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Waking Up During Major Surgery
What is patient position during awake craniotomy? Lying down? And feel the patient after waking up during surgery that his head is opened or any pain?
Loss of sleep at night, always tired during the day and loss of energy since returning from dream trip. Causes at 59?
Get Evaluated: Get evaluated to rule out a medical cause for waking up multiple times during the night. There are many reasons for sleep disturbance, some causes can include sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, and hormone changes. Adequate sleep is important for overall health, and disease prevention see your doctor for an accurate diagnosis and treatment options, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any ways to return to sleeping at night after waking up, while staying awake during the day and afternoon?
Good sleep hygiene: 1. Considering you have no medical issues. Keep same sleep-wake cycle. 2. Avoid caffeine after lunch or minimize. 3.Slow deep breathing exercise prior going to sleep and after wake up till fall a sleep as tolerated. 4.Regular exercise & yoga 5. Try sleeping from 10pm to 6am. 6. Eat a good balance meal with lots of fruit, vegetables and high fiber. 7. Daily regular bowel movement. ...Read more
Can't control this.: Stage 1: light sleep (10 minutes)-slow theta waves on eeg. Stage 2: 20 min of rapid rhymic brain wave activity (sleep spindles). Stage 3: deep slow brain waves (delta) emerge, transitioning from light to stage 4: delta wav, : deep, 30 minutes. At end this period maybe when sleepwalk or bed wet. Stage 5: dreaming, rem sleep: this is the muscle paralysis and increased brain activity period, paradox. ...Read more
Trouble napping during the day when im tired, heart races fast, during the night i wake up, up to 3 times. Also neck pain. What could be problem?
Sports Recovery: in my 8-9 hours of sleep,i usually wake up 6-7 times for just 1 minute to look at the time and fall back to sleep easly.is bad?
I generally don't sleep straight (7 hrs) during the night and wake up every 2-3 hours to use the restroom or not. Could it be a deviated septum?
Possibly: Rem sleep is an important part of your sleep cycle. If you were in my office, i would ask you how you know you are waking during rem sleep. Usually, people get about 2 hours of rem sleep per night, in 3-4 different episodes. If you are having numerous awakening through the night, even if it isn't during rem sleep, that would explain your fatigue. Seek care with your physician if it persists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes at night during sleep my mom starts feeling breathlessness & she suddenly wake up while shouting.She is having the problem of blood pressure?
Back pain(surgical) migraines, and severe anxiety and panic, trouble sleeping (waking up 10-15 times a night)
Pain: Depending on the cause of the pain and how long you have had it, a multi-disiplinary approach is necessary to help reduce it. Finding the underlying cause and treating directly is the first step. Pain can also cause anxiety, panic attacks, insomnia and depression. Step 2 should involve seeing a mental health specialist to help guide you through the pain. Dealing with pain naturally is best. ...Read more
Fatigue, headache (quality: dull/aching sensation) (time frame: gradual onset) Worst when I wake up. Had sleep apnea as a baby. Experience nightmares?
I wake many times during night with severe sweats, discomfort in chest&throat area&headache, on returning to sleep i suffer nightmares.
Nightmares: As long as you have no cardiac history then this is due to the Epinephrine excess in relation to the nightmare. Its a typical "fright-flight" response to the aspects of the nightmare. Clearly something is bothering you either in your day to day life or past experiences perhaps in childhood. A psychologist may be able to help you. ...Read more
wake up at night with spasmic pain in the anus @ night every few monthsLasting few mins, earlier relief when bending. M,31,healthy,Levator syndr?!
Ouch!: Since ano-rectal spasm, while very painful, doesn't last long, medication isn't too helpful. Sitting on "the throne" and straining as if you were trying to have a bowel movement may help. It works the same way as flexing your ankle does if you get a Charlie Horse in your calf: by actively stretching the contracted, cramping muscles. What you describe is typical for levator ani syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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