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Japan With Kids - Forums: Health Topics: Sleep Disorder
By Bsc1280 on Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 6:30 pm:


I think i have insomnia or soem other sleep problem. Despite 'sleepign' 6-7 hours daily and around 9 hours on weekdays, I feel so much sleep and tired during teh say.

I also remember like wakign up 2-3 times during the night every night.
Can someone please let me know about some good leep specialist in tokyo whom I can contact??
ALso if someone has some tip on this please let me know as well.

I am 28 M, a bit overwight and got my nose operate last year as it remained blocked. Now atleats it half way open.


By Nathalie1 on Friday, August 3, 2007 - 12:02 am:

You may try to drink Lime Blossom Tea before going to sleep. You can buy this herb tea in department stores, herb tea section or in Loft. It sold 30, 50 or 100 grammes and so on. The lime blossom is very good for sleeping. Please do not mix it with others herbs. Just try this one. It is natural, so it is good for health. I am not a medical doctor, but I am drinking from time to time just before going to bed and it helping me sleeping very well when I feel I need it.

If you are overweihgt, you may also drink natural tea (you make your own tea) without sugar during the day. It is helping to loose weight.

I hope it helps.

By Bsc1280 on Sunday, August 5, 2007 - 1:13 am:

Thanks a lot for this. I will def. try that tea.
but i think my problem is a combination of 2-3 different things. I had mentioed n half blocked nose and my wieght before. I also have snoring problem. Even on weekends when I supposedly sleep for 9-10 hours. I am not fresh during the day. a bit heavy headed and sleep with head ache and pain in the neck and shoulders. i dont do much excercise

Can somebody give me more suggestions on how can i improve my sleep or some english speaking doctor for this

many thanks

By Meginsapporo on Sunday, August 5, 2007 - 8:12 am:

I read about Sleep Apnea Syndrome and seems like that's what you have... but as I'm not a doctor, you should see a doctor.
Common symptoms are:
Feel tired during the day
Headache in the morning
Feel not having slept well
Wake up many times during the night to go to bathroom
Unfortunately, I don't know an English speaking doctor for sleep, but maybe a generalist can recommend a specialist...

By Nathalie1 on Sunday, August 5, 2007 - 5:24 pm:

As for hospital, I have heard that the Toranomon hospital in Toranomon in Tokyo has a section specialized on snorring problem. I have seen a documentary on NHK on this problem of sleep cured at this hospital.

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