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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have recently made diet and lifestlye changes to become healthier. Does this oftne cause people to sleep less? I feel great, but I tend to wake up at three or four every morning. I am tired in the evenings, but wake refreshed. I previously had fitful sleep, and bouts of insomnia.
Doctor :   hello
User :   hi
User :   I am AAAAAAA
Doctor :   i am going thru your query , give me a min please
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender please
User :   female, 35y/o
Doctor :   well first of all let me congratulate you for choosing a healthier lifestyle
User :   thank yoiu
Doctor :   ok now to begin with
Doctor :   you feel great right ?
User :   I do, the biggest thing is that I seem to tire before my normal bedtime and then awaken very earlyhaven't been able to shift the times
Doctor :   well when we do make changes in our body the body does needs time to readjust its body clock
Doctor :   since when you have been having these symptoms now
User :   over the last month I have noticed the earlier wakenings and I am often tired by eight p.m.
Doctor :   do you smoke ?
Doctor :   or consume alcohol ?
User :   have never smoked
User :   I occasionally drink a glass of wine, but have not within the last two or three weeks.
Doctor :   coffee consumption ?
User :   the most recent change I made was stooping drinking diet sodas, I have either black coffee or tea one or two cups before noon only.
Doctor :   thats good
User :   other than that I drink water.
User :   occasionally an herbal tea
Doctor :   ok thats good
Doctor :   any medications ?
User :   only loestrin 24 which i have been taking for over one year
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   that fine
Doctor :   do you have any other medical condition ?
User :   I do take a food based multivitamin,and balanced B complex, as well as calcium magnesium citrate. I have PCOS, IBS, hx of migraines ( none in over a year now!), and a few seasonal allergies, mostly resolved after imunotherapy
Doctor :   ok
User :   oh. and Menierre's in my right ear
Doctor :   well i will suggest that you just give it 2 weeks
User :   thank you.
Doctor :   your most welcme
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