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What causes the eye to jerk or twitch ? Can it be part of the after affects of the concussion sence the nrain heals so slow? Or is it lack of sleep?

What causes the eye to jerk or twitch ? Can it be part of the after affects of the concussion sence the nrain heals so slow? Or is it lack of sleep?

Benign myokymia : Usually caffeine, fatigue or stress. Trying to address those factors typically does the trick. In a few persistent cases Botox can be used, but that's rare. ...Read more

Sleep Deprivation (Definition)

Sleep deprivation is when either consciously or unconsciously you are not allowing your body enough time for sleep. Typically in adult normal time is 6-8 hours. There are some people that require more (> 10 hours). Sleep deprivation can take another form in the type of selective deprivation such as rem sleep deprivation. Typically this may be med induced or ...Read more


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Lack of sleep caused fever. How to overcome fast.

Lack of sleep caused fever. How to overcome fast.

Fever: The first step is to get some sleep. Fever may be due to a virus or infection. Lack of sleep can cause a decrease in your immune system and leave you vulnerable to illness. In addition to sleep, make sure that you maintain a healthy balanced diet. If the fever persists, then see your medical doctor . ...Read more

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I feel like death. My concussion is worse today, and I have a fever and cough also. My dr said there is nothing he can do.. Tons of sleep for me!

Concussion-CT scan: Concussions may lead to headache, nausea, and vomiting. If you have already had a ct scan of the head, and it is ok, then it is probably a wait and watch situation. However, if you haven't had a ct scan of the head, that is something to consider. Finally, if the symptoms worsen or don't improve, consider a repeat ct scan of the head to ensure that there is no delayed bleeding or swelling. ...Read more

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Are red ears a symptom of lack of sleep?

Are red ears a symptom of lack of sleep?

Possibly: Red ears indicate an increase in vascular flow and suggests that the control mechanisms of the autonomic (automatic) nervous system is compromised and unbalanced. Everything is connected to everything else ! ...Read more

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I have all the symptoms for narcolepsy, but i'm still not sure if it's that or just lack of sleep. And should I tell my parents or just endure it?

I have all the symptoms for narcolepsy, but i'm still not sure if it's that or just lack of sleep. And should I tell my parents or just endure it?

Tell your parents: Even if it isn't narcolepsy you need some help. It can be difficult to go to your parents even if you have a decent relationship, but sleeping difficulties of all kinds at your age really need to be taken seriously. Don't wait. There is treatment for sleep difficulties and disorders , sometimes it's just a matter of making some lifestyle changes. Good luck and best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Can lack of sleep make me sick? I have a 7 month old so the past 7 months I haven't slept much at all. Started feeling really sick, flu like symptoms.

Can lack of sleep make me sick? I have a 7 month old so the past 7 months I haven't slept much at all. Started feeling really sick, flu like symptoms.

Possible: Sleep deprivation can make you tired and fatigued. It can upset the immune system too in non measurable ways. So find a way to get some relief. You might have some flu virus for real too. So do check that out, since it is the season. ...Read more

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Can lack of sleep for days cause symptoms that can mimic dementia in elderly? (hallucinations & delusions)

Can lack of sleep for days cause symptoms that can mimic dementia in elderly? (hallucinations & delusions)

Absolutely: Yes, it's dangerous. If it's that bad, you must see a doctor to get it treated. Hallucinations aren't just fun and games. They can cause you to do dangerous things. Lack of sleep is quite unhealthy and can cause severe problems if it goes on for too long. ...Read more

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Sleep (Definition)

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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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more