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Difficulty Staying Awake During Day
I am experiencing difficulty staying awake during day. Even though I'm sleeping a lot at night from 8-9 hours. Why this might be?
Sleepy all day: This is a common problem we see in the office a lot and can be so many things could be many conditions so most patients we see has a lot to do with their diet or mental health but some labs work checking for thyroid vitamin defiecncy etc and having your primary get a good look at your lifestyle have a great day ...Read more
I am experiencing difficulty staying awake during day, chest wall pain, fatigue and increasing ankle swelling. The following also describe: :gasping?
I am experiencing insomnia. The following also describe me: Difficulty staying awake during day, Feeling depressed, Fatigue, and Difficulty sleeping?
Worries could be #1 cause.
Personal, financial problem, relationship problem, job problem lack of self confidence, worries personal, job related, family relationship.
These are most likely causes. See your MD or psychological help.
Your Physician may help to find psychiatrist.
Good Luck. ...Read more
I am experiencing trouble sleeping (quality: difficulty falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep) and insomnia. The following also describe me: Difficulty staying awake during day, Decreased energy level, Sleepiness, Difficulty concentrating, and Diffi
Insomnia, Energy: There are many natural ways to help your symptoms: key is to limit the use of electronics, especially in bed room. How much tv, smartphone, computer time do you have? What is your diet like? Do you exercise outside daily? Do you pray or meditate daily? We can help. Consult with us for range of treatment options. ...Read more
I am experiencing fatigue, appetite changes (quality: reduced appetite), mood swings, sadness, irritability, feeling depressed (quality: feelings of worthlessness), loss of sex drive, lack of pleasure, difficulty staying awake during day, feeling anxio
Physical & emotional: Symptoms can go hand in hand. Both need to be addressed. Please start w/a visit to your family doctor and then follow up w/some therapy from a clinical psychologist. Whatever is bothering you needs to be coped w/better. As we adjust to life issues it can get much better. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I have difficulty sleeping at night and difficulty staying awake at work during the day. I'll still feel sleepy even if I went to sleep early.
See a sleep doctor: Your symptoms reflect a common issue, but a good sleep doctor (pulmonologist, neurologist) could help identify potential causes, including improving "sleep hygiene", as well as therapy. A sleep study may be needed to further determine whether other aspects (e.g. sleep apnea) are causing some of these symptoms. ...Read more
Trying to fix bad sleeping schedule, but finding myself having a lot of trouble staying awake during day. Slept a lot today. Normal?
Not normal: You are trying to fix what we call "sleep hygiene" including spending enough hours in bed, pillow position, consistent bedtime and wake times, diet control for time and content (esp. Alcohol) not within 4 hours of bedtime. Address teeth grinding/clenching with complete oral hygiene before bedtime. See your pcp if your attempts don't work--may have insomnia or apnea issues and need a sleep study. ...Read more
I am having trouble staying awake during the day and often while driving. What should I do, I sleep just fine at night?
Need evaluation: You could have narcolepsy or sleep apnea. You need to have an evaluation. Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder that causes excessive sleepiness and frequent daytime sleep attacks. Https://www. Healthtap. Com/work_with_us/jobs sleep apnea is a serious condition. Daytime sleepiness is one symptom. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/sleep-apnea/ds00148/dsection=symptoms. ...Read more
Are there any ways to return to sleeping at night after waking up, while staying awake during the day and afternoon?
Good sleep hygiene:
1. Considering you have no medical issues. Keep same sleep-wake cycle.
2. Avoid caffeine after lunch or minimize.
3.Slow deep breathing exercise prior going to sleep and after wake up till fall a sleep as tolerated.
4.Regular exercise & yoga
5. Try sleeping from 10pm to 6am.
6. Eat a good balance meal with lots of fruit, vegetables and high fiber.
7. Daily regular bowel movement. ...Read more
4 weeks old baby is it possible during the day to stay most of the time awake? Can her staying awake alot be the result of reflux?
Baby sleep patterns: Can vary quite a bit, although most infants at 4 weeks, will tend to sleep 16-18 hours a day on average, some sleep much less and can be awake much of the day. If she is awake and feeding well, then that may be her normal pattern. If she is very fussy and crying or spitting up a lot, then formula intolerance, reflux, or colick may be the problem and I recommend you discuss with her doctor. ...Read more
I'm 22wks pregnant. I'm sleeping during the day n staying awake for about 4-5hrs n then going sleep again is that normal n I get headache all the time?
Please advise if it's common to have difficulty falling asleep after staying awake for an extended period of time?
Sometimes: Although it seems to defy logic, sometimes it can be hard to fall asleep when you most need to. This can be due to tension or irritability from sleep deprivation, which then makes it hard to fall asleep. It can help to avoid bright screens (TVs, tablets, phones) & let your mind unwind. Maybe try physically relaxing with a warm bath or shower, before resting in a dark, quiet room. ...Read more
I do 2 weeks night shift & 2 weeks day shift at my job. I've noticed that during the night shifts, I seem to have less energy, get tired quicker and feel 'weird'. Can staying awake at night and sleeping at day cause this?
Hit in the face hard. Very dizzy, headache for 5 days, sensitive to light and sound, trouble concentrating, difficulty staying awake, etc.
Many possibilities: This will take a sequential process of examination and tests to arrive at the cause. It could be anything from a benign, self-limited cause to a severe cause that will require extensive treatment. See your doctor to start the process. ...Read more
I'm having problems getting wet and staying that way during intercourse. How can I solve or improve this problem?
Dryness: I would try some KY Jelly prior to intercourse ...Read more
Taking Gabapentin 300gm and having problem with moods, staying awake, balance. When will these get better? I am starting my second week.
Cut back to 100 mg: Slowly titrated. Start at 100 mg at bedtime. Go up to 200 mg after a week. Wait another 7-10 days to go up to 300 mg at bedtime then after a week try to add 100 mg in the morning ...Read more
I was recently put on several meds that r very sedating. I cant read a book, watch a movie, go to work, drive a car, or anything else without falling to sleep. I am rold I have a temporary form of narcolepsy. I have a very hard time staying awake during t
Get second opinion: You do not list your medications or why this process commenced, but sounds like you would be best served by a careful overall reassessment, as appears the side effects are truly overwhelming. Find a second opinion. ...Read more
Hi, I am a 23 years old guy who have a problem with staying hard during sex. I just lost my virginity last month, but the problem is, I cant stay hard when doing it. And I cant ejaculate at that time. At first I thought maybe because I was nervous, but in
Primary Anxiety: Your primary anxiety is based on performance. You first have a problem staying hard during sex and then you have secondary anxiety, i.e., you become anxious about becoming anxious! You project your mind (thought) into a future event that hasn't happened yet. For example, you are about to have sex and you say to yourself: "What if I can't stay hard during sex. Then you Awfulize about this event. ...Read more
I'm having difficulties falling asleep at night and staying awake in the day, what's wrong with me?
Can chronic dehydration affect a male's sperm quality? My husband hardly drinks fluids during the day and we r having difficulty ttc.
It depends: If the sex is with someone you care for and who cares about you, relaxing and enjoying are more "normal." sometimes temporary fears about performance can be normal, if they ultimately dissipate. However if it's forced sex, or with someone who mistreats you or whom you don't trust, being unable to relax can be a useful signal from your body. Different situations, different responses. ...Read more
Location: Left-sided strokes and tias tend to cause speech problems since speech centers are located in the left brain in most of right-handed people. ...Read more
Practice: If often takes time for a couple to get used to each other. If you are one some medication such as one of the new antidepressants, ask whether you can skip a dose. You and your partner may need to find ways to stimulate you hard and fast enough to make things happen. Ask your physician whether a trial of yohimbine is right for you. It's likely your physician has a bunch more good ideas. ...Read more
This is insomnia: Practicing good sleep hygiene is the first step. Keep your sleep structured, avoid long periods of lying in bed awake, use bed just for sleep and intimacy. Avoid napping during the day. Relaxation and imagery techniques can be very helpful when having trouble going to sleep due to thinking. There are some relatively safe sleep aids that can be taken nightly or just as needed if sleep still bad. ...Read more
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