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Lack of sleep

She came to bangalore 2 months back but slowly she started facing sleep problems.She was not getting sleep in afternoon but since few days she is not getting sleep in the night also.Any suggestions why is this happening as she is facing headache issue n lost weight also.Thanks
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Headache can be due to a lot of reasons. I need to know a few more facts from your before narrowing down on the diagnosis. Where is this headache - Front, Back or On Sides Which Side - Right, Left or Both Sides, Which Time of the day it is more Any specific Triggering factors Any Specific Relieving factors Is that associated with Nausea and / or vomiting Have you done any test Have you taken any treatment Please be kind enough to clarify the above details Most causes of Sleeplessness are due to wrong habits and the good news is that it is very very easy to cure them 1. You have to first have a natural circadian rhythm a. Try to go to sleep and get up at the same time every day. b. And Wake at the same time 2. Food a. Dont take Coffee or Tea after 6 PM b. Milk can be taken 3. Light a. Cover the windows and doors with curtains and avoid light b. Avoid watching TV lying in bed c. Avoid Mobile Phones / Tablets 4. Exercise a. Walk for 45 minutes after dinner b. Take a bath after that Try the above simple techniques for two weeks and let me know how much you have improved
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Harisha N L Bangalore | General Physician
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May be due to altered sleep cycles or adjustment disorder....advice her to go to bed and get at right time ,not to sleep in day time ,to avoid coffee ,tea in night ,not watch TV ,computer while sleeping ,to do exercise daily in morning ,don't worry to much...consult nearest psychiatrist for counseling session they will guide you further.
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