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Sleep Deprivation In Teens With Late Night Study Habits
What is a common remedy for chronic sleep deprivation due to waking in the middle of the night...Typically 3am?
Will i be okay from a few weeks of moderate/severe sleep deprivation? Over summer i wasn't sleeping much and pulling all nighters. Sleep normally now.
Recovery: Yes your young body has remarkable recovery ability. Don' t abuse it. ...Read more
Is sleep deprivation damage reversible? I've been 2 months extremely deprived (sleeping for 3-5 hrs per night).Is this entirely reversible? Im 17 y/o.
Difficulty falling: asleep is often associated w/anxiety while waking up early and not returning to sleep is associated w/depression. Periodic waking is associated w/overall light sleep. Please see you doc who may order a sleep study. A psychologist can help w/stress management. Peace and good health. Yes, it is reversible. Your psyche will do triple time w/REM sleep to make up for the loss of dreaming eventually. ...Read more
How long will it take for my cognitive functioning and memory to be restored after chronic sleep deprivation (2 years of 4-5 hours of sleep/night)?
I was roofied last friday night and looking for advice on whether to see a doctor. Still not feeling completely normal. Maybe sleep deprivation?
Play it safe(r)!: If you'd feel more confident about your health after seeing a doctor, certainly do it. Also, think about ways you might improve your overall recreational choices to increase the pleasure and decrease the risks. It is possible to find just the right spot on the graph for smart fun. You can be cool w/o being deprived of healthy things like sleep and safe sex is really sexier than dumb sex. Good luck ...Read more
What are the long-term effects of prolonged sleep deprivation? I sleep 3-4 hours a night and am constantly tired, but am i actually harming myself?
Not good: Sleep deprivation decreases daytime alertness, increasing risks of accidents at work and driving, etc. Memory and cognitive function will decrease, making it harder to focus, concentrate, and make decisions. Irritability, anxiety, stress, and chronic pain may result. Medical issues like heart disease, obesity, hypertension, stroke, diabetes, depression, and other mood disorders are more likely. ...Read more
I had to pull an all nighter last night & got zero sleep. Will the sleep deprivation cause abnormalities on my MRI I had today?White matter lesion?
Best medication(s) for anxiety and panic attacks mainly in sleep, suffering from night terrors and sleep paralysis causing hours of lost sleep and sleep deprivation and added increased anxiety etc ?
Psychotherapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxietyor depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Best medication(s) for anxiety and panic attacks mainly in sleep, suffering from night terrors and sleep paralysis causing hours of lost sleep and sleep deprivation and added increased anxiety etc
Night terrors: From experience teaching Planned Dream Intervention to over 35,000 people world-wide, I most strongly recommend learning this skill over any medication. When you have disturbing experiences you are going to have unusual or frightening content in your dreams but there is no validity to dream interpretation. My No More Nightmares class teaches clients how to sleep through their dreams-without drugs! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Old back injury causing sleep deprivation, cannot to relax to fall asleep due to back pain, about 4hrs a night, what is the best med to take at night?
19, sleep deprivation for many years. Could this give me heart disease or dementia in the future? 5-6hrs wake up in night 4hrs 2 gt bk 2 sleep smtimes
Maybe: Studies have suggested that chronic insomnia can lead to a various health issues including obesity, depression, heart disease, neurodegnererative disorders, and others. Please see your primary care physician for evaluation of your insomnia. There are effective treatments available. ...Read more
After a week of sleep deprivation (4 hours sleep each night) and being exhausted, does the brain need only 1 full night sleep to get back to normal?
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
See below: Probably because you binge on donuts at other times. Binge eating is always bad for it is exactly like choking a car engine, resulting in incomplete combustion of gasoline. The brain requires a high rate of oxygen consumption and when it is impaired by high calorie malnutritrion it gives you unusual reactions. See my blog "oxygen, the spark of life" that you can google. ...Read more
To avoid it?: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Agree w Dr. Aragona: Sleep deprivation can ^ risk for fatigue, irritability, v concentration, diminished memory, ^ infection rate, ability to tolerate stressors, blurring of vision, v energy level, ^ micro-sleeps, weight gain, exacerbation of psychiatric problems and can even lead to psychosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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