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Depression

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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I live with the guilty of ejaculation done while sleeping with my mother. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 55-year-old male, and I have been suffering from depression due to extreme guilt for 22 years. I have been taking allopathic medicines, but my depression bounces back. Actually, my childhood, teenage, and adolescence were disturbing. My father always abused me, and my parents q...  Read Full »


Mehwish Mursaleen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I completely understand that you feel depressed and guilty due to past negative experiences in life. Multiple depressive episodes despite taking medication can be due to unresolved conflicts of childhood, which may reside in the unconscious mind. Guilt is one of ...  Read Full »

I have not been taking my antidepressant, and had a breakdown. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have not been taking my antidepressants (Escitalopram), and I had a breakdown in front of my family who do not know anything about my depression, suicidal thoughts, and OCD. And I am currently locked in the bathroom and cannot stop crying, and I cannot see my therapist in a month. Kin...  Read Full »


Arooj Maqsood Ahmed Warraieh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your present condition may be due to not taking medications, it aggravated. At first, take your dose and consult some other professional near you for drugs and help you from coming out of this phase. Besides, the problem you are facing cannot be hidden from close rel...  Read Full »

Why do I have increased mood swings and a loss of interest in daily activities?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 29-year-old woman. These days I have increased mood swings and do not have interest in any of my activities. I did not have any loss, nor did anything adverse happen in my life. I do not take any medications, nor do I smoke or drink. I feel that I have changed a lot, and I do not...  Read Full »


Prathi Priya. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would be happy to help. Mood swings are common to everyone. However, only their intensity can vary based on many reasons. I suggest you seek professional counseling from a psychologist to resolve the issue. A temporary or permanent solut...  Read Full »

Please explain how virtual therapy can benefit terminal leukemia.

Query: Hi doctor,I am really concerned about my 67-year-old aunt who is in the terminal stage of leukemia. She is on palliative care, but lately, she has been suffering from deep depression along with pain. She is very weak for heavy medicines according to her doctors. I heard about something called virtua...  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, Thank you for stopping by! I am here to provide an expert opinion on your medical issues. Virtual Reality (VR) therapy is an innovative approach that has shown potential in managing symptoms like pain, anxiety, and depression in various medical conditions, including terminal illnesses lik...  Read Full »

I am suffering from depression and anxiety. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have depression, social anxiety, anger issues, and insomnia and from last month I do not feel very hungry. I always forget to eat and I do not even feel like eating. I do not know if this is important or not, but my hands and legs shake like crazy sometimes and it is happening for t...  Read Full »


Mehwish Mursaleen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I completely understand that you are concerned about your symptoms of social anxiety, panic, and depression. All of the signs you mentioned are clearly indicative of a psychological disturbance that is affecting your current life functioning. Generally, there are...  Read Full »

I am depressed and there is no family support.What can i do to overcome depression?

Query: Hello doctor,I am depressed. What can I do? My parents are not supporting my surgery, which is important for my self-confidence and self-esteem. My father is not taking care of my health or well-being. Please help.  Read Full »


Arooj Maqsood Ahmed Warraieh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Any related incident or cause for having depression is unclear in this query. Details of surgery and symptoms which are not mentioned are appreciated to know the complete picture. Depressive feelings are generally linked with some loss, self-related issues, stress, o...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from depression. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old male currently facing challenges in my professional life. For the past five years, I have been working in a private job, but unfortunately, I have not seen any progress in the last four years, leading to a state of depression. I find myself avoiding social interactio...  Read Full »


Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Sitting for long hours will eventually lead to low physical activity and make your life more sedentary. It mainly leads to slow recovery or burnout, and if it is a stressful job, then body recovery does not happen. Do not make drastic life chang...  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 icliniq.com. 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 »

Due to some past incidences, I lost concentration on studies. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am so depressed with my life. Everything is going well now, but some past activities and incidents of my life are not getting over. Also, there are some characters in my family who ruined my past life and also trying to ruin my present life. I cannot tolerate them. There are lots of th...  Read Full »


Dr. Meena. Parth Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, if you are really feeling very low, exhausted, and numb, then I think you should start with a good antidepressant medication. I suggest Nexito 10 mg (Escitalopram) once a day and waiting for the results for at least four to six weeks. Consult your spec...  Read Full »

Should I seek more serious help for my BPD, depression and anxiety?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 17-year-old ex-mental patient. I stayed in the rehabilitation center multiple times due to it causing health problems. I have been off all medicines for the past three months. It went out of hand now with my paranoia. I am not sleeping at all and when I do, they are only short ...  Read Full »


Dr. Hardik Tusharkant Bambhania

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I see that you are facing many issues at the moment. It must be very difficult for you to deal with all these at once and you are still holding on bravely. It is certainly very courageous of you. As you are seeing and hearing things and you have mentioned that you are al...  Read Full »

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