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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Are chest pain and palpitations side effects of Cyclopam?
Query: Hi doctor, I feel chest pain and palpitations when I take tablet Cyclopam? Is tablet Cyclopam dangerous for me? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Cyclopam (Dicyclomine) is the drug that blocks muscarinic receptors in the intestine thus relieves the abdominal colic pain. At the same time, it also blocks muscarinic receptors that are presented in the heart, brain, salivary gland, etc., that are considered as sid... Read Full »
I have anxiety disorder and feel stressed. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I have anxiety disorder for 12 months and all day I feel stressful. Please suggest some medicine to help me. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For anxiety disorder, best long term therapy is regular pranayama practice and yoga practice. Please join for yoga and pranayama to nearby place. Second, in diet, reduce spicy salt and sour taste foods, all these foods will increase pitha (anxiety). Consume jeera wat... Read Full »
Can Arjunarishta be used for heart patients?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 33 year old male. My height is 5'10" and I weigh 81 kg. I am suffering from anxiety and somatization (as described by my medical report) more than a year. I was under allopathy medical treatment without any remarkable benefit with many doctors as general physician and cardiologist.... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Arjuna tree bark has many benefits in the cardiac patients. I suggest you to continue arjuna bark medicines. In your case, the Arjunarishta contains minimal alcohol. So, continuous consumption may cause some gastritis. If the symptoms appear within 2 hours of the ... Read Full »
I am on Effexor and Trazodone for depression and anxiety. Is Ashwagandha safe for me?
Query: Hello doctor, I am on Effexor 187 mg and Trazodone 50 mg at night for depression and anxiety. My depression and anxiety have been worse, and I did not want to keep going up on with more medicines. So I tried Ashwagandha 600 mg in the morning and have seen a great deal of help in my mood and anxiety... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Effexor (Venlafaxine) and Trazodone are good drugs for depression and anxiety but will have some side effects. You may take Ashwagandha 600 mg (morning and night), Centella Asiatica (morning and night) as a supportive therapy. There must be one hour gap between modern ... Read Full »
I was advised ayurvedic medicines for work-related stress. Will this help?
Query: Hello doctor, I have developed anxiety problems due to severe work-related stress. I work in the IT services with timings from 2 PM to 11 PM. So, I go to bed by 1 AM and wake up around 6.45 AM every day. Due to stress, I am having palpitations. I had a full echo, ECG, and a treadmill test to rule ou... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you have seven hours of continuous and undisturbed deep sleep, that is more than enough to compensate your trouble. Your drowsiness during your working hours and loss of interest in sex is because of the side effects of the drugs. I suggest the following therapies: ... Read Full »
Can I take Theanine capsules to reduce anxiety?
Query: Hi doctor, I have stress related problems as I have had very painful feet since I was a teenager. I have tried chiropractic, orthotics, acupuncture, reiki, cranial sacral therapy and all kinds of natural pain relievers, but nothing worked. I occasionally take Advil to reduce the pain. I have been ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. L-Theanine is the naturally derived amino acids, which is involved in glutamate transmission and thus helpful in reducing anxiety. There are a few studies which show that L-Theanine reduces the glutamate transmission. So, there is conflicting evidence. But, clinical s... Read Full »