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Will staying up reset my sleep schedule?
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Dr. Ranji Varghese
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
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In brief: Be careful
Depending on what problem you have, staying up may be helpful but not usually recommended.
For certain cases of insomnia, a mild sleep restriction schedule may promote better sleep the subsequent nights. However, care must be taken to prevent profound sleepiness which can result in accidents or trigger other medical conditions. Best to discuss with a trained sleep specialist.

In brief: Be careful
Depending on what problem you have, staying up may be helpful but not usually recommended.
For certain cases of insomnia, a mild sleep restriction schedule may promote better sleep the subsequent nights. However, care must be taken to prevent profound sleepiness which can result in accidents or trigger other medical conditions. Best to discuss with a trained sleep specialist.
Dr. Ranji Varghese
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Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
In brief: Yes
It may take several days to completely reset your sleep schedule.
Plan quiet peaceful activities prior to going to sleep. The more hours that you are off the longer it will take. Do to your age it may only take a few days. As a practice try to avoid having to alter your sleeping patterns. It is actual a severe stress to your system.

In brief: Yes
It may take several days to completely reset your sleep schedule.
Plan quiet peaceful activities prior to going to sleep. The more hours that you are off the longer it will take. Do to your age it may only take a few days. As a practice try to avoid having to alter your sleeping patterns. It is actual a severe stress to your system.
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
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