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Loss of appetite and fun demeanor. Apprehensive to leave house. Trouble getting to sleep/strange dreams. Altered view of time and space.
Anhedonia.Sudden loss of motivation to schoolwork (normally works hard).Lethargy.Turbulent feelings(on and off since10/2013) 10/2014-04/2015.Numb05/15?
No: Alcohol puts you to sleep and increases slow wave sleep then awakens you about 4 hours later and you do not sleep well and becomes disruptive to sleep and the sleep is non restorative .Benzodiazepines increase stages 1&2 and decrease slow wave or stage 3 sleep. It is also not restorative sleep and has been shown in ICU patients to contribute to sleep deficit and delirium. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What interpret feelings of depression and joy at the same time and sense of loss of control and attempted suicide?
Painful: Above all this sounds painful, and is something a psychiatrist could help you with. Bipolar disorder in a "mixed" episode could match this description . . . . Or use of certain substances as well. Please get yourself in to see a psychiatrist asap since you say you've attempted suicide! you can be seen in an emergency room if you still feel that way. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, you need sleep: Your body needs a certain amount of sleep to function optimally. This amount varies from person to person but it falls between 7 hours and 9 hours in most people. Less than 6.5 hours of sleep per night is sleep deprivation and can have negative effects on your health. Your body does not adapt to sleep deprivation. ...Read more
Insomnia, lack of motivation, lack of concentration, lose grip on reality, feel hopless, can't hold a conversation, trouble socializing, lack of emotio?
What are you doing: For treatment now? This lists you as having anxiety - but no more specific diagnosis, treatment or medications are listed. If you aren't getting professional help - please know that you don't need to keep suffering like this. Please see a psychologist for a form of talking therapy. Please see a psychiatrist or your physician for a medical workup to rule out medical causes ; for eval for >. ...Read more
Energy: Although we do not know exactly how sleep works for us it is essential to life and obviously has something to do with energy regeneration. Failure to sleep would be lethal altthough, believe it or not, the record for complete absence of sleep is, if i remember correctly 10 days in a young man who bounced a basket ball the whole time to keep awake. ...Read more
18/m/5'10"/185lbs will biphasic sleep schedule affect my physical growth? Thinking of doing 4.5h core+1.5h nap. Not enough time for monophasic sleep
Depression: Depression is extremely common and often manifests as losing one's temper easily and loss of pleasure with one's usually enjoyed activities. Of course, there are many other causes of these issues including both mental and physical ailments. Go see your primary doctor and discuss it with them. ...Read more
Is Lyrica (pregabalin) supposed to improve the aspect of pain or the sleep in Fibromyalgia patient?
Both: The dose of Lyrica (pregabalin) is highly variable. The limiting factor for daytime use is its tendency to put people to sleep. I recommend taking enough during the day to alleviate the nerve pain, and enough at night to get a good night's sleep. Lyrica (pregabalin), like its cousin Gabapentin, is a great sleep-inducer. It's a natural sleep, unlike the benzos. I have one patient on 225 mg 3 times daily. Doing well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I suffer from bipolar can cause mania lost control of the self with the words of strange words and lack of sleep and the desire to commit suicide?
Yes: Yes, bipolar disorder can do all those things. Thoughts can run so fast they're hard or impossible to follow. People can go without sleep for many days/nights. If you're thinking about suicide, please contact your physician . . . Or call suicide hotline @ 1-800-784-2433. This condition needs treatment so you can feel better! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the most effective OTC brand for getting a restful, full REM sleep that doesn't leave you feeling groggy in the am?
.bestsleepaids.org: www.bestsleepaids.org. This is not a scientific review, rather a consumer-rated opinion. The product contains melatonin, valerian root, hops, lemon balm, phenibut, 5-htp, l-theanine. It is said to increase stages 3 and 4 sleep ( now referred to as stage n3 sleep) and increase rem sleep as well. And the winner in 2013 consumer award is ...., ..., ...........Somnamax. ...Read more
Is it safe to trade off sleeping for excercise in order to get healthy? Which is more important physical health (body) or mental sharpness (sleep)
Understand disease: Neurodegenerative d/o featuring milder physical parkinsonism than parkinson's disease typically. (slowed movements, stiff/rigid muscles & posture, possibly resting tremor). But with early dementia, often with associated psychosis (visual hallucinations, delusional thoughts), excessive sleepiness, depression/anxiety/apathy, & rbd. Rbd = rem behavior d/o, causing acting-out of dreams in rem sleep. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Move: Unless your workplace has an exercise facility, this can be difficult. Get up and walk as much as possible, take the stairs whenever given the chance. Take some time at lunch to get in a quick trip to the gym. Another good tip is to not snack on many of the goodies that often are around. Before you know it, the calories have added up! ...Read more
What are the causes of light stage 1 sleep and the inability to achieve deep sleep, in addition to a hypnagogic state?
A very dark room: is essential for deep sleep. Do you have any electronic devices on in the room? Please move them to another room. Abstain from mental stimulation at least one hour prior to bed, i.e., use of computer. Do some quiet reading before bed. Avoid stimulants such as coffee and sugar after noon. Peace and good health. ...Read more
A leading one!: Many important functions are carried out by our bodies during sleep. Necessary biochemicals are replenished for all of our systems. Along with water, air and food - sleep is essential to staying alive. The signals we get when we are even mildly sleep deprived in our moods and general functioning are indications to us of the need to get enough sleep soon. Pleasant dreams! ...Read more
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