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What causes restless sleep?

What causes restless sleep?

Restless sleep: You have to first define what is restless sleep. If you are awakening numerous times, vs moving while awake repeatedly for comfort, vs being awakened by 3 children numerous times or the neighbor's dog barking incessantly. All of these can cause restless sleep. However, so can intrinsic sleep issues like sleep apnea. You need to see your physician or a sleep physician. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Restless (Tossing And Turning) Sleep (Definition)

Restless sleep is a symptom in which a person does not sleep soundly. He may wake up several times an hour due to breathing obstructions, snoring, restless legs syndrome, anxiety, depression, medicine effects, drug abuse, etc. ...Read more


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I have restless sleep?

I have restless sleep?

See sleep Dr.: I would suggest seeing a sleep physician to determine the cause and suggest treatment options. ...Read more

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I have restless sleep?

See sleep Dr.: I would suggest seeing a sleep physician to determine the cause and suggest treatment options. ...Read more

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What causes restless sleep?

Restless sleep: You have to first define what is restless sleep. If you are awakening numerous times, vs moving while awake repeatedly for comfort, vs being awakened by 3 children numerous times or the neighbor's dog barking incessantly. All of these can cause restless sleep. However, so can intrinsic sleep issues like sleep apnea. You need to see your physician or a sleep physician. ...Read more

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What could be a cause of restless sleep?

What could be a cause of restless sleep?

Apnea,RLS,depression: At 29 i'd start with mood disorder like depression.Not the kind where your cat died, but a biochemical event that has profound effects on your whole being.Discuss with a dr. ...Read more

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What can I do to address restless sleep syndrome?

What can I do to address restless sleep syndrome?

RESTLESS LEG??: I am not sure if you mean restless leg syndrome? Not sure what restless sleep is. So there are things for restless leg first make sure that the diagnosis is correct with a sleep study. Then medications like klonopin. Requip, (ropinirole) or mirapex.. Additionally exercise and reduction of caffeine late at night. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Restless sleep?

What is the definition or description of: Restless sleep?

Restless sleep: Restless sleep = poor quality sleep with interruptions which often results with waking up feeling tired. ...Read more

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What foods cause nightmares and restless sleep?

What foods cause nightmares and restless sleep?

Fragmentation: Quite a few things can cause the above. There are a number of sleep disorders that will trigger the above. In general if everything with sleep is otherwise good, fragmentation for any cause (pain, caffeine/medications, light, change of pattern) will go on to cause more nightmares/restlessness. Hydrate and practice good sleep hygiene (www.sleepfoundation.org). Seek help if persistent. ...Read more

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How come I have restless sleep after exercising?

How come I have restless sleep after exercising?

Muscle soreness: I agree to avoid exercise within 2-3 hrs of bedtime. You may also benefit by supplementing with 1, 000-2, 000 mg of glutamine or an Amino Acid recovery supplement after you exercise to help with soreness and cramps. ...Read more

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Are my medications causing restless sleep and abnormal dreams.

Some drugs do that: Need more info to further advise you. What medicines prescribed or otc drugs do you take? ...Read more

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Every night he has the most restless sleep where he almost had full body convulsions, constant movement. We have videos .. ?

SleepingWithAJerk???: Those jerks are called "myoclonus."Because it's at night and during sleep, it's called sleep or "nocturnal" myoclonus.It can be caused by a few things that can only be diagnosed in a sleep lab involving a sleep specialist and neurologist.It may be something else, but you could still consult the same persons.Take heart, he's not trying to kick you out of bed...check out https://www.sleepassociation ...Read more

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I ve been having restless sleep for 8 months often feel dizzy and feel pressure in my chest. What it could it be?

I ve been having restless sleep for 8 months often feel dizzy and feel pressure in my chest. What it could it be?

Anxiety likely: At your age, heart disease is unlikely; more likely isr panic disorder or generalized anxiety disorder, the latter is "the worry disease." look at what you are thinking about during these times; are you going over and over events, trying to anticipate the outcomes of various decisions that you must make? Do yo find yourself lost in a maze of contradicting solutions? If so, its anxiety. ...Read more

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Will having teeth removed while sedated cause restless sleep?

Will having teeth removed while sedated cause restless sleep?

Teeth: Depends on extent of procedure and level of discomfort afterwards. ...Read more

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I am having neck, back, leg, and arm pain every night for 1-2 months restless sleep what causes this?

I am having neck, back, leg, and arm pain every night for 1-2 months restless sleep what causes this?

? pinched nerve: This sounds like a pinched nerve in your neck. Since it has been going on for so long, i would see an orthopedic spine specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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18, 6/7 hrs restless sleep a night wake up breathless anxiety. sleep deprived 3 yrs, mostly go to sleep after 12am. Health effects? cancer cause?

18, 6/7 hrs restless sleep a night wake up breathless anxiety. sleep deprived 3 yrs, mostly go to sleep after 12am. Health effects? cancer cause?

You might consider: asking for a SLEEP STUDY which your PCP (Primary Care Provider) can arrange! There is no CANCER risk! However poor sleep can result in many other issues and should NOT be ignored! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Is the sleep provided by mirtazapine remeron considered restful sleep or is it restless sleep? considered real sleep or is it a drug induced coma?fake

Is the sleep provided by mirtazapine remeron considered restful sleep or is it restless sleep? considered real sleep or is it a drug induced coma?fake

Remeron (mirtazapine) is used: to treat depression, so it depends on why you’re taking it. Without knowing more about the underlying reasons for your sleep problems, if they’re related to depression for example, it’s hard to say whether or not this will give you restful sleep. Remeron is not a sleep med but is sedating; it treats depression, which can treat insomnia that is related to depression. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more