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Energy level is going down because of working in night shift. Any remedy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 25-Oct-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i'm working in BPO industry in night shift, because of that i'm getting health probelm can u suggest for that
Doctor:What kind of health problems Mr. XXXX?
User:i can't able to sleep, having food and becoming very weak, my energy levels also going down
Doctor:Oh, why are you not able to sleep?
Doctor:is it because of the change in timings?
User:it's like headache and body pains
Doctor:or is it because of disturbance in the day time?
User:i dnt know why it's happening like this
User:can u sugeest for any health tips
Doctor:You should first identify why you are not able to sleep
Doctor:do you feel sleepy?
Doctor:do you get disturbed by other people when sleeping in the day time?
User:in the early morning, once i wake up then it's not feeling like that
Doctor:I am sorry, I didn't get what you mean
Doctor:what are your working hours?
User:it's like Night 8.00PM To 5.00AM
Doctor:so at what time do you reach back home?
User:Around 6.00Am i'll reach
Doctor:okay, by what time do you go to sleep?
User:stright away that means 6.00AM
Doctor:okay, so till what time do you sleep?
Doctor:I mean for how many hours?
User:Till 10.00AM
Doctor:why don't you sleep till 4 pm?
Doctor:or till 2 pm?
User:i don't know after 10.00AM automatically i'm wake up
Doctor:Does someone wake you up at 10 AM?
Doctor:for eating?
User:And one thing i'm working in night shift thats why i can't able to have proper food, can u give suggetion for that.
User:while morning time it's like vomiting
Doctor:You should carry food to work and eat in the middle of your working hours
User:ya i'm having around 2.00 Am
Doctor:Mr XXXXXXX may I know your weight and height?
User:my weight 40 and height is 5.9
Doctor:Have I chatted with you earlier?
Doctor:I think we had a chat and I had advised you to go and get admitted in a hospital
User:ya, i concerned with doctor thier telling eat proper food.
User:thats why i'm asking tips for that
Doctor:I had advised you to get admitted in a hospital
Doctor:I am really sorry, your condition is more serious than you realize
User:k atleast give me few tips
Doctor:what type of tips can I give you?
Doctor:I am at a loss here
Doctor:there are no tips
Doctor:you need to eat more
Doctor:and you need admission in a hospital'
User:like wat type of foods
Doctor:I can't understand how you can be so negligent of your health
Doctor:The only tip I can give you is, change your shift to day
Doctor:you should eat all foods
User:i can't change my shift because my work like that
Doctor:If your health is being jeopardized by your work then the work is not fit for you and you should either leave the job
Doctor:or change the shift
User:i'm depending on my job
Doctor:You should prioritize your basic needs
User:yes i understand
Doctor:I can understand your problem, but that type of work will one day lead to your death
Doctor:I am sorry to put it so bluntly
Doctor:but if you keep neglecting your health, then there can be nothing else
Doctor:You should eat, and you should sleep
Doctor:and you need medical attention
User:And my friend asking beaty tips
Doctor:talk to your management that working in night shift is causing very serious health problems and you need special permsission
User:ya doctor sure i'll do as u said
Doctor:Please I request you, go and get yourself admitted in a hospital
Doctor:first get your life in order
User:ok doctor
Doctor:the you can worry about your friend's beauty
User:ok doctor sorry for that question
Doctor:I don't know how I am going to convince you abut your health
User:yes doctor i understod, today i'm going to consult doctor once agian
Doctor:Please get your self admitted in a hospital, if you are worried about cost, you can go to a government hospital
Doctor:Where do you live?
User:in bangalore
Doctor:Which part of Bangalore?
Doctor:Go to St' John's hospital
Doctor:it will be cheap
Doctor:and you will get good specialists
User:i know that hosipital
User:i heard so many times
Doctor:Yes, it is a good hospital
Doctor:and I hope they will be able to help you
Doctor:and find a day job
Doctor:Please follow my instructions if you care anything about your health and life
Doctor:take care
User:after finishing my night shift work can i go for gim
Doctor:oh my goodness
Doctor:no, you should get admitted in a hospital
User:ok ok thank you
Doctor:is it so hard for you to understand what I am saying
User:ok bye
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