Symptoms Of Depression

Everybody feels sad at some point in there life, but if the feeling lasts for a long time and starts affecting one's life, then it is termed as clinical depression. The symptoms of depression are hopelessness, irritability, anxiousness, fatigue, loss of appetite, disinterest in everything, sleep problems, etc.

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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 get mood swings regularly. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I used to be very kind, warm and confident in life. My mother has been suffering from cancer for the past six years. Now, I feel barren and has become immune to anything in life. I have changed a lot. I get mood swings regularly. I am taking HCG 400 for palindromic rheumatism. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sathya Prakash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear about your mother's condition. You are indeed brave to have taken on all these changes at such a young age. Your decision to seek help is absolutely right and extremely brave. Let me first congratulate you for that. Given the circumstances and the symp...  Read Full »

Since I have a terrible temper, I quickly get irritated over small things. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 17 year old girl, and lately, my mood is not good, and I think I need counseling for that. Since my temper is bad, I easily get irritated over small things like doing chores, since it is my vacation. My mood is always off, and I have a habit of thinking bad things at the back o...  Read Full »


Dr. Padmapriya Chandran

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be suffering from depressive symptoms, which is why you get irritated very soon. Your self-esteem has gone down. Hence, you have become very sensitive. The feelings of guilt for your act is a cardinal symptom of depression. You require medications to bring ...  Read Full »

I am not able to decide about my career. Do I need psychiatric consultation?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 30 year old male. At present, I am struggling to make a move in my career. I have been sitting idle for about eight months and I am confused about which career direction to take. I want to play according to my strength. I am not able to decide about it. I keep changing my decision o...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Indecisiveness could be occurring due to underlying mood disturbance, but to make an exact diagnosis of the problem a detailed evaluation is needed. You are not working for last eight months and struggling in your career. It could be due ...  Read Full »

I feel fragile after sleeping. How to overcome my ongoing depression symptoms?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 42 year old male. I feel extremely weak after sleeping in the afternoon on weekends. And even after taking breakfast I feel sleepy, and I sleep off. I got a kidney transplant done five years back, and I am under psychiatric treatment from the past 15 years. I currently take the ...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. You are on 20 mg Nexito (Escitaprolam), Modafinil 25 mg, and 25 mg Quetiapine, even with these medicines, your symptoms are persistent. So, some minor changes in medicines will help you to come out of these symptoms. In suggest try takin...  Read Full »

Why is my mindset negative due to stress?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 21 years old. My problem is that my mind set is so negative and it does not remain the same. At present, I am suffering from stress. Please give me your valuable suggestions.  Read Full »


Dr. Awadhesh P Singh Solanki

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Negative thoughts, low mood, disturbed sleep and loss of interest in work are the features of depression. To overcome it you should do the following things.If all symptoms are of mild grade, some lifestyle changes like physical exercise, gym, sports, yoga, proper sleep, avo...  Read Full »

Based on my symptoms, am I suffering from depression?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a medical student and want to know about if I am suffering from depression. I have mood swings. My concentration in studies has decreased. I have lost interest in activities, especially my hobbies and I have recurrent thoughts coming now and then. Sometimes, I could not sleep, or ...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth Singh

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.The sign and symptoms you have depicted are highly suggestive of depression.The standard features of depression are loss of pleasure in previously pleasurable activities, persistent sad or irritable mood, dysphoria (state of unease), lack of energy and enthusiasm, sleep dis...  Read Full »

What are the symptoms of depression?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18-year-old girl. I feel that I do not have any relation with anyone, so I think what the use of this life is. I do not want to study. I cannot concentrate on anything. I want to run somewhere where no one lives, where no one knows me because my mother got divorced when I was fiv...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your situation. You may have a major depressive disorder. There is non-pharmacological management for your depression, and you should try to follow the below guidelines to deal with it. It will help you. You should do exercises daily for 30 to 45 min...  Read Full »

I harm myself when feelings go out of control. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had the following problems for quite a few years. I was all right at first, but lately, it has been getting worse. Moderate to severe depression almost all the time such that feeling happy is an escape and a treat. I harm myself when feelings go out of control. I hit or bang my ...  Read Full »


Dr. Padmapriya Chandran

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be suffering from depressive symptoms. The episodes of self-harming behavior may be the consequence of your low frustration tolerance. You tend to avoid intimate relationships because you have a low self-esteem. All these boil down to an underlying depressive ...  Read Full »

Why am I feeling dull and upset during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 weeks pregnant. Since last two to three days I am feeling so much dull and upset. My nights are quite long, and I am unable to sleep. During this time, I keep recalling my past and all the people who have hurt me knowingly or unknowingly. Kindly help me, please. My thyroid level i...  Read Full »


Dr. Sonia Malhotra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. These are depressive symptoms, which often occur during pregnancy due to hormonal changes. Please do not worry about them, as they are only transitory and will come and go often. Continue with a healthy diet, some light stretching allowed in pregnancy and Thyroxine. Als...  Read Full »

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