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Sleep Disturbance Signs
A number of things: There could be sleep apnea. You could also have underlying depression as well, which can also disturb sleep. Caffeine may also disturb sleep, as can alcohol. You should definitely see a sleep specialist to go over all of your sleep habits and complaints to chart out a management plan. You may also need a sleep study in a hospital or sleep lab. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Polysomnogram: A sleep study is called a polysomnogram and it assesses breathing patterns, arousals, oxygenation, stage of sleep and airflow. The most common sleep disturbances can be diagnosed this way. Specialized studies are needed for narcolepsy and insomnia. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Disrupted Sleep: A "sleep disturbance" is anything that disrupts the normal sleep pattern. So, it could be sleep apnea that keeps waking someone's brain up. Or, frequent urination; or insomnia from a number of reasons. Usually, you don't "sleep through" a sleep disturbance because it would not be a disturbance then. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a lowering of dose from 200mg to 100mg in topiramate cause any momentarty sleep disturbance? And nausea ?
Zoloft (sertraline) is making me have nightmares and sleep disturbance, is this a common side effect?
I usually have an easy time falling asleep. How do I manage sleep disturbance during middle of menstrual cycle?
Does anyone know what CAUSES (i.e. physiology) the extreme fatigue in MS? (No sleep disturbance, have adequate intake and exerc., spasticity treated)
Brief response: Fatigue is very common in MS and typically best correlated with "burden of disease" illustrated on MRI studies. If you have MS, we can evaluate your current medication and dietary program, and perhaps modify and improve the entire picture. Schedule a Concierge visit and I would be happy to provide a "second opinion". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My eyes are all time reddish.. i have sleep disturbance .feel weakness. i suffered from jaundice several times.how can i overcome problems?
Am i depressed? my symptoms are: sleep disturbance, low self esteem, always shaky, poor concentration, thoughts of self harm/ death, feeling worthless
Time to get help: You are describing a condition that appears to meet diagnostic criteria for a clinical depression, and this warrants a recommendation for a consultation with your doctor right away. Depressive disorders are very common and there are multiple psychotherapeutic, as well as excellent medications approved by FDA. Do not wait and consult with your doctor. ...Read more
TSH 3 in nov 2014 & 0.05 in jan 2015. Sleep disturbance after starting Synthroid (thyroxine) 88mcg. Tiredness. Sad. Am I overdiagnosed with hypothyroid?
Yes, over diagnosed: Hi. Based on what you've told us, there is no reason to suspect you're hypothyroid. How long have you been on the l-thyroxine? It is most likely you have no thyroid disease and are being treated with l-thyroxine needlessly. Are your thyroid autoantibodies positive? Even if so, decision to treat is based on TSH and free T4. Good luck! ...Read more
What kind of sleep disturbance can cause entire body muscle contraction, arm/leg movement, sweating, and low moaning sound in children?
I have positive ana, positive anti-centromere & anti-histone ab igg. R hip, b shoulder pain. Rash, sleep disturbance, sob. What should I do next?
See a rheumatologist: Have a rheumatologist evaluate the issues, . ...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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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