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I am on methadone treatment, i take 30ml dailey. The biggest problem I have is sleepiness , to the point that i even can not see properly any help?

I am on methadone treatment, i take 30ml dailey. The biggest problem I have is sleepiness , to the point that i even can not see properly any help?

Possible sleep apnea: Methadone can induce sleep apnea in susceptible individuals. You therefore need a laboratory sleep study to find out if you have obstructive sleep apnea or central sleep apnea. Both of them would need to be treated. Both can cause excessive daytime sleepiness. ...Read more

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Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
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Sleepiness (Definition)

Somnolence is a condition of drowsiness and is a symptom associated with many conditions including sleep apnea, ...Read more


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I'm in 15 weeks of my pregnancy i had lost my deep sleep at night by this i'm feeling very tired and sleepiness at early morning remedy please?

I'm in 15 weeks of my pregnancy i had lost my deep sleep at night by this i'm feeling very tired and sleepiness at early morning remedy please?

Normal: I know that you know and have probably read that this is completely normal. The hormones of pregnancy make us sleepy..... very sleepy. There's not much remedy, other than exercise and routine. Forcing yourself to follow a regimen during the day, and then maybe going to bed early at night. Up to 200mcg of caffeine/day is okay in pregnancy, so if you need a little pick me up, it's safe. ...Read more

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17 y old having severe sleep apnea + snoring + huge day sleepiness. Which treatment ? Fear mask a lot. Extremely poor memory, can it improve student

17 y old having severe sleep apnea + snoring +  huge day sleepiness. Which treatment ? Fear mask a lot. Extremely poor memory, can it improve  student

Need treatment: Working with a sleep specialist, there are many different types of masks that can be tried with a CPAP machine. It is essential to treatment diagnosed sleep apnea. Effectively treated, it can have life-changing effects on energy, memory and mood. I wish you the best. ...Read more

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I am taking antidepressants since 15years I feel excessive sleepiness at daytime and lethargy please suggest treatment ( any herbal medicine)?

I am taking antidepressants since 15years I feel excessive sleepiness at daytime and lethargy please suggest treatment  ( any herbal medicine)?

Medication effects: Side effect of antidepressants can be sleepiness and lethargy. Other reasons can be: •High Dose •Time of taking medication •Continued Depression •Overwhelming stresses •Sleep Disorder •Lethargy can be due to Anemia, Diabetes, Hypothyroidism. Discuss with Psychiatrist •Diagnosis •Side effects of, antidepressants •Withdrawal effects, •Decreasing the dose •St John’s Wort •Therapy for stress ...Read more

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What is somnolence?

Sleepiness: Somnolence means sleepiness. It can be caused by not enough time in bed, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, idiopathic hypersomnia, depression, certain medicines, and many other causes. ...Read more

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Can spending too much time in front of the computer cause somnolence?

Can spending too much time in front of the computer cause somnolence?

Not really: Spending too much time in front of computer should not cause sleepiness. However, people who spend too much time in front of the computer may decrease time in bed and get sleep deprived, which makes them sleepy. Also, people who are sleepy (for any reason) will tend to doze off when inactive, as when stilling in front of the computer. ...Read more

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How can I deal with the somnolence caused by tegretol?

How can I deal with the somnolence caused by tegretol?

Tegretol side FX: If tegretol is causing excessive somnolence, it may be helpful to reduce the dose, or to use an alternative. In your history there are symptoms of poor sleeping and breathing difficulty. Could these be a factor also? Sometimes the two of these are related to a condition known as sleep apnea, which can itself cause somnolence, independent of medication. ...Read more

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Could spending too much time in front of the computer cause drowsiness and somnolence?

Maybe: Monotonous work or actions tend to be boring and loss of interest may incite drowsiness. But again, this should not cause sleepiness. Consider 'loss of sleep' in the night .. Like in 'sleep apnea' and myriad other sleep problems. ...Read more