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Sleep disorders since childhood - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello doctor
User :   helloo doctor
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User :   doctor?
Doctor :   Hello. How can I help you
User :   sorry doctor
User :   I thought you were not there?
Doctor :   Are you testing
User :   are you there now?
Doctor :   yes?
User :   sir i heard you were facing a lot of problems
User :   sorry for your inconvience
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User :   ok
Doctor :   thats allright XXXXXXXX :)
Doctor :   its not too bad just a few small issues
User :   thanks a lot doctor
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Have a nice day and all the best
User :   Doctor I wanted to ask something
User :   ?
Doctor :   Go ahea
Doctor :   I'm still here
User :   actually I am under a lot of stress lately
Doctor :   ok
User :   I am not feeling fresh when I wake up
Doctor :   How many hours of sleep do you get
Doctor :   per day?
User :   6 to 7
Doctor :   ok- thats not enough
Doctor :   but its not too bad either
Doctor :   how many dyas/weeks have you had this problem
User :   since childhood I have been sleeping like this only
User :   I have never been a very good sleeper
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   how old are you?
User :   26
Doctor :   what is your ht/wt?
User :   ht is 5feet 6inches and weight is 58 kgs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you get regular exercise
User :   not much i always try to use stair case and do a lot of walking
Doctor :   do you smoke/drink?
User :   but I do smoke 1 to 2 cigrettes a day :(
User :   i dont drink these days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   How much water do you drink per day?
User :   I drink lots of water
User :   because when I pass the urine its always clear in color
Doctor :   thats good. do you drink atleast 10 glasses/day
User :   ya that i do
User :   specially in the night
Doctor :   Ok. Just try these few simple tips for a couple of weeks
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   eat plenty of fruits
User :   r u still there?
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok
User :   ok
User :   I will do that
Doctor :   Dont drink water from 1 hour before bed time
User :   ok
Doctor :   have your dinner atleast 2 hours before you go to bed
User :   that i generally do
Doctor :   dont lie down immidealy after food
Doctor :   Do you drink coffee/ tea?
User :   ok
User :   but sir the problem is like when I get up in the morning I have so much
Doctor :   Do you have any neck/ back aches/ discomfort
User :   that I feel very restless
User :   no nothing physical
Doctor :   Yes I understand rohit- I was just trying to fimd out if you have any habits that may be influencing your inability to sleep well.
Doctor :   Do you wake up often in the night?
User :   ok sir sorry
User :   no
Doctor :   thats allright - I'm here to help you- you dont have to apologise
User :   thanks
Doctor :   you can freely ask/discuss issues :)
Doctor :   Pls try to get in 20-30 mins of regular exercise and/or meditation into your schedule
User :   ok
User :   will jogging in the morning help
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it will
User :   is there anything else which I can do to reduce the stress levels
Doctor :   If you do not feel better/ are unable to sleep well we can meet up in person and I will check up your BP and we can see if there is anything further that can be done
Doctor :   Its better to stay away from medication for now
User :   ok
Doctor :   Just try exercise and meditation
Doctor :   I know its easier siad that done
User :   so for how long shall I follow your advice
User :   before meeting you
Doctor :   2 weeks
Doctor :   Just dont worry too much about your restlessness
Doctor :   Its quite common
User :   ok sir I will do that
Doctor :   in todays world
User :   thanks doctor
Doctor :   So all the best with your exercising
User :   thanks a lot
User :   I will follow your advice
User :   and will get back to you in 2 weeks
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have a nice da bye
User :   well i can write the feed back if you can terminate the chat at your end
User :   bye
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