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A 42-year-old male asked:
I have restless sleep?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 39 years experience
See sleep Dr.: I would suggest seeing a sleep physician to determine the cause and suggest treatment options.
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Sleep hygiene is key: Retire & rise same time each day. Bedroom should be dark & cool - used only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Dinner should be moderate sized & finished at least 2 to 3 hours before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath, lavender scent.
559 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 42-year-old member asked:
What causes restless sleep?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Sleep Medicine 35 years experience
Restless sleep: You have to first define what is restless sleep. If you are awakening numerous times, vs moving while awake repeatedly for comfort, vs being awakened by 3 children numerous times or the neighbor's dog barking incessantly. All of these can cause restless sleep. However, so can intrinsic sleep issues like sleep apnea. You need to see your physician or a sleep physician.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 39-year-old female asked:
Why am I always restless before & after I sleep?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Increase serotonin: L-tryptophan & 5 hydroxy tryptophan can be taken to increase serotonin level.5HTP 2 mg/KG of body weight at bedtime.Foods rich in the above are nuts- walnuts,almond &pecan.May take L-trptophan also.Consult a nutritionally oriented doctor.Diet rich in serotonin are pineapple,eggs,cheese,salmon,tofu,nuts & seeds.Yoga & ralxation & meditation will help.
1.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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