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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Are you a specialist in certain
Doctor :   Type ur query
User :   yes
User :   I feel giddiness for more than a week, didnt consult with any doctor
User :   also headache is there sometimes
User :   is it because of BP or any other pbm
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
User :   Ok thank you
Doctor :   So basically giddiness and Headaches
User :   yes, sometimes i feel like moving sensation
User :   without even moving anywhere
Doctor :   It best if you can go to doctor and get a physical examination, which includes BP
Doctor :   And get the basic tests -CBC, BUN/Cr, Blood Sugar
Doctor :   It could be High BP
Doctor :   It could be anemia
User :   what is CBC, BUN.Cr tests
Doctor :   These are the lab tests
Doctor :   Lab tecnician will know the what the tests are
User :   basically i feel like i dont have enough sleep at night
User :   Ok
User :   I have a habit of sleeping late, minimum it will take 2 to 3 hours once goto bed
Doctor :   they will basically look at ur hemoglobn , blood sigar, kidney
Doctor :   Also get TSh for thyroid problem
User :   also wake up early morning for urination, then sometimes will not sleep till morning
Doctor :   when u know u r sleeping late, and when it is taking 2-3 hrs to get sleep what remedies have u tried?
Doctor :   Why r u not sleeping till morning
User :   i haven't tried anything as of now, i thought of going for yoga
Doctor :   is it begavioral life style issue
User :   yes it became like that, even if i want to sleep i cant sleep
Doctor :   if it is life style issue, u have relaise and fix it
Doctor :   make schedule and follw it
Doctor :   what time u go to bed?
User :   life style issue means ?
User :   I goto bed only at 11
Doctor :   very good
Doctor :   what time u come from work?
User :   it depends, sometimes 8, sometimes 9 or 10
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u need 2-3 hrs relaxation tme before going to bed
Doctor :   take hot shower
Doctor :   do some yoga meditation
User :   since I am into IT field it is not possible like 2 to 3hrs before going to bed
Doctor :   I can not help with that
Doctor :   I an only advise
User :   Ok fine
User :   so you are telling like hot shower at night will help
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Drink Hot milk
User :   yoga in the morning or night ?
User :   Ok
Doctor :   Any time
Doctor :   but for u it is better in PM
Doctor :   it will relax
User :   Pm means ?
Doctor :   AM PM
User :   oh ok doctor
Doctor :   Evening
Doctor :   but basically best time for u
Doctor :   Take time for u
Doctor :   You can not say I a It worker I can not sleep
User :   I can start off hot shower and hot milk today itself
User :   No not like that
Doctor :   Eentually the work will be affected
Doctor :   Health will will affected
Doctor :   People get hlood pressure
Doctor :   diabetes
User :   yes true
User :   so for giddiness and headache I need to go for lab tests and consult doctor
Doctor :   You hae to ring the work under your control
Doctor :   work should not control u
User :   yes true
Doctor :   That is my thinking
Doctor :   Basically I thought it was some thing else I advsied labs
Doctor :   but after u told mne the sleeping habits
Doctor :   it is very clear that your sleeping pattern is not good and causing giddiness and headaches
User :   yes, but the thing is like earlier also my sleeping patter was similar, now only i am feeling giddiness and headache
Doctor :   it is good if u can go and see doctor and get the labs also
Doctor :   But I insit on healthy sleeping pattern
User :   if you don't mind, can you suggest the lab tests which needs to be done once again
Doctor :   I have typed it before
Doctor :   CBC
Doctor :   Differential count
Doctor :   BUn
Doctor :   Creatinine
Doctor :   Blood Sugar
User :   I feel that I sleep hardly 4 to 5 hours
User :   which i know is not good for health
Doctor :   Do youu have any other questions?
User :   one final question
Doctor :   ?
User :   is it advisable to go for master health checkup
User :   which many hospitals are doing
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Did I resolve your issues?
User :   Thank you doctor
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   Bye
User :   thanks for your spending time
User :   Bye
Doctor :   You welcome
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