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Vitamins For Lack Of Sleep
No magic pill: Many people are looking for some "magic pill" to make up for bad habits that causes all sorts of stress on their body. The truth is that a healthy lifestyle with proper diet, proper sleep- wake cycles, healthy environment, proper exercise are the foundation of good health and prevention of disease supplements should be used to make up for a deficiency in your diet or imbalance in your system. ...Read more
Allergy: It can be from allergy and excessive fluid in the tissue from edema. Some time it can be genetic. Of course, good nigh sleep and good healthy diet will help. If you have allergies you may consider taking allergy drops or med. Wash your eyes with cold water and use cold compressors. ...Read more
Heard lack of sleep increases risk of heart disease and cancer. Any meds or vitamins that cancel that effect? More sleep not optional I have a young son
I have intertestial cystitis and am having these symptoms, fatigue lack of sleep throwing up loss of appetite diet is limited. Are vitamins needed?
I m having pain in my back. Doctors said that I m having lack of vitamin b12... Pain is too much even I can't sleep at night. Plz tell me wht to do..
I'm always sleepy. And if I wanted to sleep for an hour during afternoon, I keep sleeping until morning. I can't wake up! Do I lack vitamins or iron?
Improve sleep hygien:
1. Improve sleep hygiene, sleep adequately for 7-8 hours daily, , maintaining same eating and sleeping cycle.
2. Exercise regularly and find out what is causing fatigue is it sleep depreciation, stress, drug side effect etc
3. Eat healthy balance diet with lots of fruits and vegatables, high fiber diet
4. Make sure have daily good bowel movement.
5. Multi vitamin but not proved. ...Read more
How to get rid of black bags and puffiness under eyes? I get plenty of sleep each week. Lack of vitamins? Is there a topical cream I can try?
Cheap fix: Short of plastic surgery or filler injections: I suggest a thin layer of Preparation- H AM/PM- must astringests will help and you can consult a cosmetologist. ...Read more
Yes: Sleep deprivation is a method of torture. Without sleep, your brain cannot recover some important chemicals necessary for life. But it really takes a lot of sleep deprivation to kill you in a biological sense. The most likely scenario is a car accident because of a delayed reaction time or even falling asleep at the wheel. 24 hours of not sleeping = illegal blood alcohol level for driving. ...Read more
Insomnia: Many. Secondary insomnia can be related to stimulant use such as caffeine/alcohol/nicotine/amphetamines. Withdrawal from sedatives such as opiates, antibiotics such as fluoroquinolone, hormonal such as menopause, pain, restless leg syndrome, stress, medical such as hyperthyroidism, brain lesion, sleep disorders, poor sleep hygiene such as noise, psychiatric such as ptsd or anxiety. ...Read more
Many reasons: We spend nearly 1/3 of our lives sleeping, and it is actually a complex behavior and an important part of our well being. During sleep many things happen, including neurochemical and neurotransmitter chores, hormonal changes, memory consolidation, and general restorative function. Without these things, mental and physical health degrades. You can go without food much longer without sleep. ...Read more
Indirectly: Some headaches are associated with clenching of the jaw called nocturnal para functional brutism. These nighttime events create tremendous muscle force and activity that can be at play with morning headache symptoms. Find a dentist trained in treating headache pain with a nti devise. ...Read more
Keep a daily routine: A person who works the night shift can try to re-train his circadian (24-hour) rhythm, to adapt to the new work hours. Have a darkened, quiet bedroom just for sleeping. Aim for 7-8 hours of real sleep, after winding down when off work. Avoid letting activities creep into the sleep time. Lack of sleep is dangerous, causing mistakes in judgement, more errors at work, and car accidents in commuting. ...Read more
Headache Triggers: Half of patients in a migraine study reported sleep disturbance as a trigger and those who get fewer than six hours sleep a night report more frequent and severe headache symptoms. Why? It is known that during Stage 3&4 deep sleep endogenous opioids called endorphins and anti-inflammatory substances are secreted. Melatonin is produced during normal sleep cycles and effectively treats migraines! ...Read more
See below: What we know so far is that lack of sleep is associated with obesity. This is related to increase appetite and decreased physical activity due to fatigue. There are also several hormonal pathways altered with the lack of sleep that are being studied recently. The circadian rhythm (the one which tell us whether to be awake or sleep) has been recently linked to obesity with new promising medications. ...Read more
Chronic low sleep: Sleeping poorly one night, infrequently, happens. However, anxiety often leads to chronic difficulty falling asleep, which can cause a vicious cycle of actually increased anxiety --> worse sleep --> worsening sleep deficit. Irritability. Low mood. Poor judgment. Trouble prioritizing sleep hygiene. .. And snowball. .. You may be cognitively affected, mood may be affected, immune sys, & increased BP ...Read more