The inability to sleep at night is called insomnia. Some of the conditions that can cause insomnia are depression, stress, chronic pain, heart failure, hyperthyroidism, heartburn, menopause, and restless leg syndrome. Usually, sleep hygiene and lifestyle changes are the first treatment option for insomnia.
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I have a lot of health issues, but my reports are always normal. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old male. I have been primarily suffering from a headache on the right side of the head above the ears for many years. The headache is almost always there. Even when I wake up at night to go to the toilet, I can feel a slight headache. I do not feel fresh when I wake ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. As you know, the cause of all your problems is anxiety disorder and depression. Taking allopathic medicines or any medication for this problem for long duration will eventually make you dependent on them, and it would become hard for you to ... Read Full »
How to tackle sleeping and breathing difficulties post-COVID-19?
Query: Hi doctor,I need advice on post-COVID-19 recovery. I was hospitalized for 25 days with a CT score of 16 out of 25 and 50% lung involvement. I got discharged one week ago, and all medications are over. But I am having difficulty sleeping at night. I am not getting deep sleep at all. I still have shor... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Post-COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) recovery will be challenging. As you have more than 50% lung involvement in your CT (computed tomography), score recovery will be very challenging. Kindly repeat CRP (c-reactive protein). D-dimer. Serum ferritin. Serum LDH (lactat... Read Full »
Can I use drugs to induce sleep?
Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from glomerular kidney disease. I am facing sleepless nights for more than one to two months. Shall I use drugs to get sleep? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You try to exclude diet such as white flour products, sugar, tea, coffee, chocolates, cola, fatty foods, fried foods, excessive use of salt and strong condiments. Breakfast should contain fresh fruits, dried fruits and whole cereals. Lunch should consist of ... Read Full »