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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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What is the diagnosis for restlessness in legs with irritation and lack of sleep?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 years old. I am having a problem of restlessness in legs, fatigue, tiredness, irritation, confusion, lack of sleep or disturbed sleep. I am currently taknig Calcium tablets.  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You seem to be suffering from restless leg syndrome (RLS). This, however, needs exclusion of other issues like thyroid disorder, iron and calcium deficiency as well. If all these investigations are normal, my recommendations for your treatment would be Pregabalin along ...  Read Full »

Which medicine will be effective for my depression and anxiety?

Query: Hello doctor, I have depression, anxiety, lack of confidence, lack of energy and sleep, excess sweating, fast heartbeat from last 18 years. I have tried several ayurvedic treatments, then went to psychiatric treatment but no benefit. Previously doctor prescribed me Nexito Forte and Pronol 10 in morn...  Read Full »

Dr. Punya Mulky

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand you are suffering a lot due to your depression and anxiety. Most medications given for depression as well as anxiety have similar efficacy. As per the history given by you, I think you have benefited from treatment suggested by the last doctor. I would advise...  Read Full »

Kindly interpret the blood reports taken for fever, sleeplessness and body pain.

Query: Hi doctor,I am writing this letter for my mother-in-law. She is 65-years-old and seems to be healthy. She recently suffered from fever, sleeplessness at night, and body pain and thus visited a doctor (physician). After a physical examination and studying certain blood tests (that he was suggested to...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Your electrophoresis report shows an increased gamma globulin level (attachments removed for patient identity protection). So your doctor might suspect plasma cell dyscrasias, especially multiple myeloma-like conditions. The...  Read Full »

Will the removal of the amygdala help with better stress response?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a unique problem. For approximately eight years now, I have not slept at all. It is a source of great distress for me. It is due to a man I used to walk around a park with for exercise telling me that I could not calm my mind. My mind and brain are processing what he said as a 'thr...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. As per your description, you might be having an anxiety disorder or an associated psychological disorder. Regarding the removal of the amygdala, I never encountered any literature mentioning surgical removal of ...  Read Full »

What is the underlying cause of my persistent and repetitive negative thoughts, that are impacting my sleep, studies, and overall well-being?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. I overthink, particularly about the future. These thoughts keep flooding my mind, making me feel sad and hopeless. I often search the internet for answers and find relief temporarily, but negative thoughts resurface.Despite having a supportive and understandi...  Read Full »

Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your first query consult is on us! I suggest that you screen yourself for OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder). You can do a self-rating test like the Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale, which you can easily find in the internet. If the results suggest the possibili...  Read Full »

Why am I not able to sleep properly for the past few months.

Query: Hello doctor, I am not able to sleep for the past few months. My head is also paining because of this. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. If you are getting some hours of sleep and are not feeling tired, then I suggest there is no need to worry. This should improve in some days. Just try to improve your sleeping habits. I suggest you follow the ins...  Read Full »

How to stay active during night shift while feeling sleepy and lazy?

Query: Hi doctor, I work in night shift. What can I take to be alive and energetic at night during work? I feel sleepy, and I am slow during my work. Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Since you are working in the night, you might be losing out the necessary sleep. So you are unable to focus entirely during work. It is essential for an adult human being to get seven to eight hours of quality sleep every day. Once you finish your job in the morning, try ...  Read Full »

I want to replace the morning tea with fresh juice for breakfast, but every time I have tried this, I end up with a headache. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, If I skip the morning regular tea I get a headache.I would like to replace tea with fresh juice for breakfast, but every time I have tried this, I end up with a headache. Could you please suggest something that can help me avoid having a headache when I skip my morning tea? Thank you...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I would like to know some details of your problem: 1. Since when have you started to have headaches? 2. In which areas of the head do you feel that headache? 3. Does this headache happen persistently or episodically? 4. If episodic...  Read Full »

How can I get some sleep before exams?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an upcoming exam. I am unable to sleep no matter what. It has been three days I have not slept at night and yet I cannot fall asleep. I did take Restyl 25 mg for about 10 days. But I have stopped. Yesterday, I had taken a tablet and yet I cannot sleep at night.  Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Kansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Take Clonotril 0.5 mg and increase to 1 mg in case, sleep problem still exists. Zolfresh 10 mg/12.5 mg can also help and it lacks next day carry oversedation which may be helpful as you have your exams (But not as effective as Clinotril - Still it is worth a try due ...  Read Full »

How to get proper sleep with medicine during depression?

Query: Hi doctor, I began taking Valium 5 mg for the past 40 years for the depression. It gradually went up to Valium 10 mg taking three to five tablets every night. Later on, I took a psychiatric advice. The doctor told me to quit the tablet but I was not able to do it. Now, the present doctor says, it is...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Etizolam is a mild Benzodiazepine and the drug cannot help in sleep on considering the long-term use of Diazepam. To get sleep, you can think of taking Clonazepam for some time. Since you are on Etizolam 2 mg now, so in t...  Read Full »

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