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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Wilson
20 years experience Sleep Medicine
Don't take melatonin: I'm more of the club that if a med is causing a side effect that is troublesome look for a different med rather than covering up a side effect with a ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Melatonin.: I agree w dr. Wilson. Another option is to use excellent sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the sa ... Read More

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Harris
32 years experience Family Medicine
How about an SSRI?: You may take zoloft (sertraline) or Celexa for 6 months each year for seasonal affective disorder. Symptoms of disturbance to (sleep, interests, guil ... Read More
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Dr. Quinn Austin-small
8 years experience Clinical Psychology
You have options: Talk to your doctor. Medications such as SSRI, SNRI, and tricyclic antidepressants can help. Meanwhile, making sure you get sunlight in the morning (l ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
No: If the headache is triggered by neck pain then treatment of neck pain should relieve the headache.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Cericogenic HA: This is a type of headache referred from the neck. It is not related to melatonin. In fact, melatonin has been used for some types of headaches such a ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Melatonin SE: Headache is certainly one of the side effects that can occur w melatonin. Other possible se’s from melatonin include: feeling tired the next day, slee ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Variable: It hasn't been really studied that well from a scientific viewpoint. Usual dose for sleep is about 1 mg. Some have advocated up to 9 mg to prevent clu ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
You have a sensitivi: Any chemical, prescribed or otc medication, inhaled or ingested, that causes terrible headache means that your body is having some kind of sensitivity ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Why melatonin?: There is no way that melatonin will help prevent or control true cluster headaches, and if indeed you really had this, you would be very unique, as it ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Uncertain it will: You can try it and see if it helps. Be certain it does not interfere with a drug interaction with your medication you can discuss with your physician ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
These : These symptoms can be attributed to a multitude of diseases. Without a full medical history, physical exam, and laboratory testing it is difficult to ... Read More

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