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Treatment for poor concentration and absence of mind - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   my system was hung actaully
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   i'm Dr. here.
User :   Oh Ok
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   I was consulting about poor concentration and absence of mind
Doctor :   OK.
User :   I am a software engineer
Doctor :   Give me your age, height and weight?
User :   my age is 28
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   and I am about 5 feet 9 in
User :   and weight is around 56 KG
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Since when are you felling this way.
User :   earlier also I had this absence of mind problem
User :   but it has become problem for me in my work
User :   also
User :   because of this I keep lagging in all my work
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   How many hours do you work?
User :   I work noramally
User :   from 10 to 5
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   But I will be kind of stressed and in tension
User :   so I can not work properly
Doctor :   Do you participate in any physical activity?
User :   no
Doctor :   Why is it so?
User :   overall I am not feeling cofident
User :   I am not finding any time
User :   u mean any sports kind of thing
User :   or gym
Doctor :   Both any physical activity.
User :   yha I wont do much
User :   i wake up very late
Doctor :   How about your diet?
User :   food and all I take normal
Doctor :   Are you taking adequate amount of fruits and vegetables?
Doctor :   It should 5 servings a day.
User :   but I am always in kind if stressed
User :   some things will be in mind
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   not relaxed
Doctor :   Like what?
Doctor :   some things will be in mind ?
User :   any small problems
Doctor :   Related to ?
User :   related to work may be
User :   even personal
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   my mind doesnt switch suddenly to present situation
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Have you tried any yoga/ meditation for stress?
User :   no
User :   I do smoke
Doctor :   Healthy body leads to healthy mind.
User :   does it cause any problem
Doctor :   You have to develop good habits.
User :   u suggest yoga and meditation
Doctor :   You seems to be little under weight.
User :   yha
Doctor :   Take adequate amount of fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Also you can try some food supplement.
User :   u suggest to go for gym and sports kind of activiities
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   or yoga and meditation
Doctor :   You have to fix a daily routine for physical activity.
Doctor :   Which ever you feel is easy.
Doctor :   I would suggest you do both.
User :   Yoga and gym
Doctor :   Get some early morning exercise.
Doctor :   Also some meditation/ yoga.
User :   yha I wake up late in morning
Doctor :   How many hours do you sleep?
User :   so I think that leads to drowsiness
User :   ok
Doctor :   Over sleeping can lead to day time drowsiness.
Doctor :   you have to active.
User :   not oversleep
Doctor :   How many hours do you sleep?
User :   7 to 8 hrs
Doctor :   At is ok.
Doctor :   Try to got to early and get up early.
Doctor :   '
Go to bed
User :   ok
Doctor :   If you need any further assistance you can consult a psychologist.
Doctor :   / psychiatrist.
User :   oh ok
User :   any body u suggest name
Doctor :   But i would recommend you try all the
Doctor :   advice i gave.
User :   yha That I can try
Doctor :   Where are you located?
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   But I want to consult some body
Doctor :   You can go to XXXXX
User :   some psychiatrist
Doctor :   or psychologist.
User :   before I Proceeds
Doctor :   psychologist would be better.
User :   yha manipal hospital
User :   psychologist
User :   ?
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   available in XXXX only
Doctor :   All places.
Doctor :   which ever you feel comfortable.
User :   Yha u suggest lack of physical activity
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   Overall I am not feeling comfort in office
Doctor :   It very much influences mind.
User :   not even talk to people
Doctor :   Then you can try a vacation.
User :   easily
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