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Sleep disturbances,normal range of sleep - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sleep Disorders
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
Doctor :   Hi AAAAAAA
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   Ok
User :   iam XXXXXXX
User :   i got a mail regarding sleep disorders from health care
User :   so i wanted to know the right timings and duration for sleep
Doctor :   the normal duration is 7-8 hours a day
Doctor :   do you have any snoring issues
User :   though i dont have any major disorders but sometimes feel sleepy during day time
Doctor :   six hours is ok if you have an undisturbed sleep
User :   some ppl say that for adults 6 hours should be fine so
Doctor :   ok
User :   no doctor i dont have any snoring issues
Doctor :   do you get up during night sleep
User :   how do we know whether we are having disturbed/undisturbed sleep
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know the reason why you get up
User :   sometimes but not often
User :   probably because some disturbing dreams atleast i remember such cases only
Doctor :   do you feel sleepy on all days or only on those days you have thse dreams
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you smoke
User :   i dont remember exactly but sometimes even after sleeping more than 8 hours i feel sleepy
Doctor :   do you have any other symptoms
User :   no doctor
Doctor :   may i know your age
User :   no doctor
Doctor :   may i know your job details
User :   24
Doctor :   do you find your job stressful
Doctor :   ok
User :   no doctor stressfull only on very few days and it not regaularly also
Doctor :   do you have any other issues which you too stressful
Doctor :   ok Doctor :   do you do any physical exercises
User :   no
User :   i will go to gym in the morning
Doctor :   after going through your details i feel it is normal to have few days a sleep disturbance
Doctor :   normal range of sleep is around 7-8 hours
Doctor :   do not worry
User :   ohh
Doctor :   yes in some cases it does
User :   actually i was in a notion that sleeping for more hours will make us feel more sleepy :)
Doctor :   whether can also make you feel sleepy
User :   anyways thanks doctor for your time
User :   ohh
Doctor :   especially gloomy overcast days
Doctor :   yes ofcourse
User :   oke .. does vary with individuals aswell ?
Doctor :   yes there are differences among people
User :   becoz some ppl will be very active even after sleeping for juss 4-5 hours
Doctor :   some are used to this some are not
Doctor :   do not worry
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me?
User :   ok doctor
User :   it was nice chatting to u and very helpfull
User :   thanks again
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Take care
User :   no doctor
Doctor :   bye

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