Lack Of Sleep

Not getting sleep for the recommended 7 to 9 hours makes you feel moody and tired. Lack of sleep over a long period has severe effects on your physical and mental health. The signs of lack of sleep are feeling sleepy, yawning, tiredness, and irritability.

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Is it advisable to take Zolfresh to get proper sleep?

Query: Hi doctor, I traveled to a new country for a short business trip of 3 to 4 weeks. Today is my fifth day, and I am having problems to sleep at night from these past five days. As a precaution, I carried Melatonin and Zolfresh with me. Can I take 10 mg Zolfresh to get proper sleep? I took Melatonin l...  Read Full »


Dr. Kumarshri Shriniwas Saraswat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Zolfresh (Zolpidem) is used for initiating and maintaining sleep. It should help you in resetting your sleep cycle. It is to be taken immediately before going to bed. Do not watch TV, mobiles, or interact after taking it. You can read a book if you want. You should fa...  Read Full »

I cannot move my body when I get up in the morning. How to treat sleep paralysis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21 year old male, who weighs 70 kg and I am 5.6 feet tall. I am having a lot of problems while waking up in the morning. I cannot move my body when I get up in the morning. It happens when I have a disturbed sleep. One of my friend, who is not a physician and a patient of sleep ...  Read Full »


Dr. J Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query with diligence and would like you to know that I am here to help you. Your condition is not "paralysis." It is likely to be a sleep disorder called sleep paralysis. First and foremost, maintain a natural circadian rhythm. This means that you...  Read Full »

How to tackle restlessness during sleep without medicines?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been going through severe anxiety and sleep problems for the past two years. Though it has decreased now tremendously due to the practice of pranayamas like Sudarshan Kriya, I still sometimes feel restless during sleep. During the start of this year, I consulted a psychiatrist and...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query and saw the attached files (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). You have mentioned that your anxiety is better than before, but there is still some restlessness. You also said that allopathic medicines give you relief. Still, y...  Read Full »

I have pain on one side of my head with soreness. Is it migraine headache?

Query: Hi doctor, I have soreness and pain on one side of my head. I have eye pain with pressure and ear pain.   Read Full »


Dr. Gursimran

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Soreness and pain on the one side of the head at this young age occur due to migraine. Sometimes, a migraine headache causes heaviness in the head with a throbbing headache. It reaches its peak in 4 to 6 hours. Please mention whether you have any difficulty in looking a...  Read Full »

What does discoloration around the eyes mean?

Query: Hello doctor, The color around my eyes is brown. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to the statement, there is brown discoloration around the eye. Brown discoloration around the eye may result from constricting blood vessels that cause discoloration or thinning of the skin due to fatigue...  Read Full »

After having lunch, I feel drowsy. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My college is in a location that is away from my home. I have joined a mess for having food. There excess soda is used in rotis for profit purpose. Due to which, after having lunch I feel drowsy and is compelled to sleep in half an hour from then. And that is the only reason, my study ...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you mentioned that your problem is due to the food you have been taking from your mess, you can simply overcome your problem by avoiding that particular mess's food and you can take food from another place. In case it is difficult for you to avoid that mess and no o...  Read Full »

How do I remove dark circles under my eyes?

Query: Hello doctor, I have dark circles under my eyes. Kindly suggest a permanent solution for the same.  Read Full »


Dr. Shama Naaz

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Dark circles can be due to different reasons like lack of sleep or poor sleeping habits, hyperpigmentation, reduced tissues or fat around the eyes, anemia, hereditary, thinning of the skin, prominent veins, and sun exposure. Creams can solve some periorbital pigmentati...  Read Full »

Why am I unable to concentrate and feel sleepy?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel sleepy when I try to concentrate on certain things. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Gursimran

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to know regarding your problems. Can you please elaborate on the problem? When do you try to concentrate, in the day time or night? How is your sleep at night? Please answer the above questions.  Read Full »

How can I get a refreshing sleep?

Query: Hello doctor, I cannot get refreshing sleep some days in a week, and some days it is good. I also have difficulty sleeping in the afternoon, as I am susceptible to the noise around me. I also feel restlessness (mostly in legs) in the middle of the night, decreasing my sleep quality. I am having thi...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Such disturbed sleep occurs due to stress or anxiety, so in that case, we have to pay attention to that. Another reason can be some infection and sickness or maybe the usage of a mobile screen for long. As you menti...  Read Full »

Why do I feel hard to sleep at night?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having trouble with sleeping at night. I feel exhausted all day. I do not understand the reason. Can you help me?  Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Pardhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and can understand your health concern. Disturbed sleep at night can be due to many reasons. If you are having any kind of mental stress or anxiety, then it can cause disturbed sleep at night. Other causes are sleep disorders, obstructive s...  Read Full »

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