Sad Mood

Mood disorders happen due to disrupted mental well-being. When the state of mood affects an individual's well-being and day-to-day activities, it is said to be a disorder. Persistent sad moods can lead to anxiety disorders, depression, etc., harming physical well-being. Substance use and withdrawal also cause sad moods. Seeking the help of a psychologist or psychiatrist can be of use to come out of the situation.

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Please suggest a treatment for feeling sad and depressed all the time.

Query: Dear doctor, I am a 21 year old male. I feel quite sad and depressed. I do not even want to perform daily routine. My life is monotonous. I get a lot of negative thoughts. I am so lazy and feel like I do not want to live. I am weak and I lack concentration. I do not feel like going out of my house....  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Symptoms that are commonly present in a depressed patient are: Sad mood. Disturbance of sleep. Disturbance of appetite. Feeling of inappropriate guilt. Loss of interest in previously pleasurable activities. Loss of self-esteem. Hopelessness or worthlessness. L...  Read Full »

I have problems focusing on things. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have lots of problems focusing on things. I lack confidence in dealing with the public and get nervous in a social gathering. I become irritated when something wrong happens and always have negative ideas. I have hydrophobia too. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concerns. The presence of negative thoughts, irritability, irrational fear, and low self-esteem indicates the possibility of clinically major depressive disorder. I like to assure you that this is a treatable condition, and ...  Read Full »

How do I get off my distractions and study well?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19 year old. I have many questions in life to which I cannot find an answer. My parents ran a school and naturally, I attended the same. Even though I did not work very hard, I used to top the class. But, when I reached the fifth grade, I got distracted easily and did not study we...  Read Full »


Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The main problem which I picked from your description is that you get tensed about studying. You have set up a self-image of a guy who is poor in studies and cannot succeed. I think you are too harsh on yourself. Every individual is unique in his own sense and is not n...  Read Full »

How to overcome depression caused due to familial and carrier issues?

Query: Hello doctor,I am very passionate to become a musician. But, my family does not support me. Instead, they keep discouraging me a lot. As a result, I am mentally depressed. What should I do? Please help me. I really need your help.  Read Full »


Dr. Prashant Gohil

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.As you wrote that you are suffering from depression, I would like to know what exactly your symptoms are. Sometimes, the things we want do not happen and we do not feel good, we get angry, and feel frustrated, which is absolutely normal.The only option we have is to sho...  Read Full »

I worry a lot, along with a lack of motivation. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I worry too much and lack motivation for doing anything.  Read Full »


Dr. Sathya Prakash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Worrying too much and lack of motivation are commonly reported problems. Depending upon the exact cause, different solutions can be provided. The good news is that this can be handled. Before I advise you I need to know if this is a recent phenomenon. Are you feeling this...  Read Full »

I am getting a lot of unrealistic thoughts with mood swings. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22 year old male, I get a lot of unrealistic thoughts, and they consume a lot of my time; as a result, I suffer in studies. I feel as if I am in a different world when I watch movies or traveling or listening to music. I saw a girl's video online, I watched her dance and became he...  Read Full »


Dr. Padmapriya Chandran

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be suffering from a labile mood, characterized by frequent mood swings. This can hamper your progress and it has to be treated. You require a mood stabilizer, I suggest you try taking the following. Tablet Dicorate ER (Divalproex) 500 mg, once daily. Tablet S...  Read Full »

How to deal with a failed relationship?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 20-years-old and I never had a healthy relationship with a guy. I was in love with a guy, but he left. And it has been six months, but I still cannot control my tears. I feel lonely and helpless. And when something happens at my home, it makes me more pathetic, and I keep crying f...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. It would be best if you move on in your life. I suggest you stop stalking him on all social media, delete all his contacts, do not stay alone, try to be active and as much busy as you can, discard all stuff related to ...  Read Full »

I cry even for small things at the age of 18 years. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I have not been through anything bad, but I end up crying a lot for every little thing. All my emotions hit me at once, and I cannot stop crying. I am 18 years old. I am in a relationship with a guy, and things are not smooth. I have trouble sleeping. What do you suggest?  Read Full »


Dr. Awadhesh P. Singh Solanki

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I can understand your concern regarding your low mood and emotional outbreaks.You are just 18 years old. At this age as personality is not fixed lots of conflicts comes in a relationship with the partner which is a normal thing. I will suggest you handle them with maturity...  Read Full »

I wake up every day with a heavy head and dizziness. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I wake up with a heavy head, headache, and drowsiness. It seems tough to do anything in the morning. But, I feel more energetic in the evening. Why?  Read Full »


Dr. Alon Seifan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Many things can cause morning fatigue. If you snore at night, you may have a condition called sleep apnea or otherwise known as obstructive sleep apnea. This causes a lack of oxygen and can cause people to feel drowsy during the day. However, this would not explain w...  Read Full »

How to overcome depression presenting with anger?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel like I need help with depression and anger. I am a single mom and constantly feel irritated mostly with myself. I cannot seem to be able to do the simplest tasks. It is an effort to get up, to shower, and to get dressed. The only reason I do it is because I am a mom. I feel so guil...  Read Full »


Dr. Dhamankar Amit Shivraj

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand how difficult it is to struggle every day with yourself, to fight the anger and depression within you. I have treated many patients who go through this trauma every day. My advice for you would be, try taking the following. Tablet Tryptomer (Amitriptyline) 10...  Read Full »

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