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Measures to get rid of headache due to computer use - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Good Evening
Doctor :   good evening
User :   Actually When I work on computer, I got headache
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when are you having this?
User :   from last 2 to 3 days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   where is the headache?
Doctor :   which side?
User :   in right side
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 :   Age: 27 yrs
User :   Gender - Male
User :   Occupation -xxxxx
User :   Location - xxxxx
User :   Marital status - Single
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when was the last time you got your vision tested?
User :   I don't have vision problem
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   vision problems can sometimes
Doctor :   manifest as headache
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, not at all
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the other reason is stress
User :   means
Doctor :   you should take frequent breaks from the computer
Doctor :   looking at the computer
Doctor :   you should look away every 15 min
Doctor :   for a period of 1 min
Doctor :   focus on a far object
Doctor :   20m away
User :   OK
Doctor :   and then look back at an object close by
Doctor :   30 cm away
Doctor :   repeat this
Doctor :   frequently
Doctor :   also reduce stress
User :   whole day
Doctor :   whenever you feel strained
Doctor :   avoid coffee and tea after
User :   actually I have to work on computer for 8-9 hours a day
Doctor :   4 pm in the evening
Doctor :   ok
User :   OK, thankyou
Doctor :   atleast twice an hour
Doctor :   try to do this exercise
User :   OK
Doctor :   also get your vision tested
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 91-0000
Doctor :   pls confirm your details
Doctor :   also avoid traffic and pollution as much as possible
User :   yes, the details are correct.
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   to reduce pain immediately
Doctor :   you can take a paracetamol tablet 500mg
Doctor :   after food
Doctor :   get adequate rest and sleep
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   ys
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   No, Thankyou!
Doctor :   ok
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