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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 am always stressed, and behaving rudely. How to get rid of it?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 28-year-old male, and unmarried. I am always in stress and thinking over some past incidents and future as well as present possibilities. I sleep only for five to six hours at night. I always behave rudely with others. Many times I think that I should run away from this. I try to...  Read Full »

Arooj Maqsood Ahmed Warraieh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It appears that you have some traumatic or stressful life events that still bothers you. Your stress has started affecting you physically as well. It is better to have some counseling sessions to do some catharsis and learn relaxation strategies. Also, CBT (cognitive...  Read Full »

I have been dealing with some severe stress. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been dealing with some severe stress lately. I got this big promotion at work and am now leading this project. But let me tell you, it has been rough. I am having trouble sleeping. On top of that, I am feeling wiped out, like I can barely keep my eyes open during the day. It is lik...  Read Full »

Dr. Meena. Parth Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I think you are suffering from an adjustment disorder. It is characterized by problems of mood and temperament, which occur after significant changes in personal or professional life. Any change that challenges our coping mechanism is known a...  Read Full »

My sister feels depressed after marriage. Please help,

Query: Hi doctor, Three years ago, my sister got married. But, her marriage lasted only for one month. According to her, the boy was not physically and mentally fit. So, she came back to live with us. She was very mentally disturbed at that time. A few months back, her second marriage got fixed again, and ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sonia Malhotra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to She may be getting recurrent attacks of depression since marriage is a huge stress and not all can bear that stress healthily. Also, a previous failed marriage may be making her tense this time too and giving her flashbacks. She may also end up judging this marriage fr...  Read Full »

My son is facing stress and work pressure. How can I help him?

Query: Hi doctor,My son is saying he has so much work stress and pressure, and because of this, he is not speaking or interacting properly. I would like to know if he is undergoing depression. How does one deal with it? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Aneel Kumar

Answer: Hi,Welcome to information you have provided is concise to conclude the health condition. Can you please tell me more about his condition?1) How are his sleeping habits and eating habits?2) Are there any depressive or anxiety symptoms?3) Any mood changes and triggers?4) What is the st...  Read Full »

My father's blood pressure is high after COVID despite taking medicines. Why?

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

Prathi Priya. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

I experienced burnout recently, and could not eat or sleep properly. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I experienced burnout two to three months back and now I am trying to recover from that. I started to eat and sleep again but in the last two months, I did not sleep well, and it affected me because I was unable to eat much. I noticed that I had bad and intrusive thoughts during thi...  Read Full »

Dr. Achanta Krishna Swaroop

Answer: Hi, We will pay close attention to your worries and address all your questions with utmost care. Yes, the negative thinking or your stressful phase in life could certainly have an impact on your physical health status. I have seen the reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identi...  Read Full »

My professor harassed me. Should I fight for the injustice done?

Query: Hello, For the past nine months, I have been suffering from mental trauma, because of a professor. I studied at 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 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...  Read Full »

I am concerned about my body posture while using the phone and sitting. Can you suggest a better body posture?

Query: Hi doctor, I think about my posture all the time, like my hands properly supporting the position of my legs. I am very much concerned about my posture. I am stressing about my posture. Can you suggest a better posture while using the phone, studying, and sitting? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Your problem is psychological. I suggest you join a gym and start working on muscular tone and strength. By doing this, you not only improve your posture but you keep your stress and worries away. Believe in yourself. ...  Read Full »

I wan to know about antioxidants. Are they beneficial?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 37 year old female. I want to ask the following questions: What are antioxidants, and how do they work within the body to combat oxidative stress and free radicals? What are the potential health benefits of consuming antioxidants? Are there specific medical conditions or...  Read Full »

Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern, Following are the answers to your questions: 1. What Are Antioxidants? Antioxidants are chemical compounds that prevent the action of free radicals. Antioxidants help prevent cell damage. Include a variety of colorful fo...  Read Full »

I have premature ejaculation. How to stop it?

Query: Hello doctor,I am having premature ejaculation. How can I stop it from happening? It is killing my sex life.  Read Full »

Dr. Meena. Parth Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Premature ejaculation is the commonest sexual problem among young males. Most commonly it is caused and associated with performance anxiety. When you are preoccupied with ideas of not staying enough in bed and or not satisfying your partner. You should visit a psychiatris...  Read Full »

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