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How can I prevent waking up multiple times during the night?

How can I prevent waking up multiple times during the night?

Get Evaluated: Get evaluated to rule out a medical cause for waking up multiple times during the night. There are many reasons for sleep disturbance, some causes can include sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, and hormone changes. Adequate sleep is important for overall health, and disease prevention see your doctor for an accurate diagnosis and treatment options, . ...Read more

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What are natural remedies to prevent waking up multiple times per night?

What are natural remedies to prevent waking up multiple times per night?

Address why waking: This is a very complicated quesiton to answer. You need to figure out what the wakings are about. Can be as simple as stress or anxiety about an issue or can be your body telling you it is in trouble (as in the case of osa). If it is affecting your daytime function, seek professional help to make sure it is not a sleep disorder that needs treatment. As your primary care if you are not sure. ...Read more

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Headaches 6-7 days/week. I've tried OTC everything. Emergency visits 4 times. What meds are best for prevention and during? Not tramadol. Does nothing

Headaches 6-7 days/week. I've tried OTC everything. Emergency visits 4 times. What meds are best for prevention and during? Not tramadol. Does nothing

Med evaluation neede: The cause of the headaches needs to be determined. Could be a neck problem, eye strain, nasal congestion and allergies etc. Then treat the cause and not the symptom. ...Read more

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I get stomach and intestinal pain during times of acute stress, ie;before exams, is there a way to prevent that reaction, or put a stop to pain?

I get stomach and intestinal pain during times of acute stress, ie;before exams, is there a way to prevent that reaction, or put a stop to pain?

Brain controls body,: this is how we are all built. Thus the best solution is to confront the issues driving the stress. All exams become relatively easy if you have intensely studied & really know the subject matter & information. On other hand, if you do not care about the results, then low stress this way also. Meds treat symptoms, do not control the person; the few powerful enough to are dangerous & can kill. ...Read more

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Why does my 3.5 year old keep getting colds, cough specially during winters. In 4 months she has been on antibiotics 3 times. How to prevent this.

Why does my 3.5 year old keep getting colds, cough specially during winters. In 4 months she has been on antibiotics 3 times. How to prevent this.

Recurring URI: Young children often get ill by being exposed to other children, who carry different viruses. Also, during the winter, when heat is on, there is a problem with humidification of inspired air ()which is lacking that may lead to illness. Most disturbing is the fact that most of these illnesses are viral in nature, which do not require nor respond to antibiotics. Ask pediatrician for a specialist. ...Read more

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My wife has migrenes 2 times a month that usually occur during pms, monthly period or during ovulation.Can she prevent them? She is on propanolol.

My wife has migrenes 2 times a month that usually occur during pms, monthly period or during ovulation.Can she prevent them? She is on propanolol.

Migraine prevention: Menstrual migraines can be prevented with a variety of medications. Best to consult with your doctor so that he or she can tailor a prevention plan for your specific condition. ...Read more

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My son is almost 8 and still has accidents at times not all the time just occasionally night and day is it normal what can I do to prevent it he's 8?

My son is almost 8 and still has accidents at times not all the time just occasionally night and day is it normal what can I do to prevent it he's 8?

One possible cause: Accidents in this age may be a result of constipation and stool holding habits. What usually happens is that the liquid stool will leak around the constipated stool and cause an accident. Find out if he has been having issues with constipation and if so you can add a stool softener to his regimen. This should help. ...Read more

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I keep having episodes of sleep paralysis numerous times ever night. How can I prevent this?

I keep having episodes of sleep paralysis numerous times ever night. How can I prevent this?

Sleep study: Hyponogogic sleep is characterized by 'sleep paralysis'. Many people experience this phenomenon. It has to do with the 'stages' of sleep. A sleep study can help provide info and there may be ways to help patients get to a different stage of sleep where this does not occur. See a physician about this and he/she can prescribe a sleep study. ...Read more

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How to prevent waking up in the night from the cat?

How to prevent waking up in the night from the cat?

Move the cat: To another room and close the door, or close your bedroom door. Don't let your pet affect your sleep - it is important! ...Read more