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What Is Twilight Sleep
Not real sleep: A slang medical term used be doctors when a person is having a procedure under sedation ((twilight sleep) and not general anesthesia. They are breathing on their own, generally are following commands depending on how deeply they are sedated. It is very common to have this type of sedation for outpatient procedures. ...Read more
Pretty Quickly: Usually you feel the deep effects subside after a 1-2 hours. I ask my patient not to drive or be solely responsible for the welfare of child for the rest of the day. It is important that someone stay with them. I also think that they should not make any important decisions for 24 hours. I think that a cautious approach is the best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to have twilight sleep to remove a broken tooth as I am taking coreg 12.5 mg 2 times daily?
Not too long: In research studies when they woke people up before they reached rem (deep) sleep, there were psychological symptoms which appeared fairly rapidly (which were reversible). If you are having trouble sleeping, speak to your physician and talk to a therapist, take care of it before it causes havoc. ...Read more
I am all alone, can't sleep and think of ending my life often, all though i don't think i will go though with it, wish i could.
Life is hard: I have known many like what you describe and they all worked at the solution and got to the point where life is back to normal. The secret is to talk to a trained professional and explain what you are feeling. That is the most important first step. You will be better and much happier. I know you have great things yet to do. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many Causes..: There are many reasons for difficulty sleeping, and several types of insomnia. Nearly 70 million people suffer from sleep problems. If you have been having difficulty sleeping for some time (two or more weeks), it may be helpful to consult your doctor or a mental health professional to explore further. Here is a link to some tips I have developed for my patients: http://tinyurl.Com/cuexb6u. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sleep hygiene tips: Retire & rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized & finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath or lavender scent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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