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Physical causes of severe insomnia, not being able to get deep sleep, and waking up tired?

Physical causes of severe insomnia, not being able to get deep sleep, and waking up tired?

Insomnia: Good question. There are many medical causes of insomnia. For a good overview, see: https://sleepfoundation.org/insomnia/content/what-causes-insomnia I hope this helps. All the best. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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


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I bit the tip of my tongue hard and was bleeding as i was falling into a deep sleep, what could of caused this?

I bit the tip of my tongue hard and was bleeding as i was falling into a deep sleep, what could of caused this?

Tongue biting: How did you know you were falling into a deep sleep? If you were aware of it then you weren't in a deep sleep. Do you dream? This is a really foolish question. What causes you to do anything? ...Read more

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What are the causes of light stage 1 sleep and the inability to achieve deep sleep, in addition to a hypnagogic state?

What are the causes of light stage 1 sleep and the inability to achieve deep sleep, in addition to a hypnagogic state?

A very dark room: is essential for deep sleep. Do you have any electronic devices on in the room? Please move them to another room. Abstain from mental stimulation at least one hour prior to bed, i.e., use of computer. Do some quiet reading before bed. Avoid stimulants such as coffee and sugar after noon. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What happens to deep sleep as you age?

What happens to deep sleep as you age?

Deep sleep: Deep sleep -- non-rem stages 3 & 4 -- is also known as "restorative" sleep. This decreases as we age, unfortunately! stages 1 & 2 can increase by 8-15%. Older people have more fragmented sleep, and more sleep disturbance in general. ...Read more

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Please tell me what we have to do for deep sleep?

Please tell me what we have to do for deep sleep?

Try good sleep: hygiene. Retire & rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark & cool & use 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. Keep dinner moderate sized & finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, Chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath or lavender scent. ...Read more

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How to stop chesty coughs halfway through deep sleep?

How to stop chesty coughs halfway through deep sleep?

Stop smoking: I bet if you didn't smoke, a young man like you wouldn't have a nightly chest cough. Stop smoking and lungs will clear. In the meantime try otc products to help with cough during sleep. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you fall into a deep sleep?

Sleep stages: There are historically 5 stages of sleep. Stage 1 and 2 being light and the rest being deeper. What it means is that sleep being unconscious, your depth of unconsciousness is deeper. So theoretically it may take more to wake you up. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
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Difficult To Wake From Sleep (Definition)

Deep sleep refers to sleep that is especially difficult to arouse from. ...Read more