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Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Difficulty falling: Asleep is often associated w/anxiety while waking up early and not returning to sleep is associated w/depression. Periodic waking is associated w/ove ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Many causes: Poor sleep hygiene/rituals- watching tv/ doing internet stuff and other mental activities prior to sleeping, worrying & drinkingcaffeinated drink, med ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
12 years experience in Neurology
A few things: Exercise every day, preferably early afternoon. Wake up at the same time every day no matter what. Get lots of natural light during the day. Avoid ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
11 years experience in Family Medicine
Sleep hygiene : Insomnia is a difficult one to "cure" as it must come from within you. Typically it is due to overstimulation of the brain, anxiety and sometimes diet ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Lack of sleep: Sleep can be interrupted due to stress, illness, noise, nasal breathing problems, viruses, side effects of medications to name a few. Sleep labs have ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Difficulty falling: asleep is often associated w/anxiety while waking up early and not returning to sleep is associated w/depression. Periodic waking is associated w/ove ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience in Family Medicine
No: You can't really die of insomnia as long as you get some sleep. There are reports of someone dying from playing too much video games but probably more ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Insomnia: First you need to have an evaluation to know what's causing the insomnia -- otherwise it won't be treated effectively. For instance, it may be relate ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience in Addiction Medicine
See PCP: There are many different ways depending on the duration of your insomnia and how it affects your ability to function. See your pcp first then he can m ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Costantine Albany
18 years experience in Medical Oncology
Try This: Multiple simple hints for you, Do not watch TV in bed, switch off TV and then go to bed. Read a book in bed with usually get you to sleep, try some yo ... Read More

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