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Cognitive behavior therapy for depression and anxiety - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i have anxiety feeling and it comes to chest due to which i caannot breath
Doctor :   since when
User :   almost from 2years
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   r u taking any medicine for the same
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/No
User :   no
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/No
Doctor :   what makes u axious
Doctor :   some thing bothering u?
Doctor :   anxoius sorry
User :   23years feamale process executive single dependant no
Doctor :   anxious
Doctor :   t's normal to feel anxious or worried at times.
User :   ya
Doctor :   Everyone does. In fact, a moderate amount of anxiety can be good. Anxiety helps you respond appropriately to real danger, and it can help motivate you to excel at work and at home.
Doctor :   But if you often feel very anxious without reason and your worries disrupt your daily life
Doctor :   then u need to seek medical help
Doctor :   try to relax
User :   but mine is i feel i cannot breath
Doctor :   calm down
User :   ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   try yoga to de stress urself
Doctor :   stress might be the reason for ur anxiety
User :   i tried then also it is increasing
User :   ya emotional anxieyt
Doctor :   then u need medications and counselling
Doctor :   Medications and psychotherapy can help ease symptoms, and you can learn healthy coping skills to manage generalized anxiety disorder and take back your life.
Doctor :   stop worrying
Doctor :   dont be scared , u can overcome this problem
Doctor :   there are methods to cope all this
Doctor :   u need not worry
User :   ok
Doctor :   ur not the only one with such problems
Doctor :   all u need to seek counselling
User :   if count back it comes down and my breathing becomes normal
Doctor :   they will help u overcome ur problem
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   u need to be relaxed
User :   i feel ttightening inside my head and chest
Doctor :   if u get too much anxious
Doctor :   it will cause breathless
User :   ya
Doctor :   two main treatments for generalized anxiety disorder are medications and psychotherapy, either alone or in combination. It may take some trial and error to discover which treatment works best for you and which you are most comfortable with
User :   sometimes i feel my mind is out of control and unable to read also and cannot concentrate anything i feel very depressed
Doctor :   dont feel so
Doctor :   ur perfectly normal
Doctor :   just anxious
Doctor :   cognitive behavior therapy will help u overcome ur problem
Doctor :   u need to have counselling session for this
User :   ok
Doctor :   r u able to follow
User :   ya
Doctor :   Some ways to cope with anxiety disorder include
User :   because of thismy 30% of lungs is not functioning
Doctor :   Joining an anxiety support group. Here, you can find compassion, understanding and shared experiences.
Doctor :   no nothing like that
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   u will be alrite
User :   ok
Doctor :   Don't dwell on past concerns. Change what you can and let the rest take its course. Repeat as needed
Doctor :   Work with your mental health provider to figure out what's making you anxious and address it. For example, if finances are your concern, work toward drawing up a budget.
Doctor :   Get enough rest, eat a balanced diet, exercise and take time to relax. Avoid caffeine and nicotine, which can worsen anxiety. Don't turn to alcohol or unprescribed drugs for relief.
Doctor :   Don't let worries make you isolated from loved ones or enjoyable activities. Touching base with others offers a healthy diversion.
Doctor :   dont take too much coffee
Doctor :   r u able to get
User :   i dont take coffee
User :   ya
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   You can use the search a doctor/hospital feature on our homepage to find a counselor in your area if in Bangalore. If you wish, we can fix up your appointment with a doctor in your area.
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User :   ok
Doctor :   confirm ur details
Doctor :   when would u like to have appointment
Doctor :   where are u located
User :   ya it s correct
User :   this saturday
Doctor :   r u located in bangalore
User :   ya
User :   in malleswaram
User :   15th cross
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill this feed back form that i send, and do inform me when done. By then i shall type the necessary Medical information for you.
Doctor :   One of our doctors will get back to you soon with all the relevant details and you can take the healthiest decision
User :   ya its done
Doctor :   stay calm
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   stop worrying , have good sleep
User :   ok
Doctor :   u should be fine
User :   ya
Doctor :   divert ur attention on work
User :   ok
Doctor :   dont carry office work home
Doctor :   try to have sometime for urself
User :   ok
Doctor :   forget about past
User :   ok
Doctor :   just be urself
Doctor :   and cheerful
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
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User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   no what about the address that u will going to provide
Doctor :   one of the doctor will call u and let u know with details
User :   ok
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   ok
User :   bye
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