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Can stress cause you to wake up feeling groggy? I already have a hard time sleeping cause of stress and when I do sleep i wake up groggy

Can stress cause you to wake up feeling groggy? I already have a hard time sleeping cause of stress and when I do sleep i wake up groggy

Restful sleep: When stressed sometimes sleep quality may be impaired even though you are sleeping the same number of hours. Do some things to promote relaxation before you sleep, such as rubbing your feet, using aromatherapy, meditating or listening to guided imagery or self-hypnosis audios to help with sleep. ...Read more

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I constantly sleep for 10+ hours each night. I turn off alarms in my sleep, have trouble waking up, and feel groggy all day. What could be the cause?

I constantly sleep for 10+ hours each night. I turn off alarms in my sleep, have trouble waking up, and feel groggy all day. What could be the cause?

Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Currently on lamictal, saphrise, seriquil. Dr said i'm too groggy so she prescribed ability cause it will energize me.How does it that, & true or false?

Currently on lamictal, saphrise, seriquil. Dr said i'm too groggy so she prescribed ability cause it will energize me.How does it that, & true or false?

Saphris (asenapine) ; Seroqurel: Tend to be sedating while Abilify (aripiprazole) tends to be more stimulating ; is usually prescribed in the am--they are all antipsychotics. Your doc is trying to keep your meds effective while reducing the sedative side effects. ...Read more

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My blood pressure when waking up is 100/49. I feel groggy and achy. I'm overweight by quite a bit and not active due to pain. Cause of low bp?

My blood pressure when waking up is 100/49. I feel groggy and achy. I'm overweight by quite a bit and not active due to pain. Cause of low bp?

Blood pressure: The blood pressure can vary quite a bit during the day and is likely to be the lowest when awakening. Blood pressure increases in demand to activity level. During exercise your blood pressure increases to meet the needs of the exercising muscle. Diet, medications and chronic health conditions may affect the blood pressure as well. Monitor your blood pressure under different conditions. ...Read more

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I wake up after each dream/rem episode. Been tired, groggy, and having short term memory problem for months. What could be the cause/reason?

I wake up after each dream/rem episode. Been tired, groggy, and having short term memory problem for months. What could be the cause/reason?

Sleep disorder: Would not be surprised if you had some sleep apnea issues, which could disrupt your sleep pattern with secondary cognitive issues. Other issues could be the answer, however, and may be best to explore via an overnight sleep study. Explore this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Prescribed Singulair & Xyzal (levocetirizine) 4ongoing allergy related symptoms. I know can cause drowsiness, been taking at night but still groggy during the day?

Prescribed Singulair & Xyzal (levocetirizine) 4ongoing allergy related symptoms. I know can cause drowsiness, been taking at night but still groggy during the day?

Xyzal (levocetirizine) can b: sedating for 24 hrs.Singulair is not.U could try to reduce the Xyzal (levocetirizine) dose in half and slowly work up ur dose,or,change to Zyrtec or Allegra to c if they r as sedating.Another approach for nasal allergies is to stop the antihistamine drug and use a steroid nose spray daily.There r other approaches as well.The best therapy for allergies is avoidance. Do you know what your offenders r?Get tested. ...Read more