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Anger management through yoga and meditation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   well doc., I am female
Doctor :   ok
User :   and I have a temper which is very uncontrolable
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when have you been feeling like this?
User :   well it's been 6 years to my marriage and I have been throwing these tempers
Doctor :   ok
User :   now it has even worsen
Doctor :   are you having any other health problems?
User :   I am hypothyroid
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you taking any medications?
Doctor :   for hypothyroid?
User :   yeah right now , I am on 125 mg of thyroxin and a tablet of obirax 10 mg for quite sometime as there has been elevation in the level of the same
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when was the last time you got your thyroid profile done?
User :   it was in the first week of may
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do your temper episodes
User :   the reports came to as TSH- 28
Doctor :   come before your periods?
User :   not specific, but the last two which I remember were yes during my periods were going on
User :   actually doc it has started to affect my child as well now
User :   I am more worried as he too have started feeling insecure seeing my fights with everyone around
User :   and I do get them very randomly ,not to stick with my menstrual period as now i remember that i have been getting those on and off
Doctor :   ok
User :   the pattern keeps on switching, i mmean sometimes active- i throw things i would say anything to hurt someone,i may hit my child or maybe passive like to cry for hours and hours
User :   not to enjoy jokes , catch things,not take anything lightly,
User :   actually things have worsen so much that i myself have started feeling insecure as to whether someone lkes me or not
User :   are you a psychiatrist
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
User :   ok
User :   well thanks
Doctor :   I am reading your txt
Doctor :   clearly
User :   ok
Doctor :   I jsut wnt to know whether you have intermittent explosive disorder
User :   now wat's that
Doctor :   so did you see the psychiatrist
Doctor :   and were you diagnosed for this
Doctor :   or you think you have tantrums
User :   actually there had been terrible fights between me and my husband as well since the beginning itself
Doctor :   ok
User :   we went to a marriage counsellor who was also a psychiatrist
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats good
User :   he had a chat individually
Doctor :   ok
User :   with each one of us
User :   he advised me to follow certain breathing techniques
Doctor :   I have to close this chat window as you have moved out of the chat. Please log in again if you need further medical advice.
User :   hey doc i am still there
User :   r u
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi doc
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yeah
User :   so thats all about it
User :   now wat have u to say
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so are you sure your tantrums
User :   is it a kind of some psycological problem
Doctor :   have no relation to your menses?
User :   well quite sure coz i do have them anytime
Doctor :   the most common cause is adjustment disorder
User :   ok
Doctor :   are you unable to adjust to something in your life?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yeah i am
Doctor :   ok
User :   actually i have a brief family history as well
Doctor :   ok
User :   my father is a patient of deprression since the past 15 or more so years
Doctor :   these things are not always heriditary
User :   i am the youngest in the family
Doctor :   ok
User :   i never liked the way he used to behave or say when he had the teper
Doctor :   have you tried any relaxation tecnique
Doctor :   ok
User :   i mean temper
Doctor :   like yoga
Doctor :   ok
User :   nopes
User :   u want me to do so
Doctor :   i think
User :   wat kind of yoga
Doctor :   that you should try these tecniques well
Doctor :   as yoga and meditation
Doctor :   help to improve concentration
Doctor :   and relieve stress
User :   ok
Doctor :   this should be done under guidance
Doctor :   of an instructor
User :   can you please help me with one such good meditation centre
Doctor :   where are you chatting from?
Doctor :   which location?
Doctor :   which city?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   as of now we donot
Doctor :   have a database
Doctor :   i suggest that you check out the website
Doctor :   also i suggest that you undergo massages
Doctor :   or sauna
Doctor :   as these also help in stress relief
Doctor :   whenever you have a sudden temper
Doctor :   divert your energies by
User :   so you suggest me that before i start meditation i shall let the instructor know about my behaviour , my attitude
Doctor :   doing things like cleaning up
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   its better
Doctor :   as they will concentrate more on these
Doctor :   aspects
Doctor :   also try to go for a walk
Doctor :   whenever you feel
Doctor :   very angry
User :   i get hurt by the smallest of the things and cant just digest the same and stop talking with people around , my own family
User :   that hurts them
Doctor :   i suggest that you try not to take things personally
User :   i just think
Doctor :   also try to spend
Doctor :   an hour to yourself
Doctor :   by doing something that you really like
Doctor :   like a hobby
User :   correct i get personal and emotional and when no one understands me i get angry
Doctor :   that happens to everyone
Doctor :   its just that you are just not able to cope with it
Doctor :   ok
User :   yeah
Doctor :   try and concentrate on that
User :   actually my fights ae disturbing me that as well
Doctor :   always empty your mind of all negative thoughts
User :   how
Doctor :   when you are about to study
Doctor :   think positive
Doctor :   whenever something bad happens
Doctor :   just start thinking about something else
User :   no control
Doctor :   go for a walk
Doctor :   its just in your head
Doctor :   you can always control it
User :   i think switching to yoga would help me out
Doctor :   try to get adequate sleep
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it definitely would
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   ok
User :   done
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   thanks
User :   it was nice chatting with you
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   i would like to develop the habit of yoga in my 4 year old son as well
User :   how ? is it possible
Doctor :   he may be too young to understand it
Doctor :   may be after a few years
User :   seeing me he too have learnt some of those tantrums
Doctor :   he can appreciate it
User :   well ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   thanks,bye
Doctor :   bye
User :   have a gr8 day
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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