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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
I've been taking 200mg of l-theanine before bed for the past week and it's helped my sleep! Is it safe to take it every night?
Insomnia : Yes, it is safe and if it is helping so be it ...Read more
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 3 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
After taking the prescription for pinworms for 9 days is it safe to sleep in the same bed with my wife and have sex without risking infecting her?
Is finistil safe for my 17 months girl ... Only when she has blocked nose and once a day 10 drops right before going to bed to help her sleep better?
Not familiar: I am not familiar with this antihistamine, it is not widely used in the US, but it appears to be similar to benadryl, (diphenhydramine) with a similar side effect profile. If it seems to help it is ok to use sparingly, your dose is correct for her age. Just watch out for sleepiness, or jitteryness, which can happen with any of the antihistamines in this class. I hope she is better soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just got over a stomach virus now my husband has it. Is it safe for me to sleep in the same bed, will I catch it again?
Safe: you gave it to himGet a more detailed answer ›
Is it safe to sleep with cell phone in bed for alarm purposes? Not directly under pillow, but in the bed in general? Risk of cancers, (i.E. Breast)?
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