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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
Depends: Awakenings can be normal or signal a sleep disorder. So what you should ask yourself is whether the arousals from sleep are due to a reversible sleep disorder. Knowing what it is will guide the therapy process. For example the treatment for sleep apnea completely differs from treatment of insomnia with awakenings. I would recommend talking with your physician first ti find out. ...Read more
Stress: Preocupying problems interfere with sleep & create nightmares. Good sleep habits like eliminating light & sound to induce sleep is important. Talking to your family & friends or a professional, about your problems helps you to understand them as well as solve them better so they wont disturb your sleep. ...Read more
3 questions,1 answer: All 3 questioners have functional dysautonomia, meaning that the sympathetic branch of the autonomic (automatic) nervous system is dominant due to unbalanced irritability of the control mechanisms in the lower brain. In my long experience, lousy diet. See my blog, "oxygen the spark of life". ...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
Talk to your dr: 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. Also look for a sleep specialist. ...Read more
See urologist: Frequent urination can be caused by urinary infection, usually associated with burning. This cured with antibiotics.Voiding frequently at night may mean urinary obstruction and not emptying bladder completely. In men the most common cause is enlarged prostate.The most recognizable symptom of prostate cancer is the frequency of nocturnal urination. You should see urologist for examination. ...Read more
Here are some...: The following factors affecting how often one has to void are: urine production, bladder functional capacity, bladder urine-holding ability, bladder emptying ability, UTI, etc. To figure these out is not that hard by following instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain idea & insight on how to work with doc so to reach right Dx for right Rx, care, & counseling. ...Read more
Many things.: Poor sleep - due to interruptions. Inadequate sleep - often true at age 19. Medications (stimulants) or alcohol - again age 19. Possible that you have a primary sleep disorder or obstructive sleep apnea. Depression / anxiety. If your tiredness wears off during the day you do not likely have a more global cause. ...Read more
Feel like need to pee every 5-10 min, even at night at least once every couple of hrs, which makes me wake up. I usually never wake up to pee. I'm 19.
Increased frequency: Increased urinary frequency can occur in a number of conditions, the most likely being urinary tract infection. Other symptoms of this can include burning when urinating and discomfort in the region of the bladder. Very high blood sugar (diabetes) can cause urination of large amounts, accompanied by great thirst and hunger. Interstitial cystitis (bladder inflammation) & other causes also exist. ...Read more
Why am i getting up so much to pee at night? Like 4-7 times. I have tried stopping fluids at 8pm and still up at least 4 times.
Normal: Waking up with dry eyes is common in healthy people.If you have problems with dry eyes during the day or feel like you have sand in your eyes, could have dry eye syndrome. Small percentage of people with dry eye syndrome may have sjögren's syndrome particularly if your mouth always seems dry. See your eye doctor and get an eye exam. Also discuss with your primary care doc if having other symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Two nights of having night sweats and I wake up drenched..I sleep naked lol and still sweat. Happens at least five to six times a month..Dont know tho?
Few things: Are the episodes random? Or are they clustered, happening night after night? If you are in your late 40's, and female with clustered sweats, this could be hormonal. If you are male, or younger female, or older female, or if the episodes are random, please see your doctor to get evaluated, as this could be something very serious, like lymphoma. ...Read more
I drink 2-3liters of water per day .i urinate during the day, but at nights
I wake up about 3-5 times to urinate.should I be worried?.
No: You are drinking generously for your location in the tropics. Since kidneys work efficiently during the night and remove excess fluids naturally, do not worry about urinating during the night. If this bothers your sleep, consider drinking the bulk of your fluids earlier during the day and limiting your nighttime fluid intake after 8PM. Void before going to bed and make note if this works for you. ...Read more
Why do I keep waking up at night and get hot.Probably about 5-10 times a night.I am so tired during the day it's effecting my mood and work.
Mood, sleep, and: temperature issues MIGHT be an indicator of hormonal imbalance, e.g., thyroid. Please see your doc for exam and treatment if needed. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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