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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How to get rid of my persistent headache permanently?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 33-year-old female. I have a mild continuous headache on either side of my head, and it goes away with painkillers. I do not feel pain and spasm in the neck and no giddiness. No diabetes, and I am not on any medications. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Rohit Jain

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, your headache seems to be not related to the usual medical causes. I would suggest a few things: 1. Get your eyes checked. I think you are sitting too much in front of the computer, which causes headaches due to the radiations, even if it is minimal. 2. Take up...  Read Full »

Kindly help with my erectile dysfunction.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old. I am currently experiencing erectile dysfunction. My penis is not erecting like before, and I have an awkward sex experience with my partner. What do I need to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Erectile dysfunction has two main types one is psychogenic or organic. You are 29 years and unlikely to suffer from chronic diseases like diabetes or hypertension, and you are not on any long term medications. Therefore it is most probably the psychogenic type of erecti...  Read Full »

How can I correct my eye ogling while talking to someone?

Query: Hello doctor, During childhood days I was a bit introvert but used to enjoy a lot by playing all sorts of indoor and outdoor games apart from studying. During college days also no issues were there as such. But while joined in a metro city as my first job felt bit awkward that I was not able to min...  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Kansal

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Tension or stress is different from hypertension or high blood pressure. BP (blood pressure) medications will not help with the psychological tension you are describing. Social avoidance is another problem you have described. You are mostly disturbed about a preoccupati...  Read Full »

It feels like something is stuck in my throat. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23 year old male who has been experiencing some symptoms related to my voice and throat. For the past few months, my voice has not been as deep as it has always been. If I try to lower it to how it was before, it takes a lot of effort and still does not sound right. I am constantly...  Read Full »


Dr. Alok Rathi

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) does cause this something stuck in throat feeling, but more importantly you have stress. Stress does cause GERD and such change in voice which you have. The inability to speak as before is due to stress and this in turn is increas...  Read Full »

How to get rid of headache, lower back pain, and knee pain?

Query: Hi doctor, Two months ago, I started experiencing very bad lower back pain followed with knee pain. Initially, I felt the pain only when I walk, but now I feel it all the time. Three days ago, my stomach hurt so bad that I had to go home early. The same night, I got an excruciating headache. I went ...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems like you have been overstressed and have taken your friend's incident too seriously. However, if you are sexually active, then get a urine pregnancy test done with early morning urine sample. Headache could be because of stress, strain, anxiety, work pressure, ch...  Read Full »

Sildenafil for erectile dysfunction gave only little effect. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 years old. I am currently experiencing chronic ED and premature ejaculation as well. I have had issues with premature ejaculation more or less my whole life but not as severe as it has become after this sudden erectile dysfunction. I have been to the urologist and he prescribed...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation are usually related problems and must be very annoying problem at your age. From your details, your weight is 73 kg means you are fit and testosterone is normal. I wonder if you have and long term medical issues like diabet...  Read Full »

I have stomach pain and swollen ankles. What could be the problem?

Query: Hello Doctor, Since 1 month I have been suffering from stomach problem. Whenever I eat something, I immediately have stomach pain and pass stools. There is swelling in both the ankles. I feel weak. What could be the problem?  Read Full »


Dr. Arul Amuthan

Ayurveda Specialist, Naturopathy Specialist, Pharmacologist, Siddha Medicine Specialist, Toxicologist

Answer: Hi,  Welcome to icliniq.com. The stomach ache may be due to peptic ulcer. If the pain increases after consuming food, then the location of ulcer is in the stomach. Hence, such patients hesitate to eat food despite hunger. On the other hand, if the abdominal pain is seen before food and the pain su...  Read Full »

I cannot sleep well and I have ankle pain at night. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 25 years old, have a job and study besides. I cannot sleep well when I come home. I wake up every one hour. I also have terrible pain in my ankle at night and in the morning but disappears during the day. Moreover, I have a high temper and worry a lot about everything.  Read Full »


Dr. K V Anand

Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the given symptoms, it is not possible to zero in on the exact cause of your present condition. But because you have mentioned you work as well as study and have a tight schedule, the sleeplessness could be due to the stress you are experiencing. We cannot yet s...  Read Full »

Please suggest non-drug treatment to overcome stress and depression.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old male. I have a good family and working in a leading MNC. I have a bizarre question to ask you. I hope you can give me good counseling. A girl and I were in love for a year. We had some happy times thrice. But note that we did not have any intercourse, to be frank. W...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I must congratulate you that you came out of your single status to seek help. Many well-educated guys like you suffer because of inappropriate guilt. In my view, you have not done anything wrong with your ex-girlfriend. This is natural to have happy moments when you hav...  Read Full »

I am sad and anxious most of the time. What can be done?

Query: Hello doctor, I am very sad and anxious most of the time. Lost motivation and most happiness, which has probably been gone for a while. Was on Zoloft for about five months, but it did not do anything. It was only on 50 mg/day so maybe that is why. I do not really want to cope with medicine because ...  Read Full »


Dr. Anil Kumar Kumawat

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. At your age, depression is reactive, means that there will be some stress factor. Are you feeling that life is no more useful or interesting, is there any suicidal ideas, have you lost pleasure in previously pleasurable activities? We have to increase the dose of Zol...  Read Full »

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