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Will ZMA help me sleep better!?

Will ZMA help me sleep better!?

Zma and sleep: There is no evidence that it will help you sleep better. ...Read more

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


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Might i take universal ZMA as a sleep aid?

Might i take universal ZMA as a sleep aid?

Yes: Zma is a preparation of zinc, magnesium and a b vitamin. It is marketed mainly as a strength building supplement but is also marketed as a sleep aid (they add tryptophan, which can enhance sleep). ...Read more

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I have sleep apnea but do use a CPAP machine. I was just wondering if it would be ok to take ZMA before bed?

I have sleep apnea but do use a CPAP machine. I was just wondering if it would be ok to take ZMA before bed?

One question...: WHY....WHY must you take ANYTHING at bedtime since you have diagnosed sleep pathology? ! I can't find a reason why the Nutritional Supplement ZMA should not be taken at bedtime but WHY DO IT? Just a "thought" Hope its helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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I am 23yrs old .Today ifirst time i experienced high b.P 155/90. My lifestyle is healthy.No smoke.Rare drinking.Bt alittle more sleep .Whats the cause?

I am 23yrs old .Today ifirst time i experienced high b.P 155/90. My lifestyle is healthy.No smoke.Rare drinking.Bt alittle more sleep .Whats the cause?

High blood pressure: The doctors white coat may have caused your increase in blood pressure. However, have your doctor check your urine, your eye grounds and get an ultra sound of your kidneys to rule out possible cause. If you are taking medications or otc products inform your doctor. ...Read more

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Vertigo when laying down to sleep, also when getton up but not as bad. On b/p meds?

Vertigo when laying down to sleep, also when getton up but not as bad.  On b/p meds?

It is probably BPV: Bpv( benign positional vertigo) this ia an annoying but benign condition as the name describes. It is a disease of the inner ear balance system. Can also happen from viral infections. Steroids may help. Certain exercises might also help. The condition may last from few days to several months. ...Read more

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Cnt sleep properly?

Cnt sleep properly?

Agree w Dr. Ross: 1. Keep regular bed & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up same time daily. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine like a warm bath or shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. 4. Use bedroom only for sleep & sex. Put work materials, computers, & tvs in another room. 5. Finish eating at least. ...Read more

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Why i sleep too much?

Why i sleep too much?

Sleepiness: Please do a sleep study to rule sleep apnea or sleep related disorders also rule out depresssion also rule out medical causes as well. ...Read more

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What is twilight sleep?

What is twilight sleep?

Not real sleep: A slang medical term used be doctors when a person is having a procedure under sedation ((twilight sleep) and not general anesthesia. They are breathing on their own, generally are following commands depending on how deeply they are sedated. It is very common to have this type of sedation for outpatient procedures. ...Read more

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I am not sleep at nigth?

I am not sleep at nigth?

Sleep Hygiene: Retire & rise same time each day. Bedroom should be dark & cool - used only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Dinner should be moderate sized & finished at least 2 to 3 hours before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath, lavender scent. ...Read more

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