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Advice on life style changes for stress reduction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   I am suffering from Pharyngitis since last one month.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please fill these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   I contacted a doctor he diagnose that I had severe tonsilitis and an allergic reaction in my throat.
User :   31, male, teacher, sinle, yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems?
User :   I tok medicine for a month and now he has advisedme for a T-3, T-4 and TSH test.
Doctor :   ok
User :   No not any other problem
Doctor :   any other health problems?
Doctor :   ok
User :   Am I suffering from an incurable disease .
Doctor :   what medications were you on?
Doctor :   no
User :   Am I suffering from an incurable disease?
User :   augementin
Doctor :   tonsillitis is first treated with antibiotics like augementin
User :   Pota D
Doctor :   then once the active infection in cured
Doctor :   they will operate the tonsils
User :   Why he has advised me for these tests
Doctor :   they probably aksked
Doctor :   for the tests to evaluate your general health before surgery
Doctor :   are you having any recent weight loss or gain?
User :   No
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you having any anxiety
Doctor :   tension
Doctor :   palpitations?
User :   But I feel fatigued and tired wth a back pain
Doctor :   ok
User :   Yes I was under tension and was quite worrid
Doctor :   are you feeling sluggish nowadays?
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you having any palpitations?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the doctor wanted to rule out thyroid problem as
Doctor :   you have anxiety
Doctor :   it sometimes may be due to thyroid
Doctor :   also its for preoperative
Doctor :   evaluation
User :   OK but why it is caused?
Doctor :   some physicians request it as a routine
Doctor :   the anxiety may not be related to thyroid
Doctor :   they are just ruling out any popssibility
Doctor :   to avoid any surgical complications
Doctor :   thyroid problems are caused due to inflammation or a problem with the immune system
User :   Can it be controlled by reducing stress /
Doctor :   most commonly
Doctor :   if you have a thyroid abnormality
Doctor :   then only medications can help you
Doctor :   regular anxiety can be cured with
Doctor :   relaxation techniques
Doctor :   like yoga or meditation
User :   OK
Doctor :   also try to avoid stress ful situations
Doctor :   avoid junk food
Doctor :   do you have any addictions?
User :   NO
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   also try to exercise
Doctor :   1/2 hr walking everyday
User :   OK
Doctor :   for atleast 5 days a week
User :   any diet changes
Doctor :   is a good stress buster
Doctor :   avoid oily spicy food
Doctor :   avoid ooutside food
Doctor :   eat lots of raw vegetables
Doctor :   and fresh fruits
Doctor :   avoid coffee and tea
Doctor :   if posible
User :   ok
Doctor :   coffee and tea should not be taken after 4 pm
Doctor :   in the evening
Doctor :   for good sleep
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