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3 days with no sleep.?

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September 23, 2019 / By Phelan
Question: This is the third day I'm a row I haven't been able to sleep. I feel really tired but nothing is working to get me to sleep. I've tried NyQuil and Zquil and Tylenol pm and Benadryl and a muscle relaxer and nothing. I just feel more tired. The first night. (Tuesday night) I had a huge panic attack and that kept me up, Wednesday I just couldn't get my mind to stop racing or something and now tonight Thursday night I keep falling asleep then right before I get to sleep I start feeling an overwhelming need to cry and then I can't sleep. Please someone help me figure out how to finally get some rest!
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Lysander Lysander | 5 days ago
Sleeping pills can give you bad side effects such as headaches and drowsiness during the day so you are better off without them. To sleep better just relax and switch off, if you can. If you are having trouble switching off at bedtime some light exercise (for example, push ups or sit ups) at bedtime often helps you to relax, unwind and switch off and that often improves your sleep. Strenuous exercise at bedtime is likely to ruin your sleep. Common OTC sleep aids include Chamomile tea, 5-HTP, Melatonin and Valerian Root. Sleep enhancing foods include warm milk, turkey, cherries, oatmeal, bananas, wine and others as in http://au.search.yahoo.com/search?p=%22s... You can see further tips in http://au.search.yahoo.com/search?p=%22h... which tells you "how to fall asleep and stay asleep".
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Lysander Originally Answered: I've been up for four days and now I can't sleep?
Sleeping pills can give you bad side effects such as headaches and drowsiness during the day so you are better off without them. To sleep better just relax and switch off, if you can. If you are having trouble switching off at bedtime some light exercise (for example, push ups or sit ups) at bedtime often helps you to relax, unwind and switch off and that often improves your sleep. Strenuous exercise at bedtime is likely to ruin your sleep. Common OTC sleep aids include Chamomile tea, 5-HTP, Melatonin and Valerian Root. Sleep enhancing foods include warm milk, turkey, cherries, oatmeal, bananas, wine and others as in http://au.search.yahoo.com/search?p=%22s... You can see further tips in http://au.search.yahoo.com/search?p=%22h... which tells you "how to fall asleep and stay asleep".
Lysander Originally Answered: I've been up for four days and now I can't sleep?
Contact your surgeon or widwife they'll give you the fine advice. My little boy was once the same for they first week or so, it seems that if you had medicinal drugs for the period of the birth than your youngster will probably be kinda sleepy for the first days, but that is average he's going to perk up. Also it is on the whole just right to take a look at and get him in a routine and have set feeding occasions, so wake him up if he is asleep and feed him every 3-4 hrs. In case you are nonetheless concerned a bottle may be high-quality, categorical or method it's not relevant (don't feel responsible for those who can not breastfeed) you ought to do what is best for bub and also you!!!

Jeffry Jeffry
Hi there, I know where you are coming from...I am not a good sleeper either so the councillor I see and I put this together...try it out and make sure you cut out your caffine and that includes in sodas as well as chocolate...hard stuff I know but you want to sleep so it is worth it.. CAN’T GET TO SLEEP - SLEEP AND RELAXATION Hi Geo, I was given some things to do and I have added to it. Make sure you have a regular bed time and wake up time. When you go to bed, make sure your room is a good temperature, we actually sleep a little better if the room is cooler. Make sure all electronic things and that includes everything is off at least and hour or two before bed...I know that is a hard one. Have a warm shower or a relaxing bath. Make yourself a warm milk drink...not coffee. Don't have anything with caffine in it after dinner. Minimise any outside noise. Have your lighting low like using a bedside lamp or a dimmer. Turn your clock around... why....you will see. Pick up a boring book, boring because if it is a suspense novel you won't put it down. Do some relaxation therapy, this is where you can relax your whole body...OR Listen to some relaxation music...put a timer on this or use something that will turn itself off when it is finish because hopefully you are asleep. I use may laptop and pull the plug out so that when the battery is out it turns itself off. Here are a couple I like. Remember it is not heavy metal... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2yk1lsi9... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrqjqyH4e... If you wake in the night, DO NOT LOOK AT YOUR CLOCK ...This can start a new pattern that you don't want....been there....Just close your eyes and try to sleep and don't turn the TV on or anything like that...nothing to alert your mind. AND GOOD MORNING...hope you had a great nights sleep.. I have just started this myself so .....I hope this helps....
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Garrett Garrett
I would want to find the root cause, you could try the following herbs however check with a pharmacist to make sure they don't interact with any of what you have listed above that might still be in your system. If you are on any medications these will likely interact with them: Chamomile, skullcap, hops or liquefy, strain and drink some lettuce juice.
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Garrett Originally Answered: I'm completely unable to sleep, I feel way too energized, how can I get to sleep?
Exercise, preferably 6 hours before, but not within 2 hours of bedtime. Have a warm bath, or shower, an hour before bedtime, then a glass of very warm milk, possibly with Horlicks, or one of the herbal teas, below, and use dimmer lighting. Your bedroom should be very dark, with the lights out, and a good sleeping temperature is 70 degrees Fahrenheit, or 19 degrees Centigrade. Put your mind in a position where it wants to shut itself off, and sleep. View http://www.umm.edu/sleep/relax_tech.htm The progressive muscle relaxation, http://www.drcoxconsulting.com/managing is very easily learned; guided imagery, or mindfulness breathing http://altmedicine.about.com/cs/mindbody… is known to be effective, or http://www.wikihow.com/Meditate Give the EFT a tryout. It is free via the searchbar at http://www.mercola.com "EFT" & "EFT therapists" or www.tapping.com (13 free videos). Repeat to yourself: "Even though I currently have a sleep disorder, I deeply and completely accept myself." (or choose your own wording) while you use the acupressure massage/tapping. Find out which works best for you, in the daylight hours, so you will be prepared, come bedtime. For many people, a good idea is to develop a set "wind down" routine for the last hour before bedtime, so your subconscious mind learns that it is time to put thinking aside, and prepare for mindfulness, (awareness, without cogitation/purposeful thought) or the EFT, in preparation for sleep. The idea with mindfulness is to not even think about sleeping: just drift off, naturally, during exercising those techniques. Avoid TV, computer, or anything exciting in this hour, although reading a BORING! book is a good idea. Experiment, to find which combination works best for you. No coffee, tea, or other caffeine within 6 hrs of bedtime! Try a cup of chamomile herbal tea, an hour before bedtime. Others may prefer Sleepytime, by Celestial Seasonings, Relax, Be Sleepy, or valerian root (valerian "hangovers" possible), etc., from supermarket tea, or health food aisles. Milk, or cream should not be used with herbal tea. Get up and do something, like read a book, if you can't sleep within 20 mns. Personally, I prefer to use word/phrase repetition for a short time, changing over to mindfulness breathing; however, you may well find another method more effective. The following EMDR variant came from a book on treating insomnia for the depressed; I use it every night, and it is well worth trying. It seems to reduce distractions during the mindfulness relaxation methods, so I use it first. Keeping your head still, move your eyes first to the far left, then far right, and repeat this another 19 times. Each full sweep should take around a second. If you like, you can either subvocalise, or repeat: "one one thousand, two one thousand, three one thousand ... up to twenty. After this, allow your body to go limp, and relax for a short time. Then repeat the whole exercise, limpness, and relaxation twice. This may well be all you need. Others may require another round of the above. Before beginning the EMDR variant, I take a whiff of lavender essential oil in both nostrils; some people prefer a drop, or two on their pillow. This provides a strong cue to the subconscious mind to prepare for sleep. Get bright light, soon after arising, to reset your circadian rhythm. Stabilise your sleep habits. You could try melatonin (pharmacies) for a few nights only; more can interfere with the brain's natural production of it. Hypnosis is merely a heightened state of suggestibility, in which you are better able to communicate with your subconscious mind. 85% of people are suggestible, to some extent, so consider professional hypnotherapy, or more alternatives along such lines are at http://your-mental-health.8m.com/blank_25.html

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