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I feel so drowsy even several hours after I wake up. What can I do?

I feel so drowsy even several hours after I wake up. What can I do?

Wirkip: If you snore, get sleep study. Get your thyroid checked through blood chemistries. Make sure youarenottaking stimulates such as coffee or tea and sugary goods after 3 pm. That would be a start. ...Read more

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Being tired is common during pregnancy, especially in the first few months and then towards the end. Exercise, rest, and proper diet all may reduce the degree of tiredness that you feel. It may help to take ...Read more


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Why do I fall asleep early at night, wake up after a maximum of two hours and then i don't get to sleep again till day break. Then feel drowsy all day?

Why do I fall asleep early at night, wake up after a maximum of two hours and then i don't get to sleep again till day break. Then feel drowsy all day?

Insomnia: Most common causes are underlying medical problems such as chronic pain, depression, anxiety, gerd and obstructive sleep apnea. Also can be secondary to poor sleep environment, medications, or other substances like coffee, energy drinks, cold medication or street drugs. A good history and physical with asleep questionnaire by your physician very important to assess the cause. ...Read more

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I'm in dentistry school and studying is hard,i need to study till 12am to wake up at 6am,how to stay focused,and prevent sleepiness?

I'm in dentistry school and studying is hard,i need to study till 12am to wake up at 6am,how to stay focused,and prevent sleepiness?

Good for you: Make sure you are getting proper nutrition. Take periodic short breaks from studying. Don't smoke. Try to arrange for at least 7hrs sleep a night. Latest research shows humans function best with 7.8 hrs sleep/night. Good Luck! ...Read more

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I have been taking tryptomer 50mg for past 1 year however when I wake up I don't feel fresh I fell drowsy throughout the day and my stool is dark?

I have been taking tryptomer 50mg for past 1 year however when I wake up I don't feel fresh I fell drowsy throughout the day and my stool is dark?

Drug side effects: This medication is known to frequently cause a "hangover"in the morning. If you haven't already, you can try cutting your dose to 25mg. This medication is also known to darken stools, it is a common side effect. May need to try another drug if lowering the dose doesn't help. ...Read more

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I've been having strong headaches & daytime sleepiness. I've been going to bed early and it's still hard to wake up the next day. It's not normal.

Sleep disorder: Your symptoms are fairly classical sleep apnea, however there are several other conditions would also need to be ruled out. One of them is central nervous system idiopathic hypersomnia, and the other is narcolepsy. There are also many other conditions can cause excessive daytime sleepiness. The person to rule this out would be a sleep disorder specialist please ask your family doctor for a referral or self refer through the phone book. You will need a overnight polysomnogram test and possibly an ms lt the following day to check for narcolepsy or idiopathic hypersomnolence. Best wishes to you. By the way, it is also possible that your symptoms could represent an underlying other type of physical illness or a psychiatric illness or a medication related issue. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a costochondritis relapse/worsening. I also diagnosed with constipation. This morning I couldn't wake up I was dizzy and drowsy ?

What are the signs of a costochondritis relapse/worsening. I also diagnosed with constipation. This morning I couldn't wake up I was dizzy and drowsy ?

Costochondritis hurt: s when you move the joint,either by moving your chest wall or by direct pressure over the inflamed joint.Neither this or constipation,can explain your dizziness and fatigue.(btw-Milk of Magnesia"Mint Flavor"works great to clean u out) ...Read more

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I am having bad diarrhea drowsiness weight loss and wake up in the morning with blood in my spit and nose went from weighing 160 to 139 pretty fast ?

I am having bad diarrhea drowsiness weight loss and wake up in the morning with blood in my spit and nose went from weighing 160 to 139 pretty fast ?

Respiratory, GIsympt: I feel empathy for your condition. At 1ge 20, it is overwhelming to go through so much discomfort. Go to Emergency room with a supportive person for diagnosis of your condition, request Consultation by a Pulmonologist and other Specialists, and receive all necessary Treatment. Believe in the blessings and healing of your body for 20 years.. Reach out to your family and friends for support. ...Read more

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I have nasal congestion especially at night. I have to breath through my mouth. I wake up frequently during night and daytime sleepiness. Wat i use?

I have nasal congestion especially at night. I have to breath through my mouth. I wake up frequently during night and daytime sleepiness. Wat i use?

The cause: If you suspect allergy , then a nasal cortisone would likely work best. On the other hand, you may also have other causes for nasal congestion and thus consulting your doctor would be your best bet. ...Read more