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Why do women lose more sleep over caring for loved ones than men?

Why do women lose more sleep over caring for loved ones than men?

Female Brain: The female brain is designed and made to care for others especially for children (maternal "gene"). All the female senses are more accurate and sensitive to attend the needs of others in their surroundings: vision, smell, hearing, voice, touch and taste. Females are multitasking. ...Read more

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Please has anyone experienced this? Finding a loved one passed in their sleep.

Please has anyone experienced this? Finding a loved one passed in their sleep.

Probably: I am sure this has happened to more than one person, it can be very traumatic specially if this person was apparently healthy and his/her death was unexpected. ...Read more

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What is a bartholomew cycst and can you get this from a man sleeping with a man than a woman.

What is a bartholomew cycst and can you get this from a man sleeping with a man than a woman.

Bartholomew cyst: Caused by blockage of the ducts from the bartholomew glands. Although not sexually transmitted, it can result from infections such as gonorrhea. ...Read more

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I work 2 jobs 3pm to 7 am 5 days a week off Saturday and Sunday sleep from 8 am to 145 can't seem to lose weight even when focused I'm 49 female help?

I work 2 jobs  3pm to 7 am 5 days a week off Saturday and Sunday sleep from 8 am to 145 can't seem to lose weight even when focused I'm 49 female help?

Stress / Poor sleep: Poor sleep increases Cortisol levels which makes it fard to loose weight. Also you are tired and cannot plan meals and exercise regularly. ...Read more

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Is ok to take (4) 25mg doxylamine succinate tab? I lost a loved one yesterday and I have already taken 3 and still can't relaxe enough to go to sleep

Is ok to take (4) 25mg doxylamine succinate tab? I lost a loved one yesterday and I have already taken 3 and still can't relaxe enough to go to sleep

Acute StressReaction: I feel your sadness due to loss of your loved on and feeling in a state of disbelief or overwhelmed with many emotions. Doxylamine is an antihistamine for allergy. It is not a medication for relaxation, sleep, anxiety or sadness. Be with supportive family or friends and release your feelings. Trust in Healing Powers of your Body. See a Psychiatrist, discuss Ativan or Xanax (alprazolam) and grief counseling. ...Read more

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Lost many loved ones, all I see is death or people dying rehashing how they died, in a explosion, in a fire, life is not good, not sleeping or eating ?

Lost many loved ones, all I see is death or people dying rehashing how they died, in a explosion, in a fire, life is not good, not sleeping or eating ?

See a doctor: You sound as though you have post traumatic stress disorder. This can be very debilitating and requires therapy and sometimes medications. Please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can sleep deprivation cause one to lose their original height due to depression of discs, or can depression cause slumped height, or just posture?

Can sleep deprivation cause one to lose their original height due to depression of discs, or can depression cause slumped height, or just posture?

Losing height: Depression and sleep deprivation might well lead to a slumped posture, but would not depress intervertebral disks. When you feel better, you could stand up to your full height again. Treatment can really help. Be well. ...Read more

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