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September 20, 2019 / By Aiah
Question: Hi, I am working with a MNC in B'lore. Due to work related stress, I have been having sleep issues for last 2.5 years. Initially I was put on some anti-depressents which I discontiued. But for last 6-7 months I am having chronic sleep issues. I am in touch with a psychiatist and am on pills a) Duvanta b) Alzolam. Still I am getting just 2-3 hrs of sleep. Other symptoms, I have are: 1. Headache which is always there (almost in the centre of forehead), sometimes going on towards right temple 2. Neck/shoulder pain 3. Gastric/acidity problems 4. Problems with bowel movement (mostly constipation) 5. Itchy Throat 6. Racing heart at times 7. Some nerves itching at the triceps 8. Confusion/Indecisiveness on minor things 9. Almost 0 appetiete 10. My wight reduced 63kg to 61kg last year, but in last 6-7 months, it has gone up to 72kgs while general body strength has gone down Can any qualified doc/or someone who has seen similar issues help me out what can be the actual problem. FYI : following tests had been done: -Haed CAT scan -> Negative -Nerve test (I think EEG) -> Negative -Neck MRI - minor cervical -Blood tests (Thyroid included) - Negative -Urine, stool -> Negative Regards, Tilak
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Timothy Timothy | 8 days ago
There are three things that come to mind immediately on reading your list of symptoms...the first one is toxicity, second is dysbiosis, and last but not least is mineral deficiencies...especially magnesium. If you are inclined to be proactive regarding your health challenges, some authors whose books will give you more than just food for thought are: Sandra Cabot (she penned a couple of books on liver health ...you will find her very enlightening.) Dr. Sherry Rogers (she has so many books out, you may find it hard to choose...the one I found most informative is "Detoxify or Die"). Look for books about pH balance also...excessive stress can cause the body to become too acidic, which in turn can cause every symptom imaginable. A number of factors (in addition to stress) contribute to the acid/alkaline balance in the body...it's healthful to become familiar with them. In the meantime, find a good multi-vitamin and mineral supplement, a good enzyme complex and a good probiotic product and take them daily. If you have not done so, clean up your diet by eliminating sugar and processed foods. Specifically for helping with sleep, check out L-tryptophan or melatonin (you don't need both). L-tryptophan is the amino acid the brain uses to make both serotonin and melatonin...it will help with sleep as well as with depression. Make sure you educate yourself on how to take all supplements. Read, read, read, and then make a point of making healthy choices daily to nourish your body, mind and spirit.
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Timothy Originally Answered: I cant sleep all night! Anyone have this problem? What do you do?
I got that too, but i wake up mostly only once or twice. Something that helps alot is too get your endorphin flowing to your brain, usually i eat well before i go to bed, i take a bath. There's also something called "Gravol", it's anti-nausea but i take 2 pills before i go to bed, and it knocks me out for an least 8 hours, ans there's also something called Valerian. Valerian is a plants root, you can get them in pills in a natural health store, or you can get it in tea. So lets say 1 hour before i go to bed i get my favorite food ready, i take "Gravol", then i take a bath while drinking my tea. It's a natural way to get your endorphin to your brain, which makes you feel good and somewhat sleepy. Also you might be one of these people that doesn't need that much sleep at night, you might be sleepy but not tired. If your tired but not sleepy then it's your endorphin that can't get to your brain in the right amount. (By the way, i'm not sure how the plant roots are spelled it might be Valerianne or Valerianna or Valerian.)
Timothy Originally Answered: I cant sleep all night! Anyone have this problem? What do you do?
I hav e the same problem thats why I' m up now. I take a pill and get sleepy than I wake every 3-4 hours and at 5:30 or 6:00 I'm completely awake. My husband moved me to a different bed cause I'm up and down all night. I'm tired a lot of the time and can't get done what I need to. I've started staying up till I just about drop and it has helped some. I've jusr decided some people don't sleep as much as others. i've not slept one night without waking up at least 4 times in 7-8 years. So I know that the body can do without 8 hrs. Hope you get better and sorry I had no solutions.

Randal Randal
about 5 years ago, I started to fall into a really depressive episode. At first I thought it was only because I had a bad break from a relationship but the feelings wouldn't go away even after I got a new girlfriend. It was wrecking my life until a point where it was seriously affecting my work and personal life. She was very worried but at the same time couldn't understand why I was still sad and thought that I still couldn't let go of my previous relationship. Being the wonderful person that she is, she put aside her feelings and suggested I go for psychiatric evaluation. Many months later and even more anti-depressants, I was not coming close to being better at all. After doing some research online, I found out the real cause as you described it really makes a lot of sense and purchased this program. The results were simply astonishing. I read this book over three times and put all words in action. Using this method, I've kept my depression at bay ever since. Up to date I'm still living happily with my girlfriend. Depression Free Method?
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Marshal Marshal
Smoke some Marijuana. I guarantee it'll help. No joke. It'll fix all your above problems except itchy throat. Just give it a try. It won't kill you.
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Marshal Originally Answered: My rabbit jumps all around her cage at night and I am not getting much sleep. How do I fix this Problem?
well i'd cut down on the stuff like dandelion leaves ,clover,flower and grass. because their can be germs/pesticides on them and cause you're rabbit to become ill, i suggest giving her a carrot once a month and 2 yogurt drops per month. (this will help the cage odor, and she wont become constipated nor get diarrhea). you may want to buy her a cage that is wider with more levels and you wont hear her jumping around at night if you let her out an hour before you go to bed for an hour, she'll become tired at night and wont jump around as much, i would also let her out in the morning/afternoon.

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