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Stressed out and feeling sleepy. What to do? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 22-Nov-2013
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User:Hello Doctor
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I have been feeling really sleepy these days
User:not that I hv been sleeping less or so
Doctor:may I know your age?
User:26 years
User:nor am I on any medications
Doctor:Are you overweight?
User:yes, that I am..
User:but this is a very recent problem
Doctor:Please let me know you height and weight
Doctor:BMI,if you know it
Doctor:Is there a problem in your periods?
Doctor:Are they regular?
User:I had done my BMI through Health care magic itself
User:I will just pull out the report
User:yes they are very much regular
Doctor:I will wait for it
User:my BMI report was 31.0000
User:the same was done in July'13
Doctor:hmm ok
Doctor:This BMI is dated July
Doctor:Let me come straight to the point
Doctor:Have you got your thyroid tested?
Doctor:are you there?
User:yes I am there
User:not I hv not
User:Should I get that done?
Doctor:Oh yes, sure
Doctor:Please get your thyroid function test done that includes T3, T4, and TSH
Doctor:Based on the report, we can conclude on the cause further
Doctor:Together with this, get your hemoglobin tested as well
Doctor:All right?
User:my haemoglobin levels are typically low
User:I shall not be able to tell u the exact details
Doctor:This may be one cause as well
Doctor:No problem
User:ok...but Dr. this is very recent development
Doctor:Get the hemoglobin levels corrected as well
User:sure..will get that done
Doctor:We shall chat again some time
Doctor:is that ok?
User:sure...also one more thing Dr.
User:If I can ask
Doctor:ask me
Doctor:are you there?
User:recently my stress levels hv also gone very high...on my personal front..certain issues..which manier times left me crying the whole night
User:or just thinkg the same thing again and again
User:trust this issue is not because of that
Doctor:Let me tell you this
Doctor:When people are depressed or stressed, they tend to eat a lot and sleep a lot
Doctor:Hence, this is causing the symptoms in you too
Doctor:it is possible
Doctor:get back to me on chat again
Doctor:And we shall discuss further
User:sure..i shall get the tests done
Doctor:all right
Doctor:Take care then
Doctor:Bye for now
User:thanks doctor
User:for your time
Doctor:my pleasure
User:shall get back to you
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