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Why Do Old People Moan During Sleep
Oromotor dysfunction: Drooling is usually caused by lack of oral control to hold oral secretions in the mouth, commonly seen in people with hypotonia, lack of muscle control. It can occur during sleep due to relaxation of oral muscles and saliva drools out of the mouth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends.: It depends on the type of noise. It could be normal dreams, sinus problem or people with obstructive sleep apnea will make noises, gasping for air as they have a very difficult time breathing or inhaling enough throughout the night. This is a serious medical condition that should be determined and addressed appropriately as this places extreme stress on the body. See a physician for evaluation. ...Read more
I tend to dream each nite but feel very tired after I wake up. Y do we dream n how do I aim 4 dreamless n more rested sleep?
Let's see: Begin with dreaming is very important. We spend 1/3 of our lives doing it. Consider that you are filing short tern memory to long term memory. If a ''file'' related town unmastered developmental phase, the ''personal poetry'' of a dream will leave you with the important residue of such work. Trauma, as in ptsd is noted for this. Since there are other causes, e.g., sleep apnea, get a psych. Veal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
That varies: New babies don't sleep through the night because they need to awaken to feed. As they get bigger, they sleep longer. Most babies can safely do an 8 hour stretch when they're several months old; some do it a little younger, some a little older. Babies are people; what happens one way in one happens a bit differently in another. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What stage of sleep actually makes you feel most rested? I heard REM but when I have dreams those are my worst sleeps???
Stage 3 +4 non-REM: If you are remembering dreams on the nights you are not very rested you are not sleeping well those nights. We do not recall the vast majority of our dreams, which go on for much of the night. When they become vivid it is a sign of a possible depression or perhaps something on your mind. ...Read more
Yes: Babies usually need to eat every 3-4 hours in the first month or 2. After a while, that time will start to stretch. Babies can also wake up and cry if they are uncomfortable with gas, wet or dirty diaper, etc. Older babies, who haven't learned to fall asleep on their own, may wake up out of habit, even when they don't need to eat at night. If your baby wakes frequently, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dream: Sleep is an active state that happens as rem and non-rem. In rem sleep most of your brain functions are happening as usual and you can have emotions and percieve things i... However your input and output systems from cortex are disconnected ... Thats why with activation of different systems of memory, emotion etc you develop experiences that are all internal called dream. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do i dream every night? Friends and family say that they don't. I watch several dreams back to back. I yawn a lot during daytime. Any connection?
Sleep stages: Rem sleep provides us with the deepest and most restfull sleep. You are not there if you are dreaming. Dreaming is associated with the unconscious (fFreud) and also stress release. The increase in dreaming may be associated with stress levels awake. Try to reduce your stress via exercise and relaxation or identify sources in daily life. More sleep ...Read more
I suffer from confusional arousals during sleep with occasional hallucinations. Sleep study was normal. What can I do to fix this?
Consider an analogy:: Your car engine knocks and misses at certain speeds. Your mechanic can't find anything wrong. What can you do to fix this? How can you "fix this" if you don't know what's broken? Options: 1) Get another test. 2) Get another mechanic. 3) Get another car. Option #3 doesn't apply in medicine; so you need to get another test or get another opinion. No "fixing" till you know what needs fixing. ...Read more
Normal : This is a normal phenomenon and not readily stopped ...Read more
Lately every night when I'm trying to sleep I have intrusive thoughts of death people around me or evil things that want to hurt me in my sleep.Help?
Parasomnias are: disorders of arousal or the interface between sleep and waking. If your thoughts are intrusive, they may be a symptom of morbid hypnogogia, a parasomnia that can occur as you're going into REM sleep. Or, they could simply be related to your anxiety disorder(s). Discuss your symptoms with your psychiatrist and your PCP for referral for a sleep study to determine if you're having a parasomnia. ...Read more
Change: A babies perception may be stressed as they enter into a sleep phase as they don't understand leaving an awake state. They are aware something is happening but don't wish it too. Try playing soothing white noise - spa music - in the background to help the baby relax. Avoid rocking to sleep as they will get used to it and will grow older and have sleep issues unless always rocked. ...Read more
Stress relief: Grinding your teeth at night is probably a stress relieving function of the body. Such grinding comes from signals in your brain, causing the chewing muscles to activate. It may also occur in response to a "high spot" in your bite. Such an area can stimulate the muscles to chew on this area. If you are grinding your teeth at night, see a TMJ specialist to get the proper treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
21y/o female shiver/chill spells several times/min when sleeping. Also talk loudly/shout sometimes and snore. Hard for people to sleep beside me.
Sleep disorder: Sounds like you have a sleep disorder . I would suggest that you speak to your physician first for a general checkup and a possibly a referral for an overnight sleep study to gather more data. It's easy, and nothing is uncomfortable. Give him/her a call today. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I often have dreams while sleeping that prevents me from feeling rested when I wake up. Is their anything I can so to stop dreaming at night?
I've urinated a little during sleep. 4 days already, Ever since my older sister started staying in my bed with me. I don't have any dreams ?
Urinary symptoms: First, make sure you don't have a urinary tract infection by seeing your doctor. Having another person in bed with you is difficult; you may not want to get up to urinate and wake your sister so your bladder overflows and causes the leakage at night. It sounds as though there may possibly be some complicated family dynamics. Talking to a doctor about these issues may be very helpful. ...Read more
My 5weeks old son is making weird noises before and during sleep. It sounds like crackles or a car engine that would not start. Should we be worried?
Noisy breathing: How long has this been going on? If u noted the problem soon after birth, he may have laryngomalacia. Its a condition where the laryngeal portion of airway is floppy&falls in during breathing. If ur son is otherwise ok & does not turn blue or have difficulty breathing, he should outgrow it. With time, the cartilage will have more calcium in it&the floppiness will disappear. See ur pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not Safe Yet: The use of pillows is not recommended for children under the age of 2 years old due to the risks of suffocation and other injuries. Bed pillows can easily entrap and smother an infant or small child. It is also best to wait until child has graduated from crib to toddler bed where movement is not as restricted. A firm and small (airline-sized) pillow is best for a toddler. ...Read more
What are the warnng signs of a small stroke? My wife is making statements that make no sense and urinated during sleep shes 50 shes 50 years old and has had seizuers in the past two years. Normally alert and sharp, she is currently slow and appears drug
There : There is a popular acronym for determining warning signs of stroke: fast f is for face: facial droop or crooked smile. A is for arms: inability to move arms or one arm being stronger than the other. S is for speech: can your loved one repeat a simple sentence or is their speech slurred? And t is for time: if you see any of thse signs call 911 as soon as possible. If your wife is confused and not making any sense, this is of high concern and needs to be taken to the emergency room. If you suspect stroke, call 911 for timely treatment. Time is brain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
at my daughter 9 years old vocal tic. (expressed no censorship swearing almost non-stop, but everything stops during sleep) to show it dramatica?
Coprolalia is the: Medical term for your daughter's vocal tic. It's found in ~10% of folks with tourette syndrome; however, the diagnosis requires multiple motor tics & at least 1 vocal tic for a year or > with no tic-free periods > 2 mos. Adhd & ocd often co-occur. Her pediatrician may consult a child neurologist or psychiatrist or a developmental/behavioral pediatrician; she needs help asap. See tsa.Org. ...Read more
Normal event: This is considered a normal event.There is no need for a treatment. ...Read more
5 year old moves around a lot during sleep, twitches and body will tense up and shake for a couple seconds? What is this?
My 7 year old daughter has started to snore loudly while awake. She also snores during sleep but less so. What could be causing this? Thanks.
Sleep disordered: breathing is common in children due to different processes that might affect / obstruct airflow in the upper respiratory tract causing snoring / apnea.. It is necessary to have a thorough evaluation by her PCP for a complete physical and possibly sleep pathologist to assess her sleep hygiene. They will then determine if your daughter needs to be seen by the otolaryngologist or pulmonologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son is 9 month old i noticed he is extremly sweating during sleep. What is wrong should I worry?
Not a problem!: If your baby is healthy and growing and feeding well i can relieve your anxiety and say: some babies perspire more than others. Temperature is controlled by the nervous system. Ambient temperature and humidity can also trigger more sweating. Ideal room temp is 68-72 degrees. Don't over bundle. ...Read more
I'm 22 years old and suffering from premature ejaculation. I ejaculate during sleep frequently. Is this normal or is a check up necessary?
Your condition is: treatable by a clinical psychologist who specializes in sex therapy. Be sure to see a licensed professional. Please see your doc to rule out medical conditions. He/she may have a referral for you. Peace and good health. Nocturnal emissions (wet dreams) are common in young males. ...Read more
Past 5-6 days, 2.5yr old has been havin bad cough attacks during sleep both sitting up/ layin down. No coughin when awake. Could it still be a virus?
Possibly, but it : could also be Reactive Airway Disease, or mild asthma, or gastro-esophageal reflux. If there is a strong family history of asthma & allergies, ask your child's pediatrician when you go in to get that cough checked out. 2 ½ year olds usually don't have + skin tests to environmental allergens, but they can have twitchy airways with viral illnesses & allergens or reflux that irritates the throat ...Read more
My baby is 1year old and still drink milk different time at night during sleep w bottles,i tried sippy cup during day but most intake occure at night?
See Your Doctor: Persistent night bottle feeding in a 1 yr old may be caused by insufficient solid food consumption during the day and/or behavioral issues which include separation anxiety. Arriving at the cause can be complex, more info is needed eg. detailed dietary history, sleep patterns (past and recent), growth/developmental history, & more. See your doctor now for evaluation and intervention strategies. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
2 reasons: Very common. 1. Jaws grow slightly unevenly. As they do, kids tend to "grind in" their occlusion so teeth mesh better. 2. Kids back up the "computer" @ nite. They learn so much during the day, they tend to process it when they sleep. Grinding should disappear as permanent teeth start to erupt. By the way, 1st orthodontic cm-up age 7. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've a problem of snoring during sleep I can't breadth properly whts wrong with me I can't breath from nose im 50 yearz old?
Is a heart rate of 43 during sleep normal, when a 34 year old woman has a resting heart rate of 65-70? Is that to big of a drop during sleep?
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