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Sleeping Problem

Sleeping problems can be you having trouble sleeping at night, finding it hard to fall asleep, or waking up frequently at night. The signs of a sleeping problem include the inability to focus in the day, daytime sleepiness, constant headaches, irritability, tiredness, and waking up too early.

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Why am I experiencing sleep issues during the night?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing sleep problems for the past three to four years. I used to stay up all night playing on the computer. I am only 18 years old, and it is becoming a problem. Yesterday, I woke up feeling tired. I want to fix my sleep. I only slept for two or three hours. Now, whe...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries. I can understand your concern. You should try to follow the below guidelines to deal with your sleep problem. It will help you. Engage in daily exercises for 30 to 45 minutes, such as going for a walk. Practice meditation for...  Read Full »

I have been struggling with my sleep lately. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old male. The whole day, I kept seeing the screen. I have been struggling with my sleep lately and came across some research about relaxation techniques for better sleep. Can you tell me more about how relaxation methods affect sleep and overall brain health? I am curio...  Read Full »

Dr. Prabhakaran

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Athena Demertzi, a famous psychopathologist, has expertise in cognitive and clinical neuroscience. Her research contributes to the knowledge about the human mind, even when this cannot be communicated overtly. In a recent national survey, ...  Read Full »

Does taking Stalopam affect the sound sleep of my mother?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 51 years old. Over 9 years she is unable to sleep properly either in the day as well as night. She started to feel irritated and we consulted one of our family doctor and he suggested to start Stalopam plus. But now a days even after taking the same medicine she is not gettin...  Read Full »

Dr. Srivastava, Sumit

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the prescription attached (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Diagnosis was anxiety with insomnia for which Stalopam plus (Escitalopram) was prescribed. It seems she has developed tolerance to this drug. So, either dose should be in...  Read Full »

What can cause breathing and sleep problems in a 86 year old patient?

Query: Hi doctor, My grandmother is 86 years old. She is having a cold for the last 10 days that gets controlled with medicines. But, in the last four days, she has had breathing problems and is unable to sleep well. She has given her blood for testing. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Amol Kumar Wasudeorao Diwan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for writing to this platform. As you said, your grandmother initially had a cold and is now suffering from breathing difficulty. It is advised to shift her to any nearby hospital and do achest X-rayto rule out any infectious cause. And also to rule out any un...  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 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 »

I suffer from prolonged sleep, dry mouth, and headaches. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I find myself sleeping excessively, approximately 10 to 11 hours per night. I have been taking QPIN S 400 once at night after meals for the past eight months, and even after reducing the dose to 300 mg, my sleep pattern persists. I am also experiencing dry mouth and headaches. Could th...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Currently, you are taking Quetiapine, an antipsychotic known for its sedative effects. Considering your long-term struggle with depression, it is essential to note that Quetiapine may not be the most suitable option fo...  Read Full »

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 »

Can stress cause sleep problems and body pain?

Query: Hi doctor, My father and my grandmother died within 3 months. After they expired, I started to face many issues like LIC claim and others. Due to too much stress, I am unable to sleep at night properly and feel sleepy in the morning. Because of this reason, I am unable to concentrate on my work. I a...  Read Full »

Dr. Srivastava, Sumit

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I feel sorry for your loss. Your problems are stress, unable to sleep at night and body pain. So, basically it is your stress that is leading to other problems. Stress can be managed both by medication as well as by lifestyle modifications (behavior therapy). First,...  Read Full »

My husband has trouble sleeping. Should we be concerned?

Query: Hello doctor, I am really worried about my husband's health. Recently, he has been having trouble sleeping, and I heard that lack of sleep might be linked to diabetes and hypertension. He is diabetic but under control and takes his medicines on time. Could you please explain how these things are co...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. There is no such connection with diabetes, but yes, sleep disturbances or stress can lead to hypertension. If your sleep is disturbed for a long time of period, like for years, and you have certain kinds of stress, then you are more prone ...  Read Full »

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