Unable to focus or lack of attention may be due to physical or emotional stress. However, it may also be due to underlying conditions like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. It affects all facets of life.
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I have difficulty in focusing and understanding verbal instructions. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I am female, 21 years of age and as weird as this sounds, I always feel like I am so overfocused that I cannot really focus. I am very slow when it comes to verbal communication, it is something I have struggled with ever since I was a child. So when someone is verbally giving me inst... Read Full »
Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.It seems from the information you have provided that you might be suffering from an adult variant of attention deficit hyperactive disorder, inattention type. Do you also have symptoms like repetitive acts or rituals, urge to repeat words or images, repetitive handwashing o... Read Full »
I daydream a lot and cannot focus on my studies or complete my tasks. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I get distracted easily, and I cannot concentrate even for two minutes in class. I do not know how but I started daydreaming it is becoming worse daily. My brain is covered with fog. Sometimes it feels like brain fog; I keep imagining things and having my fantasies which feel heartb... Read Full »
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Daydreaming is a coping mechanism used by the mind to avoid stress, and anxiety due to the pressure of a task, like in your case, your study for a competitive exam or simple case under-stimulation for the brain. The content of daydreaming is a way to rehearse for good an... Read Full »
How can a married woman concentrate on studies?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 28 years old, married. My problem is that I am unable to concentrate on studies as I want to appear for exams in the coming year. Every month is getting wasted. Please help me out. I will be very thankful to you as it is a do or die situation for me. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for your query. I understand that focusing on high-level studies is often difficult. Since you are married, you did not mention your routine activities. Because in order to suggest something it is important to manage your time.Time management is difficult to un... Read Full »