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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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I m worried as I am unable to sleep properly at night, and lack of good sleep affects my work. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am unable to sleep properly at night. Kindly suggest something for a good sleep as because of this I cannot work properly. Kindly respond as soon as possible.Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hello,Welcome to read your query and understand your query.From the above complaints, it seems you have a problem getting sleep. Insomnia has got both medical and psychiatric causes. The most common cause of insomnia is anxiety. I have the following questions for you: How long have y...  Read Full »

The sleep of my two-year-old child has been disturbed with the history of ear infection. What could be the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, My 2-year-old son has been battling an ear infection for a couple of weeks now. It is finally better, but now I believe something is going on with his adenoids, or he has sleep apnea. He stops breathing while he sleeps at night, jumps in his sleep, constantly moves, and hardly sleeps beca...  Read Full »

Dr. M. L. Kothari

Answer: Hi, Welcome to To improve his immunity, Stop milk from 8 am to 8 pm. Instead, mother milk is preferable. If not, give high-quality milk without water and add sugar as per your taste. Give semisolid diet (Indian food varieties) like dal (lentils), dalia (porridge) khichdi, alu (pot...  Read Full »

I have not been feeling well due to random mental breakdowns and mood changes. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 20-year-old woman. I have not been feeling well for over a year. Recently I kept having random mental breakdowns. Sometimes I feel fine, and then the next thing I know, I am just sad, anxious, and crying. I had suicidal thoughts around the age of 18. I want to understand what is...  Read Full »

Dr. Punya Mulky

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to I understand that what you are going through must be very difficult because you do not understand what is happening. However, you have adequately expressed your problems. Coming to your problem, what you are currently facing is depression. These random ment...  Read Full »

I start to shiver, feel weak and scare to sleep when I hear some accident. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, It has been around four years that I am always scared to sleep. It usually happens if there is an accident I am scared that it will happen to me too, and I would not sleep for about a week. I am so scared of earthquakes, and many nights, I will not sleep thinking that our building will...  Read Full »

Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your symptoms are suggestive of an anxiety disorder, which is making you excessively worried about things happening around you. It can be tiring and emotionally exhausting to experience high levels of anxiety all the time. Try relaxation exercises to help manage stre...  Read Full »

Why do I feel exhausted even after a good night's sleep?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having issues with sleeping. I am exhausted all day every day, sleep 6 to 9 hours every night and take 2 to 3 hours nap every day. I am unable to control falling asleep. I am not on any medications.  Read Full »

Dr. Shivam Om Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The reasons for sleepiness could be many. Firstly, could be related to the deficiency in vitamins in body or iron deficiency. This can be easily tested by blood tests. Secondly, hormonal changes can cause sleepiness, like low functioning thyroid gland, which can also ...  Read Full »

My 91-year-old mother experiences withdrawal symptoms due to changes in her medications. Why?

Query: Hello doctorMy mother is 91 years old and is very healthy and bright. She has been taking 5 mg of Nitrazepam for years at night to help her sleep. I do not know why but her doctor has changed it to Zolpidem 5 mg. This was a week ago. Over the last few days, she started to display what I recognized c...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I have gone through the detailed history you have given. In my opinion, we should not change ongoing medicine for sleep if she is doing good. I will suggest you continue with Nitrazepam only. Do not start with Zolpidem. Is it possible...  Read Full »

My husband has sleep issues despite treatment. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,My husband has had sleep issues for the past three months. We consulted a doctor the last month, and he recommended the tablet Lonazep 0.5 mg, but it has been a month since he started taking the medication. However, his condition has not improved, and he still has sleepless nights. I fe...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your situation. Your husband might have a major depressive disorder or underlying stress. There is non-pharmacological management for it. I suggest you try to follow the below guidelines to deal with it. He should exercise daily for 30 to 45 minutes a...  Read Full »

I suffer from a sleeping disorder and always live restlessly. What should be done?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 24-year-old and suffer from a sleeping disorder. I cannot sleep all night. I live always restlessly. Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. I am not able to open your attachment. You may have a major depressive disorder or underlying stress. You should try to follow the below guidelines to deal with it. It will help you. You should do exercises daily for 3...  Read Full »

I have difficulty concentrating and sleeping, and I am angry and irritated all the time. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old, and I am working. Currently, there are a lot of personal issues going on in my life for three months. Because of this, I am not able to concentrate on anything. Sometimes, it is difficult to sleep also. There are a lot of things going on in my head whenever I sit idl...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hello, Thanks for choosing Icliniq. I read your query and understand your concerns. From the available description, there are two possibilities that can be considered from a mental health perspective. The first is excessive stress, as you are working in a sector that is known for irregular and prolo...  Read Full »

How do I overcome financial stress and sleep well?

Query: Hi doctor,I am in financial distress, so I am not able to concentrate on work or family. I am not able to sleep well. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Udey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As per your description, though it is difficult to conclude, it seems that you might be having a depressive episode secondary to your financial stress, as you reported difficulty in concentrating along with a reduced sleep. Depressive episodes can be either endogenous ...  Read Full »

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