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What Should I Do If Cant Sleep
Excellent answer: Dr Fowler gave an excellent answer to this question a short time ago.. I think you can access it here: https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/1369070-what-to-do-if-i-have-chronic-insomnia-what-to-do-if-i-have-tried-several-and-can't-find-one-that-works-any-opinions-on-the-best-or-worse ...Read more
Sleep hygiene is key: Retire & rise same time each day. Bedroom should be dark & cool - used 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. Dinner should be moderate sized & finished at least 2 to 3 hours before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath, lavender scent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stop Napping ASAP.: Sleep Hygiene is Key. 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 > ...Read more
Start w sleep hygien: Sleep Hygiene is Key. 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 ...Read more
Sleep Hygiene is Key: 1. Keep regular bed & wakening time (even weekends). Get up same time daily. 2. Use regular, relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath / shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfy mattress & pillows. 4. Bedroom only for sleep & sex. Put work materials, computers, & TVs in another room. 5. Finish eating at least 2-3 hrs prior to bed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sleep suggestions:: Regular sleep schedule, especially time to get up. Minimize light before sleep period, including tv & computer. Don't go to bed hungry or right after a big meal. Avoid or minimize caffeine & alcohol. Exercise regularly, but not within 3-4 hrs before bedtime. Use relaxing pre-sleep routine (warm bath, light snack, reading). Bedroom temp at 60-68f. Learn relaxation skills. Find sleep specialist. ...Read more
Talk about it: We don't really know exactly how or why we create specific dream sequences. Dreams relate to how our fears, wishes and experiences are consolidated in memory stores. Talk with and seek support from family, close friends, and your spiritual guides. Create artistic representations of the themes. If persisting, professional help is needed. Nightmares can indicate a sleep disorder or trauma response. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Choices to consider: Sometimes people can't sleep because they are over stimulated. Stop watching tv, using the computer in the hour before bed. Take a warm bath, get a massage. Even eating some popcorn may help. If this fails there are always medicinal approaches and some herbals to consider. Ask for help. ...Read more
It is important to: Find out what is at the bottom of your fears. This can be explored in a therapeutic setting. ...Read more
Sleep hygiene : No TV at bedtime, dark comfortable room and surroundings, don't lay awake more than 30-40 minutes. If you do, get out of bed and try to read in another room for 30 minutes, then try to sleep again. Can a also try white noise or other noise machine and could try over the counter melatonin supplement. Stop drinking caffeine between noon and 3pm, limit or stop energy drinks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See sleep specialist: Sleeping is so vitally important for good health. It is when we recharge our battery and it enables us to thrive. Lack of good consistent sleep can not only be dangerous to our body ( high blood pressure, depression, anxiety) but to others. A leading cause of fatal car accidents is falling asleep at the wheel. Your body is telling you that you need help. ...Read more
Sleep study: You need to see a physician for a sleep study. Be sure they explain all your options to you. The first line of treatment for mild to moderate apnea is an oral appliance. If severe, usually a CPAP is prescribed. If you can't or won't use a cpap, an oral appliance can be used. Surgery is usually a third and last option in most but not all cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Difficulty falling: Asleep is often associated w/anxiety while waking up early and not returning to sleep is associated w/depression. Periodic waking is associated w/overall light sleep. Please see you doc who may order a sleep study. Peace and good health. Clinical psycholgist can help w/stress management techniques. Please stop all stimulants by noon and stimulating activity 1 h. prior to sleep, e.g, computer. ...Read more
What to do if I have slept only 2 hours in 24 hours.. I want to sleep but I am unable to do so which i don't know why.. What should I do?
What should I do if I have been getting dizzy and nauseous when trying to sleep what should I do?
Would encourage: Medical evaluation to find out the cause of these symptoms. ...Read more
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