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I take Adderall 10mg i'm doing good on it except i can't sleep geodon (ziprasidone) 60mg isn't working anymore what's a good sleep medicine that will work quickly?

Depends : From your information it looks as if you been diagnosed with more than just adhd and that the insomnia preceded the use of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). In general that low dose taken in the am does not usually cause sleep issues in an adult although it might aggravate existing issues. It is also contraindicated to be taking the additional meds you have listed at the same time. Need visit with provider. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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What is the best time of day to exercise if I want to sleep well at night?

What is the best time of day to exercise if I want to sleep well at night?

Not close to bedtime: Exercising close to bedtime -- within 3 hours -- may keep you from falling asleep. Aside from that, any time that you find convenient is probably ok. ...Read more

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What is the best way to have a good sleep during the cold night winter?

What is the best way to have a good sleep during the cold night winter?

Stay warm but not: Too hot. Use good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep regular bed ; wakening time (includes weekends). Get up same time daily. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath or shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfortable mattress ; pillows. 4. Use bedroom only for sleep ; sex. Put work materials, computers, ; tvs in another room. ...Read more

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I get really tired at around 3pm every day. I eat well, exercise regularly and sleep well too. Why am i so tired at that specific time?

I get really tired at around 3pm every day. I eat well, exercise regularly and sleep well too. Why am i so tired at that specific time?

2 things: 1. Possible sleep apnea 2. Low blood sugar see your family doctor an get evaluated for these things. Keep up the other things and good luck. May only need nutritional assessment and recommendations. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get that energized good sleep feeling?

What is the best way  to get that energized good sleep feeling?

7-8 hours sleep: If you wake up tired, and are dragging and drowsy during the day, you may have sleep apnea. You need to see your doctor and perhaps have a sleep study. Today in many cases an oral appliance can be used instead of the CPAP machine. A dentist trained in dental sleep medicine can help you if you do have sleep apnea. Do not take sleeping pills. ...Read more

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I haven't been able to sleep well for the past week or so. This is starting to really depress me. What is the best medication to take to fall asleep?

I haven't been able to sleep well for the past week or so. This is starting to really depress me. What is the best medication to take to fall asleep?

Exercise: Exercise with good sleep hygiene is in my experience best for sound sleep. Reviewing your medicine I see Xanax (alprazolam) listed. Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine, a class of drugs well known to alter the sleep-wake cycle. If you suffer from a serious psychiatric condition please talk to your psychiatrist about your lack of sleep. ...Read more

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Docs, im a 19 year old girl, i exercise 3-4 times a week and eat fairly healthy and sleep well, but my skin isn't glowy, what might be the problem?

Docs, im a 19 year old girl, i exercise 3-4 times a week and eat fairly healthy and sleep well, but my skin isn't glowy, what might be the problem?

Have a medical check: It is hard to know what a glowy skin is like! if you feel well and your blood counts(hemoglobin level) is normal, then i would not worry about your skin looks. If you are not feeling energetic, you should get your CBC done and meet with your doctor and have a physical exam done. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to relieve nose congestion and a minor cold. My temp is 99.5F and I feel congested and weak. Also insure good sleep. Nyquil?

What are the best ways to relieve nose congestion and a minor cold.  My temp is 99.5F and I feel congested and weak.  Also insure good sleep.  Nyquil?

Nasal congestion: Use saline nose drops several times a day. Use the vaporizer at night while sleeping on several pillows. Drink lots if fluids Tea with lemon or honey can also help ...Read more

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Im working in a night shift but during the day time i didnt get good sleep because of that i suffering complete body pain and im not able get sleep pl?

Im working in a night shift but during the day time i didnt get good sleep because of that i suffering complete body pain and im not able get sleep pl?

Lack of sleep: makes everything worse. The first thing to consider is sleep hygiene, that is having an environment that is conducive to sleep. Dark room, comfortable temperature, quiet. If you have these contact your doctor who can evaluate and treat this problem. ...Read more

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Blocked nose thanks to a spray. Cant sleep well at night and i wake up multiple times. What to do? I use Cola to be alert for school.

Blocked nose thanks to a spray. Cant sleep well at night and i wake up multiple times. What to do? I use Cola to be alert for school.

Stop nose spray: stop or wean the nasal spray as it may be rebounding and causing swelling. Use saline nasal spray to keep your nose draining and open. It will slowly improve. ...Read more

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Some time in night i can not sleep well, i sleep but suddenly i wake up and feel very uneasy, again sleep and again wakeup. Why?

Some time in night i can not sleep well, i sleep but suddenly i wake up and feel very uneasy, again sleep and again wakeup. Why?

Can't sleep: Talk to your doctor about this & see if you need assessed for secondary insomnia (insomnia due to other organic or psychological factors) which can be treated. Meanwhile you can try the sleep hygiene techniques. ...Read more

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How can I sleep well? I always wake up few times during the night for more than a month. I think I sleep too shallow but I don't know why.

How can I sleep well? I always wake up few times during the night for more than a month. I think I sleep too shallow but I don't know why.

Difficulty falling: asleep is often associated w/anxiety while waking up early and not returning to sleep is associated w/depression. Periodic waking is associated w/overall light sleep. Please see you doc who may order a sleep study. A psychologist can help w/stress management. Peace and good health. Natural treatment includes melatonin supplement but w/professional guidance. Stop all stimulants after noon. ...Read more

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Need guide as to how to get a good sleep at night time?

Need guide as to how to get a good sleep at night time?

Sleep Hygiene: Fix a bedtime and an awakening time. Avoid napping during the day. Avoid alcohol 4-6 hours before bedtime. Avoid caffeine 4-6 hours before bedtime. Avoid heavy, spicy, or sugary foods 4-6 hours before bedtime. Exercise regularly, but not right before bed. Use comfortable bedding. Find a comfortable temperature setting for sleeping and keep the room well ventilated. ...Read more

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Can't sleep well during night time. Is there anybody call tell me how to solve and cure this snoring problem?

Can't sleep well during night time. Is there anybody call tell me how to solve and cure this snoring problem?

If it's Just snoring: See your dentist for an oral appliance that advances the position of your lower jaw or the aveo tsd (moves tongue forward) to open the air passage to reduce or eliminate snoring. If overweight, then weight reduction may be beneficial for snoring reduction as well as overall health improvement. But consider a sleep study to rule out sleep apnea (a serious condition). ...Read more

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Some times in night i can not sleep well, when i go to bed i sleep but after few time suddenly i wake up and feel very uneasy, why?

Some times in night i can not sleep well, when i go to bed i sleep but after few time suddenly i wake up and feel very uneasy, why?

Can't sleep: Talk to your doctor about this & see if you need assessed for secondary insomnia (insomnia due to other organic or psychological factors) which can be treated. Meanwhile you can try the sleep hygiene techniques. ...Read more

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I don't sleep well yestr. 2-3 hrs wake up at night and sleep for 4 hrs. Can i do workout at gym ?? Does exercise improve sleep quality ?

I don't sleep well yestr. 2-3 hrs wake up at night and sleep for 4 hrs. Can i do workout at gym ?? Does exercise improve sleep quality ?

Yes.: Exercise does improve sleep quality. It's advisable that you conclude your exercise no sooner than four hours before going to bed, and don't have any stimulant-type agents after you exercise, such as fat burners as they'll keep you up. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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