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Could the restlessness go away?

Could the restlessness go away?

Restlessness can be: anxiety, hormonal, neurological, or lifestyle issues. Please see your doc who may also suggest a mental health professional. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Schwartz
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Restlessness (Definition)

This can look like hyperactivity. Pacing, excessive moving of arms and legs, etc. Restlessness can also be emotional or mental. The mind can feel like it is moving too fast and can interfere w/focus or sleep. It can be from anxiety, hormones, medication, or neurological and can resolve w/treatment. ...Read more


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How do I stop my restlessness at night?

How do I stop my restlessness at night?

Restless ness: Look up restless legs syndrome, which is usually treated by a neurologist or sleep specialist and see if that describes your problem. Iron defienciency and some medications can cause it. ...Read more

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How can I fake having a restless night sleep?

How can I fake having a restless night sleep?

Acting: Act tired and out of it, but I am wondering what acting has to do with this medical forum? ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to handle my restlessness?

Meditation, exercise: What kind of restlessness are you experiencing? Is it emotional or physical? Is this a new symptom? Check out whatever meds you take to see if this is a side effect. Or, maybe you need to figure out why you are so restless with professional help. That being said, meditation and endurance exercise are great. There are online mediitations. Exercise at moderate intensity for 1/2 hour daily. ...Read more

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Why am I always restless before & after I sleep?

Why am I always restless before & after I sleep?

Increase serotonin: L-tryptophan & 5 hydroxy tryptophan can be taken to increase serotonin level.5HTP 2 mg/KG of body weight at bedtime.Foods rich in the above are nuts- walnuts,almond &pecan.May take L-trptophan also.Consult a nutritionally oriented doctor.Diet rich in serotonin are pineapple,eggs,cheese,salmon,tofu,nuts & seeds.Yoga & ralxation & meditation will help. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Restlessness?

Restlessness: This can look like hyperactivity. Pacing, excessive moving of arms and legs, etc. Restlessness can also be emotional or mental. The mind can feel like it is moving too fast and can interfere w/focus or sleep. It can be from anxiety, hormones, medication, or neurological and can resolve w/treatment. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What can you do if suffering from extreme restlessness at work?

Agitated at work: Figure out why with your doctor or a psychologist. Are you that way only at work. Do you like what you are doing. Are you happy with the boss or coworkers, are there toxins in the environment? ...Read more

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How do sleep when you are restless, and thinking about so many things?

Yoga: What helps me when my mind is racing and i'm trying to fall asleep is to try to picture a white light and breath deeply and slowly while mentally repeating the phrase "white light". This is sort of like a yoga mantra and it works! ...Read more

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I feel dull, restless and lazy all times of day. Plz advice a good diet plan.

I feel dull, restless and lazy all times of day. Plz advice a good diet plan.

See a doctor: I do not think that changing your diet would help. You might need a professional evaluation. ...Read more

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Restlessness. Should restlessness in an otherwise normal person be treated with meds?

Restlessness. Should restlessness in an otherwise normal person be treated with meds?

Irritability: Irritability is a symptom of underlying illnesses such as depression, anxiety, substance use, or simply a personality trait. Consult a psychiatrist if this interferes with your daily functioning or causes distress. ...Read more

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2yo woke up in middle night with 101.6 temp, restless but no other symptoms yet. What could it be?

2yo woke up in middle night with 101.6 temp, restless but no other symptoms yet. What could it be?

Possible infection: Hi, There are many illnesses that can cause a fever. In an otherwise healthy 2yo whose immunizations are up to date, the most likely reason is the start of a viral infection. I suggest using an over the counter fever reducing medicine. However, if the fevers persist or should you be concerned about other symptoms please contact your primary care's office to follow up. ...Read more

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2yo woke up in middle night with 101.6 temp, restless but no other symptoms yet. What could it be?

2yo woke up in middle night with 101.6 temp, restless but no other symptoms yet. What could it be?

Fever: fever and restlessness could be any thing. Just watch for any new symptoms like cold , cough etc. see your pediatrician and get checked up . Ears too could be a cause . ...Read more

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My sleep tracker tells me I am restless average 10+ times per night and wake up 2+ times is this normal?

My sleep tracker tells me I am restless average 10+ times per night and wake up 2+ times is this normal?

It's all depends : It all depends if you are having symptoms such as daytime fatigue, not refreshed sleep, lack of energy that may pinpoint to some sleep disorders ...Read more

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I feel itchy sometimes all over and get restless when i'm lying down I am older woman why can I not feel relaxed?

I feel itchy sometimes all over and get restless when i'm lying down I am older woman why can I not feel relaxed?

Itchy & Restless: Generalized itchiness can be allergy to something external (lotion, etc) or inside (drug or food or illness), or anxiety. Keep record of itching & any of these potential triggers and discuss with your doc. Restlesness when lie down: if this only occurs when resting, lying down, falling asleep, it likely is restless leg syndrome, which is treatable! discuss this with your doc! ...Read more

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I am a medical student my exams are starting and I am extremely anxious and restless. Im not being able to concentrate and feeling homesick.Pls help?

I am a medical student my exams are starting and I am extremely anxious and restless. Im not being able to concentrate and feeling homesick.Pls help?

R U the 1 Cranking?: Picturing this scene: college student in a dorm trying to study. But it gets harder & harder 2 concentrate when s/he hears her/his dorm-mate's music being cranked up higher & higher. In ur case, maybe ur own anxiety is doing the cranking. You may believe it nearly impossible to imagine that ur brain can take charge. But like u can learn 2 calm a toddler having tantrum, u can learn 2 calm ur mind. ...Read more

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A 5 year before happened tragedy makes me anxious all the time feels like emptiness, used to remain body restlessness after getting up till some hours?

A 5 year before happened tragedy makes me anxious all the time feels like emptiness, used to remain body restlessness after getting up till some hours?

Sounds like a trauma: from five years ago is still haunting you. That could be Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). See if you can find a mental health professional or spiritual leader who can help you sort this out and move forward. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How to cure restless legsy?

How to cure restless legsy?

Find the cause first: Primary RLS is often has a genetic component and thus can't be cured, but can be treated. Secondary rls: often due to deficiency of foate, magnesium, b12, iron, or diabete, neuropathy, lyme disease, rheumatoid arthritis, sjogren syndrome, urnemia/severe kidney disease, or amyloidosis..Thus treating these conditions generally resolves the symptoms of rls. Thus, consult doc first to eval.. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I get restless at bedtime?

Why do I get restless at bedtime?

Many possibilities: Medical conditions, emotional or stress problems, life-style schedules, pregnancy or menopause, etc. Are possible. Even good things like exercise (too late in the day) can do it. Too large a meal too late can, and on and on. Troubling emotional associations from the past about bedtime too. Maybe a therapist can help you untangle it so you can sleep well. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop feeling so restless?

What can I do to stop feeling so restless?

Restlessness?: It depends on what is causing you to be restless. I can think of lots of possibilities. It could be physical, mental or even a combination. It could be from a thyroid problem, anxiety, low blood sugar-to name just a few. It matters how long it has been present. I would suggest starting with an evaluation from your local medical doctor and to go from there. Good luck. ...Read more