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2 1 Fri, 8 Nov 2019
Hi! I have been having trouble sleeping at night and I have a problem where I wake up around 3am every morning, I then go back to sleep afterward.I have been very tired lately and feel my sleep is restless. Its very odd and I experience lower back pain during the night aswell. I m not sure what...
2 1 Fri, 9 Aug 2019
I can sleep anytime, fall asleep on the couch wake up go to bed, but every night at approx. 2 a.m. I wake up toss and turn the rest of the night and actually wake up with a headache and I m dizzy because I have tossed and turned for over 4 straight hours. I do have RA and a lot of inflammation,...
2 1 Mon, 22 Jul 2019
Symptoms of my son...He is 29 years old. His fiancée called and said he pulled an all-nighter last night due to work and was up all day until around 5 tonight. They had sex and he fainted, couldn t stand, couldn t see. He didn t eat much today so she made him a sandwich and gave him some water....
2 1 Fri, 12 Jul 2019
Is mx3 500 mg capsules Good for insomnia ? If so, when is the best time to take it and what is the dosage ? I have chronic insomnia for alnost 10 years ..tried almost everything , pills , anti depressants , acupuncture ,sleep hygience, Cpap and brain MRI , but My insomnia is still here
2 1 Wed, 3 Jul 2019
Dear doctor,I am suffering from horrible night dreams daily. Is it a problem? How can I solve my nightmares? Is there any treatment for this?
2 1 Fri, 28 Jun 2019
For the last 2 or 3 days ive been real sleepy during the day time and sometimes i sleep for a long time and sometimes i dont but im concerned cause at school i feel drowsy and sleepy too. The other day when i was going to the store with my dad i couldnt keep my eyes open
2 1 Fri, 14 Jun 2019
I am unable to stay asleep. I go to bed around 10:30 and fall asleep but wake up almost every hour. I can fall back to sleep but by 5:30 I get up. I had this problem last fall and saw a sleep doctor, he said all my senses like smell, taste, mouth being really sore, noise in ears were over...
2 1 Fri, 14 Jun 2019
I am diagnosed bi polar and mainly manic 75% of the time. Over 20 years I have been on everything. I am still mot med relieved, ever, but my worse issue is sleep. I have tried everything and lately the meds I am trying have horrific side effects. I try behavioral patterns also, but the mania...
2 1 Fri, 14 Jun 2019
i have been suffering from insomnia for over 12 years and have been taking the following drugs for my insomnia drugs are not effective as before. Please advise me how to use or change other medicines. The drugs I have been using since 2000; 1/ Clonapzepam 2 mg., amitriptylline 25 mg., and...
2 1 Mon, 1 Apr 2019
i GET ASLEEP WHILE SITTING AND WORKING IN OFFICE ITS VERY EMBARASSING AND THOUGHT THAT IF I HAD NOT TAKEN GOOD SLEEP AT NIGHT BUT DID THAT ONE TOO BUT NO CHANGE PLEASE TELL ME WHY i DO THIS AND HOW COULD IT BE STOPPED AS I AM GETTING SLOW DOWN IN MY DAILY WORK
2 1 Fri, 29 Mar 2019
I have had a medication change from xanax to klonopin at abither doctor s request. I was on a low dose of 1mg xanax for severe insomnia and have been changed to 1 mg of klonopin but getting no relief. what suggestions fo you have? I have used Ambien but it is a hit or miss drug for me and only...
2 1 Wed, 20 Mar 2019
I took a Xanax .25 tablet around 7 pm and was able to sleep until 9 pm. Now am awake again. Trouble going to sleep. Took a melatonin but still can t get back to sleep. Anxiety pops me up. Should I take Xanax again? This med frightens me because it is said to be habit forming and I don t want to...
2 1 Wed, 20 Mar 2019
I am 83 years old and have had sleep problems for years. I ve been using zolpidem and diazepam for years (not together) which are effective. Now hearing that both could predispose brain to Alzheimers and want to stop using them. Any suggestions for replacement medications?
2 1 Fri, 15 Mar 2019
I have a sleep disorder something to do with the receptors in my brain. When I sleep I am in my dreams and not sleeping. I ve had a sleep study done & I have sleep apnea. I am using a machine at night. Clonazepam is the medication I am taking. Does it have any side effects with Zoloft?
2 1 Wed, 23 Jan 2019
I have sleep apnea and at this point I m not able to use a CPAP machine. Are there any safe medications that help with breathing during sleep? I m not looking for something to stimulate my alertness while I m awake but something to counteract the mechanism of sleep apnea?
2 1 Fri, 28 Dec 2018
I am an extreme night owl--not by choice-- according to what I just read here, and I have done and taken everything my doctors have prescribed or suggested. In addition, I have tried all the behavior modifications to help me change my sleep schedule. Are there any new medicines, supplements...
11 1 Wed, 26 Dec 2018
I have had a sleep disorder since 2002.It started after living in a severly mold infested apartment.I have no doubt I was traumatised by this.I spent 9 years with a phycologist.I have been on many of the well known anti depressants.Over the years,I relied on Ambian CR for my sleep accompanied by...
6 1 Wed, 26 Dec 2018
I have had hpylori in the past, I have asthma and menaires disease. I have just turned 40 and am still somewhat overweight. I also have had arthritis since I was 16. I have lost about 45lbs in the last year with a few lifestlye changes. I was told by my family doctor that I tested positive for...
3 2 Tue, 18 Dec 2018
Xanax was prescribed for me as a sleep aid. In fact, it does just the opposite I find that it makes me extremely nervous and keeps me awake with a high degree of tension . How do I get off the stuff and go to a sleep aid that pus me to sleep? Wha would be a good alternate/
11 1 Mon, 17 Dec 2018
I have long story of insomnia pain all over my body depression and severe constipation for ten years and tried all antidepressents, vitamins etc only responded to large doses of cocktail of laxatives later i experienced fever and sore throat some times high not responded to antibiotics and...
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