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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

Burning pain or irritation in the upper stomach or lower chest. May be worse on lying down, and is ...Read more


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Could one only have seizures at night times?

Could one only have seizures at night times?

Yes: It is possible to have seizures only during the night. This may be true of frontal lobe epilepsies. Biting the tongue or wetting the bed at night may be indications of seizures at night while asleep. ...Read more

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I struggle with sleeping at night but tired during the day :(?

I struggle with sleeping at night but tired during the day :(?

Many possibilities : Are you stressed and think a lot at night that keeps you thinking and from sleeping? Do you exercise at night? Do you drink alcohol at night? Do you nap during the day? Is your room too hot? Too noisy? All these things can interfere with sleep and make you tired in the day. Just because you are tired if your brain is in high gear you won't be able to sleep! ...Read more

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Nauseous at different times of day but mostly at night and in the morning. Tender stomach, constipation, not pregnant.

Nauseous at different times of day but mostly at night and in the morning. Tender stomach, constipation, not pregnant.

Treat constipation : If you treat the constipation by adequate hydration and drinking juices and eating fruits and increase you fibers intake and exercising a lot of these problems will go away. ...Read more

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Pain in my stomach at night releived by drinking peppermint tea and belching. Wake up at night due to pain. What is it?

Pain in my stomach at night releived by drinking peppermint tea and belching.  Wake up at night due to pain. What is it?

Reflux: Peppermint is an old remedy for an upset stomach. You should see your doctor as this could be reflux or an ulcer. They may want to prescribe a proton-pump inhibitor which will reduce the acid production in your stomach and allow it to heal. ...Read more

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Can't sleeping at night. Very tired during afternoon, but impressively active & awake at 4a.m. Nauseous during day pga lack of sleep?

Can't sleeping at night. Very tired during afternoon, but impressively active & awake at 4a.m. Nauseous during day pga lack of sleep?

You might be...: ...a night owl with a morning bird schedule. Or your normal sleep-wake cycle might be disrupted by the long daytime hours of during summer time in the extreme northern & southern parts of the planet. It's complicated. I suggest you go to mayoclinic.org--patient information--diseases & conditions and get info on insomnia. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Every night I end up having to pee 2-4 times per night only at night is it frequent. What could be cause?

Every night I end up having to pee 2-4 times per night  only at night is it frequent. What could be cause?

UTI?: If this is something new, sometimes having urinary frequency (symptoms you described) can be a sign of a urinary tract infection. I would recommend following up with your doctor to have a urine specimen drawn. If this is not a new problem, I would consider evaluation for overactive bladder as well. Either way, close follow up with your PCP is mandatory. ...Read more

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Every night a tickly cough wakes me up. I don't cough at all during the day, only at night when I sleep. What could it be?

Every night a tickly cough wakes me up. I don't cough at all during the day, only at night when I sleep. What could it be?

PN drips ?: Postnasal drips are the likely cause but one needs to consider reflux which worsens when you lie down. Ask your doctor to check your nose and throat to find out if there is any inflammation. ...Read more

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Jason is experiencing trouble sleeping at night it just started last night. He sometimes refused to eat although I can hear his stomach. Only at night?

Jason is experiencing trouble sleeping at night it just started last night. He sometimes refused to eat although I can hear his stomach. Only at night?

If it just started: he may be stressed, worried,usually a person that has this type of behavioral doesn't have much of an appetite. Has he done anything different? change in routine? These are the things that has to be looked at and ruled out. try getting information out of him as to why he doesn't want to eat, or say I notice you had a hard time falling soundly asleep can you tell me why? that's one way of getting ...Read more

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Why can a baby be crying at night only before sleeping?

Why can a baby be crying at night only before sleeping?

Babies who are put : In their own cribs drowsy, but awake, from birth learn to self-calm to fall asleep between 1-4 months & to fall back asleep if they night wake. Establish a consistent bedtime & routine, including reading & cleaning the gums or teeth. At/after 5-6 months it's harder for them to settle, but they do after a few nights of fussing, if parents consistently allow them to learn to self-calm. ...Read more

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Gastric ulcer. 1 pms-pantoprazole 40mg daily, in the morning, but i fell most of the pain at night and when i wake up. Shouldn't i take one at night?

Gastric ulcer. 1 pms-pantoprazole 40mg daily, in the morning, but i fell most of the pain at night and when i wake up. Shouldn't i take one at night?

Pantoprazole: You can only maximally suppress the acid. It may be that you could get benefit from two pills, but first change the dosing time. Since it is a once daily, you can take in pm. Most important, t should be taken 30 mins before a meal. It is most effective this way. By taking before meal, it give the acid cells a chance to activate. This activation is wht makes the pill effective! ...Read more

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I urnite too much at night. Sometimes in one hour its 2-3 times?

I urnite too much at night. Sometimes in one hour its 2-3 times?

Cut down fluids/coff: First of all you should cut down the fluids after dinner and no coffee or sodas containing caffeine.Empty your bladder before bed if still you have same complain consult your doctor as it can be due to ' 1 urinary tract infection 2diabetes mellitus 3diabetes insipidus if you do not have any urinary problem during day time, changes in fluid restriction and caffeine at night and emptying bladder. ...Read more

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Night blindness in one eye at night. Whats up?

Night blindness in one eye at night. Whats up?

Depends: All depend on the cause of your blindness.Some are trasient or temporary.Others are permanent.See an experienced ophthamolosist. ...Read more

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Waking up in the night at 3 every night. Why?

Waking up in the night at 3 every night. Why?

Try melatonin: Try over-the-counter sleeping pills such as melatonin. Do you have nightmares? Do you have allergies? If melatonin doesn't work, consult your doctor or perhaps a sleep specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Indigestion (Definition)

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