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What Cause Less Sleeping
Sleep apnea: Sleep apnea is defined as stopping breathing for 10 seconds or more. It can develop for many reasons: allergies, enlarged tonsils and adenoids, deviated septum, being over weight, sleeping on one's back, orthodontic treatment that includes extraction of teeth causes crowding of the arches and tongue, alcohol, medications are just some of the factors that can play a role in developing sleep apnea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause intense trouble waking in the morning, after getting adequate, or even "too much" sleep?
Maybe : Consider a sleep disorder, such as sleep apnea, which may not easily be apparent if you sleep alone. Excess snoring may be a clue. However, it is possible you might have anemia or a thyroid issue, or even low grade depression. Your family doc can help separate all of this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having problem of high body temparature while sleeping, upto 104°F sometime. What can be the possible reasons?
Nervous system issue: A 'sympathetic nervous system' activation can occur during sleep. This can trigger the release of 'stress hormones' (like cortisol) and catecholamines. This can elevate the blood pressure, heart rate and can cause sweating. Speak to someone trained in sleep medicine for more information. This issue can be treated. ...Read more
Drastic weight loss, sleep pattern is less than 6 hours and loss of appetite. Could you explain what is the symptoms for or what acttactics required?
Sleep help: You can try things like going to bed at the same time, getting up if you are not asleep within 15 minutes, avoiding alcohol, getting plenty of exercise at least an hour before bedtime, taking melatonin, and avoiding naps during the day. If you continue to have problems it would be wise to see a sleep specialist for an evaluation and further options. ...Read more
Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... A long sleep might not have any relation with your pain. If your pain persists, you should seek help from a doctor. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several things: Multiple possibilities: including hyperthyroidism and also drug abuse involving stimulants like methamphetamine. Sometimes opiates like heroin if the person is not getting a steady supply. Also severe agitated depression, and some anxiety disorders. Have seen some psychoses be like this also -- schizophrenia & mania. The person may not feel eating is necessary, or hyperactivity is extreme. ...Read more
Could be bruxism: It could possibly be an additional symptom of bruxism, or grinding of the teeth while sleeping. The muscles of the face and jaw can become very hyperactive, and this may translate into your chin quivering. I would see a dentist and/or tmj/tmd specialist. ...Read more
Is it common for depression medication to cause excess fatigue or does this mean you are overdosing or on the wrong one?.
Don't know: which antidepressant you take but sedation can be a side effect for some. Talk to your prescribing medical provider about any side effects you are experiencing. ...Read more
Lots of things: How i caught on that i had tb. If it's really and truly a night sweat, get seen by your physician now. We don't want to miss endocarditis, tb, or something else really nasty-but-treatable. ...Read more
I : I don't know what causes dizziness after sleeping. However, orthostatic hypotension could cause dizziness after lying down for a prolonged period and then sitting or standing up. The effect of gravity could causing pooling of blood in lower extremities which means momentary decreased flow of blood (and thus oxygen) to the the brain. ...Read more
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