Unhealthy stress or being stressed for a long period of time does not only affect your mental health but can cause chronic fatigue and other physical disorders. Depression, high blood pressure, anxiety, stroke, and immune system disorders are linked to unhealthy stress. This unhealthy stress can be reduced by spending time with friends and taking time to laugh.
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What could be causing my poor digestion and bowel irregularity?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 44 years old male. I have a good diet. I have been taking good care of my health for the past 20 years as my digestive tract is bad for many years. Can you review my medical records from July and compare it with my CT scan done yesterday? One thing which is confusing me is the promi... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The paraaortic lymph nodes mentioned in the report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) is almost in normal limit. The enlargement will become significant only if you have pain in the abdomen or fever or weight loss. There could be many causes for bowel dis... Read Full »
My libido got reduced after my wedding. What to do?
Query: Hi doctor, Before my marriage, my libido was very high. But, my libido has reduced after the wedding. It has been only one month since my wedding. Please suggest some medicines to overcome it. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. I like to inform you that if there is some stress, then libido comes down. We all are aware that marriage itself brings lots of responsibility and stress, which could be the reason for your low libido.The second important th... Read Full »
Why does one side of my face alone twitch during stressful episodes?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 44-year-old female, and I experience a very intermittent twitch on my left cheek in the jaw area. I have experienced this twitching in my eye and thumb when stressed, but never in the facial area. I have been under a great deal of stress and suffer from some situational anxie... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Your symptoms are not suggestive of a brain tumor. Anxiety and thyroid dysfunction can trigger muscle twitching in every region of the body, including the face. Too much caffeine intake or insomnia may do the same. Coming to this point, I... Read Full »
What does my endoscopic biopsy suggest?
Query: Hi doctor, I am working as a software professional. Recently, I had discomfort in digestion, severe bloating, gas formation and a frequent sensation of motions. I went to a gastroenterologist and he made an endoscopy and an endoscopic biopsy. The biopsy report is as below. Nature of specimen: Re... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The reports of biopsy are suggestive of erosive gastritis.Razo-D, Rabeprazole is a good medicine, but you need to take it twice a day before breakfast and dinner.I also suggest Sucrase-O 2 teaspoons four times a day and a good probiotic twice a day for 10 days. Consult yo... 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 »
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 mor... 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 »
Will stress and anxiety delay periods along with an increase in gastritis?
Query: Hello doctor, From the past few weeks, I have been feeling really gassy, and I have not had my period in a few months. I think I come from a family with lots of anxiety and stress, which delays your period. I also have a phobia of throwing up and I get anxiety from that. I looked up some stuff on t... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is gastritis and acidity problem. Stress and anxiety can cause both these problems and also periods problem. I suggest you try doing the following: You should avoid fatty, oily, and spicy diet. Go for a walk after having food, instead of taking rest. Have multiple s... Read Full »
I relate unwanted things to my wife's behavior. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, For the last two years, I am not feeling mentally easy. I am not able to trust my wife, but I do not know why as I have never seen any mistakes from her side. I know she loves me and cannot even think to cheat me in her dream. She supports me when I tell her about this problem. But, the p... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have given a complete detailed history regarding your mental stress. According to your history, you are having repetitive, uncontrollable intrusive thoughts of suspiciousness towards loyalty of your wife. This is an early sign of obsessive compulsive disorder, OCD.... Read Full »
Can work-related stress result in Crohn's disease flare-ups?
Query: Hi doctor, I started to have Crohn's disease when I was 12 years old and I am 35 years old now. I have stopped taking medication for ten years and I do not have any flareup in the last five years. But I still have bowel inflammation from time to time and I have pain spasms occasionally in the lower... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can sense your concern and I know that you have gone through bad days during the illness. You are off treatment and still managing everything for about five years. I can understand that working on the front line makes things difficult but you are at equal risk lik... 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 »
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 »