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Sleepy and tired feeling - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi
User :   from a couple of month i fill very very sleeply and tired in the day times
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   i thought i need to talk to a doctor about this
Doctor :   Ok
User :   age 35,occupation -manager business development , ,height-5-10, weight -105
User :   dependents -3
Doctor :   The most common reason could be stress. Did you have a recent promotion or added responsibility?
User :   y
User :   not really
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there any recent weight gain?
User :   i have always been on the heaver side
Doctor :   Is there headache, dark circles, sleeplessness?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You need atleast 7-8 hours of uninterrupted sleep at night.
User :   actually it is disturbing my work life
User :   i tend to fall a sleep all of suddden
Doctor :   While sleeping, you should sleep in a dark, quiet room.
User :   i do
Doctor :   You should sleep at a regular hour everyday.
User :   i do
Doctor :   Try to avoid caffeine as it alters the sleep cycle.
User :   ok
Doctor :   You should try to exercise regularly as it keeps the body active and prevents sleep at undue hours.
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long?
User :   no
User :   alcohol occationally
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i can stop that too
Doctor :   'do you feel like falling when you get sleep doing daytime?
User :   no
Doctor :   Is it just sleepiness or do you fall asleep?
User :   i tend to fall a sleep all of sudden for a few seconds
Doctor :   Ok
User :   then i am back
Doctor :   I suggest that you should first incorporate some form of physical activity like walking or treadmill, that makes a lot of difference in this pattern,
User :   ok
Doctor :   Next try taking short naps at times when you feel most sleepy, try to reschedule your activities in such a way, that you get to take your short naps.
User :   yes i am thinking of joining the gym again
Doctor :   Get 7-8 hours of sleep as previously told.
Doctor :   I also suggest that you get your THYROID PROFILE done
Doctor :   Better at a reputed centre like THYROCARE
User :   i do usually get enough sleep in the night
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User :   i have got it done
User :   last few months back
Doctor :   Avoid heavy meals and alcohol.
Doctor :   Pk
User :   report was normal
Doctor :   What was the report?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Try not to drive when you are feeling sleepy.
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   If the problem still persisits with these measures
Doctor :   then you may need stimulanys
User :   any medication you can suggest
Doctor :   stimulants'
Doctor :   I suggest that you try these steps first, if there is still no effect, then medications may be required
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   no thank you
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
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