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Difficulty in sleeping after night shift - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sleep Disorders
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User :   hi Doc
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   how are you
Doctor :   I am fine Thank you
User :   actually i have some problem
User :   dont knw wht
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query,
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i work in a night shift , so i go to sleep by early in the morning at 4.00
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but since a month i cant sleep more than 4 hours
User :   :(
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   The reason is altered sleep pattern.
User :   ok
User :   so wht should i do
Doctor :   You should avoid taking more coffee and tea during your night shift.
User :   i dont drink at all
Doctor :   Try to snack on sprouts, fruits and salads.
User :   ok
Doctor :   You should sleep in a dark quiet room
Doctor :   Take a glass of hot milk before you sleep.
User :   ok, i do
User :   ok will drink
Doctor :   Exercise whenever possible as it enhances good relaxation.
User :   hmmm
Doctor :   Try yoga or meditation if you feel stressed out.
User :   i feel very sleepy in office , as sson as i get home i dont knw wht happens, i dont get sleep
Doctor :   Yes, that is due to the abnormal sleep pattern that you have to follow.
Doctor :   Try to get a nap for 5-10 min at your office if possible.
User :   ok
Doctor :   If feasible try to get a shift change.
User :   will try to
Doctor :   Avoid junk foods and fast foods as they increase the stress levels in your body.

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