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I am a student i want more time to study.So how can I reduce my sleep hours from 8 hours to 5 and half hours?
Sleep: Regulate your bedtime-waketime hours, with alarm clock. ...Read more
Can I split my sleep hours to two sections? For example 4 hrs at night, 3 in the next afternoon and still be healthy?
Are referring: To mucus in the back of your throat? It is actually flowing during the day too, but gravity pulls it down. At night it pools in the throat and you can wake up with a bunch of yuck. ...Read more
Hard to say: What you are referring to is "polyphasic" sleeping. There aren't a lot of studies regarding this but it does seem to boil down to: it depends on the individual. Some people who sleep in these atypical patterns seem to do fine without findings of sleep deprivation while others do poorly. You may consider seeing how your body feels, but if you do, be careful about operating a car while trying. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Likely: Your body does best with routines -- especially sleep. 8 - 9 hours is recommended for everyone ! the body repairs itself when sleeping. Growth hormone is secreted while sleeping and all the benefits of it result. When well rested, you are able to do better in all things, mental and physical. Good luck with the routine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What's the normal sleep hours for 10 months baby?
My daughter sleeps each 2 hours for one hour along with10 hours at night
Is it normal
Normal Sleeping: Sleeping patterns differ among children. The average pattern for the 9-10 month old infant is a 11-12 hours at night with two naps lasting 1-2 hours each. If your infant is happy, well rested and growing appropriately then her pattern is normal for her. If her patterns change dramatically then return to her primary care provider for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm a 45 yr. old female .The past 2 weeks I've been waking up around 3-5 a.m.. I know its not enough sleep. Hours to fall asleep again.What is it?
Many possiblities: Waking up too early can have many causes from anxiety to substance use. Here are some things to try. Do not use anything with caffeine 12 hours before going to bed. Do not use any electronics 3 hours before bedtime. Exercise early in the day, not before bedtime. If you smoke do not smoke 3 hours before bed. Try a 25 mg benadryl (diphenhydramine) before sleep. If these do not work, see your doctor. ...Read more
My normal sleep hour were 8, now needing at least 10 hrs to function, is this hypersomnia, or has my body changed wid age or is need for 10 hrs normal ?
Hypersomnia: This change makes me wonder about the possibility that you might be either taking a medication that is causing you to sleep more, or that you have a sleep disorder that is interrupting your sleep, or that you have a mild form of depression, or possibly some other medical condition. You should see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Excess sleeping and laziness, even after doing regular exercise.. Any remedy for reducing sleep hours?
Find why: Anemic? Depressed? Malnourished from a "pop" diet? Overweight? Sleep apnea? Porphyria? Hypothyroid? Any other symptoms? Dropped libido points to hemochromatosis / pituitary adenoma. Parasomnia such as restless legs? I had a colleague's career almost ruined by that one before it was diagnosed. Carbon monoxide? Early ms? Hypercalcemia? Don't treat the symptoms, man -- find the cause! ...Read more
I work from home and feel this is not good for mental health. Tech jobs also = bad sleep hours and rhythm. What do I do for better mental/phys health?
Compensate: Some people find working from home isolating -- they miss the social stimulation of being in an office with other colleagues. Is this the case with you? If so, perhaps you can make up for this by socializing with others in your non-work hours. Consider any other factors you're missing. See about compensating or rearranging your work tasks to optimize both your work & life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 4yo is in bed by 730p & usu awake/up 4 day by 7a. I don't know her exact sleep hours but she is miserable & tired 4+ days a week. Why could this be?
I always feel sleepy.. However I do sleeping hours between 8:pm to 7:am, thats pretty great.. But still i always feel sleepy during daytime, help me dis?
Humph: Are your covers all over the bed when you wake up? Do you toss and turn a lot? Do you snore? Do you wake yourself up gasping or making strange noises?! could you fall asleep driving or at a stop sign ? Do you drink coffee or energy drinks to stay awake? Do you miss work because you are exhausted? Could or do you fall asleep trying to read a book or at the computer ? If you said yes to. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Greeting;What is best relief for mighty muscle spasms during resting or sleep hours, please. They are worst than ever in strenghth. Thank you.
Answer is obvious: If your car was making a funny sound, would you think, "How can I get rid of that funny sound?" or would you think, "I need to take my car in to the mechanic to find out what's making that sound so HE can get rid of the sound"? It's just as true in medicine as in auto repair: First diagnosis, THEN treatment. How can you treat something when you don't know what is causing that something? ...Read more