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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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I have depression, feeling sad all the time, and my appetite is also lost. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 22-year-old, and I just want someone to talk to right now because I feel so depressed, and my depression is killing me from the inside out. I just found out that my long-term relationship is still cheating on me. And I just cannot help but be mad about it, but still, I want to forgi...  Read Full »


Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. The differential diagnosis of your condition is ASR (acute stress reaction) or MDD (major depressive disorder). It is kind of a stress reaction. Do a screening test for depression like Zung's self-rating depr...  Read Full »

How can someone be brought out of sorrow of losing a dear one?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother lost her father who she loved very much. Though the incidence was about five to six months back, she is not able to come out of the sorrow. She always remains depressed. We are trying our best to cope with her, but the situation is not improving.  Read Full »


Dr. Akanksha Sharma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It might be that she might be suffering from adjustment disorder due to loss of a loved one because of which you are seeing these symptoms. It happens at a late age when you lose your spouse. But you should be careful that it does not proceed ahead. Also, please let me ...  Read Full »

How to overcome depression caused due to familial 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 s...  Read Full »

I am a 37-year-old woman experiencing constant sadness. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 37-year-old woman and have been experiencing constant sadness. I find no joy in activities I used to love, and the unrelenting fatigue is overwhelming. This feeling of emptiness seems inescapable. I fear it might be depression, and I feel unable to face it alone. Could you pleas...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Thank you for consulting a psychiatrist. I understand your situation, and it seems you may be experiencing major depressive disorder. Regarding the medication Rexulti, it is not typically the first choice for treating depression; it...  Read Full »

Do suicidal thoughts and mood swings define bipolar disorder?

Query: Hello doctor, I have three kids. My oldest is 16 years and she is a bit hard to deal with. I have been noticing her change of moods everyday. My mother, older sister, and younger brother told my middle son, that they hate her, no one wants her close. She had a rough break up, she says she hates lif...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Going by the description of your daughter's life circumstances and events, she seems to be in depression definitely. Is she in bipolar depression can only be determined if she exhibits the following. 1) Cycles of depression and mania. 2) There should be discrete episod...  Read Full »

I am 16 years old, always feel sad, and struggle to sleep. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 16-year-old boy who has been finding life hard for the past few months. I am never happy and I always feel sad. I struggle to sleep and rarely get a good night's sleep. I most likely also think I have ADHD, bipolar, anxiety, and most likely depression. I want to get these facts c...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your situation and concern. According to your description, you may have major depressive disorder. There is non-pharmacological management for depression, you should try to follow the below suggestion to deal with it, and that will help you. 1. Do exer...  Read Full »

I become sad and irritable after eiaculation. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been looking for many years for the treatment of symptoms like feeling very down, anxiety, sadness, irritability, and loss of interest in everything in life. But, the main point is, it is for one to two days after ejaculation or wet dreams. I have consulted many doctors, includi...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.Generally, a person may feel low after masturbation and wet dream and can have anxiety after the episode. What I suggest is to use short-acting anxiolytics such as Clonazepam 0.25 mouth dissolving, both morning and evening during that time for one to two days.Regards.   Read Full »

I have been feeling very low for years. Can this be due to depression?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been feeling very low for years and want to know if I have depression. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You can talk to me. I can understand it is a difficult situation to be in. However, I suggest talking to a professional about your low self-esteem and confidence. Your thoughts and character define who you are, not what other people think....  Read Full »

How to keep my mother happy after the passing away of my father?

Query: Hello doctor,My dad expired one year back. My brother is elder and not interested to look after my mom. So, she stays with me. I am trying hard to make her happy, but it goes in vain. I need a suggestion on how to behave.  Read Full »


Dr. Rathod Rahul Narayanrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, I would like to congratulate you for your dedication towards your mother. I really appreciate that you are looking after your mother. As you are her daughter, she is expecting that her son look after her. But, it is not possible in this case. So, she is really...  Read Full »

I am stressed, unhappy, and have poor social skills. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26-year-old male. My weight is 130 pounds, and my height is 5 feet 8 inches. I grew up with great responsibility for my family, but never fulfilled it up to the mark, besides living my life in fear from society. I managed good academics and achieved some standards over time. But...  Read Full »


Dr. Saraswat Kumarshri Shriniwas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query in detail and would like to summarize your current symptoms: Feeling sad, excess worries, poor cognitive abilities (memory and thinking), social anxiety (fear of people), reduced energy levels (lazy and tired), low self-confidence and feel...  Read Full »

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