Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
190 Doctors are Online

Getting tired, unable to sleep more than six hours,why? How to get relief from back pain?

Hi Dr, Could you please suggest me ,why i am unable to sleep more than 6-7 hours,i S/W engg. use to sleep daily by 10-11pm but morning sharp 6-7 getting awake, not geeting proper sleep, even though if i sleep by 12-1pm i will wake up by 6-7.Work load is too much,getting tierd before sleep but not able to sleep more than 6 hours. Another Issue is: working for 12 hours 5 days in a week,bit feeling back pain ,but its mandatory,what u would like to suggest me to take care of back pain?Chairs are good to seat. Could you please suggest me on this issue Thanks in Advance. Sunny V
Asked On : Sun, 8 Jul 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  45
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi Sunny,

A minimum of 6 hours of sleep is sufficient like a software engineer like you. The quality of sleep is important rather than the duration of sleep. If you are able to sleep well for 6 hours, there is no need to worry.

Maintain an erect posture at your work desk. You need to move around from your seat every 2 hours for 5 to 10 minutes. You can use a small back cushion if you experience more pain.

There are no additional tests that you require for the back pain.

Indulge in some amount of physical activity every day so that you get sound and quality sleep.

You should be able to take care of your own body according to its needs.

Hope this helps.

Answered: Sun, 8 Jul 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor