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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sleep Disorders
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXXXXXXX here
User :   hi Good morning
User :   My not able get sleep for few day
User :   back
Doctor :   Good morning, please proceed with the query.
Doctor :   ok, from how long are you suffering from this.
User :   last one week she took medicine but then also
User :   she is not able to sleep
Doctor :   Who is suffering,you or your family member.
User :   My mom
Doctor :   ok.Does she have any medical illness.
User :   no
Doctor :   Is she under stress, or any other medication.
User :   No
Doctor :   Does she drink excess coffee. tea.
User :   we sweat but her bp is ok
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok, How old is she.
User :   52
Doctor :   Does she sleep in the afternoon.
User :   no
Doctor :   Tell her to exercise or go for daily walks in the evening.
User :   she has problem in knees
Doctor :   Use the bedroom only for sleeping and not for watching tv.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   The bedroom where she sleeps should not have any clocks that makes sound.
User :   she dont watch tv . then also she does feel sleepy
Doctor :   Is there any external noise near her bedroom.
User :   no
Doctor :   What sort of activity does she do the whole day.
User :   she is house wife. she do all house hold activities
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   She should keep a fixed time for sleeping and waking up every morning.
User :   she sleep at proper time
Doctor :   She can drink milk before sleeping.
User :   yes
Doctor :   If she is doing everything ans still not getting sleep, she might need sleeping tablets
User :   any other medication she should under go
Doctor :   She can try yoga,mediatation since she cant do walking.
Doctor :   Focus on quiet, soothing activities, such as reading, knitting, or listening to soft music. Keep the lights low. The following relaxation and stress management techniques can help you enter a more relaxed state.
User :   she can walk but then also she had an issue
Doctor :   Let her have a warm bath before sleep, this works out for most of them.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any more queries.
User :   thanks
Doctor :   It seems you have moved away from chat window.kindly login for further medical queries.
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