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Unable to sleep in the day and working in the night shift - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   what is ur name
Doctor :   Dr AAAAAAA
User :   AAAAAAA i have a problem with my sleeping
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   how long u have this problem
User :   actually i ve to go to office by 3.30 am
User :   and return back at 11 am
User :   in mean time that is in day time i wont get sleep
Doctor :   ok
User :   and i feel sleepy around 7 am while i am at office
Doctor :   ok
User :   give me a remedy
Doctor :   u need to get used to shift
Doctor :   try getting sleep when u reach home
Doctor :   dont delay sleeping when get back
Doctor :   avoid watch tv or
User :   but thing is that i am having a rotational shift
Doctor :   reading newspaper or doing so other work
Doctor :   it will take sometime
Doctor :   to get used to the shift
User :   k.. i under stood .. can u suggest me in food habit also
Doctor :   try having more of fruits and vegetables
Doctor :   u need to exercise as well
User :   so what kind of food for break fast and lunch and supper
Doctor :   also u need to sleep atleast 7 - 8 hours daily
User :   i need in particular
Doctor :   Please provide these details: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.
User :   21/m/sw engg/single
Doctor :   Do you have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma/use medicines for any illness.
Doctor :   Do you have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma/use medicines for any illness.

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