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How to make a checklist and to manage time effectively?

Organization: You need to organize yourself. Set a list of what you must do day by day. Stick to it. This will get you into a pattern that is constructive and stay with it ...Read more

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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 can I cure sleep disorders and how to massage to take better sleep.?

How can I cure sleep disorders and how to massage to take better sleep.?

No easy answer : Sleep is the symptom not the cause what is the cause sleep disorder is the biggest crises after obesity what is not letting u sleep so u need to ask your self r u in bed by 9 r u following sleep hygeine rules r u watching tv with all bad news is your brain rested enough or going 110 miles is the temp good is the bed comfortable is your body comfortable did u take a great bath or shower r no fight. ...Read more

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Can a person get to much sleep? And how many hours is to much?

Can a person get to much sleep? And how many hours is to much?

Could be: There are some studies which suggest too much sleep can be associated with diabetes, hypertension, increased weight, and other medical problems. People vary, but its rather unusual to need more than 9 hours sleep. A good discussion from the natl sleep foundation can be read here: http://www.Sleepfoundation.Org/article/how-sleep-works/how-much-sleep-do-we-really-need. ...Read more

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How to deal with my sleep?

How to deal with my sleep?

I am sorry but there: Isn't enough to determine what your problem with sleep is. I will provide information on sleep hygiene basics. If you need more specific info then please clarify and re-ask. 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. ...Read more

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How safe is self-Acupuncture to help with sleep problems?

How safe is self-Acupuncture to help with sleep problems?

Very safe: Both auricular and Chinese Scalp acupuncture can be beneficial for treatment of sleep problems. However, it may take a number of sessions for more robust responses. ...Read more

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How to deal with antihistamine and constipation?

How to deal with antihistamine and constipation?

More water: Antihistamines (especially those with decongestants) can be drying so consuming more water would be a first recommendation. Increase fiber intake and take a stool softener as needed. ...Read more

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How to get to sleep with this cold?

How to get to sleep with this cold?

Try cold remedies to: Decrease your symptoms. For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. Consider an oral decongestant. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Melatonin can be >. ...Read more

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Can you slowly train your body to need less and less sleep to be healthy?

Can you slowly train your body to need less and less sleep to be healthy?

No: There are several phases of sleep and one of the most important levels for maximum rest and renovation is delta phase. This is the deepest level of sleep in which hgh (human growth hormone) is released influencing every cell to restore and recharge. It takes time to get to this level of sleep and time to be at this level during sleep to be and stay healthy. ...Read more

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How to deal with exhaustion?

How to deal with exhaustion?

Rest is good: Adequate sleep, avoidance of stimulants, and alcohol, proper nutirition, hydration, exercise... And of course adequate sleep. Naps of less than 1/2 hour probably wont help - uninterupted sleep for at least 6-7 preferrably 8 hours a night helps. If one has lost a lot of sleep it can take a week or so to get back to normal. ...Read more

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How can better manage my sleep and health?

How can better manage my sleep and health?

Easy, but expensive: A decent diet in america is expensive but essential to health. "junk" may be cheaper but it is still expensive. The only other things to do are exercise and adequate rest. We are created to be active and to enjoy the natural world, but we have become artificial in so many ways. Technology is a two-edged sword. ...Read more

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How to deal or learn to live with tourettes syndrome?

How to deal or learn to live with tourettes syndrome?

Join the Tourette : Syndrome Association of Texas:Texas Chapter 281-238-8096 e-mail: [email protected] website: http://www.tourettetexas.org/ & learn all you can about your disorder, local providers & your legal rights under the ADA. If you can, have your primary physician or TS specialist refer you for a neuropsychological evaluation, individual & family therapy. Knowledge is powerful. ...Read more

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How to treat anxiety that only leaves with sleep?

How to treat anxiety that only leaves with sleep?

Diet: Anxiety is a normal reaction to any form of stress. If it is chronic and there is no evidence of stress, it means that the lower part of your brain is producing the sensation of anxiety for no reason. I have seen hudreds of people with this complaint. Commonest cause is poor diet, particularly sugar and sweeteners. See my blog "oxygen the spark of life". ...Read more

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How to deal with depression and alcohol?

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How to deal with depression and alcohol?

Dep. tx: Schedule appointment with mental health counselor for assessment and possible referral for medications if needed. ...Read more

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How difficult is it to get a prescription for Valium to help deal with stress?

How difficult is it to get a prescription for Valium to help deal with stress?

Variable: It is variable. Valium is an older benzodiazapine. I don't know too many doctors who prescribe it for stress. I try to avoid benzodizapines for stress in favor of talking therapy and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. ...Read more

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How best to cope with anxiety when at work?

How best to cope with anxiety when at work?

Consult outside work: The best solution is to obtain a consultation (outside of work) with a psychotherapist who specializes in work related anxiety and stress. This affords you the privacy to explore openly the work related anxiety, gain insight and develop an appropriate way to cope with the work issue. The solution can be very different from how you deal with anxiety in your personal life.. ...Read more

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How is it possible for people to sleep with their eyes open?

How is it possible for people to sleep with their eyes open?

Unintentionally: Some individuals eyelids drift apart during sleep, giving them the appearance that their eyes are partially open. A condition, bell's palsy, is an often reversible paralysis, that affects the ability to close the eyelid on one side. Injections of Botox for blepharospasm can sometimes result in temporary failure of eyelid closure. All of these generally result in ocular drying. All not intentional. ...Read more

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How to deal with pcos?

How to deal with pcos?

Different symptoms: PCOS affects different people in different ways. There are different ways of responding to it depending upon your symptoms. Menstrual irregularity, obesity, infertility, excess hair growth, acne..... Each may benefit from a different treatment. Most people with PCOS don't need any treatment, however! ...Read more

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How to sleep with roommates?

How to sleep with roommates?

Set limits: I agree with dr. Davis. Encourage meeting as a group & reaching consensus regarding noise/ light at night time. Sleep is essential! ...Read more

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How to get good rest with little time to sleep?

How to get good rest with little time to sleep?

Use good 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 more

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How can you sleep with ptsd?

Oh my, That is one : Difficult issue to deal w. It is important to ensure that you have excellent sleep hygiene. Avoiding or minimizing alcohol intake is essential. There are a number of different medications (& combinations) that can be used: trazodone, remeron, (mirtazapine) atypical antipsychotics, melatonin (sometimes w buspar), tricyclic antidepressants, standard sleep medications etc. Etc. Controlling sleep is a key to tx. ...Read more

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