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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Anxiety and Stress
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Doctor :   Hi. How can I help you?
User :   I am a Male of 36 years. I am undergoing treatment for stress and sinus
User :   I am taking Oleanzapine 5 mg and risperidone 3 mg for stress and Sinarest whenever I have sinus headache.
User :   I am suffering from fatigue. How do I overcome fatigue? I am taking OTC Supractive Complete for fatigue. Also, are there medicines available for better concentration at work and better memory at work?
Doctor :   Have you been diagnosed with any mental disorder? Of so what is the diagnosis?
User :   It is mild psychosis I am working now and my Psychiatrists says that I am alright now but need to continue this dosage to prevent a relapse
Doctor :   Bipolar or schozophrenia
Doctor :   Be open with me
Doctor :   I will be help ful
Doctor :   Zyprexa / Olanzapine Side effects : Constipation; dizziness; dizziness or fainting when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position; drowsiness; dryness of mouth; headache; runny nose; vision problems; weakness; weight gain
User :   My doctor has just told me that it is psychosis. I don't know whether it is bipolar or schizophrenia.
Doctor :   onstipation; coughing; diarrhea; drowsiness; dryness of mouth; headache; heartburn; increased dream activity; increased length of sleep; nausea; sore throat; stuffy or runny nose; unusual tiredness or weakness; weight gain; absence of menstrual periods; breast growth in males; tiredness; increased appetite; sexual problems in both men and women
User :   ok
Doctor :   These are risperidol side effects
User :   ok
Doctor :   Both of these medications cause sedation, drwsiness, and decrease motor activity and u feel fatigue
Doctor :   This is associated with medication
User :   I am not experiencing any of these except day time fatigue. How do I manage fatigue?
Doctor :   You need to have very good will power.
Doctor :   You need to develop good life style
User :   ok
Doctor :   1. Do exercise daily in Am
Doctor :   walking or Gym does not matter
User :   ok I will first start with walking
Doctor :   spend 30 min in AM
User :   ok
Doctor :   *spend
User :   fine
Doctor :   I understand there is fatigue in pPM also
User :   yes
Doctor :   But you can still take a brisk walk
Doctor :   Listen inspiring music
User :   sure Doctor
Doctor :   Take Hot shower bath
User :   sure
Doctor :   Talk to people
User :   I am doing that
Doctor :   Concentrate your mind on things rather than your problem
User :   sure
Doctor :   Drink Hot milk
User :   ok
Doctor :   At bed time
Doctor :   Yoga not medication is the best thing if you can do few techniques
User :   ok sure
Doctor :   These are things I know
Doctor :   Do you have any questions
User :   ok
Doctor :   Thnak you for consulting
User :   Thanks
User :   for your advice.
Doctor :   You welcome
Doctor :   Be positive
User :   SURE
Doctor :   Be organised
Doctor :   Be down to earth
User :   I will try doing that.
Doctor :   Do what only can do
User :   ok
Doctor :   Bye
User :   bye
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