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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi, i am XXX, in job from last year 8years, i have major problem that i get into depression regularly without any reason, at that time i get so careless that i dont bother to go office, switch off the cell phone, even not feels to wake up from bed, and after sometime criticises myself why i behave like this way...
could you help me pls
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Let me read the query
Doctor :   I need your age, occupation, height and weight?
User :   i am 26, in XXX, 5'11 height, and 60kg wt
User :   i have a job of planning and all day working on pc
Doctor :   How many times you went into an episode of depression
User :   its so regular, can say 1-2 times a week, its become a painful now
User :   i may loose job becuase of this
User :   sometimes a i dont go to office for 2 or 3 days.....
User :   i stay alone
Doctor :   Did you get some tests or seen a Doctor
User :   no not yet
User :   i am thinking to consult a psychatrist
Doctor :   Ok, Get a Hemogram, Thyroid tests done
User :   thyroid ans hemogram test i have done 1 month back for some other reason prescribed by doctor
Doctor :   O
Doctor :   Why did you see a Doctor then
User :   reports are normal, that time test where prescribed to me for my regular illness and loosing wet
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is losing wet
Doctor :   Do you mean night falls?
User : means loosing weight
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You are loosing weight?
Doctor :   That can be linked to low moods and no energy
User :   from last month i am ok
Doctor :   I suggest it is a good idea to consult a Psychiatrist and take preliminary counselling
User :   but i am reduced to 60kg from 65 i six months
Doctor :   You work could be possible factor, living alone is a factor
Doctor :   Not taking joy in life is something should be addressed soon at this age
Doctor :   Because you are very young
Doctor :   and you have lot of life ahead
User :   ok
User :   could you help me with any guidelines
Doctor :   For you to come out of your current problem
Doctor :   I suggest the following
Doctor :   1) Active lifestyle with exercise , 3 days a week and sport once a week
Doctor :   2) Colorful food with your favorite fruits and dishes
Doctor :   3) Taking nuts like almond, cashew, dates etc
Doctor :   4) Entertainment in the form of movie, outing, dance, trekking
Doctor :   5) Chit chatting with the best friends
Doctor :   whenever you feel you are alone
Doctor :   You can use chat or telephone
Doctor :   6) Seeking expert help like Doctor or a counsellor
Doctor :   7) Setting a goal and trying to acheive it with a plan
Doctor :   If you do not acheive it you should not bother
Doctor :   Happy -go lucky attitude
Doctor :   If you follow these, I bet within a month you feel good about yourself and you certainly smile whenver you see yourselfin the mirror
Doctor :   Are you there
User :   i do walk exercise daily, but i dont like colourful food, i take only simple food or sometime not feels to take food, i do regular outing, i am very reserved kind of person so i talk very very less, i hv tried to improve but never imporoved
User :   i have a goal and lots of plans, but when depression comes it put aside everything
User :   i feel like to stop working and leave everything and move out of this world
Doctor :   If you have done all of these or few of these then the next step is to get counselling frequently
User :   it all feels in morning only why?
Doctor :   Are you enjoying the current occuption you are in?
Doctor :   Do you have good team with filled spirits at the job
User :   yeah....i am do good whenever i am at office, i am appreciated for my work lot of times
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What in life is bothering you
User :   i want to conitnue,,,but things like this beyond my control is ruining my life
User :   i hv everything, good salary, good job, good frnds, still i dont understand why it so happen?
User :   lot of times i am unable to sleep well....i am restless at night max time
Doctor :   Ok, you need a medication for some time
Doctor :   to set things right
User :   i have also tried this
User :   because this problem is with me from last no of years
Doctor :   Did you see a Psychiatrist
User :   no not yet
Doctor :   Would you like to speak to one on our panel
User :   yes...that would be much helpful
Doctor :   http://www.XXX
Doctor :   You can get an answer through Email
Doctor :   within 24 hours
Doctor :   or you may speak to them over phone
User :   but how to access them?
Doctor :   you go to the link
Doctor :   I gave you
User :   yeah..i got it
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Since I am a General Physician, i thought a Psychiatrist referral shall be useful for you
Doctor :   You can proceed from there
User :   ok, i will reach to him immediately now
User :   thanks doc
Doctor :   Thankks for consultation
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