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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Is there any natural way to treat low libido?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a low libido for a few years now, and I finally went to a doctor to get a checkup done. The testosterone level was 278 ng/dL, hemoglobin was 12.3 g/dL (thalassemia minor carrier), and hematocrit was 40.5%. The doctor has prescribed 50 mg Clomiphene citrate daily for three months be... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns about low libido. First of all, I like to inform you that rather than total testosterone free testosterone is a more reliable test to determine the adequacy of male sex hormone (testosterone). Secondly, stress managemen... Read Full »
I suffer from poor erection and premature ejaculation. Please advise treatment.
Query: Hello doctor,I am a 33-year-old male and I am single. I suffer from poor erection (two years) and premature ejaculation (since start). I tried Viagra and Caverta, the result was good but I got a headache and heaviness in the head after taking medicine. I also noticed high BP. I have also tried herba... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Before I proceed I would like to know the following important things. Dosage and duration of each medicine tried till date. Details of any medical illness such as hypertension, diabetes, cardiac illness, asthma among others. Do you get early morning erections? If yes, h... Read Full »
Can anxiety and stress cause frequent urination?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34 year old male. I had anxiety issues since childhood. I have been jumping from one idea to another for a long time but it has been three years. I have an issue with frequent urination. It started in a bad time for me when I was obsessing that I have HIV. No burning, just sligh... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I like to state that the stress and anxiety can affect almost every organ of the body and polyuria is not an exception. In other words, yes the stress can cause almost all the symptoms narrated in your que... Read Full »
Why do I have constant headaches after a head injury?
Query: Hello doctor,I had a head injury last week. I started doing normal activities after five days, but now I have a constant headache. I have an exam later this month. What should I do? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. The presence of a headache after head injury is present in 20 % to 30 % of individuals, but most often, it is related to stress and other factors rather than the head injury itself. The possibility of stress causing this ... Read Full »
I have strong sexual health but my orgasm is not good. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I am 52-year-old male with strong sexual health. My issue is I do not feel the orgasms like I used to be. The feeling when I reach the climax is not good or strong as used to be a year ago. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns about qualitatively poor ejaculation. As per the available reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), the definite cause cannot be made out. This is because your hormonal profile pertaining to sexual healt... Read Full »
I had gay encounters followed by a lot of bleeding. Can it be AIDS?
Query: Hello doctor,I am a 32-year-old man. I had gay encounters with three men in a massage parlor on three different days. In all three cases, we have used condoms. In my second and third encounters, I got a lot of blood, and that too very dark-colored blood, and something else also came. I had a word wi... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I like to inform you that the transmission of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) requires the mixing of body fluids. The use of condoms effectively prevents such mixing. I understand that there was bleedi... 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 »
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 »
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, h... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. From your description, I feel it is more than just stress. A simple thing such as stress cannot be attributed to these many complex symptoms. In my opinion, there are two possibilities which should be ruled out before calling it just stres... Read Full »
I am not able to remember whatever I study. Can I have a psychiatric problem?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a male, who is studying medicine. From childhood, I was an average student. I got good marks in the 10th standard, but in the 11th and 12th standard, I got very bad marks. I do not know what happened, although I study for a long time. Still, I am not getting good marks. I got admissi... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. From the available description, the possibility of a major psychiatric disorder appears limited, but there is clear indication stress having a significant impact on your student life. It is a well-known fact that increased ... Read Full »
What is the cause behind my memory problems and confusion?
Query: Hi doctor, I feel really spaced out and detached from my surroundings. It is like I am in a dream. It is like there is a glass between me and the world and everything just seems really surreal and far away. I also have a lot of brain fog. Some memory problems and confusion. I feel like this all day ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. From the available description, it appears that you are having derealization episodes, which is a sensation of changed reality or that one's surroundings have altered. It is usually seen in schizophrenia, panic attacks, and ... Read Full »