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I was just diagnosed with severe siatica. I have been to 5 doctors in the past 4 months. My pain started around my right testicle and it feels like something is literally squeezing it like a python. No pun intended. Also my lower back is in agony as w
Not too long: In research studies when they woke people up before they reached rem (deep) sleep, there were psychological symptoms which appeared fairly rapidly (which were reversible). If you are having trouble sleeping, speak to your physician and talk to a therapist, take care of it before it causes havoc. ...Read more
I am all alone, can't sleep and think of ending my life often, all though i don't think i will go though with it, wish i could.
Life is hard: I have known many like what you describe and they all worked at the solution and got to the point where life is back to normal. The secret is to talk to a trained professional and explain what you are feeling. That is the most important first step. You will be better and much happier. I know you have great things yet to do. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many Causes..: There are many reasons for difficulty sleeping, and several types of insomnia. Nearly 70 million people suffer from sleep problems. If you have been having difficulty sleeping for some time (two or more weeks), it may be helpful to consult your doctor or a mental health professional to explore further. Here is a link to some tips I have developed for my patients: http://tinyurl.Com/cuexb6u. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sensitive marker: Sleep is a sensitive marker of many diseases. If there is a big, sudden change in your sleep habits, it is important to let your doctor know. Be careful with taking sleep-inducing drugs to cover up the insomnia. This should only be done after eliminating serious causes of insomnia. It is much better to use insomnia to reach early diagnosis of an underlying medical / psychiatric condition. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Insomnia: There is acute insomnia or chronic insomnia, acute insomnia is less than 3 months and chronic is more than 3 to 6 months please identify the stressor that caused this, it could be move to a different time zone, financial, relation stress etc. Google sleep hygiene you may need short term meds like ambien cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia works best according to studies. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Everytime I sleep I always have a nightmare. Some are so bad I wake up thinking its real and freak out? What does this mean?
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