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Lethargy during the evenings - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i helpyou
User :   Hi Doctor, I get tired very often easily even after doing a small amount of work. what could be wrong
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when are you having thisd
User :   since 1999
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ;Gender; Occupation: ; Location: User :   Age 38, Male, Business
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any other symptoms other than this
Doctor :   When do you feel more lethargic. during the day or the evening or the night..
User :   I usually feel more in the evenings
Doctor :   nature of your business
User :   Fancy Store
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so it involve lot of standing i get..
User :   No, I am always sitting comfortably working on my computer
Doctor :   do you experience low moods?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   Any constipation; difficulty losing weight; feel the cold easily
User :   yes
Doctor :   which once if you could tell me
User :   some of the symptoms are from very young age i.e constipation, obesity, sore throat, difficulty in concentrating, excessive sleeping,
Doctor :   how is your sleep are you relaxed and comfortable when you get up next day morning..
Doctor :   or do you feel you could do with some more sleep.
User :   No I am not refreshed with adequate amount of sleep
Doctor :   sleep deprivation could be a cause for this tierdness.
User :   I have consulted many doctors but yet to find a salvation
User :   probably yes
Doctor :   i shall type a few thing that you could follow
User :   sure doctor
Doctor :   toget good sleep mean while just fill this form
Doctor :   Fix a bedtime and an awakening time.
Doctor :   Avoid napping during the day
Doctor :   void alcohol 4-6 hours before bedtime.
Doctor :   Avoid..
Doctor :   Avoid caffeine 4-6 hours before bedtime.
Doctor :   Avoid heavy, spicy, or sugary foods 4-6 hours before bedtime.
Doctor :   Exercise regularly, but not right before bed.
Doctor :   Strenuous exercise within the 2 hours before bedtime, however, can decrease your ability to fall asleep.
Doctor :   Use comfortable bedding.
Doctor :   Reserve the bed for sleep. Don't use the bed as an office, workroom or recreation room.
Doctor :   ru there..
User :   S
Doctor :   light snack before bed, relaxation techniques, a pre-sleep ritual, If you don't fall asleep within 15-30 minutes, get up, go into another room, and read until sleepy.
Doctor :   you could try these for 2 weeks and get back to us..
Doctor :   any thing else that i could help you with..
User :   Doctor Could this be Chronic Fatigue Syndrome as the problems I see match with the symptoms of this disease match with the symptoms I have told you
Doctor :   Yes it could also be Hypothyroidism, or adrenal insuffeciency, or stress related condition,
Doctor :   since these are medical conditions requiring examination and they are only second.
Doctor :   the primary cause will still be sleep deprivation so i spoke of it first..
User :   I take your advice and follow it up for two weeks and respond to you Doctor, Thank you Kindly provide me your name and speciality
Doctor :  
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