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Possible cures for Sleeplessness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sleep Disorders
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   I need to discuss with you regards to problem of not being able to sleep properly
Doctor :   Sure

Doctor :  
Proceed with it
User :  
Ok issue is for last 20-25 days i am not able to sleep properly during night
User :  
even though i want to sleep but i am not able to
User :  
do so
Doctor :   Ok

User :   and during day time i feel sleepy
User :  
alwats
User :  
and at that time i want to sleep
Doctor :   Ok

User :   that way it hampers my daily routine
Doctor :   Yes

Doctor :  
Sleep is very much important
Doctor :  
It is the mother of all activities
Doctor :   The problem is usually due to stress and tension

Doctor :   Does that relate to you?

User :   no that's really not the

User :  
case
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
The problem is getting sleep
Doctor :  
right
Doctor :   and not frequenting waking up
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Because most of the cases anxiousness does not allow one to go to sleep
User :  
i want that when i go to bed i should get sleep in 30-40 minutes
Doctor :   Yes,
Doctor :  
that is right
Doctor :  
but are you sure that you do not have any anxiousness while in bed?
User :  
my mind keeps on geting diverted to here and those thoughts are of daily routine work i did
User :  
nothing specific
Doctor :   Yes, that is called as anxiousness

User :  
ok
Doctor :  
that is seen as a result of stress mostly
Doctor :  
I doubt whether you have recognised the same
User :  
so what should i do
Doctor :   Yes I will help you in that
Doctor :  
may I know your age, height, weight and marital status?
User :  
26,5'4",70,Married
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Are you sexually active?
Doctor :   are you there with me?

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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
Yes proceed with your answer
User :   sorry i had to leave for attending call

User :  
yes
Doctor :   Ok
User :  
that's not a problem
Doctor :  
Sexual intercourse is also a sleep booster
Doctor :  
Have you noticed it or not?
User :   yes that's fact

User :  
but even after that
Doctor :   Ok

User :  
i am not able to sleep
User :   i sleeps for 2-3 hour and the i wake up

Doctor :   At what time you go to bed?

User :  
in the morning also i wake up around 4 to 5
Doctor :   Ok

User :  
around 11
User :  
or 12
Doctor :  
This means to say that you are having disturbed sleep and not difficulty in starting to get sleep
Doctor :  
or both?
User :   yes

User :  
but the case is on the day not of intercourse
User :  
even strating to get sleep is problem
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
and even on the intercouse day, you have disturbed sleep though you start off well
Doctor :  
Is that the case?
User :   yes

User :  
that's exactly case
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
I shall tell you certain tips
Doctor :  
Follow that
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
Before proceeding I want to know if you have habits like smoking or alcohol?
User :  
no
Doctor :   Good

Doctor :  
Do a brief exercise like brisk walking for 20 minutes
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at around 9 PM
User :   ok

Doctor :  
Avoid taking stimulants like coffee, cool drinks, chocolates after 6 PM
Doctor :   Take your meals atleast 2 hours before going to bed, it should not be a heavy one or a fatty one

Doctor :   Drink 1 warm glass of milk with 1 banana before going to bed

Doctor :   Practise deep breathing for around 10-15 minutes 2 times daily
Doctor :   With these tips, you can improve your sleep quality

User :  
thanks a lot
Doctor :  
Also intercourse you can increase the frequency if you enjoy it
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :  
no thanks a lot
Doctor :   Get back to me after 1 week
Doctor :  
to assess the improvement
User :  
ok sure i will
Doctor :  
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User :  
ok
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Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form?

User :  
it appeared before can you show it again
Doctor :   I have sent it again
User :   ok sent the review

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User :   sure

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