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Sleep Disorder

Sleep disorder is when you have trouble falling asleep or keep getting up or cannot sleep for the desired time. The common sleep disorders are circadian rhythm disorders, insomnia, snoring, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome, nightmares, and sleepwalking.

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am a 27-year-old male with a sleeping disorder. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old male with a sleeping disorder. I have difficulty falling asleep at night and difficulty going back to sleep after waking up in the middle of the night. I need to masturbate in order to fall asleep. I suffer from delayed sleep phase disorder. This has made it difficul...  Read Full »

Pedro Paulino Matos

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Sleep disorders are very common. Normally hygienic measures could be helpful to alleviate the symptoms. Also, it could be a symptom of other disorders. However, in your particular situation that does not seem to be the case. Melatonin is effective in regulating the syn...  Read Full »

I am a 44-year-old man experiencing disturbed sleep. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 44-year-old man, and I have been struggling with disturbed sleep lately. I often find myself waking up several times during the night, and I also tend to snore. Do you have any simple remedies or suggestions that could help improve my sleep quality and reduce my snoring? I wou...  Read Full »

Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Sleep is very important for overall hormonal and body recovery; for that, we need to follow good sleep hygiene. Getting enough quality sleep each night is crucial for overall health, and developing good sleep hygie...  Read Full »

How to get good sleep at night without negative thoughts?

Query: Hi doctor, I cannot sleep early at night and cannot wake up early in the morning. I normally sleep at around 2 AM and wake up at 10 AM in the morning. I am also very tense when I try to sleep, lots of thoughts come to my mind regarding my life, my past, and my future. I think unnecessary things. I ...  Read Full »

Mehwish Mursaleen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I completely understand that you are concerned about your sleep timing and have difficulty in initiating sleep due to excessive thoughts. Sleep problems may be due to stress or tension. Since childhood, you have been sleeping late at night, so it might have becom...  Read Full »

I am struggling to sleep. Please help.

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 »

Ananth Shanmugam

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 »

I wake up in the middle of night and unknowingly eat. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old and have 134.48 lb weight with 5'5" height. I used to be 110.23 lb and it was perfect for me, but I gained 22.05 lb in two years since I joined the university. I have been going through a problem which led me to weight gain. The problem is that once I go to sleep, I w...  Read Full »

Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Do not stress, you can easily manage your problem. Please do take a consultation with a psychologist. Let us talk about the night problem. Please arrange kitchen and the place you go and eat with fruits and vegetables or place a glass of milk or healthy snack or a portion...  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 »

Arooj Maqsood Ahmed Warraieh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 am worried about my mother's health, who has unusual sleep patterns. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother has trouble sleeping. Diabetes runs in my family. My grandmother passed away 12 years ago. My father spent a lot of money on her treatment during that period, but unfortunately, she passed away. Due to this, my father was in shock. Also, he had diabetes and passed away 11 years ...  Read Full »

Mehwish Mursaleen

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand that you feel concerned about your mother's sleep pattern. As you have already mentioned, your mother sleeps for less time, goes to bed at 2:00 AM, and wakes up at 5:00 AM. There are two possibilities; if she wakes up fresh, feels that her sleep is enough t...  Read Full »

I have a sleep disorder problem. Please suggest some remedy which is easily available and effective.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 53-year-old female, and I weigh 110 pounds. I have a sleep disorder problem. Please suggest some remedy which is easily available and effective.  Read Full »

Ananth Shanmugam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. A middle-aged woman with a sleep disorder. The most likely clinical diagnosis and possible initial steps and suggestions are given below: 1) Major depression: Do a psychiatric evaluation. 2) Obstructive sleep apnea...  Read Full »

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