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Depression is a mental illness which results in feeling sad, loss of interest in daily activities, irritability, mood swings, and sleepiness. It is a state of mind which develops over a period of time due to various reasons. A depressed person might have difficulty sleeping, loss of appetite, weight loss, fatigue, and might get suicidal thoughts.

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I am stressed, addicted to smoking, and suffering from OCD, and depression. Will it affect my sexual health?

Query: Hello doctor,I am stressed because of not getting real sex due to my past experiences and depression. I have OCD and am getting treatment for the same. I avoid having paid sex and am addicted to smoking and feel depressed due to not having a partner or discussing sex with any of the girls I met with...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi thereWelcome to have read your query and understand your concern. I suggest you change your lifestyle, it will help you to develop a great personality and then you can marry someone. Firstly, quit smoking because smoking itself can make you look dull and weak. Start doing workouts s...  Read Full »

I suffer from depression for the past seven years, and would like to start ayurvedic treatment. Please advice.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from depression for the past seven years and taking anti-depressant (Tab. Flunil 20mg) daily morning. Now I am thinking of starting an ayurvedic treatment. Please give your opinion.  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, We welcome you to the icliniq family. I appreciate the confidence you place in me for your healthcare consultation. I have read your query and understand your concern. As your problem is chronic, do not quit your medicine Tab. Flunil 20 mg (Fluoxetine). Take the medicine as earlier as poss...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from a lot of anxiety and periodic depression along with high pitta and vata. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have a lot of anxiety and periodic depression, and also I have high pitta and vata. First, I tried Shatavari, which helped, but I quit when I started experiencing breast tenderness and discomfort. Then I tried to take brahmi, but it was causing a lot of pitta and vata. Which herb should...  Read Full »

Dr. Akanksha Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Kindly let me know if you are married, whether you have children, how long you have had this issue, and whether you have previously undergone surgery or another type of treatment. Have you ever undergone any tests, including thyroid or other investigations? Also, let me...  Read Full »

My mood changes from time to time. Is this schizophrenia?

Query: Hi doctor,I am getting tingling sensation in my head and my perception changes. Sometimes I feel fine but sometime depressed and anxious. This process goes on in a cycle and I feel very difficult to continue my life like this. I do not have any motivation and there is no sense of pleasure. I am alwa...  Read Full »

Dr. Revathi. T. S.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You need not worry by diagnosing yourself. Kindly answer the questions given below. What is your age and profession? How about your family? What is your hobby? Are you on any medication now? How is your sleep and day-to-day activities? Do you get any illusion? ...  Read Full »

I am a 43-year-old woman taking vitality capsules for depression. How long does it take for it to work?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 43-year-old woman. My height is 5.48", and my weight is 121.25 Ibs. I am a Vata pitta; however more of a Vata. I have been using vitality capsules, MA115, and Worry-free for a month. My anxiety and stress have reduced; however, my depression is becoming worse. Does the medicine ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shiv Kumar Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Can you please tell me the reason for your anxiety and stress? I suggest you forget the past, live in the present, and enjoy life to the fullest. Also, I suggest you do meditation or bhramhari, udgeeth pranayam, and take Brahmarasayan (Kwa...  Read Full »

Can Ayurvedic medicine be taken instead of Allopathy for Alzheimer's disease with dementia?

Query: Hello doctor, I am looking for an Ayurvedic alternative for my mother 61-year-old. She has been diagnosed with early stages Alzheimer-dementia after a CT scan (moderate brain atrophy) and a recurring lengthy four-month depression, as well as stomach gastritis. She is currently undergoing medical pil...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. See the issues like Alzheimer's and dementia are very hard to deal with because they interfere with normal daily activities. Still, with the help of Ayurvedic medicines, you can control the problem and control the further degeneration of the b...  Read Full »

What is the Ayurvedic medicine for depression and anxiety?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from depression and anxiety. I take Fluoxetine 15 mg. Please recommend Ayurvedic medicine for me so that I can reduce Fluoxetine.  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query. Depression is curable if you are willing to fight against it. You are very young, and you have your whole life in front of you. In Ayurveda, depression is mentioned as vishad. In depression, your mind always occupied with negative thoughts. So the ...  Read Full »

I have PCOD and feel depressed with high BP during the time of ovulation. How to manage this?

Query: Hello doctor, I have PCOD since last ten years which progressed to hypothyroidism. I do not get my monthly menstrual cycle at all without medicines. I get into severe depression and emotionally unstable with high BP during the ovulation period. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I want to help you. PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) causes irregular period due to changes in hormones level. It can be managed naturally through ayurvedic medicines and Yoga practices, but it will take time at least three months. Kindly consult your doctor, and ta...  Read Full »

I have lost weight because of stress and depression. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old woman. I used to have stress and tension even for single reasons. And my food intake is decreasing and I have lost weight of 8.82 Ibs from 88.18. Kindly help me. And I am very depressed as everyone taunts me for my thin body type.  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Stress and mental tension are the major causes of loss of appetite which leads to weight loss. You should rule out your concern as soon as possible. You should discuss your issues with your family, friends or near dear. It helps to reduce your issues. Some diseases hist...  Read Full »

Please suggest ayurvedic medicine for depression, OCD, and hair loss.

Query: Hello doctor, I am writing some details before asking my question which might help you while answering. I am male, 29 years, 5"10', 176.37 Ibs, good physique, sharp mind (according to my colleagues, teachers and academic performance), extrovert, suffering from moderate hair loss (genetic), family hi...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. See let me tell you one thing first your mind is under your control. If you cannot change anything then there is no need to crib on it. So first of all, let go of the things which make you angry, sad, or affect your mood. Because one single ne...  Read Full »

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