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Nocturnal (Overview)

This term is used to note that something is occurring at night.


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What is nocturnal bruixism?

What is nocturnal bruixism?

Grinding: You teeth at night. Get a night guard. I recommend the NTI appliance to all my patients because it's less bulky than other night guards and leads to better compliance. I've been wearing mine for 10 years! ...Read more

Nocturnal (Overview)

This term is used to note that something is occurring at night.


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What causes nocturnal emissions?

What causes nocturnal emissions?

Build up of semen: Begins in adolescence and falls off with age. Does not occur in post-pubertal males with frequent masturbation or regular sex release of semen. ...Read more

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Is being nocturnal a disorder?

Is being nocturnal a disorder?

Morningness/nightnes: There are predispositions people have been more lark vs. Owl. When it turns out that person is going to bed in the morning (sleep phase is delayed to this point) and then person sleeps during the day, this can be disorder. It may work to person's advantage with a particular job. If the person does not want this to be the case then it would be a disorder and treated. ...Read more

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What causes people to be nocturnal?

It depends: Some people are genetically wired that way (night owls) and others gradually shift their day-night switch more towards night. ...Read more

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I can't sleep at night?

I can't sleep at night?

Sleep hygiene: Getting up at same time every day, 7 days per week, regular exercise but not right before bed, and going to sleep at the same time every night. If you aren't using stimulants and this doesn't help, see your doctor for a work up of the problem. ...Read more

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Walking alone at night?

Walking alone at night?

Usually not wise: Being alone anywhere can make you a target. Best not to walk alone anywhere at night. ...Read more

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I can t sleep at night?

I can t sleep at night?

Insomnia: Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by difficulty falling and/or staying asleep.

http://www. Webmd. Com/sleep-disorders/guide/insomnia-symptoms-and-causes#1 ...Read more

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Are tampons at night ok?

Yes: Tampons can be used at night but should be changed in the morning. ...Read more

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Why is TMJ worse at night?

Why is TMJ worse at night?

Perception or..: It may be that one is more aware of pain or one may be clenching their teeth which can cause more pain... For help I would suggest seeing a dentist who has experience diagnosing and treating the tmj. ...Read more

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Why cant I sleep at night?

Why cant I sleep at night?

Many causes: There are many causes of insomnia. You need to see a doctor for a routine exam and blood tests to make sure there is nothing going on like hyperthyroidism that could be the cause. Here are some things to try in the meantime: if you smoke do not smoke 3 hours before going to bed, don't drink any alcohol (it disrupts sleep cycle), no caffeine 12 hours before bed, no electronics 3 hours before bed. ...Read more

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Why do men sweat at night?

Why do men sweat at night?

Sweating: Sweating does not discriminate sex. Any one can sweat more than the other/ daytime or night time. If you are sweating at night, keep the temp cooler or have a fan. Hope this answer helps you. ...Read more

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Is it safe to jog at night?

Is it ever safe.: Well it is a lot safer than jogging with a blindfold on, but not much. Aside from negotiating potholes, rocks, curbs and a sundry of other hazards while moving thru less than adequate lighting, there is also the possibility of meeting the criminal element. You are wearing reflective clothing, carrying a phone only to mitigate both potential and very real dangers. ...Read more

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I don't can sleep at night?

I don't can sleep at night?

More info needed: There are lots of things that can interfere with sleep. More information is needed to figure out what's keeping you from sleeping. Avoid addictive prescription pills. You can get a virtual consult through HealthTap Prime to investigate your problem. ...Read more

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Can I eat oatmeal at night?

Can I eat oatmeal at night?

Oatmeal can be: Caustic or irritating to the stomach if eaten late at night and then to sleep. I have had personal experience with this. It is best taken during the daytime. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Can I eat oatmeal at night?

Can I eat oatmeal at night?

Sure: Certainly you can. It is a healthy food in normal quantities and as part of a balanced diet. The time of day you eat it is probably irrelevant. ...Read more

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Does TMJ get worse at night?

Does TMJ get worse at night?

Triggers: Tmd, dysfunction of the tm j (oint), may flare during our dormant stage. It may be due to sleeping position, a teeth grinding habit, or a teeth clenching habit, to name some common triggers. ...Read more

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Pains in the chest at night?

Pains in the chest at night?

See a doctor ASAP: chest pain can have a variety of causes, some self limiting, others life threatening. Without further information, we can not diagnosis this, but urgent evaluation is warranted. Please see a doctor right away. Heart disease in women often presents with atypical symptoms. ...Read more

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Why is my TMJ worse at night?

Why is my TMJ worse at night?

TMJ: Tooth position can contribute to tmd symptoms. You could be potentially clenching or grinding. ...Read more

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Headachs wake me up at night?

Headachs wake me up at night?

See doctor: If the headaches are bad enough to wake you from sleep you should be evaluated ...Read more

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How to get to sleep at night?

How to get to sleep at night?

Insomnia: Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by difficulty falling and/or staying asleep.

http://www. Webmd. Com/sleep-disorders/guide/insomnia-symptoms-and-causes#1 ...Read more

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I can't sleep at night. Tips?

I can't sleep at night. Tips?

Sleep Hygiene Tips.: 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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Lately I can't sleep at night?

Lately I can't sleep at night?

Insomnia: Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by difficulty falling and/or staying asleep.

http://www. Webmd. Com/sleep-disorders/guide/insomnia-symptoms-and-causes#1 ...Read more

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Relief from nocturnal emission?

Relief from nocturnal emission?

Fact of life: If you are a normal, sexually-mature male and do not masturbate or have a partner, you will have wet dreams. One of the cults teaches that these are unhealthy. This is a lie intended to frighten teenagers. I personally know one pastor who left the cult rather than teach this. Being a man is difficult enough without having this frightening and false put into your head. ...Read more

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What to do for oa pain at night?

OA pain: Depends on the area. Sleep with extra pillow between and supportive of the affected joints. Consider gentle massage, ice followed by moist heat, and gentle motion exercises. ...Read more

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Is it safe to join gym at night?

Is it safe to join gym at night?

The Nitty Gritty: Medicine would have no comment on this type of question. Millions of people exercise in the morning; millions of people exercise in the evening or later and millions of people exercise in the middle of the day. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat curd at night?

Is it safe to eat curd at night?

Yes: Yogurt is full of probiotics which regulate your bowels & protein in it is high quality. Can be eaten at night ...Read more