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Difficulty Staying Asleep (Definition)

After going to sleep initially, u keep waking up in middle of night (interrupted sleep). Also called terminal insomnia, as opposed to initial insomnia (can't fall asleep). Many factors can cause that, from idiopathic (unknown) to metabolic, to endocrine to medications or medical problems or psychiatric ...Read more


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Difficulty staying asleep? Should I kick my animals out of my bed?

Difficulty staying asleep? Should I kick my animals out of my bed?

Good Idea: Animals in the bed at night can cause health problems & contribute to insomnia (especially if they lay or top of your or take over your side of the bed). (: ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: difficulty staying asleep?

What is the definition or description of: difficulty staying asleep?

Can't stay asleep: After going to sleep initially, u keep waking up in middle of night (interrupted sleep). Also called terminal insomnia, as opposed to initial insomnia (can't fall asleep). Many factors can cause that, from idiopathic (unknown) to metabolic, to endocrine to medications or medical problems or psychiatric such as mood disorders. ...Read more

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What can cause difficulty staying asleep after sex?

What can cause difficulty staying asleep after sex?

Arousal- stimulation: from the sexual activity may make it difficult for the brain to slow down and remain in a sleep state. Exercising before bed can also impact sleep. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have difficulty staying asleep after sex?

Is it normal to have difficulty staying asleep after sex?

Ups and Downs: The sexual "event" causes a flood of neurotransmitters, and hormones that raise the pulse and blood pressure. Sometimes the "going up" of the mood takes more time to "come down" and therefore sleep difficulty. ...Read more

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Im working where my hours are long and unsteady, I have difficulty staying asleep. I'll have short wake ups and go back to sleep sometimes 5a night?

Im working where my hours are long and unsteady, I have difficulty staying asleep. I'll have short wake ups and go back to sleep sometimes  5a night?

Sleep: If possible recommend identifying a period when you can sleep consistently each day, preferably for 6 hours, including off days - consistency for onset/awakening is key for establishing good sleep patterns. A provider visit may be helpful for establishing a concurrent sleep aid. If the shifts vary (ie, night hours one day and day hours the next) achieving restful sleep becomes dificult. ...Read more

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Is difficulty staying asleep a sign of diabetes or multiple sclerosis?

Is difficulty staying asleep a sign of diabetes or multiple sclerosis?

Yes: Sleep disorders can be associated with multiple sclerosis (cannot comment on diabetes), and are quite common. Restless leg syndrome, sleep apnea, chronic insomnia, CNS hypersomnia, and worsening daytime fatigue are really quite common. As you can see, any of these could affect the ability to sleep. Ask your internist about diabetes. ...Read more

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All over numbness(different sensation) on&off 1 y.a.now daily.new speech difficulty, headache, difficulty staying asleep?

All over numbness(different sensation) on&off 1 y.a.now daily.new speech difficulty, headache, difficulty staying asleep?

Get seen.: These symptoms have gone on too long, and could be serious. Do not mess around any more and get a thorough evaluation and appropriate testing. If your doc does not have a good explanation, get a referral to a neurologist. Consider second opinions too. It could be something minor and easy to explain or fix, or it could be something more serious. Find out PDQ. ...Read more

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Why do older adults often have more difficulty falling and staying asleep than younger people?

Why do older adults often have more difficulty falling and staying asleep than younger people?

Sleep: As one gets older, sleep naturally begins to fragment and 'advance' to an earlier time on the night. As a result, older individuals take more naps in the day. Additionally co-morbidities come into play such as painful joints, mood disorders and anxiety, sleep apnea, waking up to use the restroom at night or to get water, etc. ...Read more

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What is a recurring difficulty in falling or staying asleep called?

What is a recurring difficulty in falling or staying asleep called?

This is insomnia: Practicing good sleep hygiene is the first step. Keep your sleep structured, avoid long periods of lying in bed awake, use bed just for sleep and intimacy. Avoid napping during the day. Relaxation and imagery techniques can be very helpful when having trouble going to sleep due to thinking. There are some relatively safe sleep aids that can be taken nightly or just as needed if sleep still bad. ...Read more