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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.

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I am experiencing sleep disturbances. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having trouble with my sleep lately, and I am considering looking into sleep medicine. 1. Can you explain the common types of sleep disorders, like insomnia and sleep apnea, and how sleep medicine can help in managing these issues? 2. Are there non-pharmacological approac...  Read Full »


Dr. Seyedaidin Sajedi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. In response to your questions about insomnia and sleep apnea, I can summarize them below: Briefly, insomnia is defined as difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep despite wanting to sleep and having enough time for ...  Read Full »

My sleep disturbances are causing irritation in the morning. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38-year-old female. I do not have any health issues, and I am not under any medications either. But still, I am not able to get deep sleep at night. What could be the reason? Most days, I go to bed early, yet it is hard to get seven hours of sleep. Every day, I wake up in betwee...  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries. I am sorry to hear that you are struggling with sleep. There could be several factors contributing to your sleep issues. Here are some suggestions for improving your sleep quality and addressing potential causes: Establish a consi...  Read Full »

I am not able to sleep. Do I have insomnia?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 years old and weigh 167.5 pounds. Due to financial conditions, I have a sleeping problem and I am not able to sleep. Do I have insomnia? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com I understand your concern. Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. You have sleep disturbance due to financial issues. You should try to solve your problem. You can get help from your friends, find a new job, or do a new business. You should also follow the life...  Read Full »

My wife is experiencing sleep troubles. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been a bit worried about my wife's sleep troubles. She has been dealing with this sleep disorder for about two years now, and it is starting to take a toll on her. We have tried a few things, including some sleep medicine, but it does not seem to be working as expected. At 48, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Nagaraj

Answer: Hello, I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries. I understand your concern about your wife. What exactly do you mean by a sleep disorder? Is it that she finds difficulties falling asleep, or does she wake up in between and not get sleep? Does she snore during sleep? Does she fee...  Read Full »

Is there any better medicine than Alprazolam and Sertraline for anxiety and sleep problem?

Query: Hello doctor, My Age is 30 years old and suffering from anxiety and sleep problem with persistent thoughts. I am using Alprazolam 0.5 mg and Sertraline tablets. Please prescribe something better.  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from anxiety and you are taking good medication for it. If you are not improving with 50 mg of Sertraline then you can increase dose of medication. You can take 100 mg of Sertraline. Never take Sertraline on empty stomach otherwise it will cause gastri...  Read Full »

My baby not feeding properly after a heart surgery. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My baby, who is 1 month old, had a major heart surgery d-TGA on the 6th day of his birth. He was discharged on the 29th day. Now, he is 5.4 lbs and at the time of his birth, he was 5.4 lbs. He cries too much and sleeps too much, but in both the occasion he takes very less feeding. We are ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1. Your baby had a major surgery and because of surgical trauma, his feeding and sleep pattern is disturbed. 2. Regarding his fever, there is a possibility of some post-surgery infection. 3. You have to consult your cardiologist and pediatrician as this is a major issue...  Read Full »

Kindly let me know the impacts of irregular sleep on health.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 45-year-old woman who works night shifts four days a week. Recently, I read about the potential connection between disturbed sleep patterns and the risk of diabetes and hypertension. I am worried about my health. Can you explain how irregular sleep cycles may be linked to diabetes a...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi doctor, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing and I can understand your concern. There is no such connection with diabetes (elevated blood glucose levels), but yes, sleep disturbances or stress can lead to hypertension (high blood pressure). If your sleep is disturbed for a long time o...  Read Full »

I am lacking adequate sleep. How can I overcome it?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 45-year-old lady and a single mother. Balancing the responsibilities of a single parent and night shifts, I find it challenging to prioritize sleep and maintain a proper diet. Can you offer practical tips for improving sleep quality during a hectic schedule? How does a lack of adequ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vipul Chelabhai Prajapati

Answer: Hi, We welcome you to icliniq family. I appreciate the confidence you place in me for your healthcare consultation. I understand the challenges you face as a single mother juggling night shifts and childcare. Prioritizing sleep and maintaining a healthy diet can be tough under such circumstances, ...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing disruptions in my sleep patterns?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 36-year-old male. I have been experiencing difficulties with my sleep patterns and the quality of rest. What are the common causes and factors that contribute to sleep deprivation, and how can I identify if I am indeed experiencing it? How does sleep deprivation affect one's physi...  Read Full »


Dr. Chibitam Hope Obia

Answer: Hi, Thank you for trusting us with your healthcare. I have reviewed your medical history and understand your concerns. Regarding your questions about sleep, the common factors associated with sleep deprivation are as follows: Shift work (especially shifts that happen partly or fully during...  Read Full »

My wife suffers from prolonged sadness and fatigue. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 37 years old, and for the past three months, she has been experiencing persistent feelings of sadness and hopelessness. She has also lost interest in activities she once enjoyed. I have noticed changes in her appetite and sleep patterns, and she has difficulty focusing on ta...  Read Full »


Dr. Vipul Chelabhai Prajapati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and can understand your concern. The symptoms that you have shared indicate that your wife might be going through a depressive episode. Prolonged sadness, loss of interest, sleep disturbances, fatigue, and difficulty concentrating are common signs ...  Read Full »

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