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Why Do I Wake Up Multiple Times Per Night
Depends: Normally, people wake up 1-2 times per night depending on age. There may be many reasons ranging from sleep environment (noisy, uncomfortable bedroom), unhealthy diet (excessive alcohol, large fatty meals before bedtime, nicotine or caffeine), certain medications, stress and psychiatric problems and other sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea. If becoming disruptive, would see a doctor. ...Read more
Insomnia: There are many reasons for waking up in the middle of the night including depression, posttraumatic stress syndrome and anxiety, stress, alcohol, caffeine, need to urinate, arthritis pain, sleep apnea, heart failure, COPD, Parkinson's disease, restless leg syndrome and many medications including stimulants such as Ritalin, some antidepressants Wellbutrin Effexor (venlafaxine) steroids, some beta blockers ...Read more
I wake up multiple times a night I have done the whole sleep routine, same sleep and wake time, dark cool room, no tv caffeine etc. Tried teas and mel?
I wake up multiple times during the night, i reduced the amount of caffeine but still i dont have continous sleep, what is the reason and the cure.pls?
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 more
Insomnia: There is acute insomnia or chronic insomnia, acute insomnia is less than 3 months and chronic is more than 3 to 6 months please identify the stressor that caused this, it could be move to a different time zone, financial, relation stress etc. Google sleep hygiene you may need short term meds like ambiencognitive behavior therapy for insomnia works best according to studies. Rule out sleep apnea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have bad nightmares in my sleep that feel real, I wake up multiple times in the night, I wake up w/ bruises, and I feel like I got zero sleep, help?
Bruises?: I don't exactly know what to say about the bruises but specific medication is available for nightmares if that's the type of sleep disorder you are having. If you'd like to chat either by real time connection or by INBOX CONSULTATION feel free. If you'd like an appointment use my Key Code: PDXFNR and sign up for something in the calendar. ...Read more
Blocked nose thanks to a spray. Cant sleep well at night and i wake up multiple times. What to do? I use Cola to be alert for school.
Why does my 1 year old wake up multiple times a night? It's only enough for us to place his pacifier back in.
Some Do: Some babies are light sleepers. It sounds like you may need to let him fuss it out, learning how to sooth himself and fall back asleep.It may be hard at first, but will be much easier in the long run. ...Read more
Wake up multiple times every night and upon waking I feel as if I'm dying and I jump up in bed small panic pinch myself then back to sleep. Father passed away months ago a lot of stress/ depression/anxiety. could possibly be cause?
Grief/Depression: You are probably having symptoms of Depression and fear of dying because of grief from the loss of your Father. It sounds like a psychological rather than a physical problem. But to be sure it would be good to have a physical exam with your Doctor. Then you could consult with a Clinical Psychologist who could help you with your grief and fears. Medication may offer additional help for you. ...Read more
The question is: Whether it's medical or behavioral. Have a consistent bedtime ; routine: read, rock, feed, brush his teeth, then put him in his crib in his own room drowsy, but awake, without bottle or pacifier, to self-calm to sleep. He'll learn to settle back to sleep when he night wakes. If the pediatrician says he's healthy, ignore the night crying. www.AAP.Org has tips on how to do this in a graded fashion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer