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Anxiety is accompanied by fear, increased heart rate, sweating, and heavy breathing. It is normal to feel anxious once in a while. But, when the feeling of worry does not go away and gets worse with time, it requires to be treated.

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I am experiencing a heart-racing issue, despite medications and normal blood reports,. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am experiencing a heart-racing issue. I have undergone an ECG, X-ray, and cardio tests, but nothing abnormal was found. About a year ago, I had an anxiety issue, and after that, I started experiencing heart-racing issues as well. This occurs daily, especially when I try to sleep, most...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. If all your reports are normal, the possibility of symptoms related to stress and anxiety is more likely. Consider taking a combination of Propranolol and Flunarizine once a day at night before sleeping. I would like t...  Read Full »

Are there any strategies or therapies to help improve the mental health of individuals with PCOS?

Query: Hello doctor, I have read about the impacts of PCOS on mental health, including an increased risk of anxiety and depression. Are there any strategies or therapies that can help improve the mental well-being of individuals with PCOS? Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Thank you for seeking help from a psychiatrist. I suggest you consider the following: Engage in daily exercises for 30 to 45 minutes, such as going for a walk, as it can uplift your mood. Practice meditation for 20 minute...  Read Full »

What can be done for depression and anxiety?

Query: Hello doctor, I have depression, anxiety, lack of confidence, social anxiety, sweating and fast heartbeat, suicidal thoughts, weakness for the last 15 years. I am 38 years old, male and started masturbation at the age of 18. After some days, I started feeling nightfall regularly. I feel I ruined my ...  Read Full »

Dr. Meena. Parth Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Let me make it very clear. Masturbation is a completely harmless and natural sexual act. Almost 100 % of teenagers masturbate. Nightfall is a natural phenomenon and occurs to everyone in adolescence. Physical power and energy have nothing to do with masturbation. If you w...  Read Full »

My mind is not stable. I need your help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am in depression. Feeling nervous. Feeling guilty. Suffering from over thinking. Suffering from mood swings. I need your help.  Read Full »

Youness Tanani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I guess you did not mention all symptoms. If you did so, then it shows you are suffering from anxiety and not depression as the last one could be more chronic. From my experience, you will need two medications to get better from this situation. An antianxiety drug for sh...  Read Full »

I am sensitive and fear socializing with people. Is there any effective medication?

Query: Hello doctor, I am realizing that I am an extremely sensitive person. I fear socializing with people. I think too much about what people think about me. There is a lot of fear within me. When people scold me, I take it too deeply and even my mouth vibrates. It is conspicuously visible. I have a lot ...  Read Full »

Youness Tanani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to What you have is social phobia, anxiety and mostly is a result of a hard or strict education in childhood. Here are some ways you can build your confidence in life in general and help you rid yourself of social anxiety: Accept who you are. We are all different. Some o...  Read Full »

I am 44 years old and have been dealing with anxiety and depression for many years. The use of medications to manage these conditions has led to impotence. What can be done?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 44 years old and have been dealing with anxiety and depression for many years. The use of anti-anxiety and antidepressant medications has led to impotence. What steps can I take? Your assistance is greatly appreciated.Thank you.  Read Full »

Ananth Shanmugam

Answer: Hello,Welcome to likely, it is not primary impotence but secondary impotence (characterized by low libido, poor erection, and difficulties with ejaculation), which is often caused by many antidepressant medications. You have two options available to you. Firstly, you could consider ...  Read Full »

I have been feeling mentally blocked, and anxious while talking to people, and I also doubt myself often. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been feeling for the past few years like I have a block mentally. I get anxious when I talk to people. I doubt myself while doing something. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Ananth Shanmugam

Answer: Hello,Welcome to read your query and understood your concern. Based on the information you provided, It looks like a case of major depression or major depressive disorder with a strong anxiety component. If you have associated symptoms of decreased motivation, low energy, increased irr...  Read Full »

I feel anxious, lonely, and dizzy even if I am surrounded by people. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor,I am anxious and feel alone, and dizzy even though I am surrounded by people. Why so?Kindly help.  Read Full »

Lakhani Kiran

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I would like to tell you that you are not alone. There are others also who go through such situations. The fact that you have initiated to take help is the first step to recovery. Always remember that it is a phase and it is going to change. I...  Read Full »

My father's blood pressure is high after COVID despite taking medicines. What could be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor,After the COVID-19 pandemic, I find a difference in my father, as his anxiety and stress have increased. His blood pressure is around 160 mmHg and never decreases, but he takes his medicine normally. He is 48 years old. Can you give me advice to help my father's stress and anxiety?  Read Full »

Prathi Priya. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. 1) I would like to know how many years he has had the blood pressure, and please mention his medication dosages and names. 2) In recent times, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people of all age groups are suffering from anxiety and stress. ...  Read Full »

Will cystic acne indirectly exacerbate anxiety and depression?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to know the connection between cystic acne and mental health conditions, specifically the ways acne can indirectly exacerbate anxiety and depression. How often these issues occur together? What are the current theories for why they occur together so often? How are they t...  Read Full »

Mehwish Mursaleen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As far as the connection between acne and mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression is concerned, definitely we as a psychologist come across such cases of young girls who develop an inferiority complex and doubt over their self-image due to the perceived...  Read Full »

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