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Take Fall Asleep
Herbals: Valerian (Valeriana officinalis), California poppy (Eschscholzia californica), Wild lettuce (Lactuca virosa), Lemon Balm ((Melissa officinalis)), passion flower (Passiflora incarnata), Chamomile (Anthemis nobilis), Hops (Humulus lupulus), Lavender (Lavandula officinalis) & St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum) are herbs which can aid with sleep. ...Read more
Can you tell me what number of 25mg hydroxyzine pills should I take to fall asleep (not get high)?
50 mgm: Or two pills, 1/2 to1 hour before bedtime ...Read more
Very Few Know: With modern anesthetics we try and shut down the memory of the patient before they go to the or. Once they can't remember what happened, it is very hard to find out what they felt as they went to sleep. Without sedatives the very medication that is used to put people to sleep blocks memory formation, so we have the same problem. Same with waking up. Most patient first memory is of the pacu. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What exactly does it feel like to be put under anesthesia and how long does it take to fall asleep?
Anesthesia Feeling: Patients describe feelings of relaxation, euphoria, peace, and tranquility, also, a warm feeling running through their body. The onset of induction - falling asleep - is usually fairly rapid, like within 30 seconds to 1 minute, but does depend on the agent(s) being used. Most IV anesthetics are very well tolerated, do not cause nausea or vomiting post-operatively, and metabolize fairly quickly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been having trouble sleeping and staying asleep. What can I do or take to fall asleep and stay asleep?
Insomnia: The best treatment for insomnia is to identify the underlying cause and address it. The most common cause of difficulty falling asleep is stress or bringing your worries to bed. Difficulty staying asleep can be a symptoms of a sleep related breathing or movement disorder. I recommend against taking a medicine to put you to sleep. It is not a good long term solution. ...Read more
I haven't been able to sleep well for the past week or so. This is starting to really depress me. What is the best medication to take to fall asleep?
Exercise: Exercise with good sleep hygiene is in my experience best for sound sleep. Reviewing your medicine I see Xanax (alprazolam) listed. Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine, a class of drugs well known to alter the sleep-wake cycle. If you suffer from a serious psychiatric condition please talk to your psychiatrist about your lack of sleep. ...Read more
I just took 5 /12 100mg tylenol (acetaminophen) pm about 25 min ago but i still feel fine so how many more should I take to fall asleep?
See sleep specialist: Anxiolytics such as the benzodiazepines are frequently prescribed for the short-term management of an acute sleep problem. Diazepam, a long-acting benzodiazepine, is often used for insomnia especially when there is comorbid anxiety. An alternative choice is zolpidem (Ambien), which is not classified as an anxiolytic although its pharmacodynamic profile is similar. Tylenol (acetaminophen) pm is not on the list. ...Read more
Normal: The normal answer is between 2-20 minutes for most adults. ...Read more
Many things. : Going to a doctor is one, of course, but you can also take a warm bath before bed, make sure all lights and sounds are diminished, other than perhaps a white noise machine, stop smoking or being around smokers, read a boring book, get a new mattress, adjust the thermostat, use a mantra, practice relaxation techniques, pray, pretend my wife is talking to you ... ...Read more
I have had a hard time falling asleep this week. Is it harmful in any way to take nyquil to fall asleep?
Why is it not safe to take ZzzQuil to fall asleep at night once you've had Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) during the day??
Probably: This is one instance in which I would urge you to speak with the doctor treating your ADD before starting it. The combination should be okay. ...Read more
My 7mths baby is on levothyroxine & I notice that she has difficulty in sleeping e.g take time to fall asleep and seems uneasy. Are these normal?
I'm prescribed Alprazolam, but only a small amount for emergencies, does not being able to sleep count because Anxiety? Can I take it to fall asleep?
It's so hard to fall asleep. Sometimes i wake up with body jolts. I wake up a lot threw the night. Takes forever to fall asleep. Morning i'm exhausted?
Dx narcolepsy w/o cat 2yrs last 6 months experiencing difficulty falling asleep can I have insomnia too? Sometimes takes hrs to fall asleep rx:ritalin
Yes: You can have insomnia and narcolepsy. Ritalin (methylphenidate) can cause difficulty with sleep. Please let your physician know. In the meantime, use excellent 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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible that I have adhd? I am 19 and have always had fidgeting problems. I have to take melatonin to fall asleep at night or i will lay awake for hours. When i was younger little things bothered me like the seem on my socks. With that said i can s
Safe Sleep: 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, Chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath or lavender scent.Valerian, > ...Read more