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Can insomnia be the result of a more serious illness

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
No: It will rule different type of sleep apnea. Insomnia usually is psychological and usually responds to good sleep hygiene and physical exhaustion. Why ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes If they do: Are misusing the system , is no difference as abusing narcotic rx s ethical doctors will not do fortunately they are the vast majority. It is not a ... Read More
Dr. Caroline Cribari
22 years experience Psychiatry
quandary!: As a california physician, this alarms me. To my knowledge, these are not evidence-based practices. Just because a substance is legal, it does not mak ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
7 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple questions: Hi, Thank you for your question. Depression can be a part of the other problems you suggested but it won't directly cause anything else (maybe insomn ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Bactrim: I would discuss with your team who knows you best. Not the kind of question you want someone who has not talked orvexamined you to discourse on. IMHO ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Seroquel (quetiapine): If prescribed by same physician & monitored for tolerability ( no morning sedation), it should be ok.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Iron deficiency: Your body stores of iron are low, but not depleted. Menstrual blood loss is a common cause of iron deficiency in women. You should take oral iron supp ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Actually: Although it might seem to some like it wouldn't work - I have had great results mixing Buspar (buspirone) & melatonin. Prazosin can be used off l ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
No: You have asked about sporadic fatal insomnia many, many times now -- and several of us have suggested that you consult a neurologist and sleep medicin ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Best to see dr: Go see your doctor for a discussion of your symptoms and then an exam
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Evaluation needed: On healthtap i could not even begin to guess the answer to your question -- so many reasons are possible. Even the term "mental illness" encompasses ... Read More

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