What causes restless sleep?

Restless sleep. You have to first define what is restless sleep. If you are awakening numerous times, vs moving while awake repeatedly for comfort, vs being awakened by 3 children numerous times or the neighbor's dog barking incessantly. All of these can cause restless sleep. However, so can intrinsic sleep issues like sleep apnea. You need to see your physician or a sleep physician.

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What causes restless sleep in pregnancy?

Multiple causes. There are a number of changes in the body during pregnancy that can affect your comfort and lead to insomnia and restlessness. The increased Progesterone creates a persistent feeling of being short of breath. The increasing hormone levels can lead to nausea. The eventual presistent feeling of your baby moving inside can be disruptive to your ability to rest and relax, as can the enlarging uterus.

What foods cause nightmares and restless sleep?

Fragmentation. Quite a few things can cause the above. There are a number of sleep disorders that will trigger the above. In general if everything with sleep is otherwise good, fragmentation for any cause (pain, caffeine/medications, light, change of pattern) will go on to cause more nightmares/restlessness. Hydrate and practice good sleep hygiene (www. Sleepfoundation. Org). Seek help if persistent.

What could be a cause of restless sleep?

Apnea, RLS, depression. At 29 i'd start with mood disorder like depression. Not the kind where your cat died, but a biochemical event that has profound effects on your whole being. Discuss with a dr.

I am having neck, back, leg, and arm pain every night for 1-2 months restless sleep what causes this?

? pinched nerve. This sounds like a pinched nerve in your neck. Since it has been going on for so long, I would see an orthopedic spine specialist. Good luck.

18, 6/7 hrs restless sleep a night wake up breathless anxiety. Sleep deprived 3 yrs, mostly go to sleep after 12am. Health effects? Cancer cause?

You might consider. Asking for a SLEEP STUDY which your PCP (Primary Care Provider) can arrange! There is no CANCER risk! However poor sleep can result in many other issues and should NOT be ignored! Hope this helps! Dr Z.
Obtain diagnosis. There are many possible causes for the symptoms you describe. To focus on the cause of your condition. A sleep study would be helpful as would a careful physical evaluation which includes appropriate ancillary studies. Then a specific treatment pla can e developed for you.

Have PTSD (2008)on meds, having horrible daily nightmares, flashbacks, am in therapy- causes restless sleep, feeling very fatigues all the time, help?

Has your doctor. Considered an off label of prazosin for your nightmares/ insomnia? Are you working with a provider who has expertise in PTSD? Don't know what type of therapy you are involved with. Cognitive Processing Therapy (a form of cognitive behavioral therapy), EMDR & virtual reality exposure therapy can be very helpful with PTSD. Don't lose hope.

I have restless sleep?

See sleep Dr. I would suggest seeing a sleep physician to determine the cause and suggest treatment options.
Sleep hygiene is key. 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.

What can I do to address restless sleep syndrome?

RESTLESS LEG?? I am not sure if you mean restless leg syndrome? Not sure what restless sleep is. So there are things for restless leg first make sure that the diagnosis is correct with a sleep study. Then medications like klonopin. Requip, (ropinirole) or mirapex. Additionally exercise and reduction of caffeine late at night.