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Fatigue, headache, lassitude, unrefreshed sleep, body weakness?

Fatigue, headache, lassitude, unrefreshed sleep, body weakness?

See a doctor: There are many possible causes of your symptoms: many type of infections (bacterial, viral, fungal, parasitic), anemia, nutrient deficiencies, toxic exposures, thyroid & other hormonal problems, sleep disorders, heart disease, stress, depression etc. It is impossible for anyone here to diagnose you further. See a good doctor, preferably one with a holistic perspective, for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes headaches, nausea, sweating while sleeping, hungry, tired, bad dreams?

What causes headaches, nausea, sweating while sleeping, hungry, tired, bad dreams?

Possible: There are a number of possibilities. I would suggest seeing a physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Why baby not sleeping at night, sleeping at daytime?

Why baby not sleeping at night, sleeping at daytime?

Baby: Babies sleep so many hours that the night alone would not be enough. Plus, they require frequent feeding, so they wake up often. And on top, they are slow eaters (they are very smart on this!). So it is ok. Babies sleep only when they feel like. Gradually, they grow up to adjust to a more normal (for adults) pattern. ...Read more

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Does sleep deprivation cause sleep walking?

Does sleep deprivation cause sleep walking?

Yes: People prone to sleep walking are more likely to do so when they are recovering (ie getting good sleep) after sleep deprivation. ...Read more

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Excessive daytime sleepiness and althemers?

Excessive daytime sleepiness and althemers?

NOT SURE OF QUESTION: Sorry but are you saying that you have daytime sleepiness and alzheimers? Well the system ia all topsy turvy when you have alzheimers as far as memory and mood and behavior. If this is your question then definitely need a physician to treat the alzheimer disease and any other behavioral changes that come along. ...Read more

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Sleep deprivations effect on intelligence?

Sleep deprivations effect on intelligence?

Sleep deprivation: affects the ability to remember and decreases concentration. ...Read more

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I'm having trouble sleeping at night but sleep all day?

I'm having trouble sleeping at night but sleep all day?

Day / Night reversal: See your primary care doc to see if there is anything medical interfering with your sleep, but it may just be that you have gotten into a behavior pattern that is hard to change. If so, you will need to keep yourself from sleeping during the day no matter what, until you are able to sleep at night. For tips on better sleep, go to http://www.Stanford.Edu/~dement/howto.Html. ...Read more

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Trouble sleeping. Insomnia at first and now extended periods of oversleeping and constantly feeling tired?

Trouble sleeping. Insomnia at first and now extended periods of oversleeping and constantly feeling tired?

Internal clock: disruption.The best way to readjust your internal sleep clock is exposure to sunlight at or just after dawn.If possible,open curtains and let the sun rays stream in your bedroom.This will cause an involuntary release of natural "wake up" chemicals.When u get up U must not nap Durring the day and try to go to bed about 8 hours before dawn and repeat the cycle.If this fails,see ur doc for help. ...Read more

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Insomnia, frequent waking, very heavy snoring, unrefreshing sleep, fatigue every day. Sleep study confirms no sleep apnea present. What could it be?

Insomnia, frequent waking, very heavy snoring, unrefreshing sleep, fatigue every day. Sleep study confirms no sleep apnea present. What could it be?

You may suffer from: Upper airway resistance syndrom, most of the time this diagnosis is missed by sleep studies. Have them compare your rdi to ahi if it is almost double, you have issue, even though your ahi is very low and your oxygen saturation is above 90%. ...Read more

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Falling asleep while driving, not tired.?

Falling asleep while driving, not tired.?

Dangerous: Falling asleep while driving is dangerous. It increases risk of auto accidents. It is a symptoms of excessive sleepiness. The commonest causes are not getting enough time in bed, sleep apnea, depression, other sleep disorders including narcolepsy. See your doctor or a sleep medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Causes of never feeling sleepy, unrefreshing sleep and a racing mind?

Causes of never feeling sleepy, unrefreshing sleep and a racing mind?

Several causes: The most common cause is worry about things and not being able to turn your mind off. It is also common in people who exercise then try to go to bed when they have their endorphines high in their system. Are you drinking too much caffeine at night? Are you drinking alcohol at night? Is there a lot of stress in your life at work and or at home? Stress and overwork is probably most common. ...Read more

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What is sleep deprivation?

What is sleep deprivation?

Sleep deprivation : Clinically if you voluntarily or by force get less sleep than you are supposed to get at your age. ...Read more

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I am experiencing low muscle tone, loss of sex drive, fatigue, difficulty sleeping (quality: difficulty falling asleep, unrefreshing sleep) , hair...

I am experiencing  low muscle tone, loss of sex drive, fatigue, difficulty sleeping (quality: difficulty falling asleep, unrefreshing sleep) , hair...

Multiple causes: anxiety / depression would be the most common, however other causes such thyroid dysfunction or other organic disorders would be the case. Need to see your doctor for assessment, good luck ...Read more

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5 hrs sleep= easy to wake but not refreshed. 7+= headaches, oversleeping, coma like. Worse with Trileptal (for bipolar). Blood sugar crashing @ night?

5 hrs sleep= easy to wake but not refreshed. 7+= headaches, oversleeping, coma like. Worse with Trileptal (for bipolar). Blood sugar crashing @ night?

Blood sugar: Possible. One quick way to tell - don't eat any refined carbs (bread, regular potatoes, etc.) for dinner. At bedtime, have a snack of some celery and peanut butter. The peanut butter "burns slowly" in your body. If you feel better in the A.M. - that was it! you should also have a fasting Insulin checked in the A.M. To see if you are "hyperinsulinemic." that could mimic what you describe. ...Read more

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What sleeping pills don't disrupt sleep architecture?

What sleeping pills don't disrupt sleep architecture?

Very good question: I hear all sorts of marketing claims regarding sleep meds and tendency to preserve various phases of sleep, but not really convinced that any do not disrupt patterns. However, your best bet prescription wise might be lunesta, and otc melatonin would also be relatively appropriate. Drugs such as ambien, sonata, (zaleplon) barbiturates and benzodiazepines all disrupt sleep patterns quite substantially. ...Read more

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Day 2 on Prozac (fluoxetine) feeling really depressed. Nausea, frequent use of toilet, lethargic, tired, no motivation, low, sad.

Day 2 on Prozac (fluoxetine) feeling really depressed. Nausea, frequent use of toilet, lethargic, tired, no motivation, low, sad.

Initial worsening: Its not uncommon to have some initial worsening beginning antidepressant and some GI side effects. This should improve after 2 weeks. If it doesn't contact your prescriber. Also tell them if you get suicidal. ...Read more

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