Common "Depression" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Depression is a mental illness which results in feeling sad, loss of interest in daily activities, irritability, mood swings, and sleepiness. It is a state of mind which develops over a period of time due to various reasons. A depressed person might have difficulty sleeping, loss of appetite, weight loss, fatigue, and might get suicidal thoughts.

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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 »

How to overcome premenstrual syndrome?

Query: Hi doctor, For the last six months, I have significantly less blood flow during menstruation. Two weeks before the period, my body feels heavy, and I get angry and depressed. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The feeling of anger and depression before the menstrual bleeding is known as premenstrual syndrome. This is because of the reduction in hormones just before each menstrual bleeding. The less blood flow may be due to anemia or thin endometrium. You may take the following,...  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 suffering from sleep, sexual, and mental issues and I feel tired and weak throughout the day. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from the below-mentioned problems:I am not able to sleep properly at night and by that, I mean I am not getting sound sleep.When I wake up in the morning, I feel weak and tired. This weakness and tiredness continue throughout the day.When I walk for a long distance, I get sw...  Read Full »

Arooj Maqsood Ahmed Warraieh

Answer: Hi,Welcome to are elated to have you on board at icliniq.You have mentioned your problems precisely which is good but still I require more details as mentioned below:You mentioned that you had visited various physicians. I would like to know about their recommendations and solutions s...  Read Full »

I am concerned about my friend who has been depressed on hearing a sad incident about her closed one. Kindly suggest.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a female friend who has been depressed for a few months since she heard about someone suffering from brain cancer. She does not want to talk to any professionals. I am really worried, and I think she needs help and guidance. I have researched depression and grief and found that ...  Read Full »

Arooj Maqsood Ahmed Warraieh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Your concern is valid and appropriate. I would like to know the answers to the following about your friend's depression. 1. What are the symptoms you are looking into? (Is it sadness, crying, or social isolation) 2. What is her daily r...  Read Full »

I am a 60-year-old male experiencing intense fear of death. How can I address this issue?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 60-year-old male with a height of 5 feet 2 inches and a weight of 136 pounds. I am not currently taking any medications. At times, I have experienced intense fear of death. How can I address this issue?Thank you.  Read Full »

Ananth Shanmugam

Answer: Hello,Welcome to is difficult to accurately determine the issue based solely on the brief description provided. A mind affected by depression often experiences excessive worry, including concerns about death, particularly when the individual is of an older age.Thank you.  Read Full »

How can I stop thinking about my imaginary life?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19 year old girl. I have a very stupid habit that has caused a lot of problem for me, I have met a lot of psychologists, but I could never talk about my exact problem with them. It seems to be a ridiculous problem, but I ask your sincere help. When I was 15 years old, I watched a r...  Read Full »

Dr. Awadhesh P. Singh Solanki

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for sharing your problem with me. I can understand your problem. You have given a complete elaborated history regarding your problem. You are having repetitive thoughts and are obsessed in your virtual fantasy world. Your problem comes under obsessive compulsive di...  Read Full »

Based on my symptoms, am I suffering from depression?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a medical student and want to know about if I am suffering from depression. I have mood swings. My concentration in studies has decreased. I have lost interest in activities, especially my hobbies and I have recurrent thoughts coming now and then. Sometimes, I could not sleep, or ...  Read Full »

Dr. Meena. Parth Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The sign and symptoms you have depicted are highly suggestive of depression. The standard features of depression are loss of pleasure in previously pleasurable activities, persistent sad or irritable mood, dysphoria (state of unease), lack of energy and enthusiasm, sleep ...  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 »

How to come out of depressed feelings and jealousy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am so much depressed because nothing happens as my choice. No one near to me, listen to my words. I cannot do what I want. I am damn jealous about everything. Please help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Abhijeet Deshmukh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for sharing your feelings. I would like to assure you that there is a way out and you do not have to keep feeling depressed this way. Let me start by saying that you are feeling depressed, not because of an external situation, but because of your thoughts about...  Read Full »

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