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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   i am working for a software company and work at nights and i dont get pleasent sleep in the morning
User :   due to this i feel drowzy and unconfortable
User :   can i get any suggestion from you for this
Doctor :   Is it that you work at night always
Doctor :   Or..occasionally
User :   always
User :   its from 6pm to 3am
User :   or it might be from 2pm to 3am
Doctor :   Ok the next day you are at home mostly..
User :   depending upon work i have
Doctor :   Ok so that is trouble some for your body..
User :   ya
Doctor :   Since your body will need some sort of time schedule
User :   i am geting backache and headache drowzyness and unable to concentrate yet time
User :   i am 28 now
Doctor :   Fix a bedtime and an awakening time
Doctor :   The body "gets used" to falling asleep at a certain time, but only if this is relatively fixed. Even if you are retired or not working, this is an essential component of good sleeping habits.
User :   i tried it but unable to sleep
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   now i have got work and in office yet i have to come to work by6pm
Doctor :   Do you take a nap during the day
User :   ya for 3hrs
User :   from 6am to 9pm
Doctor :   OK..
User :   and after that i dont get sleep
User :   my weight got reduced by 5kgs since yearand half
User :   when i started working
Doctor :   Regular exercise, particularly in the afternoon, can help deepen sleep. Strenuous exercise within the 2 hours before bedtime,should be avoided
User :   but if i have got work i will come to office by 2pm
Doctor :   Find a comfortable temperature setting for sleeping and keep the room well ventilated. A cool (not cold) bedroom is often the most conducive to sleep.
User :   and i have to start from home at 12pm
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   You can try before takingto work
User :   i have consulted a doc in person he had suggets me pills to get sleep
User :   ok
User :   i used it for 2months now i stopped
Doctor :   They are okey if you can try it for 2-3 days only but after that you will
Doctor :   need to avoid
Doctor :   since it will be addictive
User :   k
Doctor :   Leave your worries about job, behind when you go to bed.
User :   k
Doctor :   Pre-sleep rituals, such as a warm bath or a few minutes of reading, can help you sleep.
User :   k
Doctor :   If you don't fall asleep within 15-30 minutes, get up, go into another room, and read until sleepy.
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User :   tahnks
User :   bye
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