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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... ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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%. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Unrefreshing Sleep (Definition)

Unrefreshing sleep is used to describe a condition where a person sleeps for an adequate length of time, but ...Read more