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What are side effects of sleep deprivation?

What are side effects of  sleep deprivation?

Lots: Exhaustion, fatigue, poor school or job performance, impaired social function and hurting relationships, increased traffic accidents, more illness, less raises, higher depression rates, more alcohol and drug usage just to name the most common. Lots of money is spent due to sleep deprivation each year. ...Read more

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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


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Side effect of silicea, not sleeping?

Side effect of silicea, not sleeping?

Not a side effect: Homeopathy doesn't cause side effects like conventional medications can. However, people who need the remedy silica may be very anxious, insecure about performance, and have insomnia. They may not be able to get to sleep because of obsessive worry. Sometimes a remedy can temporarily stimulate innate tendencies on the way to healing. But it won't "cause" things not already present in you. ...Read more

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Is they any side effects of sleeping pills?

Is they any side effects of sleeping pills?

Sleeping pills: Depends on the type of sleeping pills & how long it lasts for. Short acting ones can cause dependency and dizziness. Long-acting ones can cause the same, plus daytime drowsiness, memory problems, confusion, fatigue, headaches, nervousness, GI upset, amnesia, cognitive disturbances. ...Read more

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Which side effects of sleeping pills have you experienced?

Which side effects of sleeping pills have you experienced?

One scarey story: One of my patients who was taking Ambien (zolpidem) woke up with a loaded pistol to his wife's head. They were both horrified. He had engaged in a series of purposeful behaviors leading up to this, while asleep. ...Read more

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Is daytime (conscious) jaw clenching a common side effect of either Ambien (zolpidem) or Prozac?

Is daytime (conscious) jaw clenching a common side effect of either Ambien (zolpidem) or Prozac?

Jaw clenching : Prozac can cause jaw clenching while ambien (zolpidem) is more prone to cause bruxism or grinding of the teeth ...Read more

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Side effects of zolpidem?

Side effects of zolpidem?

Many: Zolpidem or Ambien (zolpidem) is a short acting sleeping med which often doesn't make someone tired. So you need to go to bed right after taking. People have fallen going for a walk waiting for it to take effect. Sleep walking, eating at night and amnesia is more common than realized. If you don't go to bed, after an hour or so it won't work. I see tolerance and insomnia on stopping which can last days. ...Read more

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Side effects of unisom sleep gels?

Side effects of unisom sleep gels?

Paradoxical effects: Can occur, that is, restlessness and difficulty falling and staying asleep. I believe the active substance is Diphenhydramine which isn't a long term solution. I recommend that if you have a long term persistent sleep disorder, that you get seen and assessed by a specialist instead of otc medications etc. ...Read more

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Please describe the weight side effects to ativan (lorazepam)?

Please describe the weight side effects to ativan (lorazepam)?

Haven't seen any: I've prescribed Ativan (lorazepam) for many years and weight has never come upas an issue. That doesn't mean it couldn't happen, but i haven't seen it with ativan (lorazepam). Definitely there is a weight gain issue with many of the other psychoactive medications, but even when some are known to put on weight some people don't do that. We're all different. If your dr is prescribing Ativan (lorazepam) there must be a reason. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of temazepan sleeping tablets?

What are the side effects of temazepan sleeping tablets?

Temazepam: This is a controlled drug, it is a benzodiazepine and is addictive. It has a long life in the body and can cause a hangover, in the elderly it has been associated with increased risk of falls. Upon cessation of use the patient may have rebound insomnia. ...Read more

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Is brain pressure a side effect of Ambien (zolpidem) withdrawal?

Is brain pressure a side effect of Ambien (zolpidem) withdrawal?

Not sure: Ambien (zolpidem) should be tapered due to the potential for withdrawal. Here is good information: http://ambienwithdrawal.Com/. ...Read more

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Most likely side effects of overdosing on lorazepam?

Most likely side effects of overdosing on lorazepam?

Serious stuff!: Signs of overdose range through mental confusion, dysarthria, paradoxical reactions, drowsiness, hypotonia, ataxia, hypotension, hypnotic state, coma, cardiovascular depression, respiratory depression, and death. :((. ...Read more

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Is irritability, depression, and frustration side effects of dieting?

Is irritability, depression, and frustration side effects of dieting?

Quite possible: Diets, especially extreme ones, produce lots of changes, physically and psychologically. Your body and mind well may react by being "out of sorts, " especially early on. If such feels continue past a few weeks, this may not be the diet for you. Talk to an expert (nutritionist) to help find one that works better. ...Read more

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Are tremors a side effect of trazadone?

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Are tremors a side effect of trazadone?

Trazodone: Not reported as aside-effect. Any other medications you are taking?. ...Read more

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What are the typical side effects of Ambien (zolpidem) for sleep?

What are the typical side effects of Ambien (zolpidem) for sleep?

Sleep :-): Most of the side effects are dose-dependent and related to your central nervous system: sedation, dizziness or light-headedness, headache, "drugged" feeling -- and sometimes confusion and memory loss as well. I have also known patients who had sleepwalking with Ambien (zolpidem) -- which can be disconcerting depending on what activities are done in that state. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of caffeine pills other than staying awake?

What are the side effects of caffeine pills other than staying awake?

Same as coffee: Same side effects as caffeine. About 300 mg is enough to result in caffeine intoxication, with similar effects to other stimulants. Longer term, an anxiety disorder or a sleep disorder may develop from taking caffeine pills or tablets. ...Read more

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Does anyone know the side effects of seroquel (quetiapine), (quetiapine) and is addiction a side effect of using seroquel (quetiapine)?

Does anyone know the side effects of seroquel (quetiapine), (quetiapine) and is addiction a side effect of using seroquel (quetiapine)?

Not Addictive: There are many possible side effects of seroquel (quetiapine) and i encourage you to explore this for yourself in other settings. The most common side effect is sedation. Seroquel (quetiapine) is not addictive, but it is being abused "on the streets" due to the sedating quality of the medicine. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of excess of sleep?

What are the side effects of excess of sleep?

HMMM: I think that the question may actually be..."what is causing excessive sleepiness. ?" this , may be a symptom of something else. I think it would be wise to see your family doc for a good history and physical exam and possibly a sleep study... ...Read more

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What are side effects of sleep deprivation?

Lots: Exhaustion, fatigue, poor school or job performance, impaired social function and hurting relationships, increased traffic accidents, more illness, less raises, higher depression rates, more alcohol and drug usage just to name the most common. Lots of money is spent due to sleep deprivation each year. ...Read more

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About side effects of melatonin for helping with sleep?

About side effects of melatonin for helping with sleep?

Melatonin: Melatonin is not approved by fda but is widely used as an alternative sleep aid. In my practice it is well tolerated. However some people complain of residual daytime lethargy or feeling it is difficult to awaken. I havent heard other complaints. ...Read more

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Is there a way to reverse the side effects of caffeine to sleep?

Is there a way to reverse the side effects of caffeine to sleep?

Wean off: If you took a bunch of caffeine and now want to sleep? No, you're going to have to wait it out. But if you want to lose the dependence on caffeine and get your body to adjust without it, you can either cut cold turkey, or slowly decrease your intake over 2-4 weeks. Cutting caffeine immediately can cause headache and irritability. Slowly is usually well tolerated. ...Read more

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I've been sleeping in late and waking up early for some time. What are some side effects ill start feeling?

I've been sleeping in late and waking up early for some time. What are some side effects ill start feeling?

Confusing question: Your question is confusing -- "sleeping in late" and "waking up early" sound like mutually exclusive situations. If you're concerned about your sleep, please discuss with your physician who knows all medications you're prescribed. Also, you could eliminate caffeine plus any other stimulant recreational drugs & alcohol you might be using. ...Read more

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Side effects of unisom sleep gels?

Paradoxical effects: Can occur, that is, restlessness and difficulty falling and staying asleep. I believe the active substance is Diphenhydramine which isn't a long term solution. I recommend that if you have a long term persistent sleep disorder, that you get seen and assessed by a specialist instead of otc medications etc. ...Read more

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What're the side effects of tegretol on sleep?

Can be sedating: Usually have seen drowsiness and/ or dizziness, and may actually enhance sleep pattern, BUT have also seen paradoxical reactions causing insomnia and agitation, especially in the elderly. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of temazepan sleeping tablets?

Temazepam: This is a controlled drug, it is a benzodiazepine and is addictive. It has a long life in the body and can cause a hangover, in the elderly it has been associated with increased risk of falls. Upon cessation of use the patient may have rebound insomnia. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the side effects of not sleeping for 24h?

See below. : Not sleeping for 24 hours can cause fatigue, increased sensation of pain, headaches, decreased libido, daytime sleepiness, confusion, emotional changes including irritability, among other symptoms. ...Read more

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Sleeping pill side effects ?

Sleeping pill side effects
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Sleeping pills: There are numerous sleeping pill side effects. If you are referring to benzodiazepines or z-drugs they can cause sleep walking/talking/eating/driving. You can feel drowsy in the daytime and it can impair your motor skills. Benzodiazepines can be highly addictive and lead to rebound insomnia when stopped. Please contact me for natural sleep aids and safer techniques on how to sleep better. ...Read more

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What's a list of side effects caused by quitting weed I know sleep issues but what else? Good & bad please

What's a list of side effects caused by quitting weed

I know sleep issues but what else? Good & bad please

Insomnia: Vivid dreams or nightmares, depression, night sweats or increased sweating in general, productive cough, tremors and loss of appetite to mention a few. Marijuana is stored in fat so it takes as long as 90 days to detox completely. Check out www.marijuana-anonymous.org for more info. Thanks for Trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I'm writing my medical exams and I need to overnight. Are there any pills that can stop sleep? With No side effects? Help me

I'm writing my medical exams and I need to overnight. Are there any pills that can stop sleep? With No side effects? Help me

Sleep: Sleep is extremely important for you in high stress situations and trying to memorize large amounts of information. For your age at least 7-8h of good quality sleep are required. You need to relax and have also moderate intensity physical activities to help handling the time pressure. ...Read more

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What are the side-effects sleeping pills?

Big question: The problem is that sleep medications work differently so it is hard to give you the side effects. Typically there are medications used for sleep that are not actually sleep medications but a side effect of the medication is sleepiness (antihistamines and antidepressants) or medications that work on brain (antiseizure, narcotics, sedatives)... Again lots of side effects but all different. ...Read more

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Is they any side effects of sleeping pills?

Sleeping pills: Depends on the type of sleeping pills & how long it lasts for. Short acting ones can cause dependency and dizziness. Long-acting ones can cause the same, plus daytime drowsiness, memory problems, confusion, fatigue, headaches, nervousness, GI upset, amnesia, cognitive disturbances. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of not sleeping at night?

What are the side effects of not sleeping at night?

Sleep : Varies from person to person but symptoms include daytime sleepiness, lethargy/fatigue, concentration and memory difficulties, elevated blod pressures, anxiety and depression, irritability, etc. Long periods of sleeplessness can be particularly damaging to your heart and brain health. ...Read more

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What is the best sleeping pills with no side effects?

There are not any: Sleeping pills that have no potential for side effects. Many people elect to use melatonin which is safe and effective. If you are looking for a treatment with no side effects- it is worth trying out acupuncture. ...Read more

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What kind of side effects do sleeping pills come with?

Sleeping pills: It can cause impaired judgement, cognitive deficit, hang over feeling, dependance, certain sleeping pill cause sleep walking, talking, abnormal behavior at night. ...Read more