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What are the problems with soft erections and sleep depravation!?

What are the problems with soft erections and sleep depravation!?

What do you mean?: Sleep deprivation can, for example, in sleep apnea, can lower testosterone levels and lead to soft erections. The problem is that neither are satisfying. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Insomnia (Definition)

A sleep disorder in which a person cannot fall or stay asleep. It usually accompanies another sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorder, and can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, and increased risk of ...Read more


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Are sleep apnea, trouble breathing awake and asleep and GERD part of pure autonomic falure or multiple system atrophy? Thanks.

Are sleep apnea, trouble breathing awake and asleep and GERD part of pure autonomic falure or multiple system atrophy? Thanks.

The diseases : You are referring to are rare whereas the other items not necessarily. Talk to your physician & get answers. ...Read more

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Can sleep disorders cause cognitive impairment, flat affect and memory problems?

Can sleep disorders cause cognitive impairment, flat affect and memory problems?

Absolutely: Contact your pcp for referral for a sleep study, or polysomnogram. There are many possible causes of sleep fragmentation, and a disruption in the amount of any state of sleep can cause memory, concentration and mood disruption. In my practice, we deal primarily with obstructive sleep apnea. The patients report your symptoms and fatigue; the bed partners also suffer (from the noise!). Get checked! ...Read more

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Best medication(s) for anxiety and panic attacks mainly in sleep, suffering from night terrors and sleep paralysis causing hours of lost sleep and sleep deprivation and added increased anxiety etc ?

Best medication(s) for anxiety and panic attacks mainly in sleep, suffering from night terrors and sleep paralysis causing hours of lost sleep and sleep deprivation and added increased anxiety etc 
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Night terrors: From experience teaching Planned Dream Intervention to over 35,000 people world-wide, I most strongly recommend learning this skill over any medication. When you have disturbing experiences you are going to have unusual or frightening content in your dreams but there is no validity to dream interpretation. My No More Nightmares class teaches clients how to sleep through their dreams-without drugs! ...Read more

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Best medication(s) for anxiety and panic attacks mainly in sleep, suffering from night terrors and sleep paralysis causing hours of lost sleep and sleep deprivation and added increased anxiety etc ?

Best medication(s) for anxiety and panic attacks mainly in sleep, suffering from night terrors and sleep paralysis causing hours of lost sleep and sleep deprivation and added increased anxiety etc ?

Psychotherapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxietyor depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read more

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Can MS cause memory problems and mood swings?

Can MS cause memory problems and mood swings?

You bet it could: About 65 % of ms patients experience some cognitive issues, and emotional lability and inappropriate behavior can be an issue. Symptomatic medications can help immensely, and memory enhancing agents, and a drug called nuedexta can be of great value. ...Read more

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Why fibromyalgia causes memory and concentration and balance problems?

Why fibromyalgia causes memory and concentration and balance problems?

Yes, causes of Fibro: The causes of memory loss and fibrofog are as yet undetermined; however, a number of factors could be at the root of these cognitive impairments. It is apparent that there is no real problem with the mental capacities of people suffering from fibrofog. Instead, there must be underlying problems that cause the brain to be unable to complete memory functions. Sleep deprivation: sleep disorders are o. ...Read more

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Have any other patients with fibromyalgia memtioned about memory and concentration problems and difficulty breathing and poor balance?

Have any other patients with fibromyalgia memtioned about memory and concentration problems and difficulty breathing and poor balance?

Fibromyalgia ; Mood: Research has found a link between fibromyalgia and depression. It sounds like you are experiencing symptoms of depression (difficulty remembering and concentrating). I recommend consulting with your doctor treating your fibromyalgia regarding your memory and concentration problems; as well as your difficulty breathing and poor balance which is probably related to your anxiety about fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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What are circadian rhythm sleep disorders related to sleep paralysis and nightmares?

What are circadian rhythm sleep disorders related to sleep paralysis and nightmares?

Sleep disorders: Sleep phase disorders may need to be diagnosed via sleep study and usually require really expert coaching to correct. Nightmares and often also sleep paralysis can easily be addressed with my No More Nightmares training. Please contact me if you request further details. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics cause restless sleep and dream abnormalities?

Can antibiotics cause restless sleep and dream abnormalities?

Don't know which : Antibiotic you are on. Checked Prochlorperazine (stemetil) and tramaset. Tramaset can cause difficulty with sleep. If you desire information about your antibiotic then you will need to share what antibiotic is being taken. Please clarify ; re-ask your question. ...Read more

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Can lack of sleep and stress cause delusional thinking small issues as big issues?

Can lack of sleep and stress cause delusional thinking small issues as big issues?

Yes: There have been experiments done where people are woken up when they start to go into rem or deep sleep which found that sleep deprivation can lead to hallucinations. If you are stressed and not sleeping meet with a psychologist to learn stress management techniques and develop better sleep habits. You may also want to start on some sleep medication consult with your physician. ...Read more

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Are sleep deprivation and neck stiffness related symptoms?

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Are sleep deprivation and neck stiffness related symptoms?

Could be: You may have aches and pains, listlessness, decreased concentration when you are deprived of sleep. ...Read more

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Do i need a sleep study? 30, male in good shape. Tired, brain fog, memory probs, loss of emotion (except anger), but with no sleep ap symptoms.

Do i need a sleep study? 
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Tired, brain fog, memory probs, loss of emotion (except anger), but with no sleep ap symptoms.

NEED CHECK UP: With the symptoms you are describing, you should consult your family doctor and let him recommend what tests you need you need a history&physical and if indicated blood and urine test, and other studies if there is indication. ...Read more

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Can problems with your vision and retinal disorders cause depression?

Can problems with your vision and retinal disorders cause depression?

Yes: Yes, visual problems are linked to depression particularly if they are chronic. However depression is common and should be evaluated by a doctor on its own merits. ...Read more

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I have sleep apnea since 5 years and depression. Does the depression come from the sleep apnea illness. ?

I have sleep apnea since 5 years and depression. Does the depression come from the sleep apnea illness. ?

Sleep apnea: Sleep apnea means that the brain is not getting adequate oxygen. This affects the physiology and psychology of an individual. Please discuss this with your physician and get treated quickly. ...Read more

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Could sleep and meditation help with brain fog?

Could sleep and meditation help with brain fog?

If brain fog is fr: hormonal changes, or neurotransmitter deficiencies, then it's best to have this evaluated further if meditation alone doesn't seem to alleviate your symptoms. Also make sure you get plenty of rest at night, and restorative REM sleep too. ...Read more

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How can sleep obstruct parkinson symptoms and other pain?

How can  sleep obstruct parkinson symptoms and other pain?

Sleep: It could be possible that you have parkinsonsian symptoms and sleep you dont have awareness and perhaps the intensity goes down. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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