A 25-year-old male asked:
Is there any hope that my sleep patterns will come back after stopping antipsychotics and antidepressants, benzos for 2 years? i used to sleep no prob
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Addiction Medicine 54 years experience
Yes.: Practice sleep hygiene, exercise moderately and eat healthy. Avoid caffeinated drinks, try meditating and yoga. Behavior therapy also helps, so keep it up. Some people swear by drinking warm milk and listening to relaxing music or the sound of falling rain. Taking over the counter melatonin, 3 to 10 mg. A couple of hours before bedtime also helps. Be patient.
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Last updated Feb 14, 2016
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