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Sleep Disturbances

About "Sleep Disturbances"

The common sleep disturbances include snoring, sleep apnea, insomnia, sleep deprivation, and restless leg syndrome. A good nights sleep is essential for the normal functioning of the body as it can affect the hormone levels, mood, and weight. Polysomnography and actigraphy are the standard tests used to diagnose sleep disturbances.

Related Terms: Sleep Hygeine, Depression, Lack Of Sleep, Anxiety, Sleeping Problem, Stress, Inability To Sleep

Recently Answered Questions


How to deal with nervousness and sleep trouble after sudden death of spouse?
Query: Dear doctor, My brother is suffering from nervousness, unknown fear, loss of concentration and no sleep during the whole night. He lost his wife four months ago due to sudden death. We have consulted a psychiatrist and he prescribed some medicines, but no relief yet. Give me suggestions.  Read Full »
Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary
Geriatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your brother is probably suffering from complicated grief reaction or depression. Generally, medicines take some time to have a proper effect. If he has started the medicine in the last one week, then it is better to wait for a few more days.If he has already taken the...  Read Full »
 
I suffer from insomnia. What can be done to get a good sleep?
Query: Hello doctor,I suffer from insomnia that had increased in the last year. I used a lot of medications that were prescribed to me by my local physicians such as (Diazepam, Lorazepam, Alprazolam, and Mirtazapine). Initially, it is useful at the beginning and then insomnia returned. I also follow a beha...  Read Full »
Dr. Bharat Udey
Geriatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems that you have been in trouble with sleep disturbances for a quite long time. Also, it appears that you have difficulty in the onset of sleep rather than difficulty in maintaining the sleep. Before proceeding to management, I would like to know few things fir...  Read Full »
 
Can panic attack occur while taking antidepressants?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29 year old female with a 15 year history of panic disorder with medicine sensitivity. I have been on Effexor XR 75 mg for six months and have been stable. Last week my tooth was pulled out and I was put on Motrin 800. I had around two tablets for three days and it made me feel fuz...  Read Full »
Dr. Kumarshri Shriniwas Saraswat
Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The heightened anxiety, panic attacks, uneasiness, hot or cold flushes, sleep disturbance, low grade fever could all be the symptoms of Venlafaxine withdrawal. Did you miss a dose of Venlafaxine? Another explanation is that these medicines that you are taking for you...  Read Full »
 
Why is sleeping pill not working for my husband?
Query: Hi doctor, My husband has been voluntarily admitted into a mental health hospital for loss of reality, confusion and self-doubt. He has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar. However, his triggers and signs started eight days ago and they are working with the medication. However, he did no...  Read Full »
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi
Psychiatrist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If he has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, then his sleep disturbance is expected. There is reduced need for sleep in bipolar mania. As he is in the admission, I do not think there is a need to worry. They will treat him with proper guidelines ...  Read Full »
 
Please suggest a treatment for feeling sad and depressed all the time.
Query: Dear doctor, I am a 21 year old male. I feel quite sad and depressed. I do not even want to perform daily routine. My life is monotonous. I get a lot of negative thoughts. I am so lazy and feel like I do not want to live. I am weak and I lack concentration. I do not feel like going out of my house....  Read Full »
Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary
Geriatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Symptoms that are commonly present in a depressed patient are: Sad mood. Disturbance of sleep. Disturbance of appetite. Feeling of inappropriate guilt. Loss of interest in previously pleasurable activities. Loss of self-esteem. Hopelessness or worthlessness. L...  Read Full »
 
My sleep gets disturbed by dreams and breathlessness. What to do?
Query: Hi doctor, I have used Sizodon LS in the morning and night for a month under doctor's prescription. After that for the last four months, I am getting disturbed sleep by breathlessness and dreams. It is tough for me to get a sound sleep. My ECG and MRI scan are normal. Please advise me to get healt...  Read Full »
Dr. Manjunadh M Nair
Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Are you still taking Sizodon (Risperidone)? If not, then do you have any other symptoms other than sleep disturbances? Why have you been prescribed Sizodon in the first place? Assuming that you do not have other symptoms than sleep disturbances, I would suggest y...  Read Full »
 
How to cope when a sibling is seriously ill?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a brother who is sick since a month. I am feeling very helpless without him and I am deprived of sleep. I keep thinking about him the whole day. How can I overcome this situation?  Read Full »
Dr. Arooj Najmussaqib
Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pain of near ones makes you feel helpless. This weakens your strength somehow. Symptoms like lack of sleep, disturbance, and tension occur when you feel stressed for any reason. But you have to be strong for your brother. If you feel low, he will become worse and ...  Read Full »
 
What is the reason for my disturbed sleep and morning drowsiness?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 56 years old and self-employed. I do not have much work for the last few months as I have reduced my business for a gradual retirement. I go to bed at about 10 PM. I get up once in between for urination. Most of the day, in the last few months, my sleep gets disturbed at about 4 AM a...  Read Full »
Dr. Duraikannan
Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query. You are suffering from two problems. One is nasal block and the other is sleep disturbance, which may be insomnia. You can stop Xaria plus (combination of Montelukast and Fexofenadine). Instead of that you can take Flutiflo-FT - F...  Read Full »
 
I am developing withdrawal symptoms of Paroxetine. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old male, and I am a doctor. From the past year, I have been suffering from delayed onset sleep disorder, I sleep at 4 AM and wake up after noon. I saw a psychiatrist, and he put me on Melatonin, Modafinil, and Zolfresh. But I am still unable to sleep at the desired time, a...  Read Full »
Dr. Awadhesh P Singh Solanki
Psychiatrist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for this query. I can understand your concern regarding your delayed onset insomnia. Sleep is very important for a good mental health. Sleep disturbances can cause depression and vice versa I have read your history carefully. You are suffering from insomnia, whic...  Read Full »
 
I wake up coughing at night and swallow water to relieve this. Please advise.
Query: Hi doctor, I always wake up coughing during the night. And when I eat, I get discomfort like trapped wind in my esophagus and have to swallow water hard to relieve this. I tested negative for H. pylori and currently on Lansoprazole which is not improving my symptoms much.  Read Full »
Dr. Noushif M
Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms are most likely due to gastroesophageal reflux disease, that is, acid reflux from the stomach to the food pipe in the chest. This happens more in the night hours which results in cough and sleep disturbances. Occasionally, it can also result in bad taste e...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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