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Treatment for social anxiety disorder - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Anxiety and Stress
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Practicing since : 2005
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   I'm having Social anxiety disorder .Can U suggest few tips to overcome that ?
User :   Even I'm facing panic attacks
Doctor :   Sure I shall help you in giving certain tips

User :   Are U a general practitioner ?
Doctor :  
Before proceeding, I would like to know about your details
Doctor :  
Yes, I am a General Practitioner
User :   I'm schezophrenic for the last 10 years
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   But now I'm working as a s/w engineer for the last 3 yrs without any issues
Doctor :   fine
Doctor :  
Now for schizophrenia, have you taken any medications?
User :   Because of anxiety my social life is not active
User :   even in office I avoid people
User :   How to get rid of that ?
Doctor :   Ok

User :   Risnia 4 mg & magnesium valproate 400mg
Doctor :   Ok

User :   How to get rid of my anxiety problems ?
Doctor :   Ok

User :   I just want to lead a normal life
Doctor :  
I had suggested you a few things previously
Doctor :  
Have you followed it?
User :   I'm following various suggestions ...
User :   so dont remember which one is urs
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
First of all
Doctor :  
I wanted you to consult a Clinical Psychologist
Doctor :  
and mentioned about CBT
User :   Oh...Ok
User :   Can U give me few tips ?
Doctor :   Sure

Doctor :  
You should do a very good exercise
Doctor :  
Eat well and sleep well
Doctor :  
Are you doing those?
User :   which exercise should I do ?
User :   I go to gym regularly
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Do good amount of aerobics
Doctor :  
but outdoor exercises like Walking would have better effect on the mind
User :   Will sleeping late may cause issues for me ?
User :   Ok
Doctor :  
Sleep is the mother of all activities
Doctor :  
I have told it to many patient
Doctor :  
It is very important for a healthy body and a healthy mind
User :   Ok
User :   Do U have psychologist in healthcare magic ?
Doctor :   We do have a Psychiatrist in our specialist panel

Doctor :  
with whom you can speak on phone
Doctor :  
and also get a reply via mail
Doctor :   I am not that aware of the cost
User :   Ok
Doctor :  
If you are interested I shall inform my CRM person to get in touch with you
Doctor :   and you can discuss the cost with him

User :   I don't want the service of a psychairtist
Doctor :   Ok

User :   I am consulting once every month
Doctor :  
Then you are looking forward for a Clinical Psychologist then?
User :   If U dont mind can u give me few tips to improve self-confidence & self-esteem
Doctor :   Ok

User :   yeah I'm looking for a clinical psychologist
User :   I went to see a lady she was practicing in U.S for 4 sessions but she is not that good
User :   I dont find any changes in me
Doctor :  
The ways to reach the brain is via Knowledge and Pain
Doctor :  
Knowledge you can get it by reading some great spiritual books
User :   Sorry didnt get U
Doctor :  
if you are interested
User :   Can U suggest few books
User :   Yeah I read lot of books
Doctor :  
Some of the best authors I know are XXXXXXXX AAAAAAA XXXXXXXX Sukhabhodananda, Dr.Ashok Pai, Dr.C.R. XXXXXXXX
User :   Ok
Doctor :   Read the books that talks about Personality development, social phobia, schizophrenia

Doctor :  
Believe in yourself
User :   Okie
Doctor :  
Do not think that you are inferior
Doctor :  
I am making that statment because inferiority complex is one of the most common causes of Social Phobia
Doctor :  
If you have had bad incidents in the past
Doctor :  
and does keep on coming in your mind
User :   yeah I've that ...even if I'm a good techie........
Doctor :  
substitute with a good thought
User :   Ok
Doctor :   and also most of our problems are because that we think about ourselves more
Doctor :  
change it to think about others in the world
Doctor :  
can be from the most famous person to a weakest person
User :   Ok
Doctor :  
Do understand that you are not the weakest person in the world
Doctor :  
You are better than millions
Doctor :  
and even best among lacs of people
Doctor :  
Even among the best you are not the last
User :   Ok
Doctor :   Keep inputting these info to your brain

Doctor :  
again and again
Doctor :  
it is bcos even though they are simple
Doctor :  
for the mind to accept it
Doctor :  
you should put it on and on
Doctor :  
and for social phobia
Doctor :  
go more outwards
Doctor :  
without hesitation
Doctor :  
try it slowly
Doctor :  
never refrain from it
Doctor :  
Loneliness shall worsen it
Doctor :  
if you are alone and do not have work
Doctor :  
do the self counselling with the lines I mentioned above
Doctor :  
along with reading some of very good books
User :   Ok Thanks Doctor ...I'll try that
User :   One more issue i'm having .......becoz of medication my stomach is always upset ...& I'm taking Vibact quite often
User :   Can u tell me some digestants which I acn take in a regular basis...
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :   Vibact is a probiotic if I am not wrong
User :   yeah .....
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
It is ok to take it
Doctor :  
For digestion, you can take Aristozyme syrup
Doctor :   2 tsp twice daily

Doctor :  
after food
Doctor :   Are you there?

User :   Yeah ....
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   I was saving the chat .
Doctor :   It is automatically saved in your account

User :   Otherwise I'll forget the details & tips
Doctor :  
No need to worry about it
Doctor :  
you can go to your account and settings
Doctor :  
and click on chat history
User :   Oh ...Okie
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   Nothing more
User :   Thanks
Doctor :  

Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   Sure.
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