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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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Why is my memory degrading suddenly?
Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old female who has for the past months been experiencing that my memory is degrading badly. I have always had a memory that was fair enough. I do have much stress and I do have social anxiety. I do not sleep that well, but that was never a problem before. I sleep aroun... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I appreciate that you approached for counseling. I am not sure whether you are diagnosed with ADHD or not. Also please do mention medicines you are taking. Based on given information, it seems that you are experiencing attention problems due to stressful events and preo... Read Full »
How to get rid of stressful thoughts and rude behavior?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 28 years 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 5-6 hours at night. I always behave rudely with others. Many times I think that I should run away out of this. I try control... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
When I feel stress, I just fall accidently at that moment. How to recover from this?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old. My problem is related to mental issues in which at the moment when I feel more stress, I will fall accidentally at that place. I take medication from a psychiatrist. My problem started before a year, and today I will be in that problem. Please help me to overcome fro... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand that you are facing some distress in your life due to some factors. I am afraid you have not mentioned any stressor specifically. That would be more helpful in advising adequate management strategies. However, in general, stress damages, both physical an... Read Full »