Increased or decreased sleep can be caused by health problems or by too much stress, depression, and other psychological factors. Everyone experiences some sleep disturbances some time in life, but if these disturbances start affecting the daily life and other activities, then it may indicate some serious problem.
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I feel sleepy despite sleeping for eight to nine hours. What should I do to stop myself from falling asleep frequently?
Query: Hello doctor,I always feel sleepy despite sleeping for eight to nine hours. I cannot concentrate on my studies, and my performance has been affected. My grades have gone down, and I am scared that my grades will decline my career. What should I do to stop myself from falling asleep frequently? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. It looks like it is affecting your daily routine and academic performance, which can be frustrating. Though there is a need for history for presenting problems like, When did it start, and what is the frequency? Are ... Read Full »
I am unable to fall asleep. Taking ETIZOLA 0.5 for every night. Please advice me.
Query: Dear Doctor, My problem is that, I am unable to fall asleep and it persists for more than a year now. Now started taking ETIZOLA 0.5 for every night. Slight headache is also felt whenever I fail to sleep. I am a male, 38 years old, teetotaller (never drinks alcohol). Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Chronic insomnia in a middle aged man who is a teetotaller is not very common. (Read expert advice for getting a good night's sleep) One leading cause of insomnia, or inability to fall asleep (Initial Insomnia) is Major Depression. If you experience periods of increased worrying, decreased energ... Read Full »
Can stress disturb a person's sleep cycle?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old. I cannot sleep at night. When I sleep, I cannot get up for nine to ten hours. When I cannot sleep, I usually keep using my laptop. I am overweight. I have a weight of 94 kilograms. I do not know the cause. Can I have this issue due to stress? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You are facing sleep disturbance due to unavoidable sleep patterns. You have this issue due to changed work schedules. Stress plays a key role. When a thought process is going on, our mind finds it difficult to shut down. Regarding weight, it ... Read Full »
I find something strange with my dreams. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, Today, I felt something strange which I cannot understand. Normally, I sleep in the late morning. But, today while I was sleeping, suddenly I came out of my dream. But, I found that I am still dreaming. I was at a place that is not where I was supposed to be that time. I was not in my... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your question regarding dreams, yes, it is possible to have dreams within a dream and it is fairly normal. People when fall asleep especially into deep sleep they do have such dreams, in which they feel like that they are awake and experiencing ev... Read Full »