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Excessive sleepiness in a person who is diabetic and has high BP - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sleep Disorders
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   my mom is about age of 56 and she is dibetic as well as has high blood pressure
Doctor :   Ok
User :   the problem is, that she is sleepy most of the time
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is she on medications for BP and sugar?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Did she ever have any Thyroid problem?
User :   nope
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is she over weight?
User :   no
User :   she is little under wight
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when is the sleepiness present?
User :   from last 1 and half month
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are there any other health problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   Then the cause should be fatigue and a normal variation rather than
Doctor :   any problem.
Doctor :   I suggest that she maintain a good sleep time.
Doctor :   She should regularly sleep at that time
Doctor :   and not vary it.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Also she should try to avoid caffeine after 4 pm
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