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Rest Simply Nighttime Sleep Medication
What's the best OTC medication to help with insomina or anxiety and that will put me to sleep fast and wake up with a goods night rest?
Does it matter at what time you get your sleep (from 3am to 11am for example), or simply as long as you get 8hours of rest, you're fine?
This may be: O.K. But on a regular basis it is not in sync with the normal light/dark cycle called circadian rhythm. In the long run it might affect the controls of the endocrine/autonomic (automatic) systems. That could affect the monthly rhythm of the periods. ...Read more
Not gettin good deep resting sleep trying 10 mg melatonin a night 2 of them. Can I take more. Ambiem don't work. What do I do. Don't want habit forming drug?
You need to adjust, or change your sleeping habit, like minimize stimulation before sleep like eating full mea, lor drinking caffeine, or exercise, or watching action or horror movies.
try to drink something warm like a warm milk or sleep time tea, eliminate TV in the bed room, try to listen to soft easy music, and you can try benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25-50 mg in addition to what you are taking and avoid afternoon naps. ...Read more
I don't nap of a day. Cant get a good nights rest. Melatonin don't work. Is trazodone good for sleep. Don't want habit forming drug like ambieim.
I have mononucleosis and developed a full body rash, not from drugs. How can I help ease the itch as I can barely sleep. I've tried nothing but rest. I had mono for 3 days total, and now only feel the effects of the rash.
Did geodon (ziprasidone) damage my histamine and dopamine receptors? I am taking no psych drugs and do not feel great. Only way to sleep is one Benadryl or 0 rest
No: Geodon (ziprasidone) does not damage histamine or Dopamine receptors nor any other receptors in the central nervous system that we are aware of. I do not know why you were on Geodon (ziprasidone) in the first place, but if you're not feeling well I would recommend that you go back to your physician. It is possible to develop insomnia secondary to your primary psychiatric illness which then continues even if the primary psychiatric illness comes under control. This is called insomnia secondary to a mental disorder. You may get relief from your insomnia with melatonin which is over-the-counter. It is generally taken two hours before the desired time to fall asleep. ...Read more
What are alternative methods for helping me relax so I can sleep? Lack of rest increases my MS symptoms. I have a difficult time going to sleep at night because of pain and leg spasmicity. I tried prescription drugs but I get so dizzy. I am looking for
Sleeping: Is what you need. We are not meant to be chronically sleep deprived. See your doctor and discuss your sleep patterns...Short term melatonin nightly can help. It often helps one get to sleep but not necessarily stay asleep. Acupuncture and chinese medicine can help. Meditation has been shown to have consistent positive results. Homeopathy can help as well. You need a good evaluation. Sleep=rest. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: A baby 3-12 months who starts crying and fussing, unable to rest, has a problem and should see his doctor. The problem could be ear pain, throat ulcers, head ache, tummy pain, tight clothes, fever, or something else that's preventing him from falling asleep or staying asleep. He may be starting a new viral or bacterial illness. Bladder infections are more rare, but can happen too. ...Read more
Performance: There is a basic truth that you can never out perform your abilities but may underperform for a variety of reasons. The 4 prime considerations are: state of health; state of hunger; comfort of setting:& state of rest. The unrested individual is less likely to perform up to their ability level because vigilance to task will be off. Maintain the listed areas and effort produces better results. ...Read more
Depends: You will sleep better if you exercise regularly. However, you will not have your best outing if you are sleep deprived. Goal would be averaging 8 hours of sleep per night (some adults need more). Then "schedule" in your exercise time based on all the other things that need to be done in a day. Try to put sleep and exercise at or near the top of the list. ...Read more
Clarification: Hi, I don't think I understand what you mean, rest could mean not doing heavy activity, it could mean stay in bed, it depends on the situation, what situation do you have which needs rest, please clarify and ask again. ...Read more
? best way?:
I think part of your question was cut off. 1. Maintain a regular bedtime and awakening time schedule including weekends. Get up about the same time every day, regardless of what time you fell asleep.
2. Establish a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime many include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to soothing music.
3. Sleep in a room >>. ...Read more
See your doctor: There could be multiple reasons for your difficulty getting to sleep -- so you need a good evaluation and diagnosis first. Seeing your our primary care physician would be your best initial step. S/he may also want you to see additional specialists, and/or have additional testing like sleep studies, etc. Good luck to you. ...Read more
Hi! I had ahi of 7. sleeped about 9 hours. 60 events but they all happened in approx one hour time. Rest of sleep was fine. What do You say.
Ahi mildly elevated: This depends on daytime symptoms. Yo may not need the cpap just some modest weight loss. ...Read more
I don't sleep at nite I work in the day come home and don't rest I can be awake all nite and I won't sleep I don't know why what is the problem?
For about 5 days, im waking up through the night which is new 4me. I wake up every 2-3 hrs. Any help for staying sleep all night so im more rested?
Start w great sleep:
Hygiene. 1. Keep regular bed ; wakening time (includes weekends). Get up same time daily.
2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath or shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music.
3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfortable mattress ; pillows.
4. Use bedroom only for sleep ; sex. Put work materials, computers, ; tvs in another room.
5. Finish eating at least. ...Read more
What would cause a sensation of spinning when awoken from sleep (without sitting up or standing)? Happens few times a week Resolves after resting more
Inner ear.: A sensation of spinning would most usually arise from something going on in the inner ear. While it could be vertigo, it would more likely be labyrinthitis, which is related to inflammation or infection in the inner ear with resultant disruption of the balance mechanism therein. Could be related to allergies if you have associated symptoms of such. ...Read more
Inflamation: I am not an expert and perhaps a physician with more expertise than I can give a better answer... But from personal experience it sounds like you may have inflammation in the bottom of your foot and you may need to wear an orthotic or other treatment to help you. See a physician experienced in sports or foot injuries for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Use 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
Poor condition: Get more exercise.Get a more detailed answer ›
It depends: We generally recommend for patients to aim for seven to eight hours of sleep a night and to evaluate how they feel. Sleep needs also vary between individuals, largely due to cultural and genetic differences. Some recent studies seem to suggest that 7 hours may be the optimal amount of time for sleep, but again this can vary. ...Read more
10-14 hours: Depends on if he's a young or old three years but 10-14 hours is a decent range over a 24 hour period. So it also depends on if he naps or not as well as if he's closer to three or four years old. ...Read more
Adrenals: Sleep that is ineffective either due to sleep apnea (due to obesity) or poor digestion causes adrenal stress with daytime fatigue - reset adrenals with adaptogen like adhs (vasopressin) from biotics 2 pills i'n the morning. Treat the cause of ineffective sleep - snoring get checked with sleep lab. If indigestion us the problem it is heaviness of undigested food i'n large intestine so need betaine hcl +dig enzym. ...Read more
People telling me that my body jerks a lot during sleep, is that normal? Does that mean my body isn't resting well?
Myoclonus: I can definitely relate to this. When trying to sleep after studying for a test in medical school, it looked like epilepsy. This is because of a brain that wan't quite shut off yet. Rather than medicinal therapy, try to wind down as much as you can before falling asleep. No computers, TV, internet. Etc. ...Read more
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