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Unable To Focus

Unable to focus or lack of attention may be due to physical or emotional stress. However, it may also be due to underlying conditions like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. It affects all facets of life.

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I have recently been diagnosed with ADHD. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have recently been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and my doctor has suggested starting treatment with Methylphenidate. I am a bit hesitant about taking medication, so I wanted to ask about the potential benefits and side effects of Methylphenidate for AD...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Methylphenidate is a commonly prescribed medication for ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), and it can offer several benefits: Improved focus and attention: Methylphenidate helps increase dopamine levels in the brain, improving fo...  Read Full »

Can you give me insights on ADHD in children?

Query: Hello doctor, I have got a concern about my 7-year-old son that's been on my mind, and I was hoping you could share some insights. You know how it is, every kid is unique, but my son's teacher has mentioned a few things that have me wondering about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. He is a ...  Read Full »

Dr. Veerabhadrudu Kuncham

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Signs of ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder) can include difficulty focusing, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. Keep in mind that children's behavior can vary, and these traits alone do not necessarily indicate ADHD. However, if ...  Read Full »

I am addicted to masturbation daily. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am an 18-years-old, and I am addicted to masturbation daily. I masturbated around for two years. I cannot focus on my studies. I was a topper, and I became a just-pass student because of masturbation. Please help me with this situation and how to quit it.Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Masturbation is normal. It is just another way of having sex without a partner. It is good practice. 1. It helps to relieve stress. 2. Boosts mood. 3. Improves sleep. 4. Helps to prevent depression and anxiety. 5. Relaxes the mind of a perso...  Read Full »

I am a 30-year-old with forgetfulness, lack of focus, and suicidal thoughts. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old female who does not know how to express her pain. I think I need medications as I tend to forget things. I am stressed and tense. I cannot remember the names, faces of people, and number plates. I forget even the names of my family members and friends along with the ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, We welcome you to icliniq family. I appreciate the confidence you place in me for your healthcare consultation.You may have a major depressive disorder. You have to follow a few lifestyle changes and take some medications. I suggest you follow a few instructions mentioned below. You sh...  Read Full »

I think I have a personality disorder. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor,I think I have a personality disorder. I do not remain the same and I change myself very early with different types of people. It seems like I do not have my own personality. I try to copy, or I try to become like the person whom I meet. Moreover, I have extreme focus issues. I cannot focu...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. It is difficult to say about your personality from the above details. It is not enough to reach any diagnosis. I can help you improve your mental health and concentration issues. I suggest y...  Read Full »

My 6-year-old child has been suffering from ADHD and is unable to focus and has impulsive behavior. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My child has been diagnosed with ADHD, he is 6 years old. He was having problems focusing and impulsive behavior, the doctor said there is no particular treatment for the condition, can you suggest ways to mend his behavior? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Veerabhadrudu Kuncham

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Some strategies that parents and caregivers can use to help manage ADHD symptoms in children: Establish routines: Children with ADHD thrive on routines as they provide a sense of predictability and structure. Esta...  Read Full »

I often feel shivering due to an unknown fear. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I always feel a shivering sensation in my body. My head feels so heavy and I am not able to focus on my real life. I feel like something wrong is going to happen to me and at that moment I can feel my heart beat running very fast. I try to control my thoughts and take a deep breath but I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concern. You may have an anxiety disorder. There is non-pharmacological management for it, which is why I suggest the following to help you. 1) You should exercise for 30 min to 45 minutes daily. If that is not possible, then...  Read Full »

I have sleepless nights and find it difficult to focus on studies. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, How to manage stress? It has been tough to focus on studies and having sleepless nights. Please suggest me with some good tips and medicine.  Read Full »

Dr. Aneel Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Stress has two forms, 1. Eustress, which is normal in which performance increases like in exams, tasks, and future plannings. 2. The distress which is not normal when performance decreases because we expect a lot, and we regret a lot for past and worry a lot about ...  Read Full »

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