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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Start by using great: Sleep hygiene. Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not ... Read More
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Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Sleep hygiene: Try any that apply: 1) Keep a regular sleep schedule (same time in/out of bed), 2) quiet, dark room - no TV/music, 3) use bedroom only for sleep/marit ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Foster
20 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Sleep hygiene: First step is to make sure you're adhering to sleep hygeine tips. http://www.cdc.gov/sleep/about_sleep/sleep_hygiene.htm If those don't help, see your ... Read More
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Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Sleep hygiene: Try any that apply: 1) Keep a regular sleep schedule (same time in/out of bed), 2) quiet, dark room - no TV/music, 3) use bedroom only for sleep/marit ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Good question: to answer it one must have a history of the problem and know your physical condition as well as your current situation. I suggest you discuss this wi ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sleep hygiene : Can help, no tv or smart phones 1 hr before bedtime, no caffeinated beverages in the evening, quiet cool bedroom, etc.. losing weight can help too, if ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Here's a great list: Do's and Don'ts are clearly listed on this handout: http://counselingservice.vassar.edu/docs/Sleep%20Hygeine%20Handout%20for%20Clients.pdf Relaxation ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
15 years experience Clinical Psychology
See below: Are these new symptoms? Initially, i would suggest talking to your primary care doctor to assess why are you having anxiety, insomnia, etc. Your next ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Forrester
42 years experience Psychiatry
Proper assessment: There are many causes of sleep disorders, some physical, others psychological. You first need to be assessed by a qualified md: a primary care physici ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
21 years experience Sports Medicine
Start Simple: Start with simple "sleep hygiene". Set a bedtime routine and time and stick to it, even on weekends. Cut out tv or reading in bed. Daily exercise hel ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
39 years experience Dentistry
See physician: There are a number of reasons why you are having trouble sleeping. A physician can help you determine what is causing the problem and what you can do ... Read More
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