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Why Do I Get So Easily Distracted Stress Or Poor Sleep
Many causes: There are many causes for distractibility. If it is lifelong starting early in life, it may be attention deficit, which is a brain disorder that should be treated with medicines. If it starts later in life, something else is causing it, such as poor sleep, daytime sleepiness, sleep apnea, depression, anxiety, and other causes. ...Read more
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
Binge often. What do you do to keep yourself from getting tired or bored or stressed and triggering it?
See below: Keep a food diary -- what events trigger you to eat, how you feel afterwards, how you felt before eating. Practice relaxation, work on things that trigger your stress. You might want to consult someone who specializes in eating disorders to help guiding you through the process. Good luck! ...Read more
Why does lack of sleep make me feel so lousy - not just tired, but achy, cranky, not as sharp, etc.? What can I do to get a better night's sleep?
Your question: is VERY common....and the results of poor sleeping are those you mention PLUS a number of chronic medical conditions! START with your mattress!! THEN ask your Primary care Doctor (or a Health Tap Consultant using Health Tap Prime!!) for a lesson in SLEEP HYGIENE! Hope this Helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Do you think I can't sleep because I have sleeping disorders or because i'm depressed or stressed or all of these?
Depends on age: Sleep problems in the aged are common. If you are young, it is definitely abnormal. You may be surprised and skeptical that diet may be the most important item, particularly sugar. Go to our website prevmedgroup.Com and see that one of the doctors has written a case report of a gentleman with insomnia who stopped sugar. The lab problems are explained. ...Read more
I have sleep delay. No matter how try hard or how tired or how lack of sleep I only can go fall sleep in the morming like 5 am. Often sleep shallow?
Invesigation needed: It sounds like thereis a reason for your sleep pattern. 1- caffeine intake 2-redbull or other "energizers" 3- daytime naps 4- lack of exrcise 5- medications which may affect your sleep 6- anxiety disorder 7- previous work in graveyard shift etc.... As you see - many causes need to be ruled out best way to sift through your problems - see your doctor and get help. Insomnia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When i get allot of spring allergys i tend to get nervous or jittery and don't sleep well seem to have a harder time concentrating why is that?
I'm 26 and get constant, multiple times a day hot flashes. I sweat very easily and have had a major appetite decrease. High anxiety, poor sleep.
Hot Flashes at 26 ye: hot flashes is not common at 26 years of age. With your other symptoms of anxiety. Poor sleep, you need to be evaluated for hormonal imbalance including thyroid dysfunction. Do you have a history of anxiety, depression or bipolar illness. If you do, you may need to go see a psychiatrist to adjust your medications or start you on some. If you are otherwise healthy see a GYN. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have no problem falling or staying asleep but i'm always tired, what can I do to feel more alert?
Sleep apnea: Please discuss with your physician. Just because you fall asleep easily and think you sleep well , you may still be suffering from sleep apnea. This means that you may not be getting enough oxygen when you sleep. This is one possible cause of your situation. You may also have a thyroid problem or some other medical condition that could be related to your chronic fatigue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do I do if i'm to depressed to get out of bed and just feel like I have no energy to even move, just tired but not sleeping!?
I have no energy or motivation to do anything & It's making me very depressed. All I do is work, and try to sleep. How can I fix this?
Depressive symptoms: Start with a medical evaluation to rule out medical causes of your symptoms. Medications are sometimes indicated. Talking therapy to include Cognitive Behavioral therapy or psychotherapy can be effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 days... cant sleep, not even tired. im not overly hyper i just cant seem to get tired. i have not taken any meds or stimulants. what's wrong?
Try to sleep: Maybe nothing is wrong. I wonder what would happen if you let yourself rest? Sometimes you can be good at staying alert but underneath you are actually needing a rest. ...Read more
How can I get to sleep fast and easy? Been having a real hard to falling asleep even though i'm exhausted.
How can I get rid of tiredness? Or lazyness?... I sometimes wake up to tired and don't have much energy to do anything all day...Help please!
How's your sleep?: Use excellent sleep hygiene. 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do people take test to know that they have bipolar disorder? I sometimes feel happy or depressed with unknown reason. Also think too much can't sleep
Best Dr. Diagnoses: There are some Questionnaires that patients can fill out, but the true diagnosis is best made by a one on one examination form a trained Psychiatrist. See the attached link for a PDf questionnaire that may aide some providers in the diagnosis. http://www.dbsalliance.org/pdfs/MDQ.pdf ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I can get easily distracted and it's hard for me to focus and pay attention sometimes, do I have add or adhd?
It's possible: Although the symptoms you describe are consistent with adhd, there are many other conditions that can cause difficulty with focus and concentration. A few examples include thyroid dysfunction, depression, or an anxiety disorder. You will need to see a psychiatrist, a primary care doctor familiar with adhd, or a mental health professional to help discover the real reasons. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Lately I have had 0 energy. Not able to exercise, or study. Doesn't matter how much sleep i get. Exhaustion is making daily activities near impossible?
Hard to focus, easily distracted, bcoming more forgetful n sometimes a bit confused. Is this bcs lack of sleep or something else? I get round 4.5h sleep
Sleep deprivation: Generally 4.5 hours of sleep per night is not enough for most people and will predictably create some irritability, problems with concentration and recall, and fatigue. Of course this begs the question of why one would be getting such little sleep - medications, drugs, a mood disorder or medical condition. If sleeping more doesnt help it woudl be generally wise to get medical consultation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have super emotional over tasks i normally would'nt crying getting frustrated and irritable. Is this hormones?
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