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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 more
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 more
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?
Talk to doc: Do you have racing thoughts? But be sure tv is not on. Not using computer in room. It is cool dark an quiet and not exercising late at night. You might need a sleeping pill. Try 10mg melatonin in the meantime ...Read more
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 more
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
A hands-on learner?: People who learn by touching, doing and movement are often labeled adhd. Were you good in sports? Do you prefer to learn by doing or listening to a lecture? ...Read more
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
How can I fall asleep? It takes me forever to fall asleep! what are some helpful ways to help me go to sleep faster?
Proper sleep hygiene: Develop proper sleep hygiene. By that i mean doing a few simple things regularly and consistently. First, have a good sleep environment--quiet, dark and a little cool. Establish a consistent bedtime, whether tired or not. Avoid any alcohol (at least 3 hrs before bedtime), as well as heavy meals, or exercise before bedtime. Don't watch tv, computer, or lighted screen. And don't clock watch either. ...Read more
It used to take me ages to fall asleep, but now suddenly i will fall asleep as soon as i hit the pillow. Good or bad thing?
As: Far as you feel healthy, that's a good thing. You have reset your time clock and now are more relax. ...Read more
Over dosage of Lorazepam can cause death? my friend did take 18 mg and fall asleep all over for 2 days. it can cause her any danger?
I understand your need to sleep.
Lorazepam is for Anxiety. With anxiety managed, your natural sleep will happen.
Nyquil is not a Medication for sleep.
Using Nyquil with Lorazepam may increase dizziness and difficulty concentrating. Some people may experience impairment in thinking and judgment.
See Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, Medication, and Therapy for stress.in your life, Relaxation, Yoga ...Read more
Is it possible to die from insomnia? I never sleep much (sometimes none at all). Would the body eventually take over and just fall asleep?
Position: Arms "falling asleep" is something that usually comes when your arms are in one position for a long period of time, and pressure is being applied to the nerves. Typically pressure may be applied to the ulnar nerves, causing tingling in the fingers, but the radial nerve can be involved as well, if someone is lying on your arm for a long time. Avoid these positions if possible. ...Read more
As long as i can remember it takes me hours to fall asleep if i even do, i didn't 2 nights this week.I'm 20 and take prescription sleeping meds.Could it go away?
Complicated: Determining what causes difficulties getting to sleep can be difficult. Sleep problems can be caused by many things. Don't wait to just go away. Try determining what keeps you awake either by yourself or with a professional. There are sleep clinics readily available. Make sure to go to bed at a regular time, wake at a regular time, don't eat late and no electronics for an hour before bed. ...Read more
I had 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) pm like 14 hours ago, would it be safe to take 2 more to fall asleep?
Yes: This should be fine as long as you do not have any unusual health issues. Stay within recommended dosing, and this should be fine for you as well. ...Read more
Regular dose.: The onset of benadryl, when taken by mouth, can be anywhere from 15-45 minutes, so it will not help you fall asleep "fast" necessarily. The usual allergy dose is what is recommended, 25-50 mg. It is not appropriate for short flights, though, as the sleepiness will make getting OFF the plane very difficult. Only use for flights 4-6 hours or longer. Do a test dose before your trip! ...Read more