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Treatment advice for snoring - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Hi my name is
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have a problem with snoaring
Doctor :   ok
User :   recently it has become so loud that its causing people around me a lot of disturbance
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   could you please let me know how can i avoid it
User :   age 29, male, married
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   ouccupation H/W engineer
User :   work in night shifts
User :   no, none of the above
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma, Thyroid disease, Allergies?
User :   no, i had a doubt of asthma, when checked they found that one of my nostrils is half blocked and so i breath hard when i run
Doctor :   ok
User :   other than that i dont have any other health issues
Doctor :   how many hours of sleep do you get?
User :   thats the main problem, i hardly sleep, i alot 8 hours and i struggle a lot to sleep
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you overweight?
User :   in middle of night, i cough a lot
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW
User :   yes
Doctor :   please calculate
Doctor :   your bmi
User :   i wake up due to that cough
User :   sure
Doctor :   with the above link
User :   its opening
User :   32
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   one of the main causes of snoring
Doctor :   is overweight and obesity
User :   5.7 is equal to 167 cm right
User :   ok
Doctor :   167.5
User :   any suggestions to avoid snoring and sleeping problems
Doctor :   Having allergies or a deviated septum This forces you to breathe through your mouth, increasing the likelihood of snoring.
Doctor :   i suggest
Doctor :   that you try and reduce weight
Doctor :   and consult an ent surgeon
User :   ok
Doctor :   are you having
User :   do you suggest to go to weight reducition programs
Doctor :   any asthma attacks now?
User :   no
User :   when tested they said i have no asthma
Doctor :   you can follow small tips like sleeping on your side
Doctor :   meanwhile
User :   your side means?
User :   is it on belly
User :   or sideways
Doctor :   one one side either rt or lt
User :   ok
User :   i planned to go to VLCC for weight reduction
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns. For all weight problems, please visit and register at xxxxxx, you can also call them alternatively at 0000
User :   is this a good option
Doctor :   i also recommend a product called TOTAL LEAN
Doctor :   its a GNC product
User :   ok
Doctor :   it contains supplements necessary
Doctor :   to burn excess fat in your body
Doctor :   its a GNC product
User :   is it a tablet
Doctor :   you can know more about it
Doctor :   on the website www.xxxxxxx
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   i also suggest that
User :   i opened it
User :   does it give any side effects
Doctor :   if you have any nose block
Doctor :   clear your nose
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   you can try steam inhalaiton
Doctor :   inhalation
User :   ok
Doctor :   avoid cold weather
User :   i stay in bangalore :(
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 0000
Doctor :   ok
User :   right
Doctor :   please
Doctor :   confirm your details
User :   yes they are right
Doctor :   i suggest you excercise
Doctor :   regularly
Doctor :   atleast 40 min of cardio excercise
User :   any particular exersises
Doctor :   for 5 days a week
User :   like inhalatin
Doctor :   walking, treadmill
User :   ok
Doctor :   steam inhalation clears
Doctor :   nasal passages
Doctor :   also get any sinus problems checked
User :   these days i also noticed that i am having severe body pains
Doctor :   ok
User :   will do
Doctor :   do you sit for long hours before a computer?
User :   not sure if its due to this
User :   yes
User :   for 9 hours
Doctor :   ok then we will send you a document
Doctor :   giving exercises
Doctor :   for computer related pains
User :   thank you so much
Doctor :   i also suggest that you get good sleep
User :   especially we use laptops and due to that my fingers ache a lot
Doctor :   Please fill this feed back form that i send, and do inform me when done.
User :   added to that we work at nights
Doctor :   when you sleep
Doctor :   be sure that you sleep in a relatively dark environment
User :   ok
Doctor :   and in a quiet surrounding
Doctor :   Have you filled the Feed back form that I sent you ?
User :   sleeping problem, is it due to over thinking
User :   yes
User :   i have filled it
Doctor :   ok
User :   it takes minimum 30 mins for me to fall asleep
Doctor :   exercise reduces mental tension too
User :   eventhough i am dead tiered, it takes very long time
Doctor :   its normal
User :   ok
Doctor :   try and get a day shift
Doctor :   anything else
User :   no
User :   thank you so much
Doctor :   u r welcome
User :   i would follow the excersise manual
User :   could you please send it
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with? Thanks for Consulting Health care Magic. IF you find this service helpful please refer your friends and family members.
Doctor :   we will send your document within
Doctor :   24 working hrs
User :   not for now. thank you. will chk if ny
User :   sure
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   i would refer friends and family members
User :   bye
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   bye
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