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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Anxiety and Stress
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User :   I was down with viral for some time. Had blood tests done. earlier it seemd to be a viral. but now not sure wats up :(
Doctor :   Hi
User :   need some help
Doctor :   Yeah pl continue
User :   i had viral one month back for nearly 1 week.. got my blood test done and nothing was detected except viral..
User :   however. it was not of much use.. because after the meds were over had low grade fever continuously
User :   but then showed to a different doctor.
User :   got all my blood tests, X-Ray and Ultrasound done.
User :   the reports stated.. lymphocyte count was 16
User :   toxic elements found in blood
User :   and some pus in urine
User :   so had the medicines..
User :   further went to the doctor after one week
User :   and he told that i was fine now
Doctor :   ok
User :   but the problem is i feel very exhausted these days
User :   like i had a flat tyre of my car today..
User :   changed the tyre
Doctor :   ok
User :   and currently in office and am very exhausted.. and tired
User :   eyes feeling very heavy and feeling very weak types.
User :   please suggest
Doctor :   The next best thing is to rest
Doctor :   Take enough fluids
Doctor :   like sipping green tea / Tulsi chai this brings some relaxing to the mind
User :   fluids.. u mean. juices and all? or most of water only..
User :   ohk..
User :   how much rest do you suggest?
Doctor :   At least 3 days
User :   because i have been out of office for nearly one month..
Doctor :   where you complete forget your physical and mental stress
User :   and it is really tough for me for this too :(
User :   ohk..
Doctor :   I understand but your manager should realize the half job with disinterest is better than rest and come back with full energy
User :   u mean complete leave from office for 3 days?? :(
User :   he does and is helpful too.. but u know delivery is delivery..
Doctor :   I agree
User :   the only thing is is there any substitute for meds.. like u want me to take any vitmin tables too??
Doctor :   but one time you should not give it up altogether, just give a try
Doctor :   That would not help completely
User :   ok
Doctor :   Else do as this
Doctor :   Opt for steam / sauna bath
User :   k
Doctor :   Sipping green tea
Doctor :   Do not physically stress
Doctor :   Passive relaxation to the muscles like ayurvedic massage
Doctor :   can help
User :   ok
Doctor :   But you need immediate sleep for couple of hours
User :   and anything like becosule or vit tabs can help ?? not sure..
Doctor :   and then start with green tea
Doctor :   You can take REVITAL tablets, one per day
Doctor :   after meal
User :   k
Doctor :   in the morning
User :   in the morning.. after breakfast..
User :   ?
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do not skip breakfast in your life
Doctor :   It prevents lot of exhaustion
User :   well i dont do that :)
Doctor :   All the best then
User :   thanks a lot doc.. so in nutshell
User :   all you have suggested is
User :   complete rest for 3 days
User :   lots of fluids
User :   and revital after breakfast
User :   but how many days do i continue with the revital?
Doctor :   Massages / Relaxing techniques
User :   ok
Doctor :   Revital for one month
User :   do u think am i under stress or something like that?
Doctor :   Every one is under stress these days, but one who manages it effectively is the champion
Doctor :   of it
User :   ha ha
Doctor :   When you said Delivery is delivery
Doctor :   then I could guess that you too are
User :   not sure.. why i feel so weak suddenly after.. illness
User :   i have never felt anything like this before..
Doctor :   Yes of course illness reduces the capacity to fight
User :   k.. will try to take proper rest..
User :   thanks for your help and time :)
User :   have a nice day ahead..
User :   bye
Doctor :   Bye for now
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