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Reasons and remedy for sleep disorder - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   Dr here
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   alos my thyroid test was done
Doctor :   Kindly explain your symptoms in detail. Also may i know your age? Do you have increased sugar, BP or cholesterol?
User :   40
User :   sugar normal
User :   i am getting sleep problem
User :   BP some time 140/90
Doctor :   Did you get these tests done in regular check up or any other problem was there?
User :   TSH was .95 and 1.05
User :   FT4 161
Doctor :   Ok
User :   HI
Doctor :   Your lipid profile is in the normal range
Doctor :   Normal range of HDL is in the range of 30 to 65
Doctor :   And yours is in the normal range only
User :   my doctor told it should be 55/650
User :   sorry 55/60
Doctor :   HDL more the higher side can be good.
User :   but i am getting sleep disorder
User :   does HDL effect sleep
Doctor :   1)Follow a proper diet avoid of oily, fried food
Doctor :   2(Do regular exercises.
User :   that's all
User :   this 2 should be ok
Doctor :   3)Have more of fruits in diet
Doctor :   Also HDL cannot be related to sleep disorder.
User :   is TSH or FT4 relate to sleep disorder
Doctor :   They can be related sometimes Are you under any kind of stress?
Doctor :   Is there any tension.
User :   only b'case of this feeling tense
Doctor :   Stress and anxiety play a major role in causing sleep disorder
User :   last month i digonised for cataract
User :   since then little tense
Doctor :   HDL is not so low that you need to be worried. By lifestyle modifications and diet plan you can easily increase it
User :   do i need to take any medicine
User :   IS FT4 18.81 is ok
Doctor :   Take TAb EVION one daily. It helps in increasing cholesterol
User :   is cataract at this age ok
Doctor :   You need not be tensed for cataract. It is very common in increasing age and can be treated easily
User :   ok
Doctor :   For FT4 you need to see your treating doc who may advice you medications after examining and evaluating you
User :   WHAT can be reaseon for sleep disorder
Doctor :   Thyroid can cause sleeping problems but stress has a major role in sleep problems.
Doctor :   You need to relax yourself before going to0 bed.
User :   he told it can be upto 20.5 so ok
Doctor :   1)Do regular yoga or meditation
User :   but i want to take your opinion
User :   regarding sleep disorder do you think i can have other disease
Doctor :   Your all the reports are fine then why are you worried unnecessarily?
Doctor :   2)Have proper diet
User :   because of HDL low level
User :   i am worried
User :   some one told it's diffuclt to increase
User :   and your level is very risky
Doctor :   I have already explained you that it is not so low and can be increased by lifestyle modification.
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   Do you smoke and take alcohol?
User :   no
User :   but hope you understand when you don't get sleep
User :   how u will feel
User :   yesterday
User :   i was awake 1 to 4am just like that
Doctor :   I can understand and thats why i am trying to help you and explain that there is no such problem for which you need to take tension.
Doctor :   2)Take a warm bath before going to bed.
User :   can u suggest me food to increase HDL
Doctor :   3)Maintain a regular sleep schedule
User :   is HDL effect drytically due to my sleep disturbance
Doctor :   1)Have 3 servings of fruit every day.
Doctor :   2)Avoid fried, oily and junk food.
Doctor :   3)Have more of proteins in diet like dals, beans, eggs, paneer, soyachunks.
Doctor :   4)Have low fat milk and curd items like buttermilk.
Doctor :   5)Do regular exercise
User :   do i need to take test LIPID / THYROID REGULARLY
Doctor :   6)Craneberry juice is very helpful in increasing HDL
Doctor :   7)Use oils like Olive oil and canula oil
Doctor :   have you followed what i have said?
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   You can take these tests yearly checked.
User :   ok, i done it last month only
User :   is it correct that HDL can not be increased fast
User :   it take lot of time to increase
Doctor :   If you follow all these things yes it can be increased
User :   Also advice me regarding FT4 18.81 I NEED YOU OPINION VERY BADLY
Doctor :   As discussed with you it is elevated and you need to consult a endocrinologist for this.
Doctor :   If you want you can consult one from our panel for the same.
Doctor :   You can take a Telephonic or E mail consultation with him.
User :   any number
Doctor :   You have to place a request for that on health care magic site regarding e mail or telephonic consultation
User :   ok
User :   i am really confused you advice if it is need i will consult
Doctor :   Yes you can go for it. It will help you giving better insight and deciding treatment.
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   how much remain
User :   time left
Doctor :   About 7 minutes
User :   sorry to bother you but i just want to ask you again that my lipid profile is ok right
User :   and HDL which 32 has not effect on sleep disorder
Doctor :   I have already explained you that it is fine and you need not worry
User :   can u advice what should we do when our sleep get disturb in between
User :   yesterday i slep at 10:30/11:00 and got up at 12
Doctor :   Stop worrying unnecessarily and do deep breathing exercises counting from 1 to 10
User :   again 4 to 6am
Doctor :   Maintain a regular sleeping schedule
User :   it's their
User :   but what to do in beween it's just getting disturn and 2 to 3 hours break
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