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Doctor insights on: How To Relax Sore Muscles So You Can Fall Asleep

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Cant stay asleep, wake often to feelings of sore muscles in back and sides/ kidneys? Diff mattress no help. Stressed. Can metformin/ glipizide be prob

Cant stay asleep, wake often to feelings of sore muscles in back and sides/ kidneys? Diff mattress no help. Stressed. Can metformin/ glipizide be prob

You can try metformi: Metformin is OK to try. Small doses of Elavil (amitriptyline) or Flexoril at bedtime are also effective for your symptoms. Your doctor can help you with this and adjusting your dose based on how well you sleep. The bigger problem may be stress. It is worth looking into ways to reduce your stress levels. This can help keep you healthy for the future. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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The muscle at the lower part of my legs pains me at night. I could't fall asleep. I'm only 25. And I do some exercise everyday. What causes this?

The muscle at the lower part of my legs pains me at night. I could't fall asleep. I'm only 25. And I do some exercise everyday. What causes this?

Hard to say: There are many muscles in the legs. One of the muscles in the lower part of the leg are the calf muscles. These attach to the heel bone via the achilles tendon. Achilles tendonitis is very common in active patients. Stretching, nsaids, ice tend to be very helpful. www.oano.com. ...Read more

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I have a horrible cough. I couldn't fall asleep. Sitting up straight helped, until my jaw started hurting really bad. Could I have pulled a muscle?

I have a horrible cough. I couldn't fall asleep. Sitting up straight helped, until my jaw started hurting really bad. Could I have pulled a muscle?

Coughing: It is possible that you pulled a muscle. For your cough sleep with several pillows, a vaporizer and drink lots of fluids. Tea with honey works as does the old standby, chicken soup! ...Read more

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I have an issue with my legs. They are always sore and often one leg or both feels as though it is falling asleep but they never actually fall asleep?

I have an issue with my legs. They are always sore and often one leg or both feels as though it is falling asleep but they never actually fall asleep?

See your doc...: This could be a sign of a problem with blood flow or the nerves, and warrants an evaluation by a healthcare professional! ...Read more

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Could you tell me ways to sooth a sore throat and how to fall asleep fast?

Could you tell me ways to sooth a sore throat and how to fall asleep fast?

Soothing relief: Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced ginger. Steep 5 min. In a covered pot. Add 2 to 3 tbs honey & sip. Consider making tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 min.). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve throat pain. Chamomile tea or melatonin for sleep. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing muscle cramps in my legs every night when I try to fall asleep and a jittery restless feeling, I try and stretch but nothing helps.

Restless Legs: Some people experience Restless Legs Syndrome. It is an interesting but unpleasant clinical illness. Many things make it worse (alcohol, certain meds), some things seem to possible even cause it (low ferritin), and there are treatments available. Doctors trained in sleep medicine are pretty well versed in it. Good luck! ...Read more