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Sleep deprivation after childbirth - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi,
User :   I have a question regarding the health of my wife
User :   She is not able to sleep right now
User :   various thoughts going on her mind
User :   we have a baby of one year
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   she is feeling frustated by herself
User :   and thinking too much of the small topics
User :   she has migraine as well
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   can you suggest smthing which can make her sleep well
Doctor :   Foods rich in tryptophan ( amino acid ) are known to indue sleep
Doctor :   Bananas, milk, turkey, Chamomile tea, potatoes, nuts, cereal, whole grain breads and pumpkin seeds are some foods which do contain the same
Doctor :   A glass of warm milk will help her
User :   Is there any medicine which can help her to sleep today....
User :   she is not feeling good
Doctor :   well there are medicines but its unethical to advice one online without examining the patient
User :   ok
Doctor :   and also the medicines need written and signed prescription by a doctor
User :   I just want your suggestion...
User :   do recofast+ helps to sleep ?
Doctor :   Yes, it does
Doctor :   it contains Triprolidine + Pseudoephedrine both have mild sedative property
User :   any side effects ?
Doctor :   Do not overdose
User :   spevially when she is breast feeding to the baby
User :   will this affect
Doctor :   No , there are no much side effects
User :   k
Doctor :   Is there anything I can help you with ?
User :   thanks dr
User :   thats all
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Bye for now
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