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Does Anyone Else Have Difficulty Staying Asleep When In Bed With Boyfriend
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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
Sleep hygiene: The first step is to clean up sleep: go to sleep and wake at consistent times each day. Spend no more than 15-20 minutes trying to sleep in a dark, quiet room. Avoid activity that could be causing you to have trouble sleeping. Avoid napping during the day. Get up and out of bed if you cannot sleep. Relaxation and imagery techniques may help if racing thoughts. See your doctor if problem persists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it strange to have trouble sleeping when I didn't get to talk things out with my boyfriend before bed?
Sleep Hygiene: Have you addressed difficulty sleeping with your primary care doctor? What time are you going to bed? Are there any new stressors? What do you do before bed? Bedtime routine is very important for a goodnight's sleep, comfortable room temperature; try to avoid tv, caffeine right before bed. Consult with your primary physician and take things from there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I used to fall asleep in living room and ended up on my bed unknowingly or without memory which I have woke up. Does that counted as sleepwalking?
While I'm awake does lying on my back or my belly make any difference to breathing that tells if I have sleep apnea prior to sleep studu?
While asleep, my mind or brain remains so active. When i wake, i feel i've not slept well even with pills. What is wrong?
You are right: You need to actually work hard sometimes to turn that brain off and medications are not the answer. Medications will put your brain into sleep but it does not turn off the thoughts so often deep sleep still doesn't occur. Cognitive behavioral therpay can be very helpful as can improving your sleep routine. Check out national sleep foundation behavior recommendations. ...Read more
Father keeps falling asleep while sitting All of the sudden hes not even aware. Can this be fatal? Doctor told him he can choke with snoring.
Yes: A cause of death could be due to falling asleep while driving or using machinery (such as causing a multi-fatality wreck), so a person who suddenly falls asleep during the daytime must stop driving now. The evaluation usually includes a sleep study (an overnight study) to see what the problem is. Snoring is an obstruction the prevents normal sleeping and may prevent adequate oxygen to the brain. ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm struggling with everything, walking, housework even moving around in bed. does anyone else have this problem?
Sleep Hygiene is Key: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do I wake up, do something like conversate or even have sex, fall back asleep and then wake up with no memory of it?
Difficulty sleeping something is horrifying me as I am trying to sleep I will go to bed fine and wake up in the middle scared with my stomach twisting?
My boyfriend has sleeping problems, it takes him forever to get to sleep and when he does he can't stay asleep. What would help besides sleeping pill?
Sleep hygiene: Before resorting to sleeping pills, he can review and implement sleep hygiene recommendations. For a good description of these, see: http://www.Sleepfoundation.Org/article/ask-the-expert/sleep-hygiene he can also consider relaxing teas such as chamomile, or gaia sleep & relax before bed. If none of these measures help, consider a sleep study. His physician can help with a referral if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5yr old girl complains she can get any sleep. She is tired at night but has trouble falling asleep. Also has trouble staying asleep sometimes.
I sweat suddenly in my face and after that feel tired. When I'm with someone else or with my friends or even when I think about sweating it occurs!
FATIGUE EVAL: FATIGUE WITH EXCESS SWEATING IS WORRISOME FOR DIABETES OR STRESS HYPOGLYCEMIA. YOU BEED AN EXAM AND LABS. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. GF DIET: Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleep disorders cause Fatigue ...Read more
Exercise early!: It is better to exercise earlier in the day, particularly before supper. This will help promote sleep. If you exercise before going to bed, your adrenergic system will be aroused, your body's metabolic rate will be heightened. All of these will interfere with deep, restful sleep! also, do not eat before going to sleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sleep 8 hrs, 1hr excercise, & regular diet.Usually feel better if I sleep 11 hrs.If someone asks me something while I'm sleeping i'll reply but I won't remember afterwards.I can sleep through anything. What can I do to prevent all of that?
Problems falling asleep: in someone else's house, i can fall asleep in 5-10 min. In my own bed, it takes up to an hour. (no meds please.) suggestions?
I'm having trouble sleeping. It seems that even if I can't keep my eyes open I will not fall asleep until the sun comes up.
See you physician: I would first see your primary care physician in order to determine whether or not you have a medical condition that is effecting your sleep. After you have done that, I would suggest you see a psychologist to work on the emotional issues involved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible that I have adhd? I am 19 and have always had fidgeting problems. I have to take melatonin to fall asleep at night or i will lay awake for hours. When i was younger little things bothered me like the seem on my socks. With that said i can s
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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
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
Not specific: Difficulty staying asleep is a condition plaguing many, often having nothing to do with either of the mentioned conditions. Sleep apnea, anxiety/depression, over active thyroid, etc. Are only a few of the many reasons. Please discuss with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am experiencing trouble sleeping.
Difficult to wake, difficulty staying asleep, difficulty falling asleep.
Difficulty falling: asleep is often associated w/anxiety while waking up early and not returning to sleep is associated w/depression. Periodic waking is associated w/overall light sleep. Please see doc who may order sleep study. A psychologist can help w/stress management. Natural treatment includes melatonin supplement w/professional guidance. Stop all stimulants after noon and "screens"1 h. prior to sleep. ...Read more
I am experiencing difficulty sleeping (worsened by: psychological stress, varying sleep schedule) (quality: difficulty staying asleep, difficulty ...
Sleep hygiene.: Turn off TV 2 hrs before bedtime. Keep a sleep journal, Avoid alcohol and stimulants. Meditation, prayer, massage therapy, aroma therapy and progressive relaxation. I would refer you to the book, "The Relaxation Response " by Herbert Benson, M.D. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing trouble sleeping (quality: difficulty staying asleep) (worsened by: psychological stress) . The following also describe me: Insomnia and Feeling anxious. What should I do?
Doctor Visit: Stop all coffee and any smoking after 6 pm. Try to set a sleep routine like go to bed at same time. Turn on Tv or turn off TV sometimes helps with sleeping. If partner in bed need to work it out so not getting you awake when they snore or stir. Lots more questions. See a doctor for exam and consult. ...Read more
I am experiencing rapid heart rate and difficulty sleeping (quality: difficulty staying asleep) . Being awakened by heartbeat. ?
See your Dr: If you are having a sudden onset of rapid heart rate for no apparent reason (for example exercise or fear), then I recommend seeing your Dr as soon as possible to determine the cause. If it doesn't occur during the day that is good, but to be safe let your Dr know what is happening, frequency, duration, and any associated symptoms & if you are taking any supplements/meds then show them to Dr, ...Read more
My Brother is experiencing abdominal discomfort, fatigue, difficulty sleeping (quality: difficulty staying asleep) (worsened by: psychological str...
Assessment : Hi Ronald, has your brother seen a doctor for a physical exam or regarding these symptoms recently? I would want to rule out if his symptoms are a result of his psychological stress or a medical issue. His symptoms are congruent with depressive symptoms which could very likely be a result of his psychological stress. ...Read more
I am experiencing memory problems (quality: difficulty remembering recent events) , difficulty focusing and trouble sleeping (quality: unrefreshing sleep, difficulty staying asleep) . The following also describe me: Insomnia and Difficulty concentrating.
I am experiencing nausea (severity: mild) and difficulty sleeping (quality: difficulty staying asleep) (worsened by: alcohol use, psychological s...I have celiac disease and I believe acid reflux. I just cut caffiene out last week. ?
No question noted.: Please resubmit and include a clear & specific question. Thanks. ...Read more
I am experiencing trouble sleeping (quality: difficulty falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep) and insomnia. The following also describe me: Difficulty staying awake during day, Decreased energy level, Sleepiness, Difficulty concentrating, and Diffi
Insomnia, Energy: There are many natural ways to help your symptoms: key is to limit the use of electronics, especially in bed room. How much tv, smartphone, computer time do you have? What is your diet like? Do you exercise outside daily? Do you pray or meditate daily? We can help. Consult with us for range of treatment options. ...Read more
My Friend is experiencing feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress) , difficulty sleeping (quality: difficulty falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep) (worsened by: psychological stress) , difficulty focusing, feeling depressed (quality: fee
Encourage your: friend to get a medical evaluation to rule out medical causes of her/his symptoms. Medications are sometimes indicated. Talking therapy to include Cognitive Behavioral therapy or psychotherapy can be effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle relaxation, ...Read more
I am experiencing feeling depressed (quality: feelings of despair, feelings of worthlessness, feeling smothered) , trouble sleeping (worsened by: psychological stress, varying sleep schedule) (quality: difficulty staying asleep, difficulty falling asleep
Evaluation: You are describing trypical symptoms of depression, which is a fairly miserable state, but which usually can be helped significantly. It is unclear which kind of help would be most useful for you: options are various kinds of psychtherapy, and medications, assuming your feeling persists and is not just a temporary reaction to something. It would be prudent to seek a full professional evaluation. ...Read more
I am experiencing weight gain, fatigue, obesity, difficulty sleeping (quality: difficulty falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep) (worsened by: varying sleep schedule, psychological stress) , back pain (side: lower) , feeling anxious (worsened by: psy
I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort, back pain (side: both) and trouble sleeping (quality: difficulty falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep) (worsened by: psychological stress) . The following also describe me: Heartburn, Feeling anxious, and
Here is some help:
You seem to be affected by stress/anxiety, most iikely related to school or your job.
There are a few things you can do to help calm your mind.
Taking some time for daily(morning) exercise will help you to have better sleep and less tension.
Also learn to relax when you feel tense or anxious. Take a few (deep breaths slowly in and slowly out. A deep breath provides instant relief from tension/anxi ...Read more