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Why do I wake up multiple times per night?

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

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Why do I wake up multiple times during the night?

Why do I wake up multiple times during the night?

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

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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 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?

Sleep disturbance: Time to see you doctor about your sleep disorder. There are many types and your doctor can help you with this problem. Or you may ask to be seen in a sleep disorder clinic. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What sleep disorder do I have if I wake up multiple times during the night?

What sleep disorder do I have if I wake up multiple times during the night?

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 more

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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?

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

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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.

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.

Stop nose spray: stop or wean the nasal spray as it may be rebounding and causing swelling. Use saline nasal spray to keep your nose draining and open. It will slowly improve. ...Read more

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Why does my 1 year old wake up multiple times a night? It's only enough for us to place his pacifier back in.

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

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Baby, 8 months old, wake s up 10 times during night for many months, what to do?

Baby, 8 months old, wake s up 10 times during night for many months, what to do?

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 more

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