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Constantly tired but can't sleep at night. Help?

Constantly tired but can't sleep at night. Help?

Start w good 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 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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Can't sleeping at night. Very tired during afternoon, but impressively active & awake at 4a.m. Nauseous during day pga lack of sleep?

Can't sleeping at night. Very tired during afternoon, but impressively active & awake at 4a.m. Nauseous during day pga lack of sleep?

You might be...: ...a night owl with a morning bird schedule. Or your normal sleep-wake cycle might be disrupted by the long daytime hours of during summer time in the extreme northern & southern parts of the planet. It's complicated. I suggest you go to mayoclinic.org--patient information--diseases & conditions and get info on insomnia. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Anxeity making me extremely nervous at night. Awaken at 2am every night?

Anxeity making me extremely nervous at night. Awaken at 2am every night?

Psychiatric consult: These 2 symptoms are quite sufficient to indicate the need for a thorough physical exam to eliminate any cause or contributing factor. Most likely, this will then lead to an equally excellent psychiatric evaluation to reveal the underlying cause. Please get the medical attention indicated; you ned not continue this rather uncom., & poss. Serious condition. ...Read more

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Why can't sleep at night i feel very tired but can't sleep?

Why can't sleep at night i feel very tired but can't sleep?

Routine: Many reasons for not sleeping. Many reasons for not sleeping. Look at your daily schedule. Are there lots of changes or worries? Maybe a change is needed? Do you have a set schedule for bedtime? This can be very important. Make sure you start to unwind before you get in bed. If none of this helps you can try a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25mg at about 30 minutes before going to bed. If no success, see doc. ...Read more

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Why am I so restless and always moving around at night at bedtime?

Why am I so restless and always moving around at night at bedtime?

Depends: You may have other factors in play such as sleeping too much during the day and/or too much caffeine intake during the day or too close to bed. Possibly anxiety is a factor as well. It would depend on these and perhaps other factors. ...Read more

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I struggle with sleeping at night but tired during the day :(?

I struggle with sleeping at night but tired during the day :(?

Many possibilities : Are you stressed and think a lot at night that keeps you thinking and from sleeping? Do you exercise at night? Do you drink alcohol at night? Do you nap during the day? Is your room too hot? Too noisy? All these things can interfere with sleep and make you tired in the day. Just because you are tired if your brain is in high gear you won't be able to sleep! ...Read more

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When I sleep at night I wake to very bad night sweats! why?

When I sleep at night I wake to very bad night sweats! why?

Depends: Are you a man or a woman. How old are you? Could be signs of menopause or illness at any rate there is help. Contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Feeling tired almost constantly. Getting 6-8 hrs of sleep at night. Still wake up tired and am tired most of the day. Any suggestions?

Feeling tired almost constantly. Getting  6-8 hrs of sleep at night. Still wake up tired and am tired most of the day. Any suggestions?

Many causes: Fatigue can be caused by many conditions. You should have your doctor check for anemia and thyroid conditions which are very common in young women. Also you should be checked for diabetes and if your doctor thinks it is appropriate a sleep study could be helpful to rule out sleep apnea. See your doctor soon Avoid sweets and high carb meals as they make you more tired. ...Read more

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Feeling very sick while taking Macrobid at night why does this feeling only occur at nightime?

Feeling very sick while taking Macrobid at night why does this feeling only occur at nightime?

Timing of med?: Good question- no good answer except if you are timing your dosage where you get sick shortly before you go to bed, with potential drug- drug interaction if you are on other medications. You should go back to your doctor, to discuss this question. ...Read more

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Why do I wake up at night extremely thirsty??

Why do I wake up at night extremely thirsty??

Many causes: Causes of dry mouth at night can be cause by many things including medications (antihistamines), mouth breathing, sleep apnea and/or nonhumidified CPAP use, salty diet, and dehydration. ...Read more

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Why i cant sleep at night and i feel sleepy at morning and afternoon and im getting tired and headache,?

Why i cant sleep at night and i feel sleepy at morning and afternoon and im getting tired and headache,?

Lots of reasons: It could be that you have sleep apnea, or insomnia, or too much caffeine. There are many possible reasons, these are some of the reasons that are easy to fix and easy to diagnose. What you need is a history and physical. See your medical provider and get your questions answered! ...Read more

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Arms are falling asleep at night and it's very painful afterwards?

Arms are falling asleep at night and it's very painful afterwards?

Tight clothing?: Be careful with the clothing you wear to bed. It appears that you are compressing your nerves under your armpit. Pressing on these nerve bundle can cause loss of feeling, loss of the ability to use your arms and a "pins and needles" feeling. Usually when you remove the pressure the feeling returns to your arms, sometime with a burning pain. Seek help if this continunes. ...Read more

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Why am i tired in the morning, but alert at night?

Why am i tired in the morning, but alert at night?

It could be from: Sleep deprivation. You are a night owl perhaps. Ideally we should be getting at least 7-8 hours of sleep. Have your thyroid function tested. Hope you feel better! ...Read more

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Can't sleep at night feel adjitated?

Can't sleep at night feel adjitated?

Are you anxious?: Please see your physician for evaluation. In the meantime, here is information to use for improved sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aromatherapy, reading, or >. ...Read more

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Why am I always tired, even though I sleep at least 8-9 hours a night?

Why am I always tired, even though I sleep at least 8-9 hours a night?

See your physician: It would be wise to see your physician to have a complete history and physical exam with possible tests to determine the proper diagnosis. There are many reasons why you may be tired which range from anemia, depression, mononucleosis, other infectious causes (bacteria, viral, fungal), hormonal (thyroid), medications (especially allergy meds), and behavioral. ...Read more

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I have so much trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, and i wake up no less than 4 times a night. I wake up every morning exhausted and tired.

Sleep apnea: One of the first things you have to figure out with the symptoms of this is sleep apnea a condition where you stop breathing in the middle the night and has many variations of this disease but they have one common element frequent awakening in the middle of night and feeling exhausted in the morning. After this has been ruled out then mood and anxiety disorder is next in the possible causes. ...Read more

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Eyes hurt when I look around. Headaches at night. Legs ache at night as well as sore throat at Night and elevated body temp and moderate fatigue. ?

Eyes hurt when I look around. Headaches at night. Legs ache at night as well as sore throat at Night and elevated body temp and moderate fatigue. ?

Get checked: This can be a concerning constellation of symptoms and it would be wise to schedule a visit with your primary care doctor. It may not be anything serious, but better to be safe. ...Read more

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I easily get tired, though i sleep 10 hours at night, constantly thirsty, and headache. ?

Fatigue: Sometimes sleeping too many hours can actually lead to more fatigue, but not feeling rested after sleeping can be due to sleep apnea - this may cause mouth to become dry or sore. There may be something metabolic going on due to the other symptoms. Starting with your primary care doc, get some labs for thyroid, glucose and a general metabolic panel and considering sleep study would be wise. ...Read more