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Tips to deal with stress - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hello
User :   hello docter
Doctor :   this is Dr XXX here
User :   ohh i just got disconected ,i hope u remember me
User :   sory for that
Doctor :   yes i think you had some technical difficulties
Doctor :   any no problem
User :   yes it is solved now ,so docter we were talking about my meal schedule
Doctor :   yes
User :   plz suggest me prefered meal and any way to gain weight quickly
Doctor :   yes i wanted to stress how important it is not to skip your breakfast
User :   ohhk ,i got it
Doctor :   also i want to stress upon that Increasing your intake of junk foods and greasy foods is not a good way to gain weight.
Doctor :   Even though you need to increase your calorie consumption to gain weight, those calories should come from foods that are good for you.
User :   ohh how u noe i love junk food ,but docter i used to eat food from reputed foods like kfc and macdonald ,there food is also considered as junk and i eat that mainly once or 2 a week thats it
Doctor :   yes that food is highly rich is fats that are not good for you
User :   but don i need fat
Doctor :   follow these steps 1. Count how many calories you eat in a normal day. Don't change anything, just eat like you normally would and count how many calories you consumed. This is an extremely important step, so try to be as exact as possible. Also, weigh yourself.
Doctor :   2. Starting the day after you counted calories, eat 500 calories MORE then you normally do
Doctor :   So, lets pretend that the day you counted calories you counted 2000. For the rest of the week, you would now eat 2500 calories a day.
User :   ohk ,i will now ,best food option can be ? which need less time to eat and make and gives more calorie
Doctor :   Instead of eating 3 big meals a day or eating all day all the time, spread those calories out over 5-6 smaller meals. Eat one meal every 2 and a half to 3 hours.
User :   ohk
Doctor :   since you had told me you have had problem with constipation too ... so like i have recommended you need to put more vegetables in your diet ?
Doctor :   are you vegetarian or non vegetarian ?
User :   ohk docter ,i m vegetarian
Doctor :   ok for your protein intake eat daal that is a very good source to build muscle mass
Doctor :   Stay away from fat! Even though weight gain is your goal, you don't want to be gaining fat. Get rid of the chips and candy. No more fast food, nothing fried. Stick to high protein low fat foods like daal and green vegetables...
User :   ok eating cheeze ,butter and curd can be beneficial too ,thse are my favorites
Doctor :   in moderate quantities they are good .. so don't worry you can carry on having them
Doctor :   also drink lots of water ... which is very important
User :   ohk ,docter any more neccesary tips u want to give me ,or we can proceed to next problem
Doctor :   eat healthy to be healthy
Doctor :   i am sure you will see results soon
User :   thanks alot docter ,
Doctor :   please proceed if you have any other proble,
Doctor :   your most welcome
Doctor :   problem
User :   my another problem ,as last 4 years are full of tension for me study wise and other family problems and future tensions
User :   so now i feel i used to forget things very frequently ,or mix up things
Doctor :   please tell me more... whats bothering you?
User :   main thing wat is bothering me is my future ,which depends on some things ,
Doctor :   so you are under stress?
User :   sometimes while on phone i call somebody to tell him something ,but thn i forget wht that was i was going to talk ,and sometime i just mix things while thinking 2 things at same time ,there is lot of thinking in my mind
Doctor :   i can see you are worked up with the tensions of your future.. and this stress is affecting your life.
Doctor :   let me tell you something that will help you understand
Doctor :   The answer to stress can be found in the very letters of the word, S.T.R.E.S.S.
Doctor :   S stands for strength: Physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual. Physical and emotional weakness leads to irritability.
User :   main reason of this tension is my love life which started from 4 years back ,and i belive in making my love perfect from begining to this stage ,my mind has suffered a lot ,my study too ,my health too ,all these things have affected my mind
Doctor :   T stands for traffic control. We need to regulate and control our thoughts.
Doctor :   R is for re-design. A readjustment or reorientation in this philosophy increases our capacity to bear heavier loads.
Doctor :   E stands for erase: The ego, anger, fear and jealousy are negative emotions that reduce efficiency, leading to mental weakness, causing stress.
Doctor :   S is for sharing: Share your wealth, knowledge, workload or anything else you have.
User :   ohh
Doctor :   SO i am here to help you share ...tell me more about your love life so that i can guide you better
Doctor :   i hope what ever i have told you till now will benefit you in your life
User :   actually in the begining 4 years back ,i m kind of pure person one woman man ,,so i don want my wife to be with anyother or doing some wrong things ,like a typical pure indian wife ,so in making and understanding of trust ,,,
Doctor :   yes i understand your concern .. please carry on
User :   so 1 or 2 times she did some mistakes not big one ,which make my thinking little (shakki) all the time ,watching on her she doing rite or wrong ,cheating me ?
User :   like that ,wid god s grace everything is fine now ,the way i wanted ,almost solved now just tension of marriage ,that is not even a problem but just a scare in mind wht if something goes wrong ,what shuld i do i have dedicated everything to my love
Doctor :   why have you felt like that ?
Doctor :   marriage is a big step in a persons life ... its normal to be tensed about it.. i completely understand your feelings
User :   in begining there were smal problems relating to trust ,between whn we get litle between us ,both us of become so worried and tensod ,even our fight just last for few hous ,but those few hours give a lot of tension
Doctor :   relationships are based on trust, and communications . its about being able to talk to the person you love and discussing whats bothering you and understanding each other
User :   so how can i heal this thing
User :   wat heppend to my mind
Doctor :   don't get stressed about it . you love this girl enough to be married to her right ???
Doctor :   believe in your self
Doctor :   don't let small doubts bother you and spoil this lovely relationship you have with her ... its not worth it
User :   ohk
User :   but means its a mental exercise now
User :   nothing else can help ,
Doctor :   its always good to meditate and have faith in your self and in your love. thats the most important part in a relationship .. be true to your self and true love will follow you
User :   we are on the edge that we are dieing to get maried ,and 2 years we are geting maried ,our parents are agreed ,the old tension has decreased alot ,but still mind seems to be affected from past ,plus the one tension which arise is study ,winning in love make u loose in study
Doctor :   have a balance in your life ... study and career is important .. take it as a motivation in your life... see your beautiful future together with the person you love and work hard for it... it should motivate you . to live a successful life
User :   my fieonce is little bit short tempered ,and she get swere headache whn she get in arguement with me ,as she got a very old problem of migrain from almost shez a in class 10th ,how should i handle her ,to be with her when she in headache or to leave her alone
Doctor :   i am glad your tensions have decreased .. its all about having focus in your life
Doctor :   support is the key ... sometimes a person wants to be left alone and we should respect each other space... and at times you want to be there for that person .. so you can always tell her that . you are there by her side whenever she needs you
User :   ohk ,
User :   meditation can help me ,with this forgeting things problem
Doctor :   yes sure you need to have peace in your mind and meditation will greatly help you
User :   ohk onemore thing but not important ,related to sex life
Doctor :   sure please go ahead
User :   docter i m always ready for sex with my fieonce ,but shez only sometimes ,sometimes i suceed to make her exited but sometimes not ,it leaves a little anger in me ,coz shez my only source of sexual relaxation ,
User :   is it normal thing in girls as compared to man
Doctor :   i understand you problem. see women are very sensitive when it comes to the issue of sex, when we compare it to a man
Doctor :   yes it is very normal . so there is no need for you to get angry regarding it
User :   means i have to hold my feelings ,coz girls get exited less times than man ,but they r for long time
Doctor :   and once you will be married to her a woman inhibitions go .
Doctor :   you need to have some patience
User :   ohk i got it ,btw we just do oral sex and we have limited full sex till our marriage as joint commitment
User :   but its hard to control her ,at the time shez exited
Doctor :   thats a good commitment...
User :   anyways u just cleared my doubt ,its normal thing
Doctor :   yes it is
Doctor :   thats how the human body works
Doctor :   you have nothing to worry about
User :   ohh thanks for ur valueable consultation
Doctor :   you are most welcome
User :   btw i can see some 4 to 5 white hairs in my beard and head ,is it due to tension and stress
User :   or some deficiency
Doctor :   can be because of the stress you are having . and i am sure after this conversation things will be positive in your life and in your attitude
User :   any medicine for that
Doctor :   no at this age you don't need anything . it will go away don't worry
User :   ohk thanks docter ,thats all my problems
User :   can i consume my left time in future
Doctor :   i am glad i was able to help you
User :   yes u did
Doctor :   i am sorry you wont be able to do so . as this session will be over .
User :   how can i check my remaining minutes
Doctor :   hold on a min i will check it for you
User :   sure
Doctor :   you will get a timer on your screen when you have 3 mins left
User :   ohk
Doctor :   do you have any other queries ?
User :   onething more
User :   oneday nail of my left feet ,thumb nail got broken
Doctor :   it was a pleasant conversation with you and i am glad your all doubts were answered
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   go ahead
User :   and docter cut it becoz it was got infected
Doctor :   how long was it ?
User :   so now what hapens after few months whn that nail comes back ,,from one side into the skin ,it hurts me whn it is growing in the skin ,and it hurts alot
User :   i have to cut it regurly wid a blade to avoid that pain ,,
User :   am i succeded to make u understand my problem
Doctor :   yes i can understand that you have constant problem of this nail growing in to your skin
User :   yup
User :   is there any way to avoid it
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Soak the foot in warm water four times a day. You do not need to add soap, salts, or antibacterial agents to the water.just plain water
User :   ohk
Doctor :   Wash the foot, including the affected area, twice a day with soap and water. Keep the foot clean and dry during the rest of the day.
User :   whn the nail is cut it don hurt me the the thumb is normal
Doctor :   this will really help you
User :   ohk i ll try
Doctor :   i am glad i was able to help you all of your queries .. i wish you a good health
User :   thnks
Doctor :   thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   bye
User :   hope to see u again
Doctor :   sure
User :   take care
User :   bye
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