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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Day Night Reversal (Overview)

Day night reversal happens when babies take naps during the day and are awake through the night.


Dr. Roy Benaroch
Board Certified, Pediatrics
22 years in practice
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What should I do if my baby has day night reversal?

Dr. Roy Benaroch
Board Certified, Pediatrics
22 years in practice
427K people helped
What should I do if my baby has day night reversal?

Get strict: Get very strict about social cues. Daytime: laughter, smiles, interaction, singing, lights on, activity. Night: keep it quiet and dim, with minimal interaction-- don't smile, don't play, don't make this time interesting at all. Keep day and night as different as can be to teach baby that there is a difference! ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Day Night Reversal (Overview)

Day night reversal happens when babies take naps during the day and are awake through the night.


Dr. George Mathew
Board Certified, Cardiology
53 years in practice
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What are the treatment options for delayed phase sleep disorder?

Dr. George Mathew
Board Certified, Cardiology
53 years in practice
1M people helped
What are the treatment options for delayed phase sleep disorder?

Consult : With a board certified sleep specialist!

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Dr. Cindy Juster
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Dr. Ravi Chand
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What are some common sleep disorder treatments?

Dr. Ravi Chand
Board Certified, Psychiatry
21 years in practice
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What are some common sleep disorder treatments?

Sleep: Insomnia = cbti best, short term Ambien like meds 2. Sleep apnea= CPAP is gold standard for osa3. Sleep walking = protection and ensuring safety, meds that decrease slow wave sleep4. Rbd= protection, benzo's etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Beverly Dexter
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
20 years in practice
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What can I do?To get rid of?My sleep disorder?

Dr. Beverly Dexter
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
20 years in practice
57K people helped
What can I do?To get rid of?My sleep disorder?

Sleep disorder: First start with a good assessment from a Psychologist or Physician sleep disorder expert. Some sleep solutions are simple, but if you have had difficulty for years, you need to stick with it and do sleep diaries and behavioral experiments. A sleep expert will also know if you need a medical assessment to rule out other medical conditions. ...Read more

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Dr. Roy Benaroch
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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What should I do if my baby has day night reversal?

Dr. Roy Benaroch
Board Certified, Pediatrics
22 years in practice
427K people helped

Get strict: Get very strict about social cues. Daytime: laughter, smiles, interaction, singing, lights on, activity. Night: keep it quiet and dim, with minimal interaction-- don't smile, don't play, don't make this time interesting at all. Keep day and night as different as can be to teach baby that there is a difference! ...Read more

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Dr. Prem Gupta
Board Certified, neurology
43 years in practice
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How can one tell if waking up often at night is normal or a sleep disorder? Assume no side effects or feeling sleepy during the day.

Dr. Prem Gupta
Board Certified, neurology
43 years in practice
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How can one tell if waking up often at night is normal or a sleep disorder? Assume no side effects or feeling sleepy during the day.

Not normal: If you are waking up more than once a night it can not be considered normal. It may be that you still feel fresh in AM but it should be investigated with sleep study ...Read more

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Dr. Ravi Chand
Board Certified, Psychiatry
21 years in practice
3M people helped
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What sleep disorder do I have if I wake up multiple times during the night?

Dr. Ravi Chand
Board Certified, Psychiatry
21 years in practice
3M people helped
What sleep disorder do I have if I wake up multiple times during the night?

Insomnia: There is acute insomnia or chronic insomnia, acute insomnia is less than 3 months and chronic is more than 3 to 6 months please identify the stressor that caused this, it could be move to a different time zone, financial, relation stress etc. Google sleep hygiene you may need short term meds like ambiencognitive behavior therapy for insomnia works best according to studies. Rule out sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
Board Certified, Psychiatry
35 years in practice
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Why do I feel more rested after a siesta than my core sleep at night? Should i embrace my bi-phasic tendencies or is this a sleep disorder?

Dr. Donald Jacobson
Board Certified, Psychiatry
35 years in practice
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Why do I feel more rested after a siesta than my core sleep at night? Should i embrace my bi-phasic tendencies or is this a sleep disorder?

Need sleep study: I would recommend that you get a sleep study and work with a sleep psychologist to consolidate your sleep. It is quite possible that your longer bout of sleep is more interrupted by sleep apnea perhaps than you are aware. That would cause you then to feel worse after a long night sleep then after a nap. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Summers
Board Certified, Sleep Medicine
18 years in practice
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What is the sleep disorder where u can only sleep a few hours a night, even though you are really tired?

Dr. Michael Summers
Board Certified, Sleep Medicine
18 years in practice
176K people helped
What is the sleep disorder where u can only sleep a few hours a night, even though you are really tired?

Could be many things: Could be sleep apnea, but sounds more like an issue with depression/anxiety and/or chronic pain that's not well treated. ...Read more

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Board Certified, Pediatrics
23 years in practice
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My father is 63 years old, he has sleep disorder.He sleeps at 1am and wakes up at 5 am, during the night he wakes up multiple times, what should he do?

Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Board Certified, Pediatrics
23 years in practice
6M people helped
My father is 63 years old, he has sleep disorder.He sleeps at 1am and wakes up at 5 am, during the night he wakes up multiple times, what should he do?

See below: If he has not, he needs to see his doctor for an evaluation, and possible sleep study. Also, if he is waking frequently to urinate, he may have an increase in the size of his prostrate gland, which also need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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