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Waking up feeling anxious after long hours sleep - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi doctor
User :   last few days when i get up, specially if i sleep longer than 7-8 hours - i wake up feeling anxious...and i always feel that there are loads of things running in my mind....

Doctor :   Ok
User :   right from the morning itself..
User :   it happens mostly if i sleep longer on weekends...

User :   but it seems like a bad start to the day!
Doctor :   Ok since how long
Doctor :   is this problem
Doctor :   Do you have anyother medical problems along with it
User :   i wud say 3 months

User :   no
User :   i mean i always feel there r tooo many things on my mind...specially after waking up..
Doctor :   What is the age
User :   i dont think this is a medical problem really...more psychological
User :   25

Doctor :   Did you get yourself checked by a doctor
Doctor :   Do you feel tired
User :   haven't got a check up done last 6 months atleast..
User :   yes, i do feel tired
Doctor :   Did you gain weight
Doctor :   How is your appetite and weight
Doctor :   in the recent times
User :   i hv gained weight in last 1 yr..but not particularly in the last few months

User :   appetite is fine...i eat same as always...
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i gained weight last yr, when i was travelling from march to may 08...but not after that
Doctor :   Do you have regular physical activity in the form of regular exercise
User :   no:(

Doctor :   Look some of the psychological problems mimic a thyroid disorder
Doctor :   that is why I am trying to find if
Doctor :   there is something of that kind
Doctor :   Most of the pscyhological problems can be effectively dealt
User :   ok
Doctor :   with Regular physical exercise and Yoga
User :   ok
Doctor :   4 days of regular exercise and 2 days of yoga
Doctor :   help a person
Doctor :   to reduce the stress levels
Doctor :   and initiate a proactive thought process
Doctor :   which is positive
User :   hmm..i will try that
User : going for a walk
Doctor :   you do not have to spend lot of time onit
Doctor :   Just a 20 minute
Doctor :   walk along with a familhy member or friend
User :   ya..actually thats right i dont have any 'conscious' exercise in the day..specially during weekdays
Doctor :   These release a specialised hormone
Doctor :   called endorphins which tackle the stress
Doctor :   The though process should go well
User :   ok

User :   will do
Doctor :   anything else I can help you
User :   no, thats about it...!

User :   thanks doctor
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting us. Bye for now

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