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Excessive daytime sleepiness and althemers?

Excessive daytime sleepiness and althemers?

NOT SURE OF QUESTION: Sorry but are you saying that you have daytime sleepiness and alzheimers? Well the system ia all topsy turvy when you have alzheimers as far as memory and mood and behavior. If this is your question then definitely need a physician to treat the alzheimer disease and any other behavioral changes that come along. ...Read more

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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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What medication can stop night sweats and sleep awakenings during menopause?

What medication can stop night sweats and sleep awakenings during menopause?

Hormone therapy: While herbs and homeopathic remedies have been known to help, the most reliable and quick way to deal with menopausal symptoms is with hormone therapy - estrogen - with or without progestin. ...Read more

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Could sleeping with wet hair lead to night sweats?

Could sleeping with wet hair lead to night sweats?

No: I have not come across a link between wet hair and night sweats in the literature. The temperature in your bed room may be the cause of night sweats. Adjust the thermostat or layers of blankets to see. Otherwise, depending on other symptoms you experience, underlying medical conditions may be needed to be checked out by your physician. ...Read more

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Sweeting during sleep?

Sweeting during sleep?

Cool body: Our bodies need to cool when we sleep and sweating is oneway for it to do so. You might try fewer blankets or sleeping in a cooler room to avoid the sweating. ...Read more

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Do naps during the day affect your sleeping during night?

Do naps during the day affect your sleeping during night?

Yes: Daytime naps can make it more difficult for you to sleep at night. You risk shifting your circadian rhythm cycle for sleep, and changing the overall timing of your rem sleep periods. You may also have more fragmented nighttime sleep as a result. ...Read more

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8 year old sweats excessively. During sleep, hair is saturated & beads of sweat on face. During play, his face drips with sweat. Friends not sweating.?

8 year old sweats excessively. During sleep, hair is saturated & beads of sweat on face. During play, his face drips with sweat. Friends not sweating.?

Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition in which a person sweats excessively and unpredictably. People with hyperhidrosis may sweat even when the temperature is cool or when they are at rest. There are also medical canditions that can cause this condition like: thyroid disease, heart disease, medications, lung disease and others. ...Read more

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Causes for involuntary body movements during sleep?

Causes  for involuntary body movements during sleep?

JLS: The usual is jumping legs syndrome but i guess that it can exetend to other parts. It indicates an irritable nervous system. ...Read more

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Why change from insomnia to excessive sleepiness?

Why change from insomnia to excessive sleepiness?

Change from insomnia: Could be result of change in moods from depression to other extreme, or could be from medications used to treat insomnia, or other underlying organic pathology. ...Read more

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Vision impairment during heavy exercise from sweat or what?

Vision impairment during heavy exercise from sweat or what?

Keep a cool head.: If you are asking as to whether or not sweating can impair your vision during exercise, then the answer is yes. The effect of the body's sweat is to cool the heat increase generated by exercise. The sweat can be profuse, depending on the ambient temperature and humidity. As it falls into your eyes, a burning and blurring can occur. It would be best to a bandana to absorb the sweat. ...Read more

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I wake up during REM sleep typically. Is this why i'm sleepy all day even on 9 or 10 hrs sleep?

I wake up during REM sleep typically. Is this why i'm sleepy all day even on 9 or 10 hrs sleep?

Possibly: Rem sleep is an important part of your sleep cycle. If you were in my office, i would ask you how you know you are waking during rem sleep. Usually, people get about 2 hours of rem sleep per night, in 3-4 different episodes. If you are having numerous awakening through the night, even if it isn't during rem sleep, that would explain your fatigue. Seek care with your physician if it persists. ...Read more

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Can we die during sleep from sleep apnea?

Can we die during sleep from sleep apnea?

Yes: Nocturnal sudden death can occur as a result of sleep apnea. Fortunately it is not common, but this is a serious condition, so don't take it lightly. See your md for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Constant fatigue for 8-10 yrs, never wake feeling rested regardless of #hrs of sleep, alcohol, or caffeine; go to sleep fast, stay asleep, hard sleeper, dream a lot every night, normal sleep study '08?

Constant fatigue for 8-10 yrs, never wake feeling rested regardless of #hrs of sleep, alcohol, or caffeine; go to sleep fast, stay asleep, hard sleeper, dream a lot every night, normal sleep study '08?

See a sleep dr: What does a 'normal' sleep study mean. To some that means 'no apnea' which is not the only finding to be gained. What was the quality like, what were the latencies of sleep and rem and were there parasomnia. Sometimes it is not a problem that can be identified based on a sleep study. ...Read more

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Insomnia. Unable to sleep during the night. ?

Insomnia.  Unable to sleep during the night. ?

Help is available: Is this condition new or has it existed for a time. There are many reasons people develop insomnia. There are effect treatments for most of these. Discuss this with your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Why people drool during sleep?

Why people drool during sleep?

Oromotor dysfunction: Drooling is usually caused by lack of oral control to hold oral secretions in the mouth, commonly seen in people with hypotonia, lack of muscle control. It can occur during sleep due to relaxation of oral muscles and saliva drools out of the mouth. ...Read more

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Can we die during sleep, if sleep apnea?

Can we die during sleep, if sleep apnea?

Death from apnea-yes: There is a five fold risk of dying from cancer with severe sleep apnea. Also a higher risk of heart disease. With daytime sleepiness, there is an increases risk of traffic accidents. After general anesthesia or narcotic pain medicine, there is an increased risk of dying in your sleep. If you awaken frequently, snore heavily, or have daytime sleepiness, would be wise to check with your doctor. ...Read more

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