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Doctor insights on: How Do I Get Back Into A Good Sleep Routine After My Overseas Trip

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How do I get back into a good sleep routine after my overseas trip?

How do I get back into a good sleep routine after my overseas trip?

Get on schedule: The best thing to do is get back to your normal schedule and get to bed at your regular time. Avoid caffeine for a few hours before bedtime and avoid naps. It may take a few days of doing this before you are back on track. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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How to get my 3 year old back on a good sleep schedule?

How to get my 3 year old back on a good sleep schedule?

Don't let them nap: during the day, put them to bed at the same time every night, develop a sleep routine (i.e., quiet time before bed time, bath, soothing music & a story before bed), make sure they get exercise every day (but not just before bedtime!) Good luck. ...Read more

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How many nights of good sleep can it take to get healthy skin etc back?

How many nights of good sleep can it take to get healthy skin etc back?

Hard to say: When we talk about sleep effecting metabolic and cardiovascular health, typically it is on the order of 3-6 months. Skin is the window to the rest of our organ system function so i would say at least that long. ...Read more

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I miss how well i slept with seroquel, (quetiapine) should I go back on it to get good sleep? Been off it 3 months.

I miss how well i slept with seroquel, (quetiapine) should I go back on it to get good sleep? Been off it 3 months.

Good idea : If you used to sleep well on 25 or 50 mg, i see no harm in going back to that dose, as long as you are aware of the side effects, or as well it can help with you mood stability as well. ...Read more

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19 mnth toddler, currently undergoing diagnosis for ASD. Have a good sleep routine, tried all advice, but wakes night & can't fall asleep. Melatonin?

19 mnth toddler, currently undergoing diagnosis for ASD. Have a good sleep routine, tried all advice, but wakes night & can't fall asleep. Melatonin?

Share with PCP: Hi BGrewal Sounds like you are already hooked up with a good Pediatric qualified team. Sleep disturbance in this age usually indicates something other than a change in melatonin, and I would discuss with your PCP or the referral team ASAP! Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I get good sleep?

How can I get good sleep?

Sleep : Have a quiet hour before bedtime. Turn off all electronic devices including television. Listen to soft music, take a warm bath or read a a light ficton story. ...Read more

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Why i don't get good sleep?

Why i don't get good sleep?

Sleep trouble? : Many people have trouble with sleep bc of medical problems, worry, depression, poor sleep habits, substances, etc. Best to consult with your doc. ...Read more

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What do I need to get a good sleep?

What do I need to get a good sleep?

Sleep hygiene: Good sleep hygiene is the key to a good night sleep. Avoid caffeine and alcohol. Exercise early in afternoon. Keep your sleep schedule regular and do not eat late. ...Read more

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Are there good ways to get good sleep?

Are there good ways to get good sleep?

Have a GOOD DAY!: A healthy day should be followed by a good night. How to have a good day: avoid caffeine, especially after lunch on. Get at least 30 minutes of exercise. Do not overeat at dinner. Avoid alcohol at dinner and after. Leave your stresses out of the bedroom. Wind down before bed....No high strung tv show!. No tv watching from bed. No colas. At bed time, dark quiet room. Avoid sleeping pills! ...Read more

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Can I get a good sleep in 5 hours 37 minutes?

Can I get a good sleep in 5 hours 37 minutes?

Probably Not: Your body really needs a bare minimum of 6 hours of sleep a night, and does much better in the 7-9 hour range. A night here or there of less than 6 hours can be tolerated, but routinely less does not allow enough time for all the things your brain and hormones need to accomplish during sleep. If you can't muster up another hour, try to get a solid hour nap during the day to refresh those neurons. ...Read more

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Any tips on how to get good sleep? Zeo showed problems

Any tips on how to get good sleep? Zeo showed problems

Glutamine/melatonin: Glutamine 2gm pet night or melatonin (not animal based) will help sleep. Trypophan is also one that works. ...Read more

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Need guide as to how to get a good sleep at night time?

Need guide as to how to get a good sleep at night time?

Sleep Hygiene: Fix a bedtime and an awakening time. Avoid napping during the day. Avoid alcohol 4-6 hours before bedtime. Avoid caffeine 4-6 hours before bedtime. Avoid heavy, spicy, or sugary foods 4-6 hours before bedtime. Exercise regularly, but not right before bed. Use comfortable bedding. Find a comfortable temperature setting for sleeping and keep the room well ventilated. ...Read more

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What can I do to get a good sleep in 5 hours 37 minutes?

What can I do to get a good sleep in 5 hours 37 minutes?

Hard: Typically adults need between 6- 8 hours of sleep at night. Getting less often makes you build up sleep dept and you need more by the end of the week. Avoid caffeine and alcohol and make the most of the sleep that you do get. Check out the national sleep foundation good sleep tips. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get that energized good sleep feeling?

7-8 hours sleep: If you wake up tired, and are dragging and drowsy during the day, you may have sleep apnea. You need to see your doctor and perhaps have a sleep study. Today in many cases an oral appliance can be used instead of the CPAP machine. A dentist trained in dental sleep medicine can help you if you do have sleep apnea. Do not take sleeping pills. ...Read more

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How can I get a good sleep without waking up throughout the night?

How can I get a good sleep without waking up throughout the night?

Behavior modifying: One place to start is practicing good sleep hygiene. Keep your sleep pattern consistently structured, avoid napping, use bed only for sleep or intimacy, and avoid lying in bed long periods without sleeping. If falling asleep is troublesome because of trouble turning off your thoughts, relaxation and imagery techniques are often helpful. For more help with these make an appointment with a therapist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could stop worrying and get a good sleep tonight?

Can you tell me how I could stop worrying and get a good sleep tonight?

Rumination is a real: problem. We worry we didn't do all we should have, as well as what we need to do tomorrow. We fret over things said & unsaid. It's as though we think we'll forget so our brain becomes like a hamster wheel, spinning, spinning. Try keeping a note pad next to ur bed & start writing ur worries there. They'll be there when u awaken from a good sleep, ready to tackle those problems. Sweet dreams! ...Read more

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I have sleeping disorder, what can I do yo get a good sleep?

There are many: There are many sleep disorders. Which one do you have? That will tell us about the right rx. ...Read more

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Can any doc explain why can I never get good sleep?

Can any doc explain why can I never get good sleep?

Difficulty falling: Asleep is often associated w/anxiety while waking up early and not returning to sleep is associated w/depression. Periodic waking is associated w/overall light sleep. Please see you doc who may order a sleep study. Peace and good health. ...Read more