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Is it safe to take 10 mg melatonin and 50 mg diphenhydramine HCl an hour before bed almost every night? I have trouble getting to sleep most nights.
A couple of hours: Generally your body needs an hour or two after exercise to achieve enough relaxation to attain sleep easily. Some of that relates to needing a small "meal" that includes protein and carbohydrates so that your muscles will build and recovery the best. The amount of time also depends on how vigorous and how long the exercise session was - the more intense, the more time needed before sleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe for baby to sleep with me in my bed? I'm healthy and don't drink or take medications but am overweight and extremely sleep deprived.
It isn't : Recommended because it can be a cause of infant deaths. ...Read more
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Is it safe for my mother to sleep in my mother-in-law's bed, who was just diagnosed today with cellulitis?
Yes: Unless she has open wounds, the infection of her leg is not likely to be contagious. Of course, she should be on some form of treatment to assure that she is getting better. Take a look at the topics of venous stasis and venous insufficiency as these may also be what is causing her cellultis if it involves her legs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 32 wks, we just moved but theres no bed. Is it safe to sleep on the hard wooden floor. I have excuriating pains under my belly, back & pelvic.
Hard wooden floor: No it is not safe nor wise! If you can get the beds you will do, OK. If you cannot do that please see your doctor and there will be some way where you can find a reasonable bed. Yes, it will cost money but that could be over a fairly long time. ...Read more
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