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Are there home remedies for delayed sleep phase?

Are there home remedies for delayed sleep phase?

Sleep restriction: Sleep restriction therapy - you figure out how many hours you're actually sleeping, then limit your window of sleep time to that amount. Gradually, as you sleep for that whole time you lengthen it. It is hard because you will be tired for days/week as you implement it. It is hard to explain in detail in such a short field but many therapists and books can help with this. It works well though! ...Read more

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Delayed Sleep Phase (Definition)

Delayed sleep-phase syndrome (DSPS) is a condition in which a person has a circadian rhythm sleep disorder, a chronic problem with the timing of his sleep, his peak period of alertness, his body temperature rhythm, etc..., compared to the average normal person. People with DSPS generally fall asleep hours after midnight and have difficulty waking up in the morning, but are not sleepy ...Read more


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What are some home remedies for delayed periods?

What are some home remedies for delayed periods?

Delayed periods: It depends on the cause of the delayed periods. If the cause is polycystic ovarian syndrome, it's possible to improve the cycle by losing weight and taking a vitamin supplement called myo-inositol. Stress, excess exercise and eating disorders can all delay periods. So correcting those situation can also help with delayed periods. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for sleep apnea?

No: The best answer is to loose weight. You can also try the nasal strips or nasal opening devices sold over the counter at pharmacies. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for secondary amenorrhea?

Are there any home remedies for secondary amenorrhea?

Depends: There are many causes of secondary amenorrhea. Some of the causes can be serious such as a pituitary disorder so you should have a good medical evaluation before trying a home remedy. If that is negative, you are not pregnant and not postmenopausal, stress is the most common cause of secondary amenorrhea. Thus things like yoga, tai chi, meditation, counseling, etc. Would be helpful. ...Read more

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Are there homeopathic remedies for sleep apnea?

Are there homeopathic remedies for sleep apnea?

Almost: Beyond cpap, oral appliances, weight loss and surgery, there are some treatments that for some may reduce sleep apnea but will not eliminate it. 1) sleeping on side 2) exercising daily 3)wearing leg compression stockings 4) oral and throat activity such as speech therapy, singing or playing a wind instrument. There are no vitamins or supplements known to treat osa. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for insomnia?

What are some home remedies for insomnia?

Risk/benefit: It is important to start w/ medical evaluation. Otc, herbal, and nonprescription remedies are not entirely benign and most have warnings abotu drug interactions, and more than short term use. Cognitive-behavioral therapy with relaxation traingin and sleep hygiene has been found to be more effective than meds: http://cpancf.Com/articles_files/psychotherapeuticotcherbalinsomniatreatments.Asp. ...Read more

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Are there home remedies and a healthy routine for curing nocturnal emmisions(wet dreams)?

Are there home remedies and a healthy routine for curing nocturnal emmisions(wet dreams)?

No: If you are a normal, sexually-mature male and do not masturbate or have a partner, you will have wet dreams. One of the cults teaches that these are unhealthy. This is a lie intended to frighten teenagers. I personally know one pastor who left the cult rather than teach this. Being a man is difficult enough without having this frightening and false put into your head. ...Read more

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Are there home remedies for the menstrual cycle?

Are there home remedies for the menstrual cycle?

NO: Just the usual. Lots of misinformation about homeopathic help but little science to back it up. ...Read more

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Are there any effective home remedies for treating menstrual cramps?

Are there any effective home remedies for treating menstrual cramps?

Simple can work: Many prevent the symptoms before they start by taking naproxen at the first indication menses is going to start.This now OTC med interferes with the creation of the chemicals that trigger the cramping. You continue it twice a day until after menses stops. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedies for depression?

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Is there any home remedies for depression?

Yes: Yes, there are. You could try St. John's wort, 5-HTP or omega 3 fatty acids. Or you might want to start with talking things over with your friends and family. Or you might want to try aerobic exercises, such as swimming, walking, jogging, dancing, playing tennis, playing basketball or doing yoga or tai chi. But it can never hurt to talk to your doctor about your depression issues. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for inducing labor?

Are there any home remedies for inducing labor?

No: No doctor is going to really answer this question due to liability issues. Sorry. ...Read more

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Are there successful home remedies for vascular conditions?

Are there successful home remedies for vascular conditions?

Which conditions?: The answer is probably yes, but i can not say more without knowing what conditions, as there are many different types of vascular conditions, such as atherosclerosis, blood clots, bleeding problems, varicose veins, vasospasm etc. The remedies depend on what specific vascular condition you are talking about... ...Read more

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Are there home remedies for gastritis?

Are there home remedies for gastritis?

Gastritis: First, avoid foods that exacerbate symptoms: fats, fried foods, spicy foods, caffeine/pop, medications like nsaids. Tums, (calcium carbonate) etc or sodium bicarbonate may help relieve symptoms. Otc acid blockers are available, but if you need one of those, you should be evaluated by a doc to determine the cause & optimal treatment. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedy for less bleeding in menses?

Are there any home remedy for less bleeding in menses?

No: No, there are no home remedies, but if the bleeding is extremely heavy then a GYN MD should be consulted to avoid anemia. If the bleeding is 3 pads in 30 minutes, go to the E.R. as that constitutes hemorrhage and not normal "menstrual bleeding." ...Read more

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Are there home remedies for anaphylaxis?

Are there home remedies for anaphylaxis?

9-1-1: The only home remedy for an anaphylactic reaction is to immediately call 9-1-1. If an epi-pen is available, give it and then call 9-1-1. Under no circumstances is there any other "home" remedy. ...Read more

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Are there any fast acting home remedies for a uti?

+/-: You can try cranberry juice (but not if on warfarin). Because people have variable responses to cranberry juice - i recommend that you receive antibiotics through your doctor. Hydrate well. ...Read more

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What are some good home remedies for amenorrhea?

What are some good home remedies for amenorrhea?

None: Important to go to see your physician for complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for cramps?

Are there any home remedies for cramps?

Menstrual?: Warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. ...Read more

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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more