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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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


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Can hypomania/grumpiness occur with decreased sleep?

Can hypomania/grumpiness occur with decreased sleep?

Yes it can.: Yes, sleep deprivation can cause both irritability and mild euphoria. Studies show decreased sleep increases the amount of Dopamine in the brain, promoting an amphetamine like response. This wakefulness comes with a decrease in the brain's processing ability. Sleep loss is also associated with increased appetite, risk of stroke, and heart disease. ...Read more

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Does lack of sleep lead to increased appetite?

See below: What we know so far is that lack of sleep is associated with obesity. This is related to increase appetite and decreased physical activity due to fatigue. There are also several hormonal pathways altered with the lack of sleep that are being studied recently. The circadian rhythm (the one which tell us whether to be awake or sleep) has been recently linked to obesity with new promising medications. ...Read more

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31yr male -sleep internal tremors, sleep apnea.wake up gasping for air, GERD for 1yr, high bp, sinusitis,awake muscle fatigue. What's causing tremors?

Sleep apnea : This could all be related to sleep apnea. You will require a sleep study and possibly treatment. There are many other causes for your symptoms. You will need to follow-up with your doctor. These symptoms require a systematic approach until a final diagnosis is found . ...Read more

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Can sleep apnea over time cause my symptoms of low t level low sperm count , hyperhydrosis, sleepiness, constipation, anxiety, depression.?

Can sleep apnea over time cause my symptoms of low t level low sperm count , hyperhydrosis, sleepiness, constipation, anxiety, depression.?

Many: Sleep apnea can cause many of the symptoms you described although it's unlikely to cause all of them. If you have sleep apnea, treat it to see which symptoms will improve. ...Read more

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4 yr old had sleep study that showed decreased REM sleep &frequent wakings &arousals (7.5 per/hr).She also snores, sleep talks &walks, wets bed.Causes?

4 yr old had sleep study that showed decreased REM sleep &frequent wakings &arousals (7.5 per/hr).She also snores, sleep talks &walks, wets bed.Causes?

Sleep disorder: Although there is an entity called central sleep apnea (central nervous system, brain) the most common cause of a sleep disorder in a 4 year old is hypertrophy (enlargement) of the tonsils and adenoids. Removal of these structures in the upper airway almost always results in a cure of these symptom. ...Read more

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Best medication(s) for anxiety and panic attacks mainly in sleep, suffering from night terrors and sleep paralysis causing hours of lost sleep and sleep deprivation and added increased anxiety etc ?

Best medication(s) for anxiety and panic attacks mainly in sleep, suffering from night terrors and sleep paralysis causing hours of lost sleep and sleep deprivation and added increased anxiety etc 
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Night terrors: From experience teaching Planned Dream Intervention to over 35,000 people world-wide, I most strongly recommend learning this skill over any medication. When you have disturbing experiences you are going to have unusual or frightening content in your dreams but there is no validity to dream interpretation. My No More Nightmares class teaches clients how to sleep through their dreams-without drugs! ...Read more

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Best medication(s) for anxiety and panic attacks mainly in sleep, suffering from night terrors and sleep paralysis causing hours of lost sleep and sleep deprivation and added increased anxiety etc ?

Best medication(s) for anxiety and panic attacks mainly in sleep, suffering from night terrors and sleep paralysis causing hours of lost sleep and sleep deprivation and added increased anxiety etc ?

Psychotherapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxietyor depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read more

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Can lack of sleep impair my eyesight?

Can lack of sleep impair my eyesight?

Not really: But when you are really tired you might get a little blurriness if doing close work or staring at computer screens all day . It's never good to be sleep deprived! ...Read more

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Why does diagnosis of sleep apnea exclude diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Especially in cases where CPAP fails to remit daytime sleepiness and lassitude,

Why does diagnosis  of sleep apnea exclude diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Especially  in cases where CPAP fails to remit daytime sleepiness and lassitude,

It doesn't but: Since sleep apnea alone is associated with fatigue, one needs to make sure that this is treated adequately. However, having one condition does not preclude one from having another. ...Read more

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Have severe anxiety, no concentration, poor memory, chronic insomnia more awake at night then day could it adhd?

Have severe anxiety, no concentration, poor memory, chronic insomnia more awake at night then day could it adhd?

Generalized Anxiety: Disorder +/- other anxiety disorders can cause all those sx. See a psychologist for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. . Discuss diagnoses & meds with your psychiatrist. See your primary MD to rule out thyroid dz., sleep apnea, etc. ADHD = inattention +/- hyperactivity/impulsivity that caused harmful dysfunction at home & school for 6 mos. or > by age 10. It can co-exist with anxiety & mood disorders. ...Read more

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Does lack of sleep cause cataracts?

Does lack of sleep cause cataracts?

No: There is no relation between the development of cataracts and sleep patterns. ...Read more

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Age 23, exercise every day, but sleep 5h/day. Does lack of sleep contribute to high bilirubin?

Age 23, exercise every day, but sleep 5h/day. Does lack of sleep contribute to high bilirubin?

Gilbert syndrome : This is a condition where total bilirubin will go up under stress. Sleeping only 5 hrs per day could considered stress to the body. ...Read more

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Due to excessive stress i'm experiencing hair loss , loss of appetite and poor sleep, afraid as i might fall into depression. Help me?

Due to excessive stress i'm experiencing hair loss , loss of appetite and poor sleep, afraid as i might fall into depression. Help me?

Get checked out: You need to keep in touch with your primary care physician in order to make sure you are looking good from an internal medicine standpoint through appropriate examination and testing i see you already have been diagnosed as hypothyroid as well. I would also discuss the need of the statin as some people feel lousy on those. You may need a psychological or psychiatric evaluation as well soon! ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes. The cause is unknown but presumed to be a combination of ...Read more


Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)

A condition in which tiny, fluid-filled, itchy blisters appear on the palms and fingers. ...Read more