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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How to overcome sleep disturbance after surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, I have not slept since my surgery. I got sweating, hallucination, feeling hot and cold, irregular periods, vivid dreams, urinary incontinence, paranoia, and panic attacks immediately after surgery. I am taking tablet Invega 3 mg and Diazepam as needed. Previously I took CBD oil for t...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know further details about your symptoms. Kindly answer the following; 1) When you underwent surgery? 2) What surgery was done? 3) What problem have you exactly feel since then? Please describe that in a detailed manner. ...  Read Full »

Will Rhinocort cause sleep problems?

Query: Hi doctor, I am stress-free and moderately active person. I play sports two to three times a week and have no other major health problem such as hypertension, hyperthyroidism, high cholesterol, etc. I have been using Rhinocort Aqua once a day on each nostril for four years and recently I have exper...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Indeed it has low dose steroid, but the systemic absorption is very less. I would suggest reducing the dose to once daily and avoid using caffeinated beverage, exercise and stressful activities before nap time. If this does not work, then consider discontinuing it gradual...  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 »

I am having nightmares at night. How to stop having it?

Query: Hi doctor, I have nightmares in the night. How can you help me not have them?  Read Full »


Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Nightmare in adults can be due to various reasons. The most common of them being not having a good sleep.Practice sleep hygiene such as sleeping and waking up at the regular time, avoiding caffeinated drinks for at least 8 hours before sleep, avoid using television, mobi...  Read Full »

Please suggest a cure for problems related to GERD and gastritis with sleep disturbances.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 54 years with a weight of 62 kilograms and a height of five feet. I have these symptoms for the past five months. I have anorexia with loss of appetite. I have dyspepsia with difficulty in swallowing food and water. I have an acidic burn with an outcome of mucin. I have GERD. I have...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attached report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The important things are pangastritis, solitary rectal ulcer, and anemia. As you have persistent problems related to GERD and gastritis, then this can be resolved by taking dru...  Read Full »

What causes symptoms like anger, aggression, and sleep disturbances?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 years old. I have some problems. I am not able to sleep. I lash out at others with anger and aggression. It lasts less than a couple of minutes. I forget things that are told to me. I push out people due to fear of discrimination or rejection and anxiety. My mind gets stuck somet...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are having symptoms like sleep disturbance, irritability, mood swings, anxiety, and maladaptive psychological habit like self-harm and pushing people away. These symptoms are caused due to several conditions like mood disorder, personality issues, and trauma. Pl...  Read Full »

Why do my left hand and foot feel weak?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 25-year-old male. I am 6'1 inches by height and 131 lbs by weight. I am twitching in lower extremities, cramps, feeling weakness in the left hand and leg, and comparatively less so on the right side. The left-hand feels hard to use, but I can still use it. It looks like the left...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some further information about your symptoms. Since when you started to have these symptoms? Also, please describe your symptoms in sequence, like what were the first symptoms and involved which body part? And then it progressed to which body par...  Read Full »

Is it possible to not fall asleep even when you are very tired?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a type of insomnia where I cannot fall asleep even when I am tired. For a week now, I have been on Ativan to go to sleep every night because, for two whole nights, I had no sleep at all. I try naturally every night, and when I am just entering my sleep, my head goes fuzzy, and my ...  Read Full »


Dr. Anil Kumar Kumawat

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand and empathize with your concern. You said that this is started six days back because of stress. First, you should know our basic instinct like hunger, thirst, and sleep are natural. We eat when we are hungry. We drink when we are thirsty. These are ba...  Read Full »

What causes various parts of the body to tremble occasionally?

Query: Hi doctor, I have hand trembling intermittently. I have trembling occasionally in my lips, shoulder, leg, and thigh. It takes a few seconds to feel heat or cold especially at the bottom of the feet. When I stand up from an inclined sitting position, I have mini-episodes of blackouts. My lower back ...  Read Full »


Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please mention whether you take caffeinated drinks or alcohol. Please mention whether you experience sleepless nights. Please mention whether you have diarrhea or malabsorption syndrome. Your condition needs a thorough physical examination. It can occur due to panic...  Read Full »

Can Propecia cause trouble sleeping?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having trouble sleeping for quite some time now. I do not fall asleep fast, and I have not really felt good even after sleeping. Instead, I feel quite tired as I keep waking up several times in the middle of the night. I am taking Propecia for my hair problems, could it be an effect...  Read Full »


Dr. Peter Grutas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for reaching out. How long have you been taking Propecia? One of the adverse effects of Propecia includes sleep behavior changes such as insomnia. Other cognitive effects include difficulty in maintaining attention, emotional sensitivity, depression effect,...  Read Full »

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