Weakness, otherwise called asthenia, is the decline in muscle strength and feeling of tiredness. People usually experience a lack of energy due to flu, anemia, depression, sleep deprivation, uncontrolled diabetes, vitamin deficiency, cancer, and muscle injuries.

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I feel sluggish as I have LAD artery disease and abnormal values of RBC and MCV. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a female with a height of 5.4 feet and 51 kg weight. I have had a complete blood count test every year since I had an episode of heart palpitations some years ago. I had a CT angiogram done ten years back, which showed disease in the left anterior descending to a maximum of 50 %, a...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you take tablet Aspirin 75 mg daily (enteric coated) and tablet Atorvastatin 20 mg daily as your LAD (left anterior descending) artery is 50 % blocked. These medicines prevent further blockage. MCV (mean corpuscular volume) is not an issue if you do not hav...  Read Full »

I masturbate three days a week, and I get tired and weak. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have masturbation problem, and I masturbate three days a week. My body gets tired, and my face becomes dull. I am not able to cope with any work because of this problem. Only if this problem is solved will I be able to do my work efficiently. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Masturbation is normal, and ninety-five percent of male does that. It is just another way of having sex without a partner. It is a good practice. The following are the advantages of masturbationon. It helps to relieve stress. Boost...  Read Full »

Can I get STD even when the tests prove negative?

Query: Hello doctor, It has been five years since I had sexual exposure with a female sex worker. So, two months ago, I tested myself with a third-generation antibody rapid test kit at home, and it came negative. After that, I ordered ten test kit boxes of the fourth generation rapid test kit and tested wi...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As the tests are negative, you do not have any human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Symptoms may be due to some deficiency of vitamins and minerals, lack of exercise, improper sleep due to anxiety, or fear. Do meditation regularly before sleep. Avoid having negative thou...  Read Full »

Can diabetes be the cause behind my lethargy and heart palpitations?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 70 year old lady. Over 10 years, I am diabetic. My fasting sugar is 160 and PP 200. I do not have any other complications. I am feeling tired due to insufficient blood. I am having heart palpitations on and off due to insufficient blood. Currently, I am taking Voglinorm 0.3, Jal...  Read Full »

Dr. Gupta Ankush Dhaniram

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had a look at your test reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). First of all congratulations for maintaining your body weight and keeping the blood sugar under control. As I always say if you can control your weight and diet, then you can control y...  Read Full »

I suffer from a severe cold and running nose, and I am taking antibiotics. Can I use an over-the-counter nasal spray for better relief?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a very severe cold with a runny nose and a lot of cough and sneezing. I am taking Amoxicillin with Ibugesic plus for fever. Now, can I take any over-the-counter nasal spray which can give instant relief?  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammed Parvez

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The best home remedy will be to take a steam inhalation four to five times a day. Regarding the nasal spray, taking Nasivion nasal spray (Oxymetazoline), two sprays in each nostril, twice a day for three days might provide some relief. If your symptoms persist consult ...  Read Full »

I am experiencing weakness, blurry vision, and becoming unconscious. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 21-year-old female. I experience weakness and shakiness all day, and then suddenly, my vision gets blurry. I even lost consciousness and fell. This happened a few hours back, and now I feel pressure on the left side of my head. I feel confused and am having trouble thinking. I am al...  Read Full »

Dr. J. N. Naidu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Common causes of dizziness are anemia, dehydration, fear, stress, and hypoglycemia. 1. Drink an adequate amount of water (two to three liters daily). 2. Do not go out without taking adequate breakfast. I suggest you take the following tests to assess, 1) Hemoglobin a...  Read Full »

I am experiencing diarrhea, weakness, and fever. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing diarrhea, weakness, fever, and headaches. Whenever I drink or eat anything, I have loose motions. I feel this is a heat stroke. Can you please help?  Read Full »

Dr. Sujata Ganguly

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This looks like a case of acute gastroenteritis. A few other information will be helpful. Your age? How long have you been having these symptoms? Any vomiting? Any other pre-existing illness or medications? Did you eat anything from outside? Were you e...  Read Full »

How to treat the condition of weakness, dizziness and confusion present in my wife?

Query: My wife is experiencing weakness and dizziness. Her face is trembling, her right hand is shaking and she's experiencing some confusion. Her temperature is normal however. She's also been experiencing neck and back pain since yesterday. She is 31 years old. Her family has a history of diabetes, but s...  Read Full »

Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hello Dear is there any history of vomiting? Any history of exposure to sun for exclusive time? Possible causes accordingly to your history 1. Heat stroke or heat exhaustion. 2. Cervical spondylosis with compressive neuropthy. 3. Acute febrile illness with generalised weakness. 4. Hypotension ...  Read Full »

What do my high body temperature, tiredness, weakness and giddiness signify?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a married woman. My body has a high temperature, and I feel tired, weak, and giddy. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I understand your concern. The symptoms you have described can be due to high or low blood sugar levels, high blood pressure, or altered thyroid hormone levels. I suggest you get your sugar level, blood pressure checked, and a thyroid profile test.I also suggest:1) Table...  Read Full »

My wife has been feeling weak since her recent delivery. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, Please advise some supplements for my wife as she is feeling weak. This problem occurred recently after delivery. She has an 8-month baby. She is taking sugary foods. Would you please give me your opinion on this? Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Sanya Dhingra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. I would like you to know that there could be many reasons for this weakness, like an insufficient healthy diet and low hemoglobin. I would like to know how the baby was delivered? Were there any complications ...  Read Full »

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