Stress

Stress is the body's biological reaction to any unpleasant stimuli. The symptoms of stress are increased heart rate, breathing fast, high blood pressure, insomnia, stomach upset, dry mouth, nervousness, etc. Stress as such is not bad, but prolonged periods of stress might affect your health.

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I work from home and remain stressed out as I cannot handle my official issues. How should I overcome my stress?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been working from home eight hours daily for three years, so I do not have much human interaction. I do not know if I am stressed out because of my work-from-home routine. I am unable to handle even a small office issue. I lose my temper and mind, but sometimes I behave normally...  Read Full »


Prathi Priya P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It will be better if the day is planned properly and managed according to the schedule. I suggest a counseling session will resolve your problems. The psychologist or the counselor will help you reduce your stress levels. Thank you.  Read Full »

My father's blood pressure is high after COVID despite taking medicines. What could be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, After the COVID-19 pandemic, I find a difference in my father, like he has increased anxiety and stress. His blood pressure is around 160 and never decreases, but he takes his medicine normally. He is 48-years-old. Can you give me the advice to help my father's stress and anxiety? Thank...  Read Full »


Prathi Priya P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. 1) I would like to know how many years he has had the blood pressure, and please mention his medication dosages and names. 2) In recent times, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people of all age groups are suffering from anxiety and stress. ...  Read Full »

How to cope when a sibling is seriously ill?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a brother who is sick since a month. I am feeling very helpless without him and I am deprived of sleep. I keep thinking about him the whole day. How can I overcome this situation?   Read Full »


Arooj Maqsood Ahmed Warraieh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pain of near ones makes you feel helpless. This weakens your strength somehow. Symptoms like lack of sleep, disturbance, and tension occur when you feel stressed for any reason. But you have to be strong for your brother. If you feel low, he will become worse and ...  Read Full »

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 »


Mehwish Mursaleen

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 »

Can stress disturb a person's sleep cycle?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old. I cannot sleep at night. When I sleep, I cannot get up for nine to ten hours. When I cannot sleep, I usually keep using my laptop. I am overweight. I have a weight of 94 kilograms. I do not know the cause. Can I have this issue due to stress?   Read Full »


Arooj Maqsood Ahmed Warraieh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You are facing sleep disturbance due to unavoidable sleep patterns. You have this issue due to changed work schedules. Stress plays a key role. When a thought process is going on, our mind finds it difficult to shut down. Regarding weight, it ...  Read Full »

Are chest tightness and burning signs of COVID-19?

Query: Hi doctor,Is it possible to overexert yourself? My chest seems to be tight and burns a lot. I think that I have got asthma. I have these feelings for few days. I was feeling sick due to suspected covid-19 for a few weeks. After few days, it was getting better. Then I overexerted myself by carrying h...  Read Full »


Mohammed Wajid

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your condition is similar to COVID-19 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2). But you do not have any other symptoms like fever, loose nose, diffculty in breathing, cough, cold, and throat pain. You just have a breathing problem. Use the medications prescribe...  Read Full »

My wife has gained weight after pregnancy. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 20 years old. Her weight is 59.5 kg and height is 4'9". Our baby is 15 months. His diet includes breastfeeding and solid food. My wife has post pregnancy overweight, especially in belly, buttocks and thighs. She eats a lot, but feels tired, exhausted and sleepy.  Read Full »


Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, you should do proper diagnosis of your wife. This problem may be due to stress, hyperthyroid and vitamin D deficiency. Proper diet with exercise help your wife to make her body reshape if the above tests are normal. You did not mention the type of delivery. Is ...  Read Full »

I have stomach pain and swollen ankles. What could be the problem?

Query: Hello Doctor, Since 1 month I have been suffering from stomach problem. Whenever I eat something, I immediately have stomach pain and pass stools. There is swelling in both the ankles. I feel weak. What could be the problem?  Read Full »


Dr. Arul

Answer: Hi,  Welcome to icliniq.com. The stomach ache may be due to peptic ulcer. If the pain increases after consuming food, then the location of ulcer is in the stomach. Hence, such patients hesitate to eat food despite hunger. On the other hand, if the abdominal pain is seen before food and the pain su...  Read Full »

Please suggest ways to get closer to my husband.

Query: Hi doctor, My husband is suffering from stress. My husband does not share anything with me, but he does share his feelings with his mother. I am unable to handle this and I am becoming weak internally. Everyone is after my husband's health. But, no one understands my situation. Due to such tension a...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your problem is shared by so many women, where even after marriage the status and stature of mother is far bigger than a spouse. The way males are brought up, most of them never become emotionally independent and secure. They are grown up to become dependent slaves of pa...  Read Full »

Should I fight against the harassment done by my professor?

Query: Hello, For the past nine months I have been suffering from mental trauma, because of a professor. I studied in a good college. During my first semester, I did really badly. But, then I improved a lot. As, I failed in the first semester I was told to pass that paper for my promotion to the second ye...  Read Full »


Mehwish Mursaleen

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, it seems that you are trying very hard and feel disturbed due to injustice. You want to decide whether you should take any action or not. You can solve and effectively decide about your problem by applying the following procedure. You have two solut...  Read Full »

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