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Leg falling asleep while driving?

Leg falling asleep while driving?

Go see a doctor: If it happens persistently you should see a doctor to make sure everything it s ok. Sometimes this can be a sign of serious medical conditions.Two things need to be ruled out here- vascular disease , nervous system disease. ...Read more

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Tremor (Definition)

Tremor = involuntary ...Read more


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Falling asleep while not tired.?

Falling asleep while  not tired.?

May be a deficiency: Of some nutrient or a symptom of something more serious, get a good physical exam and screening labs. ...Read more

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Falling asleep while driving, not tired.?

Falling asleep while driving, not tired.?

Dangerous: Falling asleep while driving is dangerous. It increases risk of auto accidents. It is a symptoms of excessive sleepiness. The commonest causes are not getting enough time in bed, sleep apnea, depression, other sleep disorders including narcolepsy. See your doctor or a sleep medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Falling asleep while sitting in lecture?

Falling asleep while sitting in lecture?

Sleep?: Are you getting enough sleep? Everyone who has to sit through multiple lectures has experienced difficult stating awake. Review notes while listening. Many college and professional school professors are not exactly exciting lecturers. ...Read more

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Falling asleep fast?

Falling asleep fast?

What is the question: I'm not sure if you're falling asleep too fast or if you want to fall asleep faster - if you could re-write it we'd love to help. ...Read more

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What causes severe muscle twitches while falling asleep?

What causes severe muscle twitches while falling asleep?

Normal? : The sudden jerking movement occurring on the verge of falling asleep is a normal phenomenon! ...Read more

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Why my hands fall asleep while i'm sleeping?

Why my hands fall asleep while i'm sleeping?

Sleep: It could be that you put pressure on your arm with your head or have medical conditions or low calcium. ...Read more

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Leg falling asleep while sitting crosslegged?

Leg falling asleep while sitting crosslegged?

Normal: Pressure on area decrease sensation. Move leg slowly to wake leg up. Become aware of what position is tolerated. Any problems while sitting or walking? ...Read more

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Bad twitches. Can't stop. Been doing it for years. Happens even when asleep. Not myoclonic jerks because happens when awake falling asleep and asleep

Bad twitches. Can't stop. Been doing it for years. Happens even when asleep. Not myoclonic jerks because happens when awake falling asleep and asleep

Hmmm: Could still be myoclonus. Possibilities include epileptic myoclonus, subcortical myoclonus, and other other movement disorders. Movement disorders which occur during sleep are not psychological, so something is going on. I would visit neurologist. ...Read more

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What causes snorting before falling asleep?

What causes snorting before falling asleep?

Possible OSA: Sounds like sleep apnea. Often time people will snort and wake themselves as they are transitioning from wake to sleep due to relaxation of the muscles of the upper airway and subsequent apneas/hypopneas. See you doctor, as a sleep study may be indicated. ...Read more

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I experience jumpiness while asleep?

I experience jumpiness while asleep?

Sleep Study: (as a dentist) i would recommend having a sleep study done- you may suffer from restless leg syndrome. The test results should help you find the answer. ...Read more

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Why have I had trouble falling asleep and staying asleep?

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Why have I had trouble falling asleep and staying asleep?

Sleepless: Your question was cut off, but it seems that you have primary insomnia, assuming that you don't drink alcohol or use drugs, and that the problem has been there for a while. Recommend the sleep hygiene techniques (google that sentence & you get details), & if that fails, try low dose melatonin, & if that fails, see your pcp for other alternatives. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing trouble falling asleep?

Sleep hygiene is key: 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. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing trouble falling asleep!?

I've been experiencing trouble falling asleep!?

Use excellent sleep: hygiene. 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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Falling asleep while drowsy after lunch for no reason?

Falling asleep while drowsy after lunch for no reason?

Problem: You can have sleep problems from snoring, apnea, restless legs, poor sleep hygeine, anxiety/depression, napping during the day, night seizures, noises in the neighborhood waking you up, bed bugs, waking up to use the bathroom, acid reflux, allergies, or any number of things. I recommend seeing a doctor to get checked out. ...Read more

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True. I have trouble falling asleep. Staying asleep I'm fine. ?

True. I have trouble falling asleep. Staying asleep I'm fine. ?

Insomnia, Anxiety: trouble falling asleep” indicates many thoughts going through your mind with feelings of worry and difficulty relaxing. Let Wise Person within you reflect Stresses with causing insomnia. Consider: Avoid •Alcohol •OTC Sleep aids Exercise or Yoga in the evening Before sleeping, •Close that day’s Chapter in Book of Life •Visual imagery of National Parks •Breathing Relaxation •Therapy ...Read more

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What causes my foot falls asleep while driving?

What causes my foot falls asleep while driving?

Might be your back: Check your driver's seat the next time, the position may be contributing the problem. The nerves to the lower extremity stem from the lower back and positional changes can disrupt the nerve signal. This can sometime cause numbness. You need to have this checked. See a podiatrist to rule out any local problem in the foot first. An addt'l referral to a back specialist may follow. ...Read more

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What "bedtime ritual" can aid falling asleep?

What "bedtime ritual" can aid falling asleep?

See below: Try to avoid stimulating activities right before bedtime (no violent computer games, etc.). Take technology out of the bedroom (except for an alarm clock :). Don't use your laptop, ipad, any other tablet right before bed; have light snack, e.g. Cheese and crackers, if hungry; warm showers, keep your room on a cooler side; relaxation, positive visualizations. Hope that helps. Good luck! ...Read more