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What commonly leads to interrupted sleep?

What commonly leads to interrupted sleep?

Sleep: 5 % of of interrupted sleep can cause sleep apnea 10 to 20 % of insomnia can be due to psychhiatric illness, medical illness, idiopathic causes 2 to 5 % could be snoring which can be a pre sleep apnea symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Christopher Wilson
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Trouble Staying Asleep (Definition)

Regarding babies, if a baby awakens in the night for feeding, one should not turn on bright lights. Keep the room dark and quiet. Use night lights, if needed. Keep the feeding as brief and low-key as possible. Do not entertain the baby. When the baby has been fed, burped, and calmed, return him to bed. With this routine, the baby will become used to it and go to sleep on ...Read more


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I'm suffering from interrupted sleep !!! :(?

I'm suffering from interrupted sleep !!! :(?

Sleep Hygiene is Key: 1. Keep regular bed & wakening time (even weekends). Get up same time daily. 2. Use regular, relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath / shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfy mattress & pillows. 4. Bedroom only for sleep & sex. Put work materials, computers, & TVs in another room. 5. Finish eating at least 2-3 hrs prior to bed. ...Read more

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Every single night I have interrupted sleep. Any little noise wakes me up, help!?

Every single night I have interrupted sleep. Any little noise wakes me up, help!?

Ever considered a : "white noise" machine to drown out other sounds? Use good sleep hygiene. 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 or chamomile tea. ...Read more

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What can be done for interrupted sleep due to over-excitement?

What can be done for interrupted sleep due to over-excitement?

Calming exercises: We've all had situations where we've been so excited we can't sleep. That should last 2-3 days at the most. The body will kick in and restore a normal sleep cycle if things are all equal. I suspect there's more to this, and that there is a mild sleep disorder at work. Start with a consistent am wakeup time, low to no caffeine, and quiet pm activities. If that doesn't work, see your doc. ...Read more

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Interrupted sleep, difficulty in going back to sleep. Any advice?

Interrupted sleep, difficulty in going back to sleep. Any advice?

Sleep: Please get a sleep study done to rule out the cause and sleep apnea you could also google sleep hygiene, sleep diary short term meds like ambien, (zolpidem) cbti long term cbti. ...Read more

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How come I can't fall asleep after an interrupted sleep?

How come I can't fall asleep after an interrupted sleep?

Fragmented sleep: Is main symptom of major mental problems with problems to initiate sleep then to maintain sleep. Good appropriate med can help resolve that easily if you have a good doctor that does not use benzodiazepines to make you sleep. ...Read more

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Will interrupted sleep cause eye bags?

Not specifically: Awakening with dark circles around the eyes or "eye-bags" usually speaks to build-up of fluid under the skin beneath the eye. Seasonal allergies, a sinus infection, a cold, rubbing the eyes, a salty dinner, excessive drinking, or a night of crying can cause morning-after puffiness. Best treatment is a neti pot (filled with saline) to irrigate the nasal passages and relieve fluid build-up. ...Read more

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Keep getting interrupted sleep and am always depressed. What can I do?

Keep getting interrupted sleep and am always depressed. What can I do?

Study causes: #fibromyalgia? A fortyish female with restless sleep and depression needs to discover the cause. Unrefreshing sleep naturally leads to depression. Commonly, interrupted sleep is due to chronic pain syndromes of pelvis, back, shoulder or neck. Menopause can also cause these symptoms. See a doctor to investigate and to rule out fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more