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Health Problems From Sleeping On These New Mattresses
Yes: However those actually problems will vary upon the medication. ...Read more
Most certainly yes!: Solving sleep problems is a common adventure in our society. Over the counter sleep aids are everywhere, with varying success and often with problems of their own. Melatonin seems to be most helpful and side effects low. If that's not helpful you can start with either your primary care provider or a mental health professional. More difficult cases may require sleep apnea or psychiatric consults. ...Read more
Could sleeping with an iPad under my back, connected to WiFi could cause any long term health problem?
In perimenopause, with no other health problems, is it common to get only 3-4 hours of sleep a night every night for years?
Yes: I have had patients tell me this, although as you already know, that's not a healthy amout of sleep. Women with insomnia need to address. Is it not falling to sleep or waking and not being able to get back to sleep. Do you exercise cardiovascularly every day for at least 30-40 min? Are you a smoker? Drinker? Coffee drinker? Sleep hygeine is a science and I'm sure you can get more zzzzz's! ...Read more
My son was exposed to high levels of formaldehyde at a house we lived in, 42ppm, from 2 mnths on & has a ton of health/sleep problems. Suggestions?
Needs Assessment: Along with irritation of the nose, eyes, and throat, the respiratory system may be negatively impacted, leading to pain when attempting to breathe. If not treated in a timely manner, the exposure can lead to the creation of lesions in the respiratory system and cause damage to the lungs that may or may not be reversible. ...Read more
I'm not good, I think I will die soon, I don't have health problem, have severe hypochondria, I see my funeral in sleep at nights, think my die is near...
Depression & Health: You appear to have feelings of depression and anxiety, with sleep disturbances. If you feel loss of interest in life, or have suicidal thoughts, please talk to your doctor, or a psychologist to get help. You need to take care of yourself by eating well, and getting 30 min of exercise/day, preferably outside. Try brisk walking, with a friend if possible. Avoid alcohol. Please get help! ...Read more
Daytime sleeping: Hi DanishMO62 ~ no never. But ask why you have daytime somnolence. Is this due to sleep apnea? Excessive activity at night, (studying, social media, TV etc) or other possible cause. Probably good thing to go for a checkup with your doc! But sleep won't harm you if you are not driving a car or doing any other hazardous activity. Thx ...Read more
Sleep is natures way of recharging and backing up your system so to speak. Normal sleep amounts of 6-8 hours a day are needed.
It is unusual that you only sleep for 3 hours. This could be due to hyperthryroid, medications, drugs or other nervous conditions. Get a check up and or a sleep study to improve your health. ...Read more
What type of health problems can I get if I go to sleep less than half an hour after finishing dinner?
Due to school work and family problems, I sleep 6 hours during the night and 2 hours after school. Would that still be health?
Multi-source stress: It is one thing to loose sleep trying to achieve good grades, but family problems together with the stress of school is problematic. Family problems may be more complicated than an upcoming test or project and may be more a factor in loosing sleep. Getting counseling to resolve these family issues may reduce your sleep difficulties and help you focus on your academic goals. ...Read more
Haven't slept a whole night not 1 minute of sleep&now I have a long day ahead of me will I be okay only health problem I have is pituarity gland tumor?
I am facing health issue, masturbate problem while sleeping, one or two time in a week, is it dangerous? I'm so worried about my health
What you described will not cause any health problems. Contrary to popular misconceptions, masturbation does not cause baldness, dementia or any other health abnormality.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. ...Read more
My 4m old baby tends to sleep longer when sleeps on his belly. Can this pose any health problem 4 him in future. If yes pls guide how to change it?
Baby to sleep on back: Babiy while sleeping on belly may vomit because of the pressure on belly, and the vomitted material may go to lungs causing pneumonia. so it is not recommended the baby to sleep on belly. You can put your baby on back or on side with left side up. Hope this will help ...Read more
Can 10 mg of Lexapro (escitalopram) and beer cause major health problems? Can't sleep because of anxiety of a health issue from interaction
Not recommended: Lexapro (escitalopram) is a common anti-depressant medication with the potential for serious side effects like fast heartbeat, hallucinations, loss of coordination, severe dizziness, severe nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, twitching muscles, just to name a few. Drinking alcohol and taking Lexapro (escitalopram) is not recommended, but if you decide to drink, consider the potential health consequences. ...Read more
I'm 21 year old and have physically weak body my weight is 88.18 lbs. And also have a problem with sleeping. What should I do to improve my health?
Diet and exercise: For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. ...Read more
Can severe sleep deprivation for 13 years cause heart attacks, just curious as I know its not good for your health. This is becoming a big problem now?
I have a problem with sleep, fear of masturbate while sleeping every nite, and loosing health. What to do? Please help I'm getting weak
Not the cause: While you may assume you are weak because of this it is not reasonable to do so. You cannot "masturbate " while asleep. It takes an awake & directed effort to do so. You can have a spontaneous nighttime emission of sperm, which is normal and not known to cause any medical problems. You may have a culturally guilt driven anxiety about the process, but these are based on myth. ...Read more
My hands start to swell and face when I lay down to go to sleep. Well, I can feel it all over my body. I am 36 no health problems that I know of.
I have been suffering with health anxiety for about 6 months. I have noticed that my anxiety intensified right before I go to sleep. My 0.5 mg ativan (lorazepam) doesn't seem to help me anymore. Why is that? Should I request a new medication?
Tolerance: Your body will develop tolerance to narcotics like opioid pain meds and benzos like Ativan (lorazepam). That means the dose becomes less effective over time. However, benzos are really meant to be short-term helps while the underlying problem is being addressed. There are safer meds that can be used long-term to control anxiety, that won't cause tolerance. Counseling can be very effective for this too. ...Read more
Lower back pain for over 6 weeks. Seeked medical attention and still not resolved. I'm a completely health person and one day I woke up from a new bed with horrible backpains. I've done light stretching, resting, sleep on hard flat surfaces, someone even
The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. ..
The back pains might improve with heat pads, exercise, massage.
Since your pain is persistent, for over six weeks and you already seek medical attention, you should talk to your doctor for possible x-ray/mri tests or a referral for pain specialist. ...Read more
Choke on saliva only during sleep. I have chronic sinusitis and post nasal drip. I don't have breath or swallow problems and no known health issues.
No. 1 issue- mouth: Breather! Anyone who has chronic sinusitis have a big issue in that they normally can't breeze through their nose easily, so they compensate by breathing through their mouth. So that is a health condition worth noting. If you're choking on your saliva, and have postnasal drip issues at night, you need to make sure during the day that you're well hydrated, and also must change your diet to reduce the amount of phlegm producing food products consumed: cheese, processed foods, milk products. ...Read more
Is 5 mg Cialis safe to take for penis erection. 36 yr old. No health problem. Only no attraction, stress, lack of sleep. When masterbate alone, All OK?
Therapy: I think it would be better to engage in therapy to deal with your problems instead of taking a medication to mask your problems ...Read more
What's the best way to sleep (position, mattress, etc.), as a lifelong habit, so not to get sleep problems 30 years later?
Long answer!: Best way to sleep can be very personalized. In general I would say make sure you are correct/near ideal body weight, avoid sedative hypnotics prior to sleep, sleep on side if comfortable, avoid matresses that may become old and worn, avoid allergens during sleep (make sure breathing clean air). ...Read more