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What's good for treating sleep disorders where you sleep but in the wrong stage(s) of sleep?

What's good for treating sleep disorders where you sleep but in the wrong stage(s) of sleep?

Sleep specialist can: Help sort out your sleeping problems, usually after a sleep study to see if you have sleep apnea, or rls, or plmd, or some other cause for the disturbance in your sleep stages. Ask your pcp to recommend a sleep specialist in your area. ...Read more

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Histamine (Definition)

Histamine is an organic nitrogen compound involved in local immune responses as well as regulating physiological function in the gut and acting as a neurotransmitter. Histamine triggers the inflammatory response. As part of an immune response to foreign pathogens, histamine is produced by basophils and by mast cells found ...Read more


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What are symptoms of sleep disorders?

What are symptoms of sleep disorders?

Sleep disorders: If it takes more than about 30 min. to fall asleep, if you wake up often, can't fall back to sleep, don't get enough sleep, feel tired most of the day, any of these can be signs of a sleep disorder. My primary question is how rested do you feel during the day. The Epworth Sleepiness Scale https://www.slhn.org/docs/pdf/neuro-epworthsleepscale.pdf is a good simple measure. You can contact me also ...Read more

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What are symptoms of sleep disorders?

What are  symptoms of sleep disorders?

Insomnia/hypersomnia: The 2 most common symptoms of sleep disorders are: 1) insomnia - difficulty initiating and/or maintaining sleep 2) hypersomnia - daytime sleepiness. ...Read more

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What are the main types of sleep disorders in adolescents?

Delayed Sleep Phase: Sleeping late and waking up late also called dsps delayed sleep phase syndrome is common in adolescents. Good sleep hygiene and habits are important to counter this. ...Read more

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Water beds causing sleep disorders?

Water beds causing sleep disorders?

Highly unlikely: I am not aware of any scientific studies. May want to check on google. ...Read more

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What does sleep disorders actually mean--insomnia?

Insomnia: Insomnia means inability to fall asleep inability to maintain sleep early morning awakening non restorative sleep this is given you have adequate time and opportunity to get good sleep. ...Read more

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Which type of doctors know the most about sleep disorders?

Which type of doctors know the most about sleep disorders?

Sleep disorders: It's a multidisciplinary field involving pulmonologists, neurologists, internists, psychiatrists, psychologists, family practitioners, pediatricians, dentists, and ENT doctors. Any one of them that is trained in sleep medicine should be able to help. ...Read more

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Does it take more than one sleep study to diagnose sleep disorders?

Does it take more than one sleep study to diagnose sleep disorders?

Sometimes: Sometimes the disorder is not discovered early enough and a second study must be done. Other sleep disorders require one type of a negative sleep study then another kind after that. The long and short of it is that there are different kinds of sleep disorders an different kinds of tests with different requirements. ...Read more

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Sleep disorders, sleep enough hours but not getting rest from sleep?

Sleep disorders, sleep enough hours but not getting rest from sleep?

Some problem: By definition if you are sleeping enough hours 7-8 and not feeling refreshed or tired there is a problem. It could very possibly be a sleep disorder but other things could be the problem as well. You need to have a detailed discussion with your doctor and possibly a work up for other causes and maybe a work up for a sleep disorder. ...Read more

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How can I cure sleep disorders and how to massage to take better sleep.?

How can I cure sleep disorders and how to massage to take better sleep.?

No easy answer : Sleep is the symptom not the cause what is the cause sleep disorder is the biggest crises after obesity what is not letting u sleep so u need to ask your self r u in bed by 9 r u following sleep hygeine rules r u watching tv with all bad news is your brain rested enough or going 110 miles is the temp good is the bed comfortable is your body comfortable did u take a great bath or shower r no fight. ...Read more

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Is there any medicine for sleep disorders..I am not getting my proper sleep at bad time due to insomnia?

Is there any medicine for sleep disorders..I am not getting my proper sleep at bad time due to insomnia?

First, get a sleep : Study and find out if you suffer from sleep apnea. If that is the case, you will be able to use a c-pap machine which will push air into your nose and respiratory track thus solving the problem. ...Read more

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Why do doctors refer to sleep disorders if most advice ends up being hygienic, shouldn't this be treated medically? Or is that not often possible?

"First, do no harm" : is still part of the Hippocratic oath we take. A careful history and physical may reveal the source of delayed-onset sleep or early waking as stress- or habit-related rather than sleep apnea in adults. Pills don't teach skills; learning what stimulants a person takes, diagnosing depression & teaching good sleep hygiene are important steps before prescribing potentially harmful medications. ...Read more

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What are the safest treatments for sleep disorders?

Safe Treatment: Depends on the condition for insomnia it would be cbti, cogntive behavior therapy for insomnia for sleep apnea, it would be CPAP usually for narcolepsy, stimulants etc. It depends on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What herbs help sleep disorders?

What herbs help  sleep disorders?

None, or some..maybe: For initial insomnia - research suggests some scents(eg. Chamomile) can aid relaxation, as may teas from chamomile, valerian and kava. There are no manufacturing standards for these substances, so dosages vary and are unreliable. Some people find magnesium helpful for falling asleep or for restless legs. There are no valid herbal remedies for sleep apnea, narcolepsy, parasomnias, etc. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sleep disorders?

What are the causes of sleep disorders?

Many causes: There are many types and presentations of sleep disorders, ranging from inability to sleep (insomnia) to disrupted sleep to too much sleep. Excessive worries, medical problems, activity levels and day-night patterns, sleep apnea (sleep breathing problems) are among the common causes. When there is sustained sleep disturbance, daytime function is affected, resulting in fatigue, memory trouble, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Boland
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Difficulty Sleeping (Definition)

Many women complain that they have trouble sleeping when they are pregnant. Try not to eat just before bedtime. Consider taking a warm bath at bedtime to help you relax. As your abdomen gets bigger, you may want to lie on your side with a pillow under your abdomen and a pillow between ...Read more


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