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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   i am suffereing with speaking fear
User :   Glossophobia
User :   can you please tell me how can solve this
Doctor :   May i know your age and gender please ?
User :   age 26
User :   male
Doctor :   and since when you have had this problem>?
User :   fast last 3-4 years but from 1 month onwords this is more
Doctor :   And have you seeked any medical help ?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Well dont worry
User :   i want to take now with your suggestions
Doctor :   I will guide you
User :   thank you
Doctor :   And help you with it
Doctor :   So tell me your extent of the problem ?
Doctor :   Do you get panic ?
User :   if i want to speak any person i will prepare in my mind
User :   if i prepare in my mind
Doctor :   How nervous you get when you try speaking ?
User :   i am getting this prob
Doctor :   So once you prepare your mind you are able to speak ?
User :   i talk without preparing i am talking fearless
Doctor :   I understand
User :   if i prepare in my mind i am getting problem
Doctor :   So now let me tell you what all the treatment options you have and help you chose the right one for you
Doctor :   But i can assure you that we can get over this with motivation and dedication
User :   any one i can talk but i need to comeout with this prob
User :   sorry
Doctor :   Its ok
Doctor :   So to begin with
Doctor :   Glossophobia can be successfully treated in a variety of ways
User :   we can take any course but it should be cure fast
Doctor :   One of the most common is cognitive-behavioral therapy.
User :   how to do this
Doctor :   You will learn to replace your messages of fear with more positive self-talk. You will learn relaxation techniques and what to do when you experience a panic attack. You will gradually confront your fear in a safe and controlled environment
Doctor :   I will give you all the details
User :   thank you
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   your from
Doctor :   Medications may also be prescribed to help you get control of your fear. These medicines are generally used in conjunction with therapy rather than on their own.
Doctor :   Glossophobia is common, and in some cases it can be life-limiting. However, the success rate for treatment is extremely high.
Doctor :   What you need is that you need to go to a speech therapist
Doctor :   i will tell you whom you can go to in ...
User :   thank you, by personally mean it can be very help fully
User :   there we can speak very clear
Doctor :   Yes you do need to see a speech therapist and then like i said you can be cured
Doctor :   PHONICS Audiology & Voice Clinic
Doctor :   Mobile: 0000, 0000
User :   what is the timeings
User :   to call them
Doctor :   you can call on teh number i have provided
User :   now or tomorrow morning
Doctor :   tomorrow morning will be good and you can set up an appointment
Doctor :   I can assure you that you will be fine
User :   thank you very much if possible can you give me your number
Doctor :   You can always call up health care magic and ask for me . i am Dr Oberoi here
Doctor :   i will be glad to help you
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Your welcome
User :   i will call tomorrow for appointment & tell you the status by tomorrow
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Sure
User :   bye
Doctor :   Bye
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