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How do I stop drooling in my sleep?

How do I stop drooling in my sleep?

Not easy: If you sleep with your mouth ope it is natural to drool. If it is really excessive you might want to talk to your doctor, but you are probably normal. Is your nose clogged ? ...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


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How can I stop drooling in my sleep?

How can I stop drooling in my sleep?

DROOLING SLEEP: You can stop drooling in your sleep if you do not sleep tight or you wake up sometimes at night to rinse your mouth.Drooling is a sign of deep slumber. ...Read more

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How do I stop myself from fidgeting in my sleep?

How do I stop myself from fidgeting in my sleep?

Get help: There are a number of things that can cause this. I would suggest seeing a sleep specialist or psychologist for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How do I stop my restlessness at night?

How do I stop my restlessness at night?

Restless ness: Look up restless legs syndrome, which is usually treated by a neurologist or sleep specialist and see if that describes your problem. Iron defienciency and some medications can cause it. ...Read more

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How can I stop my sleep talking?

How can I stop my sleep talking?

Not much option: If this benign parasomnia is a nuisance to you, may be a sleep study, treatment of sleep apnea, reduction in rem sleep etc can be tried.. ...Read more

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How can I stop moaning and groaning in my sleep?

How can I stop moaning and groaning in my sleep?

Vague: Hard to empirically figure out without a thorough history and an exam. I would recommend a sleep study which would be monitored and could evaluate hopefully what is going on. ...Read more

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How do I keep myself from clenching my teeth in my sleep?

How do I keep myself from clenching my teeth in my sleep?

Bruxism.: You cannot control the clenching and grinding your teeth at night. The only thing you can do is get a night guard to protect the teeth while grind all night long. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could i stop drooling in my sleep?

Can you tell me how could i stop drooling in my sleep?

Mouth breathing: Typically any level of nasal obstruction can create conditions that encourage mouth breathing particularly when sleeping. Drooling is a symptom that you may be mouth breathing at night. Have a full nasal evaluation by ENT doc. ...Read more

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How can I stop grinding my teeth in my sleep?

How can I stop grinding my teeth in my sleep?

Nocturnal bruxing: You cannot stop grinding your teeth during sleep. You do not have control over this. It is important that you see a dentist about this for a couple of reasons. First this can cause pain, headaches and be very destructive to your teeth. Secondly grinding can related to sleep apnea, a very serious condition. If you snore, are overweight, are tired during the daytime, get evaluated. ...Read more

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How can I stop licking my lips in my sleep?

How can I stop licking my lips in my sleep?

Behavior: It sounds like it may not be under your voluntary control, please get a sleep study done and see if there is anything that can be picked up, r/o tic disorder etc. ...Read more

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How do I stop my thoughts from racing at night when I am trying to go to sleep?

How do I stop my thoughts from racing at night when I am trying to go to sleep?

Meditation: Relaxation exercises helps the body prepare for sleep but many people can still fall asleep during periods of stress without difficulty. ...Read more

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I bite my lips in my sleep, how to stop?

I bite my lips in my sleep, how to stop?

Lip biting: This is most likely a habit related to stress. If you can reduce your stress you may be able to break the habit. Are you lips dry and cracking? Consider using a lip balm before you go to sleep. If necessary, see a Dermatologist (or therapist for stress reduction techniques). ...Read more

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Why do I grind my teeth when i sleep and how can I stop it?

Why do I grind my teeth when i sleep and how can I stop it?

Tooth grinding: Bruxism or tooth grinding is a condition which we do not know much about it's cause. It damages the teeth and tmjs. Needs to do a damage control and use mouth guard. ...Read more

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Why do I have nightmares whenever I sleep on my back, and how can I change that?

Pain: Perhaps your brain is telling you something. Nightmares can be a reaction to painful stimuli while asleep as the brain's way of telling you to wake up. Sleeping solely on your back is not good for it and may be leading to back pain. Your back does better by sleeping on the side with the natural curvature in place. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do to stop fidgeting in my sleep?

Is there anything i can do to stop fidgeting in my sleep?

Yes: See a sleep specialist or your primary physician. If you have periodic limb movements disorder, there are some medications that can help. Known precipitants can also be examined for. Avoid alcohol before bed, and make sure you are not iron-deficient. ...Read more

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How do I stop myself from scratching my scabs in my sleep?

How do I stop myself from scratching my scabs in my sleep?

Try: You can try putting something over your hands like a sock.... Good luck.. ...Read more

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How come i fart and snore when i sleep and how can I stop it?

How come i fart and snore when i sleep and how can I stop it?

Muscle tone: Typically as you fall asleep and when asleep there is loss of skeletal muscle tone throughout the body, the external rectal sphincter is no different. If you have less gas, through diet in some cases, this can help. ...Read more

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What to do if i think i suffer from sleep apnea. Would sleeping on my side help keep my airways open?

Sleep apnea: Yes and here are a few suggestions: avoiding sleeping on one's back ( sew a pocket on the back of a t-shirt and put a tennis ball in it) losing weight seeing an ENT to evaluate the airways for deviated septum, enlarged tonsils etc. See an allergist and treat as needed. Wear breath rite strips wear a custom device made by a dentist that will hold the lower jaw forward, thereby opening the airway. ...Read more

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Dr. Stacey Ishman
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Drooling (Definition)

Drooling = saliva involuntarily ...Read more