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Woke up this morning out of sleep not able to breath, wheezing and felt like I was going to pass out. I don't have asthma. Allergies? I used a inhaler
Wheezing /= asthma: My keyboard doesn't have a "DOES EQUAL" key hence my makeshift symbol "/=" You state that you have grass & dust mite allergies. That could be enough to bring about a wheezing attack. You need to be examined and possibly have immunological testing performed. If you have further questions please write to me at: www.healthtap.com/dr-saghafi ...Read more
I have server pain on my midway back that feels like stabbing. I couldn't sleep and barely able to move. I also have a little blood in my urine.
Kidney stone: Sounds like you need to be checked for a kidney stone. ...Read more
My lower back pain is only at night changed mattress for better only able sleep on sides when moving frm side 2 side extreme pain unable to sleep on stomach or back stiff upon waking for first few min?
Exam: Have your back examined and XraysGet a more detailed answer ›
Try these to sleep: Mind racing? Not tired? Try these. Avoid blue light right before bed, lower temperature in room to as low as 65 degrees, make room pitch black at night, avoid excitement before bed, learn meditation techniques, get sun during the day to naturally release melatonin in body, go to sleep same time every night, go to bathroom before bed, don't drink two hours before bed, and don't nap during day. ...Read more
Many many causes:
It can be environmental, medical, psychological or side effects from medicine or over the counter products.
Always do some good sleep hygiene things like, no smoking or caffeinated drinks before sleep, no external stimuli... If those things don't help than see physician for further help. ...Read more
See sleep specialist: Sleeping is so vitally important for good health. It is when we recharge our battery and it enables us to thrive. Lack of good consistent sleep can not only be dangerous to our body ( high blood pressure, depression, anxiety) but to others. A leading cause of fatal car accidents is falling asleep at the wheel. Your body is telling you that you need help. ...Read more
Good 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 2-3 hrs. ...Read more
Look x sleep hygiene:
Avoid stimulants: caffeine, chocolate, exercise before going to bed, no tv.
Eat foods rich in tryptophane.
Exercise but not for two hours before bedtime.
Try natural or otc remedies: tilo tea, sleepy time tea, melatonin, valerian root, warm milk, hot shower .
Sleep hygiene: dark room, silent room, good room temperature, soft classic or boring music, read . Otherwise...Sleeping pills temporarily. ...Read more
Sleep hygiene is key: Retire & rise same time each day. Bedroom should be dark & cool - used 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. Dinner should be moderate sized & finished at least 2 to 3 hours before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath, lavender scent. ...Read more
Protective Measures: When lying down certain areas of the body and the overlying skin are subjected to high pressures. Lying on your side can subject your hip area to pressures up to 200lbs/square inch. After 20 minutes at these pressures, the skin starts to break down. Nerves under high pressure signal the brain to cause a shift in body position thus redistributing the pressure to protect the skin. ...Read more
Sleep hygiene.: To reset your sleep clock, go to bed at the same time every night, awaken at the same time every morning, don't nap during the day, use the bed for sleeping (not eating, TV watching, reading, etc), if you awaken during the night, stay in bed until your determined awakening time. ...Read more
: Breast fed babies usually need to feed every 4 hours in the first few months. ...Read more
Of course: If you are cold because of it. ...Read more
I can't diagnose the: Cause of your insomnia. However, try using excellent 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 or melatonin. ...Read more
Depends on cause of: Insomnia. If caused by a specific situation, interventions before medication may be better. Examples; too much tv or computer time, eating and exercising too late in the evening, staying up late wrecking sleep quality. Change those behaviors before medcation is used. If it's depression or other diagnosed psychiatric disorders only your physician can say what is good medication. ...Read more
Sleep hygiene: Most sleep experts recommend keeping your sleep patterns structured to maximize the chance of good regular sleep. Attempting to sleep at your usual bedtime, in a dark/quiet room, is recommended. Be up at your regular time in the morning, avoid napping during the day, & attempt again to go to sleep at your regular time. Relaxation techniques can be very helpful for sleep. See your doctor for help. ...Read more
Sleep: Refer to diagram. Also talk to your pcp to evaluate to rule out physical causes. ...Read more
Unable to sleep: Many reasons for that , see your PCP for evaluation and work up. ...Read more
Also use excellent sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep.
2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music.
3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable. ...Read more
Can a person be nocturnal? I have never been able to sleep very good at night and i find it easier to sleep during the day.
Some say it's true:
Others say it's a cultural alteration on the basic species type - a day person. - one that might be more common in humans with higher iqs. Here's an article: http://www.Psychologytoday.Com/blog/the-scientific-fundamentalist/201005/why-night-owls-are-more-intelligent-morning-larks
best! ...Read more
Why do I wake up every night at 2 to 4 am and could able to sleep right away afterwards? It has been happening for at least 5 months.
See UR Dr. :
disturbance of sleep is usually a symptom of other illnesses i.e Depression, Anxiety or others. early morning awakening is more suggestive (but not diagnostic) of Depression , this manifests usually with a drop in the level of interest, energy , ability to enjoy things and motivation , increased irritability , pessimism...etc. treatment is available and is effective
good luck and feel better ...Read more
Why do I sometimes wake up from a dead sleep and not be able to see? The lights are on and I don't get up too fast. Vision comes back after 5 minutes.
Its ok: In a young healthy person, this is nothing to worry about, unless you have some rare vitamin a deficiency, or other rare dystrophy. ...Read more