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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
12 years experience 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 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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Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience 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 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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Enrique Madrigal-segura
53 years experience Psychiatry
Useful combination: Ask your doctor if there is no medical or presence any other psychiatric disorder contraindicating starting a serotonergic medication (Sertraline, Flu ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Panic: You need to start by making an appointment with your doctor for examination and lab data. You will most likely need a referral to a Psychologist. Ev ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: All these things can certainly be related. Many people with depression not only feel slowed down mentally, but also physically. Sleep can be disturb ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Essential Oil Boost: Citrus oils, such as orange, citrus, grapefruit, petitgrain, neroli & bergamot can stimulate & boost your energy. Also, peppermint & spearmint.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Laipple
43 years experience Psychiatry
Not exactly.: The problem is not really low serotonin. It's not having serotonin in the right place at the right time.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
See you are on: Clonazepam, Xanax (alprazolam) & Xanax (alprazolam). These issues could be related to your psychiatric issues or you could have several separate c ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes and No: Your thyroid condition is not causing your food related symptoms, but it can cause your anxiety.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience Psychiatry
That maybe right: Bipolar disorder involves peroids of euphoria and a decreased need for sleep. Other symptoms may include include impulsivity, risk taking, rapid speec ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
DEPRESSION: Your description is one of classic depression. Your alcohol use contributes. Your tobacco use is self-destructive and and another symptom of depressio ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Mccarty
31 years experience Dentistry
Treat your Apnea: Talk to a sleep doctor. Insomnia, headaches, and stomach anxiety could all be related. Lack of sleep can effect other body systems as well.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Well..: That is possible. Sugar craving is sometimes seen with depression. Insomnia can also been seen with depression. Either you are not ready to come off o ... Read More
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
It often helps: Regular, moderate to intensive physical activities/exercise can help with symptoms of depression and may help insomnia if done earlier in the day. Pro ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Hypothyroidism : Low thyroid hormone is a consideration.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Zyprexa (olanzapine) is: More often associated with weight gain/ fat gain compared to seroquel (quetiapine). Your psychiatrist can go over medications and possible side effect ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
We need more info: To know what may ba causing your sleeplessness and thoughts. What are you worrying about?
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Not proven: and drugs, cigarettes, and/or alcohol are much more proven causes of premature aging. (also obesity, lack of exercise, for skin wrinkling excess sun o ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Seizures: Yes your sleep cycles can be disrupted. Sleepiness during the day may be due to a post ictal state. There is no question that medication willmhelp. Se ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Lots of things: Too many to go over in such a brief response forum. Poor sleep hygiene likely accounts for a large part of sleep onset problems whereas medications, ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rupesh Parikh
25 years experience Medical Oncology
Maybe: It could be signs of an infection. Or may be a sign of lymphoma. Needs to be checked out asap.
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