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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My head feels extremely numb. I have zero ability to concentrate and zero ability to think. I have absolutely no energy or strength. Due to my numbness and inability to think and concentrate, can barely function, let alone socialize or maintain a conversation with people. Please help, what do I do?
Doctor :   Hi,
User :   hi doc
Doctor :   Since when do you have this problem ?
User :   for about 4 years, I just got out of the navy and had it after about 4 months in.
Doctor :   Do you have headaches ?
User :   no
User :   i just feel very very weak, both mentally and physically
Doctor :   May i know age , gender , height and weight ?
User :   27, male, 5'11" and 180 pounds
Doctor :   ok, can you explain the numbness in the head ?
User :   my head just feels very empty
User :   i can't think or concentrate
User :   i have no engery or strength
Doctor :   can you say light headedness ?
User :   kind of, but not really
User :   im so scared
Doctor :   Have you consulted a psychiatrist anytime ?
User :   i went to see one, but that really isn't going to help me, i dont know what to say to them
Doctor :   just explain what you have ,
Doctor :   4 years is really long time ,m you should not step back now
User :   my head is just so numb and empty, it feels like im brain dead
User :   i hate it
User :   i have absolutely no feeling inside
Doctor :   stress do present the same many times, the doctor will figure it out ,
User :   I have a question, i exercise alot, lots of running and also biking. Sometimes i think it is doing me more harm than good. I feel like it is hurting me.
User :   should i keep excercising? is it possible that it is causing more stress than it is relieving?
Doctor :   better avoid it
Doctor :   since its a psychological problem , do not challenge the triggers
User :   im afraid im going crazy
User :   i want to cry so bad but i can't because of how numb i feel
User :   i feel like if i were just able to cry then i might feel better but i can't because of the numbness...
Doctor :   do not worry , the psychiatrist will surely help
User :   ok
Doctor :   explain all your symptoms to him
User :   i just need to figure out a way to stimulate my brain, it just feels so numb and dead
Doctor :   there are medications which will help you well
User :   do you think i might be going crazy
User :   ?
Doctor :   meet the psychiatrist , he will put you on them ,. you will surely see difference
Doctor :   no , you have symptoms which have to be studied well
User :   ok, thanks for your help
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Take care
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