Doctor insights on:
Trouble Sleeping And Eating
Many women complain that they have trouble sleeping when they are pregnant. Try not to eat just before bedtime. Consider taking a warm bath at bedtime to help you relax. As your abdomen gets bigger, you may want to lie on your side with a pillow under your abdomen and a pillow between ...Read more
I am experiencing difficulty sleeping (quality: difficulty falling asleep) (worsened by: varying sleep schedule, alcohol use) and feeling anxious...
Consider med eval: for anxiety & poor sleep. Retire & rise same time each day. Bedroom should be dark & cool - used 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. Dinner should be moderate sized & finished at least 2 to 3 hours before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing difficulty sleeping (worsened by: psychological stress, varying sleep schedule) (quality: difficulty staying asleep, difficulty ...
Sleep hygiene.: Turn off TV 2 hrs before bedtime. Keep a sleep journal, Avoid alcohol and stimulants. Meditation, prayer, massage therapy, aroma therapy and progressive relaxation. I would refer you to the book, "The Relaxation Response " by Herbert Benson, M.D. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Are these new symptoms? Initially, i would suggest talking to your primary care doctor to assess why are you having anxiety, insomnia, etc. Your next steps should be taken based on whether the cause of your sx has been established. Meanwhile, you can practice relaxation (you can google the script); sleep hygiene, stress management to help you decrease tension. Good luck! ...Read more
I am experiencing difficulty sleeping . The following also describe me: Difficulty sleeping, Feeling anxious, Feeling depressed, and Difficulty stayi?
Sleep onset disorder: You appear to have lots of thoughts running in your head when attempting to sleep; this is called sleep onset disorder. First line treatment is benadryl at 50mg at bedtime; 2nd line is over the counter melatonin supplementation, 3 rd line is you consult your pcp for possible treatment with sonata, ambien, etc. ...Read more
Yes: Going to bed too hungry or too full can affect sleeping. ...Read more
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. See dr if not ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trouble sleeping. Insomnia at first and now extended periods of oversleeping and constantly feeling tired?
Internal clock: disruption.The best way to readjust your internal sleep clock is exposure to sunlight at or just after dawn.If possible,open curtains and let the sun rays stream in your bedroom.This will cause an involuntary release of natural "wake up" chemicals.When u get up U must not nap Durring the day and try to go to bed about 8 hours before dawn and repeat the cycle.If this fails,see ur doc for help. ...Read more
Use creative dreamin: Ucan use a creative dreaming technique used by native americans 2help their children ward off nightmares. Before going 2sleep imagine an alternative happy ending 2 your nightmare. Ie, if u are being chased imagine a way u will get help by running into a police station. U then go 2sleep, if the nightmare starts u will have a different ending. Read more wake up and dream challenge on amazon. ...Read more
More info needed: If a newborn feeding schedule is every 3-4 hours and hunger may cause the baby to get up up in the middle of the night. If there is abdominal bloating and discomfort, probiotics added to the feedings may help to eliminate this and allow the baby to sleep longer. Things tend to improve as you advance to solid foods. Anything else see your doctor to evaluate. ...Read more
I am experiencing rapid heart rate and difficulty sleeping (quality: difficulty staying asleep) . Being awakened by heartbeat. ?
See your Dr: If you are having a sudden onset of rapid heart rate for no apparent reason (for example exercise or fear), then I recommend seeing your Dr as soon as possible to determine the cause. If it doesn't occur during the day that is good, but to be safe let your Dr know what is happening, frequency, duration, and any associated symptoms & if you are taking any supplements/meds then show them to Dr, ...Read more
Having difficulty falling asleep and i keep tossing and turning constantly thinking. How can I relax?
Behavior modifying: One place to start is practicing good sleep hygiene. Keep your sleep pattern consistently structured, avoid napping, use bed only for sleep or intimacy, and avoid lying in bed long periods without sleeping. If falling asleep is troublesome because of trouble turning off your thoughts, relaxation and imagery techniques are often helpful. For more help with these make an appointment with a therapist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing difficulty sleeping (quality: difficulty falling asleep) (worsened by: psychological stress) and fever (worsened by: hot weathe...
Difficulty falling: asleep is often associated w/anxiety while waking up early and not returning to sleep is associated w/depression. Periodic waking is associated w/overall light sleep. Please see you doc who may order a sleep study. A psychologist can help w/stress management. Peace and good health. Natural treatment includes melatonin supplement but w/professional guidance. Stop all stimulants after noon. ...Read more
My Brother is experiencing abdominal discomfort, fatigue, difficulty sleeping (quality: difficulty staying asleep) (worsened by: psychological str...
Assessment : Hi Ronald, has your brother seen a doctor for a physical exam or regarding these symptoms recently? I would want to rule out if his symptoms are a result of his psychological stress or a medical issue. His symptoms are congruent with depressive symptoms which could very likely be a result of his psychological stress. ...Read more
Sleep hygiene: Make it a lifetime habit: 1) Keep a regular sleep schedule (same time in/out of bed), 2) quiet, dark room - no TV/music, 3) use bedroom only for sleep/marital relations, 4) if no sleep in 20min, leave room until sleepy, then try again (repeat as needed), 5) No caffeine after noon/no alcohol at bedtime,6) Write worries in a journal by bedside, & deal with them next day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having trouble consuming food without feeling nauseated and I have trouble swallowing foods liquids and tablets. I have emetophobia and was sick. ?
A serious condition: Emetophobia -fear of vomiting- is a debilitating phobia that causes intense anxiety and suffering. The first thing you need is to be in therapy with a compassionate, cognitive behavioral therapist who can tolerate discussing and exploring all aspects of your horror of vomiting so that the two of you can begin to desensitize these fears. Be clear in seeking a doctor, what you are struggling with! ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Trouble with sleep
- Trouble swallowing after eating
- Creatine for trouble sleeping
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- I have trouble sleeping
- Trouble getting to sleep
- Eyes trouble focusing after eating
- Having trouble breathing after eating
- Talk to a psychiatrist online for free