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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I'm 28 yr
User :   I'm a szhizophrenic
Doctor :   ok
User :   Are you a general physician ?
Doctor :   i am a General practitioner
User :   I'm working for the last 3 yrs without any lapses
User :   But I afce some issues
User :   I'm having panic attacks
Doctor :   ok
User :   I want to know how I could overcome that
User :   I'm taking risperidone 2mg 0-01 & valparium (sodium valproate 1-0-1)
User :   May I know your name doctor ?
Doctor :   in your previous chat with dr barath had given you advise how to over come the panic attack . did you follow that ?
User :   I couldn't go for CBT
User :   went to one lady but didnt find her useful ....
User :   Can U give some tips.....
Doctor :   You need to take CBT
User :   Okie...
Doctor :   To which lady you went ?
User :  
Doctor :   why did you go to her and for what ?
User :   For overcoming panic attacks .....& nervousness
User :   simply wasted some 5 visits
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is she a psychiatrist or psychologist ?
User :   Psycologist
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what advise did she give ?
User :   she was telling like after next session I'll be handling your issue...very slowly we will deal with panic attacks sort of stupid talks
User :   I've gone for 5 sessions & she didnt even give a single tip for overcoming that ....
User :   Either she is slow or I'm fast
Doctor :   she is right but because of anxiety you are hyper fast

Doctor :   so only it feels like this to you
User :   Yeah ......I'm working & I've to dela with my day to day issues can't wait for months for getting help....
User :   *deal
Doctor :   it take multiple sessions and any improvement will be noticed in due course of time
User :   Okie Fine...
Doctor :   you need to understand that the issue you are dealing with cannot be solved in a day or two
Doctor :   it takes time
User :   Can U plz suggest me any tips for overcoming anxiety ?
User :   Yeah I understand that perfectly
Doctor :   for time being to get relieved of the physical symptoms of anxiety you can be put on medications
Doctor :   the medications are beta blocker group
User :   Ok
Doctor :   you can ask your psychiatrist for this
User :   Do beta blockers have side effects ..
User :   Can I take that regularly ?
User :   I've beta blockers with me & i take that occasionally
Doctor :   as you are taking the other medications it can only be taken under the supervision of your psychatrist
Doctor :   when was the beta blocker suggested to you and for what ?
User :   My doc has said that whenever i want I can take that but not to take tat on a regular basis
Doctor :   yes
User :   Does beta blockers have side-effects ?
Doctor :   yes they have side effects
Doctor :   all the medications including the ayurvedic medications have side effects
User :   Becoz of the medicines which I'm taking my stomach is upset on a regular basis can u suggest any medicine which I can take regularly .......
User :   Ok
Doctor :   for the stomach upset cause of the medications you can take mucaine gel syrup regularly
Doctor :   that will most of the time take care of the stomach upset
User :   Should I take it after food or before food ?
Doctor :   when ever you feel that you are getting into a situation where you will get a panic attack you can in advance take the beta blocker as suggested by your doc
Doctor :   regarding the mucaine gel let it not be regular
User :   Okie....
User :   whats the dosage of mucaine gel
Doctor :   if you have stomach upset than you can take it one teaspoon when your in empty stomach
User :   Ok
User :   Can U give me some general tips for overcoming anxiety ?
Doctor :   continue the CBT, it will show of the results in some time
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   Other than that
Doctor :   You should maintain a relaxed state
Doctor :   with the techniques mentioned by in your earlier chat
User :   Do u've psycologist in your panel of doc's
Doctor :   Yes, we do have

Doctor :   I shall give you the link
Doctor :   where you can talk to him on phone
User :   Can I chat with any of them
Doctor :   Live chat facility is not available with psychologists
User :   Ok Thanks
Doctor :   you can talk over phone instead
Doctor :   If you are interested for that, I shall give you the link
User :   Yeah plz do give
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW
User :   Thanks doctor for your help
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?

User :   Nothing ...:)
User :   Thanks once again for your valuable time
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting healthcaremagic. Bye for now.

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