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Date : 28-May-2013
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Doctor:How are you doing?
User:I m good thanks !!
User:how about you?
Doctor:I am good
Doctor:Tell me, how can I help you?
User:past one week. I am having problems in breathing. I am a regular visitor to gym. athletic build and no smoking.
Doctor:Ok. Thats good. Can you tell me a little more about this
User:had sever cold past week
User:and after that this problem have started
Doctor:Any fever or chest pain?
User:no chest pain
Doctor:Any fever or cough?
User:had past week.. now theres no cough
Doctor:Is the difficulty in breathing worse at night?
User:no but sometimes during early morning I will get up due to breathlessness then after a morning walk .. It would be fine
Doctor:Ok, is there a sound that is produced
User:no sound
Doctor:Is a sound produced, XXXXXX or you feel something is stopping you from breathing it?
User:no I dont feel theres a stoppage while breathing
User:to put it more appropriately
User:the quantity of breathe I take in is kind of short
User:I breathe in deeply for few times.. then the situation do not appears
Doctor:Is something troubling you XXXXXX? At work or at home?
User:there was a problem at work where the project is ramping up.
User:did got stressed up a lot due to dat
Doctor:Thats the cause I believe
Doctor:Anxiety. It is known to cause breathlessness. I doubt its anything else
Doctor:Where are you based?
User:in Bangalore
Doctor:Asthma is very common here. But its unlikely to be the cause in you
User:Asthma :(
Doctor:Its not
User:okay :)
Doctor:They usually have a sound or difficulty in breathing out. Its the stress XXXXXX
User:anyways theres has no history of it in my family
Doctor:And we need to address it. That makes it even more unlikely
User:great !!
Doctor:I would suggest you just do pranayama and yoga and reduce your stress at work
User:Gym I go regulary but due to this my activity over there is reduced
User:anyways will try to do pranayama
User:if I am correct its deep breathing in and out
Doctor:Its actually a breathing exercise. I'll send you a link. That pranayama I particularly want you to do
User:definatley will do
User:thanks lot !!
Doctor:It really reduces stress levels
Doctor:And yoga. Sure
Doctor:i think that's all you need. Nothing else. You should be ok in a few days
User:Yep... I am good now...
Doctor:Thats good
User:any medicines... as well
Doctor:Nothing. You should be ok in a few days. We can finish it on our own
User:thanks a lot XXXXXXX .. will adere to it
Doctor:Sure. Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:nope I think you answered my queries
User:jus one more thing
User:do I need to visit doctor
Doctor:No. Its not needed
User:Okies Ma'am...... that solves my queries and concern
Doctor:thats good
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
User:thanks once again for your valuable time and suggestions
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:take care
User:bye !! have a nice evening
Doctor:You too
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