What is Naps?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

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A nap is a short sleep which terminates before the occurrence of deep sleep or slow-wave sleep.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Naps"

Severe
1
Moderate
5
Mild
7
None
39

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently using Naps)
Dosage Patients
2 hr daily 52
1 hr daily 48
60 min daily 36
30 min daily 35
2hours as needed 31
1hours as needed 22
daily 17
30minutes as needed 16
as needed 12
120 min daily 12
Why Patients Stopped Using Naps (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Other 10
Personal research 2
Doctor's advice 1
See all 13 patients who’ve stopped using Naps

Duration

Currently Using Naps
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 1
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 3
2 years or more 70
Stopped Using Naps
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 1
1-2 years 3
2 years or more 9
Adherence
Always
18 35%
Usually
13 25%
Sometimes
16 31%
Never
5 10%
Burden
Very
7 13%
Somewhat
9 17%
A little
10 19%
Not at all
26 50%
Cost
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
21 100%
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9 patient evaluations for Naps

jmartell
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jmartell
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

See jmartell's full Naps history

Jan 18, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Tiredness: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: Cognitive Confusion

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savedandfree
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savedandfree
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: none
Walking: mild
I am: vg
I have:
MS

See savedandfree's full Naps history

Jan 26, 2010 (Started Mar 25, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 15 min Daily

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witch4
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witch4
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 62
Condition: 13 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: g

See witch4's full Naps history

Oct 3, 2009 (Started Feb 18, 2000)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Anxiety attacks: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 6 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: whenBP people are very depressed, they seem to need the sleep.For me anyway.. I can sleep also around the clock for up to 3 days.Everything gets behind in the house , shopping Husband does that anyway. I have a fear of leaving . and many things get piled up.its a mess. then when I come out of it, Like my body has had enough sleep. I get mad because of the way things are.
Side effects: Difficulty doing daily activities, Difficulty doing chores, Wake up feeling just as tired as before nap

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