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Tension headache due to inadequate sleep - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello , great to respond
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Please go ahead with your query.
User :   some times i feel headache
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   mean in normal time day to day activites
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 think this is happens last month on wards
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   age 25 yrs, Male, xxxxx , Bangalore, Not Married, 68 , 5-6'
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 such bad habit, Occasionally Drinks
User :   very less Quantity, that is only Beer
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   NO
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   The most common reason could be stress and tension.
User :   what should i do? shall i go for Health CheckUp
Doctor :   I suggest that you get your vision tested first.
User :   No i don't think so, last month test eye , result is good.
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Are you getting adequate sleep?
User :   Tension in the sense ??????
User :   slept on for 5-6 hrs
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Inadequate sleep causes
Doctor :   tension and may lead to headaches.
Doctor :   Continuous staring at the computer screen can also lead to headaches.
User :   Study, Games on Internet some times........
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   I suggest that you practice yoga or meditation.
User :   may be this happen ..But my Job is in software . so what should i do??
Doctor :   To get rid of tension.
Doctor :   Whenever there is headache
Doctor :   take a tab. Paracetamol 500mg
Doctor :   after food.
User :   i am a athletic person. Not prefer the Yoga.
User :   i plays cricket and occasional football also
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Any stress relaxation technique
Doctor :   is helpful
Doctor :   You should take frequent breaks from
User :   mean???
Doctor :   looking at the screen
Doctor :   every hour for a few minutes
Doctor :   look at a distant object 20m away and then refocus on a closer object
User :   how
Doctor :   30 cm away.
Doctor :   that reduces stress on eyes and reduces headache to an extent.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Also try to avoid coffee
Doctor :   after 4pm
Doctor :   in the evening
User :   ok, how this relate with coffee after 4pm
Doctor :   eat a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables
Doctor :   that reduces sleep hgours and increases stress
Doctor :   hours
User :   ok. fine
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   how much sleep better for health
Doctor :   7-8 hrs
User :   how to remember those thing i read in the last study.
User :   every times i skip some of the things
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   That can be done by adequate revising and understanding what you read every time you read.
User :   previously i has a good sharp mind but now a days it seems some stress ful
User :   Understanding is almost good , you may correct revision ..
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   Try yoga if possible.
User :   ok, nice to messup with you
Doctor :   Also read through what you have learnt the
Doctor :   previous day
Doctor :   once
Doctor :   'that helps a lot.
User :   i'll be back , after some time i am not feel well in front of the computer
User :   ok , bye i need some rest
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   bye take care
User :   yha i did this also
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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