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Dr. Jahangir Ahdoot
39 years experience Sleep Medicine
No: Familial fatal insomnia is a genetic disease and can not be related to sleeping pills withdrawal.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nabil Moufarrej
43 years experience Sleep Medicine
Fatal insomnia: Sporadic fatal insomnia is believed to be a prion disease that cause degeneration of the nervous system. Symptoms include disrupted sleep and daytime ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
SFI: Sporadic fatal insomnia is a very rare, transmissible neurodegenerative disease characterized by the accumulation of a misfolded protein (the prion pr ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Hsiao
39 years experience Psychiatry
Insomnia: It is very, very, very rare & is characterized by progressive insomnia associated w/ extreme changes in personality & behavior eventually resulting in ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Ho
Dr. Andrew Ho answered
29 years experience Psychiatry
Scared enough: To go see a doctor? That will be the only way to find out. If you are too scared to go see a doctor, because you don't really want to know, then tha ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
A sleep disturbance: Get a consultation with a doctor certified in sleep medicine. She may have you do a sleep study to get an idea of what is going on. It is important t ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Ho
Dr. Andrew Ho answered
29 years experience Psychiatry
Scared enough: To go see a doctor? That will be the only way to find out. If you are too scared to go see a doctor, because you don't really want to know, then tha ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Nausea & SFI: As rare as sfi & as many as there are causes for nausea, your chances of having sfi are slim to none.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience Psychiatry
Holy cow!: When u hear hoofbeats on the bridge don't think first of unicorns! :).
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: Isolated symptom is not sufficient to diagnose a disease. As common as anxiety is, sfi is as rare.
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