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Working The Night Shift And Lack Of Sleep
Keep a daily routine: A person who works the night shift can try to re-train his circadian (24-hour) rhythm, to adapt to the new work hours. Have a darkened, quiet bedroom just for sleeping. Aim for 7-8 hours of real sleep, after winding down when off work. Avoid letting activities creep into the sleep time. Lack of sleep is dangerous, causing mistakes in judgement, more errors at work, and car accidents in commuting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Snoring, light daytime sleepness.Fatiguein the evening and sudden waking up in the night with a feeling of lack of air.What is it?
OSA: These are symptoms related with osa (obstructive sleep apnea) which is sometimes related with overweight and obesity or some throat and nose anatomical problems. You should see your primary care physician and if you qualify have a sleep study done for diagnosis. It is very important to find out because this disorder is related with heart problems that can develop with time if leave it untreated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Best medication(s) for anxiety and panic attacks mainly in sleep, suffering from night terrors and sleep paralysis causing hours of lost sleep and sleep deprivation and added increased anxiety etc
Night terrors: From experience teaching Planned Dream Intervention to over 35,000 people world-wide, I most strongly recommend learning this skill over any medication. When you have disturbing experiences you are going to have unusual or frightening content in your dreams but there is no validity to dream interpretation. My No More Nightmares class teaches clients how to sleep through their dreams-without drugs! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Best medication(s) for anxiety and panic attacks mainly in sleep, suffering from night terrors and sleep paralysis causing hours of lost sleep and sleep deprivation and added increased anxiety etc ?
Psychotherapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxietyor depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Loss of sleep at night, always tired during the day and loss of energy since returning from dream trip. Causes at 59?
Depression?: Ekennard, do you not deserve a thorough evaluation.Talk to you pcp for a consultation with a well trained psychiatrist. Keep in mind (1) valium is for short term anxiety, (2) physical difficulties must be ruled out as part of your evaluation. Time is on your side! wish you the best! ...Read more
What are the likely causes of dizzy, muscle twitching lack of sleep and lack of concentration - allot of stress at work but that normally dosnt bother?
Not sure: Not sure how you define each. Sleep habits in adults are individual and body needs vary. If you dream when you sleep the amount of sleep you need tends to be less in order to fell refreshed. In general +/- 7 hours of uninterrupted sleep should be good. Judge by how you feel. Whatever refreshes YOU is what you need. Avoid alcohol caffeine or stimulants in the evening and exercise regularly. ...Read more
Achy knees & ankles at night with problems sleeping and insomnia. Averaging about 3 to 4 hours of sleep and a lot of tossing and turning.
Anxiety: These symptoms are likely due to Stress causing Anxiety and sleep problem. Let Wise Person within you Reflect: •Stress in your Life •To decrease Reaction to stress •Before sleeping, close that day’s Chapter in Book of Life and Feel Wonder of Breath of Life • Music Relaxation • Visual Imagery • Meditation • To see Physician for Achy knees & ankles • To see Psychiatrist for Therapy and Medication ...Read more
Yes & No: Our need for sleep is pre-wired and individual for each of us. We may be able to go a few days or weeks on less sleep and feel fine but it will eventually take it's toll on our physical and/or mental well being. The optimal amount of sleep varies for each person throughout their lives as well and can be affected by stress, health, or any number of things. ...Read more
After a week of sleep deprivation (4 hours sleep each night) and being exhausted, does the brain need only 1 full night sleep to get back to normal?
We need more info: To know what may ba causing your sleeplessness and thoughts. What are you worrying about? ...Read more
Usually i sleep at 2:00 and wake up 09:00 in the morning. Is it ok to sleep that late? I'm not lack of sleep, just sleep late.
No problem: Youy get 7 hours which is O.K. ...Read more
Sleep cycle: Try changing your schedule slowly by staying up an hour later each day and waking up also an hour later. You should be back on a normal schedule in 2 weeks. Changing 2 hours at a time will help you do it faster. ...Read more
Yes use good 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 many include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. >>>. ...Read more
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