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 have recurring insomnia now and then. Kindly suggest medicine.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having recurring insomnia now and then. In a month at least five to eight days I have no proper sleep and it is hampering my day to day activities. I lack interest. I am under stress and my mind feels foggy. I am on Escitalopram 10 mg. Please suggest me some good medicine whic...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. A lot of individuals have recurring insomnia and sometimes they suffer from nonrefreshing sleep. In some individuals depression also aggravates insomnia and thus worsens the symptoms. For depression with insomnia drugs like tablet Mirtazapin...  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 »

How to tackle restlessness during sleep without medicines?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been going through severe anxiety and sleep problems for the past two years. Though it has decreased now tremendously due to the practice of pranayamas like Sudarshan Kriya, I still sometimes feel restless during sleep. During the start of this year, I consulted a psychiatrist and...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query and saw the attached files (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). You have mentioned that your anxiety is better than before, but there is still some restlessness. You also said that allopathic medicines give you relief. Still, y...  Read Full »

Will sleeping late for eight to nine years cause insomnia?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 27-year-old male. I have difficulty getting sleep. I used to sleep very late for the last eight to nine years, around 3 to 4 AM. But for the last one year, I have difficulty in getting sleep at night. I only find it tough in the initiation of sleep. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your situation. It would help if you tried to follow the below guidelines to deal with it: 1) You should do exercises daily for 30 to 45 minutes, like going for a walk. 2) You should do meditation for 20 minutes daily. Just sit in one place in a comfo...  Read Full »

What are the home remedies for insomnia?

Query: Hi doctor, I cannot fall asleep or get sound sleep due to my activities during the day. I am into fitness. I should be able to sleep well as my body needs recovery, but sadly it is not happening. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Balamurugan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. In general, sleep hygiene consists of providing a comfortable, quiet environment, avoiding light or sound. Once this routine is repeated every night, it becomes a habit to sleep at that particular time. Moreover, plan dinner time at least two ...  Read Full »

I overthink and have a sleep disorder. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My problem is over-thinking a situation and also sleeping disorder. During some of my personal issues I am thinking too much. So, this leads to lack of sleep and illness causing other problems. First thing I want to know is how to control my feelings and my mind. Please suggest me a tr...  Read Full »


Dr. Shazia Anjum

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know the answers for the following before treating you. Do you have these symptoms every day or do have these problems only during stress? Do you consume any type of drugs, alcohol or any other medications? Do you feel anxiety when you talk to a new per...  Read Full »

Why do I feel irritated and tired even after sleeping for 13 to 14 hours a day?

Query: Hi doctor, I use to sleep for 13 to 14 hours a day. Even after that, I still feel tired. I feel irritable for the whole day. Can I have any health issues? I have this issue for 20 days. Sometimes I have a fever.   Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are various reasons for oversleeping. You are following the same sleep routine for more than a week and so your body has got adapted to the habit. Normally, we feel tired after waking up. It does not matter if you sleep for 8 hours or 14 hours. It is our thoug...  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 »

Why am I always tired during the day and awake at night?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29-year-old female who works the night shift. I have trouble with excessive sleepiness during the daytime and recurring sleep loss at night. I cannot sleep during the day, and I struggle to concentrate and to be alert. I also have trouble remembering things. My mood often changes ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Kackar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Can you change your work shift?   Read Full »

What causes headaches, left eye strain, green stools, and trouble sleeping?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23-year-old male with a weight of 70 kilograms and a height of five feet seven inches. I have weird symptoms nowadays. I have occasional headaches for the past two weeks. I also have pain in my left eyes. I usually do dancing and exercise every day. But today, I just went for a jo...  Read Full »


Dr. Manisha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have mentioned your routine activities and work hours. It seems that you have migraine headaches. The most common causes are stress and lack of sleep. Both these factors are present in your case. First of all, try to monitor your sleep pattern and any added stress w...  Read Full »

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