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Will I ever be able to sleep through the night with addisons?

Will I ever be able to sleep through the night with addisons?

Absolutely: Because your adrenals are not quite up to par, your hormone levels are a bit off, which means that your "sleep architecture" is disrupted. But if you sleep in the dark (including night lights), turn off all electronics well before bedtime, take a warm bath before bed, keep the room temperature down, clear your head of intrusive thoughts, and maintain a regular sleep schedule, you should be fine. ...Read more

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Dr. David Geffner
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Addison's Disease (Definition)

Chronic adrenal insufficiency. You may consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/addisons-disease/home/ovc-20155636 For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any ...Read more


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I haven't been able to sleep through the night with my cold. How can I sleep through the night?

I haven't been able to sleep through the night with my cold. How can I sleep through the night?

Consider Melatonin: Also use excellent sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable. ...Read more

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How many house should a 7 month old be able to sleep through the night without eating? Mine sleeps 9 hours and then needs a bottle

How many house should a 7 month old be able to sleep through the night without eating? Mine sleeps 9 hours and then needs a bottle

Sounds fine: After a kid passes 10 lbs they can often go 8+ hours without eating as long as they feed enough during the day to keep growing.Think of the stomach as a loading dock.The intestines actually sustain the baby & growth & can do so over long periods. ...Read more

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When will my newborn b able to sleep through the night?

When will my newborn b able to sleep through the night?

6 months: The majority of babies will sleep through the night by 6 months. We consider 6-8 hours as sleeping through the night. ...Read more

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Its been over 5yrs since ive been able to sleep through the night. SSRIs, xanax, (alprazolam) trazadone, tea, marijuana dont work. sleep study was normal. any help?

Its been over 5yrs since ive been able to sleep through the night. SSRIs, xanax, (alprazolam) trazadone, tea, marijuana dont work. sleep study was normal. any help?

Talk to your doctor : There is a possibility that you may have Bipolar Disorder. In this case, a mood stabilizer may help. This is especially the case if your insomnia is coupled with racing thoughts. ...Read more

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Having rhinoplasty, with nose packing, will I be able to breathe at all through the packing? Worried I wont be able to sleep like that.

Having rhinoplasty, with nose packing, will I be able to breathe at all through the packing? Worried I wont be able to sleep like that.

Ask surgeon: Sometimes packing can be placed to allow nasal breathing. Make sure your surgeon is a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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I haven't been able to sleep since i was a baby so it isn't my routine but I am lucky to get 5 hours sleep a night. What could be stopping me sleep?

I haven't been able to sleep since i was a baby so it isn't my routine but I am lucky to get 5 hours sleep a night. What could be stopping me sleep?

Insomnia Problems: Many factors can contribute to insomnia; here are a few: low progesterone, low blood sugar causing release of adrenaline, low levels of melatonin, excessive neuroexititoxic items (like aspartame, nitrates, nitrites, msg, fried foods) in your diet.Stimulants (like coffee) too much light exposure late in the day. Not enough natural light exposure early in the day. Lack of darkness at night. ...Read more

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I can't sleep last night and in the day today .. That gives me pressure to be able to sleep tonight? How to cope with it?

I can't sleep last night and in the day today .. That gives me pressure to be able to sleep tonight? How to cope with it?

Relax: doing relaxation techniques and not trying to worry about it is the best You can add some over the counter melantonin to help but I think a warm bath, reading a book before sleeping, a dark quiet room will help ...Read more

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I'm 11w3d and I'm not able to sleep at night it doesn't matter how hard I try I just can't sleep. Is there anything that will help me sleep at night ?

I'm 11w3d and I'm not able to sleep at night it doesn't matter how hard I try I just can't sleep. Is there anything that will help me sleep at night ?

Sleep in pregnancy : Unfortunately your sleep will become more difficult as the pregnancy goes along, but there are options. Most importantly, practice good sleep hygiene. Avoid electronic devices near bedtime, don't clock watch at night, stick to a nighttime routine to help relax, don't get into bed if not sleepy especially if feeling anxious etc. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be helpful. If you snore heavily see sleep a sleep doc. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more