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How Does Your Serotonin Levels Affect When You Fall Asleep
What causes a knee to fall asleep? Could it be from my tarlov cysts at multiple levels in my spine?
70yo active male, still working. On levothyroxin/normal thy levels. Unless I am being very active I fall asleep for as much as 2 hours in aft. Causes?
Osa: The most causes of excessive daytime sleepiness include obstructive sleep apnea (osa), sleep deprivation and medication side effects. Risk factors for osa include obesity, a short neck, snoring or witnessed apnea episodes during sleep. It is also possible these symptoms are not due to an underlying medical problem. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Are there effective alternatives to cpap? I have sleep apnea. My level of energy is very low, i fall asleep any time I am sitting still for more than an hour, when I am driving distances, and when at the movie theater, i cannot make through a movie withou
Sleep apnea: It would depend on the severity of the apnea on your sleep study. If the apnea is not severe there is a dental device that you can use. There is the option of surgery but its not as effective if the apnea is severe. Losing weight is important if you are overweight. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My energy level drops around noon, I can't do anything but feel exhausted for 2-3 hours.Then I get energised again and I can't fall asleep at night.
How good is your: sleep hygiene?Retire & rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized & finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, Chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath or lavender scent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You don't...: Don't force yourself to sleep at a time when you aren't tired, you will only make things worse, by driving down your sleep efficiency (tst/tib). Stay up until you are tired, then go to bed... Wake up a the same time 7 days/week. Don't take naps. Naps will completely mess up your schedule.. Follow this, and you will start to fall in to a routine and schedule. ...Read more
Yes: Your body may have given you a second wind which is over-riding your exhaustion. Try using deep breathing exercises to help slow yourself back down. Always try to use excellent sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to. ...Read more
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