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Inability to concentrate causing stress, management techniques - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi
User :   I have a query regarding my health
Doctor :   Yes
User :   I some times get stress in my head in left and right temple
User :   and forehead too
User :   and my breathing becomes abnormal, in short I can not breath properly in that case.. but that happens some times
Doctor :   ok fine
User :   I use to think its due to coffee or too much coffee intake but realised that its not because of coffee exactly
Doctor :   since how long ur having this probs?
User :   I have lost my concentration and so my mind wonders all the time and too much thinking gives me such situation
Doctor :   k
User :   this has been worst from 6-8 months
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Have you taken any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   some times I think it could be related physiological issue but I may be wrong
User :   right now I am consulting a doctor
Doctor :   well there r many probs related to it?
Doctor :   whether he has given any medication?
Doctor :   can tell me the details?
User :   and he prescribed me 2 medicines and found that one of the medicine is for "Asthama"
User :   I have the medicine at home and I can email it to you in the morning once I reach home, right now I am in the office in night shift.
Doctor :   k whether he's a general physician or the specilaist?
Doctor :   k fine
User :   he is a general physician
User :   like family doctor
User :   here they first do general test before redirecting it to a specialists..
Doctor :   well the probs wd u seemed to be more psychological if u don't have any ailments like high BP or the diabetes
Doctor :   ur chatting from?placecountry?
User :   looks like I have brain thinking seperately and mind seperately and when they dont synchronise I keep self talking too much and my brain gets exausted and my right side of brain gets hot
User :   or the scalp *
Doctor :   k understood
User :   I am in XXX
Doctor :   k
User :   XXX
Doctor :   fine
User :   I work 13 hours shift for 3 days
User :   Fri/Sat/Sun
User :   and I am 4 days off
Doctor :   well now i will advice certain things
User :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   stress management is required for you like yoga
Doctor :   and exercise (light to begin with)
User :   ok
Doctor :   atleast 6 hours of sleep is required
User :   ok
User :   I will start doing it
Doctor :   proper diet containing vitamins is must . we anticipate it to be a stress related effect.
Doctor :   take lots of fruits and green salads
User :  
just to provide you more details of the problem.. my mind is full of unwanted and crap things which some times I think why I am thinking like this even dont want.. now brain is habitual to do this that it becomes difficult to stop certain pattern of thinking
User :   ok
User :   I am taking vitamins (Nutrilite)
User :   DoubleX
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   any other medication that you are on
User :   but thats not daily, I use to take daily but now days some times..
User :   well, I am listening to brain sync music also
User :   univeral mind mediation and stress forever..
Doctor :   take the vitamin tablet before meal once in a day
User :   universal mind meditation works good I think
User :   ok
Doctor :   To release stress, you should do those activities which make you feel relaxed
User :   ok
Doctor :   mind meditation is a good way to reduce stress
Doctor :   another thing which you need to consciously focus on is to reduce thinking about things that are not in your direct control
Doctor :   are you there ?
User :   ok
User :   sorry, had a call
Doctor :   ok
User :   not in my direct control.. meaning..
Doctor :   I mean you mentioned about thinking all crap in your mind etc.
User :   yes
User :   one more thing I wanted to tell you
Doctor :   please go ahead
User :   I use to drink tea long back when I was in India
Doctor :   k fine
User :   when ever I drink tea, I use to get some kind of sensation in my right side of head but inside the scalp
User :   some thing crawling in head nerves I use to feel
User :   for that reason I stopped tea for 3 years
User :   but when I join a new company to avoid sleep started coffee
User :   and later realized that coffee is not a problem like tea I am not sure whats wrong with tea
Doctor :   k tae & coffee causes lots of stimulation to the brain
User :   ok
Doctor :   it increses the metabolic rate of the body
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   are you done ?
User :   yes I filled it
Doctor :   k fine
Doctor :   what i was trying t tell u that u have more of psychological one
User :   now days my tummy is little bigger so I think that breathing problem is because of that but dont know
User :   ok
Doctor :   u can reduce the stress by the things which i have explianned
User :   ok
Doctor :   can u pl tell ur weight?height
User :   last time I did weight in India was 63 kgs
Doctor :   above all u req the strong will power to combat the STRESS
User :   height is 5.3
Doctor :   thats normal
User :   ok
Doctor :   u can reduce ur tummy by exercising a bit regularly
Doctor :   & avoiding
Doctor :   the fried
Doctor :   fatty
Doctor :   oily
Doctor :   cheesy food
Doctor :   esp junk foods!!!
User :   ok
Doctor :   drink more water
User :   ok
Doctor :   any thing else u wish to know?
User :   I think I should try first what you have told
Doctor :   yes sure
User :   then I can come back to update more
Doctor :   it will be really beneficial
User :   thanks
User :   one last general question
Doctor :   esp if followed religiously
Doctor :   k proceed
User :   do I hae to tell the details again if am coming back here?
User :   have *
User :   or is there any case history kind of thing with my account?
Doctor :   well just u have to tell very briefly
Doctor :   we will follow ur medical history
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   where do I send the medicine names?
Doctor :   u can mail us @
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User :   ok, thank you Doctor !
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Healthcaremagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   sure
User :   thanks again
Doctor :   ok bye from now
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