Difficulty In Concentrating

Difficulty in concentrating can occur due to medical, cognitive, or psychological problems. It can occur due to sleep disorder, medications, drug use, or alcohol drinking. Psychological causes like anxiety, depression, emotional trauma, and stress can cause it. Taking psychotropic medications helps to improve concentration. Eating a well-balanced diet with reducing caffeine intake helps to provide some improvement. Managing stress by doing yoga and meditation helps to treat it.

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I am having trouble concentrating and distinguishing between dreams and reality. Is this a sign of a borderline personality disorder?

Query: Hi doctor, I am experiencing problems with dream-reality confusion. Is this indicative of borderline personality disorder? I envision something and discover it has previously occurred in the exact location with the same dress code, as well as some dreams that are becoming actual after some time. I a...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Based on the information provided above, it is difficult to say if you have a borderline personality disorder; it is insufficient for a diagnosis. You could be experiencing déjà vu (a feeling of having already encountered the present sit...  Read Full »

Can you please suggest a diet chart so that I can study properly and stop gaining weight?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a student. I always feel very lazy, and whenever I start studying, I feel sleepy and get onto the bed. My exams are coming, and I am unable to control my sleeping. Please help me with some diet charts so that I can study properly and due to improper diet my weight increased alarmin...  Read Full »


Subharanjini Ramesh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For your height, you just have to decrease 2-3 kgs. You can avoid all kinds of junk foods, processed foods, bakery products, sweets, fried stuff, alcohol, and tobacco. Do not store any kind of junk food at home. That way, you can control eating it. Follow a simple ma...  Read Full »

Why do some students lack interest in studies?

Query: Hi doctor,First time, when I was in the hostel I acted like fainting. So, they took me to the hospital and after checking BP, the doctor said it was low. The next day, I got very high fever and came home. Then after some days, I went hostel as I had kidney pain. I was brought here and had a scan. Th...  Read Full »


Mehwish Mursaleen

Answer: Hi, Welcome to the icliniq.com. I completely understand that you are feeling a lack of interest in studies and unable to focus on your studies.  Read Full »

How to tackle my concentration problem?

Query: Hi doctor, I am doing my second year college. I am unable to concentrate on my studies during the exam. I am very much tensed. I am always overthinking the situations. My parents stay in abroad. I am capable of scoring good marks, but because of my fear I cannot do anything. Is there any way to com...  Read Full »


Kiran Lakhani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, you can. At the start, let me tell you, you are not the only one who is facing this. Many of us go through such phase and come out of it. So, do not worry and think about things that you like to do and give some time to them every day. This will give you a feeling of...  Read Full »

How to concentrate on my studies?

Query: Hi doctor, I am so depressed with my life. Everything is going good 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. 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 wait for the results for at least four to six weeks. Consult your specialist doc...  Read Full »

How to overcome brain fog while studying?

Query: Hello doctor, I am studying french, and every time I conjugate, I get a brain fog. It is the feeling you get when you stare at something. It is very annoying. What can I do to get rid of it? I am trying very hard to concentrate on the spells, but it is not helping me.  Read Full »


Arooj Maqsood Ahmed Warraieh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Being a school counselor, I feel that you are having concentration issues while analyzing or solving any query in your academic work. Learning the second language whether it be French or any other, requires much effort in the beginning. Especially when you are at th...  Read Full »

I am not able to focus on studies because of my thoughts. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a student and I like to watch cartoons a lot and read comics. I want to study but I am not able to focus and put my mind to study. Whenever I plan on studying, my thoughts are filled with events of comics. How can I put these thoughts out of my mind?  Read Full »


Mehwish Mursaleen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I completely understand that you feel concerned and would like to increase concentration in studies due to preoccupation with thoughts. Low concentration over studies could be due to various reasons. For instance, negative experiences at schools or classes, co...  Read Full »

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