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Sleep disorder, stress, weight gain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   yeah
User :   sleeping disorder
Doctor :   ok
User :   i cant sleep properly during the night
Doctor :   Can you please describe the problem in detail?
User :   is it cuz of overeating??
Doctor :   Yes overeating can cause sleep problems
User :   see if i don sleep properly in the night then my stress cells gets aggrevated and i start getting rashes on my head and on my chest
Doctor :   hence it is recommende to leaave a gap of one and half hourbefore going to bed
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   How many hours do you sleep? What is your age, occupation?
User :   i work in the capital markets, i am 27, i try to sleep for 7 hrs
Doctor :   ok
User :   but due to insufficient sleep i jus get to sleep for ~5-6 hrs
Doctor :   It is known that people working in financial sector are exposed to more stress and hence deprived of sleep
Doctor :   For your job profile, minimum of 8 hours of quality sleep is required
User :   hmmm
Doctor :   To reduce your stress levels you need to relax yourself. Try meditating and practising some relaxation techniques
User :   but wht abt those rashes
User :   is it cuz of insufficient sleep
User :   because i ve observed so
Doctor :   It is because of stress not because of sleep deprivation
Doctor :   De-stress yourself regularly by doing some physical activities, visiting a health club,
Doctor :   Engage in hobbies and recreational activities
Doctor :   Do you get regular breaks from your job?
User :   but seriously i don get stressed
User :   i am d most chilled out person
User :   yeah break
Doctor :   You may not be aware of it
User :   hmmm
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Try to retire to bed early and wake up early
Doctor :   Try to follow a regular sleep pattern
User :   okay
User :   one more thing
User :   can i??
Doctor :   If you do not feel stressed, then sleep studies has to be done and evaluated by neurologist
Doctor :   Go ahead
User :   i ve put on weight arnd my waist
Doctor :   ok
User :   don knw how but i wanna get rid of tht
User :   i have a thin body but my ponge has started coming out
Doctor :   Can you tell me your weight and height/
User :   weight - 74kg
Doctor :   OK
User :   height - 5'11''
Doctor :   Your weight is normal for your height
User :   can tell me if i need to follow a diet pattern or some particular exercise
Doctor :   You need to follow a healthy diet and good exercise regimen
User :   pls enlighten me
Doctor :   We have experienced dietitians who can design Personalized Weight Management Program with Diet Menus and Exercise
Doctor :   will make sure that a person from our customer service team calls you after this live chat and assist with your request
Doctor :   Since you are in the ideal weight range I would prefer you to concentrate more on Exercise for your tummy
Doctor :   than diet
User :   okay thanks
Doctor :   This also helps to better sleep
User :   but which exercise
Doctor :   Jogging for 30 minutes / Cycling for 20 minutes
User :   i do just it alright
Doctor :   Is it regular , 6 days a week?
User :   yeah
Doctor :   Think, if you are skipping, still not able to help for the shape,
User :   not exactly but yeah 3 days a week
Doctor :   I think it is not sufficient
User :   thn wht do u suggest
User :   alternate days - skipping and jogging
Doctor :   yes
User :   20-30 mins
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok
User :   thanks
User :   it will help me cut down on my flabs
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Did you follow what i said? Please get back to me in case of doubts
User :   yes yes
User :   sure
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   bye
User :   thanks
User :   it was nice talkin to u
User :   take care
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