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Sleep Cycle Stages Chart
NO: No, however, sleeping during night hours is healthier than sleeping during day hours... Many hormones and functions in the body depend on the circadian rhythm for optimal performance and functioning... Hence shift work if done for long periods of time can be associated with some health issues. ...Read more
A sleep stage is one of the five stages of sleep, which differ from one another by the brain's activity. Four of the stages are called non-REM sleep, and the other is REM (or Rapid Eye Movement) sleep. REM sleep is when we dream. Non-REM sleep is stages 1 to 4, representing ...Read more
What could cause erratic HR during sleep study? Fast, w/spikes over 190. Study found poor deep/REM sleep due to moderate OSA. AHI 21; hypopneas only.
b4 irregular long ovulatory cycles (36, 38 days)&now 32 cycles with 14 day luteal phase each cycle. sudden regular? just added multivitamins wellWomen
Take melatonin it: May help you.Melatonin is stimulated by darkness but is suppressed by light. This is why we tend to want to sleep at night and be awake during the day. This natural hormone controls the circadian rhythm in the body, making us feel tired and letting us know when it is time for sleep. ...Read more
Polyphasic Sleep = : sleeping 3 or more times during a 24-hour period, in no specific pattern. It is a circadian rhthym disorder that may result from brain injury or dementia, though some adults choose it.Young adults need 7 1/2- 9 hours consolidated sleep at night. See http://www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetails.aspx?p=240&id=2053&np=297. ...Read more
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What does it mean when a sleep study shows 35 limb movement per hour and 4rem periods shows 24 of sleep time and delta sleep 15, stage 11 58percent?
See below.: Ambien (zolpidem) is meant to be used on a short term basis for sleep disturbances. You should discuss your symptoms w/ a psychiatrist or therapist if the insomnia is prolonged. Anxiety, depression ; poor sleep habits can cause insomnia. Try not to eat, drink caffeine or do stressful things less than 2 hrs before bedtime. Cognitive-behavioral therapy can help. ...Read more
8 years old \impulsive ADHD with daily night terrors & sleep walking for 9 months. 4-5 times non sleep terrors in day time. Normal eeg. Is it nt?
TTC for 9 months, irregular cycles (29-50 days), consistent biphasic BBT charts, early 20's... What could be wrong?
Likely nothing: Infertility is defined as unprotected intercourse without conception for one year. This is based on about 85% of normal couples conceive in that time. If 23 years is your correct age, you could certainly try another 4 months; or most fertility doctors would be glad to help you anytime. ...Read more
What is the difference between sleeping early and waking up early (8 hrs of sleeping), and sleeping late and waking up late (8 hrs of sleeping)?
4 yr old had sleep study that showed decreased REM sleep &frequent wakings &arousals (7.5 per/hr).She also snores, sleep talks &walks, wets bed.Causes?
Sleep disorder: Although there is an entity called central sleep apnea (central nervous system, brain) the most common cause of a sleep disorder in a 4 year old is hypertrophy (enlargement) of the tonsils and adenoids. Removal of these structures in the upper airway almost always results in a cure of these symptom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Keep falling asleep throughout the day at work, vivid dreams as well, sleep at 9:30 pm, rise @4:50am, what could be wrong with me?
As easily as whatevr: Yes it can.....just like everything else in the world! ...Read more
See below: Characteristics of normal sleep, referred to as sleep arhcitechture, comprises two distinct states : nrem (3 divisions) and rem. Adequate levels of each are needed to maintain alertness, heal the body and assist with memory and learning. Also, many physiologic and neurochemical activities occur during the various stages of sleep. ...Read more
Sleep Hygiene is Key: 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. Sometimes med ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sleep stages: The sleep stages are 1, 2, 3 and rem or more commonly called dream sleep. Sleep becomes deeper as you progress from 1 to 3. You can dream in any stage. As sleep gets deeper arousal from sleeping is more difficult. The distribution of stages changes over ones lifetime. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Sleep: Sleep is driven by circadian and homeostatic drives. Identify your daily pattern by maintaining a sleep diary for 2 weeks or so, read about sleep hygiene, you can google sleep diary and sleep hygiene etc sometimes melatonin and light therapy are used if you have delayed sleep phase or advanced sleep phase syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How often does someone wake up in a normal sleep cycle? Even if they are not fully aware at the time?
Sleep cycle duration: We oscillate in cycles throughout the night between a light sleep and very deep sleep and through the dream states referred to as REM sleep about once every 90 minutes on the first time through and about 2 hrs. thereafter for another 2-4 cycles until we awaken again in the morning to the next day. ...Read more
I was wondering what would the sleep cycle be of a person that went to sleep at 1 am and woke up at 9 am?
Sleep cycle: If it's consistently these times then the cycle will be essentially normal with small variations., ie similar to someone who sleeps from 9pm to 5am. You will still get 4-5 rem periods. ...Read more
Yes.: Yes, the stages of sleep are identified through eeg. Stages w (wakefulness), n1, n2, n3, and r (rem). You sleep study will be able to measure the time and % you spend in each of these states. Sleep patterns and architecture change for individuals throughout life. They are dynamic and distinct. ...Read more
With a tired changer: Most infants sleep, eat, poop and pee because of their very basic needs and underdeveloped nervous system. They have to learn everything. They develope patterns just like adults. To change a pattern you have to do the same thing over and over for 21 days. When you want the baby to sleep don't respond to their requests so quickly let them lay. Wake them up at the time you want them up. ....More. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you can't: change your irregular work schedule, make sure you exercise, avoid stimulants about 6 hours prior to sleep time and consider taking some sustained release melatonin 1 hour prior to sleep time. A massage now and then would be a relaxing treat if you can manage that also. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When is a good time in the day and for how long should I nap to not disturb my normal sleep cycle?
Try a power nap: There is some evidance that naps of 45 min to an hour will not mess with your regular sleep cycle. Set the alarm yourself and get up, even if you are still sleepy. Regardless, try to keep your biorhythm clock consistant by arising at the same time every day, even weekends. If tired you can go back down after 5-10 minutes, otherwise you may have difficulty getting back on schedule. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For the past few months, i'm constantly waking up during an 8hr sleep cycle to turn or adjust. Why?
How does melatonin regulate sleep cycle? Not for me! Ive taken it nightly for months and now it dosent work when used alone.
Went off my normal sleep cycle and now i'm sleeping in the day instead of night. How do I reverse this? Should i stay up all day?
How long does it take to reset your sleep clock and cycle? I've had bad sleep for 2 years now and my sleep cycle has been off everyday.
Can exercise help reset my sleep cycle? I can't sleep at night anymore - i get super drowsy in the afternoon but perk up around midnight...
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