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What can I use to remove the dark marks from under my eyes? What can I take to sleep at night because my body lack of sleep (stress)?

What can I use to remove the dark marks from under my eyes? What can I take to sleep at night because my body lack of sleep (stress)?

Clinque & Melatonin: There is a great product available from Clinque called "Even better eyes" that really works to remove the dark circles under your eyes. If you want to try something OTC for sleep, I suggest Melatonin, which is an herbal supplement that works well for some people. You should also practice relaxation exercises. If that doesn't work, you may need prescription medication for sleep. ...Read more

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What can I take to help me sleep at night, but won't cause me to be confused the next day?

What can I take to help me sleep at night, but won't cause me to be confused the next day?

Talk with your MD: There are a number of options including some over the counter and prescription medications. This is something you should talk to your doctor about to determine why you need help with sleeping at night. ...Read more

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Have to take deep bradhing at night other wise i can't sleep?

Have to take deep bradhing at night other wise i can't sleep?

Sleep apnea...: Teaking deep breaths to sleep suggests obstructive sleep apnea (osa). You should talk to your doctor about your symptoms and to obtain a sleep study test for diagnosis. ...Read more

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At first take my he heartiest love.My question is that I can't sleep as well at night. What'a reasons and solutions?Thank you.

At first take my he heartiest love.My question is that I can't sleep as well at night. What'a reasons and solutions?Thank you.

Vaied causes: In a young person, the main cause is emotional, either anxiety or depression. You need to tell us what is on your mind which keeps you awake, preventing youn from falling sleep? If you fall sleep ok but wake up later, that is more serious and may need a visit with a doctor and seek medication to help you get good sleep. ...Read more

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How is the best way to educate my sleep time? Its hard to me to sleep at same hour, and I prefer to work at night. I need to take care of myself.

How is the best way to educate my sleep time? Its hard to me to sleep at same hour, and I prefer to work at night. I need to take care of myself.

Routine: If you mean what is the best way to have a good night sleep, having a good routine at bedtime is the best. Always go to bed around the same time and use the bed only for sleep and intercourse. Do not watch tv right before going to sleep. Do not exercise close to bedtime. Do not have a lot of alcohol or heavy meals in the evening and especially before bedtime. Always wake up at the same time. ...Read more

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Last night, I tried going to bed early, but I still couldn't sleep. Eventually, I had to take a sleep formula pill. I've had to take a sleep formula?

Last night, I tried going to bed early, but I still couldn't sleep.  Eventually, I had to take a sleep formula pill.  I've had to take a sleep formula?

Make sure: You only sleep in your bed. Room is cool and dark. Don't read or do phone or computer in bed or text. Don't drink alcohol Or eat 2 hrs before bed or exercise. If you have troubled thoughts think of getting a counselor to talk to so your mind can relax and you can sleep. ...Read more

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What should I take or do to sleep better at night?

What should I take or do to sleep better at night?

Tips: Limit daytime naps, limit activities in bed to sleep and sex, create a regular bedtime schedule, keep the room dark and quiet, avoid alcohol/nicotine, no caffeine after 2pm, exercise earlier in the day, de-stress, keep the room temperature a little cool, for some white noise machines may help and get comfortable. If those don't help sometimes sleepytime tea, warm milk or melatonin can be beneficial. ...Read more

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Am five months and i dont sleep can i take night quill?

Am five months and i dont sleep can i take night quill?

NO: too sedating for you and baby. Try melatonin , meditation, prayer, daily exercise and eliminating all white noise before bed. ( that included television). ...Read more

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Is it better to sleep a full night or take multiple naps?

Is it better to sleep a full night or take multiple naps?

Sleep: It's always better to get a full night of sleep. However what is important is to have rem sleep at least 3-4 times in the cycle. This being said some people who have "catnaps" do fine as with each nap they have rem sleep. ...Read more

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What is safer to take Valium or zeroquill for a night sleep?

What is safer to take Valium or zeroquill for a night sleep?

Neither: Valium is a brand of diazepam which is member of benzodiazepine class, used to treat many conditions but not w/o side effects & risks eg addiction, confusion, falls/fractures, even some link to Alzheimer's disease. Seroquel is a brand of quetiapine which is an antipsychotic with its own can of worms: weight gain, diabetes, high cholesterol & movement disorders ie tics. So try http://goo.gl/wTWbEv ...Read more

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I NEVER sleep through an entire night even if I take otc sleeping meds

I NEVER sleep through an entire night even if I take otc sleeping meds

See doctor: There are many potential causes which include depression , anxiety, sleep disorder etc. There are many ways to improve sleep quality (avoiding caffeine,;no eating, exercise, bright light before bedtime etc). Talk to your doctor re. whether you may need a sleep study especially if you are not waking up feeling refreshed. ...Read more

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Hey. I have taken Azee 500 by Cipla in the morning. Can I take one in the night and sleep?

Hey. I have taken Azee 500 by Cipla in the morning. Can I take one in the night and sleep?

You don't mention: what you are treating with this medication....the antibiotic azithromycin. Azithromycin effectively treats a number of conditions including respiratory and sinus infections, skin problems and sexually-transmitted infections. I am not aware of any recommended dosage of 500 mg twice a day. Insomnia is reported as a "less serious" side effect of this drug. Take, at most, one a day. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Is it normal to have to take two or three days to recover from one night of late/disturbed sleep?

Is it normal to have to take two or three days to recover from one night of late/disturbed sleep?

Disrupted sleep: Yes. it could take several days just to get back into a normal cycle , like jet lag, essentially, off setting your schedule by 2-3 hours can disturb sleep as can dehydration that may occur during partying or intense activity. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/jet-lag/basics/symptoms/con-20032662 ...Read more

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