Latest Sleep Questions
QuestionsMelatonin for Kids?
My sister-in-law's pediatrician recommended melatonin to help her three-year-old go to sleep at night. She says it works well. But how safe can this type of thing be for toddlers?
QuestionsNocturia: Frequent urination at night
What can I do about frequent urination during the night? I wake up at least once or twice to urinate.
QuestionsCauses of Insomnia
Since my 20s I've had insomnia. Now in my 40s, the insomnia has been unremitting. When I do sleep, I often wake up drenched. OTC sleep aids and herbal remedies don't help. I exercise and eat a healthy diet. What else should I consider?
QuestionsOver-the-Counter Sleep Aids Addiction?
Can you become addicted to over-the-counter sleep aids like Tylenol PM?
QuestionsInsomnia and Type 2 Bipolar Disorder
I come from a long line of insomniacs who struggle to put together more than three hours of sleep at once. I've heard that chronic insomnia that runs in families can be an indicator of Type 2 Bipolar Depression. What are your thoughts?
QuestionsPseudoephedrine and Improved Thinking
This past two years my brain seemed very foggy and I've had a lot of memory problems. Yet when I take pseudoephedrine for a sinus headache, it not only clears my sinuses, it causes me to be able to think very clearly and I have improved memory. Why?
QuestionsInsomnia and SSRI Medications
What can I do if my SSRI is causing me to have insomnia? I've been on Prozac for a year (and it's been a huge help with my OCD), but I can't seem to string together more than two hours of sleep at a time.
My husband complains that my snoring keeps him up at night. I think I sleep well (six to eight hours/night), but lately I get very sleepy after a meal and in the afternoons. Do you think my snoring is interfering with my sleep?
QuestionsAmbien and Memory Loss
I have to take Ambien for sleep a few times a month and notice that I don't remember certain things that happen after I've taken the Ambien. Is this normal?
QuestionsNatural Remedies for Insomnia
What are some natural remedies you can take to improve sleep and to reduce frequent waking up at night?