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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Sleep specialist can: Help sort out your sleeping problems, usually after a sleep study to see if you have sleep apnea, or rls, or plmd, or some other cause for the disturb ... Read More
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep: Sleep study will be helpful to determine if you are actually sleeping in the wrong stages of sleep. Brain waves follow a pattern for sleeping which i ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Many: I suggest that you consult wikipedia.
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Dr. Gary Alder
46 years experience Dentistry
Snoring, Apnea: Snoring is the most frequently encountered sleep disorder and is thought to be a precursor to sleep apnea. Obesity is a co morbidity with both. Some s ... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep disorders: Insomnia can be primary or secondary. Examples of primary are sleep apnea & narcolepsy. Examples of secondary are thyroid disease, cardiovascular, med ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Duhon
34 years experience Sleep Medicine
None, or some..maybe: For initial insomnia - research suggests some scents(eg. Chamomile) can aid relaxation, as may teas from chamomile, valerian and kava. There are no m ... Read More
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Dr. Beverly Dexter
24 years experience Clinical Psychology
Herbs and sleep: None are FDA regulated so the research is less compelling. I teach a comprehensive CBT for Insomnia class. Some people find melatonin helpful (not an ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Herbs: Valerian (Valeriana officinalis), California poppy Eschscholzia californica), Wild lettuce (Lactuca virosa), Lemon Balm ((Melissa officinalis)), pass ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Snoring: Snoring is the main 1/3 of our lives is spend during sleep. Concerned? Consult sleep doc.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Strahil Atanasov
37 years experience Sleep Medicine
Insomnia/hypersomnia: The 2 most common symptoms of sleep disorders are: 1) insomnia - difficulty initiating and/or maintaining sleep 2) hypersomnia - daytime sleepiness.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Sleep disorders: Could be weight related
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beverly Dexter
24 years experience Clinical Psychology
Sleep Disorders: Disorders of sleep onset, sleep maintenance, poor sleep efficiency, parasomnias such as sleepwalking or sleep terrors, nightmares, disorders related t ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: But i sure wish they would because it is a real medical problem that effects functioning at school and work! someone with a sleep disorder needs medi ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Many: It is amazing to me that this is such a common question.Sleep disorders are common today and include insomnia, sleep apnea, sleep walking and talking, ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
There are many: Sleep disorders are broken down into two types: ones that cause you to be sleepy, and ones that cause you to not fall asleep or stay asleep. Those are ... Read More

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