and an antidepressant. I believe the sympt...  Read Full »

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