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Newborn Deep Sleep Hard To Arouse
I bit the tip of my tongue hard and was bleeding as i was falling into a deep sleep, what could of caused this?
I have a 16mon old baby at night she is very restless it's hard for her to sleep but @6am she falls in a deep sleep how can help her sleep at night?
Wake days/sleep nite: I would make a conscious effort to never let her sleep more than 2 hours at a time during the day, without at least a five minute period of alertness, before i let her sleep more. After a few days her body will shift her deep sleep to a night pattern. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been bitting down on my teeth so hard while in deep sleep that I'm worried I will break a tooth and it wakes me up. I wake with headach?
Biting hard: This is called bruxism, which is chronic grinding and/or clenching the teeth. It is a habit usually caused by stress or a bad bite. It usually occurs at night during sleep, but is also common during waking hours. See your dentist for an exam to diagnose the cause and a recommendation for the appropriate treatment. A bite splint can help prevent damage to your teeth, but will not stop the clenching ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It used to be so hard to wake up but now i wake up really easily. Does this mean i'm not getting into deep sleep so that's why it's easier to wake up?
Morning lark: It is not unusual for people to wake up when sunlight enters their eyes. Getting up early does not necessarily mean that you are losing deep sleep. The latter part of your night is spent largely in rem sleep. True deep sleep would be considered stage n3 sleep. This is a combination of what used to be called stage iii and four sleep. I don't believe that there is any significant correlation between getting up early and losing deep sleep which can occur even earlier in the night. As long as you're not feeling sleepy during the day there should be no problembest wishes and try to get somewhere between six and eight hours of sleep per night. If you find that you are having difficulty then please consult with a sleep disorder specialist. ...Read more
Try 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
May need sleep eval: 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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