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How To Be Able To Sleep In Coach On A Long Train Ride
I just took my first dose of ativan. 1/2 of a .5 mg tab and I feel hyper. Is this normal? How long is it in my system? Will I be able to sleep?
How long do I have to stay up after hitting my head .? And if I was to go to sleep how would I be able to sleep ?
Head trauma: The most significant finding after head trauma is loss of consciousness (LOC). Other important findings are seizure, ataxic gait (walking like your drunk), vomiting, headache, excessive sleepiness. These are all warning signs of potential bleeding in the brain. If you have any of them go to ER immediately for evaluation!! ...Read more
How long on average after thp, should one be able to sleep on the affected side (posterior incision).
THA: Typically as soon as one can tolerate laying on the hip. The one recommendation is that pillows are kept between the legs to prevent crossing the legs and this is necessary until 6 weeks after surgery. ...Read more
Protective Measures: When lying down certain areas of the body and the overlying skin are subjected to high pressures. Lying on your side can subject your hip area to pressures up to 200lbs/square inch. After 20 minutes at these pressures, the skin starts to break down. Nerves under high pressure signal the brain to cause a shift in body position thus redistributing the pressure to protect the skin. ...Read more
I'm very often unable to sleep from 2 to 5am. Usually go to bed at 10pm. I'm a stay at home mom. Only able to sleep all night long on weekends. help?
This sleep: pattern suggests you CAN sleep normally, just not during certain days. What's different during those days? My first guess is daily responsibilities and general stress, which you might check out with family/friends, or even a counselor. Do you change anything else? Diet? Exercise? Social patterns? Drugs/alcohol? These are just starting points... ...Read more
I am not able to sleep, if a took 2 pills of diazepam 5 mg, will it work as sleeping pills ? How longer i will sleep?Can if anyone wake me in between?
Diazepam is old: As a sleeping aid we do not use it often since it is habit forming. Cognitive behavioral therapy (cbt) is the preferred way of treating insomnia. To answer your question: people are different, some taking 5 mg diazepam and knocked out for 36 hours, and some people taking 20 mg and sleep only 2 hours. http://lasleepdr.blogspot.com/2010/03/some-technique-that-helps-you-sleep.html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post psych meds im no longer able to sleep if i try to fall asleep i wake up right before and shake leg. Also feel breathless and grunt in pain &shock?
Problems: Did you taper off your medications or stop them cold turkey? Don't know which psychiatric medications you were on. But stopping some can lead to a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor discontinuation syndrome. The electric shocks can also occur w coming off of some ssri's. Please discuss this w your treating psychiatrist. A slower taper is often helpful. In the meantime practice good sleep >>>. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many many causes: It can be environmental, medical, psychological or side effects from medicine or over the counter products. Always do some good sleep hygiene things like, no smoking or caffeinated drinks before sleep, no external stimuli... If those things don't help than see physician for further help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Good 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 2-3 hrs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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