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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
Sleep deprivation is when either consciously or unconsciously you are not allowing your body enough time for sleep. Typically in adult normal time is 6-8 hours. There are some people that require more (> 10 hours). Sleep deprivation can take another form in the type of selective deprivation such as rem sleep deprivation. Typically this may be med induced or ...Read more
Whenever i start working out or exercise i feel sick and get really dizzy. Dont know if its a cold or lack of sleep, help?
Could fatigue, lack of sleep over a month and working on laptops or ipad cause increased floaters in high myopes?
No -more aware: You most probably have a vitreous floater. The clear gel that fills eyeball is normally attached to all parts of the inside of the eye. As we get older it can become more liquid (watery) and detaches from the back of the retina causing your "dirt" floater. In patients with myopia this can happen at an earlier age. Fatigue has nothing to do with fatigue or use of eyes. ...Read more
Experiencing migraines, dizzy, lack of sleep, muscle tension, not myself also abnormally worried or anxious at work. Working long hours no breaks?
Nightmares, Insomnia: I feel your distress about having nightmares and lack of sleep. Nightmares can have anxiety and fear. They indicate traumatic experience with emotional turmoil and unresolved conflicts. See a Psychiatrist for Therapy for stresses of relationships, marriage, separation, parenting, children leaving home, work and finances. Exercise in evening; Breathing Relaxation and Meditation before sleeping. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does lack of sleep make me feel so lousy - not just tired, but achy, cranky, not as sharp, etc.? What can I do to get a better night's sleep?
Your question: is VERY common....and the results of poor sleeping are those you mention PLUS a number of chronic medical conditions! START with your mattress!! THEN ask your Primary care Doctor (or a Health Tap Consultant using Health Tap Prime!!) for a lesson in SLEEP HYGIENE! Hope this Helps! Dr Z ...Read more
I am worried about my chronic lack of sleep due to constant pain. I am trying to get some relief but in the meantime I've been averaging an hour of sleep per night for over three weeks. What are the health implications of this?
Yes: Anyone who has breastfed knows that it can be very demanding. Sleep deprivation is common for new moms, especially those who are breastfeeding. Keep breastfeeding, though..It is really the best gift you can give your baby. Get anyone willing to help you to give you a hand so that you can catch up on some sleep. Sleep deprivation can certainly cause headaches and depression. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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