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Tips to deal with panic attacks - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Iv bin having extreme panic attacks for about the last 4 months i don't know what to do wit my self. i start to freak out then have to go sit by myself to calm my self down. i start to panic over nothing and its happens like 10 times a day.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.XXXhere
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Is there any pill i can take or anything to stop this from happening?
Doctor :   I shall explain you
Doctor :   Before thaat I would like toknow your age, gender, height, weight, marital status and occupation
User :   im 182 going to be 19 in july, male, 5'7", 155lbs, single and XXX
User :   182*
User :   18**
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you consulted a doctor before?
User :   no i dont have time to go see one because im always at work.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Now, I would suggest you to consult a psychiatrist for this issue
User :   y from what iv bin reading its a panic attack. one of my friends gets the same thing and he has these things that look like a white bar and i took one of them while i was having a panice attack and it calmed me down
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   But they are not the definitive strategies to follow
Doctor :   Now getting panic attacks 10 times per day
Doctor :   is alarming
Doctor :   and you shall need certain medications to control it
Doctor :   for which you shall need prescription by a psychiatrist
User :   so how do i go about doing this
Doctor :   First of all you shall need a personal consultation with a psychiatrist
Doctor :   You shall at first need medications
Doctor :   later you shall be given therapy in the form of counselling over a period of time
User :   is there any online i can contact now or cant u prescribe me something?
Doctor :   I can give you the guidance
Doctor :   and prescribing is not allowed without a personal examination
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