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Ginger Root As A Sleeping Remedy
Cannot fall aslsep at all tried melatonin vallarian root all the natural remedy what can I do is there OTC meds to help me fall asleep quick?
Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine).: Your dr can prescribe strong sleeping pills. Stop doing facebook, internet stuff, watching soap operas 1 hour before bedtime. Try sleeping in a very dark room and put an eye cover. Get drunk! (joke!). ...Read more
Human studies suggests that 1g daily of ginger may be effective for nausea and vomiting in pregnant women when used for short periods (no longer than 4 days). Several studies have found that ginger is better than placebo in relieving morning sickness. In a small study of 30 pregnant women with severe vomiting, those who took 1 gram of ginger every day for 4 days reported more relief from vomiting than those who took placebo. In a larger study of 70 pregnant women with nausea and vomiting, those who received a similar dosage of ginger felt less nauseous and did not vomit as much as those who received placebo. Pregnant women should ask their doctor before taking ginger, and should be careful not take more ...Read more
Natural sleep aids: Having a hard time sleeping is a common condition. There are natural supplements and herbal teas that can help. Chamomile or passionfruit tea have sleep promoting qualities. Dark cherry juice is another edible aid. Valerian root and lemon balm are offered in supplement form and also can help you get your zzzz's. Lavender essential oil in a diffuser or rubbed on your feet is also relaxing. ...Read more
Training Not Treat: You mean leaving him alone when he is awake? Not picking him up? Waking him up when sleeping too long in the daytime? Not interacting with him during the night time when he should be asleep? ...Read more
Please make it clear: Repeat your question with better explanation of your symptoms, We are always here to help. ...Read more
What is a common remedy for chronic sleep deprivation due to waking in the middle of the night...Typically 3am?
Melatonin: Try taking melatonin before bedtime.Get a more detailed answer ›
I struggle for more than 3 hours to go to sleep. I've tried all the home remedies given on the net. I don't want to take medicines. Suggest a remedy?
Get ready for sleep: A couple of easy tricks that may work if you've tried the usual "home remedies". Don't use any technology that emits led light (including computer, cell phone, tablet, etc -as these can drop your natural melatonin levels because your body thinks it is daylight - for 2 hours before bed. Also, body temp drops before sleep, so put feet in warm water and then allow to cool in air to drop temp. ...Read more
The most effective treatment for insomnia is cognitive behavioral therapy.
1. Sleep hygiene therapy. This focuses on trying to make sure that the room that you’re going to sleep in is cool, dark and quiet, and that you’re making an appropriate transition to sleep.
2. Sleep restriction therapy. Retraining your mind to associate bed with sleep rather than worrying about not sleeping. ...Read more
Sleep hygiene tips: Try any that apply: 1) Keep a regular sleep schedule (same time in/out of bed), 2) quiet, dark room - no TV/music, 3) use bedroom only for sleep/marital relations, 4)if no sleep in 20min, leave room until sleepy, then try again (repeat as needed), 5)No caffeine after noon/no alcohol at bedtime, 6)write worries in a journal by bedside, then deal with them next day, 7) No success in 6 weeks? See doc. ...Read more
Everyone has a natural drive to sleep a certain amount at night. We tend to feel tired if we do not get this.
What is your amount? Do you fall asleep during the day?
I suggest you try to sleep 8 hours in a row at night for several days to evaluate this.
Why are you not sleeping? ...Read more
Excess sleeping and laziness, even after doing regular exercise. Any remedy for reducing sleep hours?
Find why: Anemic? Depressed? Malnourished from a "pop" diet? Overweight? Sleep apnea? Porphyria? Hypothyroid? Any other symptoms? Dropped libido points to hemochromatosis / pituitary adenoma. Parasomnia such as restless legs? I had a colleague's career almost ruined by that one before it was diagnosed. Carbon monoxide? Early ms? Hypercalcemia? Don't treat the symptoms, man -- find the cause! ...Read more
I have a long history of sleep issues. I have never been officially diagnosed. I now have an issue where I flail in my sleep. Is there treatment?
Find out the cause:: Second hand smoking is one of them, so don't smoke around. Other: cold dry air, common cold/viruses, allergy. Night time cough can be because of postnasal drip/asthma. Viral bronchiolitis is common in younger kids. Make sure her nose is clear, put saline nasal drops, suck mucous with bulb syringe, use a humidifier in room. No cough med. Sleep position: up to 1 yr is on back, keep head up. See doc. ...Read more
Best tx for sleep: The best treatment for a sleep disorder starts with a visit with a Psychologist or Physician expert in sleep disorders. They may refer you back to your primary care if some other medical condition is suspect, but they will be able to accurately assess your symptoms and history and make recommendations evidence based on your condition. ...Read more
Melatonin: 1.Keep regular bed & waking time (even weekends). Rise same time each day, regardless of time you fell asleep. 2. Develop relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath/shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfortable mattress & pillows. 4. Bedroom is only for sleep & sex. No work materials, computers, & tv in room. 5. Finish eating at least 2-3 hr. ...Read more
Sed rate: If you are asking how the erythrocytes sedimentation rate can be normalized so that your mother will stop worrying about it, then tell her this. As a pathologist of 40 years experience, I am reassuring her that if she feels well, the test is worthless as a screen for disease and she should be thankful for good health. She owes it to herself to forget about it. ...Read more
See a dr: You can have sleep problems from snoring, apnea, restless legs, poor sleep hygeine, anxiety/depression, napping during the day, night seizures, noises in the neighborhood waking you up, bed bugs, waking up to use the bathroom, acid reflux, allergies, or any number of things. I recommend seeing a doctor to get checked out. ...Read more
How I can stop from snoring? Is there treatment to stop it? What should I do? I feel ashamed when I sleep with my friend.
Snoring: There are various things to do to improve or stop snoring. If possible you should see an ear nose and throat doctor as you may have some serious obstruction that could cause problems down the line such as heart problems. You might have sleep apnea. Being overweight can be a problem. ...Read more
I have an annoying cough that won't let me sleep and I want to know if there is a home remedy that may help me sleep through tonight?
Why I feel drowsiness after 10 min of studying, even after a good sleep. Even though I take proper diet & do regular exercises. Plz advise some remedy?
You feel bored: You feel bored by the subject. Try to take notes while you studying to keep you awake. Coffee might help too. ...Read more
What are causes of black shadows below eyes and what is treatment my hb is 12.5.im sleeping eating well?
If you're referring to dark circles under your eyes, then its a million dollar question that everyone wants answers to.
It can be a variety of reasons, eg. Genetics, lack of sleep, fatigue, not eating well, weight loss. Certain medications, getting older, etc. And they are difficult to treat, depending on the cause. Obviously do the things you can do, eat healthy, be healthy, sleep adequately... ...Read more
Sleep: If your sleep is interrupted by leg pain, the most common cause for someone your age is arthritis pain, but the other one to consider is something called restless leg syndrome, which can be detected by a sleep study. Before being treated for RLS, I would get your iron level checked as that can be a cause of restless leg syndrome. ...Read more
Humidifier: Try using humidifier in bedroom. Beware that risk for mold might increase. So don't run humidifier all day long, just when you're sleeping. Also check for possible allergies causing nasal congestion such that you breathe thru your mouth which dries throat. Perhaps try antihistamine. ...Read more
Be careful: Be very wary and careful of buying meds like these on line. A recent study showed as high as 92% of the meds that you were supposed to be getting were not actually what you got, and there were even weird fillers like shavings of metal in some of the pills. I would be very hesitant to ever but my meds on-line- there is no oversight to make sure you are getting what you ask for. ...Read more
Colic is difficult to manage and resolves with time. Sometimes bundling helps or motion, like a swing. There are products sold over the counter that rarely work but you can try them. Make sure your doctor feels he is otherwise well.
There is a web site called purple crying which may be helpful. All the best. ...Read more
Mosquito: Other than mosquitoe netting, the best anti-mosquito aid is deet found in many "outdoor" products. Deet is high concentration is better. It will dissolve some plastics so be careful where you apply it. B-6 and other products like avon will not work. ...Read more
If you believe: Someone has taken a date rape drug and is not waking up, take them to an ER and have them seen. There are several types of date rape drugs and they can be lethal. ...Read more
How should I use expigment cream for treatment of freckles??? Can I use it once before sleeping??
Don't like freckles?: Test for sensitivity before using by applying a small amount to an area of darker skin and waiting 24 hours. If no reaction, apply a thin film to clean, dry skin twice a day, taking care to not apply to unaffected areas. Wash hands after use. Use sunscreen and, do not use other bleaching agents. Stop if any redness, rash, crusting or swelling and call your doctor. Keep away from eyes, mouth etcHydroquinone works by decreasing the production and increasing the breakdown of melanosomes (melanin pigment granules) in the skin's pigment cells (melanocytes). It does this by inhibiting the activity of tyrosinase, the enzyme needed to make melanin. ...Read more
Is there any treatment to decrease bags under your eyes & does sleep medication attribute to them? Thanks!
Pls I want to know what is the reason for some bodies cannot sleep and what is the treatment - thanks tareq?
When I lay down and about to sleep. When my eyes close I feel like I'm falling. And when I open them I feel wared out. Any cure or treatment? Help!!!
Go to bed earlier!: You may be very exhausted when going to bed, and during pre-sleep there is a phase where the muscles are slightly stiff then relax (hypnagogic myoclonic twitch or “Hypnic jerk”) that is normal before entering into sleep. It's just that you are overly aware of this sensation, versus being already asleep. So, it's more pronounced when you're overtired! See: http://www. Failedsuccess. Com/index. Php? /web ...Read more