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Loss of memory due to stress, relaxation methods - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   These days I feel I do not remember things...Just thought to check with u on that
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   What could be the reason and how do I overcome that
Doctor :   From how long is this.
User :   It has been for say 5-6 months
Doctor :   What is your age and nature of job.
User :   I am 36 and into service
Doctor :   Ok,what service.
User :   customer service
Doctor :   Are you under any pressure like job or family tensions.
User :   ya some tensions exist for my child's health
Doctor :   What has happened .
Doctor :   And from how long are you facing this tensions.
User :   he has an issue with his Knee...OCD and might require a surgery
User :   six months
Doctor :   How old is he.
User :   13
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Other than this are you worried about anythin else.
User :   not really generally stress in hectic schedule
Doctor :   What do you generally forget.
Doctor :   Is anyone complaining that you are forgetful or do you yourself feel that way.
User :   I feel that way
Doctor :   ok,you are assuming that way.
Doctor :   What do you feel you forget.
User :   sometimes I have been told but thats not very frequent
User :   I forget action taken for certain things as in I do not feel confident responding about something because I feel hope I have not forgotten
Doctor :   Ok,this generally happens when you are overtly stressed about something or thinking about the problem that you tend to forget daily activities.
Doctor :   You got to relax about everything.
Doctor :   Try to solve the problem or come to the conclusion that everything is fine.
Doctor :   Once your mind is clear you will not get distracted.
User :   Honestly speaking I have faced certain health issue out of anxiety. Thats the basis problem I guess
Doctor :   Yes, it looks like that.
Doctor :   You will have to come to terms that being anxious wont solve your problems.
Doctor :   Resolve the problem and go about your daily work.
Doctor :   It will help you a lot if you could discuss your problems with someone else,than worry about it alone.
Doctor :   You will feel like you have shared the burden.
Doctor :   try meditation, it will help you be calm.
User : this is more to do with stress then anything else.
Doctor :   Try for 15 to 20 min every day.
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   You seem to be having other problems other than your childs health.
User :   yes...some more on family front but guess have little control over them..
Doctor :   But the fact is everybody has problems, and some dont care about it and some atke excess tension.
Doctor :   Do meditation everyday, and be brave to face the world.
User :   :-) thank you so much
Doctor :   everything is temporary even problems.
Doctor :   Ok, fine.hope you will start meditation and stop reduce your anxiety.
Doctor :   Kindly login for further medical queries.
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