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Working from 4PM to 1AM and sleep from 2AM to 9AM. gSuggest the best way to take care of health?

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What is the best way to take care of my health? I am working between 4PM to 1AM. I sleep from 2AM to 9AM.
Posted Sat, 7 Sep 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Shanthi.E 58 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Lifestyle changes

Detailed Answer:

Few lifestyle changes can help you to take care of your health.

- make sure you sleep for at least 7 hours every 24 hours

- As you wake up at 9 am, do refreshing exercises like running on a treadmill, and other aerobic workouts for 40 mins.

- drink a glass of milk twice daily with 6 to 8 hrs gap. Eat dry fruits in the form of raisins, cashews, and almonds.

- eat more of fruits and vegetables. Avoid spicy, oily, fatty, and junk food.

- practice a hobby that soothens your mind like a outdoor game, music, writing etc.

- remain stress free. Practice yoga, meditation if possible.

- please avoid smoking and alcohol if you do.

Let me know if you have specific queries to ask me. I shall be glad to help.


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Follow-up: Working from 4PM to 1AM and sleep from 2AM to 9AM. gSuggest the best way to take care of health? 8 minutes later
Since am working in shift time, mostly I woke up at 9AM. My food habit is I either have breakfast and dinner or Lunch and Dinner. During weekend I have three foods like breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Should I need to change my food habit during weekdays?
Answered by Dr. Shanthi.E 17 hours later
Brief Answer:
Minor changes are required

Detailed Answer:

Your diet is fine. Only thing to say is that you MUST have your breakfast daily without fail.

Weekend food is fine too.

Take care!
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