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Can lack of eating cause sleep problems?

Can lack of eating cause sleep problems?

Of course. The: body is not happy when it is not nourished and this sets off lots of uncomfortable symptoms (stomach contractions, being one), but possible headache, dry mouth, etc.). Hard to sleep when feeling this way? Your body wants you to get up and track down a bear, or at least go out in the garden and pick a squash. Next question: why are you not eating? Have you seen a mental health or food pro? ...Read more

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Insomnia (Definition)

A sleep disorder in which a person cannot fall or stay asleep. It usually accompanies another sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorder, and can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, and increased risk of ...Read more


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What're the common causes of breathing problems?

What're the common causes of breathing problems?

Many...: There are many, many causes of breathing problems. Some are related to the respiratory system (asthma, copd), others to the cardiac system (congestive heart failure). Some problems are due to infection (pneumonia) and others related to trauma (quadriplegia). There are congenital causes (cystic fibrosis) and some causes where the etiology is not known. There are so many causes so see your doctor! ...Read more

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Sleeping late could cause lots of problems? What sort of problems?

Sleeping late could cause lots of problems? What sort of problems?

Unsure: I'm assuming you're asking about chronic oversleeping, which has been associated with heart disease, diabetes, obesity and shortened life span. Studies show correlation between these outcomes and sleeping too much, but it is difficult to know if one actually causes the other, or if they simply co-occur because of other shared factors (for example, poverty and depression). ...Read more

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Can a distinct lack of sleep cause indigestion-related problems?

Can a distinct lack of sleep cause indigestion-related problems?

It certainly can: Evidence supporting an association between disturbed sleep and GI symptoms continues to mount. It remains unclear as to whether sleep disturbance represents the chicken or the egg when it comes to gerd symp- toms or ibs. It is likely that in this case, the chicken and the egg are not mutually exclusive. Neurogastroenterol motil (2009) 21, 97–99. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sleep problems and body aches?

What are the causes of sleep problems and body aches?

Many factors: Body aches, by themselves, can cause sleep problems. Poor sleep is usually due to being aroused from sleep and this is often due to pain from some area of the body. An over the counter pain medication such as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) taken one hour before retiring can help alleviate aches while sleeping. A 'sleep study' can provide more data-see your doctor for more info. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sleep disorders?

What are the causes of sleep disorders?

Many causes: There are many types and presentations of sleep disorders, ranging from inability to sleep (insomnia) to disrupted sleep to too much sleep. Excessive worries, medical problems, activity levels and day-night patterns, sleep apnea (sleep breathing problems) are among the common causes. When there is sustained sleep disturbance, daytime function is affected, resulting in fatigue, memory trouble, etc. ...Read more

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Are eye problems a cause of chronic fatigue?

Are eye problems a cause of chronic fatigue?

Not usually: Generally, eye problems can result from cfs, but not usually the other way around. ...Read more

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Can lack of exercise cause back problems?

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Can lack of exercise cause back problems?

It can: Lack of exercise can lead to generalized stiffness. The poor posture that would result from this could cause back problems. ...Read more

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Can lack of sleep cause headaches?

Yes: Sleep quantity and quality is important to our overall health. Among other things a lack of sleep can cause or contribute to headaches. ...Read more

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Can lack of sleep cause headached?

Can lack of sleep cause headached?

Sleep Deprivation: Sleep deprivation can cause damage to your body in the short term. Over time, it can lead to chronic health problems and negatively impact your quality of life. 16 Effects of Sleep Deprivation: http://www.healthline.com/health/sleep-deprivation/effects-on-body ...Read more

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What are some common causes of digestive problems related to stress?

What are some common causes of digestive problems related to stress?

Causes: Your response to stress can affect your nervous system which in turn influence the way your digestion works through the vagus nerve and endocrine changes. ...Read more

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What are common sources of breathing problems?

What are common sources of breathing problems?

Breathing: Breathing involves the air and enough oxygen in it, as well as lack of contaminants in the air. The mechanics of breathing the chest wall and diaphragm have to be functioning normally, the anatomy of the lungs has to be normal. Asthma has obstruction of the breathing tubes as does bronchitis. Abnormalities of the lung tissue and alveoli are also common causes of breathing difficulty. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sleep paralysis?

What are the causes of sleep paralysis?

Causes: There are multiple possible causes of sleep paralysis such as lack of sleep, having a sleep schedule that changes, use of certain medications, other sleep disorders (i.E narcolepsy) and substance use. If you have a high amount of stress, anxiety or bipolar disorder it can make you more prone to the disorder. Some say that it may also run in families. ...Read more

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Could lack of sleep cause temporary stuttering?

Could lack of sleep cause temporary stuttering?

Not unless,,,: ...it was also accompanied by clouded thinking in general, physical exhaustion, or some of other symptom of you not having gotten any or enough sleep. If this is an isolated symptom then, I wouldn't be quick to blame it on a simple lack of sleep which in your age group happens with regularity. See your doctor for more guidance especially if this interferes with your function. ...Read more

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What neurology problems might cause lack of growth?

What neurology problems might cause lack of growth?

Hormone: Lack of growth is more often the result of a hormone problem than a neurologic one. ...Read more

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Can gastric problems cause interruption during exercise (heart palpitations etc)? If so, what types of problems can cause this?

Can gastric problems cause interruption during exercise (heart palpitations etc)? If so, what types of problems can cause this?

Not normally : Heart palpitation is normal during exercise. Can be exaggerated if you eat just before exercising, get dehydrated during exercise or if you use some supplements that increase metabolism. Also long runners sometimes develop diarrhea that could be associated with an exaggerated response. Hope this help. ...Read more

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What are the causes and symptoms of sleep paralysis?

What are the causes and symptoms of sleep paralysis?

Normal: Sleep paralysis is a condition in which a person, either falling asleep or awakening, temporarily experiences an inability to move, speak or react. It is a transitional state between wakefulness and sleep characterized by complete muscle atonia (muscle weakness). It is often accompanied by terrifying hallucinations to which one cannot react. Sleep paralysis poses no serious health risk. ...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