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How can I sleep through the night and not wake up at 4am?

How can I sleep through the night and not wake up at 4am?

Also consider.....: If you are waking up at a similar time no matter your stress/worry level or your level or tiredness, consider having a conversation with a sleep specialist. They will go over issues that may be inadvertently impacting your sleep. In the meantime, watch your sleep times, timing of activities and meals before sleep, get regular exercise, ask you doc about medication effects, if any, on your sleep. ...Read more

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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


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Whenever i go to sleep early, around 10:00 pm, i suddenly wake up at around 1:00 am. How can I sleep through the night?

Whenever i go to sleep early, around 10:00 pm, i suddenly wake up at around 1:00 am. How can I sleep through the night?

Early to bed: For adults, going to bed early usually results in a mid-sleep awakening. The body clock awakens you after slow-wave (deep) sleep drive has attenuated. Before the electric light, when people went to bed near sunset, mid-sleep awakenings were normal. After a period of quiet wakefulness, the waning clock makes sleep possible again in the early morning hours before dawn. Relax, read a book, and wait. ...Read more

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At 100ml my bladders irritated&wants to be emptied,but i sleep through the night and can hold it.it doesnt hurt when i wake up.whats wrong?

At 100ml my bladders irritated&wants to be emptied,but i sleep through the night and can hold it.it doesnt hurt when i wake up.whats wrong?

Bladder irritants: If you haven't already, see your doctor to rule out a urinary tract infection and a condition known as interstitial cystitis that can cause the symptoms you are having. In the meantime avoiding certain foods and drinks can help. Here is more info; http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/johns_hopkins_bayview/_docs/medical_services/obstetrics_gynecology/bladder_irritants.pdf http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/interstitial-cystitis/basics/definition/con-20022439 ...Read more

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Why do I wake up after only 4-6 hour of sleep? I go to bed at maybe 11 and wake up randomly at 4 or 5 if lucky 6 i can never sleep through the night

Why do I wake up after only 4-6 hour of sleep? I go to bed at maybe 11 and wake up randomly at 4 or 5 if lucky 6 i can never sleep through the night

Ack of sleep: R u waking up from a dream?. What is your mood like the next morning?. Any health issues?. On medications?. Would be glad to help if clarify. ...Read more

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Why can't i sleep through the night? I go to sleep at 10 and wake up in a couple of hours and i can't get back to sleep until late in the day help me

Why can't i sleep through the night? I go to sleep at 10 and wake up in a couple of hours and i can't get back to sleep until late in the day help me

Change sleep habits: Only use the bedroom to sleep not to watch tv or read etc exercise about 2 hrs before sleeping drink 1 tbsp honey in warm chamomile tea no stimulants such as coffee or chocolate or spicy food at early dinner keep bedroom dark and quiet. ...Read more

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Why can't i sleep ? I can't take naps and sometimes i wake up all through the night. My naps arent long and i can't seem to stop thinking about stuff

Why can't i sleep ? I can't take naps and sometimes i wake up all through the night. My naps arent long and i can't seem to stop thinking about stuff

Many possibilities: In addition to a full detailed medical evaluation for issues causing hypermetabolic conditions you might want to visit a sleep clinic and/or a psychiatrist or psychiatrist and have this looked into. Hope this improves soon. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my one month old to not sleep dring the day and still wake up through the night?

Is it normal for my one month old to not sleep dring the day and still wake up through the night?

Yep: Altho not easy this may be normal.May sure they are not having trouble with something such as acid reflux, formula intolerance, etc. That makes it hard for them to sleep. ...Read more

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For about 5 days, im waking up through the night which is new 4me. I wake up every 2-3 hrs. Any help for staying sleep all night so im more rested?

Start w great sleep: Hygiene. 1. Keep regular bed ; wakening time (includes weekends). Get up same time daily. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath or shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfortable mattress ; pillows. 4. Use bedroom only for sleep ; sex. Put work materials, computers, ; tvs in another room. 5. Finish eating at least. ...Read more