“CORONA ANXIETY SYNDROME”

MUKUL SHARMA

Dr. Amrit Goel (Chest Specialist) M.B.B.S.(AMU)D.N.B(Pulmonary&Tuberculosis,

F.C.C.P. (U.S.A.) Diploma in Allergy and Asthma (cmc, Vellors) Diploma in Diabeties,

Fellowship in Clinical Cardiology.

(Director and HOD Respiratory and critical care Formerly consultant in Jaypee Hospital,Noida

Attending consultant in Resp.and critical care at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital,Delhi)

“Mukul sharma (Delhi and NCR) discussed Dr Amrit Goel and got infromative knowledge on the given topic which is really beneficial for patients.Dr Amrit Goel also available at AIMS Hospital,Tradex Tower 1st Alpha-1 near Pari chowk ,Greater Noida Ph 0120-4292870”

Q..1- Doctor we are eager to know about Coronavirus Syndrome?

Ans- Basically Coronavirus syndrome is the impact on patient psychology more than the symptom of disease. In other words you can say it is a fear of disease covid-19.Patient does not know  exactly how we’ll be impacted, how long this will last, or how bad things might get.This created an anxiety in his mind which goes on increasing as symptoms appear.

Q.2- Doctor what are the common symptoms ?

Ans- it’s important to know the difference between anxiety and the virus so that if you’re experiencing anxiety, you won’t run to the hospital . Some of the more common anxiety symptoms include:

Feelings of panic, fear, and nervousness*Uncontrollable, obsessive thought *Irrational ritualistic behaviors *Excessive sweating or numbness in the hands or feet *Shortness of breath, hyperventilation *Chest pain or heart palpitations *An inability to be still and calm *Dry mouth, nausea, dizziness

As far as the symptoms of COVID-19 are concerned, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that people with the virus exhibit three primary symptoms:

  • Fever ,Difficulty breathing and Dry cough

Q3- How a patient  may overcome the symptoms of corona anxiety syndrome.

Ans- When you feel yourself getting caught up in fear of what might happen, try to shift your focus to things you can control. For example, you can’t control how severe the coronavirus outbreak is in your city or town, but you can take steps to reduce your own personal risk.One should believe in his strong will power that nothing will happen to him.These positive thoughts boost his strength,however your routine medicine will continue.

Q4- Is any specific medicine for this treatment.

Ans –Medicine for treatment of covid-19 to be continued however there is no specific medicine or vaccine available as on date supportive treatment of symptom based  is given to the patient besides immunity boosters which is a mandatory part of treatment.

Q5- Doctor, Is it really dangerous if not treated?

Ans- yes if a patient remains in anxiety for a long period, the condition may be fetal.

Patient psychology plays a major role in his faster recovery.Covid-19 is immunity linked disease and immunity has direct impact on patient life style,his fooding habits and mental status.for example patient with common cold with deep breath may immediately be conscious, though his 02 saturation level may be 97.

Q6- Can a patient with corona anxiety syndrome be fully cure

Ans- Patients of Corona anxiety syndrome can be fully cured provided he takes proper medication in time.Maintain his immunity and feel healthy psychologically fit.

Q7- Doctor can you suggest some tips for patients betterment.

Ans- Though WHO and ICMR had given so many guidelines for the precaution and management of covid-19.Besides i will suggest that we should follow honestly and maintain our immunity take balance diet,proper rest ,daily exercise or yoga.and above all one should be positive in his approach for faster recovery.

Following Tips are Useful for overcoming this syndrome.

  • Contact a health professional before you start any self-treatment for COVID-19.
  • support services and resources, including counseling or therapy (in person or through telehealth services).
  • care for your emotional health.
  • Stop Hearing about the pandemic repeatedly can be upsetting.
  • Take care of your body.
    • Take deep breaths, stretch muscles
    • Try to eat healthy and balance diet
    • Exercise regularly
    • Take sufficient sleep
    • Avoid excessive alcohol and smoking
  • Try to do some other activities you enjoy.
  • Talk with people you trust about your concerns and how you are feeling.
  • While social distancing measures are in place, consider connecting online, through social media, or by phone or mail.

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