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Topic: Ask Dr. Lisa

Ask Dr. Lisa: Should I Stop Using Benadryl to Help Me Sleep?

In each edition of Ask Dr. Lisa, our medical sleep expert, Dr. Lisa Shives, answers questions from our visitors who need help sleeping better.  In this edition, Dr. Shives answers a question from a man who is using a common medication every night to help him get to sleep. Joe Sperry asks: I’ve been using…
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Ask Dr. Lisa: I Want to Sleep on my Back, Despite My Sleep Apnea

In each edition of Ask Dr. Lisa, our medical sleep expert, Dr. Lisa Shives, answers your questions about why you can’t get the sleep you need. In this installment, Dr. Lisa answers a question from a woman who wants to sleep on her back, despite being told that sleeping on her side or stomach will…
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Ask Dr. Lisa: Why Do I Wake at 4am?

In each edition of Ask Dr. Lisa, our medical sleep expert, Dr. Lisa Shives, answers your questions about why you can’t get the sleep you need. In this installment, Dr. Lisa answers a question from a woman who can’t seem to sleep all night. Marta Fernandez asks: If you wake up at 4am what should…
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Ask Dr. Lisa: Different Devices For Sleep Apnea?

In each edition of Ask Dr. Lisa, our medical sleep expert, Dr. Lisa Shives, answers your questions about why you can’t get the sleep you need. In this installment, Dr. Lisa answers a question from a woman looking for answers to her sleep apnea treatment… Kathryn Coverston asks: I’m a Post Polio Syndrome patient and…
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Ask Dr. Lisa: Problem Adjusting to Normal Sleep Schedule?

You’ve got questions, and Dr. Lisa Shives, our sleep expert, will answer them!  We gather sleep questions from our Facebook page, and Dr. Shives answers them right here.  In this installment, Dr. Lisa answers a question from someone having trouble switching back from an overnight work schedule… Gary Stewart asks: I believe that part of my sleeping problem…
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Ask Dr. Lisa: Muscle Repair During Sleep?

  • Posted: April 5, 2012 
  • Filed under: Articles

You’ve got questions, and Dr. Lisa Shives, our sleep expert, will answer them!  We gather sleep questions from our Facebook page, and Dr. Shives answers them right here.  In this installment, Dr. Lisa answers a question from someone who wonders what happens to our muscles while we sleep… Guy Beardsley asks: Does muscle and joint repair only…
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Ask Dr. Lisa: Co-sleeping Good For Baby’s Sleep?

  • Posted: March 12, 2012 
  • Filed under: Articles

You’ve got questions, and Dr. Lisa Shives, our sleep expert, will answer them!  We gather sleep questions from our Facebook page, and Dr. Shives answers them right here.  In this installment, Dr. Lisa answers a question from someone who wonders whether co-sleeping helps babies sleep better… Warren Marler asks: I know views differ widely on this, and…
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Ask Dr. Lisa: How Can I Get to Sleep Earlier?

  • Posted: January 30, 2012 
  • Filed under: Articles

Time for sleep Q&A with Dr. Lisa Shives, our sleep expert!  We gather questions from our Facebook page, and they’re answered by Dr. Shives.  In this installment, Dr. Lisa answers a question from someone who needs a shift in her sleep schedule… Sonia asks: My night is my day and my day is my night. I…
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Ask Dr. Lisa: Tips Needed for Sleeping With a Partner

  • Posted: December 15, 2011 
  • Filed under: Articles

Time for sleep Q&A with Dr. Lisa Shives, our sleep expert!  We gather questions from our Facebook page, and they’re answered by Dr. Shives.  In this installment, Dr. Lisa talks about a co-sleeping with your partner. Josh Campos asks: I have a hard time sleeping next to my girlfriend. Our sleep schedules are very different. But,…
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Ask Dr. Lisa: Best Diet for Sleeping?

Time for another edition of Ask Dr. Lisa, where our sleep expert answers your questions without an appointment!  We pick out sleep-related questions submitted on our Facebook Page, and send them to our medical sleep expert, Dr. Lisa Shives, for an answer. In this installment, Dr. Lisa talks about sleep and food. Lisa Zimmerman asks:…
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