Pranayama

Pranayama is the practice of controlling the breath. In yoga, breath (Prana) is said to carry a person's life force. It includes several techniques for controlling breathing, which helps achieve a healthy body and mind.

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Why is my right shoulder placed slightly high than the left?

Query: Hi doctor, I never really noticed, but my right and left shoulders are asymmetrical in terms of muscle definition. Is this normal? I do not have issues with a range of motion, and no pain. The pictures that I have attached are inverted because of the camera. The normal line between the front deltoid...  Read Full »


Hemang Sudhakarbhai Jani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I have seen both the images (attachment removed to protect the patient’s identity) that you have sent. According to the images, I can say that you are doing strength training at home or at the fitness center. In the case of a normal person,...  Read Full »

How to overcome my anger and gain self-confidence?

Query: Hi doctor, I do not feel happy. Even if I am with someone, I am not able to connect with them. It feels like there is a burden over me. I feel anxious, short tempered and not able to concentrate in any work. I do not have confidence for doing anything. I would like to work hard and want myself to be...  Read Full »


Dr. Hardik Tusharkant Bambhania

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. These days we do have to deal with a lot of things at a time. Our busy and stressful life along with many responsibilities may make us feel anxious and tensed. I want you to look back at your past and see the positive aspects. Any achievements, no matter how little, have ...  Read Full »

How to concentrate and study well for exams?

Query: Hi doctor, I have an exam tomorrow, but I am not studying at all. The whole day I did not study. I am not even feeling sleepy, but still not opening my book. Two exams got over and I wrote them well. But now, I do not know what I am doing. Please help me concentrate and read for my exams.  Read Full »


Dr. Hardik Tusharkant Bambhania

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. During the stressful times of examinations, it is normal to get anxious and worried. It seems to me that until now you have studied well and at this point you feel exhausted. However, it is important to revise in the final days of any exam to recall and solidify the knowl...  Read Full »

Why do I feel abandoned?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from anxiety for years now and I got with my boyfriend seven months ago. I have never been so happy, I love him more than anything and we have plans for the future together. But, I would worry every day about him leaving me or finding someone better which I know is stupid ...  Read Full »


Dr. Hardik Tusharkant Bambhania

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As I read through your question, I find that the worry of being abandoned by your boyfriend is apparent in your thoughts. It may be normal to feel this way to a certain extent. However, this feeling is accompanied by emotional blunting towards him and your family. ...  Read Full »

Is it normal to masturbate to amusing stories?

Query: Hi doctor, When I was little, I sometimes masturbated to amusing stories I heard like a thief being caught and tickled by kids. I do not do that now. However, I remember that. I just want to be a normal guy. Does this mean I am not normal? Did that turn me into an abnormal guy? Any reassurance would...  Read Full »


Dr. Hardik Tusharkant Bambhania

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. We humans have all sorts of fantasies which can lead us to be either emotionally or sexually excited. During childhood we may have developed obsessions with certain things or scenarios. They can seem unusual or abnormal to us when we grow up. Your fascination with sto...  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 »


Dr. Arul

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 »

I have a crush on an actor. How to come out of it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am married with two kids and a loving husband. I quit my job a year ago and started selling clothing online. I love watching movies. And recently I have a crush on an actor in a movie that is about cross country sport. Since I was young I used to get easily attracted to people who...  Read Full »


Dr. Hardik Tusharkant Bambhania

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, I must say it is very courageous of you to share your concerns here and I would thank you for doing so. What you are currently experiencing can be known as Celebrity worship syndrome (CWS), it is being obsessed with the celebrity. It is a treatable cond...  Read Full »

I cannot resist the temptation of watching porn videos. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old unmarried male. My problem is since I am 20 years old, I used to watch porn videos. But, during past one year it has become a regular habit of spending thrice a week watching porn. After ejaculation, I would feel guilty. I would like to control the habit, but I can...  Read Full »


Dr. Hardik Tusharkant Bambhania

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, from reading your query, it is evident that you have been having a tough time breaking the habit of watching porn. Let me assure you that this can be managed with self-discipline and you will be successful at getting back to managing your time wisely.  As hum...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for constipation in ayurvedic medicine?

Query: Hi doctor, Please suggest me a way to cure my constipation. I am suffering from my childhood. Now, my age is 45. I am taking medicines for the past four years. Before two years, I got TIA attack. I took both ayurvedic and homeopathy medicines for constipation. After a few days, I got peripheral neu...  Read Full »


Dr. Arul

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your difficulty due to constipation. People who naturally have vaatha type of prakriti (lean body) has the higher chances of constipation. So, I would like to suggest the following: Consume dry grapes whenever you eat snacks, at least four times a day ...  Read Full »

Please suggest some ayurveda remedy for blurred vision.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30 year old male. I am suffering from blurred vision. I could not focus properly. Also, I have dizziness and stiffness in the neck, which sometimes continues for the whole day. An MRI brain was done and it was normal. The blood tests including thyroid profile, LFT, KFT, vitamin D a...  Read Full »


Dr. Arul

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since, you have not mentioned your occupation or nature of work, diagnosis and drugs whichever you taken already, I am not able to get any clue about your condition. There are many possibilities for your conditions. Eyesight problem. It leads to eye pain, headach...  Read Full »

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