Common "Daydreaming" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Daydreaming is when people detach attention and consciousness from the tasks at hand, allowing their thoughts to flow freely. It is a common phenomenon in everyday life of many people. During daydreaming, the person stares unfocused at a point or may also have rapid eye movements. Frequent, intrusive daydreams can disrupt efficient working.

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I am not able to concentrate on my studies. Am I suffering from any mental disease?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old male. I am not able to concentrate on my studies regularly. After approximately 20 minutes, my mind starts random thinking. Things like what should I do today evening, what are my friends doing currently and anything baseless. I am not able to study correctly. And t...  Read Full »

Arooj Maqsood Ahmed Warraieh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to No, it is quite normal. Humans have an attention span of 45 minutes average (adults). Studying requires focused attention which cannot be consecutively 20 to 30 minutes. But you can divide your study time using study strategies as follows, 1. Commit yourself for 20...  Read Full »

I daydream a lot and cannot focus on my studies or complete my tasks. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I get distracted easily, and I cannot concentrate even for two minutes in class. I do not know how but I started daydreaming it is becoming worse daily. My brain is covered with fog. Sometimes it feels like brain fog; I keep imagining things and having my fantasies which feel heartb...  Read Full »

Paratwar Nayana Kapil

Answer: Hello,Welcome to is a coping mechanism used by the mind to avoid stress, and anxiety due to the pressure of a task, like in your case, your study for a competitive exam or simple case under-stimulation for the brain. The content of daydreaming is a way to rehearse for good an...  Read Full »

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