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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 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
Is it bad if I wake up 4-5 times per night if I can then fall back asleep? If it's not apnea, what are likely disorders, or could this be ok?
Insomnia: Some possibilities include insomnia, parasomnia and restless leg syndrome. Insomnia can be related to unhealthy sleep habits and/or anxiety. If you would like professional help for rule outs, check out your local sleep center. http://www.ucsfhealth.org/clinics/sleep_disorders_center/ ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My breastfed baby started waking up at 6months, 1 time per night, now at 1year& he wakes up 4 times per night. What should I do& what is the reason?
The reason is most..: ....Likely that he has come to understand that when he awakens and calls out, you come into the room. A 1 year old doesn't need to feed 4 times a night if he's eating well in daytime. Check to make sure he's ok (dry, not feverish etc.), then don't pick him up or otherwise indulge him. If he's physically ok, leave the room. Expect him to scream. He needs to learn to self soothe. ...Read more
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