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Postby Plavt » Thu, 30 Aug 2007 4:27 pm

blueibmer wrote:try a shot of your favorite hard drink before sleeping...


That often keeps people awake by increasing the heart rate and in any case alcohol leaves you dehydrated so hardly a healthy answer and could lead to dependence.

.. is grinding of teeth while sleeping a sleeping disorder?


I have heard of this before although I don't remember where, if I remember correctly it is for a medical professional to assess.

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Postby blueibmer » Thu, 30 Aug 2007 4:32 pm

thanks much! :) lemme google this a bit... coffee also makes me sleepy, but in turn gives me anxiety and sweaty hands upon waking up...

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Postby Superglide » Thu, 30 Aug 2007 4:33 pm

Plavt wrote:
blueibmer wrote:try a shot of your favorite hard drink before sleeping...


That often keeps people awake by increasing the heart rate and in any case alcohol leaves you dehydrated so hardly a healthy answer and could lead to dependence.


Man, you sound like a priest!

A few glasses of alcohol a day is in fact quite healthy.

Ask any Frenchman!

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Postby Plavt » Thu, 30 Aug 2007 5:43 pm

Superglide wrote:Man, you sound like a priest!

A few glasses of alcohol a day is in fact quite healthy.

Ask any Frenchman!



Well my son :P your statement is not quite true, one glass of wine maybe but when you say alcohol that covers a broad range much of which is positively harmful (ask any doctor).

Ask any Frenchman!


Perhaps that's why they are so fat. ( I have a good friend who is French). :P

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 30 Aug 2007 6:40 pm

In the words of an old Willie Nelson/George Jones song.......

"There are more old drunks than there are old doctors so let's go have another round............" :lol:

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Postby huggybear » Fri, 31 Aug 2007 9:44 am

have sex.
people always sleep like a baby after.

:o

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Postby blueibmer » Fri, 31 Aug 2007 11:00 am

sex... ... thats cool thing to do before sleeping... :???:
peace y'all!

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Postby Superglide » Fri, 31 Aug 2007 12:06 pm

huggybear wrote:have sex.
people always sleep like a baby after.

:o


Oh so true, absolutely.

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Postby mayamomi » Fri, 31 Aug 2007 4:10 pm

blueibmer wrote:is grinding of teeth while sleeping a sleeping disorder?


grinding of teeth while sleeping, known as bruxism, could be stress-related... it can cause flattening of the teeth in the long run, depending on the intensity and how frequent it happens... it could also give u TMJ (temporal mandibular joint) problems and give u locked jaw.. might cause jaw to be dislocated too if severe enough..

normally, pple with bruxism wear a splint or "night-guard" to sleep. the splint is molded according to the shape of ur teeth...

haven't personally tried it, so see a maxillo-facial doctor or perhaps a dentist...
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Postby blueibmer » Fri, 31 Aug 2007 5:09 pm

thanks for the reply! hmmm... well, as for me, my partner just slaps me on the face if i start grinding my teethduring sleep, so i just sleep again with my mouth open... hehehehe

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Postby sue1303 » Tue, 04 Sep 2007 5:09 pm

My sister and I also suffered from this. It affected me in my 20's and it was very frightening at first, especially when I tried to move and I'd spend how ever long panicing till it went away. I found that by not trying to move and forcing myself to completely relax my limbs and breathing deeply, the sensation passed much quicker and with practice finally got so short that it stopped all together...never had it since!

It's not a nice feeling tho, especially when your alone in bed !!!!!!

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Postby cutiebutie » Tue, 04 Sep 2007 5:18 pm

My ex-boyfren used to grind his teeth and it was a sign of anxiety. :???:

Sex is good to fall asleep, sure! :D :oops:

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Postby ozgirl » Tue, 04 Sep 2007 5:38 pm

It is actually a sleep disorder, I have had it on and off for years and thought I was being visited by spirits or something as it is quite terrifying.

Think it is called Incubus. (not the band)

http://www.castleofspirits.com/sleepparalysis.html

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Postby luxiana » Wed, 05 Sep 2007 7:03 am

dont know whether you guys watch boxing or martial arts but it happens that these guys use a mouth guard. dentist can give you one i think.

as for me it is too late alreeeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaadyyyyyyyyyyy... ;)


as for alcohol and sex : you sinners! (damn I am one too...)
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Postby ksl » Thu, 13 Sep 2007 7:04 am

Plavt wrote:I think the point to be made is one should never self-diagnose since a 'a little learning can be dangerous' as the saying goes. I would further add that many websites display outdated information. Medicine like many other things is constantly evolving; new discoveries, techniques and diseases unheard of before - you have all heard of SARS as one example.


I agree with Plavt! Although I wish to point out, that not all doctors can be relied upon, to be good!

In most cases a doctor will ask you what is wrong, and also look up in a medical research book, or guess off the top of his head! A little like mechanics, and computer freaks, that fix cars and computers by elimination.

I'm not too fond of either, unless I meet people that listen to what i am saying! Not many GP's have the time for that, when they have to meet targets for their 150.000 to 200.000 A YEAR!

The occurence of anxiety is quite overwhelming and no doctor in the world could know how you feel, unless they have themselves experienced it, and therefor would be quite a roll of the dice, going to anyone, that doesn't have first hand experience, becuase they will only guess and experiment with drugs, like doctors do!

Medicine today is not about cures, it's about making money, the doctors prescribe you with a drug, which cause side effect to another part of the body. He then prescribes you more drugs to counter the side effects, and so on but rarely cures. Personally I try my best to avoid quacks, becasue their are also far too many nutters, that will prescribe anything, rather than discussing what is wrong. You probably need specialists help not a GP, that is playing a guessing game.

Search the forums and find a doctor that is also suffering, is my best 2 cents, or get comfort from those, that are suffering too! I feel deeply moved by the fear, you feel!

Stress and nervouse short circuits in the brain are no doubt the a faults the neurologist, would be interested in.


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