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Experiencing Sleeping Problems In New House What Can I Do For Noise
Sleep disorder in which there is inability to fall asleep &/or stay asleep, followed by daytime functional impairment. It accompanies several sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorders. It can occur at any age, but more common in elderly. It can be short-term (up to 3 weeks) or long-term. It can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, & increase risk of ...Read more
I am suffering from sleeping disorders(insomnia) please help me in solving this problem? Tried earplugs and noise machines.
Sleep Hygine: 1- avoid electronics, exercise or reading 2 hours prior to go to bed 2. Do not work in bed 3. Go to sleep and get up at the same time, every day 4. Avoid stimulants and alcohol several hours prior to bedtime 5. Exercise in the morning or mid day. Get some sun 6. Keep the temperature in your room comfortable, avoid feeling hot 7. Keep the room dark 8. Try relaxation exercises or mediation b4 sleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 more
Seek help: Not sleeping well for a year is going to take it's toll on you. Have you talked to your primary care doctor or have a sleep study done? If not get evaluated to find out the reasons. Have you practiced sleep hygiene -- going to bed at the same time; no naps in the afternoon, no caffeine after 2 or 3 pm; keeping your room on the chilly side, white noise machine? In any case, talk to your doctor. ...Read more
More to add: What time are you going to bed and how many hours are you sleeping overall? Are there any new stressors? What do you do before bed? As was said before, 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 possible get a sleep study done and take things from there. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had increasingly worse insomnia problems for the past 9 months. I am averaging a sleep cycle (4-8 hours) every 48-72 hours. Suggestions?
Assessment: This is unlikely to be primary insomnia (insomnia that is not caused by another condition). A sudden change in sleep is also not usually the pattern for two other common sleep disorders (obstructive sleep apnea and restless legs syndrome) so the most likely explanation is either a mood or anxiety disorder. Contact your doctor. You can get help but first you need a thorough assessment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sleep hygiene : Start with looking at your sleep hygeine. Go to bed and rise at the same time each night and morning. Make sure your bedroom is quiet, dark, and relaxing, not too hot or cold. Avoid caffeine. Avoid large, late meal. Make sure your bed is comfortable and use it only for sleeping. Physical activity may help, but not too close to bedtime. If your doing all these things and not sleeping see your doc. ...Read more
See below: Not sleeping properly is frustrating. What sleeping problems do you specifically have? Improving your sleep hygiene can help starting w/ regularizing your sleep times. If you snore, have daytime sleepiness, morning headaches, gasp/choke for breath @ night, among other symptoms pointing to disrupted sleep, it's recommended you consult a sleep physician who can evaluate ; treat it. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Many times sleep : Issues respond well to use of good sleep hygiene. Try this. 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. ...Read more
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