Relaxation techniques help in reducing stress and the effect of stress on the body. It allows you to overcome daily stress and the health problems associated with stress like heart diseases. It helps reduce heart rate and blood pressure, soothe breathing rate, improve digestion, maintain blood sugar level, enhance blood flow, improve concentration, decrease frustration and anger, improve the quality of sleep, boost confidence, alleviate muscle tension, diminish fatigue, etc. Deep breathing, Tai Chi, yoga, meditation, music therapy, art therapy, aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, massaging, biofeedback, etc., are few types of relaxation techniques.
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I am stressed due to my work pressure. How to overcome it?
Query: Hi doctor,I would like to take leave from work due to stress. I cannot handle being the only one with answering the calls and dealing customers. I am seriously overwhelmed with my job. I have eye twitches and anxiety over this work pressure. Please help me. Read Full »
Answer: Hi doctor, Welcome to icliniq.com. I completely understand that you feel stressed due to workload. As you mentioned that you are experiencing anxiety symptoms, you urgently need to visit a psychologist in order to deal with your stress and anxiety symptoms. 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 »
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 handle long-distance relationships?
Query: Hi doctor,I am in a relationship for the past four years and my boyfriend has now moved to another city. We were in the same college and I used to hang out daily. But, now things have changed. He is busy there with his life. We are talking so less and so I cry some days. I am not even able to study.... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I completely understand that you feel disturbed as your boyfriend moved to another city. Read Full »
Please help me get over my breakup.
Query: Hi doctor, I am 25 years old. My problem is that I loved a girl and now she moved away from me. She rejected my proposal. Now, I am getting suicide ideas. Please help me to come out of this. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your feel after losing your loved one. This is a natural human reaction to feel depressed and low after a loss. We call this as grief. You need grief management instantly or else your feelings can become intense and after two months of similar condition, it ... Read Full »
Why do I go blank during exams?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old. I am a student. I do not understand my condition. I have very important exams. I used to get good marks constantly and then everything turned up against me now. I prepare my best, but I do very badly in my exams. I am feeling hopeless. Even after studying 8 hours daily,... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and completely understand your issue. You have a problem related to exam anxiety as you lose concentration and your mind gets numb during the exam. I need to ask you a few things. Has this problem only arisen during the exam? Or if you also get disturbed by th... Read Full »
Why do a lot of thoughts prevent me from falling asleep?
Query: Hi doctor, I cannot sleep early at night and cannot wake up early in the morning. I normally sleep at around 2 AM and wake up at 10 AM in the morning. I am also very tensed when I try to sleep, lots of thoughts come to my mind regarding my life, my past, and my future. I think unnecessary things. ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I completely understand that you are concerned about your sleep timing and have difficulty in initiating sleep due to excessive thoughts. Sleep problem may be due to stress or tension. Since childhood, you have been sleeping late at night, so it might have become your... 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 »
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 »