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What are the best sleep medications for someone with anxiety

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
23 years experience Pediatrics
Melatonin: Melatonin for sleep only; Diphenhydramine is also a reasonable choice and readily available (most otc sleep aids contain it.).

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
44 years experience Psychiatry
Need more info.: Difficult to answer without a history of your symptoms, what's been tried in the past, etc. Did someone diagnose "panic attacks during sleep" or is th ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Exercise: Work hard enough during the day so that you fall asleep from being tired, as soon as you hit the bed. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day or ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
"Sleep anxiety": I am not sure if you are referring to feeling more anxious when you lie down to go to sleep or if you are fearful or apprehensive about the prospect ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Good sleep hygiene: Keep regular bed & wakening time (even weekends). Get up same time daily. *Use regular, relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath / shower, aromatherapy ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
OTC supplements: There is no best otc supplement that works universally for anxiety, depression and sleep. You could consider taking vitamin d, omega 3, and magnesium. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Enrique Madrigal-segura
54 years experience 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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
57 years experience Psychiatry
Meds/therapy: There r lots of reasons for tension & anxiety & it's a good idea to try to arrive at a diagnosis with a psychiatrist before treating the symptom--ie a ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Means obstruction somewhere. If one's oxygen level drops when sleeping, it means the brain and the body are not getting enough oxygen when sleeping. I ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
57 years experience Psychiatry
See a psychiatrist: Probably therapy & Meds is best--if there is a drug that helped other family miners I'd start there--I lost a brother to suicide also and it is pa ... Read More
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