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What is the best way to fix poor sleeping habits?

What is the best way to fix poor sleeping habits?

Sleep Hygiene: Establish time when you would like to go to bed. Create a bed time routine -- warm showers, room should be on a slightly cooler side; no tv, no computer. Learn relaxation exercises to help put your body in a "i'm sleeeeeepy mode" :). Don't use your bedroom as your office. Our body likes schedules and routines. Remember that:). ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Poor Sleeping (Definition)

Poor sleeping is a symptom in which a person does not get proper sleep, ending up tired the next day. Poor sleeping can be due to heavy snoring, colds and flus, aches and pains, drug side effects, anxiety or depression, external factors such ...Read more


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What are some major consequences of poor sleeping?

What are some major consequences of poor sleeping?

Poor sleep outcome : Briefly chronic sleep deprivation may affect memory, cause chronic fatigue, increase risk of heart attack or stroke , decrease immunity, chronic heart burn, abnormal sugar and fat metabolism, weight gain, increase bodily pain, anxiety, increase risk of malignancy. ...Read more

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What are some ways to fix your poor sleeping schedule?

What are some ways to fix your poor sleeping schedule?

Several options: Certainly following proper sleep hygiene would be helpful. Consider seeing a sleep physician as we can help guide you in various therapies including the use of melatonin, sleep restriction therapy, other sleep aids, et cetera. Keeping a two week sleep diary would be helpful. There are several online that you could google. I prefer the one from the aasm. ...Read more

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What are some was to change poor sleeping habits?

What are some was to change poor sleeping habits?

Good sleep hygiene: Google 'good sleep hygiene' . And you will find multiple sites that tell you what to change. For eg no tv in bed. Going to bed and waking consistently, eight hours, noo caffeine etc.. ...Read more

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What are the worst side effects if I am a teen and develop a poor sleeping habit?

What are the worst side effects if I am a teen and develop a poor sleeping habit?

Performance: You may not perform well in school or at work and relationships may suffer. You need at least 7-8 hours of sleep. Not resting the brain may causes increased stress, anxiety, depression, relational problems, fatigue and tiredness and a poor state of health. ...Read more

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How can you fix your poor sleeping schedule when you've already tried going to bed earlier?

How can you fix your poor sleeping schedule when you've already tried going to bed earlier?

Many things: Proper sleep hygiene, setting a regular bed/wake time, not napping, using melatonin +/- various sleep aids all can be helpful. A sleep specialist can usually help you figure out the best initial game plan. ...Read more

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What can be done about a stiff neck caused by poor sleeping posture?

What can be done about a stiff neck caused by poor sleeping posture?

Easy things first: Try over the counter anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen, heat pack, icy-hot or ben gay. If that doesnt work, try a massage. Finally if none of those work, you might want to see your primary md. A short course of muscle relaxant can help. Make sure you take steps to prevent a poor sleeping position in the future otherwise the symptoms will persist. ...Read more

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Loss of appetite, fatigue and poor sleeping- what is this?

Loss of appetite, fatigue and poor sleeping- what is this?

Probably depression: But it could also be a host of other things ... More information would be needed before even dr. House would hazard a guess at that one. ...Read more

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Can red pimple like spots on my skin be the result of poor sleeping patterns?

Not likely: Lack of sleep has its health implications but tough to say that red spots you have are a direct result of a lack of sleep. ...Read more

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How can a naturopath help with reflux signs ( swallowing, irratable, poor sleeping during day, etc)?

How can a naturopath help with reflux signs ( swallowing, irratable, poor sleeping during day, etc)?

Naturopath.: Ask a nturopath but i suspect they would elevate the head of the bed 4 inches, tell you to drink aloe vera (diluted), use otc zantac (ranitidine) or pepcid, eat slowly, chew you food well, avoid spices and acidic products and don't eat too late at nite. ...Read more

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