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What Is The Best Treatment For Unrefreshing Sleep
Unrefreshing sleep: Unrefreshing sleep = sleep which is not restorative. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
Have chronic gastritis, constipation, palpitation and unrefreshing sleep. What could be the solution?
Insomnia, frequent waking, very heavy snoring, unrefreshing sleep, fatigue every day. Sleep study confirms no sleep apnea present. What could it be?
I am experiencing low muscle tone, loss of sex drive, fatigue, difficulty sleeping (quality: difficulty falling asleep, unrefreshing sleep), hair...
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
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
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. ...Read more
What has been found to be the best treatment for rsd/crps? How can one get sleep through the intense pain?
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
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. ...Read more
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? ...Read more
Please make it clear: Repeat your question with better explanation of your symptoms, We are always here to help. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Everyone has a natural drive to sleep a certain amount at night. We tend to feel tired if we do not get this.
What is your amount? Do you fall asleep during the day?
I suggest you try to sleep 8 hours in a row at night for several days to evaluate this.
Why are you not sleeping? ...Read more
I have a long history of sleep issues. I have never been officially diagnosed. I now have an issue where I flail in my sleep. Is there treatment?
Sleep hygiene tips: 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
See a dr: You can have sleep problems from snoring, apnea, restless legs, poor sleep hygeine, anxiety/depression, napping during the day, night seizures, noises in the neighborhood waking you up, bed bugs, waking up to use the bathroom, acid reflux, allergies, or any number of things. I recommend seeing a doctor to get checked out. ...Read more
How I can stop from snoring? Is there treatment to stop it? What should I do? I feel ashamed when I sleep with my friend.
Snoring: There are various things to do to improve or stop snoring. If possible you should see an ear nose and throat doctor as you may have some serious obstruction that could cause problems down the line such as heart problems. You might have sleep apnea. Being overweight can be a problem. ...Read more