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I have such an unrefreshing sleep could anything be wrong?

I have such an unrefreshing sleep could anything be wrong?

Insomnia/apnea: You need to be evaluated. Could be as simple as insomnia or you may have sleep apnea. Chronic medical conditions like hypo/hyperthyroidism, heart disease, and fibromyalgia (to name a few) could also cause un-refreshing sleep...

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What are some things I can do fix unrefreshing sleep?

What are some things I can do fix unrefreshing sleep?

Sleep hygiene: Try any that apply: 1) Keep a regular sleep schedule (same time in/out of bed), 2) quiet, dark room - no TV/music, 3) use bedroom only for sleep/marital relations, 4)if no sleep in 20min, leave room until sleepy, then try again (repeat as needed), 5)No caffeine after noon/no alcohol at bedtime, 6)write worries in a journal by bedside, then deal with them next day, 7)No success in 6 weeks? See doc.

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What can I do to remedy unrefreshing sleep?

What can I do to remedy unrefreshing sleep?

Sleepiness: Please do a sleep study to rule sleep apnea or sleep related disorders also rule out depresssion also rule out medical causes as well.

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What are the possible diagnoses for unrefreshing sleep? It is difficult to get a sleep study?

What are the possible diagnoses for unrefreshing sleep? It is difficult to get a sleep study?

Sleep apnea: Usually unrefreshing sleep is due to something that disrupts the sleep cycle. If you're obstructed at night, it'll cause you to gasp and disrupt sleep. Restless leg syndrome can disturb also. Decreasing screen time at night, and having better sleep hygiene helps. Some drugs can also affect sleep. Sleep studies are easy to come by, but discuss with your doc if you need one.

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Causes of never feeling sleepy, unrefreshing sleep and a racing mind?

Causes of never feeling sleepy, unrefreshing sleep and a racing mind?

Several causes: The most common cause is worry about things and not being able to turn your mind off. It is also common in people who exercise then try to go to bed when they have their endorphines high in their system. Are you drinking too much caffeine at night? Are you drinking alcohol at night? Is there a lot of stress in your life at work and or at home? Stress and overwork is probably most common.

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I have chronic gastritis, constipation, palpitation and unrefreshing sleep. Any solutions?

I have chronic gastritis, constipation, palpitation and unrefreshing sleep. Any solutions?

Magnesium for stress: Your body is obviously under a lot of stress (emotional and/or physical). I strongly recommend supplementing with magnesium (particularly effective is peter gillham's natural vitality calm), which helps specifically with musculoskeletal tension, constipation, cardiac arrhythmias & palpitations, insomnia, and anxiety. Consider digestive enzymes and probiotics to aid digestion & melatonin for sleep.

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Have chronic gastritis, constipation, palpitation and unrefreshing sleep. What could be the solution?

Have chronic gastritis, constipation, palpitation and unrefreshing sleep. What could be the solution?

Stress, reflux: These symptoms could be due to stress, anxiety, and possibly reflux. Without a full physical, you also need to consider a cardiac issue and a GI issue. Consider and evaluation by a cardiologist, gastoenterologist and your family physician.

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Insomnia, frequent waking, very heavy snoring, unrefreshing sleep, fatigue every day. Sleep study confirms no sleep apnea present. What could it be?

Insomnia, frequent waking, very heavy snoring, unrefreshing sleep, fatigue every day. Sleep study confirms no sleep apnea present. What could it be?

You may suffer from: Upper airway resistance syndrom, most of the time this diagnosis is missed by sleep studies. Have them compare your rdi to ahi if it is almost double, you have issue, even though your ahi is very low and your oxygen saturation is above 90%.

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I am experiencing low muscle tone, loss of sex drive, fatigue, difficulty sleeping (quality: difficulty falling asleep, unrefreshing sleep), hair...

I am experiencing low muscle tone, loss of sex drive, fatigue, difficulty sleeping (quality: difficulty falling asleep, unrefreshing sleep), hair...

Multiple causes: anxiety / depression would be the most common, however other causes such thyroid dysfunction or other organic disorders would be the case. Need to see your doctor for assessment, good luck

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What is the best treatment for a sleep disorder?

What is the best treatment for a sleep disorder?

Best tx for sleep: The best treatment for a sleep disorder starts with a visit with a Psychologist or Physician expert in sleep disorders. They may refer you back to your primary care if some other medical condition is suspect, but they will be able to accurately assess your symptoms and history and make recommendations evidence based on your condition.

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What is the best treatment option for a seven month old baby that is teething really bad and has trouble sleeping?

What is the best treatment option for a seven month old baby that is teething really bad and has trouble sleeping?

You can try: Although no treatment is needed for teething, if your child is experiencing pain, baby tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin (with the correct dosing) will usually help most. You can also try a chilled pacifier or teething ring. Topical anesthetics are usually not very effective.

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What is the best treatment to? Prevent from sleeping talking and sleep walking?

What is the best treatment to? Prevent from sleeping talking and sleep walking?

Yes: Sleepwalking is usually harmless. However, people can get into trouble by wandering out of their home, falling, running into things. If disturbed during the incident, individuals can become agitated. Sometimes, an underlying sleep problem like sleep apnea or leg twitches (periodic limb movements) can trigger the events. There are behavioral methods in addition to medication. See a doctor.

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What has been found to be the best treatment for rsd/crps? How can one get sleep through the intense pain?

Structured program: The treatment is a combination of medications, aggressive physical therapy and invasive methods (nerve blocks, nerve stimulation). Common medications are Gabapentin or pregabalin, tricyclic antidepressants (improve sleep as well), muscle relaxants, etc.

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What is the best treatment for hot flashes and not being able to sleep? Can't fall asleep, or wake up and can't go back to sleep

What is the best treatment for hot flashes and not being able to sleep? Can't fall asleep, or wake up and can't go back to sleep

Hello.: Hello. Some things which you can discuss with your doctor for your insomnia related to hot flashes include: use of low dose seratonin reuptake inhibitors (i.e., lexapro), hormone replacement therapy, herbal remedies and acupuncture. Take care.

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Treatment for 4 months baby caugh and best sleeping position for her?

Treatment for 4 months baby caugh and best sleeping position for her?

Find out the cause:: Second hand smoking is one of them, so don't smoke around. Other: cold dry air, common cold/viruses, allergy. Night time cough can be because of postnasal drip/asthma. Viral bronchiolitis is common in younger kids. Make sure her nose is clear, put saline nasal drops, suck mucous with bulb syringe, use a humidifier in room. No cough med. Sleep position: up to 1 yr is on back, keep head up. See doc.

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My son 10months he don't get sleep at nights suggest treatment?

My son 10months he don't get sleep at nights suggest treatment?

Training Not Treat: You mean leaving him alone when he is awake? Not picking him up? Waking him up when sleeping too long in the daytime? Not interacting with him during the night time when he should be asleep?

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Am mk dhawan am nigh sleep and my nigh fail plz tell me treatment?

Am mk dhawan am nigh sleep and my nigh fail plz tell me treatment?

Please make it clear: Repeat your question with better explanation of your symptoms, We are always here to help.

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What's a good treatment for sleep problems?

What's a good treatment for sleep problems?

Cognitive behavioral: The most effective treatment for insomnia is cognitive behavioral therapy. 1. Sleep hygiene therapy. This focuses on trying to make sure that the room that you’re going to sleep in is cool, dark and quiet, and that you’re making an appropriate transition to sleep. 2. Sleep restriction therapy. Retraining your mind to associate bed with sleep rather than worrying about not sleeping.

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