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When do i need to get sleep

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nabil Moufarrej
Sleep Medicine 44 years experience
Sleep hygiene: Good sleep hygiene is the key to a good night sleep. Avoid caffeine and alcohol. Exercise early in afternoon. Keep your sleep schedule regular and d... Read More
Dr. Jose Rafael Marquina
Pulmonary Critical Care 31 years experience
Good sleep: Good sleep higiene, relaxation techniques and sleep at least 7 hours.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Have a new problem?: There are 2 types of sleep problems. Problems getting to sleep can be caused by worrying, not being able to relax and turn your mind off. Sometimes l... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Ideal sleep pattern: Ideally you should have 8-10 hours of sleep at night. You should try to go to sleep at the same hour and get up around the same time.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirankumar Viramgama
Sleep Medicine 31 years experience
See below: You have sleep interuption/sleep onset difficulty. Improve the sleep hygiene by going to bed the same time and wake up same time. Sleep restriction th... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Barrios
Child Psychiatry 23 years experience
It's not: Unidom is nothing more than Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and you will regret the hangover tomorrow. You can try other more safe things like melatonin, ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brendan Rice
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Good sleep hygiene: Many of us in the medical profession are chronic offenders of that, so you aren't alone. :) what we advise is good "sleep hygiene, " meaning not wa... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Not recommended: Other than through a virtual consultation with your GP. Before sleeping pills, sleep hygiene is critical and relying on pills in the long run is not r... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Not recommended: It's always best to use medications as prescribed. Xanax (alprazolam) is addicting. So is Percocet (oxycodone + acetaminophen). Both can also cause co... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Injury: If soreness is all you have to report, and that you slept and woke up normally i see no reason to go to the doctor.
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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Dry throat during sleep can simply be an environmental problem. Try using a humidifier in your bedroom to increase the moisture level in the air. This... Read More

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