The common sleep disturbances include snoring, sleep apnea, insomnia, sleep deprivation, and restless leg syndrome. A good nights sleep is essential for the normal functioning of the body as it can affect the hormone levels, mood, and weight. Polysomnography and actigraphy are the standard tests used to diagnose sleep disturbances.
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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 »
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 »
Query: Hi doctor, In the middle of my sleep, I feel like I have virtually talked to my close one. Suddenly, when I awake, I realize that he is not beside me. Why am I getting such feel? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I completely understand what you are feeling after this strange situation where you found yourself talking to your loved one in the midst of the sleep and then you just woke up. This is quite a normal sleep phenomenon in most of the people and research shows that everyone... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, Does cervical neck lordosis affect the quality of sleep? This week I have not enough sleep at night or even day and my arms are in pain. I cannot understand because sometimes my nose are clogged at the right, sometimes at the left and my neck hurts when I do my exercise as recommended... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your concern. Yes, the position of cervical lordosis will affect your sleep if it is not properly supported. The tightness and pain could be due to irritated neck muscles. So support them, ice them up so that spasm gets reduced and neck feels better. As of no... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27 year old male. From last six months, I am suffering from poor quality of sleep. I am not able to wake up early in the morning whether I go to bed early or late. My body feels heavy and lazy. I also have muscle aches, especially the muscle of palm and feet. Low energy, fatigue,... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your problems are related to increased pitta (pitham). Increased pitham is due to late time sleep, less sleep, disturbed sleep, over workload, physical stress, mental stress, constantly thinking about sex, increased sexual activity, excess spicy food, roaming under sunli... Read Full »
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 tensed when I try to sleep, lots of thoughts come to my mind regarding my life, my past, and my future. I think unnecessary things. ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I completely understand that you are concerned about your sleep timing and have difficulty in initiating sleep due to excessive thoughts. Sleep problem may be due to stress or tension. Since childhood, you have been sleeping late at night, so it might have become your... Read Full »