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
9
None
42

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Naps

Show all 8 reported side effects

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently using Naps)
Dosage
2 hr daily
Patients
53
Dosage
1 hr daily
Patients
48
Dosage
60 min daily
Patients
36
Dosage
30 min daily
Patients
34
Dosage
2hours as needed
Patients
31
Dosage
1hours as needed
Patients
21
Dosage
30minutes as needed
Patients
17
Dosage
daily
Patients
16
Dosage
as needed
Patients
12
Dosage
60minutes as needed
Patients
12

Dosages based on patients currently using Naps.

Why Patients Stopped Using Naps (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Other
Patients
11
Reason
Personal research
Patients
2
Reason
Did not seem to work
Patients
1
Reason
Doctor's advice
Patients
1
See all 16 patients who’ve stopped using Naps

Duration

Currently Using Naps
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
0
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
1
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
1
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
5
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
76
Stopped Using Naps
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
0
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
1
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
1
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
3
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
10

Adherence


Always
Patients
20
35%
Usually
Patients
15
26%
Sometimes
Patients
17
30%
Never taken as prescribed
Patients
5
9%

Burden


Very hard to take
Patients
7
12%
Somewhat hard to take
Patients
11
19%
A little hard to take
Patients
11
19%
Not at all hard to take
Patients
28
49%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
24
42%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
33
58%
Last updated:

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: vg
I have:
MS

See jmartell's full Naps history

Jan 18, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Tiredness)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: Cognitive confusion

  • 0 helpful marks
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)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 min Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
witch4
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witch4
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 63
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)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Anxiety attacks)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Difficulty doing chores, Difficulty doing daily activities, Wake up feeling just as tired as before nap)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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

  • 0 helpful marks
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