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A 34-year-old member asked:

is it generally good to split up your sleep time?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
No: Your body/ mind will appreciate it if you try to get one block of sleep.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

What to do to help sleep in general?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Evan Altman
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Behavior modifying: One place to start is practicing good sleep hygiene. Keep your sleep pattern consistently structured, avoid napping, use bed only for sleep or intimacy, and avoid lying in bed long periods without sleeping. If falling asleep is troublesome because of trouble turning off your thoughts, relaxation and imagery techniques are often helpful. For more help with these make an appointment with a therapist.
A 26-year-old male asked:

What can cause me to be tired as soon as i sit down but i'm fine if i'm constantly moving. Always tired in general, and have conversations in my sleep?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Pulmonary Critical Care 36 years experience
Sleep disorder: There is excessive day time sleepiness. There is probably an underlying sleep problem. A sleep conversation with a sleep specialist can be useful. And possibly a sleep study will be helpful to know more. We spend one third of our life during sleep and it is generally useful to know more about the sleep pattern.
A 44-year-old male asked:

I take very slow shallow breaths in general, more so when I sleep. Resulting in extreme tiredness as soon as I wake up & headaches too. What can I do?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
Possible sleep apnea: See your doctor for an examination and possible sleep study.

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