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Tips to manage anger and high BP - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi Doctor, I am 25 year old working girl. Since last 1 month I am not keeping well. I get angry very soon and while my anger I react so bluntly that people surrounded by me get hurt. Even I don't know why I am doing so ? I am worried because yesterday night in anger I hit my friend too. Please help me !
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr xxxxxx here
User :   Hi Dr xxxx
Doctor :   Let me read what you have typed
User :   sure
Doctor :   Are you having any problem other than this?
User :   there is no such problem seriously
Doctor :   Are you under any kind of stress or fear?
User :   only I am very possesive for one of my friend...since last 2-3 months she is giving time to someone else and not balancing the relationship...sometimes Ifeel that has made me like this
User :   yes, fear of loosing my closest pal
Doctor :   Did you talk to her regarding this that she is not paying time
User :   yes..I did
User :   and that too many times
User :   but she is not bothered at all
User :   I am trying to come out of this...which has made me mad
User :   I used to be a fun loving person
User :   but this silly things will bother me somuch..never thought
Doctor :   First of all if she is your best friend she has the right to spend time with other people also
User :   exactly
User :   I never stopped her
Doctor :   If she is busy for sometime let her be and spend time together whenever you can
User :   ok..
Doctor :   You should try to understand that for your best friend.
Doctor :   You can never hold anyone in any kind of relationship
User :   I am worried about my anger
User :   how should I control that ?
Doctor :   Just be what you are and do not let it affect your personality
Doctor :   1)Whenever you are angry count till 10 and take deep breaths.
User :   ok
Doctor :   2)If you want to take it out go to a closed room, shut it and say whatever you want to
User :   ok
Doctor :   3)You can take Pressing Balls which are in market these days and squeeze them till you are relaxed.
User :   ok, i will do that
Doctor :   4)Get away from the person or situation which has caused anger.
Doctor :   5)Listen to your favourite music, it is a great therapy
Doctor :   6)Go for regular exercise or walk
User :   just coz of one person I hav started behaving weird with others
Doctor :   7)Eat a chocolate when angry
Doctor :   If that person is not bothered about you why are you ruining your life for that person
User :   hmm
User :   does yoga help me to relax my mind ?
Doctor :   Also try to give space in every relationship
Doctor :   Yes you can go for yoga or meditation
User :   ok
User :   also I have realised that since last 2 weeks I have started throwing things when I am angry
User :   I am very cool and calm person..really don't know what happened to me
Doctor :   No do not do that, before doing that just count till 10 and take deep breaths
User :   hmm
Doctor :   You will only make other close persons to go away because of this
User :   hmm
User :   there is nothing to worried right ?
User :   I will be normal soon
Doctor :   Not really
Doctor :   Its in your hands
User :   right
User :   Ok, thank you for your time !
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   should I get my Blood pressure check too ?
Doctor :   Is there family history of BP?
User :   coz whenever I get anger I feel some sort of pain in my head at backside
User :   yes, my mom have a BP
User :   high BP
Doctor :   Its because of stress and tension you have because of anger
Doctor :   If there is Family history then you get it checked
Doctor :   And also take precaution
Doctor :   for BP control
User :   like ?
Doctor :   Like relaxation, daily exercise, healthy food with more of fruits and veggie, avoiding too much salt intake and junk food items
Doctor :   Weight control
User :   ohk
User :   last time when I asked the doctor to check my BP it was 130/90
User :   nurse said now-a-days this comes under normal
Doctor :   Ok that is fine, it varies
User :   ok
User :   fine
User :   thanks Doctor
User :   have a good day !
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now
Doctor :   Take care of yours and your anger
Doctor :   All the best
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