Stress

Stress is the body's biological reaction to any unpleasant stimuli. The symptoms of stress are increased heart rate, breathing fast, high blood pressure, insomnia, stomach upset, dry mouth, nervousness, etc. Stress as such is not bad, but prolonged periods of stress might affect your health.

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I am not able to focus on my studies because of anxiety and stress. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19-year-old female. I am suffering from anxiety and stress, due to which I am having my headache. I am also not able to focus on my studies. I have my exam in five days. I have been facing this concentration issue for the last two months. Please advise. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Mohammed Wajid

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I shall suggest you coping skills and techniques. It is essential to know you probably will not be motivated to do any of them at first because depression frequently kills motivation. In other words, know that it is normal to feel unmotivated until you are halfway d...  Read Full »

Please help me identify the reason for pain in my jaw and face.

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain in my teeth when I chew for the last two months. I have some pain in the face also. The doctor is unable to identify. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Prerna Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the files uploaded (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Having looked at the picture and the X-rays, there are no cavities. There is some generalized bone loss and the widening of PDL (periodontal ligament) spaces. This is i...  Read Full »

What can be the reason for my father's sudden behavioral changes?

Query: Hello doctor, My father has been a diabetic patient for the past 20 years. Six months ago, he got affected by pulmonary tuberculosis and got administered with anti-TB drugs and insulin was administered in basal bolus regimen. Now both TB and diabetes are well under control. For the past one week, he...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. From your description, I feel it is more than just stress. A simple thing such as stress can not be attributed to these many complex symptoms. In my opinion, there are two possibilities which should be ruled out before ca...  Read Full »

My cousin is not talking to anyone and remains silent. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My cousin is a 23 year old student who is good at academics. He has limited himself to his room. He is not going out at all. Nowadays his exams are over. He does not talk with our family members. He does not have food for days together. If anyone, even his mother tries to talk with hi...  Read Full »


Dr. Ravi M Soni

Answer: Hi,  Welcome to icliniq.com. Depending upon the symptoms you have described, in 23 year old student, there are two possibilities: 1. Psychic breakout: He might have experienced some psychic breakout in this age like, failure in the exams, scolding from the parents or teachers, failure in love and ...  Read Full »

I am stressed and lack energy. Please suggest some nerve soother.

Query: Hello doctor, Please suggest a harmless over-the-counter nerve soother. I am stressed, and I cannot destress. I am healthy, but I lack energy and get very irritated. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. (col) Rakesh Karanwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is no safe drug nor OTC (over-the-counter) for your problem. I suggest you try Alprax 0.5 mg (Alprazolam), twice daily for two weeks. After that, increase the frequency to thrice daily. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicine wi...  Read Full »

How do I overcome financial stress and sleep well?

Query: Hi doctor,I am in financial distress, so I am not able to concentrate on work or family. I am not able to sleep well. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Udey

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.As per your description, though it is difficult to conclude, it seems that you might be having a depressive episode secondary to your financial stress, as you reported difficulty in concentrating along with a reduced sleep.Depressive episodes can be either endogenous wit...  Read Full »

Why am I spotting from the last eight months?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 28 years old. I am not sexually active. I had spotting on the tenth and eleventh of this month and again from the fourteenth to sixteenth of the same month. I had the last ultrasound two years, and it showed no cysts. I am under a lot of stress and depression. Is this something seriou...  Read Full »


Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have two cycles in a month? Your question is not clear. There can be hormonal alterations during stress, which can affect your cycles.   Read Full »

How to cure my spouse's high blood pressure after being advised for a hysterectomy?

Query: Hello doctor, My spouse aged 47 years has been advised hysterectomy as there is a fibroid of 80 by 70 mm. Since hearing about an impending surgery, my spouse's blood pressure raised to 170/100. Now, she has been prescribed one tablet of Telmikind 40 per day and Tolol XR 50 twice a day from the last...  Read Full »


Dr. Ayesha Naveed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like you to know that only a disturbing news cannot raise her BP by that much. It has been there for a while, and the stress of surgery just revealed it. This seems to be essential hypertension which needs a continuous monitoring and treatment. Ask her to reduc...  Read Full »

My mother is under stress, and she is making some noise repeatedly. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, My mom is under stress, and she is crying a lot. Suddenly, she started making some noise repeatedly, she was not able to open her eyes, and she had trouble breathing.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Any one having extreme stress will try to escape it. This is called conversion disorder, which means the brain tries to escape from extreme stress. In most of the cases, from grief. It can be prevented by anxiolytics like benzodiazepines. Regards. For more information con...  Read Full »

My mother had a nosebleed two days ago. What can be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, My mom is 54 years old. She had a nosebleed two days ago that lasted five to seven minutes. Her BP usually never crosses 106/66, but after the nosebleed, her BP is usually 148/99. Since the day of her nosebleed, she is feeling a pressure in her nose and eyes. I wonder if it was a sudd...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashish Jayanand Chandwadkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A nosebleed can be due to many causes and the most common is a local injury. But, in your case, it seems like the high blood pressure (BP) itself is causing the nosebleed. I recommend you check her BP at different times of the day and get an average. If it is still hig...  Read Full »

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