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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Wilson
20 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Yes but: You can play sports but watch the time of day you play so as to not interfere with your sleep program and also don't expect great sports performances ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Sleep Study done: You need to have a sleep evaluation to help clarify the details of your insomnia.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Depends: It depends on many factors: how long you have been in menopause, your personal and family history of breast cancer, cardiovascular disease...It also d ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience in Psychiatry
Side effect : All medication can have side effect , we take them because we need them . If u have a concern about u medication. , discuss it with u prescriber.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience in Neurology
Sleep deprivation: Everyone has a natural drive to sleep a certain amount at night. We tend to feel tired if we do not get this. What is your amount? Do you fall as ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Periodic insomnia: Melatonin can help with sporadic insomnia. Many conditions can contribute to insomnia. Best idea is to see a psychiatrist to investigate your insomn ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Some do: Some medications have anti seizure activities and are used for sleep walking. However in most cases, medications are not needed. Not all anti seizure ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female 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
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Enrique Madrigal-segura
53 years experience in 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
14 years experience in Clinical Psychology
See below.: Trazodone is an antidepressent, called serotonin modulator. It's an antidepressant, but other uses for it include insomnia and anxiety. If you have an ... Read More
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
43 years experience in Psychiatry
See ans: If Armidex is causing insomnia, you might first try changing the time you take it. If you take it in the morning, try bedtime dose. Trazodone combine ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mitchell
22 years experience in Bariatrics
Unfortunately Not: Obstructive sleep apnea needs to be treated by either CPAP or bipap or some other prescribed airway device to ensure that you get adequate oxygen duri ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
38 years experience in Anesthesiology
Try other means 1st: The best sleep is natural sleep. If you're having trouble sleeping, try simple changes: don't go to bed if you're not sleepy, avoid caffeine and alcoh ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcel Hungs
25 years experience in Neurology
Yes: Weight loss is a corner stone of the treatment in sleep apnea. Returning the body mass index to a normal range can lead to an improvement, if not eve ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male 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 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Many diagnoses: You need to return to the prescribing doctor of you medications and discuss the symptoms you are having. Start there
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
TMS: Trans cranial magnetic stimulation has shown benefits in major depression, parkinson, migraines & tinnitus. Other uses are being researched.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes it can be: In hypnosis, you're focusing very intensely on the hypnotist's voice & suggestions, screening out other things. It can be like getting involved in an ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Klonopin (clonazepam): Klonopin, (clonazepam) due to its longer half life.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Hopefully: I tend to believe most conditions can be cured with proper treatment. You have tried the conventional therapies so i would consider alternative therap ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female 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
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Sedatives: No. It is a sedative. It is not a cure, or a treatment. It is to numb up the feelings or emotions and is highly addictive. It is for intermittent and ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Coleman
41 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Yes and no.: CPAP will almost certainly be effective for treating mild sleep apnea, but there might be other, less unappealing approaches. A special bite guard mad ... Read More
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